The table below looks at the statistics for Business Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Development over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Development
Rank 42 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Business Development 1 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.33% - 2.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% - 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£313 - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.39 £55.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-39.29% +124.48%
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South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
240 230 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 78.95% 77.18% 72.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 153 126
Average daily rate £338 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 11
Average hourly rate £16.50 £26.28 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.20% -24.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

Business Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Development across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Development Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Business Development
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Development across the Kent region.

Business Development Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Business Development
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing Business Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Development.

1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 14001
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Data Entry
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing Business Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle