The first table below looks at the demand for Business Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Development
Rank 313 305 320
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Contract jobs citing Business Development 88 113 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.47% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.61% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 40 39
Average daily rate
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£395 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £236 £399
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £603 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £145.00 - £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £29.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+84.87% -8.46%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18040 18538 19441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.72% 76.41% 73.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12586 12861 12944
Average daily rate £442 £450 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.77% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 252 381
Average hourly rate £20.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.45% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £51.30 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Business Development
England

Business Development
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Business Development Jobs Demand Trend in London

Business Development
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Business Development Daily Rate Trend in London

Business Development
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Development across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Business Development Daily Rate Histogram in London

Business Development
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Development across the London region.

Business Development Hourly Rate Trend in London

Business Development
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Development within the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +16 15 £438 +11.11% 29
Ealing - - - - 1
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Hayes - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Business Development
England

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 62 (40.26%) Finance
2 41 (26.62%) Marketing
3 40 (25.97%) Project Management
4 37 (24.03%) Degree
5 19 (12.34%) Oracle
6 18 (11.69%) Banking
7 16 (10.39%) PRINCE2
7 16 (10.39%) MS Excel
8 14 (9.09%) CRM
8 14 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (9.09%) SQL
8 14 (9.09%) Migration
8 14 (9.09%) Management Information System
9 13 (8.44%) Change Management
9 13 (8.44%) Telecoms
9 13 (8.44%) Microsoft
10 12 (7.79%) SQL Server
10 12 (7.79%) MS Office
10 12 (7.79%) UML
10 12 (7.79%) Analytics
11 11 (7.14%) RUP
12 10 (6.49%) MS PowerPoint
12 10 (6.49%) ITIL
12 10 (6.49%) E-Commerce
13 9 (5.84%) SharePoint
13 9 (5.84%) Data Modelling
13 9 (5.84%) Publishing
14 8 (5.19%) Use Case
14 8 (5.19%) Time Management
14 8 (5.19%) Validation

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (5.84%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.60%) CMS
2 4 (2.60%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (1.30%) Node.js
3 2 (1.30%) IIS
4 1 (0.65%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.65%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.65%) Confluence
4 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 16 (10.39%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.79%) MS Office
3 10 (6.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (3.25%) MS Project
5 4 (2.60%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.95%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (1.30%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.65%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.65%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.65%) HFM
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.65%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.25%) Intranet
2 3 (1.95%) LAN
2 3 (1.95%) SDH
2 3 (1.95%) WAN
2 3 (1.95%) DWDM
3 2 (1.30%) HTTP
3 2 (1.30%) Internet
3 2 (1.30%) Extranet
4 1 (0.65%) SMS
4 1 (0.65%) VPN
4 1 (0.65%) SSL
4 1 (0.65%) SAN
4 1 (0.65%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.95%) MySQL
3 3 (1.95%) MS Access
3 3 (1.95%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.30%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.30%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.30%) SAP HANA
4 2 (1.30%) Redis
4 2 (1.30%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.65%) Big Data
5 1 (0.65%) Sqoop
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.65%) HBase
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.65%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (1.95%) PowerDesigner
2 2 (1.30%) JIRA
2 2 (1.30%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.30%) Mocha
2 2 (1.30%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.65%) JProfiler
3 1 (0.65%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.65%) Ant
3 1 (0.65%) JUnit
3 1 (0.65%) Selenium
3 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.65%) Mockito
General
1 62 (40.26%) Finance
2 41 (26.62%) Marketing
3 18 (11.69%) Banking
4 13 (8.44%) Telecoms
5 9 (5.84%) Publishing
6 8 (5.19%) Retail
6 8 (5.19%) Front Office
7 5 (3.25%) Law
8 4 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (2.60%) Games
8 4 (2.60%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.95%) Advertising
9 3 (1.95%) German Language
9 3 (1.95%) Billing
10 2 (1.30%) Legal
10 2 (1.30%) Back Office
11 1 (0.65%) Electronics
11 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.65%) Local Government
11 1 (0.65%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (21.43%) Analyst
2 21 (13.64%) Architect
3 20 (12.99%) Business Analyst
4 17 (11.04%) Consultant
5 11 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 11 (7.14%) Business Manager
5 11 (7.14%) Designer
6 9 (5.84%) User Experience Designer
6 9 (5.84%) Developer
6 9 (5.84%) Development Manager
7 8 (5.19%) Business Development Manager
8 6 (3.90%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.25%) Data Architect
9 5 (3.25%) Programme Manager
9 5 (3.25%) Senior Designer
10 4 (2.60%) Marketing Consultant
10 4 (2.60%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
10 4 (2.60%) Coordinator
10 4 (2.60%) Sales Consultant
10 4 (2.60%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.55%) HTML
2 6 (3.90%) CSS
3 5 (3.25%) REST
3 5 (3.25%) Middleware
4 4 (2.60%) XML
5 3 (1.95%) jQuery
6 2 (1.30%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.30%) XSLT
6 2 (1.30%) Flash
6 2 (1.30%) .NET
6 2 (1.30%) SOAP
6 2 (1.30%) Web Services
6 2 (1.30%) Backbone.js
6 2 (1.30%) Rendezvous
7 1 (0.65%) Sass
7 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (0.65%) MapReduce
7 1 (0.65%) J2EE
7 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.65%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.90%) PMI
2 6 (3.90%) Visualisation
3 5 (3.25%) Social Media
4 4 (2.60%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (2.60%) Equities
4 4 (2.60%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.95%) BBC
5 3 (1.95%) Kindle
5 3 (1.95%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.30%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.30%) Open Source
6 2 (1.30%) Video on Demand
6 2 (1.30%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.30%) Blog
7 1 (0.65%) Online Games
7 1 (0.65%) Life Science
7 1 (0.65%) IVR
7 1 (0.65%) STB
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.90%) UNIX
2 5 (3.25%) Windows
3 3 (1.95%) Linux
4 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.97%) Project Management
2 16 (10.39%) PRINCE2
3 14 (9.09%) CRM
3 14 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (9.09%) Migration
4 13 (8.44%) Change Management
5 12 (7.79%) UML
5 12 (7.79%) Analytics
6 11 (7.14%) RUP
7 10 (6.49%) ITIL
7 10 (6.49%) E-Commerce
8 9 (5.84%) Data Modelling
9 8 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (5.19%) Validation
9 8 (5.19%) Risk Assessment
9 8 (5.19%) Programme Management
9 8 (5.19%) Asset Management
9 8 (5.19%) Business Analysis
9 8 (5.19%) Use Case
9 8 (5.19%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.09%) SQL
2 6 (3.90%) C#
3 3 (1.95%) Java
3 3 (1.95%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.30%) Perl
4 2 (1.30%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.30%) Python
5 1 (0.65%) Tcl
5 1 (0.65%) SAPscript
5 1 (0.65%) PowerHouse
5 1 (0.65%) VB
5 1 (0.65%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 37 (24.03%) Degree
2 7 (4.55%) PMI Certification
3 4 (2.60%) PMP
4 3 (1.95%) ACCA
4 3 (1.95%) CIMA
5 2 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.30%) CAPM
6 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.65%) PgMP
6 1 (0.65%) IIBA
6 1 (0.65%) CBAP
6 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.65%) ISEB
6 1 (0.65%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.55%) QA
2 6 (3.90%) SLA
3 5 (3.25%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.30%) FATCA
4 2 (1.30%) P3O
5 1 (0.65%) EMIR
5 1 (0.65%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.65%) Basel II
5 1 (0.65%) MiFID
5 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) VMware ESX
1 1 (0.65%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (0.65%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 19 (12.34%) Oracle
2 13 (8.44%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.55%) Adobe
3 7 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (2.60%) Twitter
5 3 (1.95%) Cognizant
5 3 (1.95%) Reuters
5 3 (1.95%) Huawei
5 3 (1.95%) SAP
5 3 (1.95%) HP
5 3 (1.95%) Ericsson
6 2 (1.30%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.30%) Cognos
6 2 (1.30%) Greenplum
6 2 (1.30%) Apple
7 1 (0.65%) CA
7 1 (0.65%) Vertica
7 1 (0.65%) Pega
7 1 (0.65%) Nimsoft
7 1 (0.65%) comScore
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