The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Development
Rank 318 309 317
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing Business Development 81 75 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.35% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.44% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 32 28
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£500 £400 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.92% -9.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £321 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £570 £825
UK excluding London average daily rate £456 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £33.47 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £8.75 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+185.71% -20.45%
Business Development
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16714 17075 15210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.73% 78.57% 76.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11868 11661 10681
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 236 247
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £67.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +18 15 £500 -4.76% 41
Uxbridge - 4 - - 2
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £550 -
Ealing - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Business Development
England

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 87 (51.79%) Finance
2 52 (30.95%) Project Management
3 47 (27.98%) Degree
4 35 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (14.88%) Security Cleared
6 24 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (13.69%) MS Excel
8 22 (13.10%) Java
8 22 (13.10%) Service Delivery
8 22 (13.10%) Time Management
9 20 (11.90%) Marketing
9 20 (11.90%) SQL
9 20 (11.90%) Oracle
9 20 (11.90%) MS Office
10 19 (11.31%) QA
11 18 (10.71%) SC Cleared
11 18 (10.71%) Banking
12 15 (8.93%) ITIL
12 15 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (7.74%) E-Commerce
13 13 (7.74%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (7.14%) MS Project
14 12 (7.14%) Business Analysis
14 12 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
15 11 (6.55%) PRINCE2
16 10 (5.95%) XML
16 10 (5.95%) HTML
16 10 (5.95%) UML
16 10 (5.95%) MS Visio
16 10 (5.95%) Microsoft

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 5 (2.98%) SAS
2 4 (2.38%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.19%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.19%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.19%) Mule
5 1 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.60%) Confluence
5 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.60%) Lync
5 1 (0.60%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.60%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.60%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (13.69%) MS Excel
2 20 (11.90%) MS Office
3 12 (7.14%) MS Project
3 12 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (5.95%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.79%) SPSS
6 2 (1.19%) Photoshop
6 2 (1.19%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.60%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.60%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.79%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (1.79%) Oracle Payroll
2 3 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.79%) Magento
3 2 (1.19%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.60%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.60%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.19%) SaaS
3 1 (0.60%) PaaS
3 1 (0.60%) IaaS
3 1 (0.60%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.17%) Wireless
2 5 (2.98%) Firewall
3 4 (2.38%) VLAN
3 4 (2.38%) Internet
3 4 (2.38%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (1.79%) Extranet
4 3 (1.79%) FTP
4 3 (1.79%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.19%) SNA
6 1 (0.60%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.60%) VPN
6 1 (0.60%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 6 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.57%) Big Data
3 5 (2.98%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.38%) DB2
5 3 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.79%) SAP HANA
6 2 (1.19%) Impala
6 2 (1.19%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.19%) Sqoop
6 2 (1.19%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.19%) CouchDB
6 2 (1.19%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.19%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (2.98%) Maven
2 4 (2.38%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.38%) JUnit
3 3 (1.79%) Rational Rose
3 3 (1.79%) JIRA
4 2 (1.19%) Rational Functional Tester
4 2 (1.19%) Axure RP
4 2 (1.19%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.19%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.19%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.19%) RequisitePro
4 2 (1.19%) ClearQuest
4 2 (1.19%) Rational Robot
4 2 (1.19%) Subversion
5 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.60%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (0.60%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 87 (51.79%) Finance
2 20 (11.90%) Marketing
3 18 (10.71%) Banking
4 10 (5.95%) Retail
5 7 (4.17%) Legal
6 6 (3.57%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.98%) Publishing
8 3 (1.79%) Billing
8 3 (1.79%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.19%) Advertising
9 2 (1.19%) Electronics
9 2 (1.19%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.19%) Local Government
9 2 (1.19%) Games
10 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.60%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.60%) Back Office
10 1 (0.60%) Law
10 1 (0.60%) French Language
Job Titles
1 26 (15.48%) Architect
1 26 (15.48%) Analyst
2 24 (14.29%) Consultant
3 16 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 15 (8.93%) Project Manager
4 15 (8.93%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (8.33%) Developer
6 10 (5.95%) Development Manager
7 7 (4.17%) Business Consultant
7 7 (4.17%) Product Manager
7 7 (4.17%) Business Manager
8 6 (3.57%) Change Consultant
8 6 (3.57%) Business Change Consultant
9 5 (2.98%) Delivery Manager
9 5 (2.98%) Java Developer
9 5 (2.98%) Business Development Manager
9 5 (2.98%) Services Delivery Manager
9 5 (2.98%) Service Manager
9 5 (2.98%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.95%) HTML
1 10 (5.95%) XML
2 8 (4.76%) HTML5
3 7 (4.17%) CSS
3 7 (4.17%) Web Services
3 7 (4.17%) Spring
4 6 (3.57%) SOAP
5 5 (2.98%) J2EE
5 5 (2.98%) jQuery
5 5 (2.98%) REST
5 5 (2.98%) CSS3
6 4 (2.38%) Apache Flex
6 4 (2.38%) JPA
6 4 (2.38%) JTA
6 4 (2.38%) Java EE
6 4 (2.38%) XSD
6 4 (2.38%) XML Messaging
6 4 (2.38%) XSL
6 4 (2.38%) JMS
6 4 (2.38%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.36%) User Experience
3 7 (4.17%) Biometrics
3 7 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.38%) Smartphone
5 3 (1.79%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.79%) Open Source
5 3 (1.79%) Reference Data
5 3 (1.79%) Social Media
6 2 (1.19%) iPad
6 2 (1.19%) Social Network
6 2 (1.19%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.19%) Tandem
6 2 (1.19%) DTV
7 1 (0.60%) GIS
7 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.60%) MPEG
7 1 (0.60%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.60%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.17%) Windows
1 7 (4.17%) Linux
2 5 (2.98%) UNIX
3 3 (1.79%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.19%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.19%) Android
4 2 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.60%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.60%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (30.95%) Project Management
2 24 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (13.10%) Service Delivery
3 22 (13.10%) Time Management
4 15 (8.93%) ITIL
4 15 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (7.74%) E-Commerce
5 13 (7.74%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 11 (6.55%) PRINCE2
8 10 (5.95%) UML
8 10 (5.95%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (5.36%) B2B
10 8 (4.76%) Analytics
11 7 (4.17%) OO
11 7 (4.17%) Change Management
11 7 (4.17%) Service Management
11 7 (4.17%) GAP Analysis
11 7 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (4.17%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.10%) Java
2 20 (11.90%) SQL
3 8 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 7 (4.17%) C++
4 7 (4.17%) PL/SQL
5 5 (2.98%) C
5 5 (2.98%) Python
6 3 (1.79%) MATLAB
6 3 (1.79%) PHP
7 2 (1.19%) Scala
7 2 (1.19%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.60%) C#
8 1 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (27.98%) Degree
2 25 (14.88%) Security Cleared
3 18 (10.71%) SC Cleared
4 9 (5.36%) ISEB
5 7 (4.17%) CISSP
5 7 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (4.17%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.38%) CCNP
7 3 (1.79%) CCNA
7 3 (1.79%) MBA
8 1 (0.60%) HND
8 1 (0.60%) VCP4
8 1 (0.60%) IIBA
8 1 (0.60%) CBAP
8 1 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.60%) OCP
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.60%) PMP
8 1 (0.60%) CISA
8 1 (0.60%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.31%) QA
2 3 (1.79%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.60%) P3O
3 1 (0.60%) GAAP
3 1 (0.60%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 5 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.19%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.19%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 2 (1.19%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.60%) XenApp
3 1 (0.60%) XenServer
3 1 (0.60%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.19%) WSUS
2 1 (0.60%) SCCM
2 1 (0.60%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (11.90%) Oracle
2 10 (5.95%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.76%) Cisco
4 7 (4.17%) IBM
4 7 (4.17%) SAP
5 6 (3.57%) HP
5 6 (3.57%) Google
6 5 (2.98%) VMware
7 4 (2.38%) SunGard
7 4 (2.38%) Citrix
8 3 (1.79%) Calypso
9 2 (1.19%) Palantir
9 2 (1.19%) Huawei
9 2 (1.19%) Omniture
10 1 (0.60%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.60%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.60%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.60%) Veeam
10 1 (0.60%) hybris
10 1 (0.60%) 3PAR
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
House of Fraser
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
QA Limited
Rate: £150.00 per week
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago