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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Development
Rank 319 313 304
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing Business Development 79 80 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.37% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.47% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 35 25
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £325 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £795
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £350 £440
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -20.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £29.09 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.18% -
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
16509 16851 14875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.15% 78.18% 76.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11820 11613 10314
Average daily rate £450 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 235 295
Average hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.04 £13.15 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £77.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +13 12 £500 +11.11% 47
Docklands, London - 1 £550 -
Uxbridge - 1 - - 2
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Bromley - - - - 1
Croydon - - - -
Hayes - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Business Development
England

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 74 (47.13%) Finance
2 45 (28.66%) Degree
3 40 (25.48%) Project Management
4 29 (18.47%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (16.56%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (14.65%) Security Cleared
7 20 (12.74%) Marketing
7 20 (12.74%) Banking
8 18 (11.46%) Oracle
8 18 (11.46%) Time Management
9 17 (10.83%) Java
9 17 (10.83%) Service Delivery
10 16 (10.19%) Business Analysis
10 16 (10.19%) SC Cleared
11 14 (8.92%) QA
11 14 (8.92%) SQL
12 13 (8.28%) MS Office
12 13 (8.28%) MS Excel
12 13 (8.28%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (7.64%) UML
13 12 (7.64%) ITIL
14 11 (7.01%) E-Commerce
14 11 (7.01%) User Experience
15 10 (6.37%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (6.37%) B2B
15 10 (6.37%) XML
15 10 (6.37%) ISEB
16 9 (5.73%) PRINCE2
16 9 (5.73%) Microsoft
16 9 (5.73%) Change Management

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (1.91%) WebLogic
1 3 (1.91%) SAS
2 2 (1.27%) Mule
2 2 (1.27%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.64%) IIS
3 1 (0.64%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.64%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.64%) Lync
3 1 (0.64%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.64%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (8.28%) MS Office
1 13 (8.28%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.10%) MS Project
3 7 (4.46%) MS Visio
4 6 (3.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.91%) Photoshop
5 3 (1.91%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.64%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.64%) SPSS
7 1 (0.64%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.91%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.91%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (1.91%) Oracle Payroll
1 3 (1.91%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (1.91%) Magento
2 2 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.64%) Loan IQ
3 1 (0.64%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.27%) SaaS
2 1 (0.64%) IaaS
2 1 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.82%) Wireless
2 5 (3.18%) Firewall
3 4 (2.55%) Cisco ISE
3 4 (2.55%) FTP
4 1 (0.64%) HTTP
4 1 (0.64%) VPN
4 1 (0.64%) SNA
4 1 (0.64%) Intranet
4 1 (0.64%) Internet
4 1 (0.64%) MPLS
4 1 (0.64%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.55%) Big Data
1 4 (2.55%) Oracle Database
1 4 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (2.55%) DB2
2 3 (1.91%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.91%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (1.91%) SAP HANA
2 3 (1.91%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.27%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.64%) MS Access
4 1 (0.64%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.64%) FileMaker
4 1 (0.64%) DataStage
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.64%) Impala
4 1 (0.64%) Sqoop
4 1 (0.64%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (2.55%) Maven
2 3 (1.91%) JUnit
2 3 (1.91%) Rational Rose
2 3 (1.91%) JIRA
2 3 (1.91%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.91%) Axure RP
3 2 (1.27%) Rational Functional Tester
3 2 (1.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (1.27%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.27%) Subversion
3 2 (1.27%) ClearQuest
3 2 (1.27%) Rational Robot
3 2 (1.27%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (1.27%) RequisitePro
3 2 (1.27%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.64%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 74 (47.13%) Finance
2 20 (12.74%) Marketing
2 20 (12.74%) Banking
3 7 (4.46%) Retail
4 6 (3.82%) Publishing
5 5 (3.18%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.55%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.91%) Billing
7 3 (1.91%) Legal
7 3 (1.91%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.91%) Advertising
8 2 (1.27%) French Language
8 2 (1.27%) Games
8 2 (1.27%) Law
8 2 (1.27%) Electronics
8 2 (1.27%) Back Office
8 2 (1.27%) Local Government
9 1 (0.64%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.64%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 27 (17.20%) Analyst
2 24 (15.29%) Architect
2 24 (15.29%) Consultant
3 19 (12.10%) Business Analyst
4 13 (8.28%) Project Manager
4 13 (8.28%) Solutions Architect
4 13 (8.28%) Developer
5 8 (5.10%) Business Consultant
5 8 (5.10%) Business Manager
5 8 (5.10%) Development Manager
6 6 (3.82%) Business Change Consultant
6 6 (3.82%) Java Developer
6 6 (3.82%) Change Consultant
6 6 (3.82%) Product Manager
7 5 (3.18%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (3.18%) Services Delivery Manager
7 5 (3.18%) Service Manager
7 5 (3.18%) Business Development Manager
8 4 (2.55%) Strategy Consultant
8 4 (2.55%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.37%) XML
2 8 (5.10%) HTML
3 7 (4.46%) Spring
3 7 (4.46%) HTML5
4 6 (3.82%) CSS
5 5 (3.18%) Web Services
5 5 (3.18%) SOAP
5 5 (3.18%) J2EE
5 5 (3.18%) REST
5 5 (3.18%) CSS3
5 5 (3.18%) jQuery
6 4 (2.55%) Apache Flex
7 3 (1.91%) XSD
7 3 (1.91%) JMS
7 3 (1.91%) XSL
7 3 (1.91%) SAML
7 3 (1.91%) JTA
7 3 (1.91%) XML Messaging
7 3 (1.91%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.91%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.47%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.01%) User Experience
3 7 (4.46%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.82%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.18%) Biometrics
6 4 (2.55%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.91%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.91%) Social Media
8 2 (1.27%) Open Source
8 2 (1.27%) iPad
8 2 (1.27%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.27%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.27%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.27%) Tandem
8 2 (1.27%) DTV
8 2 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.64%) MPEG
9 1 (0.64%) PMI
9 1 (0.64%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.82%) Windows
1 6 (3.82%) Linux
2 3 (1.91%) UNIX
2 3 (1.91%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.27%) Android
3 2 (1.27%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.64%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.64%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.64%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.48%) Project Management
2 26 (16.56%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (11.46%) Time Management
4 17 (10.83%) Service Delivery
5 16 (10.19%) Business Analysis
6 13 (8.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (7.64%) UML
7 12 (7.64%) ITIL
8 11 (7.01%) E-Commerce
9 10 (6.37%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (6.37%) B2B
10 9 (5.73%) PRINCE2
10 9 (5.73%) Change Management
10 9 (5.73%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (5.10%) GAP Analysis
11 8 (5.10%) TOGAF
12 7 (4.46%) Service Management
13 6 (3.82%) Digital Marketing
13 6 (3.82%) Use Case
13 6 (3.82%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.83%) Java
2 14 (8.92%) SQL
3 8 (5.10%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.82%) PL/SQL
5 5 (3.18%) C++
6 3 (1.91%) PHP
7 2 (1.27%) Python
7 2 (1.27%) C#
8 1 (0.64%) C
8 1 (0.64%) VBA
8 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.64%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 45 (28.66%) Degree
2 23 (14.65%) Security Cleared
3 16 (10.19%) SC Cleared
4 10 (6.37%) ISEB
5 8 (5.10%) CISSP
6 7 (4.46%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.55%) CCNP
7 4 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.91%) MBA
9 2 (1.27%) IIBA
9 2 (1.27%) CBAP
9 2 (1.27%) CISA
10 1 (0.64%) HND
10 1 (0.64%) PMP
10 1 (0.64%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.64%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.92%) QA
2 3 (1.91%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.64%) GAAP
3 1 (0.64%) P3O
3 1 (0.64%) Basel III
System Software
1 4 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.27%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 2 (1.27%) XenApp
2 2 (1.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.64%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.64%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) WSUS
2 1 (0.64%) SCCM
2 1 (0.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (11.46%) Oracle
2 9 (5.73%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.10%) SAP
4 7 (4.46%) Cisco
4 7 (4.46%) IBM
5 5 (3.18%) Citrix
5 5 (3.18%) SunGard
5 5 (3.18%) HP
6 4 (2.55%) VMware
6 4 (2.55%) Calypso
7 3 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.91%) Google
8 2 (1.27%) Reuters
9 1 (0.64%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.64%) Juniper
9 1 (0.64%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.64%) CommVault
9 1 (0.64%) Informatica
9 1 (0.64%) Fidessa
9 1 (0.64%) Misys
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