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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Development
Rank 322 345 320
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -25
Contract jobs citing Business Development 83 66 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.36% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 39 20
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£463 £394 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.38% -28.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £295 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £505 £703
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £409 £375
% change year-on-year
-12.53% +9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £33.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £55.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-59.09% +400.00%
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
17516 18221 16711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.35% 78.23% 77.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12265 12963 11608
Average daily rate £450 £433 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.86% -3.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 230 235
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -25.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.50 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +17 16 £400 -4.47% 48
Ilford - 5 £500 -
Uxbridge - 3 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £390 - 1
Bromley - 1 £500 -
Business Development
England

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 80 (48.78%) Finance
2 50 (30.49%) Project Management
3 41 (25.00%) Degree
4 30 (18.29%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (17.07%) MS Excel
6 25 (15.24%) Java
7 24 (14.63%) MS Office
8 23 (14.02%) SQL
9 22 (13.41%) Oracle
9 22 (13.41%) Banking
9 22 (13.41%) Marketing
10 21 (12.80%) Service Delivery
11 20 (12.20%) Security Cleared
12 19 (11.59%) Time Management
12 19 (11.59%) MS PowerPoint
12 19 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (10.98%) QA
14 15 (9.15%) SC Cleared
14 15 (9.15%) Analytics
14 15 (9.15%) Microsoft
14 15 (9.15%) ITIL
15 14 (8.54%) PRINCE2
15 14 (8.54%) Cisco
15 14 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (8.54%) Business Analysis
16 13 (7.93%) Legal
16 13 (7.93%) Cisco Certification
16 13 (7.93%) Web Services
16 13 (7.93%) MS Project
17 12 (7.32%) E-Commerce

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 11 (6.71%) SAS
2 5 (3.05%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.05%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (2.44%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.83%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.22%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.22%) Mule
6 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.61%) IIS
6 1 (0.61%) MTS
6 1 (0.61%) Apache
6 1 (0.61%) CMS
6 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.61%) WordPress
6 1 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.61%) Lync
6 1 (0.61%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 28 (17.07%) MS Excel
2 24 (14.63%) MS Office
3 19 (11.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (7.93%) MS Project
5 11 (6.71%) MS Visio
6 4 (2.44%) SPSS
7 2 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (1.22%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.61%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.83%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (1.83%) Oracle Payroll
2 3 (1.83%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.61%) Loan IQ
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.61%) Magento
3 1 (0.61%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.83%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.83%) SaaS
4 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.22%) Force.com
5 1 (0.61%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.61%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.61%) IaaS
5 1 (0.61%) PaaS
5 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.61%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.32%) Wireless
2 11 (6.71%) Firewall
3 9 (5.49%) Cisco ISE
4 6 (3.66%) Internet
5 5 (3.05%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.05%) VLAN
6 4 (2.44%) Extranet
7 2 (1.22%) SNA
7 2 (1.22%) MPLS
8 1 (0.61%) IOS XR
8 1 (0.61%) NX-OS
8 1 (0.61%) IPv4
8 1 (0.61%) OSPF
8 1 (0.61%) BGP
8 1 (0.61%) GSM
8 1 (0.61%) LAN
8 1 (0.61%) WAN
8 1 (0.61%) HTTP
8 1 (0.61%) DNS
8 1 (0.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.49%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (4.27%) Oracle Database
2 7 (4.27%) Big Data
3 5 (3.05%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (2.44%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.44%) Apache Hive
4 4 (2.44%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.83%) Sqoop
5 3 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (1.83%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.22%) CouchDB
6 2 (1.22%) HBase
6 2 (1.22%) SAP HANA
6 2 (1.22%) DB2
6 2 (1.22%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.22%) Impala
6 2 (1.22%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.61%) TKPROF
7 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (2.44%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.44%) Maven
1 4 (2.44%) JUnit
2 3 (1.83%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (1.83%) RequisitePro
2 3 (1.83%) ClearQuest
2 3 (1.83%) Rational Robot
2 3 (1.83%) Rational Functional Tester
2 3 (1.83%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.22%) JIRA
3 2 (1.22%) Rational Rose
3 2 (1.22%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.61%) Subversion
4 1 (0.61%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.61%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 80 (48.78%) Finance
2 22 (13.41%) Banking
2 22 (13.41%) Marketing
3 13 (7.93%) Legal
4 9 (5.49%) Investment Banking
4 9 (5.49%) Retail
5 7 (4.27%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.66%) Billing
7 5 (3.05%) Publishing
8 3 (1.83%) Local Government
9 2 (1.22%) Law
9 2 (1.22%) Back Office
10 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.61%) Electronics
10 1 (0.61%) Games
10 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.61%) French Language
10 1 (0.61%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.61%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (14.63%) Project Manager
2 21 (12.80%) Analyst
2 21 (12.80%) Architect
3 20 (12.20%) Consultant
4 15 (9.15%) Developer
5 12 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (5.49%) Business Analyst
7 6 (3.66%) Senior Consultant
7 6 (3.66%) Java Developer
8 5 (3.05%) Business Manager
8 5 (3.05%) Programme Director
8 5 (3.05%) Senior Security Consultant
8 5 (3.05%) Product Manager
8 5 (3.05%) Applications Support
8 5 (3.05%) Security Consultant
8 5 (3.05%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (3.05%) Development Manager
9 4 (2.44%) Oracle Architect
9 4 (2.44%) Senior Manager
9 4 (2.44%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.93%) Web Services
2 11 (6.71%) XML
3 9 (5.49%) HTML
4 8 (4.88%) Spring
4 8 (4.88%) SOAP
5 7 (4.27%) CSS
5 7 (4.27%) HTML5
6 6 (3.66%) REST
7 5 (3.05%) J2EE
7 5 (3.05%) CSS3
8 4 (2.44%) AngularJS
8 4 (2.44%) JPA
8 4 (2.44%) jQuery
8 4 (2.44%) Java EE
8 4 (2.44%) XML Messaging
8 4 (2.44%) JTA
8 4 (2.44%) XSD
8 4 (2.44%) XSL
8 4 (2.44%) .NET
8 4 (2.44%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.29%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.10%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.27%) Biometrics
4 6 (3.66%) Statistics
4 6 (3.66%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.05%) User Experience
5 5 (3.05%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.83%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.83%) Reference Data
6 3 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.83%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.83%) Social Media
6 3 (1.83%) Open Source
7 2 (1.22%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.22%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.22%) Social Network
7 2 (1.22%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.22%) Clustering
8 1 (0.61%) W3C
8 1 (0.61%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.71%) Windows
2 7 (4.27%) Linux
3 4 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (2.44%) UNIX
4 2 (1.22%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.22%) Android
5 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.61%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.61%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (30.49%) Project Management
2 21 (12.80%) Service Delivery
3 19 (11.59%) Time Management
3 19 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (9.15%) Analytics
4 15 (9.15%) ITIL
5 14 (8.54%) PRINCE2
5 14 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (8.54%) Business Analysis
6 12 (7.32%) E-Commerce
7 11 (6.71%) B2B
7 11 (6.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (6.10%) Resource Management
9 9 (5.49%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (5.49%) OO
9 9 (5.49%) Network Planning
9 9 (5.49%) Mentoring
10 7 (4.27%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (4.27%) Risk Management
11 6 (3.66%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 25 (15.24%) Java
2 23 (14.02%) SQL
3 8 (4.88%) PL/SQL
4 7 (4.27%) C++
4 7 (4.27%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.05%) Python
5 5 (3.05%) C
6 3 (1.83%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.22%) Scala
7 2 (1.22%) Apex Code
7 2 (1.22%) C#
7 2 (1.22%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.22%) SOQL
7 2 (1.22%) SOSL
7 2 (1.22%) Spark SQL
8 1 (0.61%) PHP
8 1 (0.61%) VBA
8 1 (0.61%) R
Qualifications
1 41 (25.00%) Degree
2 20 (12.20%) Security Cleared
3 15 (9.15%) SC Cleared
4 13 (7.93%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (5.49%) CCNP
5 9 (5.49%) CISSP
6 5 (3.05%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.44%) CCNA
8 3 (1.83%) ISEB
8 3 (1.83%) MBA
9 2 (1.22%) CIMA
9 2 (1.22%) PMP
10 1 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.61%) OCP
10 1 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.61%) ACCA
10 1 (0.61%) HND
10 1 (0.61%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.98%) QA
2 2 (1.22%) P3O
3 1 (0.61%) SLA
3 1 (0.61%) GAAP
3 1 (0.61%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.83%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.61%) vSphere
3 1 (0.61%) XenApp
3 1 (0.61%) XenServer
3 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.22%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 1 (0.61%) Ansible
2 1 (0.61%) WSUS
2 1 (0.61%) SCCM
2 1 (0.61%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (13.41%) Oracle
2 15 (9.15%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.54%) Cisco
4 7 (4.27%) IBM
4 7 (4.27%) HP
5 6 (3.66%) Google
6 5 (3.05%) VMware
6 5 (3.05%) Norkom
6 5 (3.05%) Mantas
6 5 (3.05%) Actimize
7 4 (2.44%) SAP
8 3 (1.83%) Informatica
8 3 (1.83%) Citrix
8 3 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.22%) Palantir
9 2 (1.22%) Huawei
9 2 (1.22%) Omniture
10 1 (0.61%) Varonis
10 1 (0.61%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.61%) Zerto
South West London
Commensus
Rate: From £18,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ideal Training
Rate: Excellent Daily Rate Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Rate: £22k - 26k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £390 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £700 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £18000 - £23000 per annum + commision
Posted: 26 days ago