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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Development
Rank 339 355 307
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -48
Contract jobs citing Business Development 70 69 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.28% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.37% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 25
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£463 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £303 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £805
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £403
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £35.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.57% +86.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £35.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.33 £35.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.00 £8.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -78.12%
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
17875 18829 16333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.53% 77.63% 76.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13142 13090 11224
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
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 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 231 320
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.76% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £13.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.50 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Development across the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Business Development Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 December 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 +9 10 £375 -11.50% 26
Docklands, London - 4 £575 -
Uxbridge +5 1 - - 1
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Hayes - - - - 3
Hounslow - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Business Development
England

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 76 (46.63%) Finance
2 47 (28.83%) Project Management
3 42 (25.77%) Degree
4 35 (21.47%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (16.56%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (15.95%) Marketing
7 22 (13.50%) Banking
8 20 (12.27%) Oracle
9 19 (11.66%) Business Analysis
10 16 (9.82%) Service Delivery
11 15 (9.20%) UML
11 15 (9.20%) Time Management
12 14 (8.59%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (7.98%) Change Management
13 13 (7.98%) Security Cleared
13 13 (7.98%) QA
13 13 (7.98%) User Experience
14 12 (7.36%) MS Excel
14 12 (7.36%) ITIL
15 11 (6.75%) PRINCE2
15 11 (6.75%) ISEB
15 11 (6.75%) Management Information System
15 11 (6.75%) User Acceptance Testing
16 10 (6.13%) Use Case
16 10 (6.13%) MS PowerPoint
16 10 (6.13%) E-Commerce
17 9 (5.52%) CRM
17 9 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
17 9 (5.52%) B2B
17 9 (5.52%) MS Office

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (3.68%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.07%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (1.23%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.23%) CMS
3 2 (1.23%) IIS
4 1 (0.61%) SAS
4 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.61%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.61%) Mule
4 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (7.36%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (5.52%) MS Office
4 6 (3.68%) MS Project
4 6 (3.68%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.23%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.61%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.84%) Magento
2 2 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.61%) HFM
3 1 (0.61%) Loan IQ
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.61%) SaaS
1 1 (0.61%) PaaS
1 1 (0.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.45%) FTP
1 4 (2.45%) Intranet
2 3 (1.84%) Internet
3 2 (1.23%) LAN
3 2 (1.23%) WAN
3 2 (1.23%) Extranet
4 1 (0.61%) SAN
4 1 (0.61%) MPLS
4 1 (0.61%) HTTP
4 1 (0.61%) VPN
4 1 (0.61%) SSL
4 1 (0.61%) Wireless
4 1 (0.61%) Firewall
4 1 (0.61%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.68%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.07%) DB2
3 4 (2.45%) SAP HANA
4 3 (1.84%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.84%) Big Data
5 2 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.23%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.23%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.61%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.61%) DataStage
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.61%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.61%) MS Access
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.84%) Rational Rose
1 3 (1.84%) JIRA
1 3 (1.84%) Axure RP
2 2 (1.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (1.23%) SoapUI
2 2 (1.23%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.23%) Rational Functional Tester
2 2 (1.23%) Subversion
2 2 (1.23%) Maven
2 2 (1.23%) Rational Robot
2 2 (1.23%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (1.23%) RequisitePro
3 1 (0.61%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (0.61%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.61%) Ant
3 1 (0.61%) JUnit
3 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
General
1 76 (46.63%) Finance
2 26 (15.95%) Marketing
3 22 (13.50%) Banking
4 7 (4.29%) Retail
5 6 (3.68%) Front Office
5 6 (3.68%) Publishing
6 5 (3.07%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.84%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.84%) Advertising
7 3 (1.84%) Law
7 3 (1.84%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.23%) Local Government
8 2 (1.23%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.23%) Electronics
9 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.61%) Games
9 1 (0.61%) Legal
9 1 (0.61%) Back Office
9 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.61%) Billing
Job Titles
1 36 (22.09%) Analyst
2 24 (14.72%) Business Analyst
2 24 (14.72%) Architect
3 20 (12.27%) Consultant
4 15 (9.20%) Project Manager
5 14 (8.59%) Developer
6 11 (6.75%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (4.91%) Business Manager
7 8 (4.91%) Business Consultant
7 8 (4.91%) Development Manager
8 6 (3.68%) Business Change Consultant
8 6 (3.68%) Change Consultant
9 5 (3.07%) Service Manager
9 5 (3.07%) Services Delivery Manager
9 5 (3.07%) Delivery Manager
9 5 (3.07%) Project Analyst
9 5 (3.07%) Business Development Manager
9 5 (3.07%) C# Developer
10 4 (2.45%) Strategy Consultant
10 4 (2.45%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.91%) XML
2 4 (2.45%) REST
2 4 (2.45%) HTML
2 4 (2.45%) SOAP
2 4 (2.45%) Web Services
3 3 (1.84%) SAML
3 3 (1.84%) CSS
3 3 (1.84%) Spring
3 3 (1.84%) OAuth
3 3 (1.84%) jQuery
3 3 (1.84%) Sass
3 3 (1.84%) HTML5
3 3 (1.84%) OpenID
4 2 (1.23%) CSS3
4 2 (1.23%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (1.23%) LESS
4 2 (1.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (1.23%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
4 2 (1.23%) .NET
4 2 (1.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 35 (21.47%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.98%) User Experience
3 11 (6.75%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.68%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (2.45%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.45%) PMI
6 3 (1.84%) DTV
6 3 (1.84%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.23%) iPad
7 2 (1.23%) Social Media
7 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.23%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.23%) Over-the-Top Content
7 2 (1.23%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.23%) IPTV
7 2 (1.23%) STB
7 2 (1.23%) Tandem
7 2 (1.23%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.23%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.07%) Linux
2 4 (2.45%) Windows
3 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.23%) UNIX
4 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.61%) Android
4 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (28.83%) Project Management
2 27 (16.56%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (11.66%) Business Analysis
4 16 (9.82%) Service Delivery
5 15 (9.20%) UML
5 15 (9.20%) Time Management
6 14 (8.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (7.98%) Change Management
8 12 (7.36%) ITIL
9 11 (6.75%) PRINCE2
9 11 (6.75%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (6.13%) Use Case
10 10 (6.13%) E-Commerce
11 9 (5.52%) CRM
11 9 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (5.52%) B2B
11 9 (5.52%) TOGAF
11 9 (5.52%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (4.91%) Analytics
12 8 (4.91%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.91%) SQL
2 7 (4.29%) C#
3 6 (3.68%) Java
3 6 (3.68%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.84%) PHP
4 3 (1.84%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 42 (25.77%) Degree
2 13 (7.98%) Security Cleared
3 11 (6.75%) ISEB
4 8 (4.91%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.07%) CISSP
6 4 (2.45%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.45%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.84%) ACCA
7 3 (1.84%) CIMA
8 2 (1.23%) IIBA
8 2 (1.23%) CBAP
8 2 (1.23%) CAPM
8 2 (1.23%) CISA
8 2 (1.23%) MBA
8 2 (1.23%) PMP
9 1 (0.61%) CCNP
9 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.98%) QA
2 3 (1.84%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (1.23%) P3O
4 1 (0.61%) FATCA
4 1 (0.61%) Basel III
System Software
1 3 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.23%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) WSUS
1 1 (0.61%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (0.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (12.27%) Oracle
2 9 (5.52%) SAP
2 9 (5.52%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.68%) IBM
3 6 (3.68%) HP
4 5 (3.07%) SunGard
4 5 (3.07%) Reuters
5 4 (2.45%) Citrix
5 4 (2.45%) Calypso
5 4 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.84%) Adobe
6 3 (1.84%) VMware
7 2 (1.23%) LANDesk
7 2 (1.23%) Omniture
7 2 (1.23%) Google
7 2 (1.23%) Cisco
8 1 (0.61%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.61%) Apple
8 1 (0.61%) Misys
8 1 (0.61%) Fidessa
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