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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Development
Rank 327 330 307
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -23
Contract jobs citing Business Development 93 104 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.41% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.53% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 44 55
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£450 £410 £490
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -16.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £593 £645
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £145.00 £12.00 £45.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1108.33% -73.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £24.50 £26.60
% change year-on-year
+68.36% -7.87%
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
19039 19480 19425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.74% 77.50% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13435 13648 13085
Average daily rate £450 £450 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 244 373
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -33.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £15.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 September 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 19 September 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 +36 22 £500 +11.11% 40
Docklands, London - 1 £550 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £400 -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Ealing - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Business Development
England

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 73 (43.45%) Finance
2 47 (27.98%) Project Management
3 46 (27.38%) Degree
4 42 (25.00%) Marketing
5 35 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (20.24%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (14.88%) Banking
8 21 (12.50%) Oracle
9 17 (10.12%) PRINCE2
9 17 (10.12%) CRM
9 17 (10.12%) User Experience
10 16 (9.52%) Business Analysis
11 15 (8.93%) UML
12 14 (8.33%) MS Excel
12 14 (8.33%) Change Management
13 13 (7.74%) Microsoft
14 12 (7.14%) Management Information System
14 12 (7.14%) Migration
14 12 (7.14%) Retail
14 12 (7.14%) Analytics
15 11 (6.55%) Stakeholder Management
16 10 (5.95%) Telecoms
16 10 (5.95%) SharePoint
16 10 (5.95%) E-Commerce
16 10 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
16 10 (5.95%) MS Office
16 10 (5.95%) SQL Server
16 10 (5.95%) SQL
17 9 (5.36%) ITIL
17 9 (5.36%) RUP

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (5.95%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.98%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (2.38%) CMS
4 2 (1.19%) Confluence
4 2 (1.19%) IIS
5 1 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.60%) SAS
5 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.60%) Node.js
5 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.95%) MS Office
3 8 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.98%) MS Project
5 4 (2.38%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (1.19%) MS Visio
7 2 (1.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.19%) Loan IQ
2 2 (1.19%) Magento
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.60%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.98%) Intranet
2 4 (2.38%) FTP
3 3 (1.79%) Internet
3 3 (1.79%) WAN
3 3 (1.79%) LAN
4 2 (1.19%) HTTP
4 2 (1.19%) Extranet
5 1 (0.60%) SAN
5 1 (0.60%) DWDM
5 1 (0.60%) CTI
5 1 (0.60%) VPN
5 1 (0.60%) SSL
5 1 (0.60%) SDH
5 1 (0.60%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.79%) MS Access
5 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.19%) Big Data
5 2 (1.19%) SAP HANA
5 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.19%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.19%) MySQL
6 1 (0.60%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.60%) DataStage
6 1 (0.60%) DB2
6 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.60%) Redis
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.38%) JIRA
1 4 (2.38%) Axure RP
2 2 (1.19%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (1.19%) Subversion
2 2 (1.19%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.19%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (0.60%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.60%) Ant
3 1 (0.60%) Maven
3 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.60%) Mocha
3 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
General
1 73 (43.45%) Finance
2 42 (25.00%) Marketing
3 25 (14.88%) Banking
4 12 (7.14%) Retail
5 10 (5.95%) Telecoms
6 9 (5.36%) Publishing
7 8 (4.76%) Front Office
8 7 (4.17%) Law
9 5 (2.98%) Advertising
9 5 (2.98%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.79%) Games
10 3 (1.79%) Billing
11 2 (1.19%) German Language
11 2 (1.19%) Wholesale Banking
11 2 (1.19%) Multimedia
11 2 (1.19%) Back Office
11 2 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.60%) Legal
12 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.60%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 37 (22.02%) Analyst
2 24 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 24 (14.29%) Consultant
3 22 (13.10%) Architect
4 12 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 12 (7.14%) Business Manager
5 10 (5.95%) Developer
5 10 (5.95%) Development Manager
6 9 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (4.76%) Designer
7 8 (4.76%) Business Development Manager
8 6 (3.57%) User Experience Designer
8 6 (3.57%) Sales Consultant
8 6 (3.57%) Administrator
9 5 (2.98%) C# Developer
9 5 (2.98%) Project Analyst
9 5 (2.98%) Senior Designer
10 4 (2.38%) Marketing Consultant
10 4 (2.38%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
10 4 (2.38%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.76%) HTML
2 7 (4.17%) CSS
3 6 (3.57%) XML
4 5 (2.98%) REST
5 4 (2.38%) jQuery
6 3 (1.79%) Middleware
7 2 (1.19%) HTML5
7 2 (1.19%) Sass
7 2 (1.19%) CGI
7 2 (1.19%) .NET
7 2 (1.19%) XSLT
7 2 (1.19%) SOAP
7 2 (1.19%) Rendezvous
8 1 (0.60%) FpML
8 1 (0.60%) Web Services
8 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.60%) COM
8 1 (0.60%) J2EE
8 1 (0.60%) XHTML
8 1 (0.60%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 34 (20.24%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (10.12%) User Experience
3 12 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.57%) Social Media
4 6 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (2.98%) PMI
5 5 (2.98%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.79%) BBC
6 3 (1.79%) Equities
6 3 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.79%) Video on Demand
6 3 (1.79%) Kindle
6 3 (1.79%) Data Extraction
6 3 (1.79%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.19%) Blog
7 2 (1.19%) IPTV
7 2 (1.19%) Over-the-Top Content
7 2 (1.19%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.19%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.19%) STB
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.76%) UNIX
2 6 (3.57%) Linux
3 4 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (27.98%) Project Management
2 35 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (10.12%) PRINCE2
3 17 (10.12%) CRM
4 16 (9.52%) Business Analysis
5 15 (8.93%) UML
6 14 (8.33%) Change Management
7 12 (7.14%) Migration
7 12 (7.14%) Analytics
8 11 (6.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (5.95%) E-Commerce
9 10 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (5.36%) ITIL
10 9 (5.36%) RUP
10 9 (5.36%) Risk Assessment
10 9 (5.36%) Programme Management
10 9 (5.36%) Use Case
11 8 (4.76%) Data Architecture
11 8 (4.76%) Coaching
11 8 (4.76%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.95%) SQL
2 7 (4.17%) C#
3 4 (2.38%) Java
3 4 (2.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.19%) Python
4 2 (1.19%) Perl
4 2 (1.19%) PHP
4 2 (1.19%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.60%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 46 (27.38%) Degree
2 6 (3.57%) PMI Certification
3 4 (2.38%) PMP
3 4 (2.38%) ISEB
4 3 (1.79%) ACCA
4 3 (1.79%) CIMA
4 3 (1.79%) MBA
4 3 (1.79%) IIBA
4 3 (1.79%) CBAP
4 3 (1.79%) CAPM
5 2 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.19%) CISA
6 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.60%) CISSP
6 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.17%) QA
2 4 (2.38%) SLA
3 3 (1.79%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.79%) P3O
3 3 (1.79%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.60%) FATCA
4 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.60%) Basel III
4 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.60%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.60%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (0.60%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (0.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (12.50%) Oracle
2 13 (7.74%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (3.57%) Adobe
5 5 (2.98%) Reuters
5 5 (2.98%) SAP
6 4 (2.38%) Twitter
6 4 (2.38%) Calypso
6 4 (2.38%) SunGard
7 2 (1.19%) VMware
7 2 (1.19%) HP
7 2 (1.19%) IBM
7 2 (1.19%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.19%) Citrix
7 2 (1.19%) Misys
7 2 (1.19%) Apple
7 2 (1.19%) Informatica
8 1 (0.60%) Sony
8 1 (0.60%) Juniper
8 1 (0.60%) Cognizant
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