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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Development
Rank 331 302 302
Rank change year-on-year
-29 0
Contract jobs citing Business Development 88 117 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.46% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.60% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 42 58
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £278 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
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 £50.00 £24.50 £26.60
% change year-on-year
+104.08% -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
18765 19408 19425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.17% 76.61% 74.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13081 13605 13085
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 235 359
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 1 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 1 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 +16 18 £431 +6.15% 37
Canary Wharf - 1 £400 -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Hayes - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Business Development
England

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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 63 (41.18%) Finance
2 43 (28.10%) Marketing
3 41 (26.80%) Degree
4 39 (25.49%) Project Management
5 20 (13.07%) Banking
6 18 (11.76%) Oracle
6 18 (11.76%) PRINCE2
7 16 (10.46%) MS Excel
7 16 (10.46%) CRM
8 14 (9.15%) Management Information System
9 13 (8.50%) Change Management
9 13 (8.50%) Business Analysis
9 13 (8.50%) Microsoft
10 12 (7.84%) UML
10 12 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (7.84%) SQL
10 12 (7.84%) Migration
11 11 (7.19%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (7.19%) Analytics
12 10 (6.54%) SQL Server
12 10 (6.54%) MS Office
12 10 (6.54%) SharePoint
12 10 (6.54%) Programme Management
12 10 (6.54%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (6.54%) Telecoms
13 9 (5.88%) Publishing
13 9 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
13 9 (5.88%) Retail
13 9 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
13 9 (5.88%) E-Commerce

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (6.54%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.27%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (2.61%) CMS
4 2 (1.31%) Node.js
4 2 (1.31%) IIS
5 1 (0.65%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.65%) Confluence
5 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.65%) SAS
5 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 16 (10.46%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.54%) MS Office
3 9 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (3.27%) MS Project
5 3 (1.96%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.96%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.96%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (1.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.31%) Loan IQ
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.65%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.92%) Intranet
2 3 (1.96%) Internet
2 3 (1.96%) LAN
2 3 (1.96%) WAN
2 3 (1.96%) HTTP
3 2 (1.31%) FTP
3 2 (1.31%) Extranet
4 1 (0.65%) DWDM
4 1 (0.65%) SDH
4 1 (0.65%) SMS
4 1 (0.65%) VPN
4 1 (0.65%) SSL
4 1 (0.65%) SAN
4 1 (0.65%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.96%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.96%) MS Access
4 2 (1.31%) SAP HANA
4 2 (1.31%) Redis
4 2 (1.31%) Big Data
4 2 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.31%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.31%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.31%) MySQL
4 2 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.65%) DB2
5 1 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.65%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.65%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (1.96%) Axure RP
2 2 (1.31%) Mocha
2 2 (1.31%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (1.31%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.31%) PowerDesigner
2 2 (1.31%) JIRA
3 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.65%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.65%) Ant
General
1 63 (41.18%) Finance
2 43 (28.10%) Marketing
3 20 (13.07%) Banking
4 10 (6.54%) Telecoms
5 9 (5.88%) Retail
5 9 (5.88%) Publishing
6 8 (5.23%) Front Office
7 7 (4.58%) Law
8 5 (3.27%) Advertising
8 5 (3.27%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.96%) Billing
9 3 (1.96%) German Language
10 2 (1.31%) Wholesale Banking
10 2 (1.31%) Games
10 2 (1.31%) Back Office
10 2 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.65%) Electronics
11 1 (0.65%) Legal
11 1 (0.65%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 36 (23.53%) Analyst
2 24 (15.69%) Business Analyst
3 20 (13.07%) Architect
4 18 (11.76%) Consultant
5 12 (7.84%) Project Manager
6 11 (7.19%) Developer
6 11 (7.19%) Business Manager
7 7 (4.58%) Designer
7 7 (4.58%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (4.58%) Development Manager
7 7 (4.58%) Business Development Manager
8 6 (3.92%) Administrator
9 5 (3.27%) Sales Consultant
9 5 (3.27%) C# Developer
9 5 (3.27%) Project Analyst
9 5 (3.27%) Senior Designer
9 5 (3.27%) User Experience Designer
10 4 (2.61%) Marketing Consultant
10 4 (2.61%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
10 4 (2.61%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.92%) HTML
1 6 (3.92%) CSS
1 6 (3.92%) REST
2 5 (3.27%) XML
3 3 (1.96%) Middleware
3 3 (1.96%) jQuery
4 2 (1.31%) XSLT
4 2 (1.31%) SOAP
4 2 (1.31%) Web Services
4 2 (1.31%) .NET
4 2 (1.31%) Backbone.js
4 2 (1.31%) CGI
4 2 (1.31%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.65%) Sass
5 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (0.65%) J2EE
5 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.65%) COM
5 1 (0.65%) XHTML
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.15%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (3.92%) Social Media
3 5 (3.27%) PMI
4 4 (2.61%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.96%) BBC
5 3 (1.96%) Equities
5 3 (1.96%) Kindle
5 3 (1.96%) Data Extraction
5 3 (1.96%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.96%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.31%) Video on Demand
6 2 (1.31%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.31%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.31%) Blog
7 1 (0.65%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.65%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.65%) MPEG
7 1 (0.65%) DTV
7 1 (0.65%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.92%) UNIX
2 4 (2.61%) Windows
2 4 (2.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (25.49%) Project Management
2 18 (11.76%) PRINCE2
3 16 (10.46%) CRM
4 13 (8.50%) Change Management
4 13 (8.50%) Business Analysis
5 12 (7.84%) Migration
5 12 (7.84%) UML
5 12 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (7.19%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (7.19%) Analytics
7 10 (6.54%) Programme Management
7 10 (6.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (5.88%) ITIL
8 9 (5.88%) RUP
8 9 (5.88%) E-Commerce
8 9 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
8 9 (5.88%) Use Case
9 8 (5.23%) Data Modelling
10 7 (4.58%) Workflow
10 7 (4.58%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.84%) SQL
2 7 (4.58%) C#
3 3 (1.96%) Java
3 3 (1.96%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.31%) Perl
4 2 (1.31%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.31%) Python
5 1 (0.65%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 41 (26.80%) Degree
2 6 (3.92%) PMI Certification
3 4 (2.61%) PMP
4 3 (1.96%) IIBA
4 3 (1.96%) CBAP
4 3 (1.96%) ACCA
4 3 (1.96%) CIMA
4 3 (1.96%) MBA
4 3 (1.96%) CAPM
5 2 (1.31%) ISEB
5 2 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.65%) CISSP
6 1 (0.65%) CISA
6 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.58%) QA
2 5 (3.27%) ISO 9001
3 4 (2.61%) SLA
4 3 (1.96%) P3O
5 2 (1.31%) FATCA
5 2 (1.31%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.65%) EMIR
6 1 (0.65%) Basel II
6 1 (0.65%) MiFID
6 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.65%) Basel III
6 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.65%) XenApp
1 1 (0.65%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (0.65%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 18 (11.76%) Oracle
2 13 (8.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.23%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (3.92%) Adobe
5 5 (3.27%) Reuters
6 4 (2.61%) Twitter
6 4 (2.61%) SAP
7 2 (1.31%) Cognos
7 2 (1.31%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.31%) Cognizant
7 2 (1.31%) Informatica
7 2 (1.31%) Misys
7 2 (1.31%) Calypso
7 2 (1.31%) SunGard
7 2 (1.31%) HP
7 2 (1.31%) Citrix
7 2 (1.31%) IBM
7 2 (1.31%) Apple
7 2 (1.31%) Greenplum
8 1 (0.65%) comScore
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