The table below looks at the statistics for Business Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Development over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Development
Rank 104 90 80
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Contract jobs citing Business Development 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.070% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.090% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £313 £450 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +44.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £475 £350
% change year-on-year
-16.84% +35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £8.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.25 £25.00 £8.75
% change year-on-year
+105.00% +185.71%
Business Development
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1483 1106 901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.84% 77.45% 75.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 873 669 479
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 31 34
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £11.50 £10.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.00 £48.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Business Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Development across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Development Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Business Development
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Development across the Manchester region.

Business Development Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Business Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Development across the Manchester region.

Business Development Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Business Development
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) PMP
3 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Legal
3 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (40.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) VBA
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) MS Access
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Informatics
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) NHS

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MS Access
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Informatics
2 1 (20.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (40.00%) PMP
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared