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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Development
Rank 88 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Business Development 7 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.46% 0.47% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £390 £475
% change year-on-year
-8.97% -17.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £55.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +80.32%
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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
1145 928 712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 75.28% 72.22% 72.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 497 374
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 31 38
Average hourly rate £19.50 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (33.33%) QlikView
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Multimedia
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) MS Office
4 2 (22.22%) Financial Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) Customer Insight
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
5 1 (11.11%) SAP
5 1 (11.11%) Business Objects
5 1 (11.11%) MS Project
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (11.11%) NHS
5 1 (11.11%) SAP BI
5 1 (11.11%) Banking
5 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
5 1 (11.11%) Legal

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) QlikView
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (11.11%) SAP BI
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Multimedia
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Insight Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Customer Insight Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Customer Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Officer
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Business Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Business Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Business Objects Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) E-Learning
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Financial Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) Customer Insight
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Business Objects
2 1 (11.11%) SAP