The table below looks at the statistics for Business Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Development over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Development
Rank - 42 -
Contract jobs citing Business Development 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.26% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £354 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £33.39 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-17.63% -39.29%
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
215 291 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 77.06% 75.39% 68.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 148 100
Median daily rate £400 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £135.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.88% +520.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £47.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £135.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

Business Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing Business Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Development Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Business Development
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Business Development Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside