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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Development
Rank - 43 -
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 £362 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.46 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-35.23% +2.93%
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
248 291 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 79.23% 76.98% 72.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 158 109
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
Median hourly rate £22.85 £30.19 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +20.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.40 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.54 £135.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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