The first table below looks at the demand for Business Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Development over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Development
Rank 67 62 57
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing Business Development 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.44% 0.43% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.59% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £29.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+84.87% -8.46%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
686 505 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 75.72% 72.25% 67.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 276 209
Average daily rate £370 £375 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £258 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 19
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.82 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.16% -6.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.90 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Business Development
Buckinghamshire

Business Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Business Development Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Business Development
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Business Development Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 3 (33.33%) C
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) MS Project
3 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) System Testing
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE
4 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (22.22%) MS Office
4 2 (22.22%) Lync
5 1 (11.11%) Tableau
5 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) HNC
5 1 (11.11%) HND
5 1 (11.11%) B2B
5 1 (11.11%) B2C

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) Lync
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Project
2 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Business Systems Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Financial Services Business Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Financial Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Business Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Principal Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Development Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Development Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) System Testing
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) B2B
4 1 (11.11%) B2C
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (11.11%) HNC
3 1 (11.11%) HND
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (11.11%) Tableau