The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Development
Rank 65 57 68
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs citing Business Development 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.12% 0.80% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 1.09% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £420 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £376
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £24.50 £26.60
% change year-on-year
+124.48% -7.87%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
626 550 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 76.06% 73.14% 70.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 299 278
Average daily rate £375 £375 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 30
Average hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +55.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £55.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 27 August 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 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) System Testing
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) MS Project
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) Lync
3 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Tableau
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) B2B
4 1 (14.29%) B2C

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) Lync
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Project
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Business Systems Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Systems Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Financial Business Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Financial Services Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Business Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Principal Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
1 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (42.86%) System Testing
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) B2B
3 1 (14.29%) B2C
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (14.29%) Tableau