The table below looks at the statistics for Business Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Development
Rank 154 135 133
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -2
Contract jobs citing Business Development 13 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.032% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.044% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 1
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£416 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £8.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.39 £55.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-39.29% +124.48%
Business Development
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3408 2293 2052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 78.80% 74.33% 71.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2092 1270 1045
Average daily rate £413 £370 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +11.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 101 103
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £67.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Business Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Business Development Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Business Development
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Business Development Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Business Development
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Development across the North West region.

Business Development Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Business Development
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Development within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -14 6 £410 - 13
Cheshire - 3 £375 - 6
Lancashire - 1 £475 - 3
Merseyside - 1 - - 1
Business Development
England

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 10 (43.48%) Project Management
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) SQL
4 4 (17.39%) ITIL
4 4 (17.39%) Performance Management
5 3 (13.04%) Financial Modelling
5 3 (13.04%) Visualisation
5 3 (13.04%) Information Management
5 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) Requirements Management
5 3 (13.04%) Degree
5 3 (13.04%) QlikView
5 3 (13.04%) F5
5 3 (13.04%) User Experience
5 3 (13.04%) NHS
5 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
5 3 (13.04%) Change Management
5 3 (13.04%) Firewall
5 3 (13.04%) Validation
5 3 (13.04%) Multimedia
5 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco
5 3 (13.04%) UML
5 3 (13.04%) OO
5 3 (13.04%) HP

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (4.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.35%) Wireless
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (13.04%) QlikView
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.35%) SAP BI
3 1 (4.35%) SAP Data Services
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Multimedia
3 2 (8.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Business Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Insight Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Customer Insight Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Information Security Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Security Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Security Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Customer Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Service Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Information Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Business Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Transition Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Officer
6 1 (4.35%) Business Development Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
3 3 (13.04%) Visualisation
3 3 (13.04%) User Experience
3 3 (13.04%) NHS
4 1 (4.35%) E-Learning
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Project Management
2 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) ITIL
4 4 (17.39%) Performance Management
5 3 (13.04%) Financial Modelling
5 3 (13.04%) UML
5 3 (13.04%) OO
5 3 (13.04%) Information Management
5 3 (13.04%) Change Management
5 3 (13.04%) Validation
5 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) Requirements Management
6 2 (8.70%) Information Security
6 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.70%) Service Management
6 2 (8.70%) Customer Insight
7 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.35%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (8.70%) PMP
2 2 (8.70%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco
1 3 (13.04%) HP
1 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
1 3 (13.04%) F5
2 2 (8.70%) ArcSight
2 2 (8.70%) Cyber-Ark
2 2 (8.70%) Blue Coat
2 2 (8.70%) TippingPoint
2 2 (8.70%) McAfee
2 2 (8.70%) Juniper
2 2 (8.70%) Nokia
3 1 (4.35%) Curam
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Northgate
3 1 (4.35%) Capita
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