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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Development
Rank 139 124 102
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -22
Contract jobs citing Business Development 8 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.22% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.31% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
Average daily rate
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£475 £344 £775
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.18% -55.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £289 £446
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £399 £835
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £363
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £8.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £8.75 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+200.00% -20.45%
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
2509 1957 1590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.64% 72.27% 69.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1411 1011 813
Average daily rate £400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £269 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 118 86
Average hourly rate £37.00 £33.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £12.50 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Development across the North West region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Business Development Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 March 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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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
Cheshire +6 3 £500 +21.21% 7
Lancashire - 3 £314 - 1
Manchester -13 1 £450 +63.63% 21
Merseyside - 1 £375 - 6
Cumbria - - - -
Business Development
England

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 9 (64.29%) Project Management
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 7 (50.00%) Degree
3 6 (42.86%) F5
3 6 (42.86%) ArcSight
3 6 (42.86%) Information Security
3 6 (42.86%) Blue Coat
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco
3 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (42.86%) PMP
3 6 (42.86%) PMI Certification
3 6 (42.86%) Juniper
3 6 (42.86%) Firewall
3 6 (42.86%) Nokia
3 6 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 6 (42.86%) McAfee
3 6 (42.86%) Cyber-Ark
3 6 (42.86%) TippingPoint
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 2 (14.29%) Validation
4 2 (14.29%) SAP
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) UML
4 2 (14.29%) OO
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Requirements Management
4 2 (14.29%) Visualisation

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Business One
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (7.14%) Exchequer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Business Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Business Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Business One Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Credit Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Information Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Auditor
4 1 (7.14%) Business Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
1 2 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Project Management
2 7 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (42.86%) Information Security
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Validation
4 2 (14.29%) UML
4 2 (14.29%) OO
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Requirements Management
4 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Data Governance
5 1 (7.14%) Change Control
5 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Mapping
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (42.86%) PMP
2 6 (42.86%) PMI Certification
3 1 (7.14%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) F5
1 6 (42.86%) ArcSight
1 6 (42.86%) Blue Coat
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco
1 6 (42.86%) Juniper
1 6 (42.86%) Nokia
1 6 (42.86%) CheckPoint
1 6 (42.86%) McAfee
1 6 (42.86%) Cyber-Ark
1 6 (42.86%) TippingPoint
2 2 (14.29%) SAP
2 2 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) JD Edwards
3 1 (7.14%) Sage
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