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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Development over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Development
England / North West
Rank 129 145 134
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Contract jobs citing Business Development 7 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.29% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 7
Median daily rate £475 £225 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+111.11% -55.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £204 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £328 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £395 £463
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -14.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.98 £51.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-49.31% +105.00%

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
2171 3119 2569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.52% 82.43% 78.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1382 1885 1487
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £533 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 140 109
Median hourly rate £42.48 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.26% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.00 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £51.98 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

Business Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 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 22 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Development within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +11 5 £435 - 11
Business Development
England

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Business Development.

1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
1 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Business Transformation
1 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Life Science
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
2 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Hive
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) MapReduce
2 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Pig
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (12.50%) User Stories
2 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Pig
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Hive
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
1 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
1 1 (12.50%) MS Access
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Release Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) CAD Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Finance Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) IT Finance Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Project Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Finance Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior IT Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Service Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Ajax
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XHTML
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
1 1 (12.50%) Life Science
1 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Business Transformation
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
1 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) CAD
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
2 1 (12.50%) MapReduce
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
2 1 (12.50%) User Stories
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (12.50%) HNC
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft