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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Development
Rank 147 134 128
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Contract jobs citing Business Development 9 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.34% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.44% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 4
Average daily rate £230 £500 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.00% +31.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £428 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £530 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £475 £350
% change year-on-year
-18.42% +35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £8.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.25 £25.00 £8.75
% change year-on-year
+105.00% +185.71%
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
3086 2490 2051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.91% 76.47% 74.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1883 1473 1042
Average daily rate £400 £390 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 101 113
Average hourly rate £39.25 £32.54 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.62% -1.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.87 £14.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Lancashire +3 7 £225 -
Manchester -20 2 £313 -30.55% 20
Business Development
England

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 6 (37.50%) Validation
2 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Requirements Management
2 5 (31.25%) Visualisation
2 5 (31.25%) User Experience
2 5 (31.25%) Change Management
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) PMP
5 2 (12.50%) PMI Certification
5 2 (12.50%) C
5 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 2 (12.50%) NHS
5 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 2 (12.50%) Legal
5 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 2 (12.50%) Degree
5 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.25%) Contactless
6 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (6.25%) Information Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Gemalto
6 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) ATM
1 1 (6.25%) GSM
1 1 (6.25%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.25%) MS Access
1 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Back Office
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Business Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Digital Transformation
2 2 (12.50%) Head of Digital
2 2 (12.50%) Head of Digital Transformation
2 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) EMV Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Head of Information
3 1 (6.25%) Head of Operations
3 1 (6.25%) Head of Service Operations
3 1 (6.25%) Head of Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Programme Manager
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) User Experience
1 5 (31.25%) Visualisation
2 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) NHS
4 1 (6.25%) Contactless
4 1 (6.25%) EMV
4 1 (6.25%) Informatics
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.25%) PKI
4 1 (6.25%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Validation
2 5 (31.25%) Change Management
2 5 (31.25%) Requirements Management
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Information Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Information Management
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 2 (12.50%) PMP
3 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
1 1 (6.25%) QA
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Gemalto
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