The table below looks at the statistics for Business Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Development over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Development
Rank 62 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Business Development 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.45% 0.61% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£291 £238 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £380 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.84% -10.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £51.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-56.09% +28.12%
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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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
601 720 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.00% 73.02% 69.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 347 260
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 16
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £15.65 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £22.35 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Business Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Business Development Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Business Development
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Business Development Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Business Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Development across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Business Development Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Business Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Business Development Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (35.29%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) HP
3 4 (23.53%) Dell
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco
3 4 (23.53%) IBM
3 4 (23.53%) NetApp
3 4 (23.53%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) QA
3 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (23.53%) XenServer
3 4 (23.53%) 3PAR
4 3 (17.65%) Veeam
4 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) Finance
4 3 (17.65%) Legal
4 3 (17.65%) Symantec
4 3 (17.65%) Citrix
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) Varonis
4 3 (17.65%) Mimecast
4 3 (17.65%) Zerto
4 3 (17.65%) Neverfail
5 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
5 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (11.76%) PMP
5 2 (11.76%) PMI Certification

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Mimecast
2 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Broadband
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) VoIP
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) QlikView
1 1 (5.88%) Data Mart
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
1 3 (17.65%) Legal
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Architect
1 4 (23.53%) Development Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Service Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Pre Sales Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Commercial Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Transition Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Service Transition Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Commercial Development Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Channel Marketing Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Business Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Marketing Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Streaming Video
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Project Management
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (11.76%) Time Management
4 1 (5.88%) Marketing Strategy
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (11.76%) PMP
2 2 (11.76%) PMI Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (23.53%) XenServer
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) HP
2 4 (23.53%) Dell
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco
2 4 (23.53%) IBM
2 4 (23.53%) NetApp
2 4 (23.53%) VMware
2 4 (23.53%) 3PAR
3 3 (17.65%) Veeam
3 3 (17.65%) Symantec
3 3 (17.65%) Citrix
3 3 (17.65%) Varonis
3 3 (17.65%) Zerto
3 3 (17.65%) Neverfail
4 1 (5.88%) Huawei
4 1 (5.88%) PeopleSoft