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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Development
Rank 57 58 62
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Business Development 21 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.07% 1.04% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.85% 1.51% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 7
Average daily rate
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£500 £550 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +254.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.39 £55.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-39.29% +124.48%
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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
736 595 750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 72.51% 69.03% 74.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 307 355
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 20
Average hourly rate £37.09 £19.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.21% -34.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.67 £59.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 19 (79.17%) Project Management
2 10 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 10 (41.67%) QA
3 9 (37.50%) Web Services
4 8 (33.33%) PMI Certification
5 7 (29.17%) PMP
5 7 (29.17%) PRINCE2
5 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
5 7 (29.17%) MS Office
6 6 (25.00%) Ericsson
6 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 6 (25.00%) Nokia
6 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 6 (25.00%) Workflow
6 6 (25.00%) Amdocs
6 6 (25.00%) Maya
6 6 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
6 6 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (25.00%) Huawei
6 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (25.00%) Change Control
6 6 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
6 6 (25.00%) Remedy
7 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (16.67%) Finance
9 3 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 2 (8.33%) Java
10 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 10 (41.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Office
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
2 6 (25.00%) Maya
2 6 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Lawson
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Data Mart
1 1 (4.17%) QlikView
General
1 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) French Language
3 1 (4.17%) German Language
3 1 (4.17%) Italian Language
3 1 (4.17%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (4.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Architect
2 8 (33.33%) Applications Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Planning Manager
3 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Applications Architect
5 4 (16.67%) Programme Manager
6 3 (12.50%) Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Functional Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (8.33%) Administrator
8 1 (4.17%) Service Manager
8 1 (4.17%) Project Support Officer
8 1 (4.17%) Graduate
8 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
8 1 (4.17%) Marketing Manager
8 1 (4.17%) Transition Manager
8 1 (4.17%) Project Officer
8 1 (4.17%) ERP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.17%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Project Management
2 7 (29.17%) PRINCE2
3 6 (25.00%) Workflow
3 6 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
3 6 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL
4 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Product Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.17%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.17%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (4.17%) CRM
4 1 (4.17%) ERP
4 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 7 (29.17%) PMP
3 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.17%) XenServer
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Ericsson
1 6 (25.00%) Nokia
1 6 (25.00%) Amdocs
1 6 (25.00%) Huawei
1 6 (25.00%) Remedy
2 3 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) Dell
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix
3 1 (4.17%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) IBM
3 1 (4.17%) Veeam
3 1 (4.17%) 3PAR
3 1 (4.17%) Varonis
3 1 (4.17%) Zerto
3 1 (4.17%) Neverfail
3 1 (4.17%) Symantec
3 1 (4.17%) NetApp