The table below looks at the statistics for Business Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Development over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Development
Rank 127 122 108
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs citing Business Development 5 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.20% 0.22% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.28% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Average daily rate £568 £488 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.41% +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £475 £350
% change year-on-year
-16.84% +35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.25 £25.00 £8.75
% change year-on-year
+105.00% +185.71%
Business Development
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2040 2152 1734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.06% 79.21% 74.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1093 1223 865
Average daily rate £380 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £285 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 32
Average hourly rate £33.71 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.19% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.10 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Business Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Business Development Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Business Development
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Business Development Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Business Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Business Development Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Business Development
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 10 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
Edinburgh -17 3 - - 8
Renfrewshire - 2 £568 -
Business Development
UK

Business Development
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) QA
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 3 (33.33%) People Management
4 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
4 2 (22.22%) User Stories
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (11.11%) Release Management
5 1 (11.11%) QMS

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Delivery Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) IT Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Project Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) People Management
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) QMS
4 1 (11.11%) Release Management
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA