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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Development over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Development
UK / Scotland
Rank 109 124 119
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Contract jobs citing Business Development 1 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.058% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.068% 0.24% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Median daily rate - £568 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £395 £463
% change year-on-year
+4.43% -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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1460 2101 2226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 84.20% 82.39% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 873 1123 1254
Median daily rate £388 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 38
Median hourly rate £45.00 £31.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £15.25 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £49.41 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

Business Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Development within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 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
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Business Development
UK

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Business Development.

1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) People Management
3 1 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (25.00%) GDPR
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (25.00%) MiFID
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
3 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 (25.00%) OpenStack
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (25.00%) People Management
3 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GDPR
1 1 (25.00%) MiFID
1 1 (25.00%) QA