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 31 May 2016 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Development
Rank 113 128 121
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Contract jobs citing Business Development 32 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.11% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 2
Median daily rate £225 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.25 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+68.53% -59.54%
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
2388 2315 2005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.69% 79.91% 77.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1384 1234 1128
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 61 37
Median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.49 £14.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Development across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Business Development Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Renfrewshire - 21 £225 -
Edinburgh -8 6 £355 - 10
Glasgow +6 5 £340 +13.33% 2
Business Development
UK

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 35 (92.11%) Finance
2 25 (65.79%) Project Management
3 19 (50.00%) Legal
4 18 (47.37%) Security Cleared
5 11 (28.95%) Degree
6 9 (23.68%) Banking
6 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
6 9 (23.68%) Data Centre
7 8 (21.05%) QA
8 7 (18.42%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (15.79%) Risk Management
9 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (13.16%) Risk Analysis
10 5 (13.16%) People Management
11 4 (10.53%) TOGAF
11 4 (10.53%) PMP
11 4 (10.53%) PMI Certification
11 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
11 4 (10.53%) SOA
12 3 (7.89%) IBM
12 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
12 3 (7.89%) UML
12 3 (7.89%) .NET
12 3 (7.89%) Oracle
12 3 (7.89%) ITIL
12 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
12 3 (7.89%) CRM
12 3 (7.89%) Zachman Framework
12 3 (7.89%) Supplier Management
12 3 (7.89%) Java EE

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 (2.63%) OpenStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
General
1 35 (92.11%) Finance
2 19 (50.00%) Legal
3 9 (23.68%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (68.42%) Project Manager
2 13 (34.21%) Junior
3 12 (31.58%) Infrastructure Manager
3 12 (31.58%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 11 (28.95%) Junior Project Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Junior Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Delivery Project Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Data Centre Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Data Centre Project Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Desktop Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Data Migration Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) .NET
1 3 (7.89%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) Project Management
2 7 (18.42%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (15.79%) Risk Management
3 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (13.16%) People Management
4 5 (13.16%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 4 (10.53%) SOA
5 4 (10.53%) TOGAF
6 3 (7.89%) Coaching
6 3 (7.89%) CRM
6 3 (7.89%) ITIL
6 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.89%) Open Source
6 3 (7.89%) Process Improvement
6 3 (7.89%) Supplier Management
6 3 (7.89%) UML
6 3 (7.89%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (5.26%) Resource Management
7 2 (5.26%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 18 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 11 (28.95%) Degree
3 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
4 4 (10.53%) PMI Certification
4 4 (10.53%) PMP
5 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) QA
2 3 (7.89%) COBIT
3 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) IBM
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) Cognizant
2 2 (5.26%) HP