The table below looks at the statistics for Business Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Development over the 3 months to 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Development
England / South East
Rank 189 207 205
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -2
Contract jobs citing Business Development 47 42 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.64% 0.51% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.64% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 24
Median daily rate £450 £441 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.98% -15.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £370 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £700 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Median hourly rate - £52.56 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +110.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +110.00%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5871 6558 7112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.38% 79.95% 78.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3475 3950 3902
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 287 240
Median hourly rate £38.50 £45.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.44% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.88 £47.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Business Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

Business Development
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Business Development Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Business Development
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Development across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Business Development Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Business Development
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Business Development Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Business Development
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 24 January 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
Berkshire +15 15 £340 -34.61% 6
Buckinghamshire +12 11 £450 -5.26% 1
Hampshire +15 10 £340 -51.92% 8
Oxfordshire - 6 £475 - 3
East Sussex +4 2 - - 4
West Sussex -4 2 - -
Surrey +3 1 £525 +32.91% 3
Business Development
England

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 South East region with a requirement for Business Development.

1 30 (41.67%) Finance
2 22 (30.56%) Degree
3 19 (26.39%) Project Management
4 15 (20.83%) Change Management
4 15 (20.83%) Telecoms
5 12 (16.67%) CRM
5 12 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (15.28%) Marketing
6 11 (15.28%) Security Cleared
7 10 (13.89%) Supplier Management
7 10 (13.89%) HP
7 10 (13.89%) Legal
7 10 (13.89%) Programme Management
8 9 (12.50%) Business Analysis
8 9 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 9 (12.50%) Presales
9 8 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 8 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (11.11%) MBA
10 7 (9.72%) Validation
10 7 (9.72%) Internet
10 7 (9.72%) Google
11 6 (8.33%) Economics
11 6 (8.33%) Mandarin Language
11 6 (8.33%) Spanish Language
11 6 (8.33%) Data Architecture
11 6 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
11 6 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (8.33%) Case Management

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (4.17%) CMS
2 2 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.39%) MS Office
3 1 (1.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.39%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (1.39%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.39%) SAP MDM
2 1 (1.39%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.39%) SaaS
2 1 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) Internet
2 2 (2.78%) Network Security
3 1 (1.39%) DNS
3 1 (1.39%) GPRS
3 1 (1.39%) LAN
3 1 (1.39%) LTE
3 1 (1.39%) MPLS
3 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.39%) UMTS
3 1 (1.39%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.39%) WAN
3 1 (1.39%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) MS Access
1 4 (5.56%) MySQL
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.39%) Essbase
3 1 (1.39%) Hyperion Smart View
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.39%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
General
1 30 (41.67%) Finance
2 15 (20.83%) Telecoms
3 11 (15.28%) Marketing
4 10 (13.89%) Legal
5 6 (8.33%) Mandarin Language
5 6 (8.33%) Spanish Language
6 4 (5.56%) Law
6 4 (5.56%) Retail
7 3 (4.17%) Automotive
8 1 (1.39%) Banking
8 1 (1.39%) Electronics
8 1 (1.39%) German Language
8 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (13.89%) Business Manager
1 10 (13.89%) Consultant
2 9 (12.50%) Programme Manager
2 9 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 7 (9.72%) Architect
4 6 (8.33%) Commercial Manager
4 6 (8.33%) Marketing Manager
5 5 (6.94%) IT Manager
5 5 (6.94%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (6.94%) Technical Manager
6 4 (5.56%) Chief Technology Officer
6 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (5.56%) Product Manager
6 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 4 (5.56%) Technical Architect
6 4 (5.56%) Technical Product Manager
6 4 (5.56%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.56%) Transformation Manager
7 3 (4.17%) Sales Manager
7 3 (4.17%) Transformation Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (1.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.33%) Economics
3 5 (6.94%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.94%) User Experience
3 5 (6.94%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.78%) NHS
4 2 (2.78%) PMI
4 2 (2.78%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.39%) Clustering
5 1 (1.39%) Informatics
5 1 (1.39%) PKI
5 1 (1.39%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.56%) Mac OS X
1 4 (5.56%) Windows
2 2 (2.78%) Linux
2 2 (2.78%) Unix
3 1 (1.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.39%) Project Management
2 15 (20.83%) Change Management
3 12 (16.67%) CRM
4 10 (13.89%) Programme Management
4 10 (13.89%) Supplier Management
5 9 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 9 (12.50%) Presales
6 8 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (9.72%) Validation
8 6 (8.33%) Analytics
8 6 (8.33%) Business Transformation
8 6 (8.33%) Case Management
8 6 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
8 6 (8.33%) Data Architecture
8 6 (8.33%) PLM
9 5 (6.94%) Contract Management
10 4 (5.56%) Coaching
10 4 (5.56%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.56%) Python
1 4 (5.56%) VBA
2 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
2 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (30.56%) Degree
2 11 (15.28%) Security Cleared
3 9 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 8 (11.11%) MBA
5 4 (5.56%) PMI Certification
6 3 (4.17%) PMP
7 2 (2.78%) PhD
7 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.39%) CCDA
8 1 (1.39%) CCNA
8 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.39%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (13.89%) HP
2 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.72%) Google
4 6 (8.33%) IBM
5 3 (4.17%) Avaya
5 3 (4.17%) Cisco
5 3 (4.17%) SAP
6 2 (2.78%) VMware
7 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.39%) Facebook
7 1 (1.39%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.39%) Juniper
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle