The table below looks at the statistics for Business Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Development over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Development
Rank 139 142 125
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Contract jobs citing Business Development 5 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.29% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Average daily rate £400 £375 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +150.00%
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
England

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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2415 2429 1925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 81.07% 75.34% 74.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1674 1599 1213
Average daily rate £380 £405 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 108 97
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.40 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.75% +34.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £16.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Business Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Business Development Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Business Development
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Business Development Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Business Development
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Development across the South West region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Business Development Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Business Development
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Business Development Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Business Development
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 11 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
Gloucestershire +9 2 £501 +8.21% 1
Wiltshire - 1 £400 -
Business Development
England

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (22.22%) MS Office
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) C
1 2 (22.22%) VoIP
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
1 2 (22.22%) Electronics
1 2 (22.22%) Military
1 2 (22.22%) Network Design
1 2 (22.22%) Logistics
1 2 (22.22%) Requirements Management
1 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
1 2 (22.22%) Network Security
1 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Network Management
1 2 (22.22%) 4G
1 2 (22.22%) COSHH
2 1 (11.11%) Presales
2 1 (11.11%) Database Optimisation
2 1 (11.11%) Tableau
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Data Transformation
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (11.11%) Coaching
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon Kinesis
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) 4G
1 2 (22.22%) Network Security
1 2 (22.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Electronics
1 2 (22.22%) Military
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Communications Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Presales Solution Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Presales Technical Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Project Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Radio Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Project Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Training Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
1 2 (22.22%) Logistics
1 2 (22.22%) Network Design
1 2 (22.22%) Network Management
1 2 (22.22%) Requirements Management
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Coaching
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
2 1 (11.11%) Data Transformation
2 1 (11.11%) Database Optimisation
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) Presales
2 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
2 1 (11.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) COSHH
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (11.11%) Tableau