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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Development over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Development
England / South West
Rank 124 137 130
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs citing Business Development 6 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.21% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.25% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 7
Median daily rate £340 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £384 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £480 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2029 2403 2312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 79.98% 82.15% 75.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1349 1682 1549
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 119 103
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £24.13 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £46.50
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 West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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 22 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Development within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 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
Wiltshire +4 3 £226 -43.43% 6
Bristol - 3 £345 - 7
Business Development
England

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 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 West region with a requirement for Business Development.

1 7 (53.85%) Finance
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) DV Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) Requirements Management
3 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Supply Chain Management
4 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (23.08%) Contract Management
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
5 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
5 2 (15.38%) C
5 2 (15.38%) MS Project
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) ISEB
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
6 1 (7.69%) Windows
6 1 (7.69%) .NET

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (7.69%) CMS
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (15.38%) MS Project
2 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Brand Awareness
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Business Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Commercial Director
2 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Bid Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Bid Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Marketing Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Planning Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Project Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Telephony Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
1 4 (30.77%) Requirements Management
2 3 (23.08%) Contract Management
2 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Supply Chain Management
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
3 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Brand Management
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) DV Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) ISEB
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) MBA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft