The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Development
Rank 130 100 127
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +27
Contract jobs citing Business Development 6 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% 0.57% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.81% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate
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£405 £525 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £505 £478
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £545 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £396 £320
% change year-on-year
-6.62% +23.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £36.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+50.68% +0.68%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2076 1479 2111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 73.49% 70.40% 69.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1375 941 1292
Average daily rate £375 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 65 116
Average hourly rate £34.85 £18.90 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.39% -39.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Business Development
England

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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
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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
Bristol -20 2 £360 -28.00% 2
Gloucestershire - 2 - - 2
Devon +3 1 £475 -
Wiltshire -14 1 - - 2
Dorset - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Business Development
England

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 8 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (25.00%) CSS
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (16.67%) B2C
4 2 (16.67%) SLA
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (16.67%) WebCenter
4 2 (16.67%) CMS
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Marketing
4 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) Android
5 1 (8.33%) iPhone
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (8.33%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 4 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (8.33%) PhoneGap
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Service Manager
1 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Development Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Business Development Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Manager
2 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Business Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Service Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Digital Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) ERP Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Commercial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) CSS
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) WebCenter
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (8.33%) Sass
3 1 (8.33%) LESS
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) Ext JS
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) iPhone
2 1 (8.33%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (8.33%) iPad
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (16.67%) Data Management
2 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) B2C
3 1 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (8.33%) Web Development
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) MVC
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft