The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Developer
Rank 449 415 369
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -46
Contract jobs requiring a Business Developer 166 186 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.35% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.38% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 136 151
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£400 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £30.75 - £21.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.15 - £20.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.35 - £21.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 - £20.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50665 48981 46333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.57% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 32010 29890 26848
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1905 1968 2163
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

Business Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Developer within the UK.

Business Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Business Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Business Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Business Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Developer within the UK.

Business Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Business Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
England -31 161 £400 - 56
London -8 84 £438 -2.77% 24
City of London -3 32 £425 -10.52% 12
South East -16 26 £313 -21.87% 6
North West -13 16 £298 -20.66% 5
South West -16 11 £365 +12.30% 7
West Midlands 0 10 £381 +22.98% 5
West Yorkshire -15 10 £350 +9.37% 6
Yorkshire -16 10 £350 +9.37% 6
Cheshire - 10 £400 - 1
Surrey +3 8 £275 -31.25% 2
Leeds -21 7 £350 +9.37% 5
Kent +1 6 £306 -
Hampshire +3 5 £330 -12.00%
East of England -1 5 £350 - 2
Bristol -3 5 £400 +23.07% 3
Berkshire +11 4 £275 -35.29% 3
Crewe - 4 - - 1
Shropshire - 4 £281 - 1
Slough +6 3 £275 -42.10%
Reading +3 3 £275 -35.29% 3
Scotland -6 3 £325 -18.75% 3
Hook - 3 £328 -
Middlesex - 3 £300 -
Bradford - 3 £350 -
Staines - 3 £275 -
Buckinghamshire -1 2 - -
Cambridgeshire -2 2 £350 -
Manchester -19 2 £268 -28.66% 3
Liverpool - 2 - - 1

Business Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Business Developer in their job title 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 with Business Developer in their job title.

1 248 (67.21%) Business Intelligence
2 198 (53.66%) SQL
3 153 (41.46%) Business Objects
4 144 (39.02%) SQL Server
5 136 (36.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 127 (34.42%) Data Warehouse
7 125 (33.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 115 (31.17%) Finance
9 111 (30.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 100 (27.10%) Oracle
11 93 (25.20%) ETL
12 88 (23.85%) Microsoft
13 67 (18.16%) T-SQL
13 67 (18.16%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 48 (13.01%) SAP
14 48 (13.01%) Data Modelling
15 47 (12.74%) MDX
16 45 (12.20%) PL/SQL
16 45 (12.20%) BusinessObjects
17 43 (11.65%) QlikView
17 43 (11.65%) Banking
18 37 (10.03%) .NET
19 36 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
20 35 (9.49%) BusinessObjects XI
21 34 (9.21%) MS Excel
22 33 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
23 32 (8.67%) SQL Server 2012
23 32 (8.67%) SAP Data Services
24 30 (8.13%) SQL Server 2008
25 28 (7.59%) Business Analysis

Business Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Business Developer in their job title 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 with Business Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (7.05%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.52%) Oracle Workflow
3 11 (2.98%) SAS
3 11 (2.98%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle BPEL
5 2 (0.54%) Confluence
5 2 (0.54%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.54%) CMS
6 1 (0.27%) SugarCRM
6 1 (0.27%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.27%) JBoss
6 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 34 (9.21%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.34%) PowerPivot
3 7 (1.90%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.81%) MS Project
5 2 (0.54%) MS Office
6 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (6.78%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (4.34%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (3.25%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (1.90%) Cognos TM1
5 5 (1.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (1.36%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (1.36%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
5 5 (1.36%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (1.08%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (1.08%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.54%) Maximo
7 2 (0.54%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.54%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.27%) TRIRIGA
8 1 (0.27%) AWD
8 1 (0.27%) Sage BI
8 1 (0.27%) Primavera
8 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.63%) Intranet
2 4 (1.08%) LAN
2 4 (1.08%) WAN
3 1 (0.27%) HTTP
3 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (39.02%) SQL Server
2 136 (36.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 127 (34.42%) Data Warehouse
4 125 (33.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 111 (30.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 67 (18.16%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 45 (12.20%) BusinessObjects
8 43 (11.65%) QlikView
9 35 (9.49%) BusinessObjects XI
10 32 (8.67%) SAP Data Services
10 32 (8.67%) SQL Server 2012
11 30 (8.13%) SQL Server 2008
12 28 (7.59%) OLAP
13 26 (7.05%) Oracle Reports
14 21 (5.69%) Relational Database
15 19 (5.15%) Oracle Database
15 19 (5.15%) Crystal Reports
16 18 (4.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 16 (4.34%) SAP BW
18 13 (3.52%) BODI
Development Applications
1 15 (4.07%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.36%) JIRA
4 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.54%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.54%) Toad
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle APEX
General
1 115 (31.17%) Finance
2 43 (11.65%) Banking
3 19 (5.15%) Investment Banking
4 13 (3.52%) Retail
4 13 (3.52%) Advertising
5 11 (2.98%) Legal
5 11 (2.98%) Marketing
6 6 (1.63%) Law
7 3 (0.81%) Games
8 2 (0.54%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.54%) Publishing
8 2 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.27%) Front Office
9 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.27%) Local Government
9 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (12.74%) MDX
2 37 (10.03%) .NET
3 20 (5.42%) XML
4 11 (2.98%) ASP.NET
5 6 (1.63%) SAP XI
6 4 (1.08%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (1.08%) Web Services
7 2 (0.54%) REST
7 2 (0.54%) SOAP
8 1 (0.27%) HTML
8 1 (0.27%) WebCenter
8 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (0.27%) jQuery
8 1 (0.27%) COM
8 1 (0.27%) CSS
8 1 (0.27%) XSLT
8 1 (0.27%) JMS
8 1 (0.27%) WSDL
8 1 (0.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.96%) Visualisation
3 11 (2.98%) NHS
4 8 (2.17%) Credit Risk
5 6 (1.63%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.36%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.08%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.08%) Derivative
7 4 (1.08%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.08%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.54%) Data Conversion
8 2 (0.54%) Statistics
8 2 (0.54%) User Experience
9 1 (0.27%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.27%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.27%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.27%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.27%) Equities
9 1 (0.27%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.27%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.15%) UNIX
2 7 (1.90%) Windows
3 6 (1.63%) Linux
4 4 (1.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (67.21%) Business Intelligence
2 93 (25.20%) ETL
3 48 (13.01%) Data Modelling
4 36 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (7.59%) Business Analysis
6 25 (6.78%) Kimball Methodology
7 19 (5.15%) ETL Development
7 19 (5.15%) Migration
7 19 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (4.88%) Workflow
8 18 (4.88%) Data Analysis
8 18 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
9 15 (4.07%) Dimensional Modelling
10 14 (3.79%) CRM
10 14 (3.79%) SDLC
11 13 (3.52%) Analytics
11 13 (3.52%) Software Engineering
12 12 (3.25%) Project Management
13 10 (2.71%) Unit Testing
13 10 (2.71%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 198 (53.66%) SQL
2 67 (18.16%) T-SQL
3 45 (12.20%) PL/SQL
4 28 (7.59%) C#
5 22 (5.96%) VBA
6 16 (4.34%) Java
7 12 (3.25%) VB
8 8 (2.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 5 (1.36%) R
9 5 (1.36%) C++
10 4 (1.08%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.08%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.81%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
11 3 (0.81%) XMLA
11 3 (0.81%) C
11 3 (0.81%) ABAP
11 3 (0.81%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.54%) Python
13 1 (0.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (3.25%) Security Cleared
2 10 (2.71%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.44%) Degree
4 7 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.36%) MCITP
6 3 (0.81%) MCSE
7 2 (0.54%) MCTS
8 1 (0.27%) ISEB
8 1 (0.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.90%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.54%) QA
3 1 (0.27%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.27%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) DBAmp
Vendors
1 153 (41.46%) Business Objects
2 100 (27.10%) Oracle
3 88 (23.85%) Microsoft
4 48 (13.01%) SAP
5 26 (7.05%) Tableau
6 20 (5.42%) Cognos
7 13 (3.52%) IBM
7 13 (3.52%) TIBCO
8 6 (1.63%) Sybase
9 4 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.81%) Teradata
11 2 (0.54%) Informatica
11 2 (0.54%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (0.54%) Netezza
12 1 (0.27%) Jaspersoft
12 1 (0.27%) ILOG
12 1 (0.27%) Sage
12 1 (0.27%) Northgate
12 1 (0.27%) Google
12 1 (0.27%) PeopleSoft
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