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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Developer
Rank 441 353 365
Rank change year-on-year
-88 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Business Developer 172 253 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.47% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.51% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 181 159
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£375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £43.00

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
51961 49585 53705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.02% 92.76% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 31503 29488 30138
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2007 2141 2629
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 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
England -74 163 £375 -6.25% 60
London -23 84 £425 +0.59% 29
City of London +20 26 £444 +10.93% 18
South West -13 21 £325 +12.06% 3
South East -21 17 £400 +11.11% 7
West Midlands -21 10 £313 -25.14% 5
East of England -30 9 £356 -13.10% 3
East Midlands 0 6 £338 +14.40% 2
Manchester -14 6 £350 -2.77% 5
North West -25 6 £350 -3.44% 6
Hertfordshire -16 5 £375 -10.71%
West Sussex -3 4 £350 +16.66% 2
East Sussex -8 4 - -
Scotland -10 4 £400 +77.77% 3
Berkshire - 4 £425 - 2
Surrey -2 3 £400 +128.57% 1
Birmingham -3 3 £275 -34.13%
Warwickshire -7 3 £335 +11.66% 1
Nottinghamshire +12 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -7 2 £425 +34.92% 5
Lincolnshire - 2 £338 -
Essex - 2 £356 -
Edinburgh - 2 - - 1
Slough - 2 £475 - 1
Nottingham +10 1 - - 1
Sheffield +8 1 - -
Peterborough +6 1 £350 -26.31%
South Yorkshire +4 1 - -
West Yorkshire +1 1 £425 +21.42% 5
Southampton -5 1 - -

Business Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

1 210 (61.40%) Business Intelligence
2 188 (54.97%) SQL
3 152 (44.44%) Business Objects
4 130 (38.01%) SQL Server
5 116 (33.92%) Data Warehouse
6 107 (31.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 100 (29.24%) ETL
8 98 (28.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 89 (26.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 80 (23.39%) Oracle
11 79 (23.10%) Finance
12 59 (17.25%) Microsoft
13 50 (14.62%) BusinessObjects XI
14 48 (14.04%) T-SQL
15 40 (11.70%) SQL Server 2008
16 39 (11.40%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
17 37 (10.82%) Banking
18 35 (10.23%) Data Modelling
18 35 (10.23%) Relational Database
19 31 (9.06%) MDX
20 30 (8.77%) MS Excel
21 29 (8.48%) Agile Software Development
22 28 (8.19%) Dimensional Modelling
22 28 (8.19%) SharePoint
23 26 (7.60%) SQL Server 2012
24 25 (7.31%) Analytics
24 25 (7.31%) .NET
24 25 (7.31%) Migration
25 24 (7.02%) OLAP
26 23 (6.73%) SAP

Business Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 28 (8.19%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.05%) SAS
3 6 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (1.46%) PegaRULES
5 4 (1.17%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.88%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.58%) CMS
7 2 (0.58%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.29%) Drupal
8 1 (0.29%) WordPress
8 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.29%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 30 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.34%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (5.85%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (2.92%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (2.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 7 (2.05%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (1.46%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (1.46%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (1.46%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (1.46%) Cognos TM1
7 3 (0.88%) Oracle ASCP
8 2 (0.58%) Siebel Analytics
8 2 (0.58%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.58%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 2 (0.58%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.29%) SAP ECC
9 1 (0.29%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (38.01%) SQL Server
2 116 (33.92%) Data Warehouse
3 107 (31.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 98 (28.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 89 (26.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 50 (14.62%) BusinessObjects XI
7 40 (11.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 39 (11.40%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 35 (10.23%) Relational Database
10 26 (7.60%) SQL Server 2012
11 24 (7.02%) OLAP
12 22 (6.43%) BusinessObjects
12 22 (6.43%) Oracle Database
13 20 (5.85%) Oracle BI EE
14 19 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 16 (4.68%) Oracle Reports
16 13 (3.80%) Star Schema
16 13 (3.80%) QlikView
17 12 (3.51%) SAP Data Services
18 10 (2.92%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 6 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (1.17%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.58%) Rational Rose
3 2 (0.58%) Subversion
3 2 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.29%) Toad
4 1 (0.29%) ERwin
General
1 79 (23.10%) Finance
2 37 (10.82%) Banking
3 13 (3.80%) Retail
4 9 (2.63%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.34%) Advertising
6 7 (2.05%) Legal
6 7 (2.05%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.75%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.75%) Marketing
8 5 (1.46%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.17%) General Ledger
9 4 (1.17%) Front Office
9 4 (1.17%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.58%) Law
11 2 (0.58%) Publishing
11 2 (0.58%) Games
11 2 (0.58%) Billing
12 1 (0.29%) Local Government
12 1 (0.29%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (9.06%) MDX
2 25 (7.31%) .NET
3 9 (2.63%) XML
4 5 (1.46%) JRules
4 5 (1.46%) Java SE
4 5 (1.46%) Java EE
5 4 (1.17%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.88%) HTML
6 3 (0.88%) SAP XI
7 2 (0.58%) JSON
7 2 (0.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.29%) Dojo
8 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (0.29%) jQuery
8 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.29%) HTML5
8 1 (0.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (0.29%) CSS
8 1 (0.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.22%) NHS
2 6 (1.75%) Management Information System
2 6 (1.75%) Credit Risk
2 6 (1.75%) Visualisation
3 5 (1.46%) IVR
3 5 (1.46%) Computer Science
4 3 (0.88%) SWIFT
4 3 (0.88%) Informatics
5 2 (0.58%) Data Extraction
5 2 (0.58%) Data Integration
5 2 (0.58%) Economics
5 2 (0.58%) Fixed Income
5 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.58%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.29%) Equities
6 1 (0.29%) Statistics
6 1 (0.29%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.29%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.29%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.05%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (61.40%) Business Intelligence
2 100 (29.24%) ETL
3 35 (10.23%) Data Modelling
4 29 (8.48%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (8.19%) Dimensional Modelling
6 25 (7.31%) Analytics
6 25 (7.31%) Migration
7 22 (6.43%) Performance Tuning
8 21 (6.14%) Business Analysis
8 21 (6.14%) Kimball Methodology
9 12 (3.51%) TDD
10 11 (3.22%) Data Management
11 10 (2.92%) Data Architecture
12 9 (2.63%) Data Migration
12 9 (2.63%) Data Analysis
12 9 (2.63%) CRM
13 8 (2.34%) Scrum
14 7 (2.05%) Asset Management
14 7 (2.05%) System Testing
14 7 (2.05%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 188 (54.97%) SQL
2 48 (14.04%) T-SQL
3 21 (6.14%) PL/SQL
4 13 (3.80%) VBA
5 11 (3.22%) C#
5 11 (3.22%) Java
6 4 (1.17%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 3 (0.88%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.88%) VB
8 2 (0.58%) ABAP
8 2 (0.58%) R
8 2 (0.58%) Python
9 1 (0.29%) VBScript
9 1 (0.29%) Perl
9 1 (0.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (2.63%) Degree
2 6 (1.75%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.46%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.29%) EMIR
2 1 (0.29%) Basel II
2 1 (0.29%) Basel III
2 1 (0.29%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 152 (44.44%) Business Objects
2 80 (23.39%) Oracle
3 59 (17.25%) Microsoft
4 23 (6.73%) SAP
4 23 (6.73%) Tableau
5 18 (5.26%) Informatica
6 16 (4.68%) MicroStrategy
6 16 (4.68%) Cognos
7 11 (3.22%) IBM
8 6 (1.75%) Siebel
8 6 (1.75%) Teradata
9 5 (1.46%) Genesys
9 5 (1.46%) ILOG
10 3 (0.88%) Lotus
10 3 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.88%) Northgate
10 3 (0.88%) NetSuite
11 1 (0.29%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.29%) Perforce
11 1 (0.29%) Thunderhead
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