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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Developer
Rank 385 405 344
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -61
Contract jobs requiring a Business Developer 198 163 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.32% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.35% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 109 128
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£400 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £295 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £542 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £355 £365
% change year-on-year
+11.97% -2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.00 -

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
48490 46430 41591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.38% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29830 27397 23746
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1842 1977 2253
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +9 189 £400 - 54
London +6 99 £415 -7.77% 26
City of London +29 38 £450 -15.29% 13
North West -1 25 £425 +37.09% 8
South East -32 23 £415 +3.75% 1
Yorkshire -3 14 £325 - 6
South West -18 12 £390 +4.00% 5
West Midlands -4 9 £450 +24.13%
Manchester -9 8 £263 -20.45% 3
Bristol - 8 £390 - 1
West Yorkshire -7 7 £325 - 4
Cheshire - 7 £375 - 1
East Midlands +5 6 £350 +6.06% 4
Edinburgh 0 6 £413 +26.92% 1
Scotland -2 6 £413 +26.92% 1
East of England 0 5 £425 +13.33% 2
Berkshire -1 5 £381 -6.15%
Reading +2 4 £388 -3.12%
South Yorkshire +1 4 £325 -
Somerset - 4 - -
Leeds - 4 £338 - 3
Cambridgeshire -2 3 £425 +13.33% 1
East Sussex - 3 £420 -
Hertfordshire +10 2 £388 +49.03% 1
North Yorkshire -5 2 £335 +3.07% 1
Buckinghamshire -6 2 £325 -
Wales -8 2 £285 -
Warrington - 2 £250 - 1
Leicestershire - 2 £438 - 1
Sheffield - 2 - -

Business Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 223 (65.20%) Business Intelligence
2 215 (62.87%) SQL
3 136 (39.77%) Business Objects
4 112 (32.75%) SQL Server
5 110 (32.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 100 (29.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 97 (28.36%) Data Warehouse
8 94 (27.49%) ETL
9 92 (26.90%) Finance
10 84 (24.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 79 (23.10%) Oracle
12 70 (20.47%) Microsoft
13 52 (15.20%) T-SQL
14 50 (14.62%) Banking
15 43 (12.57%) BusinessObjects XI
16 41 (11.99%) OLAP
17 40 (11.70%) PL/SQL
17 40 (11.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
18 38 (11.11%) SAP
19 35 (10.23%) QlikView
20 34 (9.94%) BusinessObjects
20 34 (9.94%) SQL Server 2008
20 34 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
21 33 (9.65%) MDX
22 32 (9.36%) Data Modelling
22 32 (9.36%) Tableau
23 30 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
24 26 (7.60%) Cognos
25 25 (7.31%) Oracle Reports
26 23 (6.73%) SharePoint

Business Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 23 (6.73%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.80%) Oracle Workflow
3 6 (1.75%) SAS
4 2 (0.58%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.58%) CMS
4 2 (0.58%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.58%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (0.29%) Confluence
5 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.29%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 20 (5.85%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.63%) PowerPivot
3 4 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.58%) MS Project
4 2 (0.58%) MS Office
5 1 (0.29%) SPSS
5 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (6.14%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (2.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 10 (2.92%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (2.34%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (2.34%) Oracle General Ledger
5 7 (2.05%) Oracle Receivables
6 6 (1.75%) IntelliMatch
6 6 (1.75%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
7 4 (1.17%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (1.17%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.58%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.58%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.29%) SiteCatalyst
9 1 (0.29%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.29%) SAP SRM
9 1 (0.29%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.29%) Office 365
1 1 (0.29%) Responsys
1 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.29%) NGN
1 1 (0.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (32.75%) SQL Server
2 110 (32.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 100 (29.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 97 (28.36%) Data Warehouse
5 84 (24.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 43 (12.57%) BusinessObjects XI
7 41 (11.99%) OLAP
8 40 (11.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 35 (10.23%) QlikView
10 34 (9.94%) BusinessObjects
10 34 (9.94%) SQL Server 2008
11 25 (7.31%) Oracle Reports
12 21 (6.14%) SQL Server 2012
13 20 (5.85%) SAP Data Services
13 20 (5.85%) Relational Database
14 18 (5.26%) Oracle Database
15 15 (4.39%) OLAP Cube
15 15 (4.39%) Crystal Reports
16 14 (4.09%) RDBMS
17 12 (3.51%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 12 (3.51%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (1.75%) Toad
3 5 (1.46%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.29%) JUnit
5 1 (0.29%) JIRA
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
General
1 92 (26.90%) Finance
2 50 (14.62%) Banking
3 13 (3.80%) Retail
3 13 (3.80%) Investment Banking
3 13 (3.80%) Legal
4 5 (1.46%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.17%) Advertising
6 3 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.88%) Games
6 3 (0.88%) Marketing
7 2 (0.58%) Law
7 2 (0.58%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.58%) Publishing
7 2 (0.58%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.29%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.29%) Local Government
8 1 (0.29%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (9.65%) MDX
2 20 (5.85%) .NET
3 9 (2.63%) XML
4 6 (1.75%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.46%) HTML
6 3 (0.88%) SAP XI
7 2 (0.58%) CSS
7 2 (0.58%) Web Services
8 1 (0.29%) FpML
8 1 (0.29%) jQuery
8 1 (0.29%) Drools
8 1 (0.29%) REST
8 1 (0.29%) D3.js
8 1 (0.29%) Highcharts JS
8 1 (0.29%) Raphaël
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.09%) Visualisation
3 13 (3.80%) NHS
4 8 (2.34%) Data Integration
5 6 (1.75%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.46%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.46%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.46%) Derivative
7 4 (1.17%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.17%) Market Risk
8 3 (0.88%) Credit Risk
8 3 (0.88%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.58%) FMCG
9 2 (0.58%) Data Conversion
9 2 (0.58%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.58%) User Experience
10 1 (0.29%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.29%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 13 (3.80%) UNIX
2 6 (1.75%) Windows
3 1 (0.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (65.20%) Business Intelligence
2 94 (27.49%) ETL
3 32 (9.36%) Data Modelling
4 30 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (6.73%) Analytics
6 20 (5.85%) Performance Tuning
6 20 (5.85%) Business Analysis
7 19 (5.56%) Kimball Methodology
8 18 (5.26%) Data Analysis
9 16 (4.68%) Workflow
10 14 (4.09%) Project Management
11 13 (3.80%) Migration
12 12 (3.51%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (3.51%) Dimensional Modelling
13 9 (2.63%) Data Migration
13 9 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (2.63%) ERP
13 9 (2.63%) CRM
14 8 (2.34%) E-business
14 8 (2.34%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 215 (62.87%) SQL
2 52 (15.20%) T-SQL
3 40 (11.70%) PL/SQL
4 19 (5.56%) VBA
5 13 (3.80%) Java
6 12 (3.51%) C#
7 8 (2.34%) VB
7 8 (2.34%) R
8 7 (2.05%) JavaScript
9 6 (1.75%) VB.NET
9 6 (1.75%) ABAP
10 2 (0.58%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
10 2 (0.58%) Python
10 2 (0.58%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.58%) C
11 1 (0.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.29%) Perl
11 1 (0.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (4.09%) Degree
2 12 (3.51%) SC Cleared
2 12 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.05%) VCP4
4 5 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.17%) MCITP
6 2 (0.58%) MCTS
6 2 (0.58%) MCSE
6 2 (0.58%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.46%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.29%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.29%) Control-M
Vendors
1 136 (39.77%) Business Objects
2 79 (23.10%) Oracle
3 70 (20.47%) Microsoft
4 38 (11.11%) SAP
5 32 (9.36%) Tableau
6 26 (7.60%) Cognos
7 13 (3.80%) TIBCO
8 8 (2.34%) IBM
9 7 (2.05%) Teradata
10 6 (1.75%) MicroStrategy
11 5 (1.46%) Informatica
12 4 (1.17%) Jaspersoft
12 4 (1.17%) Sybase
13 3 (0.88%) SunGard
13 3 (0.88%) Google
14 2 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
15 1 (0.29%) Cerner
15 1 (0.29%) Primavera
15 1 (0.29%) MKS
15 1 (0.29%) VMware
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