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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Developer
Rank 467 340 389
Rank change year-on-year
-127 +49
Contract jobs requiring a Business Developer 146 252 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.49% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.53% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 158 126
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£375 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £20.50 £46.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.50 £46.75
% change year-on-year
- -56.14%

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
53013 47882 50809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33166 28928 28619
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2128 2081 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.92 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -115 136 £380 -5.00% 46
London -53 77 £435 -1.13% 14
City of London +2 29 £450 +9.09% 5
South West -23 18 £325 -22.61% 9
West Midlands -11 10 £320 -0.77% 2
East of England -27 10 £363 +5.45% 1
North West -24 8 £325 -2.98% 2
Bristol -26 8 £350 -16.66% 3
South East -54 8 £350 +4.86% 4
Birmingham -3 7 £305 -6.15% 2
Scotland -3 5 £380 +16.92%
Manchester -25 4 £325 -9.72% 2
Cardiff -10 3 £325 -13.33% 3
Yorkshire -14 3 £263 -27.58% 13
South Wales -19 3 £325 -13.33% 5
Wales -31 3 £325 -13.33% 5
Merseyside - 3 - -
Liverpool - 3 - -
Nottinghamshire +4 2 - -
West Yorkshire -6 2 £315 -10.00% 8
East Midlands -13 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -13 2 £350 -5.40%
Essex -17 2 £356 -5.00%
Warwickshire - 2 £343 -
Nottingham +9 1 - -
Cheshire +6 1 - -
South Yorkshire +3 1 £210 -50.58% 5
Kent +1 1 £338 +22.72% 1
Cambridge -3 1 £450 -
Edinburgh -5 1 £380 +16.92%

Business Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 206 (61.68%) Business Intelligence
2 205 (61.38%) SQL
3 151 (45.21%) Business Objects
4 127 (38.02%) SQL Server
5 115 (34.43%) Data Warehouse
6 101 (30.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 101 (30.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 98 (29.34%) ETL
8 89 (26.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 77 (23.05%) Oracle
10 76 (22.75%) Finance
11 58 (17.37%) Microsoft
12 53 (15.87%) T-SQL
13 51 (15.27%) BusinessObjects XI
14 46 (13.77%) Banking
15 45 (13.47%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 38 (11.38%) SQL Server 2008
17 37 (11.08%) Data Modelling
18 32 (9.58%) Relational Database
19 31 (9.28%) Agile Software Development
20 30 (8.98%) MS Excel
21 29 (8.68%) MDX
22 28 (8.38%) OLAP
22 28 (8.38%) SQL Server 2012
23 27 (8.08%) Performance Tuning
23 27 (8.08%) SAP
24 26 (7.78%) .NET
24 26 (7.78%) BusinessObjects
24 26 (7.78%) SharePoint
25 24 (7.19%) Kimball Methodology

Business Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 26 (7.78%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.80%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (1.50%) PegaRULES
3 5 (1.50%) SAS
4 3 (0.90%) IBM Notes
4 3 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.60%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.30%) Drupal
6 1 (0.30%) WordPress
6 1 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.30%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (0.30%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.30%) CMS
Applications
1 30 (8.98%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.69%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.60%) MS Office
3 2 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (6.29%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (3.29%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (2.69%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (2.10%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (1.50%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (1.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (1.50%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (1.50%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.90%) Oracle ASCP
7 2 (0.60%) Siebel Analytics
7 2 (0.60%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.60%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.60%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (0.60%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.30%) SAP ECC
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.30%) Office 365
2 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (38.02%) SQL Server
2 115 (34.43%) Data Warehouse
3 101 (30.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 101 (30.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 89 (26.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 51 (15.27%) BusinessObjects XI
6 45 (13.47%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 38 (11.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 32 (9.58%) Relational Database
9 28 (8.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 28 (8.38%) OLAP
10 26 (7.78%) BusinessObjects
11 23 (6.89%) Oracle Database
12 22 (6.59%) Oracle Reports
12 22 (6.59%) QlikView
13 16 (4.79%) Oracle BI EE
14 15 (4.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 14 (4.19%) Crystal Reports
16 12 (3.59%) SAP Data Services
17 10 (2.99%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (2.40%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (1.20%) Toad
2 4 (1.20%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.60%) Subversion
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 76 (22.75%) Finance
2 46 (13.77%) Banking
3 12 (3.59%) Retail
4 10 (2.99%) Investment Banking
4 10 (2.99%) Legal
5 8 (2.40%) Advertising
6 7 (2.10%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.80%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.20%) Front Office
8 4 (1.20%) General Ledger
8 4 (1.20%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.20%) Marketing
9 3 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.90%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.60%) Publishing
10 2 (0.60%) Games
11 1 (0.30%) Billing
11 1 (0.30%) Local Government
11 1 (0.30%) Back Office
11 1 (0.30%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (8.68%) MDX
2 26 (7.78%) .NET
3 7 (2.10%) HTML
4 6 (1.80%) XML
4 6 (1.80%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.50%) JRules
5 5 (1.50%) Java SE
5 5 (1.50%) Java EE
6 3 (0.90%) SAP XI
7 2 (0.60%) CSS
7 2 (0.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.30%) Web Services
8 1 (0.30%) Middleware
8 1 (0.30%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (0.30%) jQuery
8 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.30%) HTML5
8 1 (0.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.89%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.40%) NHS
3 7 (2.10%) Credit Risk
4 6 (1.80%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.50%) Data Integration
5 5 (1.50%) IVR
5 5 (1.50%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.20%) Market Risk
7 3 (0.90%) Visualisation
7 3 (0.90%) Hedge funds
7 3 (0.90%) SWIFT
7 3 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.60%) FMCG
8 2 (0.60%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.60%) Economics
9 1 (0.30%) Statistics
9 1 (0.30%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.30%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.30%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.30%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.40%) UNIX
2 2 (0.60%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (61.68%) Business Intelligence
2 98 (29.34%) ETL
3 37 (11.08%) Data Modelling
4 31 (9.28%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (8.08%) Performance Tuning
6 24 (7.19%) Kimball Methodology
7 23 (6.89%) Dimensional Modelling
8 20 (5.99%) Migration
9 16 (4.79%) Analytics
10 15 (4.49%) Business Analysis
11 10 (2.99%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (2.99%) TDD
11 10 (2.99%) Data Management
12 9 (2.69%) Data Analysis
12 9 (2.69%) Data Migration
13 8 (2.40%) Data Architecture
13 8 (2.40%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (2.40%) Scrum
14 7 (2.10%) Workflow
14 7 (2.10%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 205 (61.38%) SQL
2 53 (15.87%) T-SQL
3 21 (6.29%) PL/SQL
4 16 (4.79%) VBA
5 13 (3.89%) C#
5 13 (3.89%) Java
6 7 (2.10%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.80%) VB
8 5 (1.50%) ABAP
9 4 (1.20%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.90%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (0.60%) C
11 2 (0.60%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.30%) Perl
12 1 (0.30%) PHP
12 1 (0.30%) Python
12 1 (0.30%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (3.89%) Degree
2 6 (1.80%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.30%) ISEB
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.30%) MCTS
4 1 (0.30%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.20%) QA
2 3 (0.90%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.60%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.60%) Basel II
4 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.30%) Basel III
System Software
1 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.30%) Control-M
Vendors
1 151 (45.21%) Business Objects
2 77 (23.05%) Oracle
3 58 (17.37%) Microsoft
4 27 (8.08%) SAP
5 22 (6.59%) Tableau
6 17 (5.09%) MicroStrategy
7 14 (4.19%) Cognos
7 14 (4.19%) Informatica
8 8 (2.40%) IBM
9 6 (1.80%) Teradata
10 5 (1.50%) ILOG
10 5 (1.50%) Siebel
10 5 (1.50%) Genesys
11 3 (0.90%) Sybase
11 3 (0.90%) Lotus
11 3 (0.90%) Northgate
12 1 (0.30%) Google
12 1 (0.30%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.30%) Perforce
12 1 (0.30%) VMware
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