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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Developer
Rank 477 350 369
Rank change year-on-year
-127 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Business Developer 140 264 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.50% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.54% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 178 152
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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 £275 £313 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +3.57%
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
51806 48814 53474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.56% 92.66% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31840 29382 29897
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2020 2076 2649
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 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 1 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 1 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 -113 132 £375 -6.25% 43
London -53 70 £425 -2.85% 13
City of London +5 25 £450 +9.75% 7
South West -12 19 £325 -22.61% 6
West Midlands -9 11 £313 -27.95% 1
East of England -34 11 £350 -6.66% 6
Bristol -5 10 £325 -22.61% 2
South East -41 9 £350 +0.35% 2
Hertfordshire -24 8 £325 -20.73% 1
East Midlands -1 6 £300 -25.00% 4
Birmingham -1 6 £305 -26.94% 1
North West -28 6 £350 -2.77% 3
Scotland -5 4 £400 +23.07% 3
Manchester -28 4 £350 -2.77% 2
Nottinghamshire +6 3 - -
East Sussex -9 3 £213 -44.26%
Edinburgh -5 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -5 2 £350 -6.66%
Cardiff -14 2 £325 -13.33% 1
South Wales -16 2 £325 -13.33% 1
Wales -34 2 £325 -13.33% 1
Warwickshire - 2 £343 -
Merseyside - 2 - -
Liverpool - 2 - -
Berkshire +10 1 £363 +11.53%
Nottingham +8 1 - -
Surrey 0 1 £400 - 1
Bedfordshire -14 1 - - 1
Brighton - 1 £213 -
Bolton - 1 £288 -

Business Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 199 (61.04%) Business Intelligence
2 191 (58.59%) SQL
3 139 (42.64%) Business Objects
4 128 (39.26%) SQL Server
5 114 (34.97%) Data Warehouse
6 96 (29.45%) ETL
6 96 (29.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 95 (29.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 85 (26.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 79 (24.23%) Oracle
10 77 (23.62%) Finance
11 58 (17.79%) Microsoft
12 49 (15.03%) T-SQL
13 48 (14.72%) BusinessObjects XI
14 44 (13.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 41 (12.58%) Banking
16 38 (11.66%) SQL Server 2008
17 34 (10.43%) Relational Database
17 34 (10.43%) Agile Software Development
18 32 (9.82%) Data Modelling
19 29 (8.90%) MDX
19 29 (8.90%) SQL Server 2012
20 28 (8.59%) MS Excel
20 28 (8.59%) OLAP
21 26 (7.98%) Dimensional Modelling
22 25 (7.67%) Performance Tuning
22 25 (7.67%) Oracle Database
23 22 (6.75%) Migration
23 22 (6.75%) PL/SQL
23 22 (6.75%) Kimball Methodology

Business Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 21 (6.44%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.53%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (1.53%) PegaRULES
2 5 (1.53%) SAS
3 3 (0.92%) IBM Notes
3 3 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.61%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.31%) CMS
5 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.31%) Drupal
5 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.31%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (0.31%) WordPress
5 1 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (8.59%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.15%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.61%) MS Office
3 2 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (6.13%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (3.07%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (2.76%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (2.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 7 (2.15%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (1.53%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (1.53%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (1.23%) Cognos TM1
7 4 (1.23%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.92%) Oracle ASCP
9 2 (0.61%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.61%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 2 (0.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.61%) Siebel Analytics
10 1 (0.31%) Cognos Planning
10 1 (0.31%) SAP ECC
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.31%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (39.26%) SQL Server
2 114 (34.97%) Data Warehouse
3 96 (29.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 95 (29.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 85 (26.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 48 (14.72%) BusinessObjects XI
7 44 (13.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 38 (11.66%) SQL Server 2008
9 34 (10.43%) Relational Database
10 29 (8.90%) SQL Server 2012
11 28 (8.59%) OLAP
12 25 (7.67%) Oracle Database
13 20 (6.13%) Oracle Reports
13 20 (6.13%) BusinessObjects
14 19 (5.83%) Oracle BI EE
15 15 (4.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 15 (4.60%) QlikView
16 12 (3.68%) SAP Data Services
17 11 (3.37%) Star Schema
18 10 (3.07%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (2.15%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (1.23%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.23%) Toad
3 2 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.61%) Subversion
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 77 (23.62%) Finance
2 41 (12.58%) Banking
3 13 (3.99%) Retail
4 9 (2.76%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.45%) Financial Institution
5 8 (2.45%) Legal
5 8 (2.45%) Advertising
6 6 (1.84%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.53%) Marketing
8 4 (1.23%) Front Office
8 4 (1.23%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.23%) General Ledger
9 3 (0.92%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.61%) Games
11 1 (0.31%) Billing
11 1 (0.31%) Local Government
11 1 (0.31%) Back Office
11 1 (0.31%) Publishing
11 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (8.90%) MDX
2 21 (6.44%) .NET
3 7 (2.15%) XML
4 5 (1.53%) JRules
4 5 (1.53%) Java SE
4 5 (1.53%) Java EE
4 5 (1.53%) HTML
5 4 (1.23%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (0.61%) CSS
6 2 (0.61%) SAP XI
7 1 (0.31%) jQuery
7 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (0.31%) JSON
7 1 (0.31%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.31%) Middleware
7 1 (0.31%) XML Schema
7 1 (0.31%) XSL
7 1 (0.31%) Web Services
7 1 (0.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.76%) NHS
3 6 (1.84%) Management Information System
3 6 (1.84%) Credit Risk
4 5 (1.53%) IVR
5 4 (1.23%) Data Integration
5 4 (1.23%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.23%) Market Risk
6 3 (0.92%) SWIFT
6 3 (0.92%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.61%) FMCG
7 2 (0.61%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.61%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.61%) Economics
7 2 (0.61%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.31%) Equities
8 1 (0.31%) Statistics
8 1 (0.31%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.31%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.84%) UNIX
2 1 (0.31%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (61.04%) Business Intelligence
2 96 (29.45%) ETL
3 34 (10.43%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (9.82%) Data Modelling
5 26 (7.98%) Dimensional Modelling
6 25 (7.67%) Performance Tuning
7 22 (6.75%) Migration
7 22 (6.75%) Kimball Methodology
8 19 (5.83%) Business Analysis
8 19 (5.83%) Analytics
9 12 (3.68%) TDD
10 9 (2.76%) Data Management
10 9 (2.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (2.45%) Data Architecture
11 8 (2.45%) CRM
11 8 (2.45%) Scrum
11 8 (2.45%) Data Analysis
12 7 (2.15%) Release Management
12 7 (2.15%) Unit Testing
12 7 (2.15%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 191 (58.59%) SQL
2 49 (15.03%) T-SQL
3 22 (6.75%) PL/SQL
4 15 (4.60%) VBA
5 11 (3.37%) Java
6 10 (3.07%) C#
7 5 (1.53%) VB
7 5 (1.53%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 4 (1.23%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.92%) ABAP
10 2 (0.61%) Python
11 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.31%) Perl
11 1 (0.31%) PHP
11 1 (0.31%) C
11 1 (0.31%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (3.07%) Degree
2 5 (1.53%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.31%) MCTS
4 1 (0.31%) MCITP
4 1 (0.31%) ISEB
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.23%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.61%) QA
3 1 (0.31%) Basel II
3 1 (0.31%) Basel III
3 1 (0.31%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.31%) EMIR
System Software
1 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 139 (42.64%) Business Objects
2 79 (24.23%) Oracle
3 58 (17.79%) Microsoft
4 21 (6.44%) SAP
5 19 (5.83%) Tableau
6 18 (5.52%) Informatica
6 18 (5.52%) MicroStrategy
7 15 (4.60%) Cognos
8 10 (3.07%) IBM
9 6 (1.84%) Teradata
10 5 (1.53%) Genesys
10 5 (1.53%) ILOG
10 5 (1.53%) Siebel
11 3 (0.92%) Northgate
11 3 (0.92%) NetSuite
11 3 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.92%) Lotus
11 3 (0.92%) Sybase
12 1 (0.31%) Perforce
12 1 (0.31%) Thunderhead
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