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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Developer
Rank 418 430 354
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -76
Contract jobs requiring a Business Developer 179 171 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.31% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.34% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 132 144
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£406 £400 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -4.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £276 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
51450 50956 44853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.28% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31225 31058 25652
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2017 2017 2210
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +13 172 £406 +1.56% 82
London -1 86 £425 -2.85% 39
City of London +13 26 £450 - 13
South East +1 24 £425 +28.78% 5
North West -12 18 £375 +17.18% 12
Yorkshire -8 16 £350 +7.69% 8
West Midlands -4 12 £440 +46.66% 7
South West +6 11 £393 +4.66% 9
West Yorkshire -3 11 £350 +17.15% 8
Cheshire +2 10 £400 -5.88% 3
Scotland +5 6 £408 +1.87% 1
Buckinghamshire +4 6 £325 +8.33%
East of England +13 5 £350 +27.27% 1
Bristol +9 5 £385 +10.00% 2
Leeds -11 5 £375 -16.66% 7
Bradford - 5 £350 - 1
Oxfordshire -19 4 £425 +30.76% 1
Edinburgh +3 3 £395 - 1
Oxford -12 3 £425 - 1
Manchester -17 3 - - 5
Street - 3 - -
Walsall - 3 £300 -
Liverpool - 3 - - 3
Somerset - 3 - -
Staffordshire - 3 £450 -
Kent - 3 £288 - 2
Merseyside - 3 - - 3
Middlesex +7 2 £450 +56.52%
East Midlands +4 2 £381 +2.34% 1
Surrey +2 2 £450 +38.46%

Business Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 231 (67.15%) Business Intelligence
2 194 (56.40%) SQL
3 130 (37.79%) SQL Server
4 126 (36.63%) Business Objects
5 125 (36.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 111 (32.27%) Data Warehouse
7 107 (31.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 98 (28.49%) ETL
9 95 (27.62%) Finance
10 92 (26.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 90 (26.16%) Oracle
12 76 (22.09%) Microsoft
13 57 (16.57%) T-SQL
14 44 (12.79%) PL/SQL
15 43 (12.50%) SAP
15 43 (12.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 40 (11.63%) OLAP
16 40 (11.63%) MDX
17 39 (11.34%) BusinessObjects
18 36 (10.47%) Data Modelling
18 36 (10.47%) SQL Server 2008
19 35 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
20 33 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
20 33 (9.59%) Banking
20 33 (9.59%) QlikView
21 32 (9.30%) Tableau
22 29 (8.43%) BusinessObjects XI
22 29 (8.43%) MS Excel
22 29 (8.43%) .NET
23 27 (7.85%) Cognos

Business Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 17 (4.94%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.20%) Oracle Workflow
3 9 (2.62%) SAS
4 3 (0.87%) CMS
5 2 (0.58%) Confluence
5 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.58%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.58%) Oracle BPEL
6 1 (0.29%) SugarCRM
6 1 (0.29%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 29 (8.43%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.33%) PowerPivot
3 4 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.87%) MS Project
5 2 (0.58%) MS Office
6 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.29%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 23 (6.69%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (3.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (3.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 9 (2.62%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (2.33%) Oracle General Ledger
5 8 (2.33%) Oracle Payables
6 7 (2.03%) Oracle Receivables
7 6 (1.74%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
7 6 (1.74%) IntelliMatch
8 4 (1.16%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (1.16%) Cognos TM1
9 2 (0.58%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.58%) Markit EDM
9 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.58%) Maximo
10 1 (0.29%) SAP SRM
10 1 (0.29%) AWD
10 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.29%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.29%) Responsys
1 1 (0.29%) Office 365
1 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.29%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.29%) NGN
1 1 (0.29%) Intranet
1 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.29%) HTTP
1 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (37.79%) SQL Server
2 125 (36.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 111 (32.27%) Data Warehouse
4 107 (31.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 92 (26.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 43 (12.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 40 (11.63%) OLAP
8 39 (11.34%) BusinessObjects
9 36 (10.47%) SQL Server 2008
10 33 (9.59%) QlikView
11 29 (8.43%) BusinessObjects XI
12 26 (7.56%) SAP Data Services
13 21 (6.10%) SQL Server 2012
13 21 (6.10%) Oracle Reports
14 18 (5.23%) Oracle Database
15 17 (4.94%) Relational Database
15 17 (4.94%) OLAP Cube
16 15 (4.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 15 (4.36%) SAP BW
17 13 (3.78%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 12 (3.49%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.45%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (1.16%) JIRA
5 3 (0.87%) Toad
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.29%) JUnit
General
1 95 (27.62%) Finance
2 33 (9.59%) Banking
3 14 (4.07%) Retail
4 12 (3.49%) Investment Banking
5 11 (3.20%) Legal
6 8 (2.33%) Advertising
6 8 (2.33%) Marketing
7 5 (1.45%) Law
8 3 (0.87%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.87%) Games
9 2 (0.58%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.58%) Front Office
9 2 (0.58%) Publishing
9 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.29%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (11.63%) MDX
2 29 (8.43%) .NET
3 14 (4.07%) XML
4 7 (2.03%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.16%) Web Services
6 2 (0.58%) REST
6 2 (0.58%) SOAP
6 2 (0.58%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.58%) SAP XI
7 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (0.29%) jQuery
7 1 (0.29%) FpML
7 1 (0.29%) WSDL
7 1 (0.29%) JMS
7 1 (0.29%) COM
7 1 (0.29%) CSS
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.29%) D3.js
7 1 (0.29%) Highcharts JS
7 1 (0.29%) Raphaël
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.23%) Visualisation
3 13 (3.78%) NHS
4 7 (2.03%) Derivative
4 7 (2.03%) Data Integration
5 6 (1.74%) Algorithms
5 6 (1.74%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.45%) Fixed Income
7 3 (0.87%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.87%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.58%) Data Conversion
8 2 (0.58%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.58%) User Experience
8 2 (0.58%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.58%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.29%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.29%) Equities
9 1 (0.29%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.29%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.29%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.65%) UNIX
2 5 (1.45%) Linux
3 4 (1.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (67.15%) Business Intelligence
2 98 (28.49%) ETL
3 36 (10.47%) Data Modelling
4 33 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (6.40%) Kimball Methodology
6 20 (5.81%) Business Analysis
6 20 (5.81%) Analytics
7 18 (5.23%) CRM
8 17 (4.94%) Migration
9 16 (4.65%) Data Analysis
10 15 (4.36%) Workflow
11 14 (4.07%) Dimensional Modelling
11 14 (4.07%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (3.78%) Project Management
13 12 (3.49%) Software Engineering
14 9 (2.62%) ERP
14 9 (2.62%) E-business
14 9 (2.62%) Data Migration
15 7 (2.03%) User Acceptance Testing
16 6 (1.74%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 194 (56.40%) SQL
2 57 (16.57%) T-SQL
3 44 (12.79%) PL/SQL
4 22 (6.40%) VBA
5 16 (4.65%) C#
6 13 (3.78%) Java
7 10 (2.91%) VB
8 9 (2.62%) R
9 5 (1.45%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 3 (0.87%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.87%) Python
10 3 (0.87%) C
10 3 (0.87%) ABAP
11 2 (0.58%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
11 2 (0.58%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.29%) Perl
12 1 (0.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.07%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.20%) Degree
4 5 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.16%) MCITP
6 3 (0.87%) MCSE
7 1 (0.29%) MCTS
7 1 (0.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.87%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.29%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.29%) DBAmp
Vendors
1 126 (36.63%) Business Objects
2 90 (26.16%) Oracle
3 76 (22.09%) Microsoft
4 43 (12.50%) SAP
5 32 (9.30%) Tableau
6 27 (7.85%) Cognos
7 14 (4.07%) TIBCO
8 9 (2.62%) IBM
9 8 (2.33%) Teradata
10 5 (1.45%) Informatica
10 5 (1.45%) Sybase
11 4 (1.16%) Jaspersoft
12 3 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.87%) SunGard
13 2 (0.58%) Google
14 1 (0.29%) Coremetrics
14 1 (0.29%) Northgate
14 1 (0.29%) MKS
14 1 (0.29%) Cerner
14 1 (0.29%) Adobe
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