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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Developer
Rank 474 454 458
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Developer 166 183 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.33% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.35% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 124 129
Average daily rate £380 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £305 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £489 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £49.82 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.82 - -

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
53034 52811 51540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.93% 94.73% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34546 32021 31371
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1532 2104 2098
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -51 143 £380 -5.00% 39
London -62 42 £443 +4.11% 14
West Midlands +4 29 £375 -15.73% 4
South East -22 15 £300 -29.41% 3
Scotland -10 14 £438 +7.36% 1
North West -11 14 £366 -8.43%
Yorkshire -6 11 £380 +8.57% 8
South West 0 10 £350 -10.82% 3
East of England +13 9 £314 -10.35% 2
West Yorkshire -10 9 £380 +8.57% 5
Birmingham - 9 £375 -
City of London +21 7 £425 - 5
Leeds -2 7 £380 +4.82% 4
Hampshire +3 6 £308 -40.00%
Stirling - 6 - -
Merseyside +6 5 £370 -
Liverpool -2 5 £370 -
Tyne and Wear - 5 £380 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £380 - 1
North East - 5 £380 - 2
Hertfordshire +11 4 £290 -17.14%
Somerset +11 4 £331 -
Berkshire +10 4 £300 -34.06% 1
East Midlands +9 4 £350 -8.19% 3
Warwickshire +2 4 - -
Bristol -2 4 £430 +11.68% 2
Manchester -6 4 £373 -
Solihull -8 4 £442 -
Buckinghamshire +15 3 £383 +17.69% 1
Cambridgeshire +11 3 £255 - 1

Business Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 232 (62.37%) Business Intelligence
2 198 (53.23%) SQL
3 157 (42.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 152 (40.86%) SQL Server
5 137 (36.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 133 (35.75%) Data Warehouse
7 132 (35.48%) BusinessObjects
8 128 (34.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 107 (28.76%) Microsoft
10 98 (26.34%) ETL
11 75 (20.16%) Finance
12 69 (18.55%) T-SQL
12 69 (18.55%) MDX
13 55 (14.78%) Oracle
14 52 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
15 46 (12.37%) SQL Server 2012
16 42 (11.29%) MS Excel
17 40 (10.75%) SAP
17 40 (10.75%) Banking
17 40 (10.75%) Relational Database
18 39 (10.48%) BusinessObjects XI
19 35 (9.41%) Advertising
19 35 (9.41%) QlikView
20 33 (8.87%) Migration
20 33 (8.87%) PL/SQL
20 33 (8.87%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
21 31 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
22 28 (7.53%) Security Cleared
23 27 (7.26%) Kimball Methodology
24 26 (6.99%) C#

Business Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (5.65%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.69%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (1.08%) Confluence
3 4 (1.08%) SAS
4 2 (0.54%) IIS
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.27%) CMS
5 1 (0.27%) Content Management Server
5 1 (0.27%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 42 (11.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.27%) MS Office
2 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.27%) MS Project
2 1 (0.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (4.57%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (3.49%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (2.69%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (1.88%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (1.34%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (1.08%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (1.08%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.54%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.27%) Misys Midas
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 1 (0.27%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.27%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.27%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.08%) SSH
2 2 (0.54%) Internet
3 1 (0.27%) Firewall
3 1 (0.27%) Intranet
3 1 (0.27%) LAN
3 1 (0.27%) Network Security
3 1 (0.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (42.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 152 (40.86%) SQL Server
3 137 (36.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 133 (35.75%) Data Warehouse
5 132 (35.48%) BusinessObjects
6 128 (34.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 46 (12.37%) SQL Server 2012
8 40 (10.75%) Relational Database
9 39 (10.48%) BusinessObjects XI
10 35 (9.41%) QlikView
11 33 (8.87%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 26 (6.99%) Oracle Reports
13 25 (6.72%) Power BI
14 24 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
15 22 (5.91%) MS Access
16 21 (5.65%) RDBMS
17 18 (4.84%) SQL Server 2014
18 17 (4.57%) OLAP
19 13 (3.49%) Oracle Database
20 12 (3.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (5.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (3.23%) JIRA
3 9 (2.42%) Toad
4 7 (1.88%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (1.34%) PVCS
6 4 (1.08%) ClearQuest
6 4 (1.08%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.81%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (0.54%) JDeveloper
8 2 (0.54%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.27%) Rational Rose
9 1 (0.27%) Subversion
9 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 75 (20.16%) Finance
2 40 (10.75%) Banking
3 35 (9.41%) Advertising
4 18 (4.84%) Investment Banking
5 14 (3.76%) Front Office
6 13 (3.49%) Retail
7 6 (1.61%) Marketing
8 4 (1.08%) Back Office
8 4 (1.08%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.08%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.81%) Legal
10 2 (0.54%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.54%) Publishing
11 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.27%) Electronics
11 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.27%) Military
11 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (18.55%) MDX
2 16 (4.30%) .NET
3 6 (1.61%) XML
4 5 (1.34%) SAP XI
5 4 (1.08%) Pandas
6 3 (0.81%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.81%) Web Services
7 2 (0.54%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.54%) CSS
8 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.27%) JMS
8 1 (0.27%) jQuery
8 1 (0.27%) JSON
8 1 (0.27%) Middleware
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (0.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 13 (3.49%) Data Integration
3 13 (3.49%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.23%) Visualisation
5 7 (1.88%) NHS
6 5 (1.34%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.81%) Hedge funds
7 3 (0.81%) Linked Data
8 2 (0.54%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.54%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.54%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.54%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.27%) e-Health
9 1 (0.27%) Equities
9 1 (0.27%) Physics
9 1 (0.27%) Replication
9 1 (0.27%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (3.49%) Unix
2 11 (2.96%) Windows
3 3 (0.81%) Linux
4 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (62.37%) Business Intelligence
2 98 (26.34%) ETL
3 52 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (8.87%) Migration
5 27 (7.26%) Kimball Methodology
6 25 (6.72%) Data Modelling
7 19 (5.11%) Business Analysis
7 19 (5.11%) Dimensional Modelling
8 17 (4.57%) Analytics
8 17 (4.57%) Data Migration
9 13 (3.49%) Scrum
10 12 (3.23%) Business Continuity
10 12 (3.23%) Workflow
11 11 (2.96%) CRM
11 11 (2.96%) Data Analysis
11 11 (2.96%) ETL Development
11 11 (2.96%) SDLC
11 11 (2.96%) Service Delivery
11 11 (2.96%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (2.69%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 198 (53.23%) SQL
2 69 (18.55%) T-SQL
3 33 (8.87%) PL/SQL
4 26 (6.99%) C#
5 15 (4.03%) Java
6 8 (2.15%) VBA
7 6 (1.61%) Python
8 5 (1.34%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 4 (1.08%) AWK
9 4 (1.08%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.08%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.08%) sed
9 4 (1.08%) VB
10 3 (0.81%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.27%) C
11 1 (0.27%) C++
11 1 (0.27%) PHP
11 1 (0.27%) R
Qualifications
1 28 (7.53%) Security Cleared
2 23 (6.18%) Degree
3 22 (5.91%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.61%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.34%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.27%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.27%) MCSE
7 1 (0.27%) MCT
7 1 (0.27%) MCTS
7 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.57%) QA
2 11 (2.96%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.34%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.81%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.27%) GCP
5 1 (0.27%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) Control-M
Vendors
1 107 (28.76%) Microsoft
2 55 (14.78%) Oracle
3 40 (10.75%) SAP
4 24 (6.45%) Tableau
5 8 (2.15%) Cognos
6 3 (0.81%) InterSystems
6 3 (0.81%) Talend
7 2 (0.54%) Birst
7 2 (0.54%) Capita
7 2 (0.54%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (0.54%) Teradata
8 1 (0.27%) BMC
8 1 (0.27%) Civica
8 1 (0.27%) Google
8 1 (0.27%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.27%) IBM
8 1 (0.27%) Progress
8 1 (0.27%) QAD
8 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.27%) TIBCO
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