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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Developer
Rank 440 366 398
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Business Developer 157 230 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.45% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.48% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 131 114
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£398 £400 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £300 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £363
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £25.25 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -40.58%

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
50642 47729 46134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.79% 92.49% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32228 28770 26034
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2098 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -99 140 £400 - 41
London -38 72 £425 - 21
City of London -11 28 £450 -14.28% 7
North West +2 22 £325 +8.33% 4
South East -35 15 £375 +7.14% 2
Scotland +3 10 £358 +10.00% 2
South West -25 10 £350 -12.60% 6
Manchester -6 8 £275 -16.66% 2
Merseyside - 8 £515 -
Liverpool - 8 £515 -
Edinburgh -5 7 £396 +21.92%
Yorkshire -6 7 £263 - 3
Bristol -11 6 £398 -5.35% 2
Cheshire +13 5 £188 -10.71%
Wales -20 5 £325 - 1
West Midlands -23 5 £305 -6.15%
East of England -28 5 £400 +21.21% 1
Cardiff -8 4 £338 - 1
South Wales -17 4 £338 - 1
Reading +17 3 £388 +19.23%
South Yorkshire +4 3 £210 -41.66%
Berkshire 0 3 £388 +19.23%
East Midlands -1 3 - - 3
Surrey -6 3 £350 -
Birmingham -9 3 £305 -6.15%
Cambridgeshire -12 3 £450 +30.43%
Gloucestershire -16 3 £318 -20.72% 1
Cambridge -1 2 £413 +19.56%
Hertfordshire -5 2 £363 - 1
West Yorkshire -11 2 £315 +90.90% 3

Business Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 213 (65.94%) SQL
2 207 (64.09%) Business Intelligence
3 141 (43.65%) Business Objects
4 122 (37.77%) SQL Server
5 103 (31.89%) Data Warehouse
6 101 (31.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 101 (31.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 100 (30.96%) ETL
8 87 (26.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 72 (22.29%) Oracle
10 70 (21.67%) Finance
11 58 (17.96%) Microsoft
12 57 (17.65%) T-SQL
13 48 (14.86%) BusinessObjects XI
14 45 (13.93%) SQL Server 2008
15 42 (13.00%) Banking
16 41 (12.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
17 39 (12.07%) OLAP
18 35 (10.84%) Data Modelling
19 34 (10.53%) SAP
20 32 (9.91%) Tableau
21 31 (9.60%) BusinessObjects
22 30 (9.29%) MDX
22 30 (9.29%) Relational Database
23 29 (8.98%) Analytical Skills
24 28 (8.67%) PL/SQL
25 27 (8.36%) SharePoint
25 27 (8.36%) Performance Tuning
26 26 (8.05%) Agile Software Development
27 25 (7.74%) Oracle Reports

Business Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 27 (8.36%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.48%) Oracle Workflow
3 7 (2.17%) SAS
4 3 (0.93%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.62%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.62%) PegaRULES
6 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.31%) CMS
Applications
1 22 (6.81%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.41%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.31%) MS Office
4 1 (0.31%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (3.41%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (3.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 8 (2.48%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (1.86%) IntelliMatch
6 4 (1.24%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.93%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.93%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.93%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.62%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.62%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 2 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.62%) Oracle ASCP
8 2 (0.62%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.31%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
9 1 (0.31%) SAP ECC
9 1 (0.31%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.31%) SiteCatalyst
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.31%) Office 365
1 1 (0.31%) Responsys
1 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.31%) Network Security
1 1 (0.31%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (37.77%) SQL Server
2 103 (31.89%) Data Warehouse
3 101 (31.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 101 (31.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 87 (26.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 48 (14.86%) BusinessObjects XI
6 45 (13.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 41 (12.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 39 (12.07%) OLAP
9 31 (9.60%) BusinessObjects
10 30 (9.29%) Relational Database
11 25 (7.74%) Oracle Reports
12 23 (7.12%) QlikView
13 22 (6.81%) SQL Server 2012
14 21 (6.50%) OLAP Cube
15 18 (5.57%) Oracle Database
16 17 (5.26%) SAP Data Services
17 13 (4.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 13 (4.02%) Crystal Reports
17 13 (4.02%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (3.10%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (1.86%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.55%) Toad
4 2 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.31%) Subversion
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.31%) JUnit
5 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 70 (21.67%) Finance
2 42 (13.00%) Banking
3 11 (3.41%) Retail
4 10 (3.10%) Legal
5 9 (2.79%) Advertising
6 8 (2.48%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.55%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.55%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.93%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.93%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.93%) Publishing
8 3 (0.93%) Front Office
9 1 (0.31%) Billing
9 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.31%) Marketing
9 1 (0.31%) Law
9 1 (0.31%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (9.29%) MDX
2 18 (5.57%) .NET
3 6 (1.86%) XML
4 5 (1.55%) HTML
5 4 (1.24%) SAP XI
5 4 (1.24%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.62%) Java SE
6 2 (0.62%) Java EE
6 2 (0.62%) JRules
7 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (0.31%) Drools
7 1 (0.31%) CSS
7 1 (0.31%) Web Services
7 1 (0.31%) Middleware
7 1 (0.31%) FpML
7 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.98%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.41%) NHS
3 9 (2.79%) Data Integration
4 8 (2.48%) Visualisation
5 7 (2.17%) Credit Risk
5 7 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.55%) IVR
6 5 (1.55%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.24%) Market Risk
7 4 (1.24%) Derivative
8 3 (0.93%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.93%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.62%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.62%) Economics
10 1 (0.31%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (0.31%) Data Conversion
10 1 (0.31%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.31%) FMCG
10 1 (0.31%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.31%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.55%) UNIX
2 4 (1.24%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (64.09%) Business Intelligence
2 100 (30.96%) ETL
3 35 (10.84%) Data Modelling
4 27 (8.36%) Performance Tuning
5 26 (8.05%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (7.43%) Dimensional Modelling
6 24 (7.43%) Kimball Methodology
7 21 (6.50%) Analytics
8 17 (5.26%) Migration
9 14 (4.33%) Business Analysis
10 10 (3.10%) Scrum
10 10 (3.10%) Data Migration
10 10 (3.10%) TDD
10 10 (3.10%) Data Analysis
11 9 (2.79%) Data Management
11 9 (2.79%) Workflow
11 9 (2.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (2.48%) CRM
12 8 (2.48%) Release Management
12 8 (2.48%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 213 (65.94%) SQL
2 57 (17.65%) T-SQL
3 28 (8.67%) PL/SQL
4 17 (5.26%) VBA
5 10 (3.10%) Java
6 8 (2.48%) C#
7 6 (1.86%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.55%) VB
9 4 (1.24%) R
9 4 (1.24%) ABAP
10 3 (0.93%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (0.62%) C
12 1 (0.31%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (4.02%) Degree
2 10 (3.10%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.79%) 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 5 (1.55%) QA
2 2 (0.62%) Basel II
3 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.31%) Basel III
3 1 (0.31%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.31%) Control-M
Vendors
1 141 (43.65%) Business Objects
2 72 (22.29%) Oracle
3 58 (17.96%) Microsoft
4 34 (10.53%) SAP
5 32 (9.91%) Tableau
6 21 (6.50%) Cognos
7 15 (4.64%) Informatica
8 8 (2.48%) Teradata
9 6 (1.86%) MicroStrategy
10 5 (1.55%) Genesys
11 4 (1.24%) IBM
12 3 (0.93%) Sybase
12 3 (0.93%) SunGard
12 3 (0.93%) Lotus
13 2 (0.62%) Jaspersoft
13 2 (0.62%) ILOG
13 2 (0.62%) Google
14 1 (0.31%) Coremetrics
14 1 (0.31%) Northgate
14 1 (0.31%) Siebel
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