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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Developer
Rank 446 354 376
Rank change year-on-year
-92 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Business Developer 166 250 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.47% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.51% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 178 154
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£375 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £312 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £370 £358
% change year-on-year
-9.45% +3.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £20.50 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -52.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year
- -52.32%

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
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
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 19 September 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 September 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 -74 156 £375 -6.25% 42
London -25 83 £425 +1.19% 19
City of London +12 27 £450 +12.50% 11
South West - 21 £325 - 6
South East -25 12 £400 +11.11% 5
East of England -26 12 £338 -15.62% 1
West Midlands -18 10 £325 -22.15% 4
Hertfordshire -23 9 £325 -22.61%
East Midlands -2 6 £300 -25.00% 1
Scotland -9 6 £400 +28.00% 5
North West -21 6 £350 -2.77% 2
Birmingham -4 4 £305 -26.94% 2
Manchester -25 4 £350 -2.77% 2
Nottinghamshire +6 3 - -
West Sussex -3 3 £350 +16.66%
Surrey - 3 £400 - 2
Warwickshire - 3 £335 - 1
North East - 3 £350 - 1
Berkshire +4 2 £394 +18.42%
Edinburgh -2 2 - - 1
Essex -6 2 £356 -9.52%
East Sussex -12 2 - -
Liverpool - 2 - -
Merseyside - 2 - -
Nottingham +12 1 - -
Southampton -11 1 - -
Hampshire -13 1 - - 1
South Wales -19 1 £325 -13.33%
Cardiff -20 1 £325 -13.33%
Buckinghamshire -20 1 £325 -10.95% 1

Business Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (61.31%) Business Intelligence
2 187 (55.65%) SQL
3 148 (44.05%) Business Objects
4 126 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 111 (33.04%) Data Warehouse
6 99 (29.46%) ETL
6 99 (29.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 95 (28.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 84 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 81 (24.11%) Oracle
10 76 (22.62%) Finance
11 58 (17.26%) Microsoft
12 47 (13.99%) BusinessObjects XI
13 46 (13.69%) T-SQL
14 41 (12.20%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 39 (11.61%) Agile Software Development
16 37 (11.01%) Banking
16 37 (11.01%) SQL Server 2008
17 36 (10.71%) Data Modelling
18 35 (10.42%) Relational Database
19 31 (9.23%) MDX
20 29 (8.63%) MS Excel
21 27 (8.04%) OLAP
21 27 (8.04%) SQL Server 2012
21 27 (8.04%) Dimensional Modelling
22 26 (7.74%) Oracle Database
23 25 (7.44%) Tableau
23 25 (7.44%) .NET
24 24 (7.14%) SharePoint
25 23 (6.85%) SAP

Business Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 24 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (1.49%) PegaRULES
2 5 (1.49%) SAS
3 3 (0.89%) IBM Notes
3 3 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.60%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.30%) Drupal
5 1 (0.30%) CMS
5 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.30%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (0.30%) WordPress
5 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (8.63%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.08%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.60%) MS Office
4 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (5.95%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (2.98%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (2.68%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (2.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 7 (2.08%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (1.49%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (1.49%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (1.19%) Cognos TM1
6 4 (1.19%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.89%) Oracle ASCP
8 2 (0.60%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.60%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.60%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 2 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.60%) Siebel Analytics
9 1 (0.30%) Cognos Planning
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.30%) SAP ECC
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.30%) Office 365
2 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 111 (33.04%) Data Warehouse
3 99 (29.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 95 (28.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 84 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 47 (13.99%) BusinessObjects XI
7 41 (12.20%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 37 (11.01%) SQL Server 2008
9 35 (10.42%) Relational Database
10 27 (8.04%) OLAP
10 27 (8.04%) SQL Server 2012
11 26 (7.74%) Oracle Database
12 21 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
13 20 (5.95%) Oracle Reports
13 20 (5.95%) Oracle BI EE
14 17 (5.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 14 (4.17%) QlikView
16 12 (3.57%) SAP Data Services
17 11 (3.27%) RDBMS
18 10 (2.98%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (1.19%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.89%) Toad
4 2 (0.60%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 2 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.60%) Subversion
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.30%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 76 (22.62%) Finance
2 37 (11.01%) Banking
3 12 (3.57%) Retail
4 9 (2.68%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.38%) Advertising
5 8 (2.38%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.79%) Legal
6 6 (1.79%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.49%) Marketing
8 4 (1.19%) Front Office
8 4 (1.19%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.19%) General Ledger
9 3 (0.89%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
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%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (9.23%) MDX
2 25 (7.44%) .NET
3 8 (2.38%) XML
4 5 (1.49%) JRules
4 5 (1.49%) Java SE
4 5 (1.49%) Java EE
4 5 (1.49%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.89%) HTML
6 2 (0.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (0.60%) JSON
6 2 (0.60%) SAP XI
7 1 (0.30%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.30%) jQuery
7 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (0.30%) CSS
7 1 (0.30%) Web Services
7 1 (0.30%) XSL
7 1 (0.30%) XML Schema
7 1 (0.30%) Middleware
7 1 (0.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.27%) NHS
3 6 (1.79%) Management Information System
3 6 (1.79%) Credit Risk
4 5 (1.49%) IVR
5 4 (1.19%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.89%) Market Risk
6 3 (0.89%) SWIFT
6 3 (0.89%) Visualisation
6 3 (0.89%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.60%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.60%) FMCG
7 2 (0.60%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.60%) Economics
7 2 (0.60%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.30%) Equities
8 1 (0.30%) Statistics
8 1 (0.30%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.30%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.79%) UNIX
2 1 (0.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (61.31%) Business Intelligence
2 99 (29.46%) ETL
3 39 (11.61%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (10.71%) Data Modelling
5 27 (8.04%) Dimensional Modelling
6 23 (6.85%) Migration
6 23 (6.85%) Performance Tuning
7 20 (5.95%) Business Analysis
7 20 (5.95%) Kimball Methodology
8 18 (5.36%) Analytics
9 12 (3.57%) TDD
10 9 (2.68%) Data Management
10 9 (2.68%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (2.38%) Data Migration
11 8 (2.38%) CRM
11 8 (2.38%) Unit Testing
11 8 (2.38%) Data Analysis
11 8 (2.38%) Scrum
12 7 (2.08%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (2.08%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 187 (55.65%) SQL
2 46 (13.69%) T-SQL
3 22 (6.55%) PL/SQL
4 12 (3.57%) C#
4 12 (3.57%) VBA
5 11 (3.27%) Java
6 4 (1.19%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 4 (1.19%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.89%) ABAP
7 3 (0.89%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.89%) VB
8 2 (0.60%) Python
9 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.30%) Perl
9 1 (0.30%) PHP
9 1 (0.30%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (2.68%) Degree
2 5 (1.49%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.19%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.30%) MCTS
4 1 (0.30%) MCITP
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.19%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.30%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) Basel II
2 1 (0.30%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.30%) Basel III
2 1 (0.30%) EMIR
System Software
1 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 148 (44.05%) Business Objects
2 81 (24.11%) Oracle
3 58 (17.26%) Microsoft
4 25 (7.44%) Tableau
5 23 (6.85%) SAP
6 18 (5.36%) Informatica
7 16 (4.76%) MicroStrategy
8 15 (4.46%) Cognos
9 10 (2.98%) IBM
10 6 (1.79%) Teradata
11 5 (1.49%) Siebel
11 5 (1.49%) ILOG
11 5 (1.49%) Genesys
12 3 (0.89%) Northgate
12 3 (0.89%) NetSuite
12 3 (0.89%) Lotus
12 3 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.60%) Sybase
14 1 (0.30%) VMware
14 1 (0.30%) Perforce
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