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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Developer
Rank 415 393 356
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Business Developer 170 160 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.33% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.36% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 97 133
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £23.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.00 -

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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -10 159 £400 -0.12% 61
London +2 85 £425 - 31
City of London +15 32 £450 -7.69% 16
North West +7 27 £420 +29.07% 4
South East -15 16 £408 +1.87% 6
Yorkshire -1 9 £325 +96.96% 7
Manchester -1 9 £275 -31.25% 2
South West -17 9 £400 - 4
Liverpool - 9 £515 -
Merseyside - 9 £515 -
Scotland -4 8 £413 +46.66%
Edinburgh +1 7 £413 +26.92%
Bristol +1 7 £400 -11.11% 3
East of England -3 6 £413 -2.94% 2
Cheshire - 6 £280 - 1
South Yorkshire +3 5 £325 - 1
East Midlands +12 4 £350 +11.11% 3
Reading +6 4 £388 -3.12% 1
Berkshire +1 4 £388 -4.61% 1
West Midlands -5 4 £300 -11.11% 4
Hertfordshire +2 3 £400 -8.57%
Cambridgeshire -11 3 £425 +23.18% 2
Warrington - 3 £188 - 1
East Sussex - 3 £420 -
Sheffield - 3 - - 1
Kingswinford - 3 - -
Somerset 0 2 - -
Northamptonshire -3 2 - -
Surrey -4 2 £425 - 1
West Yorkshire -6 2 £400 +142.42% 4

Business Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 202 (64.95%) Business Intelligence
2 199 (63.99%) SQL
3 125 (40.19%) Business Objects
4 110 (35.37%) SQL Server
5 105 (33.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 97 (31.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 87 (27.97%) ETL
7 87 (27.97%) Data Warehouse
8 79 (25.40%) Finance
9 78 (25.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 69 (22.19%) Oracle
11 63 (20.26%) Microsoft
12 53 (17.04%) T-SQL
13 47 (15.11%) Banking
14 39 (12.54%) OLAP
14 39 (12.54%) BusinessObjects XI
14 39 (12.54%) SQL Server 2008
15 35 (11.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 34 (10.93%) PL/SQL
17 33 (10.61%) SAP
18 32 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
19 30 (9.65%) BusinessObjects
20 28 (9.00%) Data Modelling
20 28 (9.00%) MDX
20 28 (9.00%) Tableau
21 26 (8.36%) Agile Software Development
22 25 (8.04%) Cognos
23 24 (7.72%) SharePoint
23 24 (7.72%) QlikView
24 22 (7.07%) MS Excel

Business Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 24 (7.72%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.57%) Oracle Workflow
3 6 (1.93%) SAS
4 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.64%) CMS
4 2 (0.64%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.32%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.32%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (7.07%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.22%) PowerPivot
3 5 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.64%) MS Project
4 2 (0.64%) MS Office
4 2 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (4.50%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (2.89%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 7 (2.25%) Oracle General Ledger
3 7 (2.25%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (2.25%) Oracle Receivables
4 6 (1.93%) IntelliMatch
5 5 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (1.29%) Cognos TM1
6 4 (1.29%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.96%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
8 2 (0.64%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.64%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.32%) SAP SRM
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle ASCP
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.32%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.32%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.32%) Responsys
1 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.32%) NGN
1 1 (0.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (35.37%) SQL Server
2 105 (33.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 97 (31.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 87 (27.97%) Data Warehouse
5 78 (25.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 39 (12.54%) OLAP
6 39 (12.54%) BusinessObjects XI
6 39 (12.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 35 (11.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 30 (9.65%) BusinessObjects
9 24 (7.72%) QlikView
10 21 (6.75%) SQL Server 2012
11 20 (6.43%) Relational Database
12 19 (6.11%) Oracle Reports
13 17 (5.47%) Oracle Database
13 17 (5.47%) SAP Data Services
14 15 (4.82%) OLAP Cube
15 14 (4.50%) Crystal Reports
16 13 (4.18%) RDBMS
17 9 (2.89%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (2.57%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (2.25%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.61%) Toad
4 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.32%) JIRA
5 1 (0.32%) JUnit
General
1 79 (25.40%) Finance
2 47 (15.11%) Banking
3 13 (4.18%) Retail
4 12 (3.86%) Investment Banking
5 11 (3.54%) Legal
6 6 (1.93%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.61%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.29%) Advertising
8 4 (1.29%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.96%) Front Office
9 3 (0.96%) Publishing
10 2 (0.64%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.64%) Games
10 2 (0.64%) Marketing
11 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (9.00%) MDX
2 13 (4.18%) .NET
3 8 (2.57%) XML
4 5 (1.61%) HTML
5 4 (1.29%) SAP XI
5 4 (1.29%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (0.32%) Drools
6 1 (0.32%) CSS
6 1 (0.32%) Web Services
6 1 (0.32%) Middleware
6 1 (0.32%) FpML
6 1 (0.32%) Raphaël
6 1 (0.32%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.86%) Visualisation
3 11 (3.54%) NHS
4 8 (2.57%) Data Integration
5 6 (1.93%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.61%) Derivative
7 4 (1.29%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.29%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.29%) Market Risk
8 3 (0.96%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.96%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.64%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.64%) FMCG
10 1 (0.32%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (0.32%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.32%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.32%) Statistics
10 1 (0.32%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.32%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.89%) UNIX
2 4 (1.29%) Windows
3 1 (0.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (64.95%) Business Intelligence
2 87 (27.97%) ETL
3 28 (9.00%) Data Modelling
4 26 (8.36%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (6.75%) Analytics
5 21 (6.75%) Performance Tuning
6 19 (6.11%) Kimball Methodology
7 16 (5.14%) Business Analysis
8 15 (4.82%) Data Analysis
9 14 (4.50%) Dimensional Modelling
9 14 (4.50%) Migration
10 10 (3.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (3.22%) Data Migration
11 9 (2.89%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (2.89%) Workflow
12 8 (2.57%) Project Management
12 8 (2.57%) CRM
13 7 (2.25%) E-business
14 6 (1.93%) Unit Testing
15 5 (1.61%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 199 (63.99%) SQL
2 53 (17.04%) T-SQL
3 34 (10.93%) PL/SQL
4 17 (5.47%) VBA
5 10 (3.22%) C#
6 9 (2.89%) Java
7 7 (2.25%) VB
8 6 (1.93%) R
8 6 (1.93%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.61%) ABAP
10 3 (0.96%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.64%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.64%) C
11 2 (0.64%) Python
12 1 (0.32%) C++
12 1 (0.32%) Perl
12 1 (0.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 11 (3.54%) Degree
2 10 (3.22%) SC Cleared
2 10 (3.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.64%) ISEB
3 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.32%) MCTS
4 1 (0.32%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.61%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.32%) Basel II
2 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.32%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.32%) Control-M
Vendors
1 125 (40.19%) Business Objects
2 69 (22.19%) Oracle
3 63 (20.26%) Microsoft
4 33 (10.61%) SAP
5 28 (9.00%) Tableau
6 25 (8.04%) Cognos
7 9 (2.89%) Teradata
8 7 (2.25%) Informatica
9 6 (1.93%) MicroStrategy
9 6 (1.93%) TIBCO
9 6 (1.93%) IBM
10 4 (1.29%) Jaspersoft
11 3 (0.96%) Google
11 3 (0.96%) Sybase
11 3 (0.96%) SunGard
12 1 (0.32%) Coremetrics
12 1 (0.32%) Siebel
12 1 (0.32%) Adobe
12 1 (0.32%) Primavera
12 1 (0.32%) Cerner
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