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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Developer
Rank 417 338 371
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +33
Contract jobs requiring a Business Developer 186 262 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.50% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.54% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 188 155
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£375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -0.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £43.00

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
52000 48616 53775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.66% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31509 28830 30178
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2002 2090 2663
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £39.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -62 178 £375 -6.25% 36
London -23 93 £425 - 16
City of London +13 28 £435 +4.81% 8
South West -15 24 £325 -15.03% 4
South East -22 22 £400 +11.11% 3
West Midlands -19 9 £313 -25.14% 2
East of England -30 9 £356 -15.17%
Berkshire +7 6 £425 +112.50% 1
East Midlands 0 6 £338 +14.40% 2
Hertfordshire -22 5 £375 -10.71%
West Sussex -5 4 £350 +16.66%
East Sussex -7 4 - -
North West -17 4 £350 -3.44% 4
Scotland -17 4 £400 +77.77%
Manchester -20 4 £350 -2.77% 3
Warwickshire -3 3 £335 +11.66%
Surrey -5 3 £400 +128.57%
Yorkshire -6 3 £373 +18.25% 5
Hampshire -7 3 £375 - 1
Nottinghamshire +6 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire +5 2 £373 +6.42% 4
Birmingham -9 2 £275 -34.13%
Slough - 2 £475 -
Essex - 2 £356 -
Lincolnshire - 2 £338 -
Reading - 2 £425 -
Sheffield +11 1 - - 1
Nottingham +10 1 - - 1
Peterborough +5 1 £350 -26.31%
South Yorkshire 0 1 - - 1

Business Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (60.86%) Business Intelligence
2 190 (54.29%) SQL
3 156 (44.57%) Business Objects
4 134 (38.29%) SQL Server
5 120 (34.29%) Data Warehouse
6 112 (32.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 102 (29.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 99 (28.29%) ETL
9 95 (27.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 85 (24.29%) Oracle
11 77 (22.00%) Finance
12 61 (17.43%) Microsoft
13 53 (15.14%) BusinessObjects XI
14 48 (13.71%) T-SQL
15 42 (12.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 41 (11.71%) SQL Server 2008
17 40 (11.43%) Relational Database
18 38 (10.86%) Data Modelling
19 36 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
19 36 (10.29%) MDX
20 33 (9.43%) Banking
21 29 (8.29%) MS Excel
21 29 (8.29%) Dimensional Modelling
21 29 (8.29%) Analytics
22 28 (8.00%) SharePoint
22 28 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
22 28 (8.00%) Oracle Database
23 27 (7.71%) .NET
23 27 (7.71%) Migration
24 25 (7.14%) OLAP

Business Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 28 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.29%) SAS
3 6 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (1.43%) PegaRULES
5 4 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.86%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.57%) CMS
7 2 (0.57%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.29%) Drupal
8 1 (0.29%) WordPress
8 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.29%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 29 (8.29%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.57%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (5.71%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (2.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (2.00%) Oracle General Ledger
4 7 (2.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (1.43%) Cognos TM1
5 5 (1.43%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (1.43%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.86%) Oracle ASCP
7 2 (0.57%) Siebel Analytics
7 2 (0.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.57%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.57%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.29%) Cognos Planning
8 1 (0.29%) SAP ECC
8 1 (0.29%) e-Work
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (38.29%) SQL Server
2 120 (34.29%) Data Warehouse
3 112 (32.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 102 (29.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 95 (27.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 53 (15.14%) BusinessObjects XI
7 42 (12.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 41 (11.71%) SQL Server 2008
9 40 (11.43%) Relational Database
10 28 (8.00%) Oracle Database
10 28 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 25 (7.14%) OLAP
12 24 (6.86%) BusinessObjects
13 21 (6.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 20 (5.71%) Oracle BI EE
15 17 (4.86%) Oracle Reports
16 15 (4.29%) RDBMS
17 14 (4.00%) Data Mart
18 13 (3.71%) QlikView
18 13 (3.71%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (1.71%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (1.14%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.57%) Rational Rose
3 2 (0.57%) Subversion
3 2 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.57%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.29%) Toad
4 1 (0.29%) ERwin
General
1 77 (22.00%) Finance
2 33 (9.43%) Banking
3 13 (3.71%) Retail
4 9 (2.57%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.29%) Advertising
6 7 (2.00%) Legal
7 6 (1.71%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.71%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.71%) Marketing
8 5 (1.43%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.14%) Front Office
9 4 (1.14%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.86%) Billing
10 3 (0.86%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.57%) Law
11 2 (0.57%) Publishing
11 2 (0.57%) Games
12 1 (0.29%) Local Government
12 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (10.29%) MDX
2 27 (7.71%) .NET
3 10 (2.86%) XML
4 5 (1.43%) HTML
4 5 (1.43%) JRules
4 5 (1.43%) Java SE
4 5 (1.43%) Java EE
5 4 (1.14%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.86%) SAP XI
7 2 (0.57%) CSS
7 2 (0.57%) Web Services
7 2 (0.57%) JSON
7 2 (0.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.29%) XSL
8 1 (0.29%) XML Schema
8 1 (0.29%) Middleware
8 1 (0.29%) Ajax
8 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.29%) Dojo
8 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.14%) NHS
1 11 (3.14%) Visualisation
2 7 (2.00%) Informatics
3 6 (1.71%) Management Information System
3 6 (1.71%) Credit Risk
4 5 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.43%) IVR
5 3 (0.86%) SWIFT
6 2 (0.57%) Hedge funds
6 2 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.57%) Economics
6 2 (0.57%) Fixed Income
6 2 (0.57%) Data Extraction
6 2 (0.57%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.29%) FMCG
7 1 (0.29%) Open Source
7 1 (0.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.29%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.29%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.29%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (60.86%) Business Intelligence
2 99 (28.29%) ETL
3 38 (10.86%) Data Modelling
4 36 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (8.29%) Dimensional Modelling
5 29 (8.29%) Analytics
6 27 (7.71%) Migration
7 22 (6.29%) Kimball Methodology
8 21 (6.00%) Business Analysis
9 18 (5.14%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (3.43%) System Testing
10 12 (3.43%) Data Management
10 12 (3.43%) TDD
11 9 (2.57%) Data Architecture
12 8 (2.29%) Data Migration
12 8 (2.29%) Asset Management
12 8 (2.29%) Scrum
12 8 (2.29%) CRM
13 7 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (2.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 190 (54.29%) SQL
2 48 (13.71%) T-SQL
3 20 (5.71%) PL/SQL
4 13 (3.71%) C#
5 12 (3.43%) VBA
6 11 (3.14%) Java
7 4 (1.14%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.14%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 3 (0.86%) VBScript
9 2 (0.57%) VB
9 2 (0.57%) ABAP
9 2 (0.57%) R
9 2 (0.57%) Python
9 2 (0.57%) PHP
10 1 (0.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (2.86%) Degree
2 6 (1.71%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.86%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.29%) EMIR
2 1 (0.29%) Basel II
2 1 (0.29%) Basel III
2 1 (0.29%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 156 (44.57%) Business Objects
2 85 (24.29%) Oracle
3 61 (17.43%) Microsoft
4 25 (7.14%) SAP
5 23 (6.57%) Tableau
6 18 (5.14%) Informatica
7 16 (4.57%) Cognos
8 15 (4.29%) MicroStrategy
9 11 (3.14%) IBM
10 6 (1.71%) Siebel
11 5 (1.43%) Genesys
11 5 (1.43%) ILOG
11 5 (1.43%) Teradata
12 3 (0.86%) Northgate
12 3 (0.86%) NetSuite
12 3 (0.86%) Lotus
12 3 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.29%) Metastorm
13 1 (0.29%) Perforce
13 1 (0.29%) Open Text
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