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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Developer
Rank 419 438 355
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -83
Contract jobs requiring a Business Developer 215 172 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.30% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.33% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 132 179
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
54988 52129 49569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.20% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 35155 31640 29452
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2023 2014 2146
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +22 197 £400 +6.66% 73
London +6 99 £475 +11.76% 25
City of London +18 31 £475 +8.57% 8
South East -16 22 £319 -20.31% 17
North West -12 21 £400 +14.28% 14
Yorkshire -12 18 £340 -20.00% 6
West Yorkshire -13 17 £351 -17.35% 4
West Midlands +9 12 £375 +20.00% 2
Leeds - 12 £340 - 2
East of England +7 11 £350 -1.75%
South West -14 8 £365 +12.30% 5
Cheshire - 8 £400 - 3
Hampshire +12 7 £435 - 4
Lancashire - 7 £480 -
Surrey -6 5 £325 -18.75% 3
Buckinghamshire - 5 £313 - 1
Birmingham +10 4 £363 +31.81%
Hertfordshire +6 4 £250 -33.33%
Berkshire -2 4 £288 -32.35% 7
East Midlands -6 4 £400 +18.51% 4
Scotland -6 4 £303 -24.37%
Manchester -22 4 £319 -8.92% 8
Essex -3 3 £363 +1.75%
Derbyshire - 3 £400 - 3
Wiltshire - 3 £336 -
Swindon - 3 £336 -
Preston - 3 £475 -
Derby - 3 £400 - 2
Hook - 3 £325 -
Slough +6 2 £300 -36.84% 2

Business Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 258 (70.88%) Business Intelligence
2 194 (53.30%) SQL
3 162 (44.51%) SQL Server
4 158 (43.41%) Data Warehouse
4 158 (43.41%) BusinessObjects
4 158 (43.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 150 (41.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 138 (37.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 108 (29.67%) ETL
8 100 (27.47%) Finance
9 91 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 86 (23.63%) Oracle
11 82 (22.53%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 79 (21.70%) T-SQL
13 66 (18.13%) MDX
14 62 (17.03%) Data Modelling
15 48 (13.19%) BusinessObjects XI
16 46 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
17 45 (12.36%) Banking
17 45 (12.36%) SQL Server 2012
18 44 (12.09%) Kimball Methodology
18 44 (12.09%) SAP
19 39 (10.71%) PL/SQL
19 39 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
20 36 (9.89%) .NET
20 36 (9.89%) QlikView
21 34 (9.34%) SharePoint
22 33 (9.07%) MS Excel
22 33 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
23 30 (8.24%) SAP Data Services

Business Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 34 (9.34%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.12%) SharePoint 2010
3 11 (3.02%) SAS
4 7 (1.92%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (1.10%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.55%) JBoss
7 2 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.27%) CMS
8 1 (0.27%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.27%) Confluence
8 1 (0.27%) IIS
Applications
1 33 (9.07%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.40%) PowerPivot
3 3 (0.82%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.82%) MS Office
4 1 (0.27%) MS Project
4 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (3.02%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (1.65%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (1.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.82%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.55%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.55%) Maximo
6 2 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.27%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.27%) TRIRIGA
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle FAH
7 1 (0.27%) AWD
7 1 (0.27%) Sage BI
7 1 (0.27%) Agresso
7 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.92%) Intranet
2 5 (1.37%) LAN
2 5 (1.37%) WAN
3 1 (0.27%) HTTP
3 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (44.51%) SQL Server
2 158 (43.41%) Data Warehouse
2 158 (43.41%) BusinessObjects
2 158 (43.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 150 (41.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 138 (37.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 82 (22.53%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 48 (13.19%) BusinessObjects XI
7 45 (12.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 39 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
9 36 (9.89%) QlikView
10 30 (8.24%) SAP Data Services
10 30 (8.24%) OLAP
11 22 (6.04%) Relational Database
12 20 (5.49%) Crystal Reports
12 20 (5.49%) Oracle Reports
13 19 (5.22%) SQL Server 2005
13 19 (5.22%) Oracle Database
14 16 (4.40%) OLAP Cube
14 16 (4.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (3.02%) Oracle Forms
3 9 (2.47%) JIRA
4 8 (2.20%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.55%) ClearQuest
6 2 (0.55%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.27%) Toad
7 1 (0.27%) ERwin
7 1 (0.27%) Subversion
General
1 100 (27.47%) Finance
2 45 (12.36%) Banking
3 25 (6.87%) Investment Banking
4 19 (5.22%) Advertising
5 15 (4.12%) Retail
6 9 (2.47%) Marketing
7 8 (2.20%) Legal
8 4 (1.10%) Publishing
9 3 (0.82%) Law
9 3 (0.82%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.55%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (18.13%) MDX
2 36 (9.89%) .NET
3 21 (5.77%) XML
4 9 (2.47%) ASP.NET
5 7 (1.92%) SAP XI
6 5 (1.37%) .NET Framework
6 5 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (1.10%) Web Services
7 4 (1.10%) HTML
8 3 (0.82%) XSLT
9 2 (0.55%) SOAP
9 2 (0.55%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.55%) Middleware
9 2 (0.55%) JSON
9 2 (0.55%) HTML5
10 1 (0.27%) REST
10 1 (0.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 1 (0.27%) WebCenter
10 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.22%) Visualisation
3 15 (4.12%) Credit Risk
4 7 (1.92%) NHS
5 4 (1.10%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.10%) Data Integration
5 4 (1.10%) Data Structures
6 3 (0.82%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.55%) Statistics
7 2 (0.55%) User Experience
8 1 (0.27%) DataPower
8 1 (0.27%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.27%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.27%) Social Network
8 1 (0.27%) Clustering
8 1 (0.27%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.30%) UNIX
2 7 (1.92%) Windows
3 5 (1.37%) Linux
3 5 (1.37%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (70.88%) Business Intelligence
2 108 (29.67%) ETL
3 62 (17.03%) Data Modelling
4 46 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (12.09%) Kimball Methodology
6 28 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 25 (6.87%) Dimensional Modelling
8 23 (6.32%) Migration
9 18 (4.95%) ETL Development
10 17 (4.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (4.12%) Data Analysis
12 14 (3.85%) Unit Testing
12 14 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (3.57%) Regression Testing
14 11 (3.02%) Dashboard Development
15 10 (2.75%) Workflow
15 10 (2.75%) CRM
16 9 (2.47%) Data Migration
17 8 (2.20%) Software Engineering
17 8 (2.20%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 194 (53.30%) SQL
2 79 (21.70%) T-SQL
3 39 (10.71%) PL/SQL
4 29 (7.97%) C#
5 21 (5.77%) Java
6 15 (4.12%) VBA
7 11 (3.02%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 9 (2.47%) VB
9 5 (1.37%) C++
10 4 (1.10%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.82%) C
12 2 (0.55%) XPath
12 2 (0.55%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.27%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.27%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
13 1 (0.27%) Python
13 1 (0.27%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 16 (4.40%) Security Cleared
2 12 (3.30%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.02%) Degree
4 4 (1.10%) SAS Certification
5 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.55%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.27%) MCP
7 1 (0.27%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.27%) MCTS
7 1 (0.27%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.47%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.55%) QA
3 1 (0.27%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.27%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) Control-M
1 1 (0.27%) DBAmp
Vendors
1 91 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 86 (23.63%) Oracle
3 44 (12.09%) SAP
4 22 (6.04%) Tableau
5 16 (4.40%) Cognos
6 9 (2.47%) IBM
7 5 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.37%) Sybase
8 4 (1.10%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (1.10%) Teradata
9 3 (0.82%) Netezza
9 3 (0.82%) Informatica
10 1 (0.27%) ILOG
10 1 (0.27%) Sage
10 1 (0.27%) Siebel
10 1 (0.27%) Red Gate
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