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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Developer
Rank 444 410 361
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -49
Contract jobs requiring a Business Developer 169 188 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.34% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.37% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 139 169
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£388 £375 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -8.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £363
% change year-on-year
- -6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £30.75 - £21.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.15 - £20.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.35 - £21.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 - £20.50

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
52742 50614 47223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.51% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 33530 30755 27618
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 1944 2005 2147
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -38 162 £388 +3.33% 54
London -11 79 £450 +1.98% 22
City of London -2 37 £425 -10.52% 12
South East -22 22 £306 -20.96% 7
West Yorkshire -7 15 £363 +13.28% 3
Yorkshire -16 15 £363 +13.28% 3
North West -11 14 £298 -15.00% 7
West Midlands -1 12 £381 +22.98% 6
Leeds -15 11 £350 +9.37% 2
East of England +3 10 £350 +7.69% 2
South West -9 9 £365 +12.30% 6
Cheshire - 9 £369 - 2
Surrey +8 8 £275 -31.25%
Shropshire - 5 £281 -
Berkshire +2 4 £275 -35.29% 2
Hampshire +1 4 £328 -12.66% 2
Scotland -2 4 £303 -11.02%
Hertfordshire -8 4 £250 -23.07%
Bristol -14 4 £383 +17.69% 3
Crewe - 4 - -
Slough +3 3 £275 -42.10%
Buckinghamshire -1 3 £313 +11.60%
Reading -2 3 £275 -35.29% 1
Staines - 3 £275 -
Essex - 3 £363 - 2
Middlesex - 3 £300 -
Hook - 3 £328 -
Kent 0 2 - -
Edinburgh -6 2 £325 +16.07%
Cambridgeshire -9 2 £350 -

Business Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 244 (69.52%) Business Intelligence
2 187 (53.28%) SQL
3 145 (41.31%) SQL Server
4 143 (40.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 140 (39.89%) Data Warehouse
5 140 (39.89%) BusinessObjects
6 130 (37.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 120 (34.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 102 (29.06%) Finance
9 96 (27.35%) ETL
10 92 (26.21%) Oracle
11 85 (24.22%) Microsoft
12 72 (20.51%) T-SQL
13 68 (19.37%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 52 (14.81%) MDX
15 50 (14.25%) Data Modelling
16 44 (12.54%) QlikView
17 41 (11.68%) SAP
18 40 (11.40%) .NET
18 40 (11.40%) BusinessObjects XI
19 39 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
20 38 (10.83%) SQL Server 2012
21 35 (9.97%) PL/SQL
21 35 (9.97%) MS Excel
22 34 (9.69%) Banking
23 31 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
24 30 (8.55%) SAP Data Services
25 29 (8.26%) SQL Server 2008
26 28 (7.98%) Tableau
27 27 (7.69%) C#

Business Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (6.84%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.42%) Oracle Workflow
2 12 (3.42%) SharePoint 2010
3 11 (3.13%) SAS
4 4 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.85%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle BPEL
7 1 (0.28%) Confluence
7 1 (0.28%) CMS
7 1 (0.28%) SugarCRM
7 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.28%) JBoss
7 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 35 (9.97%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.84%) PowerPivot
3 3 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.28%) MS Project
4 1 (0.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 24 (6.84%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (4.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (1.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.85%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
5 3 (0.85%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.85%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.57%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.57%) Maximo
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle FAH
7 1 (0.28%) AWD
7 1 (0.28%) Sage BI
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.71%) Intranet
2 4 (1.14%) LAN
2 4 (1.14%) WAN
3 1 (0.28%) HTTP
3 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (41.31%) SQL Server
2 143 (40.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 140 (39.89%) Data Warehouse
3 140 (39.89%) BusinessObjects
4 130 (37.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 120 (34.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 68 (19.37%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 44 (12.54%) QlikView
8 40 (11.40%) BusinessObjects XI
9 38 (10.83%) SQL Server 2012
10 30 (8.55%) SAP Data Services
11 29 (8.26%) SQL Server 2008
12 25 (7.12%) Oracle Reports
13 21 (5.98%) OLAP
14 19 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
15 18 (5.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 18 (5.13%) Oracle Database
15 18 (5.13%) Relational Database
16 14 (3.99%) Microsoft Power View
17 13 (3.70%) BODI
Development Applications
1 14 (3.99%) Oracle Forms
2 11 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.14%) JIRA
4 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.57%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.57%) Toad
6 1 (0.28%) ERwin
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
General
1 102 (29.06%) Finance
2 34 (9.69%) Banking
3 15 (4.27%) Investment Banking
4 13 (3.70%) Advertising
5 12 (3.42%) Legal
6 11 (3.13%) Marketing
7 10 (2.85%) Retail
8 6 (1.71%) Law
9 2 (0.57%) Publishing
10 1 (0.28%) Games
10 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.28%) Front Office
10 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.28%) Local Government
10 1 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (14.81%) MDX
2 40 (11.40%) .NET
3 21 (5.98%) XML
4 10 (2.85%) ASP.NET
5 6 (1.71%) SAP XI
5 6 (1.71%) Web Services
6 4 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (1.14%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.57%) SOAP
7 2 (0.57%) REST
8 1 (0.28%) Highcharts JS
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (0.28%) WebCenter
8 1 (0.28%) HTML
8 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (0.28%) jQuery
8 1 (0.28%) Java EE
8 1 (0.28%) JSON
8 1 (0.28%) COM
8 1 (0.28%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.84%) Visualisation
3 9 (2.56%) NHS
4 7 (1.99%) Credit Risk
5 5 (1.42%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.42%) Data Integration
5 5 (1.42%) Data Structures
6 3 (0.85%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.85%) Fixed Income
6 3 (0.85%) Derivative
7 2 (0.57%) Data Conversion
7 2 (0.57%) User Experience
8 1 (0.28%) DataPower
8 1 (0.28%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.28%) Statistics
8 1 (0.28%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.28%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.42%) UNIX
2 7 (1.99%) Windows
3 5 (1.42%) Linux
4 4 (1.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (69.52%) Business Intelligence
2 96 (27.35%) ETL
3 50 (14.25%) Data Modelling
4 39 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (6.84%) Business Analysis
5 24 (6.84%) Kimball Methodology
6 21 (5.98%) Migration
7 19 (5.41%) Data Analysis
8 17 (4.84%) Workflow
9 16 (4.56%) ETL Development
10 15 (4.27%) Performance Tuning
10 15 (4.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (4.27%) Dimensional Modelling
11 14 (3.99%) CRM
12 13 (3.70%) Software Engineering
12 13 (3.70%) Dashboard Development
13 11 (3.13%) SDLC
14 10 (2.85%) Project Management
15 9 (2.56%) Unit Testing
15 9 (2.56%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 187 (53.28%) SQL
2 72 (20.51%) T-SQL
3 35 (9.97%) PL/SQL
4 27 (7.69%) C#
5 19 (5.41%) VBA
6 13 (3.70%) Java
7 11 (3.13%) VB
7 11 (3.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 5 (1.42%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.14%) C++
10 3 (0.85%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
10 3 (0.85%) XMLA
10 3 (0.85%) C
10 3 (0.85%) R
11 2 (0.57%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.57%) XPath
11 2 (0.57%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.28%) ABAP
12 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (3.13%) Degree
1 11 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 9 (2.56%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.42%) MCITP
5 3 (0.85%) SAS Certification
5 3 (0.85%) MCSE
6 2 (0.57%) MCTS
7 1 (0.28%) MCP
7 1 (0.28%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.28%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.57%) QA
3 1 (0.28%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.28%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 1 (0.28%) DBAmp
Vendors
1 92 (26.21%) Oracle
2 85 (24.22%) Microsoft
3 41 (11.68%) SAP
4 28 (7.98%) Tableau
5 16 (4.56%) Cognos
6 10 (2.85%) IBM
7 8 (2.28%) TIBCO
8 7 (1.99%) Sybase
9 5 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.85%) Netezza
11 2 (0.57%) Teradata
11 2 (0.57%) Informatica
11 2 (0.57%) MicroStrategy
12 1 (0.28%) ILOG
12 1 (0.28%) Sage
12 1 (0.28%) PeopleSoft
12 1 (0.28%) Siebel
12 1 (0.28%) Northgate
12 1 (0.28%) Red Gate
12 1 (0.28%) Jaspersoft
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