The table below looks at the statistics for Business Development skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Development over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Development
Rank 481 501 467
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -34
Contract jobs citing Business Development 157 148 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.27% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.33% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 77 83
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £743 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £389 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.50% +7.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 11
Median hourly rate £27.50 £16.25 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.23% +47.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.46 £8.00
% change year-on-year
-35.23% +430.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42021 44388 43486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.55% 81.15% 76.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 28019 28757 28290
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 1336 1206
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Business Development
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Business Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Development Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Development
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Development within the UK.

Business Development Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Business Development
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Development within the UK over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Business Development Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Business Development
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Development within the UK.

Business Development Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Business Development
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Development within the UK over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +14 146 £438 +12.17% 183
London -14 48 £475 +5.55% 74
South East +18 41 £450 - 24
West Midlands -8 23 £413 +3.12% 14
Berkshire +14 15 £340 -9.33% 9
Birmingham +4 15 £600 - 4
Reading +13 10 £365 - 4
Yorkshire +13 7 £480 +7.26% 6
Newcastle upon Tyne -34 7 £320 -17.94% 11
Tyne and Wear -39 7 £320 -16.88% 11
North East -41 7 £320 -16.88% 11
Buckinghamshire +21 6 £380 - 1
Milton Keynes +20 6 £380 -
West Yorkshire +18 6 £480 - 4
East of England +12 6 £438 +75.00% 6
City of London +3 6 £563 -14.44% 16
Oxfordshire +1 6 £475 +2.70% 2
Hampshire - 6 £320 - 6
Leeds +16 5 £490 +2.08% 2
South West +9 5 £225 - 14
Derbyshire -2 5 £425 +26.67% 2
Derby -3 5 £425 +26.67% 1
East Midlands -8 5 £425 +24.63% 10
South Wales +9 4 £413 -17.50% 1
Wales +3 4 £413 -17.50% 1
Bracknell +3 4 £340 -9.33% 3
Oxford -4 4 £463 +32.14% 1
Channel Islands - 4 £400 -
Jersey - 4 £400 -
Cardiff +20 3 £413 -17.50% 1

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Business Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Business Development.

1 142 (41.04%) Finance
2 86 (24.86%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (21.39%) Degree
4 71 (20.52%) Microsoft
5 65 (18.79%) Project Management
6 59 (17.05%) CRM
7 54 (15.61%) SharePoint
8 51 (14.74%) Marketing
8 51 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
9 44 (12.72%) Stakeholder Management
10 42 (12.14%) SQL
11 39 (11.27%) Dynamics CRM
12 37 (10.69%) Legal
12 37 (10.69%) Banking
12 37 (10.69%) Security Cleared
13 35 (10.12%) Business Analysis
13 35 (10.12%) Microsoft Azure
14 33 (9.54%) Presales
14 33 (9.54%) Business Intelligence
15 29 (8.38%) Oracle
16 28 (8.09%) SQL Server
16 28 (8.09%) Supplier Management
17 27 (7.80%) Analytics
18 26 (7.51%) C#
18 26 (7.51%) BizTalk Server
19 25 (7.23%) Change Management
20 24 (6.94%) Telecoms
20 24 (6.94%) Programme Management
20 24 (6.94%) MS Excel
21 23 (6.65%) .NET

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 54 (15.61%) SharePoint
2 26 (7.51%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (1.73%) CMS
4 5 (1.45%) ArcGIS
4 5 (1.45%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.45%) Smallworld
5 4 (1.16%) Drupal
6 3 (0.87%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.87%) SAS
7 2 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.58%) Apache
8 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.29%) Exstream Dialogue
8 1 (0.29%) IIS
8 1 (0.29%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.29%) nginx
8 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.76%) MS Office
3 11 (3.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.45%) AutoCAD
5 4 (1.16%) MS Project
5 4 (1.16%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.87%) SPSS
7 2 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.29%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 39 (11.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (6.65%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.87%) Eloqua
3 3 (0.87%) SAP BPC
3 3 (0.87%) SAP HR
3 3 (0.87%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.29%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.29%) Exstream
4 1 (0.29%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.29%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.29%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.29%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.29%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 35 (10.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.02%) SaaS
3 6 (1.73%) IaaS
4 5 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.45%) Office 365
4 5 (1.45%) PaaS
4 5 (1.45%) Yammer
5 3 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.87%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.29%) GitHub
6 1 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.05%) Internet
2 8 (2.31%) Wireless
3 6 (1.73%) Firewall
3 6 (1.73%) WAN
4 5 (1.45%) DOCSIS
4 5 (1.45%) GPON
4 5 (1.45%) LAN
4 5 (1.45%) VDSL
5 4 (1.16%) Network Security
6 3 (0.87%) AMQP
6 3 (0.87%) Cisco IPT
6 3 (0.87%) IP Telephony
6 3 (0.87%) MQTT
7 2 (0.58%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (0.58%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (0.58%) Intranet
7 2 (0.58%) LDAP
7 2 (0.58%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.58%) Value-Added Service
8 1 (0.29%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.09%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.47%) QlikView
2 12 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (3.18%) NoSQL
3 11 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (2.89%) Big Data
5 7 (2.02%) Oracle Database
5 7 (2.02%) Pentaho
6 6 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.45%) QGIS
8 4 (1.16%) Data Mining
8 4 (1.16%) DataStage
8 4 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.87%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.87%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.87%) OLAP
9 3 (0.87%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (0.87%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 17 (4.91%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.45%) JIRA
3 4 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.29%) DbUnit
5 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.29%) Grunt
5 1 (0.29%) gulp
5 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.29%) jMock
5 1 (0.29%) JUnit
5 1 (0.29%) Maven
5 1 (0.29%) Mocha
5 1 (0.29%) Mockito
5 1 (0.29%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.29%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 142 (41.04%) Finance
2 51 (14.74%) Marketing
3 37 (10.69%) Banking
3 37 (10.69%) Legal
4 24 (6.94%) Telecoms
5 23 (6.65%) Manufacturing
6 14 (4.05%) Investment Banking
7 12 (3.47%) Retail
8 10 (2.89%) Law
9 8 (2.31%) Back Office
9 8 (2.31%) Financial Institution
10 7 (2.02%) Spanish Language
11 6 (1.73%) Front Office
11 6 (1.73%) Mandarin Language
12 5 (1.45%) Advertising
13 4 (1.16%) Automotive
13 4 (1.16%) Billing
14 3 (0.87%) Prime Brokerage
15 2 (0.58%) Brand Awareness
15 2 (0.58%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 68 (19.65%) Architect
2 39 (11.27%) Project Manager
3 38 (10.98%) Analyst
3 38 (10.98%) Developer
4 32 (9.25%) Consultant
5 24 (6.94%) Solutions Architect
6 23 (6.65%) Business Analyst
6 23 (6.65%) Programme Manager
7 22 (6.36%) Dynamics AX Architect
8 18 (5.20%) Business Manager
9 15 (4.34%) Infrastructure Manager
10 14 (4.05%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 14 (4.05%) IT Manager
11 13 (3.76%) Data Analyst
12 12 (3.47%) CRM Developer
13 11 (3.18%) Marketing Manager
14 10 (2.89%) Technical Architect
15 9 (2.60%) Business Intelligence Manager
16 8 (2.31%) Commercial Manager
17 7 (2.02%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.65%) .NET
2 12 (3.47%) Web Services
3 10 (2.89%) Middleware
4 9 (2.60%) AngularJS
4 9 (2.60%) HTML
4 9 (2.60%) XML
5 8 (2.31%) Backbone.js
6 7 (2.02%) React
7 6 (1.73%) CSS
8 5 (1.45%) COM
8 5 (1.45%) CSS3
8 5 (1.45%) RESTful
9 4 (1.16%) HTML5
10 3 (0.87%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (0.87%) OAuth
10 3 (0.87%) OAuth2
10 3 (0.87%) OpenID
11 2 (0.58%) FIX Protocol
11 2 (0.58%) SOAP
11 2 (0.58%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.49%) Public Cloud
3 18 (5.20%) Management Information System
4 14 (4.05%) User Experience
5 13 (3.76%) Data Integration
6 9 (2.60%) Linked Data
6 9 (2.60%) Visualisation
7 8 (2.31%) Data Centre
8 7 (2.02%) Economics
8 7 (2.02%) Equities
9 6 (1.73%) PMI
9 6 (1.73%) Statistics
10 5 (1.45%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.45%) NHS
10 5 (1.45%) Social Media
11 4 (1.16%) Fintech
11 4 (1.16%) Life Science
11 4 (1.16%) Mobile Payment
11 4 (1.16%) SWIFT
11 4 (1.16%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.62%) Windows
2 9 (2.60%) Unix
3 5 (1.45%) Android
3 5 (1.45%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.58%) Linux
5 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (24.86%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (18.79%) Project Management
3 59 (17.05%) CRM
4 44 (12.72%) Stakeholder Management
5 35 (10.12%) Business Analysis
6 33 (9.54%) Business Intelligence
6 33 (9.54%) Presales
7 28 (8.09%) Supplier Management
8 27 (7.80%) Analytics
9 25 (7.23%) Change Management
10 24 (6.94%) Programme Management
11 22 (6.36%) Data Management
11 22 (6.36%) Service Management
12 20 (5.78%) Coaching
13 18 (5.20%) Continuous Improvement
13 18 (5.20%) Data Modelling
13 18 (5.20%) Enterprise Architecture
13 18 (5.20%) Mentoring
13 18 (5.20%) Migration
13 18 (5.20%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 42 (12.14%) SQL
2 26 (7.51%) C#
3 22 (6.36%) JavaScript
4 19 (5.49%) Java
5 18 (5.20%) C
6 7 (2.02%) Shell Script
7 5 (1.45%) PHP
7 5 (1.45%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.87%) VBA
9 2 (0.58%) C++
9 2 (0.58%) Python
9 2 (0.58%) Tcl
10 1 (0.29%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.29%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (0.29%) AWK
10 1 (0.29%) Perl
10 1 (0.29%) R
10 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 74 (21.39%) Degree
2 37 (10.69%) Security Cleared
3 20 (5.78%) PMI Certification
4 19 (5.49%) SC Cleared
5 15 (4.34%) PMP
6 13 (3.76%) MBA
7 8 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (2.31%) DV Cleared
8 7 (2.02%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (2.02%) CISA
9 6 (1.73%) CCIE
10 4 (1.16%) CISSP
10 4 (1.16%) ISEB
11 3 (0.87%) Chartered Engineer
11 3 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.58%) CCDE
12 2 (0.58%) CCNA
12 2 (0.58%) CCNP
12 2 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.89%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.02%) SLA
3 5 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (1.16%) MiFID
5 3 (0.87%) QA
6 1 (0.29%) FATCA
6 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (2.60%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (0.58%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.29%) Firmware
3 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.58%) RSA Archer
2 1 (0.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 71 (20.52%) Microsoft
2 29 (8.38%) Oracle
3 23 (6.65%) SAP
4 17 (4.91%) HP
5 13 (3.76%) Cisco
5 13 (3.76%) Tableau
6 11 (3.18%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (2.89%) Google
7 10 (2.89%) IBM
8 9 (2.60%) Cognos
9 8 (2.31%) Informatica
10 7 (2.02%) Teradata
11 5 (1.45%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.45%) Hyperion
11 5 (1.45%) Infor
12 4 (1.16%) Adobe
12 4 (1.16%) Atlassian
12 4 (1.16%) Greenplum
13 3 (0.87%) Avaya
13 3 (0.87%) Genesys
Richmond, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Rate: £240 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Pertemps Managed Services
Rate: £11.50 - £13.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £230 - £270 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £25k - 40k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Ticketmaster 4 Pentonville Road - London
Ticketmaster
Rate: £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Rate: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Pension & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
JM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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