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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Development
UK
Rank 459 459 427
Rank change year-on-year
0 -32
Contract jobs citing Business Development 142 160 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.31% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.39% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 84 88
Median daily rate £433 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.88% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £321 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £712 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 12
Median hourly rate £16.50 £35.06 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.93% +94.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +110.00%

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
36851 41553 39200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.17% 81.71% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24406 26875 25353
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 941 1218 1044
Median hourly rate £33.28 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +1 129 £450 - 207
South East +28 47 £450 - 33
London -22 41 £450 -7.69% 102
Berkshire +8 16 £340 -33.33% 8
West Midlands 0 15 £406 +1.56% 14
Reading +18 10 £330 -28.26% 3
Buckinghamshire +16 10 £450 -5.26% 2
Hampshire +15 10 £340 -51.92% 5
Milton Keynes +14 7 £380 -20.05%
North West +16 6 £426 -38.99% 12
South West +11 6 £340 -15.00% 16
Oxfordshire - 6 £475 - 5
Wales +12 5 £406 -4.41% 1
Birmingham -1 5 £413 +79.34% 3
South Wales - 5 £406 - 1
East of England - 5 £375 - 8
Yorkshire +8 4 £480 +47.69% 5
Bracknell -6 4 £340 -35.84%
Oxford - 4 £463 -
Basingstoke - 4 - - 1
Jersey - 4 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £400 - 2
Channel Islands - 4 £450 -
West Yorkshire +18 3 £480 - 1
Manchester +13 3 £345 +6.15% 6
Wiltshire +4 3 £226 -43.43% 3
City of London -17 3 £600 -8.74% 23
Newcastle upon Tyne -22 3 £375 -58.33% 7
North East -23 3 £375 -2.59% 9
Tyne and Wear -25 3 £375 -41.86% 8

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 131 (41.99%) Finance
2 76 (24.36%) Microsoft
3 74 (23.72%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (22.76%) Degree
5 66 (21.15%) CRM
6 59 (18.91%) Project Management
7 55 (17.63%) SharePoint
8 44 (14.10%) Dynamics CRM
9 39 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 38 (12.18%) Legal
11 35 (11.22%) Marketing
11 35 (11.22%) Security Cleared
12 34 (10.90%) Microsoft Azure
12 34 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
12 34 (10.90%) Presales
13 32 (10.26%) Business Analysis
13 32 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
14 31 (9.94%) BizTalk Server
14 31 (9.94%) Banking
15 29 (9.29%) SQL Server
15 29 (9.29%) Supplier Management
16 28 (8.97%) Dynamics AX
16 28 (8.97%) SQL
17 27 (8.65%) Change Management
17 27 (8.65%) Analytics
18 25 (8.01%) Telecoms
18 25 (8.01%) MS Excel
19 24 (7.69%) Oracle
19 24 (7.69%) Data Management
20 23 (7.37%) SAP

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 55 (17.63%) SharePoint
2 31 (9.94%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (2.56%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.60%) SAS
5 4 (1.28%) CMS
6 3 (0.96%) Drupal
7 2 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.32%) Apache
8 1 (0.32%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.32%) Confluence
8 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (8.01%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.85%) MS Office
3 11 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.28%) MS Project
4 4 (1.28%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.96%) SPSS
6 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.32%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 44 (14.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (8.97%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.92%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.96%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.32%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.32%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.32%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.32%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.32%) SAP PS
5 1 (0.32%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 34 (10.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.53%) Office 365
3 8 (2.56%) Yammer
4 6 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.28%) SaaS
6 3 (0.96%) IaaS
6 3 (0.96%) PaaS
7 1 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.85%) Internet
2 8 (2.56%) WAN
3 6 (1.92%) Firewall
3 6 (1.92%) Wireless
4 5 (1.60%) LAN
4 5 (1.60%) Network Security
5 3 (0.96%) Cisco IPT
5 3 (0.96%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.64%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (0.64%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (0.64%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.32%) AMQP
7 1 (0.32%) CTI
7 1 (0.32%) LTE
7 1 (0.32%) MPLS
7 1 (0.32%) MQTT
7 1 (0.32%) SWIFTNet
7 1 (0.32%) UMTS
7 1 (0.32%) WCDMA
7 1 (0.32%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.29%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (3.53%) NoSQL
3 11 (3.53%) QlikView
4 9 (2.88%) Big Data
5 7 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.60%) Pentaho
7 4 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.28%) Data Mining
7 4 (1.28%) DataStage
7 4 (1.28%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.96%) MS Access
8 3 (0.96%) MySQL
8 3 (0.96%) OLAP
8 3 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (0.96%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.64%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 13 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.28%) JIRA
3 2 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.32%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.32%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.32%) MorphX
4 1 (0.32%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 131 (41.99%) Finance
2 38 (12.18%) Legal
3 35 (11.22%) Marketing
4 31 (9.94%) Banking
5 25 (8.01%) Telecoms
6 22 (7.05%) Manufacturing
7 20 (6.41%) Retail
8 10 (3.21%) Law
9 7 (2.24%) Advertising
9 7 (2.24%) Investment Banking
9 7 (2.24%) Spanish Language
10 6 (1.92%) Mandarin Language
11 5 (1.60%) Back Office
11 5 (1.60%) Financial Institution
12 4 (1.28%) Automotive
13 3 (0.96%) Billing
13 3 (0.96%) Prime Brokerage
14 2 (0.64%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.64%) Brand Awareness
14 2 (0.64%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 58 (18.59%) Architect
2 40 (12.82%) Analyst
3 35 (11.22%) Project Manager
4 29 (9.29%) Consultant
5 25 (8.01%) Developer
5 25 (8.01%) Solutions Architect
6 23 (7.37%) Business Analyst
7 22 (7.05%) Dynamics AX Architect
8 19 (6.09%) Programme Manager
9 16 (5.13%) Business Manager
10 14 (4.49%) IT Manager
11 13 (4.17%) Data Analyst
12 12 (3.85%) CRM Developer
13 11 (3.53%) Infrastructure Manager
13 11 (3.53%) SC Cleared Project Manager
14 10 (3.21%) Infrastructure Project Manager
15 9 (2.88%) Technical Architect
16 8 (2.56%) Commercial Manager
16 8 (2.56%) Marketing Manager
17 7 (2.24%) CRM Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.41%) .NET
2 10 (3.21%) Web Services
3 8 (2.56%) COM
3 8 (2.56%) Middleware
4 5 (1.60%) HTML
5 4 (1.28%) AngularJS
5 4 (1.28%) Backbone.js
5 4 (1.28%) CSS
5 4 (1.28%) React
6 3 (0.96%) CSS3
6 3 (0.96%) XML
7 1 (0.32%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.32%) Ajax
7 1 (0.32%) Dojo
7 1 (0.32%) HTML5
7 1 (0.32%) J2EE
7 1 (0.32%) jQuery
7 1 (0.32%) OAuth
7 1 (0.32%) OpenID
7 1 (0.32%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.73%) Public Cloud
3 14 (4.49%) User Experience
4 13 (4.17%) Data Integration
5 11 (3.53%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.21%) Visualisation
7 9 (2.88%) Linked Data
8 8 (2.56%) Life Science
9 7 (2.24%) Statistics
10 6 (1.92%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.92%) Economics
11 5 (1.60%) Fintech
11 5 (1.60%) NHS
11 5 (1.60%) SWIFT
12 4 (1.28%) Credit Risk
12 4 (1.28%) Equities
13 3 (0.96%) Data Conversion
13 3 (0.96%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.96%) PMI
13 3 (0.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.09%) Windows
2 6 (1.92%) Unix
3 4 (1.28%) Android
3 4 (1.28%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.96%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.64%) Linux
6 1 (0.32%) Solaris
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (23.72%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (21.15%) CRM
3 59 (18.91%) Project Management
4 39 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 34 (10.90%) Presales
6 32 (10.26%) Business Analysis
6 32 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
7 29 (9.29%) Supplier Management
8 27 (8.65%) Analytics
8 27 (8.65%) Change Management
9 24 (7.69%) Data Management
10 19 (6.09%) Coaching
10 19 (6.09%) Enterprise Architecture
10 19 (6.09%) Programme Management
11 16 (5.13%) Data Analysis
12 15 (4.81%) Case Management
12 15 (4.81%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (4.81%) Mentoring
12 15 (4.81%) Risk Management
12 15 (4.81%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 28 (8.97%) SQL
2 20 (6.41%) C#
3 19 (6.09%) C
4 17 (5.45%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.92%) Java
6 5 (1.60%) Python
6 5 (1.60%) VBA
7 3 (0.96%) PHP
8 2 (0.64%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.64%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.32%) C++
9 1 (0.32%) Perl
9 1 (0.32%) R
9 1 (0.32%) X++
Qualifications
1 71 (22.76%) Degree
2 35 (11.22%) Security Cleared
3 22 (7.05%) SC Cleared
4 17 (5.45%) PMI Certification
5 15 (4.81%) PMP
6 11 (3.53%) MBA
7 7 (2.24%) CISA
7 7 (2.24%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.28%) ISEB
10 3 (0.96%) CISSP
10 3 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.64%) CCIE
11 2 (0.64%) CCNA
11 2 (0.64%) CCNP
11 2 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.64%) PhD
12 1 (0.32%) MCP
12 1 (0.32%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.24%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.60%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (1.60%) SLA
3 4 (1.28%) MiFID
3 4 (1.28%) QA
4 2 (0.64%) Basel II
5 1 (0.32%) FATCA
5 1 (0.32%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (2.88%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (1.28%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.32%) Firmware
3 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.64%) RSA Archer
2 1 (0.32%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.32%) SCCM
2 1 (0.32%) Terraform
Vendors
1 76 (24.36%) Microsoft
2 24 (7.69%) Oracle
3 23 (7.37%) SAP
4 16 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (4.17%) HP
6 12 (3.85%) IBM
7 10 (3.21%) Tableau
8 9 (2.88%) Cisco
8 9 (2.88%) Cognos
9 8 (2.56%) Google
9 8 (2.56%) Infor
9 8 (2.56%) Informatica
10 7 (2.24%) Teradata
11 4 (1.28%) Netezza
12 3 (0.96%) Adobe
12 3 (0.96%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.96%) Avaya
12 3 (0.96%) Genesys
12 3 (0.96%) Hyperion
12 3 (0.96%) NICE Systems
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Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
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