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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Development
Rank 464 474 470
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing Business Development 190 185 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.32% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.39% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 100 87
Median daily rate £425 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £578 £633
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 8
Median hourly rate £13.75 £33.39 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.81% -39.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.24 £32.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £42.46 £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £33.39 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-17.63% -39.29%

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
44771 46893 44277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.75% 80.29% 78.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 29557 30468 27430
Median daily rate £438 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1110 1273 1193
Median hourly rate £28.50 £31.44 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +33.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.13 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

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 26 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Development within the UK over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Business Development Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 August 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 +15 183 £425 +6.25% 187
London +32 98 £450 - 84
South East -11 35 £425 +6.25% 28
North West +20 17 £343 -16.55% 13
Berkshire -9 16 £405 -19.00% 14
East of England +21 10 £400 +14.28% 8
City of London +25 9 £425 -10.99% 17
Cheshire +19 8 £339 -9.66% 3
Manchester -2 7 £358 -12.90% 10
West Midlands -28 7 £340 -15.00% 20
Hampshire +6 6 £488 +16.07% 6
East Midlands +1 5 £345 +4.54% 10
Reading -3 5 £475 -5.00% 7
Bracknell -5 5 £180 -11.35% 1
Kent +12 4 £325 +4.00%
South West +6 4 £638 - 13
Staffordshire - 4 £319 - 3
Luton - 4 £438 - 3
Burton-upon-Trent - 4 £319 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £438 - 4
Scotland +14 3 £373 -0.66% 10
West Yorkshire +10 3 £425 -5.55% 3
Derbyshire +1 3 £314 -4.77%
Leeds +1 3 £425 -5.55% 2
Norfolk +1 3 £350 -
Derby -2 3 £314 -4.77%
Yorkshire -4 3 £425 +6.25% 3
North East -27 3 £310 -15.64% 6
Tyne and Wear -28 3 £310 -15.64% 5
Newcastle upon Tyne -30 3 £310 -15.64% 5

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 190 (45.67%) Finance
2 128 (30.77%) Project Management
3 81 (19.47%) Degree
4 79 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
5 74 (17.79%) Security Cleared
6 71 (17.07%) Legal
7 59 (14.18%) SQL
8 55 (13.22%) Microsoft
8 55 (13.22%) Analytical Skills
9 54 (12.98%) Marketing
10 51 (12.26%) Oracle
11 46 (11.06%) Business Analysis
12 45 (10.82%) Stakeholder Management
13 43 (10.34%) CRM
14 37 (8.89%) Banking
15 36 (8.65%) SC Cleared
16 35 (8.41%) PMI Certification
17 34 (8.17%) XML
18 33 (7.93%) Presales
19 32 (7.69%) .NET
20 31 (7.45%) C#
21 30 (7.21%) MS Excel
22 29 (6.97%) SharePoint
22 29 (6.97%) ITIL
22 29 (6.97%) Business Intelligence
23 28 (6.73%) PRINCE2
23 28 (6.73%) Service Management
24 27 (6.49%) Migration
24 27 (6.49%) JavaScript
24 27 (6.49%) Oracle Database

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 29 (6.97%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.68%) ArcGIS
2 7 (1.68%) Smallworld
3 5 (1.20%) IIS
3 5 (1.20%) WebLogic
3 5 (1.20%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (0.96%) Drupal
4 4 (0.96%) SAS
5 3 (0.72%) CMS
5 3 (0.72%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.48%) Apache
6 2 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.48%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.24%) Exstream Dialogue
7 1 (0.24%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (7.21%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.81%) MS Office
3 18 (4.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.68%) AutoCAD
5 5 (1.20%) MS Project
6 2 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.24%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 25 (6.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.96%) SAP HR
3 3 (0.72%) Eloqua
3 3 (0.72%) SAP Payroll
4 2 (0.48%) Lawson
4 2 (0.48%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.24%) Exstream
5 1 (0.24%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.24%) Infor LN
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.24%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.24%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.24%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.44%) SaaS
3 5 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.96%) IaaS
4 4 (0.96%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.72%) PaaS
6 2 (0.48%) Office 365
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.24%) GitHub
7 1 (0.24%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.92%) Network Security
1 8 (1.92%) VDSL
2 7 (1.68%) DOCSIS
2 7 (1.68%) GPON
3 5 (1.20%) Firewall
3 5 (1.20%) Wireless
4 4 (0.96%) Internet
4 4 (0.96%) IPv6
5 3 (0.72%) AMQP
5 3 (0.72%) HTTP
5 3 (0.72%) MQTT
6 2 (0.48%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (0.48%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.48%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (0.48%) Intranet
6 2 (0.48%) LDAP
6 2 (0.48%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.48%) Value-Added Service
7 1 (0.24%) DSLAM
7 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.49%) Oracle Database
2 23 (5.53%) SQL Server
3 21 (5.05%) Oracle Database 10g
3 21 (5.05%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (1.68%) QGIS
6 6 (1.44%) Pentaho
6 6 (1.44%) QlikView
7 5 (1.20%) Big Data
7 5 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (1.20%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.96%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.72%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.72%) Power BI
9 3 (0.72%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.48%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (5.29%) Oracle Forms
2 21 (5.05%) Visual Studio
3 9 (2.16%) JIRA
4 3 (0.72%) Maven
4 3 (0.72%) Subversion
5 2 (0.48%) JUnit
5 2 (0.48%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (0.24%) Ant
6 1 (0.24%) DbUnit
6 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.24%) Gradle
6 1 (0.24%) Grunt
6 1 (0.24%) gulp
6 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.24%) MagicDraw
6 1 (0.24%) Mocha
6 1 (0.24%) Mockito
6 1 (0.24%) NUnit
6 1 (0.24%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.24%) SonarQube
General
1 190 (45.67%) Finance
2 71 (17.07%) Legal
3 54 (12.98%) Marketing
4 37 (8.89%) Banking
5 24 (5.77%) Telecoms
6 16 (3.85%) Financial Institution
7 12 (2.88%) Front Office
8 10 (2.40%) Investment Banking
9 9 (2.16%) Back Office
10 8 (1.92%) Retail
11 7 (1.68%) Billing
12 6 (1.44%) Law
13 3 (0.72%) Advertising
13 3 (0.72%) Local Government
13 3 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.72%) Private Banking
13 3 (0.72%) Publishing
14 2 (0.48%) Brand Awareness
14 2 (0.48%) German Language
15 1 (0.24%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 91 (21.88%) Project Manager
2 62 (14.90%) Architect
3 59 (14.18%) Developer
4 40 (9.62%) Analyst
5 36 (8.65%) Consultant
6 30 (7.21%) Solutions Architect
7 29 (6.97%) Infrastructure Manager
7 29 (6.97%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 22 (5.29%) Oracle Developer
9 21 (5.05%) Oracle Forms Developer
10 20 (4.81%) Business Analyst
10 20 (4.81%) Junior
11 17 (4.09%) Junior Project Manager
12 15 (3.61%) Programme Manager
13 13 (3.13%) Data Analyst
14 10 (2.40%) Business Manager
14 10 (2.40%) SQL Developer
14 10 (2.40%) Technical Architect
15 9 (2.16%) CRM Developer
15 9 (2.16%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (8.17%) XML
2 32 (7.69%) .NET
3 16 (3.85%) HTML
4 12 (2.88%) CSS
4 12 (2.88%) Web Services
5 10 (2.40%) AngularJS
5 10 (2.40%) J2EE
6 8 (1.92%) Backbone.js
7 7 (1.68%) ASP.NET
7 7 (1.68%) CSS3
7 7 (1.68%) HTML5
7 7 (1.68%) React
8 6 (1.44%) .NET Framework
8 6 (1.44%) Servlets
9 5 (1.20%) JSP
9 5 (1.20%) Middleware
9 5 (1.20%) RESTful
10 4 (0.96%) SOAP
11 3 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (0.72%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 55 (13.22%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.81%) Management Information System
3 19 (4.57%) Data Centre
4 18 (4.33%) User Experience
5 16 (3.85%) Computer Science
6 13 (3.13%) PMI
7 10 (2.40%) Visualisation
8 9 (2.16%) Mathematics
9 8 (1.92%) Data Integration
10 7 (1.68%) Mobile Payment
11 6 (1.44%) Hedge funds
11 6 (1.44%) IPTV
11 6 (1.44%) Social Media
12 5 (1.20%) Digital TV
13 4 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
13 4 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.96%) Equities
13 4 (0.96%) Fixed Income
13 4 (0.96%) Linked Data
13 4 (0.96%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 26 (6.25%) Unix
2 15 (3.61%) Windows
3 4 (0.96%) Linux
4 2 (0.48%) AIX
4 2 (0.48%) Android
4 2 (0.48%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.48%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (30.77%) Project Management
2 79 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (11.06%) Business Analysis
4 45 (10.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 43 (10.34%) CRM
6 33 (7.93%) Presales
7 29 (6.97%) Business Intelligence
7 29 (6.97%) ITIL
8 28 (6.73%) PRINCE2
8 28 (6.73%) Service Management
9 27 (6.49%) Migration
10 24 (5.77%) Risk Management
11 22 (5.29%) TOGAF
12 21 (5.05%) System Testing
13 19 (4.57%) B2B
14 18 (4.33%) Mentoring
14 18 (4.33%) Software Engineering
14 18 (4.33%) Supplier Management
15 17 (4.09%) Data Modelling
15 17 (4.09%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (14.18%) SQL
2 31 (7.45%) C#
3 27 (6.49%) JavaScript
4 24 (5.77%) Java
5 23 (5.53%) Shell Script
6 22 (5.29%) PL/SQL
7 7 (1.68%) C
8 6 (1.44%) PHP
9 5 (1.20%) VBA
10 4 (0.96%) C++
11 2 (0.48%) Tcl
11 2 (0.48%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.48%) VB
12 1 (0.24%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.24%) ActionScript 3.0
12 1 (0.24%) AWK
12 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.24%) C-shell
12 1 (0.24%) Groovy
12 1 (0.24%) Perl
Qualifications
1 81 (19.47%) Degree
2 74 (17.79%) Security Cleared
3 36 (8.65%) SC Cleared
4 35 (8.41%) PMI Certification
5 26 (6.25%) PMP
6 11 (2.64%) CISSP
7 10 (2.40%) BPSS Clearance
8 9 (2.16%) CCIE
8 9 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.92%) DV Cleared
9 8 (1.92%) MBA
10 7 (1.68%) CISA
11 4 (0.96%) CESG Certified Professional
11 4 (0.96%) Chartered Engineer
11 4 (0.96%) CISM
11 4 (0.96%) GCIH
11 4 (0.96%) IISP
12 3 (0.72%) ISEB
12 3 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.13%) Data Quality
2 11 (2.64%) QA
3 6 (1.44%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.96%) ISAE 3402
5 4 (0.96%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.96%) ISO27005
6 3 (0.72%) COBIT
6 3 (0.72%) MiFID
6 3 (0.72%) SLA
7 1 (0.24%) Basel II
7 1 (0.24%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.72%) QRadar
2 2 (0.48%) RSA Archer
3 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 55 (13.22%) Microsoft
2 51 (12.26%) Oracle
3 18 (4.33%) HP
3 18 (4.33%) SAP
4 16 (3.85%) Cisco
5 13 (3.13%) IBM
6 12 (2.88%) Tableau
7 8 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.44%) Atlassian
8 6 (1.44%) Greenplum
9 5 (1.20%) Adobe
9 5 (1.20%) BEA
9 5 (1.20%) CheckPoint
10 4 (0.96%) ArcSight
10 4 (0.96%) Barracuda Networks
10 4 (0.96%) Google
10 4 (0.96%) Intel Security
10 4 (0.96%) Qualys
10 4 (0.96%) Sybase
10 4 (0.96%) Tripwire
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 6 hours ago
Luton
Williams Lea Tag
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day + possible extensions
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 6 hours ago
Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Information Commisioners Office
Rate: £24,646 per annum + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £40 to £50 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago