The table below looks at the statistics for Business Development skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Development over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Development
Rank 438 439 487
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +48
Contract jobs citing Business Development 192 168 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.33% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.42% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 90 43
Average daily rate £400 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £276 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £550 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £475 £350
% change year-on-year
-18.42% +35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 9
Average hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% -28.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.25 £25.00 £8.75
% change year-on-year
+105.00% +185.71%

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
41939 39781 37687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.34% 77.74% 76.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 27430 25409 22756
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1055 1156
Average hourly rate £39.34 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.05% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Business Development
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Development within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 February 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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Development within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +14 183 £400 -15.78% 309
London +14 83 £469 -1.31% 148
South East +16 53 £395 -21.00% 57
Berkshire -3 17 £510 -4.67% 24
West Midlands -2 15 £400 +6.66% 17
Surrey 0 14 £395 +23.43% 7
Yorkshire -4 10 £465 +148.00% 16
North West -13 9 £230 -54.00% 39
Hampshire +18 8 £550 - 2
Bracknell +7 8 £530 +6.00% 4
Reading -7 8 £460 +2.22% 17
Lancashire +3 7 £225 -
City of London +41 6 £583 +16.50% 50
Scotland -8 6 £568 +16.41% 11
Kent - 6 £313 -
Blackpool - 6 £220 -
Leeds - 5 £550 - 9
North East - 5 £325 - 3
West Yorkshire - 5 £550 - 13
Coventry -4 4 £400 - 2
Edinburgh -15 4 - - 8
Croydon - 4 £463 - 1
Redhill - 4 - -
Hook - 4 £700 - 1
East Sussex +9 3 £313 +32.97% 2
South West -3 3 £400 +6.66% 6
East of England -3 3 £365 -43.84% 15
Teesside - 3 £325 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £325 - 1
Hastings - 3 £313 -

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Business Development also 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 that cited Business Development.

1 101 (28.37%) Finance
2 79 (22.19%) Project Management
3 59 (16.57%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (13.48%) SQL
5 46 (12.92%) Degree
6 43 (12.08%) Marketing
7 40 (11.24%) Microsoft
8 39 (10.96%) CRM
8 39 (10.96%) Security Cleared
9 38 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
10 37 (10.39%) Presales
11 36 (10.11%) Oracle
11 36 (10.11%) Mentoring
12 34 (9.55%) Business Analysis
13 33 (9.27%) Change Management
14 29 (8.15%) Business Intelligence
15 28 (7.87%) QA
16 27 (7.58%) SC Cleared
16 27 (7.58%) Legal
16 27 (7.58%) Telecoms
17 26 (7.30%) Stakeholder Management
17 26 (7.30%) MS Excel
18 25 (7.02%) Scrum
18 25 (7.02%) TOGAF
19 24 (6.74%) Management Information System
19 24 (6.74%) XML
19 24 (6.74%) Unix
20 23 (6.46%) SharePoint
20 23 (6.46%) User Experience
21 22 (6.18%) Banking

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Business Development also 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 that cited Business Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (6.46%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.81%) IIS
3 6 (1.69%) CMS
3 6 (1.69%) OpenStack
4 5 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.40%) Smallworld
5 2 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.56%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.56%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.28%) Apache
6 1 (0.28%) Node.js
6 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 26 (7.30%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (3.65%) MS Office
4 3 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.84%) Maya
4 3 (0.84%) MS Project
4 3 (0.84%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.56%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (3.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.84%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.56%) Magento
4 1 (0.28%) Maximo
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.28%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.28%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.28%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.28%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.28%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.28%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.84%) IaaS
2 3 (0.84%) SaaS
3 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.28%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.28%) GitHub
4 1 (0.28%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.28%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.37%) Internet
2 7 (1.97%) Wireless
3 6 (1.69%) SAN
4 5 (1.40%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.12%) 4G
5 4 (1.12%) Firewall
5 4 (1.12%) Network Security
5 4 (1.12%) Structured Cabling
5 4 (1.12%) VoIP
6 3 (0.84%) Intranet
6 3 (0.84%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.56%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (0.56%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (0.56%) DOCSIS
7 2 (0.56%) GPON
7 2 (0.56%) VDSL
8 1 (0.28%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.28%) LTE
8 1 (0.28%) Skype
8 1 (0.28%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.90%) Oracle Database
2 19 (5.34%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (5.34%) Oracle Database 11g
2 19 (5.34%) SQL Server
3 18 (5.06%) Oracle Database 10g
4 17 (4.78%) Big Data
5 10 (2.81%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.53%) MS Access
6 9 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (2.25%) Hadoop
7 8 (2.25%) Oracle9i Database
8 5 (1.40%) GIS
8 5 (1.40%) OpenStack Swift
8 5 (1.40%) QlikView
9 4 (1.12%) EDRMS
10 3 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.84%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.56%) BusinessObjects XI
11 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (5.06%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (1.12%) Subversion
2 4 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.84%) JIRA
3 3 (0.84%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.56%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.56%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.56%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.56%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.28%) Bower
5 1 (0.28%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.28%) FxCop
5 1 (0.28%) Grunt
5 1 (0.28%) JSHint
5 1 (0.28%) Moq
5 1 (0.28%) NDepend
5 1 (0.28%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.28%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.28%) StyleCop
5 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 101 (28.37%) Finance
2 43 (12.08%) Marketing
3 27 (7.58%) Legal
3 27 (7.58%) Telecoms
4 22 (6.18%) Banking
5 11 (3.09%) Retail
6 7 (1.97%) Front Office
7 6 (1.69%) Billing
7 6 (1.69%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.40%) Advertising
8 5 (1.40%) Back Office
9 4 (1.12%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.12%) Games
9 4 (1.12%) Military
10 3 (0.84%) Electronics
10 3 (0.84%) French Language
10 3 (0.84%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.56%) Avionics
12 1 (0.28%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 60 (16.85%) Architect
2 50 (14.04%) Project Manager
3 46 (12.92%) Analyst
4 42 (11.80%) Developer
5 37 (10.39%) Consultant
6 35 (9.83%) Business Analyst
7 24 (6.74%) Solutions Architect
8 18 (5.06%) Oracle Developer
8 18 (5.06%) Oracle Forms Developer
8 18 (5.06%) PL/SQL Developer
8 18 (5.06%) SQL Developer
9 16 (4.49%) Security Architect
10 11 (3.09%) Programme Manager
11 10 (2.81%) Business Manager
12 9 (2.53%) Delivery Manager
12 9 (2.53%) Enterprise Architect
13 8 (2.25%) Oracle Reports Developer
13 8 (2.25%) Report Developer
13 8 (2.25%) Sales Consultant
13 8 (2.25%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (6.74%) XML
2 14 (3.93%) Web Services
3 12 (3.37%) .NET
4 11 (3.09%) HTML
5 8 (2.25%) AngularJS
5 8 (2.25%) jQuery
6 5 (1.40%) Apache Camel
6 5 (1.40%) ASP.NET
6 5 (1.40%) CSS
6 5 (1.40%) Kafka
7 4 (1.12%) CGI
7 4 (1.12%) HTML5
7 4 (1.12%) RESTful
8 3 (0.84%) Mason
8 3 (0.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (0.56%) Middleware
9 2 (0.56%) Sass
9 2 (0.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.74%) Management Information System
3 23 (6.46%) User Experience
4 17 (4.78%) Visualisation
5 13 (3.65%) Computer Science
6 12 (3.37%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.53%) NHS
7 9 (2.53%) Smartcard
8 8 (2.25%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (1.69%) Driving Licence
9 6 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.40%) Mathematics
11 4 (1.12%) Data Integration
11 4 (1.12%) PMI
12 3 (0.84%) CESG
12 3 (0.84%) Credit Risk
12 3 (0.84%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.84%) Reference Data
13 2 (0.56%) Derivative
13 2 (0.56%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 24 (6.74%) Unix
2 14 (3.93%) Windows
3 11 (3.09%) Linux
4 5 (1.40%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.28%) Android
6 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (22.19%) Project Management
2 59 (16.57%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (10.96%) CRM
4 37 (10.39%) Presales
5 36 (10.11%) Mentoring
6 34 (9.55%) Business Analysis
7 33 (9.27%) Change Management
8 29 (8.15%) Business Intelligence
9 26 (7.30%) Stakeholder Management
10 25 (7.02%) Scrum
10 25 (7.02%) TOGAF
11 21 (5.90%) Validation
12 20 (5.62%) Analytics
12 20 (5.62%) Waterfall
13 19 (5.34%) Information Security
13 19 (5.34%) Time Management
13 19 (5.34%) Use Case
14 18 (5.06%) B2B
14 18 (5.06%) PRINCE2
14 18 (5.06%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (13.48%) SQL
2 20 (5.62%) Shell Script
3 18 (5.06%) C
3 18 (5.06%) Java
3 18 (5.06%) PL/SQL
4 11 (3.09%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.69%) C#
6 2 (0.56%) Ada
6 2 (0.56%) Python
6 2 (0.56%) VBA
7 1 (0.28%) Ada 95
7 1 (0.28%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.28%) Apple Swift
7 1 (0.28%) C++
7 1 (0.28%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.28%) PHP
7 1 (0.28%) Scala
7 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 46 (12.92%) Degree
2 39 (10.96%) Security Cleared
3 27 (7.58%) SC Cleared
4 15 (4.21%) CISSP
5 12 (3.37%) PMI Certification
6 9 (2.53%) CISA
6 9 (2.53%) CISM
7 8 (2.25%) IISP
7 8 (2.25%) PMP
8 7 (1.97%) DV Cleared
9 5 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (1.12%) BICSI Certification
10 4 (1.12%) BICSI RCDD
10 4 (1.12%) ISEB
10 4 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.84%) CCIE
11 3 (0.84%) CESG Certified Professional
11 3 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.87%) QA
2 17 (4.78%) SLA
3 9 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (2.25%) ISAE 3402
4 8 (2.25%) ISO 9001
4 8 (2.25%) ISO27005
4 8 (2.25%) PCI DSS
4 8 (2.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.84%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.56%) COSHH
6 2 (0.56%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.28%) Basel III
7 1 (0.28%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.28%) EMIR
7 1 (0.28%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (0.84%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.28%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (0.56%) Control-M
2 1 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.28%) SCCM
2 1 (0.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (11.24%) Microsoft
2 36 (10.11%) Oracle
3 13 (3.65%) Cisco
3 13 (3.65%) SAP
4 12 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (3.09%) IBM
6 9 (2.53%) Intel Security
7 8 (2.25%) ArcSight
7 8 (2.25%) Barracuda Networks
7 8 (2.25%) Qualys
7 8 (2.25%) Tripwire
8 7 (1.97%) Tableau
9 6 (1.69%) Sun
10 5 (1.40%) HP
10 5 (1.40%) Huawei
11 4 (1.12%) Adobe
11 4 (1.12%) LANDesk
11 4 (1.12%) LogRhythm
12 3 (0.84%) Cognos
12 3 (0.84%) Ericsson
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