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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Development
Rank 466 479 467
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Contract jobs citing Business Development 192 179 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.39% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 100 79
Median daily rate £425 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £251 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £545 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 7
Median hourly rate £27.50 £33.73 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.47% -25.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £17.66 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.65 £42.46 £91.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.46 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-35.23% +2.93%

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
44605 46363 44678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.11% 81.03% 77.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 29540 30319 27925
Median daily rate £440 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1156 1285 1224
Median hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £12.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.57 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 +32 186 £425 +6.25% 215
London +42 94 £450 +12.50% 97
South East -18 30 £358 -20.55% 51
North West +24 15 £340 -24.44% 15
East of England +17 13 £438 +62.79% 11
Berkshire -13 13 £413 -17.50% 15
West Midlands -24 11 £413 +3.12% 13
City of London +20 10 £500 +37.08% 26
Bedfordshire +3 9 £438 +150.00% 2
Luton +1 9 £438 +150.00% 1
Cheshire +10 8 £339 -9.66% 2
South West +16 7 £638 +75.86% 6
Manchester +1 6 £351 -17.35% 13
Reading -3 5 £413 -17.50% 6
East Midlands -9 5 £375 +13.63% 5
North East -27 5 £290 -22.66% 8
Newcastle upon Tyne -27 5 £290 -22.66% 6
Tyne and Wear -29 5 £290 -22.66% 7
Birmingham - 5 £506 - 3
Kent +11 4 £325 +4.00% 1
Scotland +8 4 £345 - 6
Derby -6 4 £425 +28.78%
Derbyshire -7 4 £425 +28.78%
Middlesex - 4 £540 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £638 -
West Yorkshire +12 3 - - 3
Hampshire +8 3 £350 -16.66% 10
Leeds +6 3 - - 2
Yorkshire +5 3 - - 3
Hertfordshire +2 3 £425 - 1

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 192 (47.88%) Finance
2 125 (31.17%) Project Management
3 91 (22.69%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (22.69%) Degree
4 79 (19.70%) Security Cleared
5 75 (18.70%) Legal
6 57 (14.21%) Microsoft
7 52 (12.97%) Marketing
8 51 (12.72%) Analytical Skills
9 48 (11.97%) SQL
10 44 (10.97%) CRM
11 41 (10.22%) SC Cleared
12 40 (9.98%) SharePoint
12 40 (9.98%) Stakeholder Management
13 39 (9.73%) Presales
14 38 (9.48%) PMI Certification
15 36 (8.98%) Banking
15 36 (8.98%) Business Analysis
16 32 (7.98%) PMP
16 32 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
17 31 (7.73%) Oracle
17 31 (7.73%) C#
18 30 (7.48%) Dynamics CRM
19 28 (6.98%) .NET
19 28 (6.98%) Supplier Management
20 27 (6.73%) Migration
21 26 (6.48%) JavaScript
21 26 (6.48%) SQL Server
22 24 (5.99%) MS Excel
22 24 (5.99%) Service Management

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 40 (9.98%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.49%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (1.75%) ArcGIS
3 7 (1.75%) Smallworld
4 5 (1.25%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.00%) Drupal
5 4 (1.00%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.75%) CMS
6 3 (0.75%) IIS
7 2 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.50%) Apache
7 2 (0.50%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.50%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.25%) Exstream Dialogue
8 1 (0.25%) Moodle
8 1 (0.25%) nginx
8 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (5.99%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (3.24%) MS Office
4 7 (1.75%) AutoCAD
5 6 (1.50%) MS Project
6 2 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.25%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.25%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 30 (7.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.49%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.00%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.75%) Eloqua
4 3 (0.75%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (0.50%) Lawson
5 2 (0.50%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.25%) ENOVIA
6 1 (0.25%) Exstream
6 1 (0.25%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.25%) Infor LN
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.25%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.25%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.25%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.25%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.50%) IaaS
2 6 (1.50%) SaaS
3 5 (1.25%) Office 365
3 5 (1.25%) PaaS
4 4 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.00%) SuccessFactors
4 4 (1.00%) Yammer
5 3 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.49%) Network Security
2 7 (1.75%) DOCSIS
2 7 (1.75%) GPON
2 7 (1.75%) VDSL
3 5 (1.25%) Wireless
4 4 (1.00%) Firewall
4 4 (1.00%) Internet
4 4 (1.00%) IPv6
5 3 (0.75%) AMQP
5 3 (0.75%) MQTT
6 2 (0.50%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.50%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (0.50%) Intranet
6 2 (0.50%) LAN
6 2 (0.50%) LDAP
6 2 (0.50%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.50%) Value-Added Service
6 2 (0.50%) WAN
7 1 (0.25%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (6.48%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (2.74%) Oracle Database
3 11 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (2.24%) NoSQL
4 9 (2.24%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (1.75%) QGIS
7 6 (1.50%) Big Data
7 6 (1.50%) Pentaho
8 5 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.25%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.00%) QlikView
10 3 (0.75%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (4.74%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (1.75%) JIRA
4 2 (0.50%) Maven
5 1 (0.25%) DbUnit
5 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.25%) Gradle
5 1 (0.25%) Grunt
5 1 (0.25%) gulp
5 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.25%) jMock
5 1 (0.25%) JUnit
5 1 (0.25%) MagicDraw
5 1 (0.25%) Mocha
5 1 (0.25%) Mockito
5 1 (0.25%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.25%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.25%) Subversion
5 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 192 (47.88%) Finance
2 75 (18.70%) Legal
3 52 (12.97%) Marketing
4 36 (8.98%) Banking
5 20 (4.99%) Telecoms
6 13 (3.24%) Financial Institution
7 12 (2.99%) Investment Banking
8 10 (2.49%) Front Office
8 10 (2.49%) Retail
9 9 (2.24%) Law
9 9 (2.24%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.75%) Back Office
11 6 (1.50%) Billing
12 5 (1.25%) Advertising
13 2 (0.50%) Brand Awareness
13 2 (0.50%) German Language
13 2 (0.50%) Local Government
13 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 89 (22.19%) Project Manager
2 69 (17.21%) Architect
3 47 (11.72%) Analyst
4 40 (9.98%) Developer
5 36 (8.98%) Consultant
6 34 (8.48%) Solutions Architect
7 29 (7.23%) Infrastructure Manager
7 29 (7.23%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 24 (5.99%) Business Analyst
9 22 (5.49%) Junior
10 18 (4.49%) Junior Project Manager
10 18 (4.49%) Programme Manager
11 17 (4.24%) Data Analyst
12 11 (2.74%) IT Manager
13 10 (2.49%) CRM Developer
13 10 (2.49%) Technical Architect
14 9 (2.24%) Business Manager
14 9 (2.24%) Dynamics AX Architect
15 8 (2.00%) Oracle Forms Developer
15 8 (2.00%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.98%) .NET
2 16 (3.99%) XML
3 13 (3.24%) Web Services
4 12 (2.99%) HTML
5 11 (2.74%) Middleware
6 10 (2.49%) AngularJS
7 8 (2.00%) Backbone.js
7 8 (2.00%) CSS
8 7 (1.75%) CSS3
8 7 (1.75%) HTML5
8 7 (1.75%) J2EE
8 7 (1.75%) React
9 5 (1.25%) .NET Framework
9 5 (1.25%) RESTful
10 4 (1.00%) COM
11 3 (0.75%) ASP.NET
11 3 (0.75%) Node.js
11 3 (0.75%) OAuth
11 3 (0.75%) OpenID
11 3 (0.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 51 (12.72%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.49%) Data Centre
3 18 (4.49%) User Experience
4 17 (4.24%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.74%) PMI
6 9 (2.24%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.24%) Linked Data
7 8 (2.00%) Data Integration
8 7 (1.75%) Equities
8 7 (1.75%) Mathematics
8 7 (1.75%) Visualisation
9 6 (1.50%) Mobile Payment
9 6 (1.50%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.50%) Social Media
10 5 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.00%) Fixed Income
11 4 (1.00%) Life Science
11 4 (1.00%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.00%) Statistics
12 3 (0.75%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.24%) Windows
2 15 (3.74%) Unix
3 4 (1.00%) Android
3 4 (1.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.00%) Linux
4 2 (0.50%) AIX
5 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (31.17%) Project Management
2 91 (22.69%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (10.97%) CRM
4 40 (9.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 39 (9.73%) Presales
6 36 (8.98%) Business Analysis
7 32 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (6.98%) Supplier Management
9 27 (6.73%) Migration
10 24 (5.99%) Service Management
11 23 (5.74%) ITIL
12 20 (4.99%) Mentoring
12 20 (4.99%) Scrum
12 20 (4.99%) TOGAF
13 19 (4.74%) Data Management
13 19 (4.74%) Data Modelling
13 19 (4.74%) PRINCE2
13 19 (4.74%) Risk Management
14 18 (4.49%) Change Management
14 18 (4.49%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 48 (11.97%) SQL
2 31 (7.73%) C#
3 26 (6.48%) JavaScript
4 21 (5.24%) Java
5 12 (2.99%) C
6 11 (2.74%) Shell Script
7 9 (2.24%) PL/SQL
8 6 (1.50%) PHP
9 3 (0.75%) VBA
10 2 (0.50%) C++
10 2 (0.50%) Tcl
10 2 (0.50%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.25%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.25%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (0.25%) AWK
11 1 (0.25%) R
11 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 91 (22.69%) Degree
2 79 (19.70%) Security Cleared
3 41 (10.22%) SC Cleared
4 38 (9.48%) PMI Certification
5 32 (7.98%) PMP
6 10 (2.49%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (2.24%) CISSP
7 9 (2.24%) MBA
8 8 (2.00%) DV Cleared
9 7 (1.75%) CISA
10 6 (1.50%) CCIE
10 6 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.00%) CESG Certified Professional
11 4 (1.00%) GCIH
12 3 (0.75%) Chartered Engineer
12 3 (0.75%) CISM
12 3 (0.75%) ISEB
13 2 (0.50%) CCNP
13 2 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.49%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.50%) QA
3 4 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.00%) MiFID
3 4 (1.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.00%) SLA
4 3 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.50%) ISAE 3402
5 2 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.50%) ISO27005
6 1 (0.25%) Basel II
6 1 (0.25%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (2.24%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.75%) QRadar
2 2 (0.50%) RSA Archer
3 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 57 (14.21%) Microsoft
2 31 (7.73%) Oracle
3 23 (5.74%) SAP
4 16 (3.99%) HP
5 13 (3.24%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (2.99%) Cisco
7 10 (2.49%) Tableau
8 6 (1.50%) Adobe
8 6 (1.50%) Atlassian
8 6 (1.50%) Greenplum
8 6 (1.50%) Infor
9 5 (1.25%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.00%) Hyperion
10 4 (1.00%) IBM
11 3 (0.75%) Cognos
11 3 (0.75%) Google
11 3 (0.75%) Informatica
11 3 (0.75%) Teradata
12 2 (0.50%) Barracuda Networks
12 2 (0.50%) Tripwire
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