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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Development
Rank 430 479 481
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +2
Contract jobs citing Business Development 214 164 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.29% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.37% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 81 90
Median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £306 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £355 £390
% change year-on-year
-9.85% -8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 9
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% -72.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £22.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+106.81% -60.00%

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
44001 44737 42259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.29% 79.69% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 29186 28814 26448
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1047 1191 1229
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +33 184 £375 -6.25% 234
London -4 78 £450 -10.00% 97
Scotland +5 30 £225 -33.33% 8
Tyne and Wear -37 29 £250 -27.33%
North East -38 29 £250 -27.33%
Newcastle upon Tyne -43 28 £250 -27.33%
South East -7 25 £325 -13.33% 54
Renfrewshire - 21 £225 -
Erskine - 21 £225 -
North West 0 17 £400 +6.66% 22
East of England +16 11 £350 - 19
Berkshire +2 11 £238 -44.11% 21
City of London +33 9 £575 -8.00% 26
West Midlands -18 9 £375 -6.25% 14
Manchester 0 8 £400 +10.34% 18
Yorkshire +4 6 £450 +38.46% 9
Hampshire +7 5 £500 +33.33% 16
East Midlands +2 5 £315 -
Glasgow +2 5 £340 +13.33% 1
Reading -5 5 £475 +31.03% 14
Dunstable - 5 - -
West Yorkshire - 5 £425 - 4
Bedfordshire - 5 - - 6
Edinburgh +3 4 £373 - 5
Leeds - 4 £300 - 4
Bracknell - 4 £122 - 1
Milton Keynes +14 3 £195 -37.01%
Buckinghamshire +13 3 £195 -37.01% 2
Lancashire 0 3 £400 -15.78%
Norfolk -1 3 £350 -

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 184 (41.82%) Finance
2 130 (29.55%) Project Management
3 83 (18.86%) Degree
4 72 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (15.91%) Security Cleared
6 64 (14.55%) SQL
7 62 (14.09%) Oracle
7 62 (14.09%) Marketing
8 60 (13.64%) Legal
9 53 (12.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 53 (12.05%) Microsoft
10 51 (11.59%) CRM
11 47 (10.68%) Business Analysis
11 47 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
12 42 (9.55%) Presales
12 42 (9.55%) XML
13 41 (9.32%) Business Intelligence
14 39 (8.86%) SC Cleared
15 36 (8.18%) MS Excel
15 36 (8.18%) Oracle Database
16 35 (7.95%) Telecoms
17 33 (7.50%) ITIL
17 33 (7.50%) Unix
17 33 (7.50%) PMI Certification
17 33 (7.50%) Banking
18 31 (7.05%) PRINCE2
18 31 (7.05%) Risk Management
19 28 (6.36%) Service Management
19 28 (6.36%) Oracle Forms
19 28 (6.36%) SQL Server

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 19 (4.32%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.05%) Smallworld
2 9 (2.05%) WebLogic
2 9 (2.05%) WebSphere
2 9 (2.05%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (1.82%) IIS
4 6 (1.36%) ArcGIS
4 6 (1.36%) OpenStack
5 4 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (0.91%) SAS
6 3 (0.68%) CMS
6 3 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.45%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.23%) Exstream Dialogue
8 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 36 (8.18%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.32%) MS Office
3 15 (3.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.36%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.68%) MS Project
6 2 (0.45%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 22 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.91%) SAP ERP
2 4 (0.91%) SAP HR
3 3 (0.68%) Eloqua
3 3 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.68%) SAP Payroll
4 2 (0.45%) Lawson
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.23%) Exstream
5 1 (0.23%) Infor LN
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.23%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.23%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.91%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.68%) IaaS
3 3 (0.68%) SaaS
4 2 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.45%) Office 365
4 2 (0.45%) PaaS
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.27%) Internet
2 9 (2.05%) VDSL
3 8 (1.82%) DOCSIS
3 8 (1.82%) GPON
3 8 (1.82%) Network Security
4 5 (1.14%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.14%) Wireless
5 4 (0.91%) IPv6
6 3 (0.68%) Firewall
6 3 (0.68%) HTTP
6 3 (0.68%) SAN
6 3 (0.68%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (0.45%) AMQP
7 2 (0.45%) ATM
7 2 (0.45%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.45%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.45%) Intranet
7 2 (0.45%) MQTT
8 1 (0.23%) Broadband
8 1 (0.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (8.18%) Oracle Database
2 28 (6.36%) SQL Server
3 27 (6.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 26 (5.91%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (2.95%) Oracle Reports
6 12 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (2.50%) Big Data
8 8 (1.82%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.59%) QGIS
10 6 (1.36%) MS Access
10 6 (1.36%) QlikView
11 5 (1.14%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.91%) GIS
12 4 (0.91%) Pentaho
12 4 (0.91%) Power BI
13 3 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (6.36%) Oracle Forms
2 12 (2.73%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.36%) JIRA
4 3 (0.68%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.68%) Maven
4 3 (0.68%) Subversion
5 2 (0.45%) JUnit
5 2 (0.45%) NUnit
5 2 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (0.23%) Ant
6 1 (0.23%) DbUnit
6 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.23%) Gradle
6 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.23%) jMock
6 1 (0.23%) MagicDraw
6 1 (0.23%) Mockito
6 1 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.23%) Selenium
General
1 184 (41.82%) Finance
2 62 (14.09%) Marketing
3 60 (13.64%) Legal
4 35 (7.95%) Telecoms
5 33 (7.50%) Banking
6 15 (3.41%) Financial Institution
7 14 (3.18%) Front Office
8 12 (2.73%) Retail
9 8 (1.82%) Billing
10 7 (1.59%) Back Office
10 7 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (1.14%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.91%) Publishing
13 3 (0.68%) Local Government
13 3 (0.68%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.68%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.45%) Advertising
14 2 (0.45%) French Language
14 2 (0.45%) Law
14 2 (0.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 97 (22.05%) Project Manager
2 69 (15.68%) Architect
3 59 (13.41%) Developer
4 53 (12.05%) Analyst
5 37 (8.41%) Business Analyst
6 35 (7.95%) Consultant
7 31 (7.05%) Solutions Architect
8 28 (6.36%) Oracle Developer
9 27 (6.14%) Oracle Forms Developer
10 24 (5.45%) Infrastructure Manager
10 24 (5.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 20 (4.55%) Junior
11 20 (4.55%) SQL Developer
12 19 (4.32%) PL/SQL Developer
13 17 (3.86%) Junior Project Manager
14 13 (2.95%) Report Developer
14 13 (2.95%) Security Architect
15 12 (2.73%) Oracle Reports Developer
16 11 (2.50%) .NET Developer
17 10 (2.27%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (9.55%) XML
2 27 (6.14%) .NET
3 16 (3.64%) HTML
4 13 (2.95%) J2EE
5 12 (2.73%) Web Services
6 10 (2.27%) CSS
6 10 (2.27%) Servlets
7 9 (2.05%) ASP.NET
7 9 (2.05%) JSP
8 7 (1.59%) AngularJS
9 6 (1.36%) HTML5
10 5 (1.14%) .NET Framework
10 5 (1.14%) jQuery
10 5 (1.14%) RESTful
10 5 (1.14%) SOAP
11 4 (0.91%) Apache Camel
11 4 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (0.91%) Middleware
12 3 (0.68%) CSS3
12 3 (0.68%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 47 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.68%) Computer Science
3 24 (5.45%) Management Information System
4 21 (4.77%) Data Centre
5 20 (4.55%) User Experience
6 17 (3.86%) Visualisation
7 14 (3.18%) Mathematics
8 13 (2.95%) PMI
9 10 (2.27%) Hedge funds
10 8 (1.82%) Smartcard
10 8 (1.82%) Social Media
11 7 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (1.36%) IPTV
13 5 (1.14%) Digital TV
13 5 (1.14%) Mobile Payment
13 5 (1.14%) Virtual Team
14 4 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
15 3 (0.68%) Cyber Attack
15 3 (0.68%) Driving Licence
15 3 (0.68%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (7.50%) Unix
2 19 (4.32%) Windows
3 8 (1.82%) Linux
4 3 (0.68%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.45%) AIX
5 2 (0.45%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.23%) Android
6 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (29.55%) Project Management
2 72 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (12.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 51 (11.59%) CRM
5 47 (10.68%) Business Analysis
6 42 (9.55%) Presales
7 41 (9.32%) Business Intelligence
8 33 (7.50%) ITIL
9 31 (7.05%) PRINCE2
9 31 (7.05%) Risk Management
10 28 (6.36%) Service Management
11 27 (6.14%) System Testing
12 26 (5.91%) Change Management
12 26 (5.91%) TOGAF
13 24 (5.45%) Migration
14 23 (5.23%) Analytics
14 23 (5.23%) B2B
14 23 (5.23%) Mentoring
15 21 (4.77%) Data Analysis
15 21 (4.77%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (14.55%) SQL
2 27 (6.14%) PL/SQL
2 27 (6.14%) Shell Script
3 22 (5.00%) Java
4 20 (4.55%) C#
5 16 (3.64%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.59%) C
7 5 (1.14%) VBA
8 3 (0.68%) C++
9 2 (0.45%) VB
10 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.23%) C-shell
10 1 (0.23%) Groovy
10 1 (0.23%) Perl
10 1 (0.23%) PHP
10 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 83 (18.86%) Degree
2 70 (15.91%) Security Cleared
3 39 (8.86%) SC Cleared
4 33 (7.50%) PMI Certification
5 23 (5.23%) PMP
6 12 (2.73%) CISSP
7 8 (1.82%) CCIE
7 8 (1.82%) CISA
7 8 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (1.82%) CISM
8 7 (1.59%) IISP
8 7 (1.59%) MBA
9 6 (1.36%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (1.14%) Chartered Engineer
10 5 (1.14%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.91%) CESG Certified Professional
11 4 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.68%) APMP
12 3 (0.68%) BICSI Certification
12 3 (0.68%) BICSI RCDD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.86%) QA
2 9 (2.05%) SLA
3 8 (1.82%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.82%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (1.59%) ISAE 3402
4 7 (1.59%) ISO 9001
4 7 (1.59%) ISO27005
5 3 (0.68%) COBIT
6 2 (0.45%) MiFID
7 1 (0.23%) Basel II
7 1 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.23%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (0.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.68%) QRadar
2 1 (0.23%) Control-M
2 1 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 62 (14.09%) Oracle
2 53 (12.05%) Microsoft
3 21 (4.77%) IBM
4 18 (4.09%) SAP
5 17 (3.86%) Cisco
6 15 (3.41%) HP
7 14 (3.18%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (2.50%) Tableau
9 9 (2.05%) BEA
10 7 (1.59%) ArcSight
10 7 (1.59%) Barracuda Networks
10 7 (1.59%) Intel Security
10 7 (1.59%) Qualys
10 7 (1.59%) Tripwire
11 4 (0.91%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.91%) Greenplum
11 4 (0.91%) Sybase
12 3 (0.68%) Adobe
12 3 (0.68%) CheckPoint
12 3 (0.68%) Cognos
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