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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Development
UK
Rank 444 428 458
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +30
Contract jobs citing Business Development 142 195 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.38% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.46% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 104 87
Median daily rate £450 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £230 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £395 £463
% change year-on-year
+4.43% -14.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 8
Median hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £51.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +105.00%

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
36679 42732 41310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.31% 82.43% 79.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 24330 27936 26209
Median daily rate £450 £425 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 939 1157 1103
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +42.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 0 131 £450 +12.50% 190
London -10 56 £450 -6.49% 90
South East +3 36 £450 +13.92% 41
West Midlands +7 13 £413 +3.12% 8
Berkshire +13 9 £340 -34.61% 11
Buckinghamshire +11 9 £425 -10.52% 5
South West +12 8 £343 -23.03% 11
Hampshire +10 8 £415 -24.54% 9
North West +28 6 £475 +111.11% 17
Yorkshire +18 6 £480 +6.66% 5
Oxfordshire - 6 £475 - 3
West Yorkshire +13 5 £480 -12.72% 4
Wales +12 5 - - 1
Leeds +10 5 £480 -12.72% 3
Reading +10 5 £330 -36.53% 3
City of London +6 5 £500 -14.16% 12
Milton Keynes +6 5 £378 -20.36%
Newport - 5 - -
South Wales - 5 - -
Manchester +17 4 £345 - 14
East of England +9 4 £400 +9.58% 8
Birmingham +2 4 £413 +79.34% 3
Hertfordshire - 4 £400 - 2
Bristol - 4 £345 - 4
Basingstoke - 4 - -
Oxford - 4 £463 -
Iver - 4 £450 -
Wiltshire +1 3 £226 -49.15% 2
Solihull -5 3 £425 -
Swindon +2 2 £113 -74.71% 1

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 128 (42.81%) Finance
2 70 (23.41%) Degree
3 69 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 64 (21.40%) CRM
5 63 (21.07%) Agile Software Development
6 56 (18.73%) Project Management
7 41 (13.71%) SharePoint
8 40 (13.38%) Marketing
9 38 (12.71%) Dynamics CRM
9 38 (12.71%) Presales
10 37 (12.37%) Stakeholder Management
11 36 (12.04%) Microsoft Azure
12 35 (11.71%) Security Cleared
12 35 (11.71%) Telecoms
13 32 (10.70%) Legal
13 32 (10.70%) Banking
13 32 (10.70%) Business Intelligence
13 32 (10.70%) Analytics
13 32 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
14 31 (10.37%) BizTalk Server
15 30 (10.03%) Dynamics AX
16 28 (9.36%) Retail
17 27 (9.03%) Change Management
17 27 (9.03%) SQL Server
18 26 (8.70%) MS Excel
19 25 (8.36%) Oracle
19 25 (8.36%) Business Analysis
19 25 (8.36%) Supplier Management
19 25 (8.36%) SC Cleared
20 23 (7.69%) 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 41 (13.71%) SharePoint
2 31 (10.37%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (2.68%) Skype for Business
4 6 (2.01%) SAS
5 4 (1.34%) CMS
6 2 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.67%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.67%) Drupal
7 1 (0.33%) Apache
7 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.33%) Confluence
7 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 26 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.34%) MS Office
3 7 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.34%) SPSS
5 3 (1.00%) MS Project
5 3 (1.00%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.33%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.33%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.33%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 38 (12.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (10.03%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (2.01%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (1.00%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.33%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.33%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.33%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.33%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.33%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.33%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.33%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.33%) SAP PS
5 1 (0.33%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 36 (12.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.01%) Office 365
3 10 (3.34%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.68%) Yammer
5 5 (1.67%) PaaS
6 4 (1.34%) IaaS
7 3 (1.00%) SaaS
8 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.02%) Internet
2 10 (3.34%) WAN
3 5 (1.67%) LAN
3 5 (1.67%) Network Security
4 4 (1.34%) Firewall
4 4 (1.34%) Wireless
5 3 (1.00%) Cisco IPT
5 3 (1.00%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.67%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.33%) DNS
7 1 (0.33%) Extranet
7 1 (0.33%) GPRS
7 1 (0.33%) LTE
7 1 (0.33%) MPLS
7 1 (0.33%) UMTS
7 1 (0.33%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.33%) WCDMA
7 1 (0.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.03%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.68%) Big Data
2 11 (3.68%) QlikView
3 8 (2.68%) NoSQL
4 7 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.67%) MS Access
6 4 (1.34%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (1.34%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.34%) DataStage
6 4 (1.34%) MySQL
6 4 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.00%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.00%) OLAP
7 3 (1.00%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (1.00%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (1.00%) Pentaho
7 3 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.67%) Power BI
8 2 (0.67%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 4 (1.34%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.67%) JIRA
2 2 (0.67%) MorphX
2 2 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.33%) Selenium
3 1 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 128 (42.81%) Finance
2 40 (13.38%) Marketing
3 35 (11.71%) Telecoms
4 32 (10.70%) Banking
4 32 (10.70%) Legal
5 28 (9.36%) Retail
6 23 (7.69%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.68%) Advertising
8 7 (2.34%) Investment Banking
8 7 (2.34%) Law
9 6 (2.01%) Mandarin Language
9 6 (2.01%) Spanish Language
10 5 (1.67%) Back Office
11 4 (1.34%) Automotive
11 4 (1.34%) Electronics
12 3 (1.00%) Prime Brokerage
13 2 (0.67%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.67%) Front Office
13 2 (0.67%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 60 (20.07%) Architect
2 38 (12.71%) Analyst
3 36 (12.04%) Project Manager
4 26 (8.70%) Consultant
5 24 (8.03%) Business Analyst
6 23 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
7 22 (7.36%) Dynamics AX Architect
8 17 (5.69%) Programme Manager
9 14 (4.68%) Business Manager
9 14 (4.68%) Developer
10 13 (4.35%) IT Manager
11 12 (4.01%) Designer
11 12 (4.01%) Infrastructure Manager
12 11 (3.68%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 11 (3.68%) SC Cleared Project Manager
13 9 (3.01%) CRM Manager
13 9 (3.01%) Marketing Manager
13 9 (3.01%) Technical Architect
13 9 (3.01%) UX Designer
14 8 (2.68%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.35%) .NET
2 8 (2.68%) COM
3 7 (2.34%) Middleware
3 7 (2.34%) Web Services
4 3 (1.00%) CSS
4 3 (1.00%) HTML
5 2 (0.67%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.67%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.67%) Backbone.js
5 2 (0.67%) CSS3
5 2 (0.67%) React
6 1 (0.33%) D3.js
6 1 (0.33%) Dojo
6 1 (0.33%) jQuery
6 1 (0.33%) Mason
6 1 (0.33%) MLlib
6 1 (0.33%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.33%) Redux
6 1 (0.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.02%) Public Cloud
3 15 (5.02%) User Experience
3 15 (5.02%) Visualisation
4 12 (4.01%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.68%) Life Science
6 6 (2.01%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.01%) Data Integration
6 6 (2.01%) Economics
6 6 (2.01%) Fintech
6 6 (2.01%) Linked Data
6 6 (2.01%) Statistics
6 6 (2.01%) SWIFT
7 5 (1.67%) NHS
8 4 (1.34%) Credit Risk
8 4 (1.34%) Equities
8 4 (1.34%) Robotics
8 4 (1.34%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.00%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.02%) Windows
2 4 (1.34%) Android
2 4 (1.34%) Apple iOS
2 4 (1.34%) Mac OS X
2 4 (1.34%) Unix
3 2 (0.67%) Linux
4 1 (0.33%) Solaris
4 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (21.40%) CRM
2 63 (21.07%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (18.73%) Project Management
4 38 (12.71%) Presales
5 37 (12.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 32 (10.70%) Analytics
6 32 (10.70%) Business Intelligence
7 27 (9.03%) Change Management
8 25 (8.36%) Business Analysis
8 25 (8.36%) Supplier Management
9 21 (7.02%) Data Management
10 19 (6.35%) Programme Management
11 17 (5.69%) Coaching
12 16 (5.35%) Enterprise Architecture
13 15 (5.02%) Case Management
13 15 (5.02%) Data Analysis
13 15 (5.02%) Validation
14 14 (4.68%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (4.68%) Mentoring
14 14 (4.68%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (7.36%) C
2 20 (6.69%) SQL
3 9 (3.01%) C#
4 7 (2.34%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.01%) Python
5 6 (2.01%) VBA
6 4 (1.34%) Java
7 2 (0.67%) PHP
7 2 (0.67%) R
7 2 (0.67%) X++
8 1 (0.33%) C++
8 1 (0.33%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.33%) Perl
8 1 (0.33%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 70 (23.41%) Degree
2 35 (11.71%) Security Cleared
3 25 (8.36%) SC Cleared
4 12 (4.01%) PMI Certification
4 12 (4.01%) PMP
5 10 (3.34%) MBA
6 7 (2.34%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.67%) ISEB
8 4 (1.34%) CISA
9 3 (1.00%) CCNA
9 3 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.67%) PhD
10 2 (0.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.33%) ACCA
11 1 (0.33%) CCDA
11 1 (0.33%) CIMA
11 1 (0.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.67%) QA
1 5 (1.67%) SLA
2 4 (1.34%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.34%) MiFID
3 2 (0.67%) Basel II
4 1 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.33%) FATCA
4 1 (0.33%) GDPR
4 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (2.01%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (1.34%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.33%) Firmware
3 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.67%) Terraform
2 1 (0.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 69 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 25 (8.36%) Oracle
3 23 (7.69%) SAP
4 17 (5.69%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (4.68%) IBM
6 10 (3.34%) HP
7 9 (3.01%) Cognos
8 8 (2.68%) Infor
8 8 (2.68%) Informatica
8 8 (2.68%) Tableau
9 7 (2.34%) Cisco
9 7 (2.34%) Google
9 7 (2.34%) Teradata
10 4 (1.34%) Netezza
11 3 (1.00%) Avaya
11 3 (1.00%) Genesys
11 3 (1.00%) NICE Systems
12 2 (0.67%) Hyperion
12 2 (0.67%) MicroStrategy
12 2 (0.67%) Pega
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