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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Development
Rank 435 459 443
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -16
Contract jobs citing Business Development 224 166 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.39% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 71 82
Median daily rate £340 £413 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.57% +4.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £205 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £380
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 13
Median hourly rate £17.50 £22.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% -53.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £10.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £22.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £51.25
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -56.09%

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
43851 42877 41677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.90% 79.19% 77.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 29046 27097 26309
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 £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1017 1228 1245
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £28.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +26 192 £345 -18.82% 265
London -13 77 £450 -10.00% 128
South East +5 44 £325 -13.90% 45
Scotland +26 33 £225 -25.00% 12
Tyne and Wear -28 26 £250 -23.66%
North East -33 26 £250 -23.66%
Newcastle upon Tyne -29 25 £250 -23.66%
Renfrewshire - 21 £225 -
Erskine - 21 £225 -
City of London +37 14 £488 +8.33% 40
North West -9 12 £380 +16.92% 28
Kent -9 10 £325 - 3
East of England +9 8 £475 +35.71% 13
Berkshire -8 8 £238 -44.11% 14
Manchester -4 7 £360 +10.76% 18
Edinburgh - 7 £378 - 7
Yorkshire +12 6 £423 +69.00% 11
West Midlands -2 6 £375 +10.29% 14
Surrey -10 6 £400 +63.26% 11
East Sussex - 6 £333 - 2
East Midlands +16 5 £360 - 3
Glasgow +9 5 £340 +13.33% 3
Hampshire 0 5 £538 +46.25% 7
Reading -5 5 £200 -56.75% 6
West Yorkshire - 5 £370 - 7
South West - 5 £550 - 15
Bedfordshire - 5 £475 - 5
Buckinghamshire +12 4 £210 -32.25% 1
Derbyshire +12 4 £360 -
Derby +8 4 £360 -

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 161 (38.61%) Finance
2 122 (29.26%) Project Management
3 76 (18.23%) Degree
4 69 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (16.31%) Security Cleared
6 64 (15.35%) Oracle
7 62 (14.87%) SQL
8 55 (13.19%) Microsoft
9 50 (11.99%) CRM
10 47 (11.27%) Legal
11 46 (11.03%) Business Analysis
12 45 (10.79%) Marketing
13 43 (10.31%) XML
14 42 (10.07%) Presales
15 40 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
15 40 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
16 39 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
17 36 (8.63%) SC Cleared
17 36 (8.63%) Oracle Database
18 34 (8.15%) Unix
19 33 (7.91%) MS Excel
20 32 (7.67%) PRINCE2
20 32 (7.67%) Telecoms
21 31 (7.43%) SQL Server
22 30 (7.19%) Banking
23 29 (6.95%) TOGAF
23 29 (6.95%) ITIL
23 29 (6.95%) Risk Management
24 28 (6.71%) Oracle Forms
24 28 (6.71%) PMI Certification

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 18 (4.32%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.36%) IIS
3 9 (2.16%) WebLogic
3 9 (2.16%) WebSphere
3 9 (2.16%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (1.44%) OpenStack
5 5 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.20%) Smallworld
6 4 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.96%) CMS
7 3 (0.72%) SAS
8 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.24%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 33 (7.91%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (3.60%) MS Office
4 3 (0.72%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.48%) MS Project
6 1 (0.24%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 20 (4.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.96%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.24%) Infor LN
5 1 (0.24%) Lawson
5 1 (0.24%) Magento
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.24%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.24%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.24%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.24%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.24%) SaaS
3 1 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.40%) Internet
2 7 (1.68%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.44%) Network Security
4 5 (1.20%) SAN
5 4 (0.96%) IPv6
5 4 (0.96%) Wireless
6 3 (0.72%) Firewall
6 3 (0.72%) HTTP
6 3 (0.72%) Structured Cabling
6 3 (0.72%) VDSL
7 2 (0.48%) ATM
7 2 (0.48%) DOCSIS
7 2 (0.48%) GPON
7 2 (0.48%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.24%) Broadband
8 1 (0.24%) DSLAM
8 1 (0.24%) GSM
8 1 (0.24%) LAN
8 1 (0.24%) RFID
8 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (8.63%) Oracle Database
2 31 (7.43%) SQL Server
3 27 (6.47%) Oracle Database 10g
4 26 (6.24%) Oracle Database 11g
5 18 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (3.12%) Big Data
6 13 (3.12%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (2.16%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.92%) Hadoop
8 8 (1.92%) MS Access
9 6 (1.44%) GIS
9 6 (1.44%) QlikView
10 5 (1.20%) OpenStack Swift
11 4 (0.96%) EDRMS
11 4 (0.96%) Power BI
11 4 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.72%) PowerPivot
12 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (6.71%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (1.68%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.96%) Subversion
3 4 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.72%) JIRA
5 2 (0.48%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.48%) JUnit
5 2 (0.48%) Maven
5 2 (0.48%) NUnit
5 2 (0.48%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (0.24%) Ant
6 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.24%) Gradle
6 1 (0.24%) Selenium
6 1 (0.24%) Xcode
General
1 161 (38.61%) Finance
2 47 (11.27%) Legal
3 45 (10.79%) Marketing
4 32 (7.67%) Telecoms
5 30 (7.19%) Banking
6 15 (3.60%) Retail
7 12 (2.88%) Front Office
8 11 (2.64%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.44%) Back Office
9 6 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.20%) Billing
11 4 (0.96%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.96%) Publishing
12 3 (0.72%) French Language
12 3 (0.72%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.24%) Advertising
14 1 (0.24%) Electronics
14 1 (0.24%) Games
14 1 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 89 (21.34%) Project Manager
2 68 (16.31%) Architect
3 61 (14.63%) Developer
4 52 (12.47%) Analyst
5 37 (8.87%) Business Analyst
6 34 (8.15%) Consultant
7 31 (7.43%) Solutions Architect
8 28 (6.71%) Oracle Developer
9 27 (6.47%) Oracle Forms Developer
10 21 (5.04%) Infrastructure Manager
10 21 (5.04%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 20 (4.80%) SQL Developer
12 19 (4.56%) Junior
12 19 (4.56%) PL/SQL Developer
13 18 (4.32%) Security Architect
14 17 (4.08%) Junior Project Manager
15 12 (2.88%) Oracle Reports Developer
15 12 (2.88%) Report Developer
16 10 (2.40%) .NET Developer
16 10 (2.40%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (10.31%) XML
2 25 (6.00%) .NET
3 17 (4.08%) HTML
4 14 (3.36%) Web Services
5 12 (2.88%) J2EE
6 11 (2.64%) CSS
7 10 (2.40%) Servlets
8 9 (2.16%) JSP
9 8 (1.92%) ASP.NET
9 8 (1.92%) jQuery
10 7 (1.68%) AngularJS
11 5 (1.20%) Apache Camel
11 5 (1.20%) HTML5
11 5 (1.20%) Kafka
12 4 (0.96%) .NET Framework
12 4 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (0.96%) CSS3
12 4 (0.96%) Java EE
12 4 (0.96%) RESTful
12 4 (0.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (6.47%) Computer Science
3 21 (5.04%) Data Centre
4 19 (4.56%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.36%) Mathematics
5 14 (3.36%) Smartcard
5 14 (3.36%) User Experience
5 14 (3.36%) Visualisation
6 13 (3.12%) Embedded Systems
7 12 (2.88%) PMI
8 9 (2.16%) Driving Licence
8 9 (2.16%) Hedge funds
9 7 (1.68%) NHS
10 6 (1.44%) IPTV
11 5 (1.20%) DTV
12 4 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.96%) Social Media
13 3 (0.72%) Cyber Attack
13 3 (0.72%) Mainframe
13 3 (0.72%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (8.15%) Unix
2 20 (4.80%) Windows
3 10 (2.40%) Linux
4 3 (0.72%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.48%) AIX
5 2 (0.48%) Android
5 2 (0.48%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.48%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (29.26%) Project Management
2 69 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (11.99%) CRM
4 46 (11.03%) Business Analysis
5 42 (10.07%) Presales
6 40 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
7 39 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 32 (7.67%) PRINCE2
9 29 (6.95%) ITIL
9 29 (6.95%) Risk Management
9 29 (6.95%) TOGAF
10 27 (6.47%) System Testing
11 26 (6.24%) Change Management
12 24 (5.76%) Use Case
13 23 (5.52%) Analytics
13 23 (5.52%) Information Security
13 23 (5.52%) Service Management
13 23 (5.52%) User Acceptance Testing
14 21 (5.04%) Mentoring
14 21 (5.04%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 62 (14.87%) SQL
2 28 (6.71%) Shell Script
3 27 (6.47%) PL/SQL
4 22 (5.28%) Java
5 18 (4.32%) JavaScript
6 15 (3.60%) C#
7 8 (1.92%) C
8 4 (0.96%) VBA
9 3 (0.72%) C++
10 2 (0.48%) VB
11 1 (0.24%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.24%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.24%) C-shell
11 1 (0.24%) Groovy
11 1 (0.24%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.24%) Perl
11 1 (0.24%) PHP
11 1 (0.24%) Python
11 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 76 (18.23%) Degree
2 68 (16.31%) Security Cleared
3 36 (8.63%) SC Cleared
4 28 (6.71%) PMI Certification
5 18 (4.32%) PMP
6 17 (4.08%) CISSP
7 14 (3.36%) CISA
7 14 (3.36%) CISM
8 13 (3.12%) IISP
9 9 (2.16%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (1.20%) MBA
11 4 (0.96%) CCIE
11 4 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.72%) APMP
12 3 (0.72%) BICSI Certification
12 3 (0.72%) CESG Certified Professional
12 3 (0.72%) GCIH
12 3 (0.72%) ISEB
12 3 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.32%) QA
2 14 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (3.36%) PCI DSS
2 14 (3.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 13 (3.12%) ISAE 3402
3 13 (3.12%) ISO 9001
3 13 (3.12%) ISO27005
4 11 (2.64%) SLA
5 5 (1.20%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.72%) COBIT
7 2 (0.48%) MiFID
8 1 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.24%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (0.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.72%) QRadar
2 2 (0.48%) Control-M
3 1 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 64 (15.35%) Oracle
2 55 (13.19%) Microsoft
3 27 (6.47%) IBM
4 18 (4.32%) Cisco
5 16 (3.84%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (3.36%) Intel Security
7 13 (3.12%) ArcSight
7 13 (3.12%) Barracuda Networks
7 13 (3.12%) Qualys
7 13 (3.12%) Tripwire
8 12 (2.88%) SAP
9 10 (2.40%) HP
10 9 (2.16%) BEA
11 8 (1.92%) Sun
11 8 (1.92%) Tableau
12 4 (0.96%) LANDesk
12 4 (0.96%) Sybase
13 3 (0.72%) Adobe
13 3 (0.72%) BMC
14 2 (0.48%) Cognizant
Midlands
Whitehall Resources Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
g2 Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
AAP3
Rate: £40 - £55 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Capital Edge Ltd
Salary: £30k -£36k OTE £100k - £200k+
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £42000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Simon James IT
Rate: £0 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Simon James IT
Rate: £440 - £460 per day
Posted: 11 days ago