The first table below looks at the demand for the Business Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Developer
Rank 115 78 100
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Business Developer 3 25 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 1.36% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 1.47% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 3
Average daily rate £350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £255 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £370 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -9.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2162 1704 2109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.92% 93.01% 93.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1115 796 954
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 155 177
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.80 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Business Developer
England

Business Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Developer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Business Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Developer across the West Midlands region.

Business Developer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Business Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Developer across the West Midlands region.

Business Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Business Developer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire -8 2 £325 +8.33% 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £375 -
Herefordshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Business Developer
England

Business Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Business Developer in their job title 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 with Business Developer in their job title.

1 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (56.25%) SQL
4 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (43.75%) ETL
6 6 (37.50%) .NET
6 6 (37.50%) Web Services
6 6 (37.50%) ERP
6 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (31.25%) OO
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
7 5 (31.25%) MySQL
7 5 (31.25%) C#
8 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 4 (25.00%) IIS
8 4 (25.00%) RDF
8 4 (25.00%) N-Tier
8 4 (25.00%) OOD
8 4 (25.00%) PHP
8 4 (25.00%) Windows
8 4 (25.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 4 (25.00%) Internet
8 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
8 4 (25.00%) WCF
8 4 (25.00%) WPF
8 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Business Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Business Developer in their job title 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 with Business Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (6.25%) e-Work
2 1 (6.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (31.25%) MySQL
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (18.75%) QlikView
8 2 (12.50%) Cognos Powerplay
8 2 (12.50%) Cognos Impromptu
8 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (6.25%) DataStage
9 1 (6.25%) Xcelsius
9 1 (6.25%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
1 6 (37.50%) Web Services
2 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (25.00%) WCF
2 4 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (6.25%) Ajax
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (43.75%) ETL
3 6 (37.50%) ERP
4 5 (31.25%) OO
5 4 (25.00%) RDF
5 4 (25.00%) OOD
5 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.25%) Validation
7 1 (6.25%) Process Management
7 1 (6.25%) Security Management
7 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Document Management
7 1 (6.25%) Web Development
7 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) C#
3 4 (25.00%) PHP
3 4 (25.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.25%) VBScript
4 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Business Objects
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) SAP
3 2 (12.50%) Cognos
4 1 (6.25%) Open Text
4 1 (6.25%) Metastorm
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Hyperion
4 1 (6.25%) Informatica
4 1 (6.25%) Apple
4 1 (6.25%) Infor