The table below looks at the statistics for Business Development skills 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 Development over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Development
Rank 103 110 109
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing Business Development 10 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.43% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.59% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 1
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£400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £406 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £31.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.39 £50.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-33.22% +104.08%
Business Development
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1848 1869 1440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.94% 72.30% 68.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 982 755
Average daily rate £398 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 124 60
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.75 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% -21.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Business Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Development across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Development Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Business Development
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 Development across the West Midlands region.

Business Development Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Business Development
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 Development across the West Midlands region.

Business Development Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Business Development
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 Development within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcestershire +6 2 £523 -
Coventry +1 2 £400 -23.80% 1
Birmingham +6 1 £450 - 4
Business Development
England

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Business Development also 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 that cited Business Development.

1 9 (56.25%) Data Analysis
2 8 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 7 (43.75%) UML
3 7 (43.75%) SLA
3 7 (43.75%) RUP
3 7 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (43.75%) Six Sigma
3 7 (43.75%) Benchmarking
3 7 (43.75%) BPR
3 7 (43.75%) Migration
3 7 (43.75%) Use Case
3 7 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Data Migration
3 7 (43.75%) Waterfall
3 7 (43.75%) Test Strategy
3 7 (43.75%) System Integration Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Target Operating Model
4 6 (37.50%) User Stories
4 6 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (37.50%) Scrum
4 6 (37.50%) GAP Analysis
5 5 (31.25%) SQL
5 5 (31.25%) RAD
5 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) Fault Management
5 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
6 4 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (25.00%) Business Continuity
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (25.00%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Business Development also 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 that cited Business Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) MS Access
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
1 3 (18.75%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Law
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Business Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Security Solutions Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Service Transition Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Security Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Transition Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Service Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Sales Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Data Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Commercial Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Manager
5 1 (6.25%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (6.25%) MI Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Data Analysis
2 8 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 7 (43.75%) RUP
3 7 (43.75%) UML
3 7 (43.75%) Benchmarking
3 7 (43.75%) BPR
3 7 (43.75%) Six Sigma
3 7 (43.75%) Migration
3 7 (43.75%) Use Case
3 7 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Data Migration
3 7 (43.75%) Waterfall
3 7 (43.75%) Test Strategy
3 7 (43.75%) System Integration Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Target Operating Model
4 6 (37.50%) User Stories
4 6 (37.50%) Scrum
4 6 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (37.50%) GAP Analysis
5 5 (31.25%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) LogRhythm
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