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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Development
Rank 106 107 108
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Business Development 16 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.63% 0.14% 0.047%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.19% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 1
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £475 £350
% change year-on-year
-16.84% +35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.81 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.25 £25.00 £8.75
% change year-on-year
+105.00% +185.71%
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
2046 1544 1575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.17% 69.90% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 881 850
Average daily rate £410 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 107 82
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £11.50 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Development across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Business Development Daily Rate Histogram 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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Coventry -5 4 £400 - 2
Birmingham -1 2 £230 -34.28% 9
Solihull - 2 - -
Shropshire - 2 £675 -
Worcestershire - 2 £450 -
Walsall - 1 £230 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £230 - 2
Staffordshire - 1 £300 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Business Development
England

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Project Management
3 5 (22.73%) Six Sigma
3 5 (22.73%) Benchmarking
3 5 (22.73%) BPR
3 5 (22.73%) UML
3 5 (22.73%) RAD
3 5 (22.73%) RUP
3 5 (22.73%) CRM
3 5 (22.73%) SLA
3 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
3 5 (22.73%) Data Analysis
3 5 (22.73%) Migration
3 5 (22.73%) Scrum
3 5 (22.73%) Use Case
3 5 (22.73%) Fault Management
3 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
3 5 (22.73%) Data Migration
3 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
3 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
3 5 (22.73%) User Stories
3 5 (22.73%) System Integration Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Target Operating Model
4 4 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (18.18%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (18.18%) Protective Monitoring
4 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 4 (18.18%) High Availability

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (18.18%) MS Access
2 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Architect
2 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Business Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Security Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Security Solutions Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Digital Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Digital Business Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Communications Officer
6 2 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Portfolio Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Process Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Process Mapping Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Process Mapping Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Principal Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.55%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Project Management
3 5 (22.73%) Benchmarking
3 5 (22.73%) BPR
3 5 (22.73%) CRM
3 5 (22.73%) Data Analysis
3 5 (22.73%) Data Migration
3 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
3 5 (22.73%) Fault Management
3 5 (22.73%) Migration
3 5 (22.73%) RAD
3 5 (22.73%) RUP
3 5 (22.73%) Scrum
3 5 (22.73%) Six Sigma
3 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
3 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
3 5 (22.73%) UML
3 5 (22.73%) Use Case
3 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
2 3 (13.64%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) LogRhythm
2 2 (9.09%) Pega
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com