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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Development over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Development
Rank 132 111 115
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +4
Contract jobs citing Business Development 10 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.29% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.38% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 5
Median daily rate £375 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £375 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £23.16 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+100.79% -57.89%
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
2588 1821 1874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.13% 75.88% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1574 1112 993
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 86 135
Median hourly rate £17.00 £28.69 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.74% -8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.10 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

Business Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region 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 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 29 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Development within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Staffordshire - 4 £319 - 1
Coventry -14 2 £425 +6.25% 1
Birmingham -11 1 - - 5
Shropshire - 1 - -
Business Development
England

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Business Development.

1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Project Management
3 6 (37.50%) CRM
3 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (31.25%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) Legal
5 4 (25.00%) Service Management
5 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (18.75%) Process Improvement
6 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
6 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
6 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
6 3 (18.75%) MS Office
6 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
6 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
6 3 (18.75%) HP
6 3 (18.75%) PMP
6 3 (18.75%) PMI Certification
6 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Security Management
7 2 (12.50%) CISA
7 2 (12.50%) CISM
7 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
7 2 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (12.50%) TOGAF

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) MS Office
3 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (6.25%) Infor LN
2 1 (6.25%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (12.50%) MS Access
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
1 5 (31.25%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Law
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) CRM Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) CRM Solutions Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Digital Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Digital Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Project Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Security Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Change Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Commercial Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Manager
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (12.50%) Driving Licence
3 2 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (12.50%) Smartcard
4 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) CRM
2 6 (37.50%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) Service Management
3 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
4 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
4 3 (18.75%) Process Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) BCP
5 2 (12.50%) Benchmarking
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
5 2 (12.50%) RAD
5 2 (12.50%) RUP
5 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma
5 2 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) PMI Certification
1 3 (18.75%) PMP
2 2 (12.50%) CISA
2 2 (12.50%) CISM
2 2 (12.50%) CISSP
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) IISP
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISAE 3402
1 2 (12.50%) ISO 9001
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (12.50%) ISO27005
1 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
1 2 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) ArcSight
3 2 (12.50%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) Intel Security
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) Qualys
3 2 (12.50%) SAP
3 2 (12.50%) Sun
3 2 (12.50%) Tripwire
4 1 (6.25%) Infor
4 1 (6.25%) Pega