The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Business Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Development over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Development
South East / Berkshire
Rank 90 112 115
Rank change year-on-year +22 +3  
Contract jobs citing Business Development 7 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.39% 0.57% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.71% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 14
Median daily rate £530 £600 £545
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.66% +10.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £368 £450
% change year-on-year +8.84% -18.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.45 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.23 £47.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -61.63% +111.11%  

Business Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1456 1977 2225
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.40% 80.33% 74.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 680 1023 1162
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 45 55
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £96.60 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Business Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Business Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Development in Berkshire

Business Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Development in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Development in Berkshire

Business Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Development in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Development in Berkshire

Business Development
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 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
Reading +18 4 £530 -11.66% 5
Maidenhead - 1 - - 1
Business Development
South East

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Business Development.

1 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 13 (54.17%) Telecoms
3 10 (41.67%) Marketing
4 9 (37.50%) Degree
4 9 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (37.50%) HP
5 8 (33.33%) CRM
5 8 (33.33%) MBA
5 8 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (29.17%) Business Analysis
6 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (25.00%) Change Management
7 6 (25.00%) Internet
7 6 (25.00%) IBM
7 6 (25.00%) Economics
7 6 (25.00%) Programme Management
7 6 (25.00%) PLM
7 6 (25.00%) Google
7 6 (25.00%) Mandarin Language
7 6 (25.00%) Spanish Language
7 6 (25.00%) Analytics
7 6 (25.00%) Case Management
7 6 (25.00%) Data Architecture
7 6 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
7 6 (25.00%) Business Transformation
8 5 (20.83%) Project Management
9 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
10 3 (12.50%) Presales
11 2 (8.33%) Coaching

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Big Data
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 13 (54.17%) Telecoms
3 10 (41.67%) Marketing
4 6 (25.00%) Mandarin Language
4 6 (25.00%) Spanish Language
5 2 (8.33%) Retail
6 1 (4.17%) Banking
6 1 (4.17%) Electronics
6 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Business Manager
2 6 (25.00%) Marketing Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) CRM Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Product Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Service Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Service Transformation Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Transformation Manager
5 2 (8.33%) User Experience Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Banking Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Sales Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Telecoms Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Transformation Programme Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (8.33%) Smartphone
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.17%) NHS
3 1 (4.17%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Solaris
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) CRM
1 8 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 7 (29.17%) Business Analysis
2 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (25.00%) Analytics
3 6 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 6 (25.00%) Case Management
3 6 (25.00%) Change Management
3 6 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
3 6 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 6 (25.00%) Economics
3 6 (25.00%) PLM
3 6 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 5 (20.83%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) Presales
6 2 (8.33%) Coaching
6 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Degree
2 8 (33.33%) MBA
3 2 (8.33%) PhD
3 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (4.17%) MCP
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) HP
2 6 (25.00%) Google
2 6 (25.00%) IBM
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) VMware