The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Development
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 52 - 57
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Business Development 7 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.08% - 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% - 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £413 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £450
% change year-on-year +8.10% -17.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.23 £47.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -61.63% +90.00%  

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 Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 526 523 546
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 81.05% 81.21% 76.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 329 334
Median daily rate £421 £376 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.18% +0.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 18
Median hourly rate £14.63 £13.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.37% -41.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.44 £8.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £40.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Business Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 Birmingham

Business Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Development in Birmingham

Business Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Development in Birmingham

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Business Development.

1 15 (88.24%) CRM
2 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 14 (82.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (82.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (58.82%) Finance
3 10 (58.82%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (58.82%) SharePoint
4 9 (52.94%) Manufacturing
4 9 (52.94%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (52.94%) Public Cloud
5 5 (29.41%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (29.41%) Oracle
6 4 (23.53%) UML
6 4 (23.53%) SOA
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (23.53%) Service Design
6 4 (23.53%) Presales
6 4 (23.53%) SDLC
6 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (23.53%) SaaS
6 4 (23.53%) PaaS
6 4 (23.53%) Project Governance
6 4 (23.53%) ArchiMate
6 4 (23.53%) IaaS
6 4 (23.53%) Kanban
6 4 (23.53%) Scrum
6 4 (23.53%) TOGAF
7 2 (11.76%) SLA
8 1 (5.88%) IBM

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 10 (58.82%) BizTalk Server
1 10 (58.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) SAS
Business Applications
1 14 (82.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (52.94%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (82.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (23.53%) IaaS
2 4 (23.53%) PaaS
2 4 (23.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.88%) Data Mart
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.88%) DB2
1 1 (5.88%) Informix
1 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 9 (52.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Architect
2 9 (52.94%) Dynamics AX Architect
3 4 (23.53%) CRM Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Teradata Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) CRM
2 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (23.53%) ArchiMate
4 4 (23.53%) Kanban
4 4 (23.53%) Presales
4 4 (23.53%) Project Governance
4 4 (23.53%) Scrum
4 4 (23.53%) SDLC
4 4 (23.53%) Service Design
4 4 (23.53%) SOA
4 4 (23.53%) TOGAF
4 4 (23.53%) UML
5 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) Data Transformation
5 1 (5.88%) E-business
5 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) Basel II
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Cognos
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Informatica
3 1 (5.88%) Netezza
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Teradata