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 June 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.

Business Development
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 67 65
Rank change year-on-year +16 -2  
Contract jobs citing Business Development 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.83% 0.36% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.44% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £375 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.06%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £320 £350
% change year-on-year +19.14% -8.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.25 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -43.97% +84.44%  

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 493 686 592
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 81.62% 83.35% 77.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 480 399
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 13
Median hourly rate £14.22 £25.00 £47.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.14% -47.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.16 £12.50 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £42.50 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Development in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Development in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 8 (66.67%) CRM
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Scrum
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (41.67%) Manufacturing
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 5 (41.67%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (33.33%) Project Governance
4 4 (33.33%) SDLC
4 4 (33.33%) Presales
4 4 (33.33%) Kanban
4 4 (33.33%) Service Design
4 4 (33.33%) UML
4 4 (33.33%) SOA
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (33.33%) SaaS
4 4 (33.33%) PaaS
4 4 (33.33%) ArchiMate
4 4 (33.33%) IaaS
5 3 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (25.00%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (16.67%) Time Management

Business Development
Co-occurring 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 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) SAS
Business Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (33.33%) IaaS
2 4 (33.33%) PaaS
2 4 (33.33%) SaaS
3 3 (25.00%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
1 1 (8.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (8.33%) Data Mart
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (8.33%) DB2
1 1 (8.33%) Informix
1 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (41.67%) Manufacturing
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (8.33%) Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) CRM Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Teradata Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Biotechnology
1 2 (16.67%) Life Science
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) CRM
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Scrum
3 5 (41.67%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (33.33%) ArchiMate
4 4 (33.33%) Kanban
4 4 (33.33%) Presales
4 4 (33.33%) Project Governance
4 4 (33.33%) SDLC
4 4 (33.33%) Service Design
4 4 (33.33%) SOA
4 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 4 (33.33%) UML
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) Operations Management
6 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
6 2 (16.67%) Time Management
7 1 (8.33%) Data Transformation
7 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
7 1 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO 9000
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) Basel II
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Cognos
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Informatica
3 1 (8.33%) Netezza
3 1 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) Teradata