The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 29 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.

Business Development
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 69
Contract jobs citing Business Development 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - - 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £450
% change year-on-year +10.34% -19.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.23 £45.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -59.50% +100.00%  

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 Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 453 845 704
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 84.04% 84.08% 83.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 541 447
Median daily rate £400 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +4.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 26 35
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.54 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.44% -35.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Business Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Business Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Development in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Business Development.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment

Business Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) CRM Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft