Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 88 105
Rank change year-on-year 0 +17 -12
Contract jobs citing Business Development 2 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.15% 0.68% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.79% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 2
Cheshire median daily rate £363 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.07% -8.00% -25.00%
10th Percentile £356 £313 £339
90th Percentile £369 £380 £411
North West median daily rate £450 £350 £450
% change year-on-year +28.57% -22.22% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £46.50 -

Business Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1115 1260 1737
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 83.52% 86.01% 84.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 799 904 1144
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £263 £241 £277
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 31 57
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.76% +12.14% -2.94%
10th Percentile £10.80 £13.00 £12.74
90th Percentile £35.00 £33.75 £35.00
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
% change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +74.40%

Business Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Business Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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

Business Development
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 1 - -
Business Development
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 (50.00%) VBA
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) PMO

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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Financials
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle