The median contractor rate for a Business Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 145 158
Rank change year-on-year -6 +13  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Developer 11 14 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.36% 0.41% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.43% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 23
Median daily rate £413 £418 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.19% -7.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £355 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £59.45 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2926 3222 4914
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.25% 95.18% 96.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2273 2570 3709
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 46 72
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.99 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.96% +11.19%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £45.75 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Business Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Business Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Developer in the City of London

Business Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Developer in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Developer in the City of London

Business Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Developer in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Developer in the City of London

Business Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Business Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Business Developer in the job title.

1 19 (73.08%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (69.23%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (57.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (50.00%) SQL
6 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
7 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
8 8 (30.77%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (30.77%) ETL
8 8 (30.77%) Finance
9 6 (23.08%) .NET
9 6 (23.08%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (23.08%) Power BI
10 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (19.23%) C#
10 5 (19.23%) Visual Studio
10 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
11 3 (11.54%) Data Extraction
11 3 (11.54%) Banking
11 3 (11.54%) Data Mining
11 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
11 3 (11.54%) ERP
11 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
11 3 (11.54%) MS Access
11 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
11 3 (11.54%) VBA
11 3 (11.54%) MS Office
11 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2014

Business Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.85%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (73.08%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (57.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
6 8 (30.77%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (23.08%) Power BI
8 3 (11.54%) Data Mining
8 3 (11.54%) MS Access
8 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (7.69%) QlikView
9 2 (7.69%) SAS EBI
9 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
10 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (19.23%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) Grunt
2 2 (7.69%) gulp
2 2 (7.69%) Jasmine
2 2 (7.69%) Mocha
2 2 (7.69%) webpack
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Advertising
4 1 (3.85%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.85%) Publishing
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) Angular 2
2 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
2 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.69%) CSS
2 2 (7.69%) HTML
2 2 (7.69%) HTML5
2 2 (7.69%) LESS
2 2 (7.69%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Minimum Viable Product
3 1 (3.85%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
1 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
1 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (30.77%) ETL
3 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
4 3 (11.54%) Analytics
4 3 (11.54%) Data Extraction
4 3 (11.54%) ERP
4 3 (11.54%) Visualisation
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Data Architecture
5 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Front End Development
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) OO
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) C#
3 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
3 3 (11.54%) VBA
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) TypeScript
4 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) Data Quality
2 2 (7.69%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) Tableau