The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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
London / City of London
Rank 143 147 169
Rank change year-on-year +4 +22  
Contract jobs citing Business Development 10 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.33% 0.33% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.38% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 17
Median daily rate £475 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +31.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £363 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £740 £598 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £450
% change year-on-year +8.10% -17.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2591 2891 4163
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.46% 87.77% 82.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2034 2315 3208
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 £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 36
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.97% -2.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £92.50
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 the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Business Development
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 Development in the City of London.

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

Business Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Development in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Development in the City of London

Business Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

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

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

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 City of London region with a requirement for Business Development.

1 6 (42.86%) Data Governance
2 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (35.71%) SAP
2 5 (35.71%) Degree
3 4 (28.57%) Marketing
3 4 (28.57%) QlikView
3 4 (28.57%) Teradata
3 4 (28.57%) Data Management
3 4 (28.57%) Cognos
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 4 (28.57%) ETL
3 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Informatica
3 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Analytics
3 4 (28.57%) Tableau
4 3 (21.43%) Master Data Management
4 3 (21.43%) Data Structures
4 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) SPSS
4 3 (21.43%) SAS
4 3 (21.43%) Data Mining
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
4 3 (21.43%) OLAP
4 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
4 3 (21.43%) Data Conversion
4 3 (21.43%) Data Integration

Business Development
Top Related 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 3 (21.43%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
1 3 (21.43%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) QlikView
2 3 (21.43%) Data Mining
2 3 (21.43%) OLAP
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle OLAP
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 2 (14.29%) DataStage
3 2 (14.29%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (14.29%) Pentaho
3 2 (14.29%) Spotfire
4 1 (7.14%) Big Data
4 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.14%) SAP HANA
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
1 4 (28.57%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
1 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Manager
1 4 (28.57%) Data Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Data Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Business Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Programme Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Chief Technology Officer
4 1 (7.14%) Legal Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Marketing Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Marketing Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Marketing Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Portfolio Manager
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Data Structures
3 1 (7.14%) CESG
3 1 (7.14%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (7.14%) Equities
3 1 (7.14%) Fixed Income
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Data Governance
2 4 (28.57%) Analytics
2 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (28.57%) Data Management
2 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 4 (28.57%) ETL
3 3 (21.43%) Data Conversion
3 3 (21.43%) Data Integration
3 3 (21.43%) Master Data Management
3 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security
5 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Wealth Management
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) CHECK Team Leader
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) SAP
2 4 (28.57%) Cognos
2 4 (28.57%) Informatica
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Tableau
2 4 (28.57%) Teradata
3 2 (14.29%) Ab Initio
3 2 (14.29%) DataFlux
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 2 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (14.29%) Netezza
4 1 (7.14%) Facebook
4 1 (7.14%) Hyperion
4 1 (7.14%) Twitter