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 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
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 154 200
Rank change year-on-year -1 +46  
Contract jobs citing Business Development 11 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.34% 0.33% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.38% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 7
Median daily rate £438 £513 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.63% -14.58%  
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 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 2879 2907 4718
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.15% 85.93% 81.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2210 2380 3714
Median daily rate £500 £475 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 55
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £31.50 £56.20
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 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 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 Development in the City of London.

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

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 City of London region with a requirement for Business Development.

1 12 (57.14%) Project Management
2 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) Data Analysis
3 8 (38.10%) PRINCE2
4 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 7 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
5 6 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (28.57%) Finance
5 6 (28.57%) CRM
6 5 (23.81%) Marketing
7 4 (19.05%) SAP
7 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
8 3 (14.29%) Legal
8 3 (14.29%) Data Governance
8 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (14.29%) Data Structures
9 2 (9.52%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (9.52%) User Stories
9 2 (9.52%) PMO
9 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
9 2 (9.52%) SQL
9 2 (9.52%) Information Security
9 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
9 2 (9.52%) Banking
9 2 (9.52%) Retail
9 2 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint

Business Development
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 1 (4.76%) Confluence
1 1 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.76%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Big Data
1 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.76%) SAP HANA
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Marketing
3 3 (14.29%) Legal
4 2 (9.52%) Banking
4 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
4 2 (9.52%) Retail
5 1 (4.76%) Advertising
5 1 (4.76%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (4.76%) Law
5 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Business Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Business Systems Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Data Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) Architect
6 3 (14.29%) Data Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Banking Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Chief Technology Officer
7 1 (4.76%) Coordinator
7 1 (4.76%) Legal Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Marketing Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Marketing Specialist
7 1 (4.76%) Mobile Marketing Manager
7 1 (4.76%) PMO Coordinator
7 1 (4.76%) Programme Manager
7 1 (4.76%) SAP Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
7 1 (4.76%) Test Team Leader
7 1 (4.76%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.76%) CESG
2 1 (4.76%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (4.76%) Equities
2 1 (4.76%) Fixed Income
2 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Minimum Viable Product
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Project Management
2 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) Data Analysis
3 8 (38.10%) PRINCE2
4 7 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
4 7 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 6 (28.57%) CRM
6 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
7 3 (14.29%) Data Governance
8 2 (9.52%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (9.52%) Information Security
8 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (9.52%) User Stories
9 1 (4.76%) Actionable Insight
9 1 (4.76%) Coaching
9 1 (4.76%) Data Privacy
9 1 (4.76%) Global Marketing
9 1 (4.76%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) CHECK Team Leader
2 1 (4.76%) PMP
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) PMO
2 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) Facebook
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Twitter
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