The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Development
England / East of England
Rank 125 121 125
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4  
Contract jobs citing Business Development 2 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.092% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.25% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £375 £475 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% -26.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £368 £450
% change year-on-year +8.84% -18.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.23 £47.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -61.63% +111.11%  

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 East of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1794 1982 2051
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 82.67% 80.67% 78.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1099 1175 1190
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 133 160
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £50.68 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Business Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

Business Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Development in the East of England

Business Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Development in the East of England

Business Development
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 2 £375 - 4
Business Development
England

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 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 East of England region with a requirement for Business Development.

1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (33.33%) Wireframes
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 2 (33.33%) Advertising
2 2 (33.33%) Web Design
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) MCP
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WLAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) CCA
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
1 1 (16.67%) WLAN
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Advertising
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Designer
2 2 (33.33%) UX Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Bid Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Transformation Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (33.33%) Web Design
2 2 (33.33%) Wireframes
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Patching
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCA
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft