Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Developer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 19 November 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 122 129
Rank change year-on-year -9 +7 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Business Developer 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.10% 0.094% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.097% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Edinburgh median daily rate £438 £389 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.54% +19.62% -1.52%
10th Percentile £414 £329 £313
90th Percentile £471 £450 £338
Scotland median daily rate £438 £369 £303
% change year-on-year +18.64% +21.90% -20.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £40.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2765 2064 3061
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.64% 96.77% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1623 1197 1582
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% -1.28%
10th Percentile £252 £250 £259
90th Percentile £548 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £365
% change year-on-year +7.64% -1.37% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 34 27
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.68 £19.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.54% -1.25% +26.82%
10th Percentile £10.44 £11.54 £11.04
90th Percentile £41.75 £50.91 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £23.35
% change year-on-year +25.08% -30.80% +33.43%

Business Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Business Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Business Developer in Edinburgh

Business Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Developer in Edinburgh

Business Developer Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Edinburgh region featuring Business Developer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Power BI
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (33.33%) Tableau
3 1 (33.33%) PowerPivot
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Business Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Power BI
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (33.33%) PowerPivot
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Tableau