Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 19 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 597 546 550
Rank change year-on-year -51 +4 -8
Contract jobs citing Business Development 252 331 330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.34% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.40% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 199 193
England median daily rate £411 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.24% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £209 £261 £288
90th Percentile £654 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 14
England median hourly rate £25.46 £27.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.44% +69.23% -41.25%
10th Percentile £20.22 £10.00 £9.10
90th Percentile £31.00 £46.85 £42.46
UK median hourly rate £25.46 £27.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year -7.44% +69.23% -41.25%

Business Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 78959 81979 85805
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.69% 84.17% 81.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 53119 54700 56575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
10th Percentile £288 £264 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1842 2121 2517
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.32 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.83% +6.67% +18.42%

Business Development
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Business Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Business Development in England

Business Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Development in England

Business Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Development in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Development in England

Business Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Development in England

Business Development
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -50 130 £482 +7.00% 66
South East -7 47 £365 +4.29% 27
Midlands +13 25 £358 -10.56% 5
North of England +38 23 £363 +5.07% 20
East Midlands +13 14 £328 -5.07% 2
East of England -19 14 £325 -25.71% 6
North East +67 11 £360 +14.29% 2
West Midlands +11 11 £400 -1.54% 3
South West +9 10 £388 -39.22% 7
Yorkshire +20 7 £413 -5.71% 8
North West +8 5 £450 +28.57% 10
Business Development
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 England region with a requirement for Business Development.

1 81 (32.14%) Project Management
2 76 (30.16%) Finance
3 54 (21.43%) Degree
4 47 (18.65%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (16.27%) Marketing
6 40 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (15.87%) SQL
7 31 (12.30%) Microsoft
8 28 (11.11%) Security Cleared
9 27 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 25 (9.92%) Risk Management
10 25 (9.92%) Visualisation
11 24 (9.52%) Banking
11 24 (9.52%) PRINCE2
12 23 (9.13%) Microsoft Excel
12 23 (9.13%) Legal
13 22 (8.73%) Management Information System
13 22 (8.73%) Microsoft Office
13 22 (8.73%) Analytics
14 21 (8.33%) Change Management
15 20 (7.94%) Oracle
16 18 (7.14%) User Experience
17 17 (6.75%) Java
17 17 (6.75%) Retail
17 17 (6.75%) SC Cleared
18 16 (6.35%) Telecoms
18 16 (6.35%) Process Improvement
18 16 (6.35%) Presales
19 15 (5.95%) Cybersecurity
19 15 (5.95%) Service Delivery

Business Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (4.37%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.98%) CMS
3 4 (1.59%) IIS
4 3 (1.19%) SAS
4 3 (1.19%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.79%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.40%) Apache
6 1 (0.40%) CICS
6 1 (0.40%) Drupal
6 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.40%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.40%) Kentico
6 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
Applications
1 23 (9.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (8.73%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.59%) Maya
4 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.59%) Photoshop
5 3 (1.19%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.79%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.19%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.19%) Oracle HRMS
2 3 (1.19%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (1.19%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.19%) SAP HCM
2 3 (1.19%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.79%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.40%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.40%) Relativity
4 1 (0.40%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.40%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.40%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.40%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.40%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.17%) SaaS
3 6 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.98%) Firebase
5 3 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.79%) AdWords
6 2 (0.79%) PaaS
6 2 (0.79%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.40%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.40%) CloudSense
7 1 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.40%) GitHub
7 1 (0.40%) Loggly
7 1 (0.40%) Serverless
7 1 (0.40%) Taleo
7 1 (0.40%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.16%) Internet
2 6 (2.38%) LAN
2 6 (2.38%) SMS
3 5 (1.98%) VPN
3 5 (1.98%) WAN
4 4 (1.59%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (1.19%) Firewall
5 3 (1.19%) SAN
6 2 (0.79%) SSL
6 2 (0.79%) VoIP
7 1 (0.40%) ATM
7 1 (0.40%) DAB
7 1 (0.40%) DNS
7 1 (0.40%) DWDM
7 1 (0.40%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.40%) MPLS
7 1 (0.40%) SDH
7 1 (0.40%) Wireless
7 1 (0.40%) WLAN
7 1 (0.40%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 7 (2.78%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.38%) MySQL
3 6 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.98%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (1.59%) Big Data
5 4 (1.59%) Electronic Patient Records
5 4 (1.59%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.59%) Power BI
5 4 (1.59%) PowerCenter
5 4 (1.59%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.19%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.19%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (0.79%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.40%) Adabas
8 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (1.98%) Maven
1 5 (1.98%) Talend Open Studio
1 5 (1.98%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.59%) Cucumber
2 4 (1.59%) Eclipse
2 4 (1.59%) IntelliJ
2 4 (1.59%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (1.19%) NuGet
4 2 (0.79%) AdminStudio
4 2 (0.79%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.79%) JIRA
4 2 (0.79%) JUnit
4 2 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.40%) Hudson
5 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.40%) MSI
5 1 (0.40%) Selenium
5 1 (0.40%) Xcode
General
1 76 (30.16%) Finance
2 41 (16.27%) Marketing
3 24 (9.52%) Banking
4 23 (9.13%) Legal
5 17 (6.75%) Retail
6 16 (6.35%) Telecoms
7 9 (3.57%) Publishing
8 8 (3.17%) Advertising
8 8 (3.17%) Manufacturing
9 7 (2.78%) Law
10 6 (2.38%) Financial Institution
10 6 (2.38%) Military
11 5 (1.98%) French Language
11 5 (1.98%) Games
11 5 (1.98%) Investment Banking
11 5 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (1.19%) Back Office
12 3 (1.19%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.79%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.79%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 35 (13.89%) Project Manager
2 32 (12.70%) Consultant
3 25 (9.92%) Analyst
4 19 (7.54%) Developer
5 18 (7.14%) Architect
6 16 (6.35%) Development Manager
7 13 (5.16%) Business Development Manager
7 13 (5.16%) Business Manager
8 12 (4.76%) Business Analyst
9 10 (3.97%) Programme Manager
10 9 (3.57%) JDE Consultant
11 8 (3.17%) Delivery Manager
12 7 (2.78%) Account Manager
12 7 (2.78%) Designer
12 7 (2.78%) Functional Consultant
12 7 (2.78%) JDE Functional Consultant
12 7 (2.78%) Product Manager
12 7 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (2.78%) UX Designer
13 6 (2.38%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.16%) .NET
2 12 (4.76%) HTML
3 9 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (3.17%) ASP.NET
4 8 (3.17%) CSS
4 8 (3.17%) Node.js
5 6 (2.38%) WCF
6 4 (1.59%) AngularJS
6 4 (1.59%) Middleware
6 4 (1.59%) REST
7 3 (1.19%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.19%) Web Services
7 3 (1.19%) XML
8 2 (0.79%) J2EE
8 2 (0.79%) JAXB
8 2 (0.79%) JNI
8 2 (0.79%) JSF
8 2 (0.79%) LAMP
8 2 (0.79%) Spring
8 2 (0.79%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 47 (18.65%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (8.73%) Management Information System
3 18 (7.14%) User Experience
4 8 (3.17%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.78%) Fintech
6 6 (2.38%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.98%) Life Science
7 5 (1.98%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.59%) Credit Derivative
8 4 (1.59%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.59%) NHS
8 4 (1.59%) Social Media
9 3 (1.19%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.19%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.19%) Minimum Viable Product
9 3 (1.19%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (1.19%) PMI
10 2 (0.79%) CESG
10 2 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.95%) Linux
2 14 (5.56%) Unix
3 8 (3.17%) Windows
4 3 (1.19%) Android
4 3 (1.19%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.40%) SUSE
5 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (32.14%) Project Management
2 40 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (9.92%) Risk Management
4 25 (9.92%) Visualisation
5 24 (9.52%) PRINCE2
6 22 (8.73%) Analytics
7 21 (8.33%) Change Management
8 16 (6.35%) Presales
8 16 (6.35%) Process Improvement
9 15 (5.95%) Cybersecurity
9 15 (5.95%) Service Delivery
10 14 (5.56%) Mentoring
10 14 (5.56%) Time Management
11 13 (5.16%) Data Analysis
11 13 (5.16%) Data Visualisation
11 13 (5.16%) ITIL
12 12 (4.76%) Matrix Organization
12 12 (4.76%) Service Management
13 11 (4.37%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 40 (15.87%) SQL
2 17 (6.75%) Java
3 14 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 10 (3.97%) C#
5 8 (3.17%) PL/SQL
6 6 (2.38%) C
6 6 (2.38%) Python
7 4 (1.59%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.19%) TypeScript
9 2 (0.79%) C++
9 2 (0.79%) PHP
9 2 (0.79%) VBA
10 1 (0.40%) COBOL
10 1 (0.40%) NATURAL
10 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.40%) R
10 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (21.43%) Degree
2 28 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 17 (6.75%) SC Cleared
4 11 (4.37%) PMI Certification
5 9 (3.57%) PMP
6 8 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 7 (2.78%) DV Cleared
8 6 (2.38%) CISA
9 5 (1.98%) CISM
9 5 (1.98%) CISSP
9 5 (1.98%) Master's Degree
10 4 (1.59%) CBAP
10 4 (1.59%) IIBA
11 2 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.79%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (0.79%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.79%) ISEB
11 2 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.79%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.76%) PMO
2 8 (3.17%) QA
2 8 (3.17%) SLA
3 6 (2.38%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.19%) GDPR
5 2 (0.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.40%) GCP
6 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.59%) BitLocker
2 3 (1.19%) Docker
2 3 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.40%) Squid
4 1 (0.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.40%) XenApp
4 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.19%) Data Guard
1 3 (1.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (1.19%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.79%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (0.79%) MOM
2 2 (0.79%) SCCM
3 1 (0.40%) logstash
3 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.40%) Puppet
3 1 (0.40%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 31 (12.30%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.94%) Oracle
3 12 (4.76%) SAP
4 10 (3.97%) Google
4 10 (3.97%) JD Edwards
5 8 (3.17%) HP
6 6 (2.38%) Remedy
7 5 (1.98%) Apple
7 5 (1.98%) Cisco
7 5 (1.98%) Ericsson
7 5 (1.98%) Informatica
7 5 (1.98%) Reuters
7 5 (1.98%) Talend
8 4 (1.59%) Adobe
8 4 (1.59%) Amdocs
8 4 (1.59%) Nokia
8 4 (1.59%) Samsung
8 4 (1.59%) Workday
9 3 (1.19%) IBM
9 3 (1.19%) Northgate