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 3 months to 25 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
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 458 450 455
Rank change year-on-year -8 +5  
Contract jobs citing Business Development 122 179 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.37% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.44% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 118 76
Median daily rate £425 £366 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.04% -11.99%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £210 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £611 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £315 £350
% change year-on-year +21.03% -10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 4
Median hourly rate £25.46 £13.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.55% -11.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.76 £46.30 £22.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.25 £41.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -43.97% +88.63%  

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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36004 40667 41211
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.73% 83.47% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 23651 27315 26961
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 936 954 1137
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.53 £12.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.46 £50.00
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 England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Development in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 25 June 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
London +8 78 £438 - 99
South East +31 17 £415 +27.69% 39
South West +11 10 £269 -55.20% 9
West Midlands +23 7 £150 -60.00% 11
Yorkshire +20 4 £400 -11.11% 6
East Midlands -12 3 £375 +19.04% 5
North East +38 1 £365 +46.00% 11
North West +12 1 £525 +31.25% 19
Business Development
UK

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

1 79 (31.98%) Finance
2 60 (24.29%) Project Management
3 47 (19.03%) Marketing
4 44 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (17.00%) Microsoft
6 41 (16.60%) Degree
7 38 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 35 (14.17%) User Experience
9 33 (13.36%) Retail
10 30 (12.15%) CRM
11 27 (10.93%) Analytics
12 26 (10.53%) Visualisation
13 25 (10.12%) Data Analysis
13 25 (10.12%) Telecoms
14 24 (9.72%) SQL
15 23 (9.31%) Security Cleared
15 23 (9.31%) Wireframes
16 22 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
16 22 (8.91%) Banking
17 20 (8.10%) Data Visualisation
17 20 (8.10%) Change Management
18 19 (7.69%) Presales
19 18 (7.29%) Dynamics CRM
20 17 (6.88%) Amazon AWS
21 16 (6.48%) SC Cleared
21 16 (6.48%) Big Data
21 16 (6.48%) Python
21 16 (6.48%) Customer Requirements
22 15 (6.07%) Oracle
22 15 (6.07%) Linux

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 9 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.83%) SAS
3 6 (2.43%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.21%) Apache
4 3 (1.21%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.21%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.21%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.81%) Confluence
5 2 (0.81%) JBoss
5 2 (0.81%) WildFly
6 1 (0.40%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 14 (5.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (3.64%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (3.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (2.43%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.21%) SPSS
7 1 (0.40%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.40%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.40%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (7.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (3.64%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.81%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.40%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.40%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.40%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.40%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.40%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.88%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.05%) SaaS
4 7 (2.83%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (2.43%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (2.43%) IaaS
6 5 (2.02%) Office 365
6 5 (2.02%) PaaS
7 3 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.21%) GitHub
7 3 (1.21%) Trello
8 2 (0.81%) AdWords
8 2 (0.81%) Yammer
9 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.40%) AWS OpsWorks
9 1 (0.40%) Loggly
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.43%) Internet
2 2 (0.81%) Firewall
2 2 (0.81%) Network Security
2 2 (0.81%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.40%) DNS
3 1 (0.40%) Extranet
3 1 (0.40%) ICMP
3 1 (0.40%) LAN
3 1 (0.40%) Modbus
3 1 (0.40%) OSPF
3 1 (0.40%) Skype
3 1 (0.40%) SNA
3 1 (0.40%) SNMP
3 1 (0.40%) VLAN
3 1 (0.40%) VoIP
3 1 (0.40%) VPN
3 1 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.48%) Big Data
2 14 (5.67%) MySQL
3 12 (4.86%) SQL Server
4 10 (4.05%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.43%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.43%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.02%) MS Access
6 5 (2.02%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.02%) Pentaho
7 4 (1.62%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.81%) Data Mart
9 2 (0.81%) DB2
9 2 (0.81%) Electronic Patient Records
9 2 (0.81%) Informix
9 2 (0.81%) PowerCenter
9 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.40%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 6 (2.43%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (1.21%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.21%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.81%) JIRA
3 2 (0.81%) MorphX
3 2 (0.81%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (0.81%) Selenium
4 1 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.40%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.40%) Hudson
4 1 (0.40%) Maven
General
1 79 (31.98%) Finance
2 47 (19.03%) Marketing
3 33 (13.36%) Retail
4 25 (10.12%) Telecoms
5 22 (8.91%) Banking
6 15 (6.07%) Legal
7 12 (4.86%) French Language
8 9 (3.64%) Manufacturing
9 7 (2.83%) Advertising
10 5 (2.02%) Investment Banking
10 5 (2.02%) Law
10 5 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (1.62%) German Language
12 3 (1.21%) Electronics
12 3 (1.21%) Games
13 2 (0.81%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.40%) Automotive
14 1 (0.40%) Back Office
14 1 (0.40%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 33 (13.36%) Analyst
2 27 (10.93%) Architect
3 25 (10.12%) Designer
4 24 (9.72%) Project Manager
4 24 (9.72%) UX Designer
5 23 (9.31%) Consultant
6 21 (8.50%) Interaction Designer
6 21 (8.50%) Senior Designer
6 21 (8.50%) Senior Interaction Designer
6 21 (8.50%) Senior UX Designer
7 15 (6.07%) Business Analyst
8 12 (4.86%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (4.05%) Data Analyst
10 9 (3.64%) Business Manager
10 9 (3.64%) Data Architect
10 9 (3.64%) Product Manager
11 7 (2.83%) Technical Architect
12 6 (2.43%) Business Systems Analyst
12 6 (2.43%) Technical Manager
12 6 (2.43%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.83%) Node.js
2 6 (2.43%) .NET
3 4 (1.62%) HTML
3 4 (1.62%) HTML5
4 3 (1.21%) Web Services
5 2 (0.81%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.81%) COM
5 2 (0.81%) Java EE
5 2 (0.81%) JSF
5 2 (0.81%) LAMP
5 2 (0.81%) LINQ
5 2 (0.81%) PrimeFaces
5 2 (0.81%) REST
5 2 (0.81%) SOAP
6 1 (0.40%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.40%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.40%) GraphX
6 1 (0.40%) MLlib
6 1 (0.40%) UIMA
6 1 (0.40%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 38 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (14.17%) User Experience
3 11 (4.45%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.05%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.83%) Life Science
6 6 (2.43%) Fintech
7 5 (2.02%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.62%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.62%) Robotics
9 3 (1.21%) Internet of Things
9 3 (1.21%) Smart Meter
9 3 (1.21%) Social Media
9 3 (1.21%) Social Network
10 2 (0.81%) Biotechnology
10 2 (0.81%) CESG
10 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.81%) IPTV
10 2 (0.81%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.81%) Over-the-Top Content
10 2 (0.81%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.07%) Linux
2 10 (4.05%) Unix
2 10 (4.05%) Windows
3 4 (1.62%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.81%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.81%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.81%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.40%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (24.29%) Project Management
2 44 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (12.15%) CRM
4 27 (10.93%) Analytics
5 26 (10.53%) Visualisation
6 25 (10.12%) Data Analysis
7 23 (9.31%) Wireframes
8 22 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (8.10%) Change Management
9 20 (8.10%) Data Visualisation
10 19 (7.69%) Presales
11 16 (6.48%) Customer Requirements
12 14 (5.67%) Data Modelling
12 14 (5.67%) PRINCE2
13 13 (5.26%) Data Analytics
13 13 (5.26%) Product Management
13 13 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (4.86%) Business Analysis
14 12 (4.86%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (4.86%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (9.72%) SQL
2 16 (6.48%) Python
3 14 (5.67%) Java
4 13 (5.26%) C
5 8 (3.24%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.02%) VBA
7 3 (1.21%) C#
7 3 (1.21%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.81%) R
8 2 (0.81%) X++
9 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.40%) C++
9 1 (0.40%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.40%) Perl
9 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.40%) Ruby
9 1 (0.40%) Scala
9 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.40%) SPARQL
9 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (16.60%) Degree
2 23 (9.31%) Security Cleared
3 16 (6.48%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.62%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.21%) ISEB
7 2 (0.81%) CCNA
7 2 (0.81%) CHECK Team Leader
7 2 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.81%) PMP
8 1 (0.40%) APMP
8 1 (0.40%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.40%) CISSP
8 1 (0.40%) HNC
8 1 (0.40%) IIBA
8 1 (0.40%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.40%) MCP
8 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.64%) Data Quality
1 9 (3.64%) QA
2 3 (1.21%) PMO
2 3 (1.21%) SLA
3 2 (0.81%) Basel II
3 2 (0.81%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.40%) GDPR
4 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.40%) UCITS
System Software
1 4 (1.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.40%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.40%) Docker
2 1 (0.40%) Squid
2 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.21%) Terraform
2 2 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.81%) Puppet
3 1 (0.40%) Ansible
3 1 (0.40%) logstash
3 1 (0.40%) Rundeck
3 1 (0.40%) Salt
3 1 (0.40%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (17.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.07%) Oracle
3 11 (4.45%) SAP
4 9 (3.64%) IBM
5 8 (3.24%) Google
5 8 (3.24%) Informatica
6 7 (2.83%) JD Edwards
7 6 (2.43%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (2.43%) Talend
8 3 (1.21%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.21%) Cognos
8 3 (1.21%) Teradata
9 2 (0.81%) Cisco
9 2 (0.81%) Facebook
9 2 (0.81%) Infor
9 2 (0.81%) Netezza
9 2 (0.81%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.81%) Tableau
10 1 (0.40%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.40%) Pega
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