The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Development
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 59 - 62
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Business Development 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.33% - 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% - 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £375 - £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £373 £456
% change year-on-year +7.38% -18.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.23 £50.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -63.55% +100.00%  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 471 511 539
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 77.72% 75.82% 76.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 271 289
Median daily rate £475 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 34 28
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +133.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £9.23 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Business Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Business Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Development in Hertfordshire

Business Development
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £375 -
Business Development
East of England

Business Development
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Business Development.

1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 2 (40.00%) Wireframes
2 2 (40.00%) Legal
2 2 (40.00%) Advertising
2 2 (40.00%) Web Design
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Advertising
2 2 (40.00%) Legal
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Designer
1 2 (40.00%) UX Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Bid Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Service Transition Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Transformation Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (40.00%) Web Design
2 2 (40.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management