The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Development
England / London
Rank 334 343 320
Rank change year-on-year +9 -23  
Contract jobs citing Business Development 64 88 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.33% 0.40% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.47% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 45 49
Median daily rate £450 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £270 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £638 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £368 £450
% change year-on-year +8.84% -18.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Median hourly rate £150.00 £12.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1100.00% -24.24%  
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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 16487 18855 17641
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.16% 85.15% 81.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 11864 13608 12398
Median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 194 250
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Business Development
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Business Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Development in London

Business Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Development in London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Development in London

Business Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Development in London

Business Development
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 27 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
City of London +1 10 £475 -9.52% 14
Docklands, London -2 1 - -
Business Development
England

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region with a requirement for Business Development.

1 34 (33.01%) Finance
2 24 (23.30%) Retail
2 24 (23.30%) Degree
3 22 (21.36%) Analytics
4 20 (19.42%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (19.42%) Microsoft
5 17 (16.50%) Data Management
5 17 (16.50%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (15.53%) Oracle
6 16 (15.53%) CRM
7 15 (14.56%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (13.59%) MS Excel
8 14 (13.59%) SQL Server
8 14 (13.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (13.59%) Project Management
8 14 (13.59%) Visualisation
9 13 (12.62%) User Experience
10 12 (11.65%) Presales
10 12 (11.65%) Marketing
11 11 (10.68%) Salesforce.com
11 11 (10.68%) Change Management
11 11 (10.68%) SAP
11 11 (10.68%) Banking
11 11 (10.68%) Data Analytics
11 11 (10.68%) Wireframes
12 10 (9.71%) Data Visualisation
12 10 (9.71%) Telecoms
13 9 (8.74%) ETL
13 9 (8.74%) Data Governance
13 9 (8.74%) Machine Learning

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 7 (6.80%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.83%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (4.85%) SAS
3 5 (4.85%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.91%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.97%) Apache
5 1 (0.97%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (13.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.85%) SPSS
3 4 (3.88%) MS Office
4 2 (1.94%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.94%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.97%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.97%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.97%) MS Project
5 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (7.77%) Dynamics AX
1 8 (7.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (5.83%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.97%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.97%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.97%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.97%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.97%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.97%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.83%) Office 365
3 5 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.85%) Yammer
4 2 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.97%) PaaS
5 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.88%) Internet
2 1 (0.97%) Extranet
2 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.59%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.77%) Big Data
2 8 (7.77%) QlikView
3 5 (4.85%) DataStage
4 4 (3.88%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.88%) Pentaho
5 3 (2.91%) Data Mining
5 3 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.91%) OLAP
5 3 (2.91%) Oracle OLAP
5 3 (2.91%) Spotfire
6 2 (1.94%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (1.94%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.97%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.94%) JIRA
1 2 (1.94%) MorphX
2 1 (0.97%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.97%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.97%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.97%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.97%) Selenium
2 1 (0.97%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (33.01%) Finance
2 24 (23.30%) Retail
3 12 (11.65%) Marketing
4 11 (10.68%) Banking
5 10 (9.71%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.91%) Advertising
6 3 (2.91%) Back Office
6 3 (2.91%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.91%) Legal
7 1 (0.97%) Billing
7 1 (0.97%) Electronics
7 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.97%) French Language
7 1 (0.97%) Front Office
7 1 (0.97%) Law
7 1 (0.97%) Publishing
7 1 (0.97%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (13.59%) Consultant
2 12 (11.65%) Analyst
2 12 (11.65%) Designer
3 11 (10.68%) Architect
3 11 (10.68%) UX Designer
4 10 (9.71%) Interaction Designer
4 10 (9.71%) Senior Designer
4 10 (9.71%) Senior Interaction Designer
4 10 (9.71%) Senior UX Designer
5 8 (7.77%) Data Architect
6 7 (6.80%) Data Analyst
6 7 (6.80%) Developer
6 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Consultant
7 6 (5.83%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 6 (5.83%) Change Manager
7 6 (5.83%) CRM Manager
7 6 (5.83%) Implementation Manager
8 5 (4.85%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 5 (4.85%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.88%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.85%) COM
2 4 (3.88%) .NET
3 2 (1.94%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.97%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.97%) CSS
4 1 (0.97%) CSS3
4 1 (0.97%) D3.js
4 1 (0.97%) HTML
4 1 (0.97%) HTML5
4 1 (0.97%) MLlib
4 1 (0.97%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.97%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.50%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (12.62%) User Experience
3 5 (4.85%) Life Science
4 4 (3.88%) Data Structures
4 4 (3.88%) Robotics
5 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.91%) Fintech
5 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.91%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.91%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.94%) CESG
6 2 (1.94%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.94%) NHS
7 1 (0.97%) CCTV
7 1 (0.97%) Equities
7 1 (0.97%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.97%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.97%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.97%) Smart Home
7 1 (0.97%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.83%) Windows
2 1 (0.97%) Android
2 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.36%) Analytics
2 20 (19.42%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (16.50%) Data Management
4 16 (15.53%) CRM
5 15 (14.56%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (13.59%) Project Management
6 14 (13.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (13.59%) Visualisation
7 12 (11.65%) Presales
8 11 (10.68%) Change Management
8 11 (10.68%) Data Analytics
8 11 (10.68%) Wireframes
9 10 (9.71%) Data Visualisation
10 9 (8.74%) Data Governance
10 9 (8.74%) ETL
10 9 (8.74%) Machine Learning
11 7 (6.80%) Data Analysis
11 7 (6.80%) Data Modelling
12 6 (5.83%) Business Analysis
12 6 (5.83%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.80%) SQL
2 4 (3.88%) Python
3 2 (1.94%) C
3 2 (1.94%) Java
3 2 (1.94%) R
3 2 (1.94%) VBA
3 2 (1.94%) X++
4 1 (0.97%) C#
4 1 (0.97%) C++
4 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.97%) MATLAB
4 1 (0.97%) Perl
4 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.97%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 24 (23.30%) Degree
2 3 (2.91%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.94%) CHECK Team Leader
3 2 (1.94%) CISA
3 2 (1.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.97%) ACCA
4 1 (0.97%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.97%) CCNA
4 1 (0.97%) CIMA
4 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.97%) CISSP
4 1 (0.97%) MBA
4 1 (0.97%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) Data Quality
1 3 (2.91%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) FATCA
2 1 (0.97%) GDPR
2 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (19.42%) Microsoft
2 16 (15.53%) Oracle
3 11 (10.68%) Salesforce.com
3 11 (10.68%) SAP
4 7 (6.80%) Cognos
5 6 (5.83%) IBM
5 6 (5.83%) Tableau
6 5 (4.85%) Infor
6 5 (4.85%) Teradata
7 4 (3.88%) Informatica
8 2 (1.94%) Ab Initio
8 2 (1.94%) DataFlux
8 2 (1.94%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.94%) Netezza
9 1 (0.97%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.97%) Epicor
9 1 (0.97%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.97%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.97%) Pega
9 1 (0.97%) Sage