The median contractor rate for a Business Developer was £406 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 26 June 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 99 89
Rank change year-on-year +12 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Developer 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.21% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.24% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Median daily rate £406 £413 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.51% +54.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £348 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £443 £292
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.75

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1307 1676 1442
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 93.62% 94.85% 95.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 743 993 850
Median daily rate £375 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.31% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 37 64
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £28.50 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Business Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured Business Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Developer in Manchester

Business Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Developer in Manchester

Business Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Manchester region featuring Business Developer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) SAS
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Games
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Data Management
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (25.00%) Tableau
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle ODI

Business Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (25.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (25.00%) Power BI
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Games
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Actionable Insight
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) ETL Development
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Tableau