The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 68 67 70
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3  
Contract jobs citing Business Development 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.41% 0.27% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.31% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £307 £346 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.41% -  
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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 621 636 678
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 84.03% 85.83% 79.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 352 350
Median daily rate £415 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.21% +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 6
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -18.91%  
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 Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Business Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Development in Milton Keynes

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Business Development.

1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Change Management
2 5 (55.56%) Visualisation
2 5 (55.56%) User Experience
3 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (33.33%) CMS
4 3 (33.33%) Supplier Management
4 3 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (33.33%) Requirements Management
4 3 (33.33%) Automotive
4 3 (33.33%) CRM
4 3 (33.33%) SLA
4 3 (33.33%) Avaya
4 3 (33.33%) Feasibility Study
4 3 (33.33%) Regulatory Compliance
5 2 (22.22%) Business Process Modelling
5 2 (22.22%) Wireframes
5 2 (22.22%) UML
5 2 (22.22%) OO
5 2 (22.22%) Validation
5 2 (22.22%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Retail
5 2 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
6 1 (11.11%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) HP

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 3 (33.33%) CMS
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Automotive
3 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Operations Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Interaction Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Interaction Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior UX Designer
2 2 (22.22%) UX Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) User Experience
2 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Change Management
1 5 (55.56%) Visualisation
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (33.33%) CRM
2 3 (33.33%) Feasibility Study
2 3 (33.33%) Regulatory Compliance
2 3 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 3 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
2 3 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 2 (22.22%) Business Process Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) UML
3 2 (22.22%) Validation
3 2 (22.22%) Wireframes
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (11.11%) HP