The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 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
England / North East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 101 63
Rank change year-on-year +46 -38  
Contract jobs citing Business Development 3 29 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.53% 1.78% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 2.06% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 26 6
Median daily rate £625 £250 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -27.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £320 £350
% change year-on-year +21.48% -8.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the North East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 487 1405 655
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 85.59% 86.20% 79.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 898 418
Median daily rate £375 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 78 39
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.78% +55.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £22.80 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £36.00 £40.00
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 the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

Business Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Development in the North East

Business Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Development in the North East over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Development in the North East

Business Development
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 27 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
Tyne and Wear +46 2 £625 +150.00% 8
Durham - 1 £365 -
Business Development
England

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

1 4 (100.00%) Presales
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) ERP
3 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (50.00%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Local Government
3 2 (50.00%) Release Management
3 2 (50.00%) BT
4 1 (25.00%) Contract Management
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Process Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (25.00%) Line Management
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) People Management
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) UML
4 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management

Business Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Unit4 Business World
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Principal Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) ERP Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Presales
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) ERP
3 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Release Management
4 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Contract Management
4 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Line Management
4 1 (25.00%) People Management
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) Process Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) BT
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft