Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 6 months to 23 November 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 West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 207 226
Rank change year-on-year +6 +19 -26
Contract jobs citing Business Development 5 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.088% 0.31% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.37% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 19
North West median daily rate £450 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -22.22% -10.00%
10th Percentile £370 £319 £333
90th Percentile £525 £441 £985
England median daily rate £419 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -1.47% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
North West median hourly rate - £46.50 -
England median hourly rate £27.16 £27.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.24% +37.50% -27.48%

Business Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4624 5727 6938
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.08% 83.79% 81.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2961 3686 4208
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £588 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 166 282
North West median hourly rate £25.12 £22.00 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.18% -27.92% +74.40%
10th Percentile £11.52 £11.79 £12.37
90th Percentile £53.00 £53.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Business Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Business Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Business Development in the North West

Business Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Development in the North West

Business Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Development in the North West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Development in the North West

Business Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Development in the North West

Business Development
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +9 3 £488 +36.08% 8
Cheshire -3 2 £363 +5.07% 3
Business Development
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 West region with a requirement for Business Development.

1 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) COBOL
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) PMI
3 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (20.00%) CICS
3 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (20.00%) Life Science
3 1 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) PMO

Business Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (20.00%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (20.00%) COBOL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Data Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Transformation Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Transformation Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (20.00%) Life Science
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (20.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) COBOL
1 1 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow