Period
to 17 October 2018

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 17 October 2018 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 199 203
Rank change year-on-year +8 +4 +20
Contract jobs citing Business Development 31 5 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.52% 0.089% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.11% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 18
North West median daily rate £600 £450 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +29.50% -13.13%
10th Percentile £331 £370 £313
90th Percentile £850 £525 £440
England median daily rate £500 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +21.21% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
North West median hourly rate £18.71 - £46.50
10th Percentile £14.81 - £43.90
90th Percentile £19.77 - £50.70
England median hourly rate £20.08 £25.46 £22.50
% change year-on-year -21.14% +13.13% +12.50%

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 4,927 4,616 6,143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.20% 82.33% 84.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,096 2,881 3,899
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £259
90th Percentile £575 £575 £574
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 287 195 190
North West median hourly rate £22.37 £30.00 £21.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.45% +42.70% -29.25%
10th Percentile £11.41 £11.73 £11.48
90th Percentile £51.25 £51.71 £51.43
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.87 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.54% +10.51% +3.97%

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 17 October 2018.

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 17 October 2018. 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 +4 28 £600 +23.08% 23
Lancashire - 2 £600 - 6
Business Development
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Business Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Business Development.

1 15 (48.39%) SAP
2 14 (45.16%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (41.94%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (41.94%) NetWeaver
3 13 (41.94%) Web Dynpro
4 12 (38.71%) SAP BW
5 11 (35.48%) Workflow
5 11 (35.48%) Eclipse
5 11 (35.48%) ABAP
5 11 (35.48%) SAPUI5
6 8 (25.81%) Linux
6 8 (25.81%) Red Hat
6 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (25.81%) CentOS
6 8 (25.81%) Waterfall
6 8 (25.81%) Puppet
6 8 (25.81%) GitLab
6 8 (25.81%) Ansible
6 8 (25.81%) Terraform
6 8 (25.81%) Black Duck
6 8 (25.81%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (22.58%) Coaching
7 7 (22.58%) Open Source
7 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
7 7 (22.58%) SMS
8 4 (12.90%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (12.90%) DB2
9 3 (9.68%) Finance
9 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
9 3 (9.68%) SAP Oil and Gas

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 13 (41.94%) NetWeaver
2 2 (6.45%) SAP Portal
3 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (6.45%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
1 1 (3.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) SAP BW
2 4 (12.90%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Eclipse
2 8 (25.81%) GitLab
2 8 (25.81%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
1 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
1 3 (9.68%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Front Office
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Analyst
1 9 (29.03%) SAP Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) IT Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) SAP Developer
4 4 (12.90%) ABAP Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Programme Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Engineering Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Lead Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) SAP Architect
6 2 (6.45%) SAP S/4HANA Architect
6 2 (6.45%) SAP Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Software Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) Web Dynpro
2 11 (35.48%) SAPUI5
3 1 (3.23%) .NET
3 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (9.68%) Life Science
4 1 (3.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) CentOS
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (35.48%) Workflow
3 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.81%) Waterfall
4 7 (22.58%) Coaching
4 7 (22.58%) Open Source
4 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
5 3 (9.68%) Change Management
5 3 (9.68%) Performance Management
5 3 (9.68%) Project Management
6 2 (6.45%) Content Development
6 2 (6.45%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 1 (3.23%) Business Transformation
7 1 (3.23%) Change Control
7 1 (3.23%) Commercial Awareness
7 1 (3.23%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (3.23%) DevOps
7 1 (3.23%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.23%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) ABAP
2 1 (3.23%) C#
2 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (6.45%) DBS Check
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) Ansible
1 8 (25.81%) Puppet
1 8 (25.81%) Terraform
2 2 (6.45%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) SAP
2 8 (25.81%) Black Duck
2 8 (25.81%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.23%) Ariba
3 1 (3.23%) hybris
3 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com