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 3 months to 25 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 West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 146 140
Rank change year-on-year +12 -6  
Contract jobs citing Business Development 1 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.034% 0.43% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.043% 0.52% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 10
Median daily rate £525 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.25% +3.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £315 £350
% change year-on-year +21.03% -10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £45.50 -
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 West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2349 3084 2925
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 81.00% 82.20% 78.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1388 1942 1710
Median daily rate £410 £415 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.20% +9.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 77 125
Median hourly rate £40.00 £29.25 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.75% -12.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £54.67
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 West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 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 3 months to 25 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
Manchester +8 1 £525 +31.25% 10
Business Development
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 West region with a requirement for Business Development.

1 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Business Transformation
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Life Science
2 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) 3ds Max
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
2 1 (16.67%) HNC
2 1 (16.67%) MS Access
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) CAD
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management

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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) 3ds Max
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MS Access
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Release Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
2 1 (16.67%) CAD Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Finance Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Finance Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Finance Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
1 1 (16.67%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Transformation
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) CAD
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) HNC
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft