Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 21 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 83 85
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2 +3
Contract jobs citing Business Development 11 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.86% 0.95% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 1.19% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 13
Reading median daily rate - £468 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.50% +42.86%
Berkshire median daily rate £138 £358 £500
% change year-on-year -61.40% -28.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1051 1176 1485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 82.43% 79.89% 77.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 613 921
Reading median daily rate £409 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.19% - -
10th Percentile £275 £228 £238
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 47 82
Reading median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.78% -27.18% +81.02%
10th Percentile £10.75 £14.25 £15.03
90th Percentile £35.00 £55.00 £46.62
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £30.45
% change year-on-year -18.31% -41.71% +77.45%

Business Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Business Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Business Development in Reading

Business Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Development in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 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 Reading region with a requirement for Business Development.

1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
1 5 (45.45%) Project Management
1 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (36.36%) Samsung
2 4 (36.36%) PMO
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (36.36%) Change Control
2 4 (36.36%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (36.36%) BitLocker
2 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 4 (36.36%) Workflow
2 4 (36.36%) Publishing
2 4 (36.36%) Maya
2 4 (36.36%) Amdocs
2 4 (36.36%) Strategic Planning
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (36.36%) Network Management
2 4 (36.36%) PMP
2 4 (36.36%) PMI Certification
2 4 (36.36%) Ericsson
2 4 (36.36%) Nokia
2 4 (36.36%) Remedy
2 4 (36.36%) HP
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) IIS
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2

Business Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 4 (36.36%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (36.36%) Maya
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Radio Access Network
General
1 4 (36.36%) Publishing
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) IT Assistant
1 4 (36.36%) Planning Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Programme Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Programme Planning Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Business Development Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Sales Manager
2 1 (9.09%) SIEM Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Solutions Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Splunk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Change Control
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (36.36%) Network Management
2 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
2 4 (36.36%) Strategic Planning
2 4 (36.36%) Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) IT Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Presales
3 1 (9.09%) SIEM
3 1 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) PMI Certification
1 4 (36.36%) PMP
1 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Amdocs
2 4 (36.36%) Ericsson
2 4 (36.36%) HP
2 4 (36.36%) Nokia
2 4 (36.36%) Remedy
2 4 (36.36%) Samsung
3 1 (9.09%) Dell
3 1 (9.09%) EMC
3 1 (9.09%) Splunk