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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Development
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 58 73 62
Rank change year-on-year +15 -11  
Contract jobs citing Business Development 4 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.61% 0.79% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.03% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 8
Median daily rate £530 £600 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.66% +31.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £368 £450
% change year-on-year +8.84% -18.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.23 £47.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -61.63% +111.11%  

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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 529 780 717
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 80.27% 77.30% 72.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 421 399
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 12
Median hourly rate £17.59 £50.33 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.04% +86.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.05 £18.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.33 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Business Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 10 (66.67%) Finance
1 10 (66.67%) Marketing
2 9 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (53.33%) Degree
3 8 (53.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (53.33%) CRM
4 7 (46.67%) HP
4 7 (46.67%) MBA
5 6 (40.00%) PLM
5 6 (40.00%) Programme Management
5 6 (40.00%) Change Management
5 6 (40.00%) IBM
5 6 (40.00%) Internet
5 6 (40.00%) Mandarin Language
5 6 (40.00%) Spanish Language
5 6 (40.00%) Data Architecture
5 6 (40.00%) Customer Engagement
5 6 (40.00%) Google
5 6 (40.00%) Business Analysis
5 6 (40.00%) Economics
5 6 (40.00%) Business Transformation
5 6 (40.00%) Analytics
5 6 (40.00%) Case Management
6 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (20.00%) Project Management
7 3 (20.00%) Presales
8 2 (13.33%) Coaching

Business Development
Top Related 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 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
1 10 (66.67%) Marketing
2 9 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (40.00%) Mandarin Language
3 6 (40.00%) Spanish Language
4 2 (13.33%) Retail
5 1 (6.67%) Banking
5 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Business Manager
1 6 (40.00%) Marketing Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) CRM Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Product Manager
3 2 (13.33%) User Experience Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Banking Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Product Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Technical Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Product Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Solaris
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) CRM
1 8 (53.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (40.00%) Analytics
2 6 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (40.00%) Business Transformation
2 6 (40.00%) Case Management
2 6 (40.00%) Change Management
2 6 (40.00%) Customer Engagement
2 6 (40.00%) Data Architecture
2 6 (40.00%) Economics
2 6 (40.00%) PLM
2 6 (40.00%) Programme Management
3 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) Presales
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Coaching
5 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) Validation
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
2 7 (46.67%) MBA
3 1 (6.67%) MCP
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) HP
2 6 (40.00%) Google
2 6 (40.00%) IBM
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) VMware