Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 175 185
Rank change year-on-year -2 +10 +1
Contract jobs citing Business Development 10 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.20% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 2
Scotland median daily rate £450 £340 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.35% -24.44% +50.00%
10th Percentile £354 £261 £378
90th Percentile £498 £416 £523
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £25.46 £27.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.44% +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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4228 3604 5062
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.12% 83.60% 82.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2405 2107 2642
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.64% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 87 103
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.05% -16.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.67 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.08% +6.67% +18.42%

Business Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Development in Scotland

Business Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Development in Scotland

Business Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Development in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Development in Scotland

Business Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Development in Scotland

Business Development
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 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
Edinburgh -5 5 £450 +20.81% 1
Glasgow -9 3 £378 +7.86% 4
Business Development
UK

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 Scotland region with a requirement for Business Development.

1 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) People Management
3 3 (30.00%) Matrix Organization
3 3 (30.00%) QA
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) PMI
4 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Office 365
4 2 (20.00%) Email Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (10.00%) Presales
5 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (10.00%) CGI
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Marketing

Business Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Banking Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Migration Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Migration Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Business Development Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Data Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Development Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Rollout Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Rollout Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Sales Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Transition Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Transition Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) PMI
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) People Management
2 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Email Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Presales
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft