Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 19 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
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 311 304 283
Rank change year-on-year -7 -21 +28
Contract jobs citing Business Development 47 61 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.28% 0.37% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.44% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 30 56
South East median daily rate £365 £350 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% -17.16% -6.11%
10th Percentile £259 £170 £209
90th Percentile £526 £551 £613
England median daily rate £411 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -3.24% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
South East median hourly rate - £27.50 £8.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +223.53% -84.55%
England median hourly rate £25.46 £27.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year -7.44% +69.23% -41.25%

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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13737 13730 15709
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.82% 82.62% 80.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8241 8306 9370
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £255
90th Percentile £575 £563 £535
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 454 548 602
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.02% +0.75% +51.71%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.68 £48.75
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%

Business Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Business Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Business Development in the South East

Business Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Development in the South East

Business Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Development in the South East over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Development in the South East

Business Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Development in the South East

Business Development
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 19 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
Thames Valley -14 27 £324 -9.44% 11
Berkshire +1 21 £138 -61.40% 10
Hampshire +8 12 £380 -7.88% 4
East Sussex +2 5 - -
Oxfordshire +5 3 £500 -4.76%
Buckinghamshire -27 3 £323 +4.20% 1
Surrey -13 2 £386 -26.43% 6
West Sussex -6 1 £475 +11.76%
Business Development
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 South East region with a requirement for Business Development.

1 14 (29.79%) SQL
1 14 (29.79%) Project Management
2 12 (25.53%) Finance
3 11 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (21.28%) Degree
5 9 (19.15%) Marketing
5 9 (19.15%) Management Information System
5 9 (19.15%) Risk Management
5 9 (19.15%) Telecoms
5 9 (19.15%) PRINCE2
6 8 (17.02%) .NET
6 8 (17.02%) C#
6 8 (17.02%) HTML
6 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
6 8 (17.02%) Service Delivery
6 8 (17.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (17.02%) SOLID
7 7 (14.89%) Process Improvement
7 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET
7 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Excel
8 6 (12.77%) Windows
8 6 (12.77%) OO
8 6 (12.77%) PMI Certification
8 6 (12.77%) Remedy
8 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (12.77%) Visualisation
9 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
9 5 (10.64%) Mobile App

Business Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (8.51%) IIS
2 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (8.51%) Maya
4 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (4.26%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (4.26%) Photoshop
6 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Firebase
2 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.13%) CloudSense
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (6.38%) Firewall
2 3 (6.38%) VPN
3 2 (4.26%) Internet
3 2 (4.26%) LAN
4 1 (2.13%) ATM
4 1 (2.13%) DAB
4 1 (2.13%) DNS
4 1 (2.13%) DWDM
4 1 (2.13%) Frame Relay
4 1 (2.13%) MPLS
4 1 (2.13%) SDH
4 1 (2.13%) Skype
4 1 (2.13%) SMS
4 1 (2.13%) VoIP
4 1 (2.13%) WAN
4 1 (2.13%) Wireless
4 1 (2.13%) WLAN
4 1 (2.13%) X.25
4 1 (2.13%) xDSL
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.38%) NuGet
3 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 9 (19.15%) Marketing
2 9 (19.15%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.51%) Publishing
4 2 (4.26%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.26%) Military
5 1 (2.13%) Billing
5 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (14.89%) Developer
2 6 (12.77%) Project Manager
3 5 (10.64%) Programme Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Consultant
4 4 (8.51%) IT Assistant
4 4 (8.51%) Planning Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Programme Planning Manager
5 3 (6.38%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Applications Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Business Development Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Business Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Development Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Sales Manager
5 3 (6.38%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Designer
6 2 (4.26%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) .NET
1 8 (17.02%) HTML
2 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET
2 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (10.64%) WCF
4 4 (8.51%) CSS
5 3 (6.38%) .NET Framework
5 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.38%) Node.js
6 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (4.26%) XML
7 1 (2.13%) Middleware
7 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (19.15%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.64%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.38%) User Experience
5 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.13%) NHS
6 1 (2.13%) PMI
6 1 (2.13%) Smart Meter
6 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) Unix
3 1 (2.13%) Android
3 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) Project Management
2 9 (19.15%) PRINCE2
2 9 (19.15%) Risk Management
3 8 (17.02%) Service Delivery
3 8 (17.02%) SOLID
4 7 (14.89%) Process Improvement
5 6 (12.77%) OO
5 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (12.77%) Visualisation
6 5 (10.64%) OOD
6 5 (10.64%) Programme Management
6 5 (10.64%) Push Notifications
7 4 (8.51%) Business Forecasting
7 4 (8.51%) Change Control
7 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (8.51%) Innovative Thinking
7 4 (8.51%) Network Management
7 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery Management
7 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.79%) SQL
2 8 (17.02%) C#
3 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.38%) TypeScript
5 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Degree
2 8 (17.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (12.77%) PMI Certification
4 5 (10.64%) PMP
4 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) PMO
2 2 (4.26%) SLA
3 1 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) Remedy
3 5 (10.64%) Apple
3 5 (10.64%) Ericsson
3 5 (10.64%) Google
3 5 (10.64%) HP
4 4 (8.51%) Amdocs
4 4 (8.51%) Nokia
4 4 (8.51%) Samsung
5 2 (4.26%) Adobe
6 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco
6 1 (2.13%) Dell
6 1 (2.13%) EMC
6 1 (2.13%) Fujitsu
6 1 (2.13%) Nortel
6 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.13%) Splunk
6 1 (2.13%) Xamarin