Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 309 276 261
Rank change year-on-year -33 -15 +43
Contract jobs citing Business Development 59 74 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.36% 0.48% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.58% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 37 55
South East median daily rate £403 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.75% -11.11% -7.69%
10th Percentile £313 £298 £250
90th Percentile £530 £550 £613
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
South East median hourly rate - £27.50 £52.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -47.68% +100.24%
England median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.64% +37.50% -20.00%

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 13,705 12,760 14,587
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.80% 82.33% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,293 7,637 8,735
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 506 616
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £23.59 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.98% -21.37% +62.16%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.06 £11.90
90th Percentile £50.25 £49.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018. 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
Hampshire +20 27 £400 +15.94% 11
Thames Valley -35 24 £500 +11.11% 46
Berkshire -16 19 £530 +45.21% 34
East Sussex -2 5 - - 2
Oxfordshire -6 3 £500 +5.26% 7
Buckinghamshire -37 2 £313 -26.47% 5
West Sussex -6 1 £475 +11.76% 5
Surrey -25 1 £525 - 21
Business Development
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 23 (38.98%) Project Management
2 15 (25.42%) Security Cleared
2 15 (25.42%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (20.34%) PRINCE2
3 12 (20.34%) Finance
4 11 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (16.95%) Risk Management
5 10 (16.95%) Telecoms
5 10 (16.95%) SQL
5 10 (16.95%) SC Cleared
5 10 (16.95%) Marketing
6 9 (15.25%) Degree
6 9 (15.25%) Service Management
7 8 (13.56%) Service Delivery
7 8 (13.56%) .NET
7 8 (13.56%) C#
7 8 (13.56%) Cisco
7 8 (13.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 8 (13.56%) SOLID
8 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (11.86%) Fujitsu
8 7 (11.86%) Process Improvement
8 7 (11.86%) ITIL
8 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET
8 7 (11.86%) Remedy
8 7 (11.86%) Juniper
8 7 (11.86%) Management Information System
9 6 (10.17%) PMI Certification
9 6 (10.17%) ITSM

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 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.39%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (6.78%) Maya
3 4 (6.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (5.08%) MS Visio
5 2 (3.39%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (3.39%) Photoshop
6 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Firebase
2 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.69%) CloudSense
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (5.08%) Internet
2 3 (5.08%) LAN
3 2 (3.39%) WAN
4 1 (1.69%) ATM
4 1 (1.69%) DAB
4 1 (1.69%) DNS
4 1 (1.69%) DWDM
4 1 (1.69%) Firewall
4 1 (1.69%) Frame Relay
4 1 (1.69%) HSDPA
4 1 (1.69%) IPv6
4 1 (1.69%) MPLS
4 1 (1.69%) SDH
4 1 (1.69%) SMS
4 1 (1.69%) VoIP
4 1 (1.69%) VPN
4 1 (1.69%) Wireless
4 1 (1.69%) WLAN
4 1 (1.69%) X.25
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.08%) NuGet
3 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (20.34%) Finance
2 10 (16.95%) Marketing
2 10 (16.95%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.78%) Military
4 2 (3.39%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.39%) Publishing
5 1 (1.69%) Billing
5 1 (1.69%) French Language
5 1 (1.69%) German Language
5 1 (1.69%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (11.86%) Developer
2 6 (10.17%) Architect
2 6 (10.17%) Design Engineer
2 6 (10.17%) Network Design Engineer
2 6 (10.17%) Network Engineer
2 6 (10.17%) Project Manager
3 5 (8.47%) Programme Manager
4 4 (6.78%) Business Development Manager
4 4 (6.78%) Business Manager
4 4 (6.78%) Consultant
4 4 (6.78%) Development Manager
4 4 (6.78%) Planning Manager
4 4 (6.78%) Programme Planning Manager
4 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) .NET Developer
5 3 (5.08%) Applications Consultant
5 3 (5.08%) Designer
5 3 (5.08%) Sales Manager
5 3 (5.08%) Senior Manager
5 3 (5.08%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.56%) .NET
2 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET
2 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (10.17%) HTML
4 5 (8.47%) WCF
5 4 (6.78%) CSS
6 3 (5.08%) .NET Framework
6 3 (5.08%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.08%) Node.js
7 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.69%) Middleware
8 1 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.86%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.47%) Mobile App
3 5 (8.47%) User Experience
4 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.39%) PMI
5 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.69%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.69%) NHS
5 1 (1.69%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.78%) Windows
2 1 (1.69%) Android
2 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.98%) Project Management
2 12 (20.34%) PRINCE2
3 11 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (16.95%) Risk Management
5 9 (15.25%) Service Management
6 8 (13.56%) Service Delivery
6 8 (13.56%) SOLID
7 7 (11.86%) ITIL
7 7 (11.86%) Process Improvement
8 6 (10.17%) ITSM
8 6 (10.17%) Network Design
8 6 (10.17%) Service Design
9 5 (8.47%) Innovative Thinking
9 5 (8.47%) OO
9 5 (8.47%) OOD
9 5 (8.47%) Programme Management
9 5 (8.47%) Push Notifications
10 4 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (6.78%) Service Delivery Management
10 4 (6.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.95%) SQL
2 8 (13.56%) C#
3 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.08%) TypeScript
5 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (25.42%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.95%) SC Cleared
3 9 (15.25%) Degree
4 8 (13.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (10.17%) PMI Certification
6 4 (6.78%) PMP
7 3 (5.08%) CCDP
7 3 (5.08%) CCNA
7 3 (5.08%) CCNP
7 3 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (3.39%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (3.39%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.69%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) PMO
2 2 (3.39%) SLA
3 1 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 8 (13.56%) Cisco
2 7 (11.86%) Fujitsu
2 7 (11.86%) Juniper
2 7 (11.86%) Remedy
3 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.47%) Apple
4 5 (8.47%) Ericsson
4 5 (8.47%) Google
5 4 (6.78%) Amdocs
5 4 (6.78%) Nokia
6 3 (5.08%) HP
7 2 (3.39%) Adobe
7 2 (3.39%) Samsung
7 2 (3.39%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.69%) Dell
8 1 (1.69%) EMC
8 1 (1.69%) Nortel
8 1 (1.69%) Splunk
8 1 (1.69%) Xamarin