Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 306 336 314
Rank change year-on-year +30 -22 +11
Contract jobs citing Business Development 73 38 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.43% 0.24% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.28% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 63
South East median daily rate £400 £398 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +22.31% -23.53%
10th Percentile £251 £266 £214
90th Percentile £530 £530 £525
England median daily rate £450 £438 £389
% change year-on-year +2.86% +12.54% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
South East median hourly rate £22.00 £24.45 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.02% - -
England median hourly rate £18.79 £24.45 £12.50
% change year-on-year -23.15% +95.60% -43.18%

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 14,490 13,384 15,452
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.03% 83.44% 82.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,611 7,782 9,471
South East median daily rate £438 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.60% +4.56% +5.26%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £255
90th Percentile £588 £563 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 513 522 565
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £20.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.60% -15.79% +10.21%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.64 £11.77
90th Percentile £52.25 £50.25 £51.00
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.86 £23.75
% change year-on-year -9.49% +4.67% +13.10%

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 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Development in the South East over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 July 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 +14 35 £373 -10.24% 9
Thames Valley -13 25 £430 -1.71% 64
Berkshire -7 20 £430 -18.87% 49
Surrey -12 8 £475 +91.92% 11
Buckinghamshire +9 5 - - 6
West Sussex - 3 £525 - 1
Middlesex - 2 £243 -
East Sussex -1 1 £375 - 1
Business Development
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Business Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Business Development.

1 38 (52.05%) Security Cleared
2 31 (42.47%) Finance
3 23 (31.51%) Project Management
4 20 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (27.40%) SC Cleared
5 19 (26.03%) Legal
6 16 (21.92%) DevOps
7 15 (20.55%) DV Cleared
8 14 (19.18%) Degree
8 14 (19.18%) PMP
9 13 (17.81%) PMI Certification
10 10 (13.70%) Microsoft
11 9 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (10.96%) Line Management
12 8 (10.96%) Waterfall
13 7 (9.59%) ITIL V3
13 7 (9.59%) Computer Science
13 7 (9.59%) Data Centre
13 7 (9.59%) Migration
13 7 (9.59%) Management Information System
13 7 (9.59%) Oracle
13 7 (9.59%) ITIL
13 7 (9.59%) Decision-Making
14 6 (8.22%) Centrify
14 6 (8.22%) ISO 31000
14 6 (8.22%) Trend Micro Deep Security
14 6 (8.22%) GDPR
14 6 (8.22%) PRINCE2
14 6 (8.22%) Windows
14 6 (8.22%) IIS

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 6 (8.22%) IIS
2 3 (4.11%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon Alexa
3 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.37%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.37%) InVision
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.37%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.74%) Office 365
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.37%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.37%) IaaS
3 1 (1.37%) PaaS
3 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) SSL
2 2 (2.74%) Internet
2 2 (2.74%) LAN
2 2 (2.74%) NFC
2 2 (2.74%) WAN
2 2 (2.74%) Wireless
3 1 (1.37%) Broadband
3 1 (1.37%) Skype
3 1 (1.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) SonarQube
2 3 (4.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.11%) Maven
3 2 (2.74%) JIRA
4 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.37%) YouTrack
General
1 31 (42.47%) Finance
2 19 (26.03%) Legal
3 5 (6.85%) Marketing
4 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.11%) Games
6 2 (2.74%) Electronics
6 2 (2.74%) Retail
7 1 (1.37%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (27.40%) Project Manager
2 13 (17.81%) Architect
3 11 (15.07%) Analyst
4 10 (13.70%) Security Architect
5 6 (8.22%) DV Cleared Project Manager
6 5 (6.85%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Senior Manager
7 4 (5.48%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (5.48%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 4 (5.48%) Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Pega Business Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Product Manager
8 3 (4.11%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Java Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Business Process Analyst
9 2 (2.74%) Data Centre Architect
9 2 (2.74%) Lead Test Analyst
9 2 (2.74%) Process Analyst
9 2 (2.74%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) 802.1X
2 3 (4.11%) AngularJS
2 3 (4.11%) Apache Camel
2 3 (4.11%) HTML
2 3 (4.11%) jQuery
2 3 (4.11%) Kafka
2 3 (4.11%) React
2 3 (4.11%) Spring
3 2 (2.74%) .NET
4 1 (1.37%) Ajax
4 1 (1.37%) Flash
4 1 (1.37%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (1.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.59%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.59%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.59%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.22%) Driving Licence
3 6 (8.22%) User Experience
4 5 (6.85%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (6.85%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (6.85%) Smartcard
5 4 (5.48%) PKI
6 2 (2.74%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.74%) Arduino
6 2 (2.74%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.74%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.74%) Raspberry Pi
7 1 (1.37%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.37%) Handset
7 1 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.37%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.22%) Windows
2 5 (6.85%) Linux
3 2 (2.74%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.37%) Android
4 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.37%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.37%) Solaris
4 1 (1.37%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.51%) Project Management
2 20 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (21.92%) DevOps
4 8 (10.96%) Line Management
4 8 (10.96%) Waterfall
5 7 (9.59%) Decision-Making
5 7 (9.59%) ITIL
5 7 (9.59%) ITIL V3
5 7 (9.59%) Migration
6 6 (8.22%) Business Analysis
6 6 (8.22%) Information Security
6 6 (8.22%) Mathematics
6 6 (8.22%) Matrix Management
6 6 (8.22%) PRINCE2
6 6 (8.22%) Quality Management
6 6 (8.22%) Security Architecture
6 6 (8.22%) Security Management
6 6 (8.22%) Security Testing
6 6 (8.22%) TOGAF
7 5 (6.85%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.48%) Java
1 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.11%) C
2 3 (4.11%) C#
2 3 (4.11%) SQL
3 2 (2.74%) C++
3 2 (2.74%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (52.05%) Security Cleared
2 20 (27.40%) SC Cleared
3 15 (20.55%) DV Cleared
4 14 (19.18%) Degree
4 14 (19.18%) PMP
5 13 (17.81%) PMI Certification
6 6 (8.22%) CISA
6 6 (8.22%) CISM
6 6 (8.22%) CISSP
6 6 (8.22%) CREST Certified
6 6 (8.22%) IISP
7 4 (5.48%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (1.37%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (1.37%) ACCA
8 1 (1.37%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.37%) CIMA
8 1 (1.37%) CIPFA
8 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.37%) CLAS
8 1 (1.37%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) GDPR
1 6 (8.22%) ISAE 3402
1 6 (8.22%) ISO 22301
1 6 (8.22%) ISO 31000
1 6 (8.22%) ISO 9001
1 6 (8.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (8.22%) ISO/IEC 27005
1 6 (8.22%) PCI DSS
1 6 (8.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (4.11%) JSP 440
2 3 (4.11%) SLA
3 1 (1.37%) PMO
3 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) Docker
2 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (8.22%) Nessus
1 6 (8.22%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 1 (1.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (13.70%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.59%) Oracle
3 6 (8.22%) ArcSight
3 6 (8.22%) Barracuda Networks
3 6 (8.22%) Centrify
3 6 (8.22%) Cisco
3 6 (8.22%) IBM
3 6 (8.22%) Imperva
3 6 (8.22%) McAfee
3 6 (8.22%) Qualys
3 6 (8.22%) Splunk
3 6 (8.22%) Trend Micro
3 6 (8.22%) Tripwire
4 5 (6.85%) Sun
5 4 (5.48%) Pega
6 3 (4.11%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.74%) SAP
8 1 (1.37%) Axosoft
8 1 (1.37%) Google
8 1 (1.37%) HP