Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 310 319 335
Rank change year-on-year +9 +16 -38
Contract jobs citing Business Development 65 50 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.40% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.37% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 30
South East median daily rate £475 £398 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.50% +22.31% -23.08%
10th Percentile £354 £282 £170
90th Percentile £544 £553 £551
England median daily rate £525 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +27.27% - +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -49.09% +80.33%
10th Percentile £18.99 £13.50 £19.25
90th Percentile £82.55 £14.50 £28.75
England median hourly rate £21.04 £25.46 £22.50
% change year-on-year -17.35% +13.13% +12.50%

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 14,025 13,675 14,243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.97% 84.20% 83.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,436 8,170 8,660
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 493 464 582
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.35% -1.11% -2.17%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.25 £49.85 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.82 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.39% +10.31% +3.52%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 0 30 £405 -2.41% 18
Thames Valley -15 15 £475 +31.03% 25
Surrey -5 14 £500 +102.02% 9
Berkshire -14 12 £525 +280.43% 19
West Sussex -4 7 £538 +13.16% 2
Buckinghamshire +11 2 - - 2
Oxfordshire 0 1 £425 -15.00% 4
Business Development
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 26 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (35.38%) Project Management
3 22 (33.85%) Finance
4 17 (26.15%) Degree
4 17 (26.15%) DevOps
5 16 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (20.00%) Mathematics
6 13 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 12 (18.46%) DV Cleared
7 12 (18.46%) Legal
8 11 (16.92%) TOGAF
8 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
9 10 (15.38%) Information Security
9 10 (15.38%) Security Management
9 10 (15.38%) GDPR
9 10 (15.38%) SC Cleared
10 9 (13.85%) PCI DSS
10 9 (13.85%) Barracuda Networks
10 9 (13.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 9 (13.85%) Computer Science
10 9 (13.85%) Qualys
10 9 (13.85%) Security Testing
10 9 (13.85%) Imperva
10 9 (13.85%) Trend Micro
10 9 (13.85%) Security Architecture
10 9 (13.85%) ITIL V3
10 9 (13.85%) Splunk
10 9 (13.85%) ArcSight
10 9 (13.85%) Trend Micro Deep Security
10 9 (13.85%) ISO 31000

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 9 (13.85%) IIS
2 3 (4.62%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.54%) InVision
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.15%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.08%) Office 365
4 1 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.54%) IaaS
4 1 (1.54%) PaaS
4 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) NFC
2 4 (6.15%) Wireless
3 3 (4.62%) LAN
3 3 (4.62%) WAN
4 2 (3.08%) Internet
4 2 (3.08%) Network Security
5 1 (1.54%) Firewall
5 1 (1.54%) Skype
5 1 (1.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.54%) Big Data
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (13.85%) SonarQube
2 4 (6.15%) JIRA
2 4 (6.15%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.62%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.62%) Maven
4 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 22 (33.85%) Finance
2 12 (18.46%) Legal
3 4 (6.15%) Back Office
4 3 (4.62%) Marketing
5 2 (3.08%) Retail
5 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.54%) Electronics
6 1 (1.54%) Games
6 1 (1.54%) Law
6 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) Architect
2 13 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 13 (20.00%) Security Architect
3 7 (10.77%) Analyst
4 6 (9.23%) Developer
4 6 (9.23%) DV Cleared Project Manager
5 5 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
5 5 (7.69%) Payments Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Lead Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Business Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.62%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Lead Test Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Product Manager
8 2 (3.08%) Support Team Leader
8 2 (3.08%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.08%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) Web Services
2 3 (4.62%) AngularJS
2 3 (4.62%) Apache Camel
2 3 (4.62%) HTML
2 3 (4.62%) jQuery
2 3 (4.62%) Kafka
2 3 (4.62%) React
2 3 (4.62%) Spring
3 1 (1.54%) .NET
3 1 (1.54%) Ajax
3 1 (1.54%) Flash
3 1 (1.54%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Computer Science
1 9 (13.85%) Driving Licence
1 9 (13.85%) Management Information System
2 8 (12.31%) Data Centre
3 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (7.69%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (7.69%) Smartcard
5 4 (6.15%) Public Cloud
6 3 (4.62%) Client/Server
6 3 (4.62%) Mainframe
6 3 (4.62%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (4.62%) User Experience
7 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.54%) Handset
7 1 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.54%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.54%) Photography
7 1 (1.54%) Raspberry Pi
7 1 (1.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.85%) Windows
2 7 (10.77%) Linux
3 4 (6.15%) Solaris
3 4 (6.15%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.54%) Android
4 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.54%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.38%) Project Management
2 17 (26.15%) DevOps
3 16 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 13 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 11 (16.92%) TOGAF
6 10 (15.38%) Information Security
6 10 (15.38%) Security Management
7 9 (13.85%) ITIL
7 9 (13.85%) ITIL V3
7 9 (13.85%) PRINCE2
7 9 (13.85%) Quality Management
7 9 (13.85%) Security Architecture
7 9 (13.85%) Security Testing
8 8 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (10.77%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (10.77%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (9.23%) Performance Management
10 6 (9.23%) Presales
11 5 (7.69%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.85%) Java
2 5 (7.69%) C
2 5 (7.69%) C#
3 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.62%) C++
5 2 (3.08%) SQL
6 1 (1.54%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (26.15%) Degree
3 12 (18.46%) DV Cleared
4 10 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 9 (13.85%) CISA
5 9 (13.85%) CISM
5 9 (13.85%) CISSP
5 9 (13.85%) CREST Certified
5 9 (13.85%) IISP
5 9 (13.85%) PMP
6 8 (12.31%) PMI Certification
7 4 (6.15%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 4 (6.15%) CCSP
7 4 (6.15%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (6.15%) CLAS
8 1 (1.54%) ACCA
8 1 (1.54%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.54%) CIMA
8 1 (1.54%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.38%) GDPR
2 9 (13.85%) ISAE 3402
2 9 (13.85%) ISO 22301
2 9 (13.85%) ISO 31000
2 9 (13.85%) ISO 9001
2 9 (13.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (13.85%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 9 (13.85%) PCI DSS
2 9 (13.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (7.69%) SLA
4 3 (4.62%) JSP 440
5 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) ISA Server
2 3 (4.62%) Docker
3 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (13.85%) Nessus
1 9 (13.85%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 1 (1.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.85%) ArcSight
2 9 (13.85%) Barracuda Networks
2 9 (13.85%) Centrify
2 9 (13.85%) Cisco
2 9 (13.85%) IBM
2 9 (13.85%) Imperva
2 9 (13.85%) McAfee
2 9 (13.85%) Oracle
2 9 (13.85%) Qualys
2 9 (13.85%) Splunk
2 9 (13.85%) Trend Micro
2 9 (13.85%) Tripwire
3 5 (7.69%) Sun
4 4 (6.15%) Google
4 4 (6.15%) Okta
5 3 (4.62%) Axosoft
5 3 (4.62%) Workday
6 2 (3.08%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.54%) SAP