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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Development
England / South East
Rank 215 204 215
Rank change year-on-year -11 +11  
Contract jobs citing Business Development 26 64 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.33% 0.70% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.86% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 41 24
Median daily rate £400 £325 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -31.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £313 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £525 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £450
% change year-on-year +8.10% -17.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £25.98 £55.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.19% +101.81%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.23 £47.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -61.63% +90.00%  

Business Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6400 7467 7755
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.51% 81.17% 79.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3691 4586 4265
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 268 275
Median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.20% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.75 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £61.00 £47.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Business Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Business Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +11 9 £401 -23.57% 6
Berkshire +19 8 £530 -11.66% 10
Buckinghamshire 0 7 £400 +15.60% 1
Surrey +2 1 - - 6
Kent -4 1 £280 -10.40%
Business Development
England

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 30 (44.78%) Finance
2 18 (26.87%) Degree
3 17 (25.37%) Telecoms
4 14 (20.90%) Security Cleared
5 13 (19.40%) Change Management
6 12 (17.91%) CRM
6 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
6 12 (17.91%) Project Management
6 12 (17.91%) SC Cleared
6 12 (17.91%) Marketing
7 11 (16.42%) HP
8 10 (14.93%) Legal
8 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (13.43%) Programme Management
9 9 (13.43%) Supplier Management
10 8 (11.94%) Business Analysis
10 8 (11.94%) MBA
10 8 (11.94%) MS Excel
10 8 (11.94%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (11.94%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (10.45%) Analytics
11 7 (10.45%) User Experience
11 7 (10.45%) Contract Management
11 7 (10.45%) Validation
11 7 (10.45%) Management Information System
11 7 (10.45%) Google
12 6 (8.96%) Economics
12 6 (8.96%) PLM
12 6 (8.96%) IBM

Business Development
Top Related 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 (4.48%) CMS
1 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.49%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.48%) MS Office
3 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.49%) MS Project
3 1 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.49%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.49%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) Internet
2 1 (1.49%) DNS
2 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) MS Access
1 4 (5.97%) MySQL
2 3 (4.48%) Big Data
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.49%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (1.49%) GIS
4 1 (1.49%) Spatial Data
General
1 30 (44.78%) Finance
2 17 (25.37%) Telecoms
3 12 (17.91%) Marketing
4 10 (14.93%) Legal
5 6 (8.96%) Mandarin Language
5 6 (8.96%) Spanish Language
6 5 (7.46%) Law
7 4 (5.97%) Retail
8 3 (4.48%) Automotive
9 1 (1.49%) Banking
9 1 (1.49%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (11.94%) Project Manager
2 7 (10.45%) Architect
2 7 (10.45%) Business Manager
2 7 (10.45%) Programme Manager
3 6 (8.96%) Commercial Manager
3 6 (8.96%) Marketing Manager
3 6 (8.96%) Product Manager
4 5 (7.46%) Analyst
4 5 (7.46%) IT Manager
4 5 (7.46%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (7.46%) Technical Manager
4 5 (7.46%) Technical Product Manager
5 4 (5.97%) Chief Technology Officer
5 4 (5.97%) Consultant
5 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (5.97%) Operations Manager
5 4 (5.97%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 4 (5.97%) Technical Architect
5 4 (5.97%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 4 (5.97%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) .NET
2 1 (1.49%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.45%) Management Information System
2 7 (10.45%) User Experience
3 3 (4.48%) NHS
4 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.99%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.99%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.49%) Clustering
5 1 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.49%) PKI
5 1 (1.49%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.97%) Mac OS X
2 2 (2.99%) Linux
3 1 (1.49%) Solaris
3 1 (1.49%) Unix
3 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.40%) Change Management
2 12 (17.91%) CRM
2 12 (17.91%) Project Management
3 9 (13.43%) Programme Management
3 9 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (13.43%) Supplier Management
4 8 (11.94%) Business Analysis
4 8 (11.94%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (11.94%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (10.45%) Analytics
5 7 (10.45%) Contract Management
5 7 (10.45%) Validation
6 6 (8.96%) Business Transformation
6 6 (8.96%) Case Management
6 6 (8.96%) Customer Engagement
6 6 (8.96%) Data Architecture
6 6 (8.96%) Economics
6 6 (8.96%) PLM
6 6 (8.96%) Presales
7 5 (7.46%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.97%) Python
1 4 (5.97%) VBA
2 1 (1.49%) C
2 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (26.87%) Degree
2 14 (20.90%) Security Cleared
3 12 (17.91%) SC Cleared
4 8 (11.94%) MBA
5 2 (2.99%) PhD
5 2 (2.99%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.99%) PMP
5 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.49%) APMP
6 1 (1.49%) CCDA
6 1 (1.49%) CCNA
6 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.49%) ISEB
6 1 (1.49%) MCP
6 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.49%) PMO
2 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.42%) HP
3 7 (10.45%) Google
4 6 (8.96%) IBM
5 3 (4.48%) Avaya
6 2 (2.99%) SAP
6 2 (2.99%) VMware
7 1 (1.49%) Adobe
7 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.49%) Cisco
7 1 (1.49%) ESRI
7 1 (1.49%) Facebook
7 1 (1.49%) Juniper
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