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 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 237 236 248
Rank change year-on-year -1 +12  
Contract jobs citing Business Development 17 26 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.22% 0.29% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.35% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 8
Median daily rate £415 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.69% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £175 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £478 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £320 £350
% change year-on-year +21.09% -8.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 - £22.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.25 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -43.97% +84.44%  

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 6432 7347 7628
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 83.08% 81.98% 80.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3769 4490 4391
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 271 270
Median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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
Berkshire +16 5 £375 +57.89% 13
Hampshire +12 5 £415 -17.00% 4
Buckinghamshire -13 4 £400 +104.86% 6
Oxfordshire -10 2 - - 4
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
Business Development
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
1 11 (25.58%) Marketing
2 8 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (18.60%) User Experience
3 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
3 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
3 7 (16.28%) Python
4 6 (13.95%) MySQL
4 6 (13.95%) Degree
4 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
5 5 (11.63%) Visualisation
5 5 (11.63%) Legal
5 5 (11.63%) Linux
6 4 (9.30%) VBA
6 4 (9.30%) Mac OS X
6 4 (9.30%) Change Management
6 4 (9.30%) C
6 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (9.30%) MS Access
6 4 (9.30%) Data Analysis
6 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.30%) Contract Management
7 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (6.98%) Big Data
7 3 (6.98%) Business Process Modelling
7 3 (6.98%) Validation
7 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.98%) CRM
7 3 (6.98%) Law

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 2 (4.65%) Apache
1 2 (4.65%) JBoss
1 2 (4.65%) WildFly
2 1 (2.33%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.65%) SaaS
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (2.33%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) DNS
1 1 (2.33%) Firewall
1 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) MySQL
2 4 (9.30%) MS Access
3 3 (6.98%) Big Data
4 1 (2.33%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (2.33%) GIS
4 1 (2.33%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
1 11 (25.58%) Marketing
2 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
3 5 (11.63%) Legal
4 3 (6.98%) Law
5 2 (4.65%) French Language
5 2 (4.65%) German Language
6 1 (2.33%) Banking
6 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (13.95%) Product Manager
2 5 (11.63%) Architect
2 5 (11.63%) Technical Manager
2 5 (11.63%) Technical Product Manager
3 4 (9.30%) Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) Chief Technology Officer
3 4 (9.30%) Commercial Manager
3 4 (9.30%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (9.30%) Technical Architect
3 4 (9.30%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 3 (6.98%) IT Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Channel Marketing Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Designer
5 2 (4.65%) Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Marketing Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.65%) User Experience Manager
5 2 (4.65%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) HTML
1 2 (4.65%) HTML5
1 2 (4.65%) Java EE
1 2 (4.65%) JSF
1 2 (4.65%) LAMP
1 2 (4.65%) PrimeFaces
1 2 (4.65%) SOAP
1 2 (4.65%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) Velocity
2 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) User Experience
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) EMV
3 2 (4.65%) Fintech
3 2 (4.65%) Social Media
4 1 (2.33%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.33%) NHS
4 1 (2.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Linux
2 4 (9.30%) Mac OS X
3 3 (6.98%) Windows
4 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.65%) Unix
4 2 (4.65%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.63%) Visualisation
2 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (9.30%) Change Management
2 4 (9.30%) Contract Management
2 4 (9.30%) Data Analysis
3 3 (6.98%) Business Process Modelling
3 3 (6.98%) CRM
3 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (6.98%) Validation
4 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (4.65%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
4 2 (4.65%) OO
4 2 (4.65%) Presales
4 2 (4.65%) Project Management
4 2 (4.65%) Requirements Management
4 2 (4.65%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (4.65%) Telesales
4 2 (4.65%) UML
4 2 (4.65%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) Python
2 4 (9.30%) C
2 4 (9.30%) VBA
3 2 (4.65%) Java
3 2 (4.65%) SQL
4 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.33%) Perl
4 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.33%) Ruby
4 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
1 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.95%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) APMP
3 1 (2.33%) MCP
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.33%) PMP
3 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) PMO
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Ansible
1 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.33%) Puppet
1 1 (2.33%) Salt
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.33%) Adobe
3 1 (2.33%) ESRI
3 1 (2.33%) Facebook
3 1 (2.33%) Google
3 1 (2.33%) HP
3 1 (2.33%) IBM
3 1 (2.33%) Remedy
3 1 (2.33%) Symantec
3 1 (2.33%) VMware
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