The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 142 -
Rank change year-on-year +14 -  
Contract jobs citing Business Development 10 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.37% 0.033% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.042% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £269 £600 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -55.20% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £320 £350
% change year-on-year +21.09% -8.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
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 West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2229 2361 2453
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 82.04% 78.91% 78.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1424 1557 1643
Median daily rate £400 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -0.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £280 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 108 112
Median hourly rate £43.50 £35.25 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.40% -3.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £21.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.75 £55.00
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 West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 West

Business Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Development in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Development in the South West

Business Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Development in the South West over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Development in the South West

Business Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Development in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Development in the South West

Business Development
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West 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
Bristol - 5 £600 - 2
Wiltshire - 3 £150 - 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 West region with a requirement for Business Development.

1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) C
3 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 5 (31.25%) Degree
3 5 (31.25%) Business Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Marketing
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 4 (25.00%) DevOps
5 3 (18.75%) Windows
5 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
5 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (18.75%) Service Management
5 3 (18.75%) ITSM
5 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
5 3 (18.75%) Line Management
5 3 (18.75%) Big Data
5 3 (18.75%) Data Architecture
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (18.75%) Human Factors
5 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
5 3 (18.75%) Information Management
5 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (18.75%) Compliance Audit
5 3 (18.75%) Disruptive Innovation
5 3 (18.75%) Customer Requirements

Business Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) IaaS
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) VoIP
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Big Data
General
1 4 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) Aerospace
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Client Director
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Technology Director
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Bid Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Bid Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) ICT Director
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Project Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Electrical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Business Analysis
1 5 (31.25%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) DevOps
3 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
3 3 (18.75%) Compliance Audit
3 3 (18.75%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Data Architecture
3 3 (18.75%) Disruptive Innovation
3 3 (18.75%) Human Factors
3 3 (18.75%) Information Management
3 3 (18.75%) ITSM
3 3 (18.75%) Line Management
3 3 (18.75%) Microservices
3 3 (18.75%) Service Management
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) Degree
4 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) ISEB
6 1 (6.25%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) CITP
6 1 (6.25%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) SAP