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 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Development
England / South West
Rank 127 128 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 -  
Contract jobs citing Business Development 6 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.23% 0.24% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Median daily rate £343 £501 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.56% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £373 £450
% change year-on-year +7.38% -17.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 2086 2294 2439
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.52% 79.99% 78.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1361 1516 1589
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 134 82
Median hourly rate £39.00 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £27.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £46.50
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 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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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
Wiltshire 0 3 £226 -51.86% 1
Bristol +5 2 £345 - 5
Business Development
England

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 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 West region with a requirement for Business Development.

1 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) Requirements Management
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) ISEB
2 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (20.00%) C
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) People Management
4 1 (10.00%) Office 365
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) IIBA

Business Development
Top Related 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 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Project
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Bid Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Bid Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Migration Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Project Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Telephony Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Requirements Management
3 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) People Management
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) ISEB
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) CITP
4 1 (10.00%) IIBA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) SAP