The median contractor rate for a Business Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 510 526 481
Rank change year-on-year +16 -45  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Developer 92 117 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.22% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.23% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 84 113
Median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £30.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.75

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44357 51050 53273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28704 33277 33414
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1368 1510 2064
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Business Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Business Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Developer in the UK

Business Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Developer in the UK

Business Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Developer over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Developer in the UK

Business Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Developer in the UK

Business Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Developer within the UK 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
England +17 91 £450 +20.00% 27
London +26 54 £475 +5.55% 9
City of London +7 17 £550 +25.71% 1
South East +5 13 £338 +1.50% 3
Yorkshire +31 10 £450 +28.57% 4
South Yorkshire - 6 £550 -
Sheffield - 6 £550 -
North West +14 5 £456 +20.06% 4
Buckinghamshire -12 5 £400 +6.66%
South West 0 4 £363 +19.34% 4
Bristol -2 4 £363 +34.25% 2
Milton Keynes -12 4 £400 +6.66%
West Yorkshire +21 3 £325 -7.14% 2
Leeds +13 3 £325 -1.88% 1
Manchester +11 3 £406 -1.51% 1
East of England -7 3 £375 -6.25%
Suffolk - 3 £375 -
Brighton - 3 £300 -
Ipswich - 3 £375 -
East Sussex - 3 £300 -
Cheshire +24 2 £488 +44.44%
Berkshire +19 2 £350 -6.66% 1
Chester +16 2 £488 +18.18%
Reading - 2 £350 -
Midlands +11 1 - - 3
Surrey +6 1 £475 +35.71% 1
Hampshire +6 1 £300 -2.43% 1
Northamptonshire +1 1 - - 1
East Midlands -8 1 - - 1
Ealing - 1 £425 -

Business Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Business Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Business Developer in the job title.

1 139 (75.14%) Business Intelligence
2 111 (60.00%) SQL
3 87 (47.03%) Data Warehouse
4 86 (46.49%) ETL
4 86 (46.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 75 (40.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 72 (38.92%) SQL Server
7 61 (32.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 56 (30.27%) BusinessObjects
9 47 (25.41%) Finance
9 47 (25.41%) Microsoft
10 40 (21.62%) T-SQL
11 33 (17.84%) Data Modelling
12 29 (15.68%) Oracle
12 29 (15.68%) SAP
13 28 (15.14%) Agile Software Development
13 28 (15.14%) Migration
13 28 (15.14%) Power BI
14 23 (12.43%) Analytics
15 22 (11.89%) Banking
16 21 (11.35%) Kimball Methodology
16 21 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
17 20 (10.81%) QlikView
18 19 (10.27%) SQL Server 2014
19 18 (9.73%) BusinessObjects XI
20 17 (9.19%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
20 17 (9.19%) Data Migration
20 17 (9.19%) Java
21 16 (8.65%) PL/SQL
21 16 (8.65%) Performance Tuning

Business Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 6 (3.24%) SAS
1 6 (3.24%) SharePoint
1 6 (3.24%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.54%) CMS
3 1 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (4.32%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.54%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (2.16%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (2.16%) SAP Business One
2 3 (1.62%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (1.62%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (1.62%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.08%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (1.08%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.08%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle iSupplier
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.54%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.54%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.54%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.62%) PaaS
3 2 (1.08%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (1.08%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.54%) Data Lake Analytics
4 1 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.54%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (47.03%) Data Warehouse
2 86 (46.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 75 (40.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 72 (38.92%) SQL Server
5 61 (32.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 56 (30.27%) BusinessObjects
7 28 (15.14%) Power BI
8 20 (10.81%) QlikView
9 19 (10.27%) SQL Server 2014
10 18 (9.73%) BusinessObjects XI
11 17 (9.19%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 14 (7.57%) Relational Database
13 11 (5.95%) Oracle Database
13 11 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (5.95%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
14 10 (5.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 10 (5.41%) SAP Data Services
15 9 (4.86%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
15 9 (4.86%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (6.49%) Visual Studio
2 10 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.08%) Subversion
4 1 (0.54%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.54%) JIRA
4 1 (0.54%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.54%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.54%) WiX
General
1 47 (25.41%) Finance
2 22 (11.89%) Banking
3 9 (4.86%) Advertising
3 9 (4.86%) Legal
4 7 (3.78%) Retail
5 5 (2.70%) Marketing
6 4 (2.16%) Publishing
7 3 (1.62%) Front Office
7 3 (1.62%) Japanese Language
7 3 (1.62%) Law
7 3 (1.62%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.08%) Games
8 2 (1.08%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.54%) Automotive
9 1 (0.54%) Billing
9 1 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.54%) Electronics
9 1 (0.54%) Local Government
9 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.03%) MDX
2 8 (4.32%) .NET
2 8 (4.32%) SOAP
3 6 (3.24%) REST
3 6 (3.24%) Web Services
4 5 (2.70%) XML
5 4 (2.16%) J2EE
5 4 (2.16%) JAXB
5 4 (2.16%) JiBX
5 4 (2.16%) Spring
6 3 (1.62%) D3.js
6 3 (1.62%) JAX-WS
6 3 (1.62%) JDBC
6 3 (1.62%) JSON
6 3 (1.62%) POJO
6 3 (1.62%) RESTful
6 3 (1.62%) WCF
6 3 (1.62%) WSDL
6 3 (1.62%) XSLT
7 2 (1.08%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.86%) Computer Science
2 9 (4.86%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.16%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.62%) CMDB
5 3 (1.62%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.54%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.54%) Equities
6 1 (0.54%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.54%) FMCG
6 1 (0.54%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.54%) NHS
6 1 (0.54%) PMI
6 1 (0.54%) Pricing Data
6 1 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.95%) Windows
2 7 (3.78%) Windows Server
2 7 (3.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (2.16%) Unix
4 1 (0.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (75.14%) Business Intelligence
2 86 (46.49%) ETL
3 33 (17.84%) Data Modelling
4 28 (15.14%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (15.14%) Migration
5 23 (12.43%) Analytics
6 21 (11.35%) Kimball Methodology
7 17 (9.19%) Data Migration
8 16 (8.65%) Performance Tuning
9 15 (8.11%) Dimensional Modelling
9 15 (8.11%) Visualisation
10 12 (6.49%) Data Analysis
11 11 (5.95%) Business Analysis
11 11 (5.95%) ETL Development
12 8 (4.32%) Dashboard Development
12 8 (4.32%) Risk Management
13 7 (3.78%) Data Visualisation
13 7 (3.78%) Waterfall
14 6 (3.24%) Data Management
14 6 (3.24%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 111 (60.00%) SQL
2 40 (21.62%) T-SQL
3 17 (9.19%) Java
4 16 (8.65%) PL/SQL
5 14 (7.57%) JavaScript
6 8 (4.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 6 (3.24%) C#
8 5 (2.70%) Groovy
9 4 (2.16%) VBA
10 1 (0.54%) ABAP
10 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (7.57%) Degree
2 6 (3.24%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.16%) BC Cleared
3 4 (2.16%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.54%) MCITP
6 1 (0.54%) MCSE
6 1 (0.54%) MCTS
6 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.70%) QA
2 4 (2.16%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.54%) Basel II
4 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.54%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 47 (25.41%) Microsoft
2 29 (15.68%) Oracle
2 29 (15.68%) SAP
3 15 (8.11%) Tableau
4 5 (2.70%) Cognos
4 5 (2.70%) Jaspersoft
5 4 (2.16%) Teradata
6 3 (1.62%) IBM
6 3 (1.62%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (1.62%) Netezza
6 3 (1.62%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.62%) Sybase
6 3 (1.62%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.08%) Google
7 2 (1.08%) Greenplum
7 2 (1.08%) Pega
7 2 (1.08%) TARGIT
8 1 (0.54%) CODA
8 1 (0.54%) Infor
8 1 (0.54%) Informatica
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Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
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