Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Developer was £448 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 687 641 523
Rank change year-on-year -46 -118 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Business Developer 188 255 413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.24% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.26% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 167 319
UK median daily rate £448 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.88% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £319 £240 £281
90th Percentile £558 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £388 £370
% change year-on-year +8.71% +4.73% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
UK median hourly rate £64.54 £48.00 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.45% +56.10% -
10th Percentile £62.27 £30.38 £26.93
90th Percentile £66.80 £67.68 £34.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £64.54 £48.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year +34.45% +56.10% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96141 99356 108750
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63392 64835 69190
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.17% +4.41% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2869 3292 4137
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Business Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Business Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 14 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -29 177 £441 +10.31% 18
London -31 98 £475 +5.56% 4
UK excluding London -40 84 £421 +8.71% 15
South West +14 24 £406 +8.33% 3
Midlands +17 19 £450 +17.65% 1
South East -7 19 £425 +9.68% 2
North of England +35 13 £413 +4.76% 8
West Midlands +17 12 £419 +9.48%
North West +15 9 £500 +17.65% 1
East Midlands +9 6 £569 +49.18% 1
Yorkshire +13 4 £325 -7.21% 6
Scotland -11 4 £438 +18.64%
Wales +15 3 £394 -7.35% 1
East of England -21 2 £338 -25.00%

Business Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 154 (81.91%) Business Intelligence
2 108 (57.45%) SQL
3 96 (51.06%) SQL Server
4 90 (47.87%) Data Warehouse
5 89 (47.34%) ETL
5 89 (47.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 88 (46.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 75 (39.89%) Microsoft
8 63 (33.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 57 (30.32%) Finance
10 48 (25.53%) T-SQL
10 48 (25.53%) Power BI
11 38 (20.21%) BusinessObjects
11 38 (20.21%) Agile Software Development
12 36 (19.15%) Data Modelling
13 34 (18.09%) MDX
14 33 (17.55%) Tableau
15 28 (14.89%) Kimball Methodology
16 27 (14.36%) SharePoint
17 24 (12.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 24 (12.77%) PowerPivot
18 23 (12.23%) Dimensional Modelling
19 20 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
20 19 (10.11%) Banking
20 19 (10.11%) ETL Development
21 18 (9.57%) Oracle
22 17 (9.04%) QlikView
22 17 (9.04%) Visualisation
22 17 (9.04%) SQL Server 2014
22 17 (9.04%) SQL Server 2016

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 27 (14.36%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.66%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.06%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.53%) JBoss
5 1 (0.53%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (4.79%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.06%) Simulink
4 1 (0.53%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.66%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (2.66%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (2.66%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (2.66%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (2.13%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (1.60%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (1.60%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (1.60%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 3 (1.60%) Oracle iProcurement
3 3 (1.60%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (1.06%) IntelliMatch
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (1.06%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.53%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.53%) Kondor
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.53%) Temenos Globus
5 1 (0.53%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.53%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (0.53%) Azure Machine Learning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (51.06%) SQL Server
2 90 (47.87%) Data Warehouse
3 89 (47.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 88 (46.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 63 (33.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 48 (25.53%) Power BI
7 38 (20.21%) BusinessObjects
8 24 (12.77%) PowerPivot
9 17 (9.04%) QlikView
9 17 (9.04%) SQL Server 2014
9 17 (9.04%) SQL Server 2016
10 13 (6.91%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 12 (6.38%) OLAP
12 10 (5.32%) Oracle Reports
12 10 (5.32%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (4.79%) Crystal Reports
13 9 (4.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 9 (4.79%) Microsoft Power View
13 9 (4.79%) OLAP Cube
13 9 (4.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (7.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (5.32%) Subversion
3 8 (4.26%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.60%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.06%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.53%) JIRA
6 1 (0.53%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.53%) JUnit
6 1 (0.53%) Maven
6 1 (0.53%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.53%) WiX
General
1 57 (30.32%) Finance
2 19 (10.11%) Banking
3 15 (7.98%) Legal
4 7 (3.72%) Publishing
5 6 (3.19%) General Ledger
5 6 (3.19%) Retail
6 4 (2.13%) Games
6 4 (2.13%) Law
6 4 (2.13%) Marketing
6 4 (2.13%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.60%) Advertising
7 3 (1.60%) Japanese Language
8 2 (1.06%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.06%) Local Government
8 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.06%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.53%) Back Office
9 1 (0.53%) Front Office
9 1 (0.53%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (18.09%) MDX
2 10 (5.32%) .NET
3 6 (3.19%) XML
4 5 (2.66%) SOAP
5 4 (2.13%) COM
5 4 (2.13%) D3.js
5 4 (2.13%) Web Services
6 2 (1.06%) J2EE
6 2 (1.06%) Middleware
6 2 (1.06%) REST
6 2 (1.06%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.53%) FpML
7 1 (0.53%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.53%) jBPM
7 1 (0.53%) OLE
7 1 (0.53%) OLE DB
7 1 (0.53%) RESTful
7 1 (0.53%) Spring
7 1 (0.53%) Spring MVC
7 1 (0.53%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.38%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.13%) Reinsurance
5 3 (1.60%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.06%) Equities
6 2 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.06%) NHS
6 2 (1.06%) PMI
7 1 (0.53%) Derivative
7 1 (0.53%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.53%) FMCG
7 1 (0.53%) iPad
7 1 (0.53%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.60%) Unix
1 3 (1.60%) Windows
2 2 (1.06%) Linux
3 1 (0.53%) Solaris
3 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (81.91%) Business Intelligence
2 89 (47.34%) ETL
3 38 (20.21%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (19.15%) Data Modelling
5 28 (14.89%) Kimball Methodology
6 23 (12.23%) Dimensional Modelling
7 19 (10.11%) ETL Development
8 17 (9.04%) Visualisation
9 15 (7.98%) Analytics
9 15 (7.98%) Business Analysis
9 15 (7.98%) Migration
10 14 (7.45%) Logical Data Model
10 14 (7.45%) Physical Data Model
11 13 (6.91%) Scrum
12 12 (6.38%) SDLC
13 11 (5.85%) Data Analysis
13 11 (5.85%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (5.85%) Workflow
14 9 (4.79%) CRM
14 9 (4.79%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (57.45%) SQL
2 48 (25.53%) T-SQL
3 24 (12.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 12 (6.38%) PL/SQL
5 11 (5.85%) C#
6 7 (3.72%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.19%) VBA
8 5 (2.66%) Java
9 2 (1.06%) ABAP
9 2 (1.06%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.06%) Python
10 1 (0.53%) AWK
10 1 (0.53%) C
10 1 (0.53%) Perl
10 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (3.72%) Degree
2 5 (2.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (2.66%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.60%) Master's Degree
3 3 (1.60%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.06%) MCSE
4 2 (1.06%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.53%) MCITP
5 1 (0.53%) MCSA
5 1 (0.53%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.32%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.13%) QA
3 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.53%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 75 (39.89%) Microsoft
2 33 (17.55%) Tableau
3 18 (9.57%) Oracle
4 15 (7.98%) SAP
5 5 (2.66%) Cognos
6 4 (2.13%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.60%) Epicor
7 3 (1.60%) IBM
7 3 (1.60%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.06%) MapR
9 1 (0.53%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.53%) Apple
9 1 (0.53%) CODA
9 1 (0.53%) Informatica
9 1 (0.53%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (0.53%) Misys
9 1 (0.53%) Netezza
9 1 (0.53%) RedGate
9 1 (0.53%) Sybase
9 1 (0.53%) Temenos