The median contractor rate for a Business Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 517 449 455
Rank change year-on-year -68 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Developer 91 193 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.36% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.38% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 128 119
Median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £585 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £59.45 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £59.45 -

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 42733 51025 51236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 95.23% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27760 33065 30937
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1481 1587 2052
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

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 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 28 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
England -43 91 £400 +5.26% 21
London +4 53 £425 -4.22% 10
City of London -11 11 £413 -1.19% 3
North West +23 9 £413 +13.79% 2
West Midlands -5 9 £300 -20.00% 1
South East +12 8 £370 +23.33% 2
South West -8 5 £375 +7.14% 1
Cheshire +28 4 £450 - 2
Berkshire +28 4 £370 +11.69%
Warwickshire +2 4 £295 -21.33%
East of England -5 4 £400 +56.86% 2
Croydon - 4 £393 -
Ipswich - 3 £400 - 2
Warwick - 3 £300 -
Suffolk - 3 £400 - 2
Yorkshire +9 2 £325 -14.47% 2
Merseyside +2 2 £406 -14.47%
Bristol +2 2 £400 +14.28%
Somerset +2 2 £350 +7.69%
Liverpool +1 2 £406 -14.47%
Bath 0 2 £350 +7.69%
Chester - 2 £425 - 2
Hampshire +10 1 - -
Manchester +10 1 - -
West Sussex +7 1 £409 -
Slough +5 1 £300 -9.43%
West Yorkshire +5 1 £325 -14.47% 1
Leeds +5 1 £325 -14.47% 1
Buckinghamshire -5 1 - -
Essex -5 1 - -

Business Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 160 (76.92%) Business Intelligence
2 128 (61.54%) SQL
3 97 (46.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 90 (43.27%) Data Warehouse
5 89 (42.79%) SQL Server
6 84 (40.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 77 (37.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 76 (36.54%) ETL
9 65 (31.25%) Microsoft
10 58 (27.88%) BusinessObjects
11 53 (25.48%) T-SQL
12 43 (20.67%) Finance
13 33 (15.87%) Power BI
14 30 (14.42%) Oracle
15 24 (11.54%) MS Excel
15 24 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
16 23 (11.06%) SAP
16 23 (11.06%) Migration
16 23 (11.06%) SQL Server 2012
17 22 (10.58%) QlikView
18 21 (10.10%) Data Modelling
19 20 (9.62%) PL/SQL
19 20 (9.62%) SQL Server 2014
20 18 (8.65%) Analytics
20 18 (8.65%) BusinessObjects XI
21 17 (8.17%) Banking
21 17 (8.17%) Advertising
21 17 (8.17%) Performance Tuning
22 16 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
23 15 (7.21%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence

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 7 (3.37%) SAS
1 7 (3.37%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 24 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.37%) MS Office
3 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (5.29%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.44%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.44%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.96%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.48%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.48%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.48%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.48%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.48%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.96%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.96%) PaaS
3 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.48%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (46.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 90 (43.27%) Data Warehouse
3 89 (42.79%) SQL Server
4 84 (40.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 77 (37.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 58 (27.88%) BusinessObjects
7 33 (15.87%) Power BI
8 23 (11.06%) SQL Server 2012
9 22 (10.58%) QlikView
10 20 (9.62%) SQL Server 2014
11 18 (8.65%) BusinessObjects XI
12 16 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
13 15 (7.21%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 10 (4.81%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
14 10 (4.81%) Crystal Reports
15 8 (3.85%) MS Access
15 8 (3.85%) Relational Database
16 6 (2.88%) OLAP
16 6 (2.88%) SAS EBI
17 5 (2.40%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (5.29%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.96%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.96%) Grunt
3 2 (0.96%) gulp
3 2 (0.96%) Jasmine
3 2 (0.96%) JIRA
3 2 (0.96%) Mocha
3 2 (0.96%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.96%) webpack
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.48%) Subversion
General
1 43 (20.67%) Finance
2 17 (8.17%) Advertising
2 17 (8.17%) Banking
3 9 (4.33%) Retail
4 5 (2.40%) Front Office
5 4 (1.92%) Legal
5 4 (1.92%) Marketing
6 2 (0.96%) Law
7 1 (0.48%) Automotive
7 1 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.48%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.21%) .NET
2 13 (6.25%) MDX
3 4 (1.92%) ActiveX
3 4 (1.92%) ADO
3 4 (1.92%) DAO
4 3 (1.44%) AngularJS
4 3 (1.44%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.44%) CSS
4 3 (1.44%) HTML
4 3 (1.44%) REST
4 3 (1.44%) XML
5 2 (0.96%) Angular 2
5 2 (0.96%) HTML5
5 2 (0.96%) J2EE
5 2 (0.96%) JAXB
5 2 (0.96%) JiBX
5 2 (0.96%) LESS
5 2 (0.96%) Sass
5 2 (0.96%) Spring
5 2 (0.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.77%) Management Information System
2 11 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.37%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.92%) NHS
6 2 (0.96%) Minimum Viable Product
6 2 (0.96%) PMI
7 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.48%) Equities
7 1 (0.48%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.48%) FMCG
7 1 (0.48%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.48%) Pricing Data
7 1 (0.48%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.92%) Unix
1 4 (1.92%) Windows
2 2 (0.96%) Windows Server
2 2 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.48%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (76.92%) Business Intelligence
2 76 (36.54%) ETL
3 24 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (11.06%) Migration
5 21 (10.10%) Data Modelling
6 18 (8.65%) Analytics
7 17 (8.17%) Performance Tuning
8 15 (7.21%) Data Migration
9 13 (6.25%) Business Analysis
9 13 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
10 11 (5.29%) CRM
10 11 (5.29%) Dimensional Modelling
10 11 (5.29%) Risk Management
11 10 (4.81%) Scrum
11 10 (4.81%) Unit Testing
12 9 (4.33%) Data Extraction
13 8 (3.85%) ERP
13 8 (3.85%) ETL Development
13 8 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (3.85%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 128 (61.54%) SQL
2 53 (25.48%) T-SQL
3 20 (9.62%) PL/SQL
4 12 (5.77%) JavaScript
5 11 (5.29%) Java
5 11 (5.29%) VBA
6 10 (4.81%) C#
7 5 (2.40%) Groovy
8 4 (1.92%) VB
9 3 (1.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 3 (1.44%) Python
9 3 (1.44%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.96%) ABAP
10 2 (0.96%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.48%) Korn
11 1 (0.48%) Perl
11 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.48%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (6.73%) Degree
2 7 (3.37%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.88%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.96%) BC Cleared
4 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.96%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.33%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.40%) QA
3 2 (0.96%) Basel II
3 2 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.96%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.48%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (0.48%) Control-M
Vendors
1 65 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 30 (14.42%) Oracle
3 23 (11.06%) SAP
4 10 (4.81%) Tableau
5 5 (2.40%) Sybase
6 4 (1.92%) Jaspersoft
6 4 (1.92%) Teradata
7 3 (1.44%) Cognos
8 2 (0.96%) Google
8 2 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.96%) Talend
8 2 (0.96%) TARGIT
9 1 (0.48%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.48%) Concur
9 1 (0.48%) Infor
9 1 (0.48%) Informatica
9 1 (0.48%) Orchard
9 1 (0.48%) Pega
9 1 (0.48%) Splunk
9 1 (0.48%) TIBCO
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