The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Development
UK
Rank 459 429 434
Rank change year-on-year -30 +5  
Contract jobs citing Business Development 134 222 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.42% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.50% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 125 96
Median daily rate £450 £395 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.92% -12.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £296 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £550 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £368 £450
% change year-on-year +8.84% -18.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 6
Median hourly rate £24.45 £12.50 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.60% -43.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.88 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £101.00 £51.10 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.23 £47.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -61.63% +111.11%  

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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37646 44098 42190
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.11% 82.88% 79.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 24821 28901 26121
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 1111 1212
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £27.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +34.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Business Development
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Business Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Development in the UK

Business Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Development over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Development in the UK

Business Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Development in the UK

Business Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Development over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Business Development in the UK

Business Development
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 Development within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 -53 125 £450 +13.92% 166
London +12 66 £450 -2.70% 73
South East -20 26 £400 +23.07% 28
West Midlands +11 13 £406 - 6
City of London +2 10 £475 -9.52% 16
Hampshire +10 9 £401 -23.57% 5
Berkshire +19 8 £530 -11.66% 9
Buckinghamshire -2 7 £400 +15.60% 1
Birmingham - 7 £413 -
South West +2 6 £343 -31.56% 9
North West +21 5 £475 +106.52% 14
Wales +13 5 - -
South Wales - 5 - -
Newport - 5 - -
Reading +14 4 £530 -11.66% 5
Yorkshire +9 4 £450 - 4
West Yorkshire +5 4 £450 -18.18% 2
Basingstoke - 4 - - 1
Iver - 4 £450 -
Manchester +14 3 £435 - 12
Leeds +5 3 £450 -18.18% 1
Solihull +3 3 £425 - 2
Wiltshire +2 3 £226 -51.86% 1
Milton Keynes -1 3 £307 -11.41% 1
Scotland +19 2 - - 2
Bristol +3 2 £345 - 5
Swindon -1 2 £113 -76.06% 1
East of England -4 2 £375 -21.05% 14
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £375 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £375 - 4

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 with a requirement for Business Development.

1 106 (39.70%) Finance
2 62 (23.22%) Microsoft
3 58 (21.72%) CRM
4 55 (20.60%) Degree
5 46 (17.23%) Project Management
6 45 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (16.85%) Marketing
7 38 (14.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 37 (13.86%) Telecoms
9 36 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
10 34 (12.73%) Analytics
11 33 (12.36%) Security Cleared
12 32 (11.99%) Dynamics CRM
13 31 (11.61%) Retail
14 30 (11.24%) Presales
15 29 (10.86%) SharePoint
15 29 (10.86%) Microsoft Azure
16 28 (10.49%) MS Excel
17 27 (10.11%) Legal
18 26 (9.74%) Change Management
19 24 (8.99%) Oracle
19 24 (8.99%) SC Cleared
20 23 (8.61%) BizTalk Server
21 22 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
21 22 (8.24%) Dynamics AX
21 22 (8.24%) User Experience
22 21 (7.87%) Visualisation
23 20 (7.49%) Business Analysis
23 20 (7.49%) Banking
24 19 (7.12%) Customer Requirements

Business Development
Top Related 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 29 (10.86%) SharePoint
2 23 (8.61%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (2.62%) SAS
4 5 (1.87%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.50%) CMS
6 3 (1.12%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.75%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.37%) Apache
8 1 (0.37%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.37%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.37%) Confluence
Applications
1 28 (10.49%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.49%) MS Office
3 7 (2.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.87%) SPSS
5 3 (1.12%) MS Project
6 2 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.75%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.37%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.37%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.37%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 32 (11.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (8.24%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (2.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.37%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.37%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.37%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.37%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.37%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.37%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.37%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.37%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 29 (10.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (5.24%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.37%) Office 365
4 5 (1.87%) PaaS
4 5 (1.87%) SaaS
4 5 (1.87%) Yammer
5 4 (1.50%) IaaS
6 3 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.37%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.62%) Internet
2 10 (3.75%) WAN
3 5 (1.87%) Firewall
4 4 (1.50%) LAN
4 4 (1.50%) Wireless
5 3 (1.12%) Cisco IPT
5 3 (1.12%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.75%) Network Security
6 2 (0.75%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.37%) DNS
7 1 (0.37%) Extranet
7 1 (0.37%) ICMP
7 1 (0.37%) Modbus
7 1 (0.37%) OSPF
7 1 (0.37%) SNMP
7 1 (0.37%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.37%) VLAN
7 1 (0.37%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.74%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.62%) Big Data
3 10 (3.75%) QlikView
4 7 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.87%) DataStage
5 5 (1.87%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.87%) MS Access
5 5 (1.87%) MySQL
6 4 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (1.50%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.50%) Pentaho
6 4 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.12%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.12%) OLAP
7 3 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (1.12%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (1.12%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.12%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.12%) Spotfire
8 2 (0.75%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 4 (1.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.75%) JIRA
2 2 (0.75%) MorphX
2 2 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.37%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.37%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.37%) Selenium
3 1 (0.37%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 106 (39.70%) Finance
2 45 (16.85%) Marketing
3 37 (13.86%) Telecoms
4 31 (11.61%) Retail
5 27 (10.11%) Legal
6 20 (7.49%) Banking
7 16 (5.99%) Manufacturing
8 6 (2.25%) Advertising
8 6 (2.25%) Law
8 6 (2.25%) Mandarin Language
8 6 (2.25%) Spanish Language
9 4 (1.50%) Electronics
10 3 (1.12%) Automotive
10 3 (1.12%) Back Office
10 3 (1.12%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.75%) Front Office
11 2 (0.75%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 40 (14.98%) Architect
2 34 (12.73%) Analyst
3 27 (10.11%) Project Manager
4 23 (8.61%) Consultant
5 18 (6.74%) Designer
6 17 (6.37%) Business Analyst
7 15 (5.62%) UX Designer
8 14 (5.24%) Business Manager
8 14 (5.24%) Dynamics AX Architect
9 12 (4.49%) Developer
9 12 (4.49%) Interaction Designer
9 12 (4.49%) Senior Designer
9 12 (4.49%) Senior Interaction Designer
9 12 (4.49%) Senior UX Designer
10 11 (4.12%) Programme Manager
11 9 (3.37%) CRM Manager
11 9 (3.37%) Data Analyst
11 9 (3.37%) Data Architect
11 9 (3.37%) Marketing Manager
11 9 (3.37%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.37%) .NET
2 5 (1.87%) COM
3 2 (0.75%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.75%) CSS
3 2 (0.75%) HTML
3 2 (0.75%) Web Services
4 1 (0.37%) Ajax
4 1 (0.37%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.37%) CSS3
4 1 (0.37%) D3.js
4 1 (0.37%) HTML5
4 1 (0.37%) Mason
4 1 (0.37%) MLlib
4 1 (0.37%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.37%) Velocity
4 1 (0.37%) XHTML
4 1 (0.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (8.24%) User Experience
3 16 (5.99%) Public Cloud
4 12 (4.49%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.37%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.25%) Life Science
6 6 (2.25%) NHS
6 6 (2.25%) SWIFT
7 4 (1.50%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.50%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.50%) Robotics
8 3 (1.12%) Fintech
8 3 (1.12%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.12%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.12%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.75%) CESG
9 2 (0.75%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.75%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.75%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.75%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.75%) Windows
2 4 (1.50%) Mac OS X
3 2 (0.75%) Linux
3 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.37%) Android
4 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.37%) Solaris
4 1 (0.37%) Unix
4 1 (0.37%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (21.72%) CRM
2 46 (17.23%) Project Management
3 45 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (14.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 34 (12.73%) Analytics
6 30 (11.24%) Presales
7 26 (9.74%) Change Management
8 22 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (7.87%) Visualisation
10 20 (7.49%) Business Analysis
11 19 (7.12%) Customer Requirements
12 18 (6.74%) Data Management
13 17 (6.37%) Programme Management
14 16 (5.99%) Coaching
15 15 (5.62%) Wireframes
16 14 (5.24%) Data Analysis
17 13 (4.87%) Continuous Improvement
17 13 (4.87%) Mentoring
17 13 (4.87%) Risk Management
17 13 (4.87%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (6.74%) C
2 14 (5.24%) SQL
3 8 (3.00%) Python
4 6 (2.25%) VBA
5 4 (1.50%) C#
5 4 (1.50%) Java
5 4 (1.50%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.75%) C++
6 2 (0.75%) R
6 2 (0.75%) X++
7 1 (0.37%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.37%) Perl
7 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.37%) SPARQL
7 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 55 (20.60%) Degree
2 33 (12.36%) Security Cleared
3 24 (8.99%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.37%) MBA
5 6 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.87%) ISEB
6 5 (1.87%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.87%) PMP
7 4 (1.50%) CCNA
7 4 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.50%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.75%) CHECK Team Leader
8 2 (0.75%) CISA
8 2 (0.75%) MCP
8 2 (0.75%) PhD
8 2 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.75%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.37%) CCDA
9 1 (0.37%) HNC
9 1 (0.37%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.00%) SLA
2 6 (2.25%) QA
3 4 (1.50%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.75%) Basel II
4 2 (0.75%) GDPR
5 1 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.37%) FATCA
5 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.37%) MiFID
5 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.37%) PMO
5 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (1.87%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.37%) Firmware
2 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.12%) Terraform
2 1 (0.37%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 62 (23.22%) Microsoft
2 24 (8.99%) Oracle
3 16 (5.99%) SAP
4 14 (5.24%) IBM
5 13 (4.87%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (4.12%) HP
7 9 (3.37%) Cognos
8 8 (3.00%) Tableau
9 7 (2.62%) Cisco
9 7 (2.62%) Google
9 7 (2.62%) Informatica
9 7 (2.62%) Teradata
10 5 (1.87%) Infor
11 4 (1.50%) Netezza
12 3 (1.12%) Avaya
12 3 (1.12%) Genesys
12 3 (1.12%) NICE Systems
13 2 (0.75%) Ab Initio
13 2 (0.75%) Facebook
13 2 (0.75%) VMware
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