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 June 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.

Business Development
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 460 447 474
Rank change year-on-year -13 +27  
Contract jobs citing Business Development 128 209 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.39% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.47% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 133 79
Median daily rate £425 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £210 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £611 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £315 £350
% change year-on-year +21.03% -10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 4
Median hourly rate £25.46 £15.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.22% +1.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.76 £46.10 £22.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.25 £41.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -43.97% +88.63%  

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 39103 44215 45229
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.49% 83.33% 80.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25496 29340 29026
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1041 1070 1262
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £48.70 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 June 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 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 -8 122 £425 +16.04% 215
London +8 78 £438 - 99
South East +31 17 £415 +27.69% 39
City of London +4 11 £438 -14.63% 28
South West +11 10 £269 -55.20% 9
West Midlands +23 7 £150 -60.00% 11
Birmingham +18 5 - - 3
Berkshire +15 5 £375 +57.89% 13
Hampshire +8 5 £415 -17.00% 4
Bristol - 5 £600 - 2
Yorkshire +20 4 £400 -11.11% 6
West Yorkshire +20 4 £400 -5.88% 2
Leeds +18 4 £400 +33.33% 2
Reading +12 4 £375 -21.05% 4
Buckinghamshire -13 4 £400 +104.86% 6
Milton Keynes -12 3 £363 +85.65% 2
East Midlands -12 3 £375 +19.04% 5
Derbyshire -15 3 £375 +19.33% 1
Derby -17 3 £375 +19.33%
Farnborough - 3 £415 -
Wiltshire - 3 £150 - 2
Scotland +14 2 - - 5
Edinburgh +12 2 - -
Oxfordshire -7 2 - - 4
Henley-on-Thames - 2 - -
Swindon - 2 £250 - 2
North East +38 1 £365 +46.00% 11
North West +12 1 £525 +31.25% 19
Manchester +8 1 £525 +31.25% 10
Basingstoke -6 1 £275 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 87 (33.21%) Finance
2 67 (25.57%) Project Management
3 51 (19.47%) Marketing
4 45 (17.18%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (16.41%) Microsoft
5 43 (16.41%) Degree
6 38 (14.50%) Analytical Skills
7 35 (13.36%) User Experience
8 33 (12.60%) Retail
9 32 (12.21%) CRM
10 31 (11.83%) Security Cleared
11 29 (11.07%) Telecoms
12 28 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
13 27 (10.31%) Analytics
14 26 (9.92%) Visualisation
15 25 (9.54%) Data Analysis
15 25 (9.54%) Presales
16 24 (9.16%) SQL
17 23 (8.78%) Banking
17 23 (8.78%) Wireframes
18 22 (8.40%) Change Management
18 22 (8.40%) SC Cleared
19 21 (8.02%) Legal
20 20 (7.63%) Customer Requirements
20 20 (7.63%) Data Visualisation
21 18 (6.87%) Dynamics CRM
21 18 (6.87%) C
21 18 (6.87%) PRINCE2
22 17 (6.49%) Oracle
22 17 (6.49%) Amazon AWS

Business Development
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 10 (3.82%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.67%) SAS
3 6 (2.29%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.15%) Apache
4 3 (1.15%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.15%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.15%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.76%) Confluence
5 2 (0.76%) JBoss
5 2 (0.76%) WildFly
6 1 (0.38%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 15 (5.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (4.96%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (3.44%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (3.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (2.29%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.15%) SPSS
7 1 (0.38%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.38%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.38%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (6.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (3.44%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.76%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.38%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.38%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.38%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.38%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.38%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.82%) SaaS
4 7 (2.67%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (2.29%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (2.29%) IaaS
6 5 (1.91%) Office 365
6 5 (1.91%) PaaS
7 3 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.15%) GitHub
7 3 (1.15%) Trello
8 2 (0.76%) AdWords
8 2 (0.76%) Yammer
9 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.38%) AWS OpsWorks
9 1 (0.38%) Loggly
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.29%) Internet
2 5 (1.91%) WAN
3 2 (0.76%) Firewall
3 2 (0.76%) Network Security
3 2 (0.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.38%) DNS
4 1 (0.38%) Extranet
4 1 (0.38%) ICMP
4 1 (0.38%) LAN
4 1 (0.38%) Modbus
4 1 (0.38%) OSPF
4 1 (0.38%) Skype
4 1 (0.38%) SNA
4 1 (0.38%) SNMP
4 1 (0.38%) VLAN
4 1 (0.38%) VoIP
4 1 (0.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.11%) Big Data
2 14 (5.34%) MySQL
3 12 (4.58%) SQL Server
4 10 (3.82%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.29%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.29%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.91%) MS Access
6 5 (1.91%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.91%) Pentaho
7 4 (1.53%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.76%) Data Mart
9 2 (0.76%) DB2
9 2 (0.76%) Electronic Patient Records
9 2 (0.76%) Informix
9 2 (0.76%) PowerCenter
9 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.38%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 6 (2.29%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (1.15%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.15%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.76%) JIRA
3 2 (0.76%) MorphX
3 2 (0.76%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (0.76%) Selenium
4 1 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.38%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.38%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.38%) Hudson
4 1 (0.38%) Maven
General
1 87 (33.21%) Finance
2 51 (19.47%) Marketing
3 33 (12.60%) Retail
4 29 (11.07%) Telecoms
5 23 (8.78%) Banking
6 21 (8.02%) Legal
7 12 (4.58%) French Language
8 9 (3.44%) Manufacturing
9 7 (2.67%) Advertising
10 5 (1.91%) Investment Banking
10 5 (1.91%) Law
10 5 (1.91%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (1.53%) German Language
12 3 (1.15%) Electronics
12 3 (1.15%) Games
13 2 (0.76%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.76%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.38%) Automotive
14 1 (0.38%) Back Office
14 1 (0.38%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 33 (12.60%) Analyst
2 28 (10.69%) Project Manager
3 27 (10.31%) Architect
4 25 (9.54%) Consultant
4 25 (9.54%) Designer
5 24 (9.16%) UX Designer
6 21 (8.02%) Interaction Designer
6 21 (8.02%) Senior Designer
6 21 (8.02%) Senior Interaction Designer
6 21 (8.02%) Senior UX Designer
7 15 (5.73%) Business Analyst
8 12 (4.58%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (3.82%) Business Manager
9 10 (3.82%) Data Analyst
10 9 (3.44%) Data Architect
10 9 (3.44%) Product Manager
11 7 (2.67%) Development Manager
11 7 (2.67%) Senior Manager
11 7 (2.67%) Technical Architect
12 6 (2.29%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.67%) Node.js
2 6 (2.29%) .NET
3 4 (1.53%) HTML
3 4 (1.53%) HTML5
4 3 (1.15%) Web Services
5 2 (0.76%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.76%) COM
5 2 (0.76%) Java EE
5 2 (0.76%) JSF
5 2 (0.76%) LAMP
5 2 (0.76%) LINQ
5 2 (0.76%) PrimeFaces
5 2 (0.76%) REST
5 2 (0.76%) SOAP
6 1 (0.38%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.38%) D3.js
6 1 (0.38%) GraphX
6 1 (0.38%) Lucene
6 1 (0.38%) MLlib
6 1 (0.38%) UIMA
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.50%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (13.36%) User Experience
3 11 (4.20%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.82%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.67%) Life Science
6 6 (2.29%) Fintech
7 5 (1.91%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.53%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.53%) Robotics
9 3 (1.15%) Internet of Things
9 3 (1.15%) Smart Meter
9 3 (1.15%) Social Media
9 3 (1.15%) Social Network
10 2 (0.76%) Biotechnology
10 2 (0.76%) CESG
10 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.76%) IPTV
10 2 (0.76%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.76%) Over-the-Top Content
10 2 (0.76%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.73%) Linux
2 10 (3.82%) Unix
2 10 (3.82%) Windows
3 4 (1.53%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.76%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.76%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.76%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.38%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (25.57%) Project Management
2 45 (17.18%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (12.21%) CRM
4 28 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (10.31%) Analytics
6 26 (9.92%) Visualisation
7 25 (9.54%) Data Analysis
7 25 (9.54%) Presales
8 23 (8.78%) Wireframes
9 22 (8.40%) Change Management
10 20 (7.63%) Customer Requirements
10 20 (7.63%) Data Visualisation
11 18 (6.87%) PRINCE2
12 14 (5.34%) Data Modelling
13 13 (4.96%) Data Analytics
13 13 (4.96%) Product Management
13 13 (4.96%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (4.58%) Business Analysis
14 12 (4.58%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (4.58%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (9.16%) SQL
2 18 (6.87%) C
3 16 (6.11%) Python
4 14 (5.34%) Java
5 8 (3.05%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.91%) VBA
7 3 (1.15%) C#
7 3 (1.15%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.76%) R
8 2 (0.76%) X++
9 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.38%) C++
9 1 (0.38%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.38%) Perl
9 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.38%) Ruby
9 1 (0.38%) Scala
9 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.38%) SPARQL
9 1 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (16.41%) Degree
2 31 (11.83%) Security Cleared
3 22 (8.40%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.53%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.53%) PMP
6 3 (1.15%) ISEB
6 3 (1.15%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.76%) CCNA
7 2 (0.76%) CHECK Team Leader
7 2 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.38%) APMP
8 1 (0.38%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.38%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.38%) CITP
8 1 (0.38%) IIBA
8 1 (0.38%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.20%) QA
2 9 (3.44%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.91%) SLA
4 3 (1.15%) PMO
5 2 (0.76%) Basel II
5 2 (0.76%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.38%) GDPR
6 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.38%) UCITS
System Software
1 4 (1.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.38%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.38%) Docker
2 1 (0.38%) Squid
2 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.15%) Terraform
2 2 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.76%) Puppet
3 1 (0.38%) Ansible
3 1 (0.38%) logstash
3 1 (0.38%) Rundeck
3 1 (0.38%) Salt
3 1 (0.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (16.41%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.49%) Oracle
3 13 (4.96%) SAP
4 9 (3.44%) IBM
5 8 (3.05%) Google
5 8 (3.05%) Informatica
6 7 (2.67%) JD Edwards
7 6 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (2.29%) Talend
8 3 (1.15%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.15%) Cognos
8 3 (1.15%) Teradata
9 2 (0.76%) Cisco
9 2 (0.76%) Facebook
9 2 (0.76%) Infor
9 2 (0.76%) Netezza
9 2 (0.76%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.76%) Tableau
10 1 (0.38%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.38%) Twitter
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Posted: 5 days ago
North London
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Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Client Server
Rate: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Chesterfield
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