The median contractor rate for a Business Developer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 24 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 125 114
Contract jobs requiring a Business Developer 0 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.56% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.59% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 3
Median daily rate - £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1898 2859 2280
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 94.57% 94.70% 95.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1133 1695 1397
Median daily rate £388 £399 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.88% +14.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 92 136
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.96 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £39.00 £32.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Business Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Developer in the West Midlands

Business Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Developer in the West Midlands

Business Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Developer in the West Midlands

Business Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Business Developer in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) ETL
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
6 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
6 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle
6 2 (22.22%) Project Management
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
6 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
6 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (11.11%) Case Management
7 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (11.11%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (11.11%) Automotive
7 1 (11.11%) Advertising
7 1 (11.11%) Migration
7 1 (11.11%) SAP

Business Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Azure Data Factory
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects XI
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (11.11%) Power BI
4 1 (11.11%) QlikView
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
1 1 (11.11%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (44.44%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Case Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Tableau