Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 6 months to 18 November 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 190 155
Rank change year-on-year +17 -35 +10
Contract jobs citing Business Development 11 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.48% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.58% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 12
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.54% +1.56% -3.03%
England median daily rate £411 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -3.24% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £25.46 £27.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year -7.44% +69.23% -48.13%

Business Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3977 5160 3939
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.01% 83.05% 79.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2539 3087 2258
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £235
90th Percentile £550 £550 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 136 176
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £17.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.85% -11.25% -
10th Percentile £11.70 £10.75 £11.13
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%

Business Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Business Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Business Development in the West Midlands

Business Development
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 Development in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Development in the West Midlands

Business Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Development in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Development in the West Midlands

Business Development
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 Development in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Development in the West Midlands

Business Development
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 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
Birmingham -1 5 £400 -33.33% 1
Solihull - 3 - -
Worcestershire - 2 £150 - 1
Business Development
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Business Development.

1 9 (81.82%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) Retail
3 4 (36.36%) Data Management
3 4 (36.36%) PDM
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Matrix Management
3 4 (36.36%) Business Transformation
3 4 (36.36%) DevOps
3 4 (36.36%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (27.27%) Data Guard
4 3 (27.27%) Database Tuning
4 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) Unix
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
5 2 (18.18%) Presales
6 1 (9.09%) B2B Sales
6 1 (9.09%) Coaching
6 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (9.09%) Unit4 Business World

Business Development
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (9.09%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (45.45%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Applications Manager
2 3 (27.27%) DBA
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Payments Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Sales Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Business Transformation
2 4 (36.36%) Data Management
2 4 (36.36%) DevOps
2 4 (36.36%) Matrix Management
2 4 (36.36%) Matrix Organization
2 4 (36.36%) PDM
3 3 (27.27%) Database Tuning
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (18.18%) Presales
5 1 (9.09%) B2B
5 1 (9.09%) B2B Sales
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
5 1 (9.09%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Data Guard
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle