The table below looks at the statistics for K2 blackpearl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited K2 blackpearl over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
K2 blackpearl
Rank 118 111 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing K2 blackpearl 3 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.14% 0.56% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.79% 3.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 0
Median daily rate £403 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £525 £425
% change year-on-year
-21.19% +23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
K2 blackpearl
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
380 431 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 17.29% 17.31% 16.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 267 210
Median daily rate £416 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 18
Median hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.70 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £40.00 £30.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+27.90% +21.12%

K2 blackpearl
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing K2 blackpearl as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

K2 blackpearl Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

K2 blackpearl
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing K2 blackpearl across the Berkshire region.

K2 blackpearl Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

K2 blackpearl
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing K2 blackpearl across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

K2 blackpearl Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

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Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing K2 blackpearl within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +5 2 £464 -11.66%
Maidenhead - 1 £375 -
K2 blackpearl
South East

K2 blackpearl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing K2 blackpearl 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for K2 blackpearl.

1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Workflow
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Kanban
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) WF
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming

K2 blackpearl
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Build and Release Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Build Manager
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Release Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum Master
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) WF
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (60.00%) Workflow
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Release Management
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Kanban
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) SOLID
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Capita