The table below looks at the statistics for K2 blackpearl skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited K2 blackpearl over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
K2 blackpearl
Rank - - 195
Contract jobs citing K2 blackpearl 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - 0.079%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £381 £498
% change year-on-year
-5.57% -23.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
980 1280 1094
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.70% 18.11% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 720 911 793
Average daily rate £385 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £571 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 28 34
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.72% -22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.40 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -9.73%

K2 blackpearl
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing K2 blackpearl across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

K2 blackpearl Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

K2 blackpearl Daily Rate Trend in the City of London