The table below looks at the statistics for K2 blackpearl skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited K2 blackpearl over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
K2 blackpearl
Rank - - 128
Contract jobs citing K2 blackpearl 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.068%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £438 -
% change year-on-year
-24.57% -
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 North West region.

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
529 479 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.47% 16.91% 18.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 245 273
Average daily rate £351 £319 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.96% -1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £150 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 47 33
Average hourly rate £16.84 £21.00 £18.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.80% +11.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £12.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £36.07 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

K2 blackpearl
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

K2 blackpearl Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

K2 blackpearl Daily Rate Trend in the North West