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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited K2 blackpearl over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
K2 blackpearl
Rank - 148 -
Contract jobs citing K2 blackpearl 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.027% -
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £313 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £525 £319
% change year-on-year
-22.61% +64.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
K2 blackpearl
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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
600 534 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.00% 14.46% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 308 214
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £500 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 18 29
Median hourly rate £14.34 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.52% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £14.50 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +23.52%

K2 blackpearl
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 the North West

K2 blackpearl
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