The table below looks at the statistics for K2 blackpearl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited K2 blackpearl over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
K2 blackpearl
Rank 61 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing K2 blackpearl 14 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.38% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.25% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 0
Average daily rate
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£525 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £425 £338
% change year-on-year
+23.52% +25.92%
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 Reading region.

Application Platforms Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
193 176 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.96% 20.21% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 82 89
Average daily rate £440 £381 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.40% -10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £250 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £435 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 8
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.95 £8.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

K2 blackpearl
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

K2 blackpearl Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

K2 blackpearl Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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Top 11 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing K2 blackpearl also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited K2 blackpearl.

1 14 (100.00%) Workflow
2 12 (85.71%) C#
2 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 12 (85.71%) .NET
2 12 (85.71%) Data Protection
3 11 (78.57%) Entity Framework
3 11 (78.57%) .NET Framework
3 11 (78.57%) MVC
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) CSS
5 1 (7.14%) SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing K2 blackpearl also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited K2 blackpearl. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) .NET
2 11 (78.57%) .NET Framework
2 11 (78.57%) Entity Framework
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Workflow
2 12 (85.71%) Data Protection
3 11 (78.57%) MVC
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) C#
1 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) SQL