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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited K2 blackpearl over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
K2 blackpearl
Rank 65 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing K2 blackpearl 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.13% 0.21% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.91% 1.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £403 £563 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.44% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £283 £513 £360
% change year-on-year
-44.87% +42.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
K2 blackpearl
Berkshire

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
110 139 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.73% 14.80% 17.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 88 106
Median daily rate £400 £400 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 5
Median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +35.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £24.30 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.88
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -11.94%

K2 blackpearl
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading 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 Reading

K2 blackpearl
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

K2 blackpearl
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Reading region with a requirement for K2 blackpearl.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL

K2 blackpearl
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Build and Release Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Build Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Release Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA