The table below looks at the statistics for K2 blackpearl skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
K2 blackpearl
Rank 240 234 246
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs citing K2 blackpearl 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.033% 0.023% 0.030%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.18% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£425 £338 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -32.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £338 £500
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -32.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
K2 blackpearl
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1699 1463 1753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.60% 16.73% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 936 811 844
Average daily rate £350 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £213 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 69 85
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

K2 blackpearl
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

K2 blackpearl Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

K2 blackpearl
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

K2 blackpearl Daily Rate Trend in the South East

K2 blackpearl
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing K2 blackpearl within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -7 3 £425 +25.92%
K2 blackpearl
England

K2 blackpearl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle OWB
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Perl

K2 blackpearl
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle OWB
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) Ajax
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Kofax