The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South East region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
K2 blackpearl
Rank 244 - 250
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing K2 blackpearl 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.020% - 0.019%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.087% - 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £348 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 - £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2292 2025 2364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.18% 23.84% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1325 1059 1177
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 135 104
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
K2 blackpearl
England

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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Hampshire - - - -
K2 blackpearl
England

K2 blackpearl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) RDF
2 3 (60.00%) Workflow
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) VB6
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) VB
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 1 (20.00%) MTS
4 1 (20.00%) DSDM
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) MTS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (40.00%) WCF
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (20.00%) COM+
3 1 (20.00%) DCOM
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) RDF
1 3 (60.00%) Workflow
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) VB
1 2 (40.00%) VB6
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Kofax
2 1 (20.00%) VMware