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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
K2 blackpearl
Rank 240 246 243
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing K2 blackpearl 3 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.032% 0.023% 0.080%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.18% 0.13% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate
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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
1692 1506 1763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.23% 17.24% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 836 841
Average daily rate £360 £360 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 61 91
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.04 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% -10.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.10 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £38.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 19 September 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 -10 3 £425 +25.92% 1
K2 blackpearl
England

K2 blackpearl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle OWB
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (66.67%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle OWB
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle