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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
K2 blackpearl
Rank 264 233 -
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -
Contract jobs citing K2 blackpearl 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.010% 0.022% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.060% 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £348 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £348 -
% change year-on-year
+18.70% -
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 South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1667 1535 1355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.93% 16.97% 16.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 919 808 732
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 87 95
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.60 £12.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £44.50 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%

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

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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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) IIS

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) SAML
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Mercator