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 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
K2 blackpearl
Rank 260 243 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing K2 blackpearl 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.010% 0.011% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.058% 0.065% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £350 -
% change year-on-year
-10.50% -
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
1735 1538 1265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.69% 17.09% 16.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 965 785 649
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 83 100
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £12.49 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -0.96%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 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 8 (88.89%) SQL
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle APEX
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) Workflow
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle Workflow
2 7 (77.78%) Ajax
2 7 (77.78%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (77.78%) PL/SQL
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 7 (77.78%) CSS
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) jQuery
4 5 (55.56%) ITIL
5 4 (44.44%) Linux
5 4 (44.44%) WebLogic
5 4 (44.44%) Perl
5 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
5 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle OWB
5 4 (44.44%) VMware
5 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 7 (77.78%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (44.44%) WebLogic
3 1 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database 10g
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle OWB
2 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Programmer
4 3 (33.33%) Analyst
4 3 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
4 3 (33.33%) Developer Analyst
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) CSS
1 7 (77.78%) HTML
1 7 (77.78%) Ajax
2 6 (66.67%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 1 (11.11%) JSON
4 1 (11.11%) SOAP
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) SAML
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Workflow
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) SOA
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Release Management
5 1 (11.11%) System Testing
5 1 (11.11%) V-Model
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) PL/SQL
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) Perl
3 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Mercator