The table below looks at the statistics for K2 blackpearl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited K2 blackpearl over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
K2 blackpearl
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing K2 blackpearl 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - - -
As % of the Application Platforms category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £375 £348
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
K2 blackpearl
East of 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 Suffolk region.

Application Platforms Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
43 55 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 17.34% 24.55% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 37 26
Median daily rate £475 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £22.50 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%