The table below looks at the statistics for K2 blackpearl skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited K2 blackpearl over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
K2 blackpearl
Rank 565 557 523
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -34
Contract jobs citing K2 blackpearl 6 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.004% 0.018%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.067% 0.023% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
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£363 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8899 8630 8290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.76% 17.67% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5567 5102 4650
Average daily rate £400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 316 426
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £35.05 £35.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.86%

K2 blackpearl
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing K2 blackpearl within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

K2 blackpearl Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

K2 blackpearl
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing K2 blackpearl within the UK.

K2 blackpearl Daily Rate Trend in the UK

K2 blackpearl
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing K2 blackpearl within the UK.

K2 blackpearl Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

K2 blackpearl
Top 4 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
England -16 4 £363 -14.70% 2
South East -13 1 - - 1
Basingstoke - - - -
Hampshire - - - -

K2 blackpearl
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 16 (66.67%) SQL
2 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 13 (54.17%) .NET
3 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (50.00%) HTML
5 11 (45.83%) Workflow
5 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
6 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
6 10 (41.67%) CSS
6 10 (41.67%) SharePoint
7 9 (37.50%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (37.50%) Oracle
7 9 (37.50%) PL/SQL
7 9 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (37.50%) Oracle Workflow
7 9 (37.50%) Ajax
7 9 (37.50%) Oracle APEX
7 9 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (37.50%) jQuery
7 9 (37.50%) Oracle Database
7 9 (37.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 8 (33.33%) C#
8 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET
9 7 (29.17%) MVC
9 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
10 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
10 6 (25.00%) Oracle OWB
10 6 (25.00%) VMware
10 6 (25.00%) VMware ESX

K2 blackpearl
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 10 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 9 (37.50%) Oracle Workflow
3 6 (25.00%) WebLogic
4 4 (16.67%) CMS
4 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (8.33%) IIS
5 2 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Kerberos
1 2 (8.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle Database
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (25.00%) Oracle OWB
3 6 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle APEX
2 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.17%) Marketing
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Advertising
1 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Programmer
3 4 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
4 3 (12.50%) Developer Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle BI Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) .NET
2 12 (50.00%) HTML
3 10 (41.67%) CSS
4 9 (37.50%) Ajax
4 9 (37.50%) jQuery
5 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 4 (16.67%) Web Services
6 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (12.50%) HTML5
8 2 (8.33%) SAML
8 2 (8.33%) XML
8 2 (8.33%) SOAP
8 2 (8.33%) JSON
8 2 (8.33%) WCF
9 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (4.17%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Workflow
3 9 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (29.17%) MVC
5 6 (25.00%) ITIL
6 5 (20.83%) Waterfall
6 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
7 4 (16.67%) Migration
8 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
8 3 (12.50%) ERP
8 3 (12.50%) SOA
9 2 (8.33%) Document Management
9 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
9 2 (8.33%) Scrum
9 2 (8.33%) System Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Computer Security
9 2 (8.33%) Release Management
9 2 (8.33%) User Stories
10 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) SQL
2 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 9 (37.50%) PL/SQL
4 8 (33.33%) C#
5 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 6 (25.00%) Perl
6 1 (4.17%) C
6 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
2 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 6 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.33%) Mercator
5 1 (4.17%) SAP
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