The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 4 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RIM Blackberry
Rank 65 36 44
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +8
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 3 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.42% 3.33% 2.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.42% 12.36% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 12
Median daily rate £250 £350 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +169.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £174 £163
% change year-on-year
+14.94% +7.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -
Blackberry
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
212 178 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.65% 26.93% 24.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 109 96
Median daily rate £380 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £188 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £519 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.94% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 8
Median hourly rate £15.35 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.56 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.48 £35.90 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.51%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Blackberry as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Blackberry across the Birmingham region.

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry across the Birmingham region.

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Blackberry.

1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) SMTP
1 3 (100.00%) IMAP
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) S/MIME
2 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 2 (66.67%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (66.67%) Sendmail
2 2 (66.67%) Proofpoint
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) SUSE
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (33.33%) Internal Audit
3 1 (33.33%) IT Audit
3 1 (33.33%) MindAlign
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) MindAlign
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) IMAP
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) SMTP
2 2 (66.67%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (66.67%) S/MIME
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Messaging Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Messaging Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Internal Audit
2 1 (33.33%) IT Audit
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Python
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Proofpoint