The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Birmingham region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 60 43 50
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 4 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.56% 2.63% 1.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.58% 13.22% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 5
Average daily rate
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£138 £308 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.28% +119.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £250 £280
% change year-on-year
-24.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
155 121 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.71% 19.90% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 60 39
Average daily rate £300 £393 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.56% -1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £270 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
Average hourly rate £94.05 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+623.46% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.13 £12.10 £8.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £16.50 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.75 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+1.20% -19.35%
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Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Blackberry 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 Blackberry.

1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 5 (45.45%) MS Office
4 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 3 (27.27%) Citrix
5 3 (27.27%) CSS
5 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) Back Office
5 3 (27.27%) Legal
5 3 (27.27%) Content Management
5 3 (27.27%) CSS3
5 3 (27.27%) jQuery
5 3 (27.27%) HTML5
6 2 (18.18%) Magento
6 2 (18.18%) WorkSite
6 2 (18.18%) WordPress
6 2 (18.18%) Android
6 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
6 2 (18.18%) Web Development
6 2 (18.18%) CMS
6 2 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (18.18%) Change Management
6 2 (18.18%) Sony
6 2 (18.18%) Service Management
6 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) PHP

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Blackberry 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 Blackberry. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) IBM Notes
1 2 (18.18%) CMS
1 2 (18.18%) WorkSite
1 2 (18.18%) WordPress
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) Photoshop
2 2 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) RTCP
1 1 (9.09%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 3 (27.27%) Back Office
1 3 (27.27%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Desktop Support
3 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Service Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (27.27%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (27.27%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) CSS
1 3 (27.27%) jQuery
1 3 (27.27%) HTML5
1 3 (27.27%) CSS3
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) XSLT
3 1 (9.09%) XHTML
3 1 (9.09%) SyncML
3 1 (9.09%) Ajax
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
1 1 (9.09%) GIS
1 1 (9.09%) PDA
1 1 (9.09%) iPhone
1 1 (9.09%) Open Source
1 1 (9.09%) iPad
1 1 (9.09%) WURFL
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
4 2 (18.18%) Android
5 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
5 1 (9.09%) BlackBerry OS
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Content Management
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Service Management
2 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 2 (18.18%) Web Development
2 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
2 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Security
3 1 (9.09%) SEO
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) DRM
3 1 (9.09%) SOA
3 1 (9.09%) Use Case
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience Design
3 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) PHP
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) PHP5
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) DameWare
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Lotus
3 2 (18.18%) Sony
3 2 (18.18%) Adobe
4 1 (9.09%) ESRI
4 1 (9.09%) AccuRev