The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 43 35 28
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.52% 0.71% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.92% 2.70% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
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£325 £398 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.47%
Blackberry
South Wales

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
104 74 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.30% 26.43% 29.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 46 36
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £15.25 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.14% -76.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £27.82
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -37.08%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Lync
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Robotium
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (33.33%) Calabash
3 1 (33.33%) eggPlant
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) LAN

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (33.33%) Lync
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) DSL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Robotium
1 1 (33.33%) Calabash
1 1 (33.33%) eggPlant
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Support
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Code Coverage
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) User Stories
1 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix