The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 66 54 58
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 2 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.27% 0.95% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.12% 3.39% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate
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£93 £350 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-73.57% +75.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £340 £260
% change year-on-year
-47.05% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £20.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
179 177 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.19% 27.96% 23.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 75 79
Average daily rate £350 £338 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +10.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £225 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £450 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 7
Average hourly rate £15.77 £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.16% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £19.35 £20.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Blackberry
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 (75.00%) MS Office
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) iPhone
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Sencha
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) HTML Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Services Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Ajax
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) iPhone
1 2 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) A+ Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Sencha