The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RIM Blackberry
South East / Kent
Rank - 48 40
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 0.29% 0.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.14% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £138
UK excluding London median daily rate £149 £174 £225
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -22.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £16.67 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-22.01% +2.58%

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

Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
106 88 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 38.83% 25.21% 20.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 64 32
Median daily rate £338 £363 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% +61.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £205 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £510 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
Median hourly rate £29.92 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.15% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-23.40% +25.11%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in Kent