The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Leeds 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 77 61 66
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 8 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.68% 0.76% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.29% 4.32% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Average daily rate £105 £112 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £200 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 £110.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-86.81% +1057.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
Miscellaneous Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
243 139 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 20.73% 17.71% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 89 80
Average daily rate £320 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 10
Average hourly rate £29.00 £12.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.66% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £53.30 £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
Blackberry
West Yorkshire

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Blackberry
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Blackberry Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) HTML
2 7 (41.18%) HTML5
3 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
3 6 (35.29%) jQuery
3 6 (35.29%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) OO
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 5 (29.41%) Eclipse
4 5 (29.41%) SOAP
4 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 5 (29.41%) PHP
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) PhoneGap
5 4 (23.53%) Sencha Touch
5 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
5 4 (23.53%) Mobile Application Development
5 4 (23.53%) BlackBerry OS
5 4 (23.53%) Ext JS
5 4 (23.53%) iPhone
5 4 (23.53%) Social Media
5 4 (23.53%) Sencha
5 4 (23.53%) REST
5 4 (23.53%) Web Services
5 4 (23.53%) MS Office
5 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
5 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
5 4 (23.53%) OpenGL
5 4 (23.53%) 3D Graphics
5 4 (23.53%) QNX

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) IBM Notes
2 2 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.88%) CMS
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Eclipse
1 5 (29.41%) PhoneGap
2 2 (11.76%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) Xcode
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (11.76%) Banking
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Rollout Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Blackberry Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Hardware Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Service Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
5 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) HTML
1 7 (41.18%) HTML5
2 6 (35.29%) jQuery
3 5 (29.41%) SOAP
4 4 (23.53%) Sencha Touch
4 4 (23.53%) Ext JS
4 4 (23.53%) REST
4 4 (23.53%) Web Services
4 4 (23.53%) OpenGL
5 2 (11.76%) J2ME
6 1 (5.88%) CSS
6 1 (5.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
1 4 (23.53%) iPhone
1 4 (23.53%) Social Media
1 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
1 4 (23.53%) 3D Graphics
2 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
3 4 (23.53%) BlackBerry OS
4 3 (17.65%) Mac OS X
4 3 (17.65%) VMS
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (17.65%) Android
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Phone
5 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) OO
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Mobile Application Development
3 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
4 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.76%) Memory Management
4 2 (11.76%) Android Development
4 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) OOP
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) iOS Development
5 1 (5.88%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.88%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
2 5 (29.41%) PHP
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) XAML
4 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
4 1 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) VB
4 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Terminal Server
2 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Sencha
2 4 (23.53%) QNX
3 3 (17.65%) JD Edwards
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) Lotus
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) AppSense
5 1 (5.88%) Sony
5 1 (5.88%) Symantec
5 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.88%) Adobe