The 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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 73 65 74
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 5 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.50% 1.01% 1.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.12% 5.20% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 8
Average daily rate
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£295 - £265
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 - £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 - £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
-34.54% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.60 £12.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.29% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Blackberry
West Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
236 173 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 23.55% 19.48% 25.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 97 149
Average daily rate £350 £318 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% -0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £223 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 14
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.58 £12.45 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £27.50 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.83 £17.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -31.98%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) Android
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) Coaching
5 1 (14.29%) User Experience
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (14.29%) LogRhythm
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
5 1 (14.29%) Content Management
5 1 (14.29%) DAO
5 1 (14.29%) Google
5 1 (14.29%) BREW
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
5 1 (14.29%) Animation
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (14.29%) SonicWALL

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Project Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Rollout Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Development Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) MFC
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) ODBC
1 1 (14.29%) ActiveX
1 1 (14.29%) J2ME
1 1 (14.29%) ISAPI
1 1 (14.29%) MAPI
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) OLE
1 1 (14.29%) OLE DB
1 1 (14.29%) DAO
1 1 (14.29%) BREW
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Handset
2 1 (14.29%) Animation
2 1 (14.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Android
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development
1 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Coaching
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Content Management
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
2 1 (14.29%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) VC++
1 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) Nokia
3 1 (14.29%) Lotus
3 1 (14.29%) Apple
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Google
3 1 (14.29%) SonicWALL
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
3 1 (14.29%) LogRhythm