The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank - 67 52
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 0 7 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.75% 2.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.77% 7.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 11
Average daily rate
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- £450 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +34.32%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £203 £252
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -19.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.89 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.83% -0.68%
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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 Reading region.

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
251 253 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.17% 27.12% 33.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 119 117
Average daily rate £425 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 16
Average hourly rate £29.13 £19.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.28% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £9.55 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £22.50 £22.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Blackberry
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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%) iPhone
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) iPad
2 2 (66.67%) Sencha
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) PhoneGap
2 2 (66.67%) Sencha Touch
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Apple
2 2 (66.67%) Xcode
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Web Applications Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
1 2 (66.67%) PhoneGap
1 2 (66.67%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) iPhone
2 2 (66.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Apple
1 2 (66.67%) Sencha
2 1 (33.33%) Google