The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Staffordshire 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 21 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 2 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.69% 2.54% 2.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.56% 15.79% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Average daily rate
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£330 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Miscellaneous Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36 19 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 30.51% 16.10% 23.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 24
Average daily rate £431 £330 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.68% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £296 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £619 £445 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.26 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.41% -69.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
Blackberry
West Midlands

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Blackberry
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +7 1 £330 -
Blackberry
West Midlands

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) XHTML
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) SEO
2 2 (66.67%) Games
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Document Management
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) WURFL
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Developer
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Web Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# Web Developer
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XHTML
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XSLT
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
1 2 (66.67%) WURFL
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) BlackBerry OS
2 2 (66.67%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) SEO
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Document Management
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Web Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) AccuRev