The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RIM Blackberry
Rank - 26 24
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 1.08% 1.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 3.23% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £190 £185
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%
Blackberry
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
43 62 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 26.38% 33.33% 37.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 38 28
Median daily rate £325 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £295 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 7
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +25.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £10.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.18 £41.75 £14.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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