The table below looks at the statistics for BlackBerry OS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BlackBerry OS over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BlackBerry OS
Rank 624 - 581
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BlackBerry OS 2 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% - 0.014%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.018% - 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11014 11655 11103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.41% 22.51% 22.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6672 6745 6000
Average daily rate £375 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £170 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 778 921 1006
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £36.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

BlackBerry OS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BlackBerry OS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

BlackBerry OS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BlackBerry OS
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BlackBerry OS within the UK.

BlackBerry OS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

BlackBerry OS
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BlackBerry OS within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

BlackBerry OS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

BlackBerry OS
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BlackBerry OS within the UK.

BlackBerry OS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

BlackBerry OS
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BlackBerry OS within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Birmingham - 2 £275 -
West Midlands - 2 £275 -
England - 2 £275 - 3

BlackBerry OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing BlackBerry OS 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 OS.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 5 (100.00%) Android
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 5 (100.00%) MobileIron
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (80.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) Open Source
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Phone 8
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Phone
3 3 (60.00%) User Experience
3 3 (60.00%) AirWatch
3 3 (60.00%) BYOD
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (40.00%) Acronis
4 2 (40.00%) Android Development
4 2 (40.00%) Coaching
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) Juniper
4 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) ADSL
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) DNS

BlackBerry OS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing BlackBerry OS 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 OS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) ADSL
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Junos
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Applications Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Applications Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Android Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Android Developer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (60.00%) BYOD
2 3 (60.00%) User Experience
3 2 (40.00%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Android
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Phone
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Phone 8
3 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (40.00%) Android Development
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Coaching
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) MobileIron
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Acronis
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper