The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RIM Blackberry
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 56 56 48
Rank change year-on-year 0 -8  
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 2 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.31% 0.62% 1.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.10% 2.26% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £300 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.16%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £275 £225
% change year-on-year -41.81% +22.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -13.63% +17.85%  

Blackberry is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 182 177 186
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 28.48% 27.57% 26.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 108 98
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 10
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.93 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.80 £38.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £29.00 £18.83
% change year-on-year -33.62% +54.05%  

Blackberry
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Blackberry as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Blackberry in Birmingham

Blackberry
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Blackberry in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Blackberry in Birmingham

Blackberry
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blackberry in Birmingham