The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 28 June 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.

RIM Blackberry
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 28 44
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 0 31 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex - 6.42% 2.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 19.87% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Median daily rate - £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £235 £232
% change year-on-year -25.59% +1.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 28 14
Median hourly rate - £17.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -12.12% -  

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 Essex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 161 156 158
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 36.67% 32.30% 24.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 96 125
Median daily rate £450 £300 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -22.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 71 31
Median hourly rate £35.50 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.77% +4.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £15.75 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.75 £42.75 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +8.69% +24.32%  

Blackberry
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Blackberry as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Blackberry in Essex

Blackberry
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blackberry in Essex

Blackberry
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blackberry in Essex