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

RIM Blackberry
South East / Kent
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 58 40
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent - 0.21% 0.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.87% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £140
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £275 £225
% change year-on-year -41.81% +22.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £31.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.06% +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 Kent with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 126 115 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 43.15% 24.47% 19.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 80 30
Median daily rate £338 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.89% +11.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £210 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £505 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 5
Median hourly rate £29.92 £13.00 £31.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +130.15% -59.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.22 £18.83
% change year-on-year -31.36% +44.56%  

Blackberry
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

Blackberry
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blackberry in Kent

Blackberry
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blackberry in Kent