The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RIM Blackberry
Rank 88 94 82
Rank change year-on-year +6 -12  
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 1 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.097% 0.28% 0.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 1.01% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £275 £225
% change year-on-year -41.81% +22.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £10.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.76%  
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 Leeds with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 342 397 280
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 33.17% 27.84% 24.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 278 170
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 19
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.35 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.27% +24.83%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -33.89% +52.00%  

Blackberry
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

Blackberry
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blackberry in Leeds

Blackberry
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blackberry in Leeds

Blackberry
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Blackberry.

1 8 (100.00%) MS Office
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 8 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Legal
1 8 (100.00%) Problem Management
2 7 (87.50%) iPhone
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
2 7 (87.50%) iPad
2 7 (87.50%) ITSM
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Extranet
3 1 (12.50%) Law
3 1 (12.50%) Document Management
3 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Extranet
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
2 7 (87.50%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 7 (87.50%) Service Analyst
2 7 (87.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) iPad
1 7 (87.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Problem Management
2 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 7 (87.50%) ITSM
3 1 (12.50%) Document Management
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft