The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in contract job vacancies advertised in Preston. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 30 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
Lancashire / Preston
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 18
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston - - 0.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £250 £225
% change year-on-year -36.00% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £25.45
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 Preston with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Preston
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 42 27 28
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 47.19% 28.13% 26.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 10 12
Median daily rate £425 £375 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +42.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £169 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £507 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 10
Median hourly rate £47.33 £36.00 £20.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.47% +76.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -21.56% +37.83%  

Blackberry
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Preston 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 Preston

Blackberry
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blackberry in Preston