Period
to 17 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blackberry over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 93 102
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 0 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading - 0.28% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.88% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Reading median daily rate - £225 £169
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +33.33% -15.63%
Berkshire median daily rate £135 £225 £174
% change year-on-year -40.00% +29.50% -35.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Reading median hourly rate - £20.81 -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £20.81 £17.50
% change year-on-year - +18.93% +66.67%

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

All Generic IT Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 453 452 572
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 35.95% 31.88% 29.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 233 362
Reading median daily rate £385 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £219 £207 £221
90th Percentile £550 £581 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 26
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £36.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.33% +140.00% -30.23%
10th Percentile £10.52 £14.60 £12.07
90th Percentile £42.63 £55.65 £55.08
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -16.28% +22.86% +3.70%

Blackberry
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Blackberry in Reading

Blackberry
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blackberry in Reading

Blackberry
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blackberry in Reading