The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blackboard products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackboard over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Blackboard, Inc.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blackboard
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Blackboard 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £481 £348 -
% change year-on-year
+38.48% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £11.93 -
Blackboard
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Vendors Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
190 101 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 41.39% 41.56% 51.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 49 55
Median daily rate £330 £350 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £190 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £525 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%