The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blackboard products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackboard over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blackboard
Rank 398 402 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Blackboard 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.013% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.041% 0.030% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£245 £230 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.43 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.30% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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England

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

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9766 10042 9933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.53% 44.07% 44.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6422 6551 6241
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 209 293
Average hourly rate £19.88 £19.00 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.60% -10.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

Blackboard
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Blackboard across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Blackboard Jobs Demand Trend in London

Blackboard
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Blackboard across the London region.

Blackboard Daily Rate Trend in London

Blackboard
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Blackboard across the London region.

Blackboard Hourly Rate Trend in London

Blackboard
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackboard within the London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £245 -
Blackboard
England

Blackboard
Top 5 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Blackboard also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Blackboard.

1 5 (100.00%) VLE
2 4 (80.00%) E-Learning
3 3 (60.00%) Moodle
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) Internet

Blackboard
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Blackboard also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Blackboard. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) VLE
2 4 (80.00%) E-Learning
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