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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blackboard
Rank 413 - 418
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Blackboard 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.008% - 0.008%
As % of the Vendors category 0.018% - 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate - £275 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
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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
11238 11598 11955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.85% 46.16% 45.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7287 7558 7287
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 246 336
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.95 £45.00 £41.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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

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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

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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

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Top 11 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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%) Moodle
2 3 (60.00%) E-Learning
3 2 (40.00%) VLE
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) User Experience

Blackboard
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Moodle
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Instructional Designer
1 1 (20.00%) Designer
1 1 (20.00%) Moodle Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) E-Learning
2 2 (40.00%) VLE
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared