The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Blackboard products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackboard over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Oxfordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blackboard
Rank 48 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Blackboard 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.56% 0.22% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.61% 0.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £275 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
186 217 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 34.64% 48.12% 55.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 117 155
Average daily rate £350 £315 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £469 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 70
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.63 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.85% -16.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.31 £10.43 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Blackboard
South East

Blackboard
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Blackboard Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Blackboard
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Blackboard Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Blackboard
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) E-Learning
1 3 (100.00%) Saba
1 3 (100.00%) Web Design
1 3 (100.00%) Multimedia
1 3 (100.00%) Capita
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Photography
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Learning Management System
1 3 (100.00%) Moodle
1 3 (100.00%) Sakai Project

Blackboard
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (100.00%) Moodle
1 3 (100.00%) Sakai Project
General
1 3 (100.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) E-Learning
1 3 (100.00%) Photography
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Saba
1 3 (100.00%) Capita