The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blackboard products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackboard over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blackboard
Rank 273 259 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Blackboard 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.011% 0.011% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.022% 0.023% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £550 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £450 -
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Blackboard
England

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

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4476 4328 4235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.10% 46.46% 47.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2666 2349 2126
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 247 245
Median hourly rate £20.21 £19.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.61% +14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Blackboard
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Blackboard as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Blackboard Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Blackboard
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Blackboard Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Blackboard
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Blackboard also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Blackboard.

1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) VLE
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM

Blackboard
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) VLE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft