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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackboard over the 3 months to 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blackboard
Rank - 252 228
Contract jobs citing Blackboard 0 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.021% 0.082%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.044% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Average daily rate - £248 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -29.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £248 £350
% change year-on-year
+51.51% -29.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.93 - -
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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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4079 4502 3988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.85% 47.50% 46.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2348 2338 1954
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 214 232
Average hourly rate £43.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £11.68 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

Blackboard
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Blackboard across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

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Top 5 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) VLE
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Learning Management System
1 1 (100.00%) Moodle

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 1 (100.00%) Moodle
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Learning Management System
1 1 (100.00%) VLE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management