The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Blackboard products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackboard over the 3 months to 17 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 currently tracked.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blackboard
Rank 585 554 580
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +26
Contract jobs citing Blackboard 3 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.004% 0.008%
As % of the Vendors category 0.012% 0.009% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £275 £332
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.04%
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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25864 22521 27823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.91% 47.12% 45.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14483 11975 14185
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1091 1187 1343
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £40.00 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

Blackboard
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Blackboard Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Blackboard
Daily Rate Trend

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

Blackboard Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Blackboard
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Blackboard Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Blackboard
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackboard within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -34 3 - -
Leeds - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North East - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -

Blackboard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (62.50%) VLE
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) VBScript
2 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
2 5 (62.50%) VBA
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 5 (62.50%) Web Services
2 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (37.50%) Multimedia
4 3 (37.50%) Learning Management System
4 3 (37.50%) Moodle
4 3 (37.50%) Sakai Project
4 3 (37.50%) Photography
4 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (37.50%) E-Learning
4 3 (37.50%) Saba
4 3 (37.50%) Web Design
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) Capita
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL

Blackboard
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (37.50%) Moodle
1 3 (37.50%) Sakai Project
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (37.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst Programmer
1 5 (62.50%) Programmer
2 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) VLE
2 3 (37.50%) Photography
2 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) Learning Management System
2 3 (37.50%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (37.50%) Web Design
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) OOP
4 2 (25.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) VBScript
2 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
2 5 (62.50%) VBA
2 5 (62.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Saba
1 3 (37.50%) Capita
2 2 (25.00%) Remedy
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