The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blackboard products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackboard over the 3 months to 27 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blackboard
Rank - 661 631
Contract jobs citing Blackboard 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.005% 0.007%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.012% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £450 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +95.65%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £450 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £11.93 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -73.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £11.93 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -73.50%

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24057 25710 25856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.12% 44.07% 45.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14701 15190 14413
Median daily rate £405 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 817 1095 1105
Median hourly rate £19.44 £18.51 £18.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.99% +0.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.99% +5.82%

Blackboard
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Blackboard as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 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 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