The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Blackboard products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blackboard over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Blackboard
England / London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 435
Contract jobs citing Blackboard 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London - - 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £550 £450
% change year-on-year -36.36% +22.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £11.93

Blackboard is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8595 8938 10321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 41.34% 41.31% 44.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9268 10853 11808
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 188 480
Median hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.94% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.75 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.66%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Blackboard as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Blackboard in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blackboard in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blackboard in London

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for Blackboard.

1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Learning Management System
1 2 (100.00%) Moodle
1 2 (100.00%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow

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Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Moodle
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) SuccessFactors
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) CMS Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow Analysis