The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IVR in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IVR over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 49 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IVR 2 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.41% - 2.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.98% - 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£295 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 - £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £299 - £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
-14.66% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -
IVR
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
101 80 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.82% 28.99% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 40 66
Average daily rate £413 £330 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £409 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £6.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +169.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.83 £17.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -31.98%

IVR
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IVR across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

IVR Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

IVR
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

IVR Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

IVR
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IVR within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - - - -
IVR
East of England

IVR
Top 2 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing IVR 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 IVR.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing IVR 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 IVR. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Voice Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management