The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IVR in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IVR over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 54 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IVR 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.73% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.25% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-24.37% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- +47.05%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
154 148 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.61% 23.99% 19.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 98 39
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £200 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £478 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -21.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.30 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £13.75 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.48 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.35% -2.50%

IVR
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

IVR Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

IVR
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

IVR Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

IVR
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) Perl
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Solaris
1 5 (83.33%) Apache
1 5 (83.33%) Sun
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (83.33%) Apache
2 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Platform Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Architect
1 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Solaris
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) Perl
2 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) Sun