The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VLE in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLE over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
Rank - - 54
Contract jobs citing VLE 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £450 £291
% change year-on-year
-27.77% +54.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.60 £11.93 -
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
VLE
Cambridgeshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
103 138 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 30.12% 26.49% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 77 90
Median daily rate £355 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £93 £215 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £635 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 33
Median hourly rate £40.00 £16.64 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.45% -39.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%

VLE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing VLE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

VLE Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

VLE
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VLE across the Cambridge region.

VLE Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge