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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLE 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
Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
Rank 50 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VLE 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.45% - 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.46% - 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £413 £291
% change year-on-year
-32.12% +41.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - £20.00
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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 Cambridge region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
137 143 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 31.07% 38.54% 36.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 74 64
Average daily rate £325 £300 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £244 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 22 36
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £12.00 £18.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.83 £17.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -31.98%

VLE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VLE across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

VLE
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

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

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) Moodle

VLE
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Moodle
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Moodle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP