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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VLE 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £383 £291
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +31.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.27 £15.79
% change year-on-year
- -9.64%
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
135 108 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.71% 21.39% 32.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 60 90
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £210 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 27
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £15.77 £20.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £54.50 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -8.43%

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