The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IVR in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IVR over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
London / City of London
Rank - 147 186
Contract jobs citing IVR 0 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.13% 0.097%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.32% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £351
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £450 £355
% change year-on-year
-23.50% +26.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1129 1241 1983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 38.34% 40.40% 38.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 850 944 1561
Median daily rate £500 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 27
Median hourly rate £22.13 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.62% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £13.00 £13.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.60 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +22.85%

IVR
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

IVR Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

IVR
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

IVR Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

IVR
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IVR across the City of London region.

IVR Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

IVR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IVR also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for IVR.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Financial Institution
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (50.00%) Equities
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) Intranet
2 2 (50.00%) Smartcard
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Usability Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) InVision
1 2 (50.00%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Financial Institution
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Designer
1 2 (50.00%) Digital Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Equities
1 2 (50.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) Smartcard
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (50.00%) ATDD
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 2 (50.00%) People Management
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Prototyping
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Service Design
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Usability Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft