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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank - 154 207
Contract jobs citing IVR 0 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.29% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £450 £303
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +48.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
IVR
London

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
1292 1389 2199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.64% 40.05% 37.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 973 1068 1707
Median daily rate £505 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.94% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 38
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.90 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £28.95 £22.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.51%

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 4 December 2016, 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 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) CTI
2 6 (60.00%) Web Services
2 6 (60.00%) XML
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) SOAP
3 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (40.00%) Marketing
3 4 (40.00%) Degree
3 4 (40.00%) REST
4 3 (30.00%) CRM
4 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (30.00%) Investment Management
5 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (20.00%) PBX
5 2 (20.00%) VoIP
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Fixed Income
5 2 (20.00%) Equities
5 2 (20.00%) Intranet
5 2 (20.00%) Smartcard
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) H.323

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) InVision
1 2 (20.00%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Radian6
1 1 (10.00%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) CTI
2 2 (20.00%) H.323
2 2 (20.00%) Intranet
2 2 (20.00%) LDAP
2 2 (20.00%) PBX
2 2 (20.00%) Skype
2 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (20.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Marketing
2 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Salesforce Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Salesforce Solution Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (20.00%) CRM Architect
2 2 (20.00%) CRM Solutions Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Digital Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Salesforce Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Web Services
1 6 (60.00%) XML
2 4 (40.00%) REST
2 4 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (20.00%) XMPP
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (20.00%) Equities
1 2 (20.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (20.00%) Smartcard
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (30.00%) CRM
2 3 (30.00%) Investment Management
3 2 (20.00%) ATDD
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (20.00%) People Management
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Service Design
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Test Management
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (20.00%) Usability Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (20.00%) Avaya
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Informatica
3 1 (10.00%) Conga
3 1 (10.00%) Pardot
3 1 (10.00%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud