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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 154 203 205
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +2
Contract jobs citing IVR 7 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.086% 0.051%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 0.22% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Median daily rate £475 £444 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.04% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.22 -
% change year-on-year
-3.24% -
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
1311 2237 2222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 39.24% 38.35% 38.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1078 1781 1656
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 41 27
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.63 £20.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.07% +4.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.84 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £51.30 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.38% -14.28%

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 29 June 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 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
1 11 (84.62%) SQL
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) PBX
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) Avaya
3 6 (46.15%) CTI
3 6 (46.15%) H.323
3 6 (46.15%) VoIP
3 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) LDAP
3 6 (46.15%) Skype for Business
3 6 (46.15%) Unified Communications
3 6 (46.15%) Skype
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
4 5 (38.46%) Defect Tracking
4 5 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (38.46%) SpecFlow
4 5 (38.46%) Gherkin
4 5 (38.46%) ATDD
4 5 (38.46%) Performance Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Test Management
4 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
4 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
4 5 (38.46%) Data Analysis
4 5 (38.46%) XMPP
4 5 (38.46%) .NET
4 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio

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 6 (46.15%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) PBX
2 6 (46.15%) CTI
2 6 (46.15%) H.323
2 6 (46.15%) LDAP
2 6 (46.15%) Skype
2 6 (46.15%) Unified Communications
2 6 (46.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
1 5 (38.46%) SpecFlow
1 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Test Automation Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Developer Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
1 5 (38.46%) Gherkin
1 5 (38.46%) Web Services
1 5 (38.46%) XML
1 5 (38.46%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
1 5 (38.46%) Smartcard
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (38.46%) ATDD
1 5 (38.46%) Data Analysis
1 5 (38.46%) Defect Tracking
1 5 (38.46%) Performance Testing
1 5 (38.46%) Scrum
1 5 (38.46%) TDD
1 5 (38.46%) Test Management
1 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
2 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) ISEB
1 5 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) Avaya
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Genesys
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