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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IVR over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 138 185 201
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +16
Contract jobs citing IVR 5 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.099% 0.084%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.25% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate £588 £351 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
1229 1962 2314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 39.85% 38.68% 39.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 1541 1672
Average daily rate £500 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 30 39
Average hourly rate £19.99 £17.87 £22.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.89% -20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.25 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £27.37 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

IVR
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IVR across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IVR across the City of London region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

IVR Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing IVR 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 IVR.

1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
1 5 (62.50%) XML
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) ISEB
1 5 (62.50%) Smartcard
1 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
1 5 (62.50%) Scrum
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) TDD
1 5 (62.50%) Data Analysis
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Test Management
1 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
1 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
1 5 (62.50%) SpecFlow
1 5 (62.50%) Gherkin
1 5 (62.50%) ATDD
1 5 (62.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 5 (62.50%) Defect Tracking
2 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
3 2 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) Case Management

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing IVR 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 IVR. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
1 5 (62.50%) SpecFlow
1 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Automation Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Developer Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) Gherkin
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
1 5 (62.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
1 5 (62.50%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) ATDD
1 5 (62.50%) Data Analysis
1 5 (62.50%) Defect Tracking
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Scrum
1 5 (62.50%) TDD
1 5 (62.50%) Test Management
1 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Case Management
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ISEB
1 5 (62.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
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