The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VLE 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 VLE over the 3 months to 20 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
London / City of London
Rank - - 193
Contract jobs citing VLE 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - 0.019%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £170 £375 £248
% change year-on-year
-54.80% +51.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.28 £12.21 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+25.11% -44.48%

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
1042 1193 1932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.17% 38.02% 37.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 790 922 1514
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 27 33
Median hourly rate £20.38 £19.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.51% +9.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.92 £12.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £31.12 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £17.94
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.43%

VLE
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

VLE Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VLE
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 VLE across the City of London region.

VLE Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

VLE
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 VLE across the City of London region.

VLE Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

VLE
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VLE 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 VLE.

1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Unit4 Business World
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

VLE
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:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Unit4 Business World
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Head of Applications
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Business Transformation
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft