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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLE over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
Rank 191 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VLE 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £291 £413 £291
% change year-on-year
-29.57% +41.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
VLE
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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
1712 2343 2532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.43% 32.33% 32.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1198 1716 1909
Average daily rate £475 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 61 58
Average hourly rate £18.18 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.75% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £44.15 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

VLE
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VLE across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

VLE Daily Rate Histogram 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 14 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing VLE 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 VLE.

1 13 (86.67%) E-Learning
1 13 (86.67%) Moodle
2 11 (73.33%) PHP
3 8 (53.33%) MySQL
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Subversion
5 2 (13.33%) LAMP
6 1 (6.67%) Blackboard
6 1 (6.67%) QA
6 1 (6.67%) Drupal
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing VLE 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 VLE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (86.67%) Moodle
2 1 (6.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
1 9 (60.00%) Moodle Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) PHP Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Instructional Designer
3 1 (6.67%) Platform Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Producer
3 1 (6.67%) LAMP Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Designer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (86.67%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Blackboard