The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VLE in IT contracts advertised for the East Anglia region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLE over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VLE 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £245 £125
% change year-on-year
+64.28% +96.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £11.93 £15.97
% change year-on-year
+17.40% -25.32%
VLE
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the East Anglia region.

Miscellaneous Category
East Anglia
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7 3 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia 46.67% 18.75% 52.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 6
Average daily rate £375 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 - £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -5.50%