The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VLE in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLE over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
Rank 575 540 503
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -37
Contract jobs citing VLE 11 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.048% 0.041%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.069% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 4
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£250 £213 £246
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -13.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £198 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £293 £262
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £166 £424
% change year-on-year
+89.47% -60.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £17.36 £15.79 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.91% -39.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £15.79 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+5.19% -39.26%
VLE
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16057 15445 13872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.04% 32.17% 33.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10018 9741 8362
Average daily rate £420 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 620 623 599
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.95 £22.25 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-14.83% +1.92%

VLE
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VLE across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

VLE Jobs Demand Trend in England

VLE
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VLE across the England region.

VLE Daily Rate Trend in England

VLE
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VLE across the England region.

VLE Hourly Rate Trend in England

VLE
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLE within the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +5 7 £245 +5.94% 3
South East - 2 £315 - 1
East of England -1 1 - - 3
North West -23 1 - -
VLE
UK

VLE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 (59.09%) Moodle
2 11 (50.00%) E-Learning
3 8 (36.36%) Blackboard
4 6 (27.27%) PHP
4 6 (27.27%) HTML
4 6 (27.27%) MySQL
4 6 (27.27%) MS Office
5 5 (22.73%) CSS
5 5 (22.73%) Windows
5 5 (22.73%) SQL
5 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
6 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
6 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
6 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.64%) Linux
8 2 (9.09%) SSH
8 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
8 2 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (9.09%) Degree
8 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Android
8 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (9.09%) CentOS
8 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (9.09%) Mac OS
8 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
8 2 (9.09%) XenServer
8 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (9.09%) Apache

VLE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 (59.09%) Moodle
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.09%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) Apache
2 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) CMS
3 1 (4.55%) WordPress
3 1 (4.55%) Blackboard Learning System
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (4.55%) InDesign
3 1 (4.55%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (4.55%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) LAN
1 2 (9.09%) WAN
1 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
1 2 (9.09%) SAN
1 2 (9.09%) Internet
1 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (9.09%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.55%) Publishing
1 1 (4.55%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Moodle Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Service Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) PHP Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Network Manager
5 2 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) Network Support
6 1 (4.55%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) E-Learning Developer
6 1 (4.55%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) HTML
2 5 (22.73%) CSS
3 2 (9.09%) Regular Expression
4 1 (4.55%) .NET
4 1 (4.55%) XML
4 1 (4.55%) Flash
4 1 (4.55%) XHTML
4 1 (4.55%) Ajax
4 1 (4.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) E-Learning
2 1 (4.55%) SCORM
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
1 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
2 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
2 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
3 3 (13.64%) Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
4 2 (9.09%) Mac OS X
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.09%) Android
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) CentOS
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
1 2 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
1 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
1 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
2 1 (4.55%) Content Management
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL
2 1 (4.55%) Time Management
2 1 (4.55%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) PHP
2 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) Perl
4 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 2 (9.09%) sed
5 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.09%) XenServer
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Blackboard
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Adobe
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.09%) Apple
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
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