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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLE over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
Rank 608 630 610
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -20
Contract jobs citing VLE 9 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.013% 0.025%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.055% 0.040% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 8
Median daily rate £250 £400 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +42.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £391 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £426 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £283 £313
% change year-on-year
+16.81% -9.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £10.60 £11.93 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -56.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.60 £11.93 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -56.63%
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
16297 17545 17330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.31% 33.41% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10598 11148 10649
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 581 739 759
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.03 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.09% +5.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.88 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.09 £44.14 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +8.57%

VLE
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing VLE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VLE across the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

VLE Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLE within the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +6 5 £175 -56.25%
West Midlands -15 3 £325 - 1
East of England - 1 £450 - 2
VLE
UK

VLE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 England region with a requirement for VLE.

1 14 (58.33%) Moodle
2 12 (50.00%) e-Learning
3 10 (41.67%) HTML
4 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 8 (33.33%) PHP
4 8 (33.33%) MySQL
4 8 (33.33%) CSS
5 5 (20.83%) HTML5
6 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (16.67%) User Experience
6 4 (16.67%) Content Development
6 4 (16.67%) Ajax
6 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 4 (16.67%) Learning Management System
6 4 (16.67%) Linux
6 4 (16.67%) Photoshop
6 4 (16.67%) Dreamweaver
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.67%) Web Development
6 4 (16.67%) Zend
6 4 (16.67%) jQuery
6 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
7 3 (12.50%) Migration
7 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.50%) LAMP
7 3 (12.50%) Project Management
7 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
7 3 (12.50%) MS Office
7 3 (12.50%) SQL
7 3 (12.50%) Web Services

VLE
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 14 (58.33%) Moodle
2 1 (4.17%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 3 (12.50%) MS Office
3 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) GitHub
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) SSH
2 1 (4.17%) DHCP
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) Intranet
2 1 (4.17%) VPN
2 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Dreamweaver
1 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Technologist
2 4 (16.67%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Head of Delivery
4 2 (8.33%) IT Support
4 2 (8.33%) Support Assistant
5 1 (4.17%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.17%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (4.17%) Network Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) HTML
2 8 (33.33%) CSS
3 5 (20.83%) HTML5
4 4 (16.67%) Ajax
4 4 (16.67%) jQuery
5 3 (12.50%) LAMP
5 3 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) e-Learning
2 4 (16.67%) Learning Management System
2 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (16.67%) User Experience
3 2 (8.33%) SCORM
3 2 (8.33%) Video Editing
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) CentOS
2 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Content Development
1 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 4 (16.67%) Web Development
2 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 3 (12.50%) Migration
2 3 (12.50%) Project Management
2 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Business Transformation
4 1 (4.17%) CRM
4 1 (4.17%) Data Security
4 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.17%) DSDM
4 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.17%) Line Management
4 1 (4.17%) Scrum
4 1 (4.17%) SDLC
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 8 (33.33%) PHP
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) DBS Check
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (16.67%) Zend
2 2 (8.33%) Blackboard
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) SumTotal
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