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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
Rank 577 550 519
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -31
Contract jobs citing VLE 12 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.019% 0.033%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.078% 0.060% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 7
Average daily rate
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£258 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £350 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £273 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-22.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
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
15460 14991 13695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.65% 31.74% 30.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10102 9480 8215
Average daily rate £425 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 598 629 778
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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
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 19 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLE within the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
South East -17 7 £280 -20.00% 1
London +17 5 £200 -27.27% 2
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
South West - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
VLE
UK

VLE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 18 (72.00%) Moodle
2 17 (68.00%) PHP
3 12 (48.00%) MySQL
4 9 (36.00%) E-Learning
5 6 (24.00%) SQL
6 5 (20.00%) Linux
6 5 (20.00%) Apache
6 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 4 (16.00%) HTML
7 4 (16.00%) Blackboard
7 4 (16.00%) CentOS
7 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (12.00%) CSS
8 3 (12.00%) Project Management
9 2 (8.00%) Subversion
9 2 (8.00%) Information Management
9 2 (8.00%) SSH
9 2 (8.00%) Ubuntu
9 2 (8.00%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (8.00%) Xen
9 2 (8.00%) Resource Management
9 2 (8.00%) Samba
9 2 (8.00%) Debian
9 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (8.00%) VMware
9 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
9 2 (8.00%) LDAP
9 2 (8.00%) WAN

VLE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 18 (72.00%) Moodle
2 5 (20.00%) Apache
3 2 (8.00%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (8.00%) Drupal
4 1 (4.00%) WordPress
4 1 (4.00%) Blackboard Learning System
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Final Cut Pro
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) Adobe Premiere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) SSH
1 2 (8.00%) LDAP
1 2 (8.00%) WAN
1 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Subversion
1 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Redmine
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Developer
2 12 (48.00%) Moodle Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Technical Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) PHP Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (8.00%) Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) IT Support
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Platform Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) HTML
2 3 (12.00%) CSS
3 2 (8.00%) Regular Expression
4 1 (4.00%) XHTML
4 1 (4.00%) .NET
4 1 (4.00%) JSP
4 1 (4.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) E-Learning
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Learning Management System
2 1 (4.00%) Open Source
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) SCORM
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) CentOS
2 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (8.00%) Debian
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (8.00%) Windows
3 2 (8.00%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) Project Management
2 2 (8.00%) Information Management
2 2 (8.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (8.00%) Release Management
2 2 (8.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (4.00%) Analytics
3 1 (4.00%) SOA
3 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.00%) Information Security
3 1 (4.00%) Service Management
3 1 (4.00%) ITSM
3 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) PHP
2 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.00%) Perl
4 2 (8.00%) Python
4 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.00%) sed
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Xen
1 2 (8.00%) Samba
1 2 (8.00%) NFS
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.00%) Postfix
1 2 (8.00%) Sendmail
1 2 (8.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (16.00%) Blackboard
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) Splunk
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Adobe
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