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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
Rank 591 615 603
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -12
Contract jobs citing VLE 7 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.012% 0.021%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.047% 0.035% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 9
Median daily rate £375 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £400 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
+25.45% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £10.60 £13.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.48% -50.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.60 £12.96 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-18.22% -52.86%
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
14996 16904 16619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.58% 33.44% 32.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9763 10773 10704
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 537 721 701
Median hourly rate £19.14 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.30% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.02 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.53 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +15.79%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -1 3 £325 - 1
East of England - 2 £450 -
West Midlands -8 1 - -
VLE
UK

VLE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 9 (64.29%) Moodle
2 6 (42.86%) e-Learning
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 3 (21.43%) MS Office
4 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (21.43%) Video Editing
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) Degree
5 2 (14.29%) Learning Management System
5 2 (14.29%) Blackboard
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) SumTotal
5 2 (14.29%) SCORM
5 2 (14.29%) Web Services
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 2 (14.29%) DSDM
5 2 (14.29%) HTML
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) Finance
6 1 (7.14%) Advertising
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
6 1 (7.14%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation

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 9 (64.29%) Moodle
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
1 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (7.14%) Advertising
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
1 3 (21.43%) Technologist
2 2 (14.29%) Head of Delivery
2 2 (14.29%) IT Support
2 2 (14.29%) Support Assistant
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Head of Applications
3 1 (7.14%) IT Assistant
3 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
3 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support Assistant
3 1 (7.14%) Report Developer
3 1 (7.14%) SSRS Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) e-Learning
2 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 3 (21.43%) Video Editing
4 2 (14.29%) Learning Management System
4 2 (14.29%) SCORM
5 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) DSDM
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
4 1 (7.14%) Line Management
4 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Blackboard
2 2 (14.29%) SumTotal