The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IVR in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IVR over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 99 100 79
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -21
Contract jobs citing IVR 8 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.52% 0.075% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.55% 0.28% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Median daily rate £300 - £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-8.62% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 - -
IVR
West Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
517 361 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 33.75% 27.16% 27.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 238 193
Median daily rate £400 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £230 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £510 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 9
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.42 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.64% -57.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.35 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.44 £35.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

IVR
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing IVR as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

IVR Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

IVR
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

IVR Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

IVR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IVR 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 Leeds region with a requirement for IVR.

1 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
2 6 (50.00%) Speech Recognition
3 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
4 4 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Test Planning
4 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (25.00%) LAN
5 3 (25.00%) WAN
6 2 (16.67%) H.323
6 2 (16.67%) Citrix
6 2 (16.67%) Avaya
6 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
6 2 (16.67%) Analytics
6 2 (16.67%) Capita
7 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
7 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (8.33%) VLAN
7 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (8.33%) Matrix Management
7 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
7 1 (8.33%) Acme Packet
7 1 (8.33%) Service Management
7 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
7 1 (8.33%) Genesys

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) H.323
3 1 (8.33%) CTI
3 1 (8.33%) ISDN
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) VLAN
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
General
1 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Telecoms Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Telecoms Test Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Telecoms Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Call Centre Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Implementation Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Test Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Telephony Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Voice Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Platform Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Design Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Speech Recognition
2 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
3 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 4 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
5 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
6 1 (8.33%) Matrix Management
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) Service Management
6 1 (8.33%) SOA
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Avaya
1 2 (16.67%) Capita
1 2 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) Acme Packet
2 1 (8.33%) Genesys
2 1 (8.33%) HP