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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IVR over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 91 78 66
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -12
Contract jobs citing IVR 4 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.27% 0.53% 1.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.95% 1.98% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
Average daily rate £406 £303 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.29% -21.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £286 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £407 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
422 303 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 28.40% 26.60% 30.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 199 157
Average daily rate £420 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.88 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.27% -11.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £10.50 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.28 £18.00 £17.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

IVR
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IVR across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IVR across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

IVR Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

IVR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing IVR 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 IVR.

1 3 (50.00%) Speech Recognition
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Capita
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (33.33%) H.323
2 2 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) Genesys
3 1 (16.67%) CTI
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) ISDN
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) Acme Packet
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing IVR 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 IVR. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) H.323
2 1 (16.67%) CTI
2 1 (16.67%) ISDN
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Voice Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Implementation Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Platform Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Design Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Speech Recognition
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Avaya
1 2 (33.33%) Capita
2 1 (16.67%) Acme Packet
2 1 (16.67%) Genesys