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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 94 77 74
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -3
Contract jobs citing IVR 8 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.49% 0.094% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.75% 0.31% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 4
Average daily rate
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£353 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £355 £365
% change year-on-year
+19.71% -2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 £33.50 £14.96
% change year-on-year
-33.67% +123.93%
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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
458 327 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 28.18% 30.82% 24.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 204 114
Average daily rate £385 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £222 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 15
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.98 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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 31 July 2015.

IVR Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

IVR
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) Capita
3 3 (33.33%) Test Management
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Billing
4 2 (22.22%) Avaya
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) DPNSS
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) QSIG
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) PBX
5 1 (11.11%) VoIP
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) CMS
5 1 (11.11%) Retail
5 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 1 (11.11%) WFM
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) PBX
1 1 (11.11%) VoIP
1 1 (11.11%) DPNSS
1 1 (11.11%) QSIG
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
General
1 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Billing
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Communications Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) Test Management
3 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 1 (11.11%) WFM
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Capita
2 2 (22.22%) Avaya