The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VLE in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLE over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
Rank - 105 78
Contract jobs citing VLE 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - 0.062% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.21% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £383 £291
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +31.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.27 £15.79
% change year-on-year
- -9.64%
VLE
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
477 484 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 32.67% 30.10% 30.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 346 206
Median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £275 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 5
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £9.08 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.93 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

VLE
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

VLE Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds