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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLE over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VLE 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £273 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-22.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
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
310 270 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 25.16% 27.66% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 178 151
Average daily rate £338 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £621 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 20
Average hourly rate £14.37 - £16.67
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 - £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

VLE
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VLE across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

VLE Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds