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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
Rank 104 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -
Contract jobs citing VLE 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.060% 0.20% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.66% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £291 £413
% change year-on-year
+54.90% -29.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.93 - -
VLE
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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
479 302 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 28.65% 29.87% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 182 119
Average daily rate £388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 15
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -54.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.54 £12.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

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

VLE
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing VLE 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 VLE.

1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) E-Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Blackboard

VLE
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing VLE 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 VLE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Blackboard