The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VLE in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLE over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VLE 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £315 £135
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +133.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.61 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-6.68% +5.19%
VLE
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
104 106 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 35.14% 36.30% 19.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 42 22
Median daily rate £325 £335 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +26.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £180 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 15
Median hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -64.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -14.63%

VLE
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

VLE Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

VLE
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VLE across the Leicestershire region.

VLE Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

VLE
Top 2 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VLE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leicestershire region with a requirement for VLE.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Publishing

VLE
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst