The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VLE in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLE over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
England / London
Rank 402 - 403
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VLE 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.010% - 0.024%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.029% - 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £325 - £200
UK excluding London median daily rate £254 £275 £258
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +6.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.28 £12.96 -
% change year-on-year
+17.87% -

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7004 7452 7663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.15% 36.31% 36.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4818 5126 5397
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.13% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 134 153
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +25.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.97 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.71 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +22.85%

VLE
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

VLE Jobs Demand Trend in London

VLE
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VLE across the London region.

VLE Daily Rate Trend in London

VLE
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

VLE Hourly Rate Trend in London

VLE
Top 19 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for VLE.

1 4 (57.14%) Moodle
2 3 (42.86%) e-Learning
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) SCORM
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Advertising
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Multimedia

VLE
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) Moodle
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Unit4 Business World
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Technologist
2 2 (28.57%) Head of Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Head of Applications
3 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) e-Learning
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) SCORM
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
2 1 (14.29%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft