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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLE over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
Rank 398 420 408
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -12
Contract jobs citing VLE 11 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.045% 0.016% 0.031%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.049% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
Average daily rate
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£250 £225 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £225 £273
UK excluding London average daily rate £291 £413 £308
% change year-on-year
-29.57% +34.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £22.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
VLE
England

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
7417 8177 8232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.55% 32.44% 31.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4918 5623 5610
Average daily rate £450 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £640 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 173 219
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -10.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £13.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £46.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

VLE
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VLE across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VLE across the London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

VLE Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLE within the London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hammersmith - 1 - - 1
Greenford - - - -
VLE
England

VLE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 21 (80.77%) Moodle
2 20 (76.92%) E-Learning
3 19 (73.08%) PHP
4 14 (53.85%) MySQL
5 7 (26.92%) Performance Testing
6 6 (23.08%) SSH
6 6 (23.08%) Regular Expression
6 6 (23.08%) sed
6 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
6 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
6 6 (23.08%) SQL
6 6 (23.08%) Data Modelling
6 6 (23.08%) Ethernet
6 6 (23.08%) Linux
6 6 (23.08%) Apache
6 6 (23.08%) Perl
6 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
7 5 (19.23%) Red Hat
7 5 (19.23%) CentOS
7 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (15.38%) Project Management
9 2 (7.69%) Blackboard
9 2 (7.69%) LAMP
9 2 (7.69%) Subversion
9 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
10 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
10 1 (3.85%) Adobe
10 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
10 1 (3.85%) Multimedia
10 1 (3.85%) Finance

VLE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 21 (80.77%) Moodle
2 6 (23.08%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) Confluence
3 1 (3.85%) WordPress
3 1 (3.85%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) SSH
1 6 (23.08%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.85%) Multimedia
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Developer
1 14 (53.85%) Moodle Developer
2 4 (15.38%) PHP Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Development Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Coordinator
4 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
4 1 (3.85%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Data Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Instructional Designer
4 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Systems Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Designer
4 1 (3.85%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Digital Producer
4 1 (3.85%) Platform Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) Regular Expression
2 2 (7.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (76.92%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) CentOS
2 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Performance Testing
2 6 (23.08%) Data Modelling
3 4 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.85%) Migration
5 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) PHP
2 6 (23.08%) sed
2 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
2 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 6 (23.08%) Perl
2 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.69%) Blackboard
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Adobe
Hammersmith and Fulham
Modis International - London
Rate: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £9 - £13 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago