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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
Rank 430 431 437
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing VLE 5 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.022% 0.026% 0.024%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.061% 0.068% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Median daily rate £175 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.25% +60.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £283 £280
% change year-on-year
+15.92% +0.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.60 £11.93 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -56.63%
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
8197 8769 9194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.23% 37.54% 37.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5767 6065 6248
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 167 205
Median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.33 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLE within the London region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +16 1 - -
VLE
England

VLE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 London region with a requirement for VLE.

1 10 (76.92%) HTML
1 10 (76.92%) e-Learning
1 10 (76.92%) Moodle
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 8 (61.54%) PHP
2 8 (61.54%) MySQL
2 8 (61.54%) CSS
3 5 (38.46%) HTML5
4 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
4 4 (30.77%) Content Development
4 4 (30.77%) User Experience
4 4 (30.77%) Photoshop
4 4 (30.77%) Dreamweaver
4 4 (30.77%) Ajax
4 4 (30.77%) Web Development
4 4 (30.77%) Zend
4 4 (30.77%) jQuery
5 3 (23.08%) Linux
5 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
5 3 (23.08%) Migration
5 3 (23.08%) LAMP
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) Learning Management System
5 3 (23.08%) GitHub
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (15.38%) Web Services
6 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
6 2 (15.38%) SSH
6 2 (15.38%) SCORM
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management

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 10 (76.92%) Moodle
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Dreamweaver
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Technologist
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) PHP Developer
3 3 (23.08%) PHP Web Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Web Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Head of Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Head of Applications
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) HTML
2 8 (61.54%) CSS
3 5 (38.46%) HTML5
4 4 (30.77%) Ajax
4 4 (30.77%) jQuery
5 3 (23.08%) LAMP
6 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) e-Learning
2 4 (30.77%) User Experience
3 3 (23.08%) Learning Management System
4 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (15.38%) SCORM
5 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) CentOS
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Content Development
1 4 (30.77%) Web Development
2 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
1 8 (61.54%) PHP
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Zend
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft