The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IVR in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IVR over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank - 87 69
Contract jobs citing IVR 0 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.081% 0.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.27% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 9
Average daily rate
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- £450 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £355 £365
% change year-on-year
+19.71% -2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 £33.50 £14.96
% change year-on-year
-33.67% +123.93%
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North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
425 373 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 26.28% 30.30% 28.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 199 165
Average daily rate £330 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £226 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £511 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 19
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.31 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -4.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £9.27 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.80 £18.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

IVR
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IVR across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

IVR Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

IVR
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

IVR Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

IVR
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

IVR Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

IVR
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing IVR 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 IVR.

1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Capita
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (50.00%) Confluence
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Banking

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing IVR 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 IVR. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Capita