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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IVR over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 90 85 84
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing IVR 11 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.62% 0.067% 0.079%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.85% 0.26% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Median daily rate £520 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.22 -
% change year-on-year
-3.24% -
IVR
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
596 381 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.52% 25.52% 31.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 218 191
Median daily rate £387 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.92% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 31
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £9.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £35.80 £37.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -12.04%

IVR
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing IVR as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IVR 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 Manchester region with a requirement for IVR.

1 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) VXML
2 12 (92.31%) J2EE
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle
2 12 (92.31%) WebSphere Application Server
2 12 (92.31%) EJB
2 12 (92.31%) Web Services
2 12 (92.31%) XML
2 12 (92.31%) XSLT
2 12 (92.31%) JAXB
2 12 (92.31%) Hibernate
2 12 (92.31%) WebSphere
3 11 (84.62%) JUnit
4 10 (76.92%) Middleware
5 9 (69.23%) QA
6 5 (38.46%) Biometrics
7 4 (30.77%) Nortel
7 4 (30.77%) Avaya
8 3 (23.08%) Finance
9 1 (7.69%) Advertising
9 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 12 (92.31%) WebSphere
1 12 (92.31%) WebSphere Application Server
Development Applications
1 11 (84.62%) JUnit
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Middleware Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Middleware Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Java Middleware Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Middleware Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Telephony Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) VXML
2 12 (92.31%) EJB
2 12 (92.31%) Hibernate
2 12 (92.31%) J2EE
2 12 (92.31%) JAXB
2 12 (92.31%) Web Services
2 12 (92.31%) XML
2 12 (92.31%) XSLT
3 10 (76.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Biometrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Avaya
2 4 (30.77%) Nortel