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 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 106 93 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing IVR 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.32% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.69% 1.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £538 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.37% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £335
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.50
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
582 547 442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 32.12% 29.19% 32.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 300 276
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £241 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 23 16
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.35 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.43% -8.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.05 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.46 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.34% +8.57%

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IVR within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 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
Stockport - 1 - -
IVR
North West

IVR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 11 (73.33%) Java
1 11 (73.33%) VXML
2 10 (66.67%) J2EE
2 10 (66.67%) Oracle
2 10 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 10 (66.67%) JAXB
2 10 (66.67%) EJB
2 10 (66.67%) Web Services
2 10 (66.67%) XML
2 10 (66.67%) XSLT
2 10 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 10 (66.67%) WebSphere
3 9 (60.00%) JUnit
4 8 (53.33%) Middleware
5 7 (46.67%) QA
6 6 (40.00%) Avaya
7 5 (33.33%) Biometrics
8 4 (26.67%) Nortel
9 3 (20.00%) Supplier Management
9 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
9 3 (20.00%) MS Office
10 2 (13.33%) Finance
11 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
11 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
11 1 (6.67%) Network Security
11 1 (6.67%) WFM
11 1 (6.67%) Banking
11 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
11 1 (6.67%) Advertising
11 1 (6.67%) Migration

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 10 (66.67%) WebSphere
1 10 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) CTI
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) H.323
1 1 (6.67%) MPLS
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
1 1 (6.67%) PBX
1 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
1 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Architect
1 4 (26.67%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Middleware Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Middleware Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Telephony Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Middleware Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Middleware Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Telephony Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Voice Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) VXML
2 10 (66.67%) EJB
2 10 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 10 (66.67%) J2EE
2 10 (66.67%) JAXB
2 10 (66.67%) Web Services
2 10 (66.67%) XML
2 10 (66.67%) XSLT
3 8 (53.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Biometrics
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (6.67%) CRM
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Process Management
2 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (6.67%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) QA
2 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) Avaya
3 4 (26.67%) Nortel
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (6.67%) Unisys