The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VLE in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLE over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VLE 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £210 £125
% change year-on-year
+94.04% +68.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £14.27 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+8.63% -10.15%
VLE
Oxfordshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
84 145 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 30.22% 38.36% 24.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 118 35
Median daily rate £375 £375 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £530 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £12.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -27.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

VLE
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing VLE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

VLE Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

VLE
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

VLE Daily Rate Trend in Oxford