The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IVR in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IVR over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 146 128 113
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -15
Contract jobs citing IVR 2 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.067% 0.17% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.62% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Median daily rate £250 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-8.62% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 - -
IVR
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1012 813 694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 33.83% 27.08% 26.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 401 361
Median daily rate £378 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 45 15
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% +22.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

IVR
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

IVR Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

IVR
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

IVR Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

IVR
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

IVR Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

IVR
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IVR within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
Edinburgh -15 2 £250 -28.57%
IVR
UK

IVR
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 Scotland region with a requirement for IVR.

1 3 (100.00%) Verint
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow Management
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Genesys
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) CTI
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) WFM

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) CTI
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow Management
2 1 (33.33%) WFM
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Verint
2 2 (66.67%) Genesys
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya