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 26 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 144 133 118
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -15
Contract jobs citing IVR 4 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.14% 0.17% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.58% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £300 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -17.64%
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
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
1030 868 767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.58% 28.79% 28.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 402 439
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £214 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 43 23
Median hourly rate £40.00 £27.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.77% +9.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.93 £12.42 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £42.00
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 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 26 June 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%
Falkirk - 1 £350 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
IVR
UK

IVR
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 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 Scotland region with a requirement for IVR.

1 3 (75.00%) Genesys
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow Management
2 2 (50.00%) Verint
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) VXML
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Genesys Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) VXML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow Management
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Genesys
2 2 (50.00%) Verint
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) VMware