The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VLE in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLE over the 3 months to 5 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
5 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 Wales - - -
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 £11.93 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+29.97% -24.90%
VLE
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
140 215 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.81% 28.10% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 130 73
Median daily rate £344 £350 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 11
Median hourly rate £13.50 £18.18 £21.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.74% -13.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.63 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.89 £34.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.90 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -7.80%

VLE
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

VLE Jobs Demand Trend in Wales