The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VLE in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLE over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 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 Warwickshire - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £250 £350
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.21 £22.00 -
% change year-on-year
-44.48% -
VLE
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
79 90 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 28.21% 27.11% 26.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 42 34
Average daily rate £400 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £498 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £28.69 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.28% +35.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £16.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £31.44 £32.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -