The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IVR in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IVR over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 99 103 93
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing IVR 12 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.58% 0.17% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.96% 0.62% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 5
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£280 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.22 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 - £14.96
IVR
Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
611 483 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 29.33% 27.95% 27.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 323 209
Average daily rate £375 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £224 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 22
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £23.64 £34.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%

IVR
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IVR across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

IVR Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

IVR
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

IVR Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

IVR
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IVR across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

IVR Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

IVR
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IVR within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -16 6 £305 - 3
Halifax - 3 £270 -
Bingley - 2 - -
Bradford - 2 - -
IVR
Yorkshire

IVR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing IVR also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IVR.

1 4 (30.77%) Avaya
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
3 2 (15.38%) WFM
3 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Test Management
3 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
3 2 (15.38%) Capita
3 2 (15.38%) Verint
3 2 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Nortel
3 2 (15.38%) PBX
3 2 (15.38%) Genesys
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) CMMI
4 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
4 1 (7.69%) WSDL
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) PMI
4 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) Java

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing IVR also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IVR. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.69%) JBoss
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) PBX
1 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) ClearCase
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Billing
3 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Test Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Business Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Genesys Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Telephony Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) AWS Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Communications Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) J2EE
1 1 (7.69%) EJB
1 1 (7.69%) JSP
1 1 (7.69%) Servlets
1 1 (7.69%) Struts
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) XML
1 1 (7.69%) XSD
1 1 (7.69%) JMS
1 1 (7.69%) WSDL
1 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) PMI
1 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
1 1 (7.69%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (7.69%) VUI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (15.38%) WFM
2 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Test Management
2 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) CMMI
3 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) RUP
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
3 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.69%) SDLC
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Avaya
2 2 (15.38%) Genesys
2 2 (15.38%) Capita
2 2 (15.38%) Verint
2 2 (15.38%) Nortel
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Chordiant
3 1 (7.69%) IBM