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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IVR over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 119 122 88
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -34
Contract jobs citing IVR 6 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.30% 0.35% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.91% 1.17% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 2
Median daily rate £327 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.28% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £510 £351
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 - £33.50
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
656 685 544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 32.30% 29.71% 31.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 465 342
Median daily rate £413 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £512 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 30 25
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -10.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.29 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+16.64% +2.88%

IVR
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing IVR as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IVR within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
Leeds +7 6 £327 -18.28% 1
IVR
Yorkshire

IVR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for IVR.

1 12 (70.59%) Telecoms
2 8 (47.06%) Test Scripting
3 4 (23.53%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Test Planning
3 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
3 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (23.53%) WAN
3 4 (23.53%) HP
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (17.65%) LAN
5 2 (11.76%) Speech Recognition
5 2 (11.76%) Banking
5 2 (11.76%) Retail
5 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation
5 2 (11.76%) Analytics
5 2 (11.76%) VoIP
5 2 (11.76%) Avaya
5 2 (11.76%) Genesys
5 2 (11.76%) CCNP
5 2 (11.76%) CCNA
5 2 (11.76%) Biometrics
5 2 (11.76%) SLA
5 2 (11.76%) Citrix
5 2 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 4 (23.53%) WAN
2 3 (17.65%) LAN
3 2 (11.76%) VoIP
4 1 (5.88%) BIG-IP
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall
4 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Log4j
General
1 12 (70.59%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) Telecoms Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) Telecoms Test Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) Test Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Telecoms Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Call Centre Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Test Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Telephony Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Test Manager
5 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) SOAP
1 1 (5.88%) VXML
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.76%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Test Scripting
2 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
2 4 (23.53%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Test Planning
2 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Analytics
3 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation
3 2 (11.76%) Speech Recognition
3 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) CAD
4 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
4 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) CCNA
2 2 (11.76%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) CCNP Voice
3 1 (5.88%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
1 2 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) HP
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) Avaya
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix
3 2 (11.76%) Genesys
4 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint