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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 89 93 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing IVR 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.42% 0.069% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.53% 0.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -
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
458 348 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 27.72% 23.93% 23.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 176 231
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 27
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.51 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £25.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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
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 18 September 2014. 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 - - - -
IVR
Yorkshire

IVR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 7 (58.33%) Avaya
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Genesys
3 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) WFM
3 3 (25.00%) Verint
4 2 (16.67%) Sass
4 2 (16.67%) SignalR
4 2 (16.67%) Nortel
4 2 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (16.67%) WCF
4 2 (16.67%) jQuery
4 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
4 2 (16.67%) CruiseControl
4 2 (16.67%) Subversion
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) PBX
4 2 (16.67%) .NET
4 2 (16.67%) MS Project
4 2 (16.67%) MS Office
4 2 (16.67%) CSS
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 (8.33%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Project
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) PBX
1 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
2 1 (8.33%) VLAN
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) CTI
2 1 (8.33%) MPLS
2 1 (8.33%) H.323
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) CruiseControl
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Law
3 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Genesys Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Information Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Voice Architect
3 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Forecast Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
1 2 (16.67%) XML
1 2 (16.67%) WCF
1 2 (16.67%) jQuery
1 2 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (16.67%) Sass
1 2 (16.67%) SignalR
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) WFM
2 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) UML
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Avaya
2 3 (25.00%) Genesys
2 3 (25.00%) Verint
3 2 (16.67%) Nortel
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco