The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IVR in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IVR over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 122 121 122
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing IVR 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.12% 0.044% 0.040%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£360 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.25 -
IVR
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
665 627 632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 26.12% 27.61% 25.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 358 292
Average daily rate £325 £346 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.14% +6.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 37 33
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £12.51 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.84 £34.00 £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%

IVR
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

IVR Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

IVR
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

IVR Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

IVR
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 October 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
West Yorkshire -7 3 £360 - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
IVR
England

IVR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 5 (50.00%) Avaya
2 4 (40.00%) WFM
3 3 (30.00%) Verint
3 3 (30.00%) Genesys
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) PBX
3 3 (30.00%) Nortel
3 3 (30.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (20.00%) CruiseControl
4 2 (20.00%) Subversion
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Law
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) MS Project
4 2 (20.00%) MS Office
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) UML
4 2 (20.00%) Sass
4 2 (20.00%) SignalR
4 2 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Project
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) PBX
1 3 (30.00%) IP Telephony
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) CruiseControl
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Law
3 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Genesys Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Information Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Forecast Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
1 2 (20.00%) XML
1 2 (20.00%) WCF
1 2 (20.00%) jQuery
1 2 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (20.00%) Sass
1 2 (20.00%) SignalR
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) WFM
2 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Avaya
2 3 (30.00%) Genesys
2 3 (30.00%) Verint
2 3 (30.00%) Nortel