The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IVR in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IVR over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
England / East Midlands
Rank 95 - 95
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing IVR 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.33% - 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.37% - 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £403 £325
% change year-on-year -9.93% +23.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.00 -

IVR is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 364 459 441
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 24.38% 28.35% 27.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 322 240
Median daily rate £350 £325 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -8.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 25
Median hourly rate £16.15 £20.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.25% +48.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.04 £13.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £29.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year -35.03% +53.43%  

IVR
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing IVR as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for IVR in the East Midlands

IVR
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IVR in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for IVR in the East Midlands

IVR
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IVR within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 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
Nottinghamshire - 5 £425 -
IVR
England

IVR
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for IVR.

1 2 (40.00%) Genesys
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Release Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Software Deployment
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Genesys
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle