The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VLE in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VLE over the 3 months to 29 June 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.

Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
England / London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 423 424 431
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7  
Contract jobs citing VLE 4 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.019% 0.037% 0.021%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.050% 0.099% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Median daily rate £313 £255 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.54% +2.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £291 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £394 £383
% change year-on-year -11.11% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £14.27

VLE 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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 7992 8080 8636
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 38.44% 37.35% 36.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8627 8364 9068
Median daily rate £520 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.47% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £688 £663 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 172 207
Median hourly rate £21.30 £20.13 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.81% +0.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.87 £11.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £52.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +27.77%  

VLE
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing VLE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for VLE in London

VLE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VLE in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for VLE in London

VLE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VLE in London over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VLE in London

VLE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLE in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VLE in London

VLE
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLE within the London region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
City of London - 1 £250 - 1
VLE
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VLE 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 London region with a requirement for VLE.

1 4 (100.00%) Moodle
2 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) e-Learning
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (25.00%) Sass
4 1 (25.00%) LESS
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (25.00%) User Experience
4 1 (25.00%) React
4 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (25.00%) Drupal
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) OOP
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) Adobe
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Web Design

VLE
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) Moodle
2 1 (25.00%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Moodle Developer
2 2 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) e-Learning Developer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) LESS
2 1 (25.00%) React
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) Sass
2 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) e-Learning
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe
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