Period
to 18 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IVR in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IVR over the 6 months to 18 October 2018 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.

Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 177 205
Contract jobs citing IVR 0 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.69% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 2
West Midlands median daily rate - £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.94% -31.00%
England median daily rate £425 £423 £425
% change year-on-year +0.59% -0.59% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £21.50
England median hourly rate £11.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -51.11% +4.65% -3.24%

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

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,474 1,306 1,776
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.99% 28.22% 28.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 859 830 1,072
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - +10.71%
10th Percentile £231 £216 £220
90th Percentile £550 £519 £541
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 80 80
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £15.32 £15.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.46% +0.03% -14.92%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.15 £10.75
90th Percentile £28.25 £37.85 £38.88
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +8.11%

IVR
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing IVR as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for IVR in the West Midlands

IVR
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IVR in the West Midlands