The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IVR in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IVR over the 3 months to 27 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.

Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 138 135
Rank change year-on-year +29 -3  
Contract jobs citing IVR 8 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.39% 0.35% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.28% 1.10% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 6
Median daily rate £400 £356 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.35% +31.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year - -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £106.25 £21.50 £22.22
% change year-on-year +394.18% -3.24%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 625 906 864
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 30.85% 32.12% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 586 579
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £565 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 35
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.44% -23.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.20 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

IVR
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

IVR
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IVR in Yorkshire

IVR
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IVR in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IVR in Yorkshire

IVR
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IVR within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
West Yorkshire +13 5 £400 +12.35%
IVR
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for IVR.

1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Internet
2 3 (30.00%) Web Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) Marketing
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) Robotics
2 3 (30.00%) Psychology
2 3 (30.00%) Ergonomics
2 3 (30.00%) Usability Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) Ethnography
2 3 (30.00%) Ethnographic Research
2 3 (30.00%) Heuristic Evaluation
2 3 (30.00%) User Experience
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Cognitive Walkthrough
3 2 (20.00%) Verint
3 2 (20.00%) CMS
3 2 (20.00%) Avaya
4 1 (10.00%) Firmware
4 1 (10.00%) CTI
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (10.00%) ISDN

IVR
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 2 (20.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) CTI
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) ISDN
2 1 (10.00%) Softphone
2 1 (10.00%) VoIP
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Marketing
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (30.00%) User Experience Researcher
3 3 (30.00%) User Researcher
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Communications Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Telephony Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Telephony Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Voice Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (30.00%) Robotics
1 3 (30.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Handset
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Analytics
1 3 (30.00%) Cognitive Walkthrough
1 3 (30.00%) Ergonomics
1 3 (30.00%) Ethnographic Research
1 3 (30.00%) Ethnography
1 3 (30.00%) Heuristic Evaluation
1 3 (30.00%) Psychology
1 3 (30.00%) Usability Testing
1 3 (30.00%) Web Analytics
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Line Management
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (10.00%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Avaya
1 2 (20.00%) Verint
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco