The table below looks at the statistics for XMPP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XMPP over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) (Jabber)
Rank 117 126 125
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing XMPP 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.11% 0.075%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.78% 0.53% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £325 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £333 £425
% change year-on-year
+16.54% -21.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
XMPP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
511 562 566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.11% 20.72% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 312 310
Average daily rate £375 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £22.00 £38.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £125.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

XMPP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XMPP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XMPP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

XMPP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

XMPP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

XMPP
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XMPP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

XMPP Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

XMPP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XMPP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Slough - 2 £250 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £400 -
XMPP
South East

XMPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing XMPP 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 XMPP.

1 3 (60.00%) LDAP
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (40.00%) Polycom
2 2 (40.00%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (40.00%) MQTT
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Skype
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Avaya
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) IIS
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) ISA Server
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Firmware
3 1 (20.00%) Telepresence
3 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) AMQP
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) ZigBee
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless

XMPP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing XMPP 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 XMPP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) LDAP
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) MQTT
2 2 (40.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (40.00%) Skype
3 1 (20.00%) AMQP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) Telepresence
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) ZigBee
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) IoT Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (40.00%) ISA Server
2 1 (20.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Avaya
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Polycom