The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Berkshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) (Jabber)
Rank - 117 -
Contract jobs citing XMPP 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.12% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £415 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £290
% change year-on-year
+18.51% +16.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
545 546 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.06% 22.51% 16.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 260 240
Average daily rate £350 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 13
Average hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.65 £34.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £36.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
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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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (100.00%) MGCP
1 1 (100.00%) Q.931
1 1 (100.00%) QSIG
1 1 (100.00%) H.323
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) CCVP
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (100.00%) Verint

XMPP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) MGCP
1 1 (100.00%) Q.931
1 1 (100.00%) QSIG
1 1 (100.00%) H.323
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Expert
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CCVP
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Verint