The table below looks at the statistics for XMPP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XMPP over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) (Jabber)
Rank 113 121 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing XMPP 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.13% 0.078% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.65% 0.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £338 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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
463 541 527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.10% 20.99% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 357 262
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 5
Median hourly rate £12.50 £36.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.75% +92.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.50 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £40.00 £23.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +15.44%

XMPP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing XMPP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XMPP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading - 3 - -
XMPP
South East

XMPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XMPP 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for XMPP.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) PBX
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) H.323
3 3 (60.00%) MGCP
3 3 (60.00%) RTP
3 3 (60.00%) SCCP
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (60.00%) CCVP
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) CCIE
3 3 (60.00%) HTTP
4 2 (40.00%) VoIP
4 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
4 2 (40.00%) Presales
5 1 (20.00%) VoWiFi
5 1 (20.00%) Intelligent Network
5 1 (20.00%) CCNP Voice
5 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
5 1 (20.00%) 4G
5 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (20.00%) Office 365
5 1 (20.00%) WebRTC
5 1 (20.00%) VoLTE
5 1 (20.00%) WebEx

XMPP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (40.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) H.323
1 4 (80.00%) PBX
2 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 3 (60.00%) MGCP
2 3 (60.00%) RTP
2 3 (60.00%) SCCP
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) 3G
4 1 (20.00%) 3GPP
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) GSM
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) Intranet
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) PSTN
4 1 (20.00%) SMTP
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Voice Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) WebRTC
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Presales
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCNA
1 4 (80.00%) CCNP
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCIE
2 3 (60.00%) CCVP
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (20.00%) CCENT
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP Voice
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Mitel
2 1 (20.00%) VMware