The table below looks at the statistics for XMPP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XMPP over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) (Jabber)
Rank 524 526 529
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing XMPP 55 25 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.053% 0.011%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.41% 0.19% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 8 3
Average daily rate
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£360 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £284 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £425 £313
% change year-on-year
-21.76% +36.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
XMPP
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13504 12995 12697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.24% 27.75% 28.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9391 8465 8103
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 279 342
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.84 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% -0.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

XMPP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

XMPP Jobs Demand Trend in England

XMPP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

XMPP Daily Rate Trend in England

XMPP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XMPP across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

XMPP Daily Rate Histogram in England

XMPP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XMPP across the England region.

XMPP Hourly Rate Trend in England

XMPP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XMPP within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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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
London +22 24 £400 +14.28% 2
South East -13 18 £325 - 2
West Midlands - 8 £388 -
Yorkshire - 1 £110 -
South West - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
XMPP
UK

XMPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 73 (84.88%) Cisco
2 28 (32.56%) Lync
3 24 (27.91%) Cisco CUCM
4 19 (22.09%) Video Conferencing
5 18 (20.93%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (20.93%) Unified Communications
6 16 (18.60%) CCNA
7 15 (17.44%) Reuters
7 15 (17.44%) Eikon
8 13 (15.12%) Windows 7
8 13 (15.12%) Windows
9 10 (11.63%) Finance
9 10 (11.63%) Polycom
9 10 (11.63%) Tandberg
9 10 (11.63%) TDD
10 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (10.47%) VoIP
11 8 (9.30%) Java
11 8 (9.30%) H.323
11 8 (9.30%) SC Cleared
11 8 (9.30%) Security Cleared
12 7 (8.14%) JSON
12 7 (8.14%) XML
12 7 (8.14%) Avaya
12 7 (8.14%) Mobile App
12 7 (8.14%) Cisco UCCX
13 6 (6.98%) Apple iOS
13 6 (6.98%) Android Development
13 6 (6.98%) iOS Development
13 6 (6.98%) C

XMPP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 28 (32.56%) Lync
2 2 (2.33%) Node.js
3 1 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.16%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) MS Office
2 3 (3.49%) AutoCAD
3 2 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (17.44%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) SaaS
1 2 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.93%) Unified Communications
2 9 (10.47%) VoIP
3 8 (9.30%) H.323
4 6 (6.98%) Cisco IPT
5 5 (5.81%) LAN
5 5 (5.81%) WAN
6 4 (4.65%) IP Telephony
7 3 (3.49%) LDAP
8 2 (2.33%) FTP
8 2 (2.33%) IPv6
8 2 (2.33%) Firewall
8 2 (2.33%) OSPF
8 2 (2.33%) BGP
8 2 (2.33%) EIGRP
8 2 (2.33%) MGCP
8 2 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.33%) AMQP
9 1 (1.16%) VPLS
9 1 (1.16%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.33%) Gradle
2 2 (2.33%) Grunt
2 2 (2.33%) JMeter
3 1 (1.16%) Subversion
3 1 (1.16%) JIRA
3 1 (1.16%) Selenium
3 1 (1.16%) WebLOAD
3 1 (1.16%) NeoLoad
3 1 (1.16%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (11.63%) Finance
2 6 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.81%) Banking
4 2 (2.33%) Retail
4 2 (2.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.33%) Marketing
4 2 (2.33%) Legal
5 1 (1.16%) Games
5 1 (1.16%) Law
5 1 (1.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 29 (33.72%) Cisco Engineer
2 11 (12.79%) Developer
3 10 (11.63%) Messaging Engineer
3 10 (11.63%) Voice Engineer
3 10 (11.63%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 9 (10.47%) Communications Engineer
5 7 (8.14%) Audio Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) Cisco IPT Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Cisco Support
7 5 (5.81%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Consultant
9 3 (3.49%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Design Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) iOS Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Mobile Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Android Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Voice Support Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.14%) XML
1 7 (8.14%) JSON
2 2 (2.33%) HTML5
2 2 (2.33%) CSS3
2 2 (2.33%) Backbone.js
2 2 (2.33%) WebRTC
2 2 (2.33%) Underscore.js
2 2 (2.33%) Android SDK
2 2 (2.33%) J2SE
2 2 (2.33%) JMS
2 2 (2.33%) HTML
2 2 (2.33%) CSS
3 1 (1.16%) Web Services
3 1 (1.16%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.09%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.14%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.81%) Wiki
5 2 (2.33%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.16%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.12%) Windows
1 13 (15.12%) Windows 7
2 6 (6.98%) Apple iOS
2 6 (6.98%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (11.63%) TDD
2 6 (6.98%) Migration
2 6 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (6.98%) Android Development
2 6 (6.98%) iOS Development
3 5 (5.81%) Time Management
3 5 (5.81%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (3.49%) ITIL
5 2 (2.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (2.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (2.33%) SOA
5 2 (2.33%) Scrum
5 2 (2.33%) Web Design
5 2 (2.33%) Change Management
5 2 (2.33%) MVC
5 2 (2.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (2.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (2.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (2.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (2.33%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.30%) Java
2 6 (6.98%) C
2 6 (6.98%) Objective-C
3 5 (5.81%) C++
4 3 (3.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (20.93%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (18.60%) CCNA
3 8 (9.30%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.30%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.65%) Degree
4 4 (4.65%) CCNP
5 2 (2.33%) CCVP
6 1 (1.16%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (27.91%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (8.14%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (3.49%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (2.33%) SCCM
5 1 (1.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 73 (84.88%) Cisco
2 15 (17.44%) Reuters
3 10 (11.63%) Polycom
3 10 (11.63%) Tandberg
4 7 (8.14%) Avaya
5 5 (5.81%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.33%) SAP
6 2 (2.33%) IBM
6 2 (2.33%) Juniper
6 2 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.16%) Computacenter
7 1 (1.16%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.16%) Terracotta
7 1 (1.16%) MobileIron
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