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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) (Jabber)
Rank 509 518 510
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing XMPP 54 21 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.047% 0.007%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.43% 0.17% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 8 2
Average daily rate
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£360 £334 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.86% +5.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £273 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £408 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £425 £280
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +51.78%
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
12629 12201 11596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.35% 27.41% 28.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8623 7863 7476
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 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 262 316
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -4.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.99 £13.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.80 £42.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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 +14 24 £400 +21.21% 8
South East -7 18 £325 -23.52% 1
West Midlands - 5 £320 - 1
South West - 2 £375 -
East of England - - - -
XMPP
UK

XMPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 75 (82.42%) Cisco
2 32 (35.16%) Lync
3 22 (24.18%) Cisco CUCM
4 21 (23.08%) Unified Communications
5 18 (19.78%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (18.68%) CCNA
6 17 (18.68%) Windows
6 17 (18.68%) Video Conferencing
7 15 (16.48%) Eikon
7 15 (16.48%) Reuters
8 13 (14.29%) Windows 7
9 11 (12.09%) Polycom
9 11 (12.09%) Tandberg
10 10 (10.99%) SC Cleared
10 10 (10.99%) Security Cleared
11 9 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (9.89%) Finance
11 9 (9.89%) H.323
11 9 (9.89%) Java
12 8 (8.79%) Microsoft
12 8 (8.79%) Avaya
12 8 (8.79%) TDD
12 8 (8.79%) Cisco UCCX
13 7 (7.69%) Apple iOS
13 7 (7.69%) Android
13 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (7.69%) Cisco IPT
13 7 (7.69%) VoIP
14 6 (6.59%) JavaScript
14 6 (6.59%) Migration

XMPP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 32 (35.16%) Lync
2 3 (3.30%) Node.js
3 1 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.10%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 5 (5.49%) MS Office
2 4 (4.40%) AutoCAD
3 2 (2.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (16.48%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) SaaS
1 2 (2.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (23.08%) Unified Communications
2 9 (9.89%) H.323
3 7 (7.69%) VoIP
3 7 (7.69%) Cisco IPT
4 5 (5.49%) IP Telephony
4 5 (5.49%) WAN
4 5 (5.49%) LAN
5 3 (3.30%) LDAP
6 2 (2.20%) FTP
6 2 (2.20%) Firewall
6 2 (2.20%) IPv6
6 2 (2.20%) OSPF
6 2 (2.20%) BGP
6 2 (2.20%) EIGRP
6 2 (2.20%) MGCP
6 2 (2.20%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (2.20%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.20%) AMQP
7 1 (1.10%) VPLS
7 1 (1.10%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.30%) JIRA
2 3 (3.30%) Subversion
2 3 (3.30%) Grunt
3 2 (2.20%) Gradle
3 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.20%) Maven
3 2 (2.20%) Ant
3 2 (2.20%) JUnit
3 2 (2.20%) JMeter
4 1 (1.10%) Selenium
4 1 (1.10%) WebLOAD
4 1 (1.10%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.10%) NeoLoad
General
1 9 (9.89%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Banking
2 5 (5.49%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.20%) Marketing
3 2 (2.20%) Retail
3 2 (2.20%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.20%) Legal
4 1 (1.10%) Games
4 1 (1.10%) Law
4 1 (1.10%) Local Government
4 1 (1.10%) Billing
Job Titles
1 27 (29.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 12 (13.19%) Developer
3 11 (12.09%) Messaging Engineer
4 9 (9.89%) Communications Engineer
5 8 (8.79%) Audio Engineer
5 8 (8.79%) Voice Engineer
5 8 (8.79%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Cisco IPT Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Cisco Support
7 5 (5.49%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Design Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) Voice Support Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) Senior Technician
9 3 (3.30%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 3 (3.30%) Mobile Developer
10 2 (2.20%) Android Developer
10 2 (2.20%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (2.20%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.49%) HTML
1 5 (5.49%) CSS
1 5 (5.49%) XML
1 5 (5.49%) HTML5
1 5 (5.49%) CSS3
1 5 (5.49%) Backbone.js
1 5 (5.49%) JSON
2 3 (3.30%) Middleware
2 3 (3.30%) WebRTC
2 3 (3.30%) Underscore.js
3 2 (2.20%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.20%) HTML5 Canvas
3 2 (2.20%) Android SDK
3 2 (2.20%) Ember.js
3 2 (2.20%) J2SE
3 2 (2.20%) JMS
3 2 (2.20%) SVG
3 2 (2.20%) .NET
3 2 (2.20%) Dojo
3 2 (2.20%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.68%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.49%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.49%) Wiki
4 2 (2.20%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.20%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.20%) User Experience
4 2 (2.20%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.10%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.68%) Windows
2 13 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 7 (7.69%) Android
3 7 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.20%) Windows Phone
4 2 (2.20%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (8.79%) TDD
3 6 (6.59%) Migration
4 5 (5.49%) Knowledge Management
4 5 (5.49%) ITIL
4 5 (5.49%) MVC
4 5 (5.49%) Time Management
4 5 (5.49%) Android Development
4 5 (5.49%) iOS Development
5 4 (4.40%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (4.40%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (3.30%) Web Design
6 3 (3.30%) Business Transformation
7 2 (2.20%) Analytics
7 2 (2.20%) Performance Engineering
7 2 (2.20%) Scrum
7 2 (2.20%) Web Analytics
7 2 (2.20%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.20%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (2.20%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.89%) Java
2 6 (6.59%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.49%) C
3 5 (5.49%) C++
3 5 (5.49%) Objective-C
4 2 (2.20%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.10%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (19.78%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (18.68%) CCNA
3 10 (10.99%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.99%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.40%) CCNP
5 3 (3.30%) CCVP
5 3 (3.30%) Degree
6 2 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) SLA
2 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (24.18%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (8.79%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (3.30%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (2.20%) SCCM
5 1 (1.10%) SCOM
Vendors
1 75 (82.42%) Cisco
2 15 (16.48%) Reuters
3 11 (12.09%) Polycom
3 11 (12.09%) Tandberg
4 8 (8.79%) Microsoft
4 8 (8.79%) Avaya
5 2 (2.20%) Juniper
5 2 (2.20%) Siemens
5 2 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.20%) IBM
5 2 (2.20%) SAP
6 1 (1.10%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.10%) Terracotta
6 1 (1.10%) MobileIron
6 1 (1.10%) Computacenter
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