The first table below looks at the demand for VXML skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VXML over the 3 months to 18 April 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.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VoiceXML (VXML)
Rank 576 536 576
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +40
Contract jobs citing VXML 11 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.017% 0.020%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.073% 0.063% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 9
Average daily rate £400 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15117 12750 15276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.85% 26.72% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9729 7964 9020
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 352 384
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

VXML
Jobs Demand Trend

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

VXML Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VXML
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VXML within the UK.

VXML Daily Rate Trend in the UK

VXML
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VXML within the UK.

VXML Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

VXML
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VXML within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -82 11 £400 - 1
South East - 2 - -
Halifax - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Pudsey - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

VXML
Top 23 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing VXML 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 VXML.

1 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco ICM
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (25.00%) IVR
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Release Management
5 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) MySQL
5 2 (16.67%) Apache
5 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
5 2 (16.67%) Avaya
5 2 (16.67%) SAN
5 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (8.33%) CCNA
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (8.33%) Degree

VXML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing VXML 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 VXML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco ICM
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Voice Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (16.67%) Release Management
1 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (16.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Avaya
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
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Austin Fraser
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