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 31 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.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VoiceXML (VXML)
Rank 574 569 577
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing VXML 20 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.002% 0.012%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.007% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 4
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£425 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 - £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £481 - £425
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
15090 14302 15031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.58% 27.98% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9690 9078 9190
Average daily rate £375 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 285 369
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VXML within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

VXML Daily Rate Histogram 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 12 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 31 July 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
England - 19 £425 -
London - 9 £350 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £400 -
East of England - 1 £400 -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -

VXML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 25 (86.21%) Cisco
2 14 (48.28%) Cisco UCCE
3 11 (37.93%) Cisco CUCM
3 11 (37.93%) Cisco ICM
4 10 (34.48%) Cisco ICM Scripting
5 5 (17.24%) IVR
5 5 (17.24%) Linux
5 5 (17.24%) HTTP
6 4 (13.79%) Java
6 4 (13.79%) JUnit
6 4 (13.79%) Web Services
6 4 (13.79%) Client/Server
6 4 (13.79%) JMS
6 4 (13.79%) Eclipse
6 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
6 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.79%) Maven
6 4 (13.79%) CCXML
6 4 (13.79%) JBehave
6 4 (13.79%) Open Source
6 4 (13.79%) SaaS
6 4 (13.79%) Selenium
7 3 (10.34%) Gradle
7 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (10.34%) Project Management
7 3 (10.34%) Ant
8 2 (6.90%) ISDN
8 2 (6.90%) CCNP
8 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering

VXML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) Cisco ICM
2 5 (17.24%) HTTP
3 2 (6.90%) ISDN
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.45%) VLAN
4 1 (3.45%) LAN
4 1 (3.45%) VoIP
4 1 (3.45%) DHCP
4 1 (3.45%) FTP
4 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.45%) DNS
4 1 (3.45%) RTCP
4 1 (3.45%) RTP
4 1 (3.45%) Telnet
4 1 (3.45%) SSH
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) JUnit
1 4 (13.79%) Eclipse
1 4 (13.79%) Maven
1 4 (13.79%) Selenium
1 4 (13.79%) JBehave
2 3 (10.34%) Gradle
2 3 (10.34%) Ant
General
1 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) Voice Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco IPT Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Web Services
1 4 (13.79%) JMS
1 4 (13.79%) CCXML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) IVR
2 4 (13.79%) Open Source
2 4 (13.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.45%) SUSE
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Cisco ICM Scripting
2 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.34%) Project Management
3 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.45%) Change Control
5 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.45%) Contact Management
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) Java
1 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.90%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 14 (48.28%) Cisco UCCE
2 11 (37.93%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) Cisco
2 1 (3.45%) HP
2 1 (3.45%) Avaya