The table below looks at the statistics for VXML skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VXML over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VoiceXML (VXML)
Rank 625 657 621
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -36
Contract jobs citing VXML 22 2 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.003% 0.041%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.012% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 10
Median daily rate £520 - £481
90% offered a daily rate of more than £491 - £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 - £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 - £513
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
16183 16109 15514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.93% 28.01% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11213 10928 9835
Median daily rate £417 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 286 215
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.88 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

VXML
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing VXML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VXML within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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
England +22 19 £520 - 3
Manchester - 8 £520 -
North West - 8 £520 - 1
London -8 7 £500 -
South East +14 2 £475 - 1
Berkshire +4 2 £475 -
Wiltshire - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
North East - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 - -
Swindon - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
South West - 2 - -
Reading - 2 £475 -
Scotland - 2 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Livingston - 1 - -

VXML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VXML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for VXML.

1 17 (60.71%) IVR
2 14 (50.00%) Java
3 12 (42.86%) Oracle
3 12 (42.86%) Web Services
4 11 (39.29%) XML
4 11 (39.29%) XSLT
4 11 (39.29%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (39.29%) EJB
4 11 (39.29%) J2EE
4 11 (39.29%) Cisco
4 11 (39.29%) JAXB
4 11 (39.29%) Hibernate
4 11 (39.29%) WebSphere
4 11 (39.29%) Cisco UCCE
5 10 (35.71%) JUnit
6 9 (32.14%) Middleware
7 8 (28.57%) Cisco ICM
7 8 (28.57%) QA
7 8 (28.57%) Cisco CUCM
8 6 (21.43%) CAD
8 6 (21.43%) MGCP
8 6 (21.43%) H.323
9 5 (17.86%) Biometrics
9 5 (17.86%) Avaya
9 5 (17.86%) Genesys
10 4 (14.29%) Nortel
11 3 (10.71%) SQL
11 3 (10.71%) Unix
11 3 (10.71%) Windows
11 3 (10.71%) Quality Management

VXML
Top Related IT Skills 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 11 (39.29%) WebSphere
1 11 (39.29%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) Cisco ICM
2 6 (21.43%) H.323
2 6 (21.43%) MGCP
3 1 (3.57%) CTI
3 1 (3.57%) Network Security
3 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) JUnit
2 1 (3.57%) Log4j
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
1 2 (7.14%) Multimedia
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Consultant
2 5 (17.86%) Architect
2 5 (17.86%) Cisco Architect
2 5 (17.86%) Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Genesys Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Genesys Specialist
3 2 (7.14%) Middleware Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Middleware Specialist
3 2 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (3.57%) Applications Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Specialist
4 1 (3.57%) Genesys Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Java Middleware Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Middleware Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Support Specialist
4 1 (3.57%) Telephony Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) Web Services
2 11 (39.29%) EJB
2 11 (39.29%) Hibernate
2 11 (39.29%) J2EE
2 11 (39.29%) JAXB
2 11 (39.29%) XML
2 11 (39.29%) XSLT
3 9 (32.14%) Middleware
4 1 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (60.71%) IVR
2 5 (17.86%) Biometrics
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Unix
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) AIX
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) CAD
2 3 (10.71%) Quality Management
3 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.57%) Automated Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco ICM Scripting
4 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.57%) High Availability
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL
4 1 (3.57%) Migration
4 1 (3.57%) Presales
4 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.57%) TDD
4 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.57%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (10.71%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) CCA
1 2 (7.14%) CCNP
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.57%) CCIE
2 1 (3.57%) CCVP
2 1 (3.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (39.29%) Cisco UCCE
2 8 (28.57%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Oracle
2 11 (39.29%) Cisco
3 5 (17.86%) Avaya
3 5 (17.86%) Genesys
4 4 (14.29%) Nortel