The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VoiceXML (VXML)
Rank 600 577 601
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +24
Contract jobs citing VXML 14 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.002% 0.003%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.090% 0.007% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
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£513 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £481 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
15570 15180 15836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.94% 28.80% 27.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10092 9796 9484
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 256 393
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £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 23 September 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 16 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 23 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 13 £513 - 2
London - 4 £600 - 1
Warrington - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Northern Ireland - - - -
County Antrim - - - -
Belfast - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Leeds - - - -

VXML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 22 (73.33%) Cisco
2 14 (46.67%) Cisco UCCE
3 13 (43.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 8 (26.67%) IVR
4 8 (26.67%) Cisco ICM
4 8 (26.67%) Cisco ICM Scripting
5 7 (23.33%) Java
6 5 (16.67%) Linux
6 5 (16.67%) HTTP
7 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (13.33%) Selenium
7 4 (13.33%) CCXML
7 4 (13.33%) JBehave
7 4 (13.33%) Open Source
7 4 (13.33%) SaaS
7 4 (13.33%) Apache
7 4 (13.33%) Client/Server
7 4 (13.33%) JMS
7 4 (13.33%) Eclipse
7 4 (13.33%) ISDN
7 4 (13.33%) JUnit
7 4 (13.33%) Web Services
7 4 (13.33%) Windows
7 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (13.33%) SSH
7 4 (13.33%) Maven
7 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
8 3 (10.00%) Contact Management
8 3 (10.00%) Project Management
8 3 (10.00%) Penetration Testing

VXML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 4 (13.33%) Apache
2 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) Cisco ICM
2 5 (16.67%) HTTP
3 4 (13.33%) SSH
3 4 (13.33%) ISDN
4 3 (10.00%) SSL
5 2 (6.67%) VoIP
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.33%) DNS
6 1 (3.33%) VLAN
6 1 (3.33%) DHCP
6 1 (3.33%) FTP
6 1 (3.33%) LAN
6 1 (3.33%) RTCP
6 1 (3.33%) RTP
6 1 (3.33%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) JUnit
1 4 (13.33%) Eclipse
1 4 (13.33%) Maven
1 4 (13.33%) Selenium
1 4 (13.33%) JBehave
2 3 (10.00%) GCC
2 3 (10.00%) Gradle
2 3 (10.00%) Ant
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Voice Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Designer
4 3 (10.00%) Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco IPT Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Web Services
1 4 (13.33%) JMS
1 4 (13.33%) CCXML
2 1 (3.33%) SOAP
2 1 (3.33%) JSON
2 1 (3.33%) RESTful
2 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) IVR
2 4 (13.33%) Open Source
2 4 (13.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.00%) Solaris
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Cisco ICM Scripting
2 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (10.00%) ITIL
3 3 (10.00%) Project Management
3 3 (10.00%) Contact Management
3 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.00%) Change Control
4 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.33%) Release Management
5 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) Java
2 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
3 3 (10.00%) Korn
3 3 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (3.33%) PHP
4 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) CCNP
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 14 (46.67%) Cisco UCCE
2 13 (43.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) Cisco
2 3 (10.00%) HP
2 3 (10.00%) Avaya
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
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