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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VoiceXML (VXML)
Rank 587 560 533
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -27
Contract jobs citing VXML 12 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.019% 0.015%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.085% 0.071% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
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£525 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -
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
14151 14119 12451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.37% 27.20% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9202 8972 7852
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 221 325
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.31 £16.87 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £53.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 2015.

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 18 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 27 March 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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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 -10 9 £550 +37.50% 4
West Midlands - 5 £550 - 2
Birmingham - 4 £550 - 2
Brentwood - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Liverpool - - - - 2
London - - - -
Reading - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 2
Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 2
South East - - - -
East of England - - - -

VXML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (71.43%) Cisco
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco ICM
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco ICM Scripting
3 8 (57.14%) Cisco UCCE
4 5 (35.71%) IVR
4 5 (35.71%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) Linux
5 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
5 4 (28.57%) Java
5 4 (28.57%) Avaya
5 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (21.43%) Verint
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) QA
6 3 (21.43%) jQuery
6 3 (21.43%) Degree
6 3 (21.43%) JSON
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) TDD
6 3 (21.43%) SAP CRM
6 3 (21.43%) Scrum
6 3 (21.43%) Quality Management
6 3 (21.43%) H.323
6 3 (21.43%) SOA
6 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) MySQL

VXML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 2 (14.29%) Confluence
3 1 (7.14%) Lync
3 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco ICM
2 3 (21.43%) H.323
3 2 (14.29%) Unified Communications
3 2 (14.29%) MPLS
4 1 (7.14%) PABX
4 1 (7.14%) SSH
4 1 (7.14%) ISDN
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP
4 1 (7.14%) WAN
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) GCC
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Specialist
2 4 (28.57%) Voice Specialist
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Lead Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Voice Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) XML
1 3 (21.43%) JSON
1 3 (21.43%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) IVR
2 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Open Source
3 2 (14.29%) User Experience
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) AIX
3 1 (7.14%) Solaris
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco ICM Scripting
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) TDD
3 3 (21.43%) CRM
3 3 (21.43%) SOA
3 3 (21.43%) Quality Management
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Contact Management
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.14%) Korn
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) CCNP
2 2 (14.29%) CCIP
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) OpenSSH
1 1 (7.14%) vSphere
1 1 (7.14%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (57.14%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) Avaya
3 3 (21.43%) Verint
3 3 (21.43%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) VMware
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