The table below looks at the statistics for XMPP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XMPP over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) (Jabber)
Rank 559 573 549
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -24
Contract jobs citing XMPP 35 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.049% 0.021%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.18% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 0
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£400 £369 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £319 -
% change year-on-year
+9.80% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 - -

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
14860 15075 13098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.67% 27.30% 27.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9628 9762 8191
Average daily rate £388 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 221 356
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £18.20 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

XMPP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

XMPP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

XMPP
Daily Rate Trend

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

XMPP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

XMPP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XMPP within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

XMPP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

XMPP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

XMPP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

XMPP
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XMPP within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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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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 +6 34 £400 +8.47% 10
London +9 20 £425 +13.33% 6
City of London +20 7 £475 +26.66% 1
West Midlands - 5 £262 -
Berkshire -3 3 £350 -
South East -5 3 £350 -
Yorkshire -22 3 £400 +10.34%
Birmingham - 3 £262 -
East of England +22 2 £375 +53.06% 3
Canary Wharf - 2 £425 -
Hertfordshire +4 1 £375 +53.06% 1
West Yorkshire -18 1 £400 +10.34%
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 - -
Huddersfield - 1 £400 -
Essex - 1 - -
Redditch - 1 - -
Telford - 1 - -
Watford - 1 £375 - 1

XMPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing XMPP 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 XMPP.

1 76 (85.39%) Cisco
2 29 (32.58%) Cisco CUCM
3 25 (28.09%) Lync
4 24 (26.97%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (24.72%) Unified Communications
6 21 (23.60%) CCNA
7 19 (21.35%) Video Conferencing
8 18 (20.22%) WebEx
9 15 (16.85%) Polycom
10 13 (14.61%) Tandberg
11 12 (13.48%) SC Cleared
11 12 (13.48%) Security Cleared
11 12 (13.48%) H.323
12 11 (12.36%) Avaya
13 10 (11.24%) Microsoft
13 10 (11.24%) Finance
14 9 (10.11%) SLA
14 9 (10.11%) LAN
15 8 (8.99%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (8.99%) MS Office
15 8 (8.99%) Windows
15 8 (8.99%) CCNP
15 8 (8.99%) Agile Software Development
16 7 (7.87%) VMware
16 7 (7.87%) Firewall
16 7 (7.87%) ITIL
16 7 (7.87%) WAN
16 7 (7.87%) Cisco UCCX
17 6 (6.74%) Cisco UCCE
17 6 (6.74%) Apple iOS

XMPP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing XMPP 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 XMPP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (28.09%) Lync
2 4 (4.49%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.37%) Node.js
4 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 8 (8.99%) MS Office
2 4 (4.49%) AutoCAD
3 3 (3.37%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (24.72%) Unified Communications
2 18 (20.22%) WebEx
3 12 (13.48%) H.323
4 9 (10.11%) LAN
5 8 (8.99%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (7.87%) Firewall
6 7 (7.87%) WAN
7 6 (6.74%) VoIP
8 5 (5.62%) VPN
8 5 (5.62%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (4.49%) VLAN
9 4 (4.49%) Wireshark
9 4 (4.49%) SSL
9 4 (4.49%) MPLS
9 4 (4.49%) OSPF
9 4 (4.49%) MGCP
9 4 (4.49%) RTP
9 4 (4.49%) Wireless
10 3 (3.37%) IP Telephony
10 3 (3.37%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.37%) JIRA
2 3 (3.37%) Subversion
2 3 (3.37%) Grunt
3 2 (2.25%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.25%) Maven
3 2 (2.25%) Ant
3 2 (2.25%) JUnit
3 2 (2.25%) JMeter
4 1 (1.12%) Selenium
4 1 (1.12%) WebLOAD
4 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.12%) NeoLoad
General
1 10 (11.24%) Finance
2 6 (6.74%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.37%) Banking
4 2 (2.25%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.25%) Games
4 2 (2.25%) Legal
5 1 (1.12%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.12%) Billing
5 1 (1.12%) French Language
5 1 (1.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 28 (31.46%) Cisco Engineer
2 12 (13.48%) Voice Engineer
2 12 (13.48%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 12 (13.48%) Communications Engineer
3 9 (10.11%) Audio Engineer
4 7 (7.87%) Design Engineer
4 7 (7.87%) Project Manager
4 7 (7.87%) Developer
5 6 (6.74%) Messaging Engineer
5 6 (6.74%) Cisco Support
6 5 (5.62%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Analyst
6 5 (5.62%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Network Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Consultant
8 3 (3.37%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) Voice Support Engineer
9 2 (2.25%) iOS Developer
9 2 (2.25%) Telephony Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.62%) HTML
1 5 (5.62%) CSS
1 5 (5.62%) HTML5
1 5 (5.62%) CSS3
1 5 (5.62%) Backbone.js
2 3 (3.37%) Middleware
2 3 (3.37%) WebRTC
2 3 (3.37%) Underscore.js
3 2 (2.25%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.25%) HTML5 Canvas
3 2 (2.25%) Ember.js
3 2 (2.25%) Dojo
3 2 (2.25%) jQuery
3 2 (2.25%) SVG
3 2 (2.25%) JMS
3 2 (2.25%) .NET
4 1 (1.12%) VXML
4 1 (1.12%) Web Services
4 1 (1.12%) XML
4 1 (1.12%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.35%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (5.62%) Wiki
3 4 (4.49%) Digital Media
4 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.37%) User Experience
5 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.25%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.25%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.25%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.25%) IVR
6 1 (1.12%) Online Games
6 1 (1.12%) Social Network
6 1 (1.12%) iPhone
6 1 (1.12%) IPTV
6 1 (1.12%) SecurID
6 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.99%) Windows
2 6 (6.74%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.62%) Android
4 2 (2.25%) Windows Phone
4 2 (2.25%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (8.99%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (7.87%) ITIL
3 5 (5.62%) Risk Management
3 5 (5.62%) MVC
3 5 (5.62%) Project Management
3 5 (5.62%) Knowledge Management
3 5 (5.62%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (5.62%) Load Balancing
3 5 (5.62%) Time Management
3 5 (5.62%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (4.49%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (4.49%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (4.49%) Test Scripting
5 3 (3.37%) Web Design
5 3 (3.37%) Migration
5 3 (3.37%) Service Management
5 3 (3.37%) E-Discovery
5 3 (3.37%) Analytics
6 2 (2.25%) iOS Development
6 2 (2.25%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.74%) JavaScript
2 4 (4.49%) Java
2 4 (4.49%) C
3 2 (2.25%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.12%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (26.97%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (23.60%) CCNA
3 12 (13.48%) SC Cleared
3 12 (13.48%) Security Cleared
4 8 (8.99%) CCNP
5 2 (2.25%) Degree
5 2 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.25%) CCVP
6 1 (1.12%) MCSE
6 1 (1.12%) MCSA
6 1 (1.12%) CCIE
6 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.12%) vSphere
2 1 (1.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 29 (32.58%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (7.87%) Cisco UCCX
3 6 (6.74%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (4.49%) OPNET
5 1 (1.12%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 76 (85.39%) Cisco
2 15 (16.85%) Polycom
3 13 (14.61%) Tandberg
4 11 (12.36%) Avaya
5 10 (11.24%) Microsoft
6 7 (7.87%) VMware
7 4 (4.49%) F5
7 4 (4.49%) Aruba
7 4 (4.49%) Riverbed
7 4 (4.49%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.37%) BT
8 3 (3.37%) Reuters
8 3 (3.37%) Juniper
9 2 (2.25%) Sonus
9 2 (2.25%) Siemens
9 2 (2.25%) IBM
9 2 (2.25%) Oracle
10 1 (1.12%) Citrix
10 1 (1.12%) Symantec
10 1 (1.12%) WatchGuard
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