The table below looks at the statistics for XMPP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XMPP over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) (Jabber)
Rank 613 605 587
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -18
Contract jobs citing XMPP 30 36 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.064% 0.067%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.23% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 16
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £298 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
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
15063 15371 15061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.38% 27.49% 27.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10626 10275 9847
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 213 213
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.86 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

XMPP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing XMPP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 June 2016.

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 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XMPP within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 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 +3 30 £450 +12.50% 13
London +17 22 £460 +15.00% 10
City of London +46 7 £475 +11.76% 6
South East +7 3 - -
Cheshire - 3 £400 -
North West - 3 £400 -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Berkshire -10 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -

XMPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XMPP 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 XMPP.

1 41 (80.39%) Cisco
2 24 (47.06%) Unified Communications
3 21 (41.18%) Skype for Business
4 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
5 18 (35.29%) Windows
6 17 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
6 17 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 16 (31.37%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (29.41%) Active Directory
9 14 (27.45%) VoIP
9 14 (27.45%) H.323
10 13 (25.49%) SQL
10 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
10 13 (25.49%) Skype
11 12 (23.53%) LDAP
11 12 (23.53%) Avaya
12 11 (21.57%) PBX
12 11 (21.57%) CCNP
13 10 (19.61%) CTI
13 10 (19.61%) IVR
13 10 (19.61%) Banking
13 10 (19.61%) Cisco UCCX
14 9 (17.65%) Finance
14 9 (17.65%) HTML
15 8 (15.69%) Java
15 8 (15.69%) Oracle
15 8 (15.69%) JBoss
16 7 (13.73%) IP Telephony
17 6 (11.76%) Migration
17 6 (11.76%) Wireless

XMPP
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 21 (41.18%) Skype for Business
2 8 (15.69%) JBoss
3 4 (7.84%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.96%) ejabberd
5 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Office 365
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.88%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 24 (47.06%) Unified Communications
2 14 (27.45%) H.323
2 14 (27.45%) VoIP
3 13 (25.49%) Skype
4 12 (23.53%) LDAP
5 11 (21.57%) PBX
6 10 (19.61%) CTI
7 7 (13.73%) IP Telephony
8 6 (11.76%) Wireless
9 5 (9.80%) DNS
9 5 (9.80%) MGCP
9 5 (9.80%) Telepresence
9 5 (9.80%) WAN
10 4 (7.84%) Cisco Wireless
10 4 (7.84%) ISDN
10 4 (7.84%) SCCP
10 4 (7.84%) WebEx
11 3 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (5.88%) EIGRP
11 3 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (19.61%) Banking
2 9 (17.65%) Finance
3 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.88%) Law
5 2 (3.92%) Legal
6 1 (1.96%) Back Office
6 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (25.49%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 9 (17.65%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (17.65%) Developer
3 8 (15.69%) Java Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Consultant
5 6 (11.76%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Voice Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Messaging Specialist
6 3 (5.88%) Unified Communications Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Cisco Support
7 2 (3.92%) Data Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Exchange Specialist
7 2 (3.92%) HTML Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Server Specialist
7 2 (3.92%) Voice Consultant
8 1 (1.96%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.96%) Support Analyst
8 1 (1.96%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) HTML
2 6 (11.76%) HTML5
3 1 (1.96%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) IVR
2 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.84%) Handset
3 3 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.96%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (35.29%) Windows
2 17 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) Android
4 1 (1.96%) Linux
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.76%) Migration
2 4 (7.84%) ITIL
3 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (5.88%) Project Management
3 3 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (3.92%) Coaching
4 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
4 2 (3.92%) Presales
4 2 (3.92%) Problem Management
4 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.92%) Software Deployment
4 2 (3.92%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (1.96%) Case Management
5 1 (1.96%) Line Management
5 1 (1.96%) Patch Management
5 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2
5 1 (1.96%) Quality Management
5 1 (1.96%) Risk Management
5 1 (1.96%) Server Building
5 1 (1.96%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.49%) SQL
2 8 (15.69%) Java
3 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.92%) C
5 1 (1.96%) Erlang
5 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.96%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (21.57%) CCNP
3 6 (11.76%) Degree
4 5 (9.80%) CCNA
4 5 (9.80%) CCNP Voice
4 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.88%) CCIE
6 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.96%) CCDP
7 1 (1.96%) CCENT
7 1 (1.96%) CCVP
7 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) vSphere
3 1 (1.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (19.61%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (5.88%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.96%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.96%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 41 (80.39%) Cisco
2 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
3 12 (23.53%) Avaya
4 8 (15.69%) Oracle
5 3 (5.88%) Apple
5 3 (5.88%) Citrix
5 3 (5.88%) Riverbed
6 2 (3.92%) Aerohive Networks
6 2 (3.92%) Juniper
6 2 (3.92%) Polycom
6 2 (3.92%) Siemens
6 2 (3.92%) VMware
6 2 (3.92%) WorldPay
7 1 (1.96%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.96%) FactSet
7 1 (1.96%) Google
7 1 (1.96%) Mitel
7 1 (1.96%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.96%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.96%) Reuters
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