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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) (Jabber)
Rank 620 624 609
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Contract jobs citing XMPP 37 37 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.065% 0.058%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.23% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 18
Median daily rate £430 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £248 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £650 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £275 £393
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -29.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -

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
16462 16144 15521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.76% 28.22% 27.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11405 11120 10101
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 302 174
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.44 £17.20 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 27 September 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 21 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 27 September 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 +26 35 £430 -4.44% 4
London -20 13 £465 -2.10% 2
South East +20 6 £160 -46.66% 1
West Midlands -17 6 - - 1
Birmingham - 6 - - 1
Bristol - 5 £355 -
South West - 5 £355 -
East of England +5 4 £320 +28.00%
City of London +3 4 £425 -5.55%
Buckinghamshire +20 3 £160 -
Berkshire +11 3 - -
Hertfordshire +1 3 £320 +28.00%
Stevenage - 3 £320 -
Reading - 3 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 £160 -
Belfast - 2 - -
Northern Ireland - 2 - -
County Antrim - 2 - -
North West +16 1 - -
Chelmsford - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -

XMPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 54 (79.41%) Cisco
2 39 (57.35%) Unified Communications
3 32 (47.06%) Skype for Business
4 29 (42.65%) Windows
5 28 (41.18%) H.323
6 26 (38.24%) Windows Server
7 24 (35.29%) Cisco CUCM
8 23 (33.82%) Skype
8 23 (33.82%) Active Directory
9 21 (30.88%) SQL Server
10 20 (29.41%) Microsoft
11 19 (27.94%) SQL
11 19 (27.94%) LDAP
11 19 (27.94%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (20.59%) CCNA
12 14 (20.59%) PBX
12 14 (20.59%) VoIP
13 12 (17.65%) Avaya
14 11 (16.18%) IVR
15 10 (14.71%) CTI
15 10 (14.71%) ITIL
16 9 (13.24%) Video Conferencing
17 8 (11.76%) Security Cleared
17 8 (11.76%) Degree
17 8 (11.76%) Banking
17 8 (11.76%) Migration
17 8 (11.76%) DNS
17 8 (11.76%) WebEx
17 8 (11.76%) Cisco UCCX
18 7 (10.29%) CCIE

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 32 (47.06%) Skype for Business
2 5 (7.35%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.88%) JBoss
3 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.94%) ejabberd
4 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Office
2 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.94%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.82%) Office 365
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.41%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.47%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 39 (57.35%) Unified Communications
2 28 (41.18%) H.323
3 23 (33.82%) Skype
4 19 (27.94%) LDAP
5 14 (20.59%) PBX
5 14 (20.59%) VoIP
6 10 (14.71%) CTI
7 8 (11.76%) DNS
7 8 (11.76%) WebEx
8 6 (8.82%) DHCP
9 5 (7.35%) Internet
9 5 (7.35%) Telepresence
10 4 (5.88%) HTTP
10 4 (5.88%) IP Telephony
10 4 (5.88%) ISDN
10 4 (5.88%) MGCP
10 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
10 4 (5.88%) VPN
11 3 (4.41%) LAN
11 3 (4.41%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 8 (11.76%) Banking
2 6 (8.82%) Finance
3 3 (4.41%) Law
4 2 (2.94%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Billing
5 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (33.82%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 10 (14.71%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (13.24%) Consultant
4 8 (11.76%) Lync Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) Messaging Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Developer
5 6 (8.82%) Network Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Voice Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Unified Communications Consultant
7 4 (5.88%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Messaging Specialist
8 3 (4.41%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Architect
9 2 (2.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Desktop Support
9 2 (2.94%) IT Support Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.94%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) HTML
2 3 (4.41%) HTML5
3 2 (2.94%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) IVR
2 9 (13.24%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.41%) Handset
5 2 (2.94%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.47%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.47%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 29 (42.65%) Windows
2 26 (38.24%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Vista
4 2 (2.94%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.71%) ITIL
2 8 (11.76%) Migration
3 4 (5.88%) E-Discovery
3 4 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (2.94%) Case Management
4 2 (2.94%) Change Management
4 2 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (2.94%) ITSM
4 2 (2.94%) Line Management
4 2 (2.94%) Patch Management
4 2 (2.94%) Software Deployment
5 1 (1.47%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.47%) Integration Testing
5 1 (1.47%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (1.47%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.47%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.47%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.47%) Time Management
5 1 (1.47%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.94%) SQL
2 4 (5.88%) Java
3 2 (2.94%) C
3 2 (2.94%) Erlang
3 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.47%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 19 (27.94%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (20.59%) CCNA
3 8 (11.76%) Degree
3 8 (11.76%) Security Cleared
4 7 (10.29%) CCIE
4 7 (10.29%) CCNP
4 7 (10.29%) SC Cleared
5 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.41%) CCNP Voice
6 3 (4.41%) CCVP
6 3 (4.41%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.47%) CCENT
7 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.47%) MCP
7 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (33.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.47%) Firmware
3 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 24 (35.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (11.76%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (5.88%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (5.88%) SCCM
4 3 (4.41%) Cisco CME
5 1 (1.47%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 54 (79.41%) Cisco
2 20 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 12 (17.65%) Avaya
4 5 (7.35%) Oracle
5 2 (2.94%) Apple
5 2 (2.94%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.94%) Citrix
5 2 (2.94%) FactSet
5 2 (2.94%) Google
5 2 (2.94%) Reuters
5 2 (2.94%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.94%) Symantec
5 2 (2.94%) VMware
6 1 (1.47%) GENBAND
6 1 (1.47%) Mitel
6 1 (1.47%) MobileIron
6 1 (1.47%) Polycom
6 1 (1.47%) Red Box
6 1 (1.47%) WorldPay
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 5 days ago
South East England
IQ Telecom
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago