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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) (Jabber)
Rank 603 599 584
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -15
Contract jobs citing XMPP 27 45 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.081% 0.083%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.28% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 29 26
Median daily rate £469 £413 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +12.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £300 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £500 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +14.28%
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
15423 15952 15279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.94% 28.78% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10671 11113 10434
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 263 169
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.47 £17.77 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £50.00
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 7 December 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 15 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 7 December 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 +6 27 £469 +13.63% 5
London -9 15 £476 +2.97% 4
Yorkshire - 6 £431 - 1
Sheffield - 5 £425 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £425 -
South East +28 3 £400 +19.40%
City of London 0 3 £475 +26.66% 2
Birmingham - 3 £550 -
West Midlands - 3 £550 -
Berkshire +9 2 £387 +10.50%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £513 -
Bracknell - 1 £400 -
Maidenhead - 1 £374 -
Bradford - 1 £438 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £438 - 1

XMPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 59 (81.94%) Cisco
2 36 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 31 (43.06%) Unified Communications
4 23 (31.94%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (26.39%) CCNA
5 19 (26.39%) Skype for Business
6 18 (25.00%) H.323
7 16 (22.22%) Windows
7 16 (22.22%) Skype
8 15 (20.83%) WebEx
9 14 (19.44%) Windows Server
10 13 (18.06%) Video Conferencing
10 13 (18.06%) Active Directory
11 12 (16.67%) CCNP
11 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
12 11 (15.28%) Cisco UCCX
13 10 (13.89%) ITIL
13 10 (13.89%) SQL
13 10 (13.89%) LDAP
13 10 (13.89%) VoIP
13 10 (13.89%) CCIE
14 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
15 8 (11.11%) Migration
15 8 (11.11%) Security Cleared
16 7 (9.72%) SC Cleared
16 7 (9.72%) CCVP
16 7 (9.72%) Mitel
16 7 (9.72%) LAN
16 7 (9.72%) PBX
16 7 (9.72%) VPN

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 19 (26.39%) Skype for Business
2 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.78%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.78%) JBoss
3 2 (2.78%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.39%) ejabberd
4 1 (1.39%) IBM Domino
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MS Office
2 2 (2.78%) Acrobat
2 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Office 365
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.39%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 31 (43.06%) Unified Communications
2 18 (25.00%) H.323
3 16 (22.22%) Skype
4 15 (20.83%) WebEx
5 10 (13.89%) LDAP
5 10 (13.89%) VoIP
6 7 (9.72%) LAN
6 7 (9.72%) PBX
6 7 (9.72%) VPN
7 6 (8.33%) Telepresence
7 6 (8.33%) WAN
8 5 (6.94%) Cisco Wireless
8 5 (6.94%) IP Telephony
8 5 (6.94%) Wireless
9 4 (5.56%) DHCP
9 4 (5.56%) HTTP
9 4 (5.56%) ISDN
9 4 (5.56%) MGCP
9 4 (5.56%) TCP/IP
10 3 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Artifactory
1 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.39%) Gradle
1 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.39%) Maven
1 1 (1.39%) Selenium
1 1 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.39%) Subversion
General
1 4 (5.56%) Banking
2 3 (4.17%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.39%) Billing
3 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (25.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 16 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 15 (20.83%) Voice Engineer
4 10 (13.89%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) Network Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) Lync Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) Messaging Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) Project Manager
8 5 (6.94%) Consultant
8 5 (6.94%) Unified Communications Manager
9 4 (5.56%) Architect
9 4 (5.56%) Video Conferencing Project Manager
10 3 (4.17%) Analyst
10 3 (4.17%) Cisco Architect
10 3 (4.17%) Cisco Consultant
10 3 (4.17%) Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Technical Manager
10 3 (4.17%) Technical Project Manager
10 3 (4.17%) Voice Network Engineer
11 2 (2.78%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.78%) HTML
2 2 (2.78%) HTML5
3 1 (1.39%) Web Services
3 1 (1.39%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.56%) IVR
4 2 (2.78%) PKI
5 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.39%) Handset
5 1 (1.39%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.39%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.39%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.39%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.22%) Windows
2 14 (19.44%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.17%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.78%) Unix
4 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.78%) Windows Vista
4 2 (2.78%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.89%) ITIL
2 8 (11.11%) Migration
3 4 (5.56%) Change Management
3 4 (5.56%) E-Discovery
4 3 (4.17%) Programme Management
5 2 (2.78%) DevOps
5 2 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (2.78%) Incident Management
5 2 (2.78%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (2.78%) ITSM
5 2 (2.78%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (2.78%) Problem Management
5 2 (2.78%) Project Management
5 2 (2.78%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 2 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.39%) Case Management
6 1 (1.39%) Contingency Planning
6 1 (1.39%) Patch Management
6 1 (1.39%) QA Automation
6 1 (1.39%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.89%) SQL
2 4 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (1.39%) C
3 1 (1.39%) Erlang
3 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.39%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 23 (31.94%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (26.39%) CCNA
3 12 (16.67%) CCNP
4 10 (13.89%) CCIE
5 8 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 7 (9.72%) CCVP
6 7 (9.72%) SC Cleared
7 4 (5.56%) CCNP Voice
8 3 (4.17%) Degree
8 3 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.78%) CCDA
9 2 (2.78%) CCDP
10 1 (1.39%) CCSA
10 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.39%) MCP
10 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 13 (18.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.78%) Postfix
2 2 (2.78%) Sendmail
2 2 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.39%) Docker
3 1 (1.39%) Firmware
3 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 36 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (15.28%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (6.94%) Cisco CME
3 5 (6.94%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 59 (81.94%) Cisco
2 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.72%) Mitel
4 5 (6.94%) Avaya
5 4 (5.56%) Oracle
5 4 (5.56%) Polycom
6 3 (4.17%) Lotus
6 3 (4.17%) Red Box
7 2 (2.78%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.78%) Citrix
7 2 (2.78%) CyberTech
7 2 (2.78%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.78%) Verint
7 2 (2.78%) VMware
8 1 (1.39%) Acme Packet
8 1 (1.39%) Coverity
8 1 (1.39%) FactSet
8 1 (1.39%) GENBAND
8 1 (1.39%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (1.39%) Panasonic
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