The table below looks at the statistics for XMPP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XMPP over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) (Jabber)
Rank 137 118 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs citing XMPP 3 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.11% 0.32% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 1.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £319 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.80% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
XMPP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
811 779 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 28.80% 30.94% 28.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 539 310
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 18
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

XMPP
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

XMPP Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

XMPP
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

XMPP Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

XMPP
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XMPP within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
West Yorkshire -17 1 £400 +10.34%
XMPP
England

XMPP
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) CCVP
4 1 (25.00%) Billing
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) CCIE
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) ISDN
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Polycom
4 1 (25.00%) Tandberg
4 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (25.00%) SCCP
4 1 (25.00%) H.323
4 1 (25.00%) WebEx

XMPP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) ISDN
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (25.00%) SCCP
1 1 (25.00%) H.323
1 1 (25.00%) WebEx
General
1 1 (25.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) CCVP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Polycom
2 1 (25.00%) Tandberg