Period
to 22 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for XMPP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XMPP over the 6 months to 22 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) (Jabber)
London > Central London
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 288 286 240
Rank change year-on-year -2 -46 +14
Contract jobs citing XMPP 7 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.079% 0.076% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.20% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 9
Central London median daily rate £488 £395 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.42% -12.22% -10.00%
10th Percentile £245 £313 £343
90th Percentile £693 £585 £628
London median daily rate £450 £395 £450
% change year-on-year +13.92% -12.22% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - -

XMPP is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 3,485 3,581 2,679
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 39.32% 38.87% 36.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,765 2,969 2,181
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £400 £363 £326
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 5
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.30 £24.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.06% -2.27% -42.94%
10th Percentile £18.50 £21.10 £23.98
90th Percentile £70.00 £103.50 £33.73
London median hourly rate £36.00 £41.41 £45.00
% change year-on-year -13.06% -7.98% +12.50%

XMPP
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing XMPP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for XMPP in Central London

XMPP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XMPP in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for XMPP in Central London

XMPP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XMPP in Central London over the 6 months to 22 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XMPP in Central London

XMPP
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XMPP within the Central London region over the 6 months to 22 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +19 7 £488 -2.50% 1
XMPP
London

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing XMPP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for XMPP.

1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) WebEx
2 3 (42.86%) Red Box
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) Requirements Management
3 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Speakerbus
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) Security Patching
4 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
4 1 (14.29%) Telepresence
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) Skype
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (14.29%) iPhone
4 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) CCIE
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) Identity Management

XMPP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) WebEx
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Skype
2 1 (14.29%) Telepresence
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (14.29%) Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Architect
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Support
1 1 (14.29%) Collaboration Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) IT Support
1 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Handset
1 1 (14.29%) iPhone
1 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
1 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Requirements Management
1 2 (28.57%) Security Patching
2 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Release Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNP
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) CCIE
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Red Box
3 2 (28.57%) Speakerbus
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
4 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds