The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for VXML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VXML over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 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.

VoiceXML (VXML)
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 578 614 603
Rank change year-on-year +36 -11  
Contract jobs citing VXML 2 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.005% 0.027% 0.012%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.015% 0.092% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 3
Median daily rate £458 £520 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.01% -0.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £489 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £540 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £458 £520 £525
% change year-on-year -12.01% -0.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

VXML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13690 14131 14204
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.22% 29.01% 27.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9510 10069 9669
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 167 196
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -3.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 £18.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

VXML
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing VXML as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for VXML in England

VXML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VXML in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for VXML in England

VXML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VXML in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VXML in England

VXML
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VXML within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 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
South East +39 1 £490 +3.15%
North West +17 1 £425 -18.26% 1
VXML
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VXML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for VXML.

1 2 (100.00%) IVR
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) VUI
2 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) Broadband
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security

VXML
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Broadband
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) IVR
2 1 (50.00%) VUI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Avaya