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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 608 596
Contract jobs citing VXML 0 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England - 0.012% 0.018%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.043% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.54%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £525 £525
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 13198 13943 13266
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 31.72% 28.22% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9161 9785 8712
Median daily rate £425 £410 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +3.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 209 174
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.03 £12.60 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

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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

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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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VXML in England

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Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (75.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (25.00%) WFM
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Quality Management

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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 3 (75.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Expert
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) WFM
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco