Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for VXML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VXML over the 6 months to 18 December 2018 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 > UK excluding London
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 668 646 657
Rank change year-on-year -22 +11 -
Contract jobs citing VXML 10 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.018% 0.006% 0.016%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.057% 0.020% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £489 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.55% -6.90% -
10th Percentile £308 £482 £490
90th Percentile £403 £495 £560
UK median daily rate £315 £489 £525
% change year-on-year -35.55% -6.90% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

VXML 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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 17,404 15,180 15,674
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 31.16% 28.31% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,489 9,820 10,106
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 255 282
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £39.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.83% +1.01% +5.60%
10th Percentile £16.63 £16.25 £14.35
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £41.52 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.79% - +6.67%

VXML
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing VXML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for VXML in the UK excluding London

VXML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VXML in the UK excluding London

VXML
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VXML within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 18 December 2018. 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
South East -1 10 £315 -35.55%
VXML
UK

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VXML 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for VXML.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco ICM Scripting
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco ICM
2 6 (60.00%) SIGTRAN
2 6 (60.00%) SS7
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) IP Telephony
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (40.00%) Unified Communications
4 4 (40.00%) VoIP
5 3 (30.00%) CTI
5 3 (30.00%) IVR
5 3 (30.00%) SCCP
5 3 (30.00%) QSIG
5 3 (30.00%) H.323
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) High Availability
5 3 (30.00%) WFM
6 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
6 1 (10.00%) CCIE
6 1 (10.00%) CCNP
6 1 (10.00%) CCNA
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (10.00%) RIA
6 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance

VXML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco ICM
1 6 (60.00%) SIGTRAN
1 6 (60.00%) SS7
2 4 (40.00%) IP Telephony
2 4 (40.00%) Unified Communications
2 4 (40.00%) VoIP
3 3 (30.00%) CTI
3 3 (30.00%) H.323
3 3 (30.00%) QSIG
3 3 (30.00%) SCCP
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Support Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Voice Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Voice Support Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Data Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Support
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) IVR
2 1 (10.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco ICM Scripting
2 3 (30.00%) High Availability
2 3 (30.00%) WFM
3 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (10.00%) CCIE
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft