Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 656 632 665
Rank change year-on-year -24 +33 +19
Contract jobs citing VXML 11 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.020% 0.008% 0.030%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.064% 0.027% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 8
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £488 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% +22.35%
10th Percentile £273 £406 £470
90th Percentile £529 £495 £540
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £520
% change year-on-year +2.56% -6.25% +22.35%
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 17,247 14,849 16,356
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 31.44% 28.48% 27.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,341 9,601 10,692
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £310 £285 £270
90th Percentile £569 £538 £525
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 280 312
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11% -4.00%
10th Percentile £15.00 £18.68 £12.80
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.63 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +0.13%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VXML in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 16 October 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 West - 7 £286 -
South East -5 2 £488 -0.26%
North of England -22 2 £515 +21.18%
Yorkshire - 2 £515 -
VXML
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) IVR
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco UCCE
2 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 9 (81.82%) JSP
2 9 (81.82%) Tomcat
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco
3 8 (72.73%) .NET
3 8 (72.73%) Speech Recognition
3 8 (72.73%) Cisco ICM
3 8 (72.73%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) Change Control
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 2 (18.18%) C++
4 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
4 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (18.18%) SMS
4 2 (18.18%) DNS
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) IBM
4 2 (18.18%) Genesys
4 2 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (18.18%) Biometrics
5 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
5 1 (9.09%) Contact Management
5 1 (9.09%) Finance

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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (81.82%) Tomcat
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco ICM
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) JSP
2 8 (72.73%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) IVR
2 8 (72.73%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Speech Recognition
2 2 (18.18%) Biometrics
2 2 (18.18%) Change Control
2 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Contact Management
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Genesys
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle