Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 874 854 885
Rank change year-on-year -20 +31 -39
Contract jobs citing VXML 3 27 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.026% 0.003%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.009% 0.085% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 0
UK median daily rate £489 £520 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.01% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £489 £523 -
% change year-on-year -6.46% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 33044 31776 32166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.04% 30.34% 28.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 23329 22020 22052
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 363 552
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £18.45 £14.36 £15.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.60 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.81% -1.33% +10.74%

VXML
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VXML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VXML in the UK

VXML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VXML in the UK

VXML
Top 3 Contract Locations

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 over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
UK excluding London +3 3 £489 -6.46%
South East -2 3 £489 -6.90%
England -5 3 £489 -6.01%

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 with a requirement for VXML.

1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) IVR
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) IT Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) WFM
2 1 (33.33%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Verint
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ICM Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Workforce Optimisation
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (33.33%) Billing
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Broadband
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) Genesys
2 1 (33.33%) SS7
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security

VXML
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (33.33%) Broadband
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ICM
1 1 (33.33%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (33.33%) SS7
1 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (33.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) IT Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ICM Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) WFM
2 1 (33.33%) Workforce Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) Genesys
2 1 (33.33%) Verint