Period
to 25 February 2020

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 25 February 2020 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
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 720 888 877
Rank change year-on-year +168 -11 -14
Contract jobs citing VXML 5 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.013% 0.005%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.024% 0.039% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 3
UK median daily rate - £315 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -21.25% -23.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £315 £400
% change year-on-year - -21.25% -23.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £100.00
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 20,517 33,085 31,875
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.05% 33.67% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,013 23,299 22,704
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +5.41% +8.82%
10th Percentile £330 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 294 333
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £41.69 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.75% +2.93% +1.25%
10th Percentile £21.25 £18.24 £20.00
90th Percentile £73.75 £60.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.85 £42.25
% change year-on-year -4.41% -0.96% +8.33%

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VXML in the UK

VXML
Top 4 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 25 February 2020. 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
England +138 5 - -
UK excluding London +104 5 - -
North of England - 5 - -
Yorkshire - 5 - -

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, 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 with a requirement for VXML.

1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) VoIP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Avaya
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 5 (100.00%) Middleware
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) IVR
1 5 (100.00%) Apache Flex
1 5 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (100.00%) CCXML
1 5 (100.00%) JSON
1 5 (100.00%) REST
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (100.00%) VUI
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 5 (100.00%) GraphQL
1 5 (100.00%) Service Design
1 5 (100.00%) Deployment Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Unified Communications
2 4 (80.00%) Twilio
2 4 (80.00%) Genesys
2 4 (80.00%) CTI
3 3 (60.00%) JBoss
3 3 (60.00%) Tomcat

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) JBoss
1 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) VoIP
2 4 (80.00%) CTI
2 4 (80.00%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) JUnit
2 3 (60.00%) Mockito
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Apache Flex
1 5 (100.00%) CCXML
1 5 (100.00%) GraphQL
1 5 (100.00%) JSON
1 5 (100.00%) Middleware
1 5 (100.00%) REST
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) IVR
1 5 (100.00%) VUI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) Deployment Automation
1 5 (100.00%) Service Design
2 3 (60.00%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Avaya
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Genesys