The table below looks at the statistics for Rendezvous skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rendezvous over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TIBCO Rendezvous (TIBCO RV)
Rank 504 478 496
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +18
Contract jobs citing Rendezvous 53 61 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.14% 0.063%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.43% 0.50% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 54 21
Average daily rate
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£600 £563 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £484 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £700 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+46.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Rendezvous
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
12432 12178 11781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.27% 27.31% 28.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8435 7786 7583
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 252 317
Average hourly rate £33.50 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.99 £13.50 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.55 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

Rendezvous
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Rendezvous across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Rendezvous Jobs Demand Trend in England

Rendezvous
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Rendezvous across the England region.

Rendezvous Daily Rate Trend in England

Rendezvous
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Rendezvous across the England region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Rendezvous Daily Rate Histogram in England

Rendezvous
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Rendezvous Hourly Rate Trend in England

Rendezvous
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rendezvous within the England region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -5 39 £600 -
South East -13 2 - -
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Rendezvous
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Rendezvous also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Rendezvous.

1 106 (96.36%) TIBCO
2 72 (65.45%) Java
3 50 (45.45%) TIBCO EMS
4 47 (42.73%) UNIX
4 47 (42.73%) Linux
5 44 (40.00%) Front Office
6 42 (38.18%) Low Latency
7 41 (37.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 38 (34.55%) Fixed Income
9 37 (33.64%) Finance
9 37 (33.64%) Banking
10 35 (31.82%) Oracle
11 31 (28.18%) Windows
11 31 (28.18%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (27.27%) SQL
13 29 (26.36%) JMS
13 29 (26.36%) Multithreading
14 28 (25.45%) 29West
15 26 (23.64%) Multicast
16 24 (21.82%) FIX Protocol
16 24 (21.82%) TDD
16 24 (21.82%) C#
16 24 (21.82%) Middleware
17 22 (20.00%) Firewall
17 22 (20.00%) HTML
18 21 (19.09%) Electronic Trading
19 20 (18.18%) Web Services
20 19 (17.27%) SQL Server
21 18 (16.36%) Spring
22 17 (15.45%) RMDS

Rendezvous
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Rendezvous also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Rendezvous. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 50 (45.45%) TIBCO EMS
2 10 (9.09%) IIS
2 10 (9.09%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
3 9 (8.18%) WebSphere
3 9 (8.18%) MQSeries
4 6 (5.45%) Oracle Coherence
4 6 (5.45%) Apache
4 6 (5.45%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (3.64%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.73%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.73%) JBoss
8 1 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.91%) Jetty
8 1 (0.91%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (15.45%) RMDS
2 14 (12.73%) ION MarketView
3 10 (9.09%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 26 (23.64%) Multicast
2 22 (20.00%) Firewall
3 9 (8.18%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.45%) HTTP
5 5 (4.55%) LAN
5 5 (4.55%) WAN
5 5 (4.55%) SAN
5 5 (4.55%) iSCSI
5 5 (4.55%) NAS
5 5 (4.55%) FCoE
5 5 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (3.64%) DNS
7 3 (2.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (2.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (1.82%) Wireshark
8 2 (1.82%) DHCP
9 1 (0.91%) SS7
9 1 (0.91%) ISUP
9 1 (0.91%) INAP
9 1 (0.91%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 4 (3.64%) HBase
4 3 (2.73%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.82%) Informix
5 2 (1.82%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.91%) DB2
6 1 (0.91%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (6.36%) JUnit
1 7 (6.36%) NUnit
1 7 (6.36%) JIRA
1 7 (6.36%) Moq
1 7 (6.36%) Mockito
2 4 (3.64%) Maven
3 3 (2.73%) Ant
4 2 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.82%) Subversion
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.91%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.91%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.91%) VTune
5 1 (0.91%) Valgrind
General
1 44 (40.00%) Front Office
2 37 (33.64%) Finance
2 37 (33.64%) Banking
3 17 (15.45%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.55%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.91%) Retail
5 1 (0.91%) Legal
5 1 (0.91%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (44.55%) Developer
2 38 (34.55%) Java Developer
3 13 (11.82%) Analyst
4 12 (10.91%) Support Analyst
5 9 (8.18%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (6.36%) C# Developer
7 6 (5.45%) TIBCO Specialist
7 6 (5.45%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.45%) Front Office Developer
7 6 (5.45%) Applications Support
8 5 (4.55%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.55%) Consultant
8 5 (4.55%) Linux Support
8 5 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
8 5 (4.55%) Java Swing Developer
8 5 (4.55%) Linux Support Engineer
9 4 (3.64%) WPF Developer
9 4 (3.64%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.64%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (3.64%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (26.36%) JMS
2 24 (21.82%) FIX Protocol
2 24 (21.82%) Middleware
3 22 (20.00%) HTML
4 20 (18.18%) Web Services
5 18 (16.36%) Spring
6 13 (11.82%) WPF
6 13 (11.82%) .NET
7 12 (10.91%) HTML5
8 9 (8.18%) JavaFX
8 9 (8.18%) CSS
8 9 (8.18%) J2EE
8 9 (8.18%) Swing
9 7 (6.36%) JDBC
9 7 (6.36%) XML
9 7 (6.36%) RESTful
10 6 (5.45%) Silverlight
11 5 (4.55%) XSLT
11 5 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
12 2 (1.82%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 41 (37.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 38 (34.55%) Fixed Income
3 7 (6.36%) Thin Client
3 7 (6.36%) Fat Client
4 5 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.73%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.82%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.82%) Equities
6 2 (1.82%) Derivative
7 1 (0.91%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.91%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.91%) IVR
7 1 (0.91%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.91%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.91%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.91%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.91%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.91%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.91%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 47 (42.73%) UNIX
1 47 (42.73%) Linux
2 31 (28.18%) Windows
3 13 (11.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (6.36%) AIX
5 6 (5.45%) Solaris
6 3 (2.73%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.82%) Windows NT
7 2 (1.82%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (38.18%) Low Latency
2 31 (28.18%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (26.36%) Multithreading
4 24 (21.82%) TDD
5 21 (19.09%) Electronic Trading
6 11 (10.00%) Change Management
7 10 (9.09%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 10 (9.09%) Capacity Management
8 9 (8.18%) BDD
8 9 (8.18%) Algorithmic Trading
8 9 (8.18%) OO
8 9 (8.18%) Project Management
9 8 (7.27%) ITIL
9 8 (7.27%) OOD
9 8 (7.27%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (6.36%) Automated Testing
10 7 (6.36%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (5.45%) SOA
11 6 (5.45%) E-Commerce
12 5 (4.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 72 (65.45%) Java
2 30 (27.27%) SQL
3 24 (21.82%) C#
4 17 (15.45%) Perl
5 14 (12.73%) C++
6 12 (10.91%) Python
7 11 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 10 (9.09%) Shell Script
9 7 (6.36%) C
10 3 (2.73%) VB
11 2 (1.82%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.91%) VC++
12 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.64%) CISSP
2 1 (0.91%) ISEB
2 1 (0.91%) Degree
2 1 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.91%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.45%) NFS
2 5 (4.55%) Xen
2 5 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 5 (4.55%) SRDF
2 5 (4.55%) KVM
3 4 (3.64%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.91%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 10 (9.09%) TIBCO Hawk
2 6 (5.45%) Control-M
3 1 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.91%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 106 (96.36%) TIBCO
2 35 (31.82%) Oracle
3 28 (25.45%) 29West
4 14 (12.73%) ION Trading
5 13 (11.82%) Sybase
5 13 (11.82%) Reuters
5 13 (11.82%) Red Hat
6 10 (9.09%) Informatica
6 10 (9.09%) IBM
6 10 (9.09%) MarketAxess
7 9 (8.18%) eSpeed
8 6 (5.45%) Cisco
8 6 (5.45%) Microsoft
8 6 (5.45%) Remedy
9 5 (4.55%) Murex
9 5 (4.55%) EMC
9 5 (4.55%) Intel
9 5 (4.55%) NetApp
9 5 (4.55%) DataSynapse
9 5 (4.55%) VMware