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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TIBCO Rendezvous (TIBCO RV)
Rank 518 459 521
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +62
Contract jobs citing Rendezvous 55 112 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.79% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 89 41
Average daily rate
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£578 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £445 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
14295 14191 15028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.43% 29.39% 27.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9375 9302 9191
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 253 346
Average hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.69 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 -40 54 £578 +10.00% 2
South East -6 1 - -
North West - - - -
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Rendezvous
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 101 (95.28%) TIBCO
2 63 (59.43%) UNIX
3 62 (58.49%) Linux
4 57 (53.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 54 (50.94%) SQL
6 53 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
6 53 (50.00%) Low Latency
7 51 (48.11%) Java
8 50 (47.17%) Fixed Income
9 43 (40.57%) Perl
10 42 (39.62%) Front Office
10 42 (39.62%) Reuters
11 39 (36.79%) Multicast
12 38 (35.85%) Firewall
12 38 (35.85%) Windows
13 36 (33.96%) Oracle
14 34 (32.08%) Banking
15 33 (31.13%) Multithreading
15 33 (31.13%) MarketAxess
15 33 (31.13%) Python
16 30 (28.30%) 29West
17 29 (27.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 29 (27.36%) Change Management
17 29 (27.36%) Red Hat
18 28 (26.42%) Project Management
19 27 (25.47%) Capacity Management
20 26 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
20 26 (24.53%) Investment Banking
21 25 (23.58%) Middleware
22 24 (22.64%) eSpeed

Rendezvous
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 19 (17.92%) TIBCO EMS
2 6 (5.66%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.72%) Apache
3 5 (4.72%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (2.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (2.83%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.83%) IIS
4 3 (2.83%) Confluence
5 2 (1.89%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.94%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (3.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 23 (21.70%) RMDS
2 15 (14.15%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.94%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 39 (36.79%) Multicast
2 38 (35.85%) Firewall
3 6 (5.66%) HTTP
4 5 (4.72%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.83%) NAS
5 3 (2.83%) FCoE
5 3 (2.83%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (2.83%) LAN
5 3 (2.83%) WAN
5 3 (2.83%) SAN
6 2 (1.89%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.89%) DNS
7 1 (0.94%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.94%) BGP
7 1 (0.94%) SS7
7 1 (0.94%) ISUP
7 1 (0.94%) INAP
7 1 (0.94%) LDAP
7 1 (0.94%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.83%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.83%) NoSQL
2 3 (2.83%) HBase
2 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.89%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.89%) Informix
3 2 (1.89%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.89%) KDB
3 2 (1.89%) MySQL
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (9.43%) JUnit
2 8 (7.55%) JIRA
3 3 (2.83%) Mockito
4 2 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.89%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.89%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.94%) Subversion
5 1 (0.94%) Maven
5 1 (0.94%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.94%) Git (software)
General
1 42 (39.62%) Front Office
2 34 (32.08%) Banking
3 26 (24.53%) Investment Banking
4 13 (12.26%) Finance
5 3 (2.83%) Back Office
6 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.94%) Legal
6 1 (0.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 39 (36.79%) Developer
2 33 (31.13%) Java Developer
3 23 (21.70%) Linux Support
4 19 (17.92%) Applications Support
5 10 (9.43%) Analyst
6 9 (8.49%) Support Analyst
7 6 (5.66%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.72%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (4.72%) Linux Support Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Support Specialist
9 4 (3.77%) C# Developer
10 3 (2.83%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (2.83%) Front Office Developer
10 3 (2.83%) Technical Support Analyst
10 3 (2.83%) Administrator
10 3 (2.83%) Technical Support
10 3 (2.83%) Architect
10 3 (2.83%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (23.58%) Middleware
2 11 (10.38%) Spring
3 10 (9.43%) FIX Protocol
3 10 (9.43%) JMS
4 9 (8.49%) HTML
4 9 (8.49%) XML
5 6 (5.66%) .NET
5 6 (5.66%) HTML5
6 5 (4.72%) JavaFX
6 5 (4.72%) CSS
6 5 (4.72%) Web Services
6 5 (4.72%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (4.72%) Swing
6 5 (4.72%) WinForms
7 4 (3.77%) XSLT
7 4 (3.77%) WPF
8 3 (2.83%) RESTful
8 3 (2.83%) WCF
9 2 (1.89%) WebSockets
10 1 (0.94%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 57 (53.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 50 (47.17%) Fixed Income
3 11 (10.38%) Equities
4 3 (2.83%) Derivative
4 3 (2.83%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.83%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.83%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.89%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.94%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.94%) IVR
6 1 (0.94%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.94%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 63 (59.43%) UNIX
2 62 (58.49%) Linux
3 38 (35.85%) Windows
4 29 (27.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (5.66%) Solaris
5 6 (5.66%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.94%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
1 53 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 33 (31.13%) Multithreading
3 29 (27.36%) Change Management
4 28 (26.42%) Project Management
5 27 (25.47%) Capacity Management
6 26 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (12.26%) TDD
8 9 (8.49%) BDD
9 8 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (7.55%) E-Commerce
10 7 (6.60%) Automated Testing
11 6 (5.66%) Risk Management
11 6 (5.66%) Algorithmic Trading
12 4 (3.77%) Release Management
12 4 (3.77%) Software Engineering
12 4 (3.77%) OOA/OOD
12 4 (3.77%) OO
12 4 (3.77%) Performance Tuning
13 3 (2.83%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 54 (50.94%) SQL
2 51 (48.11%) Java
3 43 (40.57%) Perl
4 33 (31.13%) Python
5 13 (12.26%) C#
6 11 (10.38%) C++
7 5 (4.72%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.77%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.83%) VB
9 3 (2.83%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.83%) C
10 2 (1.89%) C++/CLI
10 2 (1.89%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (1.89%) Degree
2 1 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.94%) ISEB
System Software
1 4 (3.77%) NFS
2 3 (2.83%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (2.83%) SRDF
3 2 (1.89%) KVM
3 2 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.89%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.89%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (5.66%) Control-M
2 2 (1.89%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 101 (95.28%) TIBCO
2 42 (39.62%) Reuters
3 36 (33.96%) Oracle
4 33 (31.13%) MarketAxess
5 30 (28.30%) 29West
6 29 (27.36%) Red Hat
7 24 (22.64%) eSpeed
8 19 (17.92%) ION Trading
9 18 (16.98%) Sybase
10 9 (8.49%) Bloomberg
11 7 (6.60%) Informatica
12 6 (5.66%) Remedy
13 5 (4.72%) Microsoft
14 4 (3.77%) IBM
15 3 (2.83%) Cisco
15 3 (2.83%) NetApp
15 3 (2.83%) EMC
15 3 (2.83%) Intel
15 3 (2.83%) DataSynapse
16 2 (1.89%) Perforce