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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TIBCO Rendezvous (TIBCO RV)
Rank 492 482 474
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Contract jobs citing Rendezvous 67 72 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.16% 0.084%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% 0.57% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 59 33
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£588 £625 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £720 £740
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £363 -
% change year-on-year
+51.72% -
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
12699 12582 11384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.12% 27.17% 27.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8477 7973 7265
Average daily rate £388 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 252 303
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -11 48 £600 -4.00% 4
South East -16 9 - -
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Rendezvous
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 119 (96.75%) TIBCO
2 81 (65.85%) Java
3 54 (43.90%) Linux
4 50 (40.65%) TIBCO EMS
5 48 (39.02%) Front Office
6 46 (37.40%) UNIX
7 45 (36.59%) Low Latency
8 43 (34.96%) Finance
9 42 (34.15%) Windows
10 41 (33.33%) Oracle
10 41 (33.33%) Fixed Income
11 38 (30.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 38 (30.89%) SQL
12 36 (29.27%) Multithreading
13 32 (26.02%) Banking
13 32 (26.02%) SQL Server
13 32 (26.02%) Firewall
14 31 (25.20%) Multicast
15 30 (24.39%) JMS
16 29 (23.58%) C#
16 29 (23.58%) Electronic Trading
17 27 (21.95%) 29West
17 27 (21.95%) Middleware
18 26 (21.14%) Agile Software Development
19 23 (18.70%) RMDS
19 23 (18.70%) C++
20 21 (17.07%) Python
20 21 (17.07%) ION Trading
20 21 (17.07%) ION MarketView
21 20 (16.26%) TDD

Rendezvous
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (40.65%) TIBCO EMS
2 15 (12.20%) IIS
3 11 (8.94%) Apache
3 11 (8.94%) Tomcat
4 10 (8.13%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 9 (7.32%) WebSphere
5 9 (7.32%) MQSeries
6 6 (4.88%) Oracle Coherence
7 5 (4.07%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (3.25%) SharePoint
9 3 (2.44%) JBoss
9 3 (2.44%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.81%) Jetty
10 1 (0.81%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 23 (18.70%) RMDS
2 21 (17.07%) ION MarketView
3 10 (8.13%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 32 (26.02%) Firewall
2 31 (25.20%) Multicast
3 16 (13.01%) TCP/IP
4 11 (8.94%) DNS
5 10 (8.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 10 (8.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 9 (7.32%) DHCP
6 9 (7.32%) Wireshark
7 6 (4.88%) HTTP
8 5 (4.07%) LAN
8 5 (4.07%) WAN
8 5 (4.07%) Network Security
8 5 (4.07%) iSCSI
8 5 (4.07%) NAS
8 5 (4.07%) FCoE
8 5 (4.07%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (4.07%) SAN
9 1 (0.81%) Internet
9 1 (0.81%) SS7
9 1 (0.81%) ISUP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (26.02%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.50%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.25%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.44%) HBase
5 2 (1.63%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.81%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.81%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (7.32%) Maven
2 8 (6.50%) Ant
2 8 (6.50%) JUnit
2 8 (6.50%) NUnit
2 8 (6.50%) Moq
2 8 (6.50%) Mockito
3 7 (5.69%) Subversion
3 7 (5.69%) JIRA
4 6 (4.88%) TeamCity
4 6 (4.88%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.07%) MSBuild
5 5 (4.07%) Gradle
5 5 (4.07%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.07%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.81%) VTune
7 1 (0.81%) Valgrind
General
1 48 (39.02%) Front Office
2 43 (34.96%) Finance
3 32 (26.02%) Banking
4 14 (11.38%) Investment Banking
5 6 (4.88%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.81%) Retail
6 1 (0.81%) Legal
6 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (42.28%) Developer
2 41 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 12 (9.76%) Consultant
4 8 (6.50%) Network Consultant
5 7 (5.69%) Applications Support
5 7 (5.69%) Security Consultant
5 7 (5.69%) Analyst
5 7 (5.69%) C# Developer
5 7 (5.69%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (4.88%) TIBCO Specialist
6 6 (4.88%) Front Office Developer
6 6 (4.88%) Support Analyst
7 5 (4.07%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.07%) Network Security Consultant
7 5 (4.07%) C++ Developer
7 5 (4.07%) Technical Specialist
8 4 (3.25%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (3.25%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (3.25%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.25%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (24.39%) JMS
2 27 (21.95%) Middleware
3 20 (16.26%) FIX Protocol
4 19 (15.45%) .NET
5 18 (14.63%) Spring
6 17 (13.82%) HTML
6 17 (13.82%) Web Services
7 13 (10.57%) WPF
8 10 (8.13%) J2EE
9 7 (5.69%) XML
9 7 (5.69%) JDBC
9 7 (5.69%) HTML5
10 6 (4.88%) Silverlight
11 5 (4.07%) Django
11 5 (4.07%) JNI
11 5 (4.07%) XSLT
12 4 (3.25%) Swing
12 4 (3.25%) CSS
12 4 (3.25%) JavaFX
12 4 (3.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 41 (33.33%) Fixed Income
2 38 (30.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (8.13%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.88%) Equities
5 5 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.25%) Fat Client
6 4 (3.25%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.63%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.81%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.81%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.81%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.81%) Open Source
8 1 (0.81%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.81%) IVR
8 1 (0.81%) Derivative
8 1 (0.81%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 54 (43.90%) Linux
2 46 (37.40%) UNIX
3 42 (34.15%) Windows
4 18 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (5.69%) AIX
6 6 (4.88%) Solaris
7 3 (2.44%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.63%) Windows NT
8 2 (1.63%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (36.59%) Low Latency
2 36 (29.27%) Multithreading
3 29 (23.58%) Electronic Trading
4 26 (21.14%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (16.26%) TDD
5 20 (16.26%) ITIL
6 17 (13.82%) Change Management
6 17 (13.82%) Capacity Management
7 14 (11.38%) Load Balancing
8 12 (9.76%) Project Management
9 11 (8.94%) Problem Management
9 11 (8.94%) Release Management
9 11 (8.94%) Network Architecture
10 10 (8.13%) Ultra-Low Latency
10 10 (8.13%) OO
11 9 (7.32%) OOD
11 9 (7.32%) Algorithmic Trading
11 9 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (6.50%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (6.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (65.85%) Java
2 38 (30.89%) SQL
3 29 (23.58%) C#
4 23 (18.70%) C++
5 21 (17.07%) Python
6 17 (13.82%) Perl
7 11 (8.94%) JavaScript
8 9 (7.32%) Shell Script
9 7 (5.69%) C
10 5 (4.07%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.44%) VB
12 1 (0.81%) VC++
12 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (8.94%) CISSP
2 1 (0.81%) Degree
2 1 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.81%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.88%) NFS
2 5 (4.07%) Xen
2 5 (4.07%) KVM
2 5 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.07%) Hyper-V
2 5 (4.07%) SRDF
3 3 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.81%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 10 (8.13%) TIBCO Hawk
1 10 (8.13%) ITRS Geneos
2 5 (4.07%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 119 (96.75%) TIBCO
2 41 (33.33%) Oracle
3 27 (21.95%) 29West
4 21 (17.07%) ION Trading
5 18 (14.63%) Red Hat
6 17 (13.82%) Reuters
7 13 (10.57%) Cisco
8 11 (8.94%) Sybase
8 11 (8.94%) Bloomberg
8 11 (8.94%) Juniper
8 11 (8.94%) CheckPoint
8 11 (8.94%) Blue Coat
8 11 (8.94%) TippingPoint
8 11 (8.94%) F5
9 10 (8.13%) Tufin
9 10 (8.13%) Splunk
9 10 (8.13%) LogLogic
9 10 (8.13%) Informatica
9 10 (8.13%) IBM
10 9 (7.32%) Radianz