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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TIBCO Rendezvous (TIBCO RV)
Rank 509 518 468
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -50
Contract jobs citing Rendezvous 87 58 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.63% 0.42% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 47 53
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£575 £600 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £375 -
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -
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
13710 13832 11660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.07% 26.99% 27.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8976 9056 7425
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 211 338
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £52.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +23 71 £575 -4.16% 5
South East - 16 £475 -
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Rendezvous
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 146 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 85 (58.22%) Java
3 71 (48.63%) Linux
4 61 (41.78%) Oracle
5 58 (39.73%) Windows
6 55 (37.67%) SQL
7 52 (35.62%) Finance
8 51 (34.93%) SQL Server
8 51 (34.93%) UNIX
9 46 (31.51%) Firewall
10 44 (30.14%) Banking
10 44 (30.14%) Multicast
11 42 (28.77%) TIBCO EMS
11 42 (28.77%) Multithreading
11 42 (28.77%) Front Office
12 39 (26.71%) Fixed Income
13 38 (26.03%) C#
13 38 (26.03%) C++
14 36 (24.66%) Low Latency
15 35 (23.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 33 (22.60%) ITIL
16 33 (22.60%) Electronic Trading
17 31 (21.23%) RMDS
17 31 (21.23%) IIS
18 29 (19.86%) .NET
18 29 (19.86%) IBM
19 27 (18.49%) Middleware
19 27 (18.49%) Sybase
19 27 (18.49%) Python
19 27 (18.49%) Load Balancing

Rendezvous
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 42 (28.77%) TIBCO EMS
2 31 (21.23%) IIS
3 25 (17.12%) Apache
4 22 (15.07%) Tomcat
5 19 (13.01%) WebSphere
6 17 (11.64%) MQSeries
7 10 (6.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 10 (6.85%) Oracle Coherence
7 10 (6.85%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
8 8 (5.48%) JBoss
9 6 (4.11%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (2.74%) SharePoint
11 3 (2.05%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.68%) MTS
Applications
1 4 (2.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 31 (21.23%) RMDS
2 18 (12.33%) ION MarketView
3 12 (8.22%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 46 (31.51%) Firewall
2 44 (30.14%) Multicast
3 22 (15.07%) TCP/IP
4 16 (10.96%) DNS
4 16 (10.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 16 (10.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 15 (10.27%) Wireshark
5 15 (10.27%) DHCP
6 11 (7.53%) HTTP
7 10 (6.85%) LAN
7 10 (6.85%) SAN
7 10 (6.85%) WAN
7 10 (6.85%) iSCSI
7 10 (6.85%) NAS
7 10 (6.85%) FCoE
7 10 (6.85%) Fibre Channel
8 8 (5.48%) Network Security
9 1 (0.68%) SMS
9 1 (0.68%) UMTS
9 1 (0.68%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (34.93%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.59%) Oracle Database
3 9 (6.16%) Hadoop
4 8 (5.48%) HBase
5 6 (4.11%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.42%) Sybase IQ
7 1 (0.68%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.68%) DB2
7 1 (0.68%) Informix
Development Applications
1 15 (10.27%) Ant
1 15 (10.27%) JIRA
2 14 (9.59%) Maven
3 13 (8.90%) Subversion
4 12 (8.22%) TeamCity
4 12 (8.22%) Git (software)
4 12 (8.22%) MSBuild
4 12 (8.22%) Gradle
4 12 (8.22%) Jenkins
4 12 (8.22%) Mercurial
5 6 (4.11%) Moq
5 6 (4.11%) Mockito
5 6 (4.11%) NUnit
5 6 (4.11%) JUnit
6 2 (1.37%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.68%) VTune
7 1 (0.68%) Valgrind
General
1 52 (35.62%) Finance
2 44 (30.14%) Banking
3 42 (28.77%) Front Office
4 14 (9.59%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.42%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.42%) Back Office
6 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.68%) Retail
6 1 (0.68%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (42.47%) Developer
2 37 (25.34%) Java Developer
3 19 (13.01%) Consultant
4 16 (10.96%) C++ Developer
5 14 (9.59%) C# Developer
5 14 (9.59%) Network Consultant
6 12 (8.22%) Architect
7 11 (7.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (6.85%) Senior Developer
8 10 (6.85%) Security Consultant
9 9 (6.16%) Infrastructure Architect
10 8 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (5.48%) Analyst
10 8 (5.48%) Network Security Consultant
11 7 (4.79%) Firewall Consultant
11 7 (4.79%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 7 (4.79%) Support Analyst
11 7 (4.79%) TIBCO Specialist
12 6 (4.11%) Applications Support
12 6 (4.11%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (19.86%) .NET
2 27 (18.49%) Middleware
3 23 (15.75%) JMS
4 22 (15.07%) HTML
5 21 (14.38%) XML
6 18 (12.33%) Spring
7 17 (11.64%) FIX Protocol
8 15 (10.27%) WPF
9 14 (9.59%) Web Services
10 12 (8.22%) Django
11 10 (6.85%) XSLT
12 8 (5.48%) WebSphere MQ
12 8 (5.48%) WinForms
13 7 (4.79%) JDBC
13 7 (4.79%) J2EE
13 7 (4.79%) HTML5
14 5 (3.42%) ASP.NET
14 5 (3.42%) STL
14 5 (3.42%) JNI
14 5 (3.42%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 39 (26.71%) Fixed Income
2 35 (23.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 16 (10.96%) Management Information System
4 13 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (6.85%) Equities
6 9 (6.16%) Derivative
7 6 (4.11%) Eurex
8 2 (1.37%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.37%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.68%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.68%) Open Source
9 1 (0.68%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.68%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.68%) IVR
9 1 (0.68%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 71 (48.63%) Linux
2 58 (39.73%) Windows
3 51 (34.93%) UNIX
4 24 (16.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (7.53%) Solaris
6 7 (4.79%) AIX
7 3 (2.05%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.37%) Windows NT
8 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (28.77%) Multithreading
2 36 (24.66%) Low Latency
3 33 (22.60%) Electronic Trading
3 33 (22.60%) ITIL
4 27 (18.49%) Load Balancing
5 23 (15.75%) Capacity Management
6 22 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (14.38%) Change Management
8 18 (12.33%) Problem Management
9 17 (11.64%) Network Architecture
10 16 (10.96%) Release Management
11 15 (10.27%) Service Management
12 14 (9.59%) TDD
13 13 (8.90%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (8.22%) Technical Analysis
15 11 (7.53%) Project Management
16 10 (6.85%) Performance Tuning
17 9 (6.16%) Benchmarking
18 8 (5.48%) OO
18 8 (5.48%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 85 (58.22%) Java
2 55 (37.67%) SQL
3 38 (26.03%) C#
3 38 (26.03%) C++
4 27 (18.49%) Python
5 15 (10.27%) JavaScript
6 14 (9.59%) Perl
7 12 (8.22%) Bash Shell
8 9 (6.16%) Shell Script
8 9 (6.16%) VB
9 4 (2.74%) C
10 1 (0.68%) R
10 1 (0.68%) VC++
10 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (11.64%) CISSP
2 5 (3.42%) Degree
3 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.68%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (7.53%) NFS
2 10 (6.85%) Xen
2 10 (6.85%) KVM
2 10 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.85%) Hyper-V
2 10 (6.85%) SRDF
3 8 (5.48%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.68%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 17 (11.64%) ITRS Geneos
2 12 (8.22%) TIBCO Hawk
2 12 (8.22%) BladeLogic
3 3 (2.05%) Control-M
4 1 (0.68%) SCOM
4 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 146 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 61 (41.78%) Oracle
3 29 (19.86%) IBM
4 27 (18.49%) Sybase
5 25 (17.12%) 29West
6 24 (16.44%) Red Hat
6 24 (16.44%) Cisco
7 18 (12.33%) Bloomberg
7 18 (12.33%) ION Trading
8 17 (11.64%) Blue Coat
8 17 (11.64%) TippingPoint
8 17 (11.64%) Juniper
8 17 (11.64%) CheckPoint
8 17 (11.64%) F5
9 16 (10.96%) Tufin
9 16 (10.96%) Reuters
9 16 (10.96%) Microsoft
9 16 (10.96%) Tradeweb
9 16 (10.96%) Splunk
9 16 (10.96%) LogLogic