The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TIBCO Rendezvous (TIBCO RV)
Rank 510 470 497
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +27
Contract jobs citing Rendezvous 56 59 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% 0.50% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 54 46
Average daily rate £600 £500 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £618 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13998 11791 14339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.73% 26.85% 25.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9150 7528 8639
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 340 362
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Rendezvous
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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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -48 48 £600 +20.00% 12
North West - 8 £375 -
South East - - - - 2
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Rendezvous
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 113 (96.58%) TIBCO
2 71 (60.68%) UNIX
3 70 (59.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 67 (57.26%) Linux
4 67 (57.26%) Low Latency
5 60 (51.28%) Electronic Trading
6 59 (50.43%) Windows
6 59 (50.43%) Java
7 52 (44.44%) SQL
8 51 (43.59%) Front Office
9 46 (39.32%) Multicast
10 44 (37.61%) Reuters
10 44 (37.61%) Perl
11 43 (36.75%) Fixed Income
12 39 (33.33%) Banking
13 38 (32.48%) Change Management
13 38 (32.48%) Python
14 37 (31.62%) Project Management
14 37 (31.62%) Multithreading
15 35 (29.91%) MarketAxess
16 33 (28.21%) C++
17 32 (27.35%) eSpeed
17 32 (27.35%) Firewall
18 31 (26.50%) Red Hat
18 31 (26.50%) 29West
18 31 (26.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 31 (26.50%) Capacity Management
19 30 (25.64%) TIBCO EMS
19 30 (25.64%) Middleware
20 28 (23.93%) Finance

Rendezvous
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 30 (25.64%) TIBCO EMS
2 13 (11.11%) Oracle Coherence
2 13 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 8 (6.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 8 (6.84%) IIS
3 8 (6.84%) Apache
3 8 (6.84%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.42%) GemFire
5 2 (1.71%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.71%) MTS
Applications
1 5 (4.27%) MS Project
1 5 (4.27%) MS Visio
1 5 (4.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (11.97%) RMDS
2 11 (9.40%) ION MarketView
3 3 (2.56%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 46 (39.32%) Multicast
2 32 (27.35%) Firewall
3 14 (11.97%) LAN
3 14 (11.97%) WAN
4 11 (9.40%) HTTP
5 10 (8.55%) TCP/IP
6 8 (6.84%) SAN
6 8 (6.84%) NAS
6 8 (6.84%) FCoE
6 8 (6.84%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.85%) DMZ
7 1 (0.85%) SMTP
7 1 (0.85%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.55%) KDB
3 8 (6.84%) Hadoop
3 8 (6.84%) HBase
4 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.56%) Hazelcast
6 2 (1.71%) Redis
6 2 (1.71%) Sybase ASE
6 2 (1.71%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.85%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (8.55%) JUnit
2 5 (4.27%) Mockito
3 3 (2.56%) Subversion
4 2 (1.71%) VTune
4 2 (1.71%) Valgrind
4 2 (1.71%) jMock
5 1 (0.85%) Maven
5 1 (0.85%) JIRA
General
1 51 (43.59%) Front Office
2 39 (33.33%) Banking
3 28 (23.93%) Finance
4 26 (22.22%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.27%) Back Office
6 2 (1.71%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.85%) Retail
7 1 (0.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (39.32%) Developer
2 41 (35.04%) Java Developer
3 27 (23.08%) Support Engineer
4 19 (16.24%) Applications Support
5 18 (15.38%) Linux Support
6 15 (12.82%) Analyst
7 12 (10.26%) Linux Engineer
7 12 (10.26%) Linux Support Engineer
7 12 (10.26%) Applications Support Engineer
8 10 (8.55%) Architect
8 10 (8.55%) Support Analyst
9 8 (6.84%) Senior Developer
9 8 (6.84%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (6.84%) Infrastructure Architect
9 8 (6.84%) Middleware Analyst
10 6 (5.13%) Market Data Engineer
11 5 (4.27%) Communications Analyst
11 5 (4.27%) C++ Developer
11 5 (4.27%) Lead Architect
12 3 (2.56%) Market Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (25.64%) Middleware
2 17 (14.53%) JMS
3 11 (9.40%) XML
4 9 (7.69%) HTML
5 8 (6.84%) XSLT
6 6 (5.13%) Spring
7 5 (4.27%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (2.56%) .NET
9 2 (1.71%) STL
9 2 (1.71%) WinForms
9 2 (1.71%) WPF
9 2 (1.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 1 (0.85%) JavaFX
10 1 (0.85%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.85%) Java SE
10 1 (0.85%) Web Services
10 1 (0.85%) SOAP
10 1 (0.85%) Swing
10 1 (0.85%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 70 (59.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 43 (36.75%) Fixed Income
3 7 (5.98%) Equities
4 6 (5.13%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.27%) Derivative
6 3 (2.56%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (0.85%) GIS
7 1 (0.85%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (0.85%) Statistics
7 1 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 71 (60.68%) UNIX
2 67 (57.26%) Linux
3 59 (50.43%) Windows
4 31 (26.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (11.97%) Solaris
6 7 (5.98%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (57.26%) Low Latency
2 60 (51.28%) Electronic Trading
3 38 (32.48%) Change Management
4 37 (31.62%) Project Management
4 37 (31.62%) Multithreading
5 31 (26.50%) Capacity Management
6 18 (15.38%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 11 (9.40%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (8.55%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (7.69%) ITIL
10 8 (6.84%) Benchmarking
11 7 (5.98%) OO
12 6 (5.13%) Software Architecture
12 6 (5.13%) TDD
13 5 (4.27%) Release Management
13 5 (4.27%) Analytics
14 4 (3.42%) Scrum
14 4 (3.42%) Software Engineering
15 3 (2.56%) Business Continuity
15 3 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 59 (50.43%) Java
2 52 (44.44%) SQL
3 44 (37.61%) Perl
4 38 (32.48%) Python
5 33 (28.21%) C++
6 17 (14.53%) C#
7 14 (11.97%) C
7 14 (11.97%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.27%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.42%) VB
10 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (8.55%) Degree
2 7 (5.98%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 8 (6.84%) NFS
1 8 (6.84%) Oracle RAC
1 8 (6.84%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 8 (6.84%) BladeLogic
2 3 (2.56%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 113 (96.58%) TIBCO
2 44 (37.61%) Reuters
3 35 (29.91%) MarketAxess
4 32 (27.35%) eSpeed
5 31 (26.50%) 29West
5 31 (26.50%) Red Hat
6 26 (22.22%) Oracle
7 21 (17.95%) Sybase
8 17 (14.53%) ION Trading
9 14 (11.97%) Bloomberg
10 13 (11.11%) IBM
11 8 (6.84%) Cisco
11 8 (6.84%) EMC
11 8 (6.84%) Intel
11 8 (6.84%) NetApp
11 8 (6.84%) Splunk
11 8 (6.84%) Cyber-Ark
11 8 (6.84%) DataSynapse
12 5 (4.27%) Microsoft
13 3 (2.56%) Tradeweb
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