The table below looks at the statistics for Rendezvous skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rendezvous over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TIBCO Rendezvous (TIBCO RV)
Rank 533 536 497
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -39
Contract jobs citing Rendezvous 74 46 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.087% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 0.32% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 40 43
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£538 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £250 -
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14620 14600 12823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.99% 27.74% 27.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9624 9677 8046
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 183 368
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.85 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

Rendezvous
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Rendezvous Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Rendezvous
Daily Rate Trend

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

Rendezvous Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Rendezvous
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Rendezvous within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Rendezvous Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Rendezvous
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Rendezvous Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Rendezvous
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rendezvous within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 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
England +2 74 £538 -2.27% 5
London +10 63 £563 +2.27% 4
City of London +11 15 £600 -1.03% 2
South East -4 11 £500 +100.00% 1
Surrey - 9 £500 - 1
Berkshire -5 2 £475 +90.00%
Docklands, London -2 1 £650 -3.70%
Kent - 1 £500 -
Newbury - 1 - -

Rendezvous
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 145 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 74 (51.03%) Java
3 67 (46.21%) Linux
4 61 (42.07%) Oracle
5 58 (40.00%) SQL
6 57 (39.31%) Windows
6 57 (39.31%) Firewall
7 55 (37.93%) Finance
8 49 (33.79%) SQL Server
8 49 (33.79%) Multicast
9 44 (30.34%) UNIX
10 41 (28.28%) ITIL
10 41 (28.28%) Fixed Income
11 40 (27.59%) C++
12 39 (26.90%) Banking
13 37 (25.52%) Load Balancing
14 36 (24.83%) TIBCO EMS
14 36 (24.83%) RMDS
15 35 (24.14%) C#
15 35 (24.14%) .NET
16 34 (23.45%) Multithreading
17 33 (22.76%) Electronic Trading
18 32 (22.07%) IIS
19 31 (21.38%) Python
20 30 (20.69%) Change Management
20 30 (20.69%) Front Office
20 30 (20.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 30 (20.69%) Low Latency
21 29 (20.00%) Cisco
22 28 (19.31%) IBM

Rendezvous
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 32 (22.07%) IIS
2 25 (17.24%) Apache
3 22 (15.17%) Tomcat
4 16 (11.03%) WebSphere
5 11 (7.59%) MQSeries
6 10 (6.90%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
7 9 (6.21%) JBoss
8 7 (4.83%) Oracle Coherence
8 7 (4.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 5 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (2.76%) WebLogic
10 4 (2.76%) SharePoint
11 3 (2.07%) MTS
12 1 (0.69%) SmartSockets
Applications
1 5 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 36 (24.83%) RMDS
2 19 (13.10%) ION MarketView
3 12 (8.28%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 57 (39.31%) Firewall
2 49 (33.79%) Multicast
3 25 (17.24%) TCP/IP
4 23 (15.86%) DNS
4 23 (15.86%) Wireshark
5 22 (15.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 22 (15.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 22 (15.17%) DHCP
6 8 (5.52%) HTTP
6 8 (5.52%) Network Security
7 7 (4.83%) FCoE
7 7 (4.83%) Fibre Channel
7 7 (4.83%) iSCSI
7 7 (4.83%) NAS
7 7 (4.83%) SAN
7 7 (4.83%) LAN
7 7 (4.83%) WAN
8 1 (0.69%) Diameter Protocol
8 1 (0.69%) 4G
8 1 (0.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (33.79%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.41%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.83%) Hadoop
4 6 (4.14%) HBase
5 5 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.45%) Sybase IQ
6 2 (1.38%) Informix
7 1 (0.69%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 19 (13.10%) JIRA
1 19 (13.10%) Maven
2 18 (12.41%) Ant
3 17 (11.72%) Subversion
4 15 (10.34%) TeamCity
4 15 (10.34%) Git (software)
4 15 (10.34%) Mercurial
4 15 (10.34%) MSBuild
4 15 (10.34%) Gradle
4 15 (10.34%) Jenkins
5 8 (5.52%) JUnit
5 8 (5.52%) Moq
5 8 (5.52%) Mockito
5 8 (5.52%) NUnit
6 2 (1.38%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.69%) VTune
7 1 (0.69%) Valgrind
7 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.69%) ClearCase
General
1 55 (37.93%) Finance
2 39 (26.90%) Banking
3 30 (20.69%) Front Office
4 10 (6.90%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.45%) Back Office
6 4 (2.76%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.69%) Retail
7 1 (0.69%) Legal
7 1 (0.69%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (42.07%) Developer
2 32 (22.07%) Java Developer
3 24 (16.55%) Consultant
4 21 (14.48%) Network Consultant
5 18 (12.41%) C++ Developer
6 16 (11.03%) C# Developer
7 14 (9.66%) Firewall Consultant
7 14 (9.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (6.90%) Architect
8 10 (6.90%) Senior Developer
9 8 (5.52%) Security Consultant
9 8 (5.52%) Network Security Consultant
9 8 (5.52%) .NET Developer
9 8 (5.52%) WPF Developer
10 7 (4.83%) Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (4.83%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (4.83%) TIBCO Specialist
11 6 (4.14%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (4.14%) Analyst
11 6 (4.14%) C++/Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (24.83%) TIBCO EMS
2 35 (24.14%) .NET
3 20 (13.79%) JMS
4 19 (13.10%) Ultra Messaging
4 19 (13.10%) FIX Protocol
4 19 (13.10%) Middleware
5 18 (12.41%) XML
5 18 (12.41%) WPF
6 16 (11.03%) Web Services
6 16 (11.03%) HTML
7 15 (10.34%) Django
8 12 (8.28%) Spring
9 9 (6.21%) WebSphere MQ
9 9 (6.21%) J2EE
10 7 (4.83%) HTML5
10 7 (4.83%) XSLT
11 6 (4.14%) STL
11 6 (4.14%) ASP.NET
11 6 (4.14%) .NET Framework
11 6 (4.14%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 41 (28.28%) Fixed Income
2 30 (20.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 23 (15.86%) Management Information System
4 22 (15.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 14 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (8.28%) Equities
7 11 (7.59%) Derivative
8 7 (4.83%) Eurex
9 2 (1.38%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.38%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.69%) User Experience
10 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.69%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.69%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (0.69%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 1 (0.69%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.69%) IVR
10 1 (0.69%) Open Source
10 1 (0.69%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 67 (46.21%) Linux
2 57 (39.31%) Windows
3 44 (30.34%) UNIX
4 28 (19.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (5.52%) Solaris
6 7 (4.83%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (28.28%) ITIL
2 37 (25.52%) Load Balancing
3 34 (23.45%) Multithreading
4 33 (22.76%) Electronic Trading
5 30 (20.69%) Change Management
5 30 (20.69%) Low Latency
6 26 (17.93%) Capacity Management
7 23 (15.86%) Service Management
7 23 (15.86%) Network Architecture
8 20 (13.79%) Release Management
8 20 (13.79%) Problem Management
9 15 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (10.34%) Technical Analysis
10 14 (9.66%) TDD
11 13 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (8.97%) Project Management
12 11 (7.59%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (6.21%) OO
14 8 (5.52%) OOD
14 8 (5.52%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 74 (51.03%) Java
2 58 (40.00%) SQL
3 40 (27.59%) C++
4 35 (24.14%) C#
5 31 (21.38%) Python
6 15 (10.34%) Bash Shell
6 15 (10.34%) Perl
7 9 (6.21%) JavaScript
8 7 (4.83%) Shell Script
9 6 (4.14%) VB
10 4 (2.76%) C
11 1 (0.69%) R
11 1 (0.69%) VC++
11 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (15.17%) CISSP
2 5 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.69%) ISEB
3 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.69%) PMP
3 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.69%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.38%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (5.52%) NFS
2 7 (4.83%) KVM
2 7 (4.83%) Xen
2 7 (4.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.83%) Hyper-V
2 7 (4.83%) SRDF
3 6 (4.14%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.69%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 20 (13.79%) ITRS Geneos
2 15 (10.34%) BladeLogic
3 12 (8.28%) TIBCO Hawk
4 5 (3.45%) Control-M
5 1 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.69%) SCOM
5 1 (0.69%) OpenView
5 1 (0.69%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.69%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.69%) Netcool
Vendors
1 145 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 61 (42.07%) Oracle
3 29 (20.00%) Cisco
4 28 (19.31%) IBM
4 28 (19.31%) Red Hat
5 26 (17.93%) Bloomberg
6 25 (17.24%) Tradeweb
7 23 (15.86%) Juniper
7 23 (15.86%) CheckPoint
7 23 (15.86%) TippingPoint
7 23 (15.86%) Blue Coat
7 23 (15.86%) F5
8 22 (15.17%) LogLogic
8 22 (15.17%) Lancope
8 22 (15.17%) NetScout
8 22 (15.17%) Tufin
8 22 (15.17%) SolarWinds
8 22 (15.17%) Radianz
8 22 (15.17%) Sybase
9 19 (13.10%) Splunk
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