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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TIBCO Rendezvous (TIBCO RV)
Rank 542 478 526
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +48
Contract jobs citing Rendezvous 59 97 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.64% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 81 53
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£584 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.19% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £425 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 - £325
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
15354 15116 15598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.71% 28.42% 26.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9755 9715 9580
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 253 370
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.65 £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

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 20 August 2014.

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 10 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 20 August 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
England -65 58 £588 +11.90% 5
London -24 57 £588 +11.90% 3
City of London +28 24 £600 -4.00% 2
Berkshire +5 1 - - 2
South East 0 1 - - 2
Maidenhead - 1 - - 2
Manchester - - - -
Slough - - - -
Kent - - - -
North West - - - -

Rendezvous
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 105 (98.13%) TIBCO
2 63 (58.88%) UNIX
3 61 (57.01%) Linux
4 56 (52.34%) Electronic Trading
5 55 (51.40%) SQL
6 52 (48.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 51 (47.66%) Fixed Income
7 51 (47.66%) Java
7 51 (47.66%) Low Latency
8 45 (42.06%) Front Office
9 43 (40.19%) Perl
10 42 (39.25%) Reuters
11 40 (37.38%) Banking
12 38 (35.51%) Windows
13 37 (34.58%) Multithreading
13 37 (34.58%) Multicast
14 35 (32.71%) Firewall
15 34 (31.78%) Oracle
16 33 (30.84%) Python
17 32 (29.91%) MarketAxess
18 30 (28.04%) Investment Banking
19 29 (27.10%) Change Management
20 28 (26.17%) Red Hat
20 28 (26.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 28 (26.17%) 29West
21 27 (25.23%) Project Management
21 27 (25.23%) SQL Server
22 26 (24.30%) Capacity Management
23 25 (23.36%) eSpeed
24 23 (21.50%) Middleware

Rendezvous
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 23 (21.50%) TIBCO EMS
2 5 (4.67%) Apache
2 5 (4.67%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.74%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (3.74%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.80%) Confluence
4 3 (2.80%) IIS
4 3 (2.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (1.87%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.87%) MTS
Applications
1 7 (6.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (19.63%) RMDS
2 13 (12.15%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.93%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 37 (34.58%) Multicast
2 35 (32.71%) Firewall
3 6 (5.61%) HTTP
4 5 (4.67%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.80%) NAS
5 3 (2.80%) FCoE
5 3 (2.80%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (2.80%) LAN
5 3 (2.80%) WAN
5 3 (2.80%) SAN
6 2 (1.87%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.93%) DNS
7 1 (0.93%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.93%) BGP
7 1 (0.93%) SS7
7 1 (0.93%) ISUP
7 1 (0.93%) INAP
7 1 (0.93%) LDAP
7 1 (0.93%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (25.23%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.61%) KDB
3 3 (2.80%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.80%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.80%) HBase
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.87%) Informix
4 2 (1.87%) MySQL
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (14.02%) JUnit
2 8 (7.48%) Mockito
3 7 (6.54%) JIRA
4 3 (2.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.87%) jMock
5 2 (1.87%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.87%) IntelliJ
General
1 45 (42.06%) Front Office
2 40 (37.38%) Banking
3 30 (28.04%) Investment Banking
4 17 (15.89%) Finance
5 3 (2.80%) Back Office
6 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.93%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 44 (41.12%) Developer
2 37 (34.58%) Java Developer
3 22 (20.56%) Linux Support
4 21 (19.63%) Applications Support
5 12 (11.21%) Analyst
6 10 (9.35%) Support Analyst
7 6 (5.61%) C# Developer
8 5 (4.67%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.74%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.74%) Support Specialist
9 4 (3.74%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (2.80%) C++ Developer
10 3 (2.80%) Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (2.80%) C++/C# Developer
10 3 (2.80%) Linux Support Engineer
10 3 (2.80%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (2.80%) Technical Support
10 3 (2.80%) Architect
10 3 (2.80%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (2.80%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (21.50%) Middleware
2 12 (11.21%) Spring
3 9 (8.41%) FIX Protocol
3 9 (8.41%) XML
4 8 (7.48%) .NET
4 8 (7.48%) WinForms
4 8 (7.48%) JMS
5 6 (5.61%) WPF
5 6 (5.61%) HTML
6 5 (4.67%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (3.74%) WCF
7 4 (3.74%) XSLT
8 3 (2.80%) Swing
8 3 (2.80%) Web Services
8 3 (2.80%) CSS
8 3 (2.80%) JavaFX
8 3 (2.80%) HTML5
9 2 (1.87%) RESTful
10 1 (0.93%) AppFabric
10 1 (0.93%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 52 (48.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 51 (47.66%) Fixed Income
3 10 (9.35%) Equities
4 3 (2.80%) Derivative
4 3 (2.80%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.87%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.87%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.87%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.93%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (0.93%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 63 (58.88%) UNIX
2 61 (57.01%) Linux
3 38 (35.51%) Windows
4 28 (26.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (5.61%) Solaris
5 6 (5.61%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.93%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (52.34%) Electronic Trading
2 51 (47.66%) Low Latency
3 37 (34.58%) Multithreading
4 29 (27.10%) Change Management
5 27 (25.23%) Project Management
6 26 (24.30%) Capacity Management
7 19 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (14.95%) TDD
9 8 (7.48%) Analytics
10 7 (6.54%) BDD
10 7 (6.54%) E-Commerce
10 7 (6.54%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (5.61%) Risk Management
11 6 (5.61%) Automated Testing
11 6 (5.61%) Software Engineering
12 5 (4.67%) ITIL
12 5 (4.67%) OO
13 4 (3.74%) OOA/OOD
13 4 (3.74%) Release Management
13 4 (3.74%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 55 (51.40%) SQL
2 51 (47.66%) Java
3 43 (40.19%) Perl
4 33 (30.84%) Python
5 19 (17.76%) C#
6 17 (15.89%) C++
7 7 (6.54%) VB
7 7 (6.54%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.74%) C
8 4 (3.74%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.80%) VC++
9 3 (2.80%) C++/CLI
10 2 (1.87%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (5.61%) Degree
2 2 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.93%) ISEB
3 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 4 (3.74%) NFS
2 3 (2.80%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (2.80%) SRDF
3 2 (1.87%) KVM
3 2 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.87%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.87%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (4.67%) Control-M
2 2 (1.87%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.93%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 105 (98.13%) TIBCO
2 42 (39.25%) Reuters
3 34 (31.78%) Oracle
4 32 (29.91%) MarketAxess
5 28 (26.17%) 29West
5 28 (26.17%) Red Hat
6 25 (23.36%) eSpeed
7 23 (21.50%) Sybase
8 21 (19.63%) ION Trading
9 12 (11.21%) Bloomberg
10 10 (9.35%) Microsoft
11 5 (4.67%) Remedy
12 4 (3.74%) IBM
12 4 (3.74%) Informatica
13 3 (2.80%) NetApp
13 3 (2.80%) EMC
13 3 (2.80%) Intel
13 3 (2.80%) Cisco
13 3 (2.80%) Perforce
13 3 (2.80%) DataSynapse