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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TIBCO Rendezvous (TIBCO RV)
Rank 606 554 483
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -71
Contract jobs citing Rendezvous 27 56 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.10% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.36% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 44 84
Average daily rate
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£480 £584 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +11.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £550 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £650 £643
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £270 -
% change year-on-year
+52.77% -
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
16449 15532 15196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.15% 27.80% 29.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11194 9877 9773
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 213 261
Average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.78% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £19.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 4 September 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 5 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 4 September 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 -24 23 £480 -18.29% 5
England -36 23 £480 -18.29% 5
City of London -5 6 £613 +2.08% 2
Edinburgh - 3 £413 -
Scotland - 3 £413 -

Rendezvous
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 95 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 51 (53.68%) Oracle
3 44 (46.32%) SQL
4 43 (45.26%) Java
5 41 (43.16%) Banking
6 37 (38.95%) C#
6 37 (38.95%) Linux
7 36 (37.89%) Finance
8 35 (36.84%) .NET
8 35 (36.84%) SQL Server
9 34 (35.79%) Windows
10 33 (34.74%) IBM
11 27 (28.42%) C++
12 26 (27.37%) Firewall
13 24 (25.26%) Multicast
14 23 (24.21%) Multithreading
14 23 (24.21%) Sybase
15 22 (23.16%) IIS
16 21 (22.11%) UNIX
16 21 (22.11%) WPF
16 21 (22.11%) JIRA
17 19 (20.00%) Derivative
17 19 (20.00%) Fixed Income
18 18 (18.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 18 (18.95%) Apache
19 17 (17.89%) Tomcat
19 17 (17.89%) WebSphere MQ
19 17 (17.89%) Front Office
20 16 (16.84%) XML
21 15 (15.79%) ITIL

Rendezvous
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 22 (23.16%) IIS
2 18 (18.95%) Apache
3 17 (17.89%) Tomcat
4 15 (15.79%) MQSeries
5 12 (12.63%) WebSphere
6 8 (8.42%) JBoss
7 7 (7.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 7 (7.37%) Oracle Coherence
8 5 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (3.16%) MTS
10 2 (2.11%) WebLogic
10 2 (2.11%) SmartSockets
Applications
1 11 (11.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.11%) MS Project
3 1 (1.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (11.58%) RMDS
2 5 (5.26%) ION MarketView
2 5 (5.26%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 26 (27.37%) Firewall
2 24 (25.26%) Multicast
3 7 (7.37%) SAN
3 7 (7.37%) iSCSI
3 7 (7.37%) NAS
3 7 (7.37%) FCoE
3 7 (7.37%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (7.37%) LAN
3 7 (7.37%) WAN
3 7 (7.37%) HTTP
4 5 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.26%) Wireshark
4 5 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (4.21%) DNS
5 4 (4.21%) DHCP
6 2 (2.11%) Network Security
7 1 (1.05%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 7 (7.37%) Informix
3 7 (7.37%) Hadoop
3 7 (7.37%) HBase
4 6 (6.32%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.26%) Sybase IQ
6 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (22.11%) JIRA
2 14 (14.74%) Maven
3 11 (11.58%) Subversion
4 9 (9.47%) Ant
4 9 (9.47%) TeamCity
4 9 (9.47%) Git (software)
4 9 (9.47%) Mercurial
4 9 (9.47%) MSBuild
4 9 (9.47%) Gradle
4 9 (9.47%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.26%) Moq
5 5 (5.26%) Mockito
5 5 (5.26%) JUnit
5 5 (5.26%) NUnit
6 2 (2.11%) ClearCase
6 2 (2.11%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.05%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.05%) SpecFlow
General
1 41 (43.16%) Banking
2 36 (37.89%) Finance
3 17 (17.89%) Front Office
4 7 (7.37%) Investment Banking
5 5 (5.26%) Back Office
6 3 (3.16%) Retail
7 2 (2.11%) Legal
8 1 (1.05%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (52.63%) Developer
2 19 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 18 (18.95%) C++ Developer
4 15 (15.79%) Java Developer
5 12 (12.63%) Analyst
6 11 (11.58%) .NET Developer
7 10 (10.53%) Architect
8 9 (9.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (9.47%) Support Analyst
9 8 (8.42%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (8.42%) WPF Developer
10 7 (7.37%) Senior Developer
10 7 (7.37%) Infrastructure Architect
11 6 (6.32%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (6.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (6.32%) C++/C# Developer
12 5 (5.26%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
12 5 (5.26%) Consultant
13 4 (4.21%) SQL Developer
13 4 (4.21%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (36.84%) .NET
2 21 (22.11%) WPF
3 17 (17.89%) WebSphere MQ
4 16 (16.84%) XML
5 14 (14.74%) Web Services
5 14 (14.74%) Spring
6 13 (13.68%) Middleware
6 13 (13.68%) HTML
7 12 (12.63%) ASP.NET
7 12 (12.63%) TIBCO EMS
7 12 (12.63%) FIX Protocol
8 11 (11.58%) Ultra Messaging
9 9 (9.47%) Django
10 8 (8.42%) JMS
10 8 (8.42%) WinForms
11 7 (7.37%) XSLT
12 6 (6.32%) J2EE
12 6 (6.32%) HTML5
12 6 (6.32%) Reactive Extensions
12 6 (6.32%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.00%) Fixed Income
1 19 (20.00%) Derivative
2 18 (18.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 15 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (9.47%) Equities
5 7 (7.37%) Credit Derivative
6 5 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (4.21%) Management Information System
8 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (2.11%) N-Tier
10 1 (1.05%) User Experience
10 1 (1.05%) Eurex
10 1 (1.05%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
10 1 (1.05%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 37 (38.95%) Linux
2 34 (35.79%) Windows
3 21 (22.11%) UNIX
4 10 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (7.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.21%) Multithreading
2 15 (15.79%) ITIL
3 14 (14.74%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (13.68%) TDD
4 13 (13.68%) Load Balancing
4 13 (13.68%) Electronic Trading
4 13 (13.68%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 11 (11.58%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (11.58%) Capacity Management
5 11 (11.58%) Problem Management
5 11 (11.58%) Release Management
6 10 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (9.47%) Service Management
7 9 (9.47%) Low Latency
7 9 (9.47%) Technical Analysis
8 7 (7.37%) MVVM
8 7 (7.37%) OO
8 7 (7.37%) Migration
9 6 (6.32%) Benchmarking
9 6 (6.32%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (46.32%) SQL
2 43 (45.26%) Java
3 37 (38.95%) C#
4 27 (28.42%) C++
5 13 (13.68%) Python
6 9 (9.47%) JavaScript
6 9 (9.47%) Bash Shell
7 7 (7.37%) VB
8 5 (5.26%) Perl
9 4 (4.21%) ANSI SQL
10 3 (3.16%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.11%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (4.21%) CISSP
1 4 (4.21%) Degree
2 1 (1.05%) CCNA
2 1 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.05%) PMP
2 1 (1.05%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.37%) NFS
1 7 (7.37%) Xen
1 7 (7.37%) Oracle RAC
1 7 (7.37%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (7.37%) Hyper-V
1 7 (7.37%) SRDF
1 7 (7.37%) KVM
Systems Management
1 15 (15.79%) Control-M
1 15 (15.79%) ITRS Geneos
2 9 (9.47%) BladeLogic
3 5 (5.26%) SCOM
3 5 (5.26%) TIBCO Hawk
4 2 (2.11%) OpenView
4 2 (2.11%) Unicenter
4 2 (2.11%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.11%) Netcool
Vendors
1 95 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 51 (53.68%) Oracle
3 33 (34.74%) IBM
4 23 (24.21%) Sybase
5 15 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 14 (14.74%) Remedy
7 12 (12.63%) Cisco
8 10 (10.53%) Red Hat
8 10 (10.53%) Splunk
9 8 (8.42%) Bloomberg
9 8 (8.42%) DataSynapse
10 7 (7.37%) Tradeweb
10 7 (7.37%) NetApp
10 7 (7.37%) VMware
10 7 (7.37%) EMC
10 7 (7.37%) Intel
11 5 (5.26%) Juniper
11 5 (5.26%) CheckPoint
11 5 (5.26%) ION Trading
11 5 (5.26%) Blue Coat