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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TIBCO Rendezvous (TIBCO RV)
Rank 584 558 499
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -59
Contract jobs citing Rendezvous 36 53 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.097% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.35% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 46 65
Average daily rate
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£500 £575 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £493 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £650 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £270 -
% change year-on-year
+85.18% -
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
15587 15227 14467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.41% 27.86% 28.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10478 9801 9188
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 225 284
Average hourly rate £39.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 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 6 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 31 July 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 -42 35 £500 -13.04% 1
London -19 34 £500 -13.04% 1
City of London -19 11 £525 -12.50%
South East -10 1 £500 -
Kent - 1 £500 -
Surrey - 1 £500 -

Rendezvous
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 124 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 63 (50.81%) Oracle
3 59 (47.58%) Java
3 59 (47.58%) SQL
4 54 (43.55%) Linux
5 52 (41.94%) Windows
6 49 (39.52%) SQL Server
7 48 (38.71%) Finance
8 47 (37.90%) Firewall
9 43 (34.68%) Banking
10 42 (33.87%) C#
11 41 (33.06%) .NET
11 41 (33.06%) Multicast
12 38 (30.65%) C++
13 34 (27.42%) IBM
14 32 (25.81%) Fixed Income
15 31 (25.00%) ITIL
15 31 (25.00%) Multithreading
16 30 (24.19%) IIS
17 29 (23.39%) Load Balancing
18 27 (21.77%) RMDS
18 27 (21.77%) UNIX
19 26 (20.97%) Apache
19 26 (20.97%) Python
20 25 (20.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 25 (20.16%) JIRA
20 25 (20.16%) Electronic Trading
21 24 (19.35%) Cisco
21 24 (19.35%) Tomcat
21 24 (19.35%) Sybase

Rendezvous
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 30 (24.19%) IIS
2 26 (20.97%) Apache
3 24 (19.35%) Tomcat
4 15 (12.10%) MQSeries
5 14 (11.29%) WebSphere
6 9 (7.26%) Oracle Coherence
6 9 (7.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 7 (5.65%) JBoss
8 5 (4.03%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (2.42%) MTS
10 2 (1.61%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.61%) SmartSockets
Applications
1 10 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 27 (21.77%) RMDS
2 17 (13.71%) ION MarketView
3 2 (1.61%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 47 (37.90%) Firewall
2 41 (33.06%) Multicast
3 15 (12.10%) TCP/IP
3 15 (12.10%) Wireshark
3 15 (12.10%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 15 (12.10%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 14 (11.29%) DNS
4 14 (11.29%) DHCP
5 9 (7.26%) HTTP
5 9 (7.26%) LAN
5 9 (7.26%) WAN
5 9 (7.26%) SAN
5 9 (7.26%) iSCSI
5 9 (7.26%) NAS
5 9 (7.26%) FCoE
5 9 (7.26%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (5.65%) Network Security
7 1 (0.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (39.52%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.90%) Oracle Database
3 8 (6.45%) Hadoop
3 8 (6.45%) HBase
4 5 (4.03%) Informix
4 5 (4.03%) Sybase IQ
4 5 (4.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (20.16%) JIRA
2 20 (16.13%) Maven
3 17 (13.71%) Subversion
4 15 (12.10%) Ant
4 15 (12.10%) TeamCity
4 15 (12.10%) Git (software)
4 15 (12.10%) Mercurial
4 15 (12.10%) MSBuild
4 15 (12.10%) Gradle
4 15 (12.10%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.84%) Moq
5 6 (4.84%) Mockito
5 6 (4.84%) JUnit
5 6 (4.84%) NUnit
6 2 (1.61%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.61%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.81%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.81%) SpecFlow
General
1 48 (38.71%) Finance
2 43 (34.68%) Banking
3 22 (17.74%) Front Office
4 9 (7.26%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.03%) Back Office
6 2 (1.61%) Legal
6 2 (1.61%) Retail
7 1 (0.81%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 57 (45.97%) Developer
2 23 (18.55%) Java Developer
3 22 (17.74%) C++ Developer
4 19 (15.32%) C# Developer
5 15 (12.10%) Consultant
6 14 (11.29%) Network Consultant
6 14 (11.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (9.68%) Architect
8 11 (8.87%) .NET Developer
9 10 (8.06%) Analyst
10 9 (7.26%) Infrastructure Architect
11 8 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (6.45%) WPF Developer
11 8 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (6.45%) Senior Developer
11 8 (6.45%) Support Analyst
12 7 (5.65%) Security Consultant
12 7 (5.65%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
12 7 (5.65%) Network Security Consultant
12 7 (5.65%) Firewall Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (33.06%) .NET
2 20 (16.13%) Middleware
2 20 (16.13%) WPF
3 18 (14.52%) XML
4 16 (12.90%) FIX Protocol
5 15 (12.10%) Django
5 15 (12.10%) HTML
5 15 (12.10%) WebSphere MQ
6 14 (11.29%) Spring
6 14 (11.29%) TIBCO EMS
6 14 (11.29%) Ultra Messaging
7 12 (9.68%) Web Services
8 11 (8.87%) ASP.NET
9 10 (8.06%) JMS
10 9 (7.26%) XSLT
11 8 (6.45%) WinForms
12 7 (5.65%) J2EE
13 6 (4.84%) Reactive Extensions
13 6 (4.84%) AngularJS
13 6 (4.84%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 32 (25.81%) Fixed Income
2 25 (20.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 18 (14.52%) Derivative
4 15 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (12.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 14 (11.29%) Management Information System
5 14 (11.29%) Equities
6 7 (5.65%) Credit Derivative
7 3 (2.42%) Eurex
7 3 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.61%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.81%) User Experience
9 1 (0.81%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.81%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 54 (43.55%) Linux
2 52 (41.94%) Windows
3 27 (21.77%) UNIX
4 20 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (7.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.00%) ITIL
1 31 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 29 (23.39%) Load Balancing
3 25 (20.16%) Electronic Trading
4 22 (17.74%) Capacity Management
5 20 (16.13%) Problem Management
5 20 (16.13%) Release Management
6 19 (15.32%) Change Management
7 18 (14.52%) Service Management
7 18 (14.52%) Low Latency
8 16 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (12.10%) Network Architecture
9 15 (12.10%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (12.10%) Technical Analysis
10 13 (10.48%) Performance Tuning
10 13 (10.48%) TDD
11 10 (8.06%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 9 (7.26%) Project Management
13 8 (6.45%) Benchmarking
14 7 (5.65%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 59 (47.58%) Java
1 59 (47.58%) SQL
2 42 (33.87%) C#
3 38 (30.65%) C++
4 26 (20.97%) Python
5 15 (12.10%) Bash Shell
6 11 (8.87%) JavaScript
7 9 (7.26%) Perl
8 7 (5.65%) VB
9 4 (3.23%) ANSI SQL
10 3 (2.42%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.61%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (11.29%) CISSP
2 4 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (0.81%) CCNA
3 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.81%) PMP
3 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (7.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (7.26%) Hyper-V
1 9 (7.26%) SRDF
1 9 (7.26%) KVM
1 9 (7.26%) NFS
1 9 (7.26%) Xen
2 8 (6.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 22 (17.74%) ITRS Geneos
2 15 (12.10%) BladeLogic
3 12 (9.68%) Control-M
4 3 (2.42%) SCOM
5 2 (1.61%) TIBCO Hawk
5 2 (1.61%) OpenView
5 2 (1.61%) Unicenter
5 2 (1.61%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.61%) Netcool
Vendors
1 124 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 63 (50.81%) Oracle
3 34 (27.42%) IBM
4 24 (19.35%) Sybase
4 24 (19.35%) Cisco
5 20 (16.13%) Red Hat
6 19 (15.32%) Splunk
7 18 (14.52%) Bloomberg
8 17 (13.71%) ION Trading
8 17 (13.71%) Tradeweb
9 15 (12.10%) SolarWinds
9 15 (12.10%) Tufin
9 15 (12.10%) LogLogic
9 15 (12.10%) F5
9 15 (12.10%) Blue Coat
9 15 (12.10%) NetScout
9 15 (12.10%) TippingPoint
9 15 (12.10%) CheckPoint
9 15 (12.10%) Juniper
9 15 (12.10%) Microsoft