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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TIBCO Rendezvous (TIBCO RV)
Rank 514 540 500
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -40
Contract jobs citing Rendezvous 88 58 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.59% 0.39% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 47 54
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£575 £600 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £313 -
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -
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
14961 14951 12882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.86% 27.40% 27.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9715 9718 8039
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 215 350
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £18.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 28 April 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 8 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 28 April 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 +24 87 £575 -4.16% 2
London +20 72 £575 -4.16% 2
City of London +23 16 £625 +2.04%
South East -3 15 £475 +90.00%
Surrey - 13 - -
Berkshire -4 2 £475 +90.00%
Docklands, London +2 1 £650 -
Newbury - 1 - -

Rendezvous
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 147 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 79 (53.74%) Java
3 69 (46.94%) Linux
4 59 (40.14%) Oracle
5 57 (38.78%) Windows
6 53 (36.05%) SQL
6 53 (36.05%) Firewall
6 53 (36.05%) Finance
7 50 (34.01%) Multicast
8 47 (31.97%) SQL Server
8 47 (31.97%) UNIX
9 42 (28.57%) Banking
10 40 (27.21%) Multithreading
11 39 (26.53%) Fixed Income
11 39 (26.53%) ITIL
12 38 (25.85%) TIBCO EMS
13 37 (25.17%) Front Office
13 37 (25.17%) RMDS
13 37 (25.17%) C++
14 35 (23.81%) Load Balancing
14 35 (23.81%) Low Latency
15 33 (22.45%) Electronic Trading
15 33 (22.45%) C#
15 33 (22.45%) IIS
16 32 (21.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 31 (21.09%) Cisco
18 30 (20.41%) IBM
19 28 (19.05%) Change Management
19 28 (19.05%) Python
20 27 (18.37%) .NET

Rendezvous
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 33 (22.45%) IIS
2 26 (17.69%) Apache
3 23 (15.65%) Tomcat
4 19 (12.93%) WebSphere
5 15 (10.20%) MQSeries
6 10 (6.80%) Oracle Coherence
6 10 (6.80%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
6 10 (6.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 7 (4.76%) JBoss
8 6 (4.08%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (2.72%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.36%) MTS
10 2 (1.36%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.68%) SmartSockets
Applications
1 4 (2.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 37 (25.17%) RMDS
2 19 (12.93%) ION MarketView
3 12 (8.16%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 53 (36.05%) Firewall
2 50 (34.01%) Multicast
3 25 (17.01%) TCP/IP
4 23 (15.65%) DNS
5 22 (14.97%) Wireshark
5 22 (14.97%) DHCP
5 22 (14.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 22 (14.97%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 11 (7.48%) HTTP
7 10 (6.80%) LAN
7 10 (6.80%) SAN
7 10 (6.80%) WAN
7 10 (6.80%) iSCSI
7 10 (6.80%) NAS
7 10 (6.80%) FCoE
7 10 (6.80%) Fibre Channel
8 8 (5.44%) Network Security
9 1 (0.68%) SMS
9 1 (0.68%) UMTS
9 1 (0.68%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (31.97%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.20%) Oracle Database
3 9 (6.12%) Hadoop
4 8 (5.44%) HBase
5 6 (4.08%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.40%) Sybase IQ
7 1 (0.68%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.68%) DB2
7 1 (0.68%) Informix
Development Applications
1 16 (10.88%) Ant
1 16 (10.88%) JIRA
2 15 (10.20%) Subversion
3 13 (8.84%) Maven
3 13 (8.84%) Mercurial
3 13 (8.84%) TeamCity
3 13 (8.84%) Git (software)
3 13 (8.84%) MSBuild
3 13 (8.84%) Gradle
3 13 (8.84%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.72%) Moq
4 4 (2.72%) Mockito
4 4 (2.72%) JUnit
4 4 (2.72%) NUnit
5 2 (1.36%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.68%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.68%) VTune
6 1 (0.68%) Valgrind
6 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 53 (36.05%) Finance
2 42 (28.57%) Banking
3 37 (25.17%) Front Office
4 13 (8.84%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.40%) Back Office
5 5 (3.40%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.68%) Legal
6 1 (0.68%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (40.82%) Developer
2 34 (23.13%) Java Developer
3 25 (17.01%) Consultant
4 21 (14.29%) Network Consultant
5 17 (11.56%) C++ Developer
6 15 (10.20%) C# Developer
7 14 (9.52%) Firewall Consultant
8 12 (8.16%) Architect
8 12 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (6.12%) Security Consultant
9 9 (6.12%) Senior Developer
9 9 (6.12%) Infrastructure Architect
10 8 (5.44%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (5.44%) Network Security Consultant
11 7 (4.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 7 (4.76%) WPF Developer
11 7 (4.76%) TIBCO Specialist
12 6 (4.08%) Linux Engineer
12 6 (4.08%) C++/Java Developer
13 5 (3.40%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (25.85%) TIBCO EMS
2 27 (18.37%) .NET
3 24 (16.33%) Middleware
3 24 (16.33%) Ultra Messaging
4 23 (15.65%) HTML
5 21 (14.29%) XML
6 19 (12.93%) JMS
7 17 (11.56%) FIX Protocol
8 14 (9.52%) WPF
9 13 (8.84%) Django
9 13 (8.84%) Web Services
10 12 (8.16%) Spring
11 10 (6.80%) XSLT
12 8 (5.44%) WebSphere MQ
12 8 (5.44%) WinForms
12 8 (5.44%) HTML5
13 7 (4.76%) JDBC
14 6 (4.08%) ASP.NET
15 5 (3.40%) J2EE
15 5 (3.40%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 39 (26.53%) Fixed Income
2 32 (21.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 23 (15.65%) Management Information System
4 14 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (7.48%) Equities
6 10 (6.80%) Derivative
7 6 (4.08%) Eurex
8 2 (1.36%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.68%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.68%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.68%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.68%) Open Source
9 1 (0.68%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.68%) IVR
9 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.68%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 69 (46.94%) Linux
2 57 (38.78%) Windows
3 47 (31.97%) UNIX
4 25 (17.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (7.48%) Solaris
6 7 (4.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (27.21%) Multithreading
2 39 (26.53%) ITIL
3 35 (23.81%) Load Balancing
3 35 (23.81%) Low Latency
4 33 (22.45%) Electronic Trading
5 28 (19.05%) Change Management
6 23 (15.65%) Network Architecture
6 23 (15.65%) Capacity Management
7 22 (14.97%) Service Management
8 20 (13.61%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (12.24%) Problem Management
10 17 (11.56%) Release Management
11 14 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (8.84%) Technical Analysis
13 11 (7.48%) TDD
13 11 (7.48%) Project Management
14 10 (6.80%) Performance Tuning
15 9 (6.12%) Benchmarking
16 8 (5.44%) Ultra-Low Latency
17 6 (4.08%) Market Making
Programming Languages
1 79 (53.74%) Java
2 53 (36.05%) SQL
3 37 (25.17%) C++
4 33 (22.45%) C#
5 28 (19.05%) Python
6 15 (10.20%) JavaScript
7 14 (9.52%) Perl
8 13 (8.84%) Bash Shell
9 10 (6.80%) Shell Script
10 8 (5.44%) VB
11 4 (2.72%) C
12 1 (0.68%) VC++
12 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.68%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (15.65%) CISSP
2 5 (3.40%) Degree
3 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.68%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (7.48%) NFS
2 10 (6.80%) Xen
2 10 (6.80%) KVM
2 10 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.80%) Hyper-V
2 10 (6.80%) SRDF
3 8 (5.44%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.68%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 18 (12.24%) ITRS Geneos
2 13 (8.84%) BladeLogic
3 12 (8.16%) TIBCO Hawk
4 4 (2.72%) Control-M
5 1 (0.68%) SCOM
5 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.68%) OpenView
5 1 (0.68%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.68%) Netcool
Vendors
1 147 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 59 (40.14%) Oracle
3 31 (21.09%) Cisco
4 30 (20.41%) IBM
5 26 (17.69%) Sybase
6 25 (17.01%) Red Hat
6 25 (17.01%) Bloomberg
7 24 (16.33%) Tradeweb
8 23 (15.65%) TippingPoint
8 23 (15.65%) Blue Coat
8 23 (15.65%) CheckPoint
8 23 (15.65%) Juniper
8 23 (15.65%) F5
9 22 (14.97%) LogLogic
9 22 (14.97%) Tufin
9 22 (14.97%) Radianz
10 21 (14.29%) NetScout
10 21 (14.29%) SolarWinds
11 19 (12.93%) ION Trading
12 17 (11.56%) Splunk