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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TIBCO Rendezvous (TIBCO RV)
Rank 520 492 512
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +20
Contract jobs citing Rendezvous 63 61 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.060%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.46% 0.47% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 54 22
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£600 £563 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £484 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £700 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+46.42% -
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
13821 12977 12603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.08% 26.94% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9280 8153 7957
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 267 323
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £14.03 £19.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.90 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -22 57 £600 +6.66%
London -21 43 £600 -
City of London +1 12 £663 +6.00%
South East -3 2 - -
Kent - - - -

Rendezvous
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 116 (96.67%) TIBCO
2 73 (60.83%) Java
3 51 (42.50%) Linux
4 50 (41.67%) TIBCO EMS
5 48 (40.00%) UNIX
6 44 (36.67%) Front Office
7 43 (35.83%) Finance
7 43 (35.83%) Low Latency
8 42 (35.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 40 (33.33%) Fixed Income
10 38 (31.67%) Banking
11 37 (30.83%) Oracle
12 35 (29.17%) Multicast
13 34 (28.33%) SQL
13 34 (28.33%) Windows
14 32 (26.67%) Firewall
15 31 (25.83%) Agile Software Development
16 29 (24.17%) Multithreading
16 29 (24.17%) JMS
17 28 (23.33%) 29West
18 25 (20.83%) FIX Protocol
19 24 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
19 24 (20.00%) TDD
19 24 (20.00%) C#
19 24 (20.00%) Middleware
20 23 (19.17%) RMDS
21 22 (18.33%) HTML
22 21 (17.50%) SQL Server
23 20 (16.67%) Web Services
24 19 (15.83%) Perl

Rendezvous
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 50 (41.67%) TIBCO EMS
2 11 (9.17%) IIS
3 10 (8.33%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 9 (7.50%) WebSphere
4 9 (7.50%) MQSeries
5 7 (5.83%) Apache
5 7 (5.83%) Tomcat
6 6 (5.00%) Oracle Coherence
7 5 (4.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (3.33%) SharePoint
9 3 (2.50%) WebLogic
9 3 (2.50%) JBoss
10 1 (0.83%) Confluence
10 1 (0.83%) Jetty
10 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 23 (19.17%) RMDS
2 15 (12.50%) ION MarketView
3 10 (8.33%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 35 (29.17%) Multicast
2 32 (26.67%) Firewall
3 15 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 10 (8.33%) DNS
5 9 (7.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 9 (7.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 8 (6.67%) DHCP
6 8 (6.67%) Wireshark
7 6 (5.00%) HTTP
8 5 (4.17%) iSCSI
8 5 (4.17%) NAS
8 5 (4.17%) SAN
8 5 (4.17%) LAN
8 5 (4.17%) WAN
8 5 (4.17%) FCoE
8 5 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.83%) Network Security
9 1 (0.83%) Internet
9 1 (0.83%) SS7
9 1 (0.83%) ISUP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 4 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.33%) HBase
4 3 (2.50%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.67%) Informix
5 2 (1.67%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.83%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.83%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (6.67%) JIRA
2 7 (5.83%) NUnit
2 7 (5.83%) Moq
2 7 (5.83%) Mockito
2 7 (5.83%) JUnit
3 5 (4.17%) Maven
4 4 (3.33%) Ant
5 3 (2.50%) Subversion
6 2 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.67%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.67%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.83%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.83%) VTune
7 1 (0.83%) Valgrind
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.83%) Gradle
7 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.83%) MSBuild
General
1 44 (36.67%) Front Office
2 43 (35.83%) Finance
3 38 (31.67%) Banking
4 17 (14.17%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.17%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.83%) Retail
6 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.83%) Legal
6 1 (0.83%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (40.83%) Developer
2 38 (31.67%) Java Developer
3 13 (10.83%) Analyst
4 12 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 11 (9.17%) Consultant
6 10 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (5.83%) Firewall Consultant
7 7 (5.83%) C# Developer
7 7 (5.83%) Network Consultant
8 6 (5.00%) Front Office Developer
8 6 (5.00%) Support Engineer
8 6 (5.00%) Applications Support
8 6 (5.00%) TIBCO Specialist
9 5 (4.17%) Linux Support
9 5 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
9 5 (4.17%) Java Swing Developer
9 5 (4.17%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.17%) Linux Support Engineer
10 4 (3.33%) WPF Developer
10 4 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (24.17%) JMS
2 25 (20.83%) FIX Protocol
3 24 (20.00%) Middleware
4 22 (18.33%) HTML
5 20 (16.67%) Web Services
6 18 (15.00%) Spring
7 14 (11.67%) .NET
8 13 (10.83%) WPF
9 12 (10.00%) HTML5
10 9 (7.50%) JavaFX
10 9 (7.50%) CSS
10 9 (7.50%) J2EE
10 9 (7.50%) Swing
11 7 (5.83%) RESTful
11 7 (5.83%) JDBC
11 7 (5.83%) XML
12 6 (5.00%) Silverlight
13 5 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
13 5 (4.17%) XSLT
14 2 (1.67%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 42 (35.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 40 (33.33%) Fixed Income
3 9 (7.50%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.83%) Fat Client
4 7 (5.83%) Thin Client
5 5 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.67%) Derivative
6 2 (1.67%) Equities
6 2 (1.67%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.83%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.83%) Open Source
7 1 (0.83%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.83%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.83%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.83%) IVR
7 1 (0.83%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.83%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 51 (42.50%) Linux
2 48 (40.00%) UNIX
3 34 (28.33%) Windows
4 16 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (5.83%) AIX
6 6 (5.00%) Solaris
7 3 (2.50%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.67%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.67%) Windows NT
8 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (35.83%) Low Latency
2 31 (25.83%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (24.17%) Multithreading
4 24 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
4 24 (20.00%) TDD
5 18 (15.00%) Change Management
6 15 (12.50%) ITIL
7 13 (10.83%) Capacity Management
8 11 (9.17%) Project Management
9 10 (8.33%) Network Architecture
9 10 (8.33%) Ultra-Low Latency
10 9 (7.50%) Load Balancing
10 9 (7.50%) Algorithmic Trading
10 9 (7.50%) BDD
10 9 (7.50%) OO
11 8 (6.67%) OOD
11 8 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (5.83%) Automated Testing
12 7 (5.83%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (60.83%) Java
2 34 (28.33%) SQL
3 24 (20.00%) C#
4 19 (15.83%) Perl
5 16 (13.33%) Python
6 15 (12.50%) C++
7 11 (9.17%) JavaScript
8 10 (8.33%) Shell Script
9 7 (5.83%) C
10 3 (2.50%) VB
11 2 (1.67%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.83%) VC++
Qualifications
1 10 (8.33%) CISSP
2 1 (0.83%) Degree
2 1 (0.83%) ISEB
2 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.00%) NFS
2 5 (4.17%) Xen
2 5 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 5 (4.17%) SRDF
2 5 (4.17%) KVM
3 4 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.83%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 10 (8.33%) TIBCO Hawk
2 6 (5.00%) Control-M
3 3 (2.50%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.83%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 116 (96.67%) TIBCO
2 37 (30.83%) Oracle
3 28 (23.33%) 29West
4 16 (13.33%) Red Hat
5 15 (12.50%) Reuters
5 15 (12.50%) ION Trading
6 13 (10.83%) Sybase
7 12 (10.00%) MarketAxess
7 12 (10.00%) Cisco
8 10 (8.33%) eSpeed
8 10 (8.33%) IBM
8 10 (8.33%) Juniper
8 10 (8.33%) Bloomberg
8 10 (8.33%) Informatica
8 10 (8.33%) CheckPoint
8 10 (8.33%) TippingPoint
8 10 (8.33%) Blue Coat
8 10 (8.33%) F5
9 9 (7.50%) LogLogic
9 9 (7.50%) Tufin