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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TIBCO Rendezvous (TIBCO RV)
Rank 567 530 515
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -15
Contract jobs citing Rendezvous 46 66 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.45% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 58 54
Average daily rate
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£500 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £250 -
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -
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
15015 14830 13994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.38% 28.03% 27.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10059 9618 8801
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 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 212 337
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 7 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 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 7 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 45 £500 -9.09% 2
London -28 42 £525 -4.54% 2
City of London -15 10 £525 -12.50%
South East -13 3 £500 +100.00%
Berkshire +14 2 £475 +90.00%
Kent - 1 £500 -
Surrey - 1 £500 -
Newbury - 1 - -

Rendezvous
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 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.

1 141 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 69 (48.94%) Java
3 65 (46.10%) SQL
4 63 (44.68%) Oracle
5 60 (42.55%) Linux
6 59 (41.84%) Windows
7 54 (38.30%) Firewall
8 53 (37.59%) Finance
9 52 (36.88%) SQL Server
10 48 (34.04%) Multicast
11 44 (31.21%) Banking
12 42 (29.79%) C#
12 42 (29.79%) C++
13 41 (29.08%) .NET
14 39 (27.66%) Fixed Income
15 37 (26.24%) ITIL
15 37 (26.24%) UNIX
16 35 (24.82%) Multithreading
17 34 (24.11%) Electronic Trading
17 34 (24.11%) Load Balancing
18 32 (22.70%) RMDS
18 32 (22.70%) IIS
18 32 (22.70%) Python
18 32 (22.70%) IBM
18 32 (22.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 30 (21.28%) Front Office
20 28 (19.86%) Cisco
21 27 (19.15%) Apache
21 27 (19.15%) Change Management
21 27 (19.15%) Red Hat

Rendezvous
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 32 (22.70%) IIS
2 27 (19.15%) Apache
3 24 (17.02%) Tomcat
4 15 (10.64%) WebSphere
5 14 (9.93%) MQSeries
6 9 (6.38%) Oracle Coherence
6 9 (6.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 8 (5.67%) JBoss
8 5 (3.55%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (2.84%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
10 3 (2.13%) WebLogic
10 3 (2.13%) MTS
11 2 (1.42%) SmartSockets
12 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (4.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 32 (22.70%) RMDS
2 18 (12.77%) ION MarketView
3 6 (4.26%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 54 (38.30%) Firewall
2 48 (34.04%) Multicast
3 20 (14.18%) Wireshark
3 20 (14.18%) TCP/IP
4 19 (13.48%) DNS
4 19 (13.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 19 (13.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 18 (12.77%) DHCP
6 10 (7.09%) HTTP
7 9 (6.38%) LAN
7 9 (6.38%) SAN
7 9 (6.38%) iSCSI
7 9 (6.38%) NAS
7 9 (6.38%) FCoE
7 9 (6.38%) Fibre Channel
7 9 (6.38%) WAN
8 8 (5.67%) Network Security
9 1 (0.71%) 4G
9 1 (0.71%) Diameter Protocol
9 1 (0.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (36.88%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.06%) Oracle Database
3 9 (6.38%) Hadoop
4 8 (5.67%) HBase
5 5 (3.55%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.55%) Sybase IQ
6 2 (1.42%) Informix
7 1 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (14.18%) Maven
1 20 (14.18%) JIRA
2 17 (12.06%) Subversion
3 16 (11.35%) Ant
4 15 (10.64%) TeamCity
4 15 (10.64%) Git (software)
4 15 (10.64%) Mercurial
4 15 (10.64%) MSBuild
4 15 (10.64%) Gradle
4 15 (10.64%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.26%) Moq
5 6 (4.26%) Mockito
5 6 (4.26%) JUnit
5 6 (4.26%) NUnit
6 2 (1.42%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.42%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.71%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.71%) SpecFlow
General
1 53 (37.59%) Finance
2 44 (31.21%) Banking
3 30 (21.28%) Front Office
4 10 (7.09%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.55%) Back Office
6 2 (1.42%) Legal
7 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.71%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 63 (44.68%) Developer
2 29 (20.57%) Java Developer
3 21 (14.89%) C++ Developer
4 20 (14.18%) Consultant
5 19 (13.48%) C# Developer
6 18 (12.77%) Network Consultant
7 14 (9.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (8.51%) Architect
9 11 (7.80%) .NET Developer
10 10 (7.09%) Firewall Consultant
11 9 (6.38%) Analyst
11 9 (6.38%) Senior Developer
11 9 (6.38%) Infrastructure Architect
12 8 (5.67%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (5.67%) Security Consultant
12 8 (5.67%) Network Security Consultant
12 8 (5.67%) C# .NET Developer
12 8 (5.67%) WPF Developer
13 7 (4.96%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
13 7 (4.96%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (29.08%) .NET
2 24 (17.02%) TIBCO EMS
3 21 (14.89%) WPF
3 21 (14.89%) Middleware
4 19 (13.48%) XML
4 19 (13.48%) Ultra Messaging
5 18 (12.77%) FIX Protocol
6 16 (11.35%) JMS
7 15 (10.64%) HTML
7 15 (10.64%) Django
8 14 (9.93%) Spring
9 13 (9.22%) Web Services
10 11 (7.80%) ASP.NET
11 10 (7.09%) WebSphere MQ
12 9 (6.38%) XSLT
13 8 (5.67%) J2EE
13 8 (5.67%) WinForms
14 6 (4.26%) Reactive Extensions
14 6 (4.26%) HTML5
14 6 (4.26%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 39 (27.66%) Fixed Income
2 32 (22.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 20 (14.18%) Management Information System
4 19 (13.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 17 (12.06%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (11.35%) Derivative
7 14 (9.93%) Equities
8 7 (4.96%) Eurex
9 6 (4.26%) Credit Derivative
10 3 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.42%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.42%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.71%) IVR
12 1 (0.71%) Grid Computing
12 1 (0.71%) Credit Risk
12 1 (0.71%) Market Risk
12 1 (0.71%) Smart Meter
12 1 (0.71%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.71%) User Experience
12 1 (0.71%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 60 (42.55%) Linux
2 59 (41.84%) Windows
3 37 (26.24%) UNIX
4 27 (19.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (7.09%) Solaris
6 3 (2.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (26.24%) ITIL
2 35 (24.82%) Multithreading
3 34 (24.11%) Electronic Trading
3 34 (24.11%) Load Balancing
4 27 (19.15%) Change Management
4 27 (19.15%) Low Latency
5 26 (18.44%) Capacity Management
6 20 (14.18%) Service Management
6 20 (14.18%) Problem Management
6 20 (14.18%) Release Management
7 19 (13.48%) Network Architecture
8 16 (11.35%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (11.35%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (10.64%) Technical Analysis
10 14 (9.93%) TDD
11 13 (9.22%) Project Management
11 13 (9.22%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (5.67%) Benchmarking
13 7 (4.96%) OO
13 7 (4.96%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 69 (48.94%) Java
2 65 (46.10%) SQL
3 42 (29.79%) C#
3 42 (29.79%) C++
4 32 (22.70%) Python
5 17 (12.06%) Perl
6 15 (10.64%) Bash Shell
7 11 (7.80%) JavaScript
8 7 (4.96%) VB
9 4 (2.84%) C
9 4 (2.84%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.84%) ANSI SQL
10 2 (1.42%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (12.77%) CISSP
2 5 (3.55%) Degree
3 1 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.71%) CCNA
3 1 (0.71%) ISEB
3 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.71%) PMP
3 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.42%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (7.09%) NFS
2 9 (6.38%) Xen
2 9 (6.38%) KVM
2 9 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.38%) Hyper-V
2 9 (6.38%) SRDF
3 8 (5.67%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.71%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 20 (14.18%) ITRS Geneos
2 15 (10.64%) BladeLogic
3 7 (4.96%) Control-M
4 6 (4.26%) TIBCO Hawk
5 2 (1.42%) OpenView
5 2 (1.42%) Unicenter
5 2 (1.42%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.42%) Netcool
6 1 (0.71%) SCOM
6 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 141 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 63 (44.68%) Oracle
3 32 (22.70%) IBM
4 28 (19.86%) Cisco
5 27 (19.15%) Red Hat
6 24 (17.02%) Sybase
7 22 (15.60%) Bloomberg
8 21 (14.89%) Tradeweb
9 19 (13.48%) SolarWinds
9 19 (13.48%) Tufin
9 19 (13.48%) Blue Coat
9 19 (13.48%) NetScout
9 19 (13.48%) TippingPoint
9 19 (13.48%) CheckPoint
9 19 (13.48%) Juniper
9 19 (13.48%) F5
9 19 (13.48%) Splunk
9 19 (13.48%) LogLogic
9 19 (13.48%) Lancope
10 18 (12.77%) Radianz