The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TIBCO Rendezvous (TIBCO RV)
Rank 522 493 511
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +18
Contract jobs citing Rendezvous 62 70 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 0.50% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 57 41
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£550 £526 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -12.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 - £298
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14593 13925 14583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.67% 27.81% 25.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9451 8784 8860
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 321 360
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £20.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%

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 10 July 2014.

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 14 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 10 July 2014. 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 -26 61 £550 +4.66% 7
London -1 60 £550 +4.66% 6
City of London +20 22 £588 -2.08% 2
South East - 1 £250 -
Slough - 1 £250 -
Berkshire - 1 £250 -
Cheshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
North West - - - -
Scotland - - - -

Rendezvous
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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.

1 115 (96.64%) TIBCO
2 70 (58.82%) UNIX
3 65 (54.62%) Java
4 63 (52.94%) Front Office
5 61 (51.26%) Linux
6 58 (48.74%) Electronic Trading
6 58 (48.74%) Low Latency
7 55 (46.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 52 (43.70%) SQL
9 47 (39.50%) Fixed Income
9 47 (39.50%) Multithreading
10 46 (38.66%) Banking
11 45 (37.82%) Windows
12 43 (36.13%) Reuters
13 42 (35.29%) Perl
14 38 (31.93%) Investment Banking
15 36 (30.25%) Multicast
16 35 (29.41%) 29West
17 31 (26.05%) Python
17 31 (26.05%) Middleware
18 30 (25.21%) TIBCO EMS
19 29 (24.37%) Change Management
20 28 (23.53%) Project Management
20 28 (23.53%) C++
20 28 (23.53%) Oracle
20 28 (23.53%) SQL Server
20 28 (23.53%) MarketAxess
21 26 (21.85%) Firewall
22 24 (20.17%) Finance
22 24 (20.17%) Red Hat

Rendezvous
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 (25.21%) TIBCO EMS
2 10 (8.40%) WebSphere
3 9 (7.56%) Oracle Coherence
4 7 (5.88%) Apache
4 7 (5.88%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.20%) IIS
5 5 (4.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (2.52%) GemFire
7 2 (1.68%) Confluence
7 2 (1.68%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.68%) MTS
Applications
1 5 (4.20%) MS Project
1 5 (4.20%) MS Visio
1 5 (4.20%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (3.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (16.81%) RMDS
2 13 (10.92%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 36 (30.25%) Multicast
2 26 (21.85%) Firewall
3 11 (9.24%) TCP/IP
3 11 (9.24%) LAN
3 11 (9.24%) WAN
4 8 (6.72%) HTTP
5 5 (4.20%) SAN
5 5 (4.20%) NAS
5 5 (4.20%) FCoE
5 5 (4.20%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.84%) LDAP
6 1 (0.84%) DNS
6 1 (0.84%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.84%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.84%) BGP
6 1 (0.84%) SS7
6 1 (0.84%) ISUP
6 1 (0.84%) INAP
6 1 (0.84%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.88%) KDB
3 5 (4.20%) Hadoop
3 5 (4.20%) HBase
4 2 (1.68%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.68%) Hazelcast
4 2 (1.68%) MySQL
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.84%) Redis
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (12.61%) JUnit
2 8 (6.72%) Mockito
3 3 (2.52%) JIRA
4 2 (1.68%) jMock
4 2 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.68%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.68%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.84%) Subversion
5 1 (0.84%) Maven
General
1 63 (52.94%) Front Office
2 46 (38.66%) Banking
3 38 (31.93%) Investment Banking
4 24 (20.17%) Finance
5 5 (4.20%) Back Office
6 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.84%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 54 (45.38%) Developer
2 48 (40.34%) Java Developer
3 20 (16.81%) Applications Support
4 18 (15.13%) Linux Support
5 16 (13.45%) Analyst
6 11 (9.24%) Support Analyst
7 8 (6.72%) Middleware Analyst
8 7 (5.88%) Senior Developer
9 6 (5.04%) Market Data Engineer
9 6 (5.04%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (4.20%) Communications Analyst
10 5 (4.20%) Architect
10 5 (4.20%) C# Developer
10 5 (4.20%) Infrastructure Architect
11 4 (3.36%) Data Analyst
11 4 (3.36%) C++ Developer
11 4 (3.36%) Support Engineer
12 3 (2.52%) Market Data Support Engineer
12 3 (2.52%) Market Data Analyst
12 3 (2.52%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (26.05%) Middleware
2 16 (13.45%) JMS
3 13 (10.92%) Spring
4 12 (10.08%) XML
5 7 (5.88%) .NET
5 7 (5.88%) WinForms
6 6 (5.04%) XSLT
7 5 (4.20%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (4.20%) WPF
7 5 (4.20%) HTML
8 3 (2.52%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (2.52%) WCF
9 1 (0.84%) WF
9 1 (0.84%) JavaFX
9 1 (0.84%) AppFabric
9 1 (0.84%) REST
9 1 (0.84%) Java SE
9 1 (0.84%) Swing
9 1 (0.84%) SOAP
9 1 (0.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 55 (46.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 47 (39.50%) Fixed Income
3 11 (9.24%) Equities
4 5 (4.20%) Derivative
5 2 (1.68%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.68%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.68%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (0.84%) IVR
6 1 (0.84%) GIS
6 1 (0.84%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 70 (58.82%) UNIX
2 61 (51.26%) Linux
3 45 (37.82%) Windows
4 24 (20.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (10.08%) Solaris
6 11 (9.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (48.74%) Electronic Trading
1 58 (48.74%) Low Latency
2 47 (39.50%) Multithreading
3 29 (24.37%) Change Management
4 28 (23.53%) Project Management
5 22 (18.49%) Capacity Management
6 15 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (10.92%) TDD
8 11 (9.24%) Ultra-Low Latency
9 10 (8.40%) ITIL
10 8 (6.72%) Analytics
11 7 (5.88%) E-Commerce
11 7 (5.88%) Software Engineering
12 6 (5.04%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (4.20%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (4.20%) OO
13 5 (4.20%) Benchmarking
14 4 (3.36%) Risk Management
14 4 (3.36%) OOA/OOD
14 4 (3.36%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (54.62%) Java
2 52 (43.70%) SQL
3 42 (35.29%) Perl
4 31 (26.05%) Python
5 28 (23.53%) C++
6 22 (18.49%) C#
7 11 (9.24%) Shell Script
8 10 (8.40%) C
9 7 (5.88%) VB
10 2 (1.68%) VC++
10 2 (1.68%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.68%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.68%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 7 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
1 7 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (0.84%) ISEB
System Software
1 6 (5.04%) NFS
2 5 (4.20%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (4.20%) SRDF
3 1 (0.84%) KVM
3 1 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.84%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.84%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (6.72%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.84%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 115 (96.64%) TIBCO
2 43 (36.13%) Reuters
3 35 (29.41%) 29West
4 28 (23.53%) MarketAxess
4 28 (23.53%) Oracle
5 24 (20.17%) Sybase
5 24 (20.17%) Red Hat
6 22 (18.49%) ION Trading
7 21 (17.65%) eSpeed
8 17 (14.29%) Bloomberg
9 10 (8.40%) IBM
9 10 (8.40%) Microsoft
10 8 (6.72%) Splunk
10 8 (6.72%) Cyber-Ark
11 5 (4.20%) DataSynapse
11 5 (4.20%) EMC
11 5 (4.20%) Intel
11 5 (4.20%) Cisco
11 5 (4.20%) NetApp
12 4 (3.36%) Informatica
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