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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TIBCO Rendezvous (TIBCO RV)
Rank 499 534 497
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -37
Contract jobs citing Rendezvous 90 54 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 0.37% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 39 48
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£600 £625 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £493
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £680 £658
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £375 -
% change year-on-year
+46.66% -
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
14472 14509 12580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.34% 27.23% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9423 9255 7928
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 226 331
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.99 £16.87 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £55.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 March 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 3 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 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 85 £600 -4.00% 5
London +26 66 £600 -4.00% 5
City of London +13 17 £625 - 2

Rendezvous
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 86 (58.50%) Java
3 64 (43.54%) Linux
4 62 (42.18%) Finance
5 53 (36.05%) Windows
6 52 (35.37%) Oracle
7 51 (34.69%) TIBCO EMS
8 48 (32.65%) SQL
8 48 (32.65%) UNIX
8 48 (32.65%) Multicast
9 47 (31.97%) SQL Server
9 47 (31.97%) Firewall
9 47 (31.97%) Front Office
10 42 (28.57%) Low Latency
11 41 (27.89%) Banking
12 38 (25.85%) RMDS
12 38 (25.85%) Fixed Income
13 37 (25.17%) ITIL
13 37 (25.17%) Multithreading
14 36 (24.49%) C#
14 36 (24.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 35 (23.81%) Electronic Trading
16 31 (21.09%) Load Balancing
16 31 (21.09%) Cisco
17 30 (20.41%) C++
17 30 (20.41%) 29West
18 29 (19.73%) JMS
18 29 (19.73%) TCP/IP
18 29 (19.73%) Middleware
19 28 (19.05%) Change Management

Rendezvous
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 51 (34.69%) TIBCO EMS
2 25 (17.01%) IIS
3 20 (13.61%) Apache
4 19 (12.93%) Tomcat
5 17 (11.56%) WebSphere
6 11 (7.48%) MQSeries
7 10 (6.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 10 (6.80%) Oracle Coherence
7 10 (6.80%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
8 6 (4.08%) JBoss
9 4 (2.72%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (2.72%) SharePoint
10 3 (2.04%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.68%) MTS
Applications
1 2 (1.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 38 (25.85%) RMDS
2 19 (12.93%) ION MarketView
3 10 (6.80%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 48 (32.65%) Multicast
2 47 (31.97%) Firewall
3 29 (19.73%) TCP/IP
4 23 (15.65%) DNS
4 23 (15.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 23 (15.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 22 (14.97%) Wireshark
5 22 (14.97%) DHCP
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 11 (7.48%) Oracle Database
3 9 (6.12%) Hadoop
4 8 (5.44%) HBase
5 4 (2.72%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.04%) 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
Development Applications
1 12 (8.16%) Ant
1 12 (8.16%) Maven
2 10 (6.80%) JIRA
2 10 (6.80%) Subversion
3 9 (6.12%) TeamCity
3 9 (6.12%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.12%) MSBuild
3 9 (6.12%) Gradle
3 9 (6.12%) Jenkins
3 9 (6.12%) Mercurial
4 8 (5.44%) Moq
4 8 (5.44%) Mockito
4 8 (5.44%) JUnit
4 8 (5.44%) NUnit
5 2 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.68%) VTune
6 1 (0.68%) Valgrind
General
1 62 (42.18%) Finance
2 47 (31.97%) Front Office
3 41 (27.89%) Banking
4 14 (9.52%) Investment Banking
5 6 (4.08%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.04%) Back Office
7 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.68%) Retail
7 1 (0.68%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (40.14%) Developer
2 41 (27.89%) Java Developer
3 25 (17.01%) Consultant
4 21 (14.29%) Network Consultant
5 14 (9.52%) Firewall Consultant
6 12 (8.16%) C# Developer
7 10 (6.80%) Security Consultant
7 10 (6.80%) Architect
8 9 (6.12%) Senior Developer
8 9 (6.12%) C++ Developer
8 9 (6.12%) Infrastructure Architect
9 8 (5.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (5.44%) Network Security Consultant
10 7 (4.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 7 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (4.76%) Analyst
10 7 (4.76%) Applications Support
11 6 (4.08%) Support Analyst
11 6 (4.08%) TIBCO Specialist
11 6 (4.08%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (19.73%) JMS
1 29 (19.73%) Middleware
2 23 (15.65%) .NET
3 19 (12.93%) HTML
4 17 (11.56%) Spring
4 17 (11.56%) WPF
5 16 (10.88%) XML
6 15 (10.20%) FIX Protocol
7 14 (9.52%) Web Services
8 10 (6.80%) XSLT
8 10 (6.80%) J2EE
9 9 (6.12%) Django
10 7 (4.76%) WinForms
10 7 (4.76%) JDBC
11 6 (4.08%) JNI
11 6 (4.08%) Silverlight
12 4 (2.72%) HTML5
13 3 (2.04%) WCF
13 3 (2.04%) GWT
13 3 (2.04%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 38 (25.85%) Fixed Income
2 36 (24.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 23 (15.65%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.44%) Equities
5 7 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.08%) Eurex
7 2 (1.36%) Derivative
7 2 (1.36%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.36%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.68%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.68%) Open Source
8 1 (0.68%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.68%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.68%) IVR
8 1 (0.68%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 64 (43.54%) Linux
2 53 (36.05%) Windows
3 48 (32.65%) UNIX
4 21 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (7.48%) Solaris
6 7 (4.76%) AIX
7 3 (2.04%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.36%) Windows NT
8 2 (1.36%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (28.57%) Low Latency
2 37 (25.17%) ITIL
2 37 (25.17%) Multithreading
3 35 (23.81%) Electronic Trading
4 31 (21.09%) Load Balancing
5 28 (19.05%) Change Management
6 24 (16.33%) Network Architecture
7 22 (14.97%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (14.29%) Service Management
9 20 (13.61%) Capacity Management
10 16 (10.88%) TDD
11 15 (10.20%) Problem Management
11 15 (10.20%) Release Management
12 12 (8.16%) Ultra-Low Latency
12 12 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
13 11 (7.48%) Project Management
14 10 (6.80%) OO
14 10 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (6.12%) Technical Analysis
15 9 (6.12%) Market Making
Programming Languages
1 86 (58.50%) Java
2 48 (32.65%) SQL
3 36 (24.49%) C#
4 30 (20.41%) C++
5 24 (16.33%) Python
6 16 (10.88%) Perl
7 15 (10.20%) JavaScript
8 9 (6.12%) Bash Shell
9 8 (5.44%) Shell Script
9 8 (5.44%) VB
10 6 (4.08%) C
11 1 (0.68%) R
11 1 (0.68%) VC++
11 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (16.33%) CISSP
2 4 (2.72%) 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 13 (8.84%) ITRS Geneos
2 10 (6.80%) TIBCO Hawk
3 9 (6.12%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 147 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 52 (35.37%) Oracle
3 31 (21.09%) Cisco
4 30 (20.41%) 29West
5 25 (17.01%) Bloomberg
5 25 (17.01%) Sybase
6 24 (16.33%) Juniper
6 24 (16.33%) CheckPoint
6 24 (16.33%) Blue Coat
6 24 (16.33%) F5
6 24 (16.33%) TippingPoint
7 23 (15.65%) Tradeweb
7 23 (15.65%) Tufin
7 23 (15.65%) LogLogic
8 22 (14.97%) Radianz
9 21 (14.29%) NetScout
9 21 (14.29%) SolarWinds
9 21 (14.29%) Red Hat
10 20 (13.61%) IBM
11 19 (12.93%) ION Trading
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