The first table below looks at the demand for Rendezvous skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rendezvous over the 3 months to 31 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 for the City of London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TIBCO Rendezvous (TIBCO RV)
Rank 174 190 191
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +1
Contract jobs citing Rendezvous 21 29 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.41% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.24% 1.38% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 26
Average daily rate
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£600 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £690 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 - £298
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1688 2094 2194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.27% 29.57% 28.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1260 1612 1717
Average daily rate £438 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 15
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Rendezvous
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Rendezvous
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Rendezvous across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Rendezvous Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Rendezvous
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Rendezvous across the City of London region.

Rendezvous Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Rendezvous
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Rendezvous across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Rendezvous Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Rendezvous
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Rendezvous across the City of London region.

Rendezvous Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Rendezvous
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region 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 34 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 26 (76.47%) Java
3 16 (47.06%) Multithreading
3 16 (47.06%) Front Office
4 15 (44.12%) Banking
5 14 (41.18%) SQL
5 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
6 13 (38.24%) Sybase
6 13 (38.24%) Linux
7 12 (35.29%) Investment Banking
7 12 (35.29%) TIBCO EMS
7 12 (35.29%) Electronic Trading
8 11 (32.35%) Low Latency
8 11 (32.35%) UNIX
8 11 (32.35%) Oracle
9 10 (29.41%) C#
9 10 (29.41%) TDD
9 10 (29.41%) ION Trading
9 10 (29.41%) RMDS
10 9 (26.47%) Fixed Income
10 9 (26.47%) 29West
10 9 (26.47%) Multicast
11 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (23.53%) C++
11 8 (23.53%) Perl
11 8 (23.53%) JUnit
11 8 (23.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (23.53%) Middleware
12 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
13 6 (17.65%) XML

Rendezvous
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region 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 12 (35.29%) TIBCO EMS
2 5 (14.71%) Apache
2 5 (14.71%) Tomcat
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (11.76%) WebSphere
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (11.76%) IIS
4 2 (5.88%) MTS
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (29.41%) RMDS
2 5 (14.71%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) Multicast
2 5 (14.71%) Firewall
3 4 (11.76%) NAS
3 4 (11.76%) FCoE
3 4 (11.76%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (11.76%) LAN
3 4 (11.76%) WAN
3 4 (11.76%) HTTP
3 4 (11.76%) SAN
4 2 (5.88%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) KDB
2 4 (11.76%) Hadoop
2 4 (11.76%) HBase
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) JUnit
2 6 (17.65%) Mockito
3 1 (2.94%) jMock
General
1 16 (47.06%) Front Office
2 15 (44.12%) Banking
3 12 (35.29%) Investment Banking
4 3 (8.82%) Back Office
4 3 (8.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Developer
2 17 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Architect
3 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Lead Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Systems Support
5 1 (2.94%) Support Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Support Specialist
5 1 (2.94%) Applications Support
5 1 (2.94%) Lead Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Administrator
5 1 (2.94%) Products Support Specialist
5 1 (2.94%) Software Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) Middleware
2 6 (17.65%) XML
2 6 (17.65%) Spring
3 5 (14.71%) XSLT
4 4 (11.76%) JMS
4 4 (11.76%) HTML
5 3 (8.82%) WinForms
6 2 (5.88%) .NET
7 1 (2.94%) Web Services
7 1 (2.94%) XSD
7 1 (2.94%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (2.94%) WCF
7 1 (2.94%) WPF
7 1 (2.94%) WF
7 1 (2.94%) AppFabric
7 1 (2.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Fixed Income
2 8 (23.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Linux
2 11 (32.35%) UNIX
3 6 (17.65%) Windows
4 4 (11.76%) Solaris
5 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Multithreading
2 12 (35.29%) Electronic Trading
3 11 (32.35%) Low Latency
4 10 (29.41%) TDD
5 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (17.65%) Analytics
7 5 (14.71%) Project Management
8 4 (11.76%) Benchmarking
8 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
8 4 (11.76%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (8.82%) BDD
9 3 (8.82%) Automated Testing
10 2 (5.88%) Scrum
10 2 (5.88%) Change Management
10 2 (5.88%) Capacity Management
10 2 (5.88%) Domain-Driven Design
11 1 (2.94%) Memory Management
11 1 (2.94%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 26 (76.47%) Java
2 14 (41.18%) SQL
3 10 (29.41%) C#
4 8 (23.53%) C++
4 8 (23.53%) Perl
5 6 (17.65%) Python
6 5 (14.71%) VB
7 4 (11.76%) C
8 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
9 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) NFS
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (11.76%) SRDF
2 2 (5.88%) KVM
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.88%) Xen
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 13 (38.24%) Sybase
3 11 (32.35%) Oracle
4 10 (29.41%) ION Trading
5 9 (26.47%) 29West
6 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
7 5 (14.71%) Reuters
8 4 (11.76%) Bloomberg
8 4 (11.76%) EMC
8 4 (11.76%) Intel
8 4 (11.76%) NetApp
8 4 (11.76%) MarketAxess
8 4 (11.76%) DataSynapse
8 4 (11.76%) Cisco
8 4 (11.76%) IBM
9 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
10 2 (5.88%) eSpeed
10 2 (5.88%) VMware
10 2 (5.88%) Tradeweb
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £625 per day
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