The table below looks at the statistics for Rendezvous skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rendezvous over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TIBCO Rendezvous (TIBCO RV)
Rank 336 367 330
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -37
Contract jobs citing Rendezvous 74 48 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.20% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.11% 0.68% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 44 54
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£575 £600 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £375 -
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6672 7111 6374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.91% 29.36% 29.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4738 5103 4617
Average daily rate £425 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 36 64
Average hourly rate £22.50 £38.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.93% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.00 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £170.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Rendezvous
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Rendezvous Jobs Demand Trend in London

Rendezvous
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Rendezvous Daily Rate Trend in London

Rendezvous
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Rendezvous across the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Rendezvous Daily Rate Histogram in London

Rendezvous
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Rendezvous Hourly Rate Trend in London

Rendezvous
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rendezvous within the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
City of London +23 18 £625 -
Rendezvous
England

Rendezvous
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 120 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 79 (65.83%) Java
3 61 (50.83%) Linux
4 54 (45.00%) Oracle
5 50 (41.67%) Windows
6 49 (40.83%) SQL Server
6 49 (40.83%) SQL
7 44 (36.67%) Front Office
8 43 (35.83%) UNIX
8 43 (35.83%) Banking
9 42 (35.00%) Multithreading
10 39 (32.50%) C#
11 38 (31.67%) Fixed Income
11 38 (31.67%) Low Latency
12 37 (30.83%) C++
13 36 (30.00%) Finance
14 35 (29.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 35 (29.17%) Electronic Trading
15 32 (26.67%) TIBCO EMS
15 32 (26.67%) Firewall
16 29 (24.17%) .NET
17 28 (23.33%) Multicast
18 27 (22.50%) Python
18 27 (22.50%) 29West
19 26 (21.67%) Sybase
20 25 (20.83%) IIS
21 24 (20.00%) JMS
21 24 (20.00%) Middleware
22 23 (19.17%) Red Hat
22 23 (19.17%) IBM

Rendezvous
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 32 (26.67%) TIBCO EMS
2 25 (20.83%) IIS
3 21 (17.50%) Apache
4 20 (16.67%) Tomcat
5 17 (14.17%) MQSeries
6 13 (10.83%) WebSphere
7 8 (6.67%) Oracle Coherence
7 8 (6.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 7 (5.83%) JBoss
9 5 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.67%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.83%) MTS
Applications
1 4 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (15.00%) ION MarketView
2 17 (14.17%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (26.67%) Firewall
2 28 (23.33%) Multicast
3 9 (7.50%) HTTP
4 8 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 8 (6.67%) WAN
4 8 (6.67%) LAN
4 8 (6.67%) SAN
4 8 (6.67%) iSCSI
4 8 (6.67%) NAS
4 8 (6.67%) FCoE
4 8 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (1.67%) DNS
5 2 (1.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (1.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.83%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.83%) DHCP
6 1 (0.83%) SMS
6 1 (0.83%) UMTS
6 1 (0.83%) LDAP
6 1 (0.83%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (40.83%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.83%) Oracle Database
3 8 (6.67%) Hadoop
4 7 (5.83%) HBase
5 5 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.17%) Sybase IQ
6 1 (0.83%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.83%) Informix
Development Applications
1 15 (12.50%) JIRA
2 14 (11.67%) Maven
3 13 (10.83%) Subversion
4 12 (10.00%) Ant
4 12 (10.00%) TeamCity
4 12 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 12 (10.00%) Mercurial
4 12 (10.00%) MSBuild
4 12 (10.00%) Gradle
4 12 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 6 (5.00%) Moq
5 6 (5.00%) Mockito
5 6 (5.00%) JUnit
5 6 (5.00%) NUnit
6 2 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.83%) VTune
7 1 (0.83%) Valgrind
General
1 44 (36.67%) Front Office
2 43 (35.83%) Banking
3 36 (30.00%) Finance
4 13 (10.83%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.17%) Back Office
6 4 (3.33%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.83%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (51.67%) Developer
2 36 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 15 (12.50%) C++ Developer
3 15 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 11 (9.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 9 (7.50%) Architect
7 8 (6.67%) Analyst
7 8 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
8 7 (5.83%) Support Analyst
9 6 (5.00%) Applications Support
9 6 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (5.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 6 (5.00%) WPF Developer
10 5 (4.17%) C++/Java Developer
10 5 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (3.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.33%) SQL Developer
11 4 (3.33%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (24.17%) .NET
2 24 (20.00%) JMS
2 24 (20.00%) Middleware
3 20 (16.67%) HTML
4 18 (15.00%) XML
4 18 (15.00%) Spring
5 16 (13.33%) FIX Protocol
6 15 (12.50%) WPF
7 12 (10.00%) Django
8 10 (8.33%) Web Services
9 8 (6.67%) WinForms
9 8 (6.67%) XSLT
9 8 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
10 7 (5.83%) J2EE
10 7 (5.83%) HTML5
11 6 (5.00%) JDBC
12 5 (4.17%) STL
12 5 (4.17%) ASP.NET
12 5 (4.17%) GWT
12 5 (4.17%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 38 (31.67%) Fixed Income
2 35 (29.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (7.50%) Equities
3 9 (7.50%) Derivative
3 9 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.00%) Eurex
5 2 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.67%) Market Risk
5 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.83%) IVR
6 1 (0.83%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.83%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.83%) Open Source
6 1 (0.83%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 61 (50.83%) Linux
2 50 (41.67%) Windows
3 43 (35.83%) UNIX
4 23 (19.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (7.50%) Solaris
6 3 (2.50%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.67%) Windows NT
7 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (35.00%) Multithreading
2 38 (31.67%) Low Latency
3 35 (29.17%) Electronic Trading
4 23 (19.17%) Capacity Management
5 20 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (15.00%) Problem Management
7 16 (13.33%) ITIL
7 16 (13.33%) Release Management
8 13 (10.83%) Load Balancing
8 13 (10.83%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (10.83%) TDD
9 12 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
10 11 (9.17%) Project Management
11 10 (8.33%) Ultra-Low Latency
11 10 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (6.67%) Market Making
13 7 (5.83%) OOD
13 7 (5.83%) OO
13 7 (5.83%) Benchmarking
13 7 (5.83%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (65.83%) Java
2 49 (40.83%) SQL
3 39 (32.50%) C#
4 37 (30.83%) C++
5 27 (22.50%) Python
6 14 (11.67%) Perl
7 13 (10.83%) JavaScript
8 12 (10.00%) Bash Shell
9 9 (7.50%) VB
10 6 (5.00%) Shell Script
11 4 (3.33%) C
12 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.83%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (4.17%) Degree
2 3 (2.50%) CISSP
3 1 (0.83%) ISEB
3 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 9 (7.50%) NFS
2 8 (6.67%) Xen
2 8 (6.67%) KVM
2 8 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 8 (6.67%) SRDF
3 7 (5.83%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.83%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 17 (14.17%) ITRS Geneos
2 12 (10.00%) BladeLogic
3 3 (2.50%) Control-M
4 1 (0.83%) SCOM
4 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 120 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 54 (45.00%) Oracle
3 27 (22.50%) 29West
4 26 (21.67%) Sybase
5 23 (19.17%) IBM
5 23 (19.17%) Red Hat
6 18 (15.00%) ION Trading
7 16 (13.33%) Splunk
7 16 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 16 (13.33%) Reuters
8 9 (7.50%) DataSynapse
9 8 (6.67%) VMware
9 8 (6.67%) MarketAxess
9 8 (6.67%) Cisco
9 8 (6.67%) Informatica
9 8 (6.67%) NetApp
9 8 (6.67%) EMC
9 8 (6.67%) Intel
10 7 (5.83%) eSpeed
11 6 (5.00%) Currenex