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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TIBCO Rendezvous (TIBCO RV)
Rank 367 323 349
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +26
Contract jobs citing Rendezvous 53 111 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.44% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.71% 1.41% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 89 37
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£575 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Rendezvous
England

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
7422 7872 7654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.31% 31.32% 29.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5323 5679 5365
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 50 67
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £59.95 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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
City of London +17 16 £600 -4.00% 2
Rendezvous
England

Rendezvous
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 100 (95.24%) TIBCO
2 60 (57.14%) UNIX
3 59 (56.19%) Linux
4 57 (54.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 53 (50.48%) Low Latency
6 52 (49.52%) Electronic Trading
6 52 (49.52%) Java
6 52 (49.52%) SQL
7 51 (48.57%) Fixed Income
8 43 (40.95%) Front Office
9 41 (39.05%) Reuters
9 41 (39.05%) Perl
10 38 (36.19%) Multicast
11 37 (35.24%) Windows
11 37 (35.24%) Firewall
12 35 (33.33%) Oracle
13 34 (32.38%) Banking
14 33 (31.43%) Multithreading
15 32 (30.48%) MarketAxess
15 32 (30.48%) Python
16 30 (28.57%) 29West
17 28 (26.67%) Change Management
18 27 (25.71%) Project Management
18 27 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
18 27 (25.71%) Red Hat
18 27 (25.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 26 (24.76%) Investment Banking
19 26 (24.76%) Capacity Management
20 25 (23.81%) Middleware
21 24 (22.86%) RMDS

Rendezvous
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 20 (19.05%) TIBCO EMS
2 6 (5.71%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.76%) Apache
3 5 (4.76%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (2.86%) IIS
4 3 (2.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (2.86%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.86%) Confluence
5 2 (1.90%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.95%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (3.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 24 (22.86%) RMDS
2 16 (15.24%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 38 (36.19%) Multicast
2 37 (35.24%) Firewall
3 5 (4.76%) HTTP
4 4 (3.81%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.86%) SAN
5 3 (2.86%) LAN
5 3 (2.86%) WAN
5 3 (2.86%) NAS
5 3 (2.86%) FCoE
5 3 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (1.90%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.95%) BGP
7 1 (0.95%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.86%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.86%) HBase
2 3 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.90%) KDB
3 2 (1.90%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.90%) Informix
3 2 (1.90%) MySQL
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (9.52%) JUnit
2 8 (7.62%) JIRA
3 3 (2.86%) Mockito
4 2 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.90%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.90%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.95%) Subversion
5 1 (0.95%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.95%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.95%) Maven
General
1 43 (40.95%) Front Office
2 34 (32.38%) Banking
3 26 (24.76%) Investment Banking
4 13 (12.38%) Finance
5 3 (2.86%) Back Office
6 1 (0.95%) Legal
6 1 (0.95%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (39.05%) Developer
2 35 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 22 (20.95%) Linux Support
4 18 (17.14%) Applications Support
5 9 (8.57%) Support Analyst
5 9 (8.57%) Analyst
6 6 (5.71%) Support Engineer
6 6 (5.71%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) Linux Support Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Front Office Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Support Specialist
8 4 (3.81%) C# Developer
9 3 (2.86%) Technical Support Analyst
9 3 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (2.86%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (2.86%) Technical Support
9 3 (2.86%) Architect
10 2 (1.90%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (23.81%) Middleware
2 11 (10.48%) Spring
3 10 (9.52%) FIX Protocol
3 10 (9.52%) HTML
3 10 (9.52%) JMS
4 8 (7.62%) XML
5 7 (6.67%) HTML5
6 6 (5.71%) JavaFX
6 6 (5.71%) Swing
6 6 (5.71%) .NET
6 6 (5.71%) CSS
6 6 (5.71%) Web Services
7 5 (4.76%) WinForms
7 5 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (3.81%) WPF
8 4 (3.81%) RESTful
8 4 (3.81%) XSLT
9 3 (2.86%) WCF
10 2 (1.90%) WebSockets
11 1 (0.95%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 57 (54.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 51 (48.57%) Fixed Income
3 11 (10.48%) Equities
4 4 (3.81%) Fat Client
4 4 (3.81%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.86%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.86%) Derivative
6 2 (1.90%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.95%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.95%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.95%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 60 (57.14%) UNIX
2 59 (56.19%) Linux
3 37 (35.24%) Windows
4 27 (25.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (5.71%) Windows XP
6 4 (3.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (50.48%) Low Latency
2 52 (49.52%) Electronic Trading
3 33 (31.43%) Multithreading
4 28 (26.67%) Change Management
5 27 (25.71%) Project Management
5 27 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (24.76%) Capacity Management
7 14 (13.33%) TDD
8 10 (9.52%) BDD
9 9 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (7.62%) Automated Testing
10 8 (7.62%) E-Commerce
11 6 (5.71%) Algorithmic Trading
11 6 (5.71%) Risk Management
12 4 (3.81%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (3.81%) Software Engineering
12 4 (3.81%) Release Management
12 4 (3.81%) OOA/OOD
12 4 (3.81%) OO
13 3 (2.86%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 52 (49.52%) Java
1 52 (49.52%) SQL
2 41 (39.05%) Perl
3 32 (30.48%) Python
4 13 (12.38%) C#
5 11 (10.48%) C++
6 5 (4.76%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.81%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.86%) VB
8 3 (2.86%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.86%) C
9 2 (1.90%) C++/CLI
9 2 (1.90%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (1.90%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (2.86%) NFS
1 3 (2.86%) SRDF
1 3 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.90%) KVM
2 2 (1.90%) Xen
2 2 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (5.71%) Control-M
2 2 (1.90%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 100 (95.24%) TIBCO
2 41 (39.05%) Reuters
3 35 (33.33%) Oracle
4 32 (30.48%) MarketAxess
5 30 (28.57%) 29West
6 27 (25.71%) Red Hat
7 23 (21.90%) eSpeed
8 20 (19.05%) ION Trading
9 18 (17.14%) Sybase
10 9 (8.57%) Bloomberg
11 7 (6.67%) Informatica
12 6 (5.71%) Remedy
13 5 (4.76%) Microsoft
14 4 (3.81%) IBM
15 3 (2.86%) EMC
15 3 (2.86%) Intel
15 3 (2.86%) Cisco
15 3 (2.86%) NetApp
15 3 (2.86%) DataSynapse
16 2 (1.90%) VMware
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McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: 2 days ago