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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TIBCO Rendezvous (TIBCO RV)
Rank 362 344 340
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -4
Contract jobs citing Rendezvous 49 62 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.27% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 0.86% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 55 50
Average daily rate
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£525 £550 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £450 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £250 -
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -
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
7224 7215 7279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.90% 31.02% 31.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5234 5198 5230
Average daily rate £425 £423 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 33 97
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £53.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -12 13 £525 -12.50%
Rendezvous
England

Rendezvous
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 115 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 66 (57.39%) Java
3 62 (53.91%) SQL
4 60 (52.17%) Oracle
5 56 (48.70%) Linux
6 55 (47.83%) Windows
7 51 (44.35%) SQL Server
8 44 (38.26%) Banking
9 42 (36.52%) C#
10 41 (35.65%) C++
10 41 (35.65%) .NET
11 39 (33.91%) Fixed Income
12 35 (30.43%) Firewall
12 35 (30.43%) Finance
13 34 (29.57%) UNIX
13 34 (29.57%) Multithreading
13 34 (29.57%) Electronic Trading
14 32 (27.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 31 (26.96%) IIS
15 31 (26.96%) Python
16 30 (26.09%) IBM
16 30 (26.09%) Front Office
17 29 (25.22%) Multicast
18 27 (23.48%) Low Latency
18 27 (23.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 27 (23.48%) Red Hat
19 26 (22.61%) Capacity Management
20 25 (21.74%) Apache
21 24 (20.87%) Tomcat
21 24 (20.87%) Sybase

Rendezvous
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 31 (26.96%) IIS
2 25 (21.74%) Apache
3 24 (20.87%) Tomcat
4 14 (12.17%) WebSphere
5 13 (11.30%) MQSeries
6 9 (7.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 9 (7.83%) Oracle Coherence
7 8 (6.96%) JBoss
8 5 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (2.61%) WebLogic
9 3 (2.61%) MTS
10 2 (1.74%) SmartSockets
Applications
1 6 (5.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (15.65%) ION MarketView
2 13 (11.30%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (30.43%) Firewall
2 29 (25.22%) Multicast
3 10 (8.70%) HTTP
4 9 (7.83%) iSCSI
4 9 (7.83%) NAS
4 9 (7.83%) FCoE
4 9 (7.83%) Fibre Channel
4 9 (7.83%) LAN
4 9 (7.83%) SAN
4 9 (7.83%) WAN
5 1 (0.87%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (0.87%) Internet
5 1 (0.87%) SS7
5 1 (0.87%) ISUP
5 1 (0.87%) INAP
5 1 (0.87%) DAB
5 1 (0.87%) SMS
5 1 (0.87%) UMTS
5 1 (0.87%) LDAP
5 1 (0.87%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (44.35%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.78%) Oracle Database
3 9 (7.83%) Hadoop
4 8 (6.96%) HBase
5 5 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.35%) Sybase IQ
6 2 (1.74%) Informix
7 1 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (17.39%) Maven
2 19 (16.52%) JIRA
3 17 (14.78%) Subversion
4 15 (13.04%) Ant
4 15 (13.04%) TeamCity
4 15 (13.04%) Git (software)
4 15 (13.04%) Mercurial
4 15 (13.04%) MSBuild
4 15 (13.04%) Gradle
4 15 (13.04%) Jenkins
5 7 (6.09%) Moq
5 7 (6.09%) Mockito
5 7 (6.09%) JUnit
5 7 (6.09%) NUnit
6 2 (1.74%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.87%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.87%) SpecFlow
General
1 44 (38.26%) Banking
2 35 (30.43%) Finance
3 30 (26.09%) Front Office
4 10 (8.70%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.35%) Back Office
6 2 (1.74%) Legal
6 2 (1.74%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.87%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (53.91%) Developer
2 29 (25.22%) Java Developer
3 20 (17.39%) C++ Developer
4 19 (16.52%) C# Developer
5 14 (12.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (9.57%) .NET Developer
7 10 (8.70%) Architect
8 9 (7.83%) Analyst
8 9 (7.83%) Senior Developer
8 9 (7.83%) Infrastructure Architect
9 8 (6.96%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (6.96%) WPF Developer
10 7 (6.09%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (6.09%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 7 (6.09%) Support Analyst
10 7 (6.09%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (5.22%) C++/C# Developer
11 6 (5.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (4.35%) C++/Java Developer
12 5 (4.35%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (35.65%) .NET
2 22 (19.13%) WPF
3 20 (17.39%) Middleware
4 19 (16.52%) XML
4 19 (16.52%) TIBCO EMS
4 19 (16.52%) Ultra Messaging
5 17 (14.78%) FIX Protocol
5 17 (14.78%) JMS
6 16 (13.91%) HTML
7 15 (13.04%) Django
8 14 (12.17%) Spring
9 13 (11.30%) Web Services
10 10 (8.70%) WebSphere MQ
10 10 (8.70%) ASP.NET
11 9 (7.83%) J2EE
11 9 (7.83%) XSLT
12 8 (6.96%) WinForms
13 7 (6.09%) HTML5
14 6 (5.22%) Reactive Extensions
14 6 (5.22%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 39 (33.91%) Fixed Income
2 32 (27.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 15 (13.04%) Derivative
4 14 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (11.30%) Equities
6 7 (6.09%) Eurex
7 5 (4.35%) Credit Derivative
8 3 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.74%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.74%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.87%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.87%) IVR
10 1 (0.87%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.87%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.87%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.87%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.87%) User Experience
10 1 (0.87%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 1 (0.87%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 56 (48.70%) Linux
2 55 (47.83%) Windows
3 34 (29.57%) UNIX
4 27 (23.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (8.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.57%) Multithreading
1 34 (29.57%) Electronic Trading
2 27 (23.48%) Low Latency
3 26 (22.61%) Capacity Management
4 20 (17.39%) Problem Management
4 20 (17.39%) Release Management
5 16 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (13.91%) Load Balancing
5 16 (13.91%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (13.04%) Technical Analysis
6 15 (13.04%) TDD
6 15 (13.04%) ITIL
7 13 (11.30%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (10.43%) Project Management
9 8 (6.96%) OO
9 8 (6.96%) Change Management
9 8 (6.96%) Benchmarking
10 7 (6.09%) Migration
10 7 (6.09%) OOD
10 7 (6.09%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 66 (57.39%) Java
2 62 (53.91%) SQL
3 42 (36.52%) C#
4 41 (35.65%) C++
5 31 (26.96%) Python
6 16 (13.91%) Perl
7 15 (13.04%) Bash Shell
8 10 (8.70%) JavaScript
9 7 (6.09%) VB
10 4 (3.48%) C
10 4 (3.48%) ANSI SQL
11 3 (2.61%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.74%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.87%) ISEB
System Software
1 10 (8.70%) NFS
2 9 (7.83%) Xen
2 9 (7.83%) KVM
2 9 (7.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.83%) Hyper-V
2 9 (7.83%) SRDF
3 8 (6.96%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.87%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 20 (17.39%) ITRS Geneos
2 15 (13.04%) BladeLogic
3 7 (6.09%) Control-M
4 2 (1.74%) OpenView
4 2 (1.74%) Unicenter
4 2 (1.74%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.74%) Netcool
5 1 (0.87%) SCOM
5 1 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 115 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 60 (52.17%) Oracle
3 30 (26.09%) IBM
4 27 (23.48%) Red Hat
5 24 (20.87%) Sybase
6 19 (16.52%) Splunk
7 18 (15.65%) ION Trading
8 15 (13.04%) Microsoft
8 15 (13.04%) Reuters
9 10 (8.70%) DataSynapse
9 10 (8.70%) eSpeed
10 9 (7.83%) VMware
10 9 (7.83%) MarketAxess
10 9 (7.83%) NetApp
10 9 (7.83%) Cisco
10 9 (7.83%) EMC
10 9 (7.83%) Intel
11 7 (6.09%) Currenex
11 7 (6.09%) Remedy
12 3 (2.61%) Tradeweb