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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TIBCO Rendezvous (TIBCO RV)
Rank 357 324 334
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +10
Contract jobs citing Rendezvous 57 98 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.39% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.78% 1.24% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 81 48
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£580 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.47% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 - £350
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
7322 7909 7772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.54% 31.63% 29.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5103 5720 5519
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 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 52 75
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £23.42 £15.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +18 22 £600 -4.00% 1
Rendezvous
England

Rendezvous
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 98 (98.00%) TIBCO
2 62 (62.00%) UNIX
3 60 (60.00%) Linux
4 54 (54.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 54 (54.00%) Electronic Trading
5 53 (53.00%) SQL
6 50 (50.00%) Low Latency
7 47 (47.00%) Fixed Income
8 46 (46.00%) Java
9 43 (43.00%) Perl
10 42 (42.00%) Reuters
11 39 (39.00%) Windows
11 39 (39.00%) Front Office
11 39 (39.00%) Multicast
12 37 (37.00%) Firewall
13 35 (35.00%) Banking
14 34 (34.00%) Python
14 34 (34.00%) Oracle
15 33 (33.00%) MarketAxess
16 31 (31.00%) Multithreading
17 28 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 28 (28.00%) Change Management
17 28 (28.00%) Project Management
17 28 (28.00%) Red Hat
18 27 (27.00%) 29West
18 27 (27.00%) Capacity Management
19 26 (26.00%) Investment Banking
20 24 (24.00%) eSpeed
21 23 (23.00%) RMDS
22 21 (21.00%) Middleware

Rendezvous
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 19 (19.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 5 (5.00%) Apache
2 5 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.00%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (3.00%) IIS
4 3 (3.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (3.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.00%) MQSeries
5 2 (2.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 23 (23.00%) RMDS
2 15 (15.00%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 39 (39.00%) Multicast
2 37 (37.00%) Firewall
3 5 (5.00%) HTTP
4 4 (4.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.00%) SAN
5 3 (3.00%) LAN
5 3 (3.00%) WAN
5 3 (3.00%) NAS
5 3 (3.00%) FCoE
5 3 (3.00%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.00%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.00%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.00%) HBase
3 2 (2.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.00%) Informix
3 2 (2.00%) KDB
3 2 (2.00%) MySQL
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (10.00%) JUnit
2 7 (7.00%) JIRA
3 3 (3.00%) Mockito
4 2 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.00%) IntelliJ
General
1 39 (39.00%) Front Office
2 35 (35.00%) Banking
3 26 (26.00%) Investment Banking
4 13 (13.00%) Finance
5 3 (3.00%) Back Office
6 1 (1.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 39 (39.00%) Developer
2 33 (33.00%) Java Developer
3 23 (23.00%) Linux Support
4 21 (21.00%) Applications Support
5 10 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 10 (10.00%) Analyst
6 6 (6.00%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.00%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.00%) Support Specialist
8 4 (4.00%) Linux Support Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) Technical Support
9 3 (3.00%) Architect
9 3 (3.00%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (3.00%) Technical Support Analyst
9 3 (3.00%) Infrastructure Architect
10 2 (2.00%) UNIX Consultant
10 2 (2.00%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.00%) Middleware
2 10 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
3 8 (8.00%) JMS
3 8 (8.00%) HTML
3 8 (8.00%) XML
4 7 (7.00%) Spring
5 6 (6.00%) .NET
6 5 (5.00%) CSS
6 5 (5.00%) Swing
6 5 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (5.00%) WinForms
6 5 (5.00%) JavaFX
6 5 (5.00%) HTML5
7 4 (4.00%) WPF
7 4 (4.00%) XSLT
7 4 (4.00%) Web Services
8 3 (3.00%) WCF
8 3 (3.00%) RESTful
9 1 (1.00%) AppFabric
9 1 (1.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 54 (54.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 47 (47.00%) Fixed Income
3 10 (10.00%) Equities
4 3 (3.00%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.00%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.00%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.00%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.00%) Derivative
6 1 (1.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 62 (62.00%) UNIX
2 60 (60.00%) Linux
3 39 (39.00%) Windows
4 28 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (6.00%) Windows XP
6 4 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (54.00%) Electronic Trading
2 50 (50.00%) Low Latency
3 31 (31.00%) Multithreading
4 28 (28.00%) Project Management
4 28 (28.00%) Change Management
5 27 (27.00%) Capacity Management
6 18 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (13.00%) TDD
8 9 (9.00%) BDD
9 8 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (7.00%) Automated Testing
10 7 (7.00%) E-Commerce
11 6 (6.00%) Risk Management
12 4 (4.00%) Release Management
12 4 (4.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
12 4 (4.00%) OOA/OOD
12 4 (4.00%) OO
12 4 (4.00%) Software Engineering
13 3 (3.00%) Benchmarking
13 3 (3.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 53 (53.00%) SQL
2 46 (46.00%) Java
3 43 (43.00%) Perl
4 34 (34.00%) Python
5 14 (14.00%) C#
6 12 (12.00%) C++
7 5 (5.00%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.00%) C
8 4 (4.00%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.00%) VB
10 2 (2.00%) VC++
10 2 (2.00%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.00%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 2 (2.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (3.00%) NFS
1 3 (3.00%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (3.00%) SRDF
2 2 (2.00%) KVM
2 2 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (6.00%) Control-M
2 1 (1.00%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 98 (98.00%) TIBCO
2 42 (42.00%) Reuters
3 34 (34.00%) Oracle
4 33 (33.00%) MarketAxess
5 28 (28.00%) Red Hat
6 27 (27.00%) 29West
7 24 (24.00%) eSpeed
8 19 (19.00%) ION Trading
9 18 (18.00%) Sybase
10 9 (9.00%) Bloomberg
11 6 (6.00%) Remedy
12 5 (5.00%) Microsoft
13 4 (4.00%) Informatica
14 3 (3.00%) NetApp
14 3 (3.00%) EMC
14 3 (3.00%) Intel
14 3 (3.00%) Cisco
14 3 (3.00%) IBM
14 3 (3.00%) DataSynapse
15 2 (2.00%) Perforce