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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TIBCO Rendezvous (TIBCO RV)
Rank 364 318 376
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +58
Contract jobs citing Rendezvous 47 107 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.42% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.63% 1.36% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 88 37
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£578 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 - £273
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
7409 7855 7710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.19% 31.11% 29.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5372 5705 5422
Average daily rate £420 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 42 68
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £85.00 £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 30 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 30 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 +24 17 £600 -4.00% 2
Rendezvous
England

Rendezvous
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 103 (94.50%) TIBCO
2 57 (52.29%) Java
2 57 (52.29%) UNIX
2 57 (52.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 56 (51.38%) Linux
4 55 (50.46%) Low Latency
5 54 (49.54%) Fixed Income
6 52 (47.71%) Electronic Trading
7 49 (44.95%) SQL
8 45 (41.28%) Front Office
9 40 (36.70%) Reuters
10 38 (34.86%) Perl
11 37 (33.94%) Multicast
12 36 (33.03%) Firewall
13 35 (32.11%) Banking
13 35 (32.11%) Windows
13 35 (32.11%) Multithreading
14 33 (30.28%) Oracle
15 32 (29.36%) Agile Software Development
16 31 (28.44%) Python
16 31 (28.44%) MarketAxess
17 29 (26.61%) 29West
18 27 (24.77%) Investment Banking
18 27 (24.77%) Change Management
19 26 (23.85%) Middleware
19 26 (23.85%) Project Management
19 26 (23.85%) RMDS
19 26 (23.85%) Red Hat
19 26 (23.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 25 (22.94%) Capacity Management

Rendezvous
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 19 (17.43%) TIBCO EMS
2 6 (5.50%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.59%) Apache
3 5 (4.59%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (2.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (2.75%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.75%) IIS
4 3 (2.75%) Confluence
5 2 (1.83%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.92%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (3.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 26 (23.85%) RMDS
2 19 (17.43%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 37 (33.94%) Multicast
2 36 (33.03%) Firewall
3 5 (4.59%) HTTP
4 4 (3.67%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.75%) LAN
5 3 (2.75%) WAN
5 3 (2.75%) SAN
5 3 (2.75%) NAS
5 3 (2.75%) FCoE
5 3 (2.75%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (1.83%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.92%) BGP
7 1 (0.92%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.75%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.75%) NoSQL
2 3 (2.75%) HBase
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.83%) Informix
3 2 (1.83%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.83%) KDB
3 2 (1.83%) MySQL
4 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (9.17%) JUnit
2 8 (7.34%) JIRA
3 3 (2.75%) Mockito
4 2 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.83%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.83%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.92%) Subversion
5 1 (0.92%) Maven
5 1 (0.92%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
General
1 45 (41.28%) Front Office
2 35 (32.11%) Banking
3 27 (24.77%) Investment Banking
4 15 (13.76%) Finance
5 3 (2.75%) Back Office
6 1 (0.92%) Legal
6 1 (0.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 47 (43.12%) Developer
2 39 (35.78%) Java Developer
3 21 (19.27%) Linux Support
4 17 (15.60%) Applications Support
5 9 (8.26%) Support Analyst
5 9 (8.26%) Analyst
6 6 (5.50%) Senior Developer
6 6 (5.50%) C# Developer
6 6 (5.50%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.59%) Front Office Developer
7 5 (4.59%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (4.59%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (4.59%) Linux Support Engineer
8 4 (3.67%) Java Swing Developer
8 4 (3.67%) WPF Developer
8 4 (3.67%) Support Specialist
9 3 (2.75%) Technical Support Analyst
9 3 (2.75%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (2.75%) Technical Support
9 3 (2.75%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (23.85%) Middleware
2 12 (11.01%) Spring
2 12 (11.01%) HTML
3 11 (10.09%) JMS
4 10 (9.17%) FIX Protocol
5 9 (8.26%) HTML5
6 8 (7.34%) JavaFX
6 8 (7.34%) Swing
6 8 (7.34%) .NET
6 8 (7.34%) CSS
6 8 (7.34%) Web Services
6 8 (7.34%) XML
7 6 (5.50%) WPF
7 6 (5.50%) RESTful
8 5 (4.59%) WinForms
8 5 (4.59%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (3.67%) XSLT
10 3 (2.75%) WCF
11 2 (1.83%) WebSockets
11 2 (1.83%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 57 (52.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 54 (49.54%) Fixed Income
3 11 (10.09%) Equities
4 6 (5.50%) Thin Client
4 6 (5.50%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.75%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.75%) Derivative
6 2 (1.83%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.92%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.92%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.92%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 57 (52.29%) UNIX
2 56 (51.38%) Linux
3 35 (32.11%) Windows
4 26 (23.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.67%) Solaris
5 4 (3.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (50.46%) Low Latency
2 52 (47.71%) Electronic Trading
3 35 (32.11%) Multithreading
4 32 (29.36%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (24.77%) Change Management
6 26 (23.85%) Project Management
7 25 (22.94%) Capacity Management
8 18 (16.51%) TDD
9 12 (11.01%) BDD
10 11 (10.09%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (9.17%) Automated Testing
12 8 (7.34%) E-Commerce
13 7 (6.42%) Algorithmic Trading
14 6 (5.50%) Risk Management
15 4 (3.67%) Software Engineering
15 4 (3.67%) OOA/OOD
15 4 (3.67%) OO
15 4 (3.67%) Performance Tuning
16 3 (2.75%) Ultra-Low Latency
16 3 (2.75%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 57 (52.29%) Java
2 49 (44.95%) SQL
3 38 (34.86%) Perl
4 31 (28.44%) Python
5 16 (14.68%) C#
6 12 (11.01%) C++
7 5 (4.59%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.67%) C
8 4 (3.67%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.75%) VB
9 3 (2.75%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.83%) VC++
10 2 (1.83%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 2 (1.83%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (2.75%) NFS
1 3 (2.75%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (2.75%) SRDF
2 2 (1.83%) KVM
2 2 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.83%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.83%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (5.50%) Control-M
2 2 (1.83%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 103 (94.50%) TIBCO
2 40 (36.70%) Reuters
3 33 (30.28%) Oracle
4 31 (28.44%) MarketAxess
5 29 (26.61%) 29West
6 26 (23.85%) Red Hat
7 23 (21.10%) ION Trading
8 22 (20.18%) eSpeed
9 16 (14.68%) Sybase
10 9 (8.26%) Bloomberg
11 8 (7.34%) Informatica
12 6 (5.50%) Microsoft
12 6 (5.50%) Remedy
13 4 (3.67%) IBM
14 3 (2.75%) NetApp
14 3 (2.75%) EMC
14 3 (2.75%) Intel
14 3 (2.75%) Cisco
14 3 (2.75%) DataSynapse
15 2 (1.83%) Perforce
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