The table below looks at the statistics for Rendezvous skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of 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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TIBCO Rendezvous (TIBCO RV)
Rank 185 196 191
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing Rendezvous 15 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.89% 0.59% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 4
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£613 £613 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £600 £505
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £653 £628
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.50%
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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1678 2023 1853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.74% 29.76% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1348 1533 1445
Average daily rate £425 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 24
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.60 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £77.50 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

Rendezvous
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Rendezvous Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Rendezvous
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Rendezvous Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Rendezvous
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Rendezvous across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Rendezvous Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Rendezvous
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Rendezvous Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Rendezvous
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of 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 31 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 19 (61.29%) Java
3 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (41.94%) TDD
4 13 (41.94%) Banking
4 13 (41.94%) Oracle
5 12 (38.71%) UNIX
5 12 (38.71%) RMDS
6 11 (35.48%) Investment Banking
6 11 (35.48%) Finance
6 11 (35.48%) Fixed Income
6 11 (35.48%) Linux
7 10 (32.26%) HTML
8 9 (29.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (29.03%) Multithreading
9 8 (25.81%) TIBCO EMS
9 8 (25.81%) ION MarketView
9 8 (25.81%) BDD
9 8 (25.81%) ION Trading
9 8 (25.81%) Automated Testing
9 8 (25.81%) Sybase
9 8 (25.81%) Low Latency
9 8 (25.81%) Multicast
10 7 (22.58%) Web Services
10 7 (22.58%) Front Office
11 6 (19.35%) HTML5
11 6 (19.35%) RESTful
11 6 (19.35%) JavaFX
11 6 (19.35%) Fat Client

Rendezvous
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of 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 8 (25.81%) TIBCO EMS
2 3 (9.68%) Apache
2 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.68%) MQSeries
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.45%) IIS
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 12 (38.71%) RMDS
2 8 (25.81%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) Multicast
2 6 (19.35%) Firewall
3 2 (6.45%) NAS
3 2 (6.45%) iSCSI
3 2 (6.45%) LAN
3 2 (6.45%) WAN
3 2 (6.45%) HTTP
3 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.45%) SAN
3 2 (6.45%) FCoE
3 2 (6.45%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (6.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (6.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.45%) HBase
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) JIRA
General
1 13 (41.94%) Banking
2 11 (35.48%) Investment Banking
2 11 (35.48%) Finance
3 7 (22.58%) Front Office
4 1 (3.23%) Back Office
4 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Developer
2 16 (51.61%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Java Swing Developer
4 4 (12.90%) C# Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Support Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) WPF Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Support
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) HTML
2 7 (22.58%) Web Services
3 6 (19.35%) HTML5
3 6 (19.35%) RESTful
3 6 (19.35%) JavaFX
3 6 (19.35%) Swing
3 6 (19.35%) CSS
3 6 (19.35%) Middleware
4 4 (12.90%) WPF
4 4 (12.90%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (12.90%) XML
4 4 (12.90%) .NET
5 3 (9.68%) XSLT
5 3 (9.68%) JDBC
5 3 (9.68%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (6.45%) WinForms
6 2 (6.45%) Java EE
6 2 (6.45%) Spring
6 2 (6.45%) Reactive Extensions
6 2 (6.45%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Fixed Income
2 9 (29.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (19.35%) Fat Client
3 6 (19.35%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.23%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) UNIX
2 11 (35.48%) Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Windows
4 2 (6.45%) Solaris
5 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) TDD
3 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (29.03%) Multithreading
4 8 (25.81%) BDD
4 8 (25.81%) Automated Testing
4 8 (25.81%) Low Latency
5 3 (9.68%) ITIL
5 3 (9.68%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (6.45%) MVVM
6 2 (6.45%) Network Architecture
6 2 (6.45%) Investment Management
6 2 (6.45%) Benchmarking
6 2 (6.45%) Analytics
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.23%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 1 (3.23%) ITSM
7 1 (3.23%) OOP
7 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.23%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) Java
2 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) C#
3 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
4 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.45%) VB
5 2 (6.45%) Perl
6 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.23%) C++
6 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) CISSP
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
1 2 (6.45%) SRDF
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (6.45%) Xen
1 2 (6.45%) NFS
1 2 (6.45%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Control-M
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 13 (41.94%) Oracle
3 8 (25.81%) ION Trading
3 8 (25.81%) Sybase
4 6 (19.35%) 29West
5 4 (12.90%) Remedy
5 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.45%) Tufin
6 2 (6.45%) TippingPoint
6 2 (6.45%) VMware
6 2 (6.45%) Blue Coat
6 2 (6.45%) DataSynapse
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco
6 2 (6.45%) IBM
6 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.45%) Bloomberg
6 2 (6.45%) Murex
6 2 (6.45%) EMC
6 2 (6.45%) Intel
6 2 (6.45%) Juniper