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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TIBCO Rendezvous (TIBCO RV)
Rank 177 191 192
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +1
Contract jobs citing Rendezvous 22 26 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.36% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.25% 1.21% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 23
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£600 £625 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £645
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 - - -
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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
1755 2157 2177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.75% 29.76% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1290 1636 1692
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £296 £300
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 13 15 9
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.49 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.92% -16.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 34 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 22 (64.71%) Java
3 16 (47.06%) Linux
4 15 (44.12%) UNIX
4 15 (44.12%) Banking
5 14 (41.18%) Oracle
6 13 (38.24%) Investment Banking
7 12 (35.29%) Multithreading
7 12 (35.29%) SQL
7 12 (35.29%) Front Office
7 12 (35.29%) Multicast
8 11 (32.35%) RMDS
9 10 (29.41%) ION Trading
9 10 (29.41%) Electronic Trading
9 10 (29.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
10 9 (26.47%) Sybase
10 9 (26.47%) Firewall
10 9 (26.47%) TDD
10 9 (26.47%) TIBCO EMS
10 9 (26.47%) Low Latency
11 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (23.53%) Perl
12 7 (20.59%) C#
12 7 (20.59%) Middleware
12 7 (20.59%) Fixed Income
12 7 (20.59%) ION MarketView
12 7 (20.59%) 29West
13 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (17.65%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (26.47%) TIBCO EMS
2 4 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 4 (11.76%) Apache
3 3 (8.82%) IIS
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (8.82%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 11 (32.35%) RMDS
2 7 (20.59%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) Multicast
2 9 (26.47%) Firewall
3 3 (8.82%) LAN
3 3 (8.82%) WAN
3 3 (8.82%) HTTP
3 3 (8.82%) SAN
3 3 (8.82%) FCoE
3 3 (8.82%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (8.82%) NAS
4 2 (5.88%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) HBase
2 3 (8.82%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.88%) KDB
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) JUnit
2 3 (8.82%) JIRA
2 3 (8.82%) Mockito
General
1 15 (44.12%) Banking
2 13 (38.24%) Investment Banking
3 12 (35.29%) Front Office
4 6 (17.65%) Finance
5 2 (5.88%) Back Office
6 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Developer
2 14 (41.18%) Java Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Systems Support
6 1 (2.94%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Support
6 1 (2.94%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Support Specialist
6 1 (2.94%) Applications Support
6 1 (2.94%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) Java Swing Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) Middleware
2 5 (14.71%) HTML
2 5 (14.71%) XML
3 4 (11.76%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (11.76%) XSLT
4 3 (8.82%) JMS
4 3 (8.82%) Web Services
4 3 (8.82%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (8.82%) Spring
5 2 (5.88%) WinForms
5 2 (5.88%) HTML5
5 2 (5.88%) RESTful
5 2 (5.88%) JavaFX
5 2 (5.88%) CSS
5 2 (5.88%) .NET
5 2 (5.88%) Swing
6 1 (2.94%) XSD
6 1 (2.94%) REST
6 1 (2.94%) AppFabric
6 1 (2.94%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (20.59%) Fixed Income
3 2 (5.88%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.88%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.94%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Linux
2 15 (44.12%) UNIX
3 5 (14.71%) Windows
4 3 (8.82%) Solaris
4 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Multithreading
2 10 (29.41%) Electronic Trading
3 9 (26.47%) TDD
3 9 (26.47%) Low Latency
4 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (14.71%) Project Management
6 5 (14.71%) BDD
6 5 (14.71%) Automated Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Benchmarking
7 3 (8.82%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 3 (8.82%) Analytics
7 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.88%) Change Management
8 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.88%) Capacity Management
9 1 (2.94%) OOP
9 1 (2.94%) OOA/OOD
9 1 (2.94%) ITIL
9 1 (2.94%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) Java
2 12 (35.29%) SQL
3 8 (23.53%) Perl
4 7 (20.59%) C#
5 6 (17.65%) Python
6 5 (14.71%) C++
7 3 (8.82%) C
8 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
8 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.88%) VB
9 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) NFS
1 3 (8.82%) SRDF
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (5.88%) KVM
2 2 (5.88%) Xen
2 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Control-M
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 14 (41.18%) Oracle
3 10 (29.41%) ION Trading
4 9 (26.47%) Sybase
5 7 (20.59%) 29West
6 5 (14.71%) Reuters
7 4 (11.76%) MarketAxess
7 4 (11.76%) Remedy
7 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
8 3 (8.82%) Cisco
8 3 (8.82%) IBM
8 3 (8.82%) EMC
8 3 (8.82%) Intel
8 3 (8.82%) NetApp
8 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
8 3 (8.82%) DataSynapse
9 2 (5.88%) VMware
9 2 (5.88%) Bloomberg