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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TIBCO Rendezvous (TIBCO RV)
Rank 180 181 184
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Rendezvous 12 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.35% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.79% 1.21% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 7
Average daily rate
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£663 £625 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £600 £605
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £685 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+46.42% -
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
1525 1741 1749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.10% 28.98% 30.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1241 1318 1398
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £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 3 13 19
Average hourly rate £43.00 £31.42 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.87% +58.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.96 £18.85 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £147.50 £74.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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
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 26 January 2015, 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 27 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 16 (59.26%) Java
3 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (40.74%) TDD
4 11 (40.74%) Banking
4 11 (40.74%) UNIX
4 11 (40.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (37.04%) Front Office
5 10 (37.04%) Finance
6 9 (33.33%) Linux
6 9 (33.33%) HTML
6 9 (33.33%) Investment Banking
6 9 (33.33%) Fixed Income
6 9 (33.33%) RMDS
6 9 (33.33%) Multithreading
7 8 (29.63%) Multicast
7 8 (29.63%) Oracle
8 7 (25.93%) Firewall
8 7 (25.93%) Low Latency
8 7 (25.93%) 29West
8 7 (25.93%) Electronic Trading
8 7 (25.93%) TIBCO EMS
9 6 (22.22%) JavaFX
9 6 (22.22%) Fat Client
9 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing
9 6 (22.22%) ION Trading
9 6 (22.22%) HTML5
9 6 (22.22%) ION MarketView
9 6 (22.22%) RESTful

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 7 (25.93%) TIBCO EMS
2 3 (11.11%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 9 (33.33%) RMDS
2 6 (22.22%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) Multicast
2 7 (25.93%) Firewall
3 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (7.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (3.70%) SAN
4 1 (3.70%) LAN
4 1 (3.70%) WAN
4 1 (3.70%) HTTP
4 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.70%) NAS
4 1 (3.70%) FCoE
4 1 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.70%) HBase
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 11 (40.74%) Banking
2 10 (37.04%) Front Office
2 10 (37.04%) Finance
3 9 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Developer
2 15 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Java Swing Developer
4 4 (14.81%) C# Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Support Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) WPF Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Security Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.70%) GUI Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Front Office Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) HTML
2 6 (22.22%) CSS
2 6 (22.22%) Swing
2 6 (22.22%) Web Services
2 6 (22.22%) JavaFX
2 6 (22.22%) RESTful
2 6 (22.22%) HTML5
3 4 (14.81%) JMS
3 4 (14.81%) WPF
4 3 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (11.11%) JDBC
5 2 (7.41%) .NET
5 2 (7.41%) Reactive Extensions
5 2 (7.41%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 2 (7.41%) WinForms
5 2 (7.41%) Spring
5 2 (7.41%) Java EE
6 1 (3.70%) XML
6 1 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (33.33%) Fixed Income
3 6 (22.22%) Thin Client
3 6 (22.22%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.70%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) UNIX
2 9 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) TDD
3 9 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 7 (25.93%) Electronic Trading
4 7 (25.93%) Low Latency
5 6 (22.22%) BDD
5 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (14.81%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 2 (7.41%) ITIL
7 2 (7.41%) Analytics
7 2 (7.41%) Network Architecture
7 2 (7.41%) MVVM
7 2 (7.41%) Investment Management
8 1 (3.70%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.70%) Benchmarking
8 1 (3.70%) Project Management
8 1 (3.70%) Scrum
8 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) Java
2 4 (14.81%) C
2 4 (14.81%) C#
2 4 (14.81%) C++
3 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.11%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.41%) VB
5 1 (3.70%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) NFS
1 1 (3.70%) Xen
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.70%) SRDF
1 1 (3.70%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Control-M
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 8 (29.63%) Oracle
3 7 (25.93%) 29West
4 6 (22.22%) ION Trading
5 5 (18.52%) Sybase
6 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
6 4 (14.81%) Remedy
7 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
7 2 (7.41%) Bloomberg
7 2 (7.41%) Juniper
7 2 (7.41%) Murex
7 2 (7.41%) Blue Coat
7 2 (7.41%) TippingPoint
7 2 (7.41%) LogLogic
7 2 (7.41%) Tufin
7 2 (7.41%) F5
8 1 (3.70%) MarketAxess
8 1 (3.70%) DataSynapse
8 1 (3.70%) EMC
8 1 (3.70%) Intel