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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TIBCO Rendezvous (TIBCO RV)
Rank 179 199 185
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -14
Contract jobs citing Rendezvous 16 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.22% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.98% 0.74% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 16
Average daily rate
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£625 £613 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £530 £456
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £670 £713
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £313 -
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -
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
1630 1889 1798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.03% 30.01% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1283 1422 1421
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 16
Average hourly rate £19.72 £41.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.91% -69.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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 28 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 15 (53.57%) Java
3 14 (50.00%) Linux
4 12 (42.86%) Front Office
4 12 (42.86%) Banking
5 11 (39.29%) Electronic Trading
5 11 (39.29%) Ultra Messaging
5 11 (39.29%) UNIX
5 11 (39.29%) Oracle
5 11 (39.29%) Multicast
6 10 (35.71%) Finance
7 9 (32.14%) TIBCO EMS
7 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
7 9 (32.14%) SQL
7 9 (32.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (32.14%) Low Latency
8 8 (28.57%) Sybase
8 8 (28.57%) Firewall
8 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (25.00%) Investment Banking
9 7 (25.00%) HTML
9 7 (25.00%) Multithreading
10 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
10 6 (21.43%) Windows
10 6 (21.43%) IBM
10 6 (21.43%) RMDS
11 5 (17.86%) DataSynapse
11 5 (17.86%) Middleware
11 5 (17.86%) Apache
11 5 (17.86%) Tomcat

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (17.86%) Apache
1 5 (17.86%) Tomcat
1 5 (17.86%) IIS
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (10.71%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (21.43%) RMDS
2 1 (3.57%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) Multicast
2 8 (28.57%) Firewall
3 4 (14.29%) FCoE
3 4 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (14.29%) LAN
3 4 (14.29%) WAN
3 4 (14.29%) HTTP
3 4 (14.29%) SAN
3 4 (14.29%) NAS
3 4 (14.29%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) Hadoop
2 3 (10.71%) HBase
3 1 (3.57%) Informix
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.57%) Maven
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
2 1 (3.57%) Ant
2 1 (3.57%) MSBuild
2 1 (3.57%) Gradle
2 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (42.86%) Front Office
1 12 (42.86%) Banking
2 10 (35.71%) Finance
3 7 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Architect
4 4 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 4 (14.29%) WPF Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Java Swing Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior TIBCO Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) TIBCO Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.57%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) Ultra Messaging
2 9 (32.14%) TIBCO EMS
3 7 (25.00%) HTML
4 5 (17.86%) Middleware
4 5 (17.86%) JMS
5 4 (14.29%) XML
5 4 (14.29%) XSLT
5 4 (14.29%) WinForms
5 4 (14.29%) WPF
6 3 (10.71%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (10.71%) JDBC
7 2 (7.14%) Java EE
7 2 (7.14%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (3.57%) JavaFX
8 1 (3.57%) Django
8 1 (3.57%) HTML5
8 1 (3.57%) RESTful
8 1 (3.57%) Spring
8 1 (3.57%) Swing
8 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (14.29%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Linux
2 11 (39.29%) UNIX
3 6 (21.43%) Windows
4 4 (14.29%) Solaris
4 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Electronic Trading
2 9 (32.14%) Low Latency
3 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.00%) Multithreading
5 5 (17.86%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (10.71%) TDD
7 3 (10.71%) Benchmarking
7 3 (10.71%) Project Management
7 3 (10.71%) Concurrent Programming
8 2 (7.14%) ITIL
8 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.57%) Investment Management
9 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
9 1 (3.57%) Release Management
9 1 (3.57%) BDD
9 1 (3.57%) Network Architecture
9 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (3.57%) Domain-Driven Design
9 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) Java
2 9 (32.14%) SQL
3 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.29%) VB
4 4 (14.29%) C#
4 4 (14.29%) C++
4 4 (14.29%) Python
5 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
5 3 (10.71%) C
5 3 (10.71%) Perl
6 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) CISSP
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) KVM
1 4 (14.29%) NFS
1 4 (14.29%) Xen
1 4 (14.29%) SRDF
1 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Control-M
2 2 (7.14%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (3.57%) SCOM
3 1 (3.57%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 11 (39.29%) Oracle
3 8 (28.57%) Sybase
4 6 (21.43%) IBM
5 5 (17.86%) DataSynapse
6 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 4 (14.29%) EMC
6 4 (14.29%) Intel
6 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 4 (14.29%) Cisco
6 4 (14.29%) NetApp
6 4 (14.29%) VMware
7 3 (10.71%) Reuters
7 3 (10.71%) Remedy
8 2 (7.14%) Murex
8 2 (7.14%) MarketAxess
9 1 (3.57%) TippingPoint
9 1 (3.57%) Splunk
9 1 (3.57%) LogLogic
9 1 (3.57%) Tufin