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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TIBCO Rendezvous (TIBCO RV)
Rank 189 199 189
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing Rendezvous 16 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.93% 0.57% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 6
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£606 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.04% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £548 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £673 £625 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 - £388
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
1728 2116 1856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.68% 29.77% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1362 1623 1441
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 15
Average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +77.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £19.00 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 40 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 24 (60.00%) Java
3 19 (47.50%) Banking
4 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (42.50%) TDD
5 16 (40.00%) Investment Banking
6 13 (32.50%) RMDS
6 13 (32.50%) Front Office
6 13 (32.50%) Fixed Income
6 13 (32.50%) Multithreading
6 13 (32.50%) Oracle
6 13 (32.50%) UNIX
7 12 (30.00%) Linux
7 12 (30.00%) Sybase
8 11 (27.50%) Finance
8 11 (27.50%) ION Trading
8 11 (27.50%) Multicast
9 10 (25.00%) TIBCO EMS
9 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 10 (25.00%) SQL
9 10 (25.00%) C#
9 10 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 9 (22.50%) HTML
10 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (22.50%) Electronic Trading
10 9 (22.50%) Firewall
10 9 (22.50%) Low Latency
11 8 (20.00%) BDD
11 8 (20.00%) Automated Testing
11 8 (20.00%) ION MarketView

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 10 (25.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 3 (7.50%) Apache
2 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.00%) MQSeries
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (5.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 13 (32.50%) RMDS
2 8 (20.00%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 11 (27.50%) Multicast
2 9 (22.50%) Firewall
3 2 (5.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (5.00%) NAS
3 2 (5.00%) FCoE
3 2 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (5.00%) LAN
3 2 (5.00%) WAN
3 2 (5.00%) HTTP
3 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) KDB
2 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.00%) HBase
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) JUnit
1 3 (7.50%) JIRA
1 3 (7.50%) Mockito
General
1 19 (47.50%) Banking
2 16 (40.00%) Investment Banking
3 13 (32.50%) Front Office
4 11 (27.50%) Finance
5 1 (2.50%) Advertising
5 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (67.50%) Developer
2 21 (52.50%) Java Developer
3 5 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Java Swing Developer
3 5 (12.50%) WPF Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Security Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Security Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Linux Specialist
6 1 (2.50%) Linux Support
6 1 (2.50%) GUI Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Product Specialist
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) HTML
2 7 (17.50%) Web Services
3 6 (15.00%) Swing
3 6 (15.00%) CSS
3 6 (15.00%) Middleware
3 6 (15.00%) JavaFX
3 6 (15.00%) RESTful
3 6 (15.00%) HTML5
4 5 (12.50%) WPF
4 5 (12.50%) Spring
4 5 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (10.00%) WinForms
5 4 (10.00%) .NET
5 4 (10.00%) XML
6 3 (7.50%) XSLT
6 3 (7.50%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (5.00%) JMS
7 2 (5.00%) JDBC
7 2 (5.00%) Reactive Extensions
7 2 (5.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Fixed Income
2 10 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (15.00%) Thin Client
3 6 (15.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.50%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) UNIX
2 12 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (7.50%) Windows
4 2 (5.00%) Solaris
5 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (42.50%) TDD
2 13 (32.50%) Multithreading
3 9 (22.50%) Electronic Trading
3 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (22.50%) Low Latency
4 8 (20.00%) BDD
4 8 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 5 (12.50%) Analytics
6 3 (7.50%) ITIL
6 3 (7.50%) Project Management
7 2 (5.00%) Change Management
7 2 (5.00%) Investment Management
7 2 (5.00%) Capacity Management
7 2 (5.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.00%) Benchmarking
7 2 (5.00%) Network Architecture
7 2 (5.00%) MVVM
8 1 (2.50%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (60.00%) Java
2 10 (25.00%) C#
2 10 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (12.50%) Perl
4 4 (10.00%) VB
4 4 (10.00%) C++
5 3 (7.50%) Python
5 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.00%) C
7 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) CISSP
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) NFS
1 2 (5.00%) Xen
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (5.00%) SRDF
1 2 (5.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 13 (32.50%) Oracle
3 12 (30.00%) Sybase
4 11 (27.50%) ION Trading
5 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (15.00%) 29West
7 4 (10.00%) Remedy
8 2 (5.00%) VMware
8 2 (5.00%) Tufin
8 2 (5.00%) F5
8 2 (5.00%) LogLogic
8 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
8 2 (5.00%) Reuters
8 2 (5.00%) Bloomberg
8 2 (5.00%) Blue Coat
8 2 (5.00%) DataSynapse
8 2 (5.00%) TippingPoint
8 2 (5.00%) Cisco
8 2 (5.00%) IBM
8 2 (5.00%) EMC