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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TIBCO Rendezvous (TIBCO RV)
Rank 191 180 200
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +20
Contract jobs citing Rendezvous 7 22 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.38% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.43% 1.25% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 21
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£613 £600 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £270 -
% change year-on-year
+52.77% -
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
1636 1756 2208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.44% 30.20% 30.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1345 1297 1665
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 15
Average hourly rate £62.50 £45.00 £31.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +42.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £16.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £57.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 22 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 15 (68.18%) Finance
3 14 (63.64%) Banking
4 12 (54.55%) Oracle
5 11 (50.00%) Linux
5 11 (50.00%) Multicast
6 10 (45.45%) Java
7 9 (40.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
8 8 (36.36%) IBM
9 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (31.82%) Sybase
9 7 (31.82%) SQL
9 7 (31.82%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (31.82%) WPF
10 6 (27.27%) Ultra Messaging
10 6 (27.27%) Investment Banking
10 6 (27.27%) DataSynapse
10 6 (27.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 6 (27.27%) C#
10 6 (27.27%) UNIX
10 6 (27.27%) Firewall
10 6 (27.27%) Front Office
10 6 (27.27%) Middleware
10 6 (27.27%) Remedy
10 6 (27.27%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (27.27%) Control-M
11 5 (22.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 5 (22.73%) EMC
11 5 (22.73%) Intel

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (22.73%) Apache
1 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 5 (22.73%) WebSphere
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle Coherence
1 5 (22.73%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) JBoss
2 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) Multicast
2 6 (27.27%) Firewall
3 5 (22.73%) iSCSI
3 5 (22.73%) NAS
3 5 (22.73%) FCoE
3 5 (22.73%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (22.73%) LAN
3 5 (22.73%) WAN
3 5 (22.73%) HTTP
3 5 (22.73%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) Hadoop
2 5 (22.73%) HBase
3 2 (9.09%) Informix
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) JIRA
2 3 (13.64%) Maven
3 2 (9.09%) Moq
3 2 (9.09%) Mockito
3 2 (9.09%) JUnit
3 2 (9.09%) NUnit
General
1 15 (68.18%) Finance
2 14 (63.64%) Banking
3 6 (27.27%) Investment Banking
3 6 (27.27%) Front Office
4 1 (4.55%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Architect
3 6 (27.27%) Support Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (22.73%) Java Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (18.18%) C# Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
6 3 (13.64%) WPF Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Front Office Developer
7 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) TIBCO Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) WPF
2 6 (27.27%) Ultra Messaging
2 6 (27.27%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (27.27%) Middleware
3 5 (22.73%) XML
3 5 (22.73%) XSLT
3 5 (22.73%) HTML
3 5 (22.73%) .NET
3 5 (22.73%) TIBCO EMS
4 4 (18.18%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (18.18%) JMS
5 3 (13.64%) J2EE
5 3 (13.64%) Web Services
5 3 (13.64%) Spring
6 2 (9.09%) Reactive Extensions
6 2 (9.09%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 2 (9.09%) Silverlight
6 2 (9.09%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) UNIX
3 5 (22.73%) Windows
3 5 (22.73%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (31.82%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (27.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 4 (18.18%) TDD
3 4 (18.18%) Benchmarking
4 3 (13.64%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (9.09%) MVVM
5 2 (9.09%) Low Latency
5 2 (9.09%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 2 (9.09%) Software Delivery
5 2 (9.09%) Resilience Testing
5 2 (9.09%) UML
5 2 (9.09%) OO
5 2 (9.09%) OOD
6 1 (4.55%) SOA
6 1 (4.55%) Service Management
6 1 (4.55%) Release Management
6 1 (4.55%) Market Making
6 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 6 (27.27%) C#
4 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.09%) VB
5 2 (9.09%) ANSI SQL
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) NFS
1 5 (22.73%) Xen
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
1 5 (22.73%) SRDF
1 5 (22.73%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Control-M
2 1 (4.55%) SCOM
2 1 (4.55%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 12 (54.55%) Oracle
3 8 (36.36%) IBM
4 7 (31.82%) Sybase
5 6 (27.27%) Remedy
5 6 (27.27%) DataSynapse
6 5 (22.73%) VMware
6 5 (22.73%) EMC
6 5 (22.73%) Intel
6 5 (22.73%) NetApp
6 5 (22.73%) Cisco
7 2 (9.09%) Microsoft