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 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TIBCO Rendezvous (TIBCO RV)
Rank 192 207 205
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Contract jobs citing Rendezvous 15 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.85% 0.70% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 11
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£613 £600 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% +26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £600 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £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
1765 2155 1955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.50% 29.64% 27.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1378 1646 1492
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £585 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 16
Average hourly rate £19.50 £31.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.60% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £25.00 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 October 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 24 October 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 36 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 22 (61.11%) Java
3 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (41.67%) Banking
4 14 (38.89%) TDD
5 13 (36.11%) Investment Banking
6 12 (33.33%) RMDS
6 12 (33.33%) Oracle
6 12 (33.33%) UNIX
6 12 (33.33%) Linux
6 12 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 12 (33.33%) Multicast
7 11 (30.56%) SQL
7 11 (30.56%) Multithreading
8 10 (27.78%) ION Trading
8 10 (27.78%) Front Office
8 10 (27.78%) Fixed Income
8 10 (27.78%) Sybase
9 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 9 (25.00%) Firewall
9 9 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
9 9 (25.00%) TIBCO EMS
10 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (22.22%) Finance
10 8 (22.22%) C#
10 8 (22.22%) HTML
10 8 (22.22%) Low Latency
11 7 (19.44%) BDD
11 7 (19.44%) 29West
11 7 (19.44%) Middleware

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (25.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 4 (11.11%) Apache
2 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (8.33%) IIS
Business Applications
1 12 (33.33%) RMDS
2 7 (19.44%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) Multicast
2 9 (25.00%) Firewall
3 3 (8.33%) SAN
3 3 (8.33%) LAN
3 3 (8.33%) WAN
3 3 (8.33%) HTTP
3 3 (8.33%) NAS
3 3 (8.33%) FCoE
3 3 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (5.56%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 3 (8.33%) HBase
3 2 (5.56%) KDB
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) JUnit
1 3 (8.33%) JIRA
1 3 (8.33%) Mockito
General
1 15 (41.67%) Banking
2 13 (36.11%) Investment Banking
3 10 (27.78%) Front Office
4 8 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (5.56%) Back Office
6 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (61.11%) Developer
2 18 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Java Swing Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Architect
4 3 (8.33%) WPF Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Front Office Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Systems Support
6 1 (2.78%) Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Support
6 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) HTML
2 7 (19.44%) Middleware
3 6 (16.67%) Web Services
4 5 (13.89%) XML
4 5 (13.89%) CSS
4 5 (13.89%) Swing
4 5 (13.89%) JavaFX
4 5 (13.89%) RESTful
4 5 (13.89%) HTML5
5 4 (11.11%) Spring
5 4 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (11.11%) XSLT
5 4 (11.11%) .NET
6 3 (8.33%) JMS
6 3 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (8.33%) WPF
7 2 (5.56%) Reactive Extensions
7 2 (5.56%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 2 (5.56%) WinForms
8 1 (2.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (27.78%) Fixed Income
3 5 (13.89%) Thin Client
3 5 (13.89%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.78%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) UNIX
1 12 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Windows
3 3 (8.33%) Solaris
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (38.89%) TDD
3 11 (30.56%) Multithreading
4 9 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
5 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (22.22%) Low Latency
6 7 (19.44%) BDD
6 7 (19.44%) Automated Testing
7 4 (11.11%) Project Management
7 4 (11.11%) Analytics
8 3 (8.33%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (8.33%) Benchmarking
9 2 (5.56%) Change Management
9 2 (5.56%) ITIL
9 2 (5.56%) Capacity Management
9 2 (5.56%) MVVM
10 1 (2.78%) Memory Management
10 1 (2.78%) OOP
10 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) Java
2 11 (30.56%) SQL
3 8 (22.22%) C#
4 6 (16.67%) Perl
5 5 (13.89%) C++
6 4 (11.11%) Python
7 3 (8.33%) C
8 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.56%) VB
9 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) CISSP
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) NFS
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (8.33%) SRDF
2 2 (5.56%) KVM
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 12 (33.33%) Oracle
3 10 (27.78%) Sybase
3 10 (27.78%) ION Trading
4 7 (19.44%) 29West
5 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (11.11%) Remedy
7 3 (8.33%) Reuters
7 3 (8.33%) NetApp
7 3 (8.33%) EMC
7 3 (8.33%) Intel
7 3 (8.33%) Cisco
7 3 (8.33%) IBM
7 3 (8.33%) DataSynapse
8 2 (5.56%) MarketAxess
8 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.56%) VMware
9 1 (2.78%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.78%) Bloomberg
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