The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Rendezvous skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Rendezvous over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
TIBCO Rendezvous (TIBCO RV)
London / City of London
Rank 148 155 175
Rank change year-on-year +7 +20  
Contract jobs citing Rendezvous 5 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.16% 0.091% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.47% 0.28% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 14
Median daily rate £600 £625 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £525 £550
% change year-on-year - -4.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Rendezvous is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1061 1077 1519
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 34.99% 32.70% 30.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 878 908 1213
Median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +100.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Rendezvous
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Rendezvous as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Rendezvous in the City of London

Rendezvous
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Rendezvous in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Rendezvous in the City of London

Rendezvous
Contractor 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 in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Rendezvous in the City of London

Rendezvous
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Rendezvous also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Rendezvous.

1 11 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 9 (81.82%) Java
2 9 (81.82%) Electronic Trading
3 7 (63.64%) JMS
4 5 (45.45%) Banking
4 5 (45.45%) Front Office
4 5 (45.45%) Middleware
4 5 (45.45%) TIBCO EMS
4 5 (45.45%) KDB
5 4 (36.36%) Multithreading
5 4 (36.36%) Low Latency
5 4 (36.36%) Kdb+
5 4 (36.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) DB2
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) Subversion
5 4 (36.36%) Maven
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle
6 3 (27.27%) Unix
6 3 (27.27%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 3 (27.27%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (27.27%) Ultra Messaging
7 2 (18.18%) Derivative
7 2 (18.18%) Code Optimisation
7 2 (18.18%) Fixed Income
7 2 (18.18%) Linux
7 2 (18.18%) Reuters
7 2 (18.18%) JUnit
7 2 (18.18%) Credit Derivative

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) RMDS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) KDB
2 4 (36.36%) DB2
2 4 (36.36%) Kdb+
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Maven
1 4 (36.36%) Subversion
2 2 (18.18%) JUnit
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 5 (45.45%) Banking
1 5 (45.45%) Front Office
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 8 (72.73%) Java Developer
3 7 (63.64%) Senior Developer
4 6 (54.55%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (36.36%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 4 (36.36%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
5 4 (36.36%) KDB Developer
6 2 (18.18%) Low Latency Java Developer
6 2 (18.18%) MIS Developer
6 2 (18.18%) Senior MIS Developer
7 1 (9.09%) Analyst
7 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
7 1 (9.09%) Electronic Trading Support
7 1 (9.09%) FX Support Analyst
7 1 (9.09%) Java Pricing Developer
7 1 (9.09%) Production Support Analyst
7 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) JMS
2 5 (45.45%) Middleware
2 5 (45.45%) TIBCO EMS
3 3 (27.27%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (27.27%) Ultra Messaging
4 1 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 1 (9.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (18.18%) Credit Derivative
2 2 (18.18%) Derivative
2 2 (18.18%) Fixed Income
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Electronic Trading
2 4 (36.36%) Low Latency
2 4 (36.36%) Multithreading
3 3 (27.27%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 2 (18.18%) Code Optimisation
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
5 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (9.09%) Market Making
5 1 (9.09%) MVVM
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) OOD
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) C++
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Reuters
4 1 (9.09%) Sybase