The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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)
UK
Rank 548 603 533
Rank change year-on-year +55 -70  
Contract jobs citing Rendezvous 48 39 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.074% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.26% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 30 59
Median daily rate £650 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £570 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £745 £650 £675
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 with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14206 14834 13989
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.36% 27.99% 26.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9854 10283 9074
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 227 189
Median hourly rate £42.00 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.38% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.80 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.75 £47.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Rendezvous
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Rendezvous
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Rendezvous in the UK

Rendezvous
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Rendezvous over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Rendezvous in the UK

Rendezvous
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Rendezvous.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Rendezvous in the UK

Rendezvous
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rendezvous within the UK over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +41 46 £650 +8.33% 6
London +36 45 £650 +8.33% 6
City of London +7 5 £600 -4.00% 1
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
Yorkshire +12 1 £525 -
Sheffield +3 1 £525 -
South Yorkshire -3 1 £525 -

Rendezvous
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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 with a requirement for Rendezvous.

1 88 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 62 (70.45%) Electronic Trading
3 57 (64.77%) Java
4 48 (54.55%) SQL Server
5 47 (53.41%) Fixed Income
6 45 (51.14%) ION Trading
6 45 (51.14%) Oracle
7 42 (47.73%) Reuters
7 42 (47.73%) RMDS
8 38 (43.18%) Front Office
9 35 (39.77%) C#
10 34 (38.64%) Multithreading
11 32 (36.36%) Linux
12 31 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
13 28 (31.82%) Middleware
14 23 (26.14%) FIX Protocol
14 23 (26.14%) C++
15 22 (25.00%) Finance
16 19 (21.59%) JUnit
17 18 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
18 17 (19.32%) Workflow
18 17 (19.32%) Banking
19 16 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 16 (18.18%) Mentoring
19 16 (18.18%) Low Latency
20 15 (17.05%) Sybase
20 15 (17.05%) Windows
20 15 (17.05%) Oracle Workflow
21 14 (15.91%) JMS
21 14 (15.91%) .NET

Rendezvous
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 15 (17.05%) Oracle Workflow
2 13 (14.77%) Tomcat
3 11 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 10 (11.36%) Apache
4 10 (11.36%) DataSynapse
4 10 (11.36%) IIS
4 10 (11.36%) Oracle Coherence
4 10 (11.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (3.41%) JBoss
6 1 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.14%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
6 1 (1.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (6.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 42 (47.73%) RMDS
2 8 (9.09%) ION MarketView
3 7 (7.95%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.41%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.36%) FCoE
1 10 (11.36%) Fibre Channel
1 10 (11.36%) HTTP
1 10 (11.36%) iSCSI
1 10 (11.36%) Multicast
1 10 (11.36%) NAS
1 10 (11.36%) SAN
2 9 (10.23%) LAN
2 9 (10.23%) WAN
3 5 (5.68%) Internet
4 1 (1.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.36%) Hadoop
2 10 (11.36%) HBase
2 10 (11.36%) KDB
3 9 (10.23%) DB2
3 9 (10.23%) Kdb+
4 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.14%) Big Data
5 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.14%) MySQL
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.14%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 19 (21.59%) JUnit
2 12 (13.64%) NUnit
2 12 (13.64%) Visual Studio
3 10 (11.36%) Maven
3 10 (11.36%) Subversion
4 1 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.14%) JIRA
4 1 (1.14%) Mockito
4 1 (1.14%) Robot Framework
General
1 38 (43.18%) Front Office
2 22 (25.00%) Finance
3 17 (19.32%) Banking
4 4 (4.55%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.14%) Retail
5 1 (1.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (68.18%) Developer
2 34 (38.64%) Electronic Trading Developer
3 28 (31.82%) C# Developer
4 26 (29.55%) Java Developer
5 17 (19.32%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
6 16 (18.18%) Architect
6 16 (18.18%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
7 15 (17.05%) C++ Developer
7 15 (17.05%) C++/C# Developer
8 14 (15.91%) C# Pricing Developer
8 14 (15.91%) C++ Pricing Developer
9 12 (13.64%) .NET Developer
9 12 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
9 12 (13.64%) C# WPF Developer
9 12 (13.64%) WPF Developer
9 12 (13.64%) XAML Developer
10 11 (12.50%) Development Manager
10 11 (12.50%) Java Development Manager
10 11 (12.50%) Senior Developer
11 10 (11.36%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (31.82%) Middleware
2 23 (26.14%) FIX Protocol
3 14 (15.91%) .NET
3 14 (15.91%) JMS
4 13 (14.77%) WPF
5 11 (12.50%) XML
6 10 (11.36%) HTML
6 10 (11.36%) TIBCO EMS
6 10 (11.36%) XSLT
7 8 (9.09%) WinForms
8 4 (4.55%) JNI
8 4 (4.55%) Web Services
9 3 (3.41%) J2EE
9 3 (3.41%) Ultra Messaging
10 1 (1.14%) Apache Avro
10 1 (1.14%) Apache Camel
10 1 (1.14%) Apache Thrift
10 1 (1.14%) Protocol Buffers
10 1 (1.14%) RESTful
10 1 (1.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (53.41%) Fixed Income
2 18 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 12 (13.64%) User Experience
5 7 (7.95%) Derivative
6 4 (4.55%) Credit Derivative
6 4 (4.55%) Equities
7 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.41%) Fintech
7 3 (3.41%) Online Banking
8 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 32 (36.36%) Linux
2 15 (17.05%) Windows
3 10 (11.36%) Solaris
4 6 (6.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (70.45%) Electronic Trading
2 34 (38.64%) Multithreading
3 31 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (19.32%) Workflow
5 16 (18.18%) Low Latency
5 16 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 13 (14.77%) MVVM
7 12 (13.64%) Multithreaded Programming
7 12 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (12.50%) DevOps
9 9 (10.23%) Benchmarking
9 9 (10.23%) OO
10 6 (6.82%) High Availability
11 4 (4.55%) SDLC
11 4 (4.55%) Software Delivery
11 4 (4.55%) TDD
12 3 (3.41%) Capacity Management
12 3 (3.41%) Coaching
12 3 (3.41%) Data Management
12 3 (3.41%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 57 (64.77%) Java
2 35 (39.77%) C#
3 23 (26.14%) C++
4 12 (13.64%) SQL
4 12 (13.64%) XAML
5 10 (11.36%) JavaScript
6 8 (9.09%) Python
7 4 (4.55%) C
8 1 (1.14%) Perl
8 1 (1.14%) Scala
8 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (3.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.14%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.14%) MiFID
System Software
1 10 (11.36%) NFS
1 10 (11.36%) Oracle RAC
1 10 (11.36%) SRDF
2 9 (10.23%) Hyper-V
2 9 (10.23%) KVM
2 9 (10.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (10.23%) Xen
3 1 (1.14%) Docker
3 1 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (6.82%) TIBCO Hawk
2 2 (2.27%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (1.14%) Control-M
3 1 (1.14%) OpenAM
3 1 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.14%) Puppet
3 1 (1.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 88 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 45 (51.14%) ION Trading
2 45 (51.14%) Oracle
3 42 (47.73%) Reuters
4 15 (17.05%) Sybase
5 13 (14.77%) Microsoft
6 11 (12.50%) IBM
7 10 (11.36%) EMC
7 10 (11.36%) Intel
7 10 (11.36%) NetApp
7 10 (11.36%) VMware
8 9 (10.23%) Cisco
9 4 (4.55%) AppDynamics
10 2 (2.27%) MuleSoft
10 2 (2.27%) Solace
11 1 (1.14%) BEA
11 1 (1.14%) Bloomberg
11 1 (1.14%) Remedy