Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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.

TIBCO Rendezvous (TIBCO RV)
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 696 807 832
Rank change year-on-year +111 +25 -52
Contract jobs citing Rendezvous 191 84 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.080% 0.055%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.58% 0.26% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 76 44
UK median daily rate £600 £650 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +13.04% -0.86%
10th Percentile £465 £488 £404
90th Percentile £725 £681 £671
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £410
% change year-on-year -5.00% +21.95% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
UK median hourly rate £44.60 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 - -

Rendezvous is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 32971 31981 32228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.98% 30.38% 28.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 23277 22154 22091
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 367 553
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £18.35 £14.40 £15.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.80 £54.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.33% - +10.74%

Rendezvous
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Rendezvous as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Rendezvous in the UK

Rendezvous
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Rendezvous in the UK

Rendezvous
Top 9 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +108 178 £600 -7.69% 1
London +75 171 £600 -7.69% 1
UK excluding London +46 17 £475 -5.00%
Northern Ireland - 11 £450 -
Midlands - 3 £475 -
South East +6 2 £525 -
East Midlands - 2 £488 -
South West - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £463 -

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 184 (96.34%) TIBCO
2 92 (48.17%) Java
3 88 (46.07%) Electronic Trading
4 79 (41.36%) Finance
5 74 (38.74%) Python
6 71 (37.17%) SQL
7 67 (35.08%) Windows
8 62 (32.46%) SQL Server
8 62 (32.46%) JMS
8 62 (32.46%) Front Office
9 59 (30.89%) Banking
10 56 (29.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 53 (27.75%) TIBCO EMS
12 49 (25.65%) Low Latency
13 47 (24.61%) C#
14 44 (23.04%) Middleware
15 43 (22.51%) TIBCO Hawk
16 42 (21.99%) Oracle
16 42 (21.99%) Microsoft
17 38 (19.90%) Multithreading
18 35 (18.32%) FIX Protocol
18 35 (18.32%) C++
19 30 (15.71%) Linux
19 30 (15.71%) Unix
20 29 (15.18%) Fault Analysis
21 27 (14.14%) OO
22 25 (13.09%) Investment Banking
23 24 (12.57%) Subversion
24 22 (11.52%) Agile Software Development
24 22 (11.52%) Market Making

Rendezvous
Co-occurring 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 5 (2.62%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.05%) GemFire
3 2 (1.05%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.05%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.52%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 10 (5.24%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (10.47%) BusinessWorks
2 19 (9.95%) RMDS
3 8 (4.19%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.05%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.38%) TCP/IP
2 11 (5.76%) HTTP
3 8 (4.19%) FIX Connectivity
4 7 (3.66%) Multicast
5 5 (2.62%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (2.09%) Firewall
7 3 (1.57%) ADSL
7 3 (1.57%) EIGRP
7 3 (1.57%) IGMP
7 3 (1.57%) IPsec
7 3 (1.57%) L2TP
7 3 (1.57%) MPLS
7 3 (1.57%) OSPF
7 3 (1.57%) RIP
8 2 (1.05%) BIG-IP
8 2 (1.05%) NAS
8 2 (1.05%) Network Security
8 2 (1.05%) SSH
8 2 (1.05%) WAAS
8 2 (1.05%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (32.46%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.90%) KDB
3 15 (7.85%) DB2
4 10 (5.24%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.71%) Kdb+
6 8 (4.19%) Big Data
7 6 (3.14%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.05%) MySQL
8 2 (1.05%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.05%) Sybase IQ
8 2 (1.05%) TimesTen
9 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.52%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 24 (12.57%) Subversion
2 17 (8.90%) Maven
3 15 (7.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 12 (6.28%) TeamCity
5 4 (2.09%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.57%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.57%) JIRA
6 3 (1.57%) Robot Framework
7 2 (1.05%) Ant
7 2 (1.05%) JUnit
7 2 (1.05%) Mockito
7 2 (1.05%) NUnit
7 2 (1.05%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.52%) DbUnit
8 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.52%) Eclipse RCP
8 1 (0.52%) GitLab
8 1 (0.52%) jMock
8 1 (0.52%) ReSharper
General
1 79 (41.36%) Finance
2 62 (32.46%) Front Office
3 59 (30.89%) Banking
4 25 (13.09%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.14%) Back Office
6 2 (1.05%) Military
7 1 (0.52%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.52%) French Language
7 1 (0.52%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 104 (54.45%) Developer
2 47 (24.61%) Java Developer
3 29 (15.18%) Analyst
3 29 (15.18%) Applications Support
3 29 (15.18%) Electronic Trading Developer
3 29 (15.18%) Support Analyst
4 21 (10.99%) TIBCO Engineer
4 21 (10.99%) TIBCO Support
5 20 (10.47%) Applications Support Analyst
5 20 (10.47%) Senior Developer
6 18 (9.42%) C# Developer
7 14 (7.33%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
8 13 (6.81%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
8 13 (6.81%) Middleware Engineer
8 13 (6.81%) TIBCO Developer
9 12 (6.28%) Senior Java Developer
9 12 (6.28%) Support Engineer
9 12 (6.28%) TIBCO Analyst
10 11 (5.76%) Applications Engineer
11 10 (5.24%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (32.46%) JMS
2 53 (27.75%) TIBCO EMS
3 44 (23.04%) Middleware
4 35 (18.32%) FIX Protocol
5 19 (9.95%) Web Services
6 15 (7.85%) SOAP
7 14 (7.33%) HTML
7 14 (7.33%) WSDL
8 13 (6.81%) WPF
8 13 (6.81%) XML
9 12 (6.28%) HTML5
10 9 (4.71%) Spring
11 8 (4.19%) J2SE
12 6 (3.14%) .NET
12 6 (3.14%) Ultra Messaging
13 5 (2.62%) XSLT
14 4 (2.09%) .NET Framework
14 4 (2.09%) J2EE
14 4 (2.09%) XSD
15 3 (1.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 56 (29.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 19 (9.95%) Fixed Income
3 16 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.19%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.19%) Derivative
5 5 (2.62%) Equities
6 4 (2.09%) VWAP
7 3 (1.57%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.05%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.05%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.05%) PKI
8 2 (1.05%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.52%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.52%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 67 (35.08%) Windows
2 30 (15.71%) Linux
2 30 (15.71%) Unix
3 6 (3.14%) Solaris
4 3 (1.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.05%) FreeBSD
5 2 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (46.07%) Electronic Trading
2 49 (25.65%) Low Latency
3 38 (19.90%) Multithreading
4 29 (15.18%) Fault Analysis
5 27 (14.14%) OO
6 22 (11.52%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (11.52%) Market Making
7 17 (8.90%) Service Delivery
8 15 (7.85%) Algorithmic Trading
8 15 (7.85%) SDLC
8 15 (7.85%) SOA
8 15 (7.85%) Ultra-Low Latency
9 14 (7.33%) Migration
10 13 (6.81%) High Availability
11 12 (6.28%) OOD
12 11 (5.76%) EAI
12 11 (5.76%) Unit Testing
13 10 (5.24%) B2B
13 10 (5.24%) MVVM
14 9 (4.71%) Code Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 92 (48.17%) Java
2 74 (38.74%) Python
3 71 (37.17%) SQL
4 47 (24.61%) C#
5 35 (18.32%) C++
6 13 (6.81%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.09%) Groovy
8 3 (1.57%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.57%) XPath
9 2 (1.05%) C
9 2 (1.05%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.52%) Scala
10 1 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (2.62%) Degree
2 3 (1.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.05%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.05%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.52%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.71%) MiFID
2 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.57%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.05%) NFS
2 2 (1.05%) vSphere
3 1 (0.52%) Docker
3 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 43 (22.51%) TIBCO Hawk
2 2 (1.05%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (1.05%) Nessus
2 2 (1.05%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 184 (96.34%) TIBCO
2 42 (21.99%) Microsoft
2 42 (21.99%) Oracle
3 20 (10.47%) ION Trading
4 17 (8.90%) Reuters
5 15 (7.85%) Currenex
5 15 (7.85%) FXall
6 12 (6.28%) Perforce
7 11 (5.76%) Bloomberg
7 11 (5.76%) Sybase
8 9 (4.71%) Tradeweb
9 8 (4.19%) IBM
9 8 (4.19%) Solace
10 5 (2.62%) Cisco
11 4 (2.09%) VMware
12 3 (1.57%) BT
12 3 (1.57%) DevExpress
12 3 (1.57%) JD Edwards
12 3 (1.57%) Syncfusion
13 2 (1.05%) Riverbed