The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Calypso products and/or services 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 Calypso over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the City of London region.

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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Calypso Technology.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Calypso
Rank 193 184 185
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing Calypso 17 16 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.26% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 0.58% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 33
Average daily rate £550 £525 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £350 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £563 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2858 2778 3308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.21% 44.73% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2009 1958 2224
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 75 97
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.26 £12.65 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.18 £135.00 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Calypso
London

Calypso
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Calypso across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Calypso Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Calypso
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 Calypso across the City of London region.

Calypso Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Calypso
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Calypso across the City of London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Calypso Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Calypso
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 Calypso across the City of London region.

Calypso Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Calypso
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Calypso 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 Calypso.

1 12 (36.36%) Finance
1 12 (36.36%) Banking
1 12 (36.36%) Derivative
2 11 (33.33%) Back Office
3 10 (30.30%) Murex
4 9 (27.27%) SQL
4 9 (27.27%) Business Analysis
5 8 (24.24%) Investment Banking
5 8 (24.24%) Front Office
5 8 (24.24%) Java
6 7 (21.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (21.21%) Fixed Income
7 6 (18.18%) Migration
8 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (12.12%) Test Management
9 4 (12.12%) Kindle
9 4 (12.12%) Equities
9 4 (12.12%) ISO 9001
9 4 (12.12%) ISEB
10 3 (9.09%) Fidessa
10 3 (9.09%) SunGard
10 3 (9.09%) C++
10 3 (9.09%) Summit
10 3 (9.09%) Hibernate
10 3 (9.09%) Scrum
10 3 (9.09%) Project Management
10 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
10 3 (9.09%) Workflow
10 3 (9.09%) Regression Testing
10 3 (9.09%) Spring

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Calypso 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 Calypso. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
1 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Summit
1 3 (9.09%) SunGard GMI
1 3 (9.09%) Rolfe and Nolan
1 3 (9.09%) IntelliMatch
2 2 (6.06%) Advent Geneva
3 1 (3.03%) LatentZero
3 1 (3.03%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) 3GPP
1 1 (3.03%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) TestDirector
1 2 (6.06%) ProC
1 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
1 12 (36.36%) Banking
2 11 (33.33%) Back Office
3 8 (24.24%) Investment Banking
3 8 (24.24%) Front Office
4 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Business Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Consultant
3 5 (15.15%) Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Test Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Test Leader
4 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) IntelliMatch Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Murex Support
6 1 (3.03%) Murex Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Murex Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Risk Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Hibernate
1 3 (9.09%) Spring
2 1 (3.03%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) XSLT
2 1 (3.03%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Derivative
2 7 (21.21%) Fixed Income
2 7 (21.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (12.12%) Equities
3 4 (12.12%) Kindle
4 3 (9.09%) Credit Derivative
5 2 (6.06%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
5 2 (6.06%) Contract for Difference
5 2 (6.06%) Blog
5 2 (6.06%) Credit Risk
6 1 (3.03%) Market Risk
6 1 (3.03%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (3.03%) Energy Derivatives
6 1 (3.03%) EMV
6 1 (3.03%) Smartcard
6 1 (3.03%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Business Analysis
2 6 (18.18%) Migration
3 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.12%) Test Management
5 3 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 3 (9.09%) Workflow
5 3 (9.09%) Project Management
5 3 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Scrum
6 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.06%) OO
6 2 (6.06%) RUP
6 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) TDD
6 2 (6.06%) Pair Programming
6 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) SQL
2 8 (24.24%) Java
3 3 (9.09%) C++
4 2 (6.06%) Python
4 2 (6.06%) Lisp
5 1 (3.03%) Scala
5 1 (3.03%) C
5 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) ISEB
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) PMP
3 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) ISO 9001
2 2 (6.06%) EMIR
2 2 (6.06%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (3.03%) Basel III
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Murex
2 3 (9.09%) Fidessa
2 3 (9.09%) SunGard
3 2 (6.06%) HP
3 2 (6.06%) Charles River
3 2 (6.06%) Sophis
3 2 (6.06%) Sybase
3 2 (6.06%) Advent
4 1 (3.03%) Brady
4 1 (3.03%) thinkFolio
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