The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 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.

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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Calypso
Rank 184 181 175
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing Calypso 12 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.32% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 0.50% 0.71% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 21
Average daily rate
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£575 £650 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £750 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
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 Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2420 2953 2584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.29% 44.41% 43.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1792 2108 1854
Average daily rate £420 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 73 79
Average hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £12.50 £14.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.78 £30.83 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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
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 24 December 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 11 (61.11%) Banking
2 9 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 9 (50.00%) Finance
3 8 (44.44%) Oracle
4 7 (38.89%) Java
4 7 (38.89%) Murex
5 6 (33.33%) Derivative
5 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
6 5 (27.78%) JIRA
6 5 (27.78%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 5 (27.78%) Test Management
6 5 (27.78%) ISEB Practitioner
6 5 (27.78%) HP
6 5 (27.78%) ISEB
6 5 (27.78%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
7 4 (22.22%) SQL
7 4 (22.22%) J2EE
7 4 (22.22%) UNIX
7 4 (22.22%) Workflow
8 3 (16.67%) Fixed Income
8 3 (16.67%) Spring
8 3 (16.67%) QA
8 3 (16.67%) FTP
8 3 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (16.67%) SunGard
8 3 (16.67%) Quantitative Risk Management
8 3 (16.67%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) Selenium
2 2 (11.11%) JUnit
General
1 11 (61.11%) Banking
2 9 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 9 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Test Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Contracts Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Calypso Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) FX Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Product Owner
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) J2EE
2 3 (16.67%) Spring
3 2 (11.11%) Java EE
3 2 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (11.11%) CSS
3 2 (11.11%) JSP
3 2 (11.11%) JMS
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) jQuery
4 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.56%) J2SE
4 1 (5.56%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Derivative
2 5 (27.78%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 3 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (16.67%) Fixed Income
3 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.11%) Hedge funds
4 2 (11.11%) Kindle
5 1 (5.56%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Test Management
3 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Workflow
4 3 (16.67%) Business Transformation
4 3 (16.67%) Quantitative Risk Management
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.11%) Multithreading
5 2 (11.11%) Data Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) UML
5 2 (11.11%) Web Development
5 2 (11.11%) Business Development
5 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) ISEB
1 5 (27.78%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
1 3 (16.67%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (11.11%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 7 (38.89%) Murex
3 5 (27.78%) HP
4 3 (16.67%) SunGard
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