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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Calypso
Rank 197 213 209
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Contract jobs citing Calypso 6 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.43% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 10
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£700 £650 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £650 -
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
2720 3272 3360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 46.12% 46.24% 43.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1941 2261 2272
Average daily rate £425 £425 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 92 98
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £49.90 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 5 (33.33%) Oracle
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
1 5 (33.33%) Banking
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) SunGard
2 4 (26.67%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (20.00%) Quantitative Risk Management
3 3 (20.00%) Business Transformation
3 3 (20.00%) Derivative
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) UNIX
3 3 (20.00%) FTP
3 3 (20.00%) Back Office
3 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (13.33%) Brady
4 2 (13.33%) Brady Trinity
4 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
4 2 (13.33%) Business Development
4 2 (13.33%) Java SE
4 2 (13.33%) Java EE
4 2 (13.33%) Degree
4 2 (13.33%) Equities
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (13.33%) Front Office
4 2 (13.33%) UML
4 2 (13.33%) XML
4 2 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (13.33%) Charles River

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Brady Trinity
2 1 (6.67%) LatentZero
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
1 5 (33.33%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (20.00%) Back Office
3 2 (13.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Calypso Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Equity Derivatives Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) XML
1 2 (13.33%) Java SE
1 2 (13.33%) Java EE
2 1 (6.67%) JSTL
2 1 (6.67%) J2SE
2 1 (6.67%) JMS
2 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (6.67%) Spring
2 1 (6.67%) EJB
2 1 (6.67%) JDBC
2 1 (6.67%) JSP
2 1 (6.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Derivative
2 2 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (13.33%) Hedge funds
2 2 (13.33%) Equities
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.67%) Fixed Income
3 1 (6.67%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (6.67%) DTCC
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (20.00%) Business Transformation
1 3 (20.00%) Quantitative Risk Management
2 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
2 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (13.33%) UML
2 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
2 2 (13.33%) Business Development
2 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (6.67%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Management
3 1 (6.67%) Fund Management
3 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) EMIR
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) SunGard
3 2 (13.33%) Charles River
3 2 (13.33%) Brady
4 1 (6.67%) thinkFolio
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Apple
4 1 (6.67%) Reuters
4 1 (6.67%) Bloomberg
4 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
4 1 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) Murex
4 1 (6.67%) Fidessa
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