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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Calypso
Rank 182 182 165
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Contract jobs citing Calypso 9 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.33% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.77% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 19
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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London

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
2223 2611 2427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.85% 43.41% 43.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1646 1852 1736
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 63 70
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.50 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £28.85 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

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 23 January 2015, 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 (57.89%) Banking
2 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 9 (47.37%) Investment Banking
3 8 (42.11%) Oracle
4 7 (36.84%) Java
4 7 (36.84%) Murex
5 6 (31.58%) Derivative
5 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (26.32%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 5 (26.32%) ISEB Practitioner
6 5 (26.32%) JIRA
6 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
6 5 (26.32%) HP
6 5 (26.32%) ISEB
6 5 (26.32%) SQL
6 5 (26.32%) Test Management
6 5 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (21.05%) J2EE
7 4 (21.05%) UNIX
7 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Workflow
8 3 (15.79%) FTP
8 3 (15.79%) Fixed Income
8 3 (15.79%) QA
8 3 (15.79%) Spring
8 3 (15.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (15.79%) SunGard
8 3 (15.79%) Business Transformation
8 3 (15.79%) Quantitative Risk Management
8 3 (15.79%) Dodd-Frank

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (10.53%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) JUnit
2 2 (10.53%) Selenium
General
1 11 (57.89%) Banking
2 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 9 (47.37%) Investment Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Contracts Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Test Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Calypso Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.53%) FX Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) J2EE
2 3 (15.79%) Spring
3 2 (10.53%) JMS
3 2 (10.53%) HTML
3 2 (10.53%) CSS
3 2 (10.53%) JSP
3 2 (10.53%) Java EE
3 2 (10.53%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (10.53%) jQuery
4 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.26%) Velocity
4 1 (5.26%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Derivative
2 5 (26.32%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 3 (15.79%) Fixed Income
3 3 (15.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.53%) Hedge funds
4 2 (10.53%) Kindle
5 1 (5.26%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
2 5 (26.32%) Test Management
3 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Workflow
4 3 (15.79%) Business Transformation
4 3 (15.79%) Quantitative Risk Management
5 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
5 2 (10.53%) Data Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) UML
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Web Development
5 2 (10.53%) Business Development
5 2 (10.53%) Scrum
5 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
3 2 (10.53%) Python
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) ISEB Practitioner
1 5 (26.32%) ISEB
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
1 3 (15.79%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (10.53%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 7 (36.84%) Murex
3 5 (26.32%) HP
4 3 (15.79%) SunGard