The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Calypso products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 England 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 522 473 499
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +26
Contract jobs citing Calypso 35 49 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.068% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.24% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 42 49
Average daily rate £550 £588 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £468
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £750 £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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23572 20174 25406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.90% 46.72% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13513 11085 13351
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1038 1111 1254
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.32 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.42% -3.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £39.53 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Calypso
UK

Calypso
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Calypso Jobs Demand Trend in England

Calypso
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Calypso across the England region.

Calypso Daily Rate Trend in England

Calypso
Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

Calypso Daily Rate Histogram in England

Calypso
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Calypso across the England region.

Calypso Hourly Rate Trend in England

Calypso
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Calypso within the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -50 33 £550 -6.38% 4
Calypso
UK

Calypso
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 33 (42.86%) Finance
2 30 (38.96%) Murex
2 30 (38.96%) Banking
3 26 (33.77%) Back Office
3 26 (33.77%) Derivative
4 25 (32.47%) Front Office
5 24 (31.17%) Investment Banking
6 21 (27.27%) Business Analysis
7 20 (25.97%) Java
8 15 (19.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 13 (16.88%) SQL
9 13 (16.88%) Summit
10 12 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (15.58%) Fixed Income
10 12 (15.58%) Project Management
11 10 (12.99%) Rolfe and Nolan
12 9 (11.69%) Workflow
13 8 (10.39%) Sophis
13 8 (10.39%) Migration
13 8 (10.39%) SunGard
14 7 (9.09%) Equities
14 7 (9.09%) IntelliMatch
14 7 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
15 6 (7.79%) Financial Institution
15 6 (7.79%) Asset Management
15 6 (7.79%) Charles River
16 5 (6.49%) ISEB
16 5 (6.49%) Credit Derivative
16 5 (6.49%) Spring
16 5 (6.49%) Equity Derivative

Calypso
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 3 (3.90%) MS Office
2 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (16.88%) Summit
2 10 (12.99%) Rolfe and Nolan
3 7 (9.09%) IntelliMatch
4 4 (5.19%) SunGard GMI
4 4 (5.19%) LatentZero
5 3 (3.90%) Advent Geneva
6 2 (2.60%) Temenos Globus
6 2 (2.60%) Front Arena
7 1 (1.30%) SunGard Martini
7 1 (1.30%) Monis
7 1 (1.30%) Kondor+
7 1 (1.30%) SunGard Panorama
7 1 (1.30%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) 3GPP
1 2 (2.60%) NFC
2 1 (1.30%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) TestDirector
2 2 (2.60%) ProC
2 2 (2.60%) JIRA
2 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.30%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.30%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.30%) RequisitePro
General
1 33 (42.86%) Finance
2 30 (38.96%) Banking
3 26 (33.77%) Back Office
4 25 (32.47%) Front Office
5 24 (31.17%) Investment Banking
6 6 (7.79%) Financial Institution
7 3 (3.90%) Retail
8 2 (2.60%) General Ledger
9 1 (1.30%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (40.26%) Analyst
2 25 (32.47%) Business Analyst
3 10 (12.99%) Consultant
4 8 (10.39%) Project Manager
4 8 (10.39%) Developer
5 6 (7.79%) Test Manager
6 4 (5.19%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.19%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Test Leader
7 3 (3.90%) Test Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Banking Business Analyst
8 2 (2.60%) IT Business Analyst
8 2 (2.60%) Operations Analyst
8 2 (2.60%) Calypso Developer
8 2 (2.60%) Contracts Manager
8 2 (2.60%) Programme Manager
8 2 (2.60%) Senior Manager
8 2 (2.60%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (2.60%) Gloss Business Analyst
8 2 (2.60%) Operations Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) Hibernate
1 5 (6.49%) Spring
2 3 (3.90%) XML
2 3 (3.90%) XSLT
3 1 (1.30%) Middleware
3 1 (1.30%) FpML
3 1 (1.30%) OLE
3 1 (1.30%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (33.77%) Derivative
2 15 (19.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 12 (15.58%) Fixed Income
4 7 (9.09%) Equities
5 5 (6.49%) Credit Derivative
5 5 (6.49%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (5.19%) Kindle
7 3 (3.90%) DTCC
7 3 (3.90%) Credit Risk
8 2 (2.60%) Reference Data
8 2 (2.60%) Contract for Difference
8 2 (2.60%) Blog
8 2 (2.60%) Energy Derivatives
8 2 (2.60%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.60%) EMV
8 2 (2.60%) Smartcard
8 2 (2.60%) Handset
8 2 (2.60%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (1.30%) PMI
9 1 (1.30%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.27%) Business Analysis
2 12 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (15.58%) Project Management
3 9 (11.69%) Workflow
4 8 (10.39%) Migration
5 7 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (7.79%) Asset Management
7 5 (6.49%) Scrum
7 5 (6.49%) Test Management
8 4 (5.19%) Analytics
8 4 (5.19%) Risk Management
8 4 (5.19%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.90%) OO
9 3 (3.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.90%) Regression Testing
9 3 (3.90%) Use Case
9 3 (3.90%) TDD
9 3 (3.90%) Straight-Through Processing
10 2 (2.60%) Test Scripting
10 2 (2.60%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.97%) Java
2 13 (16.88%) SQL
3 4 (5.19%) C#
3 4 (5.19%) C++
4 2 (2.60%) Python
4 2 (2.60%) Lisp
5 1 (1.30%) Scala
5 1 (1.30%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (6.49%) ISEB
2 4 (5.19%) Degree
3 3 (3.90%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.60%) ACCA
4 2 (2.60%) CIMA
4 2 (2.60%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.60%) EMIR
2 2 (2.60%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.30%) QA
3 1 (1.30%) Basel III
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (38.96%) Murex
2 8 (10.39%) SunGard
2 8 (10.39%) Sophis
3 6 (7.79%) Charles River
4 4 (5.19%) Fidessa
5 3 (3.90%) HP
5 3 (3.90%) Advent
6 2 (2.60%) Microgen
6 2 (2.60%) Oracle
6 2 (2.60%) Sybase
6 2 (2.60%) Sun
7 1 (1.30%) CA
7 1 (1.30%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.30%) ION Trading
7 1 (1.30%) Brady
7 1 (1.30%) thinkFolio
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