The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Calypso products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Calypso over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Calypso
Rank 397 387 394
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs citing Calypso 27 29 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.26% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 26
Average daily rate
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£588 £600 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £530 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £693 £700 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate - £550 £650
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Calypso
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10122 11028 11633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.74% 45.50% 46.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6689 6969 7477
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 234 268
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.14 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £35.90 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

Calypso
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Calypso Jobs Demand Trend in London

Calypso
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Calypso Daily Rate Trend in London

Calypso
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Calypso across the London region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Calypso Daily Rate Histogram in London

Calypso
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Calypso Hourly Rate Trend in London

Calypso
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Calypso within the London region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +12 6 £500 -23.07% 1
Calypso
England

Calypso
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 31 (52.54%) Finance
2 25 (42.37%) Banking
3 21 (35.59%) Murex
4 19 (32.20%) Summit
5 16 (27.12%) Investment Banking
5 16 (27.12%) Business Analysis
6 13 (22.03%) SQL
6 13 (22.03%) EMIR
7 12 (20.34%) Java
7 12 (20.34%) Financial Institution
8 10 (16.95%) Workflow
8 10 (16.95%) Derivative
8 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (15.25%) Migration
9 9 (15.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (13.56%) UNIX
10 8 (13.56%) JIRA
10 8 (13.56%) Market Risk
11 7 (11.86%) Degree
11 7 (11.86%) Front Office
11 7 (11.86%) FATCA
12 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (10.17%) IBM
12 6 (10.17%) Project Management
12 6 (10.17%) System Testing
13 5 (8.47%) Algorithmic Trading
13 5 (8.47%) QA
13 5 (8.47%) SunGard Martini
13 5 (8.47%) Oracle
13 5 (8.47%) SunGard

Calypso
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (1.69%) JBoss
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Project
1 1 (1.69%) MS Office
1 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (32.20%) Summit
2 5 (8.47%) SunGard Martini
3 1 (1.69%) Kondor+
3 1 (1.69%) Algo Collateral
3 1 (1.69%) MultiFonds
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) JIRA
2 1 (1.69%) FitNesse
2 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.69%) JBehave
2 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.69%) HP UFT
General
1 31 (52.54%) Finance
2 25 (42.37%) Banking
3 16 (27.12%) Investment Banking
4 12 (20.34%) Financial Institution
5 7 (11.86%) Front Office
6 5 (8.47%) Back Office
7 2 (3.39%) Legal
7 2 (3.39%) Advertising
8 1 (1.69%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (57.63%) Analyst
2 26 (44.07%) Business Analyst
3 8 (13.56%) Developer
3 8 (13.56%) Banking Business Analyst
4 7 (11.86%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 7 (11.86%) Project Manager
4 7 (11.86%) Calypso Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Business Consultant
5 4 (6.78%) Banking Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Consultant
5 4 (6.78%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Test Manager
6 3 (5.08%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Murex Business Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Test Specialist
7 2 (3.39%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (3.39%) Hibernate
2 2 (3.39%) Spring
3 1 (1.69%) HTML
3 1 (1.69%) J2EE
3 1 (1.69%) XML
3 1 (1.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Derivative
1 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (15.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (13.56%) Market Risk
4 5 (8.47%) Hedge funds
4 5 (8.47%) Fixed Income
5 3 (5.08%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (3.39%) Contract for Difference
6 2 (3.39%) Reference Data
6 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.39%) Swaptions
7 1 (1.69%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.69%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.69%) Equities
7 1 (1.69%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (1.69%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) UNIX
2 1 (1.69%) Windows
2 1 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) Business Analysis
2 10 (16.95%) Workflow
3 9 (15.25%) Migration
4 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (10.17%) Project Management
4 6 (10.17%) System Testing
5 5 (8.47%) Algorithmic Trading
5 5 (8.47%) Use Case
6 4 (6.78%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.78%) Data Analysis
7 3 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.39%) Test Automation
8 2 (3.39%) Data Analytics
8 2 (3.39%) Analytics
8 2 (3.39%) Wealth Management
8 2 (3.39%) Automated Testing
8 2 (3.39%) Software Testing
8 2 (3.39%) Scrum
8 2 (3.39%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.03%) SQL
2 12 (20.34%) Java
3 2 (3.39%) C++
4 1 (1.69%) VBA
4 1 (1.69%) Perl
4 1 (1.69%) C
4 1 (1.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) ISEB
2 2 (3.39%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.03%) EMIR
2 7 (11.86%) FATCA
3 5 (8.47%) QA
4 4 (6.78%) MiFID
4 4 (6.78%) AIFMD
5 2 (3.39%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (35.59%) Murex
2 6 (10.17%) IBM
3 5 (8.47%) Oracle
3 5 (8.47%) SunGard
4 4 (6.78%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (5.08%) Fidessa
5 3 (5.08%) Bloomberg
6 2 (3.39%) Wall Street Systems
6 2 (3.39%) HP
7 1 (1.69%) Reuters
7 1 (1.69%) OpenLink
7 1 (1.69%) Sophis
7 1 (1.69%) Brady