The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 London 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Calypso
Rank 386 354 346
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -8
Contract jobs citing Calypso 25 60 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.54% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 48 44
Average daily rate
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£550 £600 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £471 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £701 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10577 11119 11854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.80% 45.86% 45.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6686 7078 7131
Average daily rate £425 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 291 331
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.54 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.35 £48.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Calypso
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 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
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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 -5 5 £600 +4.34% 1
Calypso
England

Calypso
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 24 (42.86%) Finance
2 22 (39.29%) Derivative
3 19 (33.93%) Banking
4 16 (28.57%) Front Office
4 16 (28.57%) Back Office
4 16 (28.57%) SQL
5 14 (25.00%) XML
6 13 (23.21%) Murex
7 12 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 12 (21.43%) Java
8 11 (19.64%) Sophis
9 9 (16.07%) Business Analysis
9 9 (16.07%) Charles River
10 8 (14.29%) Project Management
10 8 (14.29%) Migration
10 8 (14.29%) Credit Derivative
10 8 (14.29%) Test Scripting
10 8 (14.29%) Investment Management
11 7 (12.50%) Investment Banking
12 6 (10.71%) Fixed Income
12 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (10.71%) Risk Management
12 6 (10.71%) Workflow
13 5 (8.93%) Hibernate
13 5 (8.93%) Sybase
13 5 (8.93%) Summit
13 5 (8.93%) Spring
13 5 (8.93%) EMIR
13 5 (8.93%) Dodd-Frank

Calypso
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Office
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Summit
2 4 (7.14%) Temenos Globus
3 3 (5.36%) Brady Trinity
3 3 (5.36%) Advent Geneva
3 3 (5.36%) Rolfe and Nolan
3 3 (5.36%) Markit EDM
3 3 (5.36%) IntelliMatch
4 2 (3.57%) SunGard GMI
5 1 (1.79%) LatentZero
5 1 (1.79%) Global One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.36%) QlikView
2 3 (5.36%) MS Access
3 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
General
1 24 (42.86%) Finance
2 19 (33.93%) Banking
3 16 (28.57%) Front Office
3 16 (28.57%) Back Office
4 7 (12.50%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.79%) International Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Retail
5 1 (1.79%) Legal
5 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 31 (55.36%) Analyst
2 21 (37.50%) Business Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) Developer
3 8 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) Project Manager
4 5 (8.93%) Calypso Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Consultant
5 4 (7.14%) Test Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Operations Business Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Murex Business Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (1.79%) Murex Support
7 1 (1.79%) Murex Analyst
7 1 (1.79%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (1.79%) Murex Support Analyst
7 1 (1.79%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 1 (1.79%) Credit Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.00%) XML
2 5 (8.93%) Hibernate
2 5 (8.93%) Spring
3 3 (5.36%) XSLT
3 3 (5.36%) ADO
4 2 (3.57%) JSP
4 2 (3.57%) Java SE
4 2 (3.57%) Java EE
5 1 (1.79%) JSTL
5 1 (1.79%) HTML5
5 1 (1.79%) REST
5 1 (1.79%) HTML
5 1 (1.79%) Servlets
5 1 (1.79%) EJB
5 1 (1.79%) JDBC
5 1 (1.79%) JMS
5 1 (1.79%) Middleware
5 1 (1.79%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (39.29%) Derivative
2 12 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (14.29%) Credit Derivative
4 6 (10.71%) Fixed Income
5 3 (5.36%) Credit Risk
6 2 (3.57%) Market Risk
6 2 (3.57%) Equities
6 2 (3.57%) Energy Derivatives
7 1 (1.79%) DTCC
7 1 (1.79%) Contract for Difference
7 1 (1.79%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.79%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.07%) Business Analysis
2 8 (14.29%) Migration
2 8 (14.29%) Project Management
2 8 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 8 (14.29%) Investment Management
3 6 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (10.71%) Risk Management
3 6 (10.71%) Workflow
3 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.36%) Analytics
5 2 (3.57%) Test Strategy
5 2 (3.57%) Straight-Through Processing
5 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.57%) Asset Management
5 2 (3.57%) Data Analysis
6 1 (1.79%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (1.79%) System Testing
6 1 (1.79%) Performance Testing
6 1 (1.79%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.57%) SQL
2 12 (21.43%) Java
3 4 (7.14%) VBA
4 1 (1.79%) Perl
4 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) PMP
2 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) EMIR
1 5 (8.93%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.79%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) Basel III
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Murex
2 11 (19.64%) Sophis
3 9 (16.07%) Charles River
4 5 (8.93%) Sybase
5 4 (7.14%) SunGard
5 4 (7.14%) Brady
6 3 (5.36%) Advent
7 2 (3.57%) Wall Street Systems
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle
8 1 (1.79%) Fidessa
8 1 (1.79%) thinkFolio
8 1 (1.79%) HP
8 1 (1.79%) CA
8 1 (1.79%) Apple
8 1 (1.79%) Reuters
8 1 (1.79%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.79%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.79%) SAP
8 1 (1.79%) Cisco
8 1 (1.79%) Sun