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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Calypso
Rank 385 404 319
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -85
Contract jobs citing Calypso 43 38 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.15% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.33% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 52
Average daily rate
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£588 £575 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £418 £491
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £710 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £550 £500
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +10.00%
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
11112 11560 11525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.05% 45.61% 46.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7379 7621 7152
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 275 226 310
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.90 £42.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.08
% change year-on-year
- -0.41%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +16 10 £575 -11.53% 7
Calypso
England

Calypso
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 39 (56.52%) Finance
2 28 (40.58%) Banking
3 23 (33.33%) Derivative
3 23 (33.33%) Java
4 22 (31.88%) SQL
5 21 (30.43%) Oracle
6 17 (24.64%) XML
7 15 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (20.29%) Investment Banking
8 14 (20.29%) QA
9 12 (17.39%) Business Analysis
9 12 (17.39%) Front Office
10 11 (15.94%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (15.94%) Test Scripting
10 11 (15.94%) Dodd-Frank
10 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (14.49%) Back Office
11 10 (14.49%) Fixed Income
11 10 (14.49%) Murex
12 9 (13.04%) UNIX
12 9 (13.04%) Workflow
13 8 (11.59%) Sophis
13 8 (11.59%) Unit Testing
13 8 (11.59%) Degree
13 8 (11.59%) SunGard
13 8 (11.59%) Project Management
13 8 (11.59%) EMIR
14 7 (10.14%) Quantitative Risk Management
14 7 (10.14%) Relational Database
14 7 (10.14%) Business Transformation

Calypso
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 4 (5.80%) WebLogic
1 4 (5.80%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.45%) Liferay
2 1 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.45%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Markit EDM
2 3 (4.35%) Brady Trinity
3 1 (1.45%) Front Arena
3 1 (1.45%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.14%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.35%) MS Access
2 3 (4.35%) QlikView
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) JUnit
1 3 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (1.45%) Mockito
2 1 (1.45%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.45%) Maven
General
1 39 (56.52%) Finance
2 28 (40.58%) Banking
3 14 (20.29%) Investment Banking
4 12 (17.39%) Front Office
5 10 (14.49%) Back Office
6 1 (1.45%) Legal
6 1 (1.45%) International Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (43.48%) Analyst
2 22 (31.88%) Business Analyst
2 22 (31.88%) Developer
3 17 (24.64%) Calypso Developer
4 7 (10.14%) Architect
4 7 (10.14%) Test Analyst
4 7 (10.14%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (7.25%) Murex Business Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Banking Business Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Test Manager
8 2 (2.90%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.45%) Support Analyst
9 1 (1.45%) Applications Support
9 1 (1.45%) 2nd Line Support
9 1 (1.45%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.64%) XML
2 7 (10.14%) J2EE
3 5 (7.25%) JSP
3 5 (7.25%) FpML
3 5 (7.25%) Java EE
4 4 (5.80%) Spring
4 4 (5.80%) HTML
4 4 (5.80%) JMS
5 3 (4.35%) ADO
5 3 (4.35%) CSS
5 3 (4.35%) jQuery
6 2 (2.90%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.90%) Java SE
7 1 (1.45%) Application Packaging
7 1 (1.45%) JSTL
7 1 (1.45%) JDBC
7 1 (1.45%) EJB
7 1 (1.45%) Servlets
7 1 (1.45%) J2SE
7 1 (1.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 23 (33.33%) Derivative
2 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (14.49%) Fixed Income
4 5 (7.25%) Equities
4 5 (7.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (5.80%) Credit Derivative
6 3 (4.35%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (4.35%) DTCC
7 2 (2.90%) Hedge funds
7 2 (2.90%) Kindle
8 1 (1.45%) SWIFT
8 1 (1.45%) Swaptions
8 1 (1.45%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.45%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.04%) UNIX
2 1 (1.45%) Windows
2 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (17.39%) Business Analysis
3 11 (15.94%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (15.94%) Test Scripting
4 9 (13.04%) Workflow
5 8 (11.59%) Project Management
5 8 (11.59%) Unit Testing
6 7 (10.14%) Investment Management
6 7 (10.14%) Business Transformation
6 7 (10.14%) Quantitative Risk Management
7 6 (8.70%) TOGAF
8 5 (7.25%) UML
8 5 (7.25%) Use Case
8 5 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (7.25%) Multithreading
8 5 (7.25%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (5.80%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (5.80%) Data Architecture
9 4 (5.80%) Business Development
10 3 (4.35%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (33.33%) Java
2 22 (31.88%) SQL
3 4 (5.80%) VBA
3 4 (5.80%) Python
3 4 (5.80%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.45%) Perl
5 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (11.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.29%) QA
2 11 (15.94%) Dodd-Frank
3 8 (11.59%) EMIR
4 2 (2.90%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (30.43%) Oracle
2 10 (14.49%) Murex
3 8 (11.59%) Sophis
3 8 (11.59%) SunGard
4 7 (10.14%) Charles River
5 6 (8.70%) Wall Street Systems
6 5 (7.25%) Sybase
7 3 (4.35%) Brady
8 2 (2.90%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.45%) ION Trading
9 1 (1.45%) VMware
9 1 (1.45%) Fidessa
9 1 (1.45%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.45%) SAP
9 1 (1.45%) Cisco
9 1 (1.45%) HP
9 1 (1.45%) Citrix
9 1 (1.45%) Cognizant
9 1 (1.45%) Apple
9 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
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