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 18 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Calypso
Rank 380 340 352
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +12
Contract jobs citing Calypso 32 49 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.49% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 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 £459 £425 £468
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10769 9954 12156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.51% 46.07% 43.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7026 6301 7353
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 247 305
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £44.50 £37.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
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 18 April 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 18 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
City of London -14 15 £550 +4.76%
Calypso
England

Calypso
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 33 (42.86%) Finance
2 30 (38.96%) Murex
3 29 (37.66%) Banking
4 27 (35.06%) Back Office
5 25 (32.47%) Derivative
6 24 (31.17%) Investment Banking
6 24 (31.17%) Front Office
7 21 (27.27%) Business Analysis
8 20 (25.97%) Java
9 15 (19.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 14 (18.18%) Project Management
11 13 (16.88%) SQL
11 13 (16.88%) Summit
12 12 (15.58%) Fixed Income
12 12 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (12.99%) Rolfe and Nolan
14 9 (11.69%) Workflow
15 8 (10.39%) Sophis
15 8 (10.39%) Migration
15 8 (10.39%) SunGard
16 7 (9.09%) Equities
16 7 (9.09%) IntelliMatch
16 7 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
17 6 (7.79%) Financial Institution
17 6 (7.79%) Asset Management
17 6 (7.79%) Charles River
18 5 (6.49%) ISEB
18 5 (6.49%) Credit Derivative
18 5 (6.49%) Spring
18 5 (6.49%) Hibernate

Calypso
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Office
2 2 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
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
4 4 (5.19%) Temenos Globus
5 3 (3.90%) Advent Geneva
6 2 (2.60%) Front Arena
7 1 (1.30%) SunGard Panorama
7 1 (1.30%) SunGard Martini
7 1 (1.30%) Monis
7 1 (1.30%) Kondor+
7 1 (1.30%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) NFC
1 2 (2.60%) 3GPP
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%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.60%) JIRA
2 2 (2.60%) ProC
3 1 (1.30%) RequisitePro
3 1 (1.30%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.30%) LoadRunner
General
1 33 (42.86%) Finance
2 29 (37.66%) Banking
3 27 (35.06%) Back Office
4 24 (31.17%) Investment Banking
4 24 (31.17%) Front Office
5 6 (7.79%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.60%) Retail
6 2 (2.60%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 30 (38.96%) Analyst
2 24 (31.17%) Business Analyst
3 10 (12.99%) Project Manager
4 9 (11.69%) Consultant
5 8 (10.39%) Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Test Manager
7 4 (5.19%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Banking Business Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Test Leader
9 2 (2.60%) Gloss Business Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) Operations Business Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) IntelliMatch Developer
9 2 (2.60%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (2.60%) Contracts Manager
9 2 (2.60%) Operations Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) Calypso Developer
9 2 (2.60%) Financial Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) Spring
1 5 (6.49%) Hibernate
2 3 (3.90%) XML
2 3 (3.90%) XSLT
3 1 (1.30%) FpML
3 1 (1.30%) OLE
3 1 (1.30%) Middleware
3 1 (1.30%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (32.47%) 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
6 4 (5.19%) Kindle
6 4 (5.19%) Equity Derivative
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%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (2.60%) Blog
8 2 (2.60%) Handset
8 2 (2.60%) Energy Derivatives
8 2 (2.60%) EMV
8 2 (2.60%) Smartcard
8 2 (2.60%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.30%) PMI
9 1 (1.30%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.27%) Business Analysis
2 14 (18.18%) Project Management
3 12 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (11.69%) Workflow
5 8 (10.39%) Migration
6 7 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (7.79%) Asset Management
8 5 (6.49%) Scrum
8 5 (6.49%) Test Management
9 4 (5.19%) Analytics
9 4 (5.19%) Risk Management
9 4 (5.19%) PRINCE2
10 3 (3.90%) OO
10 3 (3.90%) TDD
10 3 (3.90%) Regression Testing
10 3 (3.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (3.90%) Straight-Through Processing
10 3 (3.90%) Use Case
11 2 (2.60%) Investment Management
11 2 (2.60%) Kanban
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%) Lisp
4 2 (2.60%) Python
5 1 (1.30%) C
5 1 (1.30%) Scala
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%) Basel III
3 1 (1.30%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (38.96%) Murex
2 8 (10.39%) Sophis
2 8 (10.39%) SunGard
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%) Sun
6 2 (2.60%) Oracle
6 2 (2.60%) Sybase
7 1 (1.30%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.30%) CA
7 1 (1.30%) Brady
7 1 (1.30%) ION Trading
7 1 (1.30%) thinkFolio