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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Calypso
Rank 402 379 336
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -43
Contract jobs citing Calypso 22 42 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.092% 0.17% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.36% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 29 48
Average daily rate
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£588 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £410 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £680 £865
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £650 -
% change year-on-year
-19.23% -
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
10987 11757 11934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.91% 46.32% 45.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6924 7561 7236
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 267 343
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.41 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £48.00 £36.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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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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 +8 3 £600 -7.69% 7
Calypso
England

Calypso
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 26 (43.33%) Finance
2 22 (36.67%) Banking
2 22 (36.67%) Derivative
3 20 (33.33%) SQL
4 16 (26.67%) XML
5 15 (25.00%) Murex
6 14 (23.33%) Back Office
7 13 (21.67%) Front Office
8 12 (20.00%) Business Analysis
9 11 (18.33%) Sophis
9 11 (18.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 11 (18.33%) Java
10 9 (15.00%) Project Management
10 9 (15.00%) Charles River
11 8 (13.33%) Fixed Income
11 8 (13.33%) Investment Banking
11 8 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (13.33%) Test Scripting
11 8 (13.33%) Investment Management
12 7 (11.67%) EMIR
12 7 (11.67%) Dodd-Frank
12 7 (11.67%) Risk Management
13 6 (10.00%) Workflow
14 5 (8.33%) Oracle
14 5 (8.33%) Sybase
14 5 (8.33%) UNIX
14 5 (8.33%) Summit
14 5 (8.33%) Migration
14 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (8.33%) Credit Derivative

Calypso
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 3 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Summit
2 4 (6.67%) Temenos Globus
2 4 (6.67%) Markit EDM
3 3 (5.00%) Brady Trinity
4 1 (1.67%) LatentZero
4 1 (1.67%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.00%) MS Access
2 3 (5.00%) QlikView
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
General
1 26 (43.33%) Finance
2 22 (36.67%) Banking
3 14 (23.33%) Back Office
4 13 (21.67%) Front Office
5 8 (13.33%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.67%) International Banking
6 1 (1.67%) Retail
6 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (53.33%) Analyst
2 21 (35.00%) Business Analyst
3 10 (16.67%) Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Test Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) Calypso Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Murex Business Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Consultant
5 4 (6.67%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Test Manager
5 4 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) IT Business Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Architect
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Operations Business Analyst
8 1 (1.67%) Java Developer
8 1 (1.67%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.67%) XML
2 3 (5.00%) ADO
3 2 (3.33%) JSP
3 2 (3.33%) XSLT
3 2 (3.33%) Java SE
3 2 (3.33%) Java EE
3 2 (3.33%) FpML
4 1 (1.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.67%) Spring
4 1 (1.67%) HTML
4 1 (1.67%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.67%) JSTL
4 1 (1.67%) HTML5
4 1 (1.67%) REST
4 1 (1.67%) JMS
4 1 (1.67%) Middleware
4 1 (1.67%) Servlets
4 1 (1.67%) EJB
4 1 (1.67%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (36.67%) Derivative
2 11 (18.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (13.33%) Fixed Income
4 5 (8.33%) Credit Derivative
5 3 (5.00%) Credit Risk
5 3 (5.00%) Equities
5 3 (5.00%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (5.00%) DTCC
6 2 (3.33%) Energy Derivatives
6 2 (3.33%) Market Risk
6 2 (3.33%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.67%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.67%) Swaptions
7 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) UNIX
2 1 (1.67%) Windows
2 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 9 (15.00%) Project Management
3 8 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (13.33%) Test Scripting
3 8 (13.33%) Investment Management
4 7 (11.67%) Risk Management
5 6 (10.00%) Workflow
6 5 (8.33%) Migration
6 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.67%) Data Analysis
8 3 (5.00%) Use Case
8 3 (5.00%) Asset Management
8 3 (5.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.00%) Analytics
8 3 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.00%) Multithreading
8 3 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (3.33%) Test Strategy
9 2 (3.33%) Data Mapping
9 2 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.33%) SQL
2 11 (18.33%) Java
3 4 (6.67%) VBA
4 1 (1.67%) Perl
4 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) PMP
2 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) EMIR
1 7 (11.67%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (6.67%) QA
3 1 (1.67%) Basel III
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) Murex
2 11 (18.33%) Sophis
3 9 (15.00%) Charles River
4 5 (8.33%) Oracle
4 5 (8.33%) Sybase
5 4 (6.67%) Brady
5 4 (6.67%) Wall Street Systems
6 2 (3.33%) Bloomberg
6 2 (3.33%) SunGard
7 1 (1.67%) HP
7 1 (1.67%) Citrix
7 1 (1.67%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.67%) CA
7 1 (1.67%) Apple
7 1 (1.67%) Reuters
7 1 (1.67%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.67%) SAP
7 1 (1.67%) Cisco
7 1 (1.67%) thinkFolio
7 1 (1.67%) ION Trading
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