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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Calypso
Rank 360 367 323
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -44
Contract jobs citing Calypso 43 50 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.21% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.46% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 32 44
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£550 £625 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £526 £484
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £750 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
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
10136 10906 9687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.54% 45.83% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6883 7164 6077
Average daily rate £425 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 234 301
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -3 12 £575 -11.53% 1
Calypso
England

Calypso
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 35 (46.05%) Finance
2 30 (39.47%) Banking
3 25 (32.89%) Oracle
4 23 (30.26%) Java
4 23 (30.26%) Murex
4 23 (30.26%) Derivative
5 21 (27.63%) Investment Banking
6 18 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (22.37%) QA
7 17 (22.37%) SQL
8 15 (19.74%) Front Office
8 15 (19.74%) Business Analysis
9 12 (15.79%) Workflow
9 12 (15.79%) Shell Script
9 12 (15.79%) UNIX
10 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (13.16%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (13.16%) J2EE
11 10 (13.16%) Fixed Income
11 10 (13.16%) Test Management
12 9 (11.84%) XML
12 9 (11.84%) Project Management
13 8 (10.53%) Back Office
13 8 (10.53%) Test Scripting
13 8 (10.53%) Unit Testing
13 8 (10.53%) Multithreading
13 8 (10.53%) Wall Street Systems
13 8 (10.53%) Dodd-Frank
14 7 (9.21%) Business Transformation
14 7 (9.21%) Quantitative Risk Management

Calypso
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (9.21%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (3.95%) TIBCO EMS
3 3 (3.95%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.32%) CMS
4 1 (1.32%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Summit
2 1 (1.32%) Front Arena
2 1 (1.32%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.21%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.58%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.58%) JIRA
2 3 (3.95%) Selenium
2 3 (3.95%) JUnit
3 1 (1.32%) Maven
3 1 (1.32%) Mockito
3 1 (1.32%) Jasmine
General
1 35 (46.05%) Finance
2 30 (39.47%) Banking
3 21 (27.63%) Investment Banking
4 15 (19.74%) Front Office
5 8 (10.53%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (39.47%) Analyst
2 26 (34.21%) Developer
3 22 (28.95%) Business Analyst
4 19 (25.00%) Calypso Developer
5 7 (9.21%) Architect
5 7 (9.21%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (7.89%) Senior Business Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Contracts Manager
7 5 (6.58%) Test Manager
8 4 (5.26%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Murex Business Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Banking Business Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 2 (2.63%) FX Business Analyst
9 2 (2.63%) Operations Analyst
9 2 (2.63%) Applications Support
9 2 (2.63%) Consultant
9 2 (2.63%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.16%) J2EE
2 9 (11.84%) XML
3 7 (9.21%) FpML
4 6 (7.89%) HTML
5 4 (5.26%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (5.26%) Spring
6 3 (3.95%) Java EE
6 3 (3.95%) jQuery
6 3 (3.95%) JMS
6 3 (3.95%) Rendezvous
6 3 (3.95%) CSS
6 3 (3.95%) JDBC
6 3 (3.95%) JSP
7 2 (2.63%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.32%) Application Packaging
8 1 (1.32%) Velocity
8 1 (1.32%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (30.26%) Derivative
2 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (13.16%) Fixed Income
4 7 (9.21%) Equities
4 7 (9.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (6.58%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 3 (3.95%) Swaptions
7 2 (2.63%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (2.63%) DTCC
7 2 (2.63%) Hedge funds
7 2 (2.63%) Kindle
7 2 (2.63%) SWIFT
8 1 (1.32%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.32%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.79%) UNIX
2 3 (3.95%) Linux
3 2 (2.63%) Windows
4 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (19.74%) Business Analysis
3 12 (15.79%) Workflow
4 10 (13.16%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (13.16%) Test Management
5 9 (11.84%) Project Management
6 8 (10.53%) Test Scripting
6 8 (10.53%) Multithreading
6 8 (10.53%) Unit Testing
7 7 (9.21%) Business Transformation
7 7 (9.21%) Quantitative Risk Management
8 6 (7.89%) TOGAF
9 5 (6.58%) UML
9 5 (6.58%) Use Case
9 5 (6.58%) Software Testing
9 5 (6.58%) Web Development
9 5 (6.58%) System Testing
9 5 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.58%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 23 (30.26%) Java
2 17 (22.37%) SQL
3 12 (15.79%) Shell Script
4 7 (9.21%) Python
5 6 (7.89%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) Degree
2 5 (6.58%) ISEB
2 5 (6.58%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (22.37%) QA
2 8 (10.53%) Dodd-Frank
3 7 (9.21%) EMIR
4 2 (2.63%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (32.89%) Oracle
2 23 (30.26%) Murex
3 8 (10.53%) Wall Street Systems
4 7 (9.21%) SunGard
5 5 (6.58%) HP
6 3 (3.95%) TIBCO
6 3 (3.95%) Sophis
7 2 (2.63%) 29West
7 2 (2.63%) Charles River
8 1 (1.32%) VMware
8 1 (1.32%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.32%) Citrix
8 1 (1.32%) Cognizant
8 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.32%) ION Trading
8 1 (1.32%) Tradeweb
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