The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Calypso products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Calypso over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Calypso
Rank 555 525 481
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -44
Contract jobs citing Calypso 44 45 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.087% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.19% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 25 45
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£638 £563 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £740
UK excluding London average daily rate - £563 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24335 23603 21491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.36% 45.47% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13863 12950 11452
Average daily rate £400 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1039 1048 1185
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

Calypso
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Calypso within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Calypso Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Calypso
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Calypso within the UK.

Calypso Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Calypso
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Calypso within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Calypso Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Calypso
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Calypso within the UK.

Calypso Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Calypso
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Calypso within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
London +6 44 £638 +15.90% 16
England -5 44 £638 +15.90% 16
City of London -3 2 £725 +31.81% 6

Calypso
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 44 (51.76%) Finance
2 27 (31.76%) Murex
3 22 (25.88%) Banking
3 22 (25.88%) Derivative
4 21 (24.71%) Investment Banking
5 19 (22.35%) Business Analysis
5 19 (22.35%) Java
6 18 (21.18%) SQL
7 17 (20.00%) Oracle
8 16 (18.82%) Front Office
9 14 (16.47%) QA
10 13 (15.29%) EMIR
10 13 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (14.12%) Workflow
11 12 (14.12%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (12.94%) UNIX
12 11 (12.94%) Project Management
12 11 (12.94%) SWIFT
13 10 (11.76%) JIRA
13 10 (11.76%) Shell Script
14 9 (10.59%) Fixed Income
14 9 (10.59%) Summit
14 9 (10.59%) Test Management
15 8 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (9.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 8 (9.41%) Python
16 7 (8.24%) XML
16 7 (8.24%) J2EE
16 7 (8.24%) Swaptions
16 7 (8.24%) Multithreading

Calypso
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 5 (5.88%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.53%) MQSeries
2 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.53%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.18%) CMS
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.18%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Open Workbench
2 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (10.59%) Summit
2 3 (3.53%) Front Arena
3 2 (2.35%) thinkFolio
4 1 (1.18%) Markit EDM
4 1 (1.18%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (1.18%) Rolfe and Nolan
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.71%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.18%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (11.76%) JIRA
2 2 (2.35%) Selenium
2 2 (2.35%) JUnit
3 1 (1.18%) Subversion
3 1 (1.18%) Maven
3 1 (1.18%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.18%) Toad
3 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.18%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.18%) FxCop
3 1 (1.18%) StyleCop
3 1 (1.18%) Mockito
3 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
General
1 44 (51.76%) Finance
2 22 (25.88%) Banking
3 21 (24.71%) Investment Banking
4 16 (18.82%) Front Office
5 3 (3.53%) Back Office
5 3 (3.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 43 (50.59%) Analyst
2 31 (36.47%) Business Analyst
3 22 (25.88%) Developer
4 14 (16.47%) Calypso Developer
5 8 (9.41%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.88%) Contracts Manager
6 5 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 5 (5.88%) Test Manager
7 4 (4.71%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) Senior Business Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) Financial Business Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) Team Leader
7 4 (4.71%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Technical Business Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Business Analyst Team Leader
9 2 (2.35%) Lead Business Analyst
9 2 (2.35%) FX Business Analyst
9 2 (2.35%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.24%) XML
1 7 (8.24%) J2EE
2 5 (5.88%) FpML
2 5 (5.88%) HTML
3 3 (3.53%) Rendezvous
3 3 (3.53%) .NET
3 3 (3.53%) JDBC
4 2 (2.35%) jQuery
4 2 (2.35%) WPF
4 2 (2.35%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (2.35%) JMS
4 2 (2.35%) JSP
4 2 (2.35%) CSS
4 2 (2.35%) Java EE
4 2 (2.35%) Spring
4 2 (2.35%) WinForms
5 1 (1.18%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.18%) JSON
5 1 (1.18%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.88%) Derivative
2 11 (12.94%) SWIFT
3 9 (10.59%) Fixed Income
4 8 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (9.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (8.24%) Swaptions
6 6 (7.06%) Equities
7 5 (5.88%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
8 3 (3.53%) Equity Derivative
8 3 (3.53%) Hedge funds
8 3 (3.53%) Contract for Difference
8 3 (3.53%) Credit Risk
9 2 (2.35%) Market Risk
10 1 (1.18%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (1.18%) Kindle
10 1 (1.18%) Reference Data
10 1 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.94%) UNIX
2 3 (3.53%) Linux
3 1 (1.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.35%) Business Analysis
2 13 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (14.12%) Workflow
3 12 (14.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (12.94%) Project Management
5 9 (10.59%) Test Management
6 7 (8.24%) Multithreading
7 6 (7.06%) Risk Management
8 5 (5.88%) Software Testing
8 5 (5.88%) Test Scripting
9 4 (4.71%) Unit Testing
9 4 (4.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (4.71%) System Testing
9 4 (4.71%) Line Management
9 4 (4.71%) Web Development
9 4 (4.71%) Data Analysis
10 3 (3.53%) Migration
10 3 (3.53%) Project Planning
10 3 (3.53%) Low Latency
10 3 (3.53%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.35%) Java
2 18 (21.18%) SQL
3 10 (11.76%) Shell Script
4 8 (9.41%) Python
5 5 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.71%) C#
7 3 (3.53%) VBA
8 1 (1.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (5.88%) ISEB Practitioner
1 5 (5.88%) Degree
1 5 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.47%) QA
2 13 (15.29%) EMIR
3 4 (4.71%) FATCA
3 4 (4.71%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (1.18%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.18%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (7.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (31.76%) Murex
2 17 (20.00%) Oracle
3 6 (7.06%) HP
4 4 (4.71%) Sophis
5 3 (3.53%) IBM
5 3 (3.53%) TIBCO
5 3 (3.53%) Wall Street Systems
6 2 (2.35%) 29West
6 2 (2.35%) SunGard
6 2 (2.35%) OpenLink
7 1 (1.18%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.18%) Charles River
7 1 (1.18%) Algorithmics
7 1 (1.18%) Sybase
7 1 (1.18%) Syncfusion
7 1 (1.18%) DevExpress
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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