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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Calypso
Rank 580 546 517
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -29
Contract jobs citing Calypso 34 32 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.061% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.13% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 47
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£625 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £373 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £693 £870
UK excluding London average daily rate - £650 -
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
26444 24565 27318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.76% 46.60% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14953 13794 13926
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1180 1089 1385
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.34 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 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
London +17 33 £625 +8.69% 10
England -18 33 £625 +8.69% 10
City of London +11 6 £700 +7.69% 2

Calypso
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 34 (44.16%) Finance
2 30 (38.96%) Derivative
3 26 (33.77%) Banking
4 20 (25.97%) SQL
5 18 (23.38%) Back Office
6 16 (20.78%) XML
7 15 (19.48%) Oracle
8 14 (18.18%) Front Office
8 14 (18.18%) Business Analysis
9 13 (16.88%) Java
9 13 (16.88%) Charles River
9 13 (16.88%) Dodd-Frank
10 12 (15.58%) Murex
10 12 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (14.29%) Investment Banking
11 11 (14.29%) Project Management
12 10 (12.99%) Degree
12 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (12.99%) Test Scripting
12 10 (12.99%) Investment Management
13 9 (11.69%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (11.69%) Sophis
13 9 (11.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (10.39%) SunGard
14 8 (10.39%) EMIR
15 7 (9.09%) Quantitative Risk Management
15 7 (9.09%) Business Transformation
15 7 (9.09%) FTP
15 7 (9.09%) Fixed Income
15 7 (9.09%) QA

Calypso
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 4 (5.19%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Temenos Globus
1 4 (5.19%) Markit EDM
2 3 (3.90%) Brady Trinity
3 2 (2.60%) Summit
4 1 (1.30%) LatentZero
4 1 (1.30%) Front Arena
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) MS Access
1 4 (5.19%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.90%) QlikView
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
General
1 34 (44.16%) Finance
2 26 (33.77%) Banking
3 18 (23.38%) Back Office
4 14 (18.18%) Front Office
5 11 (14.29%) Investment Banking
6 4 (5.19%) Legal
7 2 (2.60%) International Banking
7 2 (2.60%) Retail
8 1 (1.30%) Dutch Language
8 1 (1.30%) French Language
Job Titles
1 41 (53.25%) Analyst
2 30 (38.96%) Business Analyst
3 12 (15.58%) Developer
4 10 (12.99%) Calypso Developer
5 9 (11.69%) Test Analyst
6 7 (9.09%) Architect
6 7 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (7.79%) Project Manager
8 5 (6.49%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (6.49%) Consultant
8 5 (6.49%) Murex Business Analyst
8 5 (6.49%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Senior Business Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Banking Business Analyst
10 3 (3.90%) Test Manager
11 2 (2.60%) Senior Developer
11 2 (2.60%) IT Business Analyst
11 2 (2.60%) Operations Analyst
11 2 (2.60%) Operations Business Analyst
12 1 (1.30%) Senior Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.78%) XML
2 3 (3.90%) FpML
2 3 (3.90%) ADO
3 2 (2.60%) JSP
3 2 (2.60%) Java SE
3 2 (2.60%) Java EE
4 1 (1.30%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.30%) JSTL
4 1 (1.30%) HTML5
4 1 (1.30%) HTML
4 1 (1.30%) Servlets
4 1 (1.30%) EJB
4 1 (1.30%) JDBC
4 1 (1.30%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.30%) Spring
4 1 (1.30%) J2SE
4 1 (1.30%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (38.96%) Derivative
2 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (11.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (9.09%) Fixed Income
5 4 (5.19%) Equity Derivative
5 4 (5.19%) Credit Derivative
6 3 (3.90%) DTCC
6 3 (3.90%) Equities
7 2 (2.60%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.30%) SWIFT
8 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.30%) Swaptions
8 1 (1.30%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.30%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.79%) UNIX
2 1 (1.30%) Windows
2 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.18%) Business Analysis
2 12 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (14.29%) Project Management
4 10 (12.99%) Test Scripting
4 10 (12.99%) Investment Management
5 9 (11.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (9.09%) Business Transformation
6 7 (9.09%) Quantitative Risk Management
7 6 (7.79%) Asset Management
7 6 (7.79%) TOGAF
8 5 (6.49%) Migration
8 5 (6.49%) UML
8 5 (6.49%) Use Case
9 4 (5.19%) Data Architecture
9 4 (5.19%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.19%) Business Development
9 4 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.19%) Multithreading
9 4 (5.19%) Workflow
9 4 (5.19%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.97%) SQL
2 13 (16.88%) Java
3 4 (5.19%) VBA
4 1 (1.30%) Perl
4 1 (1.30%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (12.99%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.88%) Dodd-Frank
2 8 (10.39%) EMIR
3 7 (9.09%) QA
4 1 (1.30%) Basel III
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (19.48%) Oracle
2 13 (16.88%) Charles River
3 12 (15.58%) Murex
4 9 (11.69%) Sophis
5 8 (10.39%) SunGard
6 6 (7.79%) Wall Street Systems
7 5 (6.49%) Sybase
8 3 (3.90%) Brady
9 2 (2.60%) Business Objects
9 2 (2.60%) Bloomberg
10 1 (1.30%) Tradeweb
10 1 (1.30%) SAP
10 1 (1.30%) Cisco
10 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.30%) HP
10 1 (1.30%) Citrix
10 1 (1.30%) Cognizant
10 1 (1.30%) Apple
10 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.30%) Reuters
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