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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Calypso
Rank 568 550 491
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -59
Contract jobs citing Calypso 28 45 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.085% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.19% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 56
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£550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £485 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £725
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
23947 23780 22159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.90% 44.92% 46.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13966 13494 11792
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1088 1048 1200
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.19 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.49 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -4 28 £550 - 7
England -31 28 £550 - 8
City of London +7 5 £625 +13.63% 2

Calypso
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 41 (61.19%) Finance
2 21 (31.34%) Business Analysis
3 15 (22.39%) SQL
3 15 (22.39%) EMIR
4 14 (20.90%) Derivative
4 14 (20.90%) Banking
5 13 (19.40%) Investment Banking
5 13 (19.40%) Java
5 13 (19.40%) Murex
5 13 (19.40%) Workflow
6 11 (16.42%) Financial Institution
6 11 (16.42%) Oracle
6 11 (16.42%) Summit
6 11 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (14.93%) UNIX
7 10 (14.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (14.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (13.43%) Front Office
8 9 (13.43%) JIRA
8 9 (13.43%) SWIFT
9 8 (11.94%) FATCA
9 8 (11.94%) Project Management
10 7 (10.45%) IBM
10 7 (10.45%) Swaptions
10 7 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (8.96%) Migration
11 6 (8.96%) Data Analysis
11 6 (8.96%) QA
11 6 (8.96%) Degree
11 6 (8.96%) Risk Management

Calypso
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.49%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 11 (16.42%) Summit
2 3 (4.48%) Front Arena
3 2 (2.99%) SunGard Martini
3 2 (2.99%) thinkFolio
4 1 (1.49%) Algo Collateral
4 1 (1.49%) Rolfe and Nolan
4 1 (1.49%) IntelliMatch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.49%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (13.43%) JIRA
2 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.49%) FxCop
2 1 (1.49%) StyleCop
2 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.49%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.49%) Subversion
General
1 41 (61.19%) Finance
2 14 (20.90%) Banking
3 13 (19.40%) Investment Banking
4 11 (16.42%) Financial Institution
5 9 (13.43%) Front Office
6 2 (2.99%) Back Office
7 1 (1.49%) Legal
7 1 (1.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 37 (55.22%) Analyst
2 27 (40.30%) Business Analyst
3 12 (17.91%) Developer
4 8 (11.94%) Project Manager
5 7 (10.45%) Calypso Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Financial Business Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.48%) Data Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Technical Business Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Business Analyst Team Leader
8 2 (2.99%) Lead Business Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Business Manager
8 2 (2.99%) Java Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) .NET
2 2 (2.99%) WPF
2 2 (2.99%) HTML
2 2 (2.99%) XML
2 2 (2.99%) WinForms
3 1 (1.49%) RESTful
3 1 (1.49%) PLINQ
3 1 (1.49%) Ultra Messaging
3 1 (1.49%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (1.49%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (1.49%) Task Parallel Library
3 1 (1.49%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (1.49%) FpML
3 1 (1.49%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.49%) XSLT
3 1 (1.49%) JDBC
3 1 (1.49%) Web Services
3 1 (1.49%) J2EE
3 1 (1.49%) Rendezvous
3 1 (1.49%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Derivative
2 11 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (14.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (13.43%) SWIFT
5 7 (10.45%) Swaptions
6 5 (7.46%) Management Information System
6 5 (7.46%) Contract for Difference
6 5 (7.46%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (5.97%) Fixed Income
7 4 (5.97%) Hedge funds
8 3 (4.48%) Credit Risk
9 2 (2.99%) Market Risk
10 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
10 1 (1.49%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (1.49%) Reference Data
10 1 (1.49%) Equities
10 1 (1.49%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.93%) UNIX
2 1 (1.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.34%) Business Analysis
2 13 (19.40%) Workflow
3 10 (14.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (11.94%) Project Management
5 7 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.96%) Migration
6 6 (8.96%) Data Analysis
6 6 (8.96%) Risk Management
6 6 (8.96%) Data Cleansing
7 5 (7.46%) System Testing
8 4 (5.97%) Multithreading
8 4 (5.97%) Analytics
8 4 (5.97%) Line Management
9 3 (4.48%) Release Management
9 3 (4.48%) Use Case
9 3 (4.48%) Project Planning
9 3 (4.48%) Resource Management
10 2 (2.99%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (2.99%) OO
10 2 (2.99%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.39%) SQL
2 13 (19.40%) Java
3 4 (5.97%) C#
4 3 (4.48%) Python
5 1 (1.49%) VBA
5 1 (1.49%) C++
5 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.39%) EMIR
2 8 (11.94%) FATCA
3 6 (8.96%) QA
3 6 (8.96%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (19.40%) Murex
2 11 (16.42%) Oracle
3 7 (10.45%) IBM
4 4 (5.97%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (5.97%) SunGard
5 3 (4.48%) Sophis
6 2 (2.99%) OpenLink
7 1 (1.49%) DevExpress
7 1 (1.49%) Sybase
7 1 (1.49%) HP
7 1 (1.49%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.49%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.49%) Algorithmics
7 1 (1.49%) Syncfusion
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