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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Calypso
Rank 604 578 550
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -28
Contract jobs citing Calypso 29 32 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.057% 0.071%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 27
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£588 £600 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £520 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £693 £700 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate - £550 £650
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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
25561 25504 24091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.74% 45.65% 46.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 15156 14276 13340
Average daily rate £400 £383 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £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 1096 1113 1095
Average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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 4 September 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 5 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 4 September 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 +5 27 £588 -2.08% 7
England -6 27 £588 -2.08% 8
City of London +8 6 £500 -23.07% 1
Scotland -11 2 - - 2
Edinburgh -14 2 - - 2

Calypso
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 33 (54.10%) Finance
2 25 (40.98%) Banking
3 21 (34.43%) Murex
4 19 (31.15%) Summit
5 16 (26.23%) Investment Banking
5 16 (26.23%) Business Analysis
6 13 (21.31%) SQL
6 13 (21.31%) EMIR
7 12 (19.67%) Java
7 12 (19.67%) Financial Institution
7 12 (19.67%) Derivative
8 11 (18.03%) Migration
9 10 (16.39%) Workflow
9 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (14.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (13.11%) UNIX
11 8 (13.11%) JIRA
11 8 (13.11%) Market Risk
12 7 (11.48%) Degree
12 7 (11.48%) Front Office
12 7 (11.48%) FATCA
13 6 (9.84%) System Testing
13 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (9.84%) IBM
13 6 (9.84%) Project Management
13 6 (9.84%) Data Analysis
14 5 (8.20%) SunGard Martini
14 5 (8.20%) Use Case
14 5 (8.20%) QA
14 5 (8.20%) Algorithmic Trading

Calypso
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1 (1.64%) JBoss
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Project
1 1 (1.64%) MS Office
1 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (31.15%) Summit
2 5 (8.20%) SunGard Martini
3 2 (3.28%) thinkFolio
4 1 (1.64%) Algo Collateral
4 1 (1.64%) Kondor+
4 1 (1.64%) MultiFonds
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) JIRA
2 1 (1.64%) FitNesse
2 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.64%) JBehave
2 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.64%) HP UFT
General
1 33 (54.10%) Finance
2 25 (40.98%) Banking
3 16 (26.23%) Investment Banking
4 12 (19.67%) Financial Institution
5 7 (11.48%) Front Office
6 5 (8.20%) Back Office
7 2 (3.28%) Legal
7 2 (3.28%) Advertising
8 1 (1.64%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (59.02%) Analyst
2 28 (45.90%) Business Analyst
3 8 (13.11%) Developer
3 8 (13.11%) Banking Business Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) Project Manager
4 7 (11.48%) Calypso Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Business Consultant
5 4 (6.56%) Banking Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) Consultant
5 4 (6.56%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Test Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Murex Business Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) IT Business Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (3.28%) Hibernate
2 2 (3.28%) Spring
3 1 (1.64%) HTML
3 1 (1.64%) J2EE
3 1 (1.64%) XML
3 1 (1.64%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Derivative
2 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (14.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (13.11%) Market Risk
5 5 (8.20%) Hedge funds
5 5 (8.20%) Fixed Income
6 3 (4.92%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (3.28%) Contract for Difference
7 2 (3.28%) Reference Data
7 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.28%) Swaptions
8 1 (1.64%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.64%) SWIFT
8 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.64%) Equities
8 1 (1.64%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (1.64%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) UNIX
2 1 (1.64%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.23%) Business Analysis
2 11 (18.03%) Migration
3 10 (16.39%) Workflow
4 6 (9.84%) Project Management
4 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (9.84%) Data Analysis
4 6 (9.84%) System Testing
5 5 (8.20%) Algorithmic Trading
5 5 (8.20%) Use Case
6 4 (6.56%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.28%) Test Automation
8 2 (3.28%) Data Analytics
8 2 (3.28%) Analytics
8 2 (3.28%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.28%) Wealth Management
8 2 (3.28%) Scrum
8 2 (3.28%) Automated Testing
8 2 (3.28%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.31%) SQL
2 12 (19.67%) Java
3 2 (3.28%) C++
4 1 (1.64%) VBA
4 1 (1.64%) Perl
4 1 (1.64%) C
4 1 (1.64%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (11.48%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) ISEB
2 2 (3.28%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (21.31%) EMIR
2 7 (11.48%) FATCA
3 5 (8.20%) QA
4 4 (6.56%) MiFID
4 4 (6.56%) AIFMD
5 2 (3.28%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (1.64%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (34.43%) Murex
2 6 (9.84%) IBM
3 5 (8.20%) Oracle
3 5 (8.20%) SunGard
4 4 (6.56%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (4.92%) Fidessa
5 3 (4.92%) Bloomberg
6 2 (3.28%) Charles River
6 2 (3.28%) Wall Street Systems
6 2 (3.28%) HP
7 1 (1.64%) Reuters
7 1 (1.64%) OpenLink
7 1 (1.64%) Sophis
7 1 (1.64%) Brady