The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Calypso
Rank 547 510 511
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +1
Contract jobs citing Calypso 33 59 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.25% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 46 44
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£550 £600 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +17.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £701 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24568 24017 27034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.63% 47.11% 46.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13640 13020 13682
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1070 1195 1387
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%

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 July 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 4 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 July 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 -30 26 £550 -8.33% 1
England -46 26 £550 -8.33% 1
City of London +9 6 £600 +4.34%
Scotland - 6 £550 - 1

Calypso
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (47.89%) Derivative
2 28 (39.44%) Finance
3 24 (33.80%) Back Office
4 20 (28.17%) Banking
5 18 (25.35%) Front Office
6 17 (23.94%) SQL
6 17 (23.94%) Murex
7 14 (19.72%) XML
8 13 (18.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 13 (18.31%) Charles River
9 12 (16.90%) Java
9 12 (16.90%) Business Analysis
10 11 (15.49%) Sophis
11 10 (14.08%) Project Management
12 9 (12.68%) Migration
12 9 (12.68%) Summit
12 9 (12.68%) Investment Management
13 8 (11.27%) Test Scripting
13 8 (11.27%) Credit Derivative
14 7 (9.86%) Investment Banking
14 7 (9.86%) EMIR
14 7 (9.86%) Dodd-Frank
15 6 (8.45%) User Acceptance Testing
15 6 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (8.45%) Risk Management
15 6 (8.45%) Workflow
15 6 (8.45%) Fixed Income
16 5 (7.04%) Sybase
16 5 (7.04%) SunGard
16 5 (7.04%) Hibernate

Calypso
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Office
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (12.68%) Summit
2 4 (5.63%) Rolfe and Nolan
2 4 (5.63%) Temenos Globus
2 4 (5.63%) IntelliMatch
3 3 (4.23%) Brady Trinity
3 3 (4.23%) SunGard GMI
3 3 (4.23%) Advent Geneva
3 3 (4.23%) Markit EDM
4 1 (1.41%) LatentZero
4 1 (1.41%) Global One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.23%) QlikView
2 3 (4.23%) MS Access
3 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
General
1 28 (39.44%) Finance
2 24 (33.80%) Back Office
3 20 (28.17%) Banking
4 18 (25.35%) Front Office
5 7 (9.86%) Investment Banking
6 3 (4.23%) Legal
7 2 (2.82%) International Banking
7 2 (2.82%) Retail
8 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 40 (56.34%) Analyst
2 30 (42.25%) Business Analyst
3 9 (12.68%) Developer
4 8 (11.27%) Project Manager
4 8 (11.27%) Test Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) Consultant
5 5 (7.04%) Calypso Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Test Manager
7 2 (2.82%) Senior Manager
7 2 (2.82%) Senior Developer
7 2 (2.82%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (2.82%) Murex Business Analyst
7 2 (2.82%) IT Business Analyst
7 2 (2.82%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (2.82%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (2.82%) Operations Business Analyst
7 2 (2.82%) IntelliMatch Developer
7 2 (2.82%) Operations Analyst
8 1 (1.41%) IntelliMatch Consultant
8 1 (1.41%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.72%) XML
2 5 (7.04%) Hibernate
2 5 (7.04%) Spring
3 3 (4.23%) XSLT
3 3 (4.23%) ADO
4 2 (2.82%) JSP
4 2 (2.82%) Java SE
4 2 (2.82%) Java EE
5 1 (1.41%) JSTL
5 1 (1.41%) HTML5
5 1 (1.41%) REST
5 1 (1.41%) HTML
5 1 (1.41%) Servlets
5 1 (1.41%) EJB
5 1 (1.41%) JDBC
5 1 (1.41%) JMS
5 1 (1.41%) Middleware
5 1 (1.41%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (47.89%) Derivative
2 13 (18.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (11.27%) Credit Derivative
4 6 (8.45%) Fixed Income
5 3 (4.23%) Equities
5 3 (4.23%) Credit Risk
6 2 (2.82%) Market Risk
6 2 (2.82%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (2.82%) Energy Derivatives
7 1 (1.41%) DTCC
7 1 (1.41%) Contract for Difference
7 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.41%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.90%) Business Analysis
2 10 (14.08%) Project Management
3 9 (12.68%) Migration
3 9 (12.68%) Investment Management
4 8 (11.27%) Test Scripting
5 6 (8.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.45%) Risk Management
5 6 (8.45%) Workflow
6 5 (7.04%) Asset Management
7 3 (4.23%) Time Management
7 3 (4.23%) Financial Modelling
7 3 (4.23%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.23%) Financial Analysis
7 3 (4.23%) Analytics
8 2 (2.82%) Test Strategy
8 2 (2.82%) Straight-Through Processing
8 2 (2.82%) Data Analysis
9 1 (1.41%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.94%) SQL
2 12 (16.90%) Java
3 4 (5.63%) VBA
4 1 (1.41%) Perl
4 1 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) PMP
2 1 (1.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) EMIR
1 7 (9.86%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.41%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) Basel III
Vendors
1 17 (23.94%) Murex
2 13 (18.31%) Charles River
3 11 (15.49%) Sophis
4 5 (7.04%) Sybase
4 5 (7.04%) SunGard
5 4 (5.63%) Brady
6 3 (4.23%) Advent
7 2 (2.82%) Wall Street Systems
7 2 (2.82%) Oracle
8 1 (1.41%) Fidessa
8 1 (1.41%) thinkFolio
8 1 (1.41%) HP
8 1 (1.41%) CA
8 1 (1.41%) Apple
8 1 (1.41%) Reuters
8 1 (1.41%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.41%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.41%) SAP
8 1 (1.41%) Cisco
8 1 (1.41%) Sun
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