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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Calypso
Rank 540 531 494
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -37
Contract jobs citing Calypso 60 50 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.097% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.21% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 34 45
Average daily rate
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£575 £625 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £482
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £735 £730
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
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
25756 23945 24354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.65% 46.26% 47.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 15204 13647 12559
Average daily rate £385 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.28% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1263 1170 1383
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.96 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 59 £588 -6.00% 8
England -42 59 £588 -6.00% 8
City of London +21 16 £588 -9.61% 4

Calypso
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 40 (46.51%) Finance
2 32 (37.21%) Banking
3 28 (32.56%) Derivative
4 26 (30.23%) Oracle
5 23 (26.74%) Java
5 23 (26.74%) Murex
5 23 (26.74%) Investment Banking
6 21 (24.42%) SQL
7 18 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (20.93%) QA
8 16 (18.60%) Business Analysis
9 14 (16.28%) Front Office
10 12 (13.95%) Workflow
10 12 (13.95%) XML
10 12 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (12.79%) Test Scripting
11 11 (12.79%) UNIX
11 11 (12.79%) Shell Script
12 10 (11.63%) Project Management
12 10 (11.63%) J2EE
12 10 (11.63%) Fixed Income
12 10 (11.63%) Test Management
13 9 (10.47%) Back Office
14 8 (9.30%) Degree
14 8 (9.30%) Charles River
14 8 (9.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (9.30%) Wall Street Systems
14 8 (9.30%) Unit Testing
14 8 (9.30%) Dodd-Frank

Calypso
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 7 (8.14%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.65%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (2.33%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (2.33%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.16%) Liferay
4 1 (1.16%) CMS
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Markit EDM
2 3 (3.49%) Summit
3 1 (1.16%) Front Arena
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.81%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.49%) QlikView
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.16%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (5.81%) JIRA
2 3 (3.49%) Selenium
2 3 (3.49%) JUnit
3 1 (1.16%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.16%) Mockito
3 1 (1.16%) Toad
3 1 (1.16%) Maven
General
1 40 (46.51%) Finance
2 32 (37.21%) Banking
3 23 (26.74%) Investment Banking
4 14 (16.28%) Front Office
5 9 (10.47%) Back Office
6 1 (1.16%) Legal
6 1 (1.16%) International Banking
6 1 (1.16%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.16%) French Language
Job Titles
1 37 (43.02%) Analyst
2 26 (30.23%) Business Analyst
2 26 (30.23%) Developer
3 19 (22.09%) Calypso Developer
4 7 (8.14%) Architect
4 7 (8.14%) Test Manager
4 7 (8.14%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (6.98%) Java Developer
5 6 (6.98%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (6.98%) Senior Business Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Test Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Contracts Manager
7 4 (4.65%) Murex Business Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Banking Business Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.33%) Operations Analyst
8 2 (2.33%) Applications Support
8 2 (2.33%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.95%) XML
2 10 (11.63%) J2EE
3 7 (8.14%) FpML
4 6 (6.98%) HTML
5 4 (4.65%) Spring
5 4 (4.65%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (4.65%) JSP
6 3 (3.49%) jQuery
6 3 (3.49%) CSS
6 3 (3.49%) JMS
6 3 (3.49%) Java EE
7 2 (2.33%) Hibernate
7 2 (2.33%) JDBC
7 2 (2.33%) Rendezvous
8 1 (1.16%) HTML5
8 1 (1.16%) J2SE
8 1 (1.16%) Application Packaging
8 1 (1.16%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 28 (32.56%) Derivative
2 12 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (11.63%) Fixed Income
4 8 (9.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (8.14%) Equities
6 5 (5.81%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 3 (3.49%) Swaptions
8 2 (2.33%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (2.33%) DTCC
8 2 (2.33%) Hedge funds
8 2 (2.33%) Kindle
8 2 (2.33%) SWIFT
9 1 (1.16%) Market Risk
9 1 (1.16%) Credit Risk
9 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.79%) UNIX
2 2 (2.33%) Windows
2 2 (2.33%) Linux
3 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (18.60%) Business Analysis
3 12 (13.95%) Workflow
3 12 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (12.79%) Test Scripting
5 10 (11.63%) Project Management
5 10 (11.63%) Test Management
6 8 (9.30%) Unit Testing
7 7 (8.14%) Quantitative Risk Management
7 7 (8.14%) Business Transformation
7 7 (8.14%) Multithreading
8 6 (6.98%) TOGAF
8 6 (6.98%) UML
8 6 (6.98%) Investment Management
9 5 (5.81%) System Testing
9 5 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (5.81%) Use Case
9 5 (5.81%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (5.81%) Asset Management
9 5 (5.81%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (26.74%) Java
2 21 (24.42%) SQL
3 11 (12.79%) Shell Script
4 7 (8.14%) Python
5 5 (5.81%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.33%) VBA
7 1 (1.16%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (9.30%) Degree
2 5 (5.81%) ISEB
2 5 (5.81%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.93%) QA
2 8 (9.30%) Dodd-Frank
3 7 (8.14%) EMIR
4 2 (2.33%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.16%) Basel III
5 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.81%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (30.23%) Oracle
2 23 (26.74%) Murex
3 8 (9.30%) Charles River
3 8 (9.30%) Wall Street Systems
4 7 (8.14%) SunGard
5 6 (6.98%) Sophis
6 5 (5.81%) HP
7 2 (2.33%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.16%) 29West
8 1 (1.16%) Tradeweb
8 1 (1.16%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.16%) Citrix
8 1 (1.16%) Cognizant
8 1 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.16%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.16%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.16%) VMware
8 1 (1.16%) ION Trading
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