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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Calypso
Rank 582 560 526
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -34
Contract jobs citing Calypso 29 33 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.060% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.13% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 46
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£550 £550 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £515 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £620 £701
UK excluding London average daily rate - £550 -
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
25187 24748 23936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.15% 45.23% 46.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14869 13707 12953
Average daily rate £400 £379 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.54% -2.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1086 1080 1197
Average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 27 July 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 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 27 July 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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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 +4 29 £550 - 8
England -23 29 £550 - 9
City of London -9 6 £625 +4.16% 3
Canary Wharf - 1 £325 -

Calypso
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 34 (54.84%) Finance
2 21 (33.87%) Banking
3 19 (30.65%) Business Analysis
4 17 (27.42%) Investment Banking
5 16 (25.81%) Murex
5 16 (25.81%) Summit
6 15 (24.19%) Java
6 15 (24.19%) SQL
7 13 (20.97%) Financial Institution
7 13 (20.97%) EMIR
8 12 (19.35%) Workflow
9 11 (17.74%) Derivative
9 11 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (16.13%) UNIX
10 10 (16.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (14.52%) Front Office
11 9 (14.52%) JIRA
11 9 (14.52%) FATCA
12 7 (11.29%) Degree
12 7 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (11.29%) IBM
12 7 (11.29%) Oracle
13 6 (9.68%) Fixed Income
13 6 (9.68%) Swaptions
14 5 (8.06%) Data Cleansing
14 5 (8.06%) System Testing
14 5 (8.06%) QA
14 5 (8.06%) Use Case
14 5 (8.06%) Data Analysis
14 5 (8.06%) Migration

Calypso
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 (1.61%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 16 (25.81%) Summit
2 4 (6.45%) SunGard Martini
3 1 (1.61%) Kondor+
3 1 (1.61%) Algo Collateral
3 1 (1.61%) Front Arena
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (14.52%) JIRA
2 1 (1.61%) HP UFT
General
1 34 (54.84%) Finance
2 21 (33.87%) Banking
3 17 (27.42%) Investment Banking
4 13 (20.97%) Financial Institution
5 9 (14.52%) Front Office
6 2 (3.23%) Back Office
6 2 (3.23%) Advertising
7 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (56.45%) Analyst
2 25 (40.32%) Business Analyst
3 10 (16.13%) Developer
4 9 (14.52%) Project Manager
4 9 (14.52%) Calypso Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Data Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.23%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Lead Business Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Programme Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Test Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Financial Business Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Summit Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (3.23%) Hibernate
2 2 (3.23%) Spring
3 1 (1.61%) HTML
3 1 (1.61%) J2EE
3 1 (1.61%) XML
3 1 (1.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) Derivative
1 11 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (16.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (9.68%) Fixed Income
3 6 (9.68%) Swaptions
4 4 (6.45%) Hedge funds
4 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.45%) Equity Derivative
4 4 (6.45%) Contract for Difference
5 3 (4.84%) SWIFT
5 3 (4.84%) Credit Risk
6 2 (3.23%) Market Risk
6 2 (3.23%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.61%) Equities
7 1 (1.61%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.13%) UNIX
2 1 (1.61%) Windows
2 1 (1.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.65%) Business Analysis
2 12 (19.35%) Workflow
3 7 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (8.06%) Project Management
4 5 (8.06%) Data Analysis
4 5 (8.06%) Use Case
4 5 (8.06%) System Testing
4 5 (8.06%) Data Cleansing
4 5 (8.06%) Migration
5 4 (6.45%) Analytics
5 4 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.84%) SDLC
7 2 (3.23%) Data Analytics
7 2 (3.23%) Regression Testing
7 2 (3.23%) Automated Testing
7 2 (3.23%) Software Testing
7 2 (3.23%) Monte Carlo Method
7 2 (3.23%) Multithreading
7 2 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.61%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.19%) Java
1 15 (24.19%) SQL
2 2 (3.23%) C#
2 2 (3.23%) C++
3 1 (1.61%) Perl
3 1 (1.61%) VBA
3 1 (1.61%) Python
3 1 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (3.23%) ISEB
3 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.97%) EMIR
2 9 (14.52%) FATCA
3 5 (8.06%) Dodd-Frank
3 5 (8.06%) QA
4 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (25.81%) Murex
2 7 (11.29%) Oracle
2 7 (11.29%) IBM
3 5 (8.06%) SunGard
4 4 (6.45%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (6.45%) Sophis
5 3 (4.84%) Fidessa
6 2 (3.23%) HP
6 2 (3.23%) Bloomberg
6 2 (3.23%) Wall Street Systems
7 1 (1.61%) Algorithmics
7 1 (1.61%) OpenLink
7 1 (1.61%) Brady
7 1 (1.61%) Reuters