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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Calypso
Rank 577 602 588
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -14
Contract jobs citing Calypso 63 33 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.059% 0.070%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 26 19
Average daily rate £625 £650 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £467
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £725 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £700 - £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
24658 25241 24652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.14% 45.28% 45.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15141 14341 13830
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 799 1095 1052
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.12 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 April 2016.

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 8 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 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England +7 62 £625 -3.84% 18
London +15 60 £625 -3.84% 18
City of London +46 6 £663 -5.35% 15
Leicestershire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £700 -
Scotland - 1 £700 -
Docklands, London - 1 £600 -

Calypso
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 88 (70.40%) Murex
2 66 (52.80%) Banking
3 62 (49.60%) Derivative
4 54 (43.20%) Investment Banking
5 44 (35.20%) Finance
5 44 (35.20%) Summit
6 40 (32.00%) Front Office
7 38 (30.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 30 (24.00%) Market Risk
9 27 (21.60%) Back Office
9 27 (21.60%) Risk Management
9 27 (21.60%) Migration
10 26 (20.80%) Java
11 24 (19.20%) Stakeholder Management
12 23 (18.40%) Fixed Income
13 21 (16.80%) MiFID
14 18 (14.40%) Credit Derivative
14 18 (14.40%) EMIR
14 18 (14.40%) Collateral Management
15 16 (12.80%) User Acceptance Testing
15 16 (12.80%) ION Trading
16 15 (12.00%) Bloomberg
17 14 (11.20%) SQL
17 14 (11.20%) HTML
17 14 (11.20%) Spring
17 14 (11.20%) Spring Integration
17 14 (11.20%) AngularJS
18 13 (10.40%) AIFMD
18 13 (10.40%) Algorithmic Trading
18 13 (10.40%) Credit Risk

Calypso
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (0.80%) CICS
1 1 (0.80%) JBoss
1 1 (0.80%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 44 (35.20%) Summit
2 8 (6.40%) ION MarketView
3 5 (4.00%) Loan IQ
4 4 (3.20%) Algo Collateral
4 4 (3.20%) Front Arena
5 3 (2.40%) SunGard Martini
6 2 (1.60%) Global One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.20%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.80%) Data Mart
4 1 (0.80%) DB2
4 1 (0.80%) Easytrieve
4 1 (0.80%) Essbase
4 1 (0.80%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.80%) IMS/DB
4 1 (0.80%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.80%) MySQL
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.80%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (5.60%) JIRA
2 3 (2.40%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.80%) Bower
3 1 (0.80%) Maven
3 1 (0.80%) Yeoman
General
1 66 (52.80%) Banking
2 54 (43.20%) Investment Banking
3 44 (35.20%) Finance
4 40 (32.00%) Front Office
5 27 (21.60%) Back Office
6 7 (5.60%) Retail
7 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.60%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.60%) Wholesale Banking
8 1 (0.80%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.80%) Law
8 1 (0.80%) Legal
8 1 (0.80%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (40.80%) Analyst
2 44 (35.20%) Business Analyst
3 24 (19.20%) Developer
4 22 (17.60%) Java Developer
5 21 (16.80%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 20 (16.00%) Project Manager
7 18 (14.40%) Banking Analyst
7 18 (14.40%) Murex Analyst
8 15 (12.00%) Murex Business Analyst
9 14 (11.20%) Test Manager
10 13 (10.40%) Regulatory Business Analyst
10 13 (10.40%) Regulatory Reporting Business Analyst
10 13 (10.40%) Report Analyst
11 12 (9.60%) Consultant
12 11 (8.80%) Senior Analyst
12 11 (8.80%) Senior Business Analyst
13 10 (8.00%) Business Consultant
13 10 (8.00%) Migration Analyst
13 10 (8.00%) Murex Consultant
14 9 (7.20%) Investment Banking Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.20%) AngularJS
1 14 (11.20%) HTML
1 14 (11.20%) Spring
1 14 (11.20%) Spring Integration
2 13 (10.40%) XML
3 9 (7.20%) HTML5
4 7 (5.60%) JMS
5 6 (4.80%) Web Services
6 5 (4.00%) CSS
6 5 (4.00%) React
6 5 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.80%) .NET
7 1 (0.80%) Ajax
7 1 (0.80%) FpML
7 1 (0.80%) Java EE
7 1 (0.80%) JDBC
7 1 (0.80%) Murex MxML
7 1 (0.80%) Rendezvous
7 1 (0.80%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.80%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 62 (49.60%) Derivative
2 38 (30.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 30 (24.00%) Market Risk
4 23 (18.40%) Fixed Income
5 18 (14.40%) Credit Derivative
6 13 (10.40%) Credit Risk
6 13 (10.40%) Hedge funds
7 4 (3.20%) Contract for Difference
7 4 (3.20%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (3.20%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 4 (3.20%) Swaptions
8 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.80%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.80%) Equities
9 1 (0.80%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.00%) Windows
2 3 (2.40%) Linux
2 3 (2.40%) Unix
3 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.60%) Migration
1 27 (21.60%) Risk Management
2 24 (19.20%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (14.40%) Collateral Management
4 16 (12.80%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (10.40%) Algorithmic Trading
5 13 (10.40%) Release Management
6 12 (9.60%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (8.80%) Requirements Analysis
8 9 (7.20%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 9 (7.20%) Integration Testing
8 9 (7.20%) Programme Management
8 9 (7.20%) TDD
8 9 (7.20%) Translating Business Requirements
8 9 (7.20%) Use Case
9 7 (5.60%) Change Management
9 7 (5.60%) Multithreading
9 7 (5.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (5.60%) Waterfall
10 6 (4.80%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 26 (20.80%) Java
2 14 (11.20%) SQL
3 10 (8.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.80%) C
4 1 (0.80%) C++
4 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (2.40%) ISEB
1 3 (2.40%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.80%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (16.80%) MiFID
2 18 (14.40%) EMIR
3 13 (10.40%) AIFMD
4 9 (7.20%) QA
5 6 (4.80%) SLA
6 4 (3.20%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (1.60%) FATCA
Vendors
1 88 (70.40%) Murex
2 16 (12.80%) ION Trading
3 15 (12.00%) Bloomberg
4 10 (8.00%) Sophis
5 5 (4.00%) Sencha
6 4 (3.20%) Fidessa
6 4 (3.20%) SunGard
7 3 (2.40%) Oracle
8 2 (1.60%) DataSynapse
8 2 (1.60%) Perforce
8 2 (1.60%) Sybase
9 1 (0.80%) IBM
9 1 (0.80%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.80%) Reuters
9 1 (0.80%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.80%) Unisys
9 1 (0.80%) Wall Street Systems