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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Calypso
Rank 548 519 488
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -31
Contract jobs citing Calypso 44 51 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.100% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.22% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 45
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£550 £625 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £486
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £750 £700
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
24605 23641 23338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.36% 46.18% 47.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14694 13385 12165
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +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 £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1147 1102 1371
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +7 43 £550 -12.00% 1
England -35 43 £550 -12.00% 1
City of London -3 12 £575 -11.53% 1

Calypso
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 37 (47.44%) Finance
2 30 (38.46%) Banking
3 27 (34.62%) Oracle
4 23 (29.49%) Murex
4 23 (29.49%) Java
4 23 (29.49%) Derivative
5 21 (26.92%) Investment Banking
6 18 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (23.08%) SQL
7 17 (21.79%) QA
8 15 (19.23%) Business Analysis
8 15 (19.23%) Front Office
9 12 (15.38%) Workflow
9 12 (15.38%) UNIX
9 12 (15.38%) Shell Script
9 12 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (12.82%) Test Management
10 10 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (12.82%) J2EE
10 10 (12.82%) Fixed Income
11 9 (11.54%) XML
11 9 (11.54%) Project Management
12 8 (10.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 8 (10.26%) Back Office
12 8 (10.26%) Degree
12 8 (10.26%) Unit Testing
12 8 (10.26%) Multithreading
12 8 (10.26%) Test Scripting
12 8 (10.26%) Wall Street Systems
12 8 (10.26%) Dodd-Frank

Calypso
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (8.97%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (3.85%) TIBCO EMS
3 3 (3.85%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.28%) CMS
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.28%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Summit
2 2 (2.56%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.28%) Front Arena
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.97%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.28%) MS Access
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) JIRA
2 3 (3.85%) Selenium
2 3 (3.85%) JUnit
3 1 (1.28%) Toad
3 1 (1.28%) Maven
3 1 (1.28%) Mockito
3 1 (1.28%) Jasmine
General
1 37 (47.44%) Finance
2 30 (38.46%) Banking
3 21 (26.92%) Investment Banking
4 15 (19.23%) Front Office
5 8 (10.26%) Back Office
6 1 (1.28%) Legal
6 1 (1.28%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.28%) French Language
Job Titles
1 32 (41.03%) Analyst
2 26 (33.33%) Developer
3 24 (30.77%) Business Analyst
4 19 (24.36%) Calypso Developer
5 7 (8.97%) Architect
5 7 (8.97%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Contracts Manager
7 5 (6.41%) Test Manager
8 4 (5.13%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Murex Business Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Banking Business Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 2 (2.56%) FX Business Analyst
9 2 (2.56%) Applications Support
9 2 (2.56%) Consultant
9 2 (2.56%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.56%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.82%) J2EE
2 9 (11.54%) XML
3 7 (8.97%) FpML
4 6 (7.69%) HTML
5 4 (5.13%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (5.13%) Spring
6 3 (3.85%) Java EE
6 3 (3.85%) jQuery
6 3 (3.85%) JMS
6 3 (3.85%) Rendezvous
6 3 (3.85%) CSS
6 3 (3.85%) JDBC
6 3 (3.85%) JSP
7 2 (2.56%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.28%) Application Packaging
8 1 (1.28%) Velocity
8 1 (1.28%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.49%) Derivative
2 12 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (12.82%) Fixed Income
4 8 (10.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (8.97%) Equities
6 5 (6.41%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 3 (3.85%) Swaptions
8 2 (2.56%) Hedge funds
8 2 (2.56%) Kindle
8 2 (2.56%) SWIFT
8 2 (2.56%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (2.56%) DTCC
9 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.28%) Credit Risk
9 1 (1.28%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.38%) UNIX
2 3 (3.85%) Linux
3 2 (2.56%) Windows
4 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (19.23%) Business Analysis
3 12 (15.38%) Workflow
4 10 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (12.82%) Test Management
5 9 (11.54%) Project Management
6 8 (10.26%) Test Scripting
6 8 (10.26%) Multithreading
6 8 (10.26%) Unit Testing
7 7 (8.97%) Business Transformation
7 7 (8.97%) Quantitative Risk Management
8 6 (7.69%) UML
8 6 (7.69%) TOGAF
9 5 (6.41%) Use Case
9 5 (6.41%) Software Testing
9 5 (6.41%) Web Development
9 5 (6.41%) System Testing
9 5 (6.41%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.41%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.49%) Java
2 18 (23.08%) SQL
3 12 (15.38%) Shell Script
4 7 (8.97%) Python
5 6 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) Degree
2 5 (6.41%) ISEB
2 5 (6.41%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (21.79%) QA
2 8 (10.26%) Dodd-Frank
3 7 (8.97%) EMIR
4 2 (2.56%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.28%) SLA
5 1 (1.28%) Basel III
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (34.62%) Oracle
2 23 (29.49%) Murex
3 8 (10.26%) Wall Street Systems
4 7 (8.97%) SunGard
5 5 (6.41%) HP
6 3 (3.85%) TIBCO
6 3 (3.85%) Sophis
7 2 (2.56%) Charles River
7 2 (2.56%) 29West
8 1 (1.28%) Tradeweb
8 1 (1.28%) VMware
8 1 (1.28%) ION Trading
8 1 (1.28%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.28%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.28%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.28%) Citrix
8 1 (1.28%) Cognizant
8 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
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