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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Calypso
Rank 537 510 483
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -27
Contract jobs citing Calypso 46 43 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.089% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.20% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 26 34
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£600 £588 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £713 £693
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
23359 22019 21063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.78% 45.72% 47.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13656 12210 10981
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1012 954 1305
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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 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 30 January 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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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 -2 46 £600 +2.12% 6
England -15 46 £600 +2.12% 6
City of London +2 9 £600 - 1

Calypso
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 49 (51.04%) Finance
2 30 (31.25%) Oracle
3 29 (30.21%) Banking
4 25 (26.04%) Derivative
4 25 (26.04%) Murex
4 25 (26.04%) Java
5 22 (22.92%) SQL
6 21 (21.88%) Investment Banking
7 19 (19.79%) Business Analysis
7 19 (19.79%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (18.75%) QA
9 17 (17.71%) Front Office
10 15 (15.63%) Workflow
11 14 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (13.54%) UNIX
13 12 (12.50%) Shell Script
14 11 (11.46%) Project Management
14 11 (11.46%) Fixed Income
14 11 (11.46%) EMIR
15 10 (10.42%) Test Management
15 10 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (10.42%) XML
15 10 (10.42%) J2EE
16 9 (9.38%) Python
16 9 (9.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 9 (9.38%) Degree
16 9 (9.38%) Multithreading
16 9 (9.38%) Dodd-Frank
16 9 (9.38%) SWIFT
17 8 (8.33%) Unit Testing

Calypso
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (7.29%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.13%) MQSeries
3 3 (3.13%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.04%) CMS
5 1 (1.04%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Summit
2 3 (3.13%) Front Arena
3 2 (2.08%) Markit EDM
4 1 (1.04%) Rolfe and Nolan
4 1 (1.04%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.21%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.04%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.04%) MS Access
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (8.33%) JIRA
2 3 (3.13%) JUnit
2 3 (3.13%) Selenium
3 1 (1.04%) Toad
3 1 (1.04%) Subversion
3 1 (1.04%) Maven
3 1 (1.04%) Mockito
3 1 (1.04%) FxCop
3 1 (1.04%) StyleCop
3 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.04%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
General
1 49 (51.04%) Finance
2 29 (30.21%) Banking
3 21 (21.88%) Investment Banking
4 17 (17.71%) Front Office
5 7 (7.29%) Back Office
6 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.04%) Legal
6 1 (1.04%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.04%) French Language
Job Titles
1 42 (43.75%) Analyst
2 30 (31.25%) Business Analyst
3 29 (30.21%) Developer
4 19 (19.79%) Calypso Developer
5 7 (7.29%) Architect
5 7 (7.29%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
6 6 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (6.25%) Java Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Test Manager
7 5 (5.21%) Contracts Manager
8 4 (4.17%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) Test Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.13%) Team Leader
10 2 (2.08%) FX Business Analyst
10 2 (2.08%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 2 (2.08%) Financial Services Business Analyst
10 2 (2.08%) Business Analyst Team Leader
10 2 (2.08%) Murex Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.42%) XML
1 10 (10.42%) J2EE
2 8 (8.33%) FpML
3 6 (6.25%) HTML
4 4 (4.17%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (4.17%) Spring
5 3 (3.13%) Rendezvous
5 3 (3.13%) JMS
5 3 (3.13%) .NET
5 3 (3.13%) CSS
5 3 (3.13%) JDBC
5 3 (3.13%) JSP
5 3 (3.13%) jQuery
5 3 (3.13%) Java EE
6 2 (2.08%) WPF
6 2 (2.08%) WinForms
6 2 (2.08%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.04%) J2SE
7 1 (1.04%) Web Services
7 1 (1.04%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.04%) Derivative
2 14 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (11.46%) Fixed Income
4 9 (9.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (9.38%) SWIFT
5 7 (7.29%) Equities
6 5 (5.21%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 4 (4.17%) Swaptions
8 3 (3.13%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (2.08%) Credit Risk
9 2 (2.08%) Hedge funds
9 2 (2.08%) Kindle
9 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
9 2 (2.08%) DTCC
10 1 (1.04%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (1.04%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (1.04%) Market Risk
10 1 (1.04%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.54%) UNIX
2 3 (3.13%) Linux
3 2 (2.08%) Windows
4 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.79%) Business Analysis
1 19 (19.79%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (15.63%) Workflow
3 11 (11.46%) Project Management
4 10 (10.42%) Test Management
4 10 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (9.38%) Multithreading
6 8 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 7 (7.29%) Risk Management
7 7 (7.29%) Test Scripting
7 7 (7.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (7.29%) Business Transformation
7 7 (7.29%) Quantitative Risk Management
8 6 (6.25%) TOGAF
9 5 (5.21%) UML
9 5 (5.21%) Software Testing
9 5 (5.21%) System Testing
9 5 (5.21%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (5.21%) Web Development
9 5 (5.21%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (26.04%) Java
2 22 (22.92%) SQL
3 12 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 9 (9.38%) Python
5 6 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.13%) C#
7 2 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (9.38%) Degree
2 5 (5.21%) ISEB
2 5 (5.21%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.75%) QA
2 11 (11.46%) EMIR
3 9 (9.38%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (2.08%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.04%) SLA
5 1 (1.04%) Basel III
5 1 (1.04%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (31.25%) Oracle
2 25 (26.04%) Murex
3 8 (8.33%) SunGard
4 6 (6.25%) Wall Street Systems
4 6 (6.25%) HP
5 3 (3.13%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.08%) thinkFolio
6 2 (2.08%) 29West
6 2 (2.08%) Sophis
6 2 (2.08%) Bloomberg
6 2 (2.08%) Charles River
6 2 (2.08%) OpenLink
7 1 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.04%) Citrix
7 1 (1.04%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.04%) IBM
7 1 (1.04%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.04%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.04%) Sybase
7 1 (1.04%) ION Trading
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