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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Calypso
Rank 544 559 542
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Contract jobs citing Calypso 75 42 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.083% 0.076%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 31 24
Average daily rate £600 £600 £613
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £728
UK excluding London average daily rate £700 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 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
22182 23145 22099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.13% 45.68% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13227 13479 12168
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 875 970 963
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.29 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 +32 74 £600 - 14
London +24 72 £600 - 14
City of London +40 8 £675 +17.39% 9
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
South East - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £700 -
Scotland - 1 £700 - 1

Calypso
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 82 (73.87%) Murex
2 79 (71.17%) Banking
3 64 (57.66%) Investment Banking
4 43 (38.74%) Derivative
5 41 (36.94%) Finance
6 40 (36.04%) Summit
7 36 (32.43%) Back Office
7 36 (32.43%) Market Risk
8 30 (27.03%) Front Office
9 29 (26.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 26 (23.42%) MiFID
11 24 (21.62%) Risk Management
12 22 (19.82%) EMIR
13 19 (17.12%) AIFMD
13 19 (17.12%) Algorithmic Trading
13 19 (17.12%) Hedge funds
14 18 (16.22%) Migration
15 15 (13.51%) SQL
16 14 (12.61%) Stakeholder Management
17 13 (11.71%) Collateral Management
18 12 (10.81%) Translating Business Requirements
18 12 (10.81%) Credit Risk
18 12 (10.81%) Use Case
18 12 (10.81%) Release Management
18 12 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
19 10 (9.01%) Java
19 10 (9.01%) Windows
19 10 (9.01%) Sophis
19 10 (9.01%) PowerShell
20 9 (8.11%) Relational Database

Calypso
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 3 (2.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 40 (36.04%) Summit
2 5 (4.50%) Loan IQ
3 4 (3.60%) Algo Collateral
3 4 (3.60%) ION MarketView
3 4 (3.60%) SunGard Martini
4 2 (1.80%) Global One
5 1 (0.90%) MultiFonds
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.90%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.11%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (3.60%) JIRA
2 3 (2.70%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.80%) FitNesse
3 2 (1.80%) JBehave
3 2 (1.80%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.90%) Bower
4 1 (0.90%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.90%) Maven
4 1 (0.90%) Subversion
4 1 (0.90%) Yeoman
General
1 79 (71.17%) Banking
2 64 (57.66%) Investment Banking
3 41 (36.94%) Finance
4 36 (32.43%) Back Office
5 30 (27.03%) Front Office
6 3 (2.70%) International Banking
7 2 (1.80%) Retail
7 2 (1.80%) Wholesale Banking
8 1 (0.90%) Law
8 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.90%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.90%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (52.25%) Analyst
2 50 (45.05%) Business Analyst
3 28 (25.23%) Banking Analyst
4 25 (22.52%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 19 (17.12%) Murex Analyst
5 19 (17.12%) Project Manager
6 17 (15.32%) Report Analyst
7 16 (14.41%) Murex Business Analyst
7 16 (14.41%) Regulatory Business Analyst
7 16 (14.41%) Regulatory Reporting Business Analyst
8 13 (11.71%) Consultant
8 13 (11.71%) Senior Analyst
8 13 (11.71%) Senior Business Analyst
9 12 (10.81%) Business Consultant
9 12 (10.81%) Front Office Business Analyst
10 11 (9.91%) Test Manager
11 10 (9.01%) Investment Banking Project Manager
12 9 (8.11%) Developer
12 9 (8.11%) Migration Analyst
12 9 (8.11%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.41%) XML
2 5 (4.50%) JMS
3 2 (1.80%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.80%) HTML
3 2 (1.80%) Spring
3 2 (1.80%) Spring Integration
3 2 (1.80%) Web Services
4 1 (0.90%) CSS
4 1 (0.90%) HTML5
4 1 (0.90%) React
4 1 (0.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 43 (38.74%) Derivative
2 36 (32.43%) Market Risk
3 29 (26.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 19 (17.12%) Hedge funds
5 12 (10.81%) Credit Risk
6 8 (7.21%) Fixed Income
7 5 (4.50%) Equity Derivative
7 5 (4.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 4 (3.60%) Contract for Difference
8 4 (3.60%) Swaptions
9 3 (2.70%) Reference Data
10 2 (1.80%) Credit Derivative
10 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.80%) Equities
10 2 (1.80%) Fintech
11 1 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.01%) Windows
2 2 (1.80%) Linux
3 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.62%) Risk Management
2 19 (17.12%) Algorithmic Trading
3 18 (16.22%) Migration
4 14 (12.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (11.71%) Collateral Management
6 12 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (10.81%) Release Management
6 12 (10.81%) Translating Business Requirements
6 12 (10.81%) Use Case
7 9 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (6.31%) Business Analysis
9 6 (5.41%) Change Management
9 6 (5.41%) Electronic Trading
9 6 (5.41%) Integration Testing
9 6 (5.41%) OOD
9 6 (5.41%) Project Management
9 6 (5.41%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (5.41%) SDLC
9 6 (5.41%) Workflow
10 5 (4.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.51%) SQL
2 10 (9.01%) Java
2 10 (9.01%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (2.70%) ISEB
1 3 (2.70%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (23.42%) MiFID
2 22 (19.82%) EMIR
3 19 (17.12%) AIFMD
4 9 (8.11%) QA
5 4 (3.60%) SLA
6 3 (2.70%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.90%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.90%) FATCA
Vendors
1 82 (73.87%) Murex
2 10 (9.01%) Sophis
3 5 (4.50%) SunGard
4 4 (3.60%) ION Trading
5 3 (2.70%) Bloomberg
5 3 (2.70%) Oracle
5 3 (2.70%) Wall Street Systems
6 2 (1.80%) Perforce
7 1 (0.90%) Charles River
7 1 (0.90%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.90%) Sencha
7 1 (0.90%) SmartStream
7 1 (0.90%) Sybase
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