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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Calypso
Rank 579 538 505
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -33
Contract jobs citing Calypso 27 41 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.078% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.17% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 30 48
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£575 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £418 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £678 £865
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £650 -
% change year-on-year
-19.23% -
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
26168 24713 26939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.27% 46.89% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14687 13698 13693
Average daily rate £388 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
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 £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1117 1107 1353
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.46% -0.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 August 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 29 August 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 0 23 £600 - 20
England -36 23 £600 - 20
City of London +4 3 £600 -7.69% 11

Calypso
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 31 (43.66%) Finance
1 31 (43.66%) Derivative
2 24 (33.80%) Banking
3 21 (29.58%) Back Office
4 18 (25.35%) SQL
5 16 (22.54%) Murex
6 14 (19.72%) XML
7 13 (18.31%) Charles River
7 13 (18.31%) Front Office
7 13 (18.31%) Business Analysis
8 11 (15.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (15.49%) Project Management
9 10 (14.08%) Java
10 9 (12.68%) Investment Banking
10 9 (12.68%) Sophis
10 9 (12.68%) Investment Management
10 9 (12.68%) EMIR
10 9 (12.68%) Dodd-Frank
11 8 (11.27%) Fixed Income
11 8 (11.27%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (11.27%) Test Scripting
12 7 (9.86%) Degree
13 6 (8.45%) Summit
13 6 (8.45%) Migration
13 6 (8.45%) Asset Management
13 6 (8.45%) Oracle
14 5 (7.04%) Sybase
14 5 (7.04%) UNIX
14 5 (7.04%) Risk Management
14 5 (7.04%) Credit Derivative

Calypso
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3 (4.23%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Summit
2 4 (5.63%) Temenos Globus
2 4 (5.63%) Markit EDM
3 3 (4.23%) Brady Trinity
4 1 (1.41%) Front Arena
4 1 (1.41%) LatentZero
4 1 (1.41%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.63%) MS Access
1 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.23%) QlikView
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
General
1 31 (43.66%) Finance
2 24 (33.80%) Banking
3 21 (29.58%) Back Office
4 13 (18.31%) Front Office
5 9 (12.68%) Investment Banking
6 4 (5.63%) Legal
7 2 (2.82%) International Banking
7 2 (2.82%) Retail
8 1 (1.41%) Dutch Language
8 1 (1.41%) French Language
Job Titles
1 39 (54.93%) Analyst
2 28 (39.44%) Business Analyst
3 9 (12.68%) Developer
4 8 (11.27%) Test Analyst
4 8 (11.27%) Calypso Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.04%) Consultant
7 4 (5.63%) Test Manager
7 4 (5.63%) Murex Business Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Banking Business Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) Operations Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) Operations Business Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) IT Business Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) Architect
9 2 (2.82%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) Senior Business Analyst
10 1 (1.41%) 2nd Line Support
10 1 (1.41%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.72%) XML
2 3 (4.23%) ADO
3 2 (2.82%) JSP
3 2 (2.82%) FpML
3 2 (2.82%) Java SE
3 2 (2.82%) Java EE
4 1 (1.41%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.41%) JSTL
4 1 (1.41%) HTML5
4 1 (1.41%) Servlets
4 1 (1.41%) EJB
4 1 (1.41%) JDBC
4 1 (1.41%) JMS
4 1 (1.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (43.66%) Derivative
2 11 (15.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (11.27%) Fixed Income
4 5 (7.04%) Credit Derivative
5 4 (5.63%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (4.23%) DTCC
6 3 (4.23%) Equities
7 2 (2.82%) Market Risk
7 2 (2.82%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.41%) SWIFT
8 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.41%) Swaptions
8 1 (1.41%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.04%) UNIX
2 1 (1.41%) Windows
2 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.31%) Business Analysis
2 11 (15.49%) Project Management
3 9 (12.68%) Investment Management
4 8 (11.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (11.27%) Test Scripting
5 6 (8.45%) Migration
5 6 (8.45%) Asset Management
6 5 (7.04%) Risk Management
7 4 (5.63%) Workflow
7 4 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.63%) Data Analysis
8 3 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.23%) Multithreading
8 3 (4.23%) Time Management
8 3 (4.23%) Unit Testing
8 3 (4.23%) Financial Modelling
8 3 (4.23%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.23%) Financial Analysis
8 3 (4.23%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.35%) SQL
2 10 (14.08%) Java
3 4 (5.63%) VBA
4 1 (1.41%) Perl
4 1 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) PMP
2 1 (1.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.68%) EMIR
1 9 (12.68%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (5.63%) QA
3 2 (2.82%) Basel III
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (22.54%) Murex
2 13 (18.31%) Charles River
3 9 (12.68%) Sophis
4 6 (8.45%) Oracle
5 5 (7.04%) Sybase
5 5 (7.04%) Wall Street Systems
6 4 (5.63%) Brady
7 2 (2.82%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.82%) SunGard
7 2 (2.82%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.41%) Tradeweb
8 1 (1.41%) HP
8 1 (1.41%) Citrix
8 1 (1.41%) Cognizant
8 1 (1.41%) CA
8 1 (1.41%) Apple
8 1 (1.41%) Reuters
8 1 (1.41%) SAP
8 1 (1.41%) Cisco
8 1 (1.41%) Microsoft
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