Period
to 14 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Calypso products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Calypso over the 6 months to 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Calypso
Central London > City of London
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 244 242 232
Rank change year-on-year -2 -10 +23
Contract jobs citing Calypso 9 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.13% 0.22% 0.092%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.58% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 5
City of London median daily rate £625 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £515 £513 £473
90th Percentile £683 £763 £698
Central London median daily rate £625 £600 £550
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Calypso is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,722 2,762 2,830
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.23% 38.41% 43.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,033 2,088 2,113
City of London median daily rate £475 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +8.33% +2.86%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £285
90th Percentile £650 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 56 45
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -10.53% +9.67%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.88 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.23
% change year-on-year +3.89% -1.23% +4.14%

Calypso
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Calypso as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Calypso in the City of London

Calypso
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Calypso in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Calypso in the City of London

Calypso
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Calypso in the City of London over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Calypso in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Calypso also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Calypso.

1 5 (55.56%) Back Office
1 5 (55.56%) Hedge funds
2 4 (44.44%) Front Office
2 4 (44.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (44.44%) Fixed Income
2 4 (44.44%) Equities
3 3 (33.33%) Investment Management
3 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Derivative
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Workflow
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Fidessa
4 2 (22.22%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) VBA
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (11.11%) Cognos
5 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Murex
5 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) C#

Calypso
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) IntelliMatch
1 1 (11.11%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 5 (55.56%) Back Office
2 4 (44.44%) Front Office
3 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Calypso Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Business Analyst
4 3 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (33.33%) Technical Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Calypso Business Analyst
5 2 (22.22%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (22.22%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) Consultant
6 1 (11.11%) Report Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Hedge funds
2 4 (44.44%) Equities
2 4 (44.44%) Fixed Income
2 4 (44.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Derivative
5 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (11.11%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Investment Management
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Cash Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Runbook
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) EMIR
1 1 (11.11%) MiFID
1 1 (11.11%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Fidessa
2 1 (11.11%) Charles River
2 1 (11.11%) Cognos
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Murex
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Sophis