Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 247 224 237
Rank change year-on-year -23 +13 +50
Contract jobs citing Calypso 10 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.27% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.69% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 4
City of London median daily rate £538 £525 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% -12.50% -4.00%
10th Percentile £455 £513 £536
90th Percentile £693 £678 £708
Central London median daily rate £538 £525 £600
% change year-on-year +2.38% -12.50% -4.00%
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 2,659 2,599 2,837
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.90% 39.32% 41.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,958 1,893 2,175
City of London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £263 £268 £275
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +4.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 43 35
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.24% -10.53% +10.14%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.51 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £33.79 £33.90
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £17.00 £17.98
% change year-on-year +13.24% -5.42% +2.71%

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 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Calypso in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 7 (70.00%) Finance
1 7 (70.00%) Front Office
1 7 (70.00%) Banking
2 6 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) VBA
2 6 (60.00%) Python
2 6 (60.00%) Bloomberg
2 6 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Ruby
3 5 (50.00%) R
3 5 (50.00%) Collateral Management
3 5 (50.00%) Data Analytics
3 5 (50.00%) Analytics
3 5 (50.00%) RStudio
3 5 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 5 (50.00%) C
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) Reuters
4 2 (20.00%) Summit
4 2 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Derivative
5 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Summit
2 1 (10.00%) Orchestrade
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) RStudio
General
1 7 (70.00%) Banking
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
1 7 (70.00%) Front Office
2 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Back Office
3 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Data Modeller
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Calypso Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Front Office Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) FX Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Murex Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Murex Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Murex Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Summit Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Summit Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Derivative
1 2 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Equities
2 1 (10.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (10.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (10.00%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Analytics
2 5 (50.00%) Collateral Management
2 5 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 5 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Decision-Making
3 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
1 6 (60.00%) Java
1 6 (60.00%) Python
1 6 (60.00%) VBA
2 5 (50.00%) C
2 5 (50.00%) R
2 5 (50.00%) Ruby
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Bloomberg
2 5 (50.00%) Reuters
3 1 (10.00%) FXall
3 1 (10.00%) Murex