Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 246 228 232
Rank change year-on-year -18 +4 +36
Contract jobs citing Calypso 9 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.13% 0.22% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.57% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 5
City of London median daily rate £575 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% -
10th Percentile £340 £513 £473
90th Percentile £678 £638 £698
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% -
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 2,661 2,644 2,842
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.01% 38.50% 42.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,983 1,981 2,159
City of London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £226 £275 £273
90th Percentile £663 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 49 41
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -5.26% +10.79%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.45 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.90 £47.50
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.35 £17.75
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.35% +1.43%

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 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Calypso in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 October 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%) Front Office
1 5 (55.56%) Hedge funds
2 4 (44.44%) Back Office
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Fixed Income
3 3 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Investment Management
4 2 (22.22%) Equities
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Derivative
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) C
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (22.22%) VBA
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Sophis
5 1 (11.11%) Summit
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (11.11%) Reuters
5 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg
5 1 (11.11%) Charles River
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling

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 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) IntelliMatch
1 1 (11.11%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) RStudio
General
1 5 (55.56%) Front Office
2 4 (44.44%) Back Office
3 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Calypso Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
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%) Data Modeller
6 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Hedge funds
2 3 (33.33%) Fixed Income
2 3 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Derivative
3 2 (22.22%) Equities
4 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (11.11%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Investment Management
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Cash Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
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%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) C
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) VBA
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) R
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg
1 1 (11.11%) Charles River
1 1 (11.11%) Fidessa
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Murex
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Reuters
1 1 (11.11%) Sophis