The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 30 March 2017 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
England / London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 375 370 376
Rank change year-on-year -5 +6  
Contract jobs citing Calypso 25 64 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.28% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.69% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 33 38
Median daily rate £550 £600 £638
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £501 £485
10% offered a daily rate of more than £678 £700 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate - £700 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding 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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8281 9297 9538
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 42.02% 41.20% 44.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5547 6225 6188
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 136 204
Median hourly rate £22.34 £20.05 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.39% +7.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.57 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

Calypso
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Calypso as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Calypso in London

Calypso
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Calypso in London

Calypso
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Calypso in London over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Calypso in London

Calypso
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Calypso in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Calypso in London

Calypso
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Calypso within the London region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +10 2 £600 -20.00% 3
Calypso
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Calypso also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Calypso.

1 18 (46.15%) Back Office
2 15 (38.46%) Front Office
3 13 (33.33%) Murex
4 12 (30.77%) Finance
5 9 (23.08%) Sophis
5 9 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (23.08%) SQL
6 8 (20.51%) Hedge funds
7 7 (17.95%) Windows
8 6 (15.38%) Bloomberg
8 6 (15.38%) Java
8 6 (15.38%) Risk Management
8 6 (15.38%) Fixed Income
8 6 (15.38%) Equities
8 6 (15.38%) Banking
8 6 (15.38%) Release Management
8 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
9 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
9 5 (12.82%) Degree
9 5 (12.82%) Market Risk
9 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (12.82%) Investment Banking
9 5 (12.82%) VBA
10 4 (10.26%) Unix
10 4 (10.26%) Workflow
10 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (7.69%) Coaching
11 3 (7.69%) SDLC
11 3 (7.69%) REST
11 3 (7.69%) WinForms

Calypso
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (2.56%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (2.56%) Misys Opics
1 1 (2.56%) Temenos T24
1 1 (2.56%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) JIRA
2 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.13%) Selenium
3 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.56%) CruiseControl
3 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.56%) Hudson
3 1 (2.56%) JBehave
3 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.56%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (2.56%) JMeter
3 1 (2.56%) JUnit
3 1 (2.56%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.56%) Maven
3 1 (2.56%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (2.56%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (2.56%) SonarQube
3 1 (2.56%) VersionOne
General
1 18 (46.15%) Back Office
2 15 (38.46%) Front Office
3 12 (30.77%) Finance
4 6 (15.38%) Banking
5 5 (12.82%) Investment Banking
6 2 (5.13%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Analyst
2 13 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 13 (33.33%) Developer
3 12 (30.77%) Calypso Business Analyst
4 10 (25.64%) Calypso Developer
5 8 (20.51%) Consultant
6 6 (15.38%) Support Analyst
7 5 (12.82%) Front Office Developer
7 5 (12.82%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (12.82%) Technical Developer
8 3 (7.69%) .NET Developer
8 3 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (7.69%) C# Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Murex Project Manager
8 3 (7.69%) Project Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
8 3 (7.69%) Sophis Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) Technical Support
8 3 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) .NET
1 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 3 (7.69%) CSS
1 3 (7.69%) HTML
1 3 (7.69%) J2EE
1 3 (7.69%) REST
1 3 (7.69%) WinForms
1 3 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (20.51%) Hedge funds
3 6 (15.38%) Equities
3 6 (15.38%) Fixed Income
4 5 (12.82%) Market Risk
5 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.56%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (2.56%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.56%) Derivative
6 1 (2.56%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.56%) Robotics
6 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) Unix
3 2 (5.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) Release Management
1 6 (15.38%) Risk Management
2 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.26%) Workflow
4 3 (7.69%) Coaching
4 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (7.69%) Migration
4 3 (7.69%) SDLC
4 3 (7.69%) Web Development
5 2 (5.13%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.13%) DevOps
5 2 (5.13%) Scrum
5 2 (5.13%) Test Automation
5 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.13%) Validation
6 1 (2.56%) Automated Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Data Management
6 1 (2.56%) Logistics
6 1 (2.56%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) SQL
2 6 (15.38%) Java
3 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
3 5 (12.82%) VBA
4 3 (7.69%) C#
4 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) C
5 1 (2.56%) C++
5 1 (2.56%) Python
5 1 (2.56%) R
5 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) MiFID
1 1 (2.56%) QA
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) BladeLogic
1 1 (2.56%) Control-M
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Murex
2 9 (23.08%) Sophis
3 6 (15.38%) Bloomberg
4 3 (7.69%) Misys
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle
6 1 (2.56%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.56%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (2.56%) Fidessa
6 1 (2.56%) Guidewire
6 1 (2.56%) HP
6 1 (2.56%) IBM
6 1 (2.56%) Remedy
6 1 (2.56%) Reuters
6 1 (2.56%) Temenos