The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Calypso
UK
Rank 584 573 579
Rank change year-on-year -11 +6  
Contract jobs citing Calypso 25 68 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.13% 0.083%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.29% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 34 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 £398 £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.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 19767 23258 24068
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.19% 43.70% 45.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12205 14087 13626
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 711 804 1010
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.68 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Calypso
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

Calypso
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Calypso in the UK

Calypso
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Calypso over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Calypso in the UK

Calypso
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Calypso in the UK

Calypso
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Calypso within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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
England -3 25 £550 -8.33% 10
London -10 25 £550 -8.33% 10
City of London +2 2 £600 -20.00% 8

Calypso
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 with a requirement for Calypso.

1 18 (45.00%) Back Office
2 15 (37.50%) Front Office
3 13 (32.50%) Finance
3 13 (32.50%) Murex
4 10 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (22.50%) Sophis
5 9 (22.50%) Hedge funds
6 8 (20.00%) SQL
7 7 (17.50%) Fixed Income
8 6 (15.00%) Bloomberg
8 6 (15.00%) Windows
8 6 (15.00%) Java
8 6 (15.00%) Equities
8 6 (15.00%) Banking
9 5 (12.50%) Degree
9 5 (12.50%) Release Management
9 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (12.50%) Investment Banking
9 5 (12.50%) VBA
9 5 (12.50%) Risk Management
9 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
10 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
10 4 (10.00%) REST
10 4 (10.00%) Market Risk
10 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (10.00%) Workflow
10 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
10 4 (10.00%) CSS
10 4 (10.00%) Unix
10 4 (10.00%) .NET

Calypso
Top Related IT Skills 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 (2.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (2.50%) Front Arena
1 1 (2.50%) Misys Opics
1 1 (2.50%) Temenos T24
1 1 (2.50%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) JIRA
2 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.50%) CruiseControl
3 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.50%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.50%) Hudson
3 1 (2.50%) JBehave
3 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.50%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (2.50%) JMeter
3 1 (2.50%) JUnit
3 1 (2.50%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.50%) Maven
3 1 (2.50%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (2.50%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (2.50%) SonarQube
3 1 (2.50%) VersionOne
General
1 18 (45.00%) Back Office
2 15 (37.50%) Front Office
3 13 (32.50%) Finance
4 6 (15.00%) Banking
5 5 (12.50%) Investment Banking
6 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Analyst
2 14 (35.00%) Developer
3 13 (32.50%) Business Analyst
4 12 (30.00%) Calypso Business Analyst
5 11 (27.50%) Calypso Developer
6 8 (20.00%) Consultant
7 5 (12.50%) Front Office Developer
7 5 (12.50%) Support Analyst
7 5 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (12.50%) Technical Developer
8 4 (10.00%) .NET Developer
8 4 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (10.00%) C# Developer
8 4 (10.00%) Sophis Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Murex Project Manager
9 3 (7.50%) Project Analyst
9 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
10 2 (5.00%) Applications Support
10 2 (5.00%) Technical Support
10 2 (5.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) .NET
1 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (10.00%) CSS
1 4 (10.00%) REST
1 4 (10.00%) WinForms
1 4 (10.00%) WPF
2 3 (7.50%) HTML
2 3 (7.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (22.50%) Hedge funds
3 7 (17.50%) Fixed Income
4 6 (15.00%) Equities
5 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (10.00%) Market Risk
6 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.50%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (2.50%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.50%) Derivative
6 1 (2.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.50%) Robotics
6 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Unix
3 2 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (12.50%) Release Management
1 5 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 4 (10.00%) Web Development
2 4 (10.00%) Workflow
3 3 (7.50%) Coaching
3 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (7.50%) Migration
3 3 (7.50%) SDLC
4 2 (5.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (5.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (5.00%) DevOps
4 2 (5.00%) Scrum
4 2 (5.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.00%) Validation
5 1 (2.50%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (2.50%) Project Management
5 1 (2.50%) Regression Testing
5 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) SQL
2 6 (15.00%) Java
3 5 (12.50%) VBA
4 4 (10.00%) C#
4 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.50%) C
5 1 (2.50%) C++
5 1 (2.50%) Python
5 1 (2.50%) R
5 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) MiFID
1 1 (2.50%) QA
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) BladeLogic
1 1 (2.50%) Control-M
1 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Murex
2 9 (22.50%) Sophis
3 6 (15.00%) Bloomberg
4 4 (10.00%) Misys
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle
6 1 (2.50%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.50%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (2.50%) Fidessa
6 1 (2.50%) Guidewire
6 1 (2.50%) HP
6 1 (2.50%) IBM
6 1 (2.50%) Remedy
6 1 (2.50%) Reuters
6 1 (2.50%) SunGard
6 1 (2.50%) Temenos
6 1 (2.50%) Wallstreet Suite
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