Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 819 854 813
Rank change year-on-year +35 -41 -41
Contract jobs citing Calypso 56 42 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.055% 0.040% 0.069%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.088% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 24 35
UK median daily rate £594 £550 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.95% -8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £511 £464 £438
90th Percentile £711 £734 £765
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43242 47490 49684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.64% 45.29% 43.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 26864 29037 29297
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £238 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1447 1703 2110
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.30% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.21 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

Calypso
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Calypso as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Calypso in the UK

Calypso
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Calypso in the UK

Calypso
Top 4 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +34 54 £594 +7.95% 6
London -13 54 £594 +7.95% 6
UK excluding London +25 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 28 (50.00%) Finance
2 25 (44.64%) Banking
3 18 (32.14%) Front Office
4 17 (30.36%) SQL
4 17 (30.36%) Collateral Management
5 15 (26.79%) Back Office
5 15 (26.79%) Java
6 12 (21.43%) Derivative
7 11 (19.64%) Murex
7 11 (19.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (19.64%) Bloomberg
7 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Excel
8 10 (17.86%) Reuters
8 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (17.86%) Fixed Income
8 10 (17.86%) Investment Banking
8 10 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (16.07%) Summit
9 9 (16.07%) VBA
9 9 (16.07%) R
10 8 (14.29%) OTC Derivatives
10 8 (14.29%) Oracle
10 8 (14.29%) XML
10 8 (14.29%) Financial Institution
11 7 (12.50%) Data Modelling
11 7 (12.50%) Equities
11 7 (12.50%) QA
11 7 (12.50%) Data Analytics
11 7 (12.50%) Analytics

Calypso
Co-occurring 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 3 (5.36%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.79%) JBoss
2 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Summit
2 3 (5.36%) Loan IQ
3 1 (1.79%) Misys Equation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.79%) Gradle
2 1 (1.79%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.79%) JIRA
2 1 (1.79%) Maven
2 1 (1.79%) Selenium
2 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 28 (50.00%) Finance
2 25 (44.64%) Banking
3 18 (32.14%) Front Office
4 15 (26.79%) Back Office
5 10 (17.86%) Investment Banking
6 8 (14.29%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.79%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (42.86%) Analyst
2 16 (28.57%) Developer
3 14 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 11 (19.64%) Calypso Business Analyst
4 11 (19.64%) Calypso Developer
5 9 (16.07%) Data Analyst
6 7 (12.50%) Architect
7 6 (10.71%) Data Modeller
7 6 (10.71%) Java Developer
7 6 (10.71%) Project Manager
8 5 (8.93%) Investment Banking Project Manager
9 4 (7.14%) Applications Architect
9 4 (7.14%) Consultant
9 4 (7.14%) Python Developer
10 3 (5.36%) Senior Analyst
11 2 (3.57%) Analyst Developer
11 2 (3.57%) Business IT Analyst
11 2 (3.57%) C++ Developer
11 2 (3.57%) C++/Java Developer
11 2 (3.57%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) XML
2 5 (8.93%) Spring
3 2 (3.57%) J2EE
3 2 (3.57%) Java RMI
3 2 (3.57%) JDBC
3 2 (3.57%) JMS
3 2 (3.57%) Spring Integration
3 2 (3.57%) Spring MVC
3 2 (3.57%) Swing
3 2 (3.57%) Web Services
3 2 (3.57%) XSD
4 1 (1.79%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.79%) FpML
4 1 (1.79%) HTML
4 1 (1.79%) HTML5
4 1 (1.79%) Middleware
4 1 (1.79%) REST
4 1 (1.79%) RESTful
4 1 (1.79%) SOAP
4 1 (1.79%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Derivative
2 11 (19.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (17.86%) Fixed Income
4 8 (14.29%) OTC Derivatives
5 7 (12.50%) Equities
6 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.57%) Credit Derivative
6 2 (3.57%) DTCC
6 2 (3.57%) Hedge funds
6 2 (3.57%) Wiki
7 1 (1.79%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.79%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (1.79%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Collateral Management
2 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (12.50%) Analytics
4 7 (12.50%) Data Analytics
4 7 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 6 (10.71%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (8.93%) Multithreading
6 5 (8.93%) OO
7 4 (7.14%) Multithreaded Programming
7 4 (7.14%) Regulatory Compliance
7 4 (7.14%) SDLC
7 4 (7.14%) Workflow
8 3 (5.36%) Business Analysis
8 3 (5.36%) Data Mapping
8 3 (5.36%) Integration Testing
8 3 (5.36%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (5.36%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.36%) SQL
2 15 (26.79%) Java
3 9 (16.07%) R
3 9 (16.07%) VBA
4 6 (10.71%) C
4 6 (10.71%) VB
5 4 (7.14%) Python
6 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.57%) C++
6 2 (3.57%) Perl
7 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.79%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) ISEB
1 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) QA
2 6 (10.71%) EMIR
3 5 (8.93%) MiFID
4 4 (7.14%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) Bloomberg
1 11 (19.64%) Murex
2 10 (17.86%) Reuters
3 8 (14.29%) Oracle
4 4 (7.14%) Sybase
5 3 (5.36%) Algorithmics
6 2 (3.57%) Avaloq
6 2 (3.57%) Thunderhead
6 2 (3.57%) Wallstreet Suite
7 1 (1.79%) FactSet
7 1 (1.79%) IBM
7 1 (1.79%) Misys
7 1 (1.79%) Sophis