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 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 565 612 601
Rank change year-on-year +47 -11  
Contract jobs citing Calypso 37 31 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.079% 0.058% 0.068%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 30
Median daily rate £588 £675 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.96% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £500 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £720 £700 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
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 20514 24183 25039
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.82% 44.94% 44.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12454 14905 14646
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 709 826 1130
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +5.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

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 23 June 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 5 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 23 June 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 +37 36 £588 -12.96% 7
London +11 36 £588 -12.96% 7
City of London +4 10 £563 -2.17% 7
Scotland - 1 - - 2
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 30 (48.39%) Finance
2 24 (38.71%) Front Office
2 24 (38.71%) Banking
2 24 (38.71%) Murex
2 24 (38.71%) SQL
3 23 (37.10%) Back Office
4 18 (29.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 17 (27.42%) Java
6 15 (24.19%) Relational Database
7 14 (22.58%) Equities
8 13 (20.97%) Bloomberg
9 12 (19.35%) Windows
9 12 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (17.74%) Investment Banking
10 11 (17.74%) Derivative
10 11 (17.74%) Risk Management
10 11 (17.74%) Oracle
11 10 (16.13%) Market Risk
12 9 (14.52%) Release Management
12 9 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Excel
12 9 (14.52%) Fixed Income
12 9 (14.52%) Sophis
13 8 (12.90%) Financial Institution
13 8 (12.90%) PowerShell
13 8 (12.90%) QA
13 8 (12.90%) Oracle Database
14 7 (11.29%) Multithreading
14 7 (11.29%) Hedge funds
14 7 (11.29%) Workflow

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 2 (3.23%) MQSeries
1 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
1 2 (3.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Loan IQ
1 1 (1.61%) Misys Opics
1 1 (1.61%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) Internet
2 1 (1.61%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.19%) Relational Database
2 8 (12.90%) Oracle Database
3 5 (8.06%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Selenium
2 3 (4.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.84%) HP UFT
2 3 (4.84%) JIRA
3 2 (3.23%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.23%) Gradle
3 2 (3.23%) Maven
4 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.61%) JUnit
4 1 (1.61%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.61%) Subversion
General
1 30 (48.39%) Finance
2 24 (38.71%) Banking
2 24 (38.71%) Front Office
3 23 (37.10%) Back Office
4 11 (17.74%) Investment Banking
5 8 (12.90%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.61%) French Language
6 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (48.39%) Analyst
2 19 (30.65%) Developer
3 17 (27.42%) Business Analyst
4 15 (24.19%) Calypso Business Analyst
5 12 (19.35%) Calypso Developer
6 9 (14.52%) Consultant
6 9 (14.52%) Java Developer
6 9 (14.52%) Support Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) Technical Support
7 5 (8.06%) Technical Support Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Data Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) Applications Support
9 3 (4.84%) Architect
9 3 (4.84%) Project Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Front Office Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Project Manager
10 2 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) XML
2 6 (9.68%) Spring
3 5 (8.06%) HTML
4 4 (6.45%) HTML5
5 3 (4.84%) FpML
5 3 (4.84%) Spring MVC
6 2 (3.23%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (3.23%) J2EE
6 2 (3.23%) Java SE
6 2 (3.23%) JDBC
6 2 (3.23%) JMS
6 2 (3.23%) JPA
6 2 (3.23%) jQuery
6 2 (3.23%) Rendezvous
6 2 (3.23%) RESTful
6 2 (3.23%) SOAP
6 2 (3.23%) Spring Web Flow
6 2 (3.23%) TIBCO EMS
6 2 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (3.23%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 14 (22.58%) Equities
3 11 (17.74%) Derivative
4 10 (16.13%) Market Risk
5 9 (14.52%) Fixed Income
6 7 (11.29%) Hedge funds
7 5 (8.06%) OTC Derivatives
8 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (4.84%) Credit Risk
9 3 (4.84%) Virtual Team
10 2 (3.23%) Credit Derivative
10 2 (3.23%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 2 (3.23%) Online Banking
10 2 (3.23%) SWIFT
10 2 (3.23%) Wiki
11 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
11 1 (1.61%) DTCC
11 1 (1.61%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (1.61%) Fintech
11 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.35%) Windows
2 6 (9.68%) Unix
3 5 (8.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (17.74%) Risk Management
3 9 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (14.52%) Release Management
4 7 (11.29%) Multithreading
4 7 (11.29%) Workflow
5 6 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (8.06%) Scrum
7 4 (6.45%) Business Analysis
7 4 (6.45%) Collateral Management
7 4 (6.45%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (6.45%) Investment Management
7 4 (6.45%) Migration
7 4 (6.45%) Multithreaded Programming
7 4 (6.45%) SDLC
7 4 (6.45%) TDD
7 4 (6.45%) Validation
8 3 (4.84%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (4.84%) Integration Testing
8 3 (4.84%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.71%) SQL
2 17 (27.42%) Java
3 8 (12.90%) PowerShell
4 7 (11.29%) VBA
5 4 (6.45%) Python
5 4 (6.45%) R
6 3 (4.84%) C++
6 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.23%) C
7 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.23%) VB
8 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) Degree
2 3 (4.84%) ISEB
2 3 (4.84%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) MiFID
3 1 (1.61%) EMIR
3 1 (1.61%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) BladeLogic
1 3 (4.84%) Control-M
2 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (38.71%) Murex
2 13 (20.97%) Bloomberg
3 11 (17.74%) Oracle
4 9 (14.52%) Sophis
5 7 (11.29%) Reuters
6 3 (4.84%) Atlassian
6 3 (4.84%) Remedy
7 2 (3.23%) IBM
7 2 (3.23%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.61%) Algorithmics
8 1 (1.61%) Avaloq
8 1 (1.61%) Fidessa
8 1 (1.61%) Sybase
8 1 (1.61%) Thunderhead
8 1 (1.61%) Wallstreet Suite
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