The table below looks at the statistics for KDB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited KDB over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing KDB 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.65% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.71% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £600 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
KDB
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
35 33 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 28.93% 24.63% 19.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 25 16
Median daily rate £480 £493 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.53% -10.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £533 £788
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -7.14%

KDB
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing KDB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

KDB Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

KDB
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing KDB across the Canary Wharf region.

KDB Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

KDB
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing KDB 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for KDB.

1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Derivative
1 2 (100.00%) Equity Derivative
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Market Making

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C++/Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Derivative
1 2 (100.00%) Equity Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Market Making
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Python