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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kx Systems KDB
Rank - 28 -
Contract jobs citing KDB 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf - 0.56% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 2.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £600 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
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
34 43 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 19.54% 24.16% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 11
Median daily rate £400 £538 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.58% +19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £380 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

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 8 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Market Making
1 3 (100.00%) Kdb+
1 3 (100.00%) Derivative
1 3 (100.00%) Equity Derivative

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Kdb+
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) KDB Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C++ Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C++/Java Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Derivative
1 3 (100.00%) Equity Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Market Making
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Python