The table below looks at the statistics for KDB skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited KDB over the 3 months to 3 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 151 130 195
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +65
Contract jobs citing KDB 10 29 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.84% 0.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.12% 3.35% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 27 14
Median daily rate £700 £650 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 - £500
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 City of London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
896 865 1341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 28.19% 24.94% 22.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 710 1074
Median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £345 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.75 £31.40
% change year-on-year
+47.57% -17.99%

KDB
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

KDB Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

KDB
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

KDB Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

KDB
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing KDB across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

KDB Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 City of London region with a requirement for KDB.

1 10 (62.50%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) Banking
3 8 (50.00%) Investment Banking
4 7 (43.75%) Analytics
5 6 (37.50%) Front Office
6 5 (31.25%) Finance
6 5 (31.25%) Fixed Income
6 5 (31.25%) ION Trading
6 5 (31.25%) Electronic Trading
6 5 (31.25%) Low Latency
6 5 (31.25%) Kdb+
7 4 (25.00%) Unix
7 4 (25.00%) Linux
7 4 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (18.75%) Project Management
8 3 (18.75%) C++
8 3 (18.75%) Equities
8 3 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (18.75%) Algorithmic Trading
9 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (12.50%) Yolus
9 2 (12.50%) Quantitative Trading
9 2 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (12.50%) Tick Data
9 2 (12.50%) MS Project
9 2 (12.50%) TDD
9 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
9 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
9 2 (12.50%) OO

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (12.50%) MS Project
1 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Kdb+
2 2 (12.50%) Tick Data
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) Maven
General
1 9 (56.25%) Banking
2 8 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 6 (37.50%) Front Office
4 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 1 (6.25%) Back Office
5 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
5 1 (6.25%) French Language
5 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) KDB Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Project Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Python Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C++ Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C++/Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Java Applications Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Quantitative Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Applications Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.25%) Esper
2 1 (6.25%) NumPy
2 1 (6.25%) Pandas
2 1 (6.25%) Pyramid
2 1 (6.25%) Rendezvous
2 1 (6.25%) SciPy
2 1 (6.25%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (6.25%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Fixed Income
2 4 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (18.75%) Equities
4 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (6.25%) Fintech
4 1 (6.25%) Hedge funds
4 1 (6.25%) Index Arbitrage
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (6.25%) TWAP
4 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
4 1 (6.25%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
1 4 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Analytics
2 5 (31.25%) Electronic Trading
2 5 (31.25%) Low Latency
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Algorithmic Trading
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) OO
4 2 (12.50%) Quantitative Trading
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) Data Acquisition
5 1 (6.25%) Data Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Data Management
5 1 (6.25%) Market Making
5 1 (6.25%) Refactoring
5 1 (6.25%) SDLC
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) C++
3 2 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) C
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) ION Trading
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Yolus
3 1 (6.25%) Calypso
3 1 (6.25%) Murex
3 1 (6.25%) Sybase
3 1 (6.25%) TIBCO
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