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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited KDB over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 180 180 208
Rank change year-on-year
0 +28
Contract jobs citing KDB 12 21 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.35% 0.031%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.88% 1.57% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 2
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£575 £675 £688
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £520 £618
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £685 £758
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1363 1334 1418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 25.12% 22.32% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1095 1009 1069
Average daily rate £450 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 14
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £36.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -23.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £27.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £111.50 £47.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

KDB
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing KDB across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing KDB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited KDB.

1 11 (52.38%) Front Office
2 9 (42.86%) C#
3 7 (33.33%) Java
4 6 (28.57%) C++
5 5 (23.81%) SQL
5 5 (23.81%) Python
5 5 (23.81%) Finance
5 5 (23.81%) Low Latency
5 5 (23.81%) Algorithms
6 4 (19.05%) Multithreading
6 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (19.05%) OO
6 4 (19.05%) Linux
7 3 (14.29%) OOP
7 3 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (14.29%) Fixed Income
7 3 (14.29%) Banking
7 3 (14.29%) WCF
7 3 (14.29%) Algorithmic Trading
7 3 (14.29%) Release Management
7 3 (14.29%) Analytics
7 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (9.52%) Electronic Trading
8 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
8 2 (9.52%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
8 2 (9.52%) TIBCO
8 2 (9.52%) C
8 2 (9.52%) UNIX
9 1 (4.76%) Windows

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing KDB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited KDB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JUnit
1 1 (4.76%) Mockito
General
1 11 (52.38%) Front Office
2 5 (23.81%) Finance
3 3 (14.29%) Banking
4 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Support Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Senior QA Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Python Developer
4 1 (4.76%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) WCF
2 2 (9.52%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) Spring
3 1 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Algorithms
2 3 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (14.29%) Fixed Income
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Equities
3 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.76%) Physics
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) UNIX
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Low Latency
2 4 (19.05%) Multithreading
2 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) OO
3 3 (14.29%) OOP
3 3 (14.29%) Algorithmic Trading
3 3 (14.29%) Release Management
3 3 (14.29%) Analytics
4 2 (9.52%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.76%) ETL
5 1 (4.76%) Numerical Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) TDD
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 1 (4.76%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) C#
2 7 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (28.57%) C++
4 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) Python
5 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
5 2 (9.52%) C
6 1 (4.76%) VB
6 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) TIBCO
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Fidessa
2 1 (4.76%) Sybase
2 1 (4.76%) Portware
2 1 (4.76%) ION Trading
2 1 (4.76%) Solace
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