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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 179 190 203
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +13
Contract jobs citing KDB 11 21 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.32% 0.048%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.82% 1.46% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 3
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£575 £675 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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
1338 1436 1443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 24.60% 22.17% 22.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1045 1041 1123
Average daily rate £450 £440 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -47.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £27.50 £39.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £102.00 £61.00 £101.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

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 17 April 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 16 (64.00%) Front Office
2 15 (60.00%) C#
3 13 (52.00%) Java
4 11 (44.00%) C++
4 11 (44.00%) Low Latency
5 10 (40.00%) Multithreading
6 9 (36.00%) Analytics
6 9 (36.00%) Fixed Income
7 8 (32.00%) TIBCO
8 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (28.00%) VB
8 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
8 7 (28.00%) Sybase
8 7 (28.00%) JUnit
8 7 (28.00%) Mockito
8 7 (28.00%) TDD
8 7 (28.00%) Spring
8 7 (28.00%) ION Trading
9 5 (20.00%) SQL
10 4 (16.00%) OO
10 4 (16.00%) Python
10 4 (16.00%) Finance
11 3 (12.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (12.00%) Linux
11 3 (12.00%) OOP
11 3 (12.00%) WCF
11 3 (12.00%) Release Management
11 3 (12.00%) Banking
11 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) JUnit
1 7 (28.00%) Mockito
General
1 16 (64.00%) Front Office
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
3 3 (12.00%) Banking
4 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (12.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.00%) QA Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Senior QA Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Python Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Support Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) Spring
2 3 (12.00%) WCF
3 2 (8.00%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (4.00%) WPF
4 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Fixed Income
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (12.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.00%) Equities
3 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) UNIX
3 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Low Latency
2 10 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 9 (36.00%) Analytics
4 7 (28.00%) TDD
5 4 (16.00%) OO
6 3 (12.00%) OOP
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.00%) Release Management
7 2 (8.00%) Algorithmic Trading
7 2 (8.00%) Electronic Trading
8 1 (4.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 1 (4.00%) Test Planning
8 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Numerical Analysis
8 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) C#
2 13 (52.00%) Java
3 11 (44.00%) C++
4 7 (28.00%) VB
5 5 (20.00%) SQL
6 4 (16.00%) Python
7 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.00%) C
7 1 (4.00%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) TIBCO
2 7 (28.00%) ION Trading
2 7 (28.00%) Sybase
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Fidessa
3 1 (4.00%) Portware
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