The table below looks at the statistics for KDB skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited KDB over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Kx Systems KDB
UK / England
Rank 506 551 550
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -1
Contract jobs citing KDB 71 38 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.081% 0.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.75% 0.36% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 31 33
Median daily rate £619 £625 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £450 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £725 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
9419 10588 10606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.41% 22.49% 22.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6451 7213 6911
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 175 151
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.05 £60.62 £54.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

KDB
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

KDB Jobs Demand Trend in England

KDB
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

KDB Daily Rate Trend in England

KDB
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing KDB across the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

KDB Daily Rate Histogram in England

KDB
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing KDB within the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +53 71 £619 -1.00% 6
KDB
UK

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for KDB.

1 54 (48.65%) Front Office
2 51 (45.95%) Finance
2 51 (45.95%) Java
3 49 (44.14%) Banking
4 42 (37.84%) C++
5 41 (36.94%) Kdb+
6 39 (35.14%) Electronic Trading
7 38 (34.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 37 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
9 35 (31.53%) Analytics
10 34 (30.63%) Investment Banking
11 33 (29.73%) SQL
11 33 (29.73%) Linux
12 32 (28.83%) Multithreading
13 31 (27.93%) OO
14 30 (27.03%) Tick Data
15 29 (26.13%) Unix
16 28 (25.23%) Low Latency
17 25 (22.52%) Fixed Income
18 23 (20.72%) Python
19 21 (18.92%) C#
20 18 (16.22%) Derivative
20 18 (16.22%) Data Structures
20 18 (16.22%) Algorithms
21 17 (15.32%) Oracle
21 17 (15.32%) TIBCO
22 16 (14.41%) Algorithmic Trading
23 15 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
24 14 (12.61%) Equities
24 14 (12.61%) TDD

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.80%) Apache
1 2 (1.80%) Apache Spark
1 2 (1.80%) WebLogic
1 2 (1.80%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.90%) MTS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Murex MxG2000
1 2 (1.80%) Summit
2 1 (0.90%) BondVision
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (36.94%) Kdb+
2 30 (27.03%) Tick Data
3 14 (12.61%) Big Data
4 11 (9.91%) DB2
4 11 (9.91%) SQL Server
5 10 (9.01%) Oracle Database
6 9 (8.11%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (7.21%) NoSQL
8 6 (5.41%) Relational Database
9 5 (4.50%) Hadoop
10 4 (3.60%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (2.70%) InterSystems Cache
12 2 (1.80%) Data Mining
12 2 (1.80%) MongoDB
12 2 (1.80%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.90%) Hazelcast
13 1 (0.90%) HBase
13 1 (0.90%) Hypertable
13 1 (0.90%) MySQL
13 1 (0.90%) Scylla
Development Applications
1 11 (9.91%) Subversion
2 9 (8.11%) Maven
3 4 (3.60%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.80%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.80%) JIRA
4 2 (1.80%) JUnit
5 1 (0.90%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.90%) EasyMock
5 1 (0.90%) GDB
5 1 (0.90%) Mockito
5 1 (0.90%) Robot Framework
5 1 (0.90%) Selenium
General
1 54 (48.65%) Front Office
2 51 (45.95%) Finance
3 49 (44.14%) Banking
4 34 (30.63%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.80%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.80%) Publishing
6 1 (0.90%) Back Office
6 1 (0.90%) French Language
6 1 (0.90%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (81.98%) Developer
2 51 (45.95%) KDB Developer
3 32 (28.83%) Java Developer
4 16 (14.41%) Senior Developer
5 15 (13.51%) C++ Developer
6 12 (10.81%) Front Office Developer
7 10 (9.01%) Analyst
7 10 (9.01%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 10 (9.01%) Investment Banking Java Developer
8 8 (7.21%) Architect
8 8 (7.21%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (5.41%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
9 6 (5.41%) SQL Developer
10 5 (4.50%) Integration Architect
11 4 (3.60%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
11 4 (3.60%) Linux Developer
12 3 (2.70%) Analyst Developer
12 3 (2.70%) Data Analyst
12 3 (2.70%) MIS Developer
12 3 (2.70%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
2 13 (11.71%) XML
3 11 (9.91%) JMS
4 10 (9.01%) Rendezvous
5 9 (8.11%) Middleware
6 7 (6.31%) Kafka
6 7 (6.31%) Ultra Messaging
6 7 (6.31%) XSLT
7 6 (5.41%) TIBCO EMS
8 5 (4.50%) J2EE
8 5 (4.50%) Spring
9 4 (3.60%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.80%) Hibernate
10 2 (1.80%) HTML
10 2 (1.80%) HTML5
10 2 (1.80%) Java EE
10 2 (1.80%) Java SE
10 2 (1.80%) JNI
10 2 (1.80%) Murex Flex
10 2 (1.80%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 38 (34.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 25 (22.52%) Fixed Income
3 18 (16.22%) Algorithms
3 18 (16.22%) Data Structures
3 18 (16.22%) Derivative
4 14 (12.61%) Equities
5 12 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (9.01%) Fintech
7 9 (8.11%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.80%) OTC Derivatives
8 2 (1.80%) TWAP
8 2 (1.80%) VWAP
9 1 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 33 (29.73%) Linux
2 29 (26.13%) Unix
3 6 (5.41%) Windows
4 2 (1.80%) Solaris
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (35.14%) Electronic Trading
2 35 (31.53%) Analytics
3 32 (28.83%) Multithreading
4 31 (27.93%) OO
5 28 (25.23%) Low Latency
6 16 (14.41%) Algorithmic Trading
7 15 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (12.61%) TDD
9 11 (9.91%) Mathematics
9 11 (9.91%) Risk Management
9 11 (9.91%) Scrum
10 10 (9.01%) Data Management
10 10 (9.01%) OOD
11 9 (8.11%) SOA
12 8 (7.21%) Data Analytics
13 7 (6.31%) Data Analysis
13 7 (6.31%) Market Making
13 7 (6.31%) Workflow
14 6 (5.41%) E-Commerce
15 5 (4.50%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 51 (45.95%) Java
2 42 (37.84%) C++
3 33 (29.73%) SQL
4 23 (20.72%) Python
5 21 (18.92%) C#
6 11 (9.91%) C
7 10 (9.01%) MATLAB
7 10 (9.01%) Perl
8 8 (7.21%) Scala
9 6 (5.41%) JavaScript
9 6 (5.41%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.70%) R
11 2 (1.80%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.80%) F#
11 2 (1.80%) Korn
11 2 (1.80%) VBA
12 1 (0.90%) AWK
12 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.90%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 7 (6.31%) Degree
2 3 (2.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.01%) QA
2 9 (8.11%) MiFID
3 4 (3.60%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.80%) EMIR
5 1 (0.90%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 17 (15.32%) Oracle
1 17 (15.32%) TIBCO
2 6 (5.41%) Bloomberg
2 6 (5.41%) Sybase
3 5 (4.50%) Informatica
4 4 (3.60%) ION Trading
4 4 (3.60%) Murex
5 3 (2.70%) MuleSoft
5 3 (2.70%) Reuters
5 3 (2.70%) Splunk
5 3 (2.70%) Tradeweb
6 2 (1.80%) Adobe
6 2 (1.80%) Calypso
6 2 (1.80%) Greenplum
7 1 (0.90%) eSpeed
7 1 (0.90%) Fidessa
7 1 (0.90%) Google
7 1 (0.90%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.90%) Perforce
7 1 (0.90%) Portware
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