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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 578 589 548
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -41
Contract jobs citing KDB 52 26 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.050% 0.075%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.47% 0.22% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 21 23
Median daily rate £663 £650 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £550 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £708 £750 £745
UK excluding London median daily rate - £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
KDB
UK

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
11085 12071 10699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.20% 23.40% 22.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7469 7996 6727
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £286 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 178 178
Median hourly rate £30.00 £27.78 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.99% +1.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £52.17 £49.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.77% +14.00%

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 24 July 2016.

KDB Daily Rate Histogram in England

KDB
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

KDB Hourly Rate Trend 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 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +17 42 £663 +1.92% 10
South East - 10 - -
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UK

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 England region with a requirement for KDB.

1 64 (60.38%) Java
2 60 (56.60%) Front Office
3 55 (51.89%) Analytics
4 44 (41.51%) Linux
5 41 (38.68%) Unix
6 39 (36.79%) Python
6 39 (36.79%) Banking
7 35 (33.02%) C++
7 35 (33.02%) Low Latency
8 34 (32.08%) OO
9 31 (29.25%) Finance
10 30 (28.30%) Investment Banking
10 30 (28.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 28 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (22.64%) Algorithmic Trading
13 23 (21.70%) Quantitative Trading
14 20 (18.87%) Algorithms
15 18 (16.98%) Equities
16 17 (16.04%) C
17 16 (15.09%) Market Making
17 16 (15.09%) AngularJS
18 15 (14.15%) Unit Testing
18 15 (14.15%) Tick Data
18 15 (14.15%) Oracle
18 15 (14.15%) Fixed Income
19 14 (13.21%) Degree
19 14 (13.21%) Visualisation
19 14 (13.21%) Hedge funds
20 13 (12.26%) SciPy
20 13 (12.26%) NumPy

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 1 (0.94%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.89%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (1.89%) MS Project
1 2 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) ION MarketView
1 1 (0.94%) RMDS
1 1 (0.94%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.89%) Multicast
1 2 (1.89%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.94%) HTTP
2 1 (0.94%) Internet
2 1 (0.94%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.15%) Tick Data
2 13 (12.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (12.26%) Maven
2 2 (1.89%) Ant
2 2 (1.89%) Subversion
3 1 (0.94%) Babel
3 1 (0.94%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.94%) Grunt
3 1 (0.94%) gulp
3 1 (0.94%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.94%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.94%) JSUnit
3 1 (0.94%) Mocha
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.94%) QUnit
3 1 (0.94%) webpack
General
1 60 (56.60%) Front Office
2 39 (36.79%) Banking
3 31 (29.25%) Finance
4 30 (28.30%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 85 (80.19%) Developer
2 23 (21.70%) Java Developer
3 14 (13.21%) Front Office Developer
3 14 (13.21%) Quantitative Developer
4 8 (7.55%) C++ Developer
5 6 (5.66%) Analyst
6 5 (4.72%) C++/Java Developer
6 5 (4.72%) Senior Developer
7 4 (3.77%) Banking Analyst
7 4 (3.77%) FX Support Analyst
7 4 (3.77%) Project Manager
7 4 (3.77%) Python Developer
7 4 (3.77%) Support Analyst
7 4 (3.77%) Unix Analyst
7 4 (3.77%) Unix Support
7 4 (3.77%) Unix Support Analyst
8 3 (2.83%) C Developer
8 3 (2.83%) C/C++ Developer
8 3 (2.83%) Risk Manager
8 3 (2.83%) Risk Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.09%) AngularJS
2 13 (12.26%) Esper
2 13 (12.26%) NumPy
2 13 (12.26%) Pandas
2 13 (12.26%) Pyramid
2 13 (12.26%) SciPy
3 6 (5.66%) TIBCO EMS
4 5 (4.72%) HTML
5 4 (3.77%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (3.77%) HTML5
6 3 (2.83%) .NET
7 2 (1.89%) Highcharts JS
7 2 (1.89%) JavaFX
7 2 (1.89%) JMS
7 2 (1.89%) Middleware
7 2 (1.89%) Swing
7 2 (1.89%) XML
8 1 (0.94%) D3.js
8 1 (0.94%) React
8 1 (0.94%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 30 (28.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 20 (18.87%) Algorithms
3 18 (16.98%) Equities
4 15 (14.15%) Fixed Income
5 14 (13.21%) Hedge funds
5 14 (13.21%) Visualisation
6 11 (10.38%) Statistics
7 8 (7.55%) Equity Derivative
8 7 (6.60%) Computer Science
8 7 (6.60%) Derivative
9 5 (4.72%) Mathematics
9 5 (4.72%) Physics
10 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (3.77%) Data Structures
10 4 (3.77%) Fintech
11 2 (1.89%) Eurex
11 2 (1.89%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.94%) Economics
12 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (41.51%) Linux
2 41 (38.68%) Unix
3 5 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (51.89%) Analytics
2 35 (33.02%) Low Latency
3 34 (32.08%) OO
4 28 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (22.64%) Algorithmic Trading
6 23 (21.70%) Quantitative Trading
7 16 (15.09%) Market Making
8 15 (14.15%) Unit Testing
9 13 (12.26%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (12.26%) Data Acquisition
9 13 (12.26%) Refactoring
9 13 (12.26%) Software Engineering
10 12 (11.32%) Time Series Analysis
11 11 (10.38%) Open Source
12 10 (9.43%) OOD
13 9 (8.49%) Multithreading
14 8 (7.55%) Data Analysis
15 6 (5.66%) Electronic Trading
16 5 (4.72%) DevOps
16 5 (4.72%) FX Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 64 (60.38%) Java
2 39 (36.79%) Python
3 35 (33.02%) C++
4 17 (16.04%) C
5 13 (12.26%) Shell Script
6 8 (7.55%) Perl
6 8 (7.55%) Ruby
7 7 (6.60%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.72%) C#
8 5 (4.72%) SQL
9 2 (1.89%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.89%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.89%) Scala
10 1 (0.94%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.94%) ES6
10 1 (0.94%) PHP
10 1 (0.94%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (13.21%) Degree
2 3 (2.83%) PhD
3 1 (0.94%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 6 (5.66%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.94%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 15 (14.15%) Oracle
2 7 (6.60%) Splunk
2 7 (6.60%) TIBCO
3 5 (4.72%) ION Trading
3 5 (4.72%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.83%) Yolus
5 2 (1.89%) Fidessa
5 2 (1.89%) Reuters
5 2 (1.89%) Solace
6 1 (0.94%) Calypso
6 1 (0.94%) Currenex
6 1 (0.94%) eSpeed
6 1 (0.94%) Informatica
6 1 (0.94%) Murex
6 1 (0.94%) Sophis
6 1 (0.94%) Sybase