The table below looks at the statistics for KDB skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited KDB over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 529 524 493
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -31
Contract jobs citing KDB 50 59 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.099% 0.12% 0.035%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.45% 0.53% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 42 10
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£600 £600 £600
90% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £475 £545
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -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 England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11013 11230 9356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.71% 21.92% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7246 7181 5828
Average daily rate £403 £398 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 179 190
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £16.50 £15.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £55.00 £43.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

KDB
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing KDB across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing KDB within the England region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -6 50 £600 - 6
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KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 51 (52.04%) Java
2 47 (47.96%) Front Office
3 42 (42.86%) Low Latency
4 38 (38.78%) UNIX
4 38 (38.78%) Multithreading
5 37 (37.76%) Finance
6 35 (35.71%) Equities
6 35 (35.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 33 (33.67%) Banking
8 32 (32.65%) C++
9 31 (31.63%) Perl
9 31 (31.63%) SQL
9 31 (31.63%) Linux
10 27 (27.55%) FIX Protocol
11 26 (26.53%) Algorithmic Trading
12 22 (22.45%) Fixed Income
13 20 (20.41%) C#
14 19 (19.39%) Sybase
14 19 (19.39%) Python
14 19 (19.39%) Algorithms
15 18 (18.37%) Middleware
16 17 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
17 14 (14.29%) Risk Management
17 14 (14.29%) Analytics
18 13 (13.27%) TIBCO
19 12 (12.24%) Investment Banking
19 12 (12.24%) Electronic Trading
20 11 (11.22%) Data Modelling
21 10 (10.20%) DB2
21 10 (10.20%) PL/SQL

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.04%) Apache
1 2 (2.04%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.02%) Node.js
2 1 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.04%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.20%) DB2
2 7 (7.14%) Star Schema
2 7 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.12%) DB2 UDB
3 6 (6.12%) BusinessObjects XI
4 5 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.06%) QlikView
5 3 (3.06%) Big Data
6 2 (2.04%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.04%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (7.14%) Mockito
1 7 (7.14%) JUnit
2 2 (2.04%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.02%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.02%) Grunt
3 1 (1.02%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (1.02%) Bower
General
1 47 (47.96%) Front Office
2 37 (37.76%) Finance
3 33 (33.67%) Banking
4 12 (12.24%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.02%) Marketing
5 1 (1.02%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 81 (82.65%) Developer
2 25 (25.51%) Java Developer
3 10 (10.20%) C++ Developer
3 10 (10.20%) Analyst
4 9 (9.18%) Senior Developer
5 7 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 7 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 5 (5.10%) Data Warehouse Consultant
6 5 (5.10%) Consultant
6 5 (5.10%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (5.10%) Data Consultant
7 4 (4.08%) Database Developer
7 4 (4.08%) Architect
8 3 (3.06%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 3 (3.06%) Python Developer
8 3 (3.06%) Designer
8 3 (3.06%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (2.04%) Lead Architect
9 2 (2.04%) DB2 Consultant
9 2 (2.04%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (27.55%) FIX Protocol
2 18 (18.37%) Middleware
3 10 (10.20%) Spring
4 7 (7.14%) STL
4 7 (7.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 5 (5.10%) WCF
6 3 (3.06%) WPF
6 3 (3.06%) .NET
7 2 (2.04%) SOAP
7 2 (2.04%) XML
7 2 (2.04%) HTML5
7 2 (2.04%) HTML
7 2 (2.04%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.02%) D3.js
8 1 (1.02%) Swing
8 1 (1.02%) WDF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (35.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 35 (35.71%) Equities
2 22 (22.45%) Fixed Income
3 19 (19.39%) Algorithms
4 8 (8.16%) Visualisation
5 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (7.14%) Derivative
6 6 (6.12%) Equity Derivative
7 5 (5.10%) Mathematics
8 4 (4.08%) Management Information System
8 4 (4.08%) Reference Data
8 4 (4.08%) Open Source
9 2 (2.04%) Hedge funds
9 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
9 2 (2.04%) Credit Risk
9 2 (2.04%) Data Structures
10 1 (1.02%) N-Tier
10 1 (1.02%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 38 (38.78%) UNIX
2 31 (31.63%) Linux
3 7 (7.14%) Windows
4 2 (2.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (42.86%) Low Latency
2 38 (38.78%) Multithreading
3 26 (26.53%) Algorithmic Trading
4 17 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 14 (14.29%) Analytics
6 12 (12.24%) Electronic Trading
7 11 (11.22%) Data Modelling
8 10 (10.20%) TDD
9 7 (7.14%) OO
10 6 (6.12%) Software Engineering
10 6 (6.12%) Performance Testing
11 5 (5.10%) Financial Modelling
11 5 (5.10%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (5.10%) Operations Research
11 5 (5.10%) Numerical Analysis
11 5 (5.10%) Data Analysis
11 5 (5.10%) Project Management
12 4 (4.08%) Enterprise Architecture
12 4 (4.08%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (52.04%) Java
2 32 (32.65%) C++
3 31 (31.63%) Perl
3 31 (31.63%) SQL
4 20 (20.41%) C#
5 19 (19.39%) Python
6 10 (10.20%) PL/SQL
7 7 (7.14%) VB
8 6 (6.12%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.08%) Scala
10 3 (3.06%) AWK
10 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.06%) Tcl
10 3 (3.06%) C
11 2 (2.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (5.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) QA
1 3 (3.06%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 6 (6.12%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (2.04%) logstash
2 2 (2.04%) Kibana
Vendors
1 19 (19.39%) Sybase
2 13 (13.27%) TIBCO
3 10 (10.20%) Tableau
4 8 (8.16%) Microsoft
5 7 (7.14%) Informatica
5 7 (7.14%) ION Trading
5 7 (7.14%) Greenplum
6 5 (5.10%) Portware
6 5 (5.10%) Oracle
6 5 (5.10%) Fidessa
7 3 (3.06%) Netezza
7 3 (3.06%) Teradata
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