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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 552 584 560
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -24
Contract jobs citing KDB 65 42 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.083% 0.076%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.61% 0.35% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 39 26
Median daily rate £650 £600 £656
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £539 £488
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £750 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate - £381 £375
% change year-on-year
- +1.66%
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
10616 11982 11043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.80% 23.61% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7291 7957 7013
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 178 185
Median hourly rate £30.00 £26.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -10.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.21 £15.71 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £52.17 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.26% -13.33%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +31 57 £650 +8.33% 14
South East - 8 - - 1
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UK

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 59 (56.73%) Java
2 57 (54.81%) Front Office
3 56 (53.85%) Analytics
4 44 (42.31%) Unix
5 43 (41.35%) Python
6 41 (39.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 40 (38.46%) Linux
7 40 (38.46%) Low Latency
8 37 (35.58%) Banking
9 34 (32.69%) C++
10 32 (30.77%) OO
10 32 (30.77%) Algorithmic Trading
11 31 (29.81%) Finance
12 24 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (22.12%) Investment Banking
13 23 (22.12%) Market Making
14 19 (18.27%) Algorithms
15 18 (17.31%) Quantitative Trading
16 17 (16.35%) Equities
17 15 (14.42%) Tick Data
18 14 (13.46%) Fixed Income
18 14 (13.46%) C
19 13 (12.50%) Perl
19 13 (12.50%) Shell Script
19 13 (12.50%) Degree
19 13 (12.50%) AngularJS
20 12 (11.54%) Splunk
20 12 (11.54%) Unit Testing
20 12 (11.54%) Oracle
21 11 (10.58%) Visualisation

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 (0.96%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) ION MarketView
1 1 (0.96%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.92%) Multicast
1 2 (1.92%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.96%) HTTP
2 1 (0.96%) Internet
2 1 (0.96%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.42%) Tick Data
2 10 (9.62%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (9.62%) Maven
2 2 (1.92%) Ant
2 2 (1.92%) Subversion
3 1 (0.96%) Babel
3 1 (0.96%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.96%) Grunt
3 1 (0.96%) gulp
3 1 (0.96%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.96%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.96%) JSUnit
3 1 (0.96%) Mocha
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.96%) QUnit
3 1 (0.96%) webpack
General
1 57 (54.81%) Front Office
2 37 (35.58%) Banking
3 31 (29.81%) Finance
4 23 (22.12%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 82 (78.85%) Developer
2 23 (22.12%) Java Developer
3 14 (13.46%) Front Office Developer
4 11 (10.58%) Analyst
4 11 (10.58%) Quantitative Developer
5 9 (8.65%) Banking Analyst
5 9 (8.65%) FX Support Analyst
5 9 (8.65%) Support Analyst
5 9 (8.65%) Unix Analyst
5 9 (8.65%) Unix Support
5 9 (8.65%) Unix Support Analyst
6 7 (6.73%) C++ Developer
7 6 (5.77%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.85%) C++/Java Developer
9 3 (2.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (2.88%) Python Developer
9 3 (2.88%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (1.92%) C Developer
10 2 (1.92%) Operations Analyst
10 2 (1.92%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 10 (9.62%) Esper
2 10 (9.62%) NumPy
2 10 (9.62%) Pandas
2 10 (9.62%) Pyramid
2 10 (9.62%) SciPy
3 6 (5.77%) TIBCO EMS
4 5 (4.81%) HTML
5 4 (3.85%) HTML5
5 4 (3.85%) XML
6 3 (2.88%) .NET
6 3 (2.88%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (2.88%) Ultra Messaging
7 2 (1.92%) Highcharts JS
7 2 (1.92%) JavaFX
7 2 (1.92%) JMS
7 2 (1.92%) Swing
7 2 (1.92%) WinForms
7 2 (1.92%) WPF
8 1 (0.96%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 41 (39.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 19 (18.27%) Algorithms
3 17 (16.35%) Equities
4 14 (13.46%) Fixed Income
5 11 (10.58%) Hedge funds
5 11 (10.58%) Visualisation
6 9 (8.65%) Fintech
6 9 (8.65%) Statistics
7 8 (7.69%) Equity Derivative
8 6 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (5.77%) Computer Science
8 6 (5.77%) Data Structures
8 6 (5.77%) Derivative
9 4 (3.85%) Mathematics
9 4 (3.85%) Physics
10 2 (1.92%) Eurex
11 1 (0.96%) Economics
11 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (42.31%) Unix
2 40 (38.46%) Linux
3 5 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (53.85%) Analytics
2 40 (38.46%) Low Latency
3 32 (30.77%) Algorithmic Trading
3 32 (30.77%) OO
4 24 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (22.12%) Market Making
6 18 (17.31%) Quantitative Trading
7 12 (11.54%) Unit Testing
8 10 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (9.62%) Data Acquisition
8 10 (9.62%) DevOps
8 10 (9.62%) Multithreading
8 10 (9.62%) OOD
8 10 (9.62%) Refactoring
8 10 (9.62%) Software Engineering
8 10 (9.62%) Time Series Analysis
9 9 (8.65%) Data Management
9 9 (8.65%) FX Algorithmic Trading
9 9 (8.65%) Open Source
9 9 (8.65%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 59 (56.73%) Java
2 43 (41.35%) Python
3 34 (32.69%) C++
4 14 (13.46%) C
5 13 (12.50%) Perl
5 13 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 8 (7.69%) Ruby
7 7 (6.73%) C#
8 5 (4.81%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.81%) SQL
9 2 (1.92%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.92%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.92%) Scala
10 1 (0.96%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.96%) ES6
10 1 (0.96%) PHP
10 1 (0.96%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (12.50%) Degree
2 5 (4.81%) PhD
3 1 (0.96%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.96%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 11 (10.58%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.96%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 12 (11.54%) Oracle
1 12 (11.54%) Splunk
2 8 (7.69%) TIBCO
3 5 (4.81%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.92%) Fidessa
4 2 (1.92%) Reuters
4 2 (1.92%) Solace
5 1 (0.96%) Currenex
5 1 (0.96%) eSpeed
5 1 (0.96%) Informatica
5 1 (0.96%) ION Trading
5 1 (0.96%) Sophis
5 1 (0.96%) Sybase
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