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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 546 569 550
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -19
Contract jobs citing KDB 60 44 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.088% 0.087%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.56% 0.38% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 39 28
Median daily rate £663 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.41% -0.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £690 £683
UK excluding London median daily rate - £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
KDB
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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
10733 11594 11113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.79% 23.16% 22.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7405 7680 7181
Median daily rate £425 £400 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 166 189
Median hourly rate £32.66 £25.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.62% -20.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £46.82 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+32.69% -17.46%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +14 55 £663 +10.41% 4
South East - 5 - -
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UK

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 53 (54.08%) Front Office
2 51 (52.04%) Analytics
3 50 (51.02%) Java
4 45 (45.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 42 (42.86%) Python
6 41 (41.84%) Unix
7 40 (40.82%) Low Latency
8 37 (37.76%) Algorithmic Trading
9 34 (34.69%) Linux
10 33 (33.67%) C++
10 33 (33.67%) Banking
11 30 (30.61%) Finance
12 29 (29.59%) OO
12 29 (29.59%) Market Making
13 21 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (19.39%) Algorithms
15 18 (18.37%) Investment Banking
16 15 (15.31%) Degree
16 15 (15.31%) Perl
16 15 (15.31%) Tick Data
17 14 (14.29%) Splunk
17 14 (14.29%) Fixed Income
18 13 (13.27%) Multithreading
18 13 (13.27%) Shell Script
18 13 (13.27%) ITRS Geneos
18 13 (13.27%) DevOps
19 12 (12.24%) Ultra-Low Latency
19 12 (12.24%) FX Algorithmic Trading
19 12 (12.24%) Fintech
19 12 (12.24%) Data Management

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 (1.02%) Apache
1 1 (1.02%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) ION MarketView
1 1 (1.02%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.06%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.04%) Multicast
3 1 (1.02%) HTTP
3 1 (1.02%) Internet
3 1 (1.02%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.31%) Tick Data
2 7 (7.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (7.14%) Maven
2 5 (5.10%) Subversion
3 2 (2.04%) Ant
4 1 (1.02%) Babel
4 1 (1.02%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.02%) Grunt
4 1 (1.02%) gulp
4 1 (1.02%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.02%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.02%) JSUnit
4 1 (1.02%) Mocha
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.02%) QUnit
4 1 (1.02%) webpack
General
1 53 (54.08%) Front Office
2 33 (33.67%) Banking
3 30 (30.61%) Finance
4 18 (18.37%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (76.53%) Developer
2 22 (22.45%) Java Developer
3 14 (14.29%) Front Office Developer
4 13 (13.27%) Analyst
5 12 (12.24%) Banking Analyst
5 12 (12.24%) Unix Analyst
6 11 (11.22%) FX Support Analyst
6 11 (11.22%) Support Analyst
6 11 (11.22%) Unix Support
6 11 (11.22%) Unix Support Analyst
7 8 (8.16%) Quantitative Developer
8 6 (6.12%) C++ Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 4 (4.08%) C++/Java Developer
11 3 (3.06%) Operational Support Analyst
11 3 (3.06%) Operations Analyst
11 3 (3.06%) Operations Support Analyst
11 3 (3.06%) Python Developer
11 3 (3.06%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.20%) AngularJS
2 7 (7.14%) Esper
2 7 (7.14%) NumPy
2 7 (7.14%) Pandas
2 7 (7.14%) Pyramid
2 7 (7.14%) SciPy
3 6 (6.12%) .NET
3 6 (6.12%) TIBCO EMS
4 5 (5.10%) HTML
5 4 (4.08%) HTML5
5 4 (4.08%) XML
6 3 (3.06%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (3.06%) Ultra Messaging
7 2 (2.04%) Highcharts JS
7 2 (2.04%) JavaFX
7 2 (2.04%) JMS
7 2 (2.04%) Swing
7 2 (2.04%) WinForms
7 2 (2.04%) WPF
8 1 (1.02%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 45 (45.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 19 (19.39%) Algorithms
3 14 (14.29%) Fixed Income
4 12 (12.24%) Fintech
5 9 (9.18%) Data Structures
6 8 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (8.16%) Equities
6 8 (8.16%) Hedge funds
6 8 (8.16%) Visualisation
7 7 (7.14%) Computer Science
7 7 (7.14%) Equity Derivative
8 6 (6.12%) Statistics
9 5 (5.10%) Derivative
10 4 (4.08%) Mathematics
10 4 (4.08%) Physics
11 2 (2.04%) Eurex
12 1 (1.02%) Economics
12 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 41 (41.84%) Unix
2 34 (34.69%) Linux
3 8 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.02%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (52.04%) Analytics
2 40 (40.82%) Low Latency
3 37 (37.76%) Algorithmic Trading
4 29 (29.59%) Market Making
4 29 (29.59%) OO
5 21 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (13.27%) DevOps
6 13 (13.27%) Multithreading
7 12 (12.24%) Data Management
7 12 (12.24%) FX Algorithmic Trading
7 12 (12.24%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 10 (10.20%) OOD
9 9 (9.18%) Quantitative Trading
9 9 (9.18%) Unit Testing
10 7 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (7.14%) Data Acquisition
10 7 (7.14%) Refactoring
10 7 (7.14%) Software Engineering
10 7 (7.14%) Time Series Analysis
11 6 (6.12%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 50 (51.02%) Java
2 42 (42.86%) Python
3 33 (33.67%) C++
4 15 (15.31%) Perl
5 13 (13.27%) Shell Script
6 11 (11.22%) C
7 10 (10.20%) C#
8 8 (8.16%) Ruby
9 5 (5.10%) JavaScript
9 5 (5.10%) SQL
10 2 (2.04%) MATLAB
10 2 (2.04%) Scala
11 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.02%) ECMAScript
11 1 (1.02%) ES6
11 1 (1.02%) PHP
11 1 (1.02%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (15.31%) Degree
2 7 (7.14%) PhD
3 1 (1.02%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.02%) PMP
Systems Management
1 13 (13.27%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.02%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 14 (14.29%) Splunk
2 9 (9.18%) Oracle
3 8 (8.16%) TIBCO
4 5 (5.10%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.06%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.04%) Fidessa
6 2 (2.04%) Reuters
6 2 (2.04%) Solace
7 1 (1.02%) Currenex
7 1 (1.02%) eSpeed
7 1 (1.02%) Informatica
7 1 (1.02%) ION Trading
7 1 (1.02%) Sybase
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