The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the England region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 537 501 529
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +28
Contract jobs citing KDB 37 43 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.092% 0.057%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.35% 0.42% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 37 28
Average daily rate
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£700 £675 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £543
10% offered a daily rate of more than £785 £685 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 -
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10556 10145 11092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.39% 21.78% 20.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6659 6323 6678
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 201 275
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.20 £51.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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 +9 37 £700 +3.70% 8
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KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 74 (81.32%) Java
2 51 (56.04%) Front Office
3 35 (38.46%) Banking
3 35 (38.46%) C++
3 35 (38.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 31 (34.07%) Multithreading
5 30 (32.97%) Low Latency
5 30 (32.97%) Investment Banking
6 24 (26.37%) Degree
7 23 (25.27%) Linux
8 22 (24.18%) Electronic Trading
9 21 (23.08%) Oracle
10 20 (21.98%) C#
10 20 (21.98%) Python
11 19 (20.88%) Finance
12 18 (19.78%) Spring
12 18 (19.78%) SQL
13 17 (18.68%) TIBCO
13 17 (18.68%) Fixed Income
14 16 (17.58%) UNIX
14 16 (17.58%) Analytics
15 15 (16.48%) JUnit
15 15 (16.48%) SQL Server
15 15 (16.48%) Sybase
15 15 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (15.38%) TDD
16 14 (15.38%) ION Trading
16 14 (15.38%) Microsoft
16 14 (15.38%) Mockito
17 11 (12.09%) AngularJS

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 4 (4.40%) TIBCO EMS
2 2 (2.20%) MTS
3 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.10%) Apache
3 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.49%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (1.10%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (1.10%) Multicast
1 1 (1.10%) Firewall
1 1 (1.10%) LDAP
1 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.10%) VPN
1 1 (1.10%) SSL
1 1 (1.10%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.48%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.09%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (9.89%) Oracle Database
3 9 (9.89%) MongoDB
4 6 (6.59%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (3.30%) Big Data
6 2 (2.20%) QlikView
7 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.10%) DB2
7 1 (1.10%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (16.48%) JUnit
2 14 (15.38%) Mockito
3 5 (5.49%) Maven
4 4 (4.40%) JIRA
5 3 (3.30%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.30%) Zephyr
6 2 (2.20%) Ant
7 1 (1.10%) jMock
7 1 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.10%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.10%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.10%) JMeter
General
1 51 (56.04%) Front Office
2 35 (38.46%) Banking
3 30 (32.97%) Investment Banking
4 19 (20.88%) Finance
5 2 (2.20%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.10%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.10%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (91.21%) Developer
2 36 (39.56%) Java Developer
3 10 (10.99%) Senior Developer
4 6 (6.59%) Web Developer
5 5 (5.49%) Python Developer
6 4 (4.40%) Analyst
6 4 (4.40%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (4.40%) Senior Analyst Developer
6 4 (4.40%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (3.30%) Designer
8 2 (2.20%) C# Developer
8 2 (2.20%) Web Designer
9 1 (1.10%) UI Designer
9 1 (1.10%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (1.10%) User Experience Designer
9 1 (1.10%) Interaction Designer
9 1 (1.10%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (1.10%) Applications Developer
9 1 (1.10%) Front Office Developer
9 1 (1.10%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (19.78%) Spring
2 11 (12.09%) AngularJS
2 11 (12.09%) HTML
3 10 (10.99%) HTML5
4 7 (7.69%) Rendezvous
5 6 (6.59%) jQuery
5 6 (6.59%) SciPy
5 6 (6.59%) NumPy
5 6 (6.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (5.49%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (5.49%) Middleware
7 4 (4.40%) Apache Flex
8 3 (3.30%) Spring Integration
8 3 (3.30%) Esper
8 3 (3.30%) JMX
8 3 (3.30%) CSS
9 2 (2.20%) Swing
9 2 (2.20%) JMS
9 2 (2.20%) WPF
10 1 (1.10%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 35 (38.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 17 (18.68%) Fixed Income
3 11 (12.09%) Statistics
4 9 (9.89%) Equities
5 8 (8.79%) Hedge funds
6 7 (7.69%) Visualisation
7 6 (6.59%) Derivative
7 6 (6.59%) Mathematics
7 6 (6.59%) Computer Science
7 6 (6.59%) Open Source
8 4 (4.40%) Physics
8 4 (4.40%) Grid Computing
9 3 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (1.10%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.27%) Linux
2 16 (17.58%) UNIX
3 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.10%) OpenSolaris
3 1 (1.10%) SUSE
3 1 (1.10%) Debian
3 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.10%) Windows
3 1 (1.10%) AIX
3 1 (1.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.07%) Multithreading
2 30 (32.97%) Low Latency
3 22 (24.18%) Electronic Trading
4 16 (17.58%) Analytics
5 15 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (15.38%) TDD
7 10 (10.99%) OO
7 10 (10.99%) Algorithmic Trading
8 7 (7.69%) E-Commerce
9 6 (6.59%) Risk Management
10 5 (5.49%) Statistical Analysis
10 5 (5.49%) Software Engineering
10 5 (5.49%) OOP
11 4 (4.40%) OOD
11 4 (4.40%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (4.40%) Performance Testing
12 3 (3.30%) Unit Testing
12 3 (3.30%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (3.30%) Refactoring
13 2 (2.20%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 74 (81.32%) Java
2 35 (38.46%) C++
3 20 (21.98%) C#
3 20 (21.98%) Python
4 18 (19.78%) SQL
5 11 (12.09%) VB
6 7 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 7 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.40%) Scala
8 3 (3.30%) Perl
9 1 (1.10%) C-shell
9 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.10%) Korn
9 1 (1.10%) Ruby
9 1 (1.10%) Lisp
9 1 (1.10%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (26.37%) Degree
2 5 (5.49%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) QA
1 1 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) qmail
1 1 (1.10%) Sendmail
1 1 (1.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (1.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (1.10%) OpenSSH
1 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.10%) KVM
1 1 (1.10%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.10%) Xen
1 1 (1.10%) Squid
1 1 (1.10%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (1.10%) Nessus
Vendors
1 21 (23.08%) Oracle
2 17 (18.68%) TIBCO
3 15 (16.48%) Sybase
4 14 (15.38%) ION Trading
4 14 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.40%) Adobe
6 2 (2.20%) eSpeed
6 2 (2.20%) Bloomberg
6 2 (2.20%) Tradeweb
7 1 (1.10%) Qualys
7 1 (1.10%) Splunk
7 1 (1.10%) Akamai
7 1 (1.10%) VMware
7 1 (1.10%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.10%) Tripwire
7 1 (1.10%) Cisco
7 1 (1.10%) IBM
7 1 (1.10%) Nokia
7 1 (1.10%) Veritas
7 1 (1.10%) Symantec
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