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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 498 507 548
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +41
Contract jobs citing KDB 59 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.035% 0.040%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.53% 0.16% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 10 21
Average daily rate £600 £600 £600
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
11219 9368 11063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.85% 21.69% 19.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7173 5842 6414
Average daily rate £390 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 195 228
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £15.31 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
KDB
UK

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
London +10 59 £600 - 15
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KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 62 (73.81%) Java
2 46 (54.76%) Front Office
3 37 (44.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 32 (38.10%) Banking
5 30 (35.71%) Investment Banking
5 30 (35.71%) Low Latency
6 29 (34.52%) Multithreading
7 24 (28.57%) C++
8 23 (27.38%) Oracle
9 22 (26.19%) Degree
10 21 (25.00%) Equities
10 21 (25.00%) Finance
11 20 (23.81%) SQL
11 20 (23.81%) TIBCO
12 18 (21.43%) Analytics
13 17 (20.24%) Electronic Trading
13 17 (20.24%) Data Warehouse
13 17 (20.24%) C#
13 17 (20.24%) Spring
14 16 (19.05%) UNIX
14 16 (19.05%) Linux
14 16 (19.05%) Python
15 15 (17.86%) Oracle Database
16 14 (16.67%) Algorithmic Trading
16 14 (16.67%) JUnit
16 14 (16.67%) SQL Server
16 14 (16.67%) Sybase
17 13 (15.48%) OO
17 13 (15.48%) Fixed Income
18 12 (14.29%) TDD

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (2.38%) WebLogic
1 2 (2.38%) Apache
1 2 (2.38%) MTS
1 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
1 2 (2.38%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) LDAP
1 1 (1.19%) HTTP
1 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.19%) VPN
1 1 (1.19%) SSL
1 1 (1.19%) NetScreen
1 1 (1.19%) Firewall
1 1 (1.19%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (1.19%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (1.19%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.24%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (17.86%) Oracle Database
3 14 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 9 (10.71%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (7.14%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.76%) QlikView
7 1 (1.19%) Big Data
7 1 (1.19%) PowerCenter
7 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.19%) MySQL
7 1 (1.19%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (16.67%) JUnit
2 12 (14.29%) Mockito
3 5 (5.95%) Maven
4 3 (3.57%) Ant
5 2 (2.38%) JIRA
6 1 (1.19%) jMock
6 1 (1.19%) JMeter
6 1 (1.19%) Subversion
6 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
General
1 46 (54.76%) Front Office
2 32 (38.10%) Banking
3 30 (35.71%) Investment Banking
4 21 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 79 (94.05%) Developer
2 37 (44.05%) Java Developer
3 10 (11.90%) Senior Developer
4 4 (4.76%) Web Developer
4 4 (4.76%) Python Developer
5 2 (2.38%) Designer
5 2 (2.38%) Database Developer
5 2 (2.38%) C# Developer
5 2 (2.38%) Web Designer
6 1 (1.19%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (1.19%) C++ Developer
6 1 (1.19%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (1.19%) Front Office Developer
6 1 (1.19%) Analyst
6 1 (1.19%) Informatica Developer
6 1 (1.19%) Quantitative Developer
6 1 (1.19%) UNIX Systems Engineer
6 1 (1.19%) ETL Developer
6 1 (1.19%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (1.19%) Informatica ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.24%) Spring
2 10 (11.90%) Rendezvous
2 10 (11.90%) FIX Protocol
3 9 (10.71%) Middleware
4 6 (7.14%) SciPy
4 6 (7.14%) NumPy
5 5 (5.95%) AngularJS
5 5 (5.95%) HTML
6 4 (4.76%) Hibernate
6 4 (4.76%) Apache Flex
6 4 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (4.76%) HTML5
6 4 (4.76%) jQuery
7 3 (3.57%) Guice
7 3 (3.57%) JMS
7 3 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (3.57%) Guava
7 3 (3.57%) Esper
8 2 (2.38%) WPF
9 1 (1.19%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 37 (44.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 21 (25.00%) Equities
3 13 (15.48%) Fixed Income
4 8 (9.52%) Hedge funds
5 7 (8.33%) Computer Science
6 6 (7.14%) Statistics
6 6 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (7.14%) Open Source
7 5 (5.95%) Derivative
8 4 (4.76%) Grid Computing
9 3 (3.57%) Visualisation
10 2 (2.38%) Mathematics
11 1 (1.19%) Physics
11 1 (1.19%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.05%) UNIX
1 16 (19.05%) Linux
2 1 (1.19%) SUSE
2 1 (1.19%) Debian
2 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.19%) OpenSolaris
2 1 (1.19%) Windows
2 1 (1.19%) AIX
2 1 (1.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (35.71%) Low Latency
2 29 (34.52%) Multithreading
3 18 (21.43%) Analytics
4 17 (20.24%) Electronic Trading
5 14 (16.67%) Algorithmic Trading
6 13 (15.48%) OO
7 12 (14.29%) TDD
8 9 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (7.14%) Software Architecture
9 6 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (5.95%) Software Engineering
11 4 (4.76%) OOP
11 4 (4.76%) E-Commerce
11 4 (4.76%) Data Modelling
11 4 (4.76%) Ultra-Low Latency
11 4 (4.76%) Unit Testing
12 3 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (3.57%) Refactoring
13 2 (2.38%) Requirements Analysis
13 2 (2.38%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 62 (73.81%) Java
2 24 (28.57%) C++
3 20 (23.81%) SQL
4 17 (20.24%) C#
5 16 (19.05%) Python
6 11 (13.10%) VB
7 6 (7.14%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.57%) Perl
9 2 (2.38%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.19%) Lisp
10 1 (1.19%) Ruby
10 1 (1.19%) Korn
10 1 (1.19%) C-shell
10 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.19%) PHP
10 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (26.19%) Degree
2 2 (2.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.19%) Snort
1 1 (1.19%) Squid
1 1 (1.19%) Xen
1 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.19%) qmail
1 1 (1.19%) Sendmail
1 1 (1.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (1.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (1.19%) OpenSSH
1 1 (1.19%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) Nessus
1 1 (1.19%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 23 (27.38%) Oracle
2 20 (23.81%) TIBCO
3 14 (16.67%) Sybase
4 12 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 12 (14.29%) ION Trading
5 4 (4.76%) Adobe
6 3 (3.57%) Informatica
7 2 (2.38%) Bloomberg
7 2 (2.38%) eSpeed
7 2 (2.38%) Tradeweb
8 1 (1.19%) Akamai
8 1 (1.19%) Splunk
8 1 (1.19%) VMware
8 1 (1.19%) Symantec
8 1 (1.19%) Fidessa
8 1 (1.19%) Tripwire
8 1 (1.19%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.19%) Qualys
8 1 (1.19%) Nokia
8 1 (1.19%) Veritas
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