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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Kx Systems KDB
UK / England
Rank 495 551 538
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -13
Contract jobs citing KDB 75 43 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.092% 0.094%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.81% 0.40% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 31 29
Median daily rate £613 £650 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +10.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 - £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
9249 10712 9957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.27% 23.02% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6240 7261 6607
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 199 149
Median hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £15.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £55.70 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +40 75 £613 -5.76% 4
KDB
UK

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 44 (50.00%) Java
2 43 (48.86%) Front Office
3 40 (45.45%) Banking
4 39 (44.32%) Finance
5 37 (42.05%) C++
6 32 (36.36%) Investment Banking
6 32 (36.36%) FIX Protocol
7 30 (34.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 30 (34.09%) Electronic Trading
8 29 (32.95%) Kdb+
9 28 (31.82%) Multithreading
10 26 (29.55%) SQL
11 24 (27.27%) Linux
12 23 (26.14%) OO
12 23 (26.14%) Low Latency
13 22 (25.00%) Analytics
13 22 (25.00%) Tick Data
13 22 (25.00%) Unix
13 22 (25.00%) Fixed Income
14 18 (20.45%) Python
14 18 (20.45%) Data Structures
15 17 (19.32%) C#
15 17 (19.32%) Derivative
16 15 (17.05%) Algorithmic Trading
16 15 (17.05%) Algorithms
17 14 (15.91%) Big Data
17 14 (15.91%) Equities
17 14 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
17 14 (15.91%) Oracle
18 13 (14.77%) TIBCO

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 2 (2.27%) Apache
1 2 (2.27%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (32.95%) Kdb+
2 22 (25.00%) Tick Data
3 14 (15.91%) Big Data
4 10 (11.36%) Oracle Database
5 9 (10.23%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (9.09%) NoSQL
7 7 (7.95%) SQL Server
8 6 (6.82%) DB2
8 6 (6.82%) Relational Database
9 5 (5.68%) Hadoop
10 4 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (3.41%) InterSystems Cache
12 2 (2.27%) Data Mining
12 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
13 1 (1.14%) Hazelcast
13 1 (1.14%) HBase
13 1 (1.14%) Hypertable
13 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
13 1 (1.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Maven
1 5 (5.68%) Subversion
2 2 (2.27%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.14%) EasyMock
3 1 (1.14%) JIRA
3 1 (1.14%) JUnit
3 1 (1.14%) Robot Framework
General
1 43 (48.86%) Front Office
2 40 (45.45%) Banking
3 39 (44.32%) Finance
4 32 (36.36%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.27%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.27%) Publishing
6 1 (1.14%) French Language
Job Titles
1 72 (81.82%) Developer
2 36 (40.91%) KDB Developer
3 26 (29.55%) Java Developer
4 14 (15.91%) C++ Developer
5 11 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 10 (11.36%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 8 (9.09%) Analyst
8 7 (7.95%) Architect
8 7 (7.95%) Front Office Developer
9 6 (6.82%) Electronic Trading Developer
9 6 (6.82%) SQL Developer
10 5 (5.68%) Integration Architect
11 4 (4.55%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
11 4 (4.55%) Linux Developer
11 4 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
12 3 (3.41%) Analyst Developer
12 3 (3.41%) C# Developer
12 3 (3.41%) C++/Java Developer
12 3 (3.41%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
12 3 (3.41%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (36.36%) FIX Protocol
2 10 (11.36%) XML
3 7 (7.95%) Kafka
4 6 (6.82%) Rendezvous
4 6 (6.82%) TIBCO EMS
4 6 (6.82%) Ultra Messaging
5 5 (5.68%) JMS
5 5 (5.68%) Middleware
5 5 (5.68%) XSLT
6 4 (4.55%) J2EE
7 3 (3.41%) Spring
8 2 (2.27%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.27%) Swing
9 1 (1.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (1.14%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.14%) HTML
9 1 (1.14%) HTML5
9 1 (1.14%) STL
9 1 (1.14%) Web Services
9 1 (1.14%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 30 (34.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 22 (25.00%) Fixed Income
3 18 (20.45%) Data Structures
4 17 (19.32%) Derivative
5 15 (17.05%) Algorithms
6 14 (15.91%) Equities
7 9 (10.23%) Fintech
8 8 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (7.95%) Computer Science
10 5 (5.68%) Mathematics
11 4 (4.55%) Physics
12 2 (2.27%) Equity Derivative
12 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
13 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (1.14%) Index Arbitrage
13 1 (1.14%) OTC Derivatives
13 1 (1.14%) Performance Metrics
13 1 (1.14%) TWAP
13 1 (1.14%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 24 (27.27%) Linux
2 22 (25.00%) Unix
3 3 (3.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (34.09%) Electronic Trading
2 28 (31.82%) Multithreading
3 23 (26.14%) Low Latency
3 23 (26.14%) OO
4 22 (25.00%) Analytics
5 15 (17.05%) Algorithmic Trading
6 14 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (14.77%) TDD
8 10 (11.36%) OOD
8 10 (11.36%) Scrum
9 9 (10.23%) Data Management
9 9 (10.23%) SOA
10 8 (9.09%) Risk Management
11 6 (6.82%) Market Making
11 6 (6.82%) Workflow
12 5 (5.68%) Data Analysis
12 5 (5.68%) Data Analytics
13 4 (4.55%) E-Commerce
13 4 (4.55%) OOP
13 4 (4.55%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 44 (50.00%) Java
2 37 (42.05%) C++
3 26 (29.55%) SQL
4 18 (20.45%) Python
5 17 (19.32%) C#
6 9 (10.23%) C
7 8 (9.09%) MATLAB
7 8 (9.09%) Scala
8 7 (7.95%) Perl
9 4 (4.55%) JavaScript
9 4 (4.55%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.27%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.27%) F#
10 2 (2.27%) R
10 2 (2.27%) VBA
11 1 (1.14%) AWK
11 1 (1.14%) Korn
11 1 (1.14%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (4.55%) Degree
2 2 (2.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.23%) QA
2 3 (3.41%) MiFID
3 1 (1.14%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.14%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.14%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 14 (15.91%) Oracle
2 13 (14.77%) TIBCO
3 5 (5.68%) Informatica
4 4 (4.55%) ION Trading
5 3 (3.41%) Bloomberg
5 3 (3.41%) MuleSoft
6 2 (2.27%) Calypso
6 2 (2.27%) Murex
6 2 (2.27%) Splunk
6 2 (2.27%) Sybase
6 2 (2.27%) Tradeweb
7 1 (1.14%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.14%) Fidessa
7 1 (1.14%) Greenplum
7 1 (1.14%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.14%) MapR
7 1 (1.14%) Portware
7 1 (1.14%) Reuters
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