The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 528 503 537
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +34
Contract jobs citing KDB 41 51 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.081% 0.11% 0.066%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.38% 0.48% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 42 32
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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 £625 £600 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £698 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £475 -
% change year-on-year
-21.05% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
10842 10571 11274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.31% 22.07% 21.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6818 6665 6707
Average daily rate £400 £390 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 186 279
Average hourly rate £28.00 £30.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £51.00 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +5.17%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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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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 -4 41 £700 +3.70% 6
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KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 70 (80.46%) Java
2 48 (55.17%) Front Office
3 34 (39.08%) C++
4 33 (37.93%) Low Latency
5 31 (35.63%) Multithreading
6 29 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 28 (32.18%) Banking
8 23 (26.44%) Investment Banking
9 22 (25.29%) C#
9 22 (25.29%) Electronic Trading
10 20 (22.99%) Linux
11 19 (21.84%) Analytics
12 18 (20.69%) Fixed Income
12 18 (20.69%) Spring
12 18 (20.69%) Degree
13 17 (19.54%) Sybase
13 17 (19.54%) Python
13 17 (19.54%) Finance
14 16 (18.39%) TIBCO
15 15 (17.24%) Oracle
15 15 (17.24%) SQL Server
15 15 (17.24%) JUnit
15 15 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (17.24%) ION Trading
16 14 (16.09%) SQL
16 14 (16.09%) UNIX
16 14 (16.09%) Microsoft
16 14 (16.09%) TDD
16 14 (16.09%) Algorithmic Trading
16 14 (16.09%) Mockito

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (4.60%) TIBCO EMS
2 2 (2.30%) MTS
3 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.15%) Apache
3 1 (1.15%) TorqueBox
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.75%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) LDAP
1 1 (1.15%) VPN
1 1 (1.15%) SSL
1 1 (1.15%) NetScreen
1 1 (1.15%) Firewall
1 1 (1.15%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (1.15%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (1.15%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.34%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.75%) Big Data
4 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.15%) DB2
5 1 (1.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (17.24%) JUnit
2 14 (16.09%) Mockito
3 5 (5.75%) Maven
4 4 (4.60%) JIRA
5 3 (3.45%) Jasmine
5 3 (3.45%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.45%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (3.45%) Zephyr
6 2 (2.30%) Ant
7 1 (1.15%) JMeter
7 1 (1.15%) jMock
7 1 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 48 (55.17%) Front Office
2 28 (32.18%) Banking
3 23 (26.44%) Investment Banking
4 17 (19.54%) Finance
5 2 (2.30%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.15%) Back Office
6 1 (1.15%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.15%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (88.51%) Developer
2 33 (37.93%) Java Developer
3 6 (6.90%) Web Developer
3 6 (6.90%) Senior Developer
3 6 (6.90%) Python Developer
4 4 (4.60%) Senior Analyst Developer
4 4 (4.60%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (4.60%) Analyst
4 4 (4.60%) Analyst Developer
5 3 (3.45%) Designer
6 2 (2.30%) HTML Developer
6 2 (2.30%) C# Developer
6 2 (2.30%) Web Designer
6 2 (2.30%) Architect
7 1 (1.15%) Project Manager
7 1 (1.15%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (1.15%) Applications Developer
7 1 (1.15%) C++ Developer
7 1 (1.15%) Quantitative Developer
7 1 (1.15%) UNIX Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.69%) Spring
2 13 (14.94%) AngularJS
2 13 (14.94%) HTML
3 12 (13.79%) HTML5
4 8 (9.20%) jQuery
4 8 (9.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (6.90%) Pandas
5 6 (6.90%) SciPy
5 6 (6.90%) NumPy
5 6 (6.90%) Rendezvous
6 5 (5.75%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (4.60%) Middleware
8 3 (3.45%) JMX
8 3 (3.45%) Velocity
8 3 (3.45%) CSS
8 3 (3.45%) Spring Integration
8 3 (3.45%) Pyramid
8 3 (3.45%) Esper
9 2 (2.30%) Swing
9 2 (2.30%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 18 (20.69%) Fixed Income
3 11 (12.64%) Statistics
4 10 (11.49%) Equities
4 10 (11.49%) Visualisation
5 7 (8.05%) Open Source
5 7 (8.05%) Hedge funds
5 7 (8.05%) Mathematics
6 6 (6.90%) Derivative
7 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
8 3 (3.45%) Physics
9 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
10 1 (1.15%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.99%) Linux
2 14 (16.09%) UNIX
3 1 (1.15%) Windows
3 1 (1.15%) AIX
3 1 (1.15%) Solaris
3 1 (1.15%) SUSE
3 1 (1.15%) Debian
3 1 (1.15%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.15%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (37.93%) Low Latency
2 31 (35.63%) Multithreading
3 22 (25.29%) Electronic Trading
4 19 (21.84%) Analytics
5 15 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (16.09%) TDD
6 14 (16.09%) Algorithmic Trading
7 9 (10.34%) OO
7 9 (10.34%) Risk Management
8 7 (8.05%) OOP
9 5 (5.75%) E-Commerce
9 5 (5.75%) Software Engineering
9 5 (5.75%) Statistical Analysis
10 4 (4.60%) Performance Testing
10 4 (4.60%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (3.45%) Unit Testing
11 3 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (3.45%) Refactoring
11 3 (3.45%) OOD
12 2 (2.30%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (80.46%) Java
2 34 (39.08%) C++
3 22 (25.29%) C#
4 17 (19.54%) Python
5 14 (16.09%) SQL
6 11 (12.64%) VB
7 9 (10.34%) JavaScript
7 9 (10.34%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.60%) Scala
9 3 (3.45%) Perl
9 3 (3.45%) VBA
10 1 (1.15%) PHP
10 1 (1.15%) C-shell
10 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.15%) Ruby
10 1 (1.15%) Korn
10 1 (1.15%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 18 (20.69%) Degree
2 6 (6.90%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.15%) Snort
1 1 (1.15%) Squid
1 1 (1.15%) Xen
1 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.15%) qmail
1 1 (1.15%) Sendmail
1 1 (1.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (1.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (1.15%) OpenSSH
1 1 (1.15%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Nessus
Vendors
1 17 (19.54%) Sybase
2 16 (18.39%) TIBCO
3 15 (17.24%) ION Trading
3 15 (17.24%) Oracle
4 14 (16.09%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.45%) Tableau
6 2 (2.30%) Tradeweb
6 2 (2.30%) Bloomberg
6 2 (2.30%) eSpeed
7 1 (1.15%) VMware
7 1 (1.15%) Symantec
7 1 (1.15%) Tripwire
7 1 (1.15%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.15%) Yolus
7 1 (1.15%) Qualys
7 1 (1.15%) Nokia
7 1 (1.15%) Veritas
7 1 (1.15%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.15%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.15%) JBoss
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