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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 517 500 503
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Contract jobs citing KDB 47 46 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.099% 0.10% 0.027%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.47% 0.45% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 33 10
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£588 £588 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £545
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £825 £658
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 -
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
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
10090 10180 9142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.19% 22.25% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6588 6296 5611
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 173 211
Average hourly rate £32.50 £33.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.56%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 -14 47 £588 - 4
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KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 45 (51.72%) Java
2 43 (49.43%) Low Latency
3 42 (48.28%) Front Office
4 39 (44.83%) UNIX
5 38 (43.68%) Multithreading
6 37 (42.53%) Banking
7 36 (41.38%) Linux
7 36 (41.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 33 (37.93%) Algorithmic Trading
9 32 (36.78%) Finance
10 31 (35.63%) C++
11 30 (34.48%) Equities
12 27 (31.03%) Perl
12 27 (31.03%) Fixed Income
13 24 (27.59%) SQL
14 22 (25.29%) FIX Protocol
15 19 (21.84%) Python
15 19 (21.84%) Algorithms
16 18 (20.69%) Sybase
17 17 (19.54%) Middleware
18 16 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
19 15 (17.24%) Investment Banking
19 15 (17.24%) Risk Management
19 15 (17.24%) C#
20 13 (14.94%) TIBCO
20 13 (14.94%) Analytics
21 12 (13.79%) Electronic Trading
22 11 (12.64%) Tableau
22 11 (12.64%) Data Modelling
23 10 (11.49%) PL/SQL

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 1 (1.15%) Apache
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.49%) DB2
2 8 (9.20%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.05%) Star Schema
4 6 (6.90%) DB2 UDB
4 6 (6.90%) BusinessObjects XI
5 5 (5.75%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.60%) Big Data
7 3 (3.45%) QlikView
8 2 (2.30%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (8.05%) JUnit
1 7 (8.05%) Mockito
General
1 42 (48.28%) Front Office
2 37 (42.53%) Banking
3 32 (36.78%) Finance
4 15 (17.24%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 73 (83.91%) Developer
2 27 (31.03%) Java Developer
3 9 (10.34%) C++ Developer
4 8 (9.20%) Analyst
5 6 (6.90%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.75%) Consultant
6 5 (5.75%) Data Warehouse Consultant
6 5 (5.75%) Python Developer
6 5 (5.75%) Data Consultant
7 4 (4.60%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Database Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.45%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Designer
9 2 (2.30%) DB2 Consultant
9 2 (2.30%) QA Analyst
9 2 (2.30%) Quantitative Developer
9 2 (2.30%) WPF Developer
10 1 (1.15%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (25.29%) FIX Protocol
2 17 (19.54%) Middleware
3 9 (10.34%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 8 (9.20%) STL
5 7 (8.05%) Spring
6 5 (5.75%) WPF
7 1 (1.15%) HTML5
7 1 (1.15%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.15%) Java SE
7 1 (1.15%) WDF
7 1 (1.15%) Velocity
7 1 (1.15%) WinForms
7 1 (1.15%) HTML
7 1 (1.15%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (41.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 30 (34.48%) Equities
3 27 (31.03%) Fixed Income
4 19 (21.84%) Algorithms
5 9 (10.34%) Derivative
6 7 (8.05%) Visualisation
7 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (5.75%) Equity Derivative
7 5 (5.75%) Mathematics
8 4 (4.60%) Reference Data
9 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
10 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
10 2 (2.30%) Physics
10 2 (2.30%) Data Structures
11 1 (1.15%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 39 (44.83%) UNIX
2 36 (41.38%) Linux
3 6 (6.90%) Windows
4 3 (3.45%) Solaris
5 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (49.43%) Low Latency
2 38 (43.68%) Multithreading
3 33 (37.93%) Algorithmic Trading
4 16 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (17.24%) Risk Management
6 13 (14.94%) Analytics
7 12 (13.79%) Electronic Trading
8 11 (12.64%) Data Modelling
9 10 (11.49%) TDD
9 10 (11.49%) Software Engineering
10 8 (9.20%) Operations Research
10 8 (9.20%) Financial Modelling
10 8 (9.20%) Project Management
11 7 (8.05%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (6.90%) Performance Testing
13 5 (5.75%) Numerical Analysis
13 5 (5.75%) Data Analysis
13 5 (5.75%) OO
14 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
15 2 (2.30%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (51.72%) Java
2 31 (35.63%) C++
3 27 (31.03%) Perl
4 24 (27.59%) SQL
5 19 (21.84%) Python
6 15 (17.24%) C#
7 10 (11.49%) PL/SQL
8 7 (8.05%) VB
9 6 (6.90%) Shell Script
10 4 (4.60%) Scala
11 3 (3.45%) C
12 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
12 1 (1.15%) VBA
12 1 (1.15%) AWK
12 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.15%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 7 (8.05%) Degree
2 1 (1.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) QA
1 3 (3.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (6.90%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 18 (20.69%) Sybase
2 13 (14.94%) TIBCO
3 11 (12.64%) Tableau
4 7 (8.05%) Greenplum
4 7 (8.05%) ION Trading
4 7 (8.05%) Informatica
4 7 (8.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.60%) Oracle
6 3 (3.45%) Teradata
6 3 (3.45%) Netezza
7 2 (2.30%) Cisco
8 1 (1.15%) Fidessa
8 1 (1.15%) Veritas
8 1 (1.15%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.15%) Reuters
8 1 (1.15%) Portware
8 1 (1.15%) Tradeweb
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