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 2 May 2016 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 556 569 541
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -28
Contract jobs citing KDB 56 44 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.085% 0.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.50% 0.37% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 40 38
Median daily rate £663 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £675 £683
UK excluding London median daily rate - £406 £375
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
KDB
UK

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
11218 11812 11560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.95% 22.94% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7663 7741 7402
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 162 202
Median hourly rate £33.50 £32.10 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.36% -8.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.35 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £46.09 £54.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 2 May 2016.

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 2 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -17 54 £663 +10.41% 5
South East - 2 - -
KDB
UK

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 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 49 (50.52%) Java
2 46 (47.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 46 (47.42%) Low Latency
3 45 (46.39%) Front Office
3 45 (46.39%) Unix
4 44 (45.36%) Analytics
5 41 (42.27%) Algorithmic Trading
6 36 (37.11%) Python
7 35 (36.08%) Finance
8 31 (31.96%) Linux
9 29 (29.90%) C++
9 29 (29.90%) Banking
9 29 (29.90%) Market Making
10 19 (19.59%) OO
11 16 (16.49%) Algorithms
12 15 (15.46%) Investment Banking
12 15 (15.46%) Degree
12 15 (15.46%) Multithreading
12 15 (15.46%) Perl
13 14 (14.43%) C#
13 14 (14.43%) FX Algorithmic Trading
13 14 (14.43%) Splunk
14 13 (13.40%) ITRS Geneos
14 13 (13.40%) DevOps
14 13 (13.40%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (12.37%) Data Management
15 12 (12.37%) Ultra-Low Latency
15 12 (12.37%) Tick Data
15 12 (12.37%) Fintech
16 11 (11.34%) Data Structures

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 1 (1.03%) Apache
1 1 (1.03%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (6.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) ION MarketView
1 1 (1.03%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.06%) Multicast
3 1 (1.03%) HTTP
3 1 (1.03%) Internet
3 1 (1.03%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.37%) Tick Data
2 5 (5.15%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.06%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (8.25%) Subversion
2 5 (5.15%) VTune
3 2 (2.06%) Ant
3 2 (2.06%) Maven
4 1 (1.03%) Babel
4 1 (1.03%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.03%) Grunt
4 1 (1.03%) gulp
4 1 (1.03%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.03%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.03%) JSUnit
4 1 (1.03%) Mocha
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.03%) QUnit
4 1 (1.03%) webpack
General
1 45 (46.39%) Front Office
2 35 (36.08%) Finance
3 29 (29.90%) Banking
4 15 (15.46%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (70.10%) Developer
2 17 (17.53%) Java Developer
3 13 (13.40%) Analyst
4 12 (12.37%) Banking Analyst
4 12 (12.37%) Unix Analyst
5 11 (11.34%) Front Office Developer
5 11 (11.34%) FX Support Analyst
5 11 (11.34%) Support Analyst
5 11 (11.34%) Unix Support
5 11 (11.34%) Unix Support Analyst
6 7 (7.22%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Java Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 5 (5.15%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) C++ Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (3.09%) Operational Support Analyst
9 3 (3.09%) Operations Analyst
9 3 (3.09%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.28%) .NET
2 6 (6.19%) TIBCO EMS
3 5 (5.15%) AngularJS
3 5 (5.15%) HTML
3 5 (5.15%) XML
4 4 (4.12%) HTML5
4 4 (4.12%) Ultra Messaging
5 3 (3.09%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (3.09%) WinForms
5 3 (3.09%) WPF
6 2 (2.06%) Esper
6 2 (2.06%) Highcharts JS
6 2 (2.06%) JMS
6 2 (2.06%) NumPy
6 2 (2.06%) Pandas
6 2 (2.06%) Pyramid
6 2 (2.06%) SciPy
6 2 (2.06%) Swing
7 1 (1.03%) React
7 1 (1.03%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 46 (47.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 16 (16.49%) Algorithms
3 12 (12.37%) Fintech
4 11 (11.34%) Data Structures
4 11 (11.34%) Fixed Income
5 10 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (10.31%) Equities
6 7 (7.22%) Computer Science
7 4 (4.12%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (4.12%) Mathematics
7 4 (4.12%) Physics
8 3 (3.09%) Derivative
8 3 (3.09%) Hedge funds
8 3 (3.09%) Visualisation
9 2 (2.06%) Eurex
9 2 (2.06%) Statistics
10 1 (1.03%) Economics
10 1 (1.03%) Ergonomics
10 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.03%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 45 (46.39%) Unix
2 31 (31.96%) Linux
3 11 (11.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (6.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (47.42%) Low Latency
2 44 (45.36%) Analytics
3 41 (42.27%) Algorithmic Trading
4 29 (29.90%) Market Making
5 19 (19.59%) OO
6 15 (15.46%) Multithreading
7 14 (14.43%) FX Algorithmic Trading
8 13 (13.40%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (13.40%) DevOps
9 12 (12.37%) Data Management
9 12 (12.37%) Ultra-Low Latency
10 7 (7.22%) OOD
10 7 (7.22%) Open Source
10 7 (7.22%) Software Engineering
11 6 (6.19%) Quantitative Trading
12 5 (5.15%) Data Analytics
12 5 (5.15%) Electronic Trading
13 4 (4.12%) Unit Testing
14 3 (3.09%) Time Series Analysis
15 2 (2.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (50.52%) Java
2 36 (37.11%) Python
3 29 (29.90%) C++
4 15 (15.46%) Perl
5 14 (14.43%) C#
6 10 (10.31%) Shell Script
7 8 (8.25%) Ruby
8 7 (7.22%) Scala
9 6 (6.19%) C
10 5 (5.15%) JavaScript
10 5 (5.15%) SQL
11 3 (3.09%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.03%) ECMAScript
12 1 (1.03%) ES6
12 1 (1.03%) PHP
12 1 (1.03%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (15.46%) Degree
2 9 (9.28%) PhD
3 1 (1.03%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.03%) PMP
System Software
1 5 (5.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 13 (13.40%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.03%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 14 (14.43%) Splunk
2 9 (9.28%) TIBCO
3 6 (6.19%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.15%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.12%) Oracle
6 2 (2.06%) Fidessa
6 2 (2.06%) Solace
7 1 (1.03%) Currenex
7 1 (1.03%) eSpeed
7 1 (1.03%) Informatica
7 1 (1.03%) ION Trading
7 1 (1.03%) Reuters
7 1 (1.03%) Sybase