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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 540 508 533
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +25
Contract jobs citing KDB 44 46 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.083% 0.097% 0.062%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.41% 0.43% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 36 28
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£700 £588 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.14% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £525 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £700 £708
UK excluding London average daily rate - £525 -
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
10712 10755 10978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.30% 22.65% 21.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6953 6812 6423
Average daily rate £400 £398 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +2.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 181 301
Average hourly rate £31.50 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £15.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.40 £46.15 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.03 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.75%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +7 44 £700 +19.14% 3
West Midlands - - - -
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KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 56 (70.00%) Java
2 39 (48.75%) Front Office
3 37 (46.25%) Low Latency
4 35 (43.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 31 (38.75%) Multithreading
6 28 (35.00%) Algorithmic Trading
7 27 (33.75%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (33.75%) Banking
8 25 (31.25%) Linux
9 22 (27.50%) C++
10 21 (26.25%) Electronic Trading
11 20 (25.00%) Investment Banking
11 20 (25.00%) Finance
12 18 (22.50%) Risk Management
13 17 (21.25%) Python
14 16 (20.00%) UNIX
14 16 (20.00%) Equities
14 16 (20.00%) Algorithms
15 14 (17.50%) Degree
16 11 (13.75%) Fixed Income
16 11 (13.75%) SQL
16 11 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
17 10 (12.50%) AngularJS
17 10 (12.50%) HTML
17 10 (12.50%) C#
18 9 (11.25%) JavaScript
18 9 (11.25%) Mathematics
18 9 (11.25%) Visualisation
18 9 (11.25%) HTML5
19 8 (10.00%) Perl

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (2.50%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.25%) MS Project
2 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (6.25%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.50%) Big Data
2 4 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) JIRA
1 3 (3.75%) Jasmine
1 3 (3.75%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.75%) Karma Test Runner
1 3 (3.75%) Zephyr
2 2 (2.50%) Mockito
2 2 (2.50%) JUnit
3 1 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.25%) Maven
General
1 39 (48.75%) Front Office
2 27 (33.75%) Banking
3 20 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 20 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (2.50%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.50%) Back Office
5 1 (1.25%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.25%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (85.00%) Developer
2 26 (32.50%) Java Developer
3 6 (7.50%) Senior Developer
4 5 (6.25%) Python Developer
5 4 (5.00%) Senior Analyst Developer
5 4 (5.00%) Analyst
5 4 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (5.00%) Analyst Developer
5 4 (5.00%) C++ Developer
6 3 (3.75%) Quantitative Developer
6 3 (3.75%) Web Developer
7 2 (2.50%) HTML Developer
7 2 (2.50%) Designer
7 2 (2.50%) Applications Support
7 2 (2.50%) Architect
7 2 (2.50%) Project Manager
8 1 (1.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (1.25%) Web Applications Developer
8 1 (1.25%) C# Developer
8 1 (1.25%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.50%) AngularJS
1 10 (12.50%) HTML
2 9 (11.25%) HTML5
3 6 (7.50%) Spring
3 6 (7.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 6 (7.50%) Middleware
4 5 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (6.25%) jQuery
4 5 (6.25%) STL
5 4 (5.00%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (5.00%) Velocity
6 3 (3.75%) JMX
6 3 (3.75%) CSS
6 3 (3.75%) Spring Integration
7 2 (2.50%) WPF
7 2 (2.50%) Rendezvous
7 2 (2.50%) Swing
8 1 (1.25%) SciPy
8 1 (1.25%) NumPy
8 1 (1.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 35 (43.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 16 (20.00%) Equities
2 16 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 11 (13.75%) Fixed Income
3 11 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (11.25%) Mathematics
4 9 (11.25%) Visualisation
5 7 (8.75%) Data Structures
6 6 (7.50%) Computer Science
6 6 (7.50%) Derivative
7 5 (6.25%) User Experience
7 5 (6.25%) Statistics
8 4 (5.00%) Physics
9 2 (2.50%) Open Source
10 1 (1.25%) Hedge funds
10 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (31.25%) Linux
2 16 (20.00%) UNIX
3 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (46.25%) Low Latency
2 31 (38.75%) Multithreading
3 28 (35.00%) Algorithmic Trading
4 27 (33.75%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (26.25%) Electronic Trading
6 18 (22.50%) Risk Management
7 8 (10.00%) OO
7 8 (10.00%) Analytics
8 7 (8.75%) Project Management
8 7 (8.75%) Software Engineering
9 5 (6.25%) Financial Modelling
9 5 (6.25%) Operations Research
10 4 (5.00%) Statistical Analysis
10 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (5.00%) OOP
10 4 (5.00%) E-Commerce
11 3 (3.75%) OOD
11 3 (3.75%) Performance Testing
11 3 (3.75%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 56 (70.00%) Java
2 22 (27.50%) C++
3 17 (21.25%) Python
4 11 (13.75%) SQL
5 10 (12.50%) C#
6 9 (11.25%) JavaScript
7 8 (10.00%) Perl
7 8 (10.00%) Shell Script
8 5 (6.25%) Scala
9 4 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (17.50%) Degree
2 5 (6.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (10.00%) Sybase
2 5 (6.25%) Oracle
3 4 (5.00%) ION Trading
3 4 (5.00%) Tableau
4 2 (2.50%) Yolus
4 2 (2.50%) Tradeweb
4 2 (2.50%) Cisco
4 2 (2.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.50%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.50%) Reuters
5 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.25%) Veritas