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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 561 565 580
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +15
Contract jobs citing KDB 47 52 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.10% 0.074%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.46% 0.44% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 42 29
Median daily rate £645 £650 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £720
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 - - -
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
10236 11693 11071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.38% 23.08% 21.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6842 7887 7428
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 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 177 180
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -24.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -17.93%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 -5 47 £645 -0.76% 12
KDB
UK

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 46 (61.33%) Java
2 38 (50.67%) Finance
3 37 (49.33%) Front Office
4 36 (48.00%) Banking
5 34 (45.33%) Linux
6 31 (41.33%) Investment Banking
7 30 (40.00%) Unix
7 30 (40.00%) C++
8 29 (38.67%) Kdb+
9 25 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
10 22 (29.33%) Low Latency
11 21 (28.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 20 (26.67%) Equities
12 20 (26.67%) Electronic Trading
13 19 (25.33%) Python
14 18 (24.00%) Fixed Income
14 18 (24.00%) Analytics
15 17 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (22.67%) SQL
16 15 (20.00%) OO
16 15 (20.00%) Algorithms
16 15 (20.00%) Multithreading
17 14 (18.67%) Oracle
18 13 (17.33%) Derivative
18 13 (17.33%) Quantitative Trading
19 11 (14.67%) Algorithmic Trading
19 11 (14.67%) C
19 11 (14.67%) C#
20 10 (13.33%) Tick Data
21 9 (12.00%) 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:

Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (2.67%) MS Project
1 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (38.67%) Kdb+
2 10 (13.33%) Tick Data
3 8 (10.67%) Big Data
4 7 (9.33%) MongoDB
4 7 (9.33%) Oracle Database
5 6 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (4.00%) InterSystems Cache
6 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.67%) DB2
7 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.33%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.33%) Hazelcast
8 1 (1.33%) MySQL
8 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Maven
2 2 (2.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.33%) EasyMock
3 1 (1.33%) JIRA
3 1 (1.33%) JUnit
3 1 (1.33%) Robot Framework
3 1 (1.33%) Subversion
General
1 38 (50.67%) Finance
2 37 (49.33%) Front Office
3 36 (48.00%) Banking
4 31 (41.33%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.67%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.67%) Publishing
6 1 (1.33%) Back Office
6 1 (1.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 62 (82.67%) Developer
2 30 (40.00%) KDB Developer
3 19 (25.33%) Java Developer
4 10 (13.33%) C++ Developer
5 7 (9.33%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 7 (9.33%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.00%) Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) Quantitative Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Applications Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Database Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Linux Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Python Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Risk Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Risk Project Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Unix Developer
9 2 (2.67%) Data Business Analyst
9 2 (2.67%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (8.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (8.00%) Esper
2 6 (8.00%) NumPy
2 6 (8.00%) Pandas
2 6 (8.00%) Pyramid
2 6 (8.00%) SciPy
3 3 (4.00%) Rendezvous
3 3 (4.00%) Spring
3 3 (4.00%) XML
4 2 (2.67%) Middleware
4 2 (2.67%) Swing
5 1 (1.33%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.33%) HTML
5 1 (1.33%) HTML5
5 1 (1.33%) JMS
5 1 (1.33%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (1.33%) Web Services
5 1 (1.33%) WPF
5 1 (1.33%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 20 (26.67%) Equities
3 18 (24.00%) Fixed Income
4 15 (20.00%) Algorithms
5 13 (17.33%) Derivative
6 9 (12.00%) Data Structures
7 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (9.33%) Computer Science
8 6 (8.00%) Hedge funds
8 6 (8.00%) Visualisation
9 5 (6.67%) Mathematics
9 5 (6.67%) Statistics
10 4 (5.33%) Fintech
10 4 (5.33%) Physics
11 2 (2.67%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
11 2 (2.67%) Virtual Team
12 1 (1.33%) Index Arbitrage
12 1 (1.33%) OTC Derivatives
12 1 (1.33%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 34 (45.33%) Linux
2 30 (40.00%) Unix
3 3 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.33%) Low Latency
2 20 (26.67%) Electronic Trading
3 18 (24.00%) Analytics
4 17 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 15 (20.00%) OO
6 13 (17.33%) Quantitative Trading
7 11 (14.67%) Algorithmic Trading
8 9 (12.00%) Data Analysis
8 9 (12.00%) TDD
9 8 (10.67%) Unit Testing
10 7 (9.33%) OOD
10 7 (9.33%) Scrum
10 7 (9.33%) Time Series Analysis
11 6 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (8.00%) Data Acquisition
11 6 (8.00%) Open Source
11 6 (8.00%) Refactoring
11 6 (8.00%) Risk Management
11 6 (8.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 46 (61.33%) Java
2 30 (40.00%) C++
3 19 (25.33%) Python
4 17 (22.67%) SQL
5 11 (14.67%) C
5 11 (14.67%) C#
6 7 (9.33%) Perl
7 5 (6.67%) MATLAB
8 4 (5.33%) JavaScript
9 3 (4.00%) Scala
10 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.67%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.33%) AWK
11 1 (1.33%) Korn
11 1 (1.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) MiFID
1 6 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.33%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.33%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 14 (18.67%) Oracle
2 8 (10.67%) ION Trading
3 5 (6.67%) TIBCO
4 3 (4.00%) Bloomberg
4 3 (4.00%) Calypso
4 3 (4.00%) Murex
4 3 (4.00%) Yolus
5 2 (2.67%) Sybase
5 2 (2.67%) Tradeweb
6 1 (1.33%) Fidessa
6 1 (1.33%) Greenplum
6 1 (1.33%) Portware
6 1 (1.33%) Reuters
6 1 (1.33%) Splunk
London
Cititec Associates Limited
Rate: £800 - £850 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £900 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 4 days ago