The table below looks at the statistics for KDB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited KDB over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 67 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing KDB 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.13% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.44% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 - -
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 Glasgow region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
229 190 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 30.05% 29.23% 31.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 82 130
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.36 £31.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.91% +3.27%

KDB
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing KDB across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

KDB Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

KDB
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing KDB across the Glasgow region.

KDB Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 15 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (93.33%) Front Office
3 13 (86.67%) Multithreading
4 9 (60.00%) Algorithmic Trading
4 9 (60.00%) Equities
5 8 (53.33%) C#
5 8 (53.33%) .NET
5 8 (53.33%) Linux
6 7 (46.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (46.67%) WPF
7 6 (40.00%) Finance
8 5 (33.33%) WinForms
8 5 (33.33%) Windows
8 5 (33.33%) Banking
8 5 (33.33%) Middleware
8 5 (33.33%) Python
8 5 (33.33%) Perl
8 5 (33.33%) Low Latency
8 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (26.67%) Visualisation
9 4 (26.67%) Data Visualisation
10 3 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (20.00%) SQL
10 3 (20.00%) C++
11 2 (13.33%) HTML
11 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
11 2 (13.33%) UNIX
11 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
11 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
11 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 (13.33%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (13.33%) GemFire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
General
1 14 (93.33%) Front Office
2 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 5 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) C# Developer
2 7 (46.67%) WPF Developer
3 6 (40.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Front Office Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) WPF
3 5 (33.33%) Middleware
3 5 (33.33%) WinForms
4 3 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (13.33%) jQuery
5 2 (13.33%) HTML
5 2 (13.33%) Task Parallel Library
6 1 (6.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Equities
2 7 (46.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (26.67%) Visualisation
4 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (6.67%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Multithreading
2 9 (60.00%) Algorithmic Trading
3 5 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (26.67%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Memory Management
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Web Development
6 1 (6.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) Perl
3 5 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) C++
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) StreamBase