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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 60 52 68
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Contract jobs citing KDB 6 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.71% 1.96% 0.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.86% 8.02% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 1
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£388 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -11.76%
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
210 187 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.79% 24.44% 28.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 94 127
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £404 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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 2 July 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Derivative
2 4 (66.67%) Perl
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) DB2
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (50.00%) Spring
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Equities
3 3 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (50.00%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
5 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Database Tuning
5 1 (16.67%) BDD
5 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Grid Computing
5 1 (16.67%) OO

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) DB2
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Integration Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Spring
1 3 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (16.67%) J2SE
2 1 (16.67%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Derivative
2 3 (50.00%) Equities
3 1 (16.67%) Grid Computing
3 1 (16.67%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
3 1 (16.67%) Database Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
3 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Perl
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Sybase