The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Glasgow region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 57 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing KDB 15 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.83% 0.91% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.35% 3.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 -
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
204 223 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.91% 28.92% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 109 84
Average daily rate £325 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £225 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
KDB
Scotland

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 30 July 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 23 (82.14%) Java
2 21 (75.00%) Front Office
3 19 (67.86%) Linux
3 19 (67.86%) Multithreading
4 18 (64.29%) Perl
4 18 (64.29%) Equities
5 17 (60.71%) C#
6 16 (57.14%) C++
6 16 (57.14%) .NET
7 14 (50.00%) Python
7 14 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (35.71%) SQL
8 10 (35.71%) Banking
8 10 (35.71%) FIX Protocol
9 9 (32.14%) WPF
9 9 (32.14%) Algorithmic Trading
10 8 (28.57%) Derivative
11 7 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 7 (25.00%) OO
12 6 (21.43%) UNIX
12 6 (21.43%) Finance
13 5 (17.86%) WinForms
13 5 (17.86%) Middleware
13 5 (17.86%) Windows
13 5 (17.86%) Low Latency
13 5 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
14 4 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
14 4 (14.29%) Task Parallel Library
14 4 (14.29%) Visualisation
14 4 (14.29%) Data Visualisation

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (7.14%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (7.14%) GemFire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
General
1 21 (75.00%) Front Office
2 10 (35.71%) Banking
3 6 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (92.86%) Developer
2 11 (39.29%) C++ Developer
3 9 (32.14%) WPF Developer
3 9 (32.14%) C# Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (57.14%) .NET
2 10 (35.71%) FIX Protocol
3 9 (32.14%) WPF
4 7 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 5 (17.86%) WinForms
5 5 (17.86%) Middleware
6 4 (14.29%) Task Parallel Library
6 4 (14.29%) SOAP
6 4 (14.29%) XML
7 2 (7.14%) HTML
7 2 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (64.29%) Equities
2 14 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (28.57%) Derivative
4 4 (14.29%) Visualisation
4 4 (14.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) UNIX
3 5 (17.86%) Windows
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Multithreading
2 9 (32.14%) Algorithmic Trading
3 7 (25.00%) OO
4 5 (17.86%) Low Latency
4 5 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
5 4 (14.29%) Analytics
5 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Web Development
6 2 (7.14%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) Java
2 18 (64.29%) Perl
3 17 (60.71%) C#
4 16 (57.14%) C++
5 14 (50.00%) Python
6 10 (35.71%) SQL
7 4 (14.29%) Korn
8 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
9 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Sybase
2 2 (7.14%) StreamBase