The table below looks at the statistics for KDB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited KDB over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 61 64 55
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing KDB 4 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.62% 0.35% 1.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.22% 1.32% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate - £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
KDB
Scotland

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
180 228 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 27.95% 26.30% 25.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 99 90
Median daily rate £350 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £288 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £65.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.28% +14.00%

KDB
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing KDB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 11 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for KDB.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Derivative
1 4 (100.00%) Equity Derivative
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) Option Pricing Theory
3 2 (50.00%) Market Making
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Reuters

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Derivative
1 4 (100.00%) Equity Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
1 3 (75.00%) Option Pricing Theory
2 2 (50.00%) Market Making
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Reuters