The table below looks at the statistics for KDB skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited KDB over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 378 372 376
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing KDB 33 34 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.62% 0.66% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 32
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£613 £663 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.54% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £510 £533
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £745 £675
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 - - -
KDB
England

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 London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5313 5183 5245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.24% 22.62% 22.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3726 3574 3551
Average daily rate £450 £448 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 26 65
Average hourly rate £27.78 £27.50 £24.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +10.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.00 £17.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £125.00 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

KDB
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

KDB Jobs Demand Trend in London

KDB
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

KDB Daily Rate Trend in London

KDB
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing KDB across the London region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

KDB Daily Rate Histogram in London

KDB
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing KDB across the London region.

KDB Hourly Rate Trend in London

KDB
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing KDB within the London region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 11 £600 -12.72% 2
KDB
England

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 45 (55.56%) Java
2 39 (48.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 36 (44.44%) Front Office
4 35 (43.21%) Finance
5 34 (41.98%) Low Latency
6 33 (40.74%) Equities
7 32 (39.51%) Multithreading
8 28 (34.57%) Perl
8 28 (34.57%) Linux
9 26 (32.10%) Algorithmic Trading
9 26 (32.10%) Algorithms
10 25 (30.86%) UNIX
11 24 (29.63%) C++
12 23 (28.40%) SQL
13 21 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (23.46%) FIX Protocol
15 17 (20.99%) Python
15 17 (20.99%) Banking
16 14 (17.28%) Sybase
17 13 (16.05%) Risk Management
18 11 (13.58%) DB2
19 10 (12.35%) C#
19 10 (12.35%) PL/SQL
19 10 (12.35%) Data Modelling
19 10 (12.35%) Tableau
20 9 (11.11%) Investment Banking
20 9 (11.11%) Middleware
20 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
21 8 (9.88%) Shell Script
22 7 (8.64%) Informatica

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (2.47%) Apache
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.23%) Node.js
2 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.58%) DB2
2 7 (8.64%) Star Schema
3 6 (7.41%) DB2 UDB
3 6 (7.41%) BusinessObjects XI
4 5 (6.17%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.70%) QlikView
5 3 (3.70%) Big Data
6 2 (2.47%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.23%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.23%) Grunt
2 1 (1.23%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (1.23%) Bower
2 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
General
1 36 (44.44%) Front Office
2 35 (43.21%) Finance
3 17 (20.99%) Banking
4 9 (11.11%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.47%) Advertising
6 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (82.72%) Developer
2 19 (23.46%) Java Developer
3 15 (18.52%) Senior Developer
4 10 (12.35%) Analyst
5 9 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (8.64%) C++ Developer
7 6 (7.41%) Analyst Developer
8 5 (6.17%) C# Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Data Consultant
8 5 (6.17%) Consultant
8 5 (6.17%) Data Warehouse Consultant
9 4 (4.94%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (4.94%) Architect
9 4 (4.94%) Database Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Designer
11 2 (2.47%) Lead Solutions Architect
11 2 (2.47%) Linux Developer
11 2 (2.47%) DB2 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.46%) FIX Protocol
2 9 (11.11%) Middleware
3 6 (7.41%) STL
3 6 (7.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 5 (6.17%) WCF
5 4 (4.94%) Spring
6 3 (3.70%) XML
6 3 (3.70%) Swing
6 3 (3.70%) .NET
7 2 (2.47%) SOAP
8 1 (1.23%) HTML5
8 1 (1.23%) D3.js
8 1 (1.23%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (48.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 33 (40.74%) Equities
3 26 (32.10%) Algorithms
4 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (8.64%) Derivative
5 7 (8.64%) Equity Derivative
5 7 (8.64%) Mathematics
6 6 (7.41%) Fixed Income
7 5 (6.17%) Data Structures
7 5 (6.17%) Visualisation
8 4 (4.94%) Reference Data
9 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
9 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
10 2 (2.47%) Physics
10 2 (2.47%) Credit Risk
10 2 (2.47%) Hedge funds
11 1 (1.23%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 28 (34.57%) Linux
2 25 (30.86%) UNIX
3 2 (2.47%) Solaris
4 1 (1.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.98%) Low Latency
2 32 (39.51%) Multithreading
3 26 (32.10%) Algorithmic Trading
4 21 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (16.05%) Risk Management
6 10 (12.35%) Data Modelling
7 7 (8.64%) ETL
7 7 (8.64%) Market Making
8 6 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (7.41%) OO
9 5 (6.17%) Data Analysis
9 5 (6.17%) Software Engineering
9 5 (6.17%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (6.17%) Open Source
9 5 (6.17%) Electronic Trading
9 5 (6.17%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (6.17%) FX Algorithmic Trading
10 4 (4.94%) Analytics
10 4 (4.94%) Financial Modelling
10 4 (4.94%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 45 (55.56%) Java
2 28 (34.57%) Perl
3 24 (29.63%) C++
4 23 (28.40%) SQL
5 17 (20.99%) Python
6 10 (12.35%) PL/SQL
6 10 (12.35%) C#
7 8 (9.88%) Shell Script
8 7 (8.64%) C
9 3 (3.70%) Tcl
9 3 (3.70%) AWK
9 3 (3.70%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.47%) Scala
11 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (8.64%) Degree
2 4 (4.94%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) QA
1 3 (3.70%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) logstash
1 2 (2.47%) Kibana
Vendors
1 14 (17.28%) Sybase
2 10 (12.35%) Tableau
3 7 (8.64%) Informatica
3 7 (8.64%) Greenplum
4 5 (6.17%) Portware
4 5 (6.17%) Oracle
4 5 (6.17%) Fidessa
5 3 (3.70%) Teradata
5 3 (3.70%) Netezza
6 1 (1.23%) Microsoft
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