The table below looks at the statistics for KDB skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited KDB over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 390 406 385
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -21
Contract jobs citing KDB 38 27 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.76% 0.49% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 23
Median daily rate £650 £650 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £750 £745
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
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
5009 5556 5520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.59% 23.57% 23.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3622 3893 3756
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 55 36
Median hourly rate £29.88 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.52% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.12 £16.50 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.90 £53.59 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%

KDB
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing KDB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing KDB within the London region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +51 15 £700 -6.66% 2
Canary Wharf - 1 £600 -
KDB
England

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region with a requirement for KDB.

1 55 (58.51%) Analytics
2 52 (55.32%) Java
3 48 (51.06%) Front Office
4 41 (43.62%) Unix
5 39 (41.49%) Banking
6 34 (36.17%) Low Latency
7 32 (34.04%) Linux
8 30 (31.91%) Investment Banking
9 29 (30.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 28 (29.79%) Python
11 23 (24.47%) OO
11 23 (24.47%) C++
11 23 (24.47%) Algorithmic Trading
12 20 (21.28%) Finance
13 18 (19.15%) Equities
14 17 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (15.96%) Fixed Income
15 15 (15.96%) Market Making
15 15 (15.96%) Tick Data
16 13 (13.83%) Shell Script
17 12 (12.77%) Degree
17 12 (12.77%) Quantitative Trading
18 10 (10.64%) OOD
19 8 (8.51%) Perl
19 8 (8.51%) Equity Derivative
19 8 (8.51%) Ruby
19 8 (8.51%) Multithreading
19 8 (8.51%) Data Analysis
19 8 (8.51%) Algorithms
20 7 (7.45%) Splunk

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.06%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (2.13%) MS Project
1 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) ION MarketView
1 1 (1.06%) RMDS
1 1 (1.06%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.13%) Multicast
1 2 (2.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.06%) HTTP
2 1 (1.06%) Internet
2 1 (1.06%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.96%) Tick Data
2 2 (2.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Ant
1 2 (2.13%) Maven
1 2 (2.13%) Subversion
2 1 (1.06%) Babel
2 1 (1.06%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.06%) Grunt
2 1 (1.06%) gulp
2 1 (1.06%) IntelliJ
2 1 (1.06%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.06%) JSUnit
2 1 (1.06%) Mocha
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.06%) QUnit
2 1 (1.06%) webpack
General
1 48 (51.06%) Front Office
2 39 (41.49%) Banking
3 30 (31.91%) Investment Banking
4 20 (21.28%) Finance
5 1 (1.06%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 73 (77.66%) Developer
2 23 (24.47%) Java Developer
3 14 (14.89%) Front Office Developer
4 8 (8.51%) C++ Developer
5 6 (6.38%) Analyst
6 5 (5.32%) C++/Java Developer
6 5 (5.32%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.26%) Banking Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) FX Support Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.26%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Unix Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Unix Support
7 4 (4.26%) Unix Support Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) C Developer
8 3 (3.19%) C/C++ Developer
8 3 (3.19%) Python Developer
8 3 (3.19%) Quantitative Developer
8 3 (3.19%) Risk Manager
8 3 (3.19%) Risk Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.38%) TIBCO EMS
2 5 (5.32%) AngularJS
2 5 (5.32%) HTML
3 4 (4.26%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (4.26%) HTML5
4 3 (3.19%) .NET
5 2 (2.13%) Esper
5 2 (2.13%) Highcharts JS
5 2 (2.13%) JavaFX
5 2 (2.13%) JMS
5 2 (2.13%) Middleware
5 2 (2.13%) NumPy
5 2 (2.13%) Pandas
5 2 (2.13%) Pyramid
5 2 (2.13%) SciPy
5 2 (2.13%) Swing
5 2 (2.13%) XML
6 1 (1.06%) Browserify
6 1 (1.06%) React
6 1 (1.06%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 29 (30.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 18 (19.15%) Equities
3 15 (15.96%) Fixed Income
4 8 (8.51%) Algorithms
4 8 (8.51%) Equity Derivative
5 7 (7.45%) Derivative
6 6 (6.38%) Computer Science
7 4 (4.26%) Fintech
7 4 (4.26%) Mathematics
7 4 (4.26%) Physics
8 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (3.19%) Data Structures
8 3 (3.19%) Hedge funds
8 3 (3.19%) Visualisation
9 2 (2.13%) Eurex
9 2 (2.13%) Virtual Team
10 1 (1.06%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 41 (43.62%) Unix
2 32 (34.04%) Linux
3 5 (5.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (58.51%) Analytics
2 34 (36.17%) Low Latency
3 23 (24.47%) Algorithmic Trading
3 23 (24.47%) OO
4 17 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (15.96%) Market Making
6 12 (12.77%) Quantitative Trading
7 10 (10.64%) OOD
8 8 (8.51%) Data Analysis
8 8 (8.51%) Multithreading
9 6 (6.38%) Electronic Trading
10 5 (5.32%) DevOps
11 4 (4.26%) Data Management
11 4 (4.26%) FX Algorithmic Trading
11 4 (4.26%) Ultra-Low Latency
11 4 (4.26%) Unit Testing
12 3 (3.19%) Data Analytics
12 3 (3.19%) Project Management
12 3 (3.19%) Risk Assessment
13 2 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 52 (55.32%) Java
2 28 (29.79%) Python
3 23 (24.47%) C++
4 13 (13.83%) Shell Script
5 8 (8.51%) Perl
5 8 (8.51%) Ruby
6 7 (7.45%) JavaScript
7 6 (6.38%) C
8 5 (5.32%) C#
8 5 (5.32%) SQL
9 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.13%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.13%) Scala
10 1 (1.06%) ECMAScript
10 1 (1.06%) ES6
10 1 (1.06%) PHP
10 1 (1.06%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (12.77%) Degree
2 2 (2.13%) PhD
3 1 (1.06%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 6 (6.38%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.06%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 7 (7.45%) Splunk
1 7 (7.45%) TIBCO
2 5 (5.32%) ION Trading
2 5 (5.32%) Red Hat
3 4 (4.26%) Oracle
4 3 (3.19%) Yolus
5 2 (2.13%) Fidessa
5 2 (2.13%) Reuters
5 2 (2.13%) Solace
6 1 (1.06%) Calypso
6 1 (1.06%) Currenex
6 1 (1.06%) eSpeed
6 1 (1.06%) Informatica
6 1 (1.06%) Murex
6 1 (1.06%) Sophis
6 1 (1.06%) Sybase