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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Kx Systems KDB
England / London
Rank 335 369 360
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -9
Contract jobs citing KDB 70 42 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.47% 0.84% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 35 32
Median daily rate £606 £625 £581
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.00% +7.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £450 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £725 £648
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
4759 5005 5134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 24.56% 23.73% 24.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3436 3605 3606
Median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 28 36
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £23.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +94.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.67 £17.75 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £48.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.15% -

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 -1 12 £600 -14.28% 2
Canary Wharf - 2 £550 -
KDB
England

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 52 (49.52%) Front Office
2 51 (48.57%) Java
3 49 (46.67%) Finance
4 48 (45.71%) Banking
5 41 (39.05%) C++
6 37 (35.24%) Kdb+
7 36 (34.29%) Electronic Trading
7 36 (34.29%) FIX Protocol
8 35 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 34 (32.38%) Investment Banking
10 32 (30.48%) Linux
11 31 (29.52%) Multithreading
12 30 (28.57%) Analytics
12 30 (28.57%) SQL
13 28 (26.67%) Unix
13 28 (26.67%) OO
14 27 (25.71%) Tick Data
15 26 (24.76%) Low Latency
16 24 (22.86%) Fixed Income
17 21 (20.00%) Python
18 20 (19.05%) C#
19 19 (18.10%) Derivative
20 18 (17.14%) Data Structures
21 17 (16.19%) TIBCO
22 16 (15.24%) Oracle
22 16 (15.24%) Algorithms
22 16 (15.24%) Algorithmic Trading
23 15 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
24 14 (13.33%) TDD
24 14 (13.33%) Big Data

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 2 (1.90%) Apache
1 2 (1.90%) Apache Spark
1 2 (1.90%) WebLogic
1 2 (1.90%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.95%) MTS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Murex MxG2000
1 2 (1.90%) Summit
2 1 (0.95%) BondVision
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (35.24%) Kdb+
2 27 (25.71%) Tick Data
3 14 (13.33%) Big Data
4 11 (10.48%) DB2
4 11 (10.48%) SQL Server
5 10 (9.52%) Oracle Database
6 9 (8.57%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (7.62%) NoSQL
8 6 (5.71%) Relational Database
9 5 (4.76%) Hadoop
10 4 (3.81%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (2.86%) InterSystems Cache
12 2 (1.90%) Data Mining
12 2 (1.90%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.95%) Hazelcast
13 1 (0.95%) HBase
13 1 (0.95%) Hypertable
13 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.95%) MySQL
13 1 (0.95%) Scylla
Development Applications
1 11 (10.48%) Subversion
2 9 (8.57%) Maven
3 4 (3.81%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.90%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.90%) JUnit
5 1 (0.95%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.95%) EasyMock
5 1 (0.95%) GDB
5 1 (0.95%) JIRA
5 1 (0.95%) Mockito
5 1 (0.95%) Robot Framework
General
1 52 (49.52%) Front Office
2 49 (46.67%) Finance
3 48 (45.71%) Banking
4 34 (32.38%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.90%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.90%) Publishing
6 1 (0.95%) French Language
Job Titles
1 87 (82.86%) Developer
2 47 (44.76%) KDB Developer
3 32 (30.48%) Java Developer
4 16 (15.24%) Senior Developer
5 15 (14.29%) C++ Developer
6 11 (10.48%) Front Office Developer
7 10 (9.52%) Analyst
7 10 (9.52%) Investment Banking Java Developer
8 9 (8.57%) Electronic Trading Developer
9 8 (7.62%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (6.67%) Architect
11 6 (5.71%) SQL Developer
12 5 (4.76%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
12 5 (4.76%) Integration Architect
13 4 (3.81%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
13 4 (3.81%) Linux Developer
14 3 (2.86%) C++/Java Developer
14 3 (2.86%) MIS Developer
14 3 (2.86%) Qualitative Analyst
14 3 (2.86%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (34.29%) FIX Protocol
2 13 (12.38%) XML
3 11 (10.48%) JMS
4 10 (9.52%) Rendezvous
5 9 (8.57%) Middleware
6 7 (6.67%) Kafka
6 7 (6.67%) Ultra Messaging
6 7 (6.67%) XSLT
7 6 (5.71%) TIBCO EMS
8 5 (4.76%) J2EE
8 5 (4.76%) Spring
9 3 (2.86%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.90%) Hibernate
10 2 (1.90%) Java EE
10 2 (1.90%) Java SE
10 2 (1.90%) JNI
10 2 (1.90%) Murex Flex
10 2 (1.90%) Spring Integration
11 1 (0.95%) .NET
11 1 (0.95%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 35 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 24 (22.86%) Fixed Income
3 19 (18.10%) Derivative
4 18 (17.14%) Data Structures
5 16 (15.24%) Algorithms
6 13 (12.38%) Equities
7 9 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (8.57%) Fintech
8 7 (6.67%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.90%) OTC Derivatives
10 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.95%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.95%) TWAP
10 1 (0.95%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 32 (30.48%) Linux
2 28 (26.67%) Unix
3 5 (4.76%) Windows
4 2 (1.90%) Solaris
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (34.29%) Electronic Trading
2 31 (29.52%) Multithreading
3 30 (28.57%) Analytics
4 28 (26.67%) OO
5 26 (24.76%) Low Latency
6 16 (15.24%) Algorithmic Trading
7 15 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (13.33%) TDD
9 11 (10.48%) Mathematics
10 10 (9.52%) OOD
10 10 (9.52%) Risk Management
10 10 (9.52%) Scrum
11 9 (8.57%) Data Management
11 9 (8.57%) SOA
12 7 (6.67%) Data Analytics
13 6 (5.71%) Market Making
13 6 (5.71%) Workflow
14 5 (4.76%) Data Analysis
14 5 (4.76%) Time Series Analysis
15 4 (3.81%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 51 (48.57%) Java
2 41 (39.05%) C++
3 30 (28.57%) SQL
4 21 (20.00%) Python
5 20 (19.05%) C#
6 10 (9.52%) C
6 10 (9.52%) Perl
7 9 (8.57%) MATLAB
8 8 (7.62%) Scala
9 6 (5.71%) Shell Script
10 5 (4.76%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.86%) R
12 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.90%) F#
12 2 (1.90%) Korn
12 2 (1.90%) VBA
13 1 (0.95%) AWK
13 1 (0.95%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 5 (4.76%) Degree
2 3 (2.86%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.57%) QA
2 6 (5.71%) MiFID
3 2 (1.90%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.90%) EMIR
4 1 (0.95%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 17 (16.19%) TIBCO
2 16 (15.24%) Oracle
3 6 (5.71%) Bloomberg
3 6 (5.71%) Sybase
4 5 (4.76%) Informatica
5 4 (3.81%) ION Trading
5 4 (3.81%) Murex
6 3 (2.86%) MuleSoft
6 3 (2.86%) Reuters
6 3 (2.86%) Splunk
6 3 (2.86%) Tradeweb
7 2 (1.90%) Adobe
7 2 (1.90%) Calypso
7 2 (1.90%) Greenplum
8 1 (0.95%) eSpeed
8 1 (0.95%) Fidessa
8 1 (0.95%) Google
8 1 (0.95%) MarketAxess
8 1 (0.95%) Perforce
8 1 (0.95%) Portware
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