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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 374 373 371
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing KDB 40 49 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.73% 0.86% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 40 32
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£700 £675 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £525 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £700 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £475 -
% change year-on-year
-21.05% -
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
5450 5678 5415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.73% 22.70% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3655 3915 3603
Average daily rate £450 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 35 66
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.80 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £59.16 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +15 12 £725 +11.53% 4
KDB
England

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 62 (77.50%) Java
2 42 (52.50%) Front Office
3 31 (38.75%) Low Latency
4 28 (35.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 27 (33.75%) C++
6 25 (31.25%) Multithreading
7 24 (30.00%) Banking
8 21 (26.25%) Electronic Trading
9 19 (23.75%) Investment Banking
10 18 (22.50%) Linux
11 16 (20.00%) C#
12 15 (18.75%) Python
12 15 (18.75%) Finance
13 14 (17.50%) Algorithmic Trading
14 13 (16.25%) Degree
14 13 (16.25%) Fixed Income
14 13 (16.25%) UNIX
14 13 (16.25%) HTML
14 13 (16.25%) SQL
14 13 (16.25%) Analytics
15 12 (15.00%) AngularJS
15 12 (15.00%) Oracle
15 12 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (15.00%) Spring
15 12 (15.00%) HTML5
16 11 (13.75%) Statistics
16 11 (13.75%) Sybase
17 10 (12.50%) Equities
17 10 (12.50%) TIBCO
17 10 (12.50%) ION Trading

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 (2.50%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (6.25%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.25%) Big Data
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (10.00%) JUnit
1 8 (10.00%) Mockito
2 4 (5.00%) Maven
3 3 (3.75%) JIRA
3 3 (3.75%) Jasmine
3 3 (3.75%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.75%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (3.75%) Zephyr
4 2 (2.50%) Ant
5 1 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 42 (52.50%) Front Office
2 24 (30.00%) Banking
3 19 (23.75%) Investment Banking
4 15 (18.75%) Finance
5 2 (2.50%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.50%) Back Office
6 1 (1.25%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.25%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (86.25%) Developer
2 27 (33.75%) Java Developer
3 6 (7.50%) Web Developer
3 6 (7.50%) Senior Developer
4 5 (6.25%) Python Developer
5 4 (5.00%) Senior Analyst Developer
5 4 (5.00%) Analyst
5 4 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (5.00%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (3.75%) Designer
7 2 (2.50%) Web Designer
7 2 (2.50%) HTML Developer
7 2 (2.50%) Architect
7 2 (2.50%) Project Manager
8 1 (1.25%) Applications Support
8 1 (1.25%) Applications Developer
8 1 (1.25%) Quantitative Developer
8 1 (1.25%) Web Applications Developer
8 1 (1.25%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.25%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.25%) HTML
2 12 (15.00%) Spring
2 12 (15.00%) HTML5
2 12 (15.00%) AngularJS
3 8 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 8 (10.00%) jQuery
4 5 (6.25%) SciPy
4 5 (6.25%) NumPy
4 5 (6.25%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (6.25%) Pandas
5 4 (5.00%) Middleware
6 3 (3.75%) JMX
6 3 (3.75%) Velocity
6 3 (3.75%) CSS
6 3 (3.75%) Spring Integration
7 2 (2.50%) Pyramid
7 2 (2.50%) Esper
7 2 (2.50%) Swing
7 2 (2.50%) JMS
7 2 (2.50%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 28 (35.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 13 (16.25%) Fixed Income
3 11 (13.75%) Statistics
4 10 (12.50%) Equities
5 9 (11.25%) Visualisation
6 7 (8.75%) Mathematics
7 6 (7.50%) Open Source
7 6 (7.50%) Hedge funds
8 5 (6.25%) Derivative
9 4 (5.00%) Computer Science
10 3 (3.75%) Physics
11 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.50%) Linux
2 13 (16.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (38.75%) Low Latency
2 25 (31.25%) Multithreading
3 21 (26.25%) Electronic Trading
4 14 (17.50%) Algorithmic Trading
5 13 (16.25%) Analytics
6 12 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (11.25%) Risk Management
8 8 (10.00%) OO
8 8 (10.00%) TDD
9 7 (8.75%) OOP
10 5 (6.25%) E-Commerce
10 5 (6.25%) Statistical Analysis
11 4 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (5.00%) Performance Testing
12 3 (3.75%) OOD
12 3 (3.75%) Project Management
13 2 (2.50%) GAP Analysis
13 2 (2.50%) Risk Assessment
13 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Architecture
13 2 (2.50%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 62 (77.50%) Java
2 27 (33.75%) C++
3 16 (20.00%) C#
4 15 (18.75%) Python
5 13 (16.25%) SQL
6 9 (11.25%) Shell Script
6 9 (11.25%) JavaScript
7 6 (7.50%) VB
8 4 (5.00%) Scala
9 3 (3.75%) VBA
9 3 (3.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (16.25%) Degree
2 6 (7.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (15.00%) Oracle
2 11 (13.75%) Sybase
3 10 (12.50%) TIBCO
3 10 (12.50%) ION Trading
4 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.75%) Tableau
6 2 (2.50%) Yolus
7 1 (1.25%) Tradeweb
7 1 (1.25%) Reuters
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