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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 371 390 380
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -10
Contract jobs citing KDB 57 41 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.17% 0.74% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 39 25
Median daily rate £650 £600 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £539 £485
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £750 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate - £381 £375
% change year-on-year
- +1.66%
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
4872 5564 5368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.55% 23.81% 23.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3599 3894 3708
Median daily rate £475 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £581
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 54 30
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.78 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.98% +1.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £16.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £153.60 £55.00 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+20.26% -13.33%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +54 20 £700 +27.27% 2
Canary Wharf - 3 £600 -
KDB
England

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 56 (56.00%) Analytics
2 52 (52.00%) Java
3 50 (50.00%) Front Office
4 45 (45.00%) Unix
5 42 (42.00%) Banking
6 40 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 40 (40.00%) Low Latency
7 35 (35.00%) Python
8 34 (34.00%) Linux
9 31 (31.00%) Algorithmic Trading
10 28 (28.00%) Investment Banking
11 26 (26.00%) C++
12 25 (25.00%) Finance
13 23 (23.00%) OO
13 23 (23.00%) Market Making
14 17 (17.00%) Equities
15 16 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (15.00%) Tick Data
17 14 (14.00%) Fixed Income
18 13 (13.00%) Shell Script
18 13 (13.00%) Perl
18 13 (13.00%) Degree
19 12 (12.00%) Splunk
20 11 (11.00%) ITRS Geneos
20 11 (11.00%) Algorithms
21 10 (10.00%) OOD
21 10 (10.00%) Multithreading
21 10 (10.00%) Quantitative Trading
21 10 (10.00%) DevOps
22 9 (9.00%) Ultra-Low Latency

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 (1.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (2.00%) MS Project
1 2 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) ION MarketView
1 1 (1.00%) RMDS
1 1 (1.00%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.00%) Multicast
1 2 (2.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.00%) HTTP
2 1 (1.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.00%) Tick Data
2 2 (2.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Ant
1 2 (2.00%) Maven
1 2 (2.00%) Subversion
2 1 (1.00%) Babel
2 1 (1.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.00%) Grunt
2 1 (1.00%) gulp
2 1 (1.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (1.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.00%) JSUnit
2 1 (1.00%) Mocha
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.00%) QUnit
2 1 (1.00%) webpack
General
1 50 (50.00%) Front Office
2 42 (42.00%) Banking
3 28 (28.00%) Investment Banking
4 25 (25.00%) Finance
5 1 (1.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 75 (75.00%) Developer
2 23 (23.00%) Java Developer
3 14 (14.00%) Front Office Developer
4 11 (11.00%) Analyst
5 9 (9.00%) Banking Analyst
5 9 (9.00%) FX Support Analyst
5 9 (9.00%) Support Analyst
5 9 (9.00%) Unix Analyst
5 9 (9.00%) Unix Support
5 9 (9.00%) Unix Support Analyst
6 8 (8.00%) C++ Developer
7 5 (5.00%) C++/Java Developer
7 5 (5.00%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.00%) C Developer
8 3 (3.00%) C/C++ Developer
8 3 (3.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (3.00%) Python Developer
8 3 (3.00%) Quantitative Developer
8 3 (3.00%) Risk Manager
8 3 (3.00%) Risk Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 5 (5.00%) AngularJS
2 5 (5.00%) HTML
3 4 (4.00%) HTML5
4 3 (3.00%) .NET
4 3 (3.00%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (3.00%) XML
5 2 (2.00%) Esper
5 2 (2.00%) Highcharts JS
5 2 (2.00%) JavaFX
5 2 (2.00%) JMS
5 2 (2.00%) NumPy
5 2 (2.00%) Pandas
5 2 (2.00%) Pyramid
5 2 (2.00%) SciPy
5 2 (2.00%) Swing
5 2 (2.00%) Ultra Messaging
6 1 (1.00%) D3.js
6 1 (1.00%) Sass
6 1 (1.00%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 40 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 17 (17.00%) Equities
3 14 (14.00%) Fixed Income
4 11 (11.00%) Algorithms
5 9 (9.00%) Fintech
6 8 (8.00%) Equity Derivative
7 6 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (6.00%) Data Structures
7 6 (6.00%) Derivative
8 5 (5.00%) Computer Science
9 3 (3.00%) Hedge funds
9 3 (3.00%) Mathematics
9 3 (3.00%) Physics
9 3 (3.00%) Visualisation
10 2 (2.00%) Eurex
11 1 (1.00%) Economics
11 1 (1.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (45.00%) Unix
2 34 (34.00%) Linux
3 5 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (56.00%) Analytics
2 40 (40.00%) Low Latency
3 31 (31.00%) Algorithmic Trading
4 23 (23.00%) Market Making
4 23 (23.00%) OO
5 16 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (10.00%) DevOps
6 10 (10.00%) Multithreading
6 10 (10.00%) OOD
6 10 (10.00%) Quantitative Trading
7 9 (9.00%) Data Management
7 9 (9.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 8 (8.00%) FX Algorithmic Trading
9 7 (7.00%) Data Analysis
10 5 (5.00%) Data Analytics
10 5 (5.00%) Electronic Trading
11 4 (4.00%) Unit Testing
12 3 (3.00%) Project Management
12 3 (3.00%) Risk Assessment
13 2 (2.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 52 (52.00%) Java
2 35 (35.00%) Python
3 26 (26.00%) C++
4 13 (13.00%) Perl
4 13 (13.00%) Shell Script
5 8 (8.00%) Ruby
6 6 (6.00%) C
6 6 (6.00%) C#
6 6 (6.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.00%) SQL
8 2 (2.00%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.00%) MATLAB
8 2 (2.00%) Scala
9 1 (1.00%) ECMAScript
9 1 (1.00%) ES6
9 1 (1.00%) PHP
9 1 (1.00%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (13.00%) Degree
2 5 (5.00%) PhD
3 1 (1.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 11 (11.00%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.00%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 12 (12.00%) Splunk
2 7 (7.00%) TIBCO
3 5 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.00%) ION Trading
4 4 (4.00%) Oracle
5 2 (2.00%) Fidessa
5 2 (2.00%) Reuters
5 2 (2.00%) Solace
5 2 (2.00%) Yolus
6 1 (1.00%) Calypso
6 1 (1.00%) Currenex
6 1 (1.00%) eSpeed
6 1 (1.00%) Informatica
6 1 (1.00%) Murex
6 1 (1.00%) Sophis
6 1 (1.00%) Sybase
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