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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 359 350 366
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Contract jobs citing KDB 43 54 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.24% 0.068%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.87% 1.08% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 37 10
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£600 £600 £600
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £545
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 -
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
4948 4993 4658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.14% 22.29% 22.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3458 3479 3280
Average daily rate £450 £425 £441
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £293 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 23 24
Average hourly rate £22.83 £37.55 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.20% +46.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £24.50 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £72.25 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.38 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +22.76%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +1 6 £600 -11.11%
KDB
England

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 43 (51.81%) Java
2 41 (49.40%) Front Office
3 36 (43.37%) Low Latency
4 34 (40.96%) UNIX
4 34 (40.96%) Multithreading
5 33 (39.76%) Banking
6 31 (37.35%) Finance
7 30 (36.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 30 (36.14%) Linux
8 28 (33.73%) C++
8 28 (33.73%) Equities
9 26 (31.33%) Perl
9 26 (31.33%) SQL
10 22 (26.51%) Fixed Income
10 22 (26.51%) Algorithmic Trading
11 21 (25.30%) FIX Protocol
12 18 (21.69%) Sybase
13 16 (19.28%) C#
13 16 (19.28%) Middleware
14 15 (18.07%) Python
15 14 (16.87%) Analytics
15 14 (16.87%) Algorithms
16 13 (15.66%) TIBCO
17 12 (14.46%) Investment Banking
18 11 (13.25%) Electronic Trading
18 11 (13.25%) Risk Management
18 11 (13.25%) Data Modelling
19 10 (12.05%) PL/SQL
19 10 (12.05%) DB2
19 10 (12.05%) Tableau

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (2.41%) Apache
1 2 (2.41%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.20%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.05%) DB2
2 7 (8.43%) Star Schema
2 7 (8.43%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.23%) DB2 UDB
3 6 (7.23%) BusinessObjects XI
4 5 (6.02%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.61%) QlikView
5 3 (3.61%) Big Data
6 2 (2.41%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.41%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (8.43%) Mockito
1 7 (8.43%) JUnit
2 1 (1.20%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.20%) Grunt
2 1 (1.20%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (1.20%) Bower
General
1 41 (49.40%) Front Office
2 33 (39.76%) Banking
3 31 (37.35%) Finance
4 12 (14.46%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 70 (84.34%) Developer
2 23 (27.71%) Java Developer
3 8 (9.64%) Analyst
3 8 (9.64%) Senior Developer
4 7 (8.43%) C++ Developer
4 7 (8.43%) C# Developer
5 6 (7.23%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.02%) Consultant
6 5 (6.02%) Data Warehouse Consultant
6 5 (6.02%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (6.02%) Data Consultant
7 4 (4.82%) Database Developer
8 3 (3.61%) Python Developer
8 3 (3.61%) Designer
8 3 (3.61%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (3.61%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 2 (2.41%) Lead Developer
9 2 (2.41%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.41%) Architect
9 2 (2.41%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.30%) FIX Protocol
2 16 (19.28%) Middleware
3 9 (10.84%) Spring
4 5 (6.02%) STL
4 5 (6.02%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 4 (4.82%) WCF
5 4 (4.82%) WPF
6 2 (2.41%) HTML5
6 2 (2.41%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.41%) HTML
6 2 (2.41%) .NET
6 2 (2.41%) SOAP
7 1 (1.20%) XML
7 1 (1.20%) Swing
7 1 (1.20%) WDF
7 1 (1.20%) WinForms
7 1 (1.20%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 30 (36.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 28 (33.73%) Equities
3 22 (26.51%) Fixed Income
4 14 (16.87%) Algorithms
5 8 (9.64%) Visualisation
6 7 (8.43%) Derivative
7 6 (7.23%) Equity Derivative
8 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (4.82%) Reference Data
9 4 (4.82%) Mathematics
10 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
11 2 (2.41%) Credit Risk
11 2 (2.41%) Data Structures
11 2 (2.41%) Open Source
12 1 (1.20%) Hedge funds
12 1 (1.20%) Physics
12 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (40.96%) UNIX
2 30 (36.14%) Linux
3 7 (8.43%) Windows
4 3 (3.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (43.37%) Low Latency
2 34 (40.96%) Multithreading
3 22 (26.51%) Algorithmic Trading
4 14 (16.87%) Analytics
5 11 (13.25%) Electronic Trading
5 11 (13.25%) Data Modelling
5 11 (13.25%) Risk Management
6 10 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (12.05%) TDD
7 6 (7.23%) Performance Testing
8 5 (6.02%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (6.02%) Data Analysis
8 5 (6.02%) Software Engineering
8 5 (6.02%) Numerical Analysis
8 5 (6.02%) OO
9 4 (4.82%) Project Management
9 4 (4.82%) Operations Research
9 4 (4.82%) Financial Modelling
10 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Architecture
11 2 (2.41%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 43 (51.81%) Java
2 28 (33.73%) C++
3 26 (31.33%) Perl
3 26 (31.33%) SQL
4 16 (19.28%) C#
5 15 (18.07%) Python
6 10 (12.05%) PL/SQL
7 7 (8.43%) VB
8 5 (6.02%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.61%) Scala
9 3 (3.61%) C
10 2 (2.41%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.20%) AWK
11 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.20%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (4.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) QA
1 3 (3.61%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 6 (7.23%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.20%) logstash
2 1 (1.20%) Kibana
Vendors
1 18 (21.69%) Sybase
2 13 (15.66%) TIBCO
3 10 (12.05%) Tableau
4 8 (9.64%) Microsoft
5 7 (8.43%) Informatica
5 7 (8.43%) ION Trading
5 7 (8.43%) Greenplum
6 5 (6.02%) Oracle
7 3 (3.61%) Netezza
7 3 (3.61%) Teradata
8 1 (1.20%) Portware
8 1 (1.20%) Fidessa
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