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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 364 355 384
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +29
Contract jobs citing KDB 44 58 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.25% 0.064%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.84% 1.08% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 42 9
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£600 £600 £600
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £540
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.76%
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
5234 5373 4804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.50% 22.73% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3667 3784 3358
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 25 29
Average hourly rate £27.32 £32.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.64% +42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £22.50 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.00 £62.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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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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 +7 11 £575 -14.81% 1
KDB
England

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 50 (52.08%) Java
2 46 (47.92%) Front Office
3 42 (43.75%) Low Latency
4 38 (39.58%) Finance
4 38 (39.58%) Multithreading
5 37 (38.54%) UNIX
6 36 (37.50%) Equities
6 36 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 32 (33.33%) C++
8 31 (32.29%) Banking
9 30 (31.25%) Perl
9 30 (31.25%) Linux
10 29 (30.21%) SQL
11 27 (28.13%) Algorithmic Trading
12 26 (27.08%) FIX Protocol
13 20 (20.83%) Fixed Income
13 20 (20.83%) Python
13 20 (20.83%) Algorithms
14 18 (18.75%) Sybase
14 18 (18.75%) Middleware
14 18 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (17.71%) C#
16 14 (14.58%) Risk Management
17 13 (13.54%) Analytics
18 12 (12.50%) TIBCO
18 12 (12.50%) Investment Banking
18 12 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
19 11 (11.46%) Data Modelling
20 10 (10.42%) PL/SQL
20 10 (10.42%) DB2

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (2.08%) Apache
1 2 (2.08%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.04%) Node.js
2 1 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.42%) DB2
2 7 (7.29%) Star Schema
3 6 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.25%) DB2 UDB
3 6 (6.25%) BusinessObjects XI
4 5 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.13%) QlikView
5 3 (3.13%) Big Data
6 2 (2.08%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.08%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (6.25%) JUnit
1 6 (6.25%) Mockito
2 2 (2.08%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.04%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.04%) Bower
3 1 (1.04%) Grunt
3 1 (1.04%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 46 (47.92%) Front Office
2 38 (39.58%) Finance
3 31 (32.29%) Banking
4 12 (12.50%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.04%) Marketing
5 1 (1.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 79 (82.29%) Developer
2 24 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 11 (11.46%) C++ Developer
4 10 (10.42%) Analyst
5 9 (9.38%) Senior Developer
6 7 (7.29%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.21%) Data Consultant
7 5 (5.21%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Data Warehouse Consultant
7 5 (5.21%) Consultant
7 5 (5.21%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.17%) Architect
8 4 (4.17%) Database Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Designer
9 3 (3.13%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Python Developer
10 2 (2.08%) Linux Developer
10 2 (2.08%) Analyst Developer
10 2 (2.08%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (27.08%) FIX Protocol
2 18 (18.75%) Middleware
3 9 (9.38%) Spring
4 8 (8.33%) STL
4 8 (8.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 5 (5.21%) WCF
6 3 (3.13%) .NET
7 2 (2.08%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.08%) HTML
7 2 (2.08%) SOAP
7 2 (2.08%) XML
7 2 (2.08%) HTML5
8 1 (1.04%) WPF
8 1 (1.04%) WDF
8 1 (1.04%) Swing
8 1 (1.04%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 36 (37.50%) Equities
1 36 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 20 (20.83%) Fixed Income
2 20 (20.83%) Algorithms
3 8 (8.33%) Visualisation
4 7 (7.29%) Derivative
4 7 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.25%) Equity Derivative
6 5 (5.21%) Mathematics
7 4 (4.17%) Management Information System
7 4 (4.17%) Reference Data
7 4 (4.17%) Open Source
8 2 (2.08%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.08%) Credit Risk
8 2 (2.08%) Hedge funds
9 1 (1.04%) Physics
9 1 (1.04%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 37 (38.54%) UNIX
2 30 (31.25%) Linux
3 7 (7.29%) Windows
4 2 (2.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (43.75%) Low Latency
2 38 (39.58%) Multithreading
3 27 (28.13%) Algorithmic Trading
4 18 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (14.58%) Risk Management
6 13 (13.54%) Analytics
7 12 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
8 11 (11.46%) Data Modelling
9 9 (9.38%) TDD
10 7 (7.29%) Software Engineering
10 7 (7.29%) OO
11 6 (6.25%) Project Management
11 6 (6.25%) Operations Research
11 6 (6.25%) Performance Testing
11 6 (6.25%) Financial Modelling
12 5 (5.21%) Numerical Analysis
12 5 (5.21%) Data Analysis
12 5 (5.21%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
13 4 (4.17%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (52.08%) Java
2 32 (33.33%) C++
3 30 (31.25%) Perl
4 29 (30.21%) SQL
5 20 (20.83%) Python
6 17 (17.71%) C#
7 10 (10.42%) PL/SQL
8 6 (6.25%) Shell Script
8 6 (6.25%) VB
9 4 (4.17%) Scala
10 3 (3.13%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.13%) Tcl
10 3 (3.13%) AWK
10 3 (3.13%) C
11 2 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (5.21%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) QA
1 3 (3.13%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 6 (6.25%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (2.08%) logstash
2 2 (2.08%) Kibana
Vendors
1 18 (18.75%) Sybase
2 12 (12.50%) TIBCO
3 10 (10.42%) Tableau
4 7 (7.29%) Greenplum
4 7 (7.29%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.29%) Informatica
5 6 (6.25%) Solace
5 6 (6.25%) ION Trading
6 5 (5.21%) Portware
6 5 (5.21%) Oracle
6 5 (5.21%) Fidessa
7 3 (3.13%) Netezza
7 3 (3.13%) Teradata
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