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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 379 379 372
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing KDB 52 42 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.02% 0.79% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 38 33
Median daily rate £675 £600 £638
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate - £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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
5076 5303 5337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.43% 23.95% 23.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3691 3694 3794
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 44 26
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.07 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.68% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.43 £16.38 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.40 £57.50 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -23.07%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +33 11 £700 +21.73% 4
Canary Wharf - 3 £600 -
KDB
England

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 50 (53.19%) Analytics
2 46 (48.94%) Java
3 45 (47.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 44 (46.81%) Front Office
5 43 (45.74%) Unix
6 42 (44.68%) Low Latency
7 39 (41.49%) Algorithmic Trading
8 35 (37.23%) Python
9 32 (34.04%) Banking
10 29 (30.85%) Linux
10 29 (30.85%) Market Making
11 27 (28.72%) Finance
12 26 (27.66%) C++
13 22 (23.40%) OO
14 18 (19.15%) Investment Banking
15 15 (15.96%) Perl
16 14 (14.89%) Fixed Income
16 14 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (14.89%) Splunk
16 14 (14.89%) Tick Data
17 13 (13.83%) ITRS Geneos
17 13 (13.83%) DevOps
17 13 (13.83%) Multithreading
17 13 (13.83%) Degree
17 13 (13.83%) Shell Script
18 12 (12.77%) Data Management
18 12 (12.77%) Ultra-Low Latency
18 12 (12.77%) FX Algorithmic Trading
18 12 (12.77%) Algorithms
18 12 (12.77%) Fintech

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 (1.06%) Apache
1 1 (1.06%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) ION MarketView
1 1 (1.06%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.13%) Multicast
3 1 (1.06%) HTTP
3 1 (1.06%) Internet
3 1 (1.06%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.89%) Tick Data
2 2 (2.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (6.38%) Subversion
2 2 (2.13%) Ant
2 2 (2.13%) VTune
3 1 (1.06%) Babel
3 1 (1.06%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.06%) Grunt
3 1 (1.06%) gulp
3 1 (1.06%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.06%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.06%) JSUnit
3 1 (1.06%) Mocha
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.06%) QUnit
3 1 (1.06%) webpack
General
1 44 (46.81%) Front Office
2 32 (34.04%) Banking
3 27 (28.72%) Finance
4 18 (19.15%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (72.34%) Developer
2 20 (21.28%) Java Developer
3 13 (13.83%) Analyst
3 13 (13.83%) Front Office Developer
4 12 (12.77%) Banking Analyst
4 12 (12.77%) Unix Analyst
5 11 (11.70%) FX Support Analyst
5 11 (11.70%) Support Analyst
5 11 (11.70%) Unix Support
5 11 (11.70%) Unix Support Analyst
6 6 (6.38%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.32%) C++ Developer
7 5 (5.32%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (3.19%) C++/Java Developer
8 3 (3.19%) Operational Support Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Operations Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Operations Support Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (2.13%) GUI Developer
9 2 (2.13%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.45%) .NET
2 6 (6.38%) TIBCO EMS
3 5 (5.32%) HTML
4 4 (4.26%) HTML5
4 4 (4.26%) XML
5 3 (3.19%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.19%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (3.19%) Ultra Messaging
6 2 (2.13%) Highcharts JS
6 2 (2.13%) JavaFX
6 2 (2.13%) JMS
6 2 (2.13%) Swing
6 2 (2.13%) WinForms
6 2 (2.13%) WPF
7 1 (1.06%) CSS
7 1 (1.06%) Middleware
7 1 (1.06%) SOAP
7 1 (1.06%) Web Services
7 1 (1.06%) WebSockets
7 1 (1.06%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (47.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 14 (14.89%) Fixed Income
3 12 (12.77%) Algorithms
3 12 (12.77%) Fintech
4 9 (9.57%) Data Structures
4 9 (9.57%) Equities
5 8 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (7.45%) Equity Derivative
7 6 (6.38%) Computer Science
8 5 (5.32%) Derivative
9 3 (3.19%) Mathematics
9 3 (3.19%) Physics
10 2 (2.13%) Eurex
11 1 (1.06%) Economics
11 1 (1.06%) Hedge funds
11 1 (1.06%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 43 (45.74%) Unix
2 29 (30.85%) Linux
3 9 (9.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (53.19%) Analytics
2 42 (44.68%) Low Latency
3 39 (41.49%) Algorithmic Trading
4 29 (30.85%) Market Making
5 22 (23.40%) OO
6 14 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (13.83%) DevOps
7 13 (13.83%) Multithreading
8 12 (12.77%) Data Management
8 12 (12.77%) FX Algorithmic Trading
8 12 (12.77%) Ultra-Low Latency
9 10 (10.64%) OOD
10 5 (5.32%) Data Analytics
10 5 (5.32%) Electronic Trading
11 4 (4.26%) Quantitative Trading
12 3 (3.19%) Quantitative Analysis
13 2 (2.13%) Open Source
13 2 (2.13%) Software Engineering
13 2 (2.13%) Time Management
13 2 (2.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (48.94%) Java
2 35 (37.23%) Python
3 26 (27.66%) C++
4 15 (15.96%) Perl
5 13 (13.83%) Shell Script
6 11 (11.70%) C#
7 8 (8.51%) Ruby
8 5 (5.32%) JavaScript
8 5 (5.32%) SQL
9 4 (4.26%) C
9 4 (4.26%) Scala
10 2 (2.13%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.06%) ECMAScript
11 1 (1.06%) ES6
11 1 (1.06%) PHP
11 1 (1.06%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (13.83%) Degree
2 7 (7.45%) PhD
3 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.06%) PMP
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 13 (13.83%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.06%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 14 (14.89%) Splunk
2 8 (8.51%) TIBCO
3 5 (5.32%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.26%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.13%) Fidessa
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle
5 2 (2.13%) Reuters
5 2 (2.13%) Solace
6 1 (1.06%) Currenex
6 1 (1.06%) eSpeed
6 1 (1.06%) Informatica
6 1 (1.06%) ION Trading
6 1 (1.06%) Sybase
London
McGregor Boyall
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