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 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 372 387 358
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -29
Contract jobs citing KDB 40 37 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.76% 0.63% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 31
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£650 £550 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £505 £585
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £650 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 - -
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
5244 5833 5000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.98% 23.41% 21.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3830 4093 3449
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 52
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.41 £18.00 £17.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £46.23 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+26.36% -11.29%

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 November 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 24 November 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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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 +17 13 £650 +23.80% 1
KDB
England

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 57 (70.37%) Java
2 46 (56.79%) Front Office
3 41 (50.62%) Low Latency
4 38 (46.91%) Multithreading
5 34 (41.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 29 (35.80%) Banking
7 28 (34.57%) Algorithmic Trading
8 27 (33.33%) Linux
9 25 (30.86%) C++
9 25 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (29.63%) Finance
11 19 (23.46%) Python
12 17 (20.99%) C#
12 17 (20.99%) UNIX
12 17 (20.99%) Risk Management
12 17 (20.99%) Equities
12 17 (20.99%) Investment Banking
13 16 (19.75%) Electronic Trading
13 16 (19.75%) Fixed Income
14 15 (18.52%) Algorithms
15 14 (17.28%) Sybase
15 14 (17.28%) Analytics
16 12 (14.81%) Spring
16 12 (14.81%) SQL
16 12 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
17 10 (12.35%) Perl
17 10 (12.35%) SQL Server
17 10 (12.35%) ION Trading
17 10 (12.35%) FIX Protocol
18 9 (11.11%) Degree

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 (2.47%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.35%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.88%) Big Data
3 3 (3.70%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.23%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (9.88%) JUnit
1 8 (9.88%) Mockito
2 3 (3.70%) Jasmine
2 3 (3.70%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (1.23%) Zephyr
3 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.23%) JIRA
General
1 46 (56.79%) Front Office
2 29 (35.80%) Banking
3 24 (29.63%) Finance
4 17 (20.99%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.47%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.47%) Back Office
6 1 (1.23%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.23%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (88.89%) Developer
2 32 (39.51%) Java Developer
3 6 (7.41%) Senior Developer
4 4 (4.94%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (4.94%) Analyst
4 4 (4.94%) Senior Analyst Developer
4 4 (4.94%) Python Developer
4 4 (4.94%) C++ Developer
4 4 (4.94%) Analyst Developer
5 3 (3.70%) Quantitative Developer
5 3 (3.70%) C# Developer
6 2 (2.47%) WPF Developer
6 2 (2.47%) Architect
6 2 (2.47%) Project Manager
6 2 (2.47%) Applications Support
7 1 (1.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (1.23%) Senior Python Developer
7 1 (1.23%) WinForms Developer
7 1 (1.23%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (1.23%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.81%) Spring
2 10 (12.35%) FIX Protocol
3 7 (8.64%) Middleware
4 6 (7.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 5 (6.17%) STL
6 4 (4.94%) Velocity
6 4 (4.94%) WPF
6 4 (4.94%) HTML5
6 4 (4.94%) AngularJS
6 4 (4.94%) HTML
7 3 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (3.70%) Spring Integration
7 3 (3.70%) jQuery
8 2 (2.47%) Swing
8 2 (2.47%) Rendezvous
9 1 (1.23%) JMX
9 1 (1.23%) WinForms
9 1 (1.23%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 34 (41.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 17 (20.99%) Equities
3 16 (19.75%) Fixed Income
4 15 (18.52%) Algorithms
5 12 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (7.41%) Data Structures
6 6 (7.41%) Visualisation
6 6 (7.41%) Mathematics
7 5 (6.17%) Derivative
8 3 (3.70%) Statistics
8 3 (3.70%) User Experience
9 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
10 1 (1.23%) Physics
10 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 27 (33.33%) Linux
2 17 (20.99%) UNIX
3 2 (2.47%) Solaris
3 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (50.62%) Low Latency
2 38 (46.91%) Multithreading
3 28 (34.57%) Algorithmic Trading
4 25 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (20.99%) Risk Management
6 16 (19.75%) Electronic Trading
7 14 (17.28%) Analytics
8 8 (9.88%) TDD
9 7 (8.64%) Software Engineering
9 7 (8.64%) Project Management
10 6 (7.41%) OO
10 6 (7.41%) Market Making
11 5 (6.17%) Financial Modelling
11 5 (6.17%) Operations Research
12 4 (4.94%) Enterprise Architecture
12 4 (4.94%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (4.94%) E-Commerce
13 3 (3.70%) OOD
13 3 (3.70%) OOP
13 3 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 57 (70.37%) Java
2 25 (30.86%) C++
3 19 (23.46%) Python
4 17 (20.99%) C#
5 12 (14.81%) SQL
6 10 (12.35%) Perl
7 8 (9.88%) Shell Script
8 6 (7.41%) VB
9 4 (4.94%) VBA
9 4 (4.94%) JavaScript
10 3 (3.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) Degree
2 5 (6.17%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (17.28%) Sybase
2 10 (12.35%) ION Trading
3 8 (9.88%) TIBCO
3 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.94%) Tableau
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle
5 2 (2.47%) Cisco
5 2 (2.47%) Reuters
5 2 (2.47%) Yolus
5 2 (2.47%) Tradeweb
6 1 (1.23%) Veritas
6 1 (1.23%) Red Hat
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