The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 374 372 384
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Contract jobs citing KDB 37 42 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.69% 0.77% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 36 28
Average daily rate
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£700 £675 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £543
10% offered a daily rate of more than £745 £688 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 -
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5376 5466 5331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.77% 22.55% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3664 3720 3563
Average daily rate £442 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.79% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £565 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 61 54
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.97 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.68% +5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.79 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
KDB
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +13 10 £700 +7.69% 7
KDB
England

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 73 (76.84%) Java
2 54 (56.84%) Front Office
3 41 (43.16%) Banking
4 40 (42.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 36 (37.89%) Investment Banking
6 34 (35.79%) C++
7 30 (31.58%) Multithreading
8 29 (30.53%) Low Latency
9 25 (26.32%) Oracle
9 25 (26.32%) Degree
10 22 (23.16%) SQL
10 22 (23.16%) Linux
10 22 (23.16%) Electronic Trading
11 21 (22.11%) Python
12 20 (21.05%) C#
13 18 (18.95%) Spring
13 18 (18.95%) Finance
14 17 (17.89%) Fixed Income
14 17 (17.89%) TIBCO
15 16 (16.84%) UNIX
15 16 (16.84%) Analytics
16 15 (15.79%) JUnit
16 15 (15.79%) SQL Server
16 15 (15.79%) Sybase
16 15 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
16 15 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
17 14 (14.74%) TDD
17 14 (14.74%) ION Trading
17 14 (14.74%) Microsoft
17 14 (14.74%) Mockito

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (4.21%) TIBCO EMS
2 2 (2.11%) MTS
3 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.05%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.26%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.05%) LDAP
1 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.05%) VPN
1 1 (1.05%) SSL
1 1 (1.05%) NetScreen
1 1 (1.05%) Firewall
1 1 (1.05%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (1.05%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (1.05%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.79%) SQL Server
1 15 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (13.68%) Oracle Database
3 9 (9.47%) MongoDB
4 7 (7.37%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (4.21%) QlikView
6 3 (3.16%) Big Data
7 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.05%) MySQL
7 1 (1.05%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (15.79%) JUnit
2 14 (14.74%) Mockito
3 5 (5.26%) Maven
4 4 (4.21%) JIRA
5 3 (3.16%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.16%) Zephyr
6 2 (2.11%) Ant
7 1 (1.05%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.05%) jMock
7 1 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.05%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.05%) JMeter
General
1 54 (56.84%) Front Office
2 41 (43.16%) Banking
3 36 (37.89%) Investment Banking
4 18 (18.95%) Finance
5 2 (2.11%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.05%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.05%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (91.58%) Developer
2 35 (36.84%) Java Developer
3 12 (12.63%) Senior Developer
4 6 (6.32%) Web Developer
5 5 (5.26%) Python Developer
6 4 (4.21%) Senior Analyst Developer
6 4 (4.21%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (4.21%) Analyst
6 4 (4.21%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (3.16%) Designer
8 2 (2.11%) C# Developer
8 2 (2.11%) Web Designer
9 1 (1.05%) C++ Developer
9 1 (1.05%) UNIX Systems Engineer
9 1 (1.05%) Web Applications Developer
9 1 (1.05%) UNIX Engineer
9 1 (1.05%) HTML Developer
9 1 (1.05%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (1.05%) Applications Developer
9 1 (1.05%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.95%) Spring
2 11 (11.58%) AngularJS
2 11 (11.58%) HTML
3 10 (10.53%) HTML5
4 7 (7.37%) Rendezvous
5 6 (6.32%) SciPy
5 6 (6.32%) NumPy
5 6 (6.32%) jQuery
5 6 (6.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (5.26%) Middleware
6 5 (5.26%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (4.21%) Apache Flex
8 3 (3.16%) JMX
8 3 (3.16%) CSS
8 3 (3.16%) Spring Integration
8 3 (3.16%) Esper
9 2 (2.11%) Swing
9 2 (2.11%) JMS
9 2 (2.11%) WPF
10 1 (1.05%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 40 (42.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 17 (17.89%) Fixed Income
3 11 (11.58%) Statistics
4 9 (9.47%) Equities
5 8 (8.42%) Hedge funds
6 7 (7.37%) Visualisation
7 6 (6.32%) Open Source
7 6 (6.32%) Derivative
7 6 (6.32%) Mathematics
7 6 (6.32%) Computer Science
8 4 (4.21%) Physics
8 4 (4.21%) Grid Computing
9 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (1.05%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.16%) Linux
2 16 (16.84%) UNIX
3 1 (1.05%) Windows
3 1 (1.05%) AIX
3 1 (1.05%) Solaris
3 1 (1.05%) SUSE
3 1 (1.05%) Debian
3 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.05%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.58%) Multithreading
2 29 (30.53%) Low Latency
3 22 (23.16%) Electronic Trading
4 16 (16.84%) Analytics
5 15 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (14.74%) TDD
7 10 (10.53%) OO
8 9 (9.47%) Algorithmic Trading
9 8 (8.42%) E-Commerce
10 6 (6.32%) Risk Management
11 5 (5.26%) Software Engineering
11 5 (5.26%) Statistical Analysis
11 5 (5.26%) OOP
12 4 (4.21%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (4.21%) Performance Testing
12 4 (4.21%) Data Modelling
12 4 (4.21%) OOD
13 3 (3.16%) Unit Testing
13 3 (3.16%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (3.16%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 73 (76.84%) Java
2 34 (35.79%) C++
3 22 (23.16%) SQL
4 21 (22.11%) Python
5 20 (21.05%) C#
6 11 (11.58%) VB
7 7 (7.37%) JavaScript
7 7 (7.37%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.21%) Scala
9 3 (3.16%) Perl
10 1 (1.05%) PHP
10 1 (1.05%) C-shell
10 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.05%) Ruby
10 1 (1.05%) Korn
10 1 (1.05%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 25 (26.32%) Degree
2 4 (4.21%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.05%) Snort
1 1 (1.05%) Squid
1 1 (1.05%) Xen
1 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.05%) qmail
1 1 (1.05%) Sendmail
1 1 (1.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (1.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (1.05%) OpenSSH
1 1 (1.05%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) Nessus
1 1 (1.05%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 25 (26.32%) Oracle
2 17 (17.89%) TIBCO
3 15 (15.79%) Sybase
4 14 (14.74%) Microsoft
4 14 (14.74%) ION Trading
5 4 (4.21%) Adobe
6 2 (2.11%) Bloomberg
6 2 (2.11%) eSpeed
6 2 (2.11%) Tradeweb
7 1 (1.05%) Akamai
7 1 (1.05%) Splunk
7 1 (1.05%) VMware
7 1 (1.05%) Symantec
7 1 (1.05%) Tripwire
7 1 (1.05%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.05%) Qualys
7 1 (1.05%) Nokia
7 1 (1.05%) Veritas
7 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.05%) CheckPoint
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Aston Carter
Rate: £750 - £850 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £850 - £1100 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 11 days ago