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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 362 387 352
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -35
Contract jobs citing KDB 41 30 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.80% 0.54% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 21 29
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £588
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £800 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 -
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
5097 5513 4760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.40% 23.17% 22.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3705 3860 3323
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £576
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 33 48
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.39% +19.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £18.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £57.50 £48.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

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 December 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 December 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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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 +14 17 £650 +26.82% 4
KDB
England

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 50 (58.82%) Java
2 49 (57.65%) Front Office
3 45 (52.94%) Low Latency
4 40 (47.06%) Multithreading
5 36 (42.35%) Algorithmic Trading
6 33 (38.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 32 (37.65%) C++
8 30 (35.29%) Linux
9 29 (34.12%) Banking
10 26 (30.59%) Finance
11 24 (28.24%) UNIX
12 21 (24.71%) Python
12 21 (24.71%) Fixed Income
12 21 (24.71%) Equities
12 21 (24.71%) Algorithms
13 19 (22.35%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (21.18%) Electronic Trading
15 17 (20.00%) Risk Management
15 17 (20.00%) C#
16 16 (18.82%) Analytics
17 15 (17.65%) FIX Protocol
18 14 (16.47%) Investment Banking
18 14 (16.47%) SQL
19 13 (15.29%) Sybase
19 13 (15.29%) TIBCO
19 13 (15.29%) Middleware
19 13 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
20 12 (14.12%) Perl
21 11 (12.94%) Degree
22 10 (11.76%) TDD

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 3 (3.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.06%) Big Data
3 2 (2.35%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.35%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.18%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (8.24%) JUnit
1 7 (8.24%) Mockito
2 3 (3.53%) Jasmine
2 3 (3.53%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 49 (57.65%) Front Office
2 29 (34.12%) Banking
3 26 (30.59%) Finance
4 14 (16.47%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.35%) Back Office
6 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 73 (85.88%) Developer
2 30 (35.29%) Java Developer
3 8 (9.41%) C++ Developer
4 5 (5.88%) Python Developer
5 4 (4.71%) Analyst
6 3 (3.53%) C# Developer
6 3 (3.53%) Support Analyst
6 3 (3.53%) Quantitative Developer
7 2 (2.35%) WPF Developer
7 2 (2.35%) Applications Support
7 2 (2.35%) Architect
7 2 (2.35%) Project Manager
7 2 (2.35%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.18%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.18%) Web Developer
8 1 (1.18%) Applications Developer
8 1 (1.18%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (1.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (1.18%) Analyst Developer
8 1 (1.18%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.65%) FIX Protocol
2 13 (15.29%) Middleware
3 10 (11.76%) Spring
4 8 (9.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 7 (8.24%) STL
6 5 (5.88%) WPF
7 4 (4.71%) HTML5
7 4 (4.71%) AngularJS
7 4 (4.71%) HTML
7 4 (4.71%) Velocity
8 3 (3.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (3.53%) jQuery
9 2 (2.35%) Spring Integration
10 1 (1.18%) Java SE
10 1 (1.18%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 33 (38.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 21 (24.71%) Fixed Income
2 21 (24.71%) Equities
2 21 (24.71%) Algorithms
3 13 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.24%) Visualisation
5 6 (7.06%) Mathematics
5 6 (7.06%) Data Structures
6 4 (4.71%) Derivative
7 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.53%) User Experience
8 2 (2.35%) Physics
9 1 (1.18%) Open Source
9 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (35.29%) Linux
2 24 (28.24%) UNIX
3 6 (7.06%) Windows
4 2 (2.35%) Solaris
4 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (52.94%) Low Latency
2 40 (47.06%) Multithreading
3 36 (42.35%) Algorithmic Trading
4 19 (22.35%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (21.18%) Electronic Trading
6 17 (20.00%) Risk Management
7 16 (18.82%) Analytics
8 10 (11.76%) TDD
9 9 (10.59%) Software Engineering
9 9 (10.59%) Project Management
10 7 (8.24%) Financial Modelling
10 7 (8.24%) Operations Research
11 6 (7.06%) Performance Testing
11 6 (7.06%) OO
11 6 (7.06%) Market Making
12 5 (5.88%) Numerical Analysis
13 4 (4.71%) Enterprise Architecture
14 3 (3.53%) OOP
14 3 (3.53%) Performance Tuning
15 2 (2.35%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (58.82%) Java
2 32 (37.65%) C++
3 21 (24.71%) Python
4 17 (20.00%) C#
5 14 (16.47%) SQL
6 12 (14.12%) Perl
7 8 (9.41%) Shell Script
8 7 (8.24%) VB
9 4 (4.71%) VBA
9 4 (4.71%) JavaScript
10 3 (3.53%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (12.94%) Degree
2 5 (5.88%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 13 (15.29%) Sybase
1 13 (15.29%) TIBCO
2 9 (10.59%) ION Trading
3 7 (8.24%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.71%) Tableau
5 2 (2.35%) Cisco
5 2 (2.35%) Yolus
5 2 (2.35%) Tradeweb
5 2 (2.35%) Reuters
6 1 (1.18%) Veritas
6 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
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