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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 344 344 356
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Contract jobs citing KDB 46 46 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.21% 0.056%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.95% 0.94% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 32 9
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£575 £525 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £477 £540
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £705 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £463 -
% change year-on-year
-13.51% -
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
4859 4904 4546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.19% 22.73% 23.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3397 3385 3185
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 29 27
Average hourly rate £20.00 £37.90 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.23% +47.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £18.60 £15.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £156.25 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £31.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+10.40% +11.60%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 7 £600 -11.11% 2
KDB
England

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 46 (54.12%) Java
2 42 (49.41%) Front Office
3 41 (48.24%) Low Latency
4 38 (44.71%) UNIX
4 38 (44.71%) Banking
4 38 (44.71%) Multithreading
5 34 (40.00%) Linux
5 34 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 31 (36.47%) Finance
7 30 (35.29%) C++
7 30 (35.29%) Algorithmic Trading
8 29 (34.12%) Equities
9 26 (30.59%) Fixed Income
10 25 (29.41%) Perl
11 24 (28.24%) SQL
12 22 (25.88%) FIX Protocol
13 18 (21.18%) Python
13 18 (21.18%) Middleware
14 17 (20.00%) Sybase
14 17 (20.00%) Algorithms
15 16 (18.82%) C#
16 14 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (16.47%) Investment Banking
16 14 (16.47%) Analytics
17 13 (15.29%) Risk Management
17 13 (15.29%) TIBCO
18 12 (14.12%) Electronic Trading
19 11 (12.94%) Tableau
19 11 (12.94%) Data Modelling
20 10 (11.76%) PL/SQL

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 1 (1.18%) Apache
1 1 (1.18%) Node.js
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle Coherence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.76%) DB2
2 7 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.24%) Star Schema
3 6 (7.06%) BusinessObjects XI
3 6 (7.06%) DB2 UDB
4 5 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.71%) Big Data
6 3 (3.53%) QlikView
7 2 (2.35%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (8.24%) JUnit
1 7 (8.24%) Mockito
2 1 (1.18%) Grunt
2 1 (1.18%) Bower
2 1 (1.18%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
General
1 42 (49.41%) Front Office
2 38 (44.71%) Banking
3 31 (36.47%) Finance
4 14 (16.47%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 73 (85.88%) Developer
2 26 (30.59%) Java Developer
3 8 (9.41%) Analyst
3 8 (9.41%) C++ Developer
4 6 (7.06%) Support Analyst
5 5 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 5 (5.88%) Consultant
5 5 (5.88%) Data Consultant
5 5 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Consultant
5 5 (5.88%) Python Developer
6 4 (4.71%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (4.71%) C# Developer
6 4 (4.71%) Database Developer
7 3 (3.53%) Designer
7 3 (3.53%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 2 (2.35%) QA Analyst
8 2 (2.35%) DB2 Consultant
8 2 (2.35%) WPF Developer
9 1 (1.18%) Support Specialist
9 1 (1.18%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (25.88%) FIX Protocol
2 18 (21.18%) Middleware
3 8 (9.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 7 (8.24%) STL
4 7 (8.24%) Spring
5 5 (5.88%) WPF
6 2 (2.35%) HTML5
6 2 (2.35%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.35%) HTML
7 1 (1.18%) WinForms
7 1 (1.18%) Swing
7 1 (1.18%) SOAP
7 1 (1.18%) D3.js
7 1 (1.18%) Velocity
7 1 (1.18%) WCF
7 1 (1.18%) WDF
7 1 (1.18%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 34 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 29 (34.12%) Equities
3 26 (30.59%) Fixed Income
4 17 (20.00%) Algorithms
5 10 (11.76%) Derivative
6 9 (10.59%) Visualisation
7 6 (7.06%) Equity Derivative
8 5 (5.88%) Mathematics
9 4 (4.71%) Reference Data
9 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
11 2 (2.35%) Physics
11 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
11 2 (2.35%) Data Structures
12 1 (1.18%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 38 (44.71%) UNIX
2 34 (40.00%) Linux
3 7 (8.24%) Windows
4 2 (2.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (48.24%) Low Latency
2 38 (44.71%) Multithreading
3 30 (35.29%) Algorithmic Trading
4 14 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (16.47%) Analytics
5 13 (15.29%) Risk Management
6 12 (14.12%) Electronic Trading
7 11 (12.94%) Data Modelling
8 10 (11.76%) TDD
9 9 (10.59%) Software Engineering
10 7 (8.24%) Project Management
10 7 (8.24%) Financial Modelling
10 7 (8.24%) Operations Research
11 6 (7.06%) Performance Testing
11 6 (7.06%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (5.88%) OO
12 5 (5.88%) Numerical Analysis
12 5 (5.88%) Data Analysis
13 3 (3.53%) Market Making
13 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 46 (54.12%) Java
2 30 (35.29%) C++
3 25 (29.41%) Perl
4 24 (28.24%) SQL
5 18 (21.18%) Python
6 16 (18.82%) C#
7 10 (11.76%) PL/SQL
8 7 (8.24%) VB
9 4 (4.71%) Scala
9 4 (4.71%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.53%) C
11 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
12 1 (1.18%) AWK
12 1 (1.18%) Tcl
12 1 (1.18%) VBA
12 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (8.24%) Degree
2 1 (1.18%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) Data Quality
1 3 (3.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (7.06%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 17 (20.00%) Sybase
2 13 (15.29%) TIBCO
3 11 (12.94%) Tableau
4 7 (8.24%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.24%) Informatica
4 7 (8.24%) Greenplum
4 7 (8.24%) ION Trading
5 4 (4.71%) Oracle
6 3 (3.53%) Teradata
6 3 (3.53%) Netezza
7 1 (1.18%) Fidessa
7 1 (1.18%) Portware
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