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 26 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 377 392 358
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -34
Contract jobs citing KDB 40 34 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.77% 0.59% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 25 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 £450 £500 £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
5179 5767 5017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.11% 23.26% 22.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3796 4062 3458
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 31 33 54
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.46 £18.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.55 £46.23 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

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 26 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 26 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 +26 14 £650 +23.80% 2
KDB
England

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 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 55 (68.75%) Java
2 47 (58.75%) Front Office
3 43 (53.75%) Low Latency
4 37 (46.25%) Multithreading
5 34 (42.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 28 (35.00%) Banking
6 28 (35.00%) Algorithmic Trading
7 27 (33.75%) Linux
8 25 (31.25%) C++
9 24 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (28.75%) Finance
11 19 (23.75%) Python
12 18 (22.50%) UNIX
13 17 (21.25%) C#
13 17 (21.25%) Fixed Income
13 17 (21.25%) Equities
13 17 (21.25%) Electronic Trading
14 16 (20.00%) Risk Management
15 15 (18.75%) Investment Banking
15 15 (18.75%) Algorithms
16 14 (17.50%) Analytics
16 14 (17.50%) Sybase
17 13 (16.25%) SQL
18 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
18 12 (15.00%) Spring
19 11 (13.75%) FIX Protocol
20 10 (12.50%) ION Trading
20 10 (12.50%) Perl
20 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
21 8 (10.00%) JUnit

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 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 1 (1.25%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.00%) Big Data
3 3 (3.75%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.25%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (10.00%) JUnit
1 8 (10.00%) Mockito
2 3 (3.75%) Jasmine
2 3 (3.75%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 47 (58.75%) Front Office
2 28 (35.00%) Banking
3 23 (28.75%) Finance
4 15 (18.75%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.50%) Back Office
5 2 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 70 (87.50%) Developer
2 31 (38.75%) Java Developer
3 5 (6.25%) Analyst
3 5 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 4 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (5.00%) C++ Developer
4 4 (5.00%) Analyst Developer
4 4 (5.00%) Senior Analyst Developer
4 4 (5.00%) Python Developer
5 3 (3.75%) Quantitative Developer
5 3 (3.75%) C# Developer
6 2 (2.50%) Applications Support
6 2 (2.50%) Architect
6 2 (2.50%) Project Manager
6 2 (2.50%) WPF Developer
7 1 (1.25%) Interaction Designer
7 1 (1.25%) Designer
7 1 (1.25%) UX Designer
7 1 (1.25%) Senior Python Developer
7 1 (1.25%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.00%) Spring
2 11 (13.75%) FIX Protocol
3 8 (10.00%) Middleware
4 6 (7.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 5 (6.25%) STL
6 4 (5.00%) Velocity
6 4 (5.00%) WPF
7 3 (3.75%) HTML5
7 3 (3.75%) jQuery
7 3 (3.75%) Spring Integration
7 3 (3.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (3.75%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.75%) HTML
8 2 (2.50%) Swing
9 1 (1.25%) Java SE
9 1 (1.25%) Rendezvous
9 1 (1.25%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 34 (42.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 17 (21.25%) Fixed Income
2 17 (21.25%) Equities
3 15 (18.75%) Algorithms
4 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.25%) Visualisation
5 5 (6.25%) Data Structures
5 5 (6.25%) Mathematics
5 5 (6.25%) Derivative
6 3 (3.75%) User Experience
6 3 (3.75%) Statistics
7 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.25%) Open Source
8 1 (1.25%) Physics
8 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (33.75%) Linux
2 18 (22.50%) UNIX
3 2 (2.50%) Solaris
3 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (53.75%) Low Latency
2 37 (46.25%) Multithreading
3 28 (35.00%) Algorithmic Trading
4 24 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (21.25%) Electronic Trading
6 16 (20.00%) Risk Management
7 14 (17.50%) Analytics
8 8 (10.00%) TDD
9 7 (8.75%) Software Engineering
9 7 (8.75%) Project Management
10 6 (7.50%) OO
10 6 (7.50%) Market Making
11 5 (6.25%) Financial Modelling
11 5 (6.25%) Operations Research
12 4 (5.00%) E-Commerce
12 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
12 4 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
13 3 (3.75%) Performance Tuning
13 3 (3.75%) OOP
13 3 (3.75%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 55 (68.75%) Java
2 25 (31.25%) C++
3 19 (23.75%) Python
4 17 (21.25%) C#
5 13 (16.25%) SQL
6 10 (12.50%) Perl
7 8 (10.00%) Shell Script
8 7 (8.75%) VB
9 4 (5.00%) VBA
10 3 (3.75%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (10.00%) Degree
2 5 (6.25%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 14 (17.50%) Sybase
2 10 (12.50%) ION Trading
3 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.00%) TIBCO
4 4 (5.00%) Tableau
5 2 (2.50%) Cisco
5 2 (2.50%) Reuters
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle
5 2 (2.50%) Yolus
5 2 (2.50%) Tradeweb
6 1 (1.25%) Veritas
6 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
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