The table below looks at the statistics for KDB skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited KDB over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 380 377 390
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Contract jobs citing KDB 51 52 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.98% 0.97% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 42 30
Median daily rate £650 £650 £650
90% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £528 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £710
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 - £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
5221 5365 5349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.70% 24.02% 22.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3679 3865 3896
Median daily rate £500 £470 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 38
Median hourly rate £42.00 £21.98 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.12% -24.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £48.00 £39.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -22.90%

KDB
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing KDB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing KDB within the London region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -14 11 £700 +7.69% 4
Canary Wharf +1 2 £600 -
Docklands, London - 1 £675 -
KDB
England

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing KDB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for KDB.

1 41 (55.41%) Java
2 38 (51.35%) Banking
3 33 (44.59%) Front Office
3 33 (44.59%) Finance
4 32 (43.24%) Investment Banking
5 31 (41.89%) Unix
6 30 (40.54%) Linux
7 29 (39.19%) Kdb+
8 25 (33.78%) C++
8 25 (33.78%) FIX Protocol
9 22 (29.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 22 (29.73%) Low Latency
10 21 (28.38%) Electronic Trading
11 20 (27.03%) Equities
12 19 (25.68%) Analytics
13 18 (24.32%) Fixed Income
14 17 (22.97%) SQL
15 15 (20.27%) Multithreading
16 14 (18.92%) Python
16 14 (18.92%) Derivative
17 13 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
18 12 (16.22%) OO
19 11 (14.86%) C#
19 11 (14.86%) Algorithmic Trading
19 11 (14.86%) Tick Data
20 10 (13.51%) Algorithms
20 10 (13.51%) TDD
21 9 (12.16%) Data Analysis
21 9 (12.16%) Oracle
21 9 (12.16%) Data Structures

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (2.70%) MS Project
1 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (39.19%) Kdb+
2 11 (14.86%) Tick Data
3 8 (10.81%) Big Data
4 7 (9.46%) Oracle Database
5 6 (8.11%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (4.05%) InterSystems Cache
6 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.70%) DB2
7 2 (2.70%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.35%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.35%) Hazelcast
8 1 (1.35%) MySQL
8 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Eclipse
1 2 (2.70%) Maven
2 1 (1.35%) EasyMock
2 1 (1.35%) JIRA
2 1 (1.35%) JUnit
2 1 (1.35%) Robot Framework
2 1 (1.35%) Subversion
General
1 38 (51.35%) Banking
2 33 (44.59%) Finance
2 33 (44.59%) Front Office
3 32 (43.24%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.70%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.70%) Publishing
5 1 (1.35%) Back Office
5 1 (1.35%) French Language
Job Titles
1 61 (82.43%) Developer
2 34 (45.95%) KDB Developer
3 19 (25.68%) Java Developer
4 10 (13.51%) C++ Developer
5 8 (10.81%) Senior Developer
6 7 (9.46%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Analyst Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Applications Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Database Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Electronic Trading Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Linux Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Python Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Risk Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Risk Project Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Unix Developer
10 2 (2.70%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
10 2 (2.70%) Data Business Analyst
10 2 (2.70%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (33.78%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (4.05%) Rendezvous
2 3 (4.05%) Spring
2 3 (4.05%) XML
3 2 (2.70%) Middleware
3 2 (2.70%) Swing
4 1 (1.35%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.35%) Esper
4 1 (1.35%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.35%) HTML
4 1 (1.35%) HTML5
4 1 (1.35%) JMS
4 1 (1.35%) NumPy
4 1 (1.35%) Pandas
4 1 (1.35%) Pyramid
4 1 (1.35%) SciPy
4 1 (1.35%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (1.35%) Web Services
4 1 (1.35%) WPF
4 1 (1.35%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 22 (29.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 20 (27.03%) Equities
3 18 (24.32%) Fixed Income
4 14 (18.92%) Derivative
5 10 (13.51%) Algorithms
6 9 (12.16%) Data Structures
7 7 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (9.46%) Computer Science
8 5 (6.76%) Mathematics
9 4 (5.41%) Fintech
9 4 (5.41%) Physics
10 2 (2.70%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
10 2 (2.70%) Virtual Team
11 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (1.35%) Index Arbitrage
11 1 (1.35%) OTC Derivatives
11 1 (1.35%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (1.35%) TWAP
11 1 (1.35%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 31 (41.89%) Unix
2 30 (40.54%) Linux
3 3 (4.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.73%) Low Latency
2 21 (28.38%) Electronic Trading
3 19 (25.68%) Analytics
4 15 (20.27%) Multithreading
5 13 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (16.22%) OO
7 11 (14.86%) Algorithmic Trading
8 10 (13.51%) TDD
9 9 (12.16%) Data Analysis
10 8 (10.81%) Quantitative Trading
11 7 (9.46%) OOD
11 7 (9.46%) Scrum
12 6 (8.11%) Risk Management
13 4 (5.41%) Data Management
13 4 (5.41%) Market Making
13 4 (5.41%) Project Management
14 3 (4.05%) Capacity Planning
14 3 (4.05%) Data Analytics
14 3 (4.05%) Performance Tuning
14 3 (4.05%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (55.41%) Java
2 25 (33.78%) C++
3 17 (22.97%) SQL
4 14 (18.92%) Python
5 11 (14.86%) C#
6 7 (9.46%) Perl
7 6 (8.11%) C
8 5 (6.76%) MATLAB
9 4 (5.41%) JavaScript
10 3 (4.05%) Scala
11 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.35%) AWK
12 1 (1.35%) Korn
12 1 (1.35%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 7 (9.46%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) MiFID
1 6 (8.11%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.35%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.35%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 9 (12.16%) Oracle
2 8 (10.81%) ION Trading
3 5 (6.76%) TIBCO
4 3 (4.05%) Bloomberg
4 3 (4.05%) Calypso
4 3 (4.05%) Murex
4 3 (4.05%) Yolus
5 2 (2.70%) Sybase
5 2 (2.70%) Tradeweb
6 1 (1.35%) Fidessa
6 1 (1.35%) Greenplum
6 1 (1.35%) Portware
6 1 (1.35%) Reuters
6 1 (1.35%) Splunk
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