The table below looks at the statistics for KDB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited KDB over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing KDB 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.38% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.75% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £406 £375
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
KDB
Oxfordshire

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 Oxford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
57 69 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 21.67% 18.75% 18.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 55 29
Average daily rate £375 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £32.30 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.39% -7.71%

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Hedge funds
1 1 (100.00%) SciPy
1 1 (100.00%) NumPy
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Esper
1 1 (100.00%) Time Series Analysis

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Python Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Esper
1 1 (100.00%) NumPy
1 1 (100.00%) Pandas
1 1 (100.00%) Pyramid
1 1 (100.00%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Hedge funds
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Acquisition
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Quantitative Trading
1 1 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Systematic Trading
1 1 (100.00%) Time Series Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle