The table below looks at the statistics for KDB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited KDB over the 3 months to 19 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.

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3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kx Systems KDB
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Contract jobs citing KDB 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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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 Scotland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
584 599 531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.97% 24.25% 24.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 292 265
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £238 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 17
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +112.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £11.33 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £180.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

KDB
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing KDB across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

KDB Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

KDB
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing KDB across the Scotland region.

KDB Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

KDB
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 5 (83.33%) Algorithmic Trading
2 5 (83.33%) Front Office
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Market Making
3 4 (66.67%) Low Latency
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Middleware
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) WPF
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) WinForms
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (16.67%) Equities
5 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
5 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (16.67%) Banking

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

General
1 5 (83.33%) Front Office
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (33.33%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (33.33%) WPF
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Equities
1 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 5 (83.33%) Algorithmic Trading
2 5 (83.33%) Market Making
3 4 (66.67%) Low Latency
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) C#