The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Scotland region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 113 118 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing KDB 15 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.55% 0.085% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.70% 0.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate £375 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 -
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
556 542 562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.41% 22.98% 20.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 283 282
Average daily rate £350 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £244 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 19
Average hourly rate £18.00 £50.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.00% +73.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.38 £12.83 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.15 £70.00 £32.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%
KDB
UK

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
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing KDB within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +21 12 £375 - 1
KDB
UK

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 16 (100.00%) Perl
2 15 (93.75%) C++
3 12 (75.00%) Python
4 11 (68.75%) C#
4 11 (68.75%) Java
4 11 (68.75%) Linux
5 10 (62.50%) Equities
6 7 (43.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (43.75%) Front Office
6 7 (43.75%) SQL
6 7 (43.75%) .NET
6 7 (43.75%) FIX Protocol
6 7 (43.75%) Derivative
7 6 (37.50%) Multithreading
7 6 (37.50%) UNIX
7 6 (37.50%) OO
8 5 (31.25%) Banking
8 5 (31.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 4 (25.00%) Analytics
9 4 (25.00%) QA
9 4 (25.00%) WPF
9 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (25.00%) Korn
9 4 (25.00%) Sybase
9 4 (25.00%) SOAP
9 4 (25.00%) XML
9 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
10 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
11 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (12.50%) Performance Analysis

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (43.75%) Front Office
2 5 (31.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) C++ Developer
3 4 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (25.00%) WPF Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Front Office Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
1 7 (43.75%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (31.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 4 (25.00%) WPF
3 4 (25.00%) SOAP
3 4 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (12.50%) Task Parallel Library
5 1 (6.25%) jQuery
5 1 (6.25%) J2EE
5 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Equities
2 7 (43.75%) Derivative
2 7 (43.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) UNIX
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) OO
1 6 (37.50%) Multithreading
2 4 (25.00%) Analytics
2 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) MVVM
4 1 (6.25%) Memory Management
4 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Perl
2 15 (93.75%) C++
3 12 (75.00%) Python
4 11 (68.75%) C#
4 11 (68.75%) Java
5 7 (43.75%) SQL
6 4 (25.00%) Korn
7 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
8 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Sybase
2 1 (6.25%) StreamBase
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
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