The table below looks at the statistics for KDB skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited KDB over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 546 530 531
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Contract jobs citing KDB 56 74 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.13% 0.036%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.46% 0.61% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 50 11
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£600 £538 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.62% -10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12101 12204 10333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.62% 21.72% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7852 7666 6299
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 194 199
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.20 £15.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

KDB
Jobs Demand Trend

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

KDB Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

KDB
Daily Rate Trend

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

KDB Daily Rate Trend in the UK

KDB
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing KDB within the UK over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

KDB Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

KDB
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing KDB within the UK.

KDB Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

KDB
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing KDB within the UK over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. 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
England -5 50 £600 - 5
London -6 50 £600 - 5
City of London +8 11 £575 -14.81% 2
Scotland - - - - 2
Glasgow - - - - 2

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 53 (48.62%) Java
2 48 (44.04%) Front Office
3 46 (42.20%) Finance
4 43 (39.45%) UNIX
4 43 (39.45%) Low Latency
5 41 (37.61%) Equities
6 38 (34.86%) Multithreading
7 37 (33.94%) Banking
8 36 (33.03%) Linux
9 35 (32.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 34 (31.19%) Perl
11 33 (30.28%) C++
12 31 (28.44%) SQL
13 28 (25.69%) FIX Protocol
14 26 (23.85%) Algorithmic Trading
15 22 (20.18%) Fixed Income
16 20 (18.35%) C#
17 19 (17.43%) Sybase
17 19 (17.43%) Python
17 19 (17.43%) Algorithms
18 18 (16.51%) Analytics
18 18 (16.51%) Middleware
19 17 (15.60%) Agile Software Development
20 15 (13.76%) Investment Banking
21 14 (12.84%) Risk Management
22 13 (11.93%) TIBCO
23 12 (11.01%) Electronic Trading
24 11 (10.09%) Data Modelling
25 10 (9.17%) DB2
25 10 (9.17%) PL/SQL

KDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 3 (2.75%) Apache
1 3 (2.75%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (0.92%) Node.js
2 1 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.83%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.17%) DB2
2 7 (6.42%) Star Schema
2 7 (6.42%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.50%) DB2 UDB
3 6 (5.50%) BusinessObjects XI
4 5 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.75%) Data Mining
5 3 (2.75%) QlikView
5 3 (2.75%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.75%) Big Data
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (6.42%) Mockito
1 7 (6.42%) JUnit
2 2 (1.83%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.92%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.92%) Grunt
3 1 (0.92%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (0.92%) Bower
General
1 48 (44.04%) Front Office
2 46 (42.20%) Finance
3 37 (33.94%) Banking
4 15 (13.76%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Marketing
5 1 (0.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 89 (81.65%) Developer
2 25 (22.94%) Java Developer
3 12 (11.01%) Analyst
4 10 (9.17%) C++ Developer
5 9 (8.26%) Senior Developer
6 8 (7.34%) Support Analyst
7 7 (6.42%) C# Developer
8 5 (4.59%) Data Warehouse Consultant
8 5 (4.59%) Consultant
8 5 (4.59%) Architect
8 5 (4.59%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (4.59%) Data Consultant
9 4 (3.67%) Database Developer
10 3 (2.75%) Lead Architect
10 3 (2.75%) Python Developer
10 3 (2.75%) Designer
10 3 (2.75%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (2.75%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 3 (2.75%) Lead Developer
10 3 (2.75%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (25.69%) FIX Protocol
2 18 (16.51%) Middleware
3 10 (9.17%) Spring
4 7 (6.42%) STL
4 7 (6.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 5 (4.59%) WCF
6 3 (2.75%) WPF
6 3 (2.75%) .NET
6 3 (2.75%) SOAP
7 2 (1.83%) XML
7 2 (1.83%) HTML5
7 2 (1.83%) HTML
7 2 (1.83%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.92%) D3.js
8 1 (0.92%) Swing
8 1 (0.92%) WDF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (37.61%) Equities
2 35 (32.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 22 (20.18%) Fixed Income
4 19 (17.43%) Algorithms
5 9 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (7.34%) Visualisation
7 7 (6.42%) Derivative
8 6 (5.50%) Equity Derivative
9 5 (4.59%) Mathematics
10 4 (3.67%) Management Information System
10 4 (3.67%) Open Source
10 4 (3.67%) Reference Data
11 3 (2.75%) Credit Risk
12 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
12 2 (1.83%) Hedge funds
12 2 (1.83%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.92%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.92%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 43 (39.45%) UNIX
2 36 (33.03%) Linux
3 7 (6.42%) Windows
4 4 (3.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (39.45%) Low Latency
2 38 (34.86%) Multithreading
3 26 (23.85%) Algorithmic Trading
4 18 (16.51%) Analytics
5 17 (15.60%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (12.84%) Risk Management
7 12 (11.01%) Electronic Trading
8 11 (10.09%) Data Modelling
9 10 (9.17%) TDD
10 7 (6.42%) OO
11 6 (5.50%) Performance Testing
11 6 (5.50%) Software Engineering
12 5 (4.59%) Operations Research
12 5 (4.59%) Numerical Analysis
12 5 (4.59%) Data Analysis
12 5 (4.59%) Financial Modelling
12 5 (4.59%) Project Management
12 5 (4.59%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (3.67%) Release Management
13 4 (3.67%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 53 (48.62%) Java
2 34 (31.19%) Perl
3 33 (30.28%) C++
4 31 (28.44%) SQL
5 20 (18.35%) C#
6 19 (17.43%) Python
7 10 (9.17%) PL/SQL
8 7 (6.42%) VB
9 6 (5.50%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.67%) Scala
10 4 (3.67%) C
11 3 (2.75%) AWK
11 3 (2.75%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.75%) Tcl
12 2 (1.83%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (6.42%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.75%) QA
1 3 (2.75%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 6 (5.50%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (1.83%) logstash
2 2 (1.83%) Kibana
Vendors
1 19 (17.43%) Sybase
2 13 (11.93%) TIBCO
3 10 (9.17%) Tableau
4 8 (7.34%) Microsoft
5 7 (6.42%) Informatica
5 7 (6.42%) ION Trading
5 7 (6.42%) Greenplum
6 6 (5.50%) Oracle
7 5 (4.59%) Fidessa
7 5 (4.59%) Portware
8 3 (2.75%) Netezza
8 3 (2.75%) Teradata
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