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 18 September 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 555 537 578
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +41
Contract jobs citing KDB 58 47 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.090% 0.052%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.49% 0.40% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 35 26
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£700 £625 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £700 £688
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £475 -
% change year-on-year
-18.42% -
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
11920 11633 11979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.72% 22.38% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7528 7231 6830
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 192 331
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.03 £15.85 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.03 £32.05
% change year-on-year
-3.20% -0.07%

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 18 September 2014.

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 7 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 18 September 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
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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
London +4 51 £700 +12.00% 4
England -22 51 £700 +12.00% 4
City of London +20 14 £800 +28.00% 1
Glasgow -10 7 £388 -18.42%
Scotland -17 7 £388 -18.42%
Birmingham - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 83 (76.85%) Java
2 60 (55.56%) Front Office
3 49 (45.37%) Multithreading
4 48 (44.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 42 (38.89%) Low Latency
6 40 (37.04%) Linux
7 38 (35.19%) Banking
8 36 (33.33%) C++
9 33 (30.56%) Python
9 33 (30.56%) Algorithmic Trading
10 32 (29.63%) Equities
11 27 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (25.00%) Finance
12 24 (22.22%) C#
13 22 (20.37%) Perl
13 22 (20.37%) UNIX
13 22 (20.37%) Electronic Trading
14 21 (19.44%) Investment Banking
14 21 (19.44%) SQL
15 17 (15.74%) Risk Management
16 15 (13.89%) HTML
16 15 (13.89%) Degree
17 14 (12.96%) Shell Script
18 13 (12.04%) JavaScript
18 13 (12.04%) .NET
18 13 (12.04%) FIX Protocol
18 13 (12.04%) Visualisation
18 13 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
19 12 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 12 (11.11%) OO

KDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 2 (1.85%) TIBCO EMS
1 2 (1.85%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (1.85%) GemFire
Applications
1 3 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.63%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.85%) Firewall
2 1 (0.93%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 6 (5.56%) Big Data
2 5 (4.63%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 4 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.85%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (3.70%) JUnit
1 4 (3.70%) Mockito
2 3 (2.78%) Jasmine
2 3 (2.78%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.78%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (2.78%) Zephyr
2 3 (2.78%) JIRA
3 1 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.93%) Maven
General
1 60 (55.56%) Front Office
2 38 (35.19%) Banking
3 27 (25.00%) Finance
4 21 (19.44%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.85%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.85%) Back Office
6 1 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.93%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 93 (86.11%) Developer
2 33 (30.56%) Java Developer
3 10 (9.26%) C++ Developer
4 9 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 8 (7.41%) Senior Developer
5 8 (7.41%) WPF Developer
6 4 (3.70%) Analyst Developer
6 4 (3.70%) Senior Analyst Developer
6 4 (3.70%) Python Developer
6 4 (3.70%) Analyst
6 4 (3.70%) Web Developer
6 4 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (2.78%) Quantitative Developer
8 2 (1.85%) HTML Developer
8 2 (1.85%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (1.85%) Designer
8 2 (1.85%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 2 (1.85%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (1.85%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (1.85%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.89%) HTML
2 13 (12.04%) .NET
2 13 (12.04%) FIX Protocol
3 12 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 11 (10.19%) AngularJS
5 10 (9.26%) jQuery
5 10 (9.26%) HTML5
6 9 (8.33%) WPF
7 8 (7.41%) Middleware
7 8 (7.41%) Spring
8 6 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (5.56%) STL
9 5 (4.63%) WinForms
10 4 (3.70%) Velocity
11 3 (2.78%) CSS
11 3 (2.78%) JMX
11 3 (2.78%) Task Parallel Library
11 3 (2.78%) Spring Integration
12 2 (1.85%) Pandas
12 2 (1.85%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 48 (44.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 32 (29.63%) Equities
3 13 (12.04%) Visualisation
3 13 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (10.19%) Derivative
5 10 (9.26%) Fixed Income
6 8 (7.41%) Statistics
6 8 (7.41%) Mathematics
7 6 (5.56%) User Experience
8 5 (4.63%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.78%) Open Source
9 3 (2.78%) Hedge funds
9 3 (2.78%) Physics
10 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.93%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 40 (37.04%) Linux
2 22 (20.37%) UNIX
3 5 (4.63%) Windows
4 3 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (45.37%) Multithreading
2 42 (38.89%) Low Latency
3 33 (30.56%) Algorithmic Trading
4 27 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (20.37%) Electronic Trading
6 17 (15.74%) Risk Management
7 12 (11.11%) OO
8 10 (9.26%) Analytics
9 9 (8.33%) Software Engineering
10 8 (7.41%) Project Management
11 6 (5.56%) Financial Modelling
11 6 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (5.56%) Data Visualisation
12 5 (4.63%) Operations Research
12 5 (4.63%) OOP
13 4 (3.70%) E-Commerce
13 4 (3.70%) TDD
13 4 (3.70%) Web Development
13 4 (3.70%) Statistical Analysis
13 4 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 83 (76.85%) Java
2 36 (33.33%) C++
3 33 (30.56%) Python
4 24 (22.22%) C#
5 22 (20.37%) Perl
6 21 (19.44%) SQL
7 14 (12.96%) Shell Script
8 13 (12.04%) JavaScript
9 5 (4.63%) Scala
10 4 (3.70%) VBA
11 2 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (13.89%) Degree
2 6 (5.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (8.33%) Oracle
1 9 (8.33%) Sybase
2 6 (5.56%) ION Trading
3 4 (3.70%) TIBCO
3 4 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.70%) Tableau
3 4 (3.70%) StreamBase
4 2 (1.85%) Cisco
4 2 (1.85%) Reuters
4 2 (1.85%) Yolus
4 2 (1.85%) Tradeweb
5 1 (0.93%) Veritas
5 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
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