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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 570 524 546
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +22
Contract jobs citing KDB 45 45 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.086% 0.074%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.38% 0.38% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 35 36
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£650 £550 £613
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -10.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £525 £488
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £700 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 - -
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
11748 11930 11597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.45% 22.80% 20.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7668 7334 6756
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 £275 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 238 308
Average hourly rate £31.40 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.08 £14.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £30.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +2.50%

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 22 October 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 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 22 October 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 +15 41 £650 +18.18% 2
England -32 41 £650 +18.18% 2
City of London +9 10 £800 +52.38% 2
West Midlands - - - -
Birmingham - - - -

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 70 (71.43%) Java
2 55 (56.12%) Front Office
3 47 (47.96%) Multithreading
4 42 (42.86%) Low Latency
5 41 (41.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 36 (36.73%) Linux
6 36 (36.73%) Algorithmic Trading
7 32 (32.65%) Banking
8 30 (30.61%) Finance
9 27 (27.55%) Equities
10 25 (25.51%) C++
10 25 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (23.47%) UNIX
12 22 (22.45%) Python
13 20 (20.41%) C#
14 19 (19.39%) Electronic Trading
15 18 (18.37%) Perl
15 18 (18.37%) Risk Management
16 17 (17.35%) Investment Banking
17 15 (15.31%) SQL
17 15 (15.31%) Algorithms
18 14 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
19 13 (13.27%) Fixed Income
19 13 (13.27%) Degree
20 12 (12.24%) Visualisation
20 12 (12.24%) HTML
20 12 (12.24%) JavaScript
21 11 (11.22%) Shell Script
21 11 (11.22%) Middleware
21 11 (11.22%) WPF

KDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (2.04%) TIBCO EMS
1 2 (2.04%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (2.04%) GemFire
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.02%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.08%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.04%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.12%) Big Data
2 5 (5.10%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.06%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.06%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.06%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Karma Test Runner
1 3 (3.06%) Jasmine
1 3 (3.06%) Mockito
1 3 (3.06%) JUnit
2 2 (2.04%) JIRA
2 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.04%) Zephyr
3 1 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 55 (56.12%) Front Office
2 32 (32.65%) Banking
3 30 (30.61%) Finance
4 17 (17.35%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.04%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.04%) Back Office
6 1 (1.02%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.02%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (87.76%) Developer
2 34 (34.69%) Java Developer
3 10 (10.20%) C# Developer
4 9 (9.18%) WPF Developer
5 8 (8.16%) Senior Developer
6 5 (5.10%) C++ Developer
7 4 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (4.08%) Analyst
7 4 (4.08%) Python Developer
7 4 (4.08%) Senior Analyst Developer
7 4 (4.08%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (3.06%) Quantitative Developer
9 2 (2.04%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.04%) Applications Support
9 2 (2.04%) Architect
9 2 (2.04%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.04%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.04%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 2 (2.04%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (2.04%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.24%) HTML
2 11 (11.22%) Middleware
2 11 (11.22%) WPF
3 8 (8.16%) .NET
3 8 (8.16%) FIX Protocol
3 8 (8.16%) HTML5
3 8 (8.16%) AngularJS
4 7 (7.14%) Spring
4 7 (7.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 7 (7.14%) jQuery
5 6 (6.12%) WinForms
6 5 (5.10%) STL
7 4 (4.08%) Velocity
7 4 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (3.06%) Spring Integration
8 3 (3.06%) CSS
9 2 (2.04%) Swing
9 2 (2.04%) Rendezvous
9 2 (2.04%) JMX
9 2 (2.04%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 41 (41.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 27 (27.55%) Equities
3 15 (15.31%) Algorithms
4 14 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (13.27%) Fixed Income
6 12 (12.24%) Visualisation
7 9 (9.18%) Mathematics
8 7 (7.14%) Data Structures
8 7 (7.14%) Derivative
9 6 (6.12%) Computer Science
10 5 (5.10%) Statistics
11 4 (4.08%) Physics
11 4 (4.08%) User Experience
12 1 (1.02%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 36 (36.73%) Linux
2 23 (23.47%) UNIX
3 5 (5.10%) Windows
4 4 (4.08%) Solaris
5 2 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (47.96%) Multithreading
2 42 (42.86%) Low Latency
3 36 (36.73%) Algorithmic Trading
4 25 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (19.39%) Electronic Trading
6 18 (18.37%) Risk Management
7 10 (10.20%) Analytics
8 8 (8.16%) OO
8 8 (8.16%) Software Engineering
8 8 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (7.14%) Project Management
10 6 (6.12%) Data Visualisation
11 5 (5.10%) Operations Research
11 5 (5.10%) Financial Modelling
12 4 (4.08%) E-Commerce
12 4 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (4.08%) Statistical Analysis
12 4 (4.08%) Enterprise Architecture
12 4 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (3.06%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 70 (71.43%) Java
2 25 (25.51%) C++
3 22 (22.45%) Python
4 20 (20.41%) C#
5 18 (18.37%) Perl
6 15 (15.31%) SQL
7 12 (12.24%) JavaScript
8 11 (11.22%) Shell Script
9 5 (5.10%) Scala
10 4 (4.08%) VBA
11 1 (1.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (13.27%) Degree
2 5 (5.10%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (9.18%) Sybase
2 5 (5.10%) ION Trading
3 4 (4.08%) Oracle
3 4 (4.08%) Tableau
4 3 (3.06%) StreamBase
4 3 (3.06%) TIBCO
4 3 (3.06%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.04%) Cisco
5 2 (2.04%) Reuters
5 2 (2.04%) Tradeweb
5 2 (2.04%) Yolus
6 1 (1.02%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.02%) Veritas
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