The table below looks at the statistics for KDB skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited KDB over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 579 591 559
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -32
Contract jobs citing KDB 67 47 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.085% 0.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.57% 0.36% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 40 39
Median daily rate £650 £594 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £750 £705
UK excluding London median daily rate - £381 £375
% change year-on-year
- +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
11743 12979 11784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.81% 23.54% 22.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7934 8472 7360
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 184 198
Median hourly rate £31.59 £27.78 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.69% -2.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.65 £52.17 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+20.26% -13.33%

KDB
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing KDB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing KDB within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +25 67 £650 +8.33% 12
London +12 58 £650 +8.33% 11
City of London +44 20 £700 +27.27% 3
Oxford - 9 - -
Oxfordshire - 9 - -
South East - 9 - - 1
Canary Wharf - 3 £600 -

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing KDB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for KDB.

1 61 (55.96%) Java
2 59 (54.13%) Front Office
3 56 (51.38%) Analytics
4 45 (41.28%) Python
5 44 (40.37%) Unix
6 43 (39.45%) Linux
7 41 (37.61%) Banking
8 40 (36.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 40 (36.70%) Low Latency
9 36 (33.03%) C++
10 34 (31.19%) Finance
11 33 (30.28%) OO
12 31 (28.44%) Algorithmic Trading
13 27 (24.77%) Investment Banking
14 26 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (21.10%) Market Making
16 21 (19.27%) Algorithms
17 20 (18.35%) Quantitative Trading
18 17 (15.60%) Equities
19 16 (14.68%) C
20 15 (13.76%) Tick Data
20 15 (13.76%) AngularJS
21 14 (12.84%) Oracle
21 14 (12.84%) Fixed Income
21 14 (12.84%) Unit Testing
22 13 (11.93%) Degree
22 13 (11.93%) Shell Script
22 13 (11.93%) Perl
22 13 (11.93%) Visualisation
22 13 (11.93%) Hedge funds

KDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.92%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (1.83%) MS Project
1 2 (1.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) ION MarketView
1 1 (0.92%) RMDS
1 1 (0.92%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.83%) Multicast
1 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.92%) HTTP
2 1 (0.92%) Internet
2 1 (0.92%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.76%) Tick Data
2 12 (11.01%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (11.01%) Maven
2 2 (1.83%) Ant
2 2 (1.83%) Subversion
3 1 (0.92%) Babel
3 1 (0.92%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.92%) Grunt
3 1 (0.92%) gulp
3 1 (0.92%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.92%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.92%) JSUnit
3 1 (0.92%) Mocha
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.92%) QUnit
3 1 (0.92%) webpack
General
1 59 (54.13%) Front Office
2 41 (37.61%) Banking
3 34 (31.19%) Finance
4 27 (24.77%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 84 (77.06%) Developer
2 23 (21.10%) Java Developer
3 14 (12.84%) Front Office Developer
4 13 (11.93%) Quantitative Developer
5 11 (10.09%) Analyst
6 9 (8.26%) Banking Analyst
6 9 (8.26%) FX Support Analyst
6 9 (8.26%) Support Analyst
6 9 (8.26%) Unix Analyst
6 9 (8.26%) Unix Support
6 9 (8.26%) Unix Support Analyst
7 8 (7.34%) C++ Developer
8 5 (4.59%) C++/Java Developer
8 5 (4.59%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.67%) Python Developer
10 3 (2.75%) C Developer
10 3 (2.75%) C/C++ Developer
10 3 (2.75%) Project Manager
10 3 (2.75%) Risk Manager
10 3 (2.75%) Risk Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.76%) AngularJS
2 12 (11.01%) Esper
2 12 (11.01%) NumPy
2 12 (11.01%) Pandas
2 12 (11.01%) Pyramid
2 12 (11.01%) SciPy
3 6 (5.50%) TIBCO EMS
4 5 (4.59%) HTML
5 4 (3.67%) HTML5
6 3 (2.75%) .NET
6 3 (2.75%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (2.75%) XML
7 2 (1.83%) Highcharts JS
7 2 (1.83%) JavaFX
7 2 (1.83%) JMS
7 2 (1.83%) Swing
7 2 (1.83%) Ultra Messaging
8 1 (0.92%) D3.js
8 1 (0.92%) Sass
8 1 (0.92%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 40 (36.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 21 (19.27%) Algorithms
3 17 (15.60%) Equities
4 14 (12.84%) Fixed Income
5 13 (11.93%) Hedge funds
5 13 (11.93%) Visualisation
6 10 (9.17%) Statistics
7 9 (8.26%) Fintech
8 8 (7.34%) Equity Derivative
9 6 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (5.50%) Computer Science
9 6 (5.50%) Data Structures
9 6 (5.50%) Derivative
10 4 (3.67%) Mathematics
10 4 (3.67%) Physics
11 2 (1.83%) Eurex
12 1 (0.92%) Economics
12 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (40.37%) Unix
2 43 (39.45%) Linux
3 5 (4.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (51.38%) Analytics
2 40 (36.70%) Low Latency
3 33 (30.28%) OO
4 31 (28.44%) Algorithmic Trading
5 26 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (21.10%) Market Making
7 20 (18.35%) Quantitative Trading
8 14 (12.84%) Unit Testing
9 12 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (11.01%) Data Acquisition
9 12 (11.01%) Refactoring
9 12 (11.01%) Software Engineering
10 11 (10.09%) Time Series Analysis
11 10 (9.17%) DevOps
11 10 (9.17%) Multithreading
11 10 (9.17%) OOD
11 10 (9.17%) Open Source
12 9 (8.26%) Data Management
12 9 (8.26%) Ultra-Low Latency
13 8 (7.34%) FX Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 61 (55.96%) Java
2 45 (41.28%) Python
3 36 (33.03%) C++
4 16 (14.68%) C
5 13 (11.93%) Perl
5 13 (11.93%) Shell Script
6 8 (7.34%) Ruby
7 6 (5.50%) C#
8 5 (4.59%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.59%) SQL
9 2 (1.83%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.83%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.83%) Scala
10 1 (0.92%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.92%) ES6
10 1 (0.92%) PHP
10 1 (0.92%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (11.93%) Degree
2 5 (4.59%) PhD
3 1 (0.92%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.92%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.83%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 11 (10.09%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.92%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 14 (12.84%) Oracle
2 12 (11.01%) Splunk
3 7 (6.42%) TIBCO
4 5 (4.59%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.67%) ION Trading
6 2 (1.83%) Fidessa
6 2 (1.83%) Reuters
6 2 (1.83%) Solace
6 2 (1.83%) Yolus
7 1 (0.92%) Calypso
7 1 (0.92%) Currenex
7 1 (0.92%) eSpeed
7 1 (0.92%) Informatica
7 1 (0.92%) Murex
7 1 (0.92%) Sophis
7 1 (0.92%) Sybase
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