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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kx Systems KDB
Rank 516 528 517
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Contract jobs citing KDB 55 31 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.063% 0.031%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.52% 0.29% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 20 10
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.20% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £521 £584
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £840 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £450 -
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
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
10557 10780 10382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.07% 22.07% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6874 6585 6288
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 £275 £262 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 204 239
Average hourly rate £31.25 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.67 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +36 51 £581 -7.00% 2
England +3 51 £581 -7.00% 2
City of London +22 13 £650 +23.80% 2
Scotland - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - - 1

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 48 (47.06%) Front Office
2 47 (46.08%) Java
3 46 (45.10%) Low Latency
4 44 (43.14%) UNIX
5 42 (41.18%) Linux
5 42 (41.18%) Finance
5 42 (41.18%) Banking
6 38 (37.25%) Multithreading
7 35 (34.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 34 (33.33%) Algorithmic Trading
9 33 (32.35%) Equities
10 31 (30.39%) C++
11 29 (28.43%) Fixed Income
12 28 (27.45%) Perl
13 25 (24.51%) SQL
14 20 (19.61%) Python
14 20 (19.61%) FIX Protocol
15 19 (18.63%) Sybase
15 19 (18.63%) Analytics
16 18 (17.65%) Algorithms
16 18 (17.65%) Investment Banking
17 17 (16.67%) C#
17 17 (16.67%) Risk Management
18 16 (15.69%) Middleware
18 16 (15.69%) Electronic Trading
19 15 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
20 14 (13.73%) Tableau
21 13 (12.75%) TIBCO
22 11 (10.78%) Data Modelling
22 11 (10.78%) Analytical Skills

KDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

Applications
1 3 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.98%) MS Project
2 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.96%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.80%) DB2
2 9 (8.82%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.86%) Star Schema
3 7 (6.86%) Big Data
4 6 (5.88%) DB2 UDB
4 6 (5.88%) BusinessObjects XI
5 5 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.94%) QlikView
6 3 (2.94%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.96%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Mockito
1 7 (6.86%) JUnit
2 2 (1.96%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (1.96%) Jasmine
General
1 48 (47.06%) Front Office
2 42 (41.18%) Finance
2 42 (41.18%) Banking
3 18 (17.65%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 84 (82.35%) Developer
2 27 (26.47%) Java Developer
3 8 (7.84%) C++ Developer
4 6 (5.88%) Analyst
4 6 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 6 (5.88%) Python Developer
5 5 (4.90%) Data Consultant
5 5 (4.90%) Data Warehouse Consultant
5 5 (4.90%) Consultant
6 4 (3.92%) Database Developer
7 3 (2.94%) Designer
7 3 (2.94%) C# Developer
7 3 (2.94%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 3 (2.94%) Quantitative Developer
8 2 (1.96%) Senior Developer
8 2 (1.96%) Applications Support
8 2 (1.96%) Architect
8 2 (1.96%) Project Manager
8 2 (1.96%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (1.96%) DB2 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.61%) FIX Protocol
2 16 (15.69%) Middleware
3 8 (7.84%) Spring
3 8 (7.84%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 7 (6.86%) STL
5 5 (4.90%) WPF
6 4 (3.92%) Velocity
7 3 (2.94%) HTML5
7 3 (2.94%) HTML
7 3 (2.94%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (1.96%) jQuery
9 1 (0.98%) Java SE
9 1 (0.98%) WDF
9 1 (0.98%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 35 (34.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 33 (32.35%) Equities
3 29 (28.43%) Fixed Income
4 18 (17.65%) Algorithms
5 11 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (9.80%) Visualisation
7 9 (8.82%) Derivative
8 7 (6.86%) Mathematics
9 5 (4.90%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (3.92%) Reference Data
11 3 (2.94%) Computer Science
11 3 (2.94%) Data Structures
12 2 (1.96%) User Experience
12 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
12 2 (1.96%) Physics
13 1 (0.98%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 44 (43.14%) UNIX
2 42 (41.18%) Linux
3 6 (5.88%) Windows
4 5 (4.90%) Solaris
5 2 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (45.10%) Low Latency
2 38 (37.25%) Multithreading
3 34 (33.33%) Algorithmic Trading
4 19 (18.63%) Analytics
5 17 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 16 (15.69%) Electronic Trading
7 15 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (10.78%) Data Modelling
9 10 (9.80%) TDD
10 9 (8.82%) Software Engineering
10 9 (8.82%) Project Management
11 7 (6.86%) Financial Modelling
11 7 (6.86%) Operations Research
12 6 (5.88%) OO
12 6 (5.88%) Performance Testing
12 6 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (4.90%) Numerical Analysis
13 5 (4.90%) Data Analysis
13 5 (4.90%) Enterprise Architecture
13 5 (4.90%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 47 (46.08%) Java
2 31 (30.39%) C++
3 28 (27.45%) Perl
4 25 (24.51%) SQL
5 20 (19.61%) Python
6 17 (16.67%) C#
7 10 (9.80%) PL/SQL
8 9 (8.82%) Shell Script
9 7 (6.86%) VB
10 4 (3.92%) VBA
11 3 (2.94%) Scala
11 3 (2.94%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (9.80%) Degree
2 2 (1.96%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.94%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (5.88%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 19 (18.63%) Sybase
2 14 (13.73%) Tableau
3 13 (12.75%) TIBCO
4 9 (8.82%) ION Trading
5 7 (6.86%) Greenplum
5 7 (6.86%) Microsoft
5 7 (6.86%) Informatica
6 3 (2.94%) Teradata
6 3 (2.94%) Netezza
6 3 (2.94%) Oracle
7 2 (1.96%) Reuters
7 2 (1.96%) Cisco
7 2 (1.96%) Yolus
7 2 (1.96%) Tradeweb
8 1 (0.98%) Veritas
8 1 (0.98%) Red Hat
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