Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for KDB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited KDB over the 6 months to 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Kx Systems KDB
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 26 -
Rank change year-on-year -15 - +28
Contract jobs citing KDB 35 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 6.62% 5.70% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.89% 17.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 0
Belfast median daily rate £525 £525 -
County Antrim median daily rate £525 £525 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

KDB is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 176 98 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 33.27% 32.89% 39.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 60 37
Belfast median daily rate £430 £394 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.21% +28.05% -1.60%
10th Percentile £364 £192 £163
90th Percentile £594 £563 £438
County Antrim median daily rate £430 £394 £308
% change year-on-year +9.21% +28.05% -1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Belfast median hourly rate £14.00 £12.17 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.04% - -
County Antrim median hourly rate £18.25 £14.25 -
% change year-on-year +28.07% - -

KDB
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing KDB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for KDB in Belfast

KDB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor daily rate trend for KDB in Belfast

KDB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing KDB in Belfast over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for KDB in Belfast

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, 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 across the Belfast region with a requirement for KDB.

1 25 (71.43%) Low Latency
2 24 (68.57%) Linux
3 23 (65.71%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (60.00%) Finance
5 16 (45.71%) Unix
6 15 (42.86%) Equities
7 14 (40.00%) Market Making
8 13 (37.14%) Front Office
9 11 (31.43%) Banking
10 10 (28.57%) Degree
10 10 (28.57%) Physics
10 10 (28.57%) Java
11 8 (22.86%) Perl
12 4 (11.43%) SQL
12 4 (11.43%) OOA/OOD
13 3 (8.57%) C++
13 3 (8.57%) Multithreading
13 3 (8.57%) Electronic Trading
14 2 (5.71%) Spring
14 2 (5.71%) Ruby
14 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
14 2 (5.71%) Sencha
14 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
14 2 (5.71%) UML
14 2 (5.71%) OOP
14 2 (5.71%) J2EE
14 2 (5.71%) Oracle
14 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
14 2 (5.71%) Struts
14 2 (5.71%) RAD

KDB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
1 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
1 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
General
1 21 (60.00%) Finance
2 13 (37.14%) Front Office
3 11 (31.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (100.00%) Developer
2 31 (88.57%) KDB Developer
3 9 (25.71%) Real Time Developer
4 3 (8.57%) C++ Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
1 2 (5.71%) J2EE
1 2 (5.71%) Spring
1 2 (5.71%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 23 (65.71%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (42.86%) Equities
3 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (68.57%) Linux
2 16 (45.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (71.43%) Low Latency
2 14 (40.00%) Market Making
3 10 (28.57%) Physics
4 4 (11.43%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (8.57%) Electronic Trading
5 3 (8.57%) Multithreading
6 2 (5.71%) OOD
6 2 (5.71%) OOP
6 2 (5.71%) RAD
6 2 (5.71%) UML
7 1 (2.86%) Index Arbitrage
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) Java
2 8 (22.86%) Perl
3 4 (11.43%) SQL
4 3 (8.57%) C++
5 2 (5.71%) Python
5 2 (5.71%) Ruby
6 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle
1 2 (5.71%) Sencha