The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for KDB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited KDB over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Kx Systems KDB
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing KDB 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 0.76% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.94% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £850 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

KDB is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 34 32 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 25.76% 25.20% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 29 14
Median daily rate £564 £480 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.44% -4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £353 £471
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £658
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% -  

KDB
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf citing KDB as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for KDB in Canary Wharf

KDB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor daily rate trend for KDB in Canary Wharf

KDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for KDB.

1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Derivative
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (25.00%) Market Making
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) FXall
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Physics
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Scala
2 1 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (25.00%) Reuters

KDB
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 (25.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Front Office
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) KDB Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Derivative
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
1 1 (25.00%) Market Making
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (25.00%) Physics
1 1 (25.00%) SDLC
1 1 (25.00%) System Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Scala
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (25.00%) FXall
1 1 (25.00%) Reuters