Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
Tower Hamlets > Canary Wharf
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 39 45
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6 -
Contract jobs citing KDB 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 2.18% 0.32% 0.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.57% 1.33% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Canary Wharf median daily rate £688 £650 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% +8.33% -
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £688 £650 £600
% change year-on-year +5.77% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate - - -
Tower Hamlets 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 Canary Wharf with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 70 75 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 25.45% 23.81% 24.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 58 50
Canary Wharf median daily rate £575 £460 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -3.16% -
10th Percentile £397 £313 £358
90th Percentile £719 £625 £600
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £575 £470 £518
% change year-on-year +22.34% -9.18% +3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate - - -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate - - -

KDB
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

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

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 6 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
2 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 5 (83.33%) Investment Banking
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Unix
4 3 (50.00%) C++
4 3 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) Kdb+
5 2 (33.33%) Market Making
5 2 (33.33%) Systematic Trading
5 2 (33.33%) Algorithmic Trading
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Fixed Income
5 2 (33.33%) Front Office
5 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (33.33%) Perl
5 2 (33.33%) C
6 1 (16.67%) OO
6 1 (16.67%) SOA
6 1 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) XML
6 1 (16.67%) Scrum
6 1 (16.67%) Bitbucket
6 1 (16.67%) Analytics
6 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (16.67%) Time Series Analysis
6 1 (16.67%) TeamCity

KDB
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Kdb+
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Bitbucket
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
1 5 (83.33%) Investment Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) KDB Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking Java Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Linux Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Unix Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Algorithmic Trading
2 2 (33.33%) Market Making
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Systematic Trading
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) High-Frequency Trading
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Measurement
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Degree