Period
to 17 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a KDB Developer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

KDB Developer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 242 228 235
Rank change year-on-year -14 +7 +39
Contract jobs requiring a KDB Developer 10 25 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.35% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.37% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 22 7
City of London median daily rate £575 £813 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.23% +16.07% +27.27%
10th Percentile £538 £614 £570
90th Percentile £613 £946 £760
Central London median daily rate £575 £813 £700
% change year-on-year -29.23% +16.07% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6,664 6,744 6,439
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.32% 94.69% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,285 5,332 5,119
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £305 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 94 79
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -1.45% -4.17%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £11.45
90th Percentile £26.70 £29.29 £47.83
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.05 £17.08
% change year-on-year +3.60% +5.66% -5.10%

KDB Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured KDB Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for KDB Developer in the City of London

KDB Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing KDB Developer in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for KDB Developer in the City of London

KDB Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, KDB Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region featuring KDB Developer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) KDB
2 9 (90.00%) Analytics
3 7 (70.00%) Data Engineering
3 7 (70.00%) Finance
4 6 (60.00%) Java
5 5 (50.00%) C
5 5 (50.00%) Python
5 5 (50.00%) Kdb+
6 4 (40.00%) Tick Data
6 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (30.00%) Maven
7 3 (30.00%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (30.00%) Derivative
7 3 (30.00%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (30.00%) Velocity
7 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
7 3 (30.00%) Electronic Trading
7 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (30.00%) SciPy
7 3 (30.00%) NumPy
7 3 (30.00%) JMS
7 3 (30.00%) OOD
7 3 (30.00%) Informatica
7 3 (30.00%) TIBCO
7 3 (30.00%) Rendezvous
7 3 (30.00%) Middleware
7 3 (30.00%) Oracle

KDB Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) KDB
2 5 (50.00%) Kdb+
3 4 (40.00%) Tick Data
4 3 (30.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (30.00%) Maven
1 3 (30.00%) Robot Framework
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) FIX Protocol
1 3 (30.00%) JMS
1 3 (30.00%) Middleware
1 3 (30.00%) NumPy
1 3 (30.00%) Rendezvous
1 3 (30.00%) scikit-learn
1 3 (30.00%) SciPy
1 3 (30.00%) TensorFlow
1 3 (30.00%) Theano
1 3 (30.00%) Ultra Messaging
1 3 (30.00%) Velocity
1 3 (30.00%) ZeroMQ
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Derivative
1 3 (30.00%) Equities
1 3 (30.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Analytics
2 7 (70.00%) Data Engineering
3 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (30.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (30.00%) Data Science
4 3 (30.00%) Electronic Trading
4 3 (30.00%) Functional Programming
4 3 (30.00%) Machine Learning
4 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (30.00%) OO
4 3 (30.00%) OOD
4 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (30.00%) Time Series Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) C
2 5 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (20.00%) R
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Informatica
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
1 3 (30.00%) Sybase
1 3 (30.00%) TIBCO