The table below looks at the statistics for Kafka skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Kafka over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Kafka
South East / Berkshire
Rank 100 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Kafka 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.32% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £550
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
401 511 535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.07% 20.75% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 303 303
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 7
Median hourly rate £50.00 £28.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.43% -16.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.60 £14.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £175.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

Kafka
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Kafka as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Kafka Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Kafka
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Kafka across the Berkshire region.

Kafka Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Kafka
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury - 3 - -
Reading - 3 £500 - 1
Kafka
South East

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Kafka 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 7 (46.67%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (40.00%) RESTful
2 6 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (40.00%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) Apache
2 6 (40.00%) Python
2 6 (40.00%) Scrum
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Apache Spark
2 6 (40.00%) SDLC
3 5 (33.33%) TDD
3 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) OO
3 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 5 (33.33%) Big Data
4 4 (26.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (26.67%) Ansible
4 4 (26.67%) Docker
4 4 (26.67%) DevOps
4 4 (26.67%) Scala
4 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (26.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (26.67%) Open Source
4 4 (26.67%) BDD
4 4 (26.67%) Apache Hive
4 4 (26.67%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (26.67%) Spring Boot
5 3 (20.00%) Hadoop YARN

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 6 (40.00%) Apache
1 6 (40.00%) Apache Spark
1 6 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (20.00%) Apache Pig
2 3 (20.00%) Confluence
2 3 (20.00%) MQSeries
2 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (13.33%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (13.33%) nginx
3 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (6.67%) Apache Solr
4 1 (6.67%) GemFire
4 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.67%) GitHub
3 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) LDAP
1 1 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Big Data
2 4 (26.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (26.67%) Apache Hive
2 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
2 4 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (20.00%) Apache Accumulo
3 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (20.00%) Neo4j
3 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (20.00%) OrientDB
4 2 (13.33%) Redis
5 1 (6.67%) HBase
5 1 (6.67%) OLTP
5 1 (6.67%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (20.00%) JIRA
2 3 (20.00%) NSubstitute
2 3 (20.00%) NUnit
2 3 (20.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (20.00%) Selenium
3 2 (13.33%) JMeter
3 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
4 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (6.67%) Gradle
4 1 (6.67%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Big Data Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Data Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Developer
1 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Python Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Java Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (40.00%) RESTful
3 4 (26.67%) Spring Boot
4 3 (20.00%) .NET
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (20.00%) Django
4 3 (20.00%) ELK Stack
4 3 (20.00%) JSON
4 3 (20.00%) Spring
5 2 (13.33%) Celery
5 2 (13.33%) J2EE
5 2 (13.33%) REST
5 2 (13.33%) SOAP
5 2 (13.33%) Web Services
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
6 1 (6.67%) Middleware
6 1 (6.67%) Spark Streaming
6 1 (6.67%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Cyber Defence
1 3 (20.00%) Wiki
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Unix
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) Scrum
1 6 (40.00%) SDLC
2 5 (33.33%) OO
2 5 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (26.67%) BDD
3 4 (26.67%) DevOps
3 4 (26.67%) Open Source
4 3 (20.00%) MapReduce
4 3 (20.00%) OOD
4 3 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) Validation
5 2 (13.33%) Build Automation
5 2 (13.33%) High Availability
5 2 (13.33%) Machine Learning
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) Microservices
5 2 (13.33%) SOLID
6 1 (6.67%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
1 6 (40.00%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) Scala
3 3 (20.00%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) Perl
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) AWS Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) RHCSA
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 4 (26.67%) Docker
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) HDFS
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) vCloud
2 1 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (6.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Ansible
2 3 (20.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (20.00%) Kibana
2 3 (20.00%) logstash
3 1 (6.67%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (6.67%) Puppet
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Hortonworks
2 2 (13.33%) IBM
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) AppDynamics
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Veritas
3 1 (6.67%) VMware