The table below looks at the statistics for Kafka skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Kafka over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Kafka
Rank 150 197 199
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +2
Contract jobs citing Kafka 22 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.64% 0.20% 0.068%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.80% 0.67% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 2
Median daily rate £500 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £423 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £725 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Kafka
London

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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1222 1651 1759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.29% 30.58% 29.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1033 1353 1295
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 12
Median hourly rate £20.00 £62.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

Kafka
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 the City of London

Kafka
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Kafka Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Kafka
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Kafka across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Kafka Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 25 (71.43%) Java
2 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (54.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 17 (48.57%) Hadoop
4 17 (48.57%) TDD
5 16 (45.71%) Big Data
5 16 (45.71%) Apache Spark
6 14 (40.00%) Scala
7 13 (37.14%) BDD
7 13 (37.14%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (37.14%) Scrum
8 12 (34.29%) SQL
8 12 (34.29%) Linux
9 11 (31.43%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (31.43%) REST
9 11 (31.43%) Jenkins
10 10 (28.57%) Akka
10 10 (28.57%) Maven
11 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
11 9 (25.71%) NoSQL
11 9 (25.71%) Python
11 9 (25.71%) Web Services
12 8 (22.86%) HBase
12 8 (22.86%) Microservices
12 8 (22.86%) Unix
12 8 (22.86%) Apache
12 8 (22.86%) OO
12 8 (22.86%) SOAP
13 7 (20.00%) Finance
13 7 (20.00%) JMS

Kafka
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 16 (45.71%) Apache Spark
2 8 (22.86%) Apache
3 7 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (11.43%) Apache Pig
5 3 (8.57%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (5.71%) JBoss
6 2 (5.71%) Jetty
6 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
6 2 (5.71%) WildFly
7 1 (2.86%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (37.14%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (17.14%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (5.71%) GitHub
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) HTTP
2 2 (5.71%) MQTT
2 2 (5.71%) RTSP
3 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (54.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 17 (48.57%) Hadoop
3 16 (45.71%) Big Data
4 9 (25.71%) NoSQL
5 8 (22.86%) HBase
6 7 (20.00%) Apache Hive
6 7 (20.00%) MongoDB
7 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database
7 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (5.71%) Spark SQL
10 1 (2.86%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (2.86%) MySQL
10 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
10 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
10 1 (2.86%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Jenkins
2 10 (28.57%) Maven
3 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
4 7 (20.00%) Gradle
4 7 (20.00%) JIRA
5 6 (17.14%) IntelliJ
5 6 (17.14%) Subversion
6 5 (14.29%) GitLab
7 2 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (5.71%) JUnit
7 2 (5.71%) Mockito
7 2 (5.71%) Selenium
7 2 (5.71%) TestNG
7 2 (5.71%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
8 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Marketing
3 4 (11.43%) Banking
3 4 (11.43%) Front Office
4 3 (8.57%) Law
5 2 (5.71%) Electronics
5 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
5 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (74.29%) Developer
2 13 (37.14%) Java Developer
3 9 (25.71%) Big Data Developer
3 9 (25.71%) Scala Developer
4 5 (14.29%) AWS Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Elasticsearch Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Apache Spark Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Data Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Scala Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Agile Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Cassandra Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Java Scala Developer
7 2 (5.71%) QA Test Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Agile Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Big Data Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) REST
2 10 (28.57%) Akka
3 9 (25.71%) Web Services
4 8 (22.86%) SOAP
5 7 (20.00%) JDBC
5 7 (20.00%) JMS
5 7 (20.00%) JSON
5 7 (20.00%) XML
6 6 (17.14%) ActiveMQ
6 6 (17.14%) Spring
7 5 (14.29%) Apache Axis
7 5 (14.29%) Apache CXF
7 5 (14.29%) Guice
7 5 (14.29%) J2EE
7 5 (14.29%) JPA
7 5 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (14.29%) Spring Boot
7 5 (14.29%) WSDL
8 4 (11.43%) Dropwizard
8 4 (11.43%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Algorithms
1 3 (8.57%) Life Science
2 2 (5.71%) Data Structures
2 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.71%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 2 (5.71%) Public Cloud
2 2 (5.71%) Social Network
2 2 (5.71%) Video on Demand
3 1 (2.86%) Derivative
3 1 (2.86%) Equities
3 1 (2.86%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Linux
2 8 (22.86%) Unix
3 2 (5.71%) Android
3 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.86%) Windows
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (48.57%) TDD
3 13 (37.14%) BDD
3 13 (37.14%) Scrum
4 11 (31.43%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (22.86%) Microservices
5 8 (22.86%) OO
6 7 (20.00%) Kanban
7 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
7 6 (17.14%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (17.14%) Open Source
7 6 (17.14%) Pair Programming
8 5 (14.29%) MapReduce
8 5 (14.29%) Software Architecture
9 4 (11.43%) Analytics
9 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
9 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
10 3 (8.57%) Automated Testing
10 3 (8.57%) Competitive Intelligence
10 3 (8.57%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 25 (71.43%) Java
2 14 (40.00%) Scala
3 12 (34.29%) SQL
4 9 (25.71%) Python
5 5 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 5 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 3 (8.57%) R
7 2 (5.71%) C
7 2 (5.71%) Clojure
7 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.86%) C++
8 1 (2.86%) ES6
8 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Docker
2 4 (11.43%) HDFS
3 3 (8.57%) Apache Flume
3 3 (8.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Mesos
2 2 (5.71%) Ambari
2 2 (5.71%) Consul
2 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.86%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) Google
3 2 (5.71%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.71%) SAP
4 1 (2.86%) DataSynapse
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) TIBCO
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