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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Kafka over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Kafka
Rank 199 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Kafka 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.051% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£438 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1754 2116 2105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.64% 29.66% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1339 1606 1628
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 10
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% +22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Kafka
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Kafka across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Kafka also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Kafka.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Derivative
4 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 2 (40.00%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (40.00%) JUnit
4 2 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (40.00%) Redis
4 2 (40.00%) CQRS
4 2 (40.00%) Big Data
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) HBase
4 2 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (40.00%) Kanban
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Market Risk
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Kafka also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Kafka. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (20.00%) Liferay
2 1 (20.00%) Node.js
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (40.00%) Redis
2 2 (40.00%) Big Data
2 2 (40.00%) HBase
2 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (20.00%) Azkaban
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) JUnit
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Front Office
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Real Time Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Camel
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) WSDL
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Derivative
2 2 (40.00%) Market Risk
3 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (20.00%) Social Media
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (20.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) CQRS
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
2 2 (40.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Complex Event Processing
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) HDFS
2 1 (20.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (40.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) F5
1 1 (20.00%) Tableau
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle