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 5 August 2015 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Kafka
Rank 198 199 218
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +19
Contract jobs citing Kafka 7 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.051% 0.056%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
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£443 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.14% -2.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
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
1748 1727 2169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.99% 29.51% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1439 1297 1657
Average daily rate £450 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 20
Average hourly rate £62.50 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £16.00 £27.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -

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 5 August 2015.

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 5 August 2015, 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 13 (72.22%) Hadoop
2 10 (55.56%) MapReduce
2 10 (55.56%) Big Data
3 9 (50.00%) Java
4 7 (38.89%) Apache Hive
4 7 (38.89%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (33.33%) HDFS
6 5 (27.78%) RESTful
6 5 (27.78%) Scala
6 5 (27.78%) Apache Pig
6 5 (27.78%) Apache Flume
6 5 (27.78%) Oozie
6 5 (27.78%) Impala
6 5 (27.78%) Cascading
7 4 (22.22%) Apache Spark
7 4 (22.22%) REST
8 3 (16.67%) Puppet
8 3 (16.67%) Web Services
8 3 (16.67%) SQL
8 3 (16.67%) Finance
8 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (16.67%) DevOps
9 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
9 2 (11.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (11.11%) Akka
9 2 (11.11%) Spark Streaming
9 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (11.11%) TDD
9 2 (11.11%) Banking
9 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 5 (27.78%) Apache Pig
2 4 (22.22%) Apache Spark
3 1 (5.56%) IPython
3 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) Hadoop
2 10 (55.56%) Big Data
3 7 (38.89%) Apache Hive
3 7 (38.89%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (27.78%) Impala
5 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (5.56%) MySQL
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
6 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.56%) HBase
6 1 (5.56%) IBM BigInsights
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (5.56%) Sqoop
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.56%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (5.56%) HCatalog
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) RStudio
2 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.56%) Artifactory
2 1 (5.56%) Maven
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Hadoop Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Big Data Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Big Data Consultant
5 3 (16.67%) Consultant
5 3 (16.67%) Data Consultant
6 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) RESTful
1 5 (27.78%) Cascading
2 4 (22.22%) REST
3 3 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (11.11%) Akka
4 2 (11.11%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (5.56%) Apache Tika
5 1 (5.56%) RHadoop
5 1 (5.56%) spray
5 1 (5.56%) MLlib
5 1 (5.56%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Statistics
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
1 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.56%) User Experience
1 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
1 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) MapReduce
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) DevOps
3 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) TDD
3 2 (11.11%) BDD
3 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 2 (11.11%) ETL
3 2 (11.11%) OO
3 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) OOP
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (5.56%) Straight-Through Processing
4 1 (5.56%) Analytics
4 1 (5.56%) Predictive Analytics
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) Scala
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) Jython
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) Perl
5 1 (5.56%) R
5 1 (5.56%) Spark SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) HDFS
2 5 (27.78%) Apache Flume
3 2 (11.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (5.56%) NFS
4 1 (5.56%) Docker
4 1 (5.56%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Oozie
2 3 (16.67%) Puppet
3 1 (5.56%) Nagios
3 1 (5.56%) ZABBIX
3 1 (5.56%) Ansible
3 1 (5.56%) logstash
3 1 (5.56%) Kibana
3 1 (5.56%) Chukwa
3 1 (5.56%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (5.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Tableau
1 2 (11.11%) Talend
2 1 (5.56%) Hortonworks
2 1 (5.56%) Cloudera
2 1 (5.56%) Alteryx
2 1 (5.56%) MapR
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Informatica
2 1 (5.56%) TIBCO
2 1 (5.56%) Netezza
2 1 (5.56%) Greenplum
2 1 (5.56%) Splunk