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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Kafka
Rank 182 202 226
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +24
Contract jobs citing Kafka 12 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.068% 0.027%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.75% 0.23% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 2
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£500 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
1605 1761 2226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.50% 29.94% 30.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1319 1307 1674
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £31.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +42.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £16.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £57.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 15 (68.18%) Hadoop
2 13 (59.09%) Java
3 12 (54.55%) Big Data
4 10 (45.45%) MapReduce
5 9 (40.91%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (31.82%) Scala
6 7 (31.82%) Apache Hive
7 6 (27.27%) Apache Spark
8 5 (22.73%) HDFS
8 5 (22.73%) Impala
8 5 (22.73%) Cascading
8 5 (22.73%) Apache Pig
8 5 (22.73%) Oozie
8 5 (22.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (22.73%) Apache Flume
8 5 (22.73%) RESTful
8 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
9 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (18.18%) Banking
9 4 (18.18%) REST
9 4 (18.18%) Splunk
9 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
9 4 (18.18%) MapR
10 3 (13.64%) Apache Avro
10 3 (13.64%) DevOps
10 3 (13.64%) TDD
10 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (13.64%) BDD
10 3 (13.64%) Puppet

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 6 (27.27%) Apache Spark
2 5 (22.73%) Apache Pig
3 2 (9.09%) Jetty
3 2 (9.09%) Node.js
4 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
4 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.55%) IPython
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) Hadoop
2 12 (54.55%) Big Data
3 9 (40.91%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (31.82%) Apache Hive
5 5 (22.73%) Impala
6 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (4.55%) MySQL
8 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
8 1 (4.55%) IBM BigInsights
8 1 (4.55%) HBase
8 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (4.55%) Sqoop
8 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
8 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
8 1 (4.55%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (4.55%) HCatalog
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.09%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (4.55%) Artifactory
3 1 (4.55%) RStudio
3 1 (4.55%) Maven
General
1 4 (18.18%) Banking
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Hadoop Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Big Data Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Big Data Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Data Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Data Manager
5 3 (13.64%) Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Development Manager
6 2 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) RESTful
1 5 (22.73%) Cascading
2 4 (18.18%) REST
3 3 (13.64%) Apache Avro
3 3 (13.64%) Web Services
4 2 (9.09%) Spring
4 2 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 2 (9.09%) lodash
5 1 (4.55%) spray
5 1 (4.55%) MLlib
5 1 (4.55%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (4.55%) Apache Tika
5 1 (4.55%) JDBC
5 1 (4.55%) Akka
5 1 (4.55%) RHadoop
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Statistics
1 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
1 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.55%) User Experience
1 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
1 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) MapReduce
2 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
3 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) TDD
4 3 (13.64%) DevOps
4 3 (13.64%) BDD
5 2 (9.09%) OO
5 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.09%) ETL
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) SDLC
6 1 (4.55%) OOP
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.55%) Scrum
6 1 (4.55%) Predictive Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (4.55%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) Scala
3 3 (13.64%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) Jython
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) Perl
5 1 (4.55%) R
5 1 (4.55%) Spark SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 5 (22.73%) Apache Flume
1 5 (22.73%) HDFS
2 1 (4.55%) GPFS
2 1 (4.55%) Docker
2 1 (4.55%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Oozie
2 3 (13.64%) Puppet
3 1 (4.55%) Nagios
3 1 (4.55%) ZABBIX
3 1 (4.55%) Ansible
3 1 (4.55%) logstash
3 1 (4.55%) Kibana
3 1 (4.55%) Chukwa
3 1 (4.55%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Splunk
1 4 (18.18%) MapR
2 2 (9.09%) Tableau
2 2 (9.09%) Talend
3 1 (4.55%) Hortonworks
3 1 (4.55%) Cloudera
3 1 (4.55%) Alteryx
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Informatica
3 1 (4.55%) TIBCO
3 1 (4.55%) Netezza
3 1 (4.55%) Greenplum
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday