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 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Kafka
London / City of London
Rank 111 132 182
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +50
Contract jobs citing Kafka 45 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.55% 0.60% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.19% 1.86% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 16 4
Median daily rate £525 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £508
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £398 £550
% change year-on-year
+25.78% -27.72%
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 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
1073 970 1524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.90% 32.33% 30.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 894 805 1227
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Median hourly rate - £52.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +169.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 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 City of London region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 90 (78.95%) Java
2 88 (77.19%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (57.89%) TDD
4 64 (56.14%) Python
5 61 (53.51%) BDD
6 56 (49.12%) Scala
7 48 (42.11%) Hadoop
8 46 (40.35%) Amazon AWS
9 45 (39.47%) Jenkins
9 45 (39.47%) Apache Spark
10 41 (35.96%) Microservices
10 41 (35.96%) Big Data
10 41 (35.96%) Apache Cassandra
11 40 (35.09%) Pair Programming
12 38 (33.33%) JSON
13 37 (32.46%) DevOps
14 35 (30.70%) HTTP
15 33 (28.95%) High Availability
15 33 (28.95%) Microsoft Azure
16 32 (28.07%) Protocol Buffers
16 32 (28.07%) Public Cloud
17 31 (27.19%) C
18 30 (26.32%) RTSP
18 30 (26.32%) MQTT
18 30 (26.32%) Video on Demand
19 29 (25.44%) Apache Hive
20 26 (22.81%) Akka
21 25 (21.93%) Docker
21 25 (21.93%) Git (software)
22 23 (20.18%) Continuous Integration

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 45 (39.47%) Apache Spark
2 19 (16.67%) Apache
3 18 (15.79%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (7.89%) Apache Pig
5 5 (4.39%) Jetty
5 5 (4.39%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (2.63%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.75%) JBoss
7 2 (1.75%) WildFly
8 1 (0.88%) SAS
8 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 46 (40.35%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (28.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (14.04%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.63%) Amazon Kinesis
4 3 (2.63%) GitHub
5 1 (0.88%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.88%) SaaS
5 1 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (30.70%) HTTP
2 30 (26.32%) MQTT
2 30 (26.32%) RTSP
3 2 (1.75%) Internet
4 1 (0.88%) DNS
4 1 (0.88%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (42.11%) Hadoop
2 41 (35.96%) Apache Cassandra
2 41 (35.96%) Big Data
3 29 (25.44%) Apache Hive
4 16 (14.04%) MongoDB
4 16 (14.04%) Relational Database
5 14 (12.28%) HBase
5 14 (12.28%) NoSQL
5 14 (12.28%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (7.02%) Neo4j
7 5 (4.39%) Data Lake
7 5 (4.39%) Flink
7 5 (4.39%) RDBMS
7 5 (4.39%) Spark SQL
7 5 (4.39%) Sqoop
8 4 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (3.51%) Impala
8 4 (3.51%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (2.63%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 45 (39.47%) Jenkins
2 25 (21.93%) Git (software)
3 20 (17.54%) JIRA
4 10 (8.77%) Maven
5 8 (7.02%) Subversion
6 5 (4.39%) Gradle
6 5 (4.39%) Selenium
6 5 (4.39%) WebDriver
7 4 (3.51%) GitLab
7 4 (3.51%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.88%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.88%) Calabash
8 1 (0.88%) Capybara
8 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.88%) ERwin
8 1 (0.88%) NUnit
8 1 (0.88%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (14.04%) Banking
2 12 (10.53%) Finance
3 11 (9.65%) Front Office
4 4 (3.51%) Marketing
5 3 (2.63%) Retail
6 2 (1.75%) Electronics
6 2 (1.75%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.75%) Law
6 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 67 (58.77%) Developer
2 46 (40.35%) Java Developer
3 33 (28.95%) Senior Developer
4 32 (28.07%) Senior Java Developer
5 20 (17.54%) Scala Developer
6 15 (13.16%) Data Engineer
7 14 (12.28%) Agile Developer
7 14 (12.28%) Agile Java Developer
7 14 (12.28%) AWS Developer
8 12 (10.53%) Senior Agile Developer
8 12 (10.53%) Senior Agile Java Developer
9 10 (8.77%) Big Data Engineer
10 9 (7.89%) Architect
11 8 (7.02%) Big Data Developer
12 7 (6.14%) Data Architect
12 7 (6.14%) Hadoop Engineer
12 7 (6.14%) Java Scala Developer
13 6 (5.26%) Administrator
13 6 (5.26%) Apache Spark Developer
13 6 (5.26%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (33.33%) JSON
2 32 (28.07%) Protocol Buffers
3 26 (22.81%) Akka
4 15 (13.16%) JMS
5 13 (11.40%) REST
6 11 (9.65%) Spring
7 10 (8.77%) AngularJS
7 10 (8.77%) Node.js
8 8 (7.02%) RabbitMQ
8 8 (7.02%) XML
9 7 (6.14%) Spark Streaming
9 7 (6.14%) Web Services
10 6 (5.26%) Spring Boot
11 5 (4.39%) ActiveMQ
11 5 (4.39%) SOAP
12 4 (3.51%) Apache CXF
12 4 (3.51%) Guice
12 4 (3.51%) JAX-RS
12 4 (3.51%) JPA
12 4 (3.51%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 32 (28.07%) Public Cloud
2 30 (26.32%) Video on Demand
3 14 (12.28%) Streaming Video
4 10 (8.77%) Statistics
5 8 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.39%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 4 (3.51%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.63%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.75%) Equities
9 2 (1.75%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.75%) Life Science
10 1 (0.88%) Artificial Intelligence
10 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.88%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.88%) Derivative
10 1 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.18%) Linux
2 10 (8.77%) Android
2 10 (8.77%) Apple iOS
3 8 (7.02%) Unix
4 4 (3.51%) Mac OS X
4 4 (3.51%) Windows
5 2 (1.75%) CentOS
5 2 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (77.19%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (57.89%) TDD
3 61 (53.51%) BDD
4 41 (35.96%) Microservices
5 40 (35.09%) Pair Programming
6 37 (32.46%) DevOps
7 33 (28.95%) High Availability
8 23 (20.18%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (19.30%) Scrum
10 15 (13.16%) Kanban
11 14 (12.28%) Software Engineering
12 13 (11.40%) Open Source
13 12 (10.53%) MapReduce
14 10 (8.77%) Continuous Deployment
14 10 (8.77%) Test Automation
15 9 (7.89%) Configuration Management
16 8 (7.02%) OO
17 7 (6.14%) Data Ingestion
18 6 (5.26%) Analytics
18 6 (5.26%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 90 (78.95%) Java
2 64 (56.14%) Python
3 56 (49.12%) Scala
4 31 (27.19%) C
5 20 (17.54%) R
5 20 (17.54%) SQL
6 14 (12.28%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.51%) MATLAB
7 4 (3.51%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.51%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.63%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.63%) ES6
9 2 (1.75%) Clojure
9 2 (1.75%) Ruby
10 1 (0.88%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.88%) C#
10 1 (0.88%) Perl
10 1 (0.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (2.63%) Degree
1 3 (2.63%) PhD
1 3 (2.63%) SC Cleared
1 3 (2.63%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.75%) RHCE
2 2 (1.75%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.02%) QA
System Software
1 25 (21.93%) Docker
2 9 (7.89%) HDFS
3 6 (5.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (1.75%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.88%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (4.39%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (2.63%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.75%) Marathon
3 2 (1.75%) Mesos
3 2 (1.75%) Oozie
3 2 (1.75%) Puppet
4 1 (0.88%) Ansible
4 1 (0.88%) Nagios
4 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.88%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 9 (7.89%) Hortonworks
2 4 (3.51%) Cloudera
2 4 (3.51%) Google
2 4 (3.51%) Oracle
2 4 (3.51%) Red Hat
3 3 (2.63%) Atlassian
3 3 (2.63%) SAP
3 3 (2.63%) Tableau
3 3 (2.63%) Teradata
4 2 (1.75%) Cisco
4 2 (1.75%) VMware
5 1 (0.88%) Apigee
5 1 (0.88%) IBM
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