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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Kafka
Rank 196 227 -
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -
Contract jobs citing Kafka 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.068% 0.014% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.047% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£438 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
1750 2122 2192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.63% 29.49% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1321 1605 1683
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 9
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.74 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.24% +8.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 15 September 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 15 September 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 7 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) MongoDB
3 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Python
4 3 (42.86%) OO
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Derivative
5 2 (28.57%) JIRA
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Market Risk
5 2 (28.57%) Kanban
5 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (28.57%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (28.57%) Liferay
5 2 (28.57%) Scala
5 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
5 2 (28.57%) Amazon S3
5 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (28.57%) High Availability
5 2 (28.57%) Tableau
5 2 (28.57%) Digital Media
5 2 (28.57%) HBase
5 2 (28.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (28.57%) Redis
5 2 (28.57%) CQRS
5 2 (28.57%) Big Data
5 2 (28.57%) Jenkins

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (28.57%) WebLogic
1 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) WebLogic Portal
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (28.57%) Liferay
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (28.57%) Node.js
1 2 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon S3
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MongoDB
2 2 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 2 (28.57%) HBase
2 2 (28.57%) Redis
2 2 (28.57%) Big Data
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (28.57%) Azkaban
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JUnit
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Real Time Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) J2EE
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) WSDL
1 2 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (28.57%) Spring
1 2 (28.57%) HTML5
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Camel
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Derivative
2 2 (28.57%) Smartphone
2 2 (28.57%) Market Risk
2 2 (28.57%) Social Media
2 2 (28.57%) Digital Media
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Kanban
2 2 (28.57%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (28.57%) Complex Event Processing
2 2 (28.57%) BDD
2 2 (28.57%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) CQRS
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) Scala
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (28.57%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Tableau
2 1 (14.29%) F5