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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Kafka
Rank 194 195 218
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +23
Contract jobs citing Kafka 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.052% 0.057%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£488 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% +22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Kafka
London

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
1686 1703 2073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.66% 29.76% 29.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1371 1286 1618
Average daily rate £450 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 27
Average hourly rate £24.23 £20.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.19% -50.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £16.00 £27.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £32.01 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 14 (70.00%) Hadoop
2 13 (65.00%) Java
3 11 (55.00%) Big Data
4 9 (45.00%) MapReduce
5 8 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (35.00%) REST
6 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (30.00%) Apache Hive
8 5 (25.00%) RESTful
8 5 (25.00%) Scala
8 5 (25.00%) TDD
8 5 (25.00%) Web Services
8 5 (25.00%) Apache Flume
8 5 (25.00%) Oozie
8 5 (25.00%) HDFS
8 5 (25.00%) Cascading
9 4 (20.00%) Apache Pig
9 4 (20.00%) Impala
9 4 (20.00%) Apache Spark
10 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
10 3 (15.00%) Scrum
10 3 (15.00%) Finance
10 3 (15.00%) SQL
10 3 (15.00%) Banking
10 3 (15.00%) Spring
10 3 (15.00%) Open Source
10 3 (15.00%) BDD
11 2 (10.00%) Puppet
11 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (10.00%) Apache ZooKeeper

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 4 (20.00%) Apache Pig
1 4 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon Kinesis
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) Hadoop
2 11 (55.00%) Big Data
3 8 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (30.00%) Apache Hive
5 4 (20.00%) Impala
6 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (10.00%) MySQL
6 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
7 1 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) Maven
2 1 (5.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
1 3 (15.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Hadoop Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Big Data Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Big Data Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Data Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) REST
2 5 (25.00%) RESTful
2 5 (25.00%) Web Services
2 5 (25.00%) Cascading
3 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (15.00%) Spring
4 2 (10.00%) JSON
4 2 (10.00%) ZeroMQ
4 2 (10.00%) Akka
5 1 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (5.00%) spray
5 1 (5.00%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Statistics
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.00%) User Experience
1 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) MapReduce
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (15.00%) Open Source
4 3 (15.00%) BDD
4 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) OO
5 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.00%) Predictive Analytics
5 2 (10.00%) Analytics
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.00%) SDLC
6 1 (5.00%) Microservices
6 1 (5.00%) Low Latency
6 1 (5.00%) Straight-Through Processing
6 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (5.00%) Complex Event Processing
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) Scala
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) Python
4 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Apache Flume
1 5 (25.00%) HDFS
2 2 (10.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Oozie
2 2 (10.00%) Puppet
3 1 (5.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Informatica
2 1 (5.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (5.00%) Greenplum
2 1 (5.00%) Splunk
2 1 (5.00%) Tableau
2 1 (5.00%) Talend
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago