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 2 December 2016 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Kafka
Rank 91 137 203
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +66
Contract jobs citing Kafka 75 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.32% 0.57% 0.085%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.21% 1.79% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 20 2
Median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £446 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+11.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Kafka
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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
1207 1115 1723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.39% 31.75% 29.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1025 936 1374
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 £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 2 December 2016.

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 2 December 2016, 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 86 (83.50%) Java
2 81 (78.64%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (60.19%) Python
4 60 (58.25%) TDD
5 54 (52.43%) BDD
6 50 (48.54%) Scala
7 45 (43.69%) Hadoop
7 45 (43.69%) Amazon AWS
8 44 (42.72%) Apache Spark
9 41 (39.81%) Jenkins
10 39 (37.86%) Microservices
10 39 (37.86%) Big Data
10 39 (37.86%) Pair Programming
11 38 (36.89%) JSON
12 34 (33.01%) HTTP
12 34 (33.01%) Apache Cassandra
13 33 (32.04%) Microsoft Azure
13 33 (32.04%) High Availability
13 33 (32.04%) DevOps
14 32 (31.07%) Protocol Buffers
14 32 (31.07%) Public Cloud
15 31 (30.10%) C
16 30 (29.13%) RTSP
16 30 (29.13%) MQTT
16 30 (29.13%) Video on Demand
17 28 (27.18%) Apache Hive
18 21 (20.39%) Git (software)
18 21 (20.39%) R
18 21 (20.39%) Akka
19 20 (19.42%) 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 44 (42.72%) Apache Spark
2 19 (18.45%) Apache
3 17 (16.50%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (7.77%) Apache Pig
5 5 (4.85%) Jetty
5 5 (4.85%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (2.91%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.94%) JBoss
7 2 (1.94%) WildFly
8 1 (0.97%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 45 (43.69%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (32.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (15.53%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.91%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (1.94%) GitHub
6 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (33.01%) HTTP
2 30 (29.13%) MQTT
2 30 (29.13%) RTSP
3 2 (1.94%) Internet
4 1 (0.97%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (43.69%) Hadoop
2 39 (37.86%) Big Data
3 34 (33.01%) Apache Cassandra
4 28 (27.18%) Apache Hive
5 16 (15.53%) MongoDB
6 15 (14.56%) Relational Database
7 14 (13.59%) NoSQL
7 14 (13.59%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (12.62%) HBase
9 7 (6.80%) Neo4j
10 5 (4.85%) Data Lake
10 5 (4.85%) Flink
10 5 (4.85%) RDBMS
10 5 (4.85%) Spark SQL
10 5 (4.85%) Sqoop
11 4 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (3.88%) Impala
11 4 (3.88%) Oracle Database
11 4 (3.88%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (2.91%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 41 (39.81%) Jenkins
2 21 (20.39%) Git (software)
3 19 (18.45%) JIRA
4 10 (9.71%) Maven
5 7 (6.80%) Subversion
6 5 (4.85%) Gradle
6 5 (4.85%) Selenium
6 5 (4.85%) WebDriver
7 4 (3.88%) GitLab
7 4 (3.88%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.97%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.97%) Calabash
8 1 (0.97%) Capybara
8 1 (0.97%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.97%) ERwin
8 1 (0.97%) NUnit
8 1 (0.97%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.97%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (12.62%) Finance
2 11 (10.68%) Banking
3 10 (9.71%) Front Office
4 5 (4.85%) Marketing
5 3 (2.91%) Electronics
5 3 (2.91%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.91%) Retail
5 3 (2.91%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.94%) Law
7 1 (0.97%) Billing
7 1 (0.97%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (59.22%) Developer
2 44 (42.72%) Java Developer
3 32 (31.07%) Senior Developer
3 32 (31.07%) Senior Java Developer
4 16 (15.53%) Scala Developer
5 15 (14.56%) Data Engineer
6 14 (13.59%) Agile Developer
6 14 (13.59%) Agile Java Developer
6 14 (13.59%) AWS Developer
7 12 (11.65%) Senior Agile Developer
7 12 (11.65%) Senior Agile Java Developer
8 10 (9.71%) Big Data Engineer
9 8 (7.77%) Architect
9 8 (7.77%) Big Data Developer
10 7 (6.80%) Data Architect
10 7 (6.80%) Hadoop Engineer
11 6 (5.83%) Apache Spark Developer
11 6 (5.83%) Java Scala Developer
12 5 (4.85%) QA Test Engineer
12 5 (4.85%) Senior Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (36.89%) JSON
2 32 (31.07%) Protocol Buffers
3 21 (20.39%) Akka
4 15 (14.56%) JMS
5 11 (10.68%) REST
6 10 (9.71%) Spring
7 9 (8.74%) AngularJS
8 7 (6.80%) Node.js
8 7 (6.80%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (6.80%) Spark Streaming
8 7 (6.80%) XML
9 6 (5.83%) Spring Boot
9 6 (5.83%) Web Services
10 5 (4.85%) ActiveMQ
10 5 (4.85%) SOAP
11 4 (3.88%) Apache Avro
11 4 (3.88%) Apache Axis
11 4 (3.88%) J2EE
11 4 (3.88%) JDBC
11 4 (3.88%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 32 (31.07%) Public Cloud
2 30 (29.13%) Video on Demand
3 14 (13.59%) Streaming Video
4 10 (9.71%) Statistics
5 8 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.85%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 4 (3.88%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.91%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.94%) Equities
9 2 (1.94%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.94%) Life Science
10 1 (0.97%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.97%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.48%) Linux
2 7 (6.80%) Unix
3 6 (5.83%) Android
3 6 (5.83%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.88%) Windows
5 3 (2.91%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.94%) CentOS
6 2 (1.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (78.64%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (58.25%) TDD
3 54 (52.43%) BDD
4 39 (37.86%) Microservices
4 39 (37.86%) Pair Programming
5 33 (32.04%) DevOps
5 33 (32.04%) High Availability
6 20 (19.42%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (17.48%) Scrum
8 13 (12.62%) Open Source
9 12 (11.65%) MapReduce
10 11 (10.68%) Kanban
11 10 (9.71%) Continuous Deployment
11 10 (9.71%) Test Automation
12 9 (8.74%) Software Engineering
13 8 (7.77%) Configuration Management
14 7 (6.80%) Data Ingestion
14 7 (6.80%) OO
15 6 (5.83%) Automated Testing
15 6 (5.83%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 86 (83.50%) Java
2 62 (60.19%) Python
3 50 (48.54%) Scala
4 31 (30.10%) C
5 21 (20.39%) R
6 19 (18.45%) SQL
7 7 (6.80%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.88%) MATLAB
8 4 (3.88%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.88%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.94%) Clojure
9 2 (1.94%) ES6
9 2 (1.94%) Ruby
10 1 (0.97%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.97%) C#
10 1 (0.97%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (2.91%) Degree
1 3 (2.91%) PhD
2 2 (1.94%) RHCE
2 2 (1.94%) RHCSA
2 2 (1.94%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.77%) QA
System Software
1 14 (13.59%) Docker
2 8 (7.77%) HDFS
3 5 (4.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (1.94%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (4.85%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (1.94%) Oozie
3 1 (0.97%) Ansible
3 1 (0.97%) Marathon
3 1 (0.97%) Mesos
3 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (6.80%) Hortonworks
2 4 (3.88%) Cloudera
2 4 (3.88%) Google
2 4 (3.88%) Oracle
2 4 (3.88%) SAP
3 3 (2.91%) Atlassian
3 3 (2.91%) Tableau
3 3 (2.91%) Teradata
4 2 (1.94%) Cisco
4 2 (1.94%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.94%) VMware
5 1 (0.97%) Apigee
5 1 (0.97%) IBM
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