The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the City of London region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Kafka
Rank 196 210 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing Kafka 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.052% 0.056% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 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 £388 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1696 2092 2207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.23% 29.52% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1266 1610 1720
Average daily rate £438 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 16
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
Kafka
London

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 30 July 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 30 July 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%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
4 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
4 3 (42.86%) UNIX
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) MySQL
4 3 (42.86%) HBase
4 3 (42.86%) Big Data
5 2 (28.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (28.57%) Redis
5 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 2 (28.57%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (28.57%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (28.57%) Apache Camel
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
5 2 (28.57%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (28.57%) HDFS
5 2 (28.57%) CQRS
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) JUnit
5 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) J2EE
5 2 (28.57%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
1 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) WebLogic Portal
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (28.57%) Node.js
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (28.57%) Liferay
2 1 (14.29%) SAS
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon S3
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
2 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
2 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 3 (42.86%) HBase
2 3 (42.86%) Big Data
3 2 (28.57%) Redis
3 2 (28.57%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 2 (28.57%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
4 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) JUnit
1 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Camel
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) J2EE
1 2 (28.57%) WSDL
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) HTML5
1 2 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (28.57%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) MapReduce
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Social Media
1 2 (28.57%) Digital Media
1 2 (28.57%) Smartphone
1 2 (28.57%) Derivative
1 2 (28.57%) Market Risk
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) CQRS
1 2 (28.57%) OO
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) MVC
1 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
1 2 (28.57%) Workflow
1 2 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
1 2 (28.57%) Complex Event Processing
1 2 (28.57%) BDD
1 2 (28.57%) High Availability
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) TDD
1 2 (28.57%) Scrum
1 2 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Kanban
1 2 (28.57%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Research
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) Scala
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (28.57%) HDFS
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Tableau
2 1 (14.29%) F5
2 1 (14.29%) Informatica
2 1 (14.29%) Talend