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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Kafka
Rank 118 176 208
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +32
Contract jobs citing Kafka 54 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.58% 0.28% 0.068%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.52% 0.88% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 12 2
Median daily rate £550 £613 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.20% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £484 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £725 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
1194 1469 1736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.97% 31.10% 29.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1002 1217 1322
Median daily rate £450 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 10
Median hourly rate £54.25 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.98% -22.22%
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 24 September 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 24 September 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 48 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (80.70%) Java
3 41 (71.93%) TDD
4 35 (61.40%) BDD
5 30 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
6 29 (50.88%) JSON
6 29 (50.88%) Python
7 28 (49.12%) Pair Programming
7 28 (49.12%) Jenkins
7 28 (49.12%) Microservices
8 24 (42.11%) High Availability
8 24 (42.11%) DevOps
8 24 (42.11%) Protocol Buffers
9 23 (40.35%) MQTT
9 23 (40.35%) Public Cloud
9 23 (40.35%) Video on Demand
9 23 (40.35%) Microsoft Azure
9 23 (40.35%) RTSP
9 23 (40.35%) HTTP
9 23 (40.35%) C
10 19 (33.33%) Hadoop
10 19 (33.33%) Apache Spark
11 18 (31.58%) Apache Cassandra
12 17 (29.82%) Scala
13 16 (28.07%) Big Data
14 13 (22.81%) Linux
14 13 (22.81%) Apache
14 13 (22.81%) Streaming Video
15 12 (21.05%) Scrum
15 12 (21.05%) SQL

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 19 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 13 (22.81%) Apache
3 8 (14.04%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (10.53%) Oracle Coherence
5 3 (5.26%) Jetty
6 2 (3.51%) Apache Pig
6 2 (3.51%) JBoss
6 2 (3.51%) WildFly
7 1 (1.75%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.75%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (40.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (12.28%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.51%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (1.75%) GitHub
5 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (40.35%) HTTP
1 23 (40.35%) MQTT
1 23 (40.35%) RTSP
2 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 18 (31.58%) Apache Cassandra
3 16 (28.07%) Big Data
4 9 (15.79%) MongoDB
4 9 (15.79%) NoSQL
5 8 (14.04%) HBase
6 7 (12.28%) Apache Hive
7 5 (8.77%) Spark SQL
8 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database
8 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (3.51%) Parquet
9 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.75%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.75%) Redis
10 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
10 1 (1.75%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 28 (49.12%) Jenkins
2 10 (17.54%) Git (software)
2 10 (17.54%) Maven
3 7 (12.28%) JIRA
4 4 (7.02%) GitLab
4 4 (7.02%) Gradle
4 4 (7.02%) IntelliJ
4 4 (7.02%) Subversion
5 3 (5.26%) Selenium
5 3 (5.26%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.75%) Bitbucket
General
1 8 (14.04%) Front Office
2 6 (10.53%) Finance
3 4 (7.02%) Marketing
4 3 (5.26%) Banking
5 2 (3.51%) Electronics
5 2 (3.51%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.51%) Law
5 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (77.19%) Developer
2 34 (59.65%) Java Developer
3 28 (49.12%) Senior Developer
4 27 (47.37%) Senior Java Developer
5 13 (22.81%) AWS Developer
6 11 (19.30%) Agile Developer
6 11 (19.30%) Agile Java Developer
6 11 (19.30%) Scala Developer
6 11 (19.30%) Senior Agile Developer
6 11 (19.30%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 8 (14.04%) Big Data Developer
8 7 (12.28%) Apache Spark Developer
9 6 (10.53%) Senior Scala Developer
10 5 (8.77%) Java Scala Developer
10 5 (8.77%) Senior Big Data Developer
10 5 (8.77%) Senior Java Scala Developer
11 4 (7.02%) Architect
11 4 (7.02%) Data Architect
11 4 (7.02%) Elasticsearch Developer
12 3 (5.26%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (50.88%) JSON
2 24 (42.11%) Protocol Buffers
3 11 (19.30%) JMS
4 10 (17.54%) Akka
5 9 (15.79%) REST
6 7 (12.28%) XML
7 6 (10.53%) Web Services
8 5 (8.77%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (8.77%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (8.77%) SOAP
8 5 (8.77%) Spring
9 4 (7.02%) AngularJS
9 4 (7.02%) Apache Axis
9 4 (7.02%) Apache CXF
9 4 (7.02%) Guice
9 4 (7.02%) J2EE
9 4 (7.02%) JDBC
9 4 (7.02%) JPA
9 4 (7.02%) Node.js
9 4 (7.02%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (40.35%) Public Cloud
1 23 (40.35%) Video on Demand
2 13 (22.81%) Streaming Video
3 5 (8.77%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 2 (3.51%) Equities
4 2 (3.51%) Life Science
4 2 (3.51%) Statistics
5 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.75%) Derivative
5 1 (1.75%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.81%) Linux
2 4 (7.02%) Unix
3 3 (5.26%) Windows
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (71.93%) TDD
3 35 (61.40%) BDD
4 28 (49.12%) Microservices
4 28 (49.12%) Pair Programming
5 24 (42.11%) DevOps
5 24 (42.11%) High Availability
6 12 (21.05%) Scrum
7 8 (14.04%) Test Automation
8 7 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (10.53%) Kanban
9 6 (10.53%) MapReduce
10 5 (8.77%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (8.77%) OO
11 4 (7.02%) Automated Testing
11 4 (7.02%) Configuration Management
11 4 (7.02%) Open Source
11 4 (7.02%) Software Architecture
12 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (5.26%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 46 (80.70%) Java
2 29 (50.88%) Python
3 23 (40.35%) C
4 17 (29.82%) Scala
5 12 (21.05%) SQL
6 5 (8.77%) R
7 4 (7.02%) PL/SQL
7 4 (7.02%) Shell Script
8 3 (5.26%) Clojure
9 1 (1.75%) ES6
9 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.28%) HDFS
2 6 (10.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 6 (10.53%) Docker
3 1 (1.75%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Ansible
1 1 (1.75%) Mesos
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Oracle
2 4 (7.02%) Google
3 3 (5.26%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.51%) SAP
5 1 (1.75%) DataSynapse
5 1 (1.75%) IBM
5 1 (1.75%) TIBCO
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