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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Kafka
London / City of London
Rank 116 135 187
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +52
Contract jobs citing Kafka 34 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.15% 0.48% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.30% 1.52% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 6
Median daily rate £525 £438 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £355 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £590 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £395 £550
% change year-on-year
+4.43% -28.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1031 984 1566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.80% 31.36% 30.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 869 835 1265
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 £345 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +100.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017, 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 85 (72.03%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (69.49%) Java
3 73 (61.86%) Python
4 64 (54.24%) TDD
5 60 (50.85%) BDD
6 53 (44.92%) Scala
7 52 (44.07%) Hadoop
8 50 (42.37%) Amazon AWS
9 46 (38.98%) DevOps
10 44 (37.29%) Big Data
11 43 (36.44%) Apache Spark
12 42 (35.59%) Jenkins
13 40 (33.90%) Pair Programming
14 39 (33.05%) Microservices
15 37 (31.36%) JSON
16 36 (30.51%) HTTP
17 35 (29.66%) Microsoft Azure
18 34 (28.81%) Apache Hive
18 34 (28.81%) Public Cloud
19 33 (27.97%) Apache Cassandra
19 33 (27.97%) High Availability
19 33 (27.97%) Protocol Buffers
20 31 (26.27%) C
20 31 (26.27%) Docker
21 30 (25.42%) MQTT
21 30 (25.42%) Video on Demand
21 30 (25.42%) RTSP
22 25 (21.19%) Linux
22 25 (21.19%) Git (software)
23 23 (19.49%) Akka

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 43 (36.44%) Apache Spark
2 19 (16.10%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (13.56%) Apache
4 8 (6.78%) Apache Pig
5 4 (3.39%) Apache Solr
5 4 (3.39%) Jetty
5 4 (3.39%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.85%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.85%) IPython
6 1 (0.85%) JBoss
6 1 (0.85%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.85%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 50 (42.37%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (29.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (10.17%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (5.08%) Amazon EMR
5 5 (4.24%) Amazon Kinesis
5 5 (4.24%) GitHub
5 5 (4.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (30.51%) HTTP
2 30 (25.42%) MQTT
2 30 (25.42%) RTSP
3 3 (2.54%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.85%) DNS
5 1 (0.85%) Internet
5 1 (0.85%) LDAP
5 1 (0.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (44.07%) Hadoop
2 44 (37.29%) Big Data
3 34 (28.81%) Apache Hive
4 33 (27.97%) Apache Cassandra
5 18 (15.25%) Relational Database
6 14 (11.86%) MongoDB
6 14 (11.86%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (11.02%) HBase
8 12 (10.17%) NoSQL
9 9 (7.63%) Neo4j
10 7 (5.93%) Data Lake
11 6 (5.08%) Flink
12 5 (4.24%) Impala
12 5 (4.24%) RDBMS
13 4 (3.39%) Spark SQL
13 4 (3.39%) Sqoop
14 3 (2.54%) Amazon Redshift
14 3 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (2.54%) Parquet
15 2 (1.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 42 (35.59%) Jenkins
2 25 (21.19%) Git (software)
3 18 (15.25%) JIRA
4 7 (5.93%) Maven
5 5 (4.24%) Subversion
6 4 (3.39%) Selenium
6 4 (3.39%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.69%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.69%) Gradle
8 1 (0.85%) Calabash
8 1 (0.85%) Capybara
8 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.85%) ERwin
8 1 (0.85%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.85%) NUnit
8 1 (0.85%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.85%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.85%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (13.56%) Banking
2 15 (12.71%) Finance
3 9 (7.63%) Front Office
4 4 (3.39%) Retail
5 2 (1.69%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.69%) Marketing
6 1 (0.85%) Billing
6 1 (0.85%) Electronics
6 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.85%) Publishing
6 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (53.39%) Developer
2 42 (35.59%) Java Developer
3 32 (27.12%) Senior Developer
4 31 (26.27%) Senior Java Developer
5 18 (15.25%) Scala Developer
6 15 (12.71%) Data Engineer
7 14 (11.86%) Agile Developer
7 14 (11.86%) Agile Java Developer
8 13 (11.02%) AWS Developer
9 12 (10.17%) Senior Agile Developer
9 12 (10.17%) Senior Agile Java Developer
10 10 (8.47%) Big Data Engineer
11 9 (7.63%) Administrator
12 8 (6.78%) Architect
13 7 (5.93%) Hadoop Engineer
14 6 (5.08%) AWS DevOps
14 6 (5.08%) Data Administrator
14 6 (5.08%) Data Architect
14 6 (5.08%) DevOps Engineer
14 6 (5.08%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (31.36%) JSON
2 33 (27.97%) Protocol Buffers
3 23 (19.49%) Akka
4 12 (10.17%) Node.js
5 11 (9.32%) JMS
6 10 (8.47%) AngularJS
7 9 (7.63%) REST
8 8 (6.78%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (5.93%) Spark Streaming
9 7 (5.93%) Spring
10 5 (4.24%) Apache Avro
10 5 (4.24%) Web Services
10 5 (4.24%) XML
11 4 (3.39%) Backbone.js
11 4 (3.39%) Ember.js
11 4 (3.39%) Express
11 4 (3.39%) Hibernate
11 4 (3.39%) HTML
11 4 (3.39%) JAX-RS
11 4 (3.39%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 34 (28.81%) Public Cloud
2 30 (25.42%) Video on Demand
3 14 (11.86%) Streaming Video
4 8 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.39%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.39%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 2 (1.69%) Derivative
6 2 (1.69%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.85%) Equities
7 1 (0.85%) Fintech
7 1 (0.85%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.19%) Linux
2 10 (8.47%) Android
2 10 (8.47%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (4.24%) Unix
3 5 (4.24%) Windows
4 4 (3.39%) Mac OS X
5 3 (2.54%) CentOS
6 2 (1.69%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.85%) Fedora
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (72.03%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (54.24%) TDD
3 60 (50.85%) BDD
4 46 (38.98%) DevOps
5 40 (33.90%) Pair Programming
6 39 (33.05%) Microservices
7 33 (27.97%) High Availability
8 19 (16.10%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (13.56%) Scrum
10 14 (11.86%) Software Engineering
11 12 (10.17%) Kanban
12 10 (8.47%) Continuous Deployment
12 10 (8.47%) MapReduce
12 10 (8.47%) Open Source
12 10 (8.47%) Statistics
13 8 (6.78%) Test Automation
14 7 (5.93%) Data Ingestion
14 7 (5.93%) Machine Learning
15 6 (5.08%) Analytics
15 6 (5.08%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 82 (69.49%) Java
2 73 (61.86%) Python
3 53 (44.92%) Scala
4 31 (26.27%) C
5 20 (16.95%) R
6 17 (14.41%) SQL
7 16 (13.56%) JavaScript
8 9 (7.63%) Bash Shell
9 6 (5.08%) Perl
10 4 (3.39%) ES6
10 4 (3.39%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.69%) C#
11 2 (1.69%) Ruby
12 1 (0.85%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.85%) Clojure
12 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (3.39%) Degree
1 4 (3.39%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.39%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.54%) PhD
3 2 (1.69%) RHCE
3 2 (1.69%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.85%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.08%) QA
System Software
1 31 (26.27%) Docker
2 9 (7.63%) HDFS
3 7 (5.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (1.69%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.85%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (5.08%) Hadoop YARN
2 4 (3.39%) Puppet
3 3 (2.54%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.54%) Mesos
4 2 (1.69%) Ansible
4 2 (1.69%) Marathon
4 2 (1.69%) Nagios
4 2 (1.69%) Oozie
5 1 (0.85%) Ambari
5 1 (0.85%) Kibana
5 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.85%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 11 (9.32%) Hortonworks
2 6 (5.08%) Red Hat
3 5 (4.24%) Cloudera
4 4 (3.39%) Tableau
5 3 (2.54%) Teradata
6 2 (1.69%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.69%) Cisco
6 2 (1.69%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.69%) SAP
6 2 (1.69%) VMware
7 1 (0.85%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.85%) Apigee
7 1 (0.85%) Google
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle
7 1 (0.85%) Splunk
7 1 (0.85%) Talend
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £600 to £700 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago