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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Kafka
Rank 138 181 205
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +24
Contract jobs citing Kafka 15 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.14% 0.017%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.52% 0.45% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 1
Average daily rate £450 £513 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +57.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £550 £400
% change year-on-year
-28.18% +37.50%
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
987 1561 1734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 31.37% 30.36% 29.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 1258 1288
Average daily rate £463 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £27.37 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.94% -26.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 11 February 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 11 February 2016, 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 32 (94.12%) Java
2 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (58.82%) Apache Cassandra
3 19 (55.88%) Scala
4 17 (50.00%) Apache Spark
5 16 (47.06%) Big Data
5 16 (47.06%) TDD
6 14 (41.18%) Hadoop
6 14 (41.18%) Node.js
7 13 (38.24%) Spring
8 12 (35.29%) BDD
9 10 (29.41%) AngularJS
9 10 (29.41%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (29.41%) Mentoring
9 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
10 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
10 8 (23.53%) Splunk
10 8 (23.53%) Jetty
11 7 (20.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 7 (20.59%) HTTP
11 7 (20.59%) Python
12 6 (17.65%) CSS
12 6 (17.65%) Hibernate
12 6 (17.65%) Puppet
12 6 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (17.65%) Akka
12 6 (17.65%) lodash
13 5 (14.71%) HBase
13 5 (14.71%) RabbitMQ
13 5 (14.71%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 17 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 14 (41.18%) Node.js
3 8 (23.53%) Jetty
4 4 (11.76%) OpenStack
5 3 (8.82%) Apache
6 1 (2.94%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 10 (29.41%) AWS CloudFormation
2 6 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (58.82%) Apache Cassandra
2 16 (47.06%) Big Data
3 14 (41.18%) Hadoop
4 5 (14.71%) HBase
5 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (11.76%) Datomic
5 4 (11.76%) MongoDB
5 4 (11.76%) Neo4j
5 4 (11.76%) NoSQL
5 4 (11.76%) Parquet
5 4 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (8.82%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.94%) MySQL
7 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.76%) Jasmine
3 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.82%) JUnit
3 3 (8.82%) Mockito
4 2 (5.88%) Maven
4 2 (5.88%) Selenium
4 2 (5.88%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 5 (14.71%) Banking
2 4 (11.76%) Publishing
3 3 (8.82%) Finance
4 1 (2.94%) Games
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Big Data Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Scala Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Big Data Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Big Data Manager
5 4 (11.76%) Data Manager
5 4 (11.76%) Development Manager
5 4 (11.76%) Software Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Technical Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Core Java Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Development Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) QA Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Development Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior QA Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Software Development Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (38.24%) Spring
2 10 (29.41%) AngularJS
3 6 (17.65%) Akka
3 6 (17.65%) CSS
3 6 (17.65%) Hibernate
3 6 (17.65%) lodash
4 5 (14.71%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (11.76%) Ajax
5 4 (11.76%) Apache Avro
5 4 (11.76%) jQuery
5 4 (11.76%) Play Framework
5 4 (11.76%) RESTful
5 4 (11.76%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (11.76%) Sass
5 4 (11.76%) spray
5 4 (11.76%) Web Services
6 3 (8.82%) REST
6 3 (8.82%) Spring MVC
7 2 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (5.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Unix
3 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (47.06%) TDD
3 12 (35.29%) BDD
4 10 (29.41%) Mentoring
5 4 (11.76%) Data Modelling
5 4 (11.76%) Extreme Programming
5 4 (11.76%) Kanban
5 4 (11.76%) Scrum
6 3 (8.82%) Analytics
6 3 (8.82%) MVC
6 3 (8.82%) Open Source
7 2 (5.88%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.88%) MapReduce
7 2 (5.88%) Pair Programming
7 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.94%) Data Management
8 1 (2.94%) Multithreading
8 1 (2.94%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 32 (94.12%) Java
2 19 (55.88%) Scala
3 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 7 (20.59%) Python
5 4 (11.76%) Clojure
5 4 (11.76%) Erlang
5 4 (11.76%) Go
5 4 (11.76%) Ruby
6 2 (5.88%) SQL
7 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.94%) C#
7 1 (2.94%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (11.76%) Docker
3 2 (5.88%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) Puppet
2 4 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.88%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Splunk
2 4 (11.76%) MapR
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