The table below looks at the statistics for Kafka skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Kafka over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Kafka
Rank 333 512 605
Rank change year-on-year
+179 +93
Contract jobs citing Kafka 327 124 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.66% 0.24% 0.045%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.12% 0.82% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 83 14
Median daily rate £525 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £438 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £700 £550
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
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15432 15170 14365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.11% 28.76% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10748 10568 9507
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 265 162
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £17.50 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%

Kafka
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 England

Kafka
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Kafka across the England region.

Kafka Daily Rate Trend in England

Kafka
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Kafka across the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Kafka Daily Rate Histogram in England

Kafka
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +134 266 £550 -4.34% 56
South East +35 25 £525 +25.00% 6
East of England +25 16 £420 - 1
South West +27 15 £325 -50.00% 1
Yorkshire 0 2 £338 -32.50% 3
North West +5 1 £438 - 2
East Midlands -7 1 - -
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Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 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 England region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 294 (68.21%) Java
2 246 (57.08%) Apache Spark
3 229 (53.13%) Big Data
4 223 (51.74%) Agile Software Development
5 220 (51.04%) Hadoop
6 171 (39.68%) Scala
7 152 (35.27%) TDD
8 108 (25.06%) Apache Hive
9 106 (24.59%) Scrum
10 105 (24.36%) Python
11 97 (22.51%) BDD
11 97 (22.51%) Apache Cassandra
11 97 (22.51%) NoSQL
12 93 (21.58%) SQL
13 90 (20.88%) Amazon AWS
14 84 (19.49%) Pair Programming
15 83 (19.26%) Linux
15 83 (19.26%) Git (software)
16 81 (18.79%) REST
16 81 (18.79%) Jenkins
17 79 (18.33%) HBase
18 77 (17.87%) Apache
18 77 (17.87%) Spring
19 76 (17.63%) Docker
20 73 (16.94%) Finance
21 67 (15.55%) JSON
21 67 (15.55%) Apache Flume
22 65 (15.08%) Elasticsearch
22 65 (15.08%) Microservices
23 60 (13.92%) Microsoft Azure

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 246 (57.08%) Apache Spark
2 77 (17.87%) Apache
3 65 (15.08%) Elasticsearch
4 26 (6.03%) Apache Pig
5 12 (2.78%) Apache Solr
6 9 (2.09%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.86%) Cloud Foundry
7 8 (1.86%) Confluence
8 6 (1.39%) GemFire
8 6 (1.39%) OpenStack
8 6 (1.39%) Oracle Coherence
9 5 (1.16%) nginx
10 4 (0.93%) MQSeries
10 4 (0.93%) SAS
11 3 (0.70%) CMS
11 3 (0.70%) Jetty
12 2 (0.46%) JBoss
12 2 (0.46%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (0.93%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.70%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.62%) Unica
2 4 (0.93%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 90 (20.88%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (13.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (5.34%) Cloud Computing
4 21 (4.87%) GitHub
5 12 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (2.32%) Amazon Kinesis
7 9 (2.09%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (1.62%) PaaS
9 6 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (1.39%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.46%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.46%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.23%) AWS OpsWorks
12 1 (0.23%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (0.23%) Heroku
12 1 (0.23%) IaaS
12 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (9.98%) HTTP
2 37 (8.58%) MQTT
3 31 (7.19%) RTSP
4 13 (3.02%) Kerberos
5 12 (2.78%) Internet
6 7 (1.62%) LAN
6 7 (1.62%) WAN
7 4 (0.93%) DNS
8 3 (0.70%) SSL
9 2 (0.46%) Firewall
9 2 (0.46%) LDAP
10 1 (0.23%) AMQP
10 1 (0.23%) Network Security
10 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (53.13%) Big Data
2 220 (51.04%) Hadoop
3 108 (25.06%) Apache Hive
4 97 (22.51%) Apache Cassandra
4 97 (22.51%) NoSQL
5 79 (18.33%) HBase
6 38 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
7 32 (7.42%) Relational Database
8 31 (7.19%) MongoDB
8 31 (7.19%) Sqoop
9 28 (6.50%) MySQL
10 25 (5.80%) Impala
11 24 (5.57%) Data Warehouse
12 21 (4.87%) Neo4j
13 20 (4.64%) Redis
14 18 (4.18%) RDBMS
15 17 (3.94%) Spark SQL
16 16 (3.71%) Flink
17 12 (2.78%) Parquet
18 10 (2.32%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 83 (19.26%) Git (software)
2 81 (18.79%) Jenkins
3 33 (7.66%) Maven
4 30 (6.96%) JIRA
5 20 (4.64%) Gradle
6 16 (3.71%) WebDriver
7 13 (3.02%) TeamCity
8 12 (2.78%) JUnit
9 11 (2.55%) Selenium
10 10 (2.32%) Artifactory
11 8 (1.86%) Subversion
12 7 (1.62%) Cucumber
13 6 (1.39%) Eclipse
13 6 (1.39%) Mockito
13 6 (1.39%) Talend Open Studio
14 5 (1.16%) GitLab
14 5 (1.16%) GoCD
14 5 (1.16%) IntelliJ
15 4 (0.93%) NSubstitute
15 4 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 73 (16.94%) Finance
2 56 (12.99%) Banking
3 37 (8.58%) Retail
4 20 (4.64%) Investment Banking
5 15 (3.48%) Front Office
6 13 (3.02%) Marketing
7 10 (2.32%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.16%) Advertising
9 4 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
9 4 (0.93%) Electronics
9 4 (0.93%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.70%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.70%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.46%) Law
12 1 (0.23%) French Language
12 1 (0.23%) Games
12 1 (0.23%) Legal
12 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 252 (58.47%) Developer
2 164 (38.05%) Java Developer
3 65 (15.08%) Scala Developer
3 65 (15.08%) Senior Developer
4 60 (13.92%) Big Data Developer
5 58 (13.46%) Senior Java Developer
6 54 (12.53%) Data Engineer
7 36 (8.35%) Apache Spark Developer
8 34 (7.89%) Big Data Engineer
9 30 (6.96%) Architect
10 26 (6.03%) Agile Developer
11 25 (5.80%) Java Scala Developer
12 23 (5.34%) Agile Java Developer
13 22 (5.10%) Hadoop Developer
14 20 (4.64%) Senior Scala Developer
15 19 (4.41%) AWS Developer
16 16 (3.71%) Senior Agile Developer
16 16 (3.71%) Senior Agile Java Developer
16 16 (3.71%) Software Engineer
17 15 (3.48%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (18.79%) REST
2 77 (17.87%) Spring
3 67 (15.55%) JSON
4 57 (13.23%) Akka
5 46 (10.67%) ActiveMQ
6 45 (10.44%) Samza
7 40 (9.28%) SOAP
8 39 (9.05%) Spark Streaming
9 38 (8.82%) Protocol Buffers
10 34 (7.89%) Play Framework
10 34 (7.89%) Web Services
11 33 (7.66%) Apache Avro
12 32 (7.42%) RabbitMQ
12 32 (7.42%) Spring MVC
13 28 (6.50%) Node.js
14 27 (6.26%) RESTful
15 25 (5.80%) AngularJS
15 25 (5.80%) Hibernate
16 23 (5.34%) XML
17 21 (4.87%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.19%) Video on Demand
2 26 (6.03%) Public Cloud
3 24 (5.57%) Blockchain
4 19 (4.41%) Statistics
5 17 (3.94%) Algorithms
5 17 (3.94%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (3.48%) Data Integration
6 15 (3.48%) Visualisation
7 13 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (3.02%) Streaming Video
8 10 (2.32%) User Experience
9 9 (2.09%) Data Centre
10 8 (1.86%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.62%) Grid Computing
12 5 (1.16%) Computer Science
12 5 (1.16%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 5 (1.16%) Internet of Things
13 4 (0.93%) Cryptocurrency
13 4 (0.93%) iPad
13 4 (0.93%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 83 (19.26%) Linux
2 32 (7.42%) Unix
3 21 (4.87%) Windows
4 10 (2.32%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.70%) Android
6 3 (0.70%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.70%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.70%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.23%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (51.74%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (35.27%) TDD
3 106 (24.59%) Scrum
4 97 (22.51%) BDD
5 84 (19.49%) Pair Programming
6 65 (15.08%) Microservices
7 58 (13.46%) DevOps
8 55 (12.76%) Open Source
9 51 (11.83%) Continuous Integration
10 48 (11.14%) High Availability
11 46 (10.67%) Analytics
12 38 (8.82%) ETL
13 35 (8.12%) MapReduce
14 33 (7.66%) OO
15 32 (7.42%) MVC
16 31 (7.19%) Kanban
17 27 (6.26%) Machine Learning
17 27 (6.26%) Software Engineering
18 24 (5.57%) Cash Management
19 23 (5.34%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 294 (68.21%) Java
2 171 (39.68%) Scala
3 105 (24.36%) Python
4 93 (21.58%) SQL
5 40 (9.28%) C
6 31 (7.19%) R
7 29 (6.73%) JavaScript
8 21 (4.87%) Shell Script
9 20 (4.64%) Clojure
10 16 (3.71%) Ruby
11 12 (2.78%) Perl
12 11 (2.55%) PHP
13 10 (2.32%) C++
13 10 (2.32%) Go
14 7 (1.62%) C#
14 7 (1.62%) ES6
15 5 (1.16%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.93%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.93%) Erlang
17 3 (0.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 25 (5.80%) Security Cleared
2 16 (3.71%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.25%) Degree
4 4 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.46%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.46%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.71%) QA
2 9 (2.09%) GCP
3 6 (1.39%) SDET
4 3 (0.70%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.23%) FATCA
6 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 76 (17.63%) Docker
2 67 (15.55%) Apache Flume
3 57 (13.23%) HDFS
4 20 (4.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (1.62%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.70%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.46%) Ceph
7 2 (0.46%) etcd
7 2 (0.46%) flannel
7 2 (0.46%) vCloud
7 2 (0.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.23%) KVM
8 1 (0.23%) Snort
8 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 32 (7.42%) Puppet
2 28 (6.50%) Ansible
3 19 (4.41%) Ambari
4 18 (4.18%) Kibana
5 17 (3.94%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (3.71%) logstash
7 14 (3.25%) Hadoop YARN
8 12 (2.78%) Kubernetes
9 11 (2.55%) Oozie
10 8 (1.86%) Terraform
11 7 (1.62%) Mesos
12 4 (0.93%) Nagios
13 3 (0.70%) Marathon
14 2 (0.46%) Failover Clustering
14 2 (0.46%) Grafana
14 2 (0.46%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 2 (0.46%) NetBackup
14 2 (0.46%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 2 (0.46%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 1 (0.23%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 32 (7.42%) Hortonworks
2 30 (6.96%) Cloudera
3 28 (6.50%) Oracle
4 20 (4.64%) IBM
5 10 (2.32%) Teradata
6 9 (2.09%) Microsoft
7 8 (1.86%) SAP
8 7 (1.62%) Cisco
8 7 (1.62%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.39%) Talend
10 5 (1.16%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.93%) Google
11 4 (0.93%) Informatica
12 3 (0.70%) Greenplum
12 3 (0.70%) VMware
13 2 (0.46%) MuleSoft
13 2 (0.46%) TIBCO
13 2 (0.46%) Veritas
14 1 (0.23%) Ab Initio
14 1 (0.23%) Cognos
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