The table below looks at the statistics for Kafka skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Kafka over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Kafka
Rank 533 534 525
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing Kafka 57 34 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.071% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.43% 0.26% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 18 1
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£488 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 -
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £92.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
13240 13258 11672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.33% 27.53% 27.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8921 8879 7543
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 171 339
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.66 £17.35 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £53.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

Kafka
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Kafka across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +1 29 £550 +22.22% 13
Yorkshire - 19 £400 -
North West -9 9 £438 +2.94%
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Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 63 (69.23%) Java
2 54 (59.34%) Hadoop
3 44 (48.35%) Apache Hive
3 44 (48.35%) Big Data
4 43 (47.25%) MapReduce
5 40 (43.96%) MongoDB
6 37 (40.66%) Scala
7 35 (38.46%) Linux
8 34 (37.36%) HDFS
9 33 (36.26%) Apache Spark
10 31 (34.07%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (31.87%) DevOps
11 29 (31.87%) HBase
12 27 (29.67%) Cascading
13 26 (28.57%) NoSQL
14 25 (27.47%) Docker
14 25 (27.47%) Hadoop YARN
15 24 (26.37%) Impala
15 24 (26.37%) RabbitMQ
15 24 (26.37%) Apache Cassandra
16 23 (25.27%) Apache Pig
17 20 (21.98%) Puppet
18 18 (19.78%) Splunk
18 18 (19.78%) Python
19 17 (18.68%) CouchDB
19 17 (18.68%) Salt
19 17 (18.68%) Opscode Chef
19 17 (18.68%) Graphite
19 17 (18.68%) Microservices
20 16 (17.58%) R

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 33 (36.26%) Apache Spark
2 23 (25.27%) Apache Pig
3 4 (4.40%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.10%) Jetty
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.10%) Apache
4 1 (1.10%) CMS
4 1 (1.10%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.10%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.79%) Network Security
2 2 (2.20%) AMQP
3 1 (1.10%) HTTP
3 1 (1.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (59.34%) Hadoop
2 44 (48.35%) Apache Hive
2 44 (48.35%) Big Data
3 40 (43.96%) MongoDB
4 29 (31.87%) HBase
5 26 (28.57%) NoSQL
6 24 (26.37%) Impala
6 24 (26.37%) Apache Cassandra
7 17 (18.68%) CouchDB
8 9 (9.89%) Relational Database
9 7 (7.69%) OrientDB
10 6 (6.59%) Sqoop
10 6 (6.59%) MySQL
11 4 (4.40%) RDBMS
12 3 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (2.20%) Couchbase
13 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (1.10%) SQL Server
14 1 (1.10%) Triplestore
14 1 (1.10%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 12 (13.19%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.10%) Mocha
3 1 (1.10%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.10%) Maven
3 1 (1.10%) JIRA
3 1 (1.10%) Subversion
3 1 (1.10%) JUnit
3 1 (1.10%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.10%) Jasmine
General
1 12 (13.19%) Banking
2 9 (9.89%) Games
3 8 (8.79%) Finance
4 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.20%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Retail
5 1 (1.10%) Marketing
5 1 (1.10%) Front Office
5 1 (1.10%) Electronics
5 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (50.55%) Developer
2 31 (34.07%) Hadoop Developer
3 25 (27.47%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 11 (12.09%) Big Data Developer
6 10 (10.99%) Architect
7 9 (9.89%) Lead Developer
8 8 (8.79%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 6 (6.59%) Administrator
10 5 (5.49%) Hadoop Administrator
11 2 (2.20%) Software Engineer
11 2 (2.20%) Data Architect
11 2 (2.20%) Solutions Architect
11 2 (2.20%) Senior Developer
12 1 (1.10%) Agile Business Analyst
12 1 (1.10%) Technical Developer
12 1 (1.10%) ScrumMaster
12 1 (1.10%) Principal Architect
12 1 (1.10%) Senior Software Engineer
12 1 (1.10%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (29.67%) Cascading
2 24 (26.37%) RabbitMQ
3 16 (17.58%) Web Services
4 12 (13.19%) RESTful
5 10 (10.99%) REST
6 9 (9.89%) Akka
7 8 (8.79%) Spring
8 4 (4.40%) Apache Avro
8 4 (4.40%) SOAP
8 4 (4.40%) JSON
8 4 (4.40%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (3.30%) Hibernate
10 2 (2.20%) ZeroMQ
10 2 (2.20%) Spark Streaming
10 2 (2.20%) XML-RPC
10 2 (2.20%) Java RMI
10 2 (2.20%) CSS
10 2 (2.20%) JDBC
10 2 (2.20%) HTML
10 2 (2.20%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.89%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.79%) Private Cloud
3 4 (4.40%) Online Games
4 3 (3.30%) Clustering
5 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.20%) User Experience
5 2 (2.20%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.20%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.20%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.20%) Replication
5 2 (2.20%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.10%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.10%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.10%) DTV
6 1 (1.10%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.10%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (38.46%) Linux
2 16 (17.58%) CentOS
2 16 (17.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.20%) UNIX
4 1 (1.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (47.25%) MapReduce
2 31 (34.07%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (31.87%) DevOps
4 17 (18.68%) Microservices
5 13 (14.29%) TDD
6 9 (9.89%) OO
6 9 (9.89%) Data Management
6 9 (9.89%) Open Source
6 9 (9.89%) BDD
7 8 (8.79%) Mentoring
7 8 (8.79%) Load Balancing
7 8 (8.79%) Scrum
8 7 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (7.69%) SDLC
9 6 (6.59%) Analytics
9 6 (6.59%) Multithreading
9 6 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (6.59%) OOP
9 6 (6.59%) E-Commerce
10 4 (4.40%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 63 (69.23%) Java
2 37 (40.66%) Scala
3 18 (19.78%) Python
4 16 (17.58%) R
5 14 (15.38%) SQL
6 10 (10.99%) Ruby
7 9 (9.89%) Bash Shell
8 8 (8.79%) Go
9 4 (4.40%) PL/SQL
10 3 (3.30%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.20%) Groovy
12 1 (1.10%) Clojure
12 1 (1.10%) C++
12 1 (1.10%) Spark SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 34 (37.36%) HDFS
2 25 (27.47%) Docker
3 11 (12.09%) Apache Flume
4 5 (5.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 25 (27.47%) Hadoop YARN
2 20 (21.98%) Puppet
3 17 (18.68%) Salt
3 17 (18.68%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (18.68%) Graphite
4 12 (13.19%) Oozie
5 8 (8.79%) Ansible
6 2 (2.20%) Ambari
6 2 (2.20%) Nagios
6 2 (2.20%) OpenView
6 2 (2.20%) ZABBIX
6 2 (2.20%) Munin
7 1 (1.10%) Cacti
Vendors
1 18 (19.78%) Splunk
2 8 (8.79%) Oracle
3 6 (6.59%) Cloudera
4 5 (5.49%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.20%) Tableau
6 1 (1.10%) hybris
6 1 (1.10%) SAP
6 1 (1.10%) HP
6 1 (1.10%) NetApp
6 1 (1.10%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.10%) Cisco
6 1 (1.10%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.10%) Vertica
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