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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Kafka
Rank 522 537 503
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -34
Contract jobs citing Kafka 34 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.072% 0.020% 0.005%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.072% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 6 1
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£625 £388 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% -29.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
12810 12466 10858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.20% 27.34% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8464 7964 6952
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 234 277
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +29 32 £625 +78.57% 9
North West - - - - 1
South East - - - - 1
Kafka
UK

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 46 (92.00%) Hadoop
2 40 (80.00%) Big Data
3 36 (72.00%) Apache Spark
4 35 (70.00%) Java
5 31 (62.00%) HBase
6 30 (60.00%) Apache Hive
6 30 (60.00%) HDFS
7 29 (58.00%) MapReduce
8 27 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (54.00%) Scala
9 24 (48.00%) Hadoop YARN
10 21 (42.00%) Python
11 18 (36.00%) Cascading
12 17 (34.00%) Impala
13 15 (30.00%) NoSQL
13 15 (30.00%) Apache Pig
14 14 (28.00%) Apache Cassandra
15 11 (22.00%) MongoDB
15 11 (22.00%) R
15 11 (22.00%) Analytics
15 11 (22.00%) Banking
15 11 (22.00%) Linux
15 11 (22.00%) Finance
16 10 (20.00%) OO
16 10 (20.00%) Akka
17 9 (18.00%) OrientDB
17 9 (18.00%) Apache Avro
17 9 (18.00%) Mentoring
17 9 (18.00%) Oracle
17 9 (18.00%) JSON

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 36 (72.00%) Apache Spark
2 15 (30.00%) Apache Pig
3 7 (14.00%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (10.00%) Apache
5 1 (2.00%) CMS
5 1 (2.00%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (4.00%) GitHub
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (92.00%) Hadoop
2 40 (80.00%) Big Data
3 31 (62.00%) HBase
4 30 (60.00%) Apache Hive
5 17 (34.00%) Impala
6 15 (30.00%) NoSQL
7 14 (28.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (22.00%) MongoDB
9 9 (18.00%) OrientDB
10 5 (10.00%) Relational Database
10 5 (10.00%) Sqoop
11 4 (8.00%) MySQL
12 3 (6.00%) RDBMS
13 2 (4.00%) Redis
13 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (4.00%) OpenTSDB
14 1 (2.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (2.00%) Voldemort
14 1 (2.00%) BigTable
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.00%) Maven
2 1 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 11 (22.00%) Banking
1 11 (22.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Marketing
3 2 (4.00%) Games
3 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.00%) Electronics
3 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Front Office
4 1 (2.00%) Publishing
4 1 (2.00%) Law
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (58.00%) Developer
2 19 (38.00%) Hadoop Developer
3 10 (20.00%) Big Data Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Lead Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Architect
5 6 (12.00%) Hadoop Administrator
5 6 (12.00%) Administrator
5 6 (12.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Java Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Scala Developer
7 1 (2.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Principle Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) iOS Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Java Architect
7 1 (2.00%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.00%) Cascading
2 10 (20.00%) Akka
3 9 (18.00%) Apache Avro
3 9 (18.00%) JSON
4 8 (16.00%) XML
5 7 (14.00%) REST
6 6 (12.00%) Web Services
7 5 (10.00%) Spring
8 4 (8.00%) RESTful
9 3 (6.00%) Hibernate
10 2 (4.00%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (4.00%) XML-RPC
10 2 (4.00%) Oracle ADF
10 2 (4.00%) Middleware
10 2 (4.00%) Java RMI
10 2 (4.00%) JDBC
10 2 (4.00%) SOAP
10 2 (4.00%) ZeroMQ
11 1 (2.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Open Source
2 2 (4.00%) Grid Computing
2 2 (4.00%) DTV
2 2 (4.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.00%) Clustering
3 1 (2.00%) Replication
3 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Linux
2 7 (14.00%) UNIX
3 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.00%) Android
3 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (58.00%) MapReduce
2 27 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.00%) Analytics
4 10 (20.00%) OO
5 9 (18.00%) Mentoring
6 8 (16.00%) OOP
7 7 (14.00%) Scrum
8 6 (12.00%) TDD
8 6 (12.00%) ETL
8 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 5 (10.00%) Multithreading
10 4 (8.00%) Functional Programming
10 4 (8.00%) Big Data Analytics
11 3 (6.00%) Customer Insight
12 2 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
12 2 (4.00%) Software Architecture
12 2 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
12 2 (4.00%) Machine Learning
12 2 (4.00%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 35 (70.00%) Java
2 27 (54.00%) Scala
3 21 (42.00%) Python
4 11 (22.00%) R
5 6 (12.00%) SQL
6 4 (8.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.00%) PHP
8 1 (2.00%) C++
8 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.00%) Ruby
8 1 (2.00%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) PhD
1 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 30 (60.00%) HDFS
2 7 (14.00%) Apache Flume
3 4 (8.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 24 (48.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (4.00%) Munin
2 2 (4.00%) ZABBIX
2 2 (4.00%) Puppet
2 2 (4.00%) Nagios
2 2 (4.00%) OpenView
2 2 (4.00%) Ambari
2 2 (4.00%) Oozie
3 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.00%) Mesos
3 1 (2.00%) Ansible
3 1 (2.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Oracle
2 7 (14.00%) Cloudera
3 2 (4.00%) SAP
4 1 (2.00%) HP
4 1 (2.00%) NetApp
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco
4 1 (2.00%) Splunk
4 1 (2.00%) Tableau
4 1 (2.00%) Vertica
4 1 (2.00%) Hortonworks
London
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