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 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Kafka
Rank 461 542 575
Rank change year-on-year
+81 +33
Contract jobs citing Kafka 161 57 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.11% 0.034%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.12% 0.41% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 47 9
Average daily rate £550 £525 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +22.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £390 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £725 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £92.50 -
UK excluding London average 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
14312 13762 13466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.94% 27.19% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10114 9039 8922
Average daily rate £420 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 179 187
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.65 £18.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.73 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +98 146 £550 -4.34% 35
South East - 6 £638 - 2
Yorkshire -11 4 £475 +18.75% 4
North West -11 2 £569 +30.00% 2
South West - 2 £513 -
East Midlands - 2 £488 -
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Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 196 (69.26%) Java
2 163 (57.60%) Hadoop
3 140 (49.47%) Big Data
4 134 (47.35%) Scala
5 125 (44.17%) Apache Spark
6 119 (42.05%) Apache Cassandra
7 110 (38.87%) Agile Software Development
8 96 (33.92%) NoSQL
9 90 (31.80%) Apache Hive
9 90 (31.80%) Python
10 80 (28.27%) HBase
11 72 (25.44%) TDD
12 66 (23.32%) Scrum
13 65 (22.97%) MongoDB
14 62 (21.91%) Linux
15 53 (18.73%) Docker
16 52 (18.37%) Amazon AWS
17 47 (16.61%) SQL
17 47 (16.61%) HDFS
18 46 (16.25%) DevOps
19 45 (15.90%) Continuous Integration
20 43 (15.19%) Analytics
21 42 (14.84%) RabbitMQ
22 40 (14.13%) Apache Flume
23 39 (13.78%) BDD
24 37 (13.07%) Open Source
25 36 (12.72%) Jenkins
25 36 (12.72%) Akka
26 35 (12.37%) Opscode Chef
26 35 (12.37%) Puppet

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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
1 125 (44.17%) Apache Spark
2 32 (11.31%) Apache Pig
3 31 (10.95%) Apache
4 29 (10.25%) Node.js
5 24 (8.48%) Elasticsearch
6 21 (7.42%) OpenStack
7 14 (4.95%) Cloud Foundry
8 11 (3.89%) Tomcat
9 6 (2.12%) Jetty
9 6 (2.12%) Oracle Coherence
10 5 (1.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 3 (1.06%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.71%) Drupal
12 2 (0.71%) Mule
13 1 (0.35%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.35%) Confluence
13 1 (0.35%) IIS
13 1 (0.35%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 52 (18.37%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (6.01%) GitHub
3 15 (5.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (4.59%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (2.47%) PaaS
6 4 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.41%) Heroku
7 3 (1.06%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (1.06%) IaaS
8 2 (0.71%) Amazon CloudSearch
8 2 (0.71%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.35%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.95%) HTTP
2 11 (3.89%) TCP/IP
3 9 (3.18%) Kerberos
4 5 (1.77%) SAN
5 4 (1.41%) DSL
6 3 (1.06%) Firewall
6 3 (1.06%) HTTPS
6 3 (1.06%) Internet
6 3 (1.06%) Network Security
7 2 (0.71%) AMQP
7 2 (0.71%) DNS
7 2 (0.71%) LDAP
8 1 (0.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (57.60%) Hadoop
2 140 (49.47%) Big Data
3 119 (42.05%) Apache Cassandra
4 96 (33.92%) NoSQL
5 90 (31.80%) Apache Hive
6 80 (28.27%) HBase
7 65 (22.97%) MongoDB
8 29 (10.25%) Neo4j
9 25 (8.83%) MySQL
10 21 (7.42%) PostgreSQL
11 16 (5.65%) Hazelcast
12 12 (4.24%) Relational Database
13 10 (3.53%) Impala
14 9 (3.18%) SQL Server
14 9 (3.18%) Sqoop
15 8 (2.83%) CouchDB
15 8 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (2.83%) Datomic
16 7 (2.47%) OpenStack Swift
16 7 (2.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 36 (12.72%) Jenkins
2 19 (6.71%) Git (software)
3 18 (6.36%) Cucumber
4 17 (6.01%) JIRA
5 14 (4.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 14 (4.95%) Maven
6 12 (4.24%) Gradle
7 10 (3.53%) JUnit
7 10 (3.53%) Mockito
8 9 (3.18%) IntelliJ
8 9 (3.18%) Subversion
9 8 (2.83%) TestNG
10 5 (1.77%) Selenium
10 5 (1.77%) WebDriver
11 4 (1.41%) Jasmine
11 4 (1.41%) Talend Open Studio
12 2 (0.71%) GitLab
12 2 (0.71%) Vagrant
13 1 (0.35%) RStudio
13 1 (0.35%) SonarQube
General
1 30 (10.60%) Finance
2 27 (9.54%) Banking
3 13 (4.59%) Games
4 8 (2.83%) Marketing
5 7 (2.47%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.77%) International Banking
7 4 (1.41%) Back Office
7 4 (1.41%) Publishing
7 4 (1.41%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.71%) Electronics
8 2 (0.71%) Law
9 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.35%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.35%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 140 (49.47%) Developer
2 69 (24.38%) Java Developer
3 41 (14.49%) Big Data Developer
4 34 (12.01%) Architect
5 28 (9.89%) Big Data Engineer
5 28 (9.89%) Scala Developer
6 27 (9.54%) Data Engineer
7 23 (8.13%) DevOps Engineer
7 23 (8.13%) Hadoop Developer
8 20 (7.07%) Hadoop Engineer
9 17 (6.01%) Agile Developer
9 17 (6.01%) NoSQL Developer
10 16 (5.65%) Agile Java Developer
11 15 (5.30%) Senior Developer
12 14 (4.95%) Big Data Architect
12 14 (4.95%) Data Architect
13 12 (4.24%) Technical Architect
14 11 (3.89%) Senior Java Developer
15 10 (3.53%) Java Engineer
15 10 (3.53%) Java Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (14.84%) RabbitMQ
2 36 (12.72%) Akka
3 35 (12.37%) REST
4 34 (12.01%) Web Services
5 24 (8.48%) Spring
6 21 (7.42%) XML
7 19 (6.71%) AngularJS
7 19 (6.71%) CSS
7 19 (6.71%) RESTful
8 18 (6.36%) SOAP
9 17 (6.01%) HTML
10 14 (4.95%) .NET
11 13 (4.59%) Samza
12 12 (4.24%) J2EE
13 11 (3.89%) Hibernate
13 11 (3.89%) spray
14 10 (3.53%) Apache Avro
14 10 (3.53%) JDBC
14 10 (3.53%) Ruby on Rails
15 9 (3.18%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.53%) Data Structures
2 9 (3.18%) Algorithms
2 9 (3.18%) Computer Science
3 8 (2.83%) Data Centre
3 8 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.12%) Performance Metrics
5 5 (1.77%) Fintech
5 5 (1.77%) Grid Computing
5 5 (1.77%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.41%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.41%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.71%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (0.71%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.71%) Life Science
7 2 (0.71%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.71%) Social Network
8 1 (0.35%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.35%) Ontologies
8 1 (0.35%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 62 (21.91%) Linux
2 29 (10.25%) Unix
3 17 (6.01%) CentOS
4 13 (4.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (3.18%) Android
5 9 (3.18%) Apple iOS
5 9 (3.18%) Ubuntu
6 8 (2.83%) Windows
7 7 (2.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (38.87%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (25.44%) TDD
3 66 (23.32%) Scrum
4 46 (16.25%) DevOps
5 45 (15.90%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (15.19%) Analytics
7 39 (13.78%) BDD
8 37 (13.07%) Open Source
9 33 (11.66%) MapReduce
9 33 (11.66%) Pair Programming
10 28 (9.89%) Software Engineering
11 24 (8.48%) Kanban
12 23 (8.13%) Microservices
13 18 (6.36%) Configuration Management
13 18 (6.36%) OO
14 17 (6.01%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (5.65%) High Availability
16 15 (5.30%) Continuous Delivery
16 15 (5.30%) Mentoring
17 14 (4.95%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 196 (69.26%) Java
2 134 (47.35%) Scala
3 90 (31.80%) Python
4 47 (16.61%) SQL
5 34 (12.01%) JavaScript
6 32 (11.31%) Ruby
7 21 (7.42%) Go
8 14 (4.95%) Clojure
9 12 (4.24%) Bash Shell
9 12 (4.24%) PHP
10 10 (3.53%) C++
10 10 (3.53%) R
11 8 (2.83%) Erlang
11 8 (2.83%) Perl
11 8 (2.83%) Shell Script
12 7 (2.47%) C
12 7 (2.47%) C#
13 4 (1.41%) Groovy
13 4 (1.41%) HiveQL
14 3 (1.06%) ES6
Qualifications
1 12 (4.24%) Degree
2 4 (1.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.59%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 53 (18.73%) Docker
2 47 (16.61%) HDFS
3 40 (14.13%) Apache Flume
4 19 (6.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (1.41%) vCloud
6 2 (0.71%) Snort
6 2 (0.71%) Varnish
7 1 (0.35%) KVM
Systems Management
1 35 (12.37%) Opscode Chef
1 35 (12.37%) Puppet
2 16 (5.65%) Oozie
3 14 (4.95%) Hadoop YARN
4 13 (4.59%) Ambari
5 11 (3.89%) Graphite
5 11 (3.89%) Kubernetes
6 9 (3.18%) Ansible
7 8 (2.83%) Salt
8 5 (1.77%) Mesos
8 5 (1.77%) Nagios
9 3 (1.06%) HP SiteScope
9 3 (1.06%) logstash
9 3 (1.06%) OpenView
9 3 (1.06%) Terraform
10 2 (0.71%) Cacti
10 2 (0.71%) Ganglia
10 2 (0.71%) Hyperic
10 2 (0.71%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 33 (11.66%) Cloudera
2 24 (8.48%) Splunk
3 18 (6.36%) Oracle
4 14 (4.95%) Hortonworks
5 11 (3.89%) MapR
6 10 (3.53%) Google
6 10 (3.53%) Microsoft
6 10 (3.53%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.12%) DataSynapse
7 6 (2.12%) TIBCO
8 5 (1.77%) Greenplum
8 5 (1.77%) Informatica
8 5 (1.77%) New Relic
8 5 (1.77%) VMware
9 4 (1.41%) SAP
9 4 (1.41%) Talend
9 4 (1.41%) Teradata
10 3 (1.06%) HP
10 3 (1.06%) IBM
10 3 (1.06%) Tableau
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