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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Kafka
Rank 553 554 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Kafka 25 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.031% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
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
14224 14154 14704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.22% 29.35% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9353 9292 8924
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 247 347
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £17.69 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +16 17 £450 -5.26% 2
North West - 3 £400 - 1
South East - 3 - - 2
East of England - 2 £375 -
Yorkshire - - - -
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UK

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 53 (84.13%) Hadoop
2 49 (77.78%) Java
3 35 (55.56%) Big Data
4 32 (50.79%) Apache Hive
4 32 (50.79%) Apache Cassandra
5 25 (39.68%) Scala
5 25 (39.68%) MapReduce
5 25 (39.68%) Cascading
6 20 (31.75%) Oozie
7 19 (30.16%) Spring
8 17 (26.98%) HBase
9 16 (25.40%) Apache Pig
9 16 (25.40%) Complex Event Processing
10 14 (22.22%) HDFS
11 13 (20.63%) NoSQL
11 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (20.63%) XML
12 12 (19.05%) Python
12 12 (19.05%) Impala
13 11 (17.46%) E-Commerce
13 11 (17.46%) TDD
13 11 (17.46%) JIRA
14 10 (15.87%) RabbitMQ
14 10 (15.87%) Scrum
14 10 (15.87%) Linux
14 10 (15.87%) Redis
15 9 (14.29%) SQL
15 9 (14.29%) MongoDB
16 8 (12.70%) Confluence
16 8 (12.70%) Ruby

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 16 (25.40%) Apache Pig
2 8 (12.70%) Confluence
3 6 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (7.94%) Apache
4 5 (7.94%) Node.js
5 3 (4.76%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.76%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (4.76%) Liferay
5 3 (4.76%) Apache Solr
5 3 (4.76%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (4.76%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.59%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.35%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (4.76%) GitHub
3 2 (3.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) LDAP
2 2 (3.17%) Internet
3 1 (1.59%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (84.13%) Hadoop
2 35 (55.56%) Big Data
3 32 (50.79%) Apache Hive
3 32 (50.79%) Apache Cassandra
4 17 (26.98%) HBase
5 13 (20.63%) NoSQL
6 12 (19.05%) Impala
7 10 (15.87%) Redis
8 9 (14.29%) MongoDB
9 8 (12.70%) Apache Accumulo
10 5 (7.94%) MySQL
11 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
12 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database
12 3 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (4.76%) Oracle ODI
12 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (3.17%) Mahout
13 2 (3.17%) Riak
13 2 (3.17%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 11 (17.46%) JIRA
2 5 (7.94%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.17%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.17%) JUnit
5 1 (1.59%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 8 (12.70%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Marketing
3 2 (3.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.59%) Front Office
4 1 (1.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (77.78%) Developer
2 20 (31.75%) Java Developer
3 14 (22.22%) Hadoop Developer
4 10 (15.87%) Big Data Developer
5 9 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Senior Big Data Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Data Consultant
7 2 (3.17%) Consultant
7 2 (3.17%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (3.17%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Big Data Consultant
8 1 (1.59%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (1.59%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.59%) Software Engineer
8 1 (1.59%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (1.59%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (1.59%) iOS Developer
8 1 (1.59%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (1.59%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (1.59%) Real Time Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (39.68%) Cascading
2 19 (30.16%) Spring
3 13 (20.63%) XML
4 10 (15.87%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (12.70%) XSD
5 8 (12.70%) Swing
6 6 (9.52%) REST
6 6 (9.52%) HTML
7 5 (7.94%) WSDL
7 5 (7.94%) Web Services
8 4 (6.35%) CSS
8 4 (6.35%) JDBC
8 4 (6.35%) SOAP
8 4 (6.35%) J2EE
8 4 (6.35%) Play Framework
9 3 (4.76%) Akka
9 3 (4.76%) JSON
10 2 (3.17%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (3.17%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (3.17%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Open Source
2 3 (4.76%) Derivative
3 2 (3.17%) Smartphone
3 2 (3.17%) Market Risk
3 2 (3.17%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.17%) Social Media
3 2 (3.17%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.87%) Linux
2 6 (9.52%) UNIX
3 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.68%) MapReduce
2 16 (25.40%) Complex Event Processing
3 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (17.46%) E-Commerce
4 11 (17.46%) TDD
5 10 (15.87%) Scrum
6 7 (11.11%) BDD
7 6 (9.52%) Data Security
8 5 (7.94%) Kanban
9 4 (6.35%) OO
10 3 (4.76%) Analytics
10 3 (4.76%) Machine Learning
10 3 (4.76%) ITIL
10 3 (4.76%) ETL
10 3 (4.76%) MVC
10 3 (4.76%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.76%) Dependency Injection
10 3 (4.76%) High Availability
10 3 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (3.17%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 49 (77.78%) Java
2 25 (39.68%) Scala
3 12 (19.05%) Python
4 9 (14.29%) SQL
5 8 (12.70%) Ruby
6 6 (9.52%) Groovy
7 5 (7.94%) JavaScript
7 5 (7.94%) PL/SQL
7 5 (7.94%) Bash Shell
8 4 (6.35%) Clojure
9 3 (4.76%) PHP
10 2 (3.17%) PHP5
10 2 (3.17%) C++
11 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.59%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) Degree
4 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 14 (22.22%) HDFS
2 5 (7.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (7.94%) Apache Flume
3 2 (3.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 20 (31.75%) Oozie
2 3 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (4.76%) Puppet
3 2 (3.17%) Chukwa
4 1 (1.59%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (6.35%) Oracle
2 2 (3.17%) Google
2 2 (3.17%) Tableau
3 1 (1.59%) Talend
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.59%) Informatica
3 1 (1.59%) F5