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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Kafka
UK / England
Rank 278 490 557
Rank change year-on-year
+212 +67
Contract jobs citing Kafka 315 121 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.77% 0.25% 0.072%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.45% 0.88% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 100 29
Median daily rate £550 £525 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £395 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £395 £550
% change year-on-year
+4.43% -28.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
12870 13681 12940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.29% 28.77% 27.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8962 9537 8679
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 243 175
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £20.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +15.67%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +152 274 £550 - 62
South East +20 15 £513 -13.86% 2
North West +41 11 £350 -39.13% 1
Yorkshire +16 6 £563 +18.42% 3
South West +12 6 £625 +66.66% 3
East of England - 3 £400 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £450 -
Kafka
UK

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 461 (65.58%) Java
2 392 (55.76%) Apache Spark
3 389 (55.33%) Hadoop
4 368 (52.35%) Big Data
5 329 (46.80%) Agile Software Development
6 288 (40.97%) Scala
7 278 (39.54%) Python
8 233 (33.14%) Apache Hive
9 187 (26.60%) Amazon AWS
10 184 (26.17%) TDD
11 173 (24.61%) Apache Cassandra
12 151 (21.48%) Linux
13 150 (21.34%) DevOps
14 149 (21.19%) NoSQL
15 144 (20.48%) Docker
16 134 (19.06%) Elasticsearch
17 132 (18.78%) Finance
18 130 (18.49%) Apache
19 126 (17.92%) SQL
20 124 (17.64%) Microservices
21 122 (17.35%) BDD
21 122 (17.35%) Git (software)
22 115 (16.36%) Spring
23 112 (15.93%) Banking
24 110 (15.65%) Jenkins
25 108 (15.36%) HBase
26 102 (14.51%) R
27 96 (13.66%) Akka
28 94 (13.37%) Relational Database
29 89 (12.66%) PostgreSQL

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
1 392 (55.76%) Apache Spark
2 134 (19.06%) Elasticsearch
3 130 (18.49%) Apache
4 66 (9.39%) Apache Pig
5 47 (6.69%) Apache Solr
6 14 (1.99%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (0.85%) Confluence
8 6 (0.85%) GemFire
9 5 (0.71%) Jetty
9 5 (0.71%) nginx
10 4 (0.57%) MQSeries
10 4 (0.57%) Oracle Coherence
10 4 (0.57%) WordPress
11 3 (0.43%) Mule
11 3 (0.43%) Mule ESB
11 3 (0.43%) SAS
12 2 (0.28%) Lightstreamer
12 2 (0.28%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.28%) WebORB
Applications
1 9 (1.28%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.28%) SPSS
3 1 (0.14%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.14%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 3 (0.43%) Unica
2 2 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 187 (26.60%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (11.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (6.69%) Cloud Computing
4 31 (4.41%) Amazon Kinesis
5 29 (4.13%) Amazon EC2
6 27 (3.84%) GitHub
7 25 (3.56%) Amazon EMR
8 23 (3.27%) Amazon S3
9 10 (1.42%) Amazon SQS
10 9 (1.28%) PaaS
11 8 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 6 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.71%) Twilio
14 3 (0.43%) Akamai
14 3 (0.43%) CloudFront
14 3 (0.43%) IaaS
15 2 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
15 2 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
15 2 (0.28%) IBM Cloud
15 2 (0.28%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 72 (10.24%) HTTP
2 42 (5.97%) MQTT
3 36 (5.12%) RTSP
4 18 (2.56%) Kerberos
5 17 (2.42%) Internet
6 9 (1.28%) DNS
7 8 (1.14%) LAN
7 8 (1.14%) LDAP
7 8 (1.14%) WAN
8 6 (0.85%) AMQP
8 6 (0.85%) SSL
9 5 (0.71%) Firewall
9 5 (0.71%) Network Security
9 5 (0.71%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.14%) BGP
10 1 (0.14%) Intranet
10 1 (0.14%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.14%) MPLS
10 1 (0.14%) RTP
10 1 (0.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 389 (55.33%) Hadoop
2 368 (52.35%) Big Data
3 233 (33.14%) Apache Hive
4 173 (24.61%) Apache Cassandra
5 149 (21.19%) NoSQL
6 108 (15.36%) HBase
7 94 (13.37%) Relational Database
8 89 (12.66%) PostgreSQL
9 72 (10.24%) MongoDB
10 60 (8.53%) Data Warehouse
11 57 (8.11%) MySQL
12 47 (6.69%) Sqoop
13 45 (6.40%) Impala
14 43 (6.12%) SQL Server
15 42 (5.97%) RDBMS
16 37 (5.26%) Data Lake
17 35 (4.98%) Flink
18 33 (4.69%) Neo4j
19 30 (4.27%) Redis
20 24 (3.41%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 122 (17.35%) Git (software)
2 110 (15.65%) Jenkins
3 58 (8.25%) Maven
4 55 (7.82%) JIRA
5 25 (3.56%) Selenium
6 16 (2.28%) WebDriver
7 15 (2.13%) Talend Open Studio
8 14 (1.99%) CasperJS
8 14 (1.99%) PhantomJS
9 13 (1.85%) TeamCity
10 10 (1.42%) GoCD
11 9 (1.28%) Eclipse
11 9 (1.28%) JUnit
12 8 (1.14%) Gradle
12 8 (1.14%) NUnit
13 7 (1.00%) Artifactory
14 6 (0.85%) ERwin
14 6 (0.85%) Hudson
14 6 (0.85%) Subversion
14 6 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 132 (18.78%) Finance
2 112 (15.93%) Banking
3 38 (5.41%) Investment Banking
4 29 (4.13%) Retail
5 22 (3.13%) Front Office
6 15 (2.13%) Marketing
7 9 (1.28%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.85%) Corporate Banking
8 6 (0.85%) Games
9 4 (0.57%) Advertising
9 4 (0.57%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.57%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.28%) German Language
10 2 (0.28%) Legal
11 1 (0.14%) Billing
11 1 (0.14%) iGaming
11 1 (0.14%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.14%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 301 (42.82%) Developer
2 189 (26.88%) Java Developer
3 118 (16.79%) Data Engineer
4 93 (13.23%) Architect
5 85 (12.09%) Scala Developer
6 82 (11.66%) Big Data Engineer
7 75 (10.67%) Big Data Developer
8 67 (9.53%) Senior Developer
9 60 (8.53%) Senior Java Developer
10 53 (7.54%) DevOps Engineer
11 46 (6.54%) Data Architect
11 46 (6.54%) Java Scala Developer
12 42 (5.97%) Apache Spark Developer
13 34 (4.84%) Hadoop Engineer
14 33 (4.69%) AWS Engineer
14 33 (4.69%) Big Data Architect
15 31 (4.41%) Administrator
16 29 (4.13%) Agile Developer
16 29 (4.13%) Java Engineer
17 28 (3.98%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (16.36%) Spring
2 96 (13.66%) Akka
3 82 (11.66%) JSON
4 74 (10.53%) REST
5 69 (9.82%) Spark Streaming
6 58 (8.25%) Node.js
6 58 (8.25%) RabbitMQ
7 45 (6.40%) Web Services
8 44 (6.26%) Hibernate
8 44 (6.26%) HTML
9 42 (5.97%) AngularJS
9 42 (5.97%) Apache Avro
10 40 (5.69%) JMS
11 39 (5.55%) Protocol Buffers
12 38 (5.41%) Spring Boot
12 38 (5.41%) XML
13 37 (5.26%) Play Framework
14 26 (3.70%) CSS
14 26 (3.70%) RESTful
15 25 (3.56%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 45 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (5.69%) Algorithms
2 40 (5.69%) Statistics
3 36 (5.12%) Video on Demand
4 32 (4.55%) Public Cloud
5 31 (4.41%) Data Structures
6 25 (3.56%) Data Integration
7 16 (2.28%) Fintech
7 16 (2.28%) Visualisation
8 15 (2.13%) Streaming Video
9 13 (1.85%) Mathematics
10 12 (1.71%) Blockchain
10 12 (1.71%) Data Centre
11 11 (1.56%) Grid Computing
12 10 (1.42%) Clustering
12 10 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
13 9 (1.28%) EPoS
14 8 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (1.14%) User Experience
15 7 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 151 (21.48%) Linux
2 58 (8.25%) Unix
3 27 (3.84%) Windows
4 19 (2.70%) Ubuntu
5 15 (2.13%) Android
5 15 (2.13%) Apple iOS
6 14 (1.99%) CentOS
6 14 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.00%) Mac OS X
7 7 (1.00%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.43%) CoreOS
9 2 (0.28%) Debian
9 2 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.14%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (46.80%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (26.17%) TDD
3 150 (21.34%) DevOps
4 124 (17.64%) Microservices
5 122 (17.35%) BDD
6 85 (12.09%) Scrum
7 82 (11.66%) Open Source
8 76 (10.81%) Pair Programming
9 75 (10.67%) MapReduce
10 62 (8.82%) ETL
11 56 (7.97%) Continuous Integration
11 56 (7.97%) Software Engineering
12 54 (7.68%) Analytics
13 50 (7.11%) High Availability
13 50 (7.11%) Machine Learning
14 44 (6.26%) Data Modelling
15 39 (5.55%) SOA
16 35 (4.98%) OO
17 34 (4.84%) E-Commerce
18 31 (4.41%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 461 (65.58%) Java
2 288 (40.97%) Scala
3 278 (39.54%) Python
4 126 (17.92%) SQL
5 102 (14.51%) R
6 79 (11.24%) JavaScript
7 57 (8.11%) Bash Shell
8 50 (7.11%) C
9 36 (5.12%) Perl
10 26 (3.70%) C#
11 25 (3.56%) Shell Script
12 24 (3.41%) C++
13 19 (2.70%) Go
14 17 (2.42%) PHP
15 15 (2.13%) Ruby
16 14 (1.99%) XPath
17 12 (1.71%) Clojure
18 9 (1.28%) ES6
18 9 (1.28%) MATLAB
19 5 (0.71%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 24 (3.41%) Degree
2 16 (2.28%) Security Cleared
3 11 (1.56%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.85%) PhD
5 4 (0.57%) RHCSA
6 2 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.28%) RHCE
7 1 (0.14%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.85%) QA
2 12 (1.71%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.43%) FATCA
3 3 (0.43%) SDET
4 2 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.28%) ISO20022
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.14%) MiFID
System Software
1 144 (20.48%) Docker
2 89 (12.66%) HDFS
3 71 (10.10%) Apache Flume
4 48 (6.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 8 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.71%) LXC
8 3 (0.43%) Active Directory
8 3 (0.43%) Snort
8 3 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (0.28%) vCloud
9 2 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.14%) etcd
10 1 (0.14%) Gluster
10 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 77 (10.95%) Hadoop YARN
2 65 (9.25%) Ansible
3 57 (8.11%) Puppet
4 30 (4.27%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (3.84%) Oozie
6 26 (3.70%) Kubernetes
7 21 (2.99%) Kibana
8 17 (2.42%) Mesos
8 17 (2.42%) Terraform
9 16 (2.28%) Ambari
10 15 (2.13%) logstash
11 14 (1.99%) Nagios
12 9 (1.28%) Marathon
13 5 (0.71%) OpenAM
14 3 (0.43%) FreeIPA
14 3 (0.43%) OSSEC
14 3 (0.43%) Rancher
15 2 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
15 2 (0.28%) Grafana
15 2 (0.28%) Packer
Vendors
1 58 (8.25%) Hortonworks
2 47 (6.69%) Oracle
3 33 (4.69%) Cloudera
4 30 (4.27%) Teradata
5 22 (3.13%) Microsoft
6 20 (2.84%) Red Hat
7 15 (2.13%) IBM
7 15 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (2.13%) Talend
8 12 (1.71%) Tableau
9 11 (1.56%) Netezza
10 10 (1.42%) Cisco
11 9 (1.28%) Google
12 8 (1.14%) Informatica
12 8 (1.14%) Splunk
13 6 (0.85%) New Relic
13 6 (0.85%) SAP
13 6 (0.85%) VMware
14 5 (0.71%) Alteryx
14 5 (0.71%) TIBCO
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £700 - £701 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer People
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + benefits - extension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £600 to £700 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: £Negotiable/Flexible
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
AAP3
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago