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 27 August 2016 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Kafka
Rank 419 553 566
Rank change year-on-year
+134 +13
Contract jobs citing Kafka 214 93 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.18% 0.063%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.43% 0.62% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 57 12
Median daily rate £500 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £700 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £469 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.40% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
14928 15111 14337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.17% 28.56% 28.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10433 10396 9244
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £290 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 262 195
Median hourly rate £40.25 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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 27 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +114 176 £525 -8.69% 49
East of England - 14 £420 - 3
South West +19 13 £325 -50.00% 5
South East +9 7 £425 +6.25% 7
Yorkshire -10 3 £400 -20.00% 1
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Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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.

1 252 (69.61%) Java
2 203 (56.08%) Apache Spark
3 193 (53.31%) Hadoop
3 193 (53.31%) Big Data
4 178 (49.17%) Agile Software Development
5 164 (45.30%) Scala
6 113 (31.22%) Apache Cassandra
7 112 (30.94%) TDD
8 104 (28.73%) Scrum
9 95 (26.24%) NoSQL
10 93 (25.69%) Apache Hive
11 89 (24.59%) HBase
12 80 (22.10%) REST
12 80 (22.10%) Docker
13 79 (21.82%) Python
14 69 (19.06%) SQL
14 69 (19.06%) Spring
15 68 (18.78%) Linux
16 67 (18.51%) Amazon AWS
16 67 (18.51%) Pair Programming
17 66 (18.23%) Continuous Integration
17 66 (18.23%) Git (software)
18 62 (17.13%) Jenkins
19 61 (16.85%) Apache Flume
20 56 (15.47%) BDD
21 55 (15.19%) Finance
22 54 (14.92%) Akka
23 51 (14.09%) Open Source
23 51 (14.09%) HDFS
24 48 (13.26%) Elasticsearch

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
1 203 (56.08%) Apache Spark
2 48 (13.26%) Elasticsearch
3 46 (12.71%) Apache
4 27 (7.46%) Apache Pig
5 13 (3.59%) OpenStack
6 12 (3.31%) Cloud Foundry
6 12 (3.31%) Tomcat
7 8 (2.21%) Confluence
8 5 (1.38%) SAS
9 4 (1.10%) GemFire
9 4 (1.10%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (0.83%) CMS
11 2 (0.55%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.55%) JBoss
11 2 (0.55%) Jetty
11 2 (0.55%) WildFly
12 1 (0.28%) nginx
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 3 (0.83%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (1.10%) Unica
2 2 (0.55%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 67 (18.51%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (4.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 14 (3.87%) GitHub
5 9 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (2.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (1.66%) PaaS
7 5 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.38%) Amazon S3
8 4 (1.10%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (0.83%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.83%) Heroku
10 2 (0.55%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.28%) AWS OpsWorks
11 1 (0.28%) Azure Machine Learning
11 1 (0.28%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.70%) HTTP
2 13 (3.59%) Internet
3 7 (1.93%) Kerberos
4 5 (1.38%) MQTT
4 5 (1.38%) RTSP
5 3 (0.83%) Network Security
6 1 (0.28%) DNS
6 1 (0.28%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (53.31%) Big Data
1 193 (53.31%) Hadoop
2 113 (31.22%) Apache Cassandra
3 95 (26.24%) NoSQL
4 93 (25.69%) Apache Hive
5 89 (24.59%) HBase
6 42 (11.60%) MongoDB
7 32 (8.84%) Neo4j
8 27 (7.46%) PostgreSQL
9 22 (6.08%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (5.25%) Hazelcast
10 19 (5.25%) MySQL
10 19 (5.25%) Sqoop
11 18 (4.97%) Impala
12 16 (4.42%) Redis
12 16 (4.42%) Relational Database
13 11 (3.04%) Spark SQL
14 8 (2.21%) Pentaho
15 7 (1.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 7 (1.93%) Datomic
Development Applications
1 66 (18.23%) Git (software)
2 62 (17.13%) Jenkins
3 36 (9.94%) Maven
4 30 (8.29%) JIRA
5 23 (6.35%) Gradle
6 15 (4.14%) JUnit
7 14 (3.87%) Cucumber
7 14 (3.87%) WebDriver
8 12 (3.31%) Subversion
9 11 (3.04%) Artifactory
9 11 (3.04%) Mockito
10 10 (2.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (2.21%) TestNG
12 7 (1.93%) IntelliJ
13 6 (1.66%) GitLab
13 6 (1.66%) Selenium
13 6 (1.66%) Talend Open Studio
13 6 (1.66%) TeamCity
14 4 (1.10%) Hudson
14 4 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 55 (15.19%) Finance
2 38 (10.50%) Banking
3 27 (7.46%) Retail
4 14 (3.87%) Investment Banking
5 12 (3.31%) Marketing
6 11 (3.04%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.21%) Front Office
8 5 (1.38%) Electronics
9 4 (1.10%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.83%) Advertising
10 3 (0.83%) Back Office
10 3 (0.83%) Law
11 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.55%) Games
12 1 (0.28%) French Language
12 1 (0.28%) Interactive Media
12 1 (0.28%) International Banking
12 1 (0.28%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 220 (60.77%) Developer
2 133 (36.74%) Java Developer
3 68 (18.78%) Big Data Developer
4 53 (14.64%) Scala Developer
5 38 (10.50%) Data Engineer
6 36 (9.94%) Senior Developer
7 32 (8.84%) Architect
7 32 (8.84%) Big Data Engineer
8 29 (8.01%) Apache Spark Developer
8 29 (8.01%) Senior Java Developer
9 26 (7.18%) Hadoop Developer
10 21 (5.80%) Agile Developer
10 21 (5.80%) Hadoop Engineer
11 19 (5.25%) Agile Java Developer
11 19 (5.25%) Java Scala Developer
12 15 (4.14%) NoSQL Developer
12 15 (4.14%) Senior Scala Developer
12 15 (4.14%) Technical Architect
13 14 (3.87%) Java Hadoop Developer
14 13 (3.59%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (22.10%) REST
2 69 (19.06%) Spring
3 54 (14.92%) Akka
4 41 (11.33%) Web Services
5 39 (10.77%) ActiveMQ
5 39 (10.77%) Samza
6 38 (10.50%) SOAP
7 29 (8.01%) JSON
8 28 (7.73%) Apache Avro
8 28 (7.73%) Hibernate
9 25 (6.91%) Node.js
10 24 (6.63%) Play Framework
11 22 (6.08%) Spring MVC
12 21 (5.80%) RabbitMQ
13 20 (5.52%) RESTful
13 20 (5.52%) XML
14 19 (5.25%) AngularJS
15 18 (4.97%) CSS
16 16 (4.42%) J2EE
16 16 (4.42%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.52%) Algorithms
2 18 (4.97%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (4.70%) Blockchain
4 11 (3.04%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.04%) Data Structures
5 9 (2.49%) Visualisation
6 8 (2.21%) Data Centre
6 8 (2.21%) User Experience
7 7 (1.93%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (1.93%) Performance Metrics
8 6 (1.66%) Statistics
9 5 (1.38%) Data Integration
9 5 (1.38%) Fintech
9 5 (1.38%) Internet of Things
9 5 (1.38%) Video on Demand
10 4 (1.10%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.83%) Life Science
11 3 (0.83%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.55%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 2 (0.55%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 68 (18.78%) Linux
2 29 (8.01%) Unix
3 10 (2.76%) Windows
4 5 (1.38%) Android
4 5 (1.38%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.38%) Mac OS X
4 5 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (1.38%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.28%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (49.17%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (30.94%) TDD
3 104 (28.73%) Scrum
4 67 (18.51%) Pair Programming
5 66 (18.23%) Continuous Integration
6 56 (15.47%) BDD
7 51 (14.09%) Open Source
8 44 (12.15%) Analytics
9 40 (11.05%) DevOps
10 37 (10.22%) OO
11 35 (9.67%) Kanban
12 34 (9.39%) ETL
13 32 (8.84%) Microservices
14 31 (8.56%) MapReduce
15 27 (7.46%) Automated Testing
15 27 (7.46%) Continuous Delivery
15 27 (7.46%) Software Engineering
16 25 (6.91%) High Availability
17 22 (6.08%) MVC
18 21 (5.80%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 252 (69.61%) Java
2 164 (45.30%) Scala
3 79 (21.82%) Python
4 69 (19.06%) SQL
5 31 (8.56%) JavaScript
6 21 (5.80%) Clojure
7 19 (5.25%) Ruby
8 18 (4.97%) Shell Script
9 17 (4.70%) R
10 11 (3.04%) PHP
11 10 (2.76%) Go
11 10 (2.76%) Perl
12 8 (2.21%) C++
12 8 (2.21%) Erlang
13 7 (1.93%) C
14 6 (1.66%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.66%) ES6
14 6 (1.66%) PL/SQL
15 4 (1.10%) C#
16 3 (0.83%) XPath
Qualifications
1 23 (6.35%) Security Cleared
2 17 (4.70%) Degree
3 15 (4.14%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.70%) QA
2 9 (2.49%) GCP
3 5 (1.38%) SDET
4 3 (0.83%) Data Quality
System Software
1 80 (22.10%) Docker
2 61 (16.85%) Apache Flume
3 51 (14.09%) HDFS
4 12 (3.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.55%) Ceph
5 2 (0.55%) etcd
5 2 (0.55%) flannel
5 2 (0.55%) vCloud
5 2 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.28%) KVM
6 1 (0.28%) Snort
6 1 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (9.12%) Puppet
2 29 (8.01%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (4.70%) Ansible
4 15 (4.14%) Ambari
5 14 (3.87%) Kubernetes
6 11 (3.04%) Hadoop YARN
6 11 (3.04%) Kibana
7 10 (2.76%) logstash
8 9 (2.49%) Terraform
9 7 (1.93%) Mesos
10 6 (1.66%) Oozie
11 2 (0.55%) Consul
11 2 (0.55%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (0.55%) Nagios
11 2 (0.55%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 1 (0.28%) HP SiteScope
12 1 (0.28%) OpenView
12 1 (0.28%) OSSEC
12 1 (0.28%) yum
Vendors
1 35 (9.67%) Cloudera
2 24 (6.63%) Hortonworks
3 21 (5.80%) Oracle
4 13 (3.59%) IBM
5 8 (2.21%) Informatica
5 8 (2.21%) Microsoft
6 7 (1.93%) Greenplum
6 7 (1.93%) SAP
7 6 (1.66%) Talend
8 5 (1.38%) Google
8 5 (1.38%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.83%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.83%) Splunk
9 3 (0.83%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.55%) DataSynapse
10 2 (0.55%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.55%) Teradata
10 2 (0.55%) VMware
11 1 (0.28%) HP
11 1 (0.28%) Tableau
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