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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Kafka
Rank 540 553 513
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -40
Contract jobs citing Kafka 32 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.021% 0.005%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.077% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 7 1
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£600 £400 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+21.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £92.50 - -
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
13049 12908 11359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.84% 27.30% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8591 8340 7310
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £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 165 204 303
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 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 27 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 +25 28 £613 +75.00% 17
North West -18 1 £438 +9.37% 1
South East - - - - 2
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Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 47 (82.46%) Hadoop
2 42 (73.68%) Big Data
3 38 (66.67%) Java
4 37 (64.91%) Apache Spark
5 32 (56.14%) HDFS
5 32 (56.14%) HBase
6 31 (54.39%) Scala
6 31 (54.39%) Apache Hive
6 31 (54.39%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (52.63%) MapReduce
8 26 (45.61%) Hadoop YARN
9 22 (38.60%) Python
10 20 (35.09%) Cascading
11 19 (33.33%) Impala
12 16 (28.07%) Apache Pig
12 16 (28.07%) NoSQL
13 15 (26.32%) MongoDB
14 14 (24.56%) Apache Cassandra
14 14 (24.56%) Linux
15 13 (22.81%) Banking
15 13 (22.81%) R
16 12 (21.05%) Analytics
17 11 (19.30%) Akka
17 11 (19.30%) Finance
18 10 (17.54%) Web Services
18 10 (17.54%) OO
18 10 (17.54%) Mentoring
19 9 (15.79%) Apache Avro
19 9 (15.79%) OrientDB
19 9 (15.79%) Oracle

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 37 (64.91%) Apache Spark
2 16 (28.07%) Apache Pig
3 6 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (8.77%) Apache
5 1 (1.75%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.75%) GitHub
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) AMQP
2 1 (1.75%) RTP
2 1 (1.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (82.46%) Hadoop
2 42 (73.68%) Big Data
3 32 (56.14%) HBase
4 31 (54.39%) Apache Hive
5 19 (33.33%) Impala
6 16 (28.07%) NoSQL
7 15 (26.32%) MongoDB
8 14 (24.56%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (15.79%) OrientDB
10 5 (8.77%) Relational Database
10 5 (8.77%) Sqoop
11 4 (7.02%) MySQL
12 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
13 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (3.51%) Redis
13 2 (3.51%) Couchbase
13 2 (3.51%) OpenTSDB
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Maven
1 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.75%) JIRA
2 1 (1.75%) JUnit
2 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 13 (22.81%) Banking
2 11 (19.30%) Finance
3 5 (8.77%) Games
4 3 (5.26%) Marketing
5 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.51%) Electronics
5 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.75%) Law
6 1 (1.75%) Legal
6 1 (1.75%) Publishing
6 1 (1.75%) Front Office
6 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (56.14%) Developer
2 21 (36.84%) Hadoop Developer
3 10 (17.54%) Architect
4 9 (15.79%) Big Data Developer
5 8 (14.04%) Lead Developer
6 7 (12.28%) Java Developer
7 6 (10.53%) Administrator
7 6 (10.53%) Hadoop Administrator
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.51%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Java Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Scala Developer
9 1 (1.75%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (1.75%) Java Architect
9 1 (1.75%) Lead Architect
9 1 (1.75%) Principal Architect
9 1 (1.75%) Principle Engineer
9 1 (1.75%) Technical Architect
9 1 (1.75%) Data Architect
9 1 (1.75%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.09%) Cascading
2 11 (19.30%) Akka
3 10 (17.54%) Web Services
4 9 (15.79%) Apache Avro
5 8 (14.04%) REST
5 8 (14.04%) JSON
6 7 (12.28%) XML
7 6 (10.53%) Spring
8 5 (8.77%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (7.02%) RESTful
9 4 (7.02%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (5.26%) SOAP
10 3 (5.26%) Hibernate
11 2 (3.51%) JDBC
11 2 (3.51%) Java RMI
11 2 (3.51%) Middleware
11 2 (3.51%) Oracle ADF
11 2 (3.51%) XML-RPC
11 2 (3.51%) ZeroMQ
12 1 (1.75%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Open Source
2 3 (5.26%) Clustering
3 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.51%) DTV
3 2 (3.51%) Grid Computing
3 2 (3.51%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.75%) Replication
4 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.75%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.75%) User Experience
4 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.56%) Linux
2 7 (12.28%) UNIX
3 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (54.39%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (52.63%) MapReduce
3 12 (21.05%) Analytics
4 10 (17.54%) Mentoring
4 10 (17.54%) OO
5 9 (15.79%) Scrum
6 8 (14.04%) OOP
7 7 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (12.28%) TDD
8 6 (10.53%) ETL
8 6 (10.53%) Multithreading
9 5 (8.77%) Microservices
10 4 (7.02%) Functional Programming
10 4 (7.02%) Big Data Analytics
10 4 (7.02%) BDD
10 4 (7.02%) E-Commerce
11 3 (5.26%) Data Modelling
11 3 (5.26%) Customer Insight
11 3 (5.26%) Low Latency
11 3 (5.26%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 38 (66.67%) Java
2 31 (54.39%) Scala
3 22 (38.60%) Python
4 13 (22.81%) R
5 7 (12.28%) SQL
6 4 (7.02%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.26%) Ruby
8 1 (1.75%) Haskell
8 1 (1.75%) Groovy
8 1 (1.75%) C++
8 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.75%) Golang
8 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) PhD
1 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 32 (56.14%) HDFS
2 7 (12.28%) Apache Flume
3 4 (7.02%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (45.61%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (3.51%) OpenView
2 2 (3.51%) Nagios
2 2 (3.51%) ZABBIX
2 2 (3.51%) Munin
2 2 (3.51%) Puppet
2 2 (3.51%) Ambari
2 2 (3.51%) Oozie
3 1 (1.75%) Ansible
3 1 (1.75%) Mesos
3 1 (1.75%) Cacti
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) Oracle
2 7 (12.28%) Cloudera
3 2 (3.51%) SAP
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco
4 1 (1.75%) HP
4 1 (1.75%) NetApp
4 1 (1.75%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.75%) Splunk
4 1 (1.75%) Tableau
4 1 (1.75%) Vertica
4 1 (1.75%) Hortonworks
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