The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Kafka
Rank 517 538 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Contract jobs citing Kafka 47 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.095% 0.022% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.075% -
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13759 13253 13963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.87% 28.52% 26.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8999 8604 8670
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 278 346
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Kafka
UK

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +33 37 £450 +5.88% 5
South East - 6 - - 4
East of England - 1 £375 - 1
Kafka
UK

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 52 (81.25%) Java
2 50 (78.13%) Hadoop
3 33 (51.56%) Big Data
4 30 (46.88%) Apache Hive
5 29 (45.31%) Apache Cassandra
6 24 (37.50%) MapReduce
7 22 (34.38%) Scala
7 22 (34.38%) Spring
8 19 (29.69%) Oozie
9 17 (26.56%) HBase
10 16 (25.00%) Linux
11 15 (23.44%) XML
11 15 (23.44%) Complex Event Processing
11 15 (23.44%) Apache Pig
12 14 (21.88%) HDFS
13 13 (20.31%) SQL
13 13 (20.31%) TDD
14 12 (18.75%) Python
14 12 (18.75%) Impala
15 11 (17.19%) Redis
15 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (15.63%) JIRA
16 10 (15.63%) NoSQL
16 10 (15.63%) RabbitMQ
16 10 (15.63%) MongoDB
16 10 (15.63%) Scrum
16 10 (15.63%) UNIX
16 10 (15.63%) E-Commerce
17 8 (12.50%) WSDL
17 8 (12.50%) Apache

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 15 (23.44%) Apache Pig
2 8 (12.50%) Apache
2 8 (12.50%) Confluence
2 8 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (9.38%) WebLogic Portal
3 6 (9.38%) WebLogic
3 6 (9.38%) Oracle Service Bus
3 6 (9.38%) Node.js
3 6 (9.38%) Oracle Coherence
3 6 (9.38%) Liferay
3 6 (9.38%) Apache Solr
4 2 (3.13%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.25%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (3.13%) Amazon S3
2 2 (3.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) LDAP
2 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (78.13%) Hadoop
2 33 (51.56%) Big Data
3 30 (46.88%) Apache Hive
4 29 (45.31%) Apache Cassandra
5 17 (26.56%) HBase
6 12 (18.75%) Impala
7 11 (17.19%) Redis
8 10 (15.63%) NoSQL
8 10 (15.63%) MongoDB
9 8 (12.50%) Apache Accumulo
10 6 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (9.38%) Oracle ODI
10 6 (9.38%) Oracle Database
11 5 (7.81%) MySQL
12 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
12 3 (4.69%) Mahout
13 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (3.13%) Couchbase
13 2 (3.13%) Riak
Development Applications
1 10 (15.63%) JIRA
2 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.13%) JUnit
3 2 (3.13%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (3.13%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (10.94%) Marketing
1 7 (10.94%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 46 (71.88%) Developer
2 21 (32.81%) Java Developer
3 14 (21.88%) Hadoop Developer
4 11 (17.19%) Senior Developer
5 8 (12.50%) Big Data Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (3.13%) Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) Data Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Big Data Consultant
8 1 (1.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (1.56%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (1.56%) Java Engineer
8 1 (1.56%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (1.56%) Applications Support Analyst
8 1 (1.56%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (1.56%) Support Analyst
8 1 (1.56%) Applications Support
8 1 (1.56%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (1.56%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (37.50%) MapReduce
2 22 (34.38%) Spring
3 15 (23.44%) XML
4 10 (15.63%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (12.50%) WSDL
5 8 (12.50%) Swing
5 8 (12.50%) XSD
5 8 (12.50%) Web Services
5 8 (12.50%) REST
6 7 (10.94%) J2EE
7 6 (9.38%) HTML
7 6 (9.38%) Akka
7 6 (9.38%) Play Framework
8 4 (6.25%) CSS
8 4 (6.25%) JDBC
8 4 (6.25%) SOAP
9 2 (3.13%) ODBC
9 2 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (3.13%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (3.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) Open Source
2 2 (3.13%) Smartphone
2 2 (3.13%) Derivative
2 2 (3.13%) Data Integration
2 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.13%) Market Risk
2 2 (3.13%) Digital Media
2 2 (3.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.00%) Linux
2 10 (15.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.44%) Complex Event Processing
2 13 (20.31%) TDD
3 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (15.63%) Scrum
4 10 (15.63%) E-Commerce
5 7 (10.94%) BDD
6 6 (9.38%) Data Security
6 6 (9.38%) MVC
6 6 (9.38%) ITIL
6 6 (9.38%) High Availability
6 6 (9.38%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (7.81%) Configuration Management
7 5 (7.81%) OO
8 4 (6.25%) SOA
8 4 (6.25%) ETL
8 4 (6.25%) Kanban
9 3 (4.69%) Machine Learning
9 3 (4.69%) OOP
10 2 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (3.13%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (81.25%) Java
2 22 (34.38%) Scala
3 13 (20.31%) SQL
4 12 (18.75%) Python
5 8 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 7 (10.94%) Ruby
7 6 (9.38%) Groovy
8 5 (7.81%) Bash Shell
9 4 (6.25%) Clojure
10 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
11 2 (3.13%) C++
12 1 (1.56%) R
12 1 (1.56%) PHP5
12 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) Degree
4 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 14 (21.88%) HDFS
2 8 (12.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 6 (9.38%) Apache Flume
4 1 (1.56%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 19 (29.69%) Oozie
2 6 (9.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (3.13%) Puppet
3 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (9.38%) Oracle
2 2 (3.13%) Informatica
2 2 (3.13%) Google
2 2 (3.13%) Talend
2 2 (3.13%) Tableau
2 2 (3.13%) F5
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