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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Kafka
Rank 529 535 536
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing Kafka 66 48 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.097% 0.021%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.46% 0.35% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 24 7
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£525 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £388 -
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -
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
14460 13870 13417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.96% 28.09% 28.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9914 9065 8711
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 203 276
Average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +9 40 £563 +25.00% 16
Yorkshire - 14 £463 -
North West -16 6 £438 +9.37% 1
South East -21 6 £388 - 2
East Midlands - 1 - -
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UK

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 85 (69.67%) Java
2 64 (52.46%) Hadoop
3 49 (40.16%) Big Data
4 48 (39.34%) MongoDB
4 48 (39.34%) Linux
5 47 (38.52%) Scala
6 46 (37.70%) MapReduce
7 44 (36.07%) Apache Spark
8 42 (34.43%) DevOps
9 41 (33.61%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (31.97%) Docker
11 37 (30.33%) RabbitMQ
11 37 (30.33%) Apache Hive
12 29 (23.77%) HDFS
13 28 (22.95%) Apache Cassandra
14 27 (22.13%) Impala
15 26 (21.31%) Puppet
16 25 (20.49%) Splunk
16 25 (20.49%) Microservices
17 24 (19.67%) Graphite
17 24 (19.67%) Salt
17 24 (19.67%) Opscode Chef
17 24 (19.67%) CouchDB
18 23 (18.85%) CentOS
18 23 (18.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 22 (18.03%) TDD
20 21 (17.21%) NoSQL
21 20 (16.39%) HBase
21 20 (16.39%) Cascading
22 18 (14.75%) Apache Pig

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 44 (36.07%) Apache Spark
2 18 (14.75%) Apache Pig
3 9 (7.38%) Apache
4 7 (5.74%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (4.10%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.46%) Node.js
6 3 (2.46%) JBoss
6 3 (2.46%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (1.64%) Drupal
7 2 (1.64%) SAS
7 2 (1.64%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.82%) CMS
8 1 (0.82%) Jetty
8 1 (0.82%) IPython
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.46%) GitHub
4 1 (0.82%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.82%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.82%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.82%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.38%) Network Security
2 4 (3.28%) SAN
3 2 (1.64%) HTTP
3 2 (1.64%) AMQP
3 2 (1.64%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.82%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (52.46%) Hadoop
2 49 (40.16%) Big Data
3 48 (39.34%) MongoDB
4 37 (30.33%) Apache Hive
5 28 (22.95%) Apache Cassandra
6 27 (22.13%) Impala
7 24 (19.67%) CouchDB
8 21 (17.21%) NoSQL
9 20 (16.39%) HBase
10 8 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (4.92%) Relational Database
11 6 (4.92%) Sqoop
12 5 (4.10%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (3.28%) SQL Server
13 4 (3.28%) OpenStack Swift
14 3 (2.46%) MySQL
15 2 (1.64%) RDBMS
15 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 2 (1.64%) Couchbase
15 2 (1.64%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 15 (12.30%) Jenkins
2 13 (10.66%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.10%) Artifactory
3 5 (4.10%) Maven
4 2 (1.64%) JIRA
4 2 (1.64%) Selenium
4 2 (1.64%) JUnit
4 2 (1.64%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (1.64%) Mockito
4 2 (1.64%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.82%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.82%) Mocha
5 1 (0.82%) RStudio
5 1 (0.82%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.82%) JMeter
5 1 (0.82%) Subversion
5 1 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 14 (11.48%) Banking
2 12 (9.84%) Finance
3 9 (7.38%) Games
4 5 (4.10%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.46%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.82%) Front Office
6 1 (0.82%) Law
6 1 (0.82%) Publishing
6 1 (0.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (50.82%) Developer
2 33 (27.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 29 (23.77%) Hadoop Developer
4 24 (19.67%) Java Developer
5 15 (12.30%) Big Data Developer
6 12 (9.84%) Architect
7 9 (7.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.28%) Lead Developer
8 4 (3.28%) Administrator
8 4 (3.28%) Data Architect
8 4 (3.28%) Development Manager
9 3 (2.46%) Senior Developer
9 3 (2.46%) Consultant
9 3 (2.46%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (2.46%) Big Data Consultant
9 3 (2.46%) Big Data Architect
9 3 (2.46%) Hadoop Administrator
9 3 (2.46%) Data Consultant
10 2 (1.64%) Software Engineer
10 2 (1.64%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (30.33%) RabbitMQ
2 20 (16.39%) Cascading
3 17 (13.93%) Web Services
4 13 (10.66%) RESTful
5 12 (9.84%) REST
6 8 (6.56%) Apache Avro
7 7 (5.74%) Spring
7 7 (5.74%) HTML
8 6 (4.92%) Akka
9 5 (4.10%) Apache Camel
9 5 (4.10%) AngularJS
9 5 (4.10%) jQuery
10 4 (3.28%) SOAP
10 4 (3.28%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (2.46%) Spark Streaming
11 3 (2.46%) JDBC
11 3 (2.46%) JSON
12 2 (1.64%) Symfony
12 2 (1.64%) J2EE
12 2 (1.64%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.38%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.56%) Private Cloud
3 4 (3.28%) Online Games
4 3 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.64%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.64%) User Experience
5 2 (1.64%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.64%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.64%) Grid Computing
5 2 (1.64%) Clustering
6 1 (0.82%) Statistics
6 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.82%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.82%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.82%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.82%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.82%) Replication
6 1 (0.82%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 48 (39.34%) Linux
2 23 (18.85%) CentOS
2 23 (18.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (4.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (37.70%) MapReduce
2 42 (34.43%) DevOps
3 41 (33.61%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (20.49%) Microservices
5 22 (18.03%) TDD
6 14 (11.48%) Data Modelling
7 13 (10.66%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (9.84%) BDD
9 11 (9.02%) E-Commerce
10 10 (8.20%) Scrum
11 9 (7.38%) Data Management
11 9 (7.38%) OO
11 9 (7.38%) Load Balancing
12 8 (6.56%) Open Source
13 7 (5.74%) SOA
13 7 (5.74%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (5.74%) SDLC
14 6 (4.92%) Multithreading
15 5 (4.10%) Kanban
16 4 (3.28%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 85 (69.67%) Java
2 47 (38.52%) Scala
3 17 (13.93%) SQL
4 13 (10.66%) Python
4 13 (10.66%) R
5 11 (9.02%) Go
6 10 (8.20%) Ruby
6 10 (8.20%) JavaScript
7 9 (7.38%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.46%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.64%) PHP
9 2 (1.64%) C
9 2 (1.64%) Groovy
10 1 (0.82%) Clojure
10 1 (0.82%) Spark SQL
10 1 (0.82%) C++
10 1 (0.82%) Perl
10 1 (0.82%) Jython
Qualifications
1 6 (4.92%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.10%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.64%) Degree
System Software
1 39 (31.97%) Docker
2 29 (23.77%) HDFS
3 13 (10.66%) Apache Flume
4 2 (1.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.82%) NFS
5 1 (0.82%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 26 (21.31%) Puppet
2 24 (19.67%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (19.67%) Salt
2 24 (19.67%) Graphite
3 15 (12.30%) Hadoop YARN
4 14 (11.48%) Ansible
5 11 (9.02%) Oozie
6 5 (4.10%) ZABBIX
6 5 (4.10%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.82%) Nagios
7 1 (0.82%) logstash
7 1 (0.82%) Kibana
7 1 (0.82%) Chukwa
Vendors
1 25 (20.49%) Splunk
2 7 (5.74%) Oracle
3 6 (4.92%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.10%) Cloudera
5 3 (2.46%) Informatica
6 2 (1.64%) Tableau
6 2 (1.64%) Percona
6 2 (1.64%) Talend
7 1 (0.82%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.82%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.82%) MapR
7 1 (0.82%) Cognos
7 1 (0.82%) IBM
7 1 (0.82%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.82%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.82%) Teradata
7 1 (0.82%) Netezza
7 1 (0.82%) Greenplum
7 1 (0.82%) hybris
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ABRS
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago