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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Kafka
Rank 277 480 590
Rank change year-on-year
+203 +110
Contract jobs citing Kafka 388 135 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.84% 0.27% 0.031%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.67% 0.92% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 108 9
Median daily rate £550 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+11.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Kafka
UK

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
14523 14672 14155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.30% 29.31% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10112 10287 9822
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 237 164
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.49 £18.94 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.60 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +140 333 £550 -4.34% 53
South East +41 29 £525 +25.00% 3
South West - 12 £425 - 1
East of England - 9 £550 - 5
East Midlands - 2 £475 -
Yorkshire +8 1 £575 +15.00% 3
North West +6 1 £438 -25.53% 1
West Midlands -17 1 £475 - 3
Kafka
UK

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 430 (69.02%) Java
2 374 (60.03%) Apache Spark
3 356 (57.14%) Hadoop
4 341 (54.74%) Big Data
5 325 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
6 267 (42.86%) Scala
7 214 (34.35%) Python
8 200 (32.10%) Apache Hive
9 192 (30.82%) TDD
10 132 (21.19%) SQL
11 129 (20.71%) Apache Cassandra
12 126 (20.22%) Amazon AWS
13 123 (19.74%) Git (software)
13 123 (19.74%) BDD
14 117 (18.78%) NoSQL
14 117 (18.78%) Scrum
15 114 (18.30%) Apache
16 112 (17.98%) Spring
17 110 (17.66%) Finance
17 110 (17.66%) Linux
18 107 (17.17%) HBase
19 106 (17.01%) Elasticsearch
20 104 (16.69%) Jenkins
21 95 (15.25%) JSON
21 95 (15.25%) Banking
22 94 (15.09%) Microservices
23 93 (14.93%) Docker
24 88 (14.13%) Pair Programming
24 88 (14.13%) REST
25 87 (13.96%) 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
1 374 (60.03%) Apache Spark
2 114 (18.30%) Apache
3 106 (17.01%) Elasticsearch
4 51 (8.19%) Apache Pig
5 31 (4.98%) Apache Solr
6 10 (1.61%) Cloud Foundry
6 10 (1.61%) Confluence
7 9 (1.44%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.12%) GemFire
9 6 (0.96%) SAS
10 5 (0.80%) Jetty
10 5 (0.80%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.80%) Oracle Coherence
11 4 (0.64%) MQSeries
11 4 (0.64%) nginx
12 3 (0.48%) CMS
12 3 (0.48%) JBoss
12 3 (0.48%) Mule
12 3 (0.48%) Mule ESB
13 2 (0.32%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (1.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.48%) SPSS
3 1 (0.16%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (1.12%) Unica
2 4 (0.64%) Oracle Cash Management
2 4 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 126 (20.22%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (11.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (8.03%) Cloud Computing
4 26 (4.17%) Amazon Kinesis
5 22 (3.53%) GitHub
6 11 (1.77%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (1.61%) PaaS
8 7 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (1.12%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.80%) Amazon EMR
9 5 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.32%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.16%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (0.16%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.16%) IaaS
12 1 (0.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (8.51%) HTTP
2 43 (6.90%) MQTT
3 37 (5.94%) RTSP
4 17 (2.73%) Kerberos
5 12 (1.93%) Internet
6 8 (1.28%) LAN
6 8 (1.28%) WAN
7 3 (0.48%) AMQP
7 3 (0.48%) DNS
7 3 (0.48%) SSL
8 2 (0.32%) Firewall
8 2 (0.32%) LDAP
9 1 (0.16%) BGP
9 1 (0.16%) MPLS
9 1 (0.16%) Network Security
9 1 (0.16%) RTP
9 1 (0.16%) STUN
9 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 356 (57.14%) Hadoop
2 341 (54.74%) Big Data
3 200 (32.10%) Apache Hive
4 129 (20.71%) Apache Cassandra
5 117 (18.78%) NoSQL
6 107 (17.17%) HBase
7 87 (13.96%) PostgreSQL
8 76 (12.20%) Relational Database
9 65 (10.43%) MongoDB
10 57 (9.15%) Sqoop
11 53 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
12 42 (6.74%) Impala
13 38 (6.10%) MySQL
14 36 (5.78%) Data Lake
15 33 (5.30%) RDBMS
16 31 (4.98%) Flink
16 31 (4.98%) Redis
17 27 (4.33%) SQL Server
18 25 (4.01%) Parquet
19 23 (3.69%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 123 (19.74%) Git (software)
2 104 (16.69%) Jenkins
3 60 (9.63%) JIRA
4 37 (5.94%) Maven
5 23 (3.69%) WebDriver
6 17 (2.73%) Selenium
7 15 (2.41%) TeamCity
8 14 (2.25%) Gradle
9 13 (2.09%) Artifactory
9 13 (2.09%) JUnit
10 11 (1.77%) Subversion
10 11 (1.77%) Talend Open Studio
11 9 (1.44%) Eclipse
12 8 (1.28%) GoCD
13 6 (0.96%) ERwin
13 6 (0.96%) FindBugs
13 6 (0.96%) IntelliJ
13 6 (0.96%) Sonatype Nexus
14 5 (0.80%) GitLab
14 5 (0.80%) NUnit
General
1 110 (17.66%) Finance
2 95 (15.25%) Banking
3 46 (7.38%) Retail
4 28 (4.49%) Investment Banking
5 21 (3.37%) Marketing
6 20 (3.21%) Front Office
7 14 (2.25%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.96%) Advertising
8 6 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
9 5 (0.80%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.80%) Games
10 4 (0.64%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.64%) Electronics
10 4 (0.64%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.32%) German Language
11 2 (0.32%) Law
11 2 (0.32%) Legal
12 1 (0.16%) Billing
12 1 (0.16%) iGaming
12 1 (0.16%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 317 (50.88%) Developer
2 204 (32.74%) Java Developer
3 103 (16.53%) Data Engineer
4 86 (13.80%) Scala Developer
5 79 (12.68%) Big Data Developer
6 78 (12.52%) Senior Developer
7 71 (11.40%) Senior Java Developer
8 70 (11.24%) Big Data Engineer
9 69 (11.08%) Architect
10 48 (7.70%) Apache Spark Developer
11 45 (7.22%) Data Architect
12 38 (6.10%) Java Scala Developer
13 34 (5.46%) Hadoop Developer
14 32 (5.14%) Big Data Architect
15 30 (4.82%) Agile Developer
16 29 (4.65%) Hadoop Engineer
17 28 (4.49%) Agile Java Developer
18 22 (3.53%) AWS Developer
19 21 (3.37%) Administrator
19 21 (3.37%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (17.98%) Spring
2 95 (15.25%) JSON
3 88 (14.13%) REST
4 82 (13.16%) Akka
5 62 (9.95%) Spark Streaming
6 47 (7.54%) Apache Avro
7 46 (7.38%) Protocol Buffers
8 45 (7.22%) SOAP
9 44 (7.06%) RabbitMQ
10 43 (6.90%) ActiveMQ
11 41 (6.58%) Samza
12 40 (6.42%) Node.js
12 40 (6.42%) Web Services
13 37 (5.94%) Hibernate
13 37 (5.94%) JMS
14 34 (5.46%) Play Framework
15 33 (5.30%) AngularJS
16 31 (4.98%) Spring MVC
16 31 (4.98%) XML
17 29 (4.65%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 41 (6.58%) Statistics
2 37 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (5.94%) Video on Demand
3 33 (5.30%) Public Cloud
4 24 (3.85%) Algorithms
4 24 (3.85%) Data Integration
5 21 (3.37%) Blockchain
6 17 (2.73%) Data Structures
7 15 (2.41%) Streaming Video
8 14 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (2.25%) Visualisation
9 13 (2.09%) User Experience
10 9 (1.44%) Grid Computing
10 9 (1.44%) Mathematics
11 7 (1.12%) Data Centre
12 6 (0.96%) Clustering
12 6 (0.96%) Computer Science
12 6 (0.96%) Internet of Things
13 5 (0.80%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.80%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 110 (17.66%) Linux
2 51 (8.19%) Unix
3 31 (4.98%) Windows
4 11 (1.77%) Android
4 11 (1.77%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (1.61%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.96%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.48%) CentOS
7 3 (0.48%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (30.82%) TDD
3 123 (19.74%) BDD
4 117 (18.78%) Scrum
5 94 (15.09%) Microservices
6 88 (14.13%) Pair Programming
7 82 (13.16%) Open Source
8 81 (13.00%) DevOps
9 66 (10.59%) MapReduce
10 63 (10.11%) ETL
11 59 (9.47%) Continuous Integration
12 55 (8.83%) Analytics
13 50 (8.03%) Data Modelling
13 50 (8.03%) High Availability
14 40 (6.42%) Software Engineering
15 35 (5.62%) Kanban
15 35 (5.62%) OO
16 34 (5.46%) Machine Learning
17 31 (4.98%) Data Ingestion
17 31 (4.98%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 430 (69.02%) Java
2 267 (42.86%) Scala
3 214 (34.35%) Python
4 132 (21.19%) SQL
5 86 (13.80%) R
6 48 (7.70%) C
7 47 (7.54%) JavaScript
8 25 (4.01%) Shell Script
9 20 (3.21%) Perl
10 18 (2.89%) Clojure
11 16 (2.57%) Bash Shell
12 15 (2.41%) C#
13 13 (2.09%) Ruby
14 11 (1.77%) C++
14 11 (1.77%) Go
15 10 (1.61%) PHP
16 9 (1.44%) MATLAB
17 8 (1.28%) ES6
18 6 (0.96%) XPath
19 5 (0.80%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 24 (3.85%) Degree
3 18 (2.89%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (0.64%) RHCSA
5 3 (0.48%) PhD
6 2 (0.32%) RHCE
7 1 (0.16%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.16%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.89%) QA
2 10 (1.61%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.44%) GCP
4 5 (0.80%) SDET
5 3 (0.48%) FATCA
6 2 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.16%) MiFID
System Software
1 93 (14.93%) Docker
2 77 (12.36%) HDFS
3 75 (12.04%) Apache Flume
4 26 (4.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 8 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.48%) etcd
6 3 (0.48%) LXC
6 3 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.32%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.32%) Ceph
7 2 (0.32%) flannel
7 2 (0.32%) vCloud
7 2 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 42 (6.74%) Hadoop YARN
2 30 (4.82%) Ansible
3 27 (4.33%) Puppet
4 24 (3.85%) Kibana
4 24 (3.85%) Oozie
5 21 (3.37%) Ambari
6 18 (2.89%) logstash
7 9 (1.44%) Kubernetes
7 9 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.96%) Mesos
9 5 (0.80%) Marathon
10 3 (0.48%) Terraform
11 2 (0.32%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.32%) Grafana
11 2 (0.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (0.32%) Nagios
11 2 (0.32%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.32%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 53 (8.51%) Hortonworks
2 39 (6.26%) Cloudera
3 32 (5.14%) Oracle
4 31 (4.98%) Teradata
5 22 (3.53%) IBM
6 13 (2.09%) Microsoft
6 13 (2.09%) Red Hat
7 11 (1.77%) Netezza
7 11 (1.77%) Tableau
7 11 (1.77%) Talend
8 10 (1.61%) Cisco
8 10 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (1.44%) SAP
10 7 (1.12%) Google
11 6 (0.96%) Splunk
12 5 (0.80%) VMware
13 4 (0.64%) Atlassian
13 4 (0.64%) Informatica
13 4 (0.64%) New Relic
13 4 (0.64%) ServiceNow
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Austin Fraser
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Hatstand Limited
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E-synergy Solutions
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Elevate Direct
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Verticality Ltd
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CPS Group Limited
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