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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Kafka
Rank 495 547 555
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +8
Contract jobs citing Kafka 94 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.060% 0.033%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 0.21% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 12 14
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£525 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -10.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
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
15141 14259 14334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.49% 28.34% 29.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10442 9185 9380
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 195 249
Average hourly rate £39.38 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +66 67 £588 +30.55% 23
Yorkshire - 16 £500 - 2
South East -16 9 £410 - 9
North West -30 4 £438 +9.37% 3
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
South West - 1 £650 -
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Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 103 (68.21%) Java
2 76 (50.33%) Hadoop
3 65 (43.05%) Big Data
4 59 (39.07%) Scala
5 58 (38.41%) Linux
6 57 (37.75%) DevOps
6 57 (37.75%) Apache Spark
7 54 (35.76%) MongoDB
8 51 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
9 49 (32.45%) Docker
10 43 (28.48%) Apache Hive
11 42 (27.81%) RabbitMQ
12 40 (26.49%) MapReduce
13 36 (23.84%) Apache Cassandra
13 36 (23.84%) Puppet
14 31 (20.53%) Splunk
15 29 (19.21%) Opscode Chef
16 28 (18.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 28 (18.54%) TDD
17 27 (17.88%) CouchDB
17 27 (17.88%) Salt
17 27 (17.88%) Graphite
18 26 (17.22%) Microservices
18 26 (17.22%) CentOS
19 23 (15.23%) Impala
20 21 (13.91%) Apache Flume
20 21 (13.91%) Apache Pig
20 21 (13.91%) Data Modelling
20 21 (13.91%) Ansible
21 20 (13.25%) HDFS

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 57 (37.75%) Apache Spark
2 21 (13.91%) Apache Pig
3 19 (12.58%) Apache
4 8 (5.30%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (4.64%) JBoss
6 6 (3.97%) Node.js
7 5 (3.31%) OpenStack
7 5 (3.31%) Jetty
8 3 (1.99%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (1.32%) Drupal
9 2 (1.32%) SAS
9 2 (1.32%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.66%) IPython
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.62%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.99%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (1.99%) GitHub
4 1 (0.66%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.66%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.66%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.66%) PaaS
4 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.66%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.66%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.95%) Network Security
2 6 (3.97%) HTTP
3 4 (2.65%) SAN
4 3 (1.99%) Internet
5 2 (1.32%) AMQP
5 2 (1.32%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.66%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (50.33%) Hadoop
2 65 (43.05%) Big Data
3 54 (35.76%) MongoDB
4 43 (28.48%) Apache Hive
5 36 (23.84%) Apache Cassandra
6 27 (17.88%) CouchDB
7 23 (15.23%) Impala
8 18 (11.92%) NoSQL
9 17 (11.26%) HBase
10 14 (9.27%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (5.96%) Relational Database
12 7 (4.64%) SQL Server
12 7 (4.64%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (3.31%) MySQL
14 4 (2.65%) RDBMS
14 4 (2.65%) Amazon Redshift
14 4 (2.65%) OpenStack Swift
15 3 (1.99%) HCatalog
15 3 (1.99%) Couchbase
16 2 (1.32%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 18 (11.92%) Jenkins
2 17 (11.26%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.96%) Artifactory
4 5 (3.31%) Maven
5 4 (2.65%) JUnit
6 2 (1.32%) IntelliJ
6 2 (1.32%) JIRA
6 2 (1.32%) Selenium
6 2 (1.32%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.32%) Mockito
6 2 (1.32%) Mocha
6 2 (1.32%) Log4j
6 2 (1.32%) Subversion
6 2 (1.32%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.32%) Gradle
6 2 (1.32%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.66%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.66%) RStudio
7 1 (0.66%) gulp
7 1 (0.66%) Cucumber
General
1 19 (12.58%) Banking
2 12 (7.95%) Finance
3 7 (4.64%) Games
4 6 (3.97%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.99%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.32%) Retail
7 1 (0.66%) Law
7 1 (0.66%) Legal
7 1 (0.66%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 70 (46.36%) Developer
2 40 (26.49%) DevOps Engineer
3 30 (19.87%) Hadoop Developer
4 26 (17.22%) Java Developer
5 16 (10.60%) Big Data Developer
6 15 (9.93%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 9 (5.96%) Architect
8 7 (4.64%) Development Manager
9 6 (3.97%) Data Architect
10 5 (3.31%) Consultant
10 5 (3.31%) Data Consultant
10 5 (3.31%) Big Data Consultant
10 5 (3.31%) Big Data Architect
11 4 (2.65%) Web Engineer
11 4 (2.65%) Operations Engineer
12 3 (1.99%) Senior Java Developer
12 3 (1.99%) Senior Developer
13 2 (1.32%) Solutions Architect
13 2 (1.32%) Software Engineer
13 2 (1.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (27.81%) RabbitMQ
2 16 (10.60%) Web Services
3 15 (9.93%) Cascading
4 12 (7.95%) RESTful
5 11 (7.28%) Apache Avro
6 9 (5.96%) REST
6 9 (5.96%) HTML
7 8 (5.30%) Spring
7 8 (5.30%) Akka
8 7 (4.64%) AngularJS
9 5 (3.31%) Apache Camel
9 5 (3.31%) jQuery
10 4 (2.65%) JSON
11 3 (1.99%) D3.js
11 3 (1.99%) lodash
12 2 (1.32%) Spring Boot
12 2 (1.32%) Apache Commons
12 2 (1.32%) Spark Streaming
12 2 (1.32%) HTML5
12 2 (1.32%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.96%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.30%) Private Cloud
3 6 (3.97%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.97%) Data Integration
4 4 (2.65%) Online Games
5 3 (1.99%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.99%) User Experience
6 2 (1.32%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.32%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.32%) Clustering
6 2 (1.32%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.66%) Statistics
7 1 (0.66%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.66%) Replication
7 1 (0.66%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.66%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.66%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 58 (38.41%) Linux
2 28 (18.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (17.22%) CentOS
4 5 (3.31%) UNIX
4 5 (3.31%) Windows
5 1 (0.66%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.66%) Android
5 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (37.75%) DevOps
2 51 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (26.49%) MapReduce
4 28 (18.54%) TDD
5 26 (17.22%) Microservices
6 21 (13.91%) Data Modelling
7 15 (9.93%) Scrum
7 15 (9.93%) BDD
8 13 (8.61%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (7.95%) Load Balancing
10 11 (7.28%) E-Commerce
11 10 (6.62%) SOA
11 10 (6.62%) Kanban
12 9 (5.96%) ETL
12 9 (5.96%) OO
12 9 (5.96%) Data Management
13 8 (5.30%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (5.30%) Analytics
14 7 (4.64%) SDLC
15 5 (3.31%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 103 (68.21%) Java
2 59 (39.07%) Scala
3 18 (11.92%) SQL
4 17 (11.26%) Python
5 14 (9.27%) Go
6 13 (8.61%) Ruby
7 11 (7.28%) JavaScript
8 9 (5.96%) Bash Shell
8 9 (5.96%) R
9 5 (3.31%) PHP
10 3 (1.99%) Perl
11 2 (1.32%) C
11 2 (1.32%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.32%) Groovy
12 1 (0.66%) Clojure
12 1 (0.66%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.66%) Spark SQL
12 1 (0.66%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.66%) Jython
12 1 (0.66%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (9.27%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.96%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.32%) Degree
System Software
1 49 (32.45%) Docker
2 21 (13.91%) Apache Flume
3 20 (13.25%) HDFS
4 5 (3.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.66%) NFS
5 1 (0.66%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 36 (23.84%) Puppet
2 29 (19.21%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (17.88%) Salt
3 27 (17.88%) Graphite
4 21 (13.91%) Ansible
5 18 (11.92%) Oozie
6 10 (6.62%) Hadoop YARN
7 9 (5.96%) Kubernetes
7 9 (5.96%) ZABBIX
8 5 (3.31%) Ambari
9 1 (0.66%) Nagios
9 1 (0.66%) logstash
9 1 (0.66%) Kibana
9 1 (0.66%) Chukwa
Vendors
1 31 (20.53%) Splunk
2 10 (6.62%) Oracle
3 6 (3.97%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.97%) Cloudera
4 5 (3.31%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.65%) Google
6 3 (1.99%) Netezza
6 3 (1.99%) Informatica
6 3 (1.99%) Teradata
6 3 (1.99%) Hortonworks
6 3 (1.99%) Tableau
6 3 (1.99%) MapR
7 2 (1.32%) Percona
7 2 (1.32%) Vertica
7 2 (1.32%) Talend
8 1 (0.66%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.66%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.66%) Cognos
8 1 (0.66%) IBM
8 1 (0.66%) Greenplum
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £700 per day + market rate
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
JWResource
Rate: From £450 to £525 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
ABRS
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 days ago