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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Kafka
Rank 503 543 546
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +3
Contract jobs citing Kafka 128 64 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.12% 0.096%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.87% 0.44% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 39 22
Median daily rate £500 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £653 £700 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
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
14717 14461 13383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.48% 28.02% 27.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10382 9927 8802
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 207 189
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.63 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.80 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +55 100 £525 -4.54% 33
South West - 12 £300 -
East of England - 9 £375 - 1
South East -3 5 £425 +9.67% 5
Yorkshire -9 2 £413 -10.81% 1
East Midlands +1 1 £425 -
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Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 196 (66.67%) Java
2 159 (54.08%) Apache Spark
3 157 (53.40%) Big Data
4 151 (51.36%) Hadoop
5 133 (45.24%) Scala
6 130 (44.22%) Agile Software Development
7 124 (42.18%) Apache Cassandra
8 101 (34.35%) NoSQL
9 85 (28.91%) Scrum
10 80 (27.21%) HBase
11 79 (26.87%) Apache Hive
11 79 (26.87%) TDD
12 76 (25.85%) Docker
13 68 (23.13%) Python
14 65 (22.11%) Continuous Integration
15 59 (20.07%) Linux
16 58 (19.73%) REST
17 55 (18.71%) SQL
17 55 (18.71%) Amazon AWS
18 54 (18.37%) MongoDB
19 52 (17.69%) Open Source
20 47 (15.99%) Finance
21 45 (15.31%) Akka
22 44 (14.97%) DevOps
22 44 (14.97%) Pair Programming
23 43 (14.63%) BDD
24 40 (13.61%) Analytics
25 39 (13.27%) Jenkins
26 38 (12.93%) Puppet
26 38 (12.93%) HDFS

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
1 159 (54.08%) Apache Spark
2 36 (12.24%) Apache
3 31 (10.54%) Apache Pig
4 21 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (4.76%) OpenStack
6 11 (3.74%) Cloud Foundry
7 10 (3.40%) Tomcat
8 7 (2.38%) Confluence
9 6 (2.04%) Oracle Coherence
10 5 (1.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 3 (1.02%) CMS
11 3 (1.02%) Jetty
11 3 (1.02%) SAS
12 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.34%) Drupal
12 1 (0.34%) GemFire
12 1 (0.34%) Mule
12 1 (0.34%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.34%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.68%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 55 (18.71%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (8.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (5.78%) AWS CloudFormation
3 17 (5.78%) GitHub
4 4 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.36%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (1.36%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.02%) Heroku
5 3 (1.02%) PaaS
6 1 (0.34%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.34%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (0.34%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.34%) IaaS
6 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.10%) HTTP
2 8 (2.72%) Internet
2 8 (2.72%) Kerberos
3 3 (1.02%) Network Security
4 2 (0.68%) DNS
5 1 (0.34%) Firewall
5 1 (0.34%) SAN
5 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (53.40%) Big Data
2 151 (51.36%) Hadoop
3 124 (42.18%) Apache Cassandra
4 101 (34.35%) NoSQL
5 80 (27.21%) HBase
6 79 (26.87%) Apache Hive
7 54 (18.37%) MongoDB
8 34 (11.56%) Neo4j
9 20 (6.80%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (6.80%) MySQL
10 18 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (5.78%) Hazelcast
11 17 (5.78%) Relational Database
12 15 (5.10%) Impala
13 9 (3.06%) Sqoop
14 8 (2.72%) Datomic
14 8 (2.72%) Pentaho
14 8 (2.72%) SQL Server
15 7 (2.38%) Oracle Database
16 6 (2.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 39 (13.27%) Jenkins
2 37 (12.59%) Git (software)
3 30 (10.20%) JIRA
4 26 (8.84%) Maven
5 21 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 17 (5.78%) Gradle
7 12 (4.08%) JUnit
8 11 (3.74%) Mockito
9 10 (3.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (3.06%) Artifactory
10 9 (3.06%) IntelliJ
11 8 (2.72%) Subversion
11 8 (2.72%) TestNG
12 6 (2.04%) Selenium
12 6 (2.04%) Talend Open Studio
13 4 (1.36%) Hudson
14 3 (1.02%) Appium
14 3 (1.02%) Bitbucket
14 3 (1.02%) Vagrant
14 3 (1.02%) WebDriver
General
1 47 (15.99%) Finance
2 33 (11.22%) Banking
3 13 (4.42%) Retail
4 10 (3.40%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.72%) Marketing
5 8 (2.72%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.70%) International Banking
7 4 (1.36%) Back Office
7 4 (1.36%) Electronics
8 3 (1.02%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.02%) Games
8 3 (1.02%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.68%) Front Office
9 2 (0.68%) Law
10 1 (0.34%) French Language
10 1 (0.34%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.34%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 158 (53.74%) Developer
2 81 (27.55%) Java Developer
3 52 (17.69%) Big Data Developer
4 38 (12.93%) Scala Developer
5 32 (10.88%) Data Engineer
6 27 (9.18%) Big Data Engineer
7 25 (8.50%) Architect
8 22 (7.48%) Hadoop Engineer
9 19 (6.46%) Hadoop Developer
10 18 (6.12%) Agile Developer
11 16 (5.44%) Apache Spark Developer
11 16 (5.44%) Senior Developer
12 15 (5.10%) Agile Java Developer
12 15 (5.10%) DevOps Engineer
12 15 (5.10%) Technical Architect
13 12 (4.08%) NoSQL Developer
13 12 (4.08%) Senior Java Developer
14 10 (3.40%) Java Hadoop Developer
15 9 (3.06%) Software Engineer
16 8 (2.72%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (19.73%) REST
2 45 (15.31%) Akka
3 32 (10.88%) Spring
4 31 (10.54%) RabbitMQ
5 30 (10.20%) Web Services
6 28 (9.52%) XML
7 26 (8.84%) Node.js
8 25 (8.50%) Samza
9 24 (8.16%) CSS
10 21 (7.14%) RESTful
11 20 (6.80%) ActiveMQ
12 19 (6.46%) HTML
12 19 (6.46%) SOAP
13 16 (5.44%) AngularJS
14 15 (5.10%) Dropwizard
14 15 (5.10%) JSON
15 14 (4.76%) Hibernate
15 14 (4.76%) spray
16 13 (4.42%) .NET
16 13 (4.42%) Apache Avro
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.46%) Algorithms
2 13 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.74%) Blockchain
4 11 (3.74%) Data Structures
5 10 (3.40%) Data Centre
6 9 (3.06%) Visualisation
7 8 (2.72%) Performance Metrics
8 7 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (2.04%) User Experience
10 5 (1.70%) Data Integration
10 5 (1.70%) Fintech
10 5 (1.70%) Grid Computing
10 5 (1.70%) Internet of Things
10 5 (1.70%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.68%) Artificial Intelligence
11 2 (0.68%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.68%) Life Science
11 2 (0.68%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.68%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 59 (20.07%) Linux
2 27 (9.18%) Unix
3 12 (4.08%) Android
3 12 (4.08%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.04%) Mac OS X
4 6 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.36%) CentOS
5 4 (1.36%) Windows
6 2 (0.68%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.34%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (44.22%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (28.91%) Scrum
3 79 (26.87%) TDD
4 65 (22.11%) Continuous Integration
5 52 (17.69%) Open Source
6 44 (14.97%) DevOps
6 44 (14.97%) Pair Programming
7 43 (14.63%) BDD
8 40 (13.61%) Analytics
9 33 (11.22%) Kanban
10 31 (10.54%) OO
11 30 (10.20%) Software Engineering
12 25 (8.50%) Data Modelling
13 24 (8.16%) ETL
13 24 (8.16%) MapReduce
14 19 (6.46%) Microservices
15 18 (6.12%) Configuration Management
15 18 (6.12%) Continuous Delivery
16 17 (5.78%) High Availability
16 17 (5.78%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 196 (66.67%) Java
2 133 (45.24%) Scala
3 68 (23.13%) Python
4 55 (18.71%) SQL
5 32 (10.88%) JavaScript
6 22 (7.48%) Ruby
7 16 (5.44%) Clojure
8 11 (3.74%) Go
8 11 (3.74%) Shell Script
9 10 (3.40%) PHP
10 9 (3.06%) C++
10 9 (3.06%) Erlang
10 9 (3.06%) Perl
11 8 (2.72%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.72%) C#
12 7 (2.38%) R
13 4 (1.36%) C
14 3 (1.02%) ES6
14 3 (1.02%) XPath
15 2 (0.68%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 16 (5.44%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.76%) Degree
3 9 (3.06%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.68%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.42%) QA
2 9 (3.06%) GCP
3 3 (1.02%) SDET
4 2 (0.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 76 (25.85%) Docker
2 38 (12.93%) HDFS
3 34 (11.56%) Apache Flume
4 10 (3.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.68%) Ceph
5 2 (0.68%) etcd
5 2 (0.68%) flannel
5 2 (0.68%) Snort
5 2 (0.68%) vCloud
5 2 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.34%) KVM
6 1 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 38 (12.93%) Puppet
2 31 (10.54%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (5.78%) Ambari
4 16 (5.44%) Ansible
4 16 (5.44%) Kubernetes
5 11 (3.74%) Hadoop YARN
6 8 (2.72%) Terraform
7 7 (2.38%) Oozie
8 6 (2.04%) Mesos
9 3 (1.02%) logstash
9 3 (1.02%) Nagios
10 2 (0.68%) Consul
10 2 (0.68%) Graphite
10 2 (0.68%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.68%) Kibana
10 2 (0.68%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.68%) OSSEC
10 2 (0.68%) Salt
11 1 (0.34%) HP SiteScope
11 1 (0.34%) yum
Vendors
1 35 (11.90%) Cloudera
2 26 (8.84%) Hortonworks
3 24 (8.16%) Oracle
4 12 (4.08%) Microsoft
5 8 (2.72%) Informatica
6 7 (2.38%) Greenplum
6 7 (2.38%) SAP
6 7 (2.38%) TIBCO
7 6 (2.04%) DataSynapse
7 6 (2.04%) Splunk
7 6 (2.04%) Talend
8 5 (1.70%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.36%) IBM
10 3 (1.02%) MapR
10 3 (1.02%) Teradata
11 2 (0.68%) Google
11 2 (0.68%) MuleSoft
11 2 (0.68%) Vertica
11 2 (0.68%) VMware
12 1 (0.34%) Ab Initio
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