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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Kafka
Rank 529 532 514
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -18
Contract jobs citing Kafka 28 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.060% 0.016% 0.002%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.058% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 3 0
Average daily rate
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£625 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -
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
12683 12009 11563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.31% 27.30% 28.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8620 7684 7424
Average daily rate £398 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 249 314
Average hourly rate £33.50 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.99 £14.08 £19.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.85 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +20 27 £625 +85.18% 7
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 1
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Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 36 (87.80%) Hadoop
2 35 (85.37%) Big Data
3 28 (68.29%) Java
3 28 (68.29%) Apache Spark
4 24 (58.54%) Scala
5 23 (56.10%) Apache Hive
5 23 (56.10%) HBase
6 22 (53.66%) MapReduce
6 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (51.22%) HDFS
8 20 (48.78%) Hadoop YARN
9 16 (39.02%) Python
10 15 (36.59%) Cascading
11 14 (34.15%) Apache Cassandra
12 13 (31.71%) NoSQL
13 12 (29.27%) Analytics
13 12 (29.27%) Apache Pig
14 11 (26.83%) MongoDB
15 10 (24.39%) Banking
15 10 (24.39%) Finance
15 10 (24.39%) Impala
16 9 (21.95%) Oracle
17 8 (19.51%) OO
17 8 (19.51%) JSON
17 8 (19.51%) OrientDB
17 8 (19.51%) R
17 8 (19.51%) Akka
17 8 (19.51%) Mentoring
18 7 (17.07%) Apache Flume
18 7 (17.07%) UNIX

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 28 (68.29%) Apache Spark
2 12 (29.27%) Apache Pig
3 5 (12.20%) Apache
3 5 (12.20%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.88%) Node.js
5 1 (2.44%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (4.88%) GitHub
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) RTP
2 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (87.80%) Hadoop
2 35 (85.37%) Big Data
3 23 (56.10%) Apache Hive
3 23 (56.10%) HBase
4 14 (34.15%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (31.71%) NoSQL
6 11 (26.83%) MongoDB
7 10 (24.39%) Impala
8 8 (19.51%) OrientDB
9 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
10 4 (9.76%) MySQL
11 3 (7.32%) RDBMS
12 2 (4.88%) OpenTSDB
12 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (4.88%) Redis
13 1 (2.44%) Sqoop
13 1 (2.44%) Voldemort
13 1 (2.44%) BigTable
13 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (2.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) JIRA
2 1 (2.44%) Maven
2 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (24.39%) Banking
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Marketing
3 2 (4.88%) Electronics
3 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Publishing
4 1 (2.44%) Law
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 25 (60.98%) Developer
2 16 (39.02%) Hadoop Developer
3 10 (24.39%) Big Data Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Lead Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Hadoop Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Java Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Scala Developer
7 1 (2.44%) iOS Developer
7 1 (2.44%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Java Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Lead Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Real Time Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Principle Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (36.59%) Cascading
2 8 (19.51%) JSON
2 8 (19.51%) Akka
3 6 (14.63%) XML
4 5 (12.20%) Apache Avro
5 4 (9.76%) REST
6 3 (7.32%) Web Services
7 2 (4.88%) Middleware
7 2 (4.88%) Oracle ADF
7 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
7 2 (4.88%) Spring
7 2 (4.88%) RESTful
8 1 (2.44%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.44%) J2EE
8 1 (2.44%) Play Framework
8 1 (2.44%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Open Source
2 2 (4.88%) Algorithms
2 2 (4.88%) DTV
2 2 (4.88%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Derivative
3 1 (2.44%) Replication
3 1 (2.44%) Clustering
3 1 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) UNIX
1 7 (17.07%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.44%) Android
2 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) MapReduce
1 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (29.27%) Analytics
3 8 (19.51%) OO
3 8 (19.51%) Mentoring
4 7 (17.07%) OOP
5 6 (14.63%) ETL
5 6 (14.63%) Scrum
6 4 (9.76%) TDD
6 4 (9.76%) Big Data Analytics
7 3 (7.32%) Customer Insight
7 3 (7.32%) Machine Learning
7 3 (7.32%) Multithreading
8 2 (4.88%) Low Latency
8 2 (4.88%) Functional Programming
8 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.88%) Programme Management
8 2 (4.88%) Data Modelling
8 2 (4.88%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 28 (68.29%) Java
2 24 (58.54%) Scala
3 16 (39.02%) Python
4 8 (19.51%) R
5 4 (9.76%) SQL
6 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.44%) Haskell
7 1 (2.44%) Ruby
7 1 (2.44%) PHP
7 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.44%) C++
7 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
1 1 (2.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (51.22%) HDFS
2 7 (17.07%) Apache Flume
3 4 (9.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 20 (48.78%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (7.32%) Oozie
3 2 (4.88%) OpenView
3 2 (4.88%) Nagios
3 2 (4.88%) ZABBIX
3 2 (4.88%) Munin
3 2 (4.88%) Puppet
3 2 (4.88%) Ambari
4 1 (2.44%) Cacti
4 1 (2.44%) Mesos
4 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.44%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Oracle
2 3 (7.32%) Cloudera
3 2 (4.88%) SAP
4 1 (2.44%) Hortonworks
4 1 (2.44%) Splunk
4 1 (2.44%) Tableau
4 1 (2.44%) Vertica
4 1 (2.44%) HP
4 1 (2.44%) NetApp
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
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