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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Kafka
Rank 521 552 549
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -3
Contract jobs citing Kafka 104 67 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.13% 0.081%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.73% 0.47% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 47 17
Median daily rate £525 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Kafka
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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
14288 14202 13460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.02% 27.92% 28.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10187 9700 8897
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 200 194
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.65 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +54 85 £550 +4.76% 32
South West - 11 £325 - 2
South East 0 5 £425 +13.33% 5
East Midlands - 3 £456 -
Yorkshire -17 1 £425 +6.25% 1
North West -20 1 £488 +11.42%
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Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 184 (68.66%) Java
2 138 (51.49%) Hadoop
2 138 (51.49%) Big Data
3 137 (51.12%) Apache Spark
4 124 (46.27%) Apache Cassandra
5 122 (45.52%) Scala
6 118 (44.03%) Agile Software Development
7 101 (37.69%) NoSQL
8 76 (28.36%) Apache Hive
8 76 (28.36%) TDD
9 74 (27.61%) Scrum
10 73 (27.24%) Python
11 70 (26.12%) Docker
12 62 (23.13%) HBase
12 62 (23.13%) Continuous Integration
13 55 (20.52%) Linux
14 53 (19.78%) MongoDB
15 49 (18.28%) Amazon AWS
15 49 (18.28%) REST
15 49 (18.28%) SQL
16 47 (17.54%) Finance
17 46 (17.16%) Analytics
18 43 (16.04%) DevOps
19 42 (15.67%) Open Source
19 42 (15.67%) BDD
19 42 (15.67%) Pair Programming
20 41 (15.30%) Akka
20 41 (15.30%) Jenkins
21 36 (13.43%) Puppet
22 35 (13.06%) Opscode Chef

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
1 137 (51.12%) Apache Spark
2 31 (11.57%) Apache
3 29 (10.82%) Apache Pig
4 23 (8.58%) Elasticsearch
5 17 (6.34%) OpenStack
6 16 (5.97%) Cloud Foundry
7 11 (4.10%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.24%) Oracle Coherence
9 5 (1.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 4 (1.49%) Jetty
11 2 (0.75%) CMS
11 2 (0.75%) Drupal
11 2 (0.75%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.75%) Mule
11 2 (0.75%) SAS
12 1 (0.37%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.37%) Confluence
12 1 (0.37%) GemFire
12 1 (0.37%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.37%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 49 (18.28%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (7.09%) GitHub
2 19 (7.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (6.34%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (2.61%) PaaS
5 5 (1.87%) Heroku
6 4 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.49%) Amazon EMR
6 4 (1.49%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.75%) IaaS
8 1 (0.37%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.37%) AWS OpsWorks
8 1 (0.37%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.60%) HTTP
2 8 (2.99%) Kerberos
3 7 (2.61%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.24%) Internet
5 3 (1.12%) Firewall
5 3 (1.12%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.12%) Network Security
5 3 (1.12%) SAN
6 2 (0.75%) AMQP
6 2 (0.75%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (51.49%) Big Data
1 138 (51.49%) Hadoop
2 124 (46.27%) Apache Cassandra
3 101 (37.69%) NoSQL
4 76 (28.36%) Apache Hive
5 62 (23.13%) HBase
6 53 (19.78%) MongoDB
7 34 (12.69%) Neo4j
8 20 (7.46%) MySQL
9 18 (6.72%) PostgreSQL
10 17 (6.34%) Hazelcast
11 15 (5.60%) Relational Database
12 14 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (3.73%) Impala
14 9 (3.36%) Pentaho
15 8 (2.99%) Datomic
15 8 (2.99%) SQL Server
16 7 (2.61%) Oracle Database
17 5 (1.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 5 (1.87%) Redis
Development Applications
1 41 (15.30%) Jenkins
2 28 (10.45%) Git (software)
3 22 (8.21%) Maven
4 21 (7.84%) Cucumber
4 21 (7.84%) JIRA
5 17 (6.34%) Gradle
6 14 (5.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (4.10%) JUnit
8 10 (3.73%) Mockito
9 9 (3.36%) IntelliJ
10 8 (2.99%) Subversion
10 8 (2.99%) TestNG
11 6 (2.24%) Selenium
11 6 (2.24%) Talend Open Studio
12 4 (1.49%) Hudson
12 4 (1.49%) WebDriver
13 3 (1.12%) GitLab
13 3 (1.12%) Vagrant
14 2 (0.75%) Appium
14 2 (0.75%) Travis CI
General
1 47 (17.54%) Finance
2 33 (12.31%) Banking
3 10 (3.73%) Investment Banking
4 9 (3.36%) Retail
5 6 (2.24%) Marketing
6 5 (1.87%) International Banking
7 4 (1.49%) Back Office
7 4 (1.49%) Games
7 4 (1.49%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.12%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.75%) Electronics
9 2 (0.75%) Front Office
9 2 (0.75%) Law
10 1 (0.37%) French Language
10 1 (0.37%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.37%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 139 (51.87%) Developer
2 71 (26.49%) Java Developer
3 45 (16.79%) Big Data Developer
4 30 (11.19%) Scala Developer
5 28 (10.45%) Data Engineer
6 27 (10.07%) Architect
7 22 (8.21%) Big Data Engineer
8 20 (7.46%) Hadoop Engineer
9 17 (6.34%) Agile Developer
9 17 (6.34%) DevOps Engineer
9 17 (6.34%) Hadoop Developer
10 15 (5.60%) Agile Java Developer
11 14 (5.22%) Technical Architect
12 13 (4.85%) Senior Developer
13 12 (4.48%) Apache Spark Developer
13 12 (4.48%) NoSQL Developer
14 9 (3.36%) Java Hadoop Developer
14 9 (3.36%) Senior Java Developer
15 8 (2.99%) Java Engineer
15 8 (2.99%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (18.28%) REST
2 41 (15.30%) Akka
3 34 (12.69%) RabbitMQ
4 30 (11.19%) Web Services
5 27 (10.07%) Node.js
5 27 (10.07%) Spring
6 26 (9.70%) XML
7 23 (8.58%) CSS
8 19 (7.09%) AngularJS
8 19 (7.09%) HTML
8 19 (7.09%) RESTful
9 17 (6.34%) Samza
10 16 (5.97%) Dropwizard
11 14 (5.22%) spray
12 13 (4.85%) .NET
12 13 (4.85%) ActiveMQ
12 13 (4.85%) SOAP
13 12 (4.48%) Apache Avro
14 11 (4.10%) J2EE
14 11 (4.10%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.60%) Algorithms
2 12 (4.48%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.10%) Data Centre
3 11 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (3.73%) Data Structures
5 9 (3.36%) Blockchain
6 8 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.99%) Performance Metrics
7 6 (2.24%) Visualisation
8 5 (1.87%) Fintech
8 5 (1.87%) Grid Computing
8 5 (1.87%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.49%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.12%) Internet of Things
10 3 (1.12%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.12%) User Experience
11 2 (0.75%) Artificial Intelligence
11 2 (0.75%) Cryptocurrency
11 2 (0.75%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 55 (20.52%) Linux
2 28 (10.45%) Unix
3 11 (4.10%) Android
3 11 (4.10%) Apple iOS
4 9 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.61%) CentOS
6 6 (2.24%) Windows
7 5 (1.87%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.12%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.37%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (44.03%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (28.36%) TDD
3 74 (27.61%) Scrum
4 62 (23.13%) Continuous Integration
5 46 (17.16%) Analytics
6 43 (16.04%) DevOps
7 42 (15.67%) BDD
7 42 (15.67%) Open Source
7 42 (15.67%) Pair Programming
8 29 (10.82%) Kanban
8 29 (10.82%) Software Engineering
9 24 (8.96%) OO
10 22 (8.21%) MapReduce
11 21 (7.84%) Continuous Delivery
12 19 (7.09%) High Availability
12 19 (7.09%) Microservices
13 17 (6.34%) Configuration Management
14 16 (5.97%) Multithreading
15 15 (5.60%) Data Analytics
15 15 (5.60%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 184 (68.66%) Java
2 122 (45.52%) Scala
3 73 (27.24%) Python
4 49 (18.28%) SQL
5 32 (11.94%) JavaScript
6 26 (9.70%) Ruby
7 16 (5.97%) Clojure
8 12 (4.48%) Bash Shell
9 11 (4.10%) Go
9 11 (4.10%) PHP
10 10 (3.73%) Shell Script
11 9 (3.36%) Erlang
11 9 (3.36%) Perl
12 8 (2.99%) C#
12 8 (2.99%) C++
12 8 (2.99%) R
13 5 (1.87%) C
14 3 (1.12%) ES6
15 2 (0.75%) Groovy
15 2 (0.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (5.60%) Degree
2 5 (1.87%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.22%) QA
2 2 (0.75%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.75%) SDET
System Software
1 70 (26.12%) Docker
2 34 (12.69%) HDFS
3 33 (12.31%) Apache Flume
4 12 (4.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (1.49%) vCloud
6 2 (0.75%) Snort
6 2 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.37%) Ceph
7 1 (0.37%) KVM
7 1 (0.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 36 (13.43%) Puppet
2 35 (13.06%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (5.60%) Ansible
4 13 (4.85%) Kubernetes
5 11 (4.10%) Ambari
6 10 (3.73%) Hadoop YARN
7 8 (2.99%) Oozie
7 8 (2.99%) Terraform
8 6 (2.24%) Graphite
8 6 (2.24%) Mesos
9 5 (1.87%) Nagios
10 4 (1.49%) Salt
11 3 (1.12%) HP SiteScope
11 3 (1.12%) logstash
11 3 (1.12%) OpenView
12 2 (0.75%) Cacti
12 2 (0.75%) Consul
12 2 (0.75%) Ganglia
12 2 (0.75%) Hyperic
12 2 (0.75%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 25 (9.33%) Cloudera
2 23 (8.58%) Oracle
3 14 (5.22%) Hortonworks
4 12 (4.48%) Splunk
5 11 (4.10%) Microsoft
6 7 (2.61%) Greenplum
6 7 (2.61%) Informatica
6 7 (2.61%) MapR
6 7 (2.61%) Red Hat
6 7 (2.61%) TIBCO
7 6 (2.24%) DataSynapse
7 6 (2.24%) Talend
7 6 (2.24%) VMware
8 5 (1.87%) IBM
8 5 (1.87%) New Relic
9 4 (1.49%) SAP
10 3 (1.12%) HP
10 3 (1.12%) Teradata
11 2 (0.75%) Google
11 2 (0.75%) Tableau
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