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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Kafka
Rank 458 550 564
Rank change year-on-year
+92 +14
Contract jobs citing Kafka 122 30 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.065% 0.016%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.90% 0.24% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 27 3
Average daily rate £550 £625 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +78.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £434 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £725 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £550 £400
% change year-on-year
-28.18% +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
13578 12533 12024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.77% 27.19% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9532 8486 7716
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 175 248
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.93 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.37 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +62 97 £550 -12.00% 29
South East - 12 £495 - 4
Yorkshire - 10 £488 - 1
South West - 2 - -
North West - 1 £575 - 1
Kafka
UK

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 177 (66.04%) Java
2 162 (60.45%) Hadoop
3 155 (57.84%) Big Data
4 131 (48.88%) Apache Spark
5 119 (44.40%) Scala
6 95 (35.45%) Apache Hive
7 88 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
8 79 (29.48%) Python
9 77 (28.73%) Linux
10 73 (27.24%) Apache Cassandra
11 64 (23.88%) NoSQL
11 64 (23.88%) TDD
12 55 (20.52%) Amazon AWS
13 54 (20.15%) DevOps
13 54 (20.15%) HBase
14 49 (18.28%) HDFS
15 45 (16.79%) MongoDB
16 43 (16.04%) BDD
16 43 (16.04%) Apache
17 42 (15.67%) SQL
17 42 (15.67%) Apache Flume
18 40 (14.93%) Docker
19 39 (14.55%) Scrum
20 38 (14.18%) MapReduce
21 37 (13.81%) Apache Pig
21 37 (13.81%) Puppet
21 37 (13.81%) RabbitMQ
22 35 (13.06%) Node.js
23 34 (12.69%) Web Services
23 34 (12.69%) Elasticsearch

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 131 (48.88%) Apache Spark
2 43 (16.04%) Apache
3 37 (13.81%) Apache Pig
4 35 (13.06%) Node.js
5 34 (12.69%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (5.22%) OpenStack
7 12 (4.48%) Jetty
8 7 (2.61%) JBoss
9 5 (1.87%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (1.87%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.12%) Confluence
10 3 (1.12%) Drupal
10 3 (1.12%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.75%) Mule
12 1 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.37%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.37%) IIS
12 1 (0.37%) Lightstreamer
12 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.37%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 55 (20.52%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (5.60%) GitHub
3 12 (4.48%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (2.24%) PaaS
6 4 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.49%) Google Compute Engine
7 3 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.12%) IaaS
8 2 (0.75%) Amazon CloudSearch
8 2 (0.75%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.75%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.10%) HTTP
1 11 (4.10%) Internet
1 11 (4.10%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.61%) Kerberos
3 5 (1.87%) SAN
4 4 (1.49%) DSL
5 3 (1.12%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.75%) AMQP
6 2 (0.75%) Firewall
6 2 (0.75%) LDAP
6 2 (0.75%) Network Security
7 1 (0.37%) DNS
7 1 (0.37%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (60.45%) Hadoop
2 155 (57.84%) Big Data
3 95 (35.45%) Apache Hive
4 73 (27.24%) Apache Cassandra
5 64 (23.88%) NoSQL
6 54 (20.15%) HBase
7 45 (16.79%) MongoDB
8 30 (11.19%) MySQL
9 22 (8.21%) Parquet
10 19 (7.09%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (6.34%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (5.97%) Amazon Redshift
12 16 (5.97%) Impala
13 12 (4.48%) Sqoop
14 11 (4.10%) Neo4j
14 11 (4.10%) SQL Server
15 10 (3.73%) Relational Database
16 9 (3.36%) CouchDB
17 7 (2.61%) OpenStack Swift
18 6 (2.24%) OpenTSDB
Development Applications
1 25 (9.33%) Jenkins
2 24 (8.96%) Git (software)
3 18 (6.72%) JUnit
4 14 (5.22%) IntelliJ
5 10 (3.73%) Gradle
6 9 (3.36%) Log4j
6 9 (3.36%) Mercurial
6 9 (3.36%) Subversion
7 8 (2.99%) Mockito
8 7 (2.61%) Artifactory
8 7 (2.61%) JIRA
9 6 (2.24%) Maven
10 5 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (1.87%) Jasmine
10 5 (1.87%) Selenium
11 4 (1.49%) WebDriver
12 3 (1.12%) Eclipse
12 3 (1.12%) Liquibase
13 2 (0.75%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.75%) RSpec
General
1 33 (12.31%) Banking
2 27 (10.07%) Finance
3 11 (4.10%) Games
4 9 (3.36%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.49%) Publishing
6 2 (0.75%) Marketing
7 1 (0.37%) Legal
7 1 (0.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 122 (45.52%) Developer
2 62 (23.13%) Java Developer
3 33 (12.31%) Architect
3 33 (12.31%) Big Data Engineer
4 32 (11.94%) Big Data Developer
5 30 (11.19%) Hadoop Developer
6 28 (10.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 24 (8.96%) Hadoop Engineer
8 21 (7.84%) Scala Developer
9 18 (6.72%) Big Data Architect
10 17 (6.34%) Data Architect
11 16 (5.97%) Agile Developer
12 15 (5.60%) Agile Java Developer
13 13 (4.85%) Consultant
14 12 (4.48%) Java Engineer
14 12 (4.48%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 12 (4.48%) NoSQL Developer
15 11 (4.10%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 11 (4.10%) Linux Engineer
16 9 (3.36%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (13.81%) RabbitMQ
2 34 (12.69%) Web Services
3 29 (10.82%) Akka
4 28 (10.45%) Spring
5 27 (10.07%) AngularJS
6 23 (8.58%) RESTful
7 21 (7.84%) Apache Avro
8 16 (5.97%) XML
9 14 (5.22%) HTML
9 14 (5.22%) JSON
10 13 (4.85%) SOAP
11 12 (4.48%) Hibernate
12 11 (4.10%) CSS
12 11 (4.10%) J2EE
12 11 (4.10%) REST
13 10 (3.73%) D3.js
13 10 (3.73%) jQuery
14 9 (3.36%) Guava
14 9 (3.36%) Guice
14 9 (3.36%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (3.36%) Cryptography
2 9 (3.36%) Data Integration
3 5 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.49%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.12%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.75%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.75%) Internet of Things
6 2 (0.75%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.75%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (0.75%) Private Cloud
6 2 (0.75%) Replication
7 1 (0.37%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (0.37%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.37%) Clustering
7 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.37%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.37%) Social Media
7 1 (0.37%) Statistics
7 1 (0.37%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 77 (28.73%) Linux
2 31 (11.57%) Unix
3 20 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (6.72%) CentOS
5 9 (3.36%) Ubuntu
6 8 (2.99%) Windows
7 4 (1.49%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.12%) Android
8 3 (1.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (23.88%) TDD
3 54 (20.15%) DevOps
4 43 (16.04%) BDD
5 39 (14.55%) Scrum
6 38 (14.18%) MapReduce
7 32 (11.94%) Open Source
8 28 (10.45%) Analytics
9 22 (8.21%) Microservices
10 21 (7.84%) Software Engineering
11 18 (6.72%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (6.72%) Kanban
12 16 (5.97%) Configuration Management
12 16 (5.97%) Data Modelling
13 15 (5.60%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (5.60%) Pair Programming
13 15 (5.60%) UML
14 14 (5.22%) ETL
15 13 (4.85%) Mentoring
16 12 (4.48%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 177 (66.04%) Java
2 119 (44.40%) Scala
3 79 (29.48%) Python
4 42 (15.67%) SQL
5 33 (12.31%) JavaScript
6 32 (11.94%) Ruby
7 20 (7.46%) Go
8 19 (7.09%) PHP
9 14 (5.22%) Perl
10 9 (3.36%) Clojure
11 8 (2.99%) R
12 7 (2.61%) Bash Shell
12 7 (2.61%) Shell Script
13 6 (2.24%) ES6
14 5 (1.87%) C
14 5 (1.87%) Erlang
15 4 (1.49%) HiveQL
15 4 (1.49%) PL/SQL
16 3 (1.12%) C++
17 2 (0.75%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (4.10%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.61%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.49%) QA
2 2 (0.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 49 (18.28%) HDFS
2 42 (15.67%) Apache Flume
3 40 (14.93%) Docker
4 22 (8.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (1.12%) Varnish
6 2 (0.75%) vCloud
7 1 (0.37%) Snort
7 1 (0.37%) Squid
Systems Management
1 37 (13.81%) Puppet
2 34 (12.69%) Oozie
3 30 (11.19%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (7.09%) Ansible
4 19 (7.09%) Hadoop YARN
5 18 (6.72%) Ambari
6 16 (5.97%) Kubernetes
7 12 (4.48%) Graphite
8 10 (3.73%) Salt
9 7 (2.61%) ZABBIX
10 6 (2.24%) Nagios
11 4 (1.49%) Mesos
12 3 (1.12%) Ganglia
12 3 (1.12%) logstash
13 2 (0.75%) Cacti
13 2 (0.75%) HP SiteScope
13 2 (0.75%) Hyperic
13 2 (0.75%) OpenView
14 1 (0.37%) collectd
14 1 (0.37%) StatsD
Vendors
1 33 (12.31%) Cloudera
2 32 (11.94%) Splunk
3 23 (8.58%) Google
4 18 (6.72%) Red Hat
5 13 (4.85%) Hortonworks
5 13 (4.85%) MapR
6 11 (4.10%) Oracle
7 6 (2.24%) Microsoft
8 5 (1.87%) Tableau
8 5 (1.87%) Teradata
9 4 (1.49%) IBM
9 4 (1.49%) New Relic
9 4 (1.49%) VMware
10 3 (1.12%) HP
10 3 (1.12%) SaltStack
10 3 (1.12%) Vertica
11 2 (0.75%) AppDynamics
11 2 (0.75%) Netezza
12 1 (0.37%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.37%) Zend
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