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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Kafka
Rank 566 555 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Kafka 23 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.008% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.030% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 0
Average daily rate
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£600 £625 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
13643 13237 12969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.05% 28.03% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9476 8669 8249
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 272 359
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.60 £16.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +37 23 £600 -4.00% 4
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 2
South East - - - -
Kafka
UK

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 39 (81.25%) Java
1 39 (81.25%) Hadoop
2 37 (77.08%) Big Data
3 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (47.92%) Scala
4 23 (47.92%) MapReduce
5 22 (45.83%) Apache Spark
5 22 (45.83%) Apache Hive
6 20 (41.67%) HBase
7 19 (39.58%) HDFS
7 19 (39.58%) Apache Cassandra
8 18 (37.50%) Python
9 15 (31.25%) NoSQL
9 15 (31.25%) Cascading
9 15 (31.25%) Hadoop YARN
10 14 (29.17%) Finance
11 13 (27.08%) MongoDB
12 11 (22.92%) UNIX
12 11 (22.92%) Linux
12 11 (22.92%) XML
12 11 (22.92%) Apache Pig
13 10 (20.83%) Akka
13 10 (20.83%) OO
13 10 (20.83%) Scrum
14 9 (18.75%) TDD
14 9 (18.75%) Impala
14 9 (18.75%) Apache Flume
14 9 (18.75%) Redis
15 8 (16.67%) Analytics
15 8 (16.67%) Elasticsearch

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 22 (45.83%) Apache Spark
2 11 (22.92%) Apache Pig
3 8 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (14.58%) Apache
5 4 (8.33%) Node.js
6 3 (6.25%) Confluence
6 3 (6.25%) Apache Solr
7 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
7 2 (4.17%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (4.17%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (4.17%) Liferay
7 2 (4.17%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (2.08%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (8.33%) GitHub
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) LDAP
1 2 (4.17%) RTP
2 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (81.25%) Hadoop
2 37 (77.08%) Big Data
3 22 (45.83%) Apache Hive
4 20 (41.67%) HBase
5 19 (39.58%) Apache Cassandra
6 15 (31.25%) NoSQL
7 13 (27.08%) MongoDB
8 9 (18.75%) Impala
8 9 (18.75%) Redis
9 7 (14.58%) OrientDB
10 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
11 3 (6.25%) MySQL
11 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (6.25%) Apache Accumulo
12 2 (4.17%) Oracle ODI
12 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
12 2 (4.17%) OpenTSDB
12 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) JIRA
1 6 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.17%) JUnit
3 2 (4.17%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.08%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.08%) Maven
General
1 14 (29.17%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Marketing
4 2 (4.17%) Electronics
4 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.17%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.08%) Publishing
5 1 (2.08%) Front Office
5 1 (2.08%) Law
5 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (66.67%) Developer
2 11 (22.92%) Java Developer
2 11 (22.92%) Big Data Developer
2 11 (22.92%) Hadoop Developer
3 4 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 3 (6.25%) Administrator
4 3 (6.25%) Hadoop Administrator
5 2 (4.17%) Scala Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Senior Big Data Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Applications Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Lead Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Java Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (2.08%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (2.08%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (2.08%) Real Time Developer
6 1 (2.08%) Java Architect
6 1 (2.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.08%) Lead Architect
6 1 (2.08%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.25%) Cascading
2 11 (22.92%) XML
3 10 (20.83%) Akka
4 8 (16.67%) JSON
5 6 (12.50%) Apache Avro
5 6 (12.50%) HTML
6 5 (10.42%) Spring
6 5 (10.42%) REST
7 4 (8.33%) Play Framework
7 4 (8.33%) CSS
7 4 (8.33%) Web Services
8 3 (6.25%) XSD
8 3 (6.25%) J2EE
8 3 (6.25%) Swing
9 2 (4.17%) Apache Camel
9 2 (4.17%) WSDL
9 2 (4.17%) Oracle ADF
9 2 (4.17%) Middleware
9 2 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Algorithms
1 4 (8.33%) Open Source
2 3 (6.25%) Derivative
3 2 (4.17%) DTV
3 2 (4.17%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.17%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) UNIX
1 11 (22.92%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.08%) Android
2 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (47.92%) MapReduce
3 10 (20.83%) OO
3 10 (20.83%) Scrum
4 9 (18.75%) TDD
5 8 (16.67%) Analytics
5 8 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 8 (16.67%) ETL
6 7 (14.58%) OOP
7 5 (10.42%) Kanban
8 4 (8.33%) Big Data Analytics
8 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 4 (8.33%) BDD
8 4 (8.33%) Complex Event Processing
9 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.25%) Data Security
9 3 (6.25%) Customer Insight
9 3 (6.25%) Machine Learning
10 2 (4.17%) High Availability
10 2 (4.17%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 39 (81.25%) Java
2 23 (47.92%) Scala
3 18 (37.50%) Python
4 8 (16.67%) SQL
5 6 (12.50%) Ruby
6 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
7 4 (8.33%) PL/SQL
7 4 (8.33%) Groovy
8 3 (6.25%) Clojure
8 3 (6.25%) PHP
8 3 (6.25%) R
9 2 (4.17%) PHP5
9 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.08%) Haskell
10 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) PhD
System Software
1 19 (39.58%) HDFS
2 9 (18.75%) Apache Flume
3 2 (4.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (4.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 15 (31.25%) Hadoop YARN
2 4 (8.33%) Oozie
3 3 (6.25%) Puppet
3 3 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (2.08%) Mesos
5 1 (2.08%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (6.25%) Cloudera
3 2 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.08%) Informatica
4 1 (2.08%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.08%) Talend
4 1 (2.08%) F5