The table below looks at the statistics for Kafka skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Kafka over the 3 months to 29 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Kafka
Rank 290 395 390
Rank change year-on-year
+105 -5
Contract jobs citing Kafka 129 30 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.59% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.85% 0.43% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 26 18
Median daily rate £550 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £92.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Kafka
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6976 7045 7056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 32.07% 30.67% 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5371 5053 5182
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 46 18
Median hourly rate £43.04 £22.18 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.02% -44.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £16.43 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £52.18 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

Kafka
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 London

Kafka
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Kafka across the London region.

Kafka Daily Rate Trend in London

Kafka
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Kafka across the London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Kafka Daily Rate Histogram in London

Kafka
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the London region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
City of London +46 13 £550 +4.76% 3
Kafka
England

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 London region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 160 (70.80%) Java
2 127 (56.19%) Hadoop
3 124 (54.87%) Big Data
4 121 (53.54%) Scala
5 110 (48.67%) Apache Spark
6 104 (46.02%) Apache Cassandra
7 98 (43.36%) Agile Software Development
8 89 (39.38%) NoSQL
9 78 (34.51%) Apache Hive
10 70 (30.97%) Scrum
11 64 (28.32%) HBase
12 62 (27.43%) TDD
12 62 (27.43%) Python
13 49 (21.68%) MongoDB
13 49 (21.68%) Continuous Integration
14 47 (20.80%) Linux
15 45 (19.91%) Docker
16 43 (19.03%) REST
17 40 (17.70%) SQL
18 38 (16.81%) HDFS
19 37 (16.37%) Pair Programming
19 37 (16.37%) Open Source
20 36 (15.93%) Amazon AWS
20 36 (15.93%) BDD
20 36 (15.93%) Akka
21 32 (14.16%) Apache Flume
21 32 (14.16%) DevOps
22 31 (13.72%) Analytics
23 29 (12.83%) RabbitMQ
24 28 (12.39%) Web Services

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills in London 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
1 110 (48.67%) Apache Spark
2 25 (11.06%) Apache
2 25 (11.06%) Apache Pig
3 23 (10.18%) Node.js
4 11 (4.87%) Tomcat
5 8 (3.54%) OpenStack
6 7 (3.10%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (2.65%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (2.65%) Oracle Coherence
8 5 (2.21%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (1.77%) Jetty
10 2 (0.88%) Drupal
10 2 (0.88%) Mule
11 1 (0.44%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.44%) CMS
11 1 (0.44%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.44%) nginx
11 1 (0.44%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (15.93%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (7.96%) GitHub
3 10 (4.42%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.33%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (1.33%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.88%) IaaS
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon CloudSearch
8 1 (0.44%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.64%) HTTP
2 7 (3.10%) Kerberos
3 5 (2.21%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.33%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.88%) DNS
5 2 (0.88%) Internet
5 2 (0.88%) Network Security
6 1 (0.44%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (56.19%) Hadoop
2 124 (54.87%) Big Data
3 104 (46.02%) Apache Cassandra
4 89 (39.38%) NoSQL
5 78 (34.51%) Apache Hive
6 64 (28.32%) HBase
7 49 (21.68%) MongoDB
8 24 (10.62%) Neo4j
9 19 (8.41%) MySQL
10 16 (7.08%) Hazelcast
11 14 (6.19%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (4.87%) Relational Database
13 9 (3.98%) Pentaho
14 8 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (3.54%) Impala
14 8 (3.54%) SQL Server
15 7 (3.10%) Oracle Database
16 6 (2.65%) Datomic
17 4 (1.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 4 (1.77%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (11.95%) Jenkins
2 21 (9.29%) Cucumber
3 20 (8.85%) Maven
4 17 (7.52%) Gradle
5 15 (6.64%) Git (software)
6 14 (6.19%) JIRA
7 11 (4.87%) JUnit
8 10 (4.42%) Mockito
9 9 (3.98%) IntelliJ
10 8 (3.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (3.54%) TestNG
11 6 (2.65%) Selenium
11 6 (2.65%) Subversion
11 6 (2.65%) Talend Open Studio
12 5 (2.21%) WebDriver
13 3 (1.33%) Hudson
13 3 (1.33%) Vagrant
14 2 (0.88%) GitLab
15 1 (0.44%) Appium
15 1 (0.44%) RStudio
General
1 27 (11.95%) Finance
2 26 (11.50%) Banking
3 8 (3.54%) Marketing
4 7 (3.10%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.21%) International Banking
6 4 (1.77%) Back Office
6 4 (1.77%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.33%) Games
8 2 (0.88%) Electronics
8 2 (0.88%) Law
8 2 (0.88%) Retail
9 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.44%) Front Office
9 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 116 (51.33%) Developer
2 56 (24.78%) Java Developer
3 42 (18.58%) Big Data Developer
4 27 (11.95%) Scala Developer
5 26 (11.50%) Architect
6 25 (11.06%) Big Data Engineer
6 25 (11.06%) Data Engineer
7 18 (7.96%) Hadoop Engineer
8 16 (7.08%) Hadoop Developer
9 12 (5.31%) Agile Developer
9 12 (5.31%) Big Data Architect
9 12 (5.31%) DevOps Engineer
9 12 (5.31%) NoSQL Developer
9 12 (5.31%) Senior Developer
9 12 (5.31%) Technical Architect
10 11 (4.87%) Data Architect
11 10 (4.42%) Agile Java Developer
12 9 (3.98%) Java Hadoop Developer
12 9 (3.98%) Senior Java Developer
13 8 (3.54%) Apache Spark Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (19.03%) REST
2 36 (15.93%) Akka
3 29 (12.83%) RabbitMQ
4 28 (12.39%) Web Services
5 24 (10.62%) XML
6 20 (8.85%) Spring
7 18 (7.96%) CSS
8 15 (6.64%) RESTful
9 14 (6.19%) SOAP
9 14 (6.19%) spray
10 13 (5.75%) HTML
11 12 (5.31%) .NET
11 12 (5.31%) Dropwizard
12 10 (4.42%) AngularJS
12 10 (4.42%) J2EE
12 10 (4.42%) JDBC
12 10 (4.42%) Samza
13 9 (3.98%) Apache Avro
13 9 (3.98%) Hibernate
13 9 (3.98%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.42%) Data Structures
2 9 (3.98%) Algorithms
2 9 (3.98%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (3.54%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.65%) Performance Metrics
5 5 (2.21%) Fintech
5 5 (2.21%) Grid Computing
5 5 (2.21%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.77%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.88%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (0.88%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.88%) Life Science
7 2 (0.88%) Social Network
8 1 (0.44%) Derivative
8 1 (0.44%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.44%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.44%) Ontologies
8 1 (0.44%) Social Media
8 1 (0.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 47 (20.80%) Linux
2 22 (9.73%) Unix
3 10 (4.42%) Android
3 10 (4.42%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.65%) CentOS
4 6 (2.65%) Ubuntu
5 5 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.77%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (43.36%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (30.97%) Scrum
3 62 (27.43%) TDD
4 49 (21.68%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (16.37%) Open Source
5 37 (16.37%) Pair Programming
6 36 (15.93%) BDD
7 32 (14.16%) DevOps
8 31 (13.72%) Analytics
9 27 (11.95%) Kanban
10 26 (11.50%) Software Engineering
11 23 (10.18%) MapReduce
12 22 (9.73%) OO
13 18 (7.96%) High Availability
14 15 (6.64%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (6.19%) Automated Testing
15 14 (6.19%) Configuration Management
15 14 (6.19%) Microservices
15 14 (6.19%) Multithreading
16 13 (5.75%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 160 (70.80%) Java
2 121 (53.54%) Scala
3 62 (27.43%) Python
4 40 (17.70%) SQL
5 22 (9.73%) JavaScript
6 14 (6.19%) Ruby
7 13 (5.75%) Clojure
8 10 (4.42%) Go
9 8 (3.54%) C#
9 8 (3.54%) PHP
9 8 (3.54%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.65%) C++
10 6 (2.65%) Erlang
11 4 (1.77%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.77%) Perl
11 4 (1.77%) R
12 3 (1.33%) Groovy
13 2 (0.88%) ES6
13 2 (0.88%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (4.42%) Degree
2 3 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.75%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.44%) SDET
System Software
1 45 (19.91%) Docker
2 38 (16.81%) HDFS
3 32 (14.16%) Apache Flume
4 18 (7.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.88%) Snort
6 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.44%) KVM
6 1 (0.44%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 27 (11.95%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (11.06%) Puppet
3 12 (5.31%) Ansible
4 10 (4.42%) Ambari
5 9 (3.98%) Hadoop YARN
5 9 (3.98%) Oozie
6 6 (2.65%) Mesos
7 5 (2.21%) Kubernetes
8 4 (1.77%) Terraform
9 3 (1.33%) Nagios
10 2 (0.88%) OSSEC
11 1 (0.44%) logstash
Vendors
1 26 (11.50%) Cloudera
2 19 (8.41%) Oracle
3 13 (5.75%) Hortonworks
4 11 (4.87%) MapR
5 7 (3.10%) Greenplum
5 7 (3.10%) Informatica
5 7 (3.10%) Splunk
6 6 (2.65%) DataSynapse
6 6 (2.65%) Microsoft
6 6 (2.65%) Talend
6 6 (2.65%) TIBCO
7 5 (2.21%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.77%) Google
9 3 (1.33%) IBM
9 3 (1.33%) SAP
9 3 (1.33%) Teradata
10 2 (0.88%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.88%) SaltStack
10 2 (0.88%) Tableau
10 2 (0.88%) Vertica
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