The table below looks at the statistics for Kafka skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Kafka over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Kafka
Rank 372 366 392
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +26
Contract jobs citing Kafka 31 29 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.13% 0.018%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.46% 0.42% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 2
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £92.50 - -
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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6790 6944 6448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.63% 30.69% 29.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4882 5091 4668
Average daily rate £420 £413 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 16 90
Average hourly rate £22.18 £45.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.71% +8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £30.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £175.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

Kafka
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Kafka across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the London region over the 3 months to 22 May 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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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
City of London +15 10 £525 -4.54% 2
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Kafka
England

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 55 (84.62%) Hadoop
2 47 (72.31%) Big Data
3 45 (69.23%) MapReduce
4 44 (67.69%) Apache Hive
5 40 (61.54%) Java
6 37 (56.92%) HDFS
7 35 (53.85%) Apache Spark
8 30 (46.15%) Scala
8 30 (46.15%) HBase
9 29 (44.62%) Hadoop YARN
9 29 (44.62%) Cascading
10 26 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
11 25 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (38.46%) Impala
12 24 (36.92%) Apache Pig
13 18 (27.69%) NoSQL
13 18 (27.69%) Python
14 15 (23.08%) R
14 15 (23.08%) MongoDB
15 14 (21.54%) Banking
15 14 (21.54%) Web Services
16 11 (16.92%) Oozie
16 11 (16.92%) Akka
16 11 (16.92%) Apache Flume
16 11 (16.92%) TDD
16 11 (16.92%) RESTful
16 11 (16.92%) OO
17 10 (15.38%) REST
17 10 (15.38%) Mentoring
18 9 (13.85%) OrientDB

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 35 (53.85%) Apache Spark
2 24 (36.92%) Apache Pig
3 4 (6.15%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.54%) Node.js
4 1 (1.54%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.54%) Jetty
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.54%) CMS
4 1 (1.54%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) Internet
1 1 (1.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (84.62%) Hadoop
2 47 (72.31%) Big Data
3 44 (67.69%) Apache Hive
4 30 (46.15%) HBase
5 26 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 25 (38.46%) Impala
7 18 (27.69%) NoSQL
8 15 (23.08%) MongoDB
9 9 (13.85%) OrientDB
10 8 (12.31%) Relational Database
11 6 (9.23%) MySQL
12 4 (6.15%) RDBMS
12 4 (6.15%) Sqoop
13 3 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
15 1 (1.54%) Triplestore
15 1 (1.54%) Redis
15 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.54%) Mocha
2 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.54%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.54%) Maven
2 1 (1.54%) JIRA
2 1 (1.54%) Subversion
2 1 (1.54%) JUnit
2 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (21.54%) Banking
2 9 (13.85%) Finance
3 3 (4.62%) Marketing
3 3 (4.62%) Games
3 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.08%) Electronics
4 2 (3.08%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Retail
5 1 (1.54%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 47 (72.31%) Developer
2 33 (50.77%) Hadoop Developer
3 13 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 13 (20.00%) Big Data Developer
4 9 (13.85%) Lead Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Architect
6 6 (9.23%) Administrator
6 6 (9.23%) Hadoop Administrator
7 2 (3.08%) Data Architect
7 2 (3.08%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.08%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (1.54%) Big Data Architect
8 1 (1.54%) Data Scientist
8 1 (1.54%) Scala Developer
8 1 (1.54%) Hybris Developer
8 1 (1.54%) Agile Business Analyst
8 1 (1.54%) Technical Developer
8 1 (1.54%) ScrumMaster
8 1 (1.54%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (1.54%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (44.62%) Cascading
2 14 (21.54%) Web Services
3 11 (16.92%) Akka
3 11 (16.92%) RESTful
4 10 (15.38%) REST
5 8 (12.31%) Spring
6 5 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (6.15%) SOAP
7 4 (6.15%) JSON
7 4 (6.15%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (4.62%) Apache Avro
8 3 (4.62%) Hibernate
9 2 (3.08%) JDBC
9 2 (3.08%) XML
9 2 (3.08%) J2EE
9 2 (3.08%) Java RMI
9 2 (3.08%) XML-RPC
9 2 (3.08%) ZeroMQ
10 1 (1.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.54%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Open Source
2 2 (3.08%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.08%) Replication
2 2 (3.08%) Grid Computing
2 2 (3.08%) DTV
2 2 (3.08%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.08%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.54%) User Experience
3 1 (1.54%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.54%) Market Risk
3 1 (1.54%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.85%) Linux
2 3 (4.62%) UNIX
3 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (69.23%) MapReduce
2 25 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (16.92%) TDD
3 11 (16.92%) OO
4 10 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 9 (13.85%) Scrum
6 8 (12.31%) BDD
6 8 (12.31%) OOP
7 7 (10.77%) Analytics
8 6 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (9.23%) Multithreading
8 6 (9.23%) DevOps
9 5 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.69%) E-Commerce
10 4 (6.15%) Extreme Programming
10 4 (6.15%) Kanban
10 4 (6.15%) Pair Programming
10 4 (6.15%) Functional Programming
11 3 (4.62%) Low Latency
11 3 (4.62%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 40 (61.54%) Java
2 30 (46.15%) Scala
3 18 (27.69%) Python
4 15 (23.08%) R
5 5 (7.69%) SQL
6 4 (6.15%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.08%) Ruby
7 2 (3.08%) Groovy
8 1 (1.54%) Clojure
8 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 37 (56.92%) HDFS
2 11 (16.92%) Apache Flume
3 4 (6.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 29 (44.62%) Hadoop YARN
2 11 (16.92%) Oozie
3 2 (3.08%) OpenView
3 2 (3.08%) Nagios
3 2 (3.08%) Munin
3 2 (3.08%) ZABBIX
3 2 (3.08%) Puppet
3 2 (3.08%) Ambari
4 1 (1.54%) Cacti
Vendors
1 9 (13.85%) Oracle
2 6 (9.23%) Cloudera
3 2 (3.08%) SAP
3 2 (3.08%) Tableau
4 1 (1.54%) Hortonworks
4 1 (1.54%) Splunk
4 1 (1.54%) hybris
4 1 (1.54%) Vertica
4 1 (1.54%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.54%) HP
4 1 (1.54%) NetApp
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco
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