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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Kafka
Rank 338 403 412
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +9
Contract jobs citing Kafka 75 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.071% 0.065%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.00% 0.23% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 9 14
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£575 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -5.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
7502 7351 7951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.66% 30.70% 32.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5515 5168 5743
Average daily rate £438 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 53 52
Average hourly rate £27.66 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.53% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.35 £17.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £59.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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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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
City of London +16 12 £500 +14.28% 5
Croydon - 10 £500 -
Kafka
England

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 73 (68.87%) Hadoop
2 64 (60.38%) Big Data
3 63 (59.43%) Java
4 58 (54.72%) Apache Spark
5 48 (45.28%) Scala
5 48 (45.28%) Apache Hive
6 42 (39.62%) MapReduce
7 39 (36.79%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (35.85%) Apache Cassandra
9 23 (21.70%) TDD
9 23 (21.70%) DevOps
9 23 (21.70%) Impala
10 21 (19.81%) HDFS
10 21 (19.81%) Apache Flume
10 21 (19.81%) Banking
11 20 (18.87%) Data Modelling
11 20 (18.87%) Apache Pig
11 20 (18.87%) HBase
12 19 (17.92%) Oozie
12 19 (17.92%) Linux
13 18 (16.98%) Apache
13 18 (16.98%) Python
14 17 (16.04%) Scrum
14 17 (16.04%) Cascading
15 16 (15.09%) Web Services
16 15 (14.15%) Data Warehouse
16 15 (14.15%) BDD
17 14 (13.21%) RESTful
18 13 (12.26%) Amazon AWS
18 13 (12.26%) MongoDB

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 58 (54.72%) Apache Spark
2 20 (18.87%) Apache Pig
3 18 (16.98%) Apache
4 8 (7.55%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (6.60%) JBoss
6 5 (4.72%) Node.js
7 4 (3.77%) Jetty
8 3 (2.83%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.94%) Drupal
9 1 (0.94%) SAS
9 1 (0.94%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.94%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.94%) IPython
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.77%) GitHub
3 3 (2.83%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.94%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.94%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.94%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.66%) HTTP
2 4 (3.77%) Internet
3 1 (0.94%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (68.87%) Hadoop
2 64 (60.38%) Big Data
3 48 (45.28%) Apache Hive
4 38 (35.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 23 (21.70%) Impala
6 20 (18.87%) HBase
7 15 (14.15%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (12.26%) MongoDB
9 11 (10.38%) NoSQL
10 8 (7.55%) SQL Server
10 8 (7.55%) Relational Database
11 6 (5.66%) Amazon Redshift
11 6 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (5.66%) MySQL
12 4 (3.77%) RDBMS
13 3 (2.83%) HCatalog
14 2 (1.89%) Sqoop
14 2 (1.89%) OrientDB
14 2 (1.89%) DB2
14 2 (1.89%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 8 (7.55%) Artifactory
2 7 (6.60%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.66%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.72%) Maven
5 4 (3.77%) JUnit
6 3 (2.83%) IntelliJ
6 3 (2.83%) Log4j
6 3 (2.83%) Mercurial
6 3 (2.83%) Gradle
7 2 (1.89%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (1.89%) Mocha
7 2 (1.89%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.89%) Subversion
8 1 (0.94%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.94%) Mockito
8 1 (0.94%) JIRA
8 1 (0.94%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.94%) RStudio
8 1 (0.94%) gulp
General
1 21 (19.81%) Banking
2 12 (11.32%) Finance
3 6 (5.66%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.89%) Retail
5 1 (0.94%) Publishing
5 1 (0.94%) Games
5 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (63.21%) Developer
2 31 (29.25%) Hadoop Developer
3 24 (22.64%) Java Developer
4 16 (15.09%) Big Data Developer
5 8 (7.55%) Development Manager
6 7 (6.60%) Architect
7 6 (5.66%) Data Architect
8 5 (4.72%) Big Data Architect
9 4 (3.77%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Web Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Operations Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Senior Developer
10 3 (2.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (2.83%) Consultant
10 3 (2.83%) Data Manager
10 3 (2.83%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (2.83%) Data Consultant
10 3 (2.83%) Big Data Consultant
11 2 (1.89%) Designer
11 2 (1.89%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.04%) Cascading
2 16 (15.09%) Web Services
3 14 (13.21%) RESTful
4 13 (12.26%) Apache Avro
5 12 (11.32%) RabbitMQ
6 10 (9.43%) REST
7 9 (8.49%) Akka
7 9 (8.49%) Spring
8 5 (4.72%) JSON
8 5 (4.72%) D3.js
9 3 (2.83%) Guava
9 3 (2.83%) Guice
9 3 (2.83%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.83%) Apache Commons
9 3 (2.83%) lodash
9 3 (2.83%) Spring Boot
9 3 (2.83%) XML
9 3 (2.83%) HTML
10 2 (1.89%) J2EE
10 2 (1.89%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.66%) Data Integration
1 6 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.83%) Cryptography
2 3 (2.83%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.89%) User Experience
3 2 (1.89%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.89%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.94%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.94%) Replication
4 1 (0.94%) Market Risk
4 1 (0.94%) Statistics
4 1 (0.94%) Internet of Things
4 1 (0.94%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.94%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.92%) Linux
2 7 (6.60%) UNIX
3 3 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.94%) Windows
4 1 (0.94%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (39.62%) MapReduce
2 39 (36.79%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (21.70%) TDD
3 23 (21.70%) DevOps
4 20 (18.87%) Data Modelling
5 17 (16.04%) Scrum
6 15 (14.15%) BDD
7 12 (11.32%) Kanban
8 11 (10.38%) OO
8 11 (10.38%) E-Commerce
9 9 (8.49%) ETL
10 8 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (7.55%) Analytics
11 6 (5.66%) Extreme Programming
11 6 (5.66%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (5.66%) SOA
11 6 (5.66%) Pair Programming
12 5 (4.72%) Configuration Management
12 5 (4.72%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (59.43%) Java
2 48 (45.28%) Scala
3 18 (16.98%) Python
4 11 (10.38%) SQL
5 8 (7.55%) R
6 5 (4.72%) Perl
6 5 (4.72%) PHP
7 4 (3.77%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.83%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.89%) Groovy
10 1 (0.94%) Go
10 1 (0.94%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.94%) Spark SQL
10 1 (0.94%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.94%) Jython
10 1 (0.94%) Ruby
10 1 (0.94%) C
10 1 (0.94%) C++
10 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.94%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 12 (11.32%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.55%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.89%) Degree
System Software
1 21 (19.81%) Apache Flume
1 21 (19.81%) HDFS
2 9 (8.49%) Docker
3 6 (5.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.94%) NFS
4 1 (0.94%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 19 (17.92%) Oozie
2 11 (10.38%) Hadoop YARN
3 10 (9.43%) Puppet
4 8 (7.55%) ZABBIX
4 8 (7.55%) Ansible
4 8 (7.55%) Kubernetes
5 5 (4.72%) Ambari
6 3 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.94%) Nagios
7 1 (0.94%) logstash
7 1 (0.94%) Kibana
7 1 (0.94%) Chukwa
Vendors
1 9 (8.49%) Oracle
2 7 (6.60%) Cloudera
3 4 (3.77%) MapR
3 4 (3.77%) Google
3 4 (3.77%) Splunk
4 3 (2.83%) Netezza
4 3 (2.83%) Informatica
4 3 (2.83%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.83%) Teradata
5 2 (1.89%) Tableau
5 2 (1.89%) Vertica
5 2 (1.89%) Talend
5 2 (1.89%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.94%) Percona
6 1 (0.94%) Greenplum
6 1 (0.94%) hybris
6 1 (0.94%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.94%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.94%) Cognos
6 1 (0.94%) IBM
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