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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Kafka
Rank 367 396 -
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -
Contract jobs citing Kafka 27 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.005% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.43% 0.016% -
Number of daily rates quoted 23 1 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£625 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
6254 6393 6128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.79% 29.24% 31.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4693 4591 4461
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 53 59
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £77.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -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 26 January 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 26 January 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
(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
City of London +15 6 £525 +61.53%
Kafka
England

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 33 (86.84%) Hadoop
1 33 (86.84%) Big Data
2 27 (71.05%) Java
3 26 (68.42%) Apache Spark
4 23 (60.53%) Scala
5 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (55.26%) Apache Hive
5 21 (55.26%) MapReduce
5 21 (55.26%) HBase
6 20 (52.63%) HDFS
7 19 (50.00%) Hadoop YARN
8 16 (42.11%) Python
9 14 (36.84%) Apache Cassandra
9 14 (36.84%) Cascading
10 13 (34.21%) NoSQL
11 12 (31.58%) Analytics
12 11 (28.95%) Apache Pig
12 11 (28.95%) MongoDB
13 10 (26.32%) Finance
14 9 (23.68%) Banking
14 9 (23.68%) Oracle
14 9 (23.68%) Impala
15 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
15 8 (21.05%) Akka
15 8 (21.05%) OO
15 8 (21.05%) OrientDB
15 8 (21.05%) JSON
16 7 (18.42%) Apache Flume
16 7 (18.42%) UNIX
16 7 (18.42%) Linux

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 26 (68.42%) Apache Spark
2 11 (28.95%) Apache Pig
3 5 (13.16%) Apache
4 4 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (5.26%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (5.26%) GitHub
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) RTP
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (86.84%) Hadoop
1 33 (86.84%) Big Data
2 21 (55.26%) HBase
2 21 (55.26%) Apache Hive
3 14 (36.84%) Apache Cassandra
4 13 (34.21%) NoSQL
5 11 (28.95%) MongoDB
6 9 (23.68%) Impala
7 8 (21.05%) OrientDB
8 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
9 3 (7.89%) MySQL
9 3 (7.89%) RDBMS
10 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (5.26%) Redis
10 2 (5.26%) OpenTSDB
11 1 (2.63%) Voldemort
11 1 (2.63%) BigTable
11 1 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.63%) Maven
2 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Marketing
4 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.26%) Electronics
4 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.63%) Law
5 1 (2.63%) Legal
5 1 (2.63%) Publishing
5 1 (2.63%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Developer
2 15 (39.47%) Hadoop Developer
3 10 (26.32%) Big Data Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Lead Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Hadoop Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Scala Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Java Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Principle Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Real Time Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Java Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Lead Architect
7 1 (2.63%) iOS Developer
7 1 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (36.84%) Cascading
2 8 (21.05%) Akka
2 8 (21.05%) JSON
3 6 (15.79%) XML
4 5 (13.16%) Apache Avro
5 3 (7.89%) Web Services
5 3 (7.89%) REST
6 2 (5.26%) RESTful
6 2 (5.26%) Middleware
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle ADF
7 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.63%) Spring
7 1 (2.63%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.63%) ZeroMQ
7 1 (2.63%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Open Source
2 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.26%) DTV
2 2 (5.26%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.63%) Replication
3 1 (2.63%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Derivative
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) UNIX
1 7 (18.42%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.63%) Android
2 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (55.26%) MapReduce
2 12 (31.58%) Analytics
3 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
3 8 (21.05%) OO
4 7 (18.42%) OOP
5 6 (15.79%) ETL
6 5 (13.16%) Scrum
7 4 (10.53%) Big Data Analytics
8 3 (7.89%) Customer Insight
8 3 (7.89%) Machine Learning
8 3 (7.89%) TDD
9 2 (5.26%) Programme Management
9 2 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.26%) Data Modelling
9 2 (5.26%) Functional Programming
9 2 (5.26%) Low Latency
9 2 (5.26%) Data Analytics
9 2 (5.26%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 27 (71.05%) Java
2 23 (60.53%) Scala
3 16 (42.11%) Python
4 6 (15.79%) R
5 3 (7.89%) SQL
5 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.63%) PHP
6 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.63%) Ruby
6 1 (2.63%) Haskell
6 1 (2.63%) C++
6 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) PhD
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (52.63%) HDFS
2 7 (18.42%) Apache Flume
3 3 (7.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 19 (50.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (7.89%) Oozie
3 2 (5.26%) OpenView
3 2 (5.26%) Nagios
3 2 (5.26%) ZABBIX
3 2 (5.26%) Munin
3 2 (5.26%) Puppet
3 2 (5.26%) Ambari
4 1 (2.63%) Cacti
4 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.63%) Ansible
4 1 (2.63%) Mesos
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Oracle
2 3 (7.89%) Cloudera
3 2 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) NetApp
4 1 (2.63%) Splunk
4 1 (2.63%) Tableau
4 1 (2.63%) Vertica
4 1 (2.63%) Hortonworks
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £850 per day + Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago