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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Kafka
Rank 167 299 410
Rank change year-on-year
+132 +111
Contract jobs citing Kafka 327 128 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.53% 0.57% 0.067%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.36% 1.72% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 103 9
Median daily rate £550 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
7493 7448 7378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.09% 32.95% 30.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5641 5637 5605
Median daily rate £451 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £579
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 46 37
Median hourly rate £45.00 £24.23 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.72% -35.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.50 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £70.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +48 74 £550 - 7
Canary Wharf - 6 £550 -
Croydon - 2 £463 -
Westminster - 2 £493 -
Hammersmith - 1 £475 -
Kafka
England

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 356 (68.73%) Java
2 313 (60.42%) Hadoop
3 305 (58.88%) Apache Spark
4 295 (56.95%) Agile Software Development
5 262 (50.58%) Big Data
6 254 (49.03%) Scala
7 194 (37.45%) Python
8 172 (33.20%) Apache Hive
9 168 (32.43%) TDD
10 108 (20.85%) Git (software)
11 107 (20.66%) Apache Cassandra
11 107 (20.66%) BDD
11 107 (20.66%) Scrum
12 106 (20.46%) Amazon AWS
13 101 (19.50%) SQL
14 99 (19.11%) NoSQL
15 98 (18.92%) Elasticsearch
16 94 (18.15%) Spring
17 87 (16.80%) Pair Programming
18 86 (16.60%) Jenkins
18 86 (16.60%) Microservices
19 85 (16.41%) R
20 83 (16.02%) Docker
21 82 (15.83%) Finance
22 81 (15.64%) Akka
22 81 (15.64%) REST
23 78 (15.06%) PostgreSQL
24 76 (14.67%) Apache
25 74 (14.29%) DevOps
26 73 (14.09%) JSON

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
1 305 (58.88%) Apache Spark
2 98 (18.92%) Elasticsearch
3 76 (14.67%) Apache
4 34 (6.56%) Apache Pig
5 20 (3.86%) Apache Solr
6 9 (1.74%) Confluence
7 6 (1.16%) SAS
8 5 (0.97%) Jetty
8 5 (0.97%) Oracle Coherence
9 4 (0.77%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.58%) JBoss
11 2 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.39%) CMS
11 2 (0.39%) WildFly
12 1 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.19%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.19%) Mule
12 1 (0.19%) Mule ESB
12 1 (0.19%) nginx
12 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (0.58%) SPSS
2 1 (0.19%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (1.35%) Unica
2 4 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 106 (20.46%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (11.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (7.34%) Cloud Computing
4 25 (4.83%) Amazon Kinesis
5 14 (2.70%) GitHub
6 11 (2.12%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (1.35%) Amazon S3
8 6 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.97%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (0.77%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.39%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.39%) PaaS
12 1 (0.19%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (0.19%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (9.65%) HTTP
2 43 (8.30%) MQTT
3 37 (7.14%) RTSP
4 11 (2.12%) Internet
5 7 (1.35%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.19%) BGP
6 1 (0.19%) DNS
6 1 (0.19%) Firewall
6 1 (0.19%) LDAP
6 1 (0.19%) MPLS
6 1 (0.19%) RTP
6 1 (0.19%) SSL
6 1 (0.19%) STUN
6 1 (0.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 313 (60.42%) Hadoop
2 262 (50.58%) Big Data
3 172 (33.20%) Apache Hive
4 107 (20.66%) Apache Cassandra
5 99 (19.11%) NoSQL
6 78 (15.06%) PostgreSQL
7 66 (12.74%) HBase
8 65 (12.55%) Relational Database
9 55 (10.62%) MongoDB
10 47 (9.07%) Sqoop
11 40 (7.72%) Data Warehouse
12 37 (7.14%) Impala
13 31 (5.98%) Flink
14 27 (5.21%) MySQL
14 27 (5.21%) RDBMS
14 27 (5.21%) Redis
15 25 (4.83%) Parquet
16 24 (4.63%) Data Lake
17 22 (4.25%) Neo4j
18 16 (3.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 108 (20.85%) Git (software)
2 86 (16.60%) Jenkins
3 59 (11.39%) JIRA
4 34 (6.56%) Maven
5 23 (4.44%) WebDriver
6 15 (2.90%) TeamCity
7 13 (2.51%) Artifactory
7 13 (2.51%) Selenium
8 10 (1.93%) Talend Open Studio
9 9 (1.74%) Subversion
10 6 (1.16%) ERwin
10 6 (1.16%) FindBugs
10 6 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (0.97%) GitLab
11 5 (0.97%) GoCD
11 5 (0.97%) Gradle
11 5 (0.97%) IntelliJ
12 4 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (0.77%) Bitbucket
12 4 (0.77%) JUnit
General
1 82 (15.83%) Finance
2 68 (13.13%) Banking
3 28 (5.41%) Retail
4 24 (4.63%) Investment Banking
5 21 (4.05%) Marketing
6 20 (3.86%) Front Office
7 9 (1.74%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.16%) Advertising
8 6 (1.16%) Corporate Banking
9 4 (0.77%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.77%) Electronics
9 4 (0.77%) Games
9 4 (0.77%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.39%) Law
10 2 (0.39%) Legal
11 1 (0.19%) Billing
11 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.19%) French Language
11 1 (0.19%) German Language
11 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 271 (52.32%) Developer
2 168 (32.43%) Java Developer
3 96 (18.53%) Data Engineer
4 84 (16.22%) Scala Developer
5 71 (13.71%) Senior Developer
6 68 (13.13%) Big Data Developer
7 65 (12.55%) Senior Java Developer
8 55 (10.62%) Big Data Engineer
9 54 (10.42%) Architect
10 44 (8.49%) Apache Spark Developer
11 36 (6.95%) Java Scala Developer
12 32 (6.18%) Data Architect
13 29 (5.60%) Agile Developer
13 29 (5.60%) Hadoop Engineer
14 28 (5.41%) Hadoop Developer
15 27 (5.21%) Agile Java Developer
16 22 (4.25%) AWS Developer
17 21 (4.05%) Big Data Architect
17 21 (4.05%) Senior Scala Developer
18 18 (3.47%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (18.15%) Spring
2 81 (15.64%) Akka
2 81 (15.64%) REST
3 73 (14.09%) JSON
4 54 (10.42%) Spark Streaming
5 47 (9.07%) Apache Avro
6 46 (8.88%) Protocol Buffers
7 41 (7.92%) ActiveMQ
7 41 (7.92%) Samza
8 39 (7.53%) SOAP
9 36 (6.95%) Node.js
10 35 (6.76%) JMS
11 34 (6.56%) Hibernate
11 34 (6.56%) Play Framework
11 34 (6.56%) Web Services
12 33 (6.37%) AngularJS
13 32 (6.18%) RabbitMQ
14 30 (5.79%) Spring MVC
15 25 (4.83%) XML
16 22 (4.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (7.92%) Statistics
2 37 (7.14%) Video on Demand
3 33 (6.37%) Public Cloud
4 32 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (4.63%) Data Integration
6 22 (4.25%) Algorithms
7 17 (3.28%) Data Structures
8 15 (2.90%) Streaming Video
9 14 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (2.70%) User Experience
9 14 (2.70%) Visualisation
10 9 (1.74%) Mathematics
11 6 (1.16%) Data Centre
11 6 (1.16%) Internet of Things
12 5 (0.97%) Computer Science
12 5 (0.97%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 5 (0.97%) Physics
13 4 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 3 (0.58%) EPoS
14 3 (0.58%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 60 (11.58%) Linux
2 29 (5.60%) Unix
3 22 (4.25%) Windows
4 11 (2.12%) Android
4 11 (2.12%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.93%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.77%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.58%) CentOS
7 3 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (56.95%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (32.43%) TDD
3 107 (20.66%) BDD
3 107 (20.66%) Scrum
4 87 (16.80%) Pair Programming
5 86 (16.60%) Microservices
6 74 (14.29%) DevOps
7 55 (10.62%) Open Source
8 54 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
9 49 (9.46%) MapReduce
10 47 (9.07%) ETL
11 44 (8.49%) Analytics
12 40 (7.72%) Data Modelling
13 39 (7.53%) High Availability
14 34 (6.56%) Kanban
15 33 (6.37%) Machine Learning
16 30 (5.79%) Data Ingestion
16 30 (5.79%) MVC
17 29 (5.60%) SOA
18 26 (5.02%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 356 (68.73%) Java
2 254 (49.03%) Scala
3 194 (37.45%) Python
4 101 (19.50%) SQL
5 85 (16.41%) R
6 44 (8.49%) JavaScript
7 40 (7.72%) C
8 18 (3.47%) Perl
9 17 (3.28%) Clojure
10 15 (2.90%) Bash Shell
11 13 (2.51%) Ruby
11 13 (2.51%) Shell Script
12 10 (1.93%) Go
13 9 (1.74%) MATLAB
14 8 (1.54%) ES6
14 8 (1.54%) PHP
15 7 (1.35%) C#
16 6 (1.16%) XPath
17 4 (0.77%) PL/SQL
18 3 (0.58%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (4.05%) Security Cleared
2 19 (3.67%) Degree
3 16 (3.09%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.58%) PhD
5 3 (0.58%) RHCSA
6 2 (0.39%) RHCE
7 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.90%) QA
2 9 (1.74%) GCP
3 7 (1.35%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.97%) SDET
5 3 (0.58%) FATCA
6 1 (0.19%) MiFID
System Software
1 83 (16.02%) Docker
2 58 (11.20%) Apache Flume
3 55 (10.62%) HDFS
4 13 (2.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.58%) etcd
6 2 (0.39%) Ceph
6 2 (0.39%) flannel
6 2 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.19%) vCloud
7 1 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 27 (5.21%) Hadoop YARN
2 25 (4.83%) Ansible
3 17 (3.28%) Kibana
3 17 (3.28%) Puppet
4 16 (3.09%) logstash
5 15 (2.90%) Oozie
6 12 (2.32%) Ambari
7 9 (1.74%) Kubernetes
8 7 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.97%) Marathon
9 5 (0.97%) Mesos
10 2 (0.39%) Grafana
10 2 (0.39%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.39%) Nagios
10 2 (0.39%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.39%) Terraform
11 1 (0.19%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 37 (7.14%) Hortonworks
2 23 (4.44%) Teradata
3 21 (4.05%) IBM
4 17 (3.28%) Oracle
5 16 (3.09%) Cloudera
6 10 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (1.93%) Tableau
6 10 (1.93%) Talend
7 9 (1.74%) Microsoft
8 6 (1.16%) Google
8 6 (1.16%) SAP
9 5 (0.97%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.77%) Alteryx
10 4 (0.77%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.77%) Splunk
10 4 (0.77%) VMware
11 3 (0.58%) hybris
11 3 (0.58%) Informatica
11 3 (0.58%) New Relic
11 3 (0.58%) ServiceNow
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