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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Kafka
Rank 395 415 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Contract jobs citing Kafka 19 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.078% 0.064% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
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
7424 7911 7777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.51% 31.63% 29.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5184 5719 5519
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 52 75
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £23.42 £15.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 +20 4 £438 -2.77% 1
Kafka
England

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 41 (82.00%) Hadoop
2 38 (76.00%) Java
3 30 (60.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 29 (58.00%) Apache Hive
5 26 (52.00%) Big Data
6 25 (50.00%) Cascading
7 24 (48.00%) MapReduce
7 24 (48.00%) Scala
8 20 (40.00%) Oozie
9 16 (32.00%) Complex Event Processing
9 16 (32.00%) HBase
10 14 (28.00%) HDFS
11 13 (26.00%) Apache Pig
11 13 (26.00%) Spring
12 12 (24.00%) Python
12 12 (24.00%) Impala
13 11 (22.00%) NoSQL
14 10 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
14 10 (20.00%) MongoDB
15 8 (16.00%) Finance
15 8 (16.00%) Scrum
15 8 (16.00%) UNIX
15 8 (16.00%) Linux
15 8 (16.00%) E-Commerce
15 8 (16.00%) SQL
16 7 (14.00%) PL/SQL
16 7 (14.00%) Apache
16 7 (14.00%) TDD
16 7 (14.00%) BDD
16 7 (14.00%) Apache ZooKeeper

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 13 (26.00%) Apache Pig
2 7 (14.00%) Apache
3 6 (12.00%) Node.js
4 5 (10.00%) WebLogic
4 5 (10.00%) WebLogic Portal
4 5 (10.00%) Oracle Coherence
4 5 (10.00%) Liferay
4 5 (10.00%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.00%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (4.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) LDAP
2 2 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (82.00%) Hadoop
2 30 (60.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 29 (58.00%) Apache Hive
4 26 (52.00%) Big Data
5 16 (32.00%) HBase
6 12 (24.00%) Impala
7 11 (22.00%) NoSQL
8 10 (20.00%) MongoDB
9 5 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
9 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database
9 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (8.00%) Redis
11 3 (6.00%) MySQL
12 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (4.00%) Riak
12 2 (4.00%) Neo4j
12 2 (4.00%) Mahout
12 2 (4.00%) Couchbase
12 2 (4.00%) Sqoop
12 2 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) JUnit
1 2 (4.00%) JIRA
1 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.00%) Marketing
3 2 (4.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.00%) Front Office
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (68.00%) Developer
2 14 (28.00%) Hadoop Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Big Data Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Senior Developer
4 8 (16.00%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Big Data Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (4.00%) Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Data Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Big Data Consultant
8 1 (2.00%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Applications Support Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Real Time Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.00%) Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (50.00%) Cascading
2 13 (26.00%) Spring
3 10 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (12.00%) XML
5 5 (10.00%) Web Services
5 5 (10.00%) J2EE
5 5 (10.00%) WSDL
6 4 (8.00%) HTML
7 2 (4.00%) ODBC
7 2 (4.00%) CSS
7 2 (4.00%) JDBC
7 2 (4.00%) SOAP
7 2 (4.00%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (4.00%) JSON
7 2 (4.00%) HTML5
7 2 (4.00%) Cascalog
7 2 (4.00%) Apache Avro
7 2 (4.00%) Apache Camel
7 2 (4.00%) RHadoop
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Derivative
1 3 (6.00%) Open Source
2 2 (4.00%) Social Media
2 2 (4.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.00%) Market Risk
2 2 (4.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (4.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) UNIX
1 8 (16.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.00%) MapReduce
2 16 (32.00%) Complex Event Processing
3 8 (16.00%) E-Commerce
3 8 (16.00%) Scrum
4 7 (14.00%) TDD
4 7 (14.00%) BDD
5 5 (10.00%) High Availability
5 5 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (10.00%) ITIL
5 5 (10.00%) MVC
6 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.00%) Kanban
7 3 (6.00%) Machine Learning
7 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.00%) OO
7 3 (6.00%) SOA
7 3 (6.00%) ETL
8 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.00%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 38 (76.00%) Java
2 24 (48.00%) Scala
3 12 (24.00%) Python
4 8 (16.00%) SQL
5 7 (14.00%) PL/SQL
6 6 (12.00%) Ruby
6 6 (12.00%) Groovy
7 5 (10.00%) Bash Shell
8 4 (8.00%) Clojure
9 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
10 2 (4.00%) C++
11 1 (2.00%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (28.00%) HDFS
2 7 (14.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (10.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 20 (40.00%) Oozie
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (4.00%) Puppet
3 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.00%) Chukwa
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Oracle
2 2 (4.00%) Google
2 2 (4.00%) Tableau
3 1 (2.00%) Talend
3 1 (2.00%) F5
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.00%) Informatica
City of London
Huxley Associates
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Posted: 24 days ago