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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Kafka
England / London
Rank 169 321 377
Rank change year-on-year
+152 +56
Contract jobs citing Kafka 274 92 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.44% 0.43% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.14% 1.36% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 78 28
Median daily rate £550 £550 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £418 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £395 £550
% change year-on-year
+4.43% -28.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
6621 6742 6410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.79% 31.52% 30.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4973 4988 4752
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 43 22
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +76.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £23.75 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +15.67%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +25 32 £525 +20.00% 15
Canary Wharf - 4 £613 -
Croydon - 2 £400 -
Westminster - 2 £475 -
Docklands, London - 1 £650 -
Kafka
England

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 406 (67.55%) Java
2 339 (56.41%) Hadoop
2 339 (56.41%) Apache Spark
3 300 (49.92%) Big Data
4 299 (49.75%) Agile Software Development
5 274 (45.59%) Scala
6 254 (42.26%) Python
7 204 (33.94%) Apache Hive
8 166 (27.62%) TDD
9 162 (26.96%) Amazon AWS
10 149 (24.79%) Apache Cassandra
11 135 (22.46%) DevOps
12 127 (21.13%) Docker
13 123 (20.47%) Elasticsearch
14 119 (19.80%) Microservices
15 118 (19.63%) NoSQL
16 113 (18.80%) BDD
17 111 (18.47%) Linux
18 109 (18.14%) Finance
18 109 (18.14%) Git (software)
19 101 (16.81%) R
19 101 (16.81%) Spring
20 100 (16.64%) SQL
21 96 (15.97%) Akka
22 94 (15.64%) Apache
22 94 (15.64%) Jenkins
23 93 (15.47%) Banking
24 85 (14.14%) Relational Database
25 79 (13.14%) PostgreSQL
26 77 (12.81%) Scrum

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
1 339 (56.41%) Apache Spark
2 123 (20.47%) Elasticsearch
3 94 (15.64%) Apache
4 47 (7.82%) Apache Pig
5 37 (6.16%) Apache Solr
6 7 (1.16%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.67%) Jetty
7 4 (0.67%) Oracle Coherence
7 4 (0.67%) WordPress
8 3 (0.50%) Confluence
8 3 (0.50%) SAS
9 2 (0.33%) Apache Qpid
9 2 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.33%) GemFire
9 2 (0.33%) JBoss
9 2 (0.33%) Lightstreamer
9 2 (0.33%) WebORB
10 1 (0.17%) IPython
10 1 (0.17%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.17%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (0.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (0.33%) SPSS
2 1 (0.17%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.17%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 3 (0.50%) Unica
2 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 162 (26.96%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (10.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (5.82%) Cloud Computing
4 29 (4.83%) Amazon Kinesis
5 27 (4.49%) Amazon EC2
6 25 (4.16%) Amazon EMR
7 22 (3.66%) GitHub
8 21 (3.49%) Amazon S3
9 10 (1.66%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (0.83%) Twilio
12 4 (0.67%) PaaS
13 3 (0.50%) Akamai
13 3 (0.50%) CloudFront
13 3 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
14 2 (0.33%) IBM Cloud
15 1 (0.17%) Azure Machine Learning
15 1 (0.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 69 (11.48%) HTTP
2 42 (6.99%) MQTT
3 36 (5.99%) RTSP
4 13 (2.16%) Internet
5 9 (1.50%) Kerberos
6 7 (1.16%) DNS
6 7 (1.16%) LDAP
7 4 (0.67%) Firewall
7 4 (0.67%) SSL
7 4 (0.67%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.17%) BGP
8 1 (0.17%) Intranet
8 1 (0.17%) MPLS
8 1 (0.17%) Network Security
8 1 (0.17%) RTP
8 1 (0.17%) STUN
8 1 (0.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 339 (56.41%) Hadoop
2 300 (49.92%) Big Data
3 204 (33.94%) Apache Hive
4 149 (24.79%) Apache Cassandra
5 118 (19.63%) NoSQL
6 85 (14.14%) Relational Database
7 79 (13.14%) PostgreSQL
8 76 (12.65%) HBase
9 59 (9.82%) MongoDB
10 48 (7.99%) Data Warehouse
11 43 (7.15%) MySQL
12 40 (6.66%) Impala
13 38 (6.32%) RDBMS
14 35 (5.82%) Flink
15 34 (5.66%) Sqoop
16 31 (5.16%) SQL Server
17 30 (4.99%) Neo4j
18 25 (4.16%) Data Lake
19 24 (3.99%) Parquet
19 24 (3.99%) Redis
Development Applications
1 109 (18.14%) Git (software)
2 94 (15.64%) Jenkins
3 56 (9.32%) Maven
4 52 (8.65%) JIRA
5 22 (3.66%) Selenium
6 16 (2.66%) WebDriver
7 14 (2.33%) CasperJS
7 14 (2.33%) PhantomJS
8 13 (2.16%) TeamCity
9 11 (1.83%) Talend Open Studio
10 7 (1.16%) Artifactory
10 7 (1.16%) GoCD
11 6 (1.00%) ERwin
11 6 (1.00%) Subversion
11 6 (1.00%) Visual Studio
12 5 (0.83%) Ant
12 5 (0.83%) Eclipse
12 5 (0.83%) Hudson
12 5 (0.83%) JUnit
12 5 (0.83%) NUnit
General
1 109 (18.14%) Finance
2 93 (15.47%) Banking
3 36 (5.99%) Investment Banking
4 22 (3.66%) Front Office
5 20 (3.33%) Retail
6 14 (2.33%) Marketing
7 8 (1.33%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.00%) Corporate Banking
9 5 (0.83%) Games
10 4 (0.67%) Advertising
10 4 (0.67%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.33%) Legal
12 1 (0.17%) Billing
12 1 (0.17%) Electronics
12 1 (0.17%) German Language
12 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 267 (44.43%) Developer
2 167 (27.79%) Java Developer
3 104 (17.30%) Data Engineer
4 84 (13.98%) Scala Developer
5 71 (11.81%) Architect
6 67 (11.15%) Big Data Developer
6 67 (11.15%) Big Data Engineer
7 61 (10.15%) Senior Developer
8 55 (9.15%) Senior Java Developer
9 48 (7.99%) DevOps Engineer
10 45 (7.49%) Java Scala Developer
11 41 (6.82%) Apache Spark Developer
12 34 (5.66%) Hadoop Engineer
13 31 (5.16%) AWS Engineer
13 31 (5.16%) Data Architect
14 28 (4.66%) Agile Developer
15 27 (4.49%) Agile Java Developer
16 26 (4.33%) Java Architect
17 24 (3.99%) AWS DevOps
17 24 (3.99%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (16.81%) Spring
2 96 (15.97%) Akka
3 68 (11.31%) JSON
4 66 (10.98%) REST
5 62 (10.32%) Spark Streaming
6 50 (8.32%) Node.js
7 43 (7.15%) Hibernate
7 43 (7.15%) RabbitMQ
8 42 (6.99%) Apache Avro
9 41 (6.82%) HTML
10 39 (6.49%) AngularJS
10 39 (6.49%) Protocol Buffers
11 38 (6.32%) Web Services
12 37 (6.16%) Play Framework
13 36 (5.99%) JMS
14 31 (5.16%) XML
15 29 (4.83%) Spring Boot
16 23 (3.83%) CSS
17 20 (3.33%) RESTful
18 19 (3.16%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 40 (6.66%) Statistics
2 38 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (5.99%) Algorithms
3 36 (5.99%) Video on Demand
4 32 (5.32%) Public Cloud
5 31 (5.16%) Data Structures
6 23 (3.83%) Data Integration
7 16 (2.66%) Fintech
8 15 (2.50%) Streaming Video
8 15 (2.50%) Visualisation
9 13 (2.16%) Mathematics
10 11 (1.83%) Data Centre
11 9 (1.50%) EPoS
12 8 (1.33%) User Experience
13 7 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 7 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
14 6 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (1.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 5 (0.83%) Clustering
15 5 (0.83%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 111 (18.47%) Linux
2 41 (6.82%) Unix
3 19 (3.16%) Windows
4 15 (2.50%) Android
4 15 (2.50%) Apple iOS
4 15 (2.50%) Ubuntu
5 14 (2.33%) CentOS
6 10 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.16%) Windows Server
8 6 (1.00%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.50%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.17%) Fedora
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (49.75%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (27.62%) TDD
3 135 (22.46%) DevOps
4 119 (19.80%) Microservices
5 113 (18.80%) BDD
6 77 (12.81%) Scrum
7 76 (12.65%) Pair Programming
8 57 (9.48%) MapReduce
9 55 (9.15%) Open Source
10 50 (8.32%) Continuous Integration
10 50 (8.32%) ETL
11 48 (7.99%) Machine Learning
12 47 (7.82%) Software Engineering
13 43 (7.15%) Analytics
14 39 (6.49%) SOA
15 38 (6.32%) High Availability
16 34 (5.66%) Data Modelling
17 30 (4.99%) Continuous Delivery
18 29 (4.83%) E-Commerce
19 28 (4.66%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 406 (67.55%) Java
2 274 (45.59%) Scala
3 254 (42.26%) Python
4 101 (16.81%) R
5 100 (16.64%) SQL
6 74 (12.31%) JavaScript
7 54 (8.99%) Bash Shell
8 41 (6.82%) C
9 35 (5.82%) Perl
10 19 (3.16%) Shell Script
11 16 (2.66%) Go
12 14 (2.33%) C#
12 14 (2.33%) C++
12 14 (2.33%) XPath
13 13 (2.16%) Ruby
14 11 (1.83%) Clojure
15 10 (1.66%) PHP
16 9 (1.50%) ES6
16 9 (1.50%) MATLAB
17 5 (0.83%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 22 (3.66%) Degree
2 13 (2.16%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.66%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.00%) PhD
5 3 (0.50%) RHCSA
6 2 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.33%) RHCE
7 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.00%) QA
2 9 (1.50%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.50%) FATCA
3 3 (0.50%) SDET
4 2 (0.33%) ISO20022
5 1 (0.17%) MiFID
System Software
1 127 (21.13%) Docker
2 73 (12.15%) HDFS
3 53 (8.82%) Apache Flume
4 28 (4.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 6 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.50%) Snort
7 2 (0.33%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.33%) LXC
7 2 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.17%) etcd
8 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.17%) vCloud
8 1 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 61 (10.15%) Hadoop YARN
2 52 (8.65%) Ansible
3 46 (7.65%) Puppet
4 25 (4.16%) Kubernetes
5 19 (3.16%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (3.00%) Oozie
7 15 (2.50%) Terraform
8 13 (2.16%) Kibana
9 12 (2.00%) Mesos
10 10 (1.66%) logstash
10 10 (1.66%) Nagios
11 9 (1.50%) Marathon
12 7 (1.16%) Ambari
13 5 (0.83%) OpenAM
14 3 (0.50%) FreeIPA
14 3 (0.50%) OSSEC
14 3 (0.50%) Rancher
15 2 (0.33%) Grafana
15 2 (0.33%) Packer
16 1 (0.17%) Graphite
Vendors
1 41 (6.82%) Hortonworks
2 34 (5.66%) Oracle
3 22 (3.66%) Cloudera
3 22 (3.66%) Teradata
4 17 (2.83%) Microsoft
5 15 (2.50%) Red Hat
5 15 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (2.16%) IBM
7 11 (1.83%) Tableau
7 11 (1.83%) Talend
8 8 (1.33%) Informatica
9 6 (1.00%) Splunk
10 5 (0.83%) Alteryx
10 5 (0.83%) Google
10 5 (0.83%) TIBCO
10 5 (0.83%) VMware
11 4 (0.67%) New Relic
11 4 (0.67%) SAP
11 4 (0.67%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.50%) Atlassian
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Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £700 - £701 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer People
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + benefits - extension
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: From £600 to £700 per annum
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Verticality Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
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