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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Kafka
Rank 399 411 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Kafka 12 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.049% 0.055% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -
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
7409 7855 7710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.19% 31.11% 29.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5372 5705 5422
Average daily rate £420 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 42 68
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £85.00 £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 30 September 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 30 September 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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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 - 4 £438 -
Kafka
England

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 42 (87.50%) Hadoop
2 37 (77.08%) Java
3 31 (64.58%) Apache Cassandra
4 29 (60.42%) Apache Hive
5 26 (54.17%) Big Data
6 24 (50.00%) Scala
6 24 (50.00%) MapReduce
6 24 (50.00%) Cascading
7 19 (39.58%) Oozie
8 16 (33.33%) HBase
8 16 (33.33%) Complex Event Processing
9 13 (27.08%) Apache Pig
9 13 (27.08%) HDFS
10 12 (25.00%) NoSQL
11 11 (22.92%) Spring
11 11 (22.92%) Python
11 11 (22.92%) Impala
12 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (20.83%) RabbitMQ
13 9 (18.75%) E-Commerce
14 8 (16.67%) TDD
14 8 (16.67%) Finance
14 8 (16.67%) Scrum
14 8 (16.67%) MongoDB
14 8 (16.67%) Apache Spark
15 7 (14.58%) BDD
15 7 (14.58%) Marketing
15 7 (14.58%) Linux
16 6 (12.50%) UNIX
16 6 (12.50%) SQL

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (27.08%) Apache Pig
2 8 (16.67%) Apache Spark
3 5 (10.42%) Apache
3 5 (10.42%) Node.js
4 3 (6.25%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.25%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (6.25%) Liferay
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.08%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) GitHub
2 2 (4.17%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) LDAP
2 2 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (2.08%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (87.50%) Hadoop
2 31 (64.58%) Apache Cassandra
3 29 (60.42%) Apache Hive
4 26 (54.17%) Big Data
5 16 (33.33%) HBase
6 12 (25.00%) NoSQL
7 11 (22.92%) Impala
8 8 (16.67%) MongoDB
9 4 (8.33%) Redis
10 3 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
10 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
11 2 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (4.17%) MySQL
11 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
12 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (2.08%) Riak
12 1 (2.08%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) JIRA
1 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.17%) JUnit
2 2 (4.17%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.08%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Marketing
3 2 (4.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.08%) Front Office
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (75.00%) Developer
2 14 (29.17%) Hadoop Developer
3 10 (20.83%) Big Data Developer
4 9 (18.75%) Senior Developer
4 9 (18.75%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Big Data Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Applications Specialist
7 1 (2.08%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.08%) Big Data Consultant
7 1 (2.08%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Real Time Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Data Consultant
7 1 (2.08%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (2.08%) iOS Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Consultant
7 1 (2.08%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (50.00%) Cascading
2 11 (22.92%) Spring
3 10 (20.83%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (10.42%) XML
5 4 (8.33%) HTML
6 3 (6.25%) J2EE
6 3 (6.25%) WSDL
6 3 (6.25%) JSON
6 3 (6.25%) Web Services
7 2 (4.17%) Apache Avro
7 2 (4.17%) Apache Camel
7 2 (4.17%) HTML5
7 2 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (4.17%) ODBC
7 2 (4.17%) CSS
7 2 (4.17%) JDBC
7 2 (4.17%) SOAP
8 1 (2.08%) REST
8 1 (2.08%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Open Source
2 3 (6.25%) Derivative
3 2 (4.17%) Market Risk
3 2 (4.17%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.08%) Social Media
4 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Linux
2 6 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (2.08%) Android
3 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (50.00%) MapReduce
2 16 (33.33%) Complex Event Processing
3 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (18.75%) E-Commerce
5 8 (16.67%) TDD
5 8 (16.67%) Scrum
6 7 (14.58%) BDD
7 5 (10.42%) Kanban
8 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.25%) High Availability
8 3 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (6.25%) ITIL
8 3 (6.25%) OO
8 3 (6.25%) ETL
8 3 (6.25%) MVC
9 2 (4.17%) Risk Management
9 2 (4.17%) SOA
9 2 (4.17%) Extreme Programming
9 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.17%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (77.08%) Java
2 24 (50.00%) Scala
3 11 (22.92%) Python
4 6 (12.50%) Ruby
4 6 (12.50%) Groovy
4 6 (12.50%) SQL
5 5 (10.42%) Bash Shell
5 5 (10.42%) PL/SQL
6 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.33%) Clojure
7 2 (4.17%) C++
8 1 (2.08%) PHP
8 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.08%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (27.08%) HDFS
2 4 (8.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (8.33%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 19 (39.58%) Oozie
2 3 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (6.25%) Puppet
3 2 (4.17%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (2.08%) Ansible
4 1 (2.08%) Chukwa
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) Informatica
2 1 (2.08%) Google
2 1 (2.08%) F5
2 1 (2.08%) Tableau
2 1 (2.08%) Talend