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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Kafka
Rank 343 401 389
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -12
Contract jobs citing Kafka 77 35 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.11% 0.48% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 30 17
Median daily rate £550 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 -
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
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
6907 7277 7295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 32.35% 31.24% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5300 5286 5270
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 49 33
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.09 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £60.00 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +33 3 £575 +9.52% 4
Croydon -14 1 £463 -
Westminster - 1 £375 -
Kafka
England

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 147 (67.43%) Java
2 120 (55.05%) Hadoop
3 116 (53.21%) Scala
4 115 (52.75%) Big Data
5 112 (51.38%) Apache Spark
6 106 (48.62%) Apache Cassandra
7 99 (45.41%) Agile Software Development
8 91 (41.74%) NoSQL
9 73 (33.49%) Apache Hive
10 69 (31.65%) Scrum
11 66 (30.28%) TDD
12 63 (28.90%) Python
13 59 (27.06%) HBase
14 57 (26.15%) Continuous Integration
15 53 (24.31%) Docker
16 46 (21.10%) REST
17 45 (20.64%) MongoDB
18 43 (19.72%) Linux
19 41 (18.81%) Pair Programming
20 40 (18.35%) SQL
21 38 (17.43%) BDD
21 38 (17.43%) Open Source
22 37 (16.97%) Amazon AWS
23 36 (16.51%) Akka
24 33 (15.14%) Analytics
24 33 (15.14%) HDFS
25 31 (14.22%) Apache Flume
26 30 (13.76%) Web Services
27 29 (13.30%) Jenkins
27 29 (13.30%) DevOps

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
1 112 (51.38%) Apache Spark
2 25 (11.47%) Apache Pig
3 24 (11.01%) Apache
4 11 (5.05%) Tomcat
5 9 (4.13%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (4.13%) OpenStack
6 7 (3.21%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (2.75%) Oracle Coherence
8 5 (2.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (1.83%) Jetty
10 2 (0.92%) Drupal
10 2 (0.92%) Mule
10 2 (0.92%) SAS
11 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.46%) CMS
11 1 (0.46%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.46%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 37 (16.97%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (8.26%) GitHub
3 14 (6.42%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.38%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (1.38%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.92%) IaaS
8 1 (0.46%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.88%) HTTP
2 7 (3.21%) Kerberos
3 4 (1.83%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.38%) HTTPS
4 3 (1.38%) Internet
5 2 (0.92%) DNS
5 2 (0.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (55.05%) Hadoop
2 115 (52.75%) Big Data
3 106 (48.62%) Apache Cassandra
4 91 (41.74%) NoSQL
5 73 (33.49%) Apache Hive
6 59 (27.06%) HBase
7 45 (20.64%) MongoDB
8 26 (11.93%) Neo4j
9 19 (8.72%) MySQL
10 17 (7.80%) Hazelcast
11 15 (6.88%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (5.50%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (5.50%) Relational Database
13 9 (4.13%) Pentaho
14 8 (3.67%) Impala
14 8 (3.67%) SQL Server
15 7 (3.21%) Datomic
15 7 (3.21%) Oracle Database
16 4 (1.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 4 (1.83%) Redis
Development Applications
1 29 (13.30%) Jenkins
2 22 (10.09%) Git (software)
2 22 (10.09%) Maven
3 21 (9.63%) Cucumber
4 17 (7.80%) Gradle
5 16 (7.34%) JIRA
6 11 (5.05%) JUnit
7 10 (4.59%) Mockito
8 9 (4.13%) IntelliJ
9 8 (3.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (3.67%) Subversion
9 8 (3.67%) TestNG
10 6 (2.75%) Talend Open Studio
11 5 (2.29%) Selenium
12 4 (1.83%) Hudson
12 4 (1.83%) WebDriver
13 3 (1.38%) GitLab
13 3 (1.38%) Vagrant
14 1 (0.46%) RStudio
14 1 (0.46%) SonarQube
General
1 27 (12.39%) Banking
1 27 (12.39%) Finance
2 7 (3.21%) Investment Banking
3 6 (2.75%) Marketing
4 5 (2.29%) International Banking
5 4 (1.83%) Back Office
5 4 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.92%) Electronics
6 2 (0.92%) Front Office
6 2 (0.92%) Law
6 2 (0.92%) Retail
7 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.46%) French Language
7 1 (0.46%) Games
7 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 119 (54.59%) Developer
2 54 (24.77%) Java Developer
3 44 (20.18%) Big Data Developer
4 28 (12.84%) Scala Developer
5 25 (11.47%) Data Engineer
6 22 (10.09%) Big Data Engineer
7 21 (9.63%) Architect
8 19 (8.72%) Hadoop Engineer
9 17 (7.80%) Hadoop Developer
10 14 (6.42%) Agile Developer
11 12 (5.50%) Agile Java Developer
11 12 (5.50%) Technical Architect
12 11 (5.05%) NoSQL Developer
12 11 (5.05%) Senior Developer
13 10 (4.59%) DevOps Engineer
14 9 (4.13%) Apache Spark Developer
14 9 (4.13%) Java Hadoop Developer
15 8 (3.67%) Senior Java Developer
16 7 (3.21%) Cassandra Developer
17 6 (2.75%) MongoDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (21.10%) REST
2 36 (16.51%) Akka
3 30 (13.76%) Web Services
4 27 (12.39%) RabbitMQ
5 26 (11.93%) Node.js
6 25 (11.47%) XML
7 21 (9.63%) CSS
7 21 (9.63%) Spring
8 18 (8.26%) RESTful
9 14 (6.42%) AngularJS
9 14 (6.42%) HTML
9 14 (6.42%) Samza
10 13 (5.96%) SOAP
10 13 (5.96%) spray
11 12 (5.50%) .NET
11 12 (5.50%) Dropwizard
12 11 (5.05%) Hibernate
12 11 (5.05%) JDBC
13 10 (4.59%) ActiveMQ
13 10 (4.59%) Apache Avro
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.05%) Algorithms
1 11 (5.05%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (4.59%) Data Structures
3 9 (4.13%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.21%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.21%) Performance Metrics
5 5 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.29%) Fintech
5 5 (2.29%) Grid Computing
5 5 (2.29%) N-Tier
5 5 (2.29%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.38%) User Experience
7 2 (0.92%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (0.92%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.92%) Life Science
7 2 (0.92%) Ontologies
7 2 (0.92%) Social Network
8 1 (0.46%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.46%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.46%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 43 (19.72%) Linux
2 24 (11.01%) Unix
3 10 (4.59%) Android
3 10 (4.59%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.83%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.38%) CentOS
6 3 (1.38%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (45.41%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (31.65%) Scrum
3 66 (30.28%) TDD
4 57 (26.15%) Continuous Integration
5 41 (18.81%) Pair Programming
6 38 (17.43%) BDD
6 38 (17.43%) Open Source
7 33 (15.14%) Analytics
8 29 (13.30%) DevOps
9 27 (12.39%) Kanban
10 26 (11.93%) Software Engineering
11 23 (10.55%) OO
12 20 (9.17%) MapReduce
13 18 (8.26%) High Availability
14 16 (7.34%) Multithreading
15 15 (6.88%) Configuration Management
16 14 (6.42%) Automated Testing
16 14 (6.42%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (6.42%) ETL
16 14 (6.42%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 147 (67.43%) Java
2 116 (53.21%) Scala
3 63 (28.90%) Python
4 40 (18.35%) SQL
5 26 (11.93%) JavaScript
6 16 (7.34%) Ruby
7 13 (5.96%) Clojure
8 9 (4.13%) PHP
9 8 (3.67%) C#
9 8 (3.67%) Erlang
9 8 (3.67%) Go
9 8 (3.67%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.21%) Perl
11 6 (2.75%) C++
12 5 (2.29%) R
13 3 (1.38%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.38%) ES6
14 2 (0.92%) Groovy
14 2 (0.92%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.92%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 11 (5.05%) Degree
2 4 (1.83%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.42%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.46%) SDET
System Software
1 53 (24.31%) Docker
2 33 (15.14%) HDFS
3 31 (14.22%) Apache Flume
4 11 (5.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.92%) Snort
6 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.46%) KVM
6 1 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 28 (12.84%) Opscode Chef
2 27 (12.39%) Puppet
3 13 (5.96%) Ansible
4 10 (4.59%) Ambari
5 9 (4.13%) Hadoop YARN
6 8 (3.67%) Oozie
7 7 (3.21%) Terraform
8 5 (2.29%) Mesos
9 4 (1.83%) Kubernetes
10 3 (1.38%) Nagios
11 2 (0.92%) Consul
11 2 (0.92%) OSSEC
12 1 (0.46%) logstash
12 1 (0.46%) yum
Vendors
1 23 (10.55%) Cloudera
2 20 (9.17%) Oracle
3 13 (5.96%) Hortonworks
4 9 (4.13%) MapR
5 7 (3.21%) Greenplum
5 7 (3.21%) Informatica
5 7 (3.21%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.21%) TIBCO
6 6 (2.75%) DataSynapse
6 6 (2.75%) Talend
7 5 (2.29%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.83%) IBM
9 3 (1.38%) SAP
9 3 (1.38%) Splunk
9 3 (1.38%) Teradata
10 2 (0.92%) Google
10 2 (0.92%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.92%) Tableau
10 2 (0.92%) Vertica
11 1 (0.46%) SaltStack
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
KPRS
Rate: Top Market Contract Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £725 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Permanent will be £120,000
Posted: 5 days ago