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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Kafka
Rank 379 416 -
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -
Contract jobs citing Kafka 24 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.004% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.014% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 0
Average daily rate
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£600 £625 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 - -
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
6817 7048 6499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.95% 29.62% 31.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5194 5077 4728
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 54 69
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £18.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £48.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 - 6 £525 - 2
Kafka
England

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 34 (85.00%) Hadoop
1 34 (85.00%) Big Data
2 33 (82.50%) Java
3 24 (60.00%) MapReduce
3 24 (60.00%) Scala
4 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (57.50%) Apache Spark
5 20 (50.00%) Apache Hive
5 20 (50.00%) HBase
6 19 (47.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 19 (47.50%) HDFS
7 18 (45.00%) Python
8 16 (40.00%) NoSQL
8 16 (40.00%) Cascading
8 16 (40.00%) Hadoop YARN
9 14 (35.00%) MongoDB
9 14 (35.00%) Finance
10 10 (25.00%) UNIX
10 10 (25.00%) OO
11 9 (22.50%) Scrum
11 9 (22.50%) Banking
11 9 (22.50%) Mentoring
12 8 (20.00%) Akka
12 8 (20.00%) OrientDB
12 8 (20.00%) Apache Flume
12 8 (20.00%) Analytics
12 8 (20.00%) Apache Pig
12 8 (20.00%) Impala
12 8 (20.00%) Oracle
13 7 (17.50%) Linux

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 23 (57.50%) Apache Spark
2 8 (20.00%) Apache Pig
3 6 (15.00%) Apache
4 5 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (10.00%) Node.js
6 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
6 2 (5.00%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (5.00%) Liferay
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (2.50%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (10.00%) GitHub
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) LDAP
1 2 (5.00%) RTP
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (85.00%) Hadoop
1 34 (85.00%) Big Data
2 20 (50.00%) Apache Hive
2 20 (50.00%) HBase
3 19 (47.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 16 (40.00%) NoSQL
5 14 (35.00%) MongoDB
6 8 (20.00%) OrientDB
6 8 (20.00%) Impala
7 4 (10.00%) Redis
8 2 (5.00%) OpenTSDB
8 2 (5.00%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
8 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
8 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.50%) MySQL
9 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
9 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (2.50%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.50%) JIRA
3 2 (5.00%) JUnit
3 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.50%) Maven
4 1 (2.50%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 14 (35.00%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Marketing
4 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.00%) Electronics
4 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.50%) Front Office
5 1 (2.50%) Publishing
5 1 (2.50%) Law
5 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) Developer
2 12 (30.00%) Hadoop Developer
3 11 (27.50%) Big Data Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Hadoop Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Java Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Scala Developer
7 1 (2.50%) iOS Developer
7 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.50%) Applications Specialist
7 1 (2.50%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Big Data Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Real Time Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (40.00%) Cascading
2 8 (20.00%) Akka
3 7 (17.50%) XML
3 7 (17.50%) JSON
4 5 (12.50%) Apache Avro
5 4 (10.00%) Web Services
5 4 (10.00%) HTML
6 2 (5.00%) J2EE
6 2 (5.00%) CSS
6 2 (5.00%) Apache Camel
6 2 (5.00%) RESTful
6 2 (5.00%) HTML5
6 2 (5.00%) REST
6 2 (5.00%) WSDL
6 2 (5.00%) Middleware
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle ADF
6 2 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (5.00%) Spring
6 2 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (2.50%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Open Source
2 3 (7.50%) Derivative
3 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.00%) DTV
3 2 (5.00%) Market Risk
3 2 (5.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) UNIX
2 7 (17.50%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.50%) Android
3 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) MapReduce
2 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (25.00%) OO
4 9 (22.50%) Scrum
4 9 (22.50%) Mentoring
5 8 (20.00%) Analytics
6 7 (17.50%) ETL
6 7 (17.50%) OOP
7 6 (15.00%) TDD
8 5 (12.50%) Kanban
9 4 (10.00%) Complex Event Processing
9 4 (10.00%) BDD
10 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (7.50%) Machine Learning
10 3 (7.50%) Big Data Analytics
10 3 (7.50%) Customer Insight
11 2 (5.00%) CQRS
11 2 (5.00%) Multithreading
11 2 (5.00%) High Availability
11 2 (5.00%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 33 (82.50%) Java
2 24 (60.00%) Scala
3 18 (45.00%) Python
4 7 (17.50%) SQL
5 4 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.00%) Ruby
5 4 (10.00%) Groovy
6 3 (7.50%) Clojure
6 3 (7.50%) R
7 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.50%) Haskell
8 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) PhD
System Software
1 19 (47.50%) HDFS
2 8 (20.00%) Apache Flume
3 2 (5.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 16 (40.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (7.50%) Puppet
2 3 (7.50%) Oozie
2 3 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (2.50%) Ansible
4 1 (2.50%) Mesos
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) Cloudera
3 2 (5.00%) SAP
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.50%) Informatica
4 1 (2.50%) F5
4 1 (2.50%) Talend
4 1 (2.50%) AppDynamics
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