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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Kafka
Rank 295 390 406
Rank change year-on-year
+95 +16
Contract jobs citing Kafka 140 34 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.61% 0.15% 0.064%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.95% 0.50% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 30 9
Median daily rate £550 £563 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £439 £446
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £728 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £419 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.41% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £92.50 -
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
7197 6832 6999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.58% 30.52% 29.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5456 4845 5081
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 35 30
Median hourly rate £25.13 £22.18 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.27% -48.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.21 £18.60 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.45 £55.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +7.14%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +48 18 £550 - 3
Southwark - 1 £250 -
Chiswick - 1 £550 -
Kafka
England

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 163 (68.78%) Java
2 135 (56.96%) Hadoop
3 126 (53.16%) Scala
3 126 (53.16%) Big Data
4 112 (47.26%) Apache Spark
5 107 (45.15%) Apache Cassandra
6 96 (40.51%) Agile Software Development
7 85 (35.86%) NoSQL
8 83 (35.02%) Apache Hive
9 75 (31.65%) Python
10 70 (29.54%) HBase
11 64 (27.00%) Scrum
12 63 (26.58%) TDD
13 54 (22.78%) MongoDB
14 42 (17.72%) Amazon AWS
14 42 (17.72%) Continuous Integration
14 42 (17.72%) Linux
15 41 (17.30%) HDFS
16 38 (16.03%) SQL
17 37 (15.61%) BDD
18 36 (15.19%) Docker
18 36 (15.19%) Apache Flume
19 35 (14.77%) Akka
19 35 (14.77%) Open Source
19 35 (14.77%) REST
20 32 (13.50%) Web Services
20 32 (13.50%) Pair Programming
20 32 (13.50%) Analytics
21 31 (13.08%) RabbitMQ
21 31 (13.08%) MapReduce

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 (47.26%) Apache Spark
2 28 (11.81%) Apache Pig
3 27 (11.39%) Node.js
4 20 (8.44%) Apache
5 11 (4.64%) Tomcat
6 9 (3.80%) OpenStack
7 7 (2.95%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (2.53%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (2.53%) Oracle Coherence
9 5 (2.11%) Jetty
9 5 (2.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (0.84%) Drupal
10 2 (0.84%) Mule
11 1 (0.42%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.42%) IIS
11 1 (0.42%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.42%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 42 (17.72%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.75%) GitHub
3 11 (4.64%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.27%) IaaS
7 2 (0.84%) Amazon CloudSearch
7 2 (0.84%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.84%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.49%) HTTP
2 6 (2.53%) Kerberos
2 6 (2.53%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.27%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.84%) DNS
4 2 (0.84%) Internet
4 2 (0.84%) LDAP
4 2 (0.84%) Network Security
5 1 (0.42%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (56.96%) Hadoop
2 126 (53.16%) Big Data
3 107 (45.15%) Apache Cassandra
4 85 (35.86%) NoSQL
5 83 (35.02%) Apache Hive
6 70 (29.54%) HBase
7 54 (22.78%) MongoDB
8 22 (9.28%) MySQL
9 21 (8.86%) Neo4j
10 19 (8.02%) PostgreSQL
11 16 (6.75%) Hazelcast
12 11 (4.64%) Relational Database
13 8 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (3.38%) Impala
13 8 (3.38%) SQL Server
14 7 (2.95%) Datomic
14 7 (2.95%) Oracle Database
14 7 (2.95%) Pentaho
14 7 (2.95%) Sqoop
15 5 (2.11%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 24 (10.13%) Jenkins
2 18 (7.59%) Cucumber
3 15 (6.33%) Git (software)
4 14 (5.91%) Maven
5 13 (5.49%) JIRA
6 12 (5.06%) Gradle
7 10 (4.22%) JUnit
7 10 (4.22%) Mockito
8 9 (3.80%) IntelliJ
8 9 (3.80%) Subversion
9 8 (3.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (3.38%) TestNG
10 5 (2.11%) Selenium
10 5 (2.11%) WebDriver
11 4 (1.69%) Jasmine
11 4 (1.69%) Talend Open Studio
12 2 (0.84%) GitLab
12 2 (0.84%) Vagrant
13 1 (0.42%) RStudio
13 1 (0.42%) SonarQube
General
1 26 (10.97%) Banking
2 22 (9.28%) Finance
3 10 (4.22%) Games
4 8 (3.38%) Marketing
5 7 (2.95%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.11%) International Banking
7 4 (1.69%) Back Office
7 4 (1.69%) Publishing
7 4 (1.69%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.84%) Electronics
8 2 (0.84%) Law
9 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 125 (52.74%) Developer
2 58 (24.47%) Java Developer
3 40 (16.88%) Big Data Developer
4 28 (11.81%) Architect
5 26 (10.97%) Scala Developer
6 25 (10.55%) Big Data Engineer
7 24 (10.13%) Data Engineer
8 20 (8.44%) Hadoop Developer
9 18 (7.59%) Hadoop Engineer
10 17 (7.17%) NoSQL Developer
11 14 (5.91%) Senior Developer
12 13 (5.49%) Big Data Architect
13 12 (5.06%) Agile Developer
13 12 (5.06%) Data Architect
13 12 (5.06%) DevOps Engineer
14 11 (4.64%) Agile Java Developer
14 11 (4.64%) Technical Architect
15 10 (4.22%) Java Hadoop Developer
15 10 (4.22%) Senior Java Developer
16 8 (3.38%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (14.77%) Akka
1 35 (14.77%) REST
2 32 (13.50%) Web Services
3 31 (13.08%) RabbitMQ
4 21 (8.86%) XML
5 19 (8.02%) Spring
6 18 (7.59%) CSS
6 18 (7.59%) RESTful
6 18 (7.59%) SOAP
7 14 (5.91%) .NET
8 11 (4.64%) HTML
8 11 (4.64%) spray
9 10 (4.22%) AngularJS
9 10 (4.22%) Apache Avro
9 10 (4.22%) Hibernate
9 10 (4.22%) J2EE
9 10 (4.22%) JDBC
10 9 (3.80%) Samza
11 8 (3.38%) Sass
12 7 (2.95%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.22%) Data Structures
2 8 (3.38%) Algorithms
2 8 (3.38%) Computer Science
2 8 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (2.53%) Performance Metrics
4 5 (2.11%) Fintech
4 5 (2.11%) Grid Computing
4 5 (2.11%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.69%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.84%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (0.84%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.84%) Life Science
7 2 (0.84%) Social Network
8 1 (0.42%) Clustering
8 1 (0.42%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.42%) Ontologies
8 1 (0.42%) Replication
8 1 (0.42%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 42 (17.72%) Linux
2 25 (10.55%) Unix
3 9 (3.80%) Android
3 9 (3.80%) Apple iOS
3 9 (3.80%) CentOS
3 9 (3.80%) Ubuntu
4 6 (2.53%) Mac OS X
5 5 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (40.51%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (27.00%) Scrum
3 63 (26.58%) TDD
4 42 (17.72%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (15.61%) BDD
6 35 (14.77%) Open Source
7 32 (13.50%) Analytics
7 32 (13.50%) Pair Programming
8 31 (13.08%) MapReduce
9 30 (12.66%) DevOps
10 24 (10.13%) Software Engineering
11 23 (9.70%) Kanban
12 18 (7.59%) Configuration Management
13 17 (7.17%) OO
14 15 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (6.33%) High Availability
14 15 (6.33%) Microservices
15 14 (5.91%) Automated Testing
15 14 (5.91%) Mentoring
16 12 (5.06%) UML
Programming Languages
1 163 (68.78%) Java
2 126 (53.16%) Scala
3 75 (31.65%) Python
4 38 (16.03%) SQL
5 26 (10.97%) JavaScript
6 18 (7.59%) Ruby
7 17 (7.17%) Go
8 13 (5.49%) Clojure
9 11 (4.64%) PHP
10 8 (3.38%) C++
11 7 (2.95%) C#
11 7 (2.95%) Erlang
11 7 (2.95%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.53%) Perl
13 4 (1.69%) Groovy
14 3 (1.27%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.27%) ES6
14 3 (1.27%) R
15 2 (0.84%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.42%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 10 (4.22%) Degree
2 3 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.49%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
System Software
1 41 (17.30%) HDFS
2 36 (15.19%) Apache Flume
2 36 (15.19%) Docker
3 17 (7.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.84%) Snort
4 2 (0.84%) Varnish
5 1 (0.42%) KVM
Systems Management
1 26 (10.97%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (10.13%) Puppet
3 14 (5.91%) Oozie
4 13 (5.49%) Hadoop YARN
5 11 (4.64%) Ambari
6 9 (3.80%) Ansible
7 5 (2.11%) Mesos
8 3 (1.27%) Kubernetes
8 3 (1.27%) Nagios
8 3 (1.27%) Terraform
9 2 (0.84%) OSSEC
10 1 (0.42%) Graphite
10 1 (0.42%) logstash
Vendors
1 30 (12.66%) Cloudera
2 17 (7.17%) Oracle
3 12 (5.06%) Hortonworks
4 11 (4.64%) MapR
5 10 (4.22%) Splunk
6 9 (3.80%) Google
7 6 (2.53%) DataSynapse
7 6 (2.53%) Microsoft
7 6 (2.53%) TIBCO
8 5 (2.11%) Greenplum
8 5 (2.11%) Informatica
8 5 (2.11%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.69%) Talend
10 3 (1.27%) SAP
10 3 (1.27%) Teradata
11 2 (0.84%) SaltStack
11 2 (0.84%) Tableau
11 2 (0.84%) Vertica
12 1 (0.42%) AppDynamics
12 1 (0.42%) Platfora
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