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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Kafka
Rank 205 342 422
Rank change year-on-year
+137 +80
Contract jobs citing Kafka 261 92 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.14% 0.40% 0.065%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.29% 1.24% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 69 11
Median daily rate £550 £575 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
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
7926 7403 7499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.56% 32.09% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5871 5509 5421
Median daily rate £450 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 50 39
Median hourly rate £46.50 £22.12 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.26% -44.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.76 £19.17 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £44.40 £137.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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 26 September 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 September 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 +56 54 £550 -10.20% 10
Croydon -16 5 £475 -5.00%
Twickenham - 3 £500 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £590 -
Hammersmith - 2 £475 -
Westminster - 1 £475 -
Kafka
England

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 226 (66.86%) Java
2 197 (58.28%) Agile Software Development
3 189 (55.92%) Hadoop
4 177 (52.37%) Apache Spark
5 159 (47.04%) Scala
5 159 (47.04%) Big Data
6 127 (37.57%) TDD
7 98 (28.99%) Scrum
8 91 (26.92%) Python
9 84 (24.85%) NoSQL
10 83 (24.56%) Apache Cassandra
11 81 (23.96%) Apache Hive
12 80 (23.67%) BDD
12 80 (23.67%) REST
13 78 (23.08%) Pair Programming
14 75 (22.19%) Amazon AWS
15 72 (21.30%) Git (software)
16 71 (21.01%) Docker
17 66 (19.53%) Jenkins
18 62 (18.34%) Spring
19 60 (17.75%) SQL
20 59 (17.46%) Microservices
21 56 (16.57%) Akka
21 56 (16.57%) Elasticsearch
22 52 (15.38%) HBase
23 51 (15.09%) DevOps
24 50 (14.79%) Apache Flume
25 46 (13.61%) Microsoft Azure
25 46 (13.61%) Linux
26 45 (13.31%) JSON

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
1 177 (52.37%) Apache Spark
2 56 (16.57%) Elasticsearch
3 43 (12.72%) Apache
4 15 (4.44%) Apache Pig
5 6 (1.78%) Confluence
5 6 (1.78%) OpenStack
5 6 (1.78%) Oracle Coherence
6 4 (1.18%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (1.18%) SAS
6 4 (1.18%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.89%) CMS
7 3 (0.89%) Jetty
8 2 (0.59%) JBoss
8 2 (0.59%) nginx
8 2 (0.59%) WildFly
9 1 (0.30%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (0.89%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.07%) Unica
2 3 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 75 (22.19%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (13.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.14%) GitHub
4 12 (3.55%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (3.25%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (2.66%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.78%) Amazon Kinesis
8 5 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (1.48%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.59%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.59%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.30%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.30%) PaaS
10 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (12.13%) HTTP
2 34 (10.06%) MQTT
3 29 (8.58%) RTSP
4 12 (3.55%) Internet
5 4 (1.18%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.59%) DNS
7 1 (0.30%) Firewall
7 1 (0.30%) LDAP
7 1 (0.30%) Network Security
7 1 (0.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (55.92%) Hadoop
2 159 (47.04%) Big Data
3 84 (24.85%) NoSQL
4 83 (24.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 81 (23.96%) Apache Hive
6 52 (15.38%) HBase
7 32 (9.47%) PostgreSQL
8 27 (7.99%) MongoDB
9 25 (7.40%) Relational Database
10 22 (6.51%) Impala
11 21 (6.21%) Data Warehouse
11 21 (6.21%) Neo4j
12 20 (5.92%) Sqoop
13 19 (5.62%) MySQL
14 18 (5.33%) Redis
15 17 (5.03%) Spark SQL
16 16 (4.73%) RDBMS
17 15 (4.44%) Flink
18 10 (2.96%) Hazelcast
19 8 (2.37%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 72 (21.30%) Git (software)
2 66 (19.53%) Jenkins
3 31 (9.17%) Maven
4 26 (7.69%) JIRA
5 15 (4.44%) WebDriver
6 13 (3.85%) Gradle
7 12 (3.55%) TeamCity
8 10 (2.96%) Artifactory
9 9 (2.66%) Subversion
10 7 (2.07%) Cucumber
10 7 (2.07%) Selenium
11 5 (1.48%) GitLab
11 5 (1.48%) JUnit
11 5 (1.48%) Talend Open Studio
12 4 (1.18%) FindBugs
12 4 (1.18%) GoCD
12 4 (1.18%) Hudson
12 4 (1.18%) IntelliJ
12 4 (1.18%) Mockito
12 4 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 40 (11.83%) Finance
2 37 (10.95%) Banking
3 16 (4.73%) Investment Banking
3 16 (4.73%) Retail
4 15 (4.44%) Front Office
5 12 (3.55%) Marketing
6 5 (1.48%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.18%) Advertising
7 4 (1.18%) Corporate Banking
7 4 (1.18%) Electronics
8 3 (0.89%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.59%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.59%) Law
10 1 (0.30%) French Language
10 1 (0.30%) Games
10 1 (0.30%) Legal
10 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 208 (61.54%) Developer
2 127 (37.57%) Java Developer
3 64 (18.93%) Scala Developer
4 57 (16.86%) Senior Developer
5 51 (15.09%) Big Data Developer
5 51 (15.09%) Senior Java Developer
6 44 (13.02%) Data Engineer
7 32 (9.47%) Apache Spark Developer
8 26 (7.69%) Architect
9 25 (7.40%) Agile Developer
10 24 (7.10%) Java Scala Developer
11 22 (6.51%) Agile Java Developer
11 22 (6.51%) Big Data Engineer
12 20 (5.92%) Hadoop Developer
13 19 (5.62%) AWS Developer
13 19 (5.62%) Senior Scala Developer
14 15 (4.44%) Senior Agile Developer
14 15 (4.44%) Senior Agile Java Developer
15 14 (4.14%) Hadoop Engineer
16 13 (3.85%) Senior Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (23.67%) REST
2 62 (18.34%) Spring
3 56 (16.57%) Akka
4 45 (13.31%) JSON
4 45 (13.31%) Samza
5 42 (12.43%) ActiveMQ
6 38 (11.24%) SOAP
7 36 (10.65%) Protocol Buffers
8 31 (9.17%) Play Framework
8 31 (9.17%) Spring MVC
9 29 (8.58%) Web Services
10 28 (8.28%) Apache Avro
10 28 (8.28%) Spark Streaming
11 26 (7.69%) Node.js
12 23 (6.80%) AngularJS
12 23 (6.80%) RabbitMQ
13 22 (6.51%) Hibernate
14 21 (6.21%) RESTful
15 17 (5.03%) React
15 17 (5.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.58%) Video on Demand
2 24 (7.10%) Public Cloud
3 16 (4.73%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (4.44%) Algorithms
4 15 (4.44%) Data Integration
4 15 (4.44%) Statistics
5 13 (3.85%) Streaming Video
5 13 (3.85%) Visualisation
6 10 (2.96%) User Experience
7 9 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (2.37%) Data Centre
8 8 (2.37%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.48%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 5 (1.48%) Internet of Things
10 4 (1.18%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.18%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (0.89%) Equities
11 3 (0.89%) iPad
11 3 (0.89%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.59%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 46 (13.61%) Linux
2 20 (5.92%) Unix
3 14 (4.14%) Windows
4 10 (2.96%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.89%) Android
5 3 (0.89%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.89%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (58.28%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (37.57%) TDD
3 98 (28.99%) Scrum
4 80 (23.67%) BDD
5 78 (23.08%) Pair Programming
6 59 (17.46%) Microservices
7 51 (15.09%) DevOps
8 45 (13.31%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (10.95%) High Availability
9 37 (10.95%) Open Source
10 32 (9.47%) Analytics
11 31 (9.17%) MVC
12 29 (8.58%) Kanban
13 24 (7.10%) Machine Learning
14 23 (6.80%) ETL
15 22 (6.51%) Data Modelling
16 21 (6.21%) Automated Testing
16 21 (6.21%) MapReduce
16 21 (6.21%) Multithreading
16 21 (6.21%) OO
Programming Languages
1 226 (66.86%) Java
2 159 (47.04%) Scala
3 91 (26.92%) Python
4 60 (17.75%) SQL
5 30 (8.88%) C
6 28 (8.28%) JavaScript
7 27 (7.99%) R
8 20 (5.92%) Clojure
9 16 (4.73%) Ruby
10 11 (3.25%) Shell Script
11 10 (2.96%) Perl
11 10 (2.96%) PHP
12 9 (2.66%) Go
13 7 (2.07%) ES6
14 5 (1.48%) Erlang
15 4 (1.18%) C#
15 4 (1.18%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.89%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.89%) XPath
17 2 (0.59%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (5.92%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.14%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.96%) Degree
4 4 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.30%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.14%) QA
2 9 (2.66%) GCP
3 6 (1.78%) SDET
4 1 (0.30%) FATCA
System Software
1 71 (21.01%) Docker
2 50 (14.79%) Apache Flume
3 37 (10.95%) HDFS
4 9 (2.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.59%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.59%) Ceph
5 2 (0.59%) etcd
5 2 (0.59%) flannel
6 1 (0.30%) KVM
6 1 (0.30%) Snort
6 1 (0.30%) vCloud
6 1 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (6.80%) Ansible
2 22 (6.51%) Puppet
3 16 (4.73%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (4.44%) logstash
5 14 (4.14%) Kibana
6 12 (3.55%) Kubernetes
7 11 (3.25%) Ambari
8 7 (2.07%) Terraform
9 6 (1.78%) Hadoop YARN
10 4 (1.18%) Mesos
10 4 (1.18%) Nagios
11 3 (0.89%) Oozie
12 2 (0.59%) Grafana
12 2 (0.59%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 2 (0.59%) Marathon
12 2 (0.59%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 1 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
13 1 (0.30%) OSSEC
13 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 1 (0.30%) yum
Vendors
1 22 (6.51%) Hortonworks
2 19 (5.62%) IBM
3 13 (3.85%) Oracle
4 10 (2.96%) Cloudera
5 7 (2.07%) Microsoft
6 5 (1.48%) SAP
6 5 (1.48%) Talend
7 4 (1.18%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.18%) Google
7 4 (1.18%) Informatica
8 3 (0.89%) Greenplum
9 2 (0.59%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.59%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.30%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.30%) MapR
10 1 (0.30%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.30%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.30%) Teradata
10 1 (0.30%) Vertica
10 1 (0.30%) VMware
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