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 July 2015 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Kafka
Rank 365 370 406
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +36
Contract jobs citing Kafka 41 36 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.15% 0.041%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 0.49% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 20 7
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£550 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £388 -
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -
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
7353 7318 7703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.24% 31.03% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5349 5212 5550
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 45 75
Average hourly rate £27.66 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.53% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.50 £53.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +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 30 July 2015.

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 July 2015. 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 -2 8 £450 +2.85% 3
Croydon - 5 £500 - 1
Kafka
England

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 55 (72.37%) Hadoop
2 43 (56.58%) Java
2 43 (56.58%) MapReduce
3 42 (55.26%) Big Data
4 41 (53.95%) Apache Spark
5 35 (46.05%) Apache Hive
5 35 (46.05%) Scala
6 28 (36.84%) HDFS
7 26 (34.21%) Apache Cassandra
7 26 (34.21%) Impala
8 25 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (26.32%) Cascading
10 18 (23.68%) HBase
10 18 (23.68%) Apache Pig
11 15 (19.74%) Web Services
11 15 (19.74%) Hadoop YARN
12 14 (18.42%) TDD
13 13 (17.11%) Banking
13 13 (17.11%) RESTful
13 13 (17.11%) Data Modelling
14 12 (15.79%) Apache Flume
14 12 (15.79%) R
14 12 (15.79%) MongoDB
14 12 (15.79%) Finance
15 11 (14.47%) Python
15 11 (14.47%) REST
15 11 (14.47%) NoSQL
16 10 (13.16%) Oozie
16 10 (13.16%) DevOps
16 10 (13.16%) E-Commerce

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 41 (53.95%) Apache Spark
2 18 (23.68%) Apache Pig
3 7 (9.21%) Apache
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.63%) JBoss
5 2 (2.63%) Node.js
6 1 (1.32%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.32%) SAS
6 1 (1.32%) Drupal
6 1 (1.32%) Jetty
6 1 (1.32%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.32%) IPython
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.95%) GitHub
2 1 (1.32%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.32%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) HTTP
2 1 (1.32%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (72.37%) Hadoop
2 42 (55.26%) Big Data
3 35 (46.05%) Apache Hive
4 26 (34.21%) Apache Cassandra
4 26 (34.21%) Impala
5 18 (23.68%) HBase
6 12 (15.79%) MongoDB
7 11 (14.47%) NoSQL
8 8 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (6.58%) Sqoop
9 5 (6.58%) Relational Database
10 4 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
12 2 (2.63%) MySQL
12 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
12 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (2.63%) OrientDB
12 2 (2.63%) Amazon Redshift
13 1 (1.32%) HCatalog
13 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Maven
2 3 (3.95%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.95%) Artifactory
2 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.63%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.32%) Android Studio
4 1 (1.32%) RStudio
4 1 (1.32%) Mockito
4 1 (1.32%) Mocha
4 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.32%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.32%) JIRA
4 1 (1.32%) JUnit
4 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 13 (17.11%) Banking
2 12 (15.79%) Finance
3 5 (6.58%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.95%) Games
5 1 (1.32%) Retail
5 1 (1.32%) Publishing
5 1 (1.32%) Front Office
5 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (71.05%) Developer
2 28 (36.84%) Hadoop Developer
3 18 (23.68%) Java Developer
4 13 (17.11%) Big Data Developer
5 8 (10.53%) Architect
6 4 (5.26%) Development Manager
6 4 (5.26%) Lead Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Administrator
7 3 (3.95%) Big Data Consultant
7 3 (3.95%) Hadoop Administrator
7 3 (3.95%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Consultant
7 3 (3.95%) Data Architect
7 3 (3.95%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Data Consultant
8 2 (2.63%) Technical Architect
8 2 (2.63%) Big Data Architect
8 2 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
9 1 (1.32%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (1.32%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (26.32%) Cascading
2 15 (19.74%) Web Services
3 13 (17.11%) RESTful
4 11 (14.47%) REST
5 9 (11.84%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (9.21%) Apache Avro
7 6 (7.89%) Akka
7 6 (7.89%) Spring
8 4 (5.26%) SOAP
8 4 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (3.95%) Spark Streaming
9 3 (3.95%) JDBC
9 3 (3.95%) JSON
10 2 (2.63%) HTML5
10 2 (2.63%) Java RMI
10 2 (2.63%) XML-RPC
10 2 (2.63%) HTML
10 2 (2.63%) XML
11 1 (1.32%) J2ME
11 1 (1.32%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.63%) Grid Computing
1 2 (2.63%) Client/Server
1 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (2.63%) User Experience
1 2 (2.63%) Data Structures
1 2 (2.63%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.32%) Internet of Things
2 1 (1.32%) Replication
2 1 (1.32%) Statistics
2 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.32%) Market Risk
2 1 (1.32%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.32%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.32%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.16%) Linux
2 1 (1.32%) Android
2 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (56.58%) MapReduce
2 25 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (18.42%) TDD
4 13 (17.11%) Data Modelling
5 10 (13.16%) OO
5 10 (13.16%) E-Commerce
5 10 (13.16%) DevOps
6 9 (11.84%) Scrum
6 9 (11.84%) BDD
7 7 (9.21%) Open Source
8 6 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (6.58%) Multithreading
9 5 (6.58%) Kanban
10 4 (5.26%) OOP
10 4 (5.26%) Extreme Programming
10 4 (5.26%) SOA
10 4 (5.26%) ETL
10 4 (5.26%) Pair Programming
10 4 (5.26%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 43 (56.58%) Java
2 35 (46.05%) Scala
3 12 (15.79%) R
4 11 (14.47%) Python
5 9 (11.84%) SQL
6 4 (5.26%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.95%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.63%) Groovy
9 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.32%) Clojure
9 1 (1.32%) C
9 1 (1.32%) C++
9 1 (1.32%) Perl
9 1 (1.32%) PHP
9 1 (1.32%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.32%) Jython
9 1 (1.32%) Ruby
9 1 (1.32%) Go
9 1 (1.32%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.32%) Spark SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.63%) Degree
System Software
1 28 (36.84%) HDFS
2 12 (15.79%) Apache Flume
3 4 (5.26%) Docker
4 2 (2.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.32%) NFS
5 1 (1.32%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 15 (19.74%) Hadoop YARN
2 10 (13.16%) Oozie
3 5 (6.58%) Puppet
4 3 (3.95%) Ansible
4 3 (3.95%) Kubernetes
4 3 (3.95%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.32%) Nagios
5 1 (1.32%) logstash
5 1 (1.32%) Kibana
5 1 (1.32%) Chukwa
Vendors
1 7 (9.21%) Oracle
2 4 (5.26%) Cloudera
3 3 (3.95%) Informatica
4 2 (2.63%) Tableau
4 2 (2.63%) Talend
5 1 (1.32%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.32%) Percona
5 1 (1.32%) Cognos
5 1 (1.32%) IBM
5 1 (1.32%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.32%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.32%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.32%) Teradata
5 1 (1.32%) Netezza
5 1 (1.32%) Greenplum
5 1 (1.32%) hybris
5 1 (1.32%) Splunk
5 1 (1.32%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.32%) MapR
London
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Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ABRS
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago