The table below looks at the statistics for Kafka skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Kafka over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Kafka
Rank 491 586 587
Rank change year-on-year
+95 +1
Contract jobs citing Kafka 156 59 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.11% 0.067%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.05% 0.39% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 46 20
Median daily rate £550 £474 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.09% +5.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £663 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £92.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14885 15129 14682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.72% 27.02% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10556 9949 9761
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 212 183
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.88 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

Kafka
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Kafka as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Kafka Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Kafka
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Kafka within the UK.

Kafka Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Kafka
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Kafka within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Kafka Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Kafka
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England +96 146 £550 +16.09% 42
London +105 129 £550 - 29
City of London +46 13 £550 +4.76% 3
Wales - 9 £463 -
South Wales - 9 £463 -
Cardiff - 9 £463 -
South East - 6 £425 - 6
South West - 6 £325 - 1
Dorset - 5 £325 -
Bournemouth - 5 £325 -
Northampton - 3 £456 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £456 -
East Midlands - 3 £456 -
West Yorkshire +5 2 £463 - 3
North West -6 2 £569 +30.00%
Yorkshire -8 2 £463 +15.62% 3
Kent - 2 £650 -
Tonbridge - 2 £650 -
Leeds - 2 £463 - 3
Manchester -8 1 £650 +73.33%
Cheshire -13 1 £488 +11.42%
Berkshire - 1 £500 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £425 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £425 -
Surrey - 1 £425 - 1
Oxford - 1 £425 -
Guildford - 1 £425 - 1
Redhill - 1 £425 -
Reading - 1 £500 - 1

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 with a requirement for Kafka.

1 219 (72.04%) Java
2 152 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 147 (48.36%) Scala
4 143 (47.04%) Big Data
5 142 (46.71%) Agile Software Development
6 124 (40.79%) Apache Spark
7 120 (39.47%) NoSQL
8 117 (38.49%) Apache Cassandra
9 91 (29.93%) TDD
10 82 (26.97%) Apache Hive
10 82 (26.97%) MongoDB
11 72 (23.68%) Linux
11 72 (23.68%) Python
12 71 (23.36%) Scrum
13 70 (23.03%) HBase
14 68 (22.37%) SQL
15 63 (20.72%) Docker
16 58 (19.08%) DevOps
16 58 (19.08%) Continuous Integration
17 53 (17.43%) Amazon AWS
18 49 (16.12%) Software Engineering
19 48 (15.79%) Unix
20 47 (15.46%) Finance
21 46 (15.13%) REST
22 43 (14.14%) OO
23 42 (13.82%) Cucumber
23 42 (13.82%) Analytics
23 42 (13.82%) Jenkins
24 41 (13.49%) Open Source
24 41 (13.49%) HDFS

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 124 (40.79%) Apache Spark
2 39 (12.83%) Apache
3 35 (11.51%) Elasticsearch
4 28 (9.21%) Apache Pig
5 23 (7.57%) Node.js
6 19 (6.25%) OpenStack
7 14 (4.61%) Cloud Foundry
7 14 (4.61%) Tomcat
8 7 (2.30%) Jetty
9 6 (1.97%) Oracle Coherence
10 5 (1.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (1.32%) nginx
11 4 (1.32%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.99%) IIS
12 3 (0.99%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.99%) Mule
13 2 (0.66%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.66%) Drupal
14 1 (0.33%) Confluence
14 1 (0.33%) GemFire
Applications
1 1 (0.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 53 (17.43%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (6.25%) GitHub
3 15 (4.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (3.95%) Amazon S3
4 12 (3.95%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (3.62%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (2.96%) Amazon ELB
7 8 (2.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 8 (2.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 8 (2.63%) Route 53
7 8 (2.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 7 (2.30%) PaaS
9 5 (1.64%) Heroku
10 4 (1.32%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.99%) Google App Engine
11 3 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.66%) IaaS
13 1 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.33%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.58%) HTTP
2 13 (4.28%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.63%) Kerberos
4 5 (1.64%) DNS
4 5 (1.64%) SAN
5 4 (1.32%) FTP
6 3 (0.99%) AMQP
6 3 (0.99%) DHCP
6 3 (0.99%) DSL
6 3 (0.99%) Firewall
6 3 (0.99%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.99%) Internet
6 3 (0.99%) IPsec
6 3 (0.99%) Network Security
6 3 (0.99%) SSL
7 1 (0.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 143 (47.04%) Big Data
3 120 (39.47%) NoSQL
4 117 (38.49%) Apache Cassandra
5 82 (26.97%) Apache Hive
5 82 (26.97%) MongoDB
6 70 (23.03%) HBase
7 33 (10.86%) Neo4j
8 28 (9.21%) MySQL
9 25 (8.22%) Redis
10 16 (5.26%) Hazelcast
11 15 (4.93%) PostgreSQL
12 14 (4.61%) Relational Database
13 13 (4.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 9 (2.96%) Impala
14 9 (2.96%) Pentaho
15 8 (2.63%) CouchDB
15 8 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (2.63%) SQL Server
16 7 (2.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 42 (13.82%) Cucumber
1 42 (13.82%) Jenkins
2 27 (8.88%) Selenium
3 21 (6.91%) Git (software)
4 20 (6.58%) Maven
5 18 (5.92%) JIRA
6 17 (5.59%) Gradle
7 14 (4.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (3.62%) JUnit
9 10 (3.29%) Mockito
10 9 (2.96%) IntelliJ
11 8 (2.63%) TestNG
12 7 (2.30%) Talend Open Studio
13 6 (1.97%) Subversion
14 5 (1.64%) Travis CI
14 5 (1.64%) WebDriver
15 3 (0.99%) Hudson
15 3 (0.99%) Vagrant
16 2 (0.66%) GitLab
17 1 (0.33%) RStudio
General
1 47 (15.46%) Finance
2 28 (9.21%) Banking
3 18 (5.92%) Legal
4 8 (2.63%) Marketing
5 7 (2.30%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.30%) Retail
6 6 (1.97%) Games
7 5 (1.64%) International Banking
7 5 (1.64%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.32%) Back Office
9 2 (0.66%) Electronics
9 2 (0.66%) Law
9 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.33%) Billing
10 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.33%) Front Office
10 1 (0.33%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.33%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 155 (50.99%) Developer
2 80 (26.32%) Java Developer
3 43 (14.14%) Big Data Developer
4 32 (10.53%) Architect
5 29 (9.54%) Scala Developer
6 27 (8.88%) Big Data Engineer
6 27 (8.88%) Data Engineer
7 25 (8.22%) DevOps Engineer
8 19 (6.25%) Hadoop Engineer
9 18 (5.92%) Agile Developer
9 18 (5.92%) Hadoop Developer
10 15 (4.93%) Agile Java Developer
11 13 (4.28%) Big Data Architect
11 13 (4.28%) Data Architect
11 13 (4.28%) Senior Developer
12 12 (3.95%) NoSQL Developer
12 12 (3.95%) Technical Architect
13 11 (3.62%) Java Engineer
13 11 (3.62%) Software Engineer
14 10 (3.29%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (15.13%) REST
2 40 (13.16%) RabbitMQ
3 38 (12.50%) Akka
4 37 (12.17%) RESTful
5 28 (9.21%) jQuery
5 28 (9.21%) Web Services
5 28 (9.21%) XML
6 24 (7.89%) HTML
7 23 (7.57%) Spring
8 22 (7.24%) Dropwizard
9 21 (6.91%) CSS
10 20 (6.58%) Mojolicious
11 19 (6.25%) AngularJS
12 15 (4.93%) .NET
12 15 (4.93%) J2EE
12 15 (4.93%) SOAP
12 15 (4.93%) spray
13 13 (4.28%) Samza
14 11 (3.62%) Hibernate
14 11 (3.62%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.62%) Algorithms
2 10 (3.29%) Computer Science
2 10 (3.29%) Data Structures
3 9 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.97%) N-Tier
6 6 (1.97%) Performance Metrics
7 5 (1.64%) Data Integration
7 5 (1.64%) Fintech
7 5 (1.64%) Grid Computing
8 4 (1.32%) Blockchain
8 4 (1.32%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.66%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (0.66%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.66%) Life Science
9 2 (0.66%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.66%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.66%) Social Network
10 1 (0.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 72 (23.68%) Linux
2 48 (15.79%) Unix
3 14 (4.61%) CentOS
4 13 (4.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (3.29%) Android
5 10 (3.29%) Apple iOS
6 8 (2.63%) Windows
7 7 (2.30%) Mac OS X
8 6 (1.97%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.33%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (46.71%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (29.93%) TDD
3 71 (23.36%) Scrum
4 58 (19.08%) Continuous Integration
4 58 (19.08%) DevOps
5 49 (16.12%) Software Engineering
6 43 (14.14%) OO
7 42 (13.82%) Analytics
8 41 (13.49%) Open Source
9 38 (12.50%) Pair Programming
10 37 (12.17%) BDD
11 27 (8.88%) Kanban
12 25 (8.22%) MapReduce
13 23 (7.57%) Microservices
14 20 (6.58%) Configuration Management
14 20 (6.58%) Continuous Delivery
14 20 (6.58%) High Availability
15 17 (5.59%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (4.93%) Automated Testing
17 14 (4.61%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 219 (72.04%) Java
2 147 (48.36%) Scala
3 72 (23.68%) Python
4 68 (22.37%) SQL
5 35 (11.51%) Perl
6 34 (11.18%) Go
7 32 (10.53%) JavaScript
8 26 (8.55%) Ruby
9 14 (4.61%) Bash Shell
9 14 (4.61%) Clojure
10 10 (3.29%) Shell Script
11 9 (2.96%) PHP
11 9 (2.96%) R
12 8 (2.63%) C#
12 8 (2.63%) C++
13 7 (2.30%) C
14 6 (1.97%) Erlang
15 3 (0.99%) Groovy
15 3 (0.99%) HiveQL
16 2 (0.66%) ES6
Qualifications
1 13 (4.28%) Degree
2 10 (3.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.28%) QA
2 4 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.33%) RosettaNet
3 1 (0.33%) SDET
System Software
1 63 (20.72%) Docker
2 41 (13.49%) HDFS
3 34 (11.18%) Apache Flume
4 27 (8.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (1.32%) vCloud
5 4 (1.32%) Xen
6 3 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.66%) Snort
8 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.33%) KVM
8 1 (0.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 40 (13.16%) Puppet
2 37 (12.17%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (6.58%) Ansible
4 15 (4.93%) Mesos
5 13 (4.28%) Kubernetes
6 12 (3.95%) Terraform
7 11 (3.62%) Graphite
8 10 (3.29%) Ambari
9 9 (2.96%) Hadoop YARN
9 9 (2.96%) Oozie
10 8 (2.63%) Fluentd
10 8 (2.63%) Salt
11 7 (2.30%) Piwik
12 5 (1.64%) Nagios
13 4 (1.32%) logstash
14 3 (0.99%) HP SiteScope
14 3 (0.99%) OpenView
15 2 (0.66%) Cacti
15 2 (0.66%) Ganglia
15 2 (0.66%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 28 (9.21%) Cloudera
2 21 (6.91%) Oracle
3 20 (6.58%) Splunk
4 15 (4.93%) Hortonworks
5 14 (4.61%) Microsoft
6 11 (3.62%) MapR
6 11 (3.62%) Red Hat
7 9 (2.96%) VMware
8 8 (2.63%) Informatica
9 7 (2.30%) Google
9 7 (2.30%) Greenplum
9 7 (2.30%) Talend
9 7 (2.30%) TIBCO
10 6 (1.97%) DataSynapse
11 5 (1.64%) IBM
11 5 (1.64%) New Relic
11 5 (1.64%) SAP
12 3 (0.99%) HP
12 3 (0.99%) Teradata
13 2 (0.66%) SaltStack
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