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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Kafka
Rank 279 510 618
Rank change year-on-year
+231 +108
Contract jobs citing Kafka 412 142 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.83% 0.26% 0.030%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.70% 0.90% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 113 9
Median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
15265 15805 15246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.80% 28.78% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10532 11005 10404
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median 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 £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 256 174
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £15.58 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +226 386 £550 -4.34% 68
London +163 334 £550 -4.34% 48
City of London +50 73 £550 - 6
South East - 26 £500 - 4
Wales 0 14 £408 +8.66%
South Wales +6 12 £403 +7.33%
Cardiff +14 11 £401 +10.68%
Buckinghamshire - 10 £475 -
South West - 10 £425 - 2
East of England - 9 £550 - 8
Scotland - 9 £400 - 1
Berkshire - 6 £450 - 1
Canary Wharf - 6 £550 -
Bristol - 5 £425 -
Staines - 5 £550 -
Surrey - 5 £550 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 £563 - 5
Suffolk - 4 £433 - 3
Aberdeen - 4 £400 -
Glasgow - 4 £423 -
Hampshire - 4 £525 -
Dorset - 4 £425 - 1
Bournemouth - 4 £425 - 1
Ipswich - 4 £433 -
West Yorkshire +22 3 £575 +15.00% 1
Leeds +18 3 £575 +15.00% 1
Yorkshire +18 3 £575 +17.94% 1
Maidenhead - 3 £450 -
Newbury - 3 - -
Croydon - 2 £463 -

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 468 (69.13%) Java
2 389 (57.46%) Apache Spark
3 369 (54.51%) Hadoop
4 355 (52.44%) Big Data
5 347 (51.26%) Agile Software Development
6 276 (40.77%) Scala
7 228 (33.68%) Python
8 207 (30.58%) Apache Hive
9 204 (30.13%) TDD
10 136 (20.09%) SQL
11 135 (19.94%) Apache Cassandra
11 135 (19.94%) Amazon AWS
12 133 (19.65%) Git (software)
12 133 (19.65%) Scrum
13 128 (18.91%) Spring
13 128 (18.91%) BDD
14 127 (18.76%) Linux
15 121 (17.87%) Apache
16 120 (17.73%) NoSQL
17 118 (17.43%) HBase
17 118 (17.43%) Finance
18 117 (17.28%) Jenkins
19 112 (16.54%) Elasticsearch
20 111 (16.40%) JSON
21 110 (16.25%) Microservices
22 103 (15.21%) Banking
23 102 (15.07%) Docker
24 97 (14.33%) REST
25 93 (13.74%) DevOps
26 90 (13.29%) Pair Programming

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
1 389 (57.46%) Apache Spark
2 121 (17.87%) Apache
3 112 (16.54%) Elasticsearch
4 55 (8.12%) Apache Pig
5 32 (4.73%) Apache Solr
6 11 (1.62%) Cloud Foundry
7 10 (1.48%) Confluence
7 10 (1.48%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.03%) GemFire
8 7 (1.03%) JBoss
9 6 (0.89%) OpenStack
9 6 (0.89%) SAS
9 6 (0.89%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.74%) Jetty
10 5 (0.74%) Oracle Coherence
11 4 (0.59%) CMS
11 4 (0.59%) MQSeries
11 4 (0.59%) nginx
12 3 (0.44%) Mule
12 3 (0.44%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 7 (1.03%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.44%) SPSS
3 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (1.03%) Unica
2 4 (0.59%) Oracle Cash Management
2 4 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 135 (19.94%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (11.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (7.68%) Cloud Computing
4 26 (3.84%) Amazon Kinesis
5 21 (3.10%) GitHub
6 16 (2.36%) PaaS
7 11 (1.62%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (1.18%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.89%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (0.74%) Amazon EMR
11 5 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.30%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.30%) IBM Cloud
13 2 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.15%) CloudFront
14 1 (0.15%) IaaS
14 1 (0.15%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 62 (9.16%) HTTP
2 43 (6.35%) MQTT
3 37 (5.47%) RTSP
4 18 (2.66%) Kerberos
5 13 (1.92%) Internet
6 8 (1.18%) LAN
6 8 (1.18%) WAN
7 5 (0.74%) AMQP
7 5 (0.74%) SSL
8 3 (0.44%) DNS
8 3 (0.44%) Network Security
9 2 (0.30%) Firewall
9 2 (0.30%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.30%) LDAP
10 1 (0.15%) BGP
10 1 (0.15%) MPLS
10 1 (0.15%) RTP
10 1 (0.15%) STUN
10 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 369 (54.51%) Hadoop
2 355 (52.44%) Big Data
3 207 (30.58%) Apache Hive
4 135 (19.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 120 (17.73%) NoSQL
6 118 (17.43%) HBase
7 88 (13.00%) PostgreSQL
8 85 (12.56%) Relational Database
9 80 (11.82%) MongoDB
10 60 (8.86%) Sqoop
11 51 (7.53%) Data Warehouse
12 43 (6.35%) Impala
12 43 (6.35%) MySQL
13 36 (5.32%) Data Lake
14 33 (4.87%) RDBMS
15 31 (4.58%) Flink
15 31 (4.58%) Redis
16 30 (4.43%) Neo4j
17 27 (3.99%) SQL Server
18 25 (3.69%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 133 (19.65%) Git (software)
2 117 (17.28%) Jenkins
3 64 (9.45%) JIRA
4 40 (5.91%) Maven
5 23 (3.40%) WebDriver
6 18 (2.66%) Selenium
7 17 (2.51%) Subversion
8 15 (2.22%) TeamCity
9 14 (2.07%) Gradle
10 13 (1.92%) Artifactory
10 13 (1.92%) JUnit
11 12 (1.77%) Cucumber
12 11 (1.62%) Talend Open Studio
13 9 (1.33%) Eclipse
14 8 (1.18%) GoCD
15 7 (1.03%) Mercurial
16 6 (0.89%) Bazaar
16 6 (0.89%) ERwin
16 6 (0.89%) FindBugs
16 6 (0.89%) IntelliJ
General
1 118 (17.43%) Finance
2 103 (15.21%) Banking
3 45 (6.65%) Retail
4 31 (4.58%) Investment Banking
5 22 (3.25%) Front Office
6 21 (3.10%) Marketing
7 15 (2.22%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.89%) Advertising
8 6 (0.89%) Corporate Banking
9 5 (0.74%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.74%) Games
10 4 (0.59%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.59%) Electronics
10 4 (0.59%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.44%) German Language
11 3 (0.44%) Publishing
12 2 (0.30%) Law
12 2 (0.30%) Legal
13 1 (0.15%) Billing
13 1 (0.15%) French Language
Job Titles
1 338 (49.93%) Developer
2 217 (32.05%) Java Developer
3 106 (15.66%) Data Engineer
4 91 (13.44%) Scala Developer
5 82 (12.11%) Big Data Developer
6 81 (11.96%) Senior Developer
7 74 (10.93%) Architect
7 74 (10.93%) Big Data Engineer
8 71 (10.49%) Senior Java Developer
9 50 (7.39%) Apache Spark Developer
10 46 (6.79%) Data Architect
11 38 (5.61%) Java Scala Developer
12 34 (5.02%) Hadoop Developer
13 33 (4.87%) Big Data Architect
14 31 (4.58%) Agile Developer
15 30 (4.43%) Hadoop Engineer
16 29 (4.28%) Agile Java Developer
17 27 (3.99%) Administrator
18 24 (3.55%) Senior Scala Developer
19 23 (3.40%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (18.91%) Spring
2 111 (16.40%) JSON
3 97 (14.33%) REST
4 86 (12.70%) Akka
5 62 (9.16%) Spark Streaming
6 47 (6.94%) Hibernate
7 46 (6.79%) Apache Avro
7 46 (6.79%) SOAP
8 45 (6.65%) Protocol Buffers
9 44 (6.50%) RabbitMQ
10 42 (6.20%) ActiveMQ
11 41 (6.06%) Node.js
11 41 (6.06%) RESTful
12 40 (5.91%) Samza
12 40 (5.91%) Web Services
13 37 (5.47%) JMS
14 36 (5.32%) Spring Boot
15 34 (5.02%) HTML
15 34 (5.02%) Play Framework
16 33 (4.87%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (6.06%) Statistics
2 40 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (5.47%) Video on Demand
4 33 (4.87%) Public Cloud
5 24 (3.55%) Algorithms
5 24 (3.55%) Data Integration
6 20 (2.95%) Blockchain
7 18 (2.66%) Data Structures
8 15 (2.22%) Streaming Video
9 14 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (2.07%) User Experience
9 14 (2.07%) Visualisation
10 9 (1.33%) Data Centre
10 9 (1.33%) Grid Computing
10 9 (1.33%) Mathematics
11 7 (1.03%) Clustering
12 6 (0.89%) Computer Science
13 5 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (0.74%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 5 (0.74%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 127 (18.76%) Linux
2 60 (8.86%) Unix
3 31 (4.58%) Windows
4 13 (1.92%) Android
4 13 (1.92%) Apple iOS
4 13 (1.92%) Mac OS X
5 10 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (1.48%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.44%) CentOS
6 3 (0.44%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.15%) AIX
8 1 (0.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (51.26%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (30.13%) TDD
3 133 (19.65%) Scrum
4 128 (18.91%) BDD
5 110 (16.25%) Microservices
6 93 (13.74%) DevOps
7 90 (13.29%) Pair Programming
8 86 (12.70%) Open Source
9 69 (10.19%) MapReduce
10 65 (9.60%) Continuous Integration
10 65 (9.60%) ETL
11 58 (8.57%) High Availability
12 56 (8.27%) Analytics
12 56 (8.27%) Software Engineering
13 49 (7.24%) Data Modelling
14 41 (6.06%) Configuration Management
15 40 (5.91%) OO
16 39 (5.76%) Kanban
17 34 (5.02%) Machine Learning
18 31 (4.58%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 468 (69.13%) Java
2 276 (40.77%) Scala
3 228 (33.68%) Python
4 136 (20.09%) SQL
5 89 (13.15%) R
6 53 (7.83%) C
7 50 (7.39%) JavaScript
8 25 (3.69%) Shell Script
9 24 (3.55%) Perl
10 21 (3.10%) Bash Shell
10 21 (3.10%) Go
11 18 (2.66%) Clojure
12 16 (2.36%) C++
12 16 (2.36%) PHP
13 15 (2.22%) C#
14 13 (1.92%) Ruby
15 9 (1.33%) MATLAB
16 8 (1.18%) ES6
17 7 (1.03%) XPath
18 5 (0.74%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (4.58%) Security Cleared
2 26 (3.84%) Degree
3 18 (2.66%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (0.59%) RHCSA
6 3 (0.44%) PhD
7 2 (0.30%) RHCE
8 1 (0.15%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.15%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.66%) QA
2 11 (1.62%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.33%) GCP
4 5 (0.74%) SDET
5 3 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.44%) FATCA
6 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.15%) MiFID
System Software
1 102 (15.07%) Docker
2 83 (12.26%) Apache Flume
3 82 (12.11%) HDFS
4 30 (4.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 8 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.44%) etcd
6 3 (0.44%) LXC
6 3 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.30%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.30%) Ceph
7 2 (0.30%) flannel
7 2 (0.30%) vCloud
7 2 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 46 (6.79%) Hadoop YARN
2 40 (5.91%) Ansible
3 33 (4.87%) Puppet
4 28 (4.14%) Oozie
5 25 (3.69%) Ambari
5 25 (3.69%) Kibana
6 24 (3.55%) logstash
7 10 (1.48%) Kubernetes
7 10 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (1.03%) Mesos
9 6 (0.89%) Marathon
10 5 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
10 5 (0.74%) Terraform
11 4 (0.59%) BMC PATROL
11 4 (0.59%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
12 2 (0.30%) Grafana
12 2 (0.30%) Nagios
12 2 (0.30%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 56 (8.27%) Hortonworks
2 46 (6.79%) Cloudera
3 37 (5.47%) Oracle
4 31 (4.58%) Teradata
5 28 (4.14%) IBM
6 15 (2.22%) Red Hat
7 13 (1.92%) Microsoft
8 11 (1.62%) Netezza
8 11 (1.62%) Tableau
8 11 (1.62%) Talend
9 10 (1.48%) Cisco
9 10 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (1.33%) Google
10 9 (1.33%) SAP
11 7 (1.03%) Splunk
12 5 (0.74%) AppDynamics
12 5 (0.74%) Atlassian
12 5 (0.74%) hybris
12 5 (0.74%) VMware
13 4 (0.59%) Alteryx
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