The table below looks at the statistics for Kafka skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Kafka over the 3 months to 30 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Kafka
Rank 555 546 538
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs citing Kafka 28 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.015% 0.002%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.054% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 3 0
Average daily rate
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£625 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
13821 12977 12603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.08% 26.94% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9280 8153 7957
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 267 323
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £14.03 £19.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.90 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

Kafka
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Kafka within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 January 2015.

Kafka Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Kafka
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 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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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
England +3 28 £625 +78.57% 8
London +20 27 £625 +85.18% 7
City of London +17 6 £525 +61.53% 1
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Guildford - - - - 1
Knutsford - - - -

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 38 (88.37%) Hadoop
2 37 (86.05%) Big Data
3 30 (69.77%) Java
3 30 (69.77%) Apache Spark
4 26 (60.47%) Scala
5 24 (55.81%) Apache Hive
5 24 (55.81%) HBase
6 23 (53.49%) MapReduce
6 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (48.84%) HDFS
8 20 (46.51%) Hadoop YARN
9 17 (39.53%) Python
10 16 (37.21%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (34.88%) NoSQL
11 15 (34.88%) Cascading
12 13 (30.23%) MongoDB
12 13 (30.23%) Apache Pig
13 12 (27.91%) Analytics
14 11 (25.58%) Finance
15 10 (23.26%) Impala
15 10 (23.26%) Banking
16 9 (20.93%) Oracle
16 9 (20.93%) Akka
17 8 (18.60%) OrientDB
17 8 (18.60%) Mentoring
17 8 (18.60%) OO
17 8 (18.60%) R
17 8 (18.60%) JSON
18 7 (16.28%) Apache Flume
18 7 (16.28%) XML

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 30 (69.77%) Apache Spark
2 13 (30.23%) Apache Pig
3 6 (13.95%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (11.63%) Apache
5 2 (4.65%) Node.js
6 1 (2.33%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (4.65%) GitHub
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) RTP
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (88.37%) Hadoop
2 37 (86.05%) Big Data
3 24 (55.81%) Apache Hive
3 24 (55.81%) HBase
4 16 (37.21%) Apache Cassandra
5 15 (34.88%) NoSQL
6 13 (30.23%) MongoDB
7 10 (23.26%) Impala
8 8 (18.60%) OrientDB
9 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
10 4 (9.30%) MySQL
11 3 (6.98%) Redis
11 3 (6.98%) RDBMS
12 2 (4.65%) OpenTSDB
12 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (4.65%) Voldemort
12 2 (4.65%) BigTable
12 2 (4.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (2.33%) Sqoop
13 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.33%) JIRA
2 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.33%) Maven
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 10 (23.26%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Marketing
4 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.65%) Electronics
4 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.33%) Publishing
5 1 (2.33%) Law
5 1 (2.33%) Legal
5 1 (2.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 27 (62.79%) Developer
2 16 (37.21%) Hadoop Developer
3 11 (25.58%) Big Data Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Lead Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Scala Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Hadoop Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Java Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Java Architect
8 1 (2.33%) Lead Architect
8 1 (2.33%) iOS Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Real Time Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Principle Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.88%) Cascading
2 9 (20.93%) Akka
3 8 (18.60%) JSON
4 7 (16.28%) XML
5 5 (11.63%) Apache Avro
6 4 (9.30%) REST
7 3 (6.98%) Web Services
8 2 (4.65%) ZeroMQ
8 2 (4.65%) Hibernate
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle ADF
8 2 (4.65%) Spring
8 2 (4.65%) Middleware
8 2 (4.65%) RESTful
9 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.33%) Natural Language Processing
9 1 (2.33%) J2EE
9 1 (2.33%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Open Source
2 2 (4.65%) Algorithms
2 2 (4.65%) DTV
2 2 (4.65%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.33%) Derivative
3 1 (2.33%) Replication
3 1 (2.33%) Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) UNIX
1 7 (16.28%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Android
2 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) MapReduce
1 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.91%) Analytics
3 8 (18.60%) Mentoring
3 8 (18.60%) OO
4 7 (16.28%) OOP
5 6 (13.95%) ETL
5 6 (13.95%) Scrum
6 5 (11.63%) TDD
7 4 (9.30%) Big Data Analytics
7 4 (9.30%) Multithreading
8 3 (6.98%) Customer Insight
8 3 (6.98%) Machine Learning
9 2 (4.65%) Low Latency
9 2 (4.65%) Functional Programming
9 2 (4.65%) Programme Management
9 2 (4.65%) Data Modelling
9 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.65%) Data Analytics
9 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 30 (69.77%) Java
2 26 (60.47%) Scala
3 17 (39.53%) Python
4 8 (18.60%) R
5 4 (9.30%) SQL
6 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.65%) Ruby
8 1 (2.33%) Haskell
8 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.33%) PHP
8 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.33%) C++
8 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
1 1 (2.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (48.84%) HDFS
2 7 (16.28%) Apache Flume
3 5 (11.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 20 (46.51%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (6.98%) Puppet
2 3 (6.98%) Oozie
2 3 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.65%) Ambari
3 2 (4.65%) Ansible
3 2 (4.65%) Nagios
3 2 (4.65%) OpenView
3 2 (4.65%) ZABBIX
3 2 (4.65%) Munin
4 1 (2.33%) Cacti
4 1 (2.33%) Mesos
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Oracle
2 3 (6.98%) Cloudera
3 2 (4.65%) SAP
4 1 (2.33%) Vertica
4 1 (2.33%) Hortonworks
4 1 (2.33%) Splunk
4 1 (2.33%) Tableau
4 1 (2.33%) HP
4 1 (2.33%) NetApp
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
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