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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Kafka
Rank 562 562 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Kafka 33 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.030% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
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
15617 15211 15394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.71% 28.53% 26.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9909 9790 9471
Average daily rate £375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 260 364
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 22 August 2014.

Kafka Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Kafka
Top 22 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 22 August 2014. 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 -11 31 £400 -15.78% 6
London +19 20 £450 -5.26% 4
Surrey - 6 - - 2
South East - 6 - - 3
City of London +32 4 £438 -2.77% 1
North West - 3 £400 -
Cheshire - 3 £400 -
Chester - 3 £400 -
Cambridge - 2 £375 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £375 - 1
East of England - 2 £375 - 1
Scotland - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Guildford - - - - 2
Ipswich - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 54 (80.60%) Java
2 53 (79.10%) Hadoop
3 36 (53.73%) Big Data
4 33 (49.25%) Apache Hive
5 31 (46.27%) Apache Cassandra
6 26 (38.81%) MapReduce
7 25 (37.31%) Scala
8 24 (35.82%) Cascading
9 21 (31.34%) Spring
10 19 (28.36%) HBase
10 19 (28.36%) Oozie
11 18 (26.87%) Apache Pig
12 16 (23.88%) XML
13 15 (22.39%) Complex Event Processing
14 14 (20.90%) Linux
14 14 (20.90%) TDD
14 14 (20.90%) HDFS
15 13 (19.40%) NoSQL
16 12 (17.91%) MongoDB
16 12 (17.91%) Python
16 12 (17.91%) SQL
16 12 (17.91%) Impala
17 11 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
17 11 (16.42%) Redis
18 10 (14.93%) RabbitMQ
18 10 (14.93%) JIRA
18 10 (14.93%) Finance
18 10 (14.93%) Scrum
18 10 (14.93%) E-Commerce
19 9 (13.43%) Elasticsearch

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 18 (26.87%) Apache Pig
2 9 (13.43%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (11.94%) Confluence
4 7 (10.45%) Apache
5 6 (8.96%) Node.js
6 5 (7.46%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (7.46%) Liferay
6 5 (7.46%) Apache Solr
6 5 (7.46%) Oracle Coherence
6 5 (7.46%) WebLogic Portal
6 5 (7.46%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.99%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.97%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.99%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) LDAP
2 1 (1.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (79.10%) Hadoop
2 36 (53.73%) Big Data
3 33 (49.25%) Apache Hive
4 31 (46.27%) Apache Cassandra
5 19 (28.36%) HBase
6 13 (19.40%) NoSQL
7 12 (17.91%) MongoDB
7 12 (17.91%) Impala
8 11 (16.42%) Redis
9 8 (11.94%) Apache Accumulo
10 6 (8.96%) MySQL
11 5 (7.46%) Oracle Database
11 5 (7.46%) Oracle ODI
11 5 (7.46%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (5.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (5.97%) Relational Database
13 3 (4.48%) Mahout
14 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (2.99%) Riak
Development Applications
1 10 (14.93%) JIRA
2 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.99%) JUnit
3 2 (2.99%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (2.99%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (14.93%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Marketing
3 2 (2.99%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.49%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 50 (74.63%) Developer
2 23 (34.33%) Java Developer
3 14 (20.90%) Hadoop Developer
4 11 (16.42%) Senior Developer
5 10 (14.93%) Big Data Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Senior Big Data Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Applications Specialist
8 2 (2.99%) Applications Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Consultant
8 2 (2.99%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Data Consultant
8 2 (2.99%) Big Data Consultant
9 1 (1.49%) Agile Java Developer
9 1 (1.49%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (1.49%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 1 (1.49%) Real Time Developer
9 1 (1.49%) Applications Support Analyst
9 1 (1.49%) Senior Software Developer
9 1 (1.49%) Analyst
9 1 (1.49%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (35.82%) Cascading
2 21 (31.34%) Spring
3 16 (23.88%) XML
4 10 (14.93%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (11.94%) XSD
5 8 (11.94%) Swing
6 7 (10.45%) REST
6 7 (10.45%) WSDL
6 7 (10.45%) Web Services
7 6 (8.96%) J2EE
7 6 (8.96%) HTML
7 6 (8.96%) Play Framework
8 5 (7.46%) Akka
9 4 (5.97%) CSS
9 4 (5.97%) JDBC
9 4 (5.97%) SOAP
10 2 (2.99%) ODBC
10 2 (2.99%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (2.99%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (2.99%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) Open Source
2 3 (4.48%) Derivative
3 2 (2.99%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.99%) Market Risk
3 2 (2.99%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.99%) Social Media
3 2 (2.99%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.90%) Linux
2 9 (13.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.81%) MapReduce
2 15 (22.39%) Complex Event Processing
3 14 (20.90%) TDD
4 11 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (14.93%) Scrum
5 10 (14.93%) E-Commerce
6 7 (10.45%) BDD
7 6 (8.96%) Data Security
7 6 (8.96%) Kanban
8 5 (7.46%) High Availability
8 5 (7.46%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (7.46%) MVC
8 5 (7.46%) OO
8 5 (7.46%) ITIL
9 4 (5.97%) ETL
9 4 (5.97%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.97%) Machine Learning
10 3 (4.48%) Analytics
10 3 (4.48%) Multithreading
10 3 (4.48%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 54 (80.60%) Java
2 25 (37.31%) Scala
3 12 (17.91%) Python
3 12 (17.91%) SQL
4 8 (11.94%) Ruby
5 7 (10.45%) PL/SQL
6 6 (8.96%) Groovy
7 5 (7.46%) Bash Shell
8 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.97%) Clojure
9 2 (2.99%) PHP
9 2 (2.99%) C++
9 2 (2.99%) PHP5
10 1 (1.49%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) Degree
4 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 14 (20.90%) HDFS
2 7 (10.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 6 (8.96%) Apache Flume
4 2 (2.99%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 19 (28.36%) Oozie
2 5 (7.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (5.97%) Puppet
3 4 (5.97%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.99%) Ansible
4 2 (2.99%) Chukwa
Vendors
1 5 (7.46%) Oracle
2 2 (2.99%) Informatica
2 2 (2.99%) Google
2 2 (2.99%) Tableau
2 2 (2.99%) Talend
3 1 (1.49%) F5
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