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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Kafka
Rank 488 581 610
Rank change year-on-year
+93 +29
Contract jobs citing Kafka 159 59 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.11% 0.036%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.04% 0.40% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 47 12
Median daily rate £550 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £390 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £725 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £419 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.41% +4.68%
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
15346 14936 15049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.60% 26.76% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10732 9653 9838
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 204 208
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 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.37 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

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 3 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 3 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 +75 156 £550 +10.00% 42
London +81 141 £550 - 31
City of London +39 18 £550 +4.76% 3
South East - 6 £638 - 2
Yorkshire -10 4 £475 +18.75% 5
Kent - 3 £650 -
West Yorkshire +13 2 £463 - 5
North West -8 2 £569 +30.00% 2
South Yorkshire -21 2 £475 +18.75%
Sheffield -27 2 £475 +18.75%
Leeds - 2 £463 - 5
Northamptonshire - 2 £488 -
Cardiff - 2 £380 -
Tonbridge - 2 £650 -
Northampton - 2 £488 -
South West - 2 £513 - 1
South Wales - 2 £380 -
East Midlands - 2 £488 -
Wales - 2 £380 -
Cheshire -17 1 £488 +11.42%
Berkshire - 1 £500 -
Surrey - 1 - - 2
Southwark - 1 £250 -
Chiswick - 1 £550 -
Reading - 1 £500 -
Knutsford - 1 £488 -
Cheltenham - 1 £650 -
Bristol - 1 £375 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £650 - 1
Manchester - 1 £650 - 2

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 225 (71.66%) Java
2 164 (52.23%) Scala
3 161 (51.27%) Hadoop
4 142 (45.22%) Agile Software Development
5 139 (44.27%) Big Data
6 126 (40.13%) NoSQL
7 122 (38.85%) Apache Spark
8 118 (37.58%) Apache Cassandra
9 101 (32.17%) TDD
10 98 (31.21%) MongoDB
11 87 (27.71%) Python
12 86 (27.39%) Apache Hive
13 77 (24.52%) HBase
14 75 (23.89%) SQL
15 65 (20.70%) Scrum
16 63 (20.06%) Linux
17 61 (19.43%) Unix
18 55 (17.52%) Software Engineering
19 53 (16.88%) Go
19 53 (16.88%) Docker
20 51 (16.24%) RESTful
21 50 (15.92%) Amazon AWS
22 49 (15.61%) Cucumber
23 48 (15.29%) OO
24 47 (14.97%) DevOps
25 46 (14.65%) Continuous Integration
26 44 (14.01%) HDFS
27 43 (13.69%) Elasticsearch
27 43 (13.69%) Analytics
28 42 (13.38%) RabbitMQ

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
1 122 (38.85%) Apache Spark
2 43 (13.69%) Elasticsearch
3 32 (10.19%) Apache
4 30 (9.55%) Apache Pig
5 27 (8.60%) Node.js
6 20 (6.37%) OpenStack
7 14 (4.46%) Cloud Foundry
8 11 (3.50%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.91%) Oracle Coherence
10 5 (1.59%) Jetty
10 5 (1.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 3 (0.96%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.96%) Mule
12 2 (0.64%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.64%) Drupal
13 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.32%) IIS
13 1 (0.32%) JBoss
13 1 (0.32%) SAS
13 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 50 (15.92%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (5.41%) GitHub
3 15 (4.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (3.82%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (2.23%) PaaS
6 4 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.27%) Heroku
7 3 (0.96%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (0.96%) IaaS
8 2 (0.64%) Amazon CloudSearch
8 2 (0.64%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.78%) HTTP
2 11 (3.50%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.23%) Kerberos
4 5 (1.59%) SAN
5 4 (1.27%) DSL
6 3 (0.96%) AMQP
6 3 (0.96%) Firewall
6 3 (0.96%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.96%) Internet
6 3 (0.96%) Network Security
7 2 (0.64%) DNS
7 2 (0.64%) LDAP
8 1 (0.32%) FTP
8 1 (0.32%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (51.27%) Hadoop
2 139 (44.27%) Big Data
3 126 (40.13%) NoSQL
4 118 (37.58%) Apache Cassandra
5 98 (31.21%) MongoDB
6 86 (27.39%) Apache Hive
7 77 (24.52%) HBase
8 34 (10.83%) Redis
9 30 (9.55%) Neo4j
10 25 (7.96%) MySQL
11 20 (6.37%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (5.10%) Hazelcast
13 14 (4.46%) Relational Database
14 10 (3.18%) Impala
15 9 (2.87%) SQL Server
16 8 (2.55%) CouchDB
16 8 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
16 8 (2.55%) Sqoop
17 7 (2.23%) Datomic
17 7 (2.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 49 (15.61%) Cucumber
2 36 (11.46%) Selenium
3 35 (11.15%) Jenkins
4 20 (6.37%) Git (software)
5 17 (5.41%) JIRA
6 14 (4.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 14 (4.46%) Maven
7 12 (3.82%) Gradle
8 10 (3.18%) JUnit
8 10 (3.18%) Mockito
9 9 (2.87%) IntelliJ
9 9 (2.87%) Subversion
10 8 (2.55%) TestNG
11 5 (1.59%) Talend Open Studio
11 5 (1.59%) WebDriver
12 4 (1.27%) Jasmine
13 2 (0.64%) GitLab
13 2 (0.64%) Vagrant
14 1 (0.32%) RStudio
14 1 (0.32%) SonarQube
General
1 36 (11.46%) Finance
2 28 (8.92%) Banking
3 26 (8.28%) Legal
4 13 (4.14%) Games
5 8 (2.55%) Marketing
6 7 (2.23%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.59%) International Banking
7 5 (1.59%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.27%) Back Office
8 4 (1.27%) Publishing
9 2 (0.64%) Electronics
9 2 (0.64%) Law
9 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.64%) Retail
10 1 (0.32%) Billing
10 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.32%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.32%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 173 (55.10%) Developer
2 78 (24.84%) Java Developer
3 41 (13.06%) Big Data Developer
4 34 (10.83%) Architect
5 29 (9.24%) Scala Developer
6 27 (8.60%) Big Data Engineer
7 26 (8.28%) Data Engineer
8 23 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
8 23 (7.32%) Hadoop Developer
9 19 (6.05%) Hadoop Engineer
10 18 (5.73%) Agile Developer
11 17 (5.41%) NoSQL Developer
12 16 (5.10%) Agile Java Developer
13 15 (4.78%) Senior Developer
14 14 (4.46%) Big Data Architect
14 14 (4.46%) Data Architect
15 13 (4.14%) Perl Developer
16 11 (3.50%) Senior Java Developer
16 11 (3.50%) Technical Architect
17 10 (3.18%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (16.24%) RESTful
2 42 (13.38%) jQuery
2 42 (13.38%) RabbitMQ
3 38 (12.10%) REST
4 36 (11.46%) Akka
5 32 (10.19%) Web Services
6 30 (9.55%) Mojolicious
7 28 (8.92%) XML
8 25 (7.96%) HTML
9 24 (7.64%) CSS
10 22 (7.01%) Spring
11 19 (6.05%) OAuth2
11 19 (6.05%) SOAP
12 18 (5.73%) AngularJS
13 14 (4.46%) .NET
14 13 (4.14%) Samza
15 12 (3.82%) Hibernate
15 12 (3.82%) J2EE
16 11 (3.50%) spray
17 10 (3.18%) Apache Avro
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.18%) Data Structures
2 9 (2.87%) Algorithms
2 9 (2.87%) Computer Science
3 8 (2.55%) Data Centre
3 8 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (1.91%) N-Tier
4 6 (1.91%) Performance Metrics
5 5 (1.59%) Data Integration
5 5 (1.59%) Fintech
5 5 (1.59%) Grid Computing
6 4 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.27%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.64%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (0.64%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.64%) Life Science
7 2 (0.64%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.64%) Social Network
8 1 (0.32%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.32%) Ontologies
8 1 (0.32%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 63 (20.06%) Linux
2 61 (19.43%) Unix
3 17 (5.41%) CentOS
4 13 (4.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (2.87%) Android
5 9 (2.87%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.87%) Mac OS X
5 9 (2.87%) Ubuntu
6 8 (2.55%) Windows
7 1 (0.32%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (45.22%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (32.17%) TDD
3 65 (20.70%) Scrum
4 55 (17.52%) Software Engineering
5 48 (15.29%) OO
6 47 (14.97%) DevOps
7 46 (14.65%) Continuous Integration
8 43 (13.69%) Analytics
9 38 (12.10%) BDD
10 36 (11.46%) Open Source
11 33 (10.51%) Pair Programming
12 32 (10.19%) MapReduce
13 24 (7.64%) Microservices
14 23 (7.32%) Kanban
15 20 (6.37%) Configuration Management
16 17 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
16 17 (5.41%) High Availability
17 15 (4.78%) Automated Testing
17 15 (4.78%) Continuous Delivery
17 15 (4.78%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 225 (71.66%) Java
2 164 (52.23%) Scala
3 87 (27.71%) Python
4 75 (23.89%) SQL
5 53 (16.88%) Go
6 40 (12.74%) Perl
7 39 (12.42%) JavaScript
8 31 (9.87%) Ruby
9 14 (4.46%) Clojure
10 12 (3.82%) Bash Shell
10 12 (3.82%) PHP
11 10 (3.18%) C++
12 8 (2.55%) R
12 8 (2.55%) Shell Script
13 7 (2.23%) C
13 7 (2.23%) C#
13 7 (2.23%) Erlang
14 4 (1.27%) Groovy
14 4 (1.27%) HiveQL
15 3 (0.96%) ES6
Qualifications
1 12 (3.82%) Degree
2 11 (3.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.14%) QA
2 5 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.32%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 53 (16.88%) Docker
2 44 (14.01%) HDFS
3 39 (12.42%) Apache Flume
4 18 (5.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (1.27%) vCloud
6 2 (0.64%) Snort
6 2 (0.64%) Varnish
7 1 (0.32%) KVM
Systems Management
1 35 (11.15%) Opscode Chef
1 35 (11.15%) Puppet
2 14 (4.46%) Oozie
3 13 (4.14%) Hadoop YARN
4 12 (3.82%) Graphite
5 11 (3.50%) Ambari
5 11 (3.50%) Kubernetes
6 9 (2.87%) Ansible
7 8 (2.55%) Salt
8 5 (1.59%) Mesos
8 5 (1.59%) Nagios
9 4 (1.27%) logstash
10 3 (0.96%) HP SiteScope
10 3 (0.96%) OpenView
10 3 (0.96%) Terraform
11 2 (0.64%) Cacti
11 2 (0.64%) Ganglia
11 2 (0.64%) Hyperic
11 2 (0.64%) OSSEC
12 1 (0.32%) Grafana
Vendors
1 33 (10.51%) Cloudera
2 23 (7.32%) Splunk
3 19 (6.05%) Oracle
4 14 (4.46%) Hortonworks
5 11 (3.50%) MapR
5 11 (3.50%) Microsoft
5 11 (3.50%) Red Hat
6 10 (3.18%) Google
7 7 (2.23%) TIBCO
8 6 (1.91%) DataSynapse
8 6 (1.91%) Informatica
9 5 (1.59%) Greenplum
9 5 (1.59%) New Relic
9 5 (1.59%) SAP
9 5 (1.59%) Talend
9 5 (1.59%) VMware
10 3 (0.96%) HP
10 3 (0.96%) IBM
10 3 (0.96%) Teradata
11 2 (0.64%) Vertica
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