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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Kafka
Rank 547 547 544
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Kafka 58 34 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.065% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.39% 0.23% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 20 2
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£474 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.27% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £430 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £92.50 - -
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
14705 14615 12634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.04% 27.75% 27.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9690 9670 7937
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 186 361
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £17.00 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.86 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 26 May 2015.

Kafka Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Kafka
Top 11 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 26 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +24 58 £474 +5.27% 15
London +7 30 £550 +22.22% 12
South Yorkshire - 19 £400 -
Yorkshire - 19 £400 -
Sheffield - 12 £400 -
City of London +9 10 £525 -4.54% 2
North West -14 9 £438 +9.37%
Chester +8 8 £438 +9.37%
Cheshire -6 8 £438 +9.37%
Manchester - 1 £375 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 65 (69.89%) Java
2 56 (60.22%) Hadoop
3 46 (49.46%) Big Data
4 45 (48.39%) MapReduce
4 45 (48.39%) Apache Hive
5 41 (44.09%) MongoDB
6 38 (40.86%) Scala
7 36 (38.71%) HDFS
8 35 (37.63%) Apache Spark
8 35 (37.63%) Linux
9 32 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (33.33%) HBase
11 29 (31.18%) DevOps
12 28 (30.11%) Cascading
13 27 (29.03%) NoSQL
13 27 (29.03%) Hadoop YARN
14 25 (26.88%) Apache Cassandra
14 25 (26.88%) Docker
14 25 (26.88%) Impala
15 24 (25.81%) RabbitMQ
16 23 (24.73%) Apache Pig
17 20 (21.51%) Puppet
18 19 (20.43%) Python
19 18 (19.35%) Splunk
20 17 (18.28%) Salt
20 17 (18.28%) Opscode Chef
20 17 (18.28%) Microservices
20 17 (18.28%) Graphite
20 17 (18.28%) CouchDB
21 16 (17.20%) CentOS

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 35 (37.63%) Apache Spark
2 23 (24.73%) Apache Pig
3 4 (4.30%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.08%) Apache
4 1 (1.08%) CMS
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.08%) Jetty
4 1 (1.08%) Node.js
4 1 (1.08%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.60%) Network Security
2 2 (2.15%) AMQP
3 1 (1.08%) HTTP
3 1 (1.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (60.22%) Hadoop
2 46 (49.46%) Big Data
3 45 (48.39%) Apache Hive
4 41 (44.09%) MongoDB
5 31 (33.33%) HBase
6 27 (29.03%) NoSQL
7 25 (26.88%) Apache Cassandra
7 25 (26.88%) Impala
8 17 (18.28%) CouchDB
9 9 (9.68%) Relational Database
10 8 (8.60%) OrientDB
11 6 (6.45%) MySQL
11 6 (6.45%) Sqoop
12 4 (4.30%) RDBMS
13 3 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (2.15%) Couchbase
14 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
15 1 (1.08%) Redis
15 1 (1.08%) Triplestore
15 1 (1.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (13.98%) Git (software)
2 12 (12.90%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.08%) Mocha
3 1 (1.08%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.08%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.08%) JUnit
3 1 (1.08%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.08%) Subversion
3 1 (1.08%) Maven
3 1 (1.08%) JIRA
General
1 13 (13.98%) Banking
2 9 (9.68%) Games
3 8 (8.60%) Finance
4 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.15%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.15%) Marketing
5 1 (1.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.08%) Front Office
5 1 (1.08%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 48 (51.61%) Developer
2 33 (35.48%) Hadoop Developer
3 25 (26.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (13.98%) Java Developer
5 12 (12.90%) Big Data Developer
6 10 (10.75%) Architect
7 9 (9.68%) Lead Developer
8 8 (8.60%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 6 (6.45%) Administrator
10 5 (5.38%) Hadoop Administrator
11 2 (2.15%) Software Engineer
11 2 (2.15%) Data Architect
11 2 (2.15%) Solutions Architect
11 2 (2.15%) Senior Developer
12 1 (1.08%) Principle Engineer
12 1 (1.08%) Programmer
12 1 (1.08%) Analyst
12 1 (1.08%) Technical Architect
12 1 (1.08%) Systems Administrator
12 1 (1.08%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (30.11%) Cascading
2 24 (25.81%) RabbitMQ
3 16 (17.20%) Web Services
4 12 (12.90%) RESTful
5 10 (10.75%) REST
5 10 (10.75%) Akka
6 8 (8.60%) Spring
7 4 (4.30%) JSON
7 4 (4.30%) SOAP
7 4 (4.30%) Apache Avro
7 4 (4.30%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (3.23%) Hibernate
9 2 (2.15%) XML
9 2 (2.15%) Java RMI
9 2 (2.15%) XML-RPC
9 2 (2.15%) HTML
9 2 (2.15%) J2EE
9 2 (2.15%) CSS
9 2 (2.15%) JDBC
9 2 (2.15%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.60%) Private Cloud
3 4 (4.30%) Online Games
4 3 (3.23%) Clustering
5 2 (2.15%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.15%) Replication
5 2 (2.15%) Grid Computing
5 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.15%) User Experience
5 2 (2.15%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.15%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.08%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.08%) DTV
6 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.08%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.08%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.08%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (37.63%) Linux
2 16 (17.20%) CentOS
2 16 (17.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.15%) UNIX
4 1 (1.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (48.39%) MapReduce
2 32 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (31.18%) DevOps
4 17 (18.28%) Microservices
5 13 (13.98%) TDD
6 10 (10.75%) OO
7 9 (9.68%) Scrum
7 9 (9.68%) Data Management
7 9 (9.68%) Open Source
7 9 (9.68%) Mentoring
7 9 (9.68%) BDD
8 8 (8.60%) Load Balancing
9 7 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (7.53%) OOP
9 7 (7.53%) Analytics
9 7 (7.53%) SDLC
10 6 (6.45%) E-Commerce
10 6 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (6.45%) Multithreading
11 4 (4.30%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 65 (69.89%) Java
2 38 (40.86%) Scala
3 19 (20.43%) Python
4 16 (17.20%) R
5 14 (15.05%) SQL
6 10 (10.75%) Ruby
7 9 (9.68%) Bash Shell
8 8 (8.60%) Go
9 4 (4.30%) PL/SQL
10 3 (3.23%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.15%) Groovy
12 1 (1.08%) Clojure
12 1 (1.08%) C++
12 1 (1.08%) Spark SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 36 (38.71%) HDFS
2 25 (26.88%) Docker
3 12 (12.90%) Apache Flume
4 5 (5.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 27 (29.03%) Hadoop YARN
2 20 (21.51%) Puppet
3 17 (18.28%) Graphite
3 17 (18.28%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (18.28%) Salt
4 12 (12.90%) Oozie
5 8 (8.60%) Ansible
6 2 (2.15%) Munin
6 2 (2.15%) Ambari
6 2 (2.15%) OpenView
6 2 (2.15%) Nagios
6 2 (2.15%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.08%) Cacti
Vendors
1 18 (19.35%) Splunk
2 8 (8.60%) Oracle
3 6 (6.45%) Cloudera
4 5 (5.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.15%) Tableau
6 1 (1.08%) Vertica
6 1 (1.08%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.08%) HP
6 1 (1.08%) NetApp
6 1 (1.08%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.08%) hybris
6 1 (1.08%) SAP
6 1 (1.08%) Cisco
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