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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Kafka
Rank 527 580 594
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +14
Contract jobs citing Kafka 111 63 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.11% 0.078%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.73% 0.41% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 44 19
Median daily rate £518 £444 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.61% -1.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £419 -
% change year-on-year
+1.49% -
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
15246 15434 14997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.51% 27.49% 27.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10737 10309 9776
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 222 219
Median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £18.40 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +44 102 £525 +20.00% 47
London +45 83 £550 +4.76% 37
South West - 11 £325 - 2
Dorset - 10 £325 -
Bournemouth - 10 £325 -
South Wales - 9 £463 -
Cardiff - 9 £463 -
Wales - 9 £463 -
South East +8 5 £425 +13.33% 5
City of London +25 4 £575 +9.52% 3
Northampton - 3 £456 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £456 -
East Midlands - 3 £456 -
Croydon -11 2 £506 -
Guildford +11 1 £425 +13.33%
West Yorkshire +3 1 £425 - 1
Surrey -4 1 £425 +13.33%
North West -13 1 £488 +11.42%
Cheshire -13 1 £488 +11.42%
Yorkshire -19 1 £425 +6.25% 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £650 - 2
Berkshire - 1 £500 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £425 -
Hampshire - 1 £550 - 1
Middlesex - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £425 - 2
Redhill - 1 £425 -
Leeds - 1 £425 - 1
Oxford - 1 £425 -
Westminster - 1 £375 -

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 204 (68.92%) Java
2 149 (50.34%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (47.30%) Scala
4 139 (46.96%) Big Data
5 136 (45.95%) Hadoop
6 135 (45.61%) Apache Spark
7 124 (41.89%) Apache Cassandra
8 120 (40.54%) NoSQL
9 96 (32.43%) TDD
10 75 (25.34%) Apache Hive
11 74 (25.00%) Scrum
12 72 (24.32%) Python
12 72 (24.32%) MongoDB
13 70 (23.65%) Docker
14 69 (23.31%) SQL
15 66 (22.30%) Continuous Integration
16 62 (20.95%) HBase
17 60 (20.27%) Linux
18 58 (19.59%) Amazon AWS
19 51 (17.23%) REST
19 51 (17.23%) DevOps
20 50 (16.89%) Finance
21 48 (16.22%) Unix
22 47 (15.88%) Software Engineering
23 45 (15.20%) Open Source
24 44 (14.86%) Analytics
25 43 (14.53%) Jenkins
25 43 (14.53%) BDD
25 43 (14.53%) Pair Programming
25 43 (14.53%) OO

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
1 135 (45.61%) Apache Spark
2 35 (11.82%) Apache
3 33 (11.15%) Elasticsearch
4 29 (9.80%) Apache Pig
5 17 (5.74%) OpenStack
6 15 (5.07%) Cloud Foundry
7 14 (4.73%) Tomcat
8 7 (2.36%) Jetty
9 6 (2.03%) Oracle Coherence
10 5 (1.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (1.35%) nginx
12 3 (1.01%) IIS
12 3 (1.01%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.68%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.68%) CMS
13 2 (0.68%) Drupal
13 2 (0.68%) MQSeries
13 2 (0.68%) Mule
13 2 (0.68%) SAS
14 1 (0.34%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.34%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 58 (19.59%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (6.76%) GitHub
3 19 (6.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (6.08%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (4.39%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (4.39%) Amazon S3
6 10 (3.38%) Amazon ELB
7 9 (3.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 9 (3.04%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 9 (3.04%) Route 53
7 9 (3.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 6 (2.03%) PaaS
9 5 (1.69%) Heroku
10 4 (1.35%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (1.01%) Google App Engine
11 3 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.68%) IaaS
13 1 (0.34%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.34%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.76%) HTTP
2 10 (3.38%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.70%) Kerberos
4 6 (2.03%) Internet
5 5 (1.69%) DNS
6 3 (1.01%) DHCP
6 3 (1.01%) Firewall
6 3 (1.01%) FTP
6 3 (1.01%) HTTPS
6 3 (1.01%) IPsec
6 3 (1.01%) Network Security
6 3 (1.01%) SAN
6 3 (1.01%) SSL
7 1 (0.34%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (46.96%) Big Data
2 136 (45.95%) Hadoop
3 124 (41.89%) Apache Cassandra
4 120 (40.54%) NoSQL
5 75 (25.34%) Apache Hive
6 72 (24.32%) MongoDB
7 62 (20.95%) HBase
8 35 (11.82%) Neo4j
9 29 (9.80%) MySQL
10 25 (8.45%) Redis
11 18 (6.08%) PostgreSQL
12 17 (5.74%) Hazelcast
12 17 (5.74%) Relational Database
13 14 (4.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 14 (4.73%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (3.38%) Impala
15 9 (3.04%) Pentaho
16 8 (2.70%) Datomic
16 8 (2.70%) SQL Server
17 7 (2.36%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 43 (14.53%) Jenkins
2 40 (13.51%) Cucumber
3 30 (10.14%) Git (software)
4 25 (8.45%) Selenium
5 22 (7.43%) JIRA
5 22 (7.43%) Maven
6 17 (5.74%) Gradle
7 13 (4.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (3.72%) JUnit
9 10 (3.38%) Mockito
10 9 (3.04%) IntelliJ
11 8 (2.70%) Subversion
11 8 (2.70%) TestNG
12 6 (2.03%) Talend Open Studio
13 5 (1.69%) Travis CI
14 4 (1.35%) Hudson
14 4 (1.35%) WebDriver
15 3 (1.01%) GitLab
15 3 (1.01%) Vagrant
16 2 (0.68%) Appium
General
1 50 (16.89%) Finance
2 32 (10.81%) Banking
3 17 (5.74%) Legal
4 10 (3.38%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.04%) Retail
6 6 (2.03%) Marketing
7 5 (1.69%) International Banking
8 4 (1.35%) Back Office
8 4 (1.35%) Games
8 4 (1.35%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.01%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.68%) Electronics
10 2 (0.68%) Front Office
10 2 (0.68%) Law
11 1 (0.34%) French Language
11 1 (0.34%) Interactive Media
11 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.34%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 161 (54.39%) Developer
2 80 (27.03%) Java Developer
3 46 (15.54%) Big Data Developer
4 30 (10.14%) Scala Developer
5 29 (9.80%) Data Engineer
6 26 (8.78%) Architect
7 23 (7.77%) Big Data Engineer
8 21 (7.09%) Hadoop Engineer
9 19 (6.42%) DevOps Engineer
10 18 (6.08%) Agile Developer
10 18 (6.08%) Hadoop Developer
11 15 (5.07%) Agile Java Developer
12 14 (4.73%) Technical Architect
13 13 (4.39%) Senior Developer
14 12 (4.05%) Apache Spark Developer
14 12 (4.05%) NoSQL Developer
15 9 (3.04%) Java Hadoop Developer
15 9 (3.04%) Senior Java Developer
15 9 (3.04%) Software Engineer
16 8 (2.70%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (17.23%) REST
2 41 (13.85%) Akka
3 39 (13.18%) RESTful
4 33 (11.15%) RabbitMQ
5 30 (10.14%) Web Services
6 29 (9.80%) XML
7 28 (9.46%) Node.js
8 26 (8.78%) CSS
8 26 (8.78%) Spring
9 24 (8.11%) HTML
10 23 (7.77%) jQuery
11 20 (6.76%) AngularJS
12 18 (6.08%) Mojolicious
13 17 (5.74%) Dropwizard
13 17 (5.74%) Samza
14 16 (5.41%) .NET
15 14 (4.73%) J2EE
15 14 (4.73%) spray
16 13 (4.39%) Hibernate
16 13 (4.39%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.07%) Algorithms
2 12 (4.05%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.72%) Data Centre
3 11 (3.72%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (3.38%) Data Structures
5 9 (3.04%) Blockchain
6 8 (2.70%) Performance Metrics
7 7 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.03%) N-Tier
8 6 (2.03%) Visualisation
9 5 (1.69%) Fintech
9 5 (1.69%) Grid Computing
10 4 (1.35%) Data Integration
11 3 (1.01%) Internet of Things
11 3 (1.01%) Private Cloud
11 3 (1.01%) User Experience
12 2 (0.68%) Cryptocurrency
12 2 (0.68%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.68%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.68%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 60 (20.27%) Linux
2 48 (16.22%) Unix
3 11 (3.72%) Android
3 11 (3.72%) Apple iOS
4 8 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.36%) Mac OS X
6 6 (2.03%) Windows
7 5 (1.69%) CentOS
8 2 (0.68%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.34%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.34%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (50.34%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (32.43%) TDD
3 74 (25.00%) Scrum
4 66 (22.30%) Continuous Integration
5 51 (17.23%) DevOps
6 47 (15.88%) Software Engineering
7 45 (15.20%) Open Source
8 44 (14.86%) Analytics
9 43 (14.53%) BDD
9 43 (14.53%) OO
9 43 (14.53%) Pair Programming
10 29 (9.80%) Kanban
11 22 (7.43%) Configuration Management
11 22 (7.43%) MapReduce
12 20 (6.76%) Continuous Delivery
12 20 (6.76%) High Availability
13 19 (6.42%) Microservices
14 16 (5.41%) Multithreading
15 15 (5.07%) Automated Testing
15 15 (5.07%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 204 (68.92%) Java
2 140 (47.30%) Scala
3 72 (24.32%) Python
4 69 (23.31%) SQL
5 37 (12.50%) Perl
6 36 (12.16%) JavaScript
7 30 (10.14%) Go
8 25 (8.45%) Ruby
9 16 (5.41%) Clojure
10 11 (3.72%) Bash Shell
10 11 (3.72%) PHP
11 10 (3.38%) Shell Script
12 9 (3.04%) Erlang
13 8 (2.70%) C#
13 8 (2.70%) C++
13 8 (2.70%) R
14 5 (1.69%) C
15 4 (1.35%) ES6
16 2 (0.68%) Groovy
16 2 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (5.07%) Degree
2 11 (3.72%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (0.68%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.73%) QA
2 4 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.68%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.68%) SDET
System Software
1 70 (23.65%) Docker
2 35 (11.82%) HDFS
3 34 (11.49%) Apache Flume
4 21 (7.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (1.35%) vCloud
5 4 (1.35%) Xen
6 3 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.68%) Snort
7 2 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.34%) Ceph
8 1 (0.34%) KVM
Systems Management
1 39 (13.18%) Puppet
2 34 (11.49%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (8.11%) Ansible
4 17 (5.74%) Terraform
5 15 (5.07%) Mesos
6 12 (4.05%) Kubernetes
7 11 (3.72%) Ambari
8 10 (3.38%) Hadoop YARN
9 9 (3.04%) Fluentd
9 9 (3.04%) Marathon
10 8 (2.70%) Oozie
10 8 (2.70%) Piwik
11 5 (1.69%) Graphite
12 4 (1.35%) Nagios
13 3 (1.01%) HP SiteScope
13 3 (1.01%) logstash
13 3 (1.01%) OpenView
13 3 (1.01%) Salt
14 2 (0.68%) Consul
14 2 (0.68%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 24 (8.11%) Cloudera
2 23 (7.77%) Oracle
3 15 (5.07%) Hortonworks
4 14 (4.73%) Microsoft
5 10 (3.38%) Splunk
6 8 (2.70%) Informatica
6 8 (2.70%) VMware
7 7 (2.36%) Greenplum
7 7 (2.36%) MapR
7 7 (2.36%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.36%) TIBCO
8 6 (2.03%) DataSynapse
8 6 (2.03%) Talend
9 5 (1.69%) Google
9 5 (1.69%) IBM
10 4 (1.35%) New Relic
10 4 (1.35%) SAP
11 3 (1.01%) HP
11 3 (1.01%) Teradata
12 2 (0.68%) Tableau
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