Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for Kafka skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Kafka over the 6 months to 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Apache Kafka
Tower Hamlets > Canary Wharf
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 36 36
Rank change year-on-year -18 0 -
Contract jobs citing Kafka 7 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 2.06% 3.27% 1.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.61% 8.49% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Canary Wharf median daily rate £475 £600 £590
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.83% +1.69% -
10th Percentile £470 £575 £484
90th Percentile £480 £625 £610
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £475 £600 £590
% change year-on-year -20.83% +1.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate - - -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate - - -

Kafka is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Canary Wharf
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 194 106 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 57.23% 38.55% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 79 40
Canary Wharf median daily rate £525 £600 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33% -10.00%
10th Percentile £382 £438 £312
90th Percentile £600 £655 £610
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £525 £588 £450
% change year-on-year -10.64% +30.56% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate - - -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate - - -

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

Job postings citing Kafka as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf.

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in Canary Wharf

Kafka
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Kafka in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for Kafka in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Kafka also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 7 (100.00%) Python
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (85.71%) Apache Spark
2 6 (85.71%) Algorithms
2 6 (85.71%) Data Science
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
3 5 (71.43%) Java
3 5 (71.43%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
3 5 (71.43%) Apache Solr
3 5 (71.43%) Scala
3 5 (71.43%) NoSQL
3 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
3 5 (71.43%) HDFS
3 5 (71.43%) Big Data
3 5 (71.43%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (57.14%) Analytics
4 4 (57.14%) Statistical Modelling
4 4 (57.14%) HBase
4 4 (57.14%) Power BI
4 4 (57.14%) Data Lake
4 4 (57.14%) R
4 4 (57.14%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (57.14%) Tableau
4 4 (57.14%) Hadoop
4 4 (57.14%) Visualisation
4 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 6 (85.71%) Apache Spark
2 5 (71.43%) Apache Solr
2 5 (71.43%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (42.86%) Confluence
4 1 (14.29%) nginx
4 1 (14.29%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (42.86%) Amazon S3
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Kerberos
1 3 (42.86%) SSL
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Big Data
1 5 (71.43%) NoSQL
1 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
2 4 (57.14%) Data Lake
2 4 (57.14%) Data Mining
2 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (57.14%) Hadoop
2 4 (57.14%) HBase
2 4 (57.14%) Power BI
3 3 (42.86%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (42.86%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (42.86%) Apache Hive
3 3 (42.86%) Parquet
4 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
4 2 (28.57%) Redis
5 1 (14.29%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
5 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
5 1 (14.29%) Spotfire
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) FishEye
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Games
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Big Data Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Hadoop Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Big Data Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Data Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) MATLAB Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Python Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) HTML5
1 3 (42.86%) Natural Language Processing
1 3 (42.86%) Play Framework
1 3 (42.86%) React
1 3 (42.86%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) OpenCV
2 2 (28.57%) Spark Streaming
2 2 (28.57%) TensorFlow
3 1 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Algorithms
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) Fintech
3 2 (28.57%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (85.71%) Data Science
3 5 (71.43%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (57.14%) Analytics
4 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (57.14%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (57.14%) ETL
4 4 (57.14%) Statistical Modelling
4 4 (57.14%) Visualisation
5 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
5 3 (42.86%) Data Engineering
5 3 (42.86%) Disruptive Innovation
5 3 (42.86%) ETL Development
5 3 (42.86%) Exploratory Data Analysis
5 3 (42.86%) Machine Learning
5 3 (42.86%) Mathematical Modelling
5 3 (42.86%) Mathematics
5 3 (42.86%) Open Source
5 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Scala
3 4 (57.14%) R
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) Perl
5 2 (28.57%) C#
6 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) HDFS
2 2 (28.57%) Docker
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Flume
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Ansible
1 3 (42.86%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (28.57%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Tableau
2 3 (42.86%) Atlassian
2 3 (42.86%) Hortonworks
3 2 (28.57%) Databricks
4 1 (14.29%) Alteryx
4 1 (14.29%) Informatica
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) Talend