The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Kafka skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Kafka over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 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
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 347 386
Rank change year-on-year +173 +39  
Contract jobs citing Kafka 297 81 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.45% 0.37% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.06% 1.15% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 66 31
Median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Kafka is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 7322 7035 7321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.82% 32.46% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5438 5395 5313
Median daily rate £480 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 25 50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +77.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.00 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £190.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Kafka as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in London

Kafka
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kafka in London

Kafka
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kafka in London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kafka in London

Kafka
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the London region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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
City of London +32 36 £537 -6.69% 12
Croydon +13 13 £525 +13.51% 3
Hayes - 4 - -
Osterley - 3 £500 -
Westminster +7 2 £475 +26.66%
Kafka
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 across the London region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 358 (62.92%) Java
2 294 (51.67%) Hadoop
3 256 (44.99%) Big Data
4 251 (44.11%) Agile Software Development
5 244 (42.88%) Apache Spark
6 194 (34.09%) Docker
7 187 (32.86%) Scala
8 171 (30.05%) DevOps
9 168 (29.53%) Python
10 160 (28.12%) Apache Cassandra
11 151 (26.54%) Linux
12 146 (25.66%) Amazon AWS
13 142 (24.96%) TDD
14 135 (23.73%) Elasticsearch
15 133 (23.37%) Microservices
16 124 (21.79%) Apache Hive
17 120 (21.09%) Git (software)
18 111 (19.51%) Spring
19 106 (18.63%) Akka
20 104 (18.28%) Finance
21 103 (18.10%) Jenkins
22 101 (17.75%) HBase
23 95 (16.70%) NoSQL
24 92 (16.17%) Apache
25 86 (15.11%) BDD
26 84 (14.76%) Maven
26 84 (14.76%) HDFS
27 82 (14.41%) Banking
28 81 (14.24%) SQL
29 80 (14.06%) REST

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 244 (42.88%) Apache Spark
2 135 (23.73%) Elasticsearch
3 92 (16.17%) Apache
4 41 (7.21%) Apache Solr
5 22 (3.87%) Apache Pig
6 16 (2.81%) Confluence
7 15 (2.64%) NServiceBus
7 15 (2.64%) Tomcat
8 11 (1.93%) nginx
9 5 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (0.70%) IIS
10 4 (0.70%) WordPress
11 3 (0.53%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.35%) Apache Qpid
12 2 (0.35%) GemFire
12 2 (0.35%) Jupyter
12 2 (0.35%) Lightstreamer
12 2 (0.35%) SAS
12 2 (0.35%) WebORB
13 1 (0.18%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.53%) SPSS
3 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 146 (25.66%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (7.38%) Amazon EC2
3 38 (6.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (5.10%) Amazon EMR
5 28 (4.92%) GitHub
6 25 (4.39%) Twilio
7 20 (3.51%) Amazon S3
8 17 (2.99%) Amazon SQS
9 13 (2.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 11 (1.93%) Amazon Kinesis
11 6 (1.05%) Akamai
11 6 (1.05%) Amazon ELB
11 6 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.88%) PaaS
13 3 (0.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 3 (0.53%) Quay.io
13 3 (0.53%) SaaS
14 2 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.35%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 38 (6.68%) HTTP
2 25 (4.39%) Kerberos
3 21 (3.69%) LDAP
4 16 (2.81%) Internet
5 12 (2.11%) DNS
6 8 (1.41%) SSL
7 7 (1.23%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.88%) Firewall
9 3 (0.53%) ICMP
10 2 (0.35%) Intranet
11 1 (0.18%) Network Security
11 1 (0.18%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 294 (51.67%) Hadoop
2 256 (44.99%) Big Data
3 160 (28.12%) Apache Cassandra
4 124 (21.79%) Apache Hive
5 101 (17.75%) HBase
6 95 (16.70%) NoSQL
7 50 (8.79%) MongoDB
8 49 (8.61%) PostgreSQL
9 42 (7.38%) MySQL
10 36 (6.33%) Data Warehouse
11 34 (5.98%) Relational Database
12 33 (5.80%) SQL Server
13 24 (4.22%) Neo4j
13 24 (4.22%) RDBMS
14 21 (3.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 21 (3.69%) Impala
15 15 (2.64%) Apache Zeppelin
16 12 (2.11%) Redis
16 12 (2.11%) RethinkDB
17 11 (1.93%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 120 (21.09%) Git (software)
2 103 (18.10%) Jenkins
3 84 (14.76%) Maven
4 37 (6.50%) JIRA
5 29 (5.10%) Cucumber
6 24 (4.22%) Subversion
7 18 (3.16%) Mockito
7 18 (3.16%) SpecFlow
8 17 (2.99%) Selenium
9 16 (2.81%) JUnit
10 15 (2.64%) TeamCity
11 14 (2.46%) WebDriver
12 13 (2.28%) GitLab
13 12 (2.11%) IntelliJ
14 11 (1.93%) Gradle
15 10 (1.76%) CasperJS
15 10 (1.76%) PhantomJS
16 8 (1.41%) Visual Studio
17 7 (1.23%) Artifactory
18 6 (1.05%) JMeter
General
1 104 (18.28%) Finance
2 82 (14.41%) Banking
3 28 (4.92%) Investment Banking
4 24 (4.22%) Front Office
5 15 (2.64%) Retail
6 12 (2.11%) Marketing
7 9 (1.58%) Games
8 5 (0.88%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.88%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.53%) Advertising
9 3 (0.53%) Law
9 3 (0.53%) Legal
10 2 (0.35%) Electronics
10 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.35%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.35%) Publishing
11 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 287 (50.44%) Developer
2 171 (30.05%) Java Developer
3 78 (13.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 71 (12.48%) Data Engineer
4 71 (12.48%) Scala Developer
5 66 (11.60%) Big Data Developer
6 57 (10.02%) Big Data Engineer
7 45 (7.91%) AWS Engineer
8 42 (7.38%) Architect
9 38 (6.68%) AWS DevOps
10 37 (6.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 37 (6.50%) Hadoop Developer
11 32 (5.62%) Senior Developer
12 31 (5.45%) Java Engineer
13 30 (5.27%) Java Scala Developer
14 26 (4.57%) Hadoop Engineer
15 25 (4.39%) Senior Java Developer
16 24 (4.22%) Agile Developer
16 24 (4.22%) AWS Developer
17 22 (3.87%) Apache Spark Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (19.51%) Spring
2 106 (18.63%) Akka
3 80 (14.06%) REST
4 66 (11.60%) Spring Boot
5 55 (9.67%) Web Services
6 46 (8.08%) RabbitMQ
7 45 (7.91%) Elastic Stack
8 41 (7.21%) Node.js
9 38 (6.68%) RESTful
10 35 (6.15%) Hibernate
11 33 (5.80%) HTML
11 33 (5.80%) Play Framework
12 32 (5.62%) AngularJS
13 30 (5.27%) Apache Avro
14 28 (4.92%) .NET
14 28 (4.92%) Swagger
15 27 (4.75%) ActiveMQ
15 27 (4.75%) Spark Streaming
16 24 (4.22%) Apache Camel
17 21 (3.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 57 (10.02%) Greenfield Project
2 42 (7.38%) Algorithms
3 28 (4.92%) Fintech
4 23 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (2.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 16 (2.81%) Data Structures
6 16 (2.81%) Linux Command Line
7 13 (2.28%) Hedge funds
8 9 (1.58%) Data Centre
8 9 (1.58%) EPoS
9 8 (1.41%) Equities
10 7 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.23%) Fixed Income
10 7 (1.23%) Market Risk
11 6 (1.05%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.88%) Computer Science
12 5 (0.88%) Derivative
12 5 (0.88%) Public Cloud
13 4 (0.70%) TWAP
13 4 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 151 (26.54%) Linux
2 54 (9.49%) Unix
3 27 (4.75%) CentOS
4 25 (4.39%) Windows
5 18 (3.16%) Ubuntu
6 14 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.41%) Windows Server
8 6 (1.05%) CoreOS
8 6 (1.05%) Fedora
9 5 (0.88%) Android
9 5 (0.88%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.35%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (44.11%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (30.05%) DevOps
3 142 (24.96%) TDD
4 133 (23.37%) Microservices
5 86 (15.11%) BDD
6 68 (11.95%) Software Engineering
7 67 (11.78%) Scrum
8 64 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
9 58 (10.19%) Test Automation
10 54 (9.49%) E-Commerce
11 53 (9.31%) Open Source
12 52 (9.14%) Analytics
13 47 (8.26%) ETL
14 46 (8.08%) MapReduce
15 43 (7.56%) Machine Learning
16 41 (7.21%) Pair Programming
17 38 (6.68%) CQRS
18 32 (5.62%) Multithreading
19 30 (5.27%) Continuous Delivery
20 29 (5.10%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 358 (62.92%) Java
2 187 (32.86%) Scala
3 168 (29.53%) Python
4 81 (14.24%) SQL
5 71 (12.48%) JavaScript
6 68 (11.95%) Bash Shell
7 35 (6.15%) C#
8 30 (5.27%) R
9 29 (5.10%) Perl
10 20 (3.51%) Ruby
11 18 (3.16%) Go
12 15 (2.64%) C++
13 13 (2.28%) Groovy
13 13 (2.28%) Shell Script
14 11 (1.93%) PL/SQL
15 10 (1.76%) XPath
16 9 (1.58%) PHP
17 7 (1.23%) ES6
18 5 (0.88%) Clojure
19 3 (0.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (5.80%) Security Cleared
2 24 (4.22%) SC Cleared
3 19 (3.34%) Degree
4 7 (1.23%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.70%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.53%) PhD
7 2 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.35%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.18%) CCIE
8 1 (0.18%) CFA
8 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.58%) MiFID
1 9 (1.58%) QA
2 6 (1.05%) Dodd-Frank
3 5 (0.88%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.35%) EMIR
4 2 (0.35%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 194 (34.09%) Docker
2 84 (14.76%) HDFS
3 51 (8.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 48 (8.44%) Apache Flume
5 14 (2.46%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (1.23%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (0.53%) etcd
8 3 (0.53%) flannel
8 3 (0.53%) Snort
9 2 (0.35%) LXC
10 1 (0.18%) KVM
Systems Management
1 71 (12.48%) Ansible
2 67 (11.78%) Kubernetes
3 65 (11.42%) Hadoop YARN
3 65 (11.42%) Puppet
4 36 (6.33%) Opscode Chef
5 30 (5.27%) Terraform
6 22 (3.87%) Kibana
6 22 (3.87%) Mesos
7 20 (3.51%) Nagios
8 19 (3.34%) logstash
9 16 (2.81%) Oozie
10 13 (2.28%) Marathon
10 13 (2.28%) OpenAM
11 11 (1.93%) Rancher
12 10 (1.76%) Grafana
13 6 (1.05%) Ambari
13 6 (1.05%) FreeIPA
14 4 (0.70%) Consul
14 4 (0.70%) Prometheus
15 3 (0.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 36 (6.33%) Oracle
2 34 (5.98%) Microsoft
3 33 (5.80%) Cloudera
4 25 (4.39%) Hortonworks
5 20 (3.51%) Splunk
6 12 (2.11%) IBM
6 12 (2.11%) Red Hat
7 10 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (1.58%) AppDynamics
9 8 (1.41%) VMware
10 5 (0.88%) Google
10 5 (0.88%) Reuters
10 5 (0.88%) SAP
10 5 (0.88%) Sybase
10 5 (0.88%) TIBCO
11 4 (0.70%) Informatica
11 4 (0.70%) Tableau
11 4 (0.70%) Talend
12 3 (0.53%) Teradata
12 3 (0.53%) Tradeweb
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