Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 14 November 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
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 64 -
Rank change year-on-year +16 - -
Contract jobs citing Kafka 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.44% 0.44% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.96% 1.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Bedfordshire median daily rate £588 - -
East of England median daily rate £558 £475 £430
% change year-on-year +17.37% +10.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £37.00 -

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 115 170 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 20.68% 24.71% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 111 99
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £300 £311 £258
90th Percentile £606 £575 £528
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £36.00
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.13 £36.00
% change year-on-year -1.45% +19.79% -3.94%

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in Bedfordshire

Kafka
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kafka in Bedfordshire

Kafka
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 14 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +12 8 £588 -
Kafka
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 8 (100.00%) Python
1 8 (100.00%) Big Data
1 8 (100.00%) Apache Spark
1 8 (100.00%) Impala
2 6 (75.00%) Apache Kudu
2 6 (75.00%) Apache Flume
2 6 (75.00%) Oozie
2 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (75.00%) HDFS
2 6 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Retail
2 6 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 6 (75.00%) Apache Hive
2 6 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) Unix
2 6 (75.00%) OLTP
2 6 (75.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
3 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (62.50%) Data Science
4 4 (50.00%) Data Engineering
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) Analytics
5 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
5 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 8 (100.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (25.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (25.00%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (25.00%) Amazon Kinesis
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Big Data
1 8 (100.00%) Impala
2 6 (75.00%) Apache Hive
2 6 (75.00%) Apache Kudu
2 6 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (75.00%) OLTP
2 6 (75.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Presto
General
1 6 (75.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Big Data Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Data Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Big Data Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Scrum
1 6 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 5 (62.50%) Data Science
3 4 (50.00%) Data Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) Analytics
4 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
5 2 (25.00%) Conceptual Models
5 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) Master Data Management
5 2 (25.00%) Single Customer View
6 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (12.50%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Python
2 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Scala
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Apache Flume
1 6 (75.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Oozie