Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Kafka 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.43% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 - -
East of England median daily rate £425 £475 £420
% change year-on-year -10.53% +13.10% -
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 120 188 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 21.51% 27.49% 17.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 133 90
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £269
90th Percentile £602 £549 £606
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £36.00
East of England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +8.75% +11.11% -8.86%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kafka in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 19 September 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 - 8 £450 -
Kafka
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (100.00%) Big Data
1 8 (100.00%) Impala
2 7 (87.50%) Apache Spark
2 7 (87.50%) Data Science
3 6 (75.00%) Oozie
3 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (75.00%) Apache Flume
3 6 (75.00%) Apache Hive
3 6 (75.00%) Hadoop
3 6 (75.00%) Scrum
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (62.50%) Data Modelling
4 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (62.50%) OLTP
4 5 (62.50%) RDBMS
4 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (62.50%) Unix
4 5 (62.50%) Retail
4 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) Analytics
4 5 (62.50%) HDFS
4 5 (62.50%) Apache Kudu
5 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 3 (37.50%) Apache

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 7 (87.50%) Apache Spark
2 3 (37.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Pig
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 8 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (25.00%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Big Data
1 8 (100.00%) Impala
2 6 (75.00%) Apache Hive
2 6 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (62.50%) Apache Kudu
3 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (62.50%) OLTP
3 5 (62.50%) RDBMS
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Presto
5 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (12.50%) HBase
5 1 (12.50%) Mahout
5 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
5 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (12.50%) Parquet
General
1 5 (62.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Big Data Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Data Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Big Data Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Spark Streaming
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Avro
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Camel
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Unix
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Data Science
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
3 5 (62.50%) Analytics
3 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (62.50%) Data Modelling
3 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
4 3 (37.50%) Data Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (37.50%) Logical Data Model
4 3 (37.50%) Physical Data Model
4 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
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%) MapReduce
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (12.50%) Refactoring
6 1 (12.50%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
3 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Scala
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) R
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Apache Flume
2 5 (62.50%) HDFS
3 1 (12.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Oozie
2 1 (12.50%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (12.50%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Talend