Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 November 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 162 -
Rank change year-on-year +42 - -
Contract jobs citing Kafka 42 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.04% 0.21% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.66% 1.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 37 6 0
Berkshire median daily rate £525 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - -
South East median daily rate £500 £525 £420
% change year-on-year -4.76% +25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East 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 Berkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 902 881 975
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 22.28% 20.70% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 524 620
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £277 £250
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 29 28
Berkshire median hourly rate £32.00 £19.61 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.18% -47.36% +96.05%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.25 £12.93
90th Percentile £44.88 £50.00 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in Berkshire

Kafka
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kafka in Berkshire

Kafka
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Newbury - 12 £450 - 1
Slough - 8 £513 -
Reading +12 5 £525 -
Kafka
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 34 (80.95%) Big Data
2 30 (71.43%) Hadoop
3 28 (66.67%) Apache Spark
4 23 (54.76%) Analytics
5 21 (50.00%) Cloudera
6 20 (47.62%) Java
7 19 (45.24%) Apache Hive
8 18 (42.86%) RESTful
9 17 (40.48%) Apache Flume
9 17 (40.48%) Sqoop
9 17 (40.48%) Oozie
9 17 (40.48%) HDFS
10 14 (33.33%) Docker
11 13 (30.95%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (30.95%) Greenfield Project
11 13 (30.95%) Git (software)
11 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
12 12 (28.57%) SOAP
12 12 (28.57%) Web Services
12 12 (28.57%) IBM
12 12 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
12 12 (28.57%) Scala
12 12 (28.57%) Google
12 12 (28.57%) HBase
12 12 (28.57%) Data Strategy
12 12 (28.57%) Data Lake
12 12 (28.57%) Impala
13 11 (26.19%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (26.19%) Google Analytics
13 11 (26.19%) SQL Server 2008

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 28 (66.67%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.19%) Google Analytics
2 6 (14.29%) GitHub
3 5 (11.90%) Bluemix
3 5 (11.90%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (80.95%) Big Data
2 30 (71.43%) Hadoop
3 19 (45.24%) Apache Hive
4 17 (40.48%) Sqoop
5 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
6 12 (28.57%) Data Lake
6 12 (28.57%) HBase
6 12 (28.57%) Impala
7 11 (26.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (26.19%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (21.43%) Cloudera CDH
9 7 (16.67%) MongoDB
9 7 (16.67%) NoSQL
9 7 (16.67%) Redis
10 6 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (14.29%) Star Schema
11 1 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 13 (30.95%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.90%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.14%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Big Data Engineer
1 13 (30.95%) Data Engineer
1 13 (30.95%) Hadoop Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Developer
3 4 (9.52%) Architect
3 4 (9.52%) Big Data Manager
3 4 (9.52%) Big Data Specialist
3 4 (9.52%) Data Architect
3 4 (9.52%) Data Manager
3 4 (9.52%) Java Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Big Data Developer
5 2 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.38%) Big Data Architect
6 1 (2.38%) Hadoop Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (42.86%) RESTful
2 12 (28.57%) SOAP
2 12 (28.57%) Web Services
3 7 (16.67%) Node.js
4 6 (14.29%) Spark Streaming
5 5 (11.90%) PySpark
6 2 (4.76%) OAuth
6 2 (4.76%) OpenID
7 1 (2.38%) CSS
7 1 (2.38%) Dropwizard
7 1 (2.38%) Flask
7 1 (2.38%) J2EE
7 1 (2.38%) LESS
7 1 (2.38%) React
7 1 (2.38%) Sass
7 1 (2.38%) Spring
7 1 (2.38%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (30.95%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (19.05%) Fintech
3 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) CentOS
1 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Analytics
2 12 (28.57%) Data Strategy
3 8 (19.05%) ETL
4 6 (14.29%) DevOps
4 6 (14.29%) Open Source
5 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
6 4 (9.52%) API Development
6 4 (9.52%) Business Analysis
6 4 (9.52%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (9.52%) Dashboard Development
6 4 (9.52%) Project Management
7 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 3 (7.14%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.76%) BDD
8 2 (4.76%) Data Analysis
8 2 (4.76%) Low Latency
8 2 (4.76%) TDD
8 2 (4.76%) Use Case
8 2 (4.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 20 (47.62%) Java
2 12 (28.57%) Scala
3 9 (21.43%) Python
4 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.38%) C
5 1 (2.38%) ES6
5 1 (2.38%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 17 (40.48%) Apache Flume
1 17 (40.48%) HDFS
2 14 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (40.48%) Oozie
2 5 (11.90%) Ambari
2 5 (11.90%) Hadoop YARN
2 5 (11.90%) Kubernetes
3 2 (4.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (50.00%) Cloudera
2 12 (28.57%) Google
2 12 (28.57%) IBM
2 12 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (11.90%) Tableau
4 3 (7.14%) Talend
5 2 (4.76%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.38%) Hortonworks
6 1 (2.38%) MapR
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle
6 1 (2.38%) Tealium