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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Kafka
South East / Berkshire
Rank 97 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Kafka 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.22% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.22% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £550
% change year-on-year - -27.27%  
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 Berkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 329 432 614
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 17.76% 17.63% 21.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 264 368
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £55.55 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.99% +70.92%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire 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 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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 3 months to 24 March 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
Newbury - 2 £431 -
Reading - 2 £285 - 3
Kafka
South East

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 7 (70.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (50.00%) Big Data
3 5 (50.00%) Apache Spark
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) RESTful
4 4 (40.00%) Hadoop
4 4 (40.00%) Open Source
4 4 (40.00%) Apache Hive
4 4 (40.00%) REST
4 4 (40.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (40.00%) Apache
4 4 (40.00%) Python
4 4 (40.00%) Spring Boot
5 3 (30.00%) SDLC
5 3 (30.00%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (30.00%) Cyber Defence
5 3 (30.00%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
5 3 (30.00%) Kibana
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Microservices
5 3 (30.00%) Hortonworks
5 3 (30.00%) Apache Pig
5 3 (30.00%) Apache Accumulo
5 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (30.00%) OrientDB
5 3 (30.00%) logstash
5 3 (30.00%) OOD
5 3 (30.00%) Tomcat

Kafka
Top Related 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 6 (60.00%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (50.00%) Apache Spark
3 4 (40.00%) Apache
4 3 (30.00%) Apache Pig
4 3 (30.00%) Confluence
4 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (10.00%) Apache Solr
5 1 (10.00%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Big Data
2 4 (40.00%) Apache Hive
2 4 (40.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (30.00%) Apache Accumulo
3 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (30.00%) Neo4j
3 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (30.00%) OrientDB
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (10.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
1 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (20.00%) JMeter
3 1 (10.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Big Data Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Data Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) AWS Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Hadoop Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Python Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) REST
1 4 (40.00%) RESTful
1 4 (40.00%) Spring Boot
2 3 (30.00%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (30.00%) J2EE
2 3 (30.00%) JSON
2 3 (30.00%) SOAP
2 3 (30.00%) Spring
3 1 (10.00%) Celery
3 1 (10.00%) Django
3 1 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (30.00%) Cyber Defence
1 3 (30.00%) Wiki
2 2 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Open Source
3 3 (30.00%) MapReduce
3 3 (30.00%) Microservices
3 3 (30.00%) OO
3 3 (30.00%) OOD
3 3 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Validation
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) Scala
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) AWS Certification
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (10.00%) Docker
2 1 (10.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Hadoop YARN
1 3 (30.00%) Kibana
1 3 (30.00%) logstash
2 1 (10.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Hortonworks
1 3 (30.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) AppDynamics
2 1 (10.00%) Cadence
2 1 (10.00%) Cloudera
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
Reading
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Rate: £270 - £300 per day
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