Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 October 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 104 106
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 -
Contract jobs citing Kafka 24 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.15% 0.37% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.66% 1.30% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 2
Bristol median daily rate £550 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £450 £416 £401
90th Percentile £591 £508 £434
South West median daily rate £525 £463 £325
% change year-on-year +13.51% +42.31% -50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West 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 Bristol with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 655 537 483
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 31.46% 28.34% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 359 370
Bristol median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £280 £287 £263
90th Percentile £538 £513 £525
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Bristol median hourly rate £66.25 £50.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.50% +42.86% -46.15%
10th Percentile £27.25 £21.70 £32.50
90th Percentile £128.75 £70.00 £37.50
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.11% +20.00% -11.76%

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in Bristol

Kafka
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kafka in Bristol

Kafka
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kafka in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 24 (100.00%) Hadoop
2 23 (95.83%) Finance
3 21 (87.50%) Apache Spark
4 17 (70.83%) Apache Hive
5 16 (66.67%) Java
6 14 (58.33%) Big Data
7 12 (50.00%) Scala
7 12 (50.00%) SDLC
8 9 (37.50%) Hortonworks
8 9 (37.50%) HBase
9 8 (33.33%) Machine Learning
9 8 (33.33%) Data Quality
9 8 (33.33%) Analytics
9 8 (33.33%) Star Schema
9 8 (33.33%) SQL
9 8 (33.33%) OLAP
9 8 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (33.33%) Data Modelling
9 8 (33.33%) SQL Optimisation
9 8 (33.33%) OLAP Cube
9 8 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 8 (33.33%) Oozie
9 8 (33.33%) Data Science
10 6 (25.00%) Linux
10 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (25.00%) Banking
10 6 (25.00%) Data Management
11 4 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 21 (87.50%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (100.00%) Hadoop
2 17 (70.83%) Apache Hive
3 14 (58.33%) Big Data
4 9 (37.50%) HBase
5 8 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 8 (33.33%) OLAP
5 8 (33.33%) OLAP Cube
5 8 (33.33%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (12.50%) IntelliJ
1 3 (12.50%) JUnit
1 3 (12.50%) Maven
General
1 23 (95.83%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Developer
2 12 (50.00%) Hadoop Developer
3 8 (33.33%) Data Engineer
3 8 (33.33%) Hadoop Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Big Data Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Java Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Akka
1 1 (4.17%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) SDLC
2 8 (33.33%) Analytics
2 8 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 8 (33.33%) Data Science
2 8 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 8 (33.33%) SQL Optimisation
3 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) Data Management
3 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.17%) Data Ingestion
6 1 (4.17%) Microservices
6 1 (4.17%) MVC
6 1 (4.17%) MVVM
6 1 (4.17%) OO
6 1 (4.17%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) Java
2 12 (50.00%) Scala
3 8 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) Go
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) Oozie
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Hortonworks