Period
to 19 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 94 102
Rank change year-on-year +6 +8 -
Contract jobs citing Kafka 16 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.94% 0.31% 0.058%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.54% 1.07% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 1
Bristol median daily rate £475 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £450 £413 £363
90th Percentile £588 £573 £388
South West median daily rate £525 £425 £325
% change year-on-year +23.53% +30.77% -
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 452 466 428
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 26.53% 28.43% 24.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 306 313
Bristol median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £284 £263
90th Percentile £525 £525 £475
South West median daily rate £423 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +5.63% +9.59% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 19
Bristol median hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +36.59%
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £42.50 £40.88
% change year-on-year +4.71% +3.98% +10.47%

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 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kafka in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 15 (93.75%) Java
2 14 (87.50%) Apache Spark
3 11 (68.75%) Hadoop
4 10 (62.50%) Finance
5 9 (56.25%) Scala
6 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (43.75%) Apache Hive
7 6 (37.50%) Big Data
8 5 (31.25%) REST
8 5 (31.25%) HBase
8 5 (31.25%) SDLC
9 4 (25.00%) Functional Programming
9 4 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (25.00%) Hortonworks
10 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
10 3 (18.75%) Data Management
10 3 (18.75%) Data Development
10 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
11 2 (12.50%) DevOps
11 2 (12.50%) Microservices
11 2 (12.50%) Linux
11 2 (12.50%) Banking
12 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
12 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
12 1 (6.25%) Cloudera
12 1 (6.25%) GitHub
12 1 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
12 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
12 1 (6.25%) Eclipse

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 14 (87.50%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) Hadoop
2 7 (43.75%) Apache Hive
3 6 (37.50%) Big Data
4 5 (31.25%) HBase
5 1 (6.25%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) IntelliJ
1 1 (6.25%) JUnit
1 1 (6.25%) Maven
1 1 (6.25%) SonarQube
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) Hadoop Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Big Data Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Scala Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Lead Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Architect
7 1 (6.25%) DevOps Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Java Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Java Hadoop Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Java Solutions Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) REST
2 1 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) SDLC
3 4 (25.00%) Functional Programming
4 3 (18.75%) Data Development
4 3 (18.75%) Data Management
4 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
5 2 (12.50%) DevOps
5 2 (12.50%) Microservices
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) Scala
3 1 (6.25%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Hortonworks
2 1 (6.25%) Cloudera