Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 101 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 - -
Contract jobs citing Kafka 28 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.48% 0.29% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.84% 1.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 0
Bristol median daily rate £550 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.71% - -
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 579 485 448
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 30.68% 28.23% 25.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 326 351
Bristol median daily rate £400 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +12.86% -6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £286 £263
90th Percentile £532 £506 £488
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Bristol median hourly rate £106.50 £41.00 £20.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +159.76% +101.08% -49.03%
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £43.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.71% +9.38% -4.76%

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 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kafka in Bristol

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 27 (96.43%) Hadoop
2 26 (92.86%) Finance
3 24 (85.71%) Apache Spark
4 20 (71.43%) Apache Hive
5 19 (67.86%) Java
6 18 (64.29%) Big Data
7 12 (42.86%) SDLC
7 12 (42.86%) Scala
8 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (35.71%) HBase
9 9 (32.14%) Hortonworks
9 9 (32.14%) Data Modelling
10 8 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (28.57%) SQL
10 8 (28.57%) OLAP
10 8 (28.57%) Star Schema
10 8 (28.57%) Data Quality
10 8 (28.57%) Machine Learning
10 8 (28.57%) Analytics
10 8 (28.57%) OLAP Cube
10 8 (28.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 8 (28.57%) Oozie
10 8 (28.57%) SQL Optimisation
10 8 (28.57%) Data Science
11 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (21.43%) Linux
11 6 (21.43%) Banking
11 6 (21.43%) Data Management
12 3 (10.71%) Maven
12 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis

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 24 (85.71%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (96.43%) Hadoop
2 20 (71.43%) Apache Hive
3 18 (64.29%) Big Data
4 10 (35.71%) HBase
5 8 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (28.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 8 (28.57%) OLAP
5 8 (28.57%) OLAP Cube
5 8 (28.57%) Star Schema
6 1 (3.57%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
1 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.71%) IntelliJ
1 3 (10.71%) JUnit
1 3 (10.71%) Maven
2 1 (3.57%) SonarQube
General
1 26 (92.86%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Developer
2 15 (53.57%) Hadoop Developer
3 8 (28.57%) Data Engineer
3 8 (28.57%) Hadoop Engineer
4 7 (25.00%) Big Data Developer
5 6 (21.43%) Java Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Java Hadoop Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Architect
7 1 (3.57%) DevOps Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Java Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Java Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (3.57%) REST
1 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) SDLC
2 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (32.14%) Data Modelling
4 8 (28.57%) Analytics
4 8 (28.57%) Data Science
4 8 (28.57%) Machine Learning
4 8 (28.57%) SQL Optimisation
5 6 (21.43%) Data Management
5 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
6 3 (10.71%) Data Development
6 3 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
7 2 (7.14%) DevOps
8 1 (3.57%) Data Ingestion
8 1 (3.57%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) Java
2 12 (42.86%) Scala
3 8 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) Oozie
2 1 (3.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Hortonworks
2 1 (3.57%) Cloudera