Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 102 100 90
Rank change year-on-year -2 -10 -
Contract jobs citing Kafka 22 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.03% 0.58% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.24% 1.99% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 7
Bristol median daily rate £550 £475 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% -24.00% -
10th Percentile £461 £444 £408
90th Percentile £588 £513 £638
South West median daily rate £550 £475 £400
% change year-on-year +15.79% +18.75% -38.46%
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 679 552 448
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 31.85% 29.14% 28.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 357 319
Bristol median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £270
90th Percentile £575 £518 £556
South West median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 4
Bristol median hourly rate £58.75 £47.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.68% +26.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £34.00 £22.90 £33.63
90th Percentile £68.00 £56.13 £41.90
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +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 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kafka in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 21 (95.45%) Hadoop
2 18 (81.82%) Apache Spark
3 17 (77.27%) Apache Hive
3 17 (77.27%) Finance
4 13 (59.09%) Java
4 13 (59.09%) Big Data
5 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (40.91%) SQL
7 8 (36.36%) OLAP
7 8 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (36.36%) Data Modelling
7 8 (36.36%) Data Quality
7 8 (36.36%) HBase
7 8 (36.36%) Machine Learning
7 8 (36.36%) Star Schema
7 8 (36.36%) Oozie
7 8 (36.36%) Scala
7 8 (36.36%) OLAP Cube
7 8 (36.36%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 8 (36.36%) Analytics
7 8 (36.36%) SQL Optimisation
7 8 (36.36%) Data Science
8 7 (31.82%) Hortonworks
9 6 (27.27%) SDLC
10 5 (22.73%) Linux
11 4 (18.18%) Eclipse
11 4 (18.18%) IntelliJ
11 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
11 4 (18.18%) Data Management

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 18 (81.82%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (95.45%) Hadoop
2 17 (77.27%) Apache Hive
3 13 (59.09%) Big Data
4 8 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (36.36%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 8 (36.36%) HBase
4 8 (36.36%) OLAP
4 8 (36.36%) OLAP Cube
4 8 (36.36%) Star Schema
5 1 (4.55%) Power BI
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Eclipse
1 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 4 (18.18%) IntelliJ
1 4 (18.18%) Maven
2 2 (9.09%) JUnit
General
1 17 (77.27%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Developer
2 12 (54.55%) Hadoop Developer
3 8 (36.36%) Data Engineer
3 8 (36.36%) Hadoop Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Hadoop Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Scala Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Akka
1 1 (4.55%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Analytics
2 8 (36.36%) Data Modelling
2 8 (36.36%) Data Science
2 8 (36.36%) Machine Learning
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Optimisation
3 6 (27.27%) SDLC
4 4 (18.18%) Data Management
4 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 3 (13.64%) Data Ingestion
5 3 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) ETL
7 1 (4.55%) Microservices
7 1 (4.55%) MVVM
7 1 (4.55%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) Java
2 9 (40.91%) SQL
3 8 (36.36%) Scala
4 1 (4.55%) Go
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) Oozie
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Hortonworks