Period
to 16 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 16 June 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 92 75
Rank change year-on-year +13 -17 +42
Contract jobs citing Kafka 2 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.21% 0.38% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.72% 1.14% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 5
Cheshire median daily rate £750 £513 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.34% +46.43% -28.21%
10th Percentile £725 £429 £325
90th Percentile £775 £538 £416
North West median daily rate £550 £525 £350
% change year-on-year +4.76% +50.00% -28.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North 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 Cheshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 279 438 370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 28.67% 33.72% 31.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 306 291
Cheshire median daily rate £413 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £307 £258 £288
90th Percentile £540 £522 £500
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 15
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.09 £33.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.36% +12.50% +19.90%
North West median hourly rate £35.61 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -5.03% -6.25% +8.11%

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in Cheshire

Kafka
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kafka in Cheshire

Kafka
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 16 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 2 £750 -
Kafka
North West

For the 6 months to 16 June 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon Kinesis
1 2 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (100.00%) Public Cloud
1 2 (100.00%) Packer
1 2 (100.00%) AWS Lambda
1 2 (100.00%) Fintech
1 2 (100.00%) Terraform
1 2 (100.00%) Grafana
1 2 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Prometheus
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon Aurora
1 2 (100.00%) Serverless
1 2 (100.00%) Sequence Diagram
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon ECS
2 1 (50.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon ECS
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon Kinesis
1 2 (100.00%) AWS Lambda
1 2 (100.00%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon Aurora
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) AWS Architect
1 2 (100.00%) AWS DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) AWS Solutions Architect
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Fintech
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Sequence Diagram
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Regulatory Compliance
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Grafana
1 2 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (100.00%) Packer
1 2 (100.00%) Prometheus
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Terraform