Period
to 16 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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 July 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 London > Croydon
6 months to
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 68 36
Rank change year-on-year +32 -32 +24
Contract jobs citing Kafka 54 39 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 7.34% 3.47% 7.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.77% 8.57% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 28 21
Croydon median daily rate £575 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £450 £450 £375
90th Percentile £675 £613 £692
South London median daily rate £575 £530 £533
% change year-on-year +8.49% -0.47% +5.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London 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 Croydon with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Croydon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 322 455 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 43.75% 40.44% 47.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 314 103
Croydon median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +15.50%
10th Percentile £406 £363 £375
90th Percentile £625 £600 £579
South London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +11.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 - £28.50
South London median hourly rate £44.92 £47.00 £47.83
% change year-on-year -4.44% -1.74% +38.58%

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

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

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in Croydon

Kafka
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kafka in Croydon

Kafka
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kafka in Croydon over the 6 months to 16 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kafka in Croydon

Kafka
Contract Job Locations in Croydon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the Croydon region over the 6 months to 16 July 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
South Croydon - 1 £575 -
Kafka
South London

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 42 (77.78%) Big Data
2 41 (75.93%) Java
3 37 (68.52%) Kubernetes
4 27 (50.00%) Docker
5 23 (42.59%) Security Cleared
6 22 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (40.74%) SC Cleared
6 22 (40.74%) Terraform
7 21 (38.89%) Ansible
8 20 (37.04%) Amazon AWS
9 18 (33.33%) Hadoop
9 18 (33.33%) HBase
10 16 (29.63%) Jenkins
10 16 (29.63%) Elastic Stack
11 14 (25.93%) Elasticsearch
11 14 (25.93%) DevOps
11 14 (25.93%) Linux
12 13 (24.07%) Java 8
13 12 (22.22%) Kerberos
14 11 (20.37%) logstash
14 11 (20.37%) PostgreSQL
15 10 (18.52%) Python
15 10 (18.52%) Apache Camel
15 10 (18.52%) Hortonworks
16 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
17 8 (14.81%) Open Source
17 8 (14.81%) Bash Shell
17 8 (14.81%) Maven
18 7 (12.96%) Drools
18 7 (12.96%) Git (software)

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 (25.93%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (12.96%) Apache Solr
3 4 (7.41%) Confluence
4 3 (5.56%) Apache Spark
5 2 (3.70%) Apache
6 1 (1.85%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (1.85%) Luigi
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 20 (37.04%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (11.11%) Amazon S3
3 4 (7.41%) GitHub
4 2 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.85%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.22%) Kerberos
2 2 (3.70%) DNS
2 2 (3.70%) IPsec
2 2 (3.70%) IPv4
2 2 (3.70%) OpenVPN
2 2 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (77.78%) Big Data
2 18 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 18 (33.33%) HBase
3 11 (20.37%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (11.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (9.26%) JanusGraph
5 5 (9.26%) MongoDB
6 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.85%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.85%) BigQuery
8 1 (1.85%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 16 (29.63%) Jenkins
2 8 (14.81%) Maven
3 7 (12.96%) Artifactory
3 7 (12.96%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.41%) Gradle
4 4 (7.41%) JIRA
4 4 (7.41%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (5.56%) JUnit
6 2 (3.70%) Bitbucket
6 2 (3.70%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.70%) Gerrit
6 2 (3.70%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.85%) Appium
7 1 (1.85%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.85%) Selenium
7 1 (1.85%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.85%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (1.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (37.04%) Big Data Engineer
2 19 (35.19%) Architect
2 19 (35.19%) Lead Architect
3 18 (33.33%) Technical Architect
3 18 (33.33%) Technical Leader
4 16 (29.63%) Data Engineer
5 14 (25.93%) Developer
6 12 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (20.37%) Hadoop Engineer
8 10 (18.52%) AWS Engineer
9 7 (12.96%) AWS Developer
9 7 (12.96%) Big Data Developer
9 7 (12.96%) Java Developer
10 6 (11.11%) Agile Developer
10 6 (11.11%) Hadoop Developer
10 6 (11.11%) Platform Engineer
11 4 (7.41%) AWS DevOps
11 4 (7.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 4 (7.41%) Java Engineer
12 2 (3.70%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.63%) Elastic Stack
2 10 (18.52%) Apache Camel
3 7 (12.96%) Drools
4 5 (9.26%) Apache NiFi
4 5 (9.26%) Spring
5 4 (7.41%) JSON
5 4 (7.41%) REST
6 3 (5.56%) JSON Schema
6 3 (5.56%) Keycloak
6 3 (5.56%) Samza
6 3 (5.56%) Spring Boot
6 3 (5.56%) Spring MVC
7 2 (3.70%) Java EE
8 1 (1.85%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.85%) JPA
8 1 (1.85%) LDAP
8 1 (1.85%) Spark Streaming
8 1 (1.85%) Velocity
8 1 (1.85%) Web Services
8 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.93%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.93%) DevOps
3 8 (14.81%) Open Source
4 6 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (11.11%) TDD
5 5 (9.26%) Configuration Management
5 5 (9.26%) Identity Access Management
5 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure as Code
5 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Automation
5 5 (9.26%) Mentoring
5 5 (9.26%) Test Automation
5 5 (9.26%) Visualisation
6 4 (7.41%) BDD
6 4 (7.41%) Contingency Planning
6 4 (7.41%) Data Science
6 4 (7.41%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (7.41%) Machine Learning
6 4 (7.41%) Mathematics
6 4 (7.41%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 41 (75.93%) Java
2 13 (24.07%) Java 8
3 10 (18.52%) Python
4 8 (14.81%) Bash Shell
5 4 (7.41%) SQL
6 2 (3.70%) C
6 2 (3.70%) C++
6 2 (3.70%) Go
6 2 (3.70%) Perl
6 2 (3.70%) Ruby
7 1 (1.85%) Groovy
7 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (42.59%) Security Cleared
2 22 (40.74%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.70%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.85%) Degree
4 1 (1.85%) ISEB
4 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 27 (50.00%) Docker
2 6 (11.11%) HDFS
3 1 (1.85%) iptables
Systems Management
1 37 (68.52%) Kubernetes
2 22 (40.74%) Terraform
3 21 (38.89%) Ansible
4 11 (20.37%) logstash
5 7 (12.96%) Kibana
6 5 (9.26%) Puppet
7 4 (7.41%) Nagios
7 4 (7.41%) ZABBIX
8 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.85%) Packer
8 1 (1.85%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) Hortonworks
2 4 (7.41%) SaltStack
3 1 (1.85%) Cloudera
3 1 (1.85%) Google
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) Talend