Period
to 18 January 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 18 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 London > Croydon
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 58 70
Rank change year-on-year -7 +12 -26
Contract jobs citing Kafka 42 48 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 4.10% 4.65% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.47% 12.15% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 38 3
Croydon median daily rate £575 £550 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +18.92% -7.50%
10th Percentile £494 £455 £445
90th Percentile £675 £741 £486
South London median daily rate £575 £550 £463
% change year-on-year +4.55% +18.92% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 401 395 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 39.12% 38.24% 31.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 287 85
Croydon median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £381 £364 £313
90th Percentile £613 £670 £523
South London median daily rate £500 £500 £425
% change year-on-year - +17.65% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South London median hourly rate £44.18 £47.83 £47.42
% change year-on-year -7.63% +0.88% -0.87%

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 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kafka in Croydon

For the 6 months to 18 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 36 (85.71%) Java
2 33 (78.57%) Docker
3 31 (73.81%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 28 (66.67%) Big Data
5 25 (59.52%) SC Cleared
5 25 (59.52%) HBase
6 24 (57.14%) Java 8
7 23 (54.76%) Kubernetes
8 22 (52.38%) Jenkins
8 22 (52.38%) Elasticsearch
9 20 (47.62%) TDD
10 18 (42.86%) JIRA
10 18 (42.86%) Git (software)
10 18 (42.86%) Confluence
11 17 (40.48%) Spring
12 16 (38.10%) Python
12 16 (38.10%) BDD
12 16 (38.10%) Ansible
12 16 (38.10%) DevOps
13 14 (33.33%) REST
14 13 (30.95%) Hadoop
14 13 (30.95%) Amazon AWS
14 13 (30.95%) Linux
14 13 (30.95%) Terraform
14 13 (30.95%) Spring Boot
15 12 (28.57%) SQL
15 12 (28.57%) Maven
15 12 (28.57%) Microservices
16 11 (26.19%) PostgreSQL

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 22 (52.38%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (42.86%) Confluence
3 8 (19.05%) Apache Spark
4 7 (16.67%) Apache Solr
5 3 (7.14%) Apache
6 2 (4.76%) Apache Pig
6 2 (4.76%) nginx
7 1 (2.38%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 13 (30.95%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.52%) GitHub
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.14%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) Kerberos
2 2 (4.76%) DNS
2 2 (4.76%) HTTP
2 2 (4.76%) HTTPS
2 2 (4.76%) ICMP
2 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (66.67%) Big Data
2 25 (59.52%) HBase
3 13 (30.95%) Hadoop
4 11 (26.19%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (16.67%) MongoDB
6 6 (14.29%) NoSQL
7 4 (9.52%) MySQL
7 4 (9.52%) Redis
8 3 (7.14%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
9 2 (4.76%) Apache Hive
9 2 (4.76%) Flink
9 2 (4.76%) Neo4j
10 1 (2.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (2.38%) JanusGraph
10 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (52.38%) Jenkins
2 18 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 18 (42.86%) JIRA
3 12 (28.57%) Maven
4 7 (16.67%) IntelliJ
5 6 (14.29%) Cucumber
6 5 (11.90%) Gradle
7 4 (9.52%) GitLab
8 3 (7.14%) SonarQube
9 2 (4.76%) Artifactory
9 2 (4.76%) Bitbucket
10 1 (2.38%) JUnit
10 1 (2.38%) Mockito
10 1 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (78.57%) Developer
2 27 (64.29%) Java Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Big Data Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Data Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Backend Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Big Data Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Kubernetes Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Python Developer
7 1 (2.38%) AWS Developer
7 1 (2.38%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Integration Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (40.48%) Spring
2 14 (33.33%) REST
3 13 (30.95%) Spring Boot
4 10 (23.81%) Samza
4 10 (23.81%) Web Services
5 8 (19.05%) JSON
6 7 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
7 6 (14.29%) JSON Schema
7 6 (14.29%) RESTful
8 5 (11.90%) Apache Camel
9 4 (9.52%) Drools
10 3 (7.14%) Hibernate
10 3 (7.14%) JPA
11 2 (4.76%) Apache NiFi
11 2 (4.76%) Grails
11 2 (4.76%) LEMP Stack
11 2 (4.76%) SOAP
11 2 (4.76%) Spring MVC
11 2 (4.76%) Swagger
12 1 (2.38%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) PKI
1 2 (4.76%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (73.81%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (47.62%) TDD
3 16 (38.10%) BDD
3 16 (38.10%) DevOps
4 12 (28.57%) Microservices
5 9 (21.43%) Mentoring
5 9 (21.43%) Open Source
6 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (14.29%) Scrum
8 5 (11.90%) Pair Programming
8 5 (11.90%) Systems Engineering
9 4 (9.52%) Coaching
9 4 (9.52%) Data Architecture
9 4 (9.52%) ETL
9 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
10 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
10 3 (7.14%) Data Development
10 3 (7.14%) MVC
10 3 (7.14%) Performance Testing
10 3 (7.14%) Trunk-Based Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (85.71%) Java
2 24 (57.14%) Java 8
3 16 (38.10%) Python
4 12 (28.57%) SQL
5 9 (21.43%) Bash Shell
6 8 (19.05%) Groovy
7 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.76%) Go
8 2 (4.76%) Ruby
8 2 (4.76%) Scala
9 1 (2.38%) Gremlin
Qualifications
1 28 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 25 (59.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 33 (78.57%) Docker
2 10 (23.81%) HDFS
3 3 (7.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 23 (54.76%) Kubernetes
2 16 (38.10%) Ansible
3 13 (30.95%) Terraform
4 8 (19.05%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (7.14%) logstash
5 3 (7.14%) Puppet
6 2 (4.76%) Ambari
6 2 (4.76%) Consul
6 2 (4.76%) HAProxy
6 2 (4.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (4.76%) Kibana
6 2 (4.76%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (4.76%) Prometheus
6 2 (4.76%) Sysdig
7 1 (2.38%) Nagios
7 1 (2.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) Hortonworks
1 3 (7.14%) SaltStack
2 1 (2.38%) Guidewire
2 1 (2.38%) Hyland
2 1 (2.38%) MuleSoft
2 1 (2.38%) SAP