Period
to 14 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 July 2020 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
England > East of England
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 109 159 179
Rank change year-on-year +50 +20 +7
Contract jobs citing Kafka 9 23 24
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.47% 0.54% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.69% 2.05% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 17
Median daily rate £450 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £367 £409 £399
90th Percentile £533 £678 £606
England median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £45.58
% change year-on-year - -23.22% +23.20%

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 the East of England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 531 1,124 1,346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.70% 26.33% 28.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 667 843
Median daily rate £474 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.28% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £318 £325 £295
90th Percentile £588 £600 £569
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 28 23
Median hourly rate £57.00 £43.25 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.79% +31.06% -12.00%
10th Percentile £41.40 £26.00 £13.86
90th Percentile £68.70 £64.28 £60.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £41.53
% change year-on-year -20.45% +5.95% +2.54%

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Kafka as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in the East of England

Kafka
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Kafka in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Kafka in the East of England

Kafka
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Kafka in the East of England over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Kafka in the East of England

Kafka
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the East of England region over the 6 months to 14 July 2020. 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
Essex +32 4 £428 +0.59%
Hertfordshire +38 3 £513 -2.38%
Bedfordshire +19 1 - -
Suffolk +11 1 £350 -19.77%
Kafka
England

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 7 (77.78%) Hadoop
1 7 (77.78%) Relational Database
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle
3 5 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (55.56%) Data Modelling
3 5 (55.56%) RDBMS
3 5 (55.56%) Apache Flume
4 4 (44.44%) Data Strategy
4 4 (44.44%) MySQL
4 4 (44.44%) Data Security
4 4 (44.44%) ETL
4 4 (44.44%) XML
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) JDBC
4 4 (44.44%) Confluence
4 4 (44.44%) JIRA
4 4 (44.44%) Pentaho
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
5 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) Terraform
5 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 3 (33.33%) AWS
5 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (33.33%) Coaching
5 3 (33.33%) Kubernetes
6 2 (22.22%) GCP
6 2 (22.22%) Ansible

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 4 (44.44%) Confluence
2 2 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) AWS
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon S3
2 2 (22.22%) Azure
2 2 (22.22%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) FTP
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Hadoop
1 7 (77.78%) Relational Database
2 5 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (55.56%) RDBMS
3 4 (44.44%) MySQL
3 4 (44.44%) Pentaho
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) Big Data
5 2 (22.22%) Data Mart
5 2 (22.22%) ObjectStore
5 2 (22.22%) PowerCenter
5 2 (22.22%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
6 1 (11.11%) Apache Kudu
6 1 (11.11%) Data Lake
6 1 (11.11%) Impala
6 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
6 1 (11.11%) OLTP
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) JIRA
2 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (22.22%) JUnit
4 1 (11.11%) Gatling
4 1 (11.11%) Geb
4 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (11.11%) GitLab
4 1 (11.11%) Gradle
4 1 (11.11%) Spock
General
1 1 (11.11%) Public Sector
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Data Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Data Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Big Data Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) JDBC
1 4 (44.44%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) RESTful
2 2 (22.22%) Spring
2 2 (22.22%) XACML
3 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 1 (11.11%) Dropwizard
3 1 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (11.11%) Ember.js
3 1 (11.11%) Guice
3 1 (11.11%) JSON
3 1 (11.11%) OAuth
3 1 (11.11%) OAuth2
3 1 (11.11%) Ratpack
3 1 (11.11%) REST
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) Spring Boot
3 1 (11.11%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Reference Data
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) FMCG
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Data Modelling
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Data Security
2 4 (44.44%) Data Strategy
2 4 (44.44%) ETL
3 3 (33.33%) Coaching
3 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Data Management
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) Informatics
4 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure as Code
4 2 (22.22%) Requirements Gathering
4 2 (22.22%) User Stories
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) OWASP
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Java 8
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Apache Flume
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) NFS
3 1 (11.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (11.11%) Docker
3 1 (11.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Kubernetes
1 3 (33.33%) Terraform
2 2 (22.22%) Ansible
3 1 (11.11%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (11.11%) Grafana
3 1 (11.11%) Kibana
3 1 (11.11%) logstash
3 1 (11.11%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) SAP