Period
to 18 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 June 2018 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 104 -
Rank change year-on-year -14 - -
Contract jobs citing Kafka 13 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.45% 0.20% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.83% 0.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% - -
Scotland median daily rate £425 £413 -
% change year-on-year +3.03% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland 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 Edinburgh with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 712 564 648
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 24.55% 28.06% 22.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 391 360
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - +10.71%
10th Percentile £315 £263 £265
90th Percentile £532 £525 £538
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £23.59 £47.23 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.06% +214.87% -62.50%
10th Percentile £14.45 £42.16 £14.50
90th Percentile £32.72 £52.17 £15.50
Scotland median hourly rate £16.25 £43.39 £35.50
% change year-on-year -62.55% +22.23% -11.25%

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in Edinburgh

Kafka
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kafka in Edinburgh

Kafka
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kafka in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kafka in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 12 (92.31%) Java
2 8 (61.54%) Hadoop
2 8 (61.54%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (53.85%) Big Data
3 7 (53.85%) Microservices
3 7 (53.85%) React
3 7 (53.85%) Spring Boot
3 7 (53.85%) SOLID
3 7 (53.85%) Redux
3 7 (53.85%) Spring
3 7 (53.85%) Hibernate
3 7 (53.85%) E-Commerce
4 6 (46.15%) SOA
4 6 (46.15%) SOAP
4 6 (46.15%) Oracle
4 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (46.15%) Middleware
4 6 (46.15%) Web Development
4 6 (46.15%) The Twelve-Factor App
4 6 (46.15%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 6 (46.15%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database
4 6 (46.15%) Node.js
4 6 (46.15%) REST
4 6 (46.15%) Software Architecture
4 6 (46.15%) iPad
4 6 (46.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 4 (30.77%) JavaScript

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 6 (46.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (30.77%) Apache
3 3 (23.08%) Confluence
4 2 (15.38%) Apache Spark
5 1 (7.69%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (7.69%) Apache Solr
5 1 (7.69%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
3 1 (7.69%) npm
3 1 (7.69%) PaaS
3 1 (7.69%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) Apache Cassandra
1 8 (61.54%) Hadoop
2 7 (53.85%) Big Data
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) Flink
6 2 (15.38%) Apache Hive
6 2 (15.38%) HBase
6 2 (15.38%) Impala
7 1 (7.69%) Data Lake
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) JUnit
3 1 (7.69%) Maven
3 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Front Office
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Architect
2 6 (46.15%) Java Architect
2 6 (46.15%) Java Solutions Architect
2 6 (46.15%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Data Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Big Data Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Big Data Solutions Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Java Technical Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle Solutions Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Technical Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Web Architect
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Data Scientist
5 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Hibernate
1 7 (53.85%) React
1 7 (53.85%) Redux
1 7 (53.85%) Spring
1 7 (53.85%) Spring Boot
2 6 (46.15%) Middleware
2 6 (46.15%) Node.js
2 6 (46.15%) REST
2 6 (46.15%) SOAP
3 4 (30.77%) HTML
4 3 (23.08%) .NET
4 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
5 2 (15.38%) Akka
6 1 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (7.69%) HTML5
6 1 (7.69%) Spring Integration
6 1 (7.69%) TensorFlow
6 1 (7.69%) WPF
6 1 (7.69%) Zuul
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) iPad
2 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
3 1 (7.69%) Equities
3 1 (7.69%) Fintech
3 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) E-Commerce
1 7 (53.85%) Microservices
1 7 (53.85%) SOLID
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 6 (46.15%) Event-Driven Architecture
2 6 (46.15%) SOA
2 6 (46.15%) Software Architecture
2 6 (46.15%) The Twelve-Factor App
2 6 (46.15%) Web Development
3 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
4 3 (23.08%) DevOps
5 2 (15.38%) ETL
6 1 (7.69%) Analytics
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) MVC
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) Statistics
6 1 (7.69%) TDD
6 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) R
4 2 (15.38%) Scala
5 1 (7.69%) ES6
5 1 (7.69%) Java 8
5 1 (7.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Flume
1 1 (7.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (7.69%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (7.69%) Oozie
1 1 (7.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Atlassian
3 2 (15.38%) Cloudera
3 2 (15.38%) Twitter
4 1 (7.69%) Hortonworks
4 1 (7.69%) MapR
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft