Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 128 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 - -
Contract jobs citing Kafka 17 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.57% 0.22% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.01% 0.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% - -
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 -
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 845 720 596
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 28.45% 26.90% 24.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 437 358
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £313 £270 £275
90th Percentile £550 £550 £503
Scotland median daily rate £406 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +8.33% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £23.59 £43.39 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.64% -8.17% +18.13%
10th Percentile £14.45 £30.52 £42.23
90th Percentile £32.72 £43.39 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £33.75 £24.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +40.63% -33.33% -10.43%

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 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kafka in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 16 (94.12%) Java
2 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
3 11 (64.71%) SQL
4 9 (52.94%) OO
4 9 (52.94%) C#
4 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
4 9 (52.94%) Test Automation
5 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (47.06%) Microservices
5 8 (47.06%) DevOps
6 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
6 7 (41.18%) TDD
6 7 (41.18%) Spring
6 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (41.18%) Linux
6 7 (41.18%) HTML
6 7 (41.18%) Python
7 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
7 6 (35.29%) .NET
7 6 (35.29%) JUnit
7 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
7 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
7 6 (35.29%) Spring Boot
7 6 (35.29%) Flink
8 4 (23.53%) Banking
8 4 (23.53%) JSON
8 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
8 4 (23.53%) RDBMS

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 4 (23.53%) Apache Spark
2 3 (17.65%) Apache
2 3 (17.65%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (17.65%) npm
3 3 (17.65%) Yarn
4 1 (5.88%) IBM Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (35.29%) Flink
3 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
3 4 (23.53%) RDBMS
3 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
4 3 (17.65%) Amazon Athena
4 3 (17.65%) Apache Hive
4 3 (17.65%) Hadoop
4 3 (17.65%) MySQL
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
1 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
1 6 (35.29%) JUnit
2 3 (17.65%) JIRA
2 3 (17.65%) Maven
2 3 (17.65%) NUnit
2 3 (17.65%) Selenium
2 3 (17.65%) SoapUI
2 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (17.65%) TeamCity
2 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (23.53%) Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Front Office
3 1 (5.88%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Full Stack Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Automation Tester
3 3 (17.65%) Data Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Developer in Test
4 2 (11.76%) Hadoop Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer in Test
4 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
1 7 (41.18%) HTML
1 7 (41.18%) Spring
2 6 (35.29%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) Spring Boot
3 4 (23.53%) JSON
3 4 (23.53%) React
3 4 (23.53%) Redux
4 3 (17.65%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (17.65%) Akka
4 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
4 3 (17.65%) HTML5
4 3 (17.65%) Spring Cloud
4 3 (17.65%) Spring Integration
4 3 (17.65%) WPF
4 3 (17.65%) Zuul
5 1 (5.88%) CSS
5 1 (5.88%) J2EE
5 1 (5.88%) jQuery
5 1 (5.88%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Structures
1 3 (17.65%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Unix
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) OO
1 9 (52.94%) Test Automation
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) DevOps
2 8 (47.06%) Microservices
3 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (41.18%) TDD
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (17.65%) Analytics
5 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
5 3 (17.65%) Data Analytics
5 3 (17.65%) Decision-Making
5 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Garbage Collection
5 3 (17.65%) High Availability
5 3 (17.65%) Low Latency
5 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
5 3 (17.65%) SOLID
5 3 (17.65%) Stress Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) Java
2 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
3 11 (64.71%) SQL
4 9 (52.94%) C#
5 7 (41.18%) Python
6 3 (17.65%) ES6
6 3 (17.65%) Java 8
6 3 (17.65%) TypeScript
7 1 (5.88%) PHP
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Twitter
4 1 (5.88%) IBM