Period
to 17 June 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Confluent products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Confluent over the 6 months to 17 June 2021 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Confluent, Inc.

Confluent
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 582 551 776
Rank change year-on-year -31 +225 +81
Contract jobs citing Confluent 43 20 47
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.087% 0.052% 0.057%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 37
10th Percentile £462 £434 £413
25th Percentile £513 £505 £416
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £565 £625 £525
Median % change year-on-year -9.60% +19.05% -4.55%
75th Percentile £617 £688 £669
90th Percentile £649 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £625 £525
% change year-on-year -12.00% +19.05% -4.55%

Confluent is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 20,231 16,456 34,528
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 40.87% 42.71% 41.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,168 10,592 21,943
10th Percentile £292 £250 £260
25th Percentile £389 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £496 £470 £465
Median % change year-on-year +5.53% +1.08% +3.33%
75th Percentile £588 £575 £569
90th Percentile £688 £675 £648
UK median daily rate £490 £460 £460
% change year-on-year +6.52% - +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 627 577 1,118
10th Percentile £11.16 £11.63 £11.06
25th Percentile £13.50 £14.10 £13.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.50
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +5.71%
75th Percentile £41.00 £30.05 £37.50
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.85% +6.57%

Confluent
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Confluent as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Confluent in England

Confluent
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Confluent in England.

Daily rate trend for Confluent in England

Confluent
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Confluent in England over the 6 months to 17 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Confluent in England

Confluent
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Confluent within the England region over the 6 months to 17 June 2021. 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
London -60 32 £565 -16.30% 2
North of England +7 4 £438 -2.78% 1
Yorkshire +5 2 - -
Midlands - 2 - - 1
North West - 2 £438 - 1
South East - 2 £508 -
East of England - 2 - -
South West - 1 - -
Confluent
UK

For the 6 months to 17 June 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Confluent 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 England region with a requirement for Confluent.

1 43 (100.00%) Kafka
2 25 (58.14%) Java
3 22 (51.16%) Azure
4 20 (46.51%) Apache Spark
5 17 (39.53%) Banking
5 17 (39.53%) Scala
6 16 (37.21%) Kubernetes
7 14 (32.56%) AWS
8 13 (30.23%) Spark Streaming
9 12 (27.91%) Microservices
9 12 (27.91%) DevOps
10 11 (25.58%) GCP
11 10 (23.26%) Docker
11 10 (23.26%) Apache Hive
11 10 (23.26%) MongoDB
12 9 (20.93%) iPad
12 9 (20.93%) Big Data
12 9 (20.93%) E-Commerce
12 9 (20.93%) Data Pipeline
13 8 (18.60%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 8 (18.60%) HDInsight
13 8 (18.60%) Apache
13 8 (18.60%) Python
13 8 (18.60%) Hadoop
13 8 (18.60%) Data Engineering
14 7 (16.28%) Ansible
14 7 (16.28%) High Availability
14 7 (16.28%) Jenkins
14 7 (16.28%) SSL
14 7 (16.28%) Finance

Confluent
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 20 (46.51%) Apache Spark
2 8 (18.60%) Apache
3 5 (11.63%) Apache Airflow
4 4 (9.30%) nginx
5 3 (6.98%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 22 (51.16%) Azure
2 14 (32.56%) AWS
3 11 (25.58%) GCP
4 8 (18.60%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 7 (16.28%) Amazon EKS
6 4 (9.30%) Apigee
7 2 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (4.65%) OpenShift
8 1 (2.33%) GitHub
8 1 (2.33%) Google App Engine
8 1 (2.33%) Google Data Studio
8 1 (2.33%) Serverless
8 1 (2.33%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) SSL
2 1 (2.33%) MQTT
2 1 (2.33%) Network Security
2 1 (2.33%) SD-WAN
2 1 (2.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) Apache Hive
1 10 (23.26%) MongoDB
2 9 (20.93%) Big Data
3 8 (18.60%) Hadoop
3 8 (18.60%) HDInsight
4 5 (11.63%) NoSQL
5 4 (9.30%) BigQuery
5 4 (9.30%) RDBMS
5 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
6 3 (6.98%) Data Lake
7 2 (4.65%) Delta Lake
7 2 (4.65%) Neo4j
8 1 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (2.33%) Bigtable
8 1 (2.33%) Cloud Spanner
8 1 (2.33%) HBase
8 1 (2.33%) KDB
8 1 (2.33%) Looker
8 1 (2.33%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Jenkins
2 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.95%) JIRA
3 5 (11.63%) Artifactory
3 5 (11.63%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (9.30%) CircleCI
5 3 (6.98%) Maven
6 1 (2.33%) GitLab
6 1 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (39.53%) Banking
2 7 (16.28%) Finance
3 4 (9.30%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.33%) French Language
4 1 (2.33%) German Language
4 1 (2.33%) Law
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Developer
2 11 (25.58%) Java Developer
3 8 (18.60%) Data Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Scala Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Java Scala Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Scala Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Apache Spark Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Azure Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Data Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Java Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Scala Software Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Azure Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Azure Software Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (100.00%) Kafka
2 13 (30.23%) Spark Streaming
3 5 (11.63%) .NET
3 5 (11.63%) JSON
3 5 (11.63%) Node.js
3 5 (11.63%) Spring
3 5 (11.63%) Spring Boot
4 4 (9.30%) Apache Avro
4 4 (9.30%) PySpark
5 3 (6.98%) JDBC
5 3 (6.98%) JMS
5 3 (6.98%) Swagger
6 2 (4.65%) Apache Camel
6 2 (4.65%) RESTful
6 2 (4.65%) YAML
7 1 (2.33%) Apache Beam
7 1 (2.33%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (2.33%) Protocol Buffers
7 1 (2.33%) React
7 1 (2.33%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) iPad
2 4 (9.30%) Cloud Native
2 4 (9.30%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Linux
2 4 (9.30%) CentOS
2 4 (9.30%) CoreOS
2 4 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) DevOps
1 12 (27.91%) Microservices
2 9 (20.93%) Data Pipeline
2 9 (20.93%) E-Commerce
3 8 (18.60%) Data Engineering
4 7 (16.28%) Data Ingestion
4 7 (16.28%) High Availability
5 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.63%) API Development
6 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (11.63%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (11.63%) Software Engineering
7 4 (9.30%) Auto-Scaling
7 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Automation
7 4 (9.30%) Knowledge Management
7 4 (9.30%) Proactive Monitoring
7 4 (9.30%) Scrum
7 4 (9.30%) TDD
7 4 (9.30%) The Twelve-Factor App
7 4 (9.30%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (58.14%) Java
2 17 (39.53%) Scala
3 8 (18.60%) Python
4 5 (11.63%) Go
4 5 (11.63%) SQL
5 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.30%) Rust
6 2 (4.65%) Java 8
7 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.33%) Cypher
7 1 (2.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) DBS Check
System Software
1 10 (23.26%) Docker
2 3 (6.98%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (4.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 16 (37.21%) Kubernetes
2 7 (16.28%) Ansible
3 6 (13.95%) Terraform
4 5 (11.63%) Oozie
5 1 (2.33%) Istio
5 1 (2.33%) Rancher
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Databricks
2 4 (9.30%) Veracode
3 3 (6.98%) Google
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat