Period
to 22 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 22 July 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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 69 87 85
Rank change year-on-year +18 -2 -
Contract jobs citing Kafka 37 34 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.42% 1.93% 0.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.39% 5.30% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 5
Glasgow median daily rate £475 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +14.29% -
Scotland median daily rate £475 £425 £350
% change year-on-year +11.76% +21.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow 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 Glasgow with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 579 641 493
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 37.92% 36.42% 38.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 385 296
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £311 £304
90th Percentile £575 £550 £463
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £14.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +141.55% +3.50%
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £33.75 £43.39
% change year-on-year +3.70% -22.22% +21.37%

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in Glasgow

Kafka
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kafka in Glasgow

Kafka
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kafka in Glasgow over the 6 months to 22 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kafka in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 34 (91.89%) Apache Spark
2 30 (81.08%) HBase
2 30 (81.08%) Big Data
3 28 (75.68%) Scala
4 26 (70.27%) Apache Hive
4 26 (70.27%) HDFS
4 26 (70.27%) Impala
5 21 (56.76%) Hadoop
6 19 (51.35%) Spark SQL
7 18 (48.65%) Data Development
8 16 (43.24%) Banking
8 16 (43.24%) Spring
8 16 (43.24%) Java
9 14 (37.84%) Investment Banking
10 12 (32.43%) Spring Boot
11 11 (29.73%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (29.73%) SQL
11 11 (29.73%) Oracle
11 11 (29.73%) Web Services
12 10 (27.03%) Metadata Management
13 7 (18.92%) Apache Avro
13 7 (18.92%) Unix
13 7 (18.92%) ETL
13 7 (18.92%) Shell Script
13 7 (18.92%) Parquet
14 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (16.22%) Finance
14 6 (16.22%) Jenkins
14 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
15 5 (13.51%) Data Architecture

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 34 (91.89%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.70%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (81.08%) Big Data
1 30 (81.08%) HBase
2 26 (70.27%) Apache Hive
2 26 (70.27%) Impala
3 21 (56.76%) Hadoop
4 19 (51.35%) Spark SQL
5 7 (18.92%) Parquet
6 2 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.70%) DataStage
7 1 (2.70%) DB2
7 1 (2.70%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Jenkins
2 5 (13.51%) Eclipse
2 5 (13.51%) FindBugs
2 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.51%) IntelliJ
2 5 (13.51%) JUnit
2 5 (13.51%) Maven
2 5 (13.51%) Subversion
3 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 16 (43.24%) Banking
2 14 (37.84%) Investment Banking
3 6 (16.22%) Finance
4 3 (8.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.70%) Retail
5 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (94.59%) Developer
2 15 (40.54%) Big Data Developer
3 14 (37.84%) Scala Developer
4 12 (32.43%) Java Developer
5 6 (16.22%) Hadoop Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Architect
6 2 (5.41%) AWS Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark Developer
7 1 (2.70%) DataStage Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Messaging Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) Spring
2 12 (32.43%) Spring Boot
3 11 (29.73%) Web Services
4 7 (18.92%) Apache Avro
5 4 (10.81%) REST
6 2 (5.41%) Angular 2
6 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.41%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Data Development
2 11 (29.73%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (27.03%) Metadata Management
4 7 (18.92%) ETL
5 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (13.51%) Analytical Thinking
6 5 (13.51%) Data Architecture
6 5 (13.51%) Data Ingestion
6 5 (13.51%) Data Management
6 5 (13.51%) Memory Management
6 5 (13.51%) Multithreaded Programming
6 5 (13.51%) Multithreading
6 5 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (13.51%) Process Improvement
6 5 (13.51%) SDLC
6 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.11%) Business Development
8 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.41%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (75.68%) Scala
2 16 (43.24%) Java
3 11 (29.73%) SQL
4 7 (18.92%) Shell Script
5 3 (8.11%) Java 8
6 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.70%) Go
7 1 (2.70%) Groovy
7 1 (2.70%) Python
7 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (70.27%) HDFS
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Oracle
2 1 (2.70%) IBM