Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 February 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 77 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 - -
Contract jobs citing Kafka 15 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.26% 0.48% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.78% 1.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 0
Glasgow median daily rate £363 £423 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.20% - -
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 -
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 397 320 371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 33.47% 30.51% 25.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 172 197
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £356 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.79% -6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £268 £213
90th Percentile £475 £452 £475
Scotland median daily rate £380 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +4.83% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 £17.32 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.57% -68.51% +150.00%
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £48.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -50.52% +21.25% +63.27%

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 20 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kafka in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 15 (100.00%) Python
2 13 (86.67%) Bash Shell
3 12 (80.00%) Puppet
3 12 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (80.00%) Ansible
3 12 (80.00%) Java
3 12 (80.00%) QA
4 8 (53.33%) Finance
4 8 (53.33%) Perl
4 8 (53.33%) Linux
4 8 (53.33%) DNS
4 8 (53.33%) Firewall
4 8 (53.33%) Apache Spark
5 7 (46.67%) Docker
5 7 (46.67%) Vagrant
5 7 (46.67%) Couchbase
5 7 (46.67%) Redis
5 7 (46.67%) Riak
5 7 (46.67%) Cobbler
5 7 (46.67%) MongoDB
5 7 (46.67%) NoSQL
5 7 (46.67%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (46.67%) HTML5
5 7 (46.67%) Cucumber
5 7 (46.67%) BDD
5 7 (46.67%) AMQP
5 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
5 7 (46.67%) Hadoop
5 7 (46.67%) Concurrent Programming
5 7 (46.67%) IBM

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 8 (53.33%) Apache Spark
2 7 (46.67%) JBoss
2 7 (46.67%) Jetty
2 7 (46.67%) Tomcat
2 7 (46.67%) WebLogic
2 7 (46.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (13.33%) Apache
3 2 (13.33%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) DNS
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) AMQP
3 2 (13.33%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) Couchbase
1 7 (46.67%) Hadoop
1 7 (46.67%) MongoDB
1 7 (46.67%) NoSQL
1 7 (46.67%) Redis
1 7 (46.67%) Riak
2 6 (40.00%) Big Data
2 6 (40.00%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Cucumber
1 7 (46.67%) FitNesse
1 7 (46.67%) Selenium
1 7 (46.67%) Vagrant
2 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (40.00%) JIRA
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Splunk Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Java Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Hibernate
1 7 (46.67%) HTML
1 7 (46.67%) HTML5
1 7 (46.67%) JMS
1 7 (46.67%) JPA
1 7 (46.67%) RabbitMQ
1 7 (46.67%) Spring
1 7 (46.67%) TIBCO EMS
1 7 (46.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (40.00%) Grok
2 6 (40.00%) Regular Expression
3 2 (13.33%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (46.67%) BDD
1 7 (46.67%) Concurrent Programming
1 7 (46.67%) DSDM
1 7 (46.67%) Integration Testing
1 7 (46.67%) Kanban
1 7 (46.67%) Multithreading
1 7 (46.67%) RUP
1 7 (46.67%) Scrum
1 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
1 7 (46.67%) TDD
1 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
1 7 (46.67%) UML
2 6 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (40.00%) Process Management
2 6 (40.00%) System Testing
2 6 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Python
2 13 (86.67%) Bash Shell
3 12 (80.00%) Java
4 8 (53.33%) Perl
5 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
5 7 (46.67%) Ruby
6 2 (13.33%) C#
6 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (13.33%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) CEH
1 6 (40.00%) CISSP
1 6 (40.00%) SANS
2 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) BC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (80.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Docker
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (80.00%) Ansible
1 12 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (80.00%) Puppet
2 7 (46.67%) Cobbler
3 2 (13.33%) EnCase
3 2 (13.33%) SCCM
4 1 (6.67%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) IBM
1 7 (46.67%) TIBCO
2 6 (40.00%) Splunk
3 2 (13.33%) McAfee
3 2 (13.33%) Nuix
3 2 (13.33%) Symantec
4 1 (6.67%) Informatica