Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 70 86
Rank change year-on-year -8 +16 -
Contract jobs citing Kafka 37 28 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.22% 2.10% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.75% 5.37% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 2
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £388 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -8.28% -
10th Percentile £322 £319 £381
90th Percentile £531 £600 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £423
% change year-on-year +3.23% -8.28% -
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 548 521 392
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 32.81% 39.08% 32.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 317 226
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £380 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +6.29% +2.14%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £263
90th Percentile £550 £500 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £33.75 £24.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.63% +71.43% -74.55%
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 £27.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +20.37% -28.00% -7.13%

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 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kafka in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 33 (89.19%) Java
2 22 (59.46%) Hadoop
3 21 (56.76%) Spring
4 19 (51.35%) Software Engineering
5 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (45.95%) Java 8
7 16 (43.24%) Hibernate
7 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
8 15 (40.54%) NoSQL
9 14 (37.84%) Test Automation
9 14 (37.84%) Analytics
9 14 (37.84%) TDD
10 13 (35.14%) Degree
10 13 (35.14%) Python
10 13 (35.14%) Apache Spark
11 12 (32.43%) Scala
12 11 (29.73%) Akka
12 11 (29.73%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (29.73%) Impala
12 11 (29.73%) Ansible
12 11 (29.73%) HTML
13 10 (27.03%) Computer Science
13 10 (27.03%) Scrum
13 10 (27.03%) Games
13 10 (27.03%) Docker
13 10 (27.03%) Kanban
13 10 (27.03%) MapReduce
13 10 (27.03%) Computer Science Degree
14 9 (24.32%) Deployment Automation
14 9 (24.32%) Redis

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 13 (35.14%) Apache Spark
2 9 (24.32%) JBoss
2 9 (24.32%) Jetty
2 9 (24.32%) Tomcat
2 9 (24.32%) WebLogic
2 9 (24.32%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Airflow
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) AMQP
2 1 (2.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (59.46%) Hadoop
2 15 (40.54%) NoSQL
3 11 (29.73%) Impala
4 9 (24.32%) Couchbase
4 9 (24.32%) MongoDB
4 9 (24.32%) Redis
4 9 (24.32%) Riak
5 3 (8.11%) Big Data
6 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.70%) Azkaban
7 1 (2.70%) DB2
7 1 (2.70%) HDInsight
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.70%) Power BI
7 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Cucumber
1 9 (24.32%) FitNesse
1 9 (24.32%) Selenium
1 9 (24.32%) Vagrant
2 5 (13.51%) Maven
3 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.41%) JIRA
General
1 10 (27.03%) Games
2 7 (18.92%) Banking
2 7 (18.92%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (62.16%) Developer
2 22 (59.46%) Java Developer
3 9 (24.32%) Scala Software Engineer
3 9 (24.32%) Software Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Scala Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Java Scala Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Data Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Linux Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Python Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Java Scala Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Scala Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (56.76%) Spring
2 16 (43.24%) Hibernate
3 11 (29.73%) Akka
3 11 (29.73%) HTML
4 9 (24.32%) HTML5
4 9 (24.32%) JMS
4 9 (24.32%) JPA
4 9 (24.32%) RabbitMQ
4 9 (24.32%) TIBCO EMS
4 9 (24.32%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (16.22%) J2EE
5 6 (16.22%) RESTful
6 5 (13.51%) Spring Boot
7 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.70%) Angular 2
8 1 (2.70%) CSS
8 1 (2.70%) JSON
8 1 (2.70%) Regular Expression
8 1 (2.70%) REST
8 1 (2.70%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (27.03%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.70%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Unix
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Software Engineering
2 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (37.84%) Analytics
3 14 (37.84%) TDD
3 14 (37.84%) Test Automation
4 10 (27.03%) Kanban
4 10 (27.03%) MapReduce
4 10 (27.03%) Scrum
5 9 (24.32%) BDD
5 9 (24.32%) Concurrent Programming
5 9 (24.32%) Deployment Automation
5 9 (24.32%) DSDM
5 9 (24.32%) Integration Testing
5 9 (24.32%) Multithreading
5 9 (24.32%) RUP
5 9 (24.32%) System Testing
5 9 (24.32%) UML
6 6 (16.22%) OO
7 5 (13.51%) Microservices
8 3 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 33 (89.19%) Java
2 17 (45.95%) Java 8
3 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
4 13 (35.14%) Python
5 12 (32.43%) Scala
6 9 (24.32%) Bash Shell
6 9 (24.32%) Ruby
7 5 (13.51%) Kotlin
8 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.70%) C#
9 1 (2.70%) C++
9 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (35.14%) Degree
2 10 (27.03%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) QA
System Software
1 10 (27.03%) Docker
2 1 (2.70%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) Ansible
2 9 (24.32%) Cobbler
2 9 (24.32%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (24.32%) Puppet
3 1 (2.70%) Kibana
3 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) IBM
1 9 (24.32%) TIBCO
2 8 (21.62%) Informatica
3 3 (8.11%) Splunk
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) Perforce
4 1 (2.70%) Tableau