Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 82 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 - -
Contract jobs citing Kafka 39 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.19% 1.28% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.14% 3.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 0
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £369 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.47% - -
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 635 524 408
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 35.59% 39.31% 31.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 314 240
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £320 £305 £263
90th Percentile £550 £488 £445
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year +6.67% +5.63% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £33.75 £14.49 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +132.92% +3.50% -74.55%
Scotland median hourly rate £33.75 £43.39 £36.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +20.53% -10.00%

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 16 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kafka in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 31 (79.49%) Java
2 24 (61.54%) Hadoop
3 23 (58.97%) Analytics
3 23 (58.97%) Python
4 20 (51.28%) JavaScript
5 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (48.72%) Software Engineering
6 17 (43.59%) Ansible
7 16 (41.03%) Apache Spark
8 15 (38.46%) Java 8
8 15 (38.46%) Scala
8 15 (38.46%) Hibernate
8 15 (38.46%) Spring
9 14 (35.90%) TDD
9 14 (35.90%) HTML
9 14 (35.90%) Test Automation
9 14 (35.90%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (33.33%) Kanban
10 13 (33.33%) Splunk
10 13 (33.33%) Scrum
11 12 (30.77%) Unix
12 11 (28.21%) NoSQL
12 11 (28.21%) Git (software)
13 10 (25.64%) Akka
13 10 (25.64%) Impala
13 10 (25.64%) IBM
14 9 (23.08%) JMS
14 9 (23.08%) RUP
14 9 (23.08%) Tomcat
14 9 (23.08%) DSDM

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 16 (41.03%) Apache Spark
2 9 (23.08%) JBoss
2 9 (23.08%) Jetty
2 9 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 9 (23.08%) WebLogic
2 9 (23.08%) WebSphere
3 4 (10.26%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) Apache Airflow
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) AMQP
2 7 (17.95%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (61.54%) Hadoop
2 11 (28.21%) NoSQL
3 10 (25.64%) Impala
4 9 (23.08%) Couchbase
4 9 (23.08%) MongoDB
4 9 (23.08%) Redis
4 9 (23.08%) Riak
5 7 (17.95%) Big Data
6 5 (12.82%) Apache Zeppelin
7 1 (2.56%) Azkaban
7 1 (2.56%) Data Lake
7 1 (2.56%) HDInsight
7 1 (2.56%) Power BI
7 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Git (software)
2 9 (23.08%) Cucumber
2 9 (23.08%) FitNesse
2 9 (23.08%) Selenium
2 9 (23.08%) Vagrant
3 8 (20.51%) Jenkins
4 7 (17.95%) JIRA
5 5 (12.82%) Maven
6 1 (2.56%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 9 (23.08%) Games
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Developer
2 17 (43.59%) Java Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Scala Software Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) Software Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Scala Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Data Analytics Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Java Scala Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Apache Spark Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Big Data Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Data Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Java Scala Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Scala Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Splunk Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (38.46%) Hibernate
1 15 (38.46%) Spring
2 14 (35.90%) HTML
3 10 (25.64%) Akka
4 9 (23.08%) HTML5
4 9 (23.08%) JMS
4 9 (23.08%) JPA
4 9 (23.08%) RabbitMQ
4 9 (23.08%) TIBCO EMS
4 9 (23.08%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (15.38%) REST
5 6 (15.38%) RESTful
6 5 (12.82%) CSS
6 5 (12.82%) Elastic Stack
6 5 (12.82%) Spring Boot
7 4 (10.26%) AngularJS
7 4 (10.26%) Regular Expression
8 3 (7.69%) Angular 2
9 2 (5.13%) JSON
10 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 9 (23.08%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Unix
2 8 (20.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) Analytics
2 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (48.72%) Software Engineering
3 14 (35.90%) TDD
3 14 (35.90%) Test Automation
4 13 (33.33%) Kanban
4 13 (33.33%) Scrum
5 9 (23.08%) BDD
5 9 (23.08%) Concurrent Programming
5 9 (23.08%) Deployment Automation
5 9 (23.08%) DevOps
5 9 (23.08%) DSDM
5 9 (23.08%) Integration Testing
5 9 (23.08%) MapReduce
5 9 (23.08%) Multithreading
5 9 (23.08%) RUP
5 9 (23.08%) System Testing
5 9 (23.08%) UML
6 8 (20.51%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (17.95%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (79.49%) Java
2 23 (58.97%) Python
3 20 (51.28%) JavaScript
4 15 (38.46%) Java 8
4 15 (38.46%) Scala
5 9 (23.08%) Bash Shell
5 9 (23.08%) Ruby
6 8 (20.51%) Shell Script
7 5 (12.82%) Kotlin
8 2 (5.13%) SQL
9 1 (2.56%) C#
9 1 (2.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Computer Science Degree
1 9 (23.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 9 (23.08%) Docker
2 1 (2.56%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (43.59%) Ansible
2 9 (23.08%) Cobbler
2 9 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (23.08%) Puppet
3 5 (12.82%) Kibana
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Splunk
2 10 (25.64%) IBM
3 9 (23.08%) TIBCO
4 8 (20.51%) Informatica
5 4 (10.26%) Perforce
6 1 (2.56%) Tableau