Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 78 -
Rank change year-on-year -15 - -
Contract jobs citing Kafka 17 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.10% 0.35% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.05% 0.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
Glasgow median daily rate £413 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% - -
Scotland median daily rate £425 £475 -
% change year-on-year -10.53% - -
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 558 408 372
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 36.09% 36.04% 29.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 237 226
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £360 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +6.27% -9.67%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £224
90th Percentile £538 £438 £438
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £36.75 £16.61 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +121.32% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £24.25 £40.45 £29.25
% change year-on-year -40.04% +38.27% -25.00%

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 23 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kafka in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 14 (82.35%) Python
2 12 (70.59%) Splunk
2 12 (70.59%) Analytics
3 11 (64.71%) Unix
4 10 (58.82%) Java
4 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
4 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
5 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (52.94%) Ansible
5 9 (52.94%) Linux Command Line
6 8 (47.06%) DevOps
7 7 (41.18%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (41.18%) Data Engineering
7 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
7 7 (41.18%) Configuration Management
7 7 (41.18%) HTTP
7 7 (41.18%) Shell Script
7 7 (41.18%) HTML
7 7 (41.18%) Linux
8 6 (35.29%) Scrum
8 6 (35.29%) Kanban
8 6 (35.29%) JIRA
8 6 (35.29%) Big Data
8 6 (35.29%) Hadoop
8 6 (35.29%) REST
9 5 (29.41%) Scala
9 5 (29.41%) Apache Spark
9 5 (29.41%) SDLC
9 5 (29.41%) Elastic Stack
9 5 (29.41%) Apache Zeppelin

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 5 (29.41%) Apache Spark
2 4 (23.53%) Apache
3 2 (11.76%) JBoss
3 2 (11.76%) Jetty
3 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
3 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
3 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Bluemix
2 1 (5.88%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) HTTP
2 2 (11.76%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Big Data
1 6 (35.29%) Hadoop
2 5 (29.41%) Apache Zeppelin
3 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
4 2 (11.76%) Couchbase
4 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
4 2 (11.76%) Redis
4 2 (11.76%) Riak
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
2 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
3 6 (35.29%) JIRA
4 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
4 2 (11.76%) FitNesse
4 2 (11.76%) Maven
4 2 (11.76%) Selenium
4 2 (11.76%) Vagrant
5 1 (5.88%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analytics Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Big Data Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Scala Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Scala Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Splunk Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) HTML
2 6 (35.29%) REST
3 5 (29.41%) CSS
3 5 (29.41%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
4 4 (23.53%) Hibernate
4 4 (23.53%) Regular Expression
4 4 (23.53%) Spring
5 3 (17.65%) Angular 2
6 2 (11.76%) HTML5
6 2 (11.76%) JMS
6 2 (11.76%) JPA
6 2 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (11.76%) RESTful
6 2 (11.76%) Spring Boot
6 2 (11.76%) TIBCO EMS
6 2 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (5.88%) J2EE
7 1 (5.88%) Web Services
7 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (17.65%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
6 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Unix
2 7 (41.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Analytics
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) DevOps
4 7 (41.18%) Configuration Management
4 7 (41.18%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (41.18%) Data Engineering
5 6 (35.29%) Kanban
5 6 (35.29%) Scrum
6 5 (29.41%) Data Development
6 5 (29.41%) SDLC
7 4 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (23.53%) Dashboard Development
7 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
7 4 (23.53%) Machine Learning
7 4 (23.53%) Metadata Management
7 4 (23.53%) TDD
7 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
7 4 (23.53%) Visualisation
8 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) Python
2 10 (58.82%) Java
2 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 7 (41.18%) Shell Script
4 5 (29.41%) Scala
5 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
5 2 (11.76%) Java 8
5 2 (11.76%) Kotlin
5 2 (11.76%) Ruby
6 1 (5.88%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) Ansible
2 5 (29.41%) Kibana
3 2 (11.76%) Cobbler
3 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (11.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Splunk
2 4 (23.53%) Perforce
3 3 (17.65%) IBM
4 2 (11.76%) TIBCO
5 1 (5.88%) Informatica