Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 81 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 - -
Contract jobs citing Kafka 26 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.04% 0.35% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.80% 1.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 0
Glasgow median daily rate £388 £423 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.28% - -
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 448 354 390
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 35.16% 30.94% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 182 183
Glasgow median daily rate £380 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £271 £226
90th Percentile £505 £475 £475
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.25 £14.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.46% -74.55% +129.17%
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £45.00 £40.38
% change year-on-year -46.67% +11.44% +11.39%

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 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kafka in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Kafka also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 23 (88.46%) Python
2 22 (84.62%) Java
3 19 (73.08%) Bash Shell
4 18 (69.23%) QA
5 16 (61.54%) Apache Spark
6 15 (57.69%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (57.69%) Ansible
6 15 (57.69%) Puppet
7 14 (53.85%) Big Data
7 14 (53.85%) Firewall
7 14 (53.85%) Finance
7 14 (53.85%) Perl
7 14 (53.85%) Linux
7 14 (53.85%) DNS
8 12 (46.15%) CISSP
8 12 (46.15%) Unix
8 12 (46.15%) Configuration Management
8 12 (46.15%) CEH
8 12 (46.15%) Analytics
8 12 (46.15%) Splunk
8 12 (46.15%) SIEM
8 12 (46.15%) Grok
8 12 (46.15%) Parquet
8 12 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (46.15%) JIRA
8 12 (46.15%) Git (software)
8 12 (46.15%) SANS
9 11 (42.31%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (42.31%) SDLC
9 11 (42.31%) Performance Analysis

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 (61.54%) Apache Spark
2 7 (26.92%) JBoss
2 7 (26.92%) Jetty
2 7 (26.92%) Tomcat
2 7 (26.92%) WebLogic
2 7 (26.92%) WebSphere
3 2 (7.69%) Apache
3 2 (7.69%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) DNS
1 14 (53.85%) Firewall
2 7 (26.92%) AMQP
3 2 (7.69%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) Big Data
2 12 (46.15%) Parquet
3 9 (34.62%) Hadoop
3 9 (34.62%) MongoDB
4 7 (26.92%) Couchbase
4 7 (26.92%) NoSQL
4 7 (26.92%) Redis
4 7 (26.92%) Riak
5 5 (19.23%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (7.69%) Apache Hive
6 2 (7.69%) Impala
6 2 (7.69%) Spark SQL
6 2 (7.69%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Git (software)
1 12 (46.15%) JIRA
2 7 (26.92%) Cucumber
2 7 (26.92%) FitNesse
2 7 (26.92%) Selenium
2 7 (26.92%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Splunk Engineer
2 11 (42.31%) Security Engineer
3 10 (38.46%) Developer
4 8 (30.77%) Java Developer
4 8 (30.77%) Java Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Architect
7 3 (11.54%) Cassandra Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Big Data Architect
8 2 (7.69%) Data Architect
9 1 (3.85%) Cassandra Architect
9 1 (3.85%) Lead Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
9 1 (3.85%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) Grok
2 11 (42.31%) Regular Expression
2 11 (42.31%) Spring
3 10 (38.46%) Hibernate
4 8 (30.77%) JMS
5 7 (26.92%) HTML
5 7 (26.92%) HTML5
5 7 (26.92%) JPA
5 7 (26.92%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (26.92%) TIBCO EMS
5 7 (26.92%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (3.85%) J2EE
7 1 (3.85%) JDBC
7 1 (3.85%) JNDI
7 1 (3.85%) REST
7 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Linux
2 12 (46.15%) Unix
3 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Analytics
1 12 (46.15%) Configuration Management
1 12 (46.15%) SIEM
1 12 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (42.31%) Anomaly Detection
2 11 (42.31%) Capacity Planning
2 11 (42.31%) Data Modelling
2 11 (42.31%) Enterprise Architecture
2 11 (42.31%) Performance Analysis
2 11 (42.31%) Process Management
2 11 (42.31%) SDLC
2 11 (42.31%) Statistical Modelling
3 10 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (38.46%) TDD
4 8 (30.77%) Content Management
4 8 (30.77%) DevOps
5 7 (26.92%) BDD
5 7 (26.92%) Concurrent Programming
5 7 (26.92%) Integration Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) Python
2 22 (84.62%) Java
3 19 (73.08%) Bash Shell
4 14 (53.85%) Perl
5 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
5 7 (26.92%) Ruby
6 4 (15.38%) SQL
7 2 (7.69%) C#
7 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
7 2 (7.69%) Scala
7 2 (7.69%) VBScript
8 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) CEH
1 12 (46.15%) CISSP
1 12 (46.15%) SANS
2 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (69.23%) QA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Docker
2 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (57.69%) Ansible
1 15 (57.69%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (57.69%) Puppet
2 7 (26.92%) Cobbler
3 2 (7.69%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 2 (7.69%) EnCase
3 2 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Splunk
2 7 (26.92%) IBM
2 7 (26.92%) TIBCO
3 2 (7.69%) McAfee
3 2 (7.69%) Nuix
3 2 (7.69%) Symantec
4 1 (3.85%) Informatica
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle