Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 10 December 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 114 164
Rank change year-on-year +12 +50 +26
Contract jobs citing Kafka 87 49 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.26% 1.39% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.75% 6.21% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 17 2
Hampshire median daily rate £525 £250 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +110.00% -52.38% +25.00%
10th Percentile £425 £250 £513
90th Percentile £638 £433 £538
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £525
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate £55.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £55.00 - -

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 Hampshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,288 789 974
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 33.52% 22.36% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 887 449 565
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £319 £273 £281
90th Percentile £575 £525 £513
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 27 59
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32.50 £25.78 £18.64
90th Percentile £57.33 £48.35 £59.31
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +9.33%

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Kafka as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in Hampshire

Kafka
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Kafka in Hampshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Kafka in Hampshire

Kafka
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kafka in Hampshire over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kafka in Hampshire

Kafka
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 10 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Farnborough -7 15 £531 +32.81%
Basingstoke - 11 £525 -
Fareham - 5 £625 -
Romsey - 5 £450 - 1
Southampton - 4 - - 2
Portsmouth - 3 £550 -
Eastleigh - 1 £475 -
Kafka
South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 54 (62.07%) Big Data
2 52 (59.77%) Hadoop
3 51 (58.62%) Java
4 50 (57.47%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (52.87%) Apache
6 41 (47.13%) HDFS
7 38 (43.68%) GitHub
7 38 (43.68%) Linux
7 38 (43.68%) RabbitMQ
8 36 (41.38%) Apache Spark
9 35 (40.23%) Jenkins
9 35 (40.23%) Git (software)
10 32 (36.78%) Degree
10 32 (36.78%) HBase
11 31 (35.63%) JSON
11 31 (35.63%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (35.63%) Unix
12 30 (34.48%) TDD
12 30 (34.48%) Spring
12 30 (34.48%) Apache Avro
13 29 (33.33%) BDD
14 28 (32.18%) Gradle
14 28 (32.18%) Microservices
15 26 (29.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 26 (29.89%) Virtual Team
15 26 (29.89%) Linux Command Line
15 26 (29.89%) Shell Script
15 26 (29.89%) Middleware
16 25 (28.74%) REST
17 24 (27.59%) Benchmarking

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 46 (52.87%) Apache
2 36 (41.38%) Apache Spark
3 18 (20.69%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (10.34%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (6.90%) Apache Qpid
5 6 (6.90%) Jupyter
5 6 (6.90%) nginx
5 6 (6.90%) Traefik
6 4 (4.60%) Apache Pig
6 4 (4.60%) OpenStack
7 3 (3.45%) Apache Solr
8 2 (2.30%) GemFire
Cloud Services
1 38 (43.68%) GitHub
2 12 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (8.05%) PaaS
5 4 (4.60%) Azure Data Factory
5 4 (4.60%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 2 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (2.30%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (2.30%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (2.30%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (2.30%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.30%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) HTTP
2 4 (4.60%) DNS
2 4 (4.60%) Firewall
2 4 (4.60%) HTTPS
2 4 (4.60%) LAN
2 4 (4.60%) SSL
2 4 (4.60%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.60%) WAN
3 2 (2.30%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (62.07%) Big Data
2 52 (59.77%) Hadoop
3 32 (36.78%) HBase
4 24 (27.59%) Parquet
5 16 (18.39%) Redis
6 13 (14.94%) MongoDB
6 13 (14.94%) NoSQL
6 13 (14.94%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (11.49%) MySQL
8 7 (8.05%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (6.90%) Apache Hive
9 6 (6.90%) Data Lake
9 6 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (6.90%) Geospatial Data
10 5 (5.75%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 5 (5.75%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (5.75%) Cosmos DB
11 4 (4.60%) Impala
12 3 (3.45%) Neo4j
13 2 (2.30%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 35 (40.23%) Git (software)
1 35 (40.23%) Jenkins
2 28 (32.18%) Gradle
3 7 (8.05%) Cucumber
4 6 (6.90%) webpack
5 4 (4.60%) JBehave
6 3 (3.45%) Eclipse
6 3 (3.45%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.30%) gulp
7 2 (2.30%) IntelliJ
7 2 (2.30%) JIRA
7 2 (2.30%) JUnit
7 2 (2.30%) Protractor
7 2 (2.30%) Selenium
7 2 (2.30%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.15%) Maven
8 1 (1.15%) VersionOne
8 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (13.79%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Advertising
2 4 (4.60%) Games
2 4 (4.60%) Publishing
3 2 (2.30%) Retail
4 1 (1.15%) Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (64.37%) Developer
2 31 (35.63%) Java Developer
3 17 (19.54%) Big Data Developer
4 12 (13.79%) Hadoop Developer
5 10 (11.49%) Apache Spark Developer
6 9 (10.34%) Architect
7 8 (9.20%) Big Data Engineer
7 8 (9.20%) Data Engineer
8 7 (8.05%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (6.90%) Java Hadoop Developer
10 5 (5.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (5.75%) Java Engineer
10 5 (5.75%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (5.75%) Technical Architect
11 4 (4.60%) Test Automation Engineer
11 4 (4.60%) Test Engineer
12 3 (3.45%) Big Data Software Engineer
12 3 (3.45%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 3 (3.45%) Software Engineer
13 2 (2.30%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (43.68%) RabbitMQ
2 31 (35.63%) JSON
3 30 (34.48%) Apache Avro
3 30 (34.48%) Spring
4 26 (29.89%) Middleware
5 25 (28.74%) REST
6 24 (27.59%) J2EE
7 11 (12.64%) XML
8 9 (10.34%) AngularJS
9 8 (9.20%) Apache Camel
9 8 (9.20%) Node.js
10 7 (8.05%) RESTful
11 6 (6.90%) CSS
11 6 (6.90%) gRPC
11 6 (6.90%) HTML
11 6 (6.90%) XSLT
12 5 (5.75%) Elastic Stack
12 5 (5.75%) React
12 5 (5.75%) Sensu
13 2 (2.30%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (29.89%) Linux Command Line
1 26 (29.89%) Virtual Team
2 17 (19.54%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (6.90%) Cloud Native
4 5 (5.75%) Fintech
5 4 (4.60%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.15%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 38 (43.68%) Linux
2 31 (35.63%) Unix
3 4 (4.60%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (57.47%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (35.63%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (34.48%) TDD
4 29 (33.33%) BDD
5 28 (32.18%) Microservices
6 24 (27.59%) Benchmarking
7 23 (26.44%) DevOps
7 23 (26.44%) Unit Testing
8 21 (24.14%) System Testing
9 20 (22.99%) Open Source
10 13 (14.94%) Scrum
11 12 (13.79%) Analytics
12 10 (11.49%) Decision-Making
12 10 (11.49%) Use Case
13 6 (6.90%) API Design
13 6 (6.90%) CRM
13 6 (6.90%) Data Analytics
13 6 (6.90%) ETL
13 6 (6.90%) Software Engineering
13 6 (6.90%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 51 (58.62%) Java
2 26 (29.89%) Shell Script
3 14 (16.09%) Python
4 10 (11.49%) PHP
5 9 (10.34%) SQL
6 6 (6.90%) C++
6 6 (6.90%) PHP 7
6 6 (6.90%) TypeScript
7 4 (4.60%) Go
7 4 (4.60%) Perl
8 3 (3.45%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.45%) Java 8
9 2 (2.30%) Groovy
9 2 (2.30%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.30%) Korn
10 1 (1.15%) Scala
Qualifications
1 32 (36.78%) Degree
2 12 (13.79%) Security Cleared
3 11 (12.64%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.75%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 41 (47.13%) HDFS
2 26 (29.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 23 (26.44%) Docker
4 4 (4.60%) KVM
4 4 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.60%) Xen
5 2 (2.30%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 24 (27.59%) Hadoop YARN
2 13 (14.94%) Kubernetes
3 10 (11.49%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (9.20%) Ansible
4 8 (9.20%) Puppet
5 6 (6.90%) Terraform
6 5 (5.75%) Consul
6 5 (5.75%) Grafana
6 5 (5.75%) Kibana
6 5 (5.75%) logstash
6 5 (5.75%) Prometheus
6 5 (5.75%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 9 (10.34%) Oracle
2 6 (6.90%) Databricks
3 5 (5.75%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.60%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.60%) SaltStack
4 4 (4.60%) Splunk
4 4 (4.60%) VMware
5 2 (2.30%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.15%) CA Agile Central