Period
to 21 March 2019

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 21 March 2019 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
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 100 160
Rank change year-on-year +26 +60 -
Contract jobs citing Kafka 131 65 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.43% 1.78% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.69% 7.71% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 9 1
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £513 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.20% -2.38% -
10th Percentile £400 £441 £513
90th Percentile £638 £580 £538
South East median daily rate £500 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -20.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East 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 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 1,226 843 841
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 32.14% 23.11% 22.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 833 484 465
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.80% +0.63% +8.11%
10th Percentile £328 £313 £285
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 47
Hampshire median hourly rate £48.40 £45.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.56% +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £22.64 £25.74 £33.50
90th Percentile £57.50 £80.73 £63.52
South East median hourly rate £46.57 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +3.48% +5.88% +6.25%

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 21 March 2019.

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 21 March 2019. 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
Fareham - 21 £475 -
Farnborough -8 19 £550 +7.32% 2
Portsmouth - 12 £450 -
Romsey - 12 £525 - 2
Southampton - 10 £419 - 1
Basingstoke - 10 £525 - 1
Kafka
South East

For the 6 months to 21 March 2019, 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 97 (74.05%) Java
2 93 (70.99%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (55.73%) Big Data
4 69 (52.67%) Spring
5 64 (48.85%) Git (software)
5 64 (48.85%) Apache
6 61 (46.56%) Linux
7 58 (44.27%) TDD
8 56 (42.75%) Continuous Integration
8 56 (42.75%) Docker
9 55 (41.98%) Hadoop
9 55 (41.98%) Unix
10 52 (39.69%) RabbitMQ
11 50 (38.17%) NoSQL
12 48 (36.64%) Apache Avro
13 46 (35.11%) Apache Spark
14 45 (34.35%) GitHub
15 43 (32.82%) Jenkins
16 42 (32.06%) Microservices
17 41 (31.30%) Scrum
18 39 (29.77%) HBase
19 38 (29.01%) BDD
19 38 (29.01%) HDFS
19 38 (29.01%) SQL
20 36 (27.48%) Gradle
21 33 (25.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
21 33 (25.19%) Hadoop YARN
21 33 (25.19%) Parquet
21 33 (25.19%) Virtual Team
21 33 (25.19%) JavaScript

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 64 (48.85%) Apache
2 46 (35.11%) Apache Spark
3 27 (20.61%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (11.45%) Apache Qpid
4 15 (11.45%) Jupyter
5 7 (5.34%) nginx
5 7 (5.34%) Traefik
6 6 (4.58%) Apache Pig
6 6 (4.58%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.76%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.76%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 45 (34.35%) GitHub
2 21 (16.03%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (11.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (4.58%) Azure Data Factory
5 4 (3.05%) PaaS
6 3 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (2.29%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (2.29%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (2.29%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (2.29%) Amazon S3
6 3 (2.29%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 3 (2.29%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.76%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.76%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.76%) SaaS
7 1 (0.76%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.29%) DSL
2 2 (1.53%) HTTP
3 1 (0.76%) DNS
3 1 (0.76%) Firewall
3 1 (0.76%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.76%) LAN
3 1 (0.76%) SSL
3 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (55.73%) Big Data
2 55 (41.98%) Hadoop
3 50 (38.17%) NoSQL
4 39 (29.77%) HBase
5 33 (25.19%) Parquet
6 28 (21.37%) MongoDB
7 17 (12.98%) MySQL
8 15 (11.45%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (9.92%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (6.87%) Apache Hive
11 8 (6.11%) Couchbase
12 6 (4.58%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (4.58%) Impala
13 4 (3.05%) Cosmos DB
13 4 (3.05%) Data Lake
13 4 (3.05%) Geospatial Data
13 4 (3.05%) Redis
14 3 (2.29%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 3 (2.29%) Azure SQL Database
14 3 (2.29%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 64 (48.85%) Git (software)
2 43 (32.82%) Jenkins
3 36 (27.48%) Gradle
4 13 (9.92%) Vagrant
5 12 (9.16%) JUnit
5 12 (9.16%) Mockito
6 11 (8.40%) JIRA
7 6 (4.58%) Cucumber
8 5 (3.82%) git-flow
8 5 (3.82%) Maven
9 4 (3.05%) VersionOne
9 4 (3.05%) Visual Studio
10 3 (2.29%) gulp
10 3 (2.29%) Protractor
10 3 (2.29%) Selenium
10 3 (2.29%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (2.29%) webpack
11 2 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.53%) Bitbucket
11 2 (1.53%) JBehave
General
1 5 (3.82%) Finance
2 4 (3.05%) Automotive
3 2 (1.53%) Advertising
3 2 (1.53%) Games
3 2 (1.53%) Publishing
3 2 (1.53%) Retail
4 1 (0.76%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 87 (66.41%) Developer
2 58 (44.27%) Java Developer
3 21 (16.03%) Big Data Engineer
3 21 (16.03%) Data Engineer
4 18 (13.74%) Hadoop Developer
5 16 (12.21%) Backend Developer
6 15 (11.45%) Big Data Developer
7 12 (9.16%) Java Hadoop Developer
8 9 (6.87%) Architect
9 8 (6.11%) Big Data Software Engineer
9 8 (6.11%) Node.js Developer
9 8 (6.11%) Software Engineer
10 7 (5.34%) Java Engineer
10 7 (5.34%) Senior Developer
10 7 (5.34%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (4.58%) Technical Architect
12 5 (3.82%) Apache Spark Developer
12 5 (3.82%) Elasticsearch Engineer
12 5 (3.82%) Java Software Engineer
13 4 (3.05%) Agile Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (52.67%) Spring
2 52 (39.69%) RabbitMQ
3 48 (36.64%) Apache Avro
4 33 (25.19%) JSON
4 33 (25.19%) Middleware
5 32 (24.43%) REST
6 31 (23.66%) Apache NiFi
7 27 (20.61%) J2EE
8 22 (16.79%) CSS
8 22 (16.79%) HTML
9 21 (16.03%) AngularJS
10 19 (14.50%) Node.js
11 18 (13.74%) RESTful
11 18 (13.74%) XML
12 17 (12.98%) Apache Camel
13 16 (12.21%) Symfony
14 15 (11.45%) XSLT
15 13 (9.92%) ActiveMQ
15 13 (9.92%) Hibernate
15 13 (9.92%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (25.19%) Linux Command Line
1 33 (25.19%) Virtual Team
2 8 (6.11%) Cloud Native
2 8 (6.11%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.53%) Fintech
4 1 (0.76%) EPoS
4 1 (0.76%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 61 (46.56%) Linux
2 55 (41.98%) Unix
3 9 (6.87%) VMS
4 2 (1.53%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.76%) CentOS
5 1 (0.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (70.99%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (44.27%) TDD
3 56 (42.75%) Continuous Integration
4 42 (32.06%) Microservices
5 41 (31.30%) Scrum
6 38 (29.01%) BDD
7 33 (25.19%) Benchmarking
8 31 (23.66%) Unit Testing
9 27 (20.61%) System Testing
10 22 (16.79%) Analytics
11 18 (13.74%) DevOps
11 18 (13.74%) Open Source
12 15 (11.45%) Software Engineering
13 13 (9.92%) MVC
14 12 (9.16%) Kanban
15 8 (6.11%) API Design
15 8 (6.11%) CRUD
15 8 (6.11%) OO
15 8 (6.11%) OOP
16 7 (5.34%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 97 (74.05%) Java
2 38 (29.01%) SQL
3 33 (25.19%) JavaScript
3 33 (25.19%) Shell Script
4 30 (22.90%) Java 8
5 27 (20.61%) PHP
6 22 (16.79%) Python
7 15 (11.45%) C++
8 7 (5.34%) PHP 7
9 6 (4.58%) C
10 4 (3.05%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.29%) C#
11 3 (2.29%) Groovy
11 3 (2.29%) Korn
11 3 (2.29%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.76%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.76%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.76%) Perl
12 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (23.66%) Degree
2 25 (19.08%) SC Cleared
2 25 (19.08%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 56 (42.75%) Docker
2 38 (29.01%) HDFS
3 33 (25.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (2.29%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.76%) KVM
5 1 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (25.19%) Hadoop YARN
2 21 (16.03%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (15.27%) Kubernetes
4 18 (13.74%) Ansible
4 18 (13.74%) Puppet
5 8 (6.11%) Terraform
6 1 (0.76%) Consul
6 1 (0.76%) Grafana
6 1 (0.76%) Kibana
6 1 (0.76%) logstash
6 1 (0.76%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.76%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 16 (12.21%) Zend
2 7 (5.34%) Databricks
3 6 (4.58%) Oracle
4 4 (3.05%) CA Agile Central
5 3 (2.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.53%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.76%) Google
7 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.76%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.76%) Splunk
7 1 (0.76%) VMware