Period
to 27 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hounslow 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 27 February 2020 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
West London > Hounslow
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 34 34 41
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7 -
Contract jobs citing Kafka 4 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 1.43% 2.71% 2.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.55% 9.52% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 11
Hounslow median daily rate £530 £550 £585
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.64% -5.98% -
West London median daily rate £550 £550 £585
% change year-on-year - -5.98% +37.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hounslow median hourly rate - - -
West London 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 Hounslow with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Hounslow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 53 105 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 19.00% 28.46% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 69 95
Hounslow median daily rate £413 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.43% - +32.49%
10th Percentile £180 £340 £313
90th Percentile £618 £606 £589
West London median daily rate £475 £475 £491
% change year-on-year - -3.31% +15.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Hounslow median hourly rate £32.00 - £21.75
10th Percentile £23.80 - £17.23
90th Percentile £38.60 - £25.28
West London median hourly rate £50.00 £47.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% +63.64%

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in Hounslow

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

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in Hounslow

Kafka
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kafka in Hounslow

Kafka
Contract Job Locations in Hounslow

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the Hounslow region over the 6 months to 27 February 2020. 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
Feltham -3 4 £530 +5.47%
Kafka
West London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, 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 Hounslow region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability
1 4 (100.00%) GitHub
1 4 (100.00%) User Stories
1 4 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 4 (100.00%) Docker
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
1 4 (100.00%) Microservices
1 4 (100.00%) GitLab
1 4 (100.00%) RESTful
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
1 4 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Defensive Programming
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) BDD

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hounslow 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) GitLab
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Python Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (100.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability
1 4 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 4 (100.00%) Microservices
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) User Stories
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Defensive Programming
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Docker