Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 85 143
Rank change year-on-year +32 +58 +19
Contract jobs citing Kafka 87 48 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.64% 2.14% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.62% 6.02% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 37 3
Leeds median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £363 £406 £285
90th Percentile £575 £538 £435
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire 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 Leeds with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 904 798 1,003
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 37.87% 35.66% 38.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 678 629 721
Leeds median daily rate £418 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £319 £300 £300
90th Percentile £550 £513 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Leeds median hourly rate £17.00 - £13.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 - £13.50

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in Leeds

Kafka
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kafka in Leeds

Kafka
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kafka in Leeds over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kafka in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 44 (50.57%) Java
2 38 (43.68%) Docker
3 29 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (32.18%) OO
5 26 (29.89%) Apache Hive
5 26 (29.89%) Big Data
6 24 (27.59%) Test Automation
6 24 (27.59%) SQL
6 24 (27.59%) Hybrid Cloud
7 23 (26.44%) Hadoop
8 22 (25.29%) Data Centre
8 22 (25.29%) DevOps
9 21 (24.14%) Software Engineering
10 19 (21.84%) Scala
10 19 (21.84%) HBase
11 18 (20.69%) JavaScript
11 18 (20.69%) C#
11 18 (20.69%) Apache Spark
12 16 (18.39%) Python
13 15 (17.24%) OOP
13 15 (17.24%) NoSQL
13 15 (17.24%) Git (software)
14 14 (16.09%) TDD
14 14 (16.09%) Go
15 13 (14.94%) Amazon AWS
16 12 (13.79%) Degree
16 12 (13.79%) MySQL
16 12 (13.79%) MapR
16 12 (13.79%) Kubernetes
16 12 (13.79%) Microservices

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 18 (20.69%) Apache Spark
2 11 (12.64%) Apache
3 8 (9.20%) Confluence
4 2 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.94%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (8.05%) Slack
4 4 (4.60%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (2.30%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (2.30%) OpenShift
5 2 (2.30%) PaaS
5 2 (2.30%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (29.89%) Apache Hive
1 26 (29.89%) Big Data
2 23 (26.44%) Hadoop
3 19 (21.84%) HBase
4 15 (17.24%) NoSQL
5 12 (13.79%) MySQL
6 11 (12.64%) RDBMS
6 11 (12.64%) Relational Database
7 7 (8.05%) Redis
8 4 (4.60%) MongoDB
8 4 (4.60%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.15%) Data Lake
10 1 (1.15%) Impala
10 1 (1.15%) SAP BW
10 1 (1.15%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (1.15%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 15 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 10 (11.49%) Maven
3 9 (10.34%) Selenium
4 8 (9.20%) Jenkins
4 8 (9.20%) JIRA
5 5 (5.75%) Artifactory
6 4 (4.60%) Cucumber
6 4 (4.60%) JUnit
7 3 (3.45%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.45%) IntelliJ
8 2 (2.30%) GitLab
8 2 (2.30%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.15%) Flyway
9 1 (1.15%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.15%) Mockito
General
1 5 (5.75%) Finance
2 3 (3.45%) Games
3 2 (2.30%) Banking
3 2 (2.30%) Online Betting
3 2 (2.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (36.78%) Developer
2 18 (20.69%) Java Developer
3 12 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (13.79%) Software Engineer
4 10 (11.49%) Developer in Test
5 9 (10.34%) Agile Developer
5 9 (10.34%) Agile Java Developer
5 9 (10.34%) Agile Tester
5 9 (10.34%) Automation Tester
5 9 (10.34%) Java Automation Tester
5 9 (10.34%) Java Developer in Test
5 9 (10.34%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 9 (10.34%) Selenium Tester
5 9 (10.34%) Test Automation Developer
5 9 (10.34%) Tester
6 6 (6.90%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Big Data Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Hadoop Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Data Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.64%) RabbitMQ
1 11 (12.64%) Spring
1 11 (12.64%) Spring Boot
2 8 (9.20%) ActiveMQ
2 8 (9.20%) React
3 7 (8.05%) Node.js
4 6 (6.90%) GraphQL
4 6 (6.90%) RESTful
5 5 (5.75%) Hibernate
6 4 (4.60%) Spring Batch
6 4 (4.60%) Spring Security
7 3 (3.45%) SOAP
8 2 (2.30%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.30%) REST
8 2 (2.30%) Web Services
8 2 (2.30%) XML
9 1 (1.15%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (1.15%) JPA
9 1 (1.15%) JSON
9 1 (1.15%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.59%) Hybrid Cloud
2 22 (25.29%) Data Centre
3 9 (10.34%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.30%) User Experience
5 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.15%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.49%) Linux
2 6 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.15%) Android
3 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.15%) Unix
3 1 (1.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (32.18%) OO
3 24 (27.59%) Test Automation
4 22 (25.29%) DevOps
5 21 (24.14%) Software Engineering
6 15 (17.24%) OOP
7 14 (16.09%) TDD
8 12 (13.79%) Microservices
9 10 (11.49%) BDD
9 10 (11.49%) Functional Programming
10 6 (6.90%) Open Source
10 6 (6.90%) Scrum
10 6 (6.90%) SFIA
11 5 (5.75%) Configuration Management
11 5 (5.75%) Isomorphic JavaScript
11 5 (5.75%) Kanban
12 4 (4.60%) E-Commerce
12 4 (4.60%) Integration Testing
12 4 (4.60%) SDET
13 3 (3.45%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 44 (50.57%) Java
2 24 (27.59%) SQL
3 19 (21.84%) Scala
4 18 (20.69%) C#
4 18 (20.69%) JavaScript
5 16 (18.39%) Python
6 14 (16.09%) Go
7 8 (9.20%) Java 8
8 7 (8.05%) C++
8 7 (8.05%) PHP
9 5 (5.75%) Ruby
10 4 (4.60%) Kotlin
11 3 (3.45%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.30%) Groovy
12 2 (2.30%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.15%) ES6
Qualifications
1 12 (13.79%) Degree
2 9 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) GDPR
2 2 (2.30%) QA
System Software
1 38 (43.68%) Docker
2 9 (10.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (2.30%) HDFS
4 1 (1.15%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 12 (13.79%) Kubernetes
2 11 (12.64%) Puppet
3 9 (10.34%) Rancher
4 8 (9.20%) Prometheus
5 7 (8.05%) Grafana
5 7 (8.05%) Graylog
5 7 (8.05%) Terraform
6 5 (5.75%) Ansible
6 5 (5.75%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.30%) Kibana
8 1 (1.15%) Oozie
Vendors
1 12 (13.79%) MapR
2 6 (6.90%) Red Hat
3 4 (4.60%) Google
3 4 (4.60%) Hortonworks
4 3 (3.45%) Micro Focus
5 1 (1.15%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle
5 1 (1.15%) SAP
5 1 (1.15%) Splunk