Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 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
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 140 155
Rank change year-on-year +56 +15 -
Contract jobs citing Kafka 57 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.53% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.13% 0.60% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 6 3
Leeds median daily rate £450 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% - -
10th Percentile £403 £319 £445
90th Percentile £575 £594 £535
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -10.00% - -
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 800 994 1118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 35.56% 38.29% 34.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 619 701 769
Leeds median daily rate £401 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.52% +12.00% +10.29%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £281
90th Percentile £525 £538 £530
West Yorkshire median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.19% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 11
Leeds median hourly rate - £13.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -46.00% -50.00%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year - -41.30% -42.50%

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 12 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kafka in Leeds

For the 6 months to 12 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 38 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (63.16%) Hadoop
3 33 (57.89%) Java
3 33 (57.89%) Python
3 33 (57.89%) Big Data
3 33 (57.89%) DevOps
4 31 (54.39%) Apache Spark
4 31 (54.39%) HBase
5 30 (52.63%) Ansible
6 29 (50.88%) Apache Hive
6 29 (50.88%) Git (software)
7 28 (49.12%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (47.37%) ETL
8 27 (47.37%) Shell Script
9 26 (45.61%) MapReduce
9 26 (45.61%) Apache Flume
9 26 (45.61%) Sqoop
9 26 (45.61%) Impala
9 26 (45.61%) Spark Streaming
10 24 (42.11%) GitHub
11 22 (38.60%) NoSQL
12 21 (36.84%) Open Source
13 19 (33.33%) SQL
13 19 (33.33%) Linux
13 19 (33.33%) Spring
13 19 (33.33%) Docker
14 18 (31.58%) Security Cleared
15 17 (29.82%) Microservices
16 16 (28.07%) SC Cleared
16 16 (28.07%) TDD

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 31 (54.39%) Apache Spark
2 12 (21.05%) Apache
3 10 (17.54%) OpenStack
4 7 (12.28%) Confluence
4 7 (12.28%) JBoss
4 7 (12.28%) Tomcat
5 5 (8.77%) Apache Solr
5 5 (8.77%) Jetty
5 5 (8.77%) Tornado
5 5 (8.77%) WebLogic
6 2 (3.51%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (3.51%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
6 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 24 (42.11%) GitHub
2 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.75%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.30%) LAN
1 11 (19.30%) VPN
1 11 (19.30%) WAN
2 5 (8.77%) AMQP
2 5 (8.77%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (63.16%) Hadoop
2 33 (57.89%) Big Data
3 31 (54.39%) HBase
4 29 (50.88%) Apache Hive
5 26 (45.61%) Impala
5 26 (45.61%) Sqoop
6 22 (38.60%) NoSQL
7 11 (19.30%) MongoDB
8 6 (10.53%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (10.53%) Riak
9 5 (8.77%) Couchbase
9 5 (8.77%) Redis
10 2 (3.51%) MySQL
11 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
11 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (50.88%) Git (software)
2 12 (21.05%) JIRA
2 12 (21.05%) Maven
2 12 (21.05%) Talend Open Studio
3 11 (19.30%) Cucumber
4 9 (15.79%) Jenkins
5 6 (10.53%) Vagrant
6 5 (8.77%) FitNesse
6 5 (8.77%) JBehave
6 5 (8.77%) Selenium
7 3 (5.26%) Gradle
8 2 (3.51%) Artifactory
8 2 (3.51%) git-flow
8 2 (3.51%) JUnit
9 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.75%) Flyway
9 1 (1.75%) GitLab
9 1 (1.75%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.75%) Mockito
General
1 10 (17.54%) Finance
2 9 (15.79%) Electronics
2 9 (15.79%) Manufacturing
2 9 (15.79%) Marketing
2 9 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 8 (14.04%) Games
4 3 (5.26%) Banking
5 2 (3.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (36.84%) Developer
2 15 (26.32%) Data Engineer
3 14 (24.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (17.54%) Java Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Big Data Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Developer in Test
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Node.js Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Data Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Cloud Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Technical Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Security Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Security Technical Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (45.61%) Spark Streaming
2 19 (33.33%) Spring
3 15 (26.32%) RabbitMQ
4 13 (22.81%) Sensu
4 13 (22.81%) Spring Boot
5 12 (21.05%) Apache Camel
6 11 (19.30%) ActiveMQ
7 10 (17.54%) JSON
7 10 (17.54%) Node.js
8 9 (15.79%) AngularJS
9 8 (14.04%) REST
10 7 (12.28%) Hibernate
11 5 (8.77%) Drools
11 5 (8.77%) Flask
11 5 (8.77%) Gherkin
11 5 (8.77%) JMS
12 4 (7.02%) RESTful
12 4 (7.02%) Web Services
13 3 (5.26%) JSON Schema
13 3 (5.26%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Algorithms
2 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.51%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (57.89%) DevOps
3 28 (49.12%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (47.37%) ETL
5 26 (45.61%) MapReduce
6 21 (36.84%) Open Source
7 17 (29.82%) Microservices
8 16 (28.07%) TDD
9 13 (22.81%) BDD
9 13 (22.81%) Configuration Management
9 13 (22.81%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (19.30%) Analytics
10 11 (19.30%) Big Data Analytics
10 11 (19.30%) Data Analytics
10 11 (19.30%) Information Security
11 10 (17.54%) Data Modelling
11 10 (17.54%) Kanban
11 10 (17.54%) Scrum
11 10 (17.54%) Test Automation
12 9 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 33 (57.89%) Java
1 33 (57.89%) Python
2 27 (47.37%) Shell Script
3 19 (33.33%) SQL
4 14 (24.56%) JavaScript
5 11 (19.30%) Scala
6 9 (15.79%) Ruby
7 5 (8.77%) Bash Shell
8 4 (7.02%) C#
8 4 (7.02%) ES6
Qualifications
1 18 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 16 (28.07%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.02%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 26 (45.61%) Apache Flume
2 19 (33.33%) Docker
3 5 (8.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (8.77%) HDFS
4 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (52.63%) Ansible
2 13 (22.81%) Prometheus
3 11 (19.30%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (17.54%) Puppet
5 7 (12.28%) Terraform
6 5 (8.77%) Kubernetes
7 2 (3.51%) Grafana
7 2 (3.51%) Graylog
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) Informatica
1 12 (21.05%) Talend
2 9 (15.79%) SAP
3 8 (14.04%) Oracle
4 2 (3.51%) Cisco
4 2 (3.51%) Dell
4 2 (3.51%) EMC
4 2 (3.51%) F5
4 2 (3.51%) IBM
4 2 (3.51%) NetApp
4 2 (3.51%) Splunk
4 2 (3.51%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.51%) VMware