Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 127 143
Rank change year-on-year +68 +16 -
Contract jobs citing Kafka 102 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.01% 0.38% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.89% 0.92% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 7 6
Leeds median daily rate £481 £550 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +12.82% -
10th Percentile £394 £325 £400
90th Percentile £573 £593 £531
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £550 £488
% change year-on-year -13.64% +12.82% -
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 1,031 867 1,082
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 40.51% 40.76% 37.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 739 627 800
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £302 £308 £300
90th Percentile £525 £538 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Leeds median hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £10.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.67% +120.59% -61.87%
10th Percentile £41.00 £18.75 £9.72
90th Percentile £43.00 £26.25 £13.12
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £10.20
% change year-on-year +86.67% +120.59% -74.50%

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 27 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kafka in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 71 (69.61%) Java
1 71 (69.61%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (46.08%) Microservices
3 44 (43.14%) Apache Hive
3 44 (43.14%) Big Data
4 43 (42.16%) Test Automation
5 40 (39.22%) TDD
6 39 (38.24%) Hadoop
7 37 (36.27%) JavaScript
7 37 (36.27%) Spring
7 37 (36.27%) RabbitMQ
7 37 (36.27%) Apache Spark
8 35 (34.31%) Spring Boot
9 32 (31.37%) NoSQL
10 30 (29.41%) SQL
10 30 (29.41%) Python
10 30 (29.41%) Scrum
11 28 (27.45%) Kanban
12 27 (26.47%) HBase
13 25 (24.51%) Open Source
13 25 (24.51%) MySQL
14 24 (23.53%) ActiveMQ
14 24 (23.53%) MapReduce
15 23 (22.55%) Node.js
15 23 (22.55%) BDD
15 23 (22.55%) Software Engineering
16 22 (21.57%) RESTful
16 22 (21.57%) Linux
16 22 (21.57%) DevOps
17 21 (20.59%) REST

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 37 (36.27%) Apache Spark
2 20 (19.61%) Apache
3 17 (16.67%) Confluence
4 4 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.94%) nginx
5 3 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.96%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (1.96%) Apache Synapse
6 2 (1.96%) JBoss
6 2 (1.96%) SAS
6 2 (1.96%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
6 2 (1.96%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.98%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (13.73%) Slack
2 7 (6.86%) GitHub
3 4 (3.92%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.84%) DSL
2 6 (5.88%) HTTP
3 3 (2.94%) AMQP
3 3 (2.94%) BIG-IP
4 2 (1.96%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.96%) SAN
5 1 (0.98%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (43.14%) Apache Hive
1 44 (43.14%) Big Data
2 39 (38.24%) Hadoop
3 32 (31.37%) NoSQL
4 27 (26.47%) HBase
5 25 (24.51%) MySQL
6 16 (15.69%) MongoDB
7 13 (12.75%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (10.78%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (10.78%) Pentaho
9 11 (10.78%) Relational Database
10 10 (9.80%) Redis
11 9 (8.82%) Impala
12 8 (7.84%) Sqoop
13 3 (2.94%) Couchbase
13 3 (2.94%) RDBMS
13 3 (2.94%) Riak
14 2 (1.96%) Parquet
15 1 (0.98%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 21 (20.59%) Git (software)
2 17 (16.67%) JIRA
3 16 (15.69%) Maven
4 15 (14.71%) Cucumber
4 15 (14.71%) Jenkins
5 14 (13.73%) Artifactory
6 13 (12.75%) JUnit
7 10 (9.80%) Jasmine
8 4 (3.92%) Mercurial
8 4 (3.92%) Subversion
9 2 (1.96%) Mockito
9 2 (1.96%) Selenium
10 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.98%) Flyway
10 1 (0.98%) GitLab
10 1 (0.98%) IntelliJ
General
1 16 (15.69%) Games
2 3 (2.94%) Retail
3 2 (1.96%) Banking
4 1 (0.98%) Finance
Job Titles
1 50 (49.02%) Developer
2 38 (37.25%) Java Developer
3 19 (18.63%) Data Engineer
4 15 (14.71%) Software Engineer
5 9 (8.82%) Java Software Developer
6 8 (7.84%) Architect
6 8 (7.84%) Big Data Developer
6 8 (7.84%) Big Data Engineer
6 8 (7.84%) Java Engineer
7 7 (6.86%) Software Developer
8 6 (5.88%) Hadoop Developer
8 6 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Developer in Test
9 5 (4.90%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Test Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) AWS Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Java Architect
10 4 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.92%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.92%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (36.27%) RabbitMQ
1 37 (36.27%) Spring
2 35 (34.31%) Spring Boot
3 24 (23.53%) ActiveMQ
4 23 (22.55%) Node.js
5 22 (21.57%) RESTful
6 21 (20.59%) REST
7 16 (15.69%) Spark Streaming
8 11 (10.78%) Spring Batch
8 11 (10.78%) Spring Security
9 10 (9.80%) Hibernate
10 6 (5.88%) SOAP
10 6 (5.88%) Web Services
11 5 (4.90%) Middleware
12 4 (3.92%) XML
13 3 (2.94%) Apache Avro
13 3 (2.94%) JSON
14 2 (1.96%) Apache Camel
14 2 (1.96%) GraphQL
14 2 (1.96%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.90%) Online Games
2 4 (3.92%) NHS
3 3 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.96%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.96%) TM Forum
5 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (21.57%) Linux
2 12 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (3.92%) Android
3 4 (3.92%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.96%) Unix
5 1 (0.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (69.61%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (46.08%) Microservices
3 43 (42.16%) Test Automation
4 40 (39.22%) TDD
5 30 (29.41%) Scrum
6 28 (27.45%) Kanban
7 25 (24.51%) Open Source
8 24 (23.53%) MapReduce
9 23 (22.55%) BDD
9 23 (22.55%) Software Engineering
10 22 (21.57%) DevOps
11 21 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (19.61%) ETL
13 19 (18.63%) OO
14 17 (16.67%) Mentoring
15 13 (12.75%) Coaching
15 13 (12.75%) SFIA
16 12 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
17 11 (10.78%) Continuous Improvement
18 9 (8.82%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (69.61%) Java
2 37 (36.27%) JavaScript
3 30 (29.41%) Python
3 30 (29.41%) SQL
4 20 (19.61%) Java 8
4 20 (19.61%) Scala
5 17 (16.67%) Ruby
6 14 (13.73%) Kotlin
7 9 (8.82%) Shell Script
8 8 (7.84%) HiveQL
9 6 (5.88%) PHP
10 5 (4.90%) C#
10 5 (4.90%) Go
11 2 (1.96%) ES6
Qualifications
1 8 (7.84%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) PMO
2 2 (1.96%) SLA
3 1 (0.98%) GCP
System Software
1 19 (18.63%) Docker
2 13 (12.75%) Apache Flume
3 5 (4.90%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.94%) Varnish
4 3 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.98%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 19 (18.63%) Terraform
2 18 (17.65%) Puppet
3 14 (13.73%) Grafana
3 14 (13.73%) Graylog
4 9 (8.82%) Ansible
5 5 (4.90%) Kubernetes
6 3 (2.94%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (2.94%) Oozie
7 1 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (18.63%) Informatica
1 19 (18.63%) Talend
2 11 (10.78%) Oracle
2 11 (10.78%) Red Hat
3 8 (7.84%) Cloudera
4 6 (5.88%) Splunk
5 5 (4.90%) Cadence
5 5 (4.90%) F5
6 4 (3.92%) Hortonworks
7 3 (2.94%) VMware
8 2 (1.96%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.96%) Cisco
8 2 (1.96%) Dell
8 2 (1.96%) EMC
8 2 (1.96%) IBM
8 2 (1.96%) NetApp
8 2 (1.96%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.98%) Salesforce.com