Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 130 137
Rank change year-on-year +58 +7 -
Contract jobs citing Kafka 63 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.66% 0.31% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.39% 0.82% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 7 5
Leeds median daily rate £463 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.91% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £375 £325 £430
90th Percentile £575 £593 £533
West Yorkshire median daily rate £451 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -17.95% +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 853 849 1,039
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 35.99% 37.58% 35.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 580 718
Leeds median daily rate £400 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.62% +0.63% +14.29%
10th Percentile £275 £300 £285
90th Percentile £535 £538 £560
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
Leeds median hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £10.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.67% +110.28% -78.60%
10th Percentile £41.00 £15.08 £10.20
90th Percentile £43.00 £26.25 £45.38
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 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kafka in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 48 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (74.60%) Java
3 34 (53.97%) Spring
4 30 (47.62%) Microservices
5 28 (44.44%) Spring Boot
6 26 (41.27%) RabbitMQ
6 26 (41.27%) Test Automation
7 24 (38.10%) TDD
7 24 (38.10%) JavaScript
8 22 (34.92%) Git (software)
9 21 (33.33%) Hadoop
9 21 (33.33%) Kanban
9 21 (33.33%) Docker
10 20 (31.75%) Apache Hive
10 20 (31.75%) Maven
11 18 (28.57%) Big Data
12 17 (26.98%) NoSQL
12 17 (26.98%) BDD
12 17 (26.98%) Apache Spark
12 17 (26.98%) Open Source
12 17 (26.98%) SQL
13 16 (25.40%) Linux
13 16 (25.40%) Python
13 16 (25.40%) Software Engineering
13 16 (25.40%) ActiveMQ
13 16 (25.40%) Ruby
13 16 (25.40%) Jenkins
14 15 (23.81%) Node.js
14 15 (23.81%) MongoDB
14 15 (23.81%) Puppet

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 17 (26.98%) Apache Spark
2 13 (20.63%) Apache
3 9 (14.29%) Confluence
4 7 (11.11%) JBoss
5 6 (9.52%) Tomcat
6 4 (6.35%) Jetty
6 4 (6.35%) Tornado
6 4 (6.35%) WebLogic
7 3 (4.76%) Apache ServiceMix
7 3 (4.76%) Apache Synapse
7 3 (4.76%) nginx
7 3 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (4.76%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
7 3 (4.76%) WebSphere
7 3 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (3.17%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Slack
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.11%) AMQP
2 5 (7.94%) DSL
3 3 (4.76%) BIG-IP
4 2 (3.17%) Kerberos
4 2 (3.17%) SAN
5 1 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 20 (31.75%) Apache Hive
3 18 (28.57%) Big Data
4 17 (26.98%) NoSQL
5 15 (23.81%) MongoDB
6 12 (19.05%) MySQL
7 11 (17.46%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (14.29%) HBase
9 8 (12.70%) Riak
10 7 (11.11%) Couchbase
10 7 (11.11%) Pentaho
10 7 (11.11%) Redis
10 7 (11.11%) Relational Database
11 6 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (1.59%) Impala
12 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (34.92%) Git (software)
2 20 (31.75%) Maven
3 16 (25.40%) Jenkins
4 10 (15.87%) Cucumber
5 9 (14.29%) JIRA
6 7 (11.11%) Artifactory
6 7 (11.11%) JUnit
7 5 (7.94%) Jasmine
7 5 (7.94%) Vagrant
8 4 (6.35%) FitNesse
8 4 (6.35%) JBehave
8 4 (6.35%) Selenium
9 3 (4.76%) Gradle
10 2 (3.17%) git-flow
11 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
11 1 (1.59%) Flyway
11 1 (1.59%) GitLab
11 1 (1.59%) IntelliJ
11 1 (1.59%) Mockito
General
1 14 (22.22%) Games
2 5 (7.94%) Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (50.79%) Developer
2 25 (39.68%) Java Developer
3 12 (19.05%) Software Engineer
4 9 (14.29%) Data Engineer
5 8 (12.70%) Java Engineer
6 7 (11.11%) Big Data Engineer
6 7 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
7 6 (9.52%) Architect
7 6 (9.52%) Java Software Developer
7 6 (9.52%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Developer in Test
8 4 (6.35%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Hadoop Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Technical Architect
8 4 (6.35%) Test Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Cloud Architect
9 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Technical Architect
9 3 (4.76%) Open Source Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (53.97%) Spring
2 28 (44.44%) Spring Boot
3 26 (41.27%) RabbitMQ
4 16 (25.40%) ActiveMQ
5 15 (23.81%) Node.js
6 11 (17.46%) REST
6 11 (17.46%) RESTful
7 9 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 9 (14.29%) Hibernate
8 8 (12.70%) JSON
9 7 (11.11%) Apache Camel
9 7 (11.11%) Spring Batch
9 7 (11.11%) Spring Security
10 5 (7.94%) Spark Streaming
11 4 (6.35%) Elastic Stack
11 4 (6.35%) Flask
11 4 (6.35%) Gherkin
11 4 (6.35%) JMS
11 4 (6.35%) Web Services
11 4 (6.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (4.76%) TM Forum
2 2 (3.17%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.59%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.40%) Linux
2 7 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (6.35%) Android
3 4 (6.35%) Apple iOS
3 4 (6.35%) Unix
4 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (47.62%) Microservices
3 26 (41.27%) Test Automation
4 24 (38.10%) TDD
5 21 (33.33%) Kanban
6 17 (26.98%) BDD
6 17 (26.98%) Open Source
7 16 (25.40%) Software Engineering
8 15 (23.81%) Scrum
9 13 (20.63%) DevOps
10 12 (19.05%) Mentoring
11 10 (15.87%) Coaching
12 9 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (14.29%) ETL
13 8 (12.70%) Collaborative Working
13 8 (12.70%) Integration Testing
14 7 (11.11%) MapReduce
15 6 (9.52%) OO
15 6 (9.52%) SFIA
16 5 (7.94%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 47 (74.60%) Java
2 24 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 17 (26.98%) SQL
4 16 (25.40%) Python
4 16 (25.40%) Ruby
5 12 (19.05%) Scala
6 8 (12.70%) Kotlin
7 5 (7.94%) HiveQL
8 4 (6.35%) Bash Shell
8 4 (6.35%) C#
9 3 (4.76%) ES6
9 3 (4.76%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.59%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (33.33%) Docker
2 3 (4.76%) Varnish
2 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (23.81%) Puppet
2 8 (12.70%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (11.11%) Grafana
3 7 (11.11%) Graylog
3 7 (11.11%) Terraform
4 4 (6.35%) Ansible
4 4 (6.35%) Kubernetes
5 2 (3.17%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 12 (19.05%) Oracle
2 7 (11.11%) Informatica
2 7 (11.11%) Talend
3 6 (9.52%) F5
4 5 (7.94%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.35%) Splunk
6 3 (4.76%) Cadence
6 3 (4.76%) Cisco
6 3 (4.76%) Dell
6 3 (4.76%) EMC
6 3 (4.76%) IBM
6 3 (4.76%) NetApp
6 3 (4.76%) TIBCO
6 3 (4.76%) VMware
7 2 (3.17%) Atlassian
7 2 (3.17%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.59%) Hortonworks
8 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com