Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 14 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 121 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 - +150
Contract jobs citing Kafka 23 19 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.73% 0.64% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.89% 1.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 0
Manchester median daily rate £440 £410 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.32% - -
North West median daily rate £500 £424 £438
% change year-on-year +17.99% -3.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Manchester with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,214 1,075 1,112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 38.52% 36.27% 30.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 841 729 790
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £285
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £389
% change year-on-year - +2.96% -2.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 8
Manchester median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £22.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +53.76% -37.21%
10th Percentile £12.07 £16.40 £14.85
90th Percentile £38.00 £47.70 £44.13
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -7.14%

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in Manchester

Kafka
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kafka in Manchester

Kafka
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kafka in Manchester over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kafka in Manchester

Kafka
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 14 November 2018. 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
Salford - 2 £339 -
Kafka
North West

For the 6 months to 14 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 19 (82.61%) Java
2 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) Docker
3 10 (43.48%) JIRA
4 9 (39.13%) Spring
4 9 (39.13%) Web Services
4 9 (39.13%) Scala
5 8 (34.78%) Python
6 7 (30.43%) TDD
6 7 (30.43%) Grails
6 7 (30.43%) Hadoop
6 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
6 7 (30.43%) RESTful
6 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
6 7 (30.43%) Groovy
6 7 (30.43%) Android
6 7 (30.43%) MongoDB
6 7 (30.43%) Big Data
6 7 (30.43%) Hazelcast
7 6 (26.09%) NoSQL
7 6 (26.09%) Selenium
7 6 (26.09%) SQL
8 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
8 5 (21.74%) Oracle
8 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
8 5 (21.74%) Maven
8 5 (21.74%) Apache Camel
8 5 (21.74%) Gradle
8 5 (21.74%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (17.39%) Apache Hive

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 4 (17.39%) Apache Spark
1 4 (17.39%) Confluence
2 2 (8.70%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Pig
3 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) AMQP
1 1 (4.35%) BGP
1 1 (4.35%) IPFIX
1 1 (4.35%) Junos
1 1 (4.35%) MPLS
1 1 (4.35%) MQTT
1 1 (4.35%) MRTG
1 1 (4.35%) OSPF
1 1 (4.35%) SNMP
1 1 (4.35%) TACACS
1 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Big Data
1 7 (30.43%) Hadoop
1 7 (30.43%) Hazelcast
1 7 (30.43%) MongoDB
2 6 (26.09%) NoSQL
3 5 (21.74%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
4 4 (17.39%) Apache Hive
4 4 (17.39%) HBase
5 2 (8.70%) DB2
5 2 (8.70%) MySQL
5 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.35%) Blockchain
6 1 (4.35%) Impala
6 1 (4.35%) Redis
6 1 (4.35%) SQLite
6 1 (4.35%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) JIRA
2 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
3 6 (26.09%) Selenium
4 5 (21.74%) Gradle
4 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
4 5 (21.74%) Maven
5 4 (17.39%) Cucumber
6 3 (13.04%) Bitbucket
6 3 (13.04%) JUnit
6 3 (13.04%) Mockito
6 3 (13.04%) SoapUI
6 3 (13.04%) TestNG
7 1 (4.35%) Artifactory
7 1 (4.35%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (4.35%) Robot Framework
General
1 2 (8.70%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Automotive
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Java Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Developer in Test
4 4 (17.39%) Data Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Tester
5 3 (13.04%) Automation Tester
5 3 (13.04%) Big Data Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Hadoop Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Java Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 3 (13.04%) Selenium Tester
5 3 (13.04%) Test Automation Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Software Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Senior DevOps
7 1 (4.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) Spring
1 9 (39.13%) Web Services
2 7 (30.43%) Grails
2 7 (30.43%) RESTful
3 5 (21.74%) Apache Camel
4 4 (17.39%) JSON
4 4 (17.39%) Redux
4 4 (17.39%) SOAP
4 4 (17.39%) XML
5 3 (13.04%) CSS
5 3 (13.04%) HTML
5 3 (13.04%) jQuery
5 3 (13.04%) REST
6 2 (8.70%) J2EE
6 2 (8.70%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (8.70%) Spring Boot
7 1 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (4.35%) Play Framework
7 1 (4.35%) Spark Streaming
7 1 (4.35%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Android
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) CentOS
3 1 (4.35%) Debian
3 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) TDD
2 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
3 4 (17.39%) SDET
4 3 (13.04%) API Testing
4 3 (13.04%) BDD
4 3 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (13.04%) DevOps
4 3 (13.04%) OO
4 3 (13.04%) Open Source
4 3 (13.04%) SDLC
4 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Change Data Capture
5 2 (8.70%) ETL
5 2 (8.70%) Machine Learning
5 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.70%) Microservices
6 1 (4.35%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) Scala
3 8 (34.78%) Python
4 7 (30.43%) Groovy
5 6 (26.09%) SQL
6 3 (13.04%) C#
7 2 (8.70%) Ruby
8 1 (4.35%) Bourne shell
8 1 (4.35%) Java 8
8 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
8 1 (4.35%) MATLAB
8 1 (4.35%) Perl
8 1 (4.35%) PHP
8 1 (4.35%) R
8 1 (4.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) Docker
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Flume
2 1 (4.35%) HDFS
2 1 (4.35%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Grafana
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Ansible
2 1 (4.35%) Cacti
2 1 (4.35%) collectd
2 1 (4.35%) Graphite
2 1 (4.35%) Graylog
2 1 (4.35%) Icinga
2 1 (4.35%) Kibana
2 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.35%) logstash
2 1 (4.35%) Nagios
2 1 (4.35%) Netcool
2 1 (4.35%) Observium
2 1 (4.35%) OpenNMS
2 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.35%) Prometheus
2 1 (4.35%) Salt
2 1 (4.35%) Terraform
2 1 (4.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Hortonworks
3 2 (8.70%) Cloudera
3 2 (8.70%) MapR
3 2 (8.70%) Teradata
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) Ericsson
4 1 (4.35%) Huawei
4 1 (4.35%) Juniper
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) Splunk
4 1 (4.35%) VMware