Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 September 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 63 -
Rank change year-on-year +20 - -
Contract jobs citing Kafka 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.66% 0.17% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.33% 0.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Merseyside median daily rate £475 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
North West median daily rate £525 £424 £488
% change year-on-year +23.89% -13.08% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside 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 Merseyside with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 90 212 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 19.82% 35.75% 28.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 159 124
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £264 £288 £291
90th Percentile £498 £480 £521
North West median daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year +2.56% +0.65% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Merseyside median hourly rate £15.00 - £18.80
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -13.33%

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in Merseyside

Kafka
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 20 September 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
Liverpool - 2 £475 - 2
Kafka
North West

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Dropwizard
2 2 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Informix
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) eggPlant
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) Informix
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) eggPlant
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Dropwizard
1 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle