Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 17 October 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 101 86
Rank change year-on-year +22 -15 -
Contract jobs citing Kafka 25 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.78% 0.89% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.83% 2.83% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 6
Milton Keynes median daily rate £500 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +14.71% -
10th Percentile £437 £481 £413
90th Percentile £513 £494 £463
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £500 £469 £425
% change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire 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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 429 530 297
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 30.56% 31.32% 23.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 233 153
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% +2.04%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £263
90th Percentile £588 £529 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £55.00 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £45.00 £29.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +55.17% -20.00% +39.42%

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in Milton Keynes

Kafka
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kafka in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 22 (88.00%) Apache Spark
2 19 (76.00%) Big Data
2 19 (76.00%) Apache
3 15 (60.00%) Scala
4 13 (52.00%) Analytics
5 10 (40.00%) Hadoop
6 8 (32.00%) Java
7 7 (28.00%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (28.00%) HDFS
7 7 (28.00%) Spark Streaming
8 6 (24.00%) HBase
8 6 (24.00%) MongoDB
8 6 (24.00%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (20.00%) Finance
9 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
10 4 (16.00%) Data Analytics
10 4 (16.00%) Data Ingestion
10 4 (16.00%) DB2
10 4 (16.00%) Use Case
11 3 (12.00%) Apache Hive
11 3 (12.00%) Banking
11 3 (12.00%) Spring
11 3 (12.00%) Linux
11 3 (12.00%) Ab Initio
11 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
11 3 (12.00%) Big Data Analytics
11 3 (12.00%) Change Data Capture
12 2 (8.00%) Impala
12 2 (8.00%) Data Lake

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 22 (88.00%) Apache Spark
2 19 (76.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (76.00%) Big Data
2 10 (40.00%) Hadoop
3 6 (24.00%) HBase
3 6 (24.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (16.00%) DB2
4 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (12.00%) Apache Hive
5 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
6 2 (8.00%) Data Lake
6 2 (8.00%) Impala
7 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (4.00%) MySQL
7 1 (4.00%) OLAP
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (4.00%) Pentaho
7 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (4.00%) Power BI
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
7 1 (4.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Data Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Big Data Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Big Data Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Big Data Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Data Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Data Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Lead Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Lead Data Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Ab Initio Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Big Data Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Leader
7 1 (4.00%) Hadoop Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) Hadoop Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.00%) MapReduce Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) RabbitMQ
1 7 (28.00%) Spark Streaming
2 6 (24.00%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (12.00%) Spring
4 1 (4.00%) LAMP
4 1 (4.00%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Analytics
2 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (16.00%) Data Analytics
3 4 (16.00%) Data Ingestion
3 4 (16.00%) Use Case
4 3 (12.00%) Big Data Analytics
4 3 (12.00%) Change Data Capture
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.00%) ETL
5 2 (8.00%) Visualisation
6 1 (4.00%) BDD
6 1 (4.00%) Data Governance
6 1 (4.00%) Data Security
6 1 (4.00%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (4.00%) High Availability
6 1 (4.00%) MapReduce
6 1 (4.00%) Project Management
6 1 (4.00%) Scrum
6 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) Scala
2 8 (32.00%) Java
3 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (8.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) HiveQL
4 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.00%) GDPR
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) HDFS
2 1 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Ab Initio
2 1 (4.00%) Cloudera
2 1 (4.00%) IBM
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Splunk
2 1 (4.00%) Tableau
2 1 (4.00%) Talend