Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 83 86
Rank change year-on-year -7 +3 -
Contract jobs citing Kafka 5 36 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.43% 2.18% 0.082%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.66% 6.83% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 1
Milton Keynes median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £438 £375 £463
90th Percentile £513 £575 £488
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
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 301 527 273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 26.06% 31.92% 22.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 245 158
Milton Keynes median daily rate £444 £420 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.65% +10.53% +1.33%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £693 £535 £554
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £30.83 £24.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.44% -52.00% +257.14%
10th Percentile £26.65 £24.00 £47.50
90th Percentile £44.50 £24.00 £52.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £30.83 £35.75 £41.00
% change year-on-year -13.78% -12.80% +152.31%

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 21 January 2019, 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 5 (100.00%) Apache Spark
2 4 (80.00%) Spark Streaming
2 4 (80.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) Apache
3 3 (60.00%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (60.00%) HDFS
3 3 (60.00%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (40.00%) HBase
4 2 (40.00%) Spring
4 2 (40.00%) Scala
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) SSH
5 1 (20.00%) Apache Hive
5 1 (20.00%) Big Data
5 1 (20.00%) OpenShift
5 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
5 1 (20.00%) Impala
5 1 (20.00%) Coaching
5 1 (20.00%) Spring Boot
5 1 (20.00%) Data Acquisition
5 1 (20.00%) Java 8
5 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving

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 5 (100.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (60.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (40.00%) HBase
2 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data
3 1 (20.00%) Impala
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Data Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Data Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Spark Streaming
2 3 (60.00%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (60.00%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) Spring Boot
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Data Acquisition
2 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Scala
3 1 (20.00%) Java 8
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) HDFS