Period
to 17 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 February 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
England > North East
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 101 103 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 - -
Contract jobs citing Kafka 10 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.72% 0.083% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.28% 0.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
North East median daily rate £550 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% - -
England median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £44.50 -
% change year-on-year -21.35% - -

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 the North East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 438 330 759
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 31.62% 27.27% 32.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 235 540
North East median daily rate £450 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +12.68% -6.58%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £291
90th Percentile £571 £550 £525
England median daily rate £500 £475 £432
% change year-on-year +5.26% +9.95% +1.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
North East median hourly rate £45.50 £42.50 £26.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.06% +58.04% +3.43%
10th Percentile £42.43 £18.45 £8.63
90th Percentile £48.23 £45.15 £36.50
England median hourly rate £41.85 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.61% - +3.32%

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Kafka as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in the North East

Kafka
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kafka in the North East

Kafka
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kafka in the North East over the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kafka in the North East

Kafka
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the North East region over the 6 months to 17 February 2019. 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
Tyne and Wear -1 7 £600 +26.32%
Durham - 3 £380 -
Kafka
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 North East region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 7 (70.00%) Java
1 7 (70.00%) HBase
1 7 (70.00%) Big Data
1 7 (70.00%) HDFS
1 7 (70.00%) Apache Spark
2 6 (60.00%) Hadoop
3 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (50.00%) Apache Hive
3 5 (50.00%) Apache Flume
3 5 (50.00%) Sqoop
3 5 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (50.00%) Thought Leadership
3 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (40.00%) Data Ingestion
4 4 (40.00%) Spark SQL
4 4 (40.00%) Spark Streaming
4 4 (40.00%) Data Engineering
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) Python
4 4 (40.00%) ETL
4 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (40.00%) Data Transformation
4 4 (40.00%) Scala
4 4 (40.00%) Cloudera
4 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (30.00%) Apache Solr
5 3 (30.00%) AngularJS

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 7 (70.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (30.00%) Apache
2 3 (30.00%) Apache Solr
2 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) Big Data
1 7 (70.00%) HBase
2 6 (60.00%) Hadoop
3 5 (50.00%) Apache Hive
3 5 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (50.00%) Sqoop
4 4 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (40.00%) Spark SQL
5 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (10.00%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (10.00%) Data Mart
6 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (10.00%) HCatalog
6 1 (10.00%) Pentaho
6 1 (10.00%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) Gradle
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
1 3 (30.00%) Liquibase
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
1 4 (40.00%) Big Data Architect
1 4 (40.00%) Big Data Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 2 (20.00%) ETL Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Big Data Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Data Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Data Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Hadoop Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Hadoop Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Spark Streaming
2 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (30.00%) Apache Camel
2 3 (30.00%) Apache NiFi
2 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (30.00%) JPA
2 3 (30.00%) Spring
3 1 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Thought Leadership
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (40.00%) Data Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) Data Ingestion
2 4 (40.00%) Data Transformation
2 4 (40.00%) ETL
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Coaching
4 2 (20.00%) Data Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Data Development
4 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Leadership
5 1 (10.00%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (10.00%) Sprint Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Sprint Retrospective
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) Scala
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Java 8
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) HDFS
2 5 (50.00%) Apache Flume
3 1 (10.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cloudera
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Google
3 1 (10.00%) Talend