Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 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
England > North East
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 91 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 - -
Contract jobs citing Kafka 23 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.91% 0.082% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.64% 0.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 20 1 0
North East median daily rate £400 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% - -
England median daily rate £550 £543 £525
% change year-on-year +1.38% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £48.75 £37.00 -
% change year-on-year +31.76% - -

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 408 350 707
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 33.94% 28.74% 24.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 216 461
North East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -7.28%
10th Percentile £281 £283 £275
90th Percentile £538 £500 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 28
North East median hourly rate £35.50 £45.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.11% +60.71% +73.27%
10th Percentile £28.20 £16.50 £17.75
90th Percentile £42.40 £47.76 £36.30
England median hourly rate £42.13 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +5.31% +9.59% -1.35%

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 23 September 2018.

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 23 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
Durham - 19 £400 -
Tyne and Wear -3 4 £450 +9.09%
Kafka
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 North East region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (95.65%) AngularJS
3 21 (91.30%) Jenkins
3 21 (91.30%) Java 8
3 21 (91.30%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (91.30%) Hibernate
3 21 (91.30%) Oracle
3 21 (91.30%) Apache
3 21 (91.30%) Tomcat
3 21 (91.30%) JIRA
3 21 (91.30%) Spring
3 21 (91.30%) JPA
3 21 (91.30%) Git (software)
4 18 (78.26%) Apache Camel
5 9 (39.13%) Gradle
5 9 (39.13%) Liquibase
5 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
5 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (39.13%) Project Management
6 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
6 7 (30.43%) Degree
7 4 (17.39%) Scrum
8 3 (13.04%) SMS
9 1 (4.35%) Migration
9 1 (4.35%) Clustering
9 1 (4.35%) C#
9 1 (4.35%) Python
9 1 (4.35%) OO
9 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
9 1 (4.35%) Data Governance

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 21 (91.30%) Apache
1 21 (91.30%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (91.30%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (91.30%) Git (software)
1 21 (91.30%) Jenkins
1 21 (91.30%) JIRA
2 9 (39.13%) Gradle
2 9 (39.13%) Liquibase
3 1 (4.35%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
2 21 (91.30%) Java Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Angular Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Java Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Developer in Test
5 1 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Java Automation Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Java Developer in Test
5 1 (4.35%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (95.65%) AngularJS
2 21 (91.30%) Hibernate
2 21 (91.30%) JPA
2 21 (91.30%) Spring
3 18 (78.26%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (39.13%) Project Management
1 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
2 4 (17.39%) Scrum
3 1 (4.35%) Analytics
3 1 (4.35%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (4.35%) Data Governance
3 1 (4.35%) Migration
3 1 (4.35%) OO
3 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (91.30%) Java 8
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Apache Flume
1 1 (4.35%) Docker
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) Oracle