Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 103 103
Rank change year-on-year +55 0 -
Contract jobs citing Kafka 36 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.75% 0.41% 0.082%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.65% 0.99% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 5 1
Oxfordshire median daily rate £500 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% -
10th Percentile £400 £440 £488
90th Percentile £550 £525 £563
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £525
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East 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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 338 504 511
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 35.25% 41.21% 41.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 407 369
Oxfordshire median daily rate £413 £435 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.17% -3.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £300 £325 £313
90th Percentile £538 £594 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £40.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +105.13% -13.33%
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.82
% change year-on-year -5.56% +7.60% +4.55%

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in Oxfordshire

Kafka
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kafka in Oxfordshire

Kafka
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kafka in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kafka in Oxfordshire

Kafka
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
Oxford +47 28 £500 +5.26%
Kidlington - 3 £450 - 3
Kafka
South East

For the 6 months to 17 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 34 (94.44%) Java
2 31 (86.11%) Salesforce.com
3 25 (69.44%) Oracle
4 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (52.78%) Quote-to-Cash
6 13 (36.11%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (30.56%) Software Engineering
8 10 (27.78%) QA
8 10 (27.78%) Service Delivery
9 8 (22.22%) Oracle EBS R12
9 8 (22.22%) Service Desk Management
10 7 (19.44%) Java 8
10 7 (19.44%) Publishing
11 6 (16.67%) Scrum
11 6 (16.67%) New Relic
11 6 (16.67%) Billing
11 6 (16.67%) Spring Boot
12 5 (13.89%) Kubernetes
12 5 (13.89%) Continuous Deployment
12 5 (13.89%) Spring
12 5 (13.89%) CRM
12 5 (13.89%) ERP
13 4 (11.11%) Web Services
13 4 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
13 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (11.11%) Software Delivery
13 4 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
14 3 (8.33%) Test Strategy
14 3 (8.33%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 13 (36.11%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.78%) Big Data
2 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (19.44%) Publishing
2 6 (16.67%) Billing
3 1 (2.78%) Back Office
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Developer
1 17 (47.22%) Java Developer
2 8 (22.22%) Service Manager
3 6 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
3 6 (16.67%) Java Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Salesforce Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
3 6 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) AWS Developer
4 3 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) AWS Software Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Java Software Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Performance Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Performance Test Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) Spring Boot
2 5 (13.89%) Spring
3 4 (11.11%) Web Services
4 3 (8.33%) Visualforce
5 2 (5.56%) .NET
6 1 (2.78%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (52.78%) Quote-to-Cash
3 11 (30.56%) Software Engineering
4 10 (27.78%) Service Delivery
5 8 (22.22%) Service Desk Management
6 6 (16.67%) Scrum
7 5 (13.89%) Continuous Deployment
7 5 (13.89%) CRM
7 5 (13.89%) ERP
8 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
8 4 (11.11%) Software Delivery
8 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 4 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
9 3 (8.33%) DevOps
9 3 (8.33%) Matrix Management
9 3 (8.33%) Open Source
9 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 3 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 34 (94.44%) Java
2 7 (19.44%) Java 8
3 3 (8.33%) Apex Code
4 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.56%) PHP
4 2 (5.56%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.78%) Ansible
Vendors
1 31 (86.11%) Salesforce.com
2 25 (69.44%) Oracle
3 6 (16.67%) New Relic
4 1 (2.78%) Atlassian