Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 59 62 86
Rank change year-on-year +3 +24 +17
Contract jobs citing Kafka 9 31 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.28% 2.50% 1.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.69% 6.34% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 31 12
Oxfordshire median daily rate £538 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.44% -10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £515 £370 £430
90th Percentile £600 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £538 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £55.00 -

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 244 489 454
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 34.71% 39.37% 38.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 390 347
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.19% -1.18%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £316
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £433 £413
% change year-on-year +4.05% +4.85% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 1
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £22.40 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.29% - +104.82%
10th Percentile £19.41 £28.25 £41.25
90th Percentile £56.80 £57.50 £43.75
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +17.65% - +6.25%

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
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 20 September 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 +9 5 £538 +19.44% 1
Kidlington +10 3 £600 +42.86%
Kafka
South East

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) FTP
3 5 (55.56%) HTTP
3 5 (55.56%) DNS
3 5 (55.56%) Spring
3 5 (55.56%) TDD
3 5 (55.56%) OWASP
3 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
3 5 (55.56%) Domain-Driven Design
3 5 (55.56%) AWS
3 5 (55.56%) BDD
3 5 (55.56%) Gradle
3 5 (55.56%) Docker
3 5 (55.56%) DevOps
3 5 (55.56%) Spring Boot
3 5 (55.56%) Terraform
3 5 (55.56%) Dropwizard
4 4 (44.44%) GoCD
4 4 (44.44%) Java 9
4 4 (44.44%) Immutable Server
4 4 (44.44%) Deployment Automation
4 4 (44.44%) Systems Engineering
4 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure as Code
4 4 (44.44%) Lambda Expressions
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (44.44%) Kotlin

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 4 (44.44%) Apache
1 4 (44.44%) Apache Spark
1 4 (44.44%) ColdFusion
1 4 (44.44%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) AWS
2 4 (44.44%) Datadog
3 1 (11.11%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
1 5 (55.56%) FTP
1 5 (55.56%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) SSL
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
1 4 (44.44%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
1 5 (55.56%) Gradle
2 4 (44.44%) GoCD
2 4 (44.44%) IntelliJ
2 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 4 (44.44%) Maven
2 4 (44.44%) TeamCity
3 1 (11.11%) Gatling
3 1 (11.11%) Geb
3 1 (11.11%) GitLab
3 1 (11.11%) gulp
3 1 (11.11%) Spock
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Java Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Java Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Java Scala Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Scala Developer
3 3 (33.33%) HTML Developer
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Dropwizard
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) Spring
1 5 (55.56%) Spring Boot
2 4 (44.44%) Java SE
2 4 (44.44%) Lambda Expressions
2 4 (44.44%) LAMP
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) Guice
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) OAuth
3 1 (11.11%) OAuth2
3 1 (11.11%) Ratpack
3 1 (11.11%) REST
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) BDD
1 5 (55.56%) DevOps
1 5 (55.56%) Domain-Driven Design
1 5 (55.56%) OWASP
1 5 (55.56%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) ATDD
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (44.44%) Deployment Automation
2 4 (44.44%) Functional Programming
2 4 (44.44%) Immutable Server
2 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure as Code
2 4 (44.44%) Machine Learning
2 4 (44.44%) Pair Programming
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Refactoring
2 4 (44.44%) SOLID
2 4 (44.44%) Systems Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) Java 9
2 4 (44.44%) Kotlin
2 4 (44.44%) Perl
2 4 (44.44%) PHP
2 4 (44.44%) Python
2 4 (44.44%) Ruby
2 4 (44.44%) Scala
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Java 8
4 1 (11.11%) ES6
4 1 (11.11%) TypeScript
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Terraform
2 4 (44.44%) Graphite
2 4 (44.44%) Kibana
2 4 (44.44%) logstash
2 4 (44.44%) Nagios
2 4 (44.44%) StatsD
3 1 (11.11%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) New Relic
2 4 (44.44%) Salesforce.com