Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 22 October 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
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +61
Contract jobs citing Kafka 12 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.01% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.10% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Sheffield median daily rate £420 - -
South Yorkshire median daily rate £420 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire 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 Sheffield with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 169 163 339
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 28.31% 25.59% 38.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 110 256
Sheffield median daily rate £415 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% - +9.68%
10th Percentile £289 £306 £310
90th Percentile £538 £575 £563
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +3.13% -5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Sheffield median hourly rate - - £50.00
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £50.00

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in Sheffield

Kafka
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kafka in Sheffield

Kafka
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kafka in Sheffield over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kafka in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (91.67%) Spring
2 10 (83.33%) Java
3 9 (75.00%) Spring Boot
4 8 (66.67%) Java 8
5 7 (58.33%) Docker
6 6 (50.00%) TDD
6 6 (50.00%) MongoDB
6 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (41.67%) Hibernate
7 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
7 5 (41.67%) NoSQL
7 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
7 5 (41.67%) Microservices
8 4 (33.33%) RESTful
8 4 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (33.33%) OO
9 3 (25.00%) Maven
9 3 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (25.00%) Kotlin
10 2 (16.67%) Node.js
10 2 (16.67%) REST
10 2 (16.67%) Big Data
10 2 (16.67%) DevOps
10 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
10 2 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
10 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
10 2 (16.67%) BDD
10 2 (16.67%) Puppet

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Confluence
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) AMQP
1 1 (8.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (41.67%) NoSQL
3 4 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (16.67%) Big Data
4 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
5 1 (8.33%) Apache Hive
5 1 (8.33%) Blockchain
5 1 (8.33%) Couchbase
5 1 (8.33%) HBase
5 1 (8.33%) MySQL
5 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (8.33%) Redis
5 1 (8.33%) Riak
5 1 (8.33%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Maven
2 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) Artifactory
3 1 (8.33%) FitNesse
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 9 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Scientist
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) React Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) Spring
2 9 (75.00%) Spring Boot
3 5 (41.67%) Hibernate
4 4 (33.33%) RESTful
5 3 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (16.67%) Node.js
6 2 (16.67%) REST
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
7 1 (8.33%) Apache Camel
7 1 (8.33%) HTML
7 1 (8.33%) HTML5
7 1 (8.33%) JMS
7 1 (8.33%) JPA
7 1 (8.33%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (8.33%) SOAP
7 1 (8.33%) Spring Batch
7 1 (8.33%) Spring Security
7 1 (8.33%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (50.00%) TDD
3 5 (41.67%) Microservices
3 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
4 4 (33.33%) OO
5 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 2 (16.67%) DevOps
5 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) API Development
6 1 (8.33%) Coaching
6 1 (8.33%) Convolutional Neural Network
6 1 (8.33%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (8.33%) Kanban
6 1 (8.33%) Linear Regression
6 1 (8.33%) Prototyping
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) SFIA
6 1 (8.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) Java 8
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) Kotlin
5 2 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
6 1 (8.33%) R
6 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Docker
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) Cobbler
2 1 (8.33%) Grafana
2 1 (8.33%) Graylog
2 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Hortonworks
1 1 (8.33%) IBM
1 1 (8.33%) Informatica
1 1 (8.33%) TIBCO