Period
to 19 June 2019

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 19 June 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 Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 85 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +70
Contract jobs citing Kafka 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.34% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Sheffield median daily rate £533 - -
South Yorkshire median daily rate £533 - -
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 300 212 226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 33.52% 29.82% 36.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 146 136
Sheffield median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £320 £306 £325
90th Percentile £575 £531 £538
South Yorkshire median daily rate £495 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +16.47% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Sheffield median hourly rate £24.19 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.89% - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year -60.00% - -

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

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) ForgeRock
2 2 (66.67%) OpenAM
2 2 (66.67%) Docker
2 2 (66.67%) Microservices
2 2 (66.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (66.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (66.67%) Spring Boot
2 2 (66.67%) MuleSoft
2 2 (66.67%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) OpenDJ
2 2 (66.67%) CICS
2 2 (66.67%) SAML
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) OAuth
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (66.67%) Decision-Making
2 2 (66.67%) COBOL
2 2 (66.67%) Workshop Facilitation
3 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) Data Science

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 2 (66.67%) CICS
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) OAuth
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
1 2 (66.67%) SAML
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Native
1 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Decision-Making
2 2 (66.67%) Microservices
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) Workshop Facilitation
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) API Design
3 1 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (33.33%) Data Science
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) COBOL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
1 2 (66.67%) OpenAM
1 2 (66.67%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Kubernetes
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) ForgeRock
1 2 (66.67%) MuleSoft