Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 May 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Kafka 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.36% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.43% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Slough median daily rate £438 - -
Berkshire median daily rate £575 £375 £500
% change year-on-year +53.33% -25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire 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 Slough with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 70 63 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 24.91% 24.42% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 50 71
Slough median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £313 £180 £250
90th Percentile £500 £476 £475
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Slough median hourly rate - - £94.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £8.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -46.67% +7.14% -56.92%

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 Slough region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) HDFS
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) git-flow
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Team

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) git-flow
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (100.00%) HDFS