Period
to 21 October 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 21 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 28 -
Rank change year-on-year -8 - -
Contract jobs citing Kafka 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.49% 1.70% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.68% 7.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Slough median daily rate £506 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - -
Berkshire median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
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 88 71 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 26.27% 24.15% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 52 55
Slough median daily rate £405 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.82% +13.79% +11.54%
10th Percentile £225 £313 £259
90th Percentile £550 £525 £470
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -24.24% +164.00% -65.75%

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in Slough

Kafka
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kafka in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 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 Slough region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Apache Spark
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Big Data
3 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (60.00%) Analytics
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (60.00%) HDInsight
3 3 (60.00%) Power BI
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (60.00%) Use Case
3 3 (60.00%) Data Mapping
3 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (60.00%) Azure Data Factory
3 3 (60.00%) Cosmos DB
3 3 (60.00%) Data Lake
4 2 (40.00%) Kubernetes
4 2 (40.00%) Retail
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) Docker
4 2 (40.00%) Elasticsearch

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 5 (100.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Azure Data Factory
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Big Data
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Cosmos DB
2 3 (60.00%) Data Lake
2 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (60.00%) HDInsight
2 3 (60.00%) Power BI
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (20.00%) Neo4j
4 1 (20.00%) Redis
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Azure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Avro
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) D3.js
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) LESS
3 1 (20.00%) Lucene
3 1 (20.00%) Memcached
3 1 (20.00%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js
3 1 (20.00%) Protocol Buffers
3 1 (20.00%) React
3 1 (20.00%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Analytics
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Data Mapping
1 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 3 (60.00%) Use Case
2 2 (40.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Anomaly Detection
3 1 (20.00%) Asynchronous Programming
3 1 (20.00%) B2B
3 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (20.00%) Market Research
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Rackspace