Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 15 December 2017 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 66 100
Rank change year-on-year +3 +34 -
Contract jobs citing Kafka 16 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.63% 2.06% 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.30% 7.88% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 9
South Wales median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £380 £356 £323
90th Percentile £450 £496 £400
Wales median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales 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 South Wales with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 254 292 459
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 25.81% 26.21% 36.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 213 373
South Wales median daily rate £396 £425 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.76% +19.72% +5.19%
10th Percentile £250 £288 £250
90th Percentile £525 £538 £475
Wales median daily rate £400 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 11
South Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £21.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.63% +34.38% -32.63%
10th Percentile £21.87 £21.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £24.42 £21.50 £60.25
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £20.30 £25.25
% change year-on-year +13.98% -19.59% +12.22%

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in South Wales

Kafka
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kafka in South Wales

Kafka
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 15 December 2017. 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
Cardiff -7 15 £425 +6.25% 2
Kafka
Wales

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Kafka also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 15 (93.75%) MongoDB
2 9 (56.25%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (50.00%) Marathon
3 8 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (50.00%) Java
3 8 (50.00%) Linux
4 7 (43.75%) Mac OS X
4 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
4 7 (43.75%) HTTP
4 7 (43.75%) Perl
4 7 (43.75%) Unix
4 7 (43.75%) Spring
4 7 (43.75%) Cucumber
4 7 (43.75%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (43.75%) Spring Boot
4 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
4 7 (43.75%) Microservices
4 7 (43.75%) Go
4 7 (43.75%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (43.75%) Relational Database
5 5 (31.25%) SLA
5 5 (31.25%) Migration
6 4 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
7 3 (18.75%) Coaching
8 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
8 1 (6.25%) Web Design
8 1 (6.25%) Python

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 9 (56.25%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (93.75%) MongoDB
2 7 (43.75%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data
3 1 (6.25%) HBase
3 1 (6.25%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (43.75%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (6.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Java Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Database Specialist
3 3 (18.75%) DBA
3 3 (18.75%) MongoDB DBA
4 1 (6.25%) AWS Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) AWS Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Spring
1 7 (43.75%) Spring Boot
2 1 (6.25%) Dropwizard
2 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) JAX-RS
2 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) Mac OS X
2 7 (43.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
1 7 (43.75%) Microservices
1 7 (43.75%) Performance Monitoring
1 7 (43.75%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (31.25%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Coaching
3 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (6.25%) OpenUP
4 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.25%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) Go
2 7 (43.75%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) Scala
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) SLA
2 4 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) Marathon
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Cloudera