Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 57 66
Contract jobs citing Kafka 0 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales - 2.07% 1.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 7.36% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 13
South Wales median daily rate - £415 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.78% -
Wales median daily rate - £415 £450
% change year-on-year - -7.78% -
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 471 258 278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 34.84% 28.07% 24.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 196 202
South Wales median daily rate £413 £375 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -11.50% +13.00%
10th Percentile £313 £250 £276
90th Percentile £538 £488 £537
Wales median daily rate £419 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +4.69% -5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
South Wales median hourly rate £21.75 £21.57 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.81% +0.33% +34.38%
Wales median hourly rate £21.75 £21.57 £21.50
% change year-on-year +0.81% +0.33% -27.12%

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