Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 17 November 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
England > South West
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 195 174
Rank change year-on-year +19 -21 +51
Contract jobs citing Kafka 53 9 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.85% 0.16% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.04% 0.62% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 8 30
South West median daily rate £525 £463 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.51% +42.31% -50.00%
10th Percentile £438 £417 £238
90th Percentile £610 £588 £439
England median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 -
% change year-on-year -5.41% - -

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 the South West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,742 1,462 1,607
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.80% 25.83% 27.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,157 929 1,162
South West median daily rate £425 £390 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +5.41% -1.33%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 23 21
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £48.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +28.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £24.05 £35.00 £18.64
90th Percentile £63.38 £58.75 £53.75
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in the South West

Kafka
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kafka in the South West

Kafka
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kafka in the South West over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kafka in the South West

Kafka
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 17 November 2018. 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
Bristol +9 25 £550 +22.22% 12
Somerset +13 12 £525 -23.64%
Wiltshire - 8 £603 - 1
Dorset - 5 - -
Kafka
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 South West region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 40 (75.47%) Hadoop
2 36 (67.92%) Apache Spark
3 34 (64.15%) Finance
4 33 (62.26%) Apache Hive
5 30 (56.60%) Big Data
6 21 (39.62%) Data Modelling
7 20 (37.74%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (37.74%) Java
7 20 (37.74%) SQL
7 20 (37.74%) OLAP
7 20 (37.74%) Star Schema
7 20 (37.74%) Data Quality
7 20 (37.74%) Machine Learning
7 20 (37.74%) Analytics
7 20 (37.74%) Oozie
7 20 (37.74%) OLAP Cube
7 20 (37.74%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 20 (37.74%) SQL Optimisation
7 20 (37.74%) Data Science
8 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (26.42%) Scala
10 13 (24.53%) HBase
11 12 (22.64%) SDLC
12 11 (20.75%) Maven
13 10 (18.87%) Hortonworks
14 9 (16.98%) Business Analysis
14 9 (16.98%) Linux
15 8 (15.09%) Banking
16 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
16 7 (13.21%) Scrum

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 36 (67.92%) Apache Spark
2 5 (9.43%) Apache Qpid
3 2 (3.77%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (75.47%) Hadoop
2 33 (62.26%) Apache Hive
3 30 (56.60%) Big Data
4 20 (37.74%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (37.74%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 20 (37.74%) OLAP
4 20 (37.74%) OLAP Cube
4 20 (37.74%) Star Schema
5 13 (24.53%) HBase
6 4 (7.55%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.77%) DB2
8 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Maven
2 6 (11.32%) Eclipse
2 6 (11.32%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.32%) IntelliJ
3 5 (9.43%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.55%) JUnit
General
1 34 (64.15%) Finance
2 8 (15.09%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Data Engineer
1 20 (37.74%) Developer
1 20 (37.74%) Hadoop Engineer
2 14 (26.42%) Hadoop Developer
3 12 (22.64%) Big Data Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Business Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Technical Business Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Java Hadoop Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Big Data Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Performance Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Architect
9 1 (1.89%) Cassandra Architect
9 1 (1.89%) Data Architect
9 1 (1.89%) Java Architect
9 1 (1.89%) Java Scala Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) RabbitMQ
1 5 (9.43%) REST
1 5 (9.43%) SOAP
2 1 (1.89%) Akka
2 1 (1.89%) Play Framework
2 1 (1.89%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
1 5 (9.43%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) Data Modelling
2 20 (37.74%) Analytics
2 20 (37.74%) Data Science
2 20 (37.74%) Machine Learning
2 20 (37.74%) SQL Optimisation
3 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (22.64%) SDLC
5 9 (16.98%) Business Analysis
6 7 (13.21%) Scrum
6 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (11.32%) Software Engineering
7 6 (11.32%) Waterfall
8 5 (9.43%) Benchmarking
8 5 (9.43%) Build Automation
8 5 (9.43%) Business Process Improvement
8 5 (9.43%) Data Analysis
8 5 (9.43%) Data Management
8 5 (9.43%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (9.43%) Process Improvement
8 5 (9.43%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.74%) Java
1 20 (37.74%) SQL
2 14 (26.42%) Scala
3 5 (9.43%) Perl
3 5 (9.43%) Python
4 1 (1.89%) Go
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
1 5 (9.43%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (37.74%) Data Quality
2 5 (9.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 20 (37.74%) Oozie
2 5 (9.43%) Ansible
2 5 (9.43%) Nagios
2 5 (9.43%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (9.43%) Puppet
3 2 (3.77%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) Hortonworks
2 2 (3.77%) IBM
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) Red Hat