Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 16 December 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 122 113
Rank change year-on-year +30 -9 +30
Contract jobs citing Kafka 74 27 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.24% 0.96% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.73% 3.20% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 24 3
Surrey median daily rate £500 £500 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -13.04% +48.39%
10th Percentile £412 £488 £528
90th Percentile £625 £579 £608
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £525
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East 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 Surrey with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,099 843 583
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 33.33% 29.95% 26.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 813 621 396
Surrey median daily rate £488 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £338 £329 £303
90th Percentile £588 £575 £563
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 21
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £36.25 £42.50 £35.00
90th Percentile £53.38 £49.25 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +9.33%

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in Surrey

Kafka
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kafka in Surrey

Kafka
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kafka in Surrey over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kafka in Surrey

Kafka
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 16 December 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
Guildford +1 33 £500 - 3
Camberley 0 6 £575 +12.20%
Redhill - 6 £394 -
Reigate -9 5 £513 -
Weybridge - 2 £488 -
Staines - 1 - -
Chertsey - 1 £388 -
Epsom - 1 - - 2
Leatherhead - 1 £575 -
Kafka
South East

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 58 (78.38%) Big Data
2 56 (75.68%) Java
3 50 (67.57%) Hadoop
4 47 (63.51%) Jenkins
5 46 (62.16%) Spring
6 45 (60.81%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (56.76%) Apache Spark
8 40 (54.05%) TDD
9 37 (50.00%) Linux
10 34 (45.95%) RabbitMQ
11 33 (44.59%) Apache
11 33 (44.59%) Spring Boot
12 32 (43.24%) BDD
13 30 (40.54%) JSON
13 30 (40.54%) Finance
13 30 (40.54%) Hadoop YARN
14 29 (39.19%) RESTful
15 28 (37.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 28 (37.84%) J2EE
15 28 (37.84%) Unix
16 27 (36.49%) Middleware
17 25 (33.78%) Spark Streaming
18 21 (28.38%) System Testing
18 21 (28.38%) Unit Testing
19 19 (25.68%) Docker
20 16 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
21 15 (20.27%) Amazon AWS
21 15 (20.27%) Git (software)
21 15 (20.27%) Java 8
22 14 (18.92%) Security Cleared

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 42 (56.76%) Apache Spark
2 33 (44.59%) Apache
3 10 (13.51%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (8.11%) GemFire
5 4 (5.41%) Tomcat
6 3 (4.05%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.35%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.35%) Confluence
7 1 (1.35%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (20.27%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (13.51%) IaaS
3 10 (13.51%) PaaS
3 10 (13.51%) SaaS
4 9 (12.16%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (4.05%) Amazon S3
5 3 (4.05%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (4.05%) Serverless
6 1 (1.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) HTTP
1 3 (4.05%) SSL
2 1 (1.35%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (78.38%) Big Data
2 50 (67.57%) Hadoop
3 10 (13.51%) HBase
4 8 (10.81%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (10.81%) NoSQL
5 7 (9.46%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (8.11%) MongoDB
7 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
8 4 (5.41%) Apache Hive
8 4 (5.41%) RDBMS
8 4 (5.41%) Relational Database
9 3 (4.05%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (4.05%) CouchDB
9 3 (4.05%) Impala
9 3 (4.05%) Spark SQL
9 3 (4.05%) Sqoop
10 2 (2.70%) MySQL
10 2 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (2.70%) Qlik Sense
10 2 (2.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 47 (63.51%) Jenkins
2 15 (20.27%) Git (software)
3 11 (14.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (8.11%) JIRA
4 6 (8.11%) Maven
5 3 (4.05%) IntelliJ
5 3 (4.05%) JUnit
5 3 (4.05%) Mercurial
5 3 (4.05%) MSBuild
6 2 (2.70%) Gradle
6 2 (2.70%) Liquibase
7 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.35%) git-flow
7 1 (1.35%) GitLab
7 1 (1.35%) Mockito
7 1 (1.35%) Vagrant
General
1 30 (40.54%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Law
3 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (66.22%) Developer
2 46 (62.16%) Java Developer
3 19 (25.68%) Big Data Developer
4 14 (18.92%) Apache Spark Developer
5 9 (12.16%) Data Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) Hadoop Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Java Hadoop Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Azure DevOps
10 3 (4.05%) .NET Software Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) AWS Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) Azure Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) C# Software Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) Software Engineer
11 2 (2.70%) AWS Architect
11 2 (2.70%) Big Data Architect
11 2 (2.70%) Big Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (62.16%) Spring
2 34 (45.95%) RabbitMQ
3 33 (44.59%) Spring Boot
4 30 (40.54%) JSON
5 29 (39.19%) RESTful
6 28 (37.84%) J2EE
7 27 (36.49%) Middleware
8 25 (33.78%) Spark Streaming
9 13 (17.57%) AngularJS
10 12 (16.22%) Apache Camel
10 12 (16.22%) REST
11 10 (13.51%) HTML
12 7 (9.46%) jQuery
13 6 (8.11%) React
14 5 (6.76%) Hibernate
14 5 (6.76%) JPA
15 4 (5.41%) ActiveMQ
15 4 (5.41%) Spring MVC
16 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET MVC
16 3 (4.05%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.05%) User Experience
3 2 (2.70%) Smart Home
4 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 37 (50.00%) Linux
2 28 (37.84%) Unix
3 6 (8.11%) Windows
4 2 (2.70%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (60.81%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (54.05%) TDD
3 32 (43.24%) BDD
4 21 (28.38%) System Testing
4 21 (28.38%) Unit Testing
5 13 (17.57%) DevOps
6 12 (16.22%) Microservices
7 11 (14.86%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (10.81%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 8 (10.81%) Low Latency
8 8 (10.81%) Release Automation
9 7 (9.46%) Analytics
9 7 (9.46%) MVC
9 7 (9.46%) Scrum
10 6 (8.11%) Data Engineering
10 6 (8.11%) High Availability
10 6 (8.11%) Technical Leadership
11 5 (6.76%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (6.76%) SDLC
11 5 (6.76%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 56 (75.68%) Java
2 15 (20.27%) Java 8
3 11 (14.86%) JavaScript
4 10 (13.51%) Python
4 10 (13.51%) SQL
5 7 (9.46%) Scala
6 3 (4.05%) C#
6 3 (4.05%) Kotlin
7 2 (2.70%) Go
8 1 (1.35%) C
8 1 (1.35%) C++
8 1 (1.35%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (18.92%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.46%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.05%) BC Cleared
3 3 (4.05%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 28 (37.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 19 (25.68%) Docker
3 10 (13.51%) HDFS
4 2 (2.70%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 30 (40.54%) Hadoop YARN
2 11 (14.86%) Kubernetes
3 9 (12.16%) Ansible
3 9 (12.16%) Puppet
4 1 (1.35%) Oozie
4 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (9.46%) Oracle
2 3 (4.05%) Cloudera
2 3 (4.05%) Tableau
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.35%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.35%) Google
4 1 (1.35%) Informatica