Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 118 131
Rank change year-on-year +45 +13 +4
Contract jobs citing Kafka 95 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.90% 0.96% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.08% 3.24% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 22 8
Surrey median daily rate £500 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% +9.68%
10th Percentile £400 £463 £413
90th Percentile £588 £580 £595
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £55.00 - -

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 1,176 772 711
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 35.94% 29.69% 29.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 855 557 517
Surrey median daily rate £475 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £338 £314 £313
90th Percentile £588 £563 £575
South East median daily rate £430 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 22
Surrey median hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £29.73 £42.50 £13.63
90th Percentile £52.88 £47.50 £46.00
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £44.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -3.95% +10.63% +14.29%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 41 £500 +1.27% 5
Camberley - 18 £575 -
Redhill - 15 £400 -
Reigate -24 3 £513 -
Staines - 1 - -
Caterham - 1 - -
Chertsey - 1 £388 -
Kafka
South East

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 80 (84.21%) Java
2 71 (74.74%) Jenkins
3 70 (73.68%) Spring
4 65 (68.42%) Hadoop
5 64 (67.37%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (67.37%) TDD
6 63 (66.32%) Big Data
7 55 (57.89%) Apache
8 53 (55.79%) Apache Spark
9 51 (53.68%) Linux
10 48 (50.53%) BDD
11 46 (48.42%) RabbitMQ
11 46 (48.42%) JSON
12 45 (47.37%) Finance
13 44 (46.32%) RESTful
14 43 (45.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 43 (45.26%) Unix
15 42 (44.21%) Middleware
16 37 (38.95%) Hadoop YARN
17 36 (37.89%) J2EE
18 33 (34.74%) Spring Boot
19 32 (33.68%) AngularJS
20 30 (31.58%) Git (software)
20 30 (31.58%) Spark Streaming
21 28 (29.47%) Apache Camel
22 27 (28.42%) JavaScript
23 26 (27.37%) HTML
24 25 (26.32%) Unit Testing
24 25 (26.32%) System Testing
25 23 (24.21%) Microservices

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 55 (57.89%) Apache
2 53 (55.79%) Apache Spark
3 17 (17.89%) GemFire
4 15 (15.79%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (11.58%) Tomcat
6 6 (6.32%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.05%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.05%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.58%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (11.58%) PaaS
2 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (7.37%) Amazon Kinesis
4 6 (6.32%) GitHub
5 5 (5.26%) IaaS
5 5 (5.26%) SaaS
6 3 (3.16%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.05%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.05%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.21%) HTTP
1 4 (4.21%) SSL
2 1 (1.05%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (68.42%) Hadoop
2 63 (66.32%) Big Data
3 18 (18.95%) HBase
4 15 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (8.42%) Apache Hive
5 8 (8.42%) MySQL
6 6 (6.32%) NoSQL
7 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
8 4 (4.21%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (4.21%) MongoDB
8 4 (4.21%) RDBMS
8 4 (4.21%) Relational Database
9 3 (3.16%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (3.16%) CouchDB
10 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.05%) Impala
10 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.05%) Spark SQL
10 1 (1.05%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 71 (74.74%) Jenkins
2 30 (31.58%) Git (software)
3 12 (12.63%) JIRA
4 10 (10.53%) Maven
5 7 (7.37%) Cucumber
5 7 (7.37%) JUnit
6 6 (6.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (6.32%) Eclipse
6 6 (6.32%) IntelliJ
7 3 (3.16%) Gradle
7 3 (3.16%) Liquibase
7 3 (3.16%) Mercurial
7 3 (3.16%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.05%) git-flow
8 1 (1.05%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.05%) Mockito
8 1 (1.05%) Protractor
8 1 (1.05%) Selenium
8 1 (1.05%) Vagrant
General
1 45 (47.37%) Finance
2 1 (1.05%) Law
2 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 73 (76.84%) Developer
2 65 (68.42%) Java Developer
3 22 (23.16%) Big Data Developer
4 12 (12.63%) Hadoop Developer
5 11 (11.58%) Apache Spark Developer
5 11 (11.58%) Java Hadoop Developer
6 9 (9.47%) Java Engineer
7 8 (8.42%) Data Engineer
8 7 (7.37%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.26%) Agile Developer
9 5 (5.26%) Agile Java Developer
9 5 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (4.21%) AWS Engineer
11 3 (3.16%) .NET Software Engineer
11 3 (3.16%) C# Software Engineer
11 3 (3.16%) DevOps Engineer
11 3 (3.16%) Full Stack Developer
11 3 (3.16%) Software Engineer
12 2 (2.11%) Azure Engineer
12 2 (2.11%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (73.68%) Spring
2 46 (48.42%) JSON
2 46 (48.42%) RabbitMQ
3 44 (46.32%) RESTful
4 42 (44.21%) Middleware
5 36 (37.89%) J2EE
6 33 (34.74%) Spring Boot
7 32 (33.68%) AngularJS
8 30 (31.58%) Spark Streaming
9 28 (29.47%) Apache Camel
10 26 (27.37%) HTML
11 18 (18.95%) React
11 18 (18.95%) REST
12 17 (17.89%) jQuery
13 12 (12.63%) Hibernate
13 12 (12.63%) JPA
14 9 (9.47%) CSS
15 6 (6.32%) Gherkin
15 6 (6.32%) Spring Cloud
16 5 (5.26%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (6.32%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (6.32%) Virtual Team
3 4 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.16%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.16%) User Experience
5 1 (1.05%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 51 (53.68%) Linux
2 43 (45.26%) Unix
3 9 (9.47%) Windows
4 1 (1.05%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (67.37%) Agile Software Development
1 64 (67.37%) TDD
2 48 (50.53%) BDD
3 25 (26.32%) System Testing
3 25 (26.32%) Unit Testing
4 23 (24.21%) Microservices
5 17 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (15.79%) Scrum
7 12 (12.63%) Analytics
8 11 (11.58%) Open Source
9 10 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
9 10 (10.53%) Data Analytics
9 10 (10.53%) DevOps
9 10 (10.53%) OO
9 10 (10.53%) Threat Detection
10 7 (7.37%) OOP
10 7 (7.37%) Software Engineering
10 7 (7.37%) Test Automation
11 6 (6.32%) ATDD
11 6 (6.32%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 80 (84.21%) Java
2 27 (28.42%) JavaScript
3 16 (16.84%) Java 8
4 12 (12.63%) Python
5 6 (6.32%) PHP
5 6 (6.32%) Scala
5 6 (6.32%) Shell Script
5 6 (6.32%) SQL
6 3 (3.16%) C#
7 1 (1.05%) C
7 1 (1.05%) C++
7 1 (1.05%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (17.89%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.53%) BC Cleared
2 10 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (3.16%) Degree
3 3 (3.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 43 (45.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 20 (21.05%) Docker
3 18 (18.95%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 37 (38.95%) Hadoop YARN
2 4 (4.21%) Ansible
2 4 (4.21%) Puppet
3 3 (3.16%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.05%) Oozie
4 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (12.63%) Oracle
2 1 (1.05%) Cloudera
2 1 (1.05%) Informatica
2 1 (1.05%) Tableau