Period
to 1 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Kong skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Kong over the 6 months to 1 April 2020 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.

Kong
UK
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 674 854 880
Rank change year-on-year +180 +26 -24
Contract jobs citing Kong 14 27 17
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.028% 0.017%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.075% 0.10% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 9
Median daily rate £468 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +6.38% -
10th Percentile £360 £413 £416
90th Percentile £495 £643 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £468 £470 £470
% change year-on-year -0.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Kong is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 18,677 26,002 20,358
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.07% 26.98% 20.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,486 17,936 13,976
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £281 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 297 261
Median hourly rate £23.94 £18.66 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.30% -1.79% +3.40%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.73 £11.25
90th Percentile £56.25 £58.50 £46.25
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +17.14% +2.94% -0.35%

Kong
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Kong as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Kong in the UK

Kong
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Kong.

Daily rate trend for Kong in the UK

Kong
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kong within the UK over the 6 months to 1 April 2020. 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
England +177 14 £468 -6.50% 2
UK excluding London +122 14 £468 -0.53% 2
North of England +44 8 £478 +1.60% 1
Yorkshire +44 7 £480 -5.88% 1
South East - 6 £406 -
North West +24 1 £475 +8.57%

For the 6 months to 1 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Kong 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 with a requirement for Kong.

1 14 (100.00%) Azure
1 14 (100.00%) AWS
1 14 (100.00%) Kafka
2 13 (92.86%) Jenkins
3 10 (71.43%) Java
3 10 (71.43%) Node.js
4 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
5 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
6 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 7 (50.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 7 (50.00%) Artifactory
6 7 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (50.00%) Microservices
6 7 (50.00%) GitLab
6 7 (50.00%) SonarQube
6 7 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (42.86%) Serverless
7 6 (42.86%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (42.86%) NoSQL
7 6 (42.86%) Heroku
7 6 (42.86%) Cucumber
7 6 (42.86%) MongoDB
7 6 (42.86%) Amazon S3
7 6 (42.86%) AMQP
7 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
7 6 (42.86%) Selenium
7 6 (42.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (42.86%) Data Integration
7 6 (42.86%) ETL
7 6 (42.86%) SQL

Kong
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 14 (100.00%) AWS
1 14 (100.00%) Azure
2 6 (42.86%) Amazon S3
2 6 (42.86%) AWS Lambda
2 6 (42.86%) Heroku
2 6 (42.86%) Serverless
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (7.14%) Apigee
3 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) AMQP
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) MongoDB
1 6 (42.86%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon Athena
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 13 (92.86%) Jenkins
2 7 (50.00%) Artifactory
2 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (50.00%) GitLab
2 7 (50.00%) SonarQube
2 7 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (42.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (42.86%) Cucumber
3 6 (42.86%) JUnit
3 6 (42.86%) Selenium
4 4 (28.57%) Maven
5 1 (7.14%) gulp
5 1 (7.14%) Hudson
General
1 1 (7.14%) Automotive
1 1 (7.14%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Node.js Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.14%) AWS Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Azure Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) Kafka
2 10 (71.43%) Node.js
3 7 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (28.57%) Apache CXF
4 4 (28.57%) Dropwizard
4 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 4 (28.57%) JAX-RS
4 4 (28.57%) Middleware
4 4 (28.57%) REST
4 4 (28.57%) Spring
4 4 (28.57%) Spring Boot
5 3 (21.43%) CSS
5 3 (21.43%) Express
5 3 (21.43%) HTML
5 3 (21.43%) RESTful
6 1 (7.14%) Mongoose
6 1 (7.14%) Sequelize
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
1 7 (50.00%) Microservices
2 6 (42.86%) Data Integration
2 6 (42.86%) ETL
2 6 (42.86%) Scrum
2 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 4 (28.57%) API Design
3 4 (28.57%) Extreme Programming
3 4 (28.57%) Pair Programming
3 4 (28.57%) Progressive Enhancement
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
3 4 (28.57%) Web Development
4 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
4 3 (21.43%) SOA
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
1 1 (7.14%) FortiGate
1 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
1 1 (7.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) CommVault
2 1 (7.14%) MuleSoft
2 1 (7.14%) Twitter