Period
to 10 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 10 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.

Apache Kafka
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
10 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 37 42 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 - -
Contract jobs citing Kafka 1 2 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Watford 0.35% 0.58% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.30% 2.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £550 £550 -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire 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 Watford with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 77 93 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 26.92% 27.11% 43.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 44 65
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £315 £300 £325
90th Percentile £534 £532 £550
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £443 £425
% change year-on-year -3.95% +4.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £59.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.57% - -
Median hourly rate £59.00 £66.81 £14.72
% change year-on-year -11.69% +353.87% -62.56%

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing Kafka as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in Watford

Kafka
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Daily rate trend for Kafka in Watford

For the 6 months to 10 April 2020, 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 Watford region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) OAuth
1 1 (100.00%) Guice
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Ember.js
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Gradle
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (100.00%) OAuth2
1 1 (100.00%) TypeScript
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Spock

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Gatling
1 1 (100.00%) Geb
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) GitLab
1 1 (100.00%) Gradle
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Spock
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Dropwizard
1 1 (100.00%) Ember.js
1 1 (100.00%) Guice
1 1 (100.00%) OAuth
1 1 (100.00%) OAuth2
1 1 (100.00%) Ratpack
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Spring Boot
1 1 (100.00%) WireMock
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 1 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Java 8
1 1 (100.00%) TypeScript
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (100.00%) Terraform