Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 20 February 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 145 170
Rank change year-on-year +44 +25 -
Contract jobs citing Kafka 65 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.00% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.26% 0.69% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 7 5
West Yorkshire median daily rate £451 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.95% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £373 £325 £430
90th Percentile £575 £593 £533
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £550 £475
% change year-on-year -18.18% +15.79% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,039 1,012 1,288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 31.96% 33.82% 31.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 769 699 860
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £382
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.64% +9.21%
10th Percentile £275 £285 £275
90th Percentile £538 £531 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year - +5.96% +11.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £10.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.67% +120.59% -74.50%
10th Percentile £41.00 £15.08 £9.72
90th Percentile £43.00 £26.25 £45.30
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.50 £14.87 £21.85
% change year-on-year +172.45% -31.97% -45.38%

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in West Yorkshire

Kafka
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kafka in West Yorkshire

Kafka
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kafka in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kafka in West Yorkshire

Kafka
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 February 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
Leeds +49 63 £463 -15.91% 17
Kafka
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 50 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (75.38%) Java
3 36 (55.38%) Spring
4 32 (49.23%) Microservices
5 28 (43.08%) Spring Boot
6 26 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
6 26 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 26 (40.00%) TDD
6 26 (40.00%) Test Automation
7 24 (36.92%) Git (software)
8 23 (35.38%) Docker
9 22 (33.85%) Maven
10 21 (32.31%) Hadoop
10 21 (32.31%) Kanban
11 20 (30.77%) Apache Hive
12 19 (29.23%) BDD
13 18 (27.69%) Big Data
13 18 (27.69%) Jenkins
14 17 (26.15%) NoSQL
14 17 (26.15%) Node.js
14 17 (26.15%) Apache Spark
14 17 (26.15%) Open Source
14 17 (26.15%) SQL
15 16 (24.62%) Linux
15 16 (24.62%) Python
15 16 (24.62%) Software Engineering
15 16 (24.62%) ActiveMQ
15 16 (24.62%) Ruby
16 15 (23.08%) Scrum
16 15 (23.08%) Puppet

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 17 (26.15%) Apache Spark
2 13 (20.00%) Apache
3 9 (13.85%) Confluence
4 7 (10.77%) JBoss
5 6 (9.23%) Tomcat
6 4 (6.15%) Jetty
6 4 (6.15%) Tornado
6 4 (6.15%) WebLogic
7 3 (4.62%) Apache ServiceMix
7 3 (4.62%) Apache Synapse
7 3 (4.62%) nginx
7 3 (4.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (4.62%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
7 3 (4.62%) WebSphere
7 3 (4.62%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (3.08%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.23%) Slack
2 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) AMQP
2 5 (7.69%) DSL
3 3 (4.62%) BIG-IP
4 2 (3.08%) Kerberos
4 2 (3.08%) SAN
5 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (32.31%) Hadoop
2 20 (30.77%) Apache Hive
3 18 (27.69%) Big Data
4 17 (26.15%) NoSQL
5 15 (23.08%) MongoDB
6 13 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (18.46%) MySQL
8 9 (13.85%) HBase
9 8 (12.31%) Riak
10 7 (10.77%) Couchbase
10 7 (10.77%) Pentaho
10 7 (10.77%) Redis
10 7 (10.77%) Relational Database
11 6 (9.23%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (1.54%) Impala
12 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (36.92%) Git (software)
2 22 (33.85%) Maven
3 18 (27.69%) Jenkins
4 10 (15.38%) Cucumber
5 9 (13.85%) JIRA
6 8 (12.31%) JUnit
7 7 (10.77%) Artifactory
8 5 (7.69%) Jasmine
8 5 (7.69%) Vagrant
9 4 (6.15%) FitNesse
9 4 (6.15%) JBehave
9 4 (6.15%) Selenium
10 3 (4.62%) Gradle
11 2 (3.08%) git-flow
12 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
12 1 (1.54%) Flyway
12 1 (1.54%) GitLab
12 1 (1.54%) IntelliJ
12 1 (1.54%) Mockito
General
1 14 (21.54%) Games
2 7 (10.77%) Banking
3 4 (6.15%) Finance
4 2 (3.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (52.31%) Developer
2 26 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 12 (18.46%) Software Engineer
4 9 (13.85%) Data Engineer
5 8 (12.31%) Java Engineer
6 7 (10.77%) Big Data Engineer
6 7 (10.77%) Java Software Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) Architect
7 6 (9.23%) Java Software Developer
7 6 (9.23%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Developer in Test
8 4 (6.15%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Hadoop Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Technical Architect
8 4 (6.15%) Test Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Cloud Architect
9 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Technical Architect
9 3 (4.62%) Open Source Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (55.38%) Spring
2 28 (43.08%) Spring Boot
3 26 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
4 17 (26.15%) Node.js
5 16 (24.62%) ActiveMQ
6 13 (20.00%) REST
7 11 (16.92%) RESTful
8 9 (13.85%) AngularJS
8 9 (13.85%) Hibernate
9 8 (12.31%) JSON
10 7 (10.77%) Apache Camel
10 7 (10.77%) Spring Batch
10 7 (10.77%) Spring Security
11 6 (9.23%) XML
12 5 (7.69%) Spark Streaming
13 4 (6.15%) Elastic Stack
13 4 (6.15%) Flask
13 4 (6.15%) Gherkin
13 4 (6.15%) JMS
13 4 (6.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (4.62%) TM Forum
2 2 (3.08%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.54%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.62%) Linux
2 7 (10.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (9.23%) Android
3 6 (9.23%) Apple iOS
4 4 (6.15%) Unix
5 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (49.23%) Microservices
3 26 (40.00%) TDD
3 26 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 21 (32.31%) Kanban
5 19 (29.23%) BDD
6 17 (26.15%) Open Source
7 16 (24.62%) Software Engineering
8 15 (23.08%) DevOps
8 15 (23.08%) Scrum
9 12 (18.46%) Mentoring
10 10 (15.38%) Coaching
11 9 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (13.85%) ETL
12 8 (12.31%) Collaborative Working
12 8 (12.31%) Integration Testing
13 7 (10.77%) MapReduce
14 6 (9.23%) OO
14 6 (9.23%) SFIA
15 5 (7.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 49 (75.38%) Java
2 26 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (26.15%) SQL
4 16 (24.62%) Python
4 16 (24.62%) Ruby
5 12 (18.46%) Scala
6 8 (12.31%) Kotlin
7 5 (7.69%) ES6
7 5 (7.69%) HiveQL
8 4 (6.15%) Bash Shell
8 4 (6.15%) C#
9 3 (4.62%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.54%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (35.38%) Docker
2 3 (4.62%) Varnish
2 3 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (23.08%) Puppet
2 8 (12.31%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (10.77%) Grafana
3 7 (10.77%) Graylog
3 7 (10.77%) Terraform
4 4 (6.15%) Ansible
4 4 (6.15%) Kubernetes
5 2 (3.08%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 12 (18.46%) Oracle
2 7 (10.77%) Informatica
2 7 (10.77%) Talend
3 6 (9.23%) F5
4 5 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.15%) Splunk
6 3 (4.62%) Cadence
6 3 (4.62%) Cisco
6 3 (4.62%) Dell
6 3 (4.62%) EMC
6 3 (4.62%) IBM
6 3 (4.62%) NetApp
6 3 (4.62%) TIBCO
6 3 (4.62%) VMware
7 2 (3.08%) Atlassian
7 2 (3.08%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.54%) Hortonworks
8 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com