Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 106 174
Rank change year-on-year +42 +68 +8
Contract jobs citing Kafka 118 42 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.48% 1.49% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.98% 4.09% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 29 5
West Yorkshire median daily rate £440 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £375 £405 £308
90th Percentile £575 £538 £498
Yorkshire median daily rate £428 £455 £413
% change year-on-year -6.04% +10.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 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 1,314 1,026 1,432
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 38.70% 36.40% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 763 1,048
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £313 £308 £300
90th Percentile £538 £519 £528
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 7
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 - £10.20
10th Percentile £15.24 - £9.72
90th Percentile £19.59 - £15.10
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £41.25 £10.20
% change year-on-year -15.15% +304.41% -70.86%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +35 113 £440 -3.30% 15
Kafka
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 73 (61.86%) Java
2 54 (45.76%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (43.22%) Big Data
4 50 (42.37%) Apache Hive
5 44 (37.29%) Hadoop
6 39 (33.05%) Test Automation
7 37 (31.36%) NoSQL
7 37 (31.36%) Apache Spark
8 36 (30.51%) HBase
9 35 (29.66%) JavaScript
9 35 (29.66%) SQL
9 35 (29.66%) OO
10 34 (28.81%) TDD
11 32 (27.12%) RabbitMQ
11 32 (27.12%) DevOps
11 32 (27.12%) Microservices
12 31 (26.27%) Docker
13 28 (23.73%) Python
13 28 (23.73%) Scala
14 26 (22.03%) Git (software)
14 26 (22.03%) Software Engineering
15 25 (21.19%) Spring
15 25 (21.19%) Scrum
16 24 (20.34%) Spring Boot
17 23 (19.49%) Apache
17 23 (19.49%) MySQL
18 22 (18.64%) ActiveMQ
18 22 (18.64%) Puppet
19 21 (17.80%) BDD
20 20 (16.95%) Amazon AWS

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 37 (31.36%) Apache Spark
2 23 (19.49%) Apache
3 15 (12.71%) Confluence
4 6 (5.08%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.85%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.95%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (11.86%) Slack
3 7 (5.93%) GitHub
4 6 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (3.39%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (2.54%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (1.69%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (1.69%) PaaS
7 2 (1.69%) Serverless
8 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.08%) HTTP
2 3 (2.54%) DSL
3 1 (0.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (43.22%) Big Data
2 50 (42.37%) Apache Hive
3 44 (37.29%) Hadoop
4 37 (31.36%) NoSQL
5 36 (30.51%) HBase
6 23 (19.49%) MySQL
7 16 (13.56%) Relational Database
8 13 (11.02%) RDBMS
9 11 (9.32%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (9.32%) MongoDB
9 11 (9.32%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (8.47%) Redis
11 9 (7.63%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (6.78%) Impala
12 8 (6.78%) Sqoop
13 4 (3.39%) Pentaho
14 2 (1.69%) Parquet
15 1 (0.85%) BigQuery
15 1 (0.85%) Bigtable
Development Applications
1 26 (22.03%) Git (software)
2 16 (13.56%) Maven
3 15 (12.71%) JIRA
4 13 (11.02%) Cucumber
4 13 (11.02%) Jenkins
5 12 (10.17%) Artifactory
6 10 (8.47%) JUnit
7 5 (4.24%) Jasmine
8 4 (3.39%) Mercurial
8 4 (3.39%) Selenium
8 4 (3.39%) Subversion
9 3 (2.54%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.54%) IntelliJ
10 2 (1.69%) GitLab
10 2 (1.69%) Mockito
10 2 (1.69%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.85%) Flyway
General
1 9 (7.63%) Games
2 4 (3.39%) Retail
3 3 (2.54%) Finance
4 2 (1.69%) Banking
4 2 (1.69%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 50 (42.37%) Developer
2 33 (27.97%) Java Developer
3 15 (12.71%) Software Engineer
4 14 (11.86%) Data Engineer
5 12 (10.17%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (7.63%) Big Data Developer
7 8 (6.78%) Hadoop Developer
8 7 (5.93%) Developer in Test
8 7 (5.93%) Software Developer
9 6 (5.08%) Automation Tester
9 6 (5.08%) Tester
10 5 (4.24%) Architect
10 5 (4.24%) Big Data Engineer
10 5 (4.24%) Java Automation Tester
10 5 (4.24%) Java Developer in Test
11 4 (3.39%) AWS Engineer
11 4 (3.39%) Java Software Developer
11 4 (3.39%) Scala Developer
11 4 (3.39%) Test Automation Developer
11 4 (3.39%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (27.12%) RabbitMQ
2 25 (21.19%) Spring
3 24 (20.34%) Spring Boot
4 22 (18.64%) ActiveMQ
5 19 (16.10%) Node.js
5 19 (16.10%) RESTful
6 15 (12.71%) REST
7 11 (9.32%) Hibernate
7 11 (9.32%) Spark Streaming
8 9 (7.63%) Spring Batch
8 9 (7.63%) Spring Security
9 8 (6.78%) SOAP
10 7 (5.93%) Web Services
11 6 (5.08%) Middleware
12 4 (3.39%) GraphQL
12 4 (3.39%) React
12 4 (3.39%) XML
13 3 (2.54%) AngularJS
13 3 (2.54%) Apache Avro
14 2 (1.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.32%) Hybrid Cloud
2 9 (7.63%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.24%) Online Games
4 4 (3.39%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.39%) NHS
5 3 (2.54%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.69%) User Experience
7 1 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.41%) Linux
2 11 (9.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.85%) Android
3 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (45.76%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (33.05%) Test Automation
3 35 (29.66%) OO
4 34 (28.81%) TDD
5 32 (27.12%) DevOps
5 32 (27.12%) Microservices
6 26 (22.03%) Software Engineering
7 25 (21.19%) Scrum
8 21 (17.80%) BDD
9 18 (15.25%) Kanban
10 17 (14.41%) MapReduce
10 17 (14.41%) Open Source
11 16 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (12.71%) ETL
12 15 (12.71%) OOP
13 13 (11.02%) SFIA
14 10 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (8.47%) Functional Programming
15 9 (7.63%) Mentoring
16 8 (6.78%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 73 (61.86%) Java
2 35 (29.66%) JavaScript
2 35 (29.66%) SQL
3 28 (23.73%) Python
3 28 (23.73%) Scala
4 15 (12.71%) Go
5 14 (11.86%) C#
5 14 (11.86%) Java 8
6 12 (10.17%) Ruby
7 10 (8.47%) Kotlin
8 8 (6.78%) PHP
8 8 (6.78%) Shell Script
9 7 (5.93%) C++
10 3 (2.54%) HiveQL
10 3 (2.54%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.69%) Groovy
12 1 (0.85%) ES6
12 1 (0.85%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (9.32%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.47%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.93%) Degree
4 4 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.85%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.39%) QA
2 3 (2.54%) GDPR
3 2 (1.69%) PMO
4 1 (0.85%) GCP
System Software
1 31 (26.27%) Docker
2 13 (11.02%) Apache Flume
3 5 (4.24%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (3.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.85%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 22 (18.64%) Puppet
2 19 (16.10%) Terraform
3 14 (11.86%) Ansible
3 14 (11.86%) Grafana
3 14 (11.86%) Graylog
4 5 (4.24%) Kubernetes
4 5 (4.24%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.39%) Prometheus
5 4 (3.39%) Rancher
6 3 (2.54%) Oozie
7 2 (1.69%) Kibana
8 1 (0.85%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 13 (11.02%) MapR
2 12 (10.17%) Informatica
2 12 (10.17%) Talend
3 11 (9.32%) Red Hat
4 7 (5.93%) Oracle
5 6 (5.08%) Cloudera
6 5 (4.24%) Hortonworks
7 4 (3.39%) Splunk
8 3 (2.54%) Micro Focus
9 2 (1.69%) Cadence
9 2 (1.69%) Google
10 1 (0.85%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.85%) VMware