Period
to 16 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 106 174
Rank change year-on-year +26 +68 +4
Contract jobs citing Kafka 92 52 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.68% 1.73% 0.082%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.65% 5.46% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 38 3
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £363 £404 £285
90th Percentile £575 £538 £435
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -20.00%
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 1,202 952 1,272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 35.01% 31.64% 34.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 861 721 914
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £283
90th Percentile £540 £513 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 - £13.50
10th Percentile £15.24 - £12.98
90th Percentile £19.59 - £16.30
Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.83 £35.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year -34.77% +137.29% -60.18%

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 November 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 November 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 +30 87 £425 -5.56% 13
Kafka
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 46 (50.00%) Java
2 40 (43.48%) Docker
3 30 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (30.43%) OO
4 28 (30.43%) Apache Hive
5 27 (29.35%) SQL
6 26 (28.26%) Big Data
6 26 (28.26%) Test Automation
7 25 (27.17%) Hadoop
8 24 (26.09%) Hybrid Cloud
9 23 (25.00%) DevOps
10 22 (23.91%) Data Centre
11 21 (22.83%) HBase
11 21 (22.83%) Software Engineering
12 20 (21.74%) Apache Spark
13 19 (20.65%) Scala
14 18 (19.57%) JavaScript
14 18 (19.57%) C#
14 18 (19.57%) Python
15 17 (18.48%) NoSQL
16 16 (17.39%) Git (software)
17 15 (16.30%) OOP
17 15 (16.30%) TDD
18 14 (15.22%) MySQL
18 14 (15.22%) MapR
18 14 (15.22%) Go
19 13 (14.13%) Relational Database
19 13 (14.13%) Kubernetes
19 13 (14.13%) Amazon AWS
20 12 (13.04%) Degree

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 20 (21.74%) Apache Spark
2 11 (11.96%) Apache
3 8 (8.70%) Confluence
4 2 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.13%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (7.61%) Slack
4 4 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (2.17%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (2.17%) OpenShift
5 2 (2.17%) PaaS
5 2 (2.17%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (30.43%) Apache Hive
2 26 (28.26%) Big Data
3 25 (27.17%) Hadoop
4 21 (22.83%) HBase
5 17 (18.48%) NoSQL
6 14 (15.22%) MySQL
7 13 (14.13%) Relational Database
8 11 (11.96%) RDBMS
9 7 (7.61%) Redis
10 6 (6.52%) MongoDB
10 6 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (1.09%) Data Lake
13 1 (1.09%) Impala
13 1 (1.09%) SAP BW
13 1 (1.09%) SAP Data Services
13 1 (1.09%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 16 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.87%) Maven
3 9 (9.78%) Selenium
4 8 (8.70%) Jenkins
4 8 (8.70%) JIRA
5 5 (5.43%) Artifactory
5 5 (5.43%) Cucumber
6 4 (4.35%) JUnit
7 3 (3.26%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.26%) IntelliJ
8 2 (2.17%) GitLab
8 2 (2.17%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.09%) Flyway
9 1 (1.09%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.09%) Mockito
General
1 5 (5.43%) Finance
2 3 (3.26%) Games
3 2 (2.17%) Banking
3 2 (2.17%) Online Betting
3 2 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (35.87%) Developer
2 18 (19.57%) Java Developer
3 13 (14.13%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (13.04%) Software Engineer
5 11 (11.96%) Developer in Test
6 10 (10.87%) Automation Tester
6 10 (10.87%) Java Automation Tester
6 10 (10.87%) Tester
7 9 (9.78%) Agile Developer
7 9 (9.78%) Agile Java Developer
7 9 (9.78%) Agile Tester
7 9 (9.78%) Java Developer in Test
7 9 (9.78%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 9 (9.78%) Selenium Tester
7 9 (9.78%) Test Automation Developer
8 6 (6.52%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) Data Engineer
10 4 (4.35%) Big Data Engineer
10 4 (4.35%) Hadoop Developer
11 3 (3.26%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.96%) RabbitMQ
1 11 (11.96%) Spring
1 11 (11.96%) Spring Boot
2 8 (8.70%) ActiveMQ
2 8 (8.70%) React
3 7 (7.61%) Node.js
4 6 (6.52%) GraphQL
4 6 (6.52%) RESTful
5 5 (5.43%) Hibernate
6 4 (4.35%) Spring Batch
6 4 (4.35%) Spring Security
7 3 (3.26%) SOAP
8 2 (2.17%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.17%) REST
8 2 (2.17%) Web Services
8 2 (2.17%) XML
9 1 (1.09%) CSS
9 1 (1.09%) JPA
9 1 (1.09%) JSON
9 1 (1.09%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.09%) Hybrid Cloud
2 22 (23.91%) Data Centre
3 9 (9.78%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.17%) User Experience
5 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.09%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.87%) Linux
2 6 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.09%) Android
3 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.09%) Unix
3 1 (1.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (30.43%) OO
3 26 (28.26%) Test Automation
4 23 (25.00%) DevOps
5 21 (22.83%) Software Engineering
6 15 (16.30%) OOP
6 15 (16.30%) TDD
7 12 (13.04%) BDD
7 12 (13.04%) Microservices
8 10 (10.87%) Functional Programming
9 7 (7.61%) Scrum
10 6 (6.52%) Kanban
10 6 (6.52%) Open Source
10 6 (6.52%) SFIA
11 5 (5.43%) Configuration Management
11 5 (5.43%) Isomorphic JavaScript
11 5 (5.43%) SDET
12 4 (4.35%) API Testing
12 4 (4.35%) E-Commerce
12 4 (4.35%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (50.00%) Java
2 27 (29.35%) SQL
3 19 (20.65%) Scala
4 18 (19.57%) C#
4 18 (19.57%) JavaScript
4 18 (19.57%) Python
5 14 (15.22%) Go
6 8 (8.70%) Java 8
7 7 (7.61%) C++
7 7 (7.61%) PHP
8 5 (5.43%) Ruby
9 4 (4.35%) Kotlin
9 4 (4.35%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.26%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.17%) Groovy
11 2 (2.17%) R
12 1 (1.09%) C
12 1 (1.09%) ES6
Qualifications
1 12 (13.04%) Degree
2 9 (9.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.26%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.09%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) GDPR
2 2 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 40 (43.48%) Docker
2 10 (10.87%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (2.17%) HDFS
4 1 (1.09%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 13 (14.13%) Kubernetes
2 11 (11.96%) Puppet
3 10 (10.87%) Rancher
4 8 (8.70%) Prometheus
5 7 (7.61%) Grafana
5 7 (7.61%) Graylog
5 7 (7.61%) Terraform
6 5 (5.43%) Ansible
6 5 (5.43%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.17%) Kibana
8 1 (1.09%) Oozie
Vendors
1 14 (15.22%) MapR
2 6 (6.52%) Red Hat
3 4 (4.35%) Google
3 4 (4.35%) Hortonworks
4 3 (3.26%) Micro Focus
4 3 (3.26%) Oracle
5 1 (1.09%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.09%) SAP
5 1 (1.09%) Splunk