Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 143 168
Rank change year-on-year +68 +25 +1
Contract jobs citing Kafka 109 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.21% 0.29% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.70% 0.80% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 7 7
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.64% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £375 £325 £405
90th Percentile £558 £593 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £550 £475
% change year-on-year -13.64% +15.79% +18.75%
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 1,253 1,000 1,301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 36.95% 36.27% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 892 712 923
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £300 £301 £290
90th Percentile £534 £538 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 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 £18.75 £9.72
90th Percentile £43.00 £26.25 £13.12
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.00 £22.50 £10.20
% change year-on-year +82.22% +120.59% -74.50%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +63 106 £475 -13.64% 15
Kafka
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 76 (69.72%) Java
2 75 (68.81%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (47.71%) Microservices
4 45 (41.28%) Apache Hive
4 45 (41.28%) Big Data
5 44 (40.37%) Test Automation
6 42 (38.53%) JavaScript
6 42 (38.53%) TDD
7 41 (37.61%) Spring
7 41 (37.61%) RabbitMQ
8 39 (35.78%) Hadoop
9 37 (33.94%) Apache Spark
9 37 (33.94%) Spring Boot
10 33 (30.28%) NoSQL
11 31 (28.44%) SQL
12 30 (27.52%) Python
12 30 (27.52%) Scrum
13 29 (26.61%) Kanban
14 27 (24.77%) HBase
15 26 (23.85%) Open Source
15 26 (23.85%) MySQL
16 25 (22.94%) ActiveMQ
16 25 (22.94%) Git (software)
16 25 (22.94%) BDD
16 25 (22.94%) Node.js
16 25 (22.94%) REST
17 24 (22.02%) MapReduce
17 24 (22.02%) DevOps
17 24 (22.02%) Software Engineering
18 23 (21.10%) Linux

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 (33.94%) Apache Spark
2 22 (20.18%) Apache
3 17 (15.60%) Confluence
4 4 (3.67%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.75%) nginx
5 3 (2.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.83%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (1.83%) Apache Synapse
6 2 (1.83%) JBoss
6 2 (1.83%) SAS
6 2 (1.83%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
6 2 (1.83%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.83%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.92%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.76%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (12.84%) Slack
3 7 (6.42%) GitHub
4 4 (3.67%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.34%) DSL
2 6 (5.50%) HTTP
3 3 (2.75%) AMQP
3 3 (2.75%) BIG-IP
4 2 (1.83%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.83%) SAN
5 1 (0.92%) Internet
5 1 (0.92%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (41.28%) Apache Hive
1 45 (41.28%) Big Data
2 39 (35.78%) Hadoop
3 33 (30.28%) NoSQL
4 27 (24.77%) HBase
5 26 (23.85%) MySQL
6 17 (15.60%) MongoDB
7 15 (13.76%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (11.01%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (10.09%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (10.09%) Pentaho
9 11 (10.09%) Relational Database
10 10 (9.17%) Redis
11 9 (8.26%) Impala
12 8 (7.34%) Sqoop
13 3 (2.75%) Couchbase
13 3 (2.75%) RDBMS
13 3 (2.75%) Riak
14 2 (1.83%) Parquet
15 1 (0.92%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 25 (22.94%) Git (software)
2 19 (17.43%) Maven
3 18 (16.51%) Jenkins
4 17 (15.60%) JIRA
5 15 (13.76%) Artifactory
5 15 (13.76%) Cucumber
6 14 (12.84%) JUnit
7 10 (9.17%) Jasmine
8 4 (3.67%) Mercurial
8 4 (3.67%) Subversion
9 2 (1.83%) Mockito
9 2 (1.83%) Selenium
10 1 (0.92%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.92%) Flyway
10 1 (0.92%) git-flow
10 1 (0.92%) GitLab
10 1 (0.92%) IntelliJ
General
1 18 (16.51%) Games
2 4 (3.67%) Banking
3 3 (2.75%) Finance
3 3 (2.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (50.46%) Developer
2 40 (36.70%) Java Developer
3 19 (17.43%) Data Engineer
4 16 (14.68%) Software Engineer
5 10 (9.17%) Java Software Developer
6 9 (8.26%) Architect
6 9 (8.26%) Java Engineer
6 9 (8.26%) Software Developer
7 8 (7.34%) Big Data Developer
7 8 (7.34%) Big Data Engineer
8 7 (6.42%) Java Software Engineer
9 6 (5.50%) Developer in Test
9 6 (5.50%) Hadoop Developer
10 5 (4.59%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.59%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.59%) Test Engineer
11 4 (3.67%) Hadoop Engineer
11 4 (3.67%) Java Architect
11 4 (3.67%) Technical Architect
11 4 (3.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (37.61%) RabbitMQ
1 41 (37.61%) Spring
2 37 (33.94%) Spring Boot
3 25 (22.94%) ActiveMQ
3 25 (22.94%) Node.js
3 25 (22.94%) REST
4 22 (20.18%) RESTful
5 16 (14.68%) Spark Streaming
6 12 (11.01%) Spring Batch
6 12 (11.01%) Spring Security
7 10 (9.17%) Hibernate
8 7 (6.42%) Web Services
9 6 (5.50%) Middleware
9 6 (5.50%) SOAP
9 6 (5.50%) XML
10 4 (3.67%) JSON
11 3 (2.75%) Apache Avro
12 2 (1.83%) AngularJS
12 2 (1.83%) Apache Camel
12 2 (1.83%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.59%) Online Games
2 4 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.67%) NHS
3 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.83%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (1.83%) TM Forum
4 1 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.10%) Linux
2 12 (11.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (4.59%) Android
3 5 (4.59%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.83%) Unix
5 1 (0.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (68.81%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (47.71%) Microservices
3 44 (40.37%) Test Automation
4 42 (38.53%) TDD
5 30 (27.52%) Scrum
6 29 (26.61%) Kanban
7 26 (23.85%) Open Source
8 25 (22.94%) BDD
9 24 (22.02%) DevOps
9 24 (22.02%) MapReduce
9 24 (22.02%) Software Engineering
10 22 (20.18%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (18.35%) ETL
11 20 (18.35%) OO
12 18 (16.51%) Mentoring
13 14 (12.84%) Coaching
14 13 (11.93%) SFIA
15 12 (11.01%) Continuous Delivery
16 11 (10.09%) Continuous Improvement
17 9 (8.26%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 76 (69.72%) Java
2 42 (38.53%) JavaScript
3 31 (28.44%) SQL
4 30 (27.52%) Python
5 21 (19.27%) Java 8
6 20 (18.35%) Scala
7 18 (16.51%) Ruby
8 14 (12.84%) Kotlin
9 9 (8.26%) Shell Script
10 8 (7.34%) HiveQL
11 7 (6.42%) C#
12 6 (5.50%) PHP
13 5 (4.59%) Go
14 4 (3.67%) ES6
Qualifications
1 8 (7.34%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.42%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.50%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) PMO
2 2 (1.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.92%) GCP
System Software
1 23 (21.10%) Docker
2 13 (11.93%) Apache Flume
3 5 (4.59%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.75%) Varnish
4 3 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.92%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 20 (18.35%) Puppet
1 20 (18.35%) Terraform
2 15 (13.76%) Grafana
2 15 (13.76%) Graylog
3 9 (8.26%) Ansible
4 5 (4.59%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.75%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (2.75%) Oozie
6 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (17.43%) Informatica
1 19 (17.43%) Talend
2 12 (11.01%) Oracle
3 11 (10.09%) Red Hat
4 8 (7.34%) Cloudera
5 6 (5.50%) Splunk
6 5 (4.59%) Cadence
6 5 (4.59%) F5
7 4 (3.67%) Hortonworks
8 3 (2.75%) VMware
9 2 (1.83%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.83%) Cisco
9 2 (1.83%) Dell
9 2 (1.83%) EMC
9 2 (1.83%) IBM
9 2 (1.83%) NetApp
9 2 (1.83%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.92%) Salesforce.com