Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 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
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 165 176
Rank change year-on-year +66 +11 -
Contract jobs citing Kafka 59 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.94% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.19% 0.50% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 6 3
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% - -
10th Percentile £400 £319 £445
90th Percentile £575 £594 £535
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -10.00% - -
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 953 1205 1408
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 31.30% 34.49% 31.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 711 858 922
West Yorkshire median daily rate £401 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £298 £283 £275
90th Percentile £525 £530 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 14
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -41.30% -42.50%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.23 £14.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year +64.94% -30.06% -36.36%

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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017. 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 +55 56 £450 -10.00% 6
Kafka
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Kafka also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 40 (67.80%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (62.71%) Hadoop
3 35 (59.32%) DevOps
4 34 (57.63%) Big Data
4 34 (57.63%) Java
4 34 (57.63%) Python
5 32 (54.24%) HBase
5 32 (54.24%) Apache Spark
6 31 (52.54%) Ansible
7 30 (50.85%) Git (software)
7 30 (50.85%) Apache Hive
8 28 (47.46%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (47.46%) ETL
8 28 (47.46%) Shell Script
9 27 (45.76%) Impala
9 27 (45.76%) Spark Streaming
9 27 (45.76%) MapReduce
9 27 (45.76%) Apache Flume
9 27 (45.76%) Sqoop
10 25 (42.37%) GitHub
11 22 (37.29%) NoSQL
11 22 (37.29%) Open Source
12 21 (35.59%) Spring
13 20 (33.90%) SQL
13 20 (33.90%) Linux
13 20 (33.90%) Docker
14 19 (32.20%) Security Cleared
15 17 (28.81%) TDD
15 17 (28.81%) SC Cleared
15 17 (28.81%) Microservices

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 32 (54.24%) Apache Spark
2 12 (20.34%) Apache
3 11 (18.64%) OpenStack
4 8 (13.56%) Confluence
5 7 (11.86%) JBoss
5 7 (11.86%) Tomcat
6 5 (8.47%) Apache Solr
6 5 (8.47%) Jetty
6 5 (8.47%) Tornado
6 5 (8.47%) WebLogic
7 2 (3.39%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (3.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (3.39%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
7 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
7 2 (3.39%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 25 (42.37%) GitHub
2 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.69%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.34%) LAN
1 12 (20.34%) VPN
1 12 (20.34%) WAN
2 5 (8.47%) AMQP
2 5 (8.47%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (62.71%) Hadoop
2 34 (57.63%) Big Data
3 32 (54.24%) HBase
4 30 (50.85%) Apache Hive
5 27 (45.76%) Impala
5 27 (45.76%) Sqoop
6 22 (37.29%) NoSQL
7 11 (18.64%) MongoDB
8 7 (11.86%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (10.17%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (10.17%) Riak
10 5 (8.47%) Couchbase
10 5 (8.47%) Redis
11 3 (5.08%) MySQL
12 2 (3.39%) RDBMS
12 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (50.85%) Git (software)
2 14 (23.73%) JIRA
2 14 (23.73%) Maven
3 12 (20.34%) Talend Open Studio
4 11 (18.64%) Cucumber
4 11 (18.64%) Jenkins
5 6 (10.17%) Vagrant
6 5 (8.47%) FitNesse
6 5 (8.47%) JBehave
6 5 (8.47%) Selenium
7 4 (6.78%) JUnit
8 3 (5.08%) Gradle
9 2 (3.39%) Artifactory
9 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
9 2 (3.39%) Flyway
9 2 (3.39%) git-flow
9 2 (3.39%) GitLab
9 2 (3.39%) IntelliJ
9 2 (3.39%) Mockito
General
1 11 (18.64%) Finance
2 9 (15.25%) Electronics
2 9 (15.25%) Manufacturing
2 9 (15.25%) Marketing
2 9 (15.25%) Telecoms
3 7 (11.86%) Games
4 4 (6.78%) Banking
5 2 (3.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (37.29%) Developer
2 15 (25.42%) Data Engineer
2 15 (25.42%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (18.64%) Java Developer
4 5 (8.47%) Big Data Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Developer in Test
6 3 (5.08%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Node.js Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Senior Data Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Technical Architect
7 2 (3.39%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Security Architect
7 2 (3.39%) Security Technical Architect
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.39%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (45.76%) Spark Streaming
2 21 (35.59%) Spring
3 15 (25.42%) RabbitMQ
4 14 (23.73%) Sensu
5 13 (22.03%) Spring Boot
6 12 (20.34%) ActiveMQ
6 12 (20.34%) Apache Camel
7 11 (18.64%) JSON
7 11 (18.64%) Node.js
8 9 (15.25%) AngularJS
8 9 (15.25%) REST
9 8 (13.56%) Hibernate
10 5 (8.47%) Drools
10 5 (8.47%) Flask
10 5 (8.47%) Gherkin
10 5 (8.47%) JMS
10 5 (8.47%) RESTful
10 5 (8.47%) Web Services
10 5 (8.47%) XML
11 3 (5.08%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Algorithms
2 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.69%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 20 (33.90%) Linux
2 4 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.39%) Unix
4 1 (1.69%) Android
4 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (67.80%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (59.32%) DevOps
3 28 (47.46%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (47.46%) ETL
4 27 (45.76%) MapReduce
5 22 (37.29%) Open Source
6 17 (28.81%) Microservices
6 17 (28.81%) TDD
7 14 (23.73%) BDD
7 14 (23.73%) Configuration Management
7 14 (23.73%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (20.34%) Analytics
8 12 (20.34%) Big Data Analytics
8 12 (20.34%) Data Analytics
8 12 (20.34%) Information Security
9 10 (16.95%) Data Modelling
9 10 (16.95%) Scrum
10 9 (15.25%) Digital Marketing
10 9 (15.25%) Kanban
10 9 (15.25%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 34 (57.63%) Java
1 34 (57.63%) Python
2 28 (47.46%) Shell Script
3 20 (33.90%) SQL
4 14 (23.73%) JavaScript
5 11 (18.64%) Scala
6 8 (13.56%) Ruby
7 5 (8.47%) Bash Shell
7 5 (8.47%) ES6
8 3 (5.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (32.20%) Security Cleared
2 17 (28.81%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 27 (45.76%) Apache Flume
2 20 (33.90%) Docker
3 5 (8.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (8.47%) HDFS
4 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (52.54%) Ansible
2 14 (23.73%) Prometheus
3 11 (18.64%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (16.95%) Puppet
5 7 (11.86%) Terraform
6 5 (8.47%) Kubernetes
7 2 (3.39%) Grafana
7 2 (3.39%) Graylog
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) Informatica
1 12 (20.34%) Talend
2 9 (15.25%) Oracle
2 9 (15.25%) SAP
3 2 (3.39%) Cisco
3 2 (3.39%) Dell
3 2 (3.39%) EMC
3 2 (3.39%) F5
3 2 (3.39%) IBM
3 2 (3.39%) NetApp
3 2 (3.39%) Splunk
3 2 (3.39%) TIBCO
3 2 (3.39%) VMware