Period
to 24 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 24 January 2021 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 96 100 110
Rank change year-on-year +4 +10 +33
Contract jobs citing Kafka 8 57 91
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.57% 1.80% 1.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.88% 6.29% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 53 70
Median daily rate £454 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.42% +11.76% -3.13%
10th Percentile £410 £413 £363
90th Percentile £558 £541 £588
England median daily rate £550 £575 £550
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £46.00 -
% change year-on-year -23.91% - -

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 425 906 1,508
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 30.36% 28.69% 30.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 665 1,085
Median daily rate £425 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £293 £313 £300
90th Percentile £558 £575 £550
England median daily rate £490 £500 £498
% change year-on-year -2.00% +0.50% +4.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 14
Median hourly rate £23.75 £19.15 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.99% -53.29% +2.50%
10th Percentile £18.95 £16.93 £15.84
90th Percentile £35.78 £60.33 £43.25
Median hourly rate £45.00 £46.40 £41.53
% change year-on-year -3.02% +11.73% +3.83%

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in Yorkshire

Kafka
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Kafka in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Kafka in Yorkshire

Kafka
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Kafka in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Kafka in Yorkshire

Kafka
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 January 2021. 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
West Yorkshire -3 8 £454 -4.42% 18
Kafka
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2021, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Apache
3 3 (37.50%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Spring
3 3 (37.50%) Scala
3 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (37.50%) Big Data
3 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) Apache Spark
3 3 (37.50%) GitLab
4 2 (25.00%) HDFS
4 2 (25.00%) GCP
4 2 (25.00%) Functional Programming
4 2 (25.00%) Gradle
4 2 (25.00%) Oozie
4 2 (25.00%) GitHub
4 2 (25.00%) Confluence
4 2 (25.00%) HBase
4 2 (25.00%) Haskell
4 2 (25.00%) Apache Hive
4 2 (25.00%) AWS
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (37.50%) Apache
1 3 (37.50%) Apache Spark
2 2 (25.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) AWS
1 2 (25.00%) GCP
1 2 (25.00%) GitHub
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (12.50%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Big Data
1 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
2 2 (25.00%) Apache Hive
2 2 (25.00%) Data Lake
2 2 (25.00%) HBase
2 2 (25.00%) Spark SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (12.50%) BigQuery
3 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) GitLab
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Gradle
2 2 (25.00%) IBM UrbanCode
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Maven
2 2 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Scala Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Apache Spark Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Hadoop Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Cloud Developer
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (37.50%) Spring
2 2 (25.00%) PySpark
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Beam
3 1 (12.50%) JSF
3 1 (12.50%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) BDD
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Data Ingestion
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Programming
3 2 (25.00%) Kanban
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (12.50%) Backlog Refinement
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Data Science
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Measurement
4 1 (12.50%) Personalization
4 1 (12.50%) Product Requirements
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) Scala
4 2 (25.00%) Elm
4 2 (25.00%) Haskell
4 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (12.50%) ES6
5 1 (12.50%) Java 8
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) Perl
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Oozie
2 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Google