Period
to 22 October 2018

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 22 October 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 132 210
Rank change year-on-year +33 +78 -12
Contract jobs citing Kafka 107 52 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.17% 1.22% 0.054%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.46% 4.05% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 36 3
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -20.00%
10th Percentile £363 £403 £285
90th Percentile £575 £538 £435
England median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £55.00 £37.00 -
% change year-on-year +48.65% - -

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 1,656 1,285 1,937
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 33.62% 30.24% 34.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,165 932 1,343
Yorkshire median daily rate £403 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £306 £294 £300
90th Percentile £538 £519 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 3 10
Yorkshire median hourly rate £31.42 £35.00 £14.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.24% +138.30% -58.04%
10th Percentile £15.24 £17.76 £13.43
90th Percentile £43.25 £40.50 £20.75
England median hourly rate £41.77 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.41% +6.67% +1.24%

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in Yorkshire

Kafka
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Kafka in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Kafka in Yorkshire

Kafka
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kafka in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor 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 22 October 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
West Yorkshire +16 89 £425 -5.56% 8
South Yorkshire - 15 £420 - 1
North Yorkshire - 2 £390 - 2
Kafka
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 73 (68.22%) Java
2 51 (47.66%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (41.12%) Docker
4 38 (35.51%) Test Automation
5 37 (34.58%) OO
6 32 (29.91%) Spring
7 31 (28.97%) Software Engineering
8 29 (27.10%) Apache Hive
8 29 (27.10%) Big Data
9 28 (26.17%) NoSQL
9 28 (26.17%) Spring Boot
9 28 (26.17%) TDD
10 27 (25.23%) JavaScript
11 26 (24.30%) SQL
12 25 (23.36%) Git (software)
13 24 (22.43%) Microservices
13 24 (22.43%) RabbitMQ
13 24 (22.43%) Hadoop
14 20 (18.69%) HBase
14 20 (18.69%) Python
14 20 (18.69%) Java 8
15 19 (17.76%) C#
15 19 (17.76%) ActiveMQ
16 18 (16.82%) Maven
16 18 (16.82%) MySQL
16 18 (16.82%) Scala
16 18 (16.82%) DevOps
17 17 (15.89%) Apache Spark
17 17 (15.89%) BDD
18 16 (14.95%) Puppet

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 17 (15.89%) Apache Spark
2 16 (14.95%) Apache
3 11 (10.28%) Confluence
4 2 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.08%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.35%) Slack
3 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.87%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.87%) PaaS
4 2 (1.87%) Serverless
5 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) AMQP
1 1 (0.93%) HTTP
1 1 (0.93%) Skype
1 1 (0.93%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (27.10%) Apache Hive
1 29 (27.10%) Big Data
2 28 (26.17%) NoSQL
3 24 (22.43%) Hadoop
4 20 (18.69%) HBase
5 18 (16.82%) MySQL
6 16 (14.95%) Relational Database
7 14 (13.08%) MongoDB
8 12 (11.21%) RDBMS
9 10 (9.35%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (9.35%) Redis
10 9 (8.41%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.87%) Sqoop
12 1 (0.93%) Blockchain
12 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.93%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.93%) Riak
12 1 (0.93%) SAP BW
12 1 (0.93%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 25 (23.36%) Git (software)
2 18 (16.82%) Maven
3 12 (11.21%) JIRA
4 11 (10.28%) Selenium
5 10 (9.35%) Cucumber
5 10 (9.35%) Jenkins
6 8 (7.48%) Artifactory
7 5 (4.67%) JUnit
8 4 (3.74%) Gradle
9 3 (2.80%) Ant
9 3 (2.80%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.80%) IntelliJ
10 2 (1.87%) GitLab
10 2 (1.87%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.87%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.87%) Subversion
11 1 (0.93%) Flyway
11 1 (0.93%) Liquibase
11 1 (0.93%) Mockito
11 1 (0.93%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (4.67%) Finance
2 3 (2.80%) Banking
2 3 (2.80%) Games
3 2 (1.87%) Online Betting
3 2 (1.87%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (49.53%) Developer
2 36 (33.64%) Java Developer
3 15 (14.02%) Software Engineer
4 12 (11.21%) Developer in Test
5 11 (10.28%) Automation Tester
5 11 (10.28%) Tester
6 10 (9.35%) Java Automation Tester
6 10 (9.35%) Java Developer in Test
7 9 (8.41%) Agile Developer
7 9 (8.41%) Test Automation Developer
8 8 (7.48%) Agile Java Developer
8 8 (7.48%) Agile Tester
8 8 (7.48%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (7.48%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 8 (7.48%) Selenium Tester
9 5 (4.67%) Architect
10 4 (3.74%) Big Data Engineer
10 4 (3.74%) Software Developer
11 3 (2.80%) Oracle Developer
11 3 (2.80%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (29.91%) Spring
2 28 (26.17%) Spring Boot
3 24 (22.43%) RabbitMQ
4 19 (17.76%) ActiveMQ
5 14 (13.08%) RESTful
6 13 (12.15%) Hibernate
7 11 (10.28%) Node.js
8 9 (8.41%) REST
9 8 (7.48%) GraphQL
9 8 (7.48%) React
10 6 (5.61%) SOAP
10 6 (5.61%) Spring Batch
10 6 (5.61%) Spring Security
10 6 (5.61%) Web Services
11 3 (2.80%) AngularJS
11 3 (2.80%) HTML
11 3 (2.80%) JPA
11 3 (2.80%) Middleware
11 3 (2.80%) XML
12 2 (1.87%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.21%) Hybrid Cloud
2 10 (9.35%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.35%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.74%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.87%) User Experience
6 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.93%) NHS
6 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.15%) Linux
2 7 (6.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.93%) Android
3 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.93%) Unix
3 1 (0.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (47.66%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (35.51%) Test Automation
3 37 (34.58%) OO
4 31 (28.97%) Software Engineering
5 28 (26.17%) TDD
6 24 (22.43%) Microservices
7 18 (16.82%) DevOps
8 17 (15.89%) BDD
9 15 (14.02%) OOP
9 15 (14.02%) Scrum
10 11 (10.28%) Kanban
10 11 (10.28%) Open Source
11 10 (9.35%) Functional Programming
12 8 (7.48%) SDET
12 8 (7.48%) SFIA
13 7 (6.54%) Integration Testing
14 6 (5.61%) Mentoring
15 5 (4.67%) API Testing
15 5 (4.67%) Configuration Management
15 5 (4.67%) Isomorphic JavaScript
Programming Languages
1 73 (68.22%) Java
2 27 (25.23%) JavaScript
3 26 (24.30%) SQL
4 20 (18.69%) Java 8
4 20 (18.69%) Python
5 19 (17.76%) C#
6 18 (16.82%) Scala
7 14 (13.08%) Go
8 9 (8.41%) Kotlin
9 7 (6.54%) C++
9 7 (6.54%) PHP
10 6 (5.61%) Ruby
11 3 (2.80%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.87%) Groovy
12 2 (1.87%) R
12 2 (1.87%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.93%) ES6
13 1 (0.93%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (12.15%) Degree
2 9 (8.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.80%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.80%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.93%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.74%) QA
2 3 (2.80%) GDPR
3 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
System Software
1 44 (41.12%) Docker
2 4 (3.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.93%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.93%) HDFS
3 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.93%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (14.95%) Puppet
2 10 (9.35%) Grafana
2 10 (9.35%) Graylog
2 10 (9.35%) Terraform
3 8 (7.48%) Prometheus
4 6 (5.61%) Ansible
4 6 (5.61%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (4.67%) Kubernetes
6 4 (3.74%) Rancher
7 2 (1.87%) Kibana
8 1 (0.93%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.93%) Oozie
Vendors
1 13 (12.15%) MapR
2 9 (8.41%) Oracle
3 7 (6.54%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.74%) Hortonworks
5 3 (2.80%) Micro Focus
6 2 (1.87%) Google
7 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.93%) IBM
7 1 (0.93%) Informatica
7 1 (0.93%) SAP
7 1 (0.93%) Splunk
7 1 (0.93%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.93%) VMware