Period
to 23 September 2019

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 23 September 2019 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
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 125 90 136
Rank change year-on-year -35 +46 +78
Contract jobs citing Kafka 46 118 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.16% 2.39% 1.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.10% 6.92% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 77 34
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £388 £365 £406
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £575 £550 £543
% change year-on-year +4.55% +1.38% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £35.00
England median hourly rate - £48.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year - +31.76% -

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 1,122 1,706 1,335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 28.28% 34.59% 32.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 780 1,189 970
Yorkshire median daily rate £431 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.48% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £310 £306 £300
90th Percentile £550 £538 £523
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 4
Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.93 £40.00 £38.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.18% +4.92% +158.47%
10th Percentile £15.25 £15.24 £19.92
90th Percentile £45.23 £43.25 £43.19
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.13 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.82% +5.31% +9.59%

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 23 September 2019.

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 23 September 2019. 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 -17 42 £475 +11.76% 23
South Yorkshire -22 4 £516 +22.92% 2
Kafka
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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 25 (54.35%) Java
1 25 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (50.00%) SQL
3 20 (43.48%) Test Automation
4 18 (39.13%) Microservices
5 17 (36.96%) RabbitMQ
6 16 (34.78%) Hadoop
6 16 (34.78%) Docker
7 15 (32.61%) Apache Spark
7 15 (32.61%) Big Data
7 15 (32.61%) TDD
7 15 (32.61%) Kanban
8 13 (28.26%) Spring
8 13 (28.26%) GCP
8 13 (28.26%) Spring Boot
8 13 (28.26%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (26.09%) Data Science
9 12 (26.09%) NoSQL
9 12 (26.09%) Jenkins
9 12 (26.09%) Scrum
10 11 (23.91%) Software Testing
10 11 (23.91%) Scala
10 11 (23.91%) DevOps
11 10 (21.74%) Git (software)
11 10 (21.74%) Google
12 9 (19.57%) Linux
12 9 (19.57%) Apache Hive
13 7 (15.22%) Azure
13 7 (15.22%) AWS
13 7 (15.22%) Ruby

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 15 (32.61%) Apache Spark
2 5 (10.87%) Apache
3 2 (4.35%) CICS
4 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.26%) GCP
2 7 (15.22%) AWS
2 7 (15.22%) Azure
3 3 (6.52%) GitHub
4 1 (2.17%) Algolia
4 1 (2.17%) Amazon EKS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.78%) Hadoop
2 15 (32.61%) Big Data
3 12 (26.09%) NoSQL
4 9 (19.57%) Apache Hive
5 5 (10.87%) BigQuery
5 5 (10.87%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (10.87%) HBase
6 4 (8.70%) Impala
6 4 (8.70%) Snowflake Schema
7 3 (6.52%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.17%) Redis
8 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Jenkins
2 10 (21.74%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.70%) Selenium
4 3 (6.52%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.17%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.17%) CircleCI
5 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 5 (10.87%) Marketing
2 4 (8.70%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (56.52%) Developer
2 13 (28.26%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Big Data Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Data Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Automation Tester
4 5 (10.87%) Scala Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Tester
5 4 (8.70%) Developer in Test
5 4 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Ruby Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Test Automation Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Hadoop Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Ruby Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.96%) RabbitMQ
2 13 (28.26%) Spring
2 13 (28.26%) Spring Boot
3 5 (10.87%) Apache Beam
4 2 (4.35%) .NET
4 2 (4.35%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (4.35%) JSON
4 2 (4.35%) Node.js
4 2 (4.35%) OAuth
4 2 (4.35%) RESTful
4 2 (4.35%) SAML
5 1 (2.17%) Akka.NET
5 1 (2.17%) GraphQL
5 1 (2.17%) Memcached
5 1 (2.17%) React
5 1 (2.17%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.35%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) CentOS
2 1 (2.17%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (43.48%) Test Automation
3 18 (39.13%) Microservices
4 15 (32.61%) Kanban
4 15 (32.61%) TDD
5 13 (28.26%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (26.09%) Data Science
6 12 (26.09%) Scrum
7 11 (23.91%) DevOps
7 11 (23.91%) Software Testing
8 5 (10.87%) Performance Measurement
8 5 (10.87%) Personalization
9 4 (8.70%) Analytics
9 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
9 4 (8.70%) Workflow
10 3 (6.52%) Data Integration
10 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
10 3 (6.52%) Migration
10 3 (6.52%) SOA
10 3 (6.52%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 25 (54.35%) Java
2 23 (50.00%) SQL
3 11 (23.91%) Scala
4 7 (15.22%) Ruby
5 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 6 (13.04%) Python
6 3 (6.52%) Kotlin
6 3 (6.52%) R
7 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.35%) C#
7 2 (4.35%) COBOL
7 2 (4.35%) Go
7 2 (4.35%) Java 8
8 1 (2.17%) C++
8 1 (2.17%) Rust
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 16 (34.78%) Docker
2 2 (4.35%) OpenAM
2 2 (4.35%) OpenDJ
3 1 (2.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Kubernetes
1 5 (10.87%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (8.70%) Rancher
3 3 (6.52%) Oozie
4 2 (4.35%) Puppet
4 2 (4.35%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (2.17%) Ansible
5 1 (2.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Google
2 3 (6.52%) Dataiku
2 3 (6.52%) Tableau
3 2 (4.35%) ForgeRock
3 2 (4.35%) MapR
3 2 (4.35%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.17%) Veracode