Period
to 27 July 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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 102 71 116
Rank change year-on-year -31 +45 -31
Contract jobs citing Kafka 22 36 73
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.94% 2.26% 1.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.28% 9.11% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 28 67
10th Percentile £365 £458 £389
25th Percentile £375 £463 £416
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £498 £488
Median % change year-on-year +0.50% +2.05% +10.80%
75th Percentile £538 £581 £550
90th Percentile £668 £608 £588
England median daily rate £575 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +4.55% - -

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 514 395 1,337
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 21.92% 24.84% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 281 930
10th Percentile £325 £313 £310
25th Percentile £400 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
75th Percentile £538 £538 £525
90th Percentile £582 £584 £551
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 9
10th Percentile " £20.95 £15.10
25th Percentile £15.04 £21.21 £16.00
Median hourly rate £26.00 £24.10 £16.86
Median % change year-on-year +7.88% +42.94% -57.85%
75th Percentile £28.00 £26.00 £45.00
90th Percentile £39.60 £26.32 £46.10
England median hourly rate £46.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +8.15%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -27 22 £500 +1.01% 21
Kafka
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 15 (68.18%) Azure
2 12 (54.55%) Apache Spark
2 12 (54.55%) Kubernetes
3 11 (50.00%) DevOps
3 11 (50.00%) Analytics
4 10 (45.45%) Java
4 10 (45.45%) Data Pipeline
5 9 (40.91%) Data Ingestion
5 9 (40.91%) Data Lake
6 8 (36.36%) Spark Streaming
7 7 (31.82%) Databricks
7 7 (31.82%) Python
7 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
7 7 (31.82%) AWS
8 6 (27.27%) Hadoop
8 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
8 6 (27.27%) Azure Data Factory
8 6 (27.27%) Data Engineering
9 5 (22.73%) PySpark
9 5 (22.73%) Scala
9 5 (22.73%) Big Data
9 5 (22.73%) iPad
9 5 (22.73%) Data Architecture
10 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
10 4 (18.18%) Puppet
10 4 (18.18%) MongoDB
10 4 (18.18%) HBase
10 4 (18.18%) NoSQL
10 4 (18.18%) FortiGate

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 12 (54.55%) Apache Spark
2 4 (18.18%) Apache Airflow
3 3 (13.64%) Apache Pulsar
4 1 (4.55%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 15 (68.18%) Azure
2 7 (31.82%) AWS
3 6 (27.27%) Azure Data Factory
4 4 (18.18%) Amazon EKS
4 4 (18.18%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (18.18%) Azure Key Vault
4 4 (18.18%) GCP
4 4 (18.18%) Serverless
5 3 (13.64%) Collibra
6 2 (9.09%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 1 (4.55%) Amazon S3
7 1 (4.55%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 1 (4.55%) dbt
7 1 (4.55%) SaaS
7 1 (4.55%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) Data Lake
2 6 (27.27%) Hadoop
3 5 (22.73%) Big Data
4 4 (18.18%) BigQuery
4 4 (18.18%) HBase
4 4 (18.18%) MongoDB
4 4 (18.18%) NoSQL
5 3 (13.64%) Amazon Athena
5 3 (13.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (13.64%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (13.64%) Bigtable
5 3 (13.64%) Flink
5 3 (13.64%) Impala
5 3 (13.64%) Presto
5 3 (13.64%) Sqoop
6 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (9.09%) Metadata
7 1 (4.55%) Apache Hive
7 1 (4.55%) Delta Lake
7 1 (4.55%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 4 (18.18%) kappa
2 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 3 (13.64%) GitLab
4 2 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (9.09%) Bitbucket
4 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 2 (9.09%) Mercurial
4 2 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Azure Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Data Architect
3 5 (22.73%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Data Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Big Data Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (4.55%) AWS Architect
7 1 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Azure DevOps
7 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Scala Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Scala Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) Spark Streaming
2 5 (22.73%) PySpark
3 4 (18.18%) SAML
4 3 (13.64%) Apache NiFi
4 3 (13.64%) Spring
5 1 (4.55%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) iPad
2 2 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Analytics
1 11 (50.00%) DevOps
2 10 (45.45%) Data Pipeline
3 9 (40.91%) Data Ingestion
4 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
5 6 (27.27%) Data Engineering
6 5 (22.73%) Data Architecture
7 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
7 4 (18.18%) Data Analytics
7 4 (18.18%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (13.64%) Data Governance
8 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
8 3 (13.64%) Dimensional Modelling
8 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
9 2 (9.09%) Big Data Analytics
9 2 (9.09%) Data Munging
9 2 (9.09%) Data Transformation
9 2 (9.09%) Microservices
9 2 (9.09%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) Python
3 5 (22.73%) Scala
4 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 3 (13.64%) SQL
6 2 (9.09%) Java 11
6 2 (9.09%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) Apache Flume
3 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) Kubernetes
2 4 (18.18%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 4 (18.18%) FortiGate
2 4 (18.18%) Oozie
2 4 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (18.18%) Puppet
2 4 (18.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Databricks
2 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) Cloudera
4 2 (9.09%) Confluent
4 2 (9.09%) Perforce
5 1 (4.55%) Google