Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 June 2020 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
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 76 110 101
Rank change year-on-year +34 -9 +77
Contract jobs citing Kafka 47 82 107
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.33% 1.84% 2.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.33% 5.64% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 76 76
Median daily rate £495 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £461 £398 £375
90th Percentile £600 £588 £550
England median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year +15.70% -19.54% -

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 504 1,455 1,624
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 25.00% 32.68% 33.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 1,004 1,134
Median daily rate £425 £433 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.73% +8.13% -
10th Percentile £313 £310 £300
90th Percentile £588 £563 £525
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 14
Median hourly rate £23.19 £17.83 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.08% -56.51% +82.22%
10th Percentile £20.86 £14.50 £35.00
90th Percentile £26.27 £45.88 £42.11
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.09 £42.38
% change year-on-year -20.62% +4.03% +2.75%

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 6 June 2020.

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 6 June 2020. 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 +20 40 £491 +3.42% 12
South Yorkshire +42 5 £510 +3.82%
Kafka
England

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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 31 (65.96%) Java
2 20 (42.55%) AWS
2 20 (42.55%) Big Data
2 20 (42.55%) Docker
3 19 (40.43%) Git (software)
4 18 (38.30%) Microservices
4 18 (38.30%) GitLab
5 17 (36.17%) Node.js
6 16 (34.04%) TDD
7 15 (31.91%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (29.79%) Spring
8 14 (29.79%) Python
8 14 (29.79%) Spring Boot
9 13 (27.66%) Apache Spark
9 13 (27.66%) RabbitMQ
9 13 (27.66%) Apache Hive
9 13 (27.66%) GitHub
9 13 (27.66%) Software Engineering
10 12 (25.53%) Security Cleared
10 12 (25.53%) Hadoop
10 12 (25.53%) BDD
11 11 (23.40%) MapReduce
11 11 (23.40%) NoSQL
11 11 (23.40%) Scala
11 11 (23.40%) Amazon EMR
11 11 (23.40%) DevOps
11 11 (23.40%) Go
11 11 (23.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 11 (23.40%) Amazon EC2
11 11 (23.40%) Amazon S3

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 13 (27.66%) Apache Spark
2 9 (19.15%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 20 (42.55%) AWS
2 13 (27.66%) GitHub
3 11 (23.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 11 (23.40%) Amazon Cognito
3 11 (23.40%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (23.40%) Amazon EMR
3 11 (23.40%) Amazon S3
3 11 (23.40%) AWS Lambda
3 11 (23.40%) Serverless
4 7 (14.89%) Azure
4 7 (14.89%) Kong
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (42.55%) Big Data
2 13 (27.66%) Apache Hive
3 12 (25.53%) Hadoop
4 11 (23.40%) NoSQL
5 10 (21.28%) HBase
6 5 (10.64%) Electronic Patient Records
6 5 (10.64%) MySQL
7 2 (4.26%) Spark SQL
8 1 (2.13%) BigQuery
8 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.13%) Impala
8 1 (2.13%) Redis
8 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.13%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 19 (40.43%) Git (software)
2 18 (38.30%) GitLab
3 10 (21.28%) Bitbucket
4 9 (19.15%) Jenkins
5 7 (14.89%) Artifactory
5 7 (14.89%) SonarQube
5 7 (14.89%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (8.51%) Maven
7 3 (6.38%) CircleCI
8 1 (2.13%) gulp
8 1 (2.13%) Selenium
8 1 (2.13%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (10.64%) Public Sector
2 4 (8.51%) Banking
3 3 (6.38%) Finance
4 2 (4.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Developer
2 14 (29.79%) Java Developer
3 10 (21.28%) Big Data Engineer
3 10 (21.28%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (19.15%) Software Engineer
5 8 (17.02%) Big Data Software Engineer
6 6 (12.77%) Scala Software Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) Architect
8 3 (6.38%) Data Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Architect
8 3 (6.38%) Senior DevOps
8 3 (6.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) AWS DevOps
9 2 (4.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) AWS Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Java Architect
9 2 (4.26%) Senior Technical Architect
9 2 (4.26%) Technical Architect
10 1 (2.13%) Senior Manager
10 1 (2.13%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.17%) Node.js
2 14 (29.79%) Spring
2 14 (29.79%) Spring Boot
3 13 (27.66%) RabbitMQ
4 9 (19.15%) PySpark
5 5 (10.64%) Hibernate
5 5 (10.64%) Web Services
6 4 (8.51%) Apache CXF
6 4 (8.51%) Dropwizard
6 4 (8.51%) J2EE
6 4 (8.51%) JAX-RS
6 4 (8.51%) JSP
6 4 (8.51%) RESTful
6 4 (8.51%) Servlets
6 4 (8.51%) Spring Integration
7 3 (6.38%) CSS
7 3 (6.38%) Express
7 3 (6.38%) HTML
8 2 (4.26%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (4.26%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Self-Motivation
1 4 (8.51%) User Experience
2 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) Microservices
2 16 (34.04%) TDD
3 15 (31.91%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (27.66%) Software Engineering
5 12 (25.53%) BDD
6 11 (23.40%) Continuous Deployment
6 11 (23.40%) Data Ingestion
6 11 (23.40%) DevOps
6 11 (23.40%) Identity Access Management
6 11 (23.40%) MapReduce
7 10 (21.28%) Data Science
7 10 (21.28%) Infrastructure as Code
8 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (17.02%) Architectural Design
8 8 (17.02%) Data Development
8 8 (17.02%) Project Planning
9 7 (14.89%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 7 (14.89%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 5 (10.64%) Mentoring
10 5 (10.64%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (65.96%) Java
2 14 (29.79%) Python
3 11 (23.40%) Go
3 11 (23.40%) Scala
3 11 (23.40%) SQL
4 9 (19.15%) Ruby
5 8 (17.02%) Java 8
6 5 (10.64%) Kotlin
7 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.13%) C#
8 1 (2.13%) PHP
8 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.02%) DV Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (42.55%) Docker
2 1 (2.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (23.40%) Terraform
2 10 (21.28%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.13%) Graphite
3 1 (2.13%) Oozie
3 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.13%) Prometheus
3 1 (2.13%) Rancher
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) Confluent