Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 110 96 178
Rank change year-on-year -14 +82 +24
Contract jobs citing Kafka 84 112 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.87% 2.33% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.59% 6.87% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 80 7
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -13.64% +15.79%
10th Percentile £409 £375 £325
90th Percentile £588 £553 £593
England median daily rate £550 £550 £537
% change year-on-year - +2.52% -2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £44.50 -
% change year-on-year -21.35% - -

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 1,503 1,631 1,480
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 33.52% 33.90% 34.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,045 1,138 1,025
Yorkshire median daily rate £433 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £284
90th Percentile £550 £535 £538
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 4
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.80 £41.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.15% +82.22% +120.59%
10th Percentile £14.30 £35.00 £18.75
90th Percentile £45.90 £42.11 £38.50
England median hourly rate £43.50 £42.38 £41.00
% change year-on-year +2.64% +3.37% +7.89%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 -4 81 £475 - 5
South Yorkshire -10 2 £491 +9.17%
Kafka
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 48 (57.14%) Big Data
2 47 (55.95%) Hadoop
2 47 (55.95%) Apache Spark
3 43 (51.19%) Java
4 37 (44.05%) Apache Hive
5 35 (41.67%) HBase
6 34 (40.48%) Scala
7 33 (39.29%) Software Engineering
8 30 (35.71%) NoSQL
9 28 (33.33%) SQL
10 26 (30.95%) Git (software)
11 24 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (27.38%) Jenkins
13 21 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
14 20 (23.81%) TDD
14 20 (23.81%) Python
15 18 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
15 18 (21.43%) MapR
15 18 (21.43%) Relational Database
15 18 (21.43%) DevOps
16 17 (20.24%) Spring Boot
16 17 (20.24%) Test Automation
16 17 (20.24%) Linux
16 17 (20.24%) RDBMS
16 17 (20.24%) Spring
17 16 (19.05%) Ruby
18 15 (17.86%) OO
18 15 (17.86%) Microservices
19 14 (16.67%) Kubernetes
20 13 (15.48%) Google Cloud Platform

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 47 (55.95%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.38%) CICS
3 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 21 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (15.48%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (7.14%) GitHub
5 5 (5.95%) Kong
6 4 (4.76%) OpenShift
7 2 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (2.38%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (2.38%) AWS Fargate
7 2 (2.38%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (2.38%) Serverless
8 1 (1.19%) Algolia
8 1 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (57.14%) Big Data
2 47 (55.95%) Hadoop
3 37 (44.05%) Apache Hive
4 35 (41.67%) HBase
5 30 (35.71%) NoSQL
6 18 (21.43%) Relational Database
7 17 (20.24%) RDBMS
8 13 (15.48%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (8.33%) Impala
10 6 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (5.95%) MongoDB
11 5 (5.95%) MySQL
11 5 (5.95%) Snowflake Schema
12 2 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (2.38%) Redis
13 1 (1.19%) DB2
13 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (30.95%) Git (software)
2 23 (27.38%) Jenkins
3 11 (13.10%) Maven
4 7 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (5.95%) Artifactory
5 5 (5.95%) Eclipse
5 5 (5.95%) GitLab
5 5 (5.95%) gulp
5 5 (5.95%) IntelliJ
5 5 (5.95%) JUnit
5 5 (5.95%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.19%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.19%) Mocha
6 1 (1.19%) Selenium
6 1 (1.19%) Subversion
General
1 7 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.19%) Banking
2 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (35.71%) Developer
2 22 (26.19%) Big Data Engineer
3 12 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 11 (13.10%) Data Engineer
4 11 (13.10%) Hadoop Engineer
4 11 (13.10%) Scala Developer
5 9 (10.71%) Ruby Engineer
5 9 (10.71%) Software Engineer
6 8 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (9.52%) Java Engineer
7 7 (8.33%) Big Data Developer
7 7 (8.33%) Hadoop Developer
8 6 (7.14%) Big Data Software Engineer
8 6 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (5.95%) Apache Spark Developer
9 5 (5.95%) Java Scala Developer
10 4 (4.76%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) Ruby Developer
10 4 (4.76%) Tester
11 3 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.24%) Spring
1 17 (20.24%) Spring Boot
2 12 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
3 11 (13.10%) Node.js
4 6 (7.14%) Hibernate
4 6 (7.14%) PySpark
5 5 (5.95%) Apache CXF
5 5 (5.95%) Dropwizard
5 5 (5.95%) Express
5 5 (5.95%) JAX-RS
5 5 (5.95%) Mongoose
5 5 (5.95%) Sequelize
5 5 (5.95%) Spark Streaming
6 4 (4.76%) RESTful
6 4 (4.76%) SOAP
7 3 (3.57%) Chai
7 3 (3.57%) REST
8 2 (2.38%) Apache NiFi
8 2 (2.38%) JSON
8 2 (2.38%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) Data Centre
1 9 (10.71%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.24%) Linux
2 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.19%) CentOS
3 1 (1.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (39.29%) Software Engineering
2 24 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (23.81%) TDD
4 18 (21.43%) DevOps
5 17 (20.24%) Test Automation
6 15 (17.86%) Microservices
6 15 (17.86%) OO
7 13 (15.48%) OOP
8 12 (14.29%) Data Science
8 12 (14.29%) Functional Programming
9 10 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (9.52%) Scrum
11 7 (8.33%) Analytics
11 7 (8.33%) Kanban
11 7 (8.33%) Unit Testing
12 6 (7.14%) Open Source
12 6 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (7.14%) Technical Leadership
13 5 (5.95%) Event-Driven Architecture
13 5 (5.95%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 43 (51.19%) Java
2 34 (40.48%) Scala
3 28 (33.33%) SQL
4 20 (23.81%) Python
5 16 (19.05%) Ruby
6 12 (14.29%) C#
6 12 (14.29%) C++
7 7 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 7 (8.33%) R
8 6 (7.14%) Go
8 6 (7.14%) Java 8
9 5 (5.95%) Bash Shell
10 4 (4.76%) Kotlin
11 2 (2.38%) COBOL
12 1 (1.19%) HiveQL
12 1 (1.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 13 (15.48%) Docker
2 3 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.38%) OpenAM
3 2 (2.38%) OpenDJ
4 1 (1.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 14 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 9 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (7.14%) Oozie
4 2 (2.38%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (2.38%) Puppet
4 2 (2.38%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (2.38%) Terraform
5 1 (1.19%) Ansible
5 1 (1.19%) Rancher
Vendors
1 18 (21.43%) MapR
2 11 (13.10%) Google
3 6 (7.14%) Hortonworks
3 6 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.95%) Dataiku
4 5 (5.95%) Tableau
5 2 (2.38%) ForgeRock
5 2 (2.38%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.38%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.19%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.19%) Informatica
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle
6 1 (1.19%) Teradata