Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 123 203
Rank change year-on-year +17 +80 -7
Contract jobs citing Kafka 99 65 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.97% 1.46% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.26% 5.09% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 49 7
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -18.18% +10.00%
10th Percentile £363 £397 £330
90th Percentile £575 £575 £593
England median daily rate £550 £550 £538
% change year-on-year - +2.33% -6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 -
% change year-on-year -5.41% - -

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 1,582 1,276 1,818
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 31.46% 28.57% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,123 934 1,257
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £304 £282 £275
90th Percentile £550 £525 £538
England median daily rate £485 £470 £425
% change year-on-year +3.19% +10.59% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 2 10
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £24.23 £14.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.76% +64.94% -36.14%
10th Percentile £15.24 £15.61 £13.43
90th Percentile £43.25 £32.85 £44.38
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -2 82 £425 -5.56% 8
South Yorkshire +11 15 £420 -6.67%
North Yorkshire - 1 £390 - 1
Kafka
England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 50 (50.51%) Java
2 43 (43.43%) Docker
3 41 (41.41%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (29.29%) OO
5 27 (27.27%) SQL
5 27 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 27 (27.27%) Test Automation
6 26 (26.26%) DevOps
7 25 (25.25%) Hybrid Cloud
7 25 (25.25%) Spring
8 23 (23.23%) Spring Boot
8 23 (23.23%) Data Centre
9 22 (22.22%) Hadoop
10 21 (21.21%) Apache Hive
10 21 (21.21%) JavaScript
10 21 (21.21%) Big Data
11 19 (19.19%) Microservices
11 19 (19.19%) Python
12 18 (18.18%) TDD
12 18 (18.18%) Kubernetes
12 18 (18.18%) Java 8
13 17 (17.17%) HBase
13 17 (17.17%) NoSQL
13 17 (17.17%) Maven
14 16 (16.16%) C#
15 15 (15.15%) RabbitMQ
15 15 (15.15%) Scala
15 15 (15.15%) Git (software)
15 15 (15.15%) Apache Spark
16 14 (14.14%) Amazon AWS

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 (15.15%) Apache Spark
2 6 (6.06%) Apache
3 5 (5.05%) Confluence
4 2 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.01%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.14%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.05%) Slack
4 4 (4.04%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (2.02%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (2.02%) OpenShift
5 2 (2.02%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.01%) AMQP
1 1 (1.01%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.22%) Hadoop
2 21 (21.21%) Apache Hive
2 21 (21.21%) Big Data
3 17 (17.17%) HBase
3 17 (17.17%) NoSQL
4 13 (13.13%) MySQL
5 12 (12.12%) Relational Database
6 11 (11.11%) MongoDB
7 8 (8.08%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (8.08%) RDBMS
7 8 (8.08%) Redis
8 5 (5.05%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.02%) Sqoop
10 1 (1.01%) Blockchain
10 1 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.01%) Couchbase
10 1 (1.01%) Data Lake
10 1 (1.01%) Impala
10 1 (1.01%) Riak
Development Applications
1 17 (17.17%) Maven
2 15 (15.15%) Git (software)
3 10 (10.10%) Selenium
4 6 (6.06%) Cucumber
4 6 (6.06%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.05%) Artifactory
5 5 (5.05%) JIRA
6 3 (3.03%) Ant
6 3 (3.03%) GitLab
6 3 (3.03%) Gradle
6 3 (3.03%) JUnit
7 2 (2.02%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.02%) gulp
7 2 (2.02%) IntelliJ
7 2 (2.02%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.02%) SonarQube
7 2 (2.02%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.01%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.01%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.01%) Subversion
General
1 6 (6.06%) Finance
2 3 (3.03%) Banking
3 2 (2.02%) Retail
4 1 (1.01%) Games
Job Titles
1 44 (44.44%) Developer
2 27 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 14 (14.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (10.10%) Agile Developer
4 10 (10.10%) Developer in Test
4 10 (10.10%) Software Engineer
5 9 (9.09%) Agile Java Developer
5 9 (9.09%) Agile Tester
5 9 (9.09%) Automation Tester
5 9 (9.09%) Java Automation Tester
5 9 (9.09%) Java Developer in Test
5 9 (9.09%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 9 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
5 9 (9.09%) Test Automation Developer
5 9 (9.09%) Tester
6 6 (6.06%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 4 (4.04%) Hadoop Developer
8 3 (3.03%) Data Engineer
8 3 (3.03%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (2.02%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (25.25%) Spring
2 23 (23.23%) Spring Boot
3 15 (15.15%) RabbitMQ
4 11 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 10 (10.10%) RESTful
6 9 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
6 9 (9.09%) React
7 8 (8.08%) Node.js
8 6 (6.06%) GraphQL
9 4 (4.04%) REST
9 4 (4.04%) SOAP
10 3 (3.03%) Web Services
11 2 (2.02%) Apache CXF
11 2 (2.02%) Dropwizard
11 2 (2.02%) Express
11 2 (2.02%) JAX-RS
11 2 (2.02%) Mongoose
11 2 (2.02%) Sequelize
11 2 (2.02%) Spring Batch
11 2 (2.02%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 25 (25.25%) Hybrid Cloud
2 23 (23.23%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.02%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.02%) User Experience
5 1 (1.01%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.01%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.01%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.06%) Linux
2 3 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.01%) Android
3 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.01%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (41.41%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (29.29%) OO
3 27 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 27 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 26 (26.26%) DevOps
5 19 (19.19%) Microservices
6 18 (18.18%) TDD
7 12 (12.12%) OOP
8 10 (10.10%) BDD
9 9 (9.09%) Computer Science
10 7 (7.07%) Functional Programming
11 6 (6.06%) E-Commerce
11 6 (6.06%) Technical Leadership
12 5 (5.05%) Isomorphic JavaScript
12 5 (5.05%) Kanban
12 5 (5.05%) Scrum
13 4 (4.04%) Mentoring
13 4 (4.04%) Open Source
13 4 (4.04%) SDLC
13 4 (4.04%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 50 (50.51%) Java
2 27 (27.27%) SQL
3 21 (21.21%) JavaScript
4 19 (19.19%) Python
5 18 (18.18%) Java 8
6 16 (16.16%) C#
7 15 (15.15%) Scala
8 11 (11.11%) Go
9 9 (9.09%) Kotlin
10 7 (7.07%) PHP
11 5 (5.05%) C++
12 4 (4.04%) Shell Script
13 3 (3.03%) Ruby
14 2 (2.02%) R
15 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
15 1 (1.01%) C
15 1 (1.01%) ES6
15 1 (1.01%) MATLAB
15 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (12.12%) Degree
2 9 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.01%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.01%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) Data Quality
System Software
1 43 (43.43%) Docker
2 11 (11.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (2.02%) Apache Flume
3 2 (2.02%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 18 (18.18%) Kubernetes
2 11 (11.11%) Rancher
3 8 (8.08%) Prometheus
4 6 (6.06%) Puppet
5 5 (5.05%) Grafana
5 5 (5.05%) Graylog
5 5 (5.05%) Terraform
6 3 (3.03%) Ansible
6 3 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.02%) Kibana
8 1 (1.01%) Cobbler
8 1 (1.01%) Oozie
Vendors
1 9 (9.09%) MapR
2 5 (5.05%) Hortonworks
3 4 (4.04%) Google
3 4 (4.04%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.04%) Oracle
4 3 (3.03%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.01%) IBM
5 1 (1.01%) Informatica
5 1 (1.01%) SAP
5 1 (1.01%) TIBCO