The table below looks at the statistics for Erlang skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Erlang over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Erlang
Rank 198 210 218
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +8
Contract jobs citing Erlang 1 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.097% 0.051%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.040% 0.22% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 3
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2506 3227 3087
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.48% 44.52% 39.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1922 2491 2376
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 17
Average hourly rate £44.50 £51.30 £41.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.25% +24.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £17.90 £16.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £93.12 £59.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

Erlang
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Erlang across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Erlang Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Erlang across the City of London region.

Erlang Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Erlang also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Erlang.

1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Scala
1 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) Physics
2 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) PaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Social Network
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Pig
2 2 (66.67%) Vagrant
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Games
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) C++

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Erlang also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Erlang. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Pig
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Python Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (66.67%) Physics
1 2 (66.67%) Social Network
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Scala
2 1 (33.33%) Clojure
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Vagrant
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef