The table below looks at the statistics for Akka skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Akka over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Akka
Rank 550 542 569
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +27
Contract jobs citing Akka 25 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.039% 0.011%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.13% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 6
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£450 £600 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +45.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - -
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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14303 14320 14701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.96% 29.36% 27.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9241 9387 9156
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 255 344
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Akka
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Akka across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Akka Jobs Demand Trend in England

Akka
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Akka across the England region.

Akka Daily Rate Trend in England

Akka
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Akka across the England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Akka Daily Rate Histogram in England

Akka
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Akka across the England region.

Akka Hourly Rate Trend in England

Akka
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Akka within the England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +4 20 £525 -12.50% 3
North West +1 3 £400 -
South East - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
Akka
UK

Akka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Akka 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 Akka.

1 57 (95.00%) Java
2 53 (88.33%) Scala
3 40 (66.67%) TDD
4 39 (65.00%) Play Framework
5 35 (58.33%) OO
6 31 (51.67%) BDD
7 27 (45.00%) Amazon AWS
7 27 (45.00%) Web Services
8 26 (43.33%) SVG
8 26 (43.33%) Web Development
8 26 (43.33%) Process Management
8 26 (43.33%) CouchDB
8 26 (43.33%) Cloud Computing
8 26 (43.33%) Batik
9 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (18.33%) Linux
11 9 (15.00%) JMS
11 9 (15.00%) Spring
11 9 (15.00%) Multithreading
12 8 (13.33%) Clojure
12 8 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (13.33%) REST
12 8 (13.33%) ActiveMQ
12 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
12 8 (13.33%) C++
12 8 (13.33%) HTML
13 7 (11.67%) Windows
13 7 (11.67%) LDAP
13 7 (11.67%) Configuration Management
13 7 (11.67%) DSL

Akka
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Akka 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 Akka. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.00%) Apache Solr
2 5 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (5.00%) Node.js
4 1 (1.67%) CMS
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.67%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 27 (45.00%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (43.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.67%) Heroku
3 1 (1.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.67%) LDAP
1 7 (11.67%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (43.33%) CouchDB
2 8 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (11.67%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.67%) Redis
5 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.33%) Big Data
6 2 (3.33%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.33%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.67%) Voldemort
7 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.67%) HBase
7 1 (1.67%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.67%) MySQL
7 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Maven
2 4 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.33%) Selenium
4 1 (1.67%) TestNG
4 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.67%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.67%) Mockito
4 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (76.67%) Developer
2 24 (40.00%) Scala Developer
3 21 (35.00%) Java Developer
4 15 (25.00%) Architect
5 14 (23.33%) Java Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Junior
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Junior Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Junior Java Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Lead Developer
9 1 (1.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 1 (1.67%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (65.00%) Play Framework
2 27 (45.00%) Web Services
3 26 (43.33%) SVG
3 26 (43.33%) Batik
4 9 (15.00%) Spring
4 9 (15.00%) JMS
5 8 (13.33%) HTML
5 8 (13.33%) ActiveMQ
5 8 (13.33%) REST
6 7 (11.67%) JNDI
6 7 (11.67%) Apache Camel
7 6 (10.00%) HTML5
7 6 (10.00%) Backbone.js
8 5 (8.33%) CSS
8 5 (8.33%) Hibernate
9 4 (6.67%) Kafka
9 4 (6.67%) AngularJS
9 4 (6.67%) Spring MVC
9 4 (6.67%) jQuery
10 3 (5.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) Open Source
2 2 (3.33%) Statistics
3 1 (1.67%) Video on Demand
3 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.67%) Streaming Video
3 1 (1.67%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) Linux
2 7 (11.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (66.67%) TDD
2 35 (58.33%) OO
3 31 (51.67%) BDD
4 26 (43.33%) Web Development
4 26 (43.33%) Process Management
5 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (15.00%) Multithreading
7 7 (11.67%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (11.67%) MVC
7 7 (11.67%) Configuration Management
8 5 (8.33%) OOD
9 4 (6.67%) E-Commerce
9 4 (6.67%) Pair Programming
10 3 (5.00%) Functional Programming
10 3 (5.00%) Kanban
11 2 (3.33%) Domain-Driven Design
11 2 (3.33%) Validation
11 2 (3.33%) Security Management
12 1 (1.67%) Project Management
12 1 (1.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 57 (95.00%) Java
2 53 (88.33%) Scala
3 8 (13.33%) Clojure
3 8 (13.33%) C++
3 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.67%) Groovy
5 6 (10.00%) Haskell
6 4 (6.67%) Erlang
6 4 (6.67%) F#
7 3 (5.00%) C
7 3 (5.00%) C#
7 3 (5.00%) SQL
8 2 (3.33%) Python
8 2 (3.33%) Lisp
8 2 (3.33%) PowerHouse
9 1 (1.67%) Ruby
9 1 (1.67%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (11.67%) Perforce
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.67%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.67%) Google
3 1 (1.67%) Akamai
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle
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