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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Akka
Rank 536 521 538
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +17
Contract jobs citing Akka 53 39 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.082% 0.011%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.39% 0.29% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 22 3
Average daily rate
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£550 £800 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +77.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £800 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £463 £393
% change year-on-year
+18.91% +17.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 -
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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
13648 13265 12974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.00% 28.04% 28.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9481 8696 8251
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 271 359
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.84 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% -1.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.05 £15.75 £16.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +40 42 £600 -25.00% 9
North West -11 6 £550 +18.91%
South East -40 2 £550 - 1
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Akka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 71 (94.67%) Scala
2 65 (86.67%) Java
3 58 (77.33%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (54.67%) TDD
5 28 (37.33%) Play Framework
6 25 (33.33%) Big Data
6 25 (33.33%) Spring
7 24 (32.00%) OO
8 23 (30.67%) JavaScript
9 22 (29.33%) Scrum
10 21 (28.00%) Hibernate
11 20 (26.67%) NoSQL
12 19 (25.33%) REST
12 19 (25.33%) Groovy
12 19 (25.33%) Finance
13 18 (24.00%) Hadoop
13 18 (24.00%) Banking
14 17 (22.67%) Maven
14 17 (22.67%) Multithreading
14 17 (22.67%) MVC
14 17 (22.67%) Python
15 16 (21.33%) Web Services
16 15 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
17 14 (18.67%) MongoDB
17 14 (18.67%) DevOps
17 14 (18.67%) Spring MVC
18 13 (17.33%) Windows
18 13 (17.33%) Apache Spark
19 12 (16.00%) Apache Hive
19 12 (16.00%) OOP

Akka
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 13 (17.33%) Apache Spark
2 4 (5.33%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (5.33%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.33%) Jetty
3 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.33%) JBoss
3 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.33%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.33%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.67%) LDAP
1 8 (10.67%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (33.33%) Big Data
2 20 (26.67%) NoSQL
3 18 (24.00%) Hadoop
4 15 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 14 (18.67%) MongoDB
6 12 (16.00%) Apache Hive
7 11 (14.67%) HBase
8 9 (12.00%) OrientDB
9 8 (10.67%) Relational Database
10 5 (6.67%) Couchbase
11 4 (5.33%) Redis
12 3 (4.00%) RDBMS
13 1 (1.33%) BusinessObjects XI
13 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (1.33%) QlikView
13 1 (1.33%) OLAP
13 1 (1.33%) MySQL
13 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (1.33%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 17 (22.67%) Maven
2 5 (6.67%) Ant
2 5 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.67%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.33%) JIRA
5 1 (1.33%) JUnit
5 1 (1.33%) Mockito
5 1 (1.33%) Hamcrest
5 1 (1.33%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.33%) Gradle
General
1 19 (25.33%) Finance
2 18 (24.00%) Banking
3 5 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.33%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.00%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.67%) Retail
7 1 (1.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 53 (70.67%) Developer
2 23 (30.67%) Java Developer
3 22 (29.33%) Scala Developer
4 15 (20.00%) Architect
5 11 (14.67%) Technical Architect
6 10 (13.33%) Big Data Developer
7 7 (9.33%) Hadoop Developer
8 6 (8.00%) Development Manager
9 5 (6.67%) Java Architect
10 4 (5.33%) JavaScript Developer
11 3 (4.00%) Technical Developer
11 3 (4.00%) Senior Developer
12 2 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
13 1 (1.33%) Technical Leader
13 1 (1.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 1 (1.33%) Senior Java Developer
13 1 (1.33%) Front-End Developer
13 1 (1.33%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (37.33%) Play Framework
2 25 (33.33%) Spring
3 21 (28.00%) Hibernate
4 19 (25.33%) REST
5 16 (21.33%) Web Services
6 14 (18.67%) Spring MVC
7 12 (16.00%) RESTful
8 11 (14.67%) HTML
9 10 (13.33%) Kafka
10 9 (12.00%) J2EE
10 9 (12.00%) JMS
11 8 (10.67%) HTML5
11 8 (10.67%) Apache Camel
11 8 (10.67%) JNDI
11 8 (10.67%) ActiveMQ
12 7 (9.33%) Cascading
13 5 (6.67%) CSS
14 4 (5.33%) AngularJS
14 4 (5.33%) Backbone.js
14 4 (5.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Derivative
2 5 (6.67%) Open Source
2 5 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (4.00%) Equities
3 3 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (4.00%) Digital Media
3 3 (4.00%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.67%) Statistics
5 1 (1.33%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (1.33%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.33%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.33%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.33%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.33%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.33%) Replication
5 1 (1.33%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.33%) Windows
2 11 (14.67%) Linux
3 6 (8.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (77.33%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (54.67%) TDD
3 24 (32.00%) OO
4 22 (29.33%) Scrum
5 17 (22.67%) Multithreading
5 17 (22.67%) MVC
6 14 (18.67%) DevOps
7 12 (16.00%) OOP
7 12 (16.00%) Kanban
8 11 (14.67%) BDD
9 10 (13.33%) Functional Programming
9 10 (13.33%) Extreme Programming
10 9 (12.00%) SOA
10 9 (12.00%) Mentoring
10 9 (12.00%) MapReduce
11 8 (10.67%) Kalman Filter
12 7 (9.33%) Domain-Driven Design
12 7 (9.33%) Configuration Management
13 6 (8.00%) OOD
13 6 (8.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 71 (94.67%) Scala
2 65 (86.67%) Java
3 23 (30.67%) JavaScript
4 19 (25.33%) Groovy
5 17 (22.67%) Python
6 11 (14.67%) SQL
7 9 (12.00%) C++
8 6 (8.00%) Haskell
9 5 (6.67%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.67%) Clojure
10 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.67%) OCaml
11 1 (1.33%) Ruby
11 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.33%) C
11 1 (1.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) Basel III
2 1 (1.33%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 9 (12.00%) HDFS
2 1 (1.33%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (12.00%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 8 (10.67%) Oracle
1 8 (10.67%) Perforce
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.67%) Reuters
4 1 (1.33%) Akamai
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