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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Akka
Rank 534 542 545
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs citing Akka 61 28 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.057% 0.024%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 0.20% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 26 4
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£575 £525 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £525 -
% change year-on-year
-15.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Akka
UK

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
14407 13884 13497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.96% 28.13% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 9862 9061 8749
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 204 264
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +36 52 £600 - 20
East Midlands - 5 - - 2
South West -18 1 £298 -0.83% 4
North West -28 1 £440 +10.00%
Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
North East - 1 £550 -
Akka
UK

Akka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 104 (87.39%) Scala
2 76 (63.87%) Java
3 65 (54.62%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (32.77%) TDD
5 37 (31.09%) Play Framework
6 35 (29.41%) Big Data
7 32 (26.89%) Hadoop
8 27 (22.69%) Finance
8 27 (22.69%) SQL
9 26 (21.85%) NoSQL
10 25 (21.01%) OO
10 25 (21.01%) Scrum
11 23 (19.33%) JSON
11 23 (19.33%) Apache Spark
12 22 (18.49%) RESTful
12 22 (18.49%) BDD
13 21 (17.65%) Banking
14 20 (16.81%) Multithreading
15 19 (15.97%) MongoDB
15 19 (15.97%) Spring
16 18 (15.13%) Oracle
17 17 (14.29%) Git (software)
18 16 (13.45%) Relational Database
19 15 (12.61%) Linux
20 14 (11.76%) XML
20 14 (11.76%) JavaScript
20 14 (11.76%) Maven
20 14 (11.76%) Functional Programming
20 14 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
21 13 (10.92%) Apache Camel

Akka
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 23 (19.33%) Apache Spark
2 10 (8.40%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.04%) JBoss
4 4 (3.36%) Jetty
5 3 (2.52%) Apache
6 2 (1.68%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (1.68%) Mule
6 2 (1.68%) Node.js
6 2 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.84%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.84%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.84%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.84%) CMS
7 1 (0.84%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.52%) PaaS
3 1 (0.84%) SaaS
3 1 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.20%) HTTP
2 2 (1.68%) Kerberos
2 2 (1.68%) Bluetooth
2 2 (1.68%) ZigBee
3 1 (0.84%) LDAP
3 1 (0.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (29.41%) Big Data
2 32 (26.89%) Hadoop
3 26 (21.85%) NoSQL
4 19 (15.97%) MongoDB
5 16 (13.45%) Relational Database
6 11 (9.24%) RDBMS
7 10 (8.40%) MySQL
7 10 (8.40%) CouchDB
7 10 (8.40%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (8.40%) Couchbase
8 6 (5.04%) Apache Hive
8 6 (5.04%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (3.36%) SQL Server
9 4 (3.36%) HBase
9 4 (3.36%) Impala
10 3 (2.52%) Redis
11 2 (1.68%) Infinispan
11 2 (1.68%) OrientDB
11 2 (1.68%) DB2
11 2 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 14 (11.76%) Maven
3 8 (6.72%) Cucumber
4 6 (5.04%) Gradle
5 5 (4.20%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.20%) Subversion
5 5 (4.20%) JUnit
6 3 (2.52%) JIRA
6 3 (2.52%) JBehave
6 3 (2.52%) Mockito
6 3 (2.52%) Hamcrest
7 2 (1.68%) Hudson
7 2 (1.68%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.84%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.84%) JMeter
8 1 (0.84%) jMock
8 1 (0.84%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.84%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.84%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.84%) Ant
General
1 27 (22.69%) Finance
2 21 (17.65%) Banking
3 9 (7.56%) Front Office
4 7 (5.88%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.52%) Marketing
6 2 (1.68%) Electronics
6 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.84%) Advertising
7 1 (0.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 99 (83.19%) Developer
2 80 (67.23%) Scala Developer
3 24 (20.17%) Java Developer
4 17 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 14 (11.76%) Senior Scala Developer
6 6 (5.04%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (4.20%) Architect
7 5 (4.20%) Administrator
7 5 (4.20%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (2.52%) Java Architect
8 3 (2.52%) Lead Architect
9 2 (1.68%) C Developer
9 2 (1.68%) Automated Test Developer
9 2 (1.68%) Hadoop Developer
9 2 (1.68%) Big Data Developer
9 2 (1.68%) Lead Developer
10 1 (0.84%) Software Engineer
10 1 (0.84%) Software Developer
10 1 (0.84%) C++ Developer
10 1 (0.84%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (31.09%) Play Framework
2 23 (19.33%) JSON
3 22 (18.49%) RESTful
4 19 (15.97%) Spring
5 14 (11.76%) XML
6 13 (10.92%) REST
6 13 (10.92%) Apache Camel
7 12 (10.08%) Middleware
7 12 (10.08%) Web Services
8 9 (7.56%) Hibernate
8 9 (7.56%) ActiveMQ
8 9 (7.56%) J2EE
9 7 (5.88%) HTML
10 6 (5.04%) JDBC
10 6 (5.04%) Kafka
10 6 (5.04%) AngularJS
11 5 (4.20%) JMS
12 4 (3.36%) CSS
12 4 (3.36%) MDX
12 4 (3.36%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.08%) Market Risk
1 12 (10.08%) Mobile App
2 11 (9.24%) Derivative
3 10 (8.40%) Equities
4 8 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.88%) Data Structures
5 7 (5.88%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.36%) Credit Derivative
6 4 (3.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (3.36%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (3.36%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.52%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.68%) Clustering
8 2 (1.68%) DTV
8 2 (1.68%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.68%) Replication
8 2 (1.68%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.68%) User Experience
9 1 (0.84%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.84%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.61%) Linux
2 12 (10.08%) UNIX
3 3 (2.52%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (54.62%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (32.77%) TDD
3 25 (21.01%) OO
3 25 (21.01%) Scrum
4 22 (18.49%) BDD
5 20 (16.81%) Multithreading
6 14 (11.76%) Functional Programming
6 14 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (10.08%) Pair Programming
7 12 (10.08%) Open Source
8 8 (6.72%) SOA
9 7 (5.88%) Software Engineering
9 7 (5.88%) Unit Testing
10 6 (5.04%) Data Modelling
10 6 (5.04%) Mentoring
10 6 (5.04%) Low Latency
10 6 (5.04%) DevOps
11 5 (4.20%) Concurrent Programming
11 5 (4.20%) Kanban
11 5 (4.20%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 104 (87.39%) Scala
2 76 (63.87%) Java
3 27 (22.69%) SQL
4 14 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 13 (10.92%) Python
6 10 (8.40%) C#
7 9 (7.56%) C++
8 6 (5.04%) Groovy
9 4 (3.36%) Ruby
9 4 (3.36%) Clojure
10 3 (2.52%) Haskell
11 2 (1.68%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.68%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.68%) Perl
11 2 (1.68%) C
12 1 (0.84%) PHP
12 1 (0.84%) R
12 1 (0.84%) F#
Qualifications
1 5 (4.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.84%) SLA
1 1 (0.84%) Basel III
1 1 (0.84%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 4 (3.36%) HDFS
2 3 (2.52%) Docker
3 2 (1.68%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.84%) NFS
4 1 (0.84%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.84%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.68%) SELinux
2 2 (1.68%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (1.68%) FreeIPA
3 1 (0.84%) yum
3 1 (0.84%) Puppet
3 1 (0.84%) Oozie
Vendors
1 18 (15.13%) Oracle
2 9 (7.56%) CA
3 2 (1.68%) TIBCO
3 2 (1.68%) SAP
3 2 (1.68%) DataSynapse
3 2 (1.68%) Akamai
4 1 (0.84%) Twitter
4 1 (0.84%) Cloudera
4 1 (0.84%) Actian
4 1 (0.84%) Intel
4 1 (0.84%) Sybase
4 1 (0.84%) Reuters
4 1 (0.84%) Bloomberg
4 1 (0.84%) Red Hat
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlands
Square One Resources
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £375.90 - £399 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East Midlands
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £455 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £650 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago