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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Akka
Rank 522 521 535
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Contract jobs citing Akka 58 55 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.11% 0.014%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 0.40% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 50 6
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£550 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £450 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £92.50 - -
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
13710 13844 11870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.08% 26.94% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8967 9039 7570
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 211 341
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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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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 +27 47 £550 -21.42% 13
North West -18 6 £513 +20.58% 6
South West - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 2
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Akka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 100 (96.15%) Scala
2 81 (77.88%) Java
3 67 (64.42%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (44.23%) TDD
5 40 (38.46%) Big Data
6 32 (30.77%) Play Framework
6 32 (30.77%) Hadoop
6 32 (30.77%) Scrum
7 29 (27.88%) NoSQL
8 28 (26.92%) MongoDB
9 27 (25.96%) Python
9 27 (25.96%) Spring
10 22 (21.15%) Multithreading
11 21 (20.19%) OO
12 20 (19.23%) SQL
12 20 (19.23%) JSON
12 20 (19.23%) Apache Spark
13 19 (18.27%) JavaScript
13 19 (18.27%) Hibernate
14 18 (17.31%) Banking
14 18 (17.31%) Functional Programming
15 17 (16.35%) RESTful
15 17 (16.35%) Finance
15 17 (16.35%) Oracle
16 16 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
16 16 (15.38%) BDD
17 15 (14.42%) Apache Hive
17 15 (14.42%) XML
17 15 (14.42%) Maven
18 14 (13.46%) OOP

Akka
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 20 (19.23%) Apache Spark
2 11 (10.58%) Tomcat
3 8 (7.69%) JBoss
4 7 (6.73%) Jetty
5 3 (2.88%) Mule
6 2 (1.92%) CMS
6 2 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.96%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.96%) Apache
7 1 (0.96%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.96%) Escenic
7 1 (0.96%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.96%) SaaS
2 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.96%) HTTP
1 1 (0.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (38.46%) Big Data
2 32 (30.77%) Hadoop
3 29 (27.88%) NoSQL
4 28 (26.92%) MongoDB
5 16 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
6 15 (14.42%) Apache Hive
7 14 (13.46%) HBase
8 13 (12.50%) MySQL
9 11 (10.58%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (10.58%) OrientDB
9 11 (10.58%) Relational Database
10 9 (8.65%) RDBMS
11 7 (6.73%) Couchbase
12 5 (4.81%) CouchDB
13 2 (1.92%) Redis
13 2 (1.92%) Data Mining
13 2 (1.92%) Impala
14 1 (0.96%) DB2
14 1 (0.96%) OLAP
14 1 (0.96%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (14.42%) Maven
2 12 (11.54%) Git (software)
3 10 (9.62%) Cucumber
4 9 (8.65%) Gradle
5 6 (5.77%) Mockito
5 6 (5.77%) Hamcrest
6 4 (3.85%) JUnit
7 3 (2.88%) JBehave
8 2 (1.92%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.96%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.96%) JIRA
9 1 (0.96%) jMock
General
1 18 (17.31%) Banking
2 17 (16.35%) Finance
3 5 (4.81%) Front Office
4 3 (2.88%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.92%) Retail
5 2 (1.92%) Publishing
6 1 (0.96%) Legal
6 1 (0.96%) Advertising
6 1 (0.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 94 (90.38%) Developer
2 67 (64.42%) Scala Developer
3 25 (24.04%) Java Developer
4 13 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 12 (11.54%) Big Data Developer
6 10 (9.62%) Hadoop Developer
7 8 (7.69%) Architect
8 6 (5.77%) Technical Architect
9 4 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (2.88%) Lead Developer
11 2 (1.92%) Solutions Architect
11 2 (1.92%) JavaScript Developer
12 1 (0.96%) Automation Test Analyst
12 1 (0.96%) Java Architect
12 1 (0.96%) Middleware Developer
12 1 (0.96%) Automation Analyst
12 1 (0.96%) Java Technical Architect
12 1 (0.96%) Front Office Developer
12 1 (0.96%) Software Developer
12 1 (0.96%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (30.77%) Play Framework
2 27 (25.96%) Spring
3 20 (19.23%) JSON
4 19 (18.27%) Hibernate
5 17 (16.35%) RESTful
6 15 (14.42%) XML
7 13 (12.50%) REST
8 11 (10.58%) Kafka
9 9 (8.65%) Web Services
9 9 (8.65%) HTML
9 9 (8.65%) JDBC
9 9 (8.65%) Cascading
10 8 (7.69%) Apache Camel
10 8 (7.69%) J2EE
11 7 (6.73%) AngularJS
11 7 (6.73%) RabbitMQ
11 7 (6.73%) Spring MVC
12 6 (5.77%) Grails
12 6 (5.77%) GWT
12 6 (5.77%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.58%) Derivative
2 7 (6.73%) Market Risk
3 6 (5.77%) Equities
4 5 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.81%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.85%) Open Source
5 4 (3.85%) Digital Media
5 4 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.85%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (2.88%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.88%) Credit Risk
6 3 (2.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.88%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.88%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (1.92%) Replication
8 1 (0.96%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.96%) Clustering
8 1 (0.96%) User Experience
8 1 (0.96%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.73%) Linux
2 4 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (64.42%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (44.23%) TDD
3 32 (30.77%) Scrum
4 22 (21.15%) Multithreading
5 21 (20.19%) OO
6 18 (17.31%) Functional Programming
7 16 (15.38%) BDD
8 14 (13.46%) OOP
9 12 (11.54%) Mentoring
10 11 (10.58%) DevOps
11 10 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (9.62%) MapReduce
12 8 (7.69%) Kanban
12 8 (7.69%) Pair Programming
13 7 (6.73%) Extreme Programming
13 7 (6.73%) MVC
14 6 (5.77%) SOA
14 6 (5.77%) Software Engineering
14 6 (5.77%) Performance Testing
15 5 (4.81%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 100 (96.15%) Scala
2 81 (77.88%) Java
3 27 (25.96%) Python
4 20 (19.23%) SQL
5 19 (18.27%) JavaScript
6 12 (11.54%) Groovy
7 9 (8.65%) Haskell
8 6 (5.77%) Clojure
9 5 (4.81%) C#
9 5 (4.81%) Ruby
10 3 (2.88%) C++
10 3 (2.88%) Perl
10 3 (2.88%) F#
11 2 (1.92%) OCaml
12 1 (0.96%) R
12 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (4.81%) Degree
2 1 (0.96%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) Basel III
2 1 (0.96%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 12 (11.54%) HDFS
2 6 (5.77%) Docker
3 1 (0.96%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 11 (10.58%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (1.92%) yum
2 2 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (16.35%) Oracle
2 6 (5.77%) Akamai
3 4 (3.85%) CA
4 2 (1.92%) TIBCO
4 2 (1.92%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.96%) Twitter
5 1 (0.96%) Actian
5 1 (0.96%) Reuters
5 1 (0.96%) Bloomberg
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