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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Akka
Rank 551 550 581
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +31
Contract jobs citing Akka 22 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.043% 0.007%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.15% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 4
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 - -
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
14295 14191 15028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.43% 29.39% 27.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9375 9302 9191
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 253 346
Average hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.69 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 16 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 16 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 +23 19 £500 - 5
North West -8 3 £400 - 2
South East - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Akka
UK

Akka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 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 54 (94.74%) Java
2 51 (89.47%) Scala
3 40 (70.18%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (64.91%) TDD
5 35 (61.40%) Play Framework
6 33 (57.89%) OO
7 28 (49.12%) BDD
8 25 (43.86%) Web Services
9 24 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
10 23 (40.35%) CouchDB
10 23 (40.35%) Batik
10 23 (40.35%) Web Development
10 23 (40.35%) Cloud Computing
10 23 (40.35%) SVG
10 23 (40.35%) Process Management
11 11 (19.30%) Linux
12 10 (17.54%) JMS
12 10 (17.54%) Spring
12 10 (17.54%) Multithreading
13 9 (15.79%) Groovy
13 9 (15.79%) Maven
13 9 (15.79%) ActiveMQ
13 9 (15.79%) Windows
13 9 (15.79%) C++
14 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
14 8 (14.04%) LDAP
14 8 (14.04%) Configuration Management
14 8 (14.04%) DSL
14 8 (14.04%) JNDI
14 8 (14.04%) Perforce

Akka
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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 5 (8.77%) Apache Solr
2 4 (7.02%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.51%) Node.js
4 1 (1.75%) CMS
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.75%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.75%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 24 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (40.35%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.75%) Heroku
3 1 (1.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.04%) LDAP
1 8 (14.04%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (40.35%) CouchDB
2 7 (12.28%) MongoDB
2 7 (12.28%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.26%) Redis
4 2 (3.51%) Big Data
4 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.51%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.75%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.75%) Voldemort
5 1 (1.75%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.75%) MySQL
5 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.75%) HBase
Development Applications
1 9 (15.79%) Maven
2 4 (7.02%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.51%) Selenium
4 1 (1.75%) TestNG
4 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.75%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.75%) Mockito
4 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.75%) Ant
General
1 7 (12.28%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.51%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 43 (75.44%) Developer
2 21 (36.84%) Java Developer
2 21 (36.84%) Scala Developer
3 14 (24.56%) Architect
4 13 (22.81%) Java Architect
5 4 (7.02%) Junior
5 4 (7.02%) Junior Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Junior Java Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 1 (1.75%) Lead Developer
7 1 (1.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (1.75%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (1.75%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (61.40%) Play Framework
2 25 (43.86%) Web Services
3 23 (40.35%) SVG
3 23 (40.35%) Batik
4 10 (17.54%) Spring
4 10 (17.54%) JMS
5 9 (15.79%) ActiveMQ
6 8 (14.04%) JNDI
6 8 (14.04%) Apache Camel
7 7 (12.28%) REST
7 7 (12.28%) HTML
8 6 (10.53%) Hibernate
9 5 (8.77%) HTML5
9 5 (8.77%) Backbone.js
10 4 (7.02%) AngularJS
10 4 (7.02%) Spring MVC
10 4 (7.02%) jQuery
10 4 (7.02%) CSS
11 3 (5.26%) JSP
11 3 (5.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) Open Source
2 2 (3.51%) Statistics
3 1 (1.75%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.75%) Video on Demand
3 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.75%) Streaming Video
3 1 (1.75%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.75%) Clustering
3 1 (1.75%) Equities
3 1 (1.75%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.30%) Linux
2 9 (15.79%) Windows
3 1 (1.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (70.18%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (64.91%) TDD
3 33 (57.89%) OO
4 28 (49.12%) BDD
5 23 (40.35%) Web Development
5 23 (40.35%) Process Management
6 10 (17.54%) Multithreading
7 8 (14.04%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (14.04%) Configuration Management
8 6 (10.53%) OOD
8 6 (10.53%) MVC
9 4 (7.02%) Pair Programming
9 4 (7.02%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.26%) Functional Programming
10 3 (5.26%) Kanban
10 3 (5.26%) Domain-Driven Design
11 2 (3.51%) SOA
11 2 (3.51%) Security Management
11 2 (3.51%) Validation
12 1 (1.75%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 54 (94.74%) Java
2 51 (89.47%) Scala
3 9 (15.79%) Groovy
3 9 (15.79%) C++
4 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
5 7 (12.28%) Clojure
6 6 (10.53%) Haskell
7 4 (7.02%) F#
7 4 (7.02%) SQL
8 3 (5.26%) Erlang
8 3 (5.26%) PowerHouse
9 2 (3.51%) Lisp
9 2 (3.51%) C
9 2 (3.51%) C#
10 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.75%) Python
10 1 (1.75%) Ruby
10 1 (1.75%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Perforce
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle
4 1 (1.75%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.75%) Google
4 1 (1.75%) Akamai
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