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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Akka
Rank 523 543 518
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -25
Contract jobs citing Akka 73 50 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% 0.39% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 43 54
Average daily rate £550 £600 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £550 £463
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.91%
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
13519 12732 12319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.65% 27.04% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9470 8568 7886
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 179 254
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £46.28 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +24 62 £551 -8.25% 27
Yorkshire - 5 £500 -
East Midlands - 4 - -
North West -20 1 - - 1
North East - 1 - -
Akka
UK

Akka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 146 (87.43%) Scala
2 119 (71.26%) Java
3 106 (63.47%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (40.12%) TDD
5 55 (32.93%) Play Framework
6 54 (32.34%) MongoDB
7 48 (28.74%) BDD
8 43 (25.75%) Spring
8 43 (25.75%) JavaScript
9 39 (23.35%) NoSQL
10 38 (22.75%) REST
11 37 (22.16%) Apache Spark
12 36 (21.56%) spray
13 34 (20.36%) Apache Cassandra
14 32 (19.16%) Big Data
14 32 (19.16%) SQL
14 32 (19.16%) Finance
14 32 (19.16%) Banking
14 32 (19.16%) Multithreading
15 29 (17.37%) Hadoop
16 28 (16.77%) Kafka
17 26 (15.57%) Continuous Integration
17 26 (15.57%) Pair Programming
18 24 (14.37%) HTML
19 23 (13.77%) Linux
19 23 (13.77%) Scrum
19 23 (13.77%) Cucumber
20 20 (11.98%) RESTful
20 20 (11.98%) OO
21 19 (11.38%) Hibernate

Akka
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 37 (22.16%) Apache Spark
2 14 (8.38%) Node.js
3 6 (3.59%) JBoss
3 6 (3.59%) Jetty
3 6 (3.59%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.60%) Apache
5 1 (0.60%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.59%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.99%) Heroku
2 5 (2.99%) SaaS
3 4 (2.40%) GitHub
4 1 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.18%) HTTP
2 5 (2.99%) Kerberos
2 5 (2.99%) LDAP
3 4 (2.40%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.80%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (32.34%) MongoDB
2 39 (23.35%) NoSQL
3 34 (20.36%) Apache Cassandra
4 32 (19.16%) Big Data
5 29 (17.37%) Hadoop
6 15 (8.98%) Relational Database
7 14 (8.38%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (7.19%) MySQL
9 10 (5.99%) HBase
9 10 (5.99%) Impala
10 8 (4.79%) CouchDB
11 7 (4.19%) Parquet
12 5 (2.99%) Apache Hive
12 5 (2.99%) Couchbase
12 5 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (2.99%) RDBMS
13 4 (2.40%) SQL Server
14 2 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (1.20%) MariaDB
14 2 (1.20%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 23 (13.77%) Cucumber
2 19 (11.38%) Git (software)
3 18 (10.78%) Jenkins
4 17 (10.18%) Gradle
4 17 (10.18%) Maven
5 12 (7.19%) Hudson
6 10 (5.99%) Jasmine
7 8 (4.79%) Subversion
8 5 (2.99%) Gatling
8 5 (2.99%) Hamcrest
8 5 (2.99%) Mockito
9 3 (1.80%) IntelliJ
9 3 (1.80%) JIRA
9 3 (1.80%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.20%) JUnit
11 1 (0.60%) Ant
11 1 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.60%) Liquibase
11 1 (0.60%) Selenium
11 1 (0.60%) TestNG
General
1 32 (19.16%) Banking
1 32 (19.16%) Finance
2 10 (5.99%) Investment Banking
3 6 (3.59%) Front Office
4 5 (2.99%) Publishing
4 5 (2.99%) Retail
5 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 145 (86.83%) Developer
2 109 (65.27%) Scala Developer
3 59 (35.33%) Java Developer
4 40 (23.95%) Java Scala Developer
5 33 (19.76%) Agile Developer
6 23 (13.77%) Agile Java Developer
7 12 (7.19%) AWS Developer
8 11 (6.59%) Big Data Developer
8 11 (6.59%) Senior Developer
9 10 (5.99%) Apache Spark Developer
10 6 (3.59%) Big Data Engineer
10 6 (3.59%) Cassandra Developer
11 5 (2.99%) Hadoop Developer
11 5 (2.99%) Senior Scala Developer
11 5 (2.99%) Senior Software Developer
11 5 (2.99%) Systems Administrator
12 4 (2.40%) Applications Developer
12 4 (2.40%) Data Administrator
12 4 (2.40%) Linux Administrator
12 4 (2.40%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (32.93%) Play Framework
2 43 (25.75%) Spring
3 38 (22.75%) REST
4 36 (21.56%) spray
5 28 (16.77%) Kafka
6 24 (14.37%) HTML
7 20 (11.98%) RESTful
8 19 (11.38%) Hibernate
9 16 (9.58%) Web Services
10 15 (8.98%) AngularJS
10 15 (8.98%) CSS
11 13 (7.78%) JAX-RS
12 12 (7.19%) jQuery
12 12 (7.19%) JSON
12 12 (7.19%) XML
13 11 (6.59%) Apache Camel
13 11 (6.59%) RabbitMQ
14 10 (5.99%) Ajax
15 8 (4.79%) Spring Integration
16 7 (4.19%) Apache Avro
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.19%) Equities
2 5 (2.99%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.80%) Data Structures
3 3 (1.80%) Market Risk
3 3 (1.80%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.20%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.20%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.20%) Statistics
5 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.60%) Fintech
5 1 (0.60%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.60%) Linked Data
5 1 (0.60%) Replication
5 1 (0.60%) Semantic Web
5 1 (0.60%) Social Media
5 1 (0.60%) Spread Betting
5 1 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.77%) Linux
2 8 (4.79%) Unix
3 6 (3.59%) Mac OS X
4 4 (2.40%) Windows
4 4 (2.40%) Windows 10
4 4 (2.40%) Windows Phone
5 3 (1.80%) Android
5 3 (1.80%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (63.47%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (40.12%) TDD
3 48 (28.74%) BDD
4 32 (19.16%) Multithreading
5 26 (15.57%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (15.57%) Pair Programming
6 23 (13.77%) Scrum
7 20 (11.98%) OO
8 17 (10.18%) Functional Programming
8 17 (10.18%) Microservices
9 16 (9.58%) Concurrent Programming
9 16 (9.58%) Software Engineering
10 15 (8.98%) DevOps
11 14 (8.38%) High Availability
11 14 (8.38%) Kanban
12 13 (7.78%) Mentoring
12 13 (7.78%) Open Source
13 11 (6.59%) MapReduce
14 9 (5.39%) Data Modelling
15 8 (4.79%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 146 (87.43%) Scala
2 119 (71.26%) Java
3 43 (25.75%) JavaScript
4 32 (19.16%) SQL
5 15 (8.98%) Python
5 15 (8.98%) Ruby
6 11 (6.59%) Clojure
6 11 (6.59%) Groovy
7 4 (2.40%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.40%) C#
7 4 (2.40%) C++
7 4 (2.40%) Perl
7 4 (2.40%) PHP
8 3 (1.80%) R
9 2 (1.20%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (8.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (9.58%) Docker
2 9 (5.39%) HDFS
3 5 (2.99%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.40%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (5.39%) Hadoop YARN
2 5 (2.99%) FreeIPA
2 5 (2.99%) SELinux
3 2 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.60%) Ansible
4 1 (0.60%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.60%) Mesos
Vendors
1 18 (10.78%) Oracle
2 6 (3.59%) Akamai
3 4 (2.40%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.80%) CA
4 3 (1.80%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.60%) Actian
5 1 (0.60%) Atlassian
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