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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Akka
Rank 539 519 544
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +25
Contract jobs citing Akka 41 39 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.079% 0.082% 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.29% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 13 1
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£550 £800 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +138.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 - £335
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
13982 13567 13324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.81% 28.53% 28.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9637 8975 8250
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 258 325
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £17.04 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +13 33 £550 -31.25% 10
North West -16 3 £500 -
South East -19 2 £550 - 2
Akka
UK

Akka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 63 (91.30%) Scala
2 60 (86.96%) Java
3 52 (75.36%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (60.87%) TDD
5 31 (44.93%) Play Framework
6 25 (36.23%) Spring
7 24 (34.78%) OO
8 22 (31.88%) JavaScript
9 21 (30.43%) Web Services
10 19 (27.54%) Hibernate
10 19 (27.54%) Groovy
11 18 (26.09%) REST
12 17 (24.64%) BDD
12 17 (24.64%) Multithreading
12 17 (24.64%) Maven
13 16 (23.19%) Scrum
13 16 (23.19%) MVC
13 16 (23.19%) Finance
14 13 (18.84%) Windows
15 12 (17.39%) Linux
15 12 (17.39%) HTML
15 12 (17.39%) Spring MVC
15 12 (17.39%) RESTful
15 12 (17.39%) DevOps
16 11 (15.94%) Big Data
16 11 (15.94%) J2EE
17 10 (14.49%) SQL
17 10 (14.49%) JMS
17 10 (14.49%) SOA
18 9 (13.04%) C++

Akka
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (7.25%) Apache Solr
2 4 (5.80%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.45%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.45%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.45%) JBoss
3 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.45%) CMS
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.45%) Jetty
3 1 (1.45%) Alfresco
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.59%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.45%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.59%) LDAP
1 8 (11.59%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.94%) Big Data
2 9 (13.04%) NoSQL
3 8 (11.59%) Relational Database
4 7 (10.14%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (8.70%) CouchDB
5 6 (8.70%) MongoDB
6 4 (5.80%) Hadoop
6 4 (5.80%) Redis
6 4 (5.80%) Couchbase
7 2 (2.90%) MySQL
7 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.45%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 17 (24.64%) Maven
2 7 (10.14%) Cucumber
3 5 (7.25%) Ant
4 4 (5.80%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.90%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.90%) Selenium
5 2 (2.90%) Mockito
5 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.45%) Hamcrest
6 1 (1.45%) Gradle
6 1 (1.45%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.45%) TestNG
6 1 (1.45%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.45%) JUnit
6 1 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 16 (23.19%) Finance
2 8 (11.59%) Banking
3 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.80%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (72.46%) Developer
2 29 (42.03%) Java Developer
3 24 (34.78%) Scala Developer
4 13 (18.84%) Architect
5 7 (10.14%) Technical Architect
5 7 (10.14%) Java Architect
6 6 (8.70%) Development Manager
7 5 (7.25%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Junior
8 4 (5.80%) Junior Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Junior Java Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Technical Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.90%) Big Data Developer
10 2 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
11 1 (1.45%) Technical Leader
11 1 (1.45%) Lead Developer
11 1 (1.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 1 (1.45%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (44.93%) Play Framework
2 25 (36.23%) Spring
3 21 (30.43%) Web Services
4 19 (27.54%) Hibernate
5 18 (26.09%) REST
6 12 (17.39%) Spring MVC
6 12 (17.39%) RESTful
6 12 (17.39%) HTML
7 11 (15.94%) J2EE
8 10 (14.49%) JMS
9 9 (13.04%) ActiveMQ
9 9 (13.04%) HTML5
10 8 (11.59%) JNDI
10 8 (11.59%) Apache Camel
11 6 (8.70%) SVG
11 6 (8.70%) CSS
11 6 (8.70%) jQuery
11 6 (8.70%) Batik
12 5 (7.25%) Backbone.js
12 5 (7.25%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Derivative
2 5 (7.25%) Open Source
2 5 (7.25%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (4.35%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.90%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.90%) Equities
4 2 (2.90%) Statistics
5 1 (1.45%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.45%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.45%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.45%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.84%) Windows
2 12 (17.39%) Linux
3 6 (8.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (75.36%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (60.87%) TDD
3 24 (34.78%) OO
4 17 (24.64%) Multithreading
4 17 (24.64%) BDD
5 16 (23.19%) MVC
5 16 (23.19%) Scrum
6 12 (17.39%) DevOps
7 10 (14.49%) SOA
8 9 (13.04%) Pair Programming
8 9 (13.04%) Kanban
9 8 (11.59%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (11.59%) Functional Programming
9 8 (11.59%) Configuration Management
9 8 (11.59%) Domain-Driven Design
10 7 (10.14%) Extreme Programming
11 6 (8.70%) Process Management
11 6 (8.70%) OOP
11 6 (8.70%) OOD
11 6 (8.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (91.30%) Scala
2 60 (86.96%) Java
3 22 (31.88%) JavaScript
4 19 (27.54%) Groovy
5 10 (14.49%) SQL
6 9 (13.04%) C++
7 5 (7.25%) Haskell
7 5 (7.25%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.80%) Python
9 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.90%) Clojure
10 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.45%) OCaml
10 1 (1.45%) F#
10 1 (1.45%) C
10 1 (1.45%) C#
10 1 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (13.04%) Oracle
2 8 (11.59%) Perforce
3 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.90%) Reuters
5 1 (1.45%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.45%) Google
5 1 (1.45%) Akamai
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