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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Akka
Rank 508 486 504
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +18
Contract jobs citing Akka 49 53 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.12% 0.027%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.39% 0.44% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 48 9
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£600 £700 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +75.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £800 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £425 £305
% change year-on-year
+29.41% +39.34%
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
12683 12009 11563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.31% 27.30% 28.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8620 7684 7424
Average daily rate £398 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 249 314
Average hourly rate £33.50 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.99 £14.08 £19.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.85 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -3 44 £600 -14.28% 3
South East - 1 £550 - 1
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Akka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 84 (96.55%) Scala
2 76 (87.36%) Java
3 62 (71.26%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (51.72%) TDD
5 32 (36.78%) Big Data
6 31 (35.63%) Spring
7 28 (32.18%) Scrum
8 27 (31.03%) Play Framework
9 25 (28.74%) Hibernate
9 25 (28.74%) JavaScript
10 24 (27.59%) OO
10 24 (27.59%) Hadoop
11 23 (26.44%) Groovy
12 21 (24.14%) Maven
12 21 (24.14%) Multithreading
12 21 (24.14%) Python
13 20 (22.99%) Finance
13 20 (22.99%) NoSQL
14 19 (21.84%) REST
14 19 (21.84%) Banking
15 18 (20.69%) MongoDB
16 16 (18.39%) MVC
16 16 (18.39%) Web Services
17 15 (17.24%) Apache Cassandra
17 15 (17.24%) Apache Spark
18 14 (16.09%) RESTful
18 14 (16.09%) DevOps
19 13 (14.94%) Windows
19 13 (14.94%) OOP
19 13 (14.94%) HTML

Akka
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 15 (17.24%) Apache Spark
2 4 (4.60%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.60%) JBoss
2 4 (4.60%) Jetty
3 2 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.30%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.15%) Escenic
4 1 (1.15%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.15%) Mule
4 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.15%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.15%) Heroku
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.20%) LDAP
1 8 (9.20%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (36.78%) Big Data
2 24 (27.59%) Hadoop
3 20 (22.99%) NoSQL
4 18 (20.69%) MongoDB
5 15 (17.24%) Apache Cassandra
6 13 (14.94%) Apache Hive
7 12 (13.79%) HBase
7 12 (13.79%) Relational Database
8 10 (11.49%) OrientDB
9 7 (8.05%) RDBMS
10 6 (6.90%) MySQL
11 5 (5.75%) Couchbase
11 5 (5.75%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (1.15%) Redis
12 1 (1.15%) Impala
12 1 (1.15%) MarkLogic
12 1 (1.15%) Voldemort
12 1 (1.15%) QlikView
12 1 (1.15%) BusinessObjects XI
12 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (24.14%) Maven
2 8 (9.20%) Cucumber
3 7 (8.05%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.75%) Ant
5 4 (4.60%) Gradle
5 4 (4.60%) Mockito
5 4 (4.60%) Hamcrest
6 2 (2.30%) JUnit
6 2 (2.30%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.30%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.15%) JBehave
7 1 (1.15%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.15%) JIRA
General
1 20 (22.99%) Finance
2 19 (21.84%) Banking
3 5 (5.75%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.60%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.45%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.30%) Publishing
6 2 (2.30%) Retail
7 1 (1.15%) Legal
7 1 (1.15%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 66 (75.86%) Developer
2 36 (41.38%) Scala Developer
3 23 (26.44%) Java Developer
4 14 (16.09%) Architect
5 11 (12.64%) Technical Architect
5 11 (12.64%) Big Data Developer
6 8 (9.20%) Hadoop Developer
7 7 (8.05%) Senior Developer
8 6 (6.90%) Development Manager
9 4 (4.60%) Java Architect
9 4 (4.60%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Technical Developer
11 2 (2.30%) Solutions Architect
11 2 (2.30%) Senior Java Developer
12 1 (1.15%) Technical Leader
12 1 (1.15%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (35.63%) Spring
2 27 (31.03%) Play Framework
3 25 (28.74%) Hibernate
4 19 (21.84%) REST
5 16 (18.39%) Web Services
6 14 (16.09%) RESTful
7 13 (14.94%) HTML
7 13 (14.94%) Spring MVC
8 11 (12.64%) J2EE
8 11 (12.64%) Apache Camel
9 9 (10.34%) JSON
9 9 (10.34%) JMS
10 8 (9.20%) JNDI
10 8 (9.20%) ActiveMQ
10 8 (9.20%) HTML5
10 8 (9.20%) Kafka
10 8 (9.20%) Cascading
11 6 (6.90%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (5.75%) Sensu
12 5 (5.75%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.49%) Derivative
2 5 (5.75%) Open Source
2 5 (5.75%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (4.60%) Market Risk
4 3 (3.45%) Digital Media
4 3 (3.45%) Hedge funds
4 3 (3.45%) Equities
4 3 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.30%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.30%) Statistics
5 2 (2.30%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.30%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.15%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.15%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.15%) Replication
6 1 (1.15%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.15%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (1.15%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.15%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.94%) Windows
2 11 (12.64%) Linux
3 8 (9.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (71.26%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (51.72%) TDD
3 28 (32.18%) Scrum
4 24 (27.59%) OO
5 21 (24.14%) Multithreading
6 16 (18.39%) MVC
7 14 (16.09%) DevOps
8 13 (14.94%) OOP
8 13 (14.94%) Functional Programming
9 12 (13.79%) Kanban
10 10 (11.49%) MapReduce
10 10 (11.49%) BDD
10 10 (11.49%) Mentoring
10 10 (11.49%) SOA
10 10 (11.49%) Extreme Programming
11 8 (9.20%) Kalman Filter
12 7 (8.05%) Configuration Management
13 6 (6.90%) OOD
13 6 (6.90%) Domain-Driven Design
13 6 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 84 (96.55%) Scala
2 76 (87.36%) Java
3 25 (28.74%) JavaScript
4 23 (26.44%) Groovy
5 21 (24.14%) Python
6 13 (14.94%) SQL
7 9 (10.34%) C++
8 8 (9.20%) Haskell
9 5 (5.75%) Shell Script
10 4 (4.60%) Ruby
10 4 (4.60%) Clojure
11 2 (2.30%) C#
11 2 (2.30%) Perl
11 2 (2.30%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.30%) F#
11 2 (2.30%) OCaml
12 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.15%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.15%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) Basel III
2 1 (1.15%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 10 (11.49%) HDFS
2 5 (5.75%) Docker
3 1 (1.15%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 10 (11.49%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.15%) yum
2 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (13.79%) Oracle
2 8 (9.20%) Perforce
3 5 (5.75%) Akamai
4 4 (4.60%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.30%) Reuters