The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Akka
Rank 522 536 554
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +18
Contract jobs citing Akka 31 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.022% 0.008%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.076% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 4 4
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£525 £600 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13352 13135 13905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.86% 28.34% 26.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8766 8529 8604
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 278 337
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 £17.00 £20.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Akka
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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 22 July 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 22 July 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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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 +21 15 £600 - 6
North West - 3 £400 -
South East - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
Akka
UK

Akka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 81 (96.43%) Java
2 69 (82.14%) Scala
3 64 (76.19%) TDD
4 55 (65.48%) Play Framework
5 51 (60.71%) OO
6 42 (50.00%) BDD
7 40 (47.62%) Web Services
8 35 (41.67%) Cloud Computing
9 31 (36.90%) CouchDB
9 31 (36.90%) Amazon AWS
9 31 (36.90%) Web Development
9 31 (36.90%) Batik
9 31 (36.90%) SVG
9 31 (36.90%) Process Management
10 19 (22.62%) HTML
11 18 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (17.86%) Spring
13 14 (16.67%) REST
13 14 (16.67%) JavaScript
14 12 (14.29%) Hibernate
14 12 (14.29%) MVC
14 12 (14.29%) Open Source
15 11 (13.10%) HTML5
15 11 (13.10%) MongoDB
15 11 (13.10%) Apache Cassandra
15 11 (13.10%) CSS
16 10 (11.90%) Scrum
16 10 (11.90%) Multithreading
17 9 (10.71%) Clojure
17 9 (10.71%) Pair Programming

Akka
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 8 (9.52%) Apache Solr
2 7 (8.33%) Node.js
2 7 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (5.95%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (3.57%) IIS
5 1 (1.19%) GemFire
5 1 (1.19%) CMS
5 1 (1.19%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 35 (41.67%) Cloud Computing
2 31 (36.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.19%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (36.90%) CouchDB
2 11 (13.10%) MongoDB
2 11 (13.10%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (8.33%) Redis
3 7 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.76%) MySQL
5 3 (3.57%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.57%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.38%) HBase
6 2 (2.38%) Big Data
7 1 (1.19%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.38%) Selenium
3 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.19%) Mockito
3 1 (1.19%) TestNG
3 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.19%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (4.76%) Finance
1 4 (4.76%) Banking
1 4 (4.76%) Billing
2 2 (2.38%) Investment Banking
2 2 (2.38%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 65 (77.38%) Developer
2 48 (57.14%) Scala Developer
3 24 (28.57%) Java Developer
4 23 (27.38%) Architect
5 19 (22.62%) Java Architect
6 8 (9.52%) Technical Architect
7 5 (5.95%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Technical Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Junior
8 4 (4.76%) Junior Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Junior Java Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Lead Developer
10 2 (2.38%) JavaScript Developer
11 1 (1.19%) Applications Architect
11 1 (1.19%) Front-End Developer
11 1 (1.19%) Java Engineer
11 1 (1.19%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (65.48%) Play Framework
2 40 (47.62%) Web Services
3 31 (36.90%) Batik
3 31 (36.90%) SVG
4 19 (22.62%) HTML
5 15 (17.86%) Spring
6 14 (16.67%) REST
7 12 (14.29%) Hibernate
8 11 (13.10%) HTML5
8 11 (13.10%) CSS
9 9 (10.71%) XML
9 9 (10.71%) J2EE
10 7 (8.33%) Kafka
11 6 (7.14%) JSON
11 6 (7.14%) AngularJS
11 6 (7.14%) Backbone.js
12 5 (5.95%) RESTful
13 4 (4.76%) CSS3
14 3 (3.57%) Sass
14 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.29%) Open Source
2 6 (7.14%) Derivative
2 6 (7.14%) Credit Derivative
3 4 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.57%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.57%) Fixed Income
4 3 (3.57%) W3C
4 3 (3.57%) Taxonomies
5 2 (2.38%) Statistics
5 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.19%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (76.19%) TDD
2 51 (60.71%) OO
3 42 (50.00%) BDD
4 31 (36.90%) Web Development
4 31 (36.90%) Process Management
5 18 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (14.29%) MVC
7 10 (11.90%) Scrum
7 10 (11.90%) Multithreading
8 9 (10.71%) Pair Programming
8 9 (10.71%) SOA
9 7 (8.33%) OOP
10 6 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (7.14%) Workflow
11 4 (4.76%) E-Commerce
12 3 (3.57%) UML
12 3 (3.57%) OOD
12 3 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 3 (3.57%) OWASP
12 3 (3.57%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 81 (96.43%) Java
2 69 (82.14%) Scala
3 14 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 9 (10.71%) Clojure
5 6 (7.14%) Haskell
5 6 (7.14%) Python
6 5 (5.95%) Erlang
6 5 (5.95%) F#
7 3 (3.57%) C
7 3 (3.57%) C#
7 3 (3.57%) SQL
8 2 (2.38%) R
8 2 (2.38%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (9.52%) Oracle
2 6 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.57%) Zend
4 1 (1.19%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.19%) Akamai
4 1 (1.19%) Google
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