The table below looks at the statistics for Akka skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Akka over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Akka
Rank 150 154 130
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -24
Contract jobs citing Akka 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.026% 0.099%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% 0.12% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Median daily rate £475 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.95% +10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £445 £525
% change year-on-year
+6.74% -15.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Akka
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
935 823 712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.64% 21.45% 23.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 532 432
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 11
Median hourly rate £27.75 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.62% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.78 £16.16 £28.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £56.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

Akka
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Akka as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Akka Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Akka
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Akka across the North West region.

Akka Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Akka
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Akka within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 3 £400 -
Manchester -9 2 £475 +7.95% 1
Akka
England

Akka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Akka also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Akka.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) RESTful
3 3 (50.00%) Scala
3 3 (50.00%) Play Framework
3 3 (50.00%) Kanban
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) Middleware
4 2 (33.33%) J2EE
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Ruby
4 2 (33.33%) Dropwizard
4 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (16.67%) OSGi
5 1 (16.67%) CSS3
5 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC

Akka
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Ant
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Gradle
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Scala Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Java Middleware Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Middleware Developer
3 2 (33.33%) NoSQL Developer
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Java Scala Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Play Framework
1 3 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (33.33%) Dropwizard
2 2 (33.33%) J2EE
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) OSGi
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) BDD
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Kanban
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
3 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
3 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Scala
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA