The first table below looks at the demand for Akka skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Akka over the 3 months to 24 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 North West 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Akka
Rank 129 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Akka 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.098% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
714 765 989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.39% 28.71% 30.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 413 537
Average daily rate £325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £399 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 36
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £13.61 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Akka
England

Akka
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Akka across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Akka within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Akka
England

Akka
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) Play Framework
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Apache Solr
2 6 (75.00%) REST
2 6 (75.00%) Redis
2 6 (75.00%) Kafka
2 6 (75.00%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (62.50%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) OOP
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) SVG
5 2 (25.00%) Process Management
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (25.00%) Scala
5 2 (25.00%) CouchDB
5 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (25.00%) Web Development
5 2 (25.00%) Batik
6 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) J2EE

Akka
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (75.00%) Apache Solr
1 6 (75.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Redis
2 2 (25.00%) CouchDB
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Scala Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Play Framework
2 6 (75.00%) REST
2 6 (75.00%) Kafka
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) SVG
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) Batik
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) OOP
5 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) Process Management
5 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 2 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Scala
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) SQL