The first table below looks at the demand for Akka skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Akka over the 3 months to 30 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 South Wales 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Akka
Rank 54 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Akka 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.16% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.52% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£525 - -
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
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
155 50 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 25.66% 11.66% 23.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 37 59
Average daily rate £385 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.07% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £291 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £30.25 £55.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +120.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
Akka
Wales

Akka
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Akka across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Akka Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Akka
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Akka Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Akka
Top 29 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 34 (100.00%) Java
1 34 (100.00%) Scala
1 34 (100.00%) Play Framework
2 28 (82.35%) BDD
2 28 (82.35%) TDD
2 28 (82.35%) OO
3 27 (79.41%) Web Services
4 24 (70.59%) SVG
4 24 (70.59%) Process Management
4 24 (70.59%) Web Development
4 24 (70.59%) Batik
4 24 (70.59%) Cloud Computing
4 24 (70.59%) CouchDB
4 24 (70.59%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (8.82%) HTML
5 3 (8.82%) Spring
5 3 (8.82%) JSON
5 3 (8.82%) Zend
5 3 (8.82%) REST
5 3 (8.82%) Open Source
5 3 (8.82%) HTML5
5 3 (8.82%) MVC
5 3 (8.82%) Hibernate
5 3 (8.82%) Scrum
5 3 (8.82%) SOA
5 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.82%) J2EE
5 3 (8.82%) CSS
6 1 (2.94%) OOP

Akka
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

Cloud Services
1 24 (70.59%) Cloud Computing
1 24 (70.59%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (70.59%) CouchDB
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Scala Developer
1 22 (64.71%) Developer
2 15 (44.12%) Architect
2 15 (44.12%) Java Architect
3 6 (17.65%) Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Technical Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Technical Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) Play Framework
2 27 (79.41%) Web Services
3 24 (70.59%) SVG
3 24 (70.59%) Batik
4 3 (8.82%) HTML
4 3 (8.82%) Spring
4 3 (8.82%) JSON
4 3 (8.82%) REST
4 3 (8.82%) HTML5
4 3 (8.82%) Hibernate
4 3 (8.82%) J2EE
4 3 (8.82%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (82.35%) BDD
1 28 (82.35%) TDD
1 28 (82.35%) OO
2 24 (70.59%) Process Management
2 24 (70.59%) Web Development
3 3 (8.82%) MVC
3 3 (8.82%) Scrum
3 3 (8.82%) SOA
4 1 (2.94%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) Java
1 34 (100.00%) Scala
2 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Zend