The table below looks at the statistics for Erlang skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Erlang over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Erlang
Rank 585 590 548
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -42
Contract jobs citing Erlang 8 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.016% 0.033%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.038% 0.043% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 6
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£450 £600 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £388 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £620 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £429 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.61% +14.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20862 20792 17884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.33% 36.88% 36.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13523 13416 11005
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 432 486 638
Average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

Erlang
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Erlang within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Erlang Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Erlang
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Erlang within the UK.

Erlang Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Erlang
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Erlang within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Erlang Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Erlang
Top 25 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Erlang within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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
England -2 8 £450 -25.00% 13
London +4 4 £400 -33.33% 10
East of England +21 3 £500 - 1
Hertfordshire +11 3 £500 -
City of London +21 1 £225 -62.50% 4
Reading - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
South East - 1 - -
South Wales - - - - 2
South West - - - - 1
Wales - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Rickmansworth - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Staffordshire - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Marlow - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - - 1
Cardiff - - - - 2

Erlang
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Erlang 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 Erlang.

1 15 (51.72%) Ruby
2 12 (41.38%) C++
2 12 (41.38%) C
3 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (37.93%) RabbitMQ
4 9 (31.03%) SOA
5 7 (24.14%) Python
6 6 (20.69%) SQL
7 5 (17.24%) HTML
7 5 (17.24%) Web Services
7 5 (17.24%) TDD
7 5 (17.24%) Open Source
7 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
7 5 (17.24%) Golang
8 4 (13.79%) NoSQL
8 4 (13.79%) Redis
8 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
8 4 (13.79%) Java
8 4 (13.79%) Functional Programming
9 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
9 3 (10.34%) XML
9 3 (10.34%) CSS
9 3 (10.34%) SOAP
9 3 (10.34%) Linux
9 3 (10.34%) Scrum
9 3 (10.34%) VMware
9 3 (10.34%) 3G
9 3 (10.34%) Banking
9 3 (10.34%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (10.34%) Finance

Erlang
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Erlang 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 Erlang. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.34%) Node.js
2 1 (3.45%) Zope
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (10.34%) Google App Engine
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.34%) Heroku
1 3 (10.34%) GitHub
1 3 (10.34%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) 3G
2 2 (6.90%) SS7
2 2 (6.90%) LTE
2 2 (6.90%) LDAP
2 2 (6.90%) HTTP
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) VoIP
3 1 (3.45%) 4G
3 1 (3.45%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
2 4 (13.79%) NoSQL
2 4 (13.79%) Redis
3 3 (10.34%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (10.34%) RethinkDB
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.90%) Big Data
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) FitNesse
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) RSpec
2 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) Ruby Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Integration Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) ScrumMaster
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) QA Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Programmer
5 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.45%) C++ Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Python Developer
5 1 (3.45%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (17.24%) HTML
2 5 (17.24%) Web Services
3 3 (10.34%) XML
3 3 (10.34%) CSS
3 3 (10.34%) SOAP
3 3 (10.34%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (10.34%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (10.34%) ZeroMQ
3 3 (10.34%) React
4 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.90%) Twisted
4 2 (6.90%) Spring
4 2 (6.90%) jQuery
4 2 (6.90%) RESTful
4 2 (6.90%) Java EE
4 2 (6.90%) Hibernate
4 2 (6.90%) J2EE
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Open Source
2 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) UNIX
3 1 (3.45%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) SOA
3 5 (17.24%) TDD
4 4 (13.79%) Functional Programming
5 3 (10.34%) DevOps
5 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.34%) Scrum
6 2 (6.90%) OOP
6 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.90%) BDD
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Security Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Test Strategy
7 1 (3.45%) Analytics
7 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.45%) OOD
7 1 (3.45%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) Ruby
2 12 (41.38%) C++
2 12 (41.38%) C
3 7 (24.14%) Python
4 6 (20.69%) SQL
5 5 (17.24%) Golang
6 4 (13.79%) Java
7 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
7 3 (10.34%) Clojure
7 3 (10.34%) Haskell
8 2 (6.90%) PHP
8 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
9 1 (3.45%) XAML
9 1 (3.45%) C#
9 1 (3.45%) F#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) CCNA
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) vSphere
1 3 (10.34%) vCloud
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Puppet
1 3 (10.34%) Ansible
2 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) VMware
1 3 (10.34%) Google
1 3 (10.34%) Rackspace
1 3 (10.34%) DigitalOcean
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) Juniper
3 1 (3.45%) Ericsson
3 1 (3.45%) Huawei