The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Programming Languages category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Erlang
Rank 576 525 570
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +45
Contract jobs citing Erlang 11 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.040% 0.030%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.053% 0.11% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 10
Average daily rate £600 £475 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% +49.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £380 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £505 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £429 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20800 17600 21068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.94% 36.88% 34.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13477 10833 12444
Average daily rate £375 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 487 629 742
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%

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 18 April 2014.

Erlang Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Erlang
Top 20 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -91 7 £600 +29.72% 34
London -22 6 £600 +20.00% 12
Hertfordshire -13 1 - - 12
City of London -13 1 £600 +26.31% 4
East of England -31 1 - - 12
Somerset - - - - 1
Staffordshire - - - -
North West - - - - 3
South East - - - -
South West - - - - 7
West Midlands - - - -
Manchester - - - - 2
Portsmouth - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Bath - - - - 1
Borehamwood - - - - 4
Bristol - - - - 6
Chester - - - - 1

Erlang
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 13 (59.09%) Java
2 10 (45.45%) C
2 10 (45.45%) Scala
3 8 (36.36%) Clojure
3 8 (36.36%) HTML
4 7 (31.82%) Python
4 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (31.82%) HTML5
5 6 (27.27%) CSS3
5 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
5 6 (27.27%) CSS
6 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
6 5 (22.73%) HTTP
6 5 (22.73%) TDD
6 5 (22.73%) Backbone.js
6 5 (22.73%) Open Source
6 5 (22.73%) Node.js
6 5 (22.73%) Akka
7 4 (18.18%) Haskell
7 4 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (18.18%) Ruby
7 4 (18.18%) XMPP
7 4 (18.18%) Mac OS X
7 4 (18.18%) SMPP
7 4 (18.18%) C++
7 4 (18.18%) Solaris
7 4 (18.18%) Linux
8 3 (13.64%) XML
8 3 (13.64%) UNIX
8 3 (13.64%) C#

Erlang
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (22.73%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) HTTP
2 4 (18.18%) SMPP
3 1 (4.55%) INAP
3 1 (4.55%) UMTS
3 1 (4.55%) Wireshark
3 1 (4.55%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.55%) Big Data
4 1 (4.55%) HBase
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Billing
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Development Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Scala Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Test Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Lead Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Junior
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Software Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Junior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Design Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Android Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) HTML
2 7 (31.82%) HTML5
3 6 (27.27%) CSS3
3 6 (27.27%) CSS
4 5 (22.73%) Backbone.js
4 5 (22.73%) Akka
5 4 (18.18%) XMPP
6 3 (13.64%) XML
6 3 (13.64%) Sass
7 2 (9.09%) REST
7 2 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (9.09%) jQuery
7 2 (9.09%) Ajax
7 2 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (9.09%) JSON
7 2 (9.09%) Web Services
8 1 (4.55%) Django
8 1 (4.55%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (4.55%) MapReduce
8 1 (4.55%) Ehcache
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Open Source
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) NHS
3 1 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Derivative
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) IVR
3 1 (4.55%) Machine Learning
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Mac OS X
1 4 (18.18%) Solaris
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) UNIX
3 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) TDD
3 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
3 3 (13.64%) MVC
3 3 (13.64%) Analytics
4 2 (9.09%) OO
4 2 (9.09%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.55%) OOP
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) Refactoring
5 1 (4.55%) Scrum
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.55%) Kanban
5 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.55%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.55%) Low Latency
5 1 (4.55%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) Java
2 10 (45.45%) C
2 10 (45.45%) Scala
3 8 (36.36%) Clojure
4 7 (31.82%) Python
5 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
6 4 (18.18%) Haskell
6 4 (18.18%) Ruby
6 4 (18.18%) C++
7 3 (13.64%) C#
8 2 (9.09%) Lisp
8 2 (9.09%) Perl
8 2 (9.09%) SQL
9 1 (4.55%) PHP
9 1 (4.55%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.55%) Siemens
1 1 (4.55%) Agilent
1 1 (4.55%) Akamai
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 per day - 6 month contract
Posted: 3 days ago