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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Erlang
Rank 587 582 568
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs citing Erlang 32 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.038% 0.023%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.099% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 6
Average daily rate £450 £415 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% -20.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £304 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £585 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £263 £605
% change year-on-year
+44.28% -56.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -

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
19676 19149 17940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.26% 37.80% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13377 12746 11251
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 521 427 478
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.54 £18.65 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 5 February 2016.

Erlang Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Erlang
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Erlang Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Erlang
Top 9 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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +13 32 £450 +8.43% 14
London +5 24 £450 +7.14% 5
Berkshire +6 5 £420 -
South East +5 5 £420 -
Reading - 4 £420 -
Hertfordshire +9 3 £338 +28.57% 1
East of England +2 3 £338 +28.57% 1
Rickmansworth - 2 - -
City of London +37 1 £625 +50.60% 2

Erlang
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 37 (59.68%) Java
2 33 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (45.16%) Python
4 26 (41.94%) Finance
5 24 (38.71%) Oracle
6 23 (37.10%) C++
7 21 (33.87%) JIRA
8 17 (27.42%) Maven
8 17 (27.42%) Subversion
9 16 (25.81%) Docker
10 15 (24.19%) SDLC
10 15 (24.19%) JavaScript
10 15 (24.19%) WebLogic
11 14 (22.58%) Scrum
12 13 (20.97%) Spring
12 13 (20.97%) TDD
12 13 (20.97%) Hibernate
13 12 (19.35%) MVC
13 12 (19.35%) C
13 12 (19.35%) UML
13 12 (19.35%) OOA/OOD
13 12 (19.35%) OO
14 11 (17.74%) Linux
14 11 (17.74%) Multithreading
15 10 (16.13%) Amazon EC2
15 10 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
15 10 (16.13%) Augmented Reality
15 10 (16.13%) Automated Testing
15 10 (16.13%) H.323
15 10 (16.13%) Telecoms

Erlang
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 15 (24.19%) WebLogic
2 9 (14.52%) Tomcat
3 6 (9.68%) Apache Spark
3 6 (9.68%) WebLogic Portal
4 5 (8.06%) Node.js
4 5 (8.06%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.61%) nginx
5 1 (1.61%) Zope
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (16.13%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (16.13%) CloudFront
2 5 (8.06%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.61%) IaaS
3 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.13%) H.323
2 1 (1.61%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) LTE
2 1 (1.61%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.61%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) Oracle Database
2 7 (11.29%) Mnesia
3 6 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (8.06%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (8.06%) Datomic
4 5 (8.06%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.61%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.61%) Big Data
5 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.61%) OrientDB
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (33.87%) JIRA
2 17 (27.42%) Maven
2 17 (27.42%) Subversion
3 10 (16.13%) Vagrant
4 9 (14.52%) Checkstyle
4 9 (14.52%) FindBugs
5 6 (9.68%) Jenkins
6 4 (6.45%) Bugzilla
7 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.61%) Hudson
8 1 (1.61%) JUnit
8 1 (1.61%) RSpec
8 1 (1.61%) Selenium
8 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (41.94%) Finance
2 10 (16.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.61%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (58.06%) Developer
2 17 (27.42%) Erlang Developer
3 12 (19.35%) Java Developer
4 10 (16.13%) Cloud Engineer
4 10 (16.13%) Oracle Developer
5 7 (11.29%) Platform Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Software Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) C++ Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Architect
7 5 (8.06%) C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Python Software Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.45%) C++ Software Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Python Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Technical Architect
9 3 (4.84%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 2 (3.23%) Java Software Engineer
10 2 (3.23%) Oracle Development Team Leader
10 2 (3.23%) Team Leader
10 2 (3.23%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.97%) Hibernate
1 13 (20.97%) Spring
2 10 (16.13%) Twisted
3 9 (14.52%) Ext JS
3 9 (14.52%) Java EE
3 9 (14.52%) JMS
3 9 (14.52%) REST
3 9 (14.52%) SOAP
3 9 (14.52%) Web Services
3 9 (14.52%) XML
4 7 (11.29%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (9.68%) Ajax
5 6 (9.68%) CSS
5 6 (9.68%) EJB
5 6 (9.68%) JSF
6 5 (8.06%) Kafka
6 5 (8.06%) Sass
7 4 (6.45%) .NET
8 3 (4.84%) Spring MVC
9 2 (3.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Augmented Reality
1 10 (16.13%) Digital Media
2 4 (6.45%) Replication
3 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.61%) Fintech
4 1 (1.61%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.61%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.61%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.74%) Linux
2 9 (14.52%) Unix
3 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (24.19%) SDLC
3 14 (22.58%) Scrum
4 13 (20.97%) TDD
5 12 (19.35%) MVC
5 12 (19.35%) OO
5 12 (19.35%) OOA/OOD
5 12 (19.35%) UML
6 11 (17.74%) Multithreading
7 10 (16.13%) Automated Testing
8 9 (14.52%) Concurrent Programming
8 9 (14.52%) Mentoring
9 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (11.29%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (9.68%) Line Management
11 6 (9.68%) Software Engineering
12 4 (6.45%) Extreme Programming
12 4 (6.45%) High Availability
12 4 (6.45%) Kanban
13 3 (4.84%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (59.68%) Java
2 28 (45.16%) Python
3 23 (37.10%) C++
4 15 (24.19%) JavaScript
5 12 (19.35%) C
6 10 (16.13%) R
7 9 (14.52%) PL/SQL
7 9 (14.52%) SQL
8 7 (11.29%) Ruby
8 7 (11.29%) SystemTap
9 6 (9.68%) Scala
10 5 (8.06%) Clojure
10 5 (8.06%) Elixir
10 5 (8.06%) Go
11 3 (4.84%) C#
12 2 (3.23%) F#
13 1 (1.61%) Haskell
13 1 (1.61%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) Sun Certification
2 2 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) FedRAMP
1 9 (14.52%) PCI DSS
1 9 (14.52%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (25.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) Puppet
2 5 (8.06%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.61%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (38.71%) Oracle
2 9 (14.52%) Atlassian
2 9 (14.52%) IBM
3 7 (11.29%) Intel
4 6 (9.68%) BEA
5 1 (1.61%) Huawei
5 1 (1.61%) Nokia
5 1 (1.61%) SaltStack