The table below looks at the statistics for Riak skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Riak over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Riak
Rank 657 640 594
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -46
Contract jobs citing Riak 7 7 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.012% 0.051%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.057% 0.054% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 23
Average daily rate £390 £440 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% -16.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £363 £588
% change year-on-year
+7.58% -38.29%
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 Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12175 12956 12418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.78% 22.84% 22.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8239 8360 7823
Average daily rate £425 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 170 218
Average hourly rate £32.75 £32.30 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.39% -7.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £15.35 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.09 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

Riak
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Riak within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Riak Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Riak
Daily Rate Trend

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

Riak Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Riak
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 Riak within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 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
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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 -4 7 £390 -11.36% 14
Norfolk - 3 £390 -
Norwich - 3 £390 -
East of England - 3 £390 -
Leeds 0 2 - - 1
Yorkshire 0 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire -5 2 - - 1
London -22 2 £475 -9.52% 7
City of London +44 1 £475 +7.95% 2

Riak
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Riak 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 Riak.

1 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (80.95%) TDD
2 16 (76.19%) Java
3 13 (61.90%) NoSQL
4 11 (52.38%) Maven
4 11 (52.38%) Redis
5 10 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (47.62%) Scrum
6 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 9 (42.86%) Ant
6 9 (42.86%) Unit Testing
6 9 (42.86%) RESTful
6 9 (42.86%) AngularJS
6 9 (42.86%) Jenkins
6 9 (42.86%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (38.10%) Big Data
7 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
7 8 (38.10%) Web Services
7 8 (38.10%) Linux
8 7 (33.33%) Business Continuity
8 7 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (33.33%) Degree
8 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
8 7 (33.33%) Document Management
8 7 (33.33%) Information Governance
8 7 (33.33%) Secure Coding
9 6 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (28.57%) MongoDB
9 6 (28.57%) Ruby
9 6 (28.57%) Git (software)

Riak
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Riak 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 Riak. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (23.81%) Apache Solr
1 5 (23.81%) Node.js
2 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) GitHub
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) NoSQL
2 11 (52.38%) Redis
3 9 (42.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (38.10%) Big Data
4 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
5 6 (28.57%) MongoDB
6 3 (14.29%) MySQL
6 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
7 2 (9.52%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Maven
2 9 (42.86%) Ant
2 9 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 4 (19.05%) TeamCity
5 3 (14.29%) Bitbucket
5 3 (14.29%) Subversion
6 1 (4.76%) Gradle
6 1 (4.76%) gulp
6 1 (4.76%) JUnit
6 1 (4.76%) Mocha
6 1 (4.76%) Sinon.JS
General
1 1 (4.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Developer
2 12 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 10 (47.62%) Senior Developer
3 10 (47.62%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (33.33%) Big Data Developer
4 7 (33.33%) Cloud Developer
4 7 (33.33%) Linux Developer
4 7 (33.33%) Senior Big Data Developer
5 5 (23.81%) .NET Developer
5 5 (23.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (23.81%) C# Developer
5 5 (23.81%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Agile Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Angular Developer
8 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Cassandra Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Hybris Developer
8 1 (4.76%) NoSQL Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) AngularJS
1 9 (42.86%) RESTful
2 8 (38.10%) Web Services
3 6 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (23.81%) .NET
4 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
5 4 (19.05%) jQuery
5 4 (19.05%) React
6 3 (14.29%) HTML
6 3 (14.29%) HTML5
6 3 (14.29%) Spring
7 2 (9.52%) Memcached
7 2 (9.52%) REST
8 1 (4.76%) Akka
8 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (4.76%) Backbone.js
8 1 (4.76%) Kafka
8 1 (4.76%) OAuth2
8 1 (4.76%) Spring Integration
8 1 (4.76%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (14.29%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Android
2 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (80.95%) TDD
2 10 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (47.62%) Scrum
3 9 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 7 (33.33%) Business Continuity
4 7 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (33.33%) Document Management
4 7 (33.33%) Information Governance
4 7 (33.33%) Secure Coding
5 6 (28.57%) MVC
6 4 (19.05%) BDD
6 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
6 4 (19.05%) Open Source
6 4 (19.05%) Pair Programming
6 4 (19.05%) SDLC
7 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
8 2 (9.52%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) Java
2 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 6 (28.57%) C#
3 6 (28.57%) Ruby
4 4 (19.05%) CoffeeScript
5 2 (9.52%) Python
6 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.76%) Groovy
6 1 (4.76%) Objective-C
6 1 (4.76%) Perl
6 1 (4.76%) PHP
6 1 (4.76%) R
6 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Docker
1 1 (4.76%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (19.05%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) Ansible
2 1 (4.76%) Nagios
2 1 (4.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) SaltStack
4 2 (9.52%) ATG
4 2 (9.52%) Elastic Path
4 2 (9.52%) hybris
5 1 (4.76%) Demandware