Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Akka skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Akka over the 6 months to 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Akka
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 226 194 213
Rank change year-on-year -32 +19 +48
Contract jobs citing Akka 21 46 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.30% 0.69% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.76% 1.83% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 42 31
City of London median daily rate £613 £625 £585
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +6.84% -0.43%
10th Percentile £525 £513 £513
90th Percentile £703 £736 £713
Central London median daily rate £600 £625 £544
% change year-on-year -4.00% +14.94% -5.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Akka is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,772 2,513 2,354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.65% 37.75% 34.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,265 2,022 1,993
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £370 £363 £321
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £452
% change year-on-year +5.00% +10.74% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 5
City of London median hourly rate £22.00 £24.49 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.15% +22.43% -32.47%
10th Percentile £20.38 £20.75 £16.69
90th Percentile £45.63 £29.62 £50.43
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £24.36 £20.00
% change year-on-year -9.69% +21.80% -42.86%

Akka
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Akka as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Akka in the City of London

Akka
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Akka in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Akka in the City of London

Akka
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Akka in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Akka in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Akka also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Akka.

1 19 (90.48%) Scala
2 12 (57.14%) Java
2 12 (57.14%) Microservices
3 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (47.62%) TDD
5 9 (42.86%) Software Engineering
6 8 (38.10%) Docker
7 7 (33.33%) Kafka
7 7 (33.33%) Finance
8 6 (28.57%) BDD
8 6 (28.57%) Apache Spark
9 5 (23.81%) Low Latency
9 5 (23.81%) Couchbase
9 5 (23.81%) Java 8
9 5 (23.81%) OO
9 5 (23.81%) Apache
9 5 (23.81%) Spring
10 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
10 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
10 4 (19.05%) Big Data
10 4 (19.05%) Service Design
10 4 (19.05%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 4 (19.05%) Play Framework
10 4 (19.05%) Kubernetes
11 3 (14.29%) React
11 3 (14.29%) DevOps
11 3 (14.29%) Functional Programming
11 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
11 3 (14.29%) Apache Hive
11 3 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment

Akka
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (28.57%) Apache Spark
2 5 (23.81%) Apache
3 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 2 (9.52%) Apache Pig
5 1 (4.76%) Apache Solr
5 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) BIG-IP
2 1 (4.76%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Couchbase
2 4 (19.05%) Big Data
3 3 (14.29%) Apache Hive
3 3 (14.29%) Blockchain
3 3 (14.29%) Hadoop
4 2 (9.52%) KDB
4 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
4 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.76%) HBase
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (4.76%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 3 (14.29%) Maven
3 2 (9.52%) JIRA
3 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.76%) Gradle
4 1 (4.76%) JUnit
4 1 (4.76%) Mocha
4 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Developer
2 11 (52.38%) Scala Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Apache Spark Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Blockchain Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Big Data Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Data Migration Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Migration Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) SaaS Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Scala Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Scala Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) Kafka
2 5 (23.81%) Spring
3 4 (19.05%) Play Framework
4 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 3 (14.29%) J2EE
4 3 (14.29%) React
4 3 (14.29%) Redux
4 3 (14.29%) Smart Contracts
4 3 (14.29%) Spring Boot
5 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
5 2 (9.52%) Apache CXF
5 2 (9.52%) Apache OpenJPA
5 2 (9.52%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (9.52%) JSON
5 2 (9.52%) Node.js
5 2 (9.52%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (9.52%) REST
6 1 (4.76%) HTML5
6 1 (4.76%) RESTful
6 1 (4.76%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (9.52%) Algorithms
2 2 (9.52%) Derivative
2 2 (9.52%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (4.76%) Fintech
3 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.76%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Microservices
2 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (47.62%) TDD
4 9 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 6 (28.57%) BDD
6 5 (23.81%) Low Latency
6 5 (23.81%) OO
7 4 (19.05%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 4 (19.05%) Service Design
8 3 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (14.29%) DevOps
8 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 3 (14.29%) Functional Programming
9 2 (9.52%) ATDD
9 2 (9.52%) Market Making
10 1 (4.76%) Asynchronous Programming
10 1 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (4.76%) Garbage Collection
10 1 (4.76%) MapReduce
10 1 (4.76%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) Scala
2 12 (57.14%) Java
3 5 (23.81%) Java 8
4 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 3 (14.29%) Python
6 1 (4.76%) C#
6 1 (4.76%) ES6
6 1 (4.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Docker
2 1 (4.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (4.76%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Kubernetes
2 2 (9.52%) Ansible
2 2 (9.52%) Control-M
2 2 (9.52%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (4.76%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (4.76%) Oozie
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) F5
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
1 2 (9.52%) Solace
2 1 (4.76%) FXall
2 1 (4.76%) Reuters
2 1 (4.76%) Tableau