Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 214 165 206
Rank change year-on-year -49 +41 +71
Contract jobs citing Akka 33 66 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.46% 1.07% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.22% 2.97% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 63 23
City of London median daily rate £588 £625 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.00% +13.64% -
10th Percentile £506 £513 £525
90th Percentile £725 £688 £773
Central London median daily rate £588 £600 £550
% change year-on-year -2.08% +9.09% -
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 2,702 2,221 2,137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.03% 36.15% 31.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,305 1,882 1,790
City of London median daily rate £513 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.13% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 9
City of London median hourly rate £21.50 £54.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.37% +44.65% +30.73%
10th Percentile £21.25 £51.62 £19.95
90th Percentile £67.50 £56.87 £60.00
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £54.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -60.37% +44.65% +25.00%

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 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Akka in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 30 (90.91%) Scala
2 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (66.67%) TDD
3 21 (63.64%) Java
4 20 (60.61%) Kafka
5 17 (51.52%) Apache Spark
6 16 (48.48%) Big Data
7 12 (36.36%) Finance
7 12 (36.36%) Software Engineering
7 12 (36.36%) Hadoop
8 11 (33.33%) HBase
9 10 (30.30%) Docker
9 10 (30.30%) Python
10 8 (24.24%) HDFS
10 8 (24.24%) DevOps
10 8 (24.24%) REST
11 7 (21.21%) Ansible
11 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
11 7 (21.21%) Maven
12 6 (18.18%) Spring
12 6 (18.18%) RESTful
12 6 (18.18%) Market Risk
12 6 (18.18%) Data Architecture
12 6 (18.18%) Data Modelling
12 6 (18.18%) Spring Boot
12 6 (18.18%) BDD
12 6 (18.18%) Apache Hive
13 5 (15.15%) MongoDB
13 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
13 5 (15.15%) MapReduce

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 17 (51.52%) Apache Spark
2 3 (9.09%) Apache
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (6.06%) Apache Pig
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.03%) Jetty
4 1 (3.03%) nginx
4 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.09%) Yarn
3 2 (6.06%) Amazon S3
3 2 (6.06%) npm
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (3.03%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (3.03%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.03%) CloudFront
4 1 (3.03%) GitHub
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.03%) Route 53
4 1 (3.03%) Serverless
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) HTTP
2 1 (3.03%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (48.48%) Big Data
2 12 (36.36%) Hadoop
3 11 (33.33%) HBase
4 6 (18.18%) Apache Hive
5 5 (15.15%) MongoDB
6 4 (12.12%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (9.09%) Couchbase
7 3 (9.09%) Impala
7 3 (9.09%) NoSQL
7 3 (9.09%) Spark SQL
7 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
7 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (3.03%) Data Lake
8 1 (3.03%) Hazelcast
8 1 (3.03%) HDInsight
8 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
8 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
8 1 (3.03%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Maven
2 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
2 5 (15.15%) TeamCity
3 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
3 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
4 3 (9.09%) SonarQube
5 2 (6.06%) JUnit
6 1 (3.03%) Babel
6 1 (3.03%) Bower
6 1 (3.03%) CircleCI
6 1 (3.03%) Gradle
6 1 (3.03%) Grunt
6 1 (3.03%) Jasmine
6 1 (3.03%) Mocha
6 1 (3.03%) Travis CI
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Front Office
3 4 (12.12%) Banking
4 3 (9.09%) Advertising
4 3 (9.09%) Investment Banking
5 2 (6.06%) Publishing
6 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (75.76%) Developer
2 20 (60.61%) Scala Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Big Data Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Apache Spark Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Data Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Big Data Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) AWS Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Data Scientist
6 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Data Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Data Scientist
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Scala Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (60.61%) Kafka
2 8 (24.24%) REST
3 6 (18.18%) RESTful
3 6 (18.18%) Spring
3 6 (18.18%) Spring Boot
4 5 (15.15%) React
5 4 (12.12%) Apache Avro
5 4 (12.12%) Gherkin
5 4 (12.12%) Hibernate
5 4 (12.12%) HTML
5 4 (12.12%) HTML5
5 4 (12.12%) OpenCL
5 4 (12.12%) Play Framework
6 3 (9.09%) Redux
6 3 (9.09%) WPF
7 2 (6.06%) CSS3
7 2 (6.06%) JSON
7 2 (6.06%) Middleware
7 2 (6.06%) Swagger
7 2 (6.06%) Zuul
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Market Risk
2 4 (12.12%) Derivative
2 4 (12.12%) Fintech
2 4 (12.12%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 3 (9.09%) Credit Risk
3 3 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (9.09%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.03%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (66.67%) TDD
2 12 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 8 (24.24%) DevOps
4 6 (18.18%) BDD
4 6 (18.18%) Data Architecture
4 6 (18.18%) Data Modelling
5 5 (15.15%) Continuous Deployment
5 5 (15.15%) MapReduce
5 5 (15.15%) OO
6 4 (12.12%) Microservices
6 4 (12.12%) PnL Attribution
6 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
6 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Analytics
7 3 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
7 3 (9.09%) Garbage Collection
7 3 (9.09%) Scrum
7 3 (9.09%) SDLC
7 3 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (90.91%) Scala
2 21 (63.64%) Java
3 10 (30.30%) Python
4 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 3 (9.09%) C#
5 3 (9.09%) ES6
5 3 (9.09%) SQL
5 3 (9.09%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.03%) Kotlin
6 1 (3.03%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 10 (30.30%) Docker
2 8 (24.24%) HDFS
3 5 (15.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Ansible
2 4 (12.12%) Mesos
3 1 (3.03%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.03%) Oozie
3 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.03%) Puppet
3 1 (3.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) FXall
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle
1 3 (9.09%) Reuters
2 1 (3.03%) Databricks
2 1 (3.03%) Facebook
2 1 (3.03%) Google
2 1 (3.03%) Tableau