Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 205 184
Rank change year-on-year -17 -21 +70
Contract jobs citing Akka 30 48 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.43% 0.67% 0.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.08% 1.76% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 45 55
City of London median daily rate £600 £600 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.69% +13.04%
10th Percentile £513 £503 £509
90th Percentile £650 £733 £713
Central London median daily rate £600 £600 £625
% change year-on-year - -4.00% +8.70%
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 2,768 2,727 2,439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.59% 38.29% 36.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,306 2,286 2,067
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -
10th Percentile £400 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 4
City of London median hourly rate £31.25 £22.99 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.91% -34.31% -9.68%
10th Percentile £15.91 £20.28 £19.00
90th Percentile £83.65 £33.75 £56.31
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +62.79% -38.57% -9.68%

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 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Akka in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 26 (86.67%) Scala
2 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (46.67%) Kafka
4 13 (43.33%) Microservices
5 12 (40.00%) TDD
6 11 (36.67%) Java
7 10 (33.33%) BDD
8 9 (30.00%) Docker
9 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
10 7 (23.33%) Apache Spark
11 6 (20.00%) Java 8
12 5 (16.67%) Kubernetes
12 5 (16.67%) OO
12 5 (16.67%) Finance
12 5 (16.67%) DevOps
12 5 (16.67%) Play Framework
12 5 (16.67%) Couchbase
13 4 (13.33%) Ansible
13 4 (13.33%) Big Data
13 4 (13.33%) Low Latency
13 4 (13.33%) Open Source
13 4 (13.33%) Service Design
13 4 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (13.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 3 (10.00%) Concurrent Programming
14 3 (10.00%) Spring
14 3 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
14 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
14 3 (10.00%) SQL
14 3 (10.00%) Hadoop

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 7 (23.33%) Apache Spark
2 2 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Apigee
2 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Couchbase
2 4 (13.33%) Big Data
3 3 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (6.67%) Blockchain
5 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) Gradle
2 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) JUnit
2 1 (3.33%) Mocha
2 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Developer
2 13 (43.33%) Scala Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Apache Spark Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Blockchain Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Commercial Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Data Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Data Migration Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Migration Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Programmer
6 1 (3.33%) SaaS Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Scala Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) Kafka
2 5 (16.67%) Play Framework
3 3 (10.00%) Spring
4 2 (6.67%) Node.js
4 2 (6.67%) Smart Contracts
5 1 (3.33%) Meteor
5 1 (3.33%) React
5 1 (3.33%) RESTful
5 1 (3.33%) Scalaz
5 1 (3.33%) Spring Boot
5 1 (3.33%) Spring MVC
5 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.33%) Fintech
2 1 (3.33%) iPad
2 1 (3.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (43.33%) Microservices
3 12 (40.00%) TDD
4 10 (33.33%) BDD
5 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
6 5 (16.67%) DevOps
6 5 (16.67%) OO
7 4 (13.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 4 (13.33%) Low Latency
7 4 (13.33%) Open Source
7 4 (13.33%) Service Design
8 3 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (10.00%) Concurrent Programming
8 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
8 3 (10.00%) Functional Programming
8 3 (10.00%) Machine Learning
8 3 (10.00%) Multithreading
9 2 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
9 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
9 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (86.67%) Scala
2 11 (36.67%) Java
3 6 (20.00%) Java 8
4 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 4 (13.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) MapR
2 1 (3.33%) Google
2 1 (3.33%) MuleSoft