Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 223 214 165
Rank change year-on-year -9 -49 +48
Contract jobs citing Akka 29 40 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.42% 0.56% 1.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.08% 1.47% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 39 67
City of London median daily rate £600 £588 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.13% -6.00% +11.06%
10th Percentile £513 £506 £513
90th Percentile £650 £725 £693
Central London median daily rate £600 £588 £600
% change year-on-year +2.13% -2.08% +8.99%
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 2,690 2,727 2,215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.39% 38.25% 35.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,234 2,327 1,873
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -
10th Percentile £408 £363 £326
90th Percentile £672 £665 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 1
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £27.09 £54.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.86% -50.06% +35.61%
10th Percentile £14.90 £21.05 £51.62
90th Percentile £84.50 £55.95 £56.87
Central London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.30 £54.25
% change year-on-year +11.13% -55.21% +35.61%

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 23 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Akka in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 25 (86.21%) Scala
2 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (55.17%) Kafka
4 15 (51.72%) Microservices
5 14 (48.28%) Java
6 11 (37.93%) Apache Spark
7 9 (31.03%) TDD
8 8 (27.59%) Finance
8 8 (27.59%) Low Latency
8 8 (27.59%) BDD
8 8 (27.59%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (24.14%) Docker
10 6 (20.69%) Java 8
11 5 (17.24%) Play Framework
11 5 (17.24%) Couchbase
11 5 (17.24%) OO
11 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
12 4 (13.79%) Open Source
12 4 (13.79%) Ansible
12 4 (13.79%) DevOps
12 4 (13.79%) Service Design
12 4 (13.79%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 3 (10.34%) Concurrent Programming
13 3 (10.34%) Kubernetes
13 3 (10.34%) MapR
13 3 (10.34%) Machine Learning
13 3 (10.34%) Big Data
13 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
13 3 (10.34%) SQL
13 3 (10.34%) Spring

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 11 (37.93%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.45%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Apigee
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Couchbase
2 3 (10.34%) Big Data
2 3 (10.34%) Hadoop
3 2 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
1 1 (3.45%) JUnit
1 1 (3.45%) Mocha
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Developer
2 16 (55.17%) Scala Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Apache Spark Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Commercial Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Data Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Java Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Java Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Programmer
6 1 (3.45%) SaaS Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) Kafka
2 5 (17.24%) Play Framework
3 3 (10.34%) Spring
4 2 (6.90%) Node.js
5 1 (3.45%) Meteor
5 1 (3.45%) React
5 1 (3.45%) Scalaz
5 1 (3.45%) Spring Boot
5 1 (3.45%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) Microservices
3 9 (31.03%) TDD
4 8 (27.59%) BDD
4 8 (27.59%) Low Latency
5 5 (17.24%) OO
5 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
6 4 (13.79%) DevOps
6 4 (13.79%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 4 (13.79%) Open Source
6 4 (13.79%) Service Design
7 3 (10.34%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (10.34%) Concurrent Programming
7 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
7 3 (10.34%) Machine Learning
7 3 (10.34%) Multithreading
8 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.45%) MVC
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (86.21%) Scala
2 14 (48.28%) Java
3 6 (20.69%) Java 8
4 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.34%) SQL
5 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Ansible
2 3 (10.34%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) MapR
2 1 (3.45%) Google
2 1 (3.45%) MuleSoft