Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 217 240 194
Rank change year-on-year +23 -46 +10
Contract jobs citing Akka 25 21 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.39% 0.30% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.06% 0.75% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 42
City of London median daily rate £600 £613 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.04% -2.00% +7.76%
10th Percentile £490 £525 £513
90th Percentile £725 £703 £736
Central London median daily rate £600 £600 £625
% change year-on-year - -4.00% +16.28%
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 2,356 2,788 2,510
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 36.50% 39.60% 37.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,900 2,276 2,020
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £409 £373 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 11
City of London median hourly rate £46.85 £22.00 £24.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +112.94% -10.15% +22.43%
10th Percentile £23.28 £21.00 £20.75
90th Percentile £60.33 £62.50 £29.62
Central London median hourly rate £49.13 £27.00 £24.36
% change year-on-year +81.96% +10.84% +21.80%

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 18 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Akka in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 20 (80.00%) Scala
1 20 (80.00%) Microservices
2 18 (72.00%) TDD
3 17 (68.00%) BDD
4 16 (64.00%) Kafka
4 16 (64.00%) OOP
4 16 (64.00%) OO
5 15 (60.00%) SQL
5 15 (60.00%) NoSQL
6 14 (56.00%) Couchbase
6 14 (56.00%) Cybersecurity
6 14 (56.00%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (56.00%) Play Framework
6 14 (56.00%) Docker
6 14 (56.00%) Functional Programming
6 14 (56.00%) Mesos
6 14 (56.00%) RESTful
6 14 (56.00%) Software Engineering
6 14 (56.00%) Kubernetes
6 14 (56.00%) Marathon
6 14 (56.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 11 (44.00%) Java
8 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (28.00%) Spring
9 5 (20.00%) Banking
9 5 (20.00%) Finance
9 5 (20.00%) Java 8
10 4 (16.00%) Spring Boot
10 4 (16.00%) JUnit
10 4 (16.00%) Git (software)

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 14 (56.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) npm
1 1 (4.00%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (60.00%) NoSQL
2 14 (56.00%) Couchbase
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (16.00%) JUnit
2 3 (12.00%) TestNG
3 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.00%) Maven
3 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (20.00%) Banking
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (12.00%) Retail
4 2 (8.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Developer
2 20 (80.00%) Scala Developer
3 8 (32.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Angular Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Java Scala Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Java Scala Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Scala Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Backend Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (64.00%) Kafka
2 14 (56.00%) Play Framework
2 14 (56.00%) RESTful
3 7 (28.00%) Spring
4 4 (16.00%) Spring Boot
5 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (12.00%) Express
5 3 (12.00%) Memcached
6 1 (4.00%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
6 1 (4.00%) HTML
6 1 (4.00%) HTML5
6 1 (4.00%) Node.js
6 1 (4.00%) React
6 1 (4.00%) Redux
6 1 (4.00%) Spring Integration
6 1 (4.00%) Web Services
6 1 (4.00%) WinForms
6 1 (4.00%) WPF
6 1 (4.00%) Zuul
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Equities
2 1 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.00%) Derivative
2 1 (4.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.00%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Microservices
2 18 (72.00%) TDD
3 17 (68.00%) BDD
4 16 (64.00%) OO
4 16 (64.00%) OOP
5 14 (56.00%) Cybersecurity
5 14 (56.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 14 (56.00%) Functional Programming
5 14 (56.00%) Software Engineering
6 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
8 1 (4.00%) Fintech
8 1 (4.00%) Garbage Collection
8 1 (4.00%) Low Latency
8 1 (4.00%) MVC
8 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
8 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) Scala
2 15 (60.00%) SQL
3 11 (44.00%) Java
4 5 (20.00%) Java 8
5 1 (4.00%) C#
5 1 (4.00%) ES6
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
System Software
1 14 (56.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (56.00%) Kubernetes
1 14 (56.00%) Marathon
1 14 (56.00%) Mesos
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle