Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 164 233
Rank change year-on-year -33 +69 +60
Contract jobs citing Akka 47 73 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.65% 1.11% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.73% 3.11% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 68 28
City of London median daily rate £575 £650 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.54% +10.64% +6.82%
10th Percentile £506 £513 £509
90th Percentile £725 £713 £744
Central London median daily rate £588 £625 £575
% change year-on-year -6.00% +8.70% +4.55%
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 2709 2347 2620
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.60% 35.76% 31.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2287 1979 2182
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 10
City of London median hourly rate £25.79 £35.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.32% -9.68% +27.43%
10th Percentile £19.33 £19.00 £19.98
90th Percentile £41.25 £56.31 £68.88
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -38.57% -9.68% +27.43%

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 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Akka in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Akka also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Akka.

1 43 (91.49%) Scala
2 32 (68.09%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (55.32%) Kafka
4 25 (53.19%) TDD
4 25 (53.19%) Java
5 21 (44.68%) Apache Spark
6 20 (42.55%) Big Data
7 19 (40.43%) Finance
8 17 (36.17%) Hadoop
9 13 (27.66%) HBase
10 12 (25.53%) BDD
10 12 (25.53%) Python
11 11 (23.40%) REST
12 10 (21.28%) Apache Hive
12 10 (21.28%) Software Engineering
12 10 (21.28%) Market Risk
12 10 (21.28%) HDFS
13 9 (19.15%) Data Modelling
14 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
14 8 (17.02%) MongoDB
14 8 (17.02%) RESTful
14 8 (17.02%) Docker
15 7 (14.89%) Play Framework
15 7 (14.89%) Microservices
15 7 (14.89%) Continuous Deployment
15 7 (14.89%) Greenfield Project
15 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
15 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
16 6 (12.77%) NoSQL
16 6 (12.77%) RabbitMQ

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 21 (44.68%) Apache Spark
2 4 (8.51%) Apache
3 3 (6.38%) Apache Pig
3 3 (6.38%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (6.38%) NServiceBus
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (2.13%) Jetty
4 1 (2.13%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.13%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (2.13%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (2.13%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.13%) CloudFront
3 1 (2.13%) GitHub
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) Route 53
3 1 (2.13%) Serverless
3 1 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) HTTP
2 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (42.55%) Big Data
2 17 (36.17%) Hadoop
3 13 (27.66%) HBase
4 10 (21.28%) Apache Hive
5 8 (17.02%) MongoDB
6 6 (12.77%) Impala
6 6 (12.77%) NoSQL
7 4 (8.51%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (6.38%) Couchbase
8 3 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (6.38%) Spark SQL
9 2 (4.26%) Hazelcast
9 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
9 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
9 2 (4.26%) Sqoop
10 1 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (2.13%) Data Lake
10 1 (2.13%) HDInsight
10 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.64%) Maven
3 4 (8.51%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.38%) SonarQube
4 3 (6.38%) SpecFlow
4 3 (6.38%) Subversion
4 3 (6.38%) TeamCity
5 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.13%) Babel
6 1 (2.13%) Bower
6 1 (2.13%) CircleCI
6 1 (2.13%) Gradle
6 1 (2.13%) Grunt
6 1 (2.13%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.13%) Mocha
6 1 (2.13%) Travis CI
General
1 19 (40.43%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.38%) Front Office
5 2 (4.26%) Advertising
6 1 (2.13%) Marketing
6 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (85.11%) Developer
2 30 (63.83%) Scala Developer
3 11 (23.40%) Big Data Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Apache Spark Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Technical Leader
6 4 (8.51%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Lead Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Technical Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Data Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Scala Developer
9 1 (2.13%) AWS Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Big Data Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Senior Data Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Senior Data Scientist
9 1 (2.13%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (55.32%) Kafka
2 11 (23.40%) REST
3 8 (17.02%) RESTful
4 7 (14.89%) Play Framework
5 6 (12.77%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (8.51%) .NET
6 4 (8.51%) AngularJS
6 4 (8.51%) Apache Avro
6 4 (8.51%) Gherkin
6 4 (8.51%) OpenCL
6 4 (8.51%) Spring
6 4 (8.51%) Spring Boot
7 3 (6.38%) Angular 2
7 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
7 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (6.38%) CSS
7 3 (6.38%) HTML
7 3 (6.38%) Middleware
7 3 (6.38%) React
7 3 (6.38%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Market Risk
2 7 (14.89%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (8.51%) Algorithms
3 4 (8.51%) Derivative
3 4 (8.51%) Fintech
4 3 (6.38%) Credit Risk
4 3 (6.38%) Hedge funds
4 3 (6.38%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.26%) Linked Data
5 2 (4.26%) Semantic Web
6 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Android
2 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (68.09%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (53.19%) TDD
3 12 (25.53%) BDD
4 10 (21.28%) Software Engineering
5 9 (19.15%) Data Modelling
6 7 (14.89%) Continuous Deployment
6 7 (14.89%) Microservices
7 6 (12.77%) DevOps
7 6 (12.77%) SDLC
8 4 (8.51%) Data Architecture
8 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
8 4 (8.51%) MapReduce
8 4 (8.51%) PnL Attribution
8 4 (8.51%) Risk Management
8 4 (8.51%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.38%) Analytics
9 3 (6.38%) ATDD
9 3 (6.38%) Complex Event Processing
9 3 (6.38%) CQRS
9 3 (6.38%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 43 (91.49%) Scala
2 25 (53.19%) Java
3 12 (25.53%) Python
4 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.38%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.38%) C#
5 3 (6.38%) SQL
6 2 (4.26%) Kotlin
6 2 (4.26%) SPARQL
7 1 (2.13%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
1 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
System Software
1 10 (21.28%) HDFS
2 8 (17.02%) Docker
3 4 (8.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) Ansible
2 4 (8.51%) Mesos
3 2 (4.26%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (4.26%) Oozie
3 2 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.26%) Puppet
4 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle
2 1 (2.13%) Databricks
2 1 (2.13%) Facebook
2 1 (2.13%) Google
2 1 (2.13%) ION Trading