Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 223 193 203
Rank change year-on-year -30 +10 +59
Contract jobs citing Akka 22 44 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.32% 0.71% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.83% 1.93% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 42 26
City of London median daily rate £625 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.04% -9.42%
10th Percentile £563 £513 £513
90th Percentile £738 £688 £694
Central London median daily rate £625 £575 £550
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% -9.47%
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 2,661 2,278 2,174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.44% 36.74% 33.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,181 1,878 1,834
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £368 £332 £313
90th Percentile £675 £644 £638
Central London median daily rate £508 £480 £450
% change year-on-year +5.73% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 5
City of London median hourly rate £21.75 £24.86 £43.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.51% -42.94% +79.82%
10th Percentile £21.08 £23.98 £17.09
90th Percentile £58.23 £33.73 £60.00
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £24.86 £43.57
% change year-on-year -11.50% -42.94% +59.19%

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 27 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Akka in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 19 (86.36%) Scala
2 17 (77.27%) Java
3 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (50.00%) TDD
4 11 (50.00%) Apache Spark
5 10 (45.45%) Kafka
5 10 (45.45%) Finance
6 8 (36.36%) Big Data
7 7 (31.82%) Java 8
7 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
7 7 (31.82%) Python
8 6 (27.27%) Apache
8 6 (27.27%) Hadoop
8 6 (27.27%) Microservices
8 6 (27.27%) Docker
9 5 (22.73%) Low Latency
9 5 (22.73%) Algorithms
9 5 (22.73%) React
9 5 (22.73%) Spring Boot
9 5 (22.73%) Redux
9 5 (22.73%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (22.73%) Apache Hive
9 5 (22.73%) Spring
9 5 (22.73%) Maven
9 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
9 5 (22.73%) Banking
9 5 (22.73%) Hibernate
10 4 (18.18%) Investment Banking
10 4 (18.18%) JSON
10 4 (18.18%) REST

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 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 6 (27.27%) Apache
3 4 (18.18%) Apache Pig
4 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.55%) Apache Solr
5 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.64%) Yarn
2 2 (9.09%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) BIG-IP
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) Big Data
2 6 (27.27%) Hadoop
3 5 (22.73%) Apache Hive
4 3 (13.64%) HBase
4 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (9.09%) Blockchain
5 2 (9.09%) KDB
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (4.55%) Couchbase
6 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
6 1 (4.55%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Maven
2 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.09%) JIRA
3 2 (9.09%) JUnit
3 2 (9.09%) SoapUI
3 2 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
3 4 (18.18%) Investment Banking
4 2 (9.09%) Front Office
5 1 (4.55%) Advertising
5 1 (4.55%) Marketing
5 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Developer
2 14 (63.64%) Scala Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Apache Spark Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Big Data Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Scala Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Big Data Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Blockchain Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) Kafka
2 5 (22.73%) Hibernate
2 5 (22.73%) React
2 5 (22.73%) Redux
2 5 (22.73%) Spring
2 5 (22.73%) Spring Boot
3 4 (18.18%) JSON
3 4 (18.18%) REST
4 3 (13.64%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (13.64%) HTML
4 3 (13.64%) HTML5
4 3 (13.64%) J2EE
4 3 (13.64%) WPF
5 2 (9.09%) Apache CXF
5 2 (9.09%) Apache OpenJPA
5 2 (9.09%) CSS
5 2 (9.09%) CSS3
5 2 (9.09%) Middleware
5 2 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Algorithms
1 5 (22.73%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (13.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (9.09%) Derivative
3 2 (9.09%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (9.09%) Fintech
4 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.55%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) TDD
3 6 (27.27%) Microservices
4 5 (22.73%) Low Latency
4 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
5 4 (18.18%) ATDD
5 4 (18.18%) DevOps
6 3 (13.64%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (13.64%) Garbage Collection
6 3 (13.64%) OO
7 2 (9.09%) Analytics
7 2 (9.09%) BDD
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (9.09%) Data Architecture
7 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 2 (9.09%) Functional Programming
7 2 (9.09%) Market Making
7 2 (9.09%) SOLID
7 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
7 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) Scala
2 17 (77.27%) Java
3 7 (31.82%) Java 8
3 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 7 (31.82%) Python
4 3 (13.64%) C#
4 3 (13.64%) ES6
4 3 (13.64%) TypeScript
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Docker
2 1 (4.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (4.55%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Ansible
2 3 (13.64%) Kubernetes
3 2 (9.09%) Control-M
3 2 (9.09%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (4.55%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (4.55%) Oozie
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) FXall
1 3 (13.64%) Reuters
2 2 (9.09%) F5
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Solace
3 1 (4.55%) Facebook
3 1 (4.55%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) Tableau