The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Akka skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Akka over the 3 months to 28 March 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
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 417 494 550
Rank change year-on-year +77 +56  
Contract jobs citing Akka 167 120 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.24% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.27% 0.86% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 87 45
Median daily rate £525 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.54% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £409
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £515 £500 £513
% change year-on-year +3.00% -2.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Akka is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13198 13943 13266
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 31.72% 28.22% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9161 9785 8712
Median daily rate £425 £410 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +3.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 209 174
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.03 £12.60 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

Akka
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Akka as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Akka in England

Akka
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Akka in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Akka in England

Akka
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Akka in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Akka in England

Akka
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Akka within the England region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +55 137 £550 -0.04% 29
South East - 12 £520 -
West Midlands - 6 £500 - 1
North East - 5 £515 -
North West +30 3 £463 - 2
South West - 2 £379 -
Yorkshire +13 1 - - 1
Akka
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 England region with a requirement for Akka.

1 283 (82.99%) Scala
2 243 (71.26%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (71.26%) Java
3 170 (49.85%) TDD
4 155 (45.45%) Play Framework
5 113 (33.14%) BDD
6 111 (32.55%) Spring
7 104 (30.50%) Apache Spark
8 102 (29.91%) Git (software)
9 97 (28.45%) REST
10 95 (27.86%) Kafka
11 89 (26.10%) Scrum
12 85 (24.93%) Banking
13 78 (22.87%) Finance
14 76 (22.29%) Big Data
15 74 (21.70%) HTTP
16 72 (21.11%) Continuous Integration
17 70 (20.53%) Hadoop
18 68 (19.94%) spray
19 66 (19.35%) Jenkins
20 63 (18.48%) MongoDB
21 62 (18.18%) JavaScript
22 60 (17.60%) Microservices
23 59 (17.30%) Docker
24 58 (17.01%) Web Services
24 58 (17.01%) Pair Programming
25 57 (16.72%) Apache
26 56 (16.42%) HTML
27 55 (16.13%) Python
27 55 (16.13%) Software Engineering

Akka
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 104 (30.50%) Apache Spark
2 57 (16.72%) Apache
3 27 (7.92%) Elasticsearch
4 20 (5.87%) Confluence
5 11 (3.23%) Apache Pig
6 10 (2.93%) WebSphere
7 8 (2.35%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.17%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.17%) NServiceBus
9 3 (0.88%) JBoss
9 3 (0.88%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.59%) Apache Qpid
10 2 (0.59%) Lightstreamer
10 2 (0.59%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.59%) WebORB
11 1 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.29%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.29%) Mule
11 1 (0.29%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (0.59%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 52 (15.25%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (4.99%) SaaS
3 16 (4.69%) GitHub
4 8 (2.35%) Amazon S3
4 8 (2.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 8 (2.35%) PaaS
5 6 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.76%) Amazon Kinesis
6 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (1.17%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.59%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.29%) Route 53
9 1 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 74 (21.70%) HTTP
2 15 (4.40%) Internet
3 5 (1.47%) SSL
3 5 (1.47%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.59%) Firewall
4 2 (0.59%) SMTP
5 1 (0.29%) DSL
5 1 (0.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (22.29%) Big Data
2 70 (20.53%) Hadoop
3 63 (18.48%) MongoDB
4 48 (14.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 37 (10.85%) NoSQL
6 32 (9.38%) Apache Hive
7 30 (8.80%) Relational Database
8 22 (6.45%) MySQL
9 21 (6.16%) HBase
9 21 (6.16%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (4.69%) Redis
11 8 (2.35%) Neo4j
11 8 (2.35%) RDBMS
12 7 (2.05%) Data Lake
12 7 (2.05%) Flink
13 6 (1.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (1.47%) Amazon Redshift
15 3 (0.88%) Apache Zeppelin
15 3 (0.88%) Couchbase
15 3 (0.88%) Presto
Development Applications
1 102 (29.91%) Git (software)
2 66 (19.35%) Jenkins
3 52 (15.25%) JUnit
4 39 (11.44%) JIRA
5 38 (11.14%) Maven
6 34 (9.97%) Mockito
7 28 (8.21%) Subversion
8 19 (5.57%) TeamCity
9 16 (4.69%) Spock
10 15 (4.40%) Cucumber
10 15 (4.40%) Gradle
11 14 (4.11%) WebDriver
12 10 (2.93%) Vagrant
13 5 (1.47%) Eclipse
14 4 (1.17%) Selenium
14 4 (1.17%) Sonatype Nexus
14 4 (1.17%) SpecFlow
15 3 (0.88%) IntelliJ
16 2 (0.59%) TestNG
16 2 (0.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 85 (24.93%) Banking
2 78 (22.87%) Finance
3 43 (12.61%) Investment Banking
4 11 (3.23%) Front Office
5 6 (1.76%) Back Office
6 4 (1.17%) Games
7 2 (0.59%) Advertising
7 2 (0.59%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.59%) Electronics
7 2 (0.59%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.59%) Marketing
7 2 (0.59%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 285 (83.58%) Developer
2 211 (61.88%) Scala Developer
3 119 (34.90%) Java Developer
4 55 (16.13%) Java Scala Developer
5 48 (14.08%) Senior Developer
6 29 (8.50%) Senior Scala Developer
7 19 (5.57%) Big Data Developer
8 16 (4.69%) Senior Java Developer
9 13 (3.81%) Technical Leader
10 12 (3.52%) Agile Developer
11 10 (2.93%) Software Developer
12 9 (2.64%) Apache Spark Developer
12 9 (2.64%) Big Data Engineer
12 9 (2.64%) Data Engineer
12 9 (2.64%) UI Developer
13 8 (2.35%) Agile Java Developer
14 6 (1.76%) Data Migration Lead
15 5 (1.47%) DevOps Engineer
15 5 (1.47%) Hadoop Developer
15 5 (1.47%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (45.45%) Play Framework
2 111 (32.55%) Spring
3 97 (28.45%) REST
4 95 (27.86%) Kafka
5 68 (19.94%) spray
6 58 (17.01%) Web Services
7 56 (16.42%) HTML
8 54 (15.84%) Hibernate
9 52 (15.25%) JSON
10 38 (11.14%) AngularJS
10 38 (11.14%) CSS
11 35 (10.26%) HTML5
12 33 (9.68%) RESTful
13 30 (8.80%) Node.js
14 27 (7.92%) CSS3
15 26 (7.62%) Apache Avro
16 24 (7.04%) SOAP
17 21 (6.16%) Ajax
18 20 (5.87%) Django
18 20 (5.87%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.40%) User Experience
2 8 (2.35%) Fintech
2 8 (2.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (2.05%) Algorithms
3 7 (2.05%) Derivative
4 6 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (1.76%) Fixed Income
5 5 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.47%) Data Structures
5 5 (1.47%) Life Science
6 4 (1.17%) Clustering
6 4 (1.17%) Public Cloud
7 3 (0.88%) Grid Computing
7 3 (0.88%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.59%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (0.59%) Equities
8 2 (0.59%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 2 (0.59%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.29%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 38 (11.14%) Linux
2 28 (8.21%) Unix
3 17 (4.99%) Android
4 14 (4.11%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.47%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.29%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (71.26%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (49.85%) TDD
3 113 (33.14%) BDD
4 89 (26.10%) Scrum
5 72 (21.11%) Continuous Integration
6 60 (17.60%) Microservices
7 58 (17.01%) Pair Programming
8 55 (16.13%) Software Engineering
9 44 (12.90%) Kanban
10 42 (12.32%) Automated Testing
11 39 (11.44%) Open Source
12 34 (9.97%) DevOps
13 31 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
14 28 (8.21%) Functional Programming
15 25 (7.33%) Web Development
16 23 (6.74%) CQRS
17 22 (6.45%) Responsive Web Design
17 22 (6.45%) Web Design
18 21 (6.16%) Continuous Deployment
19 20 (5.87%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 283 (82.99%) Scala
2 243 (71.26%) Java
3 62 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 55 (16.13%) Python
5 53 (15.54%) SQL
6 27 (7.92%) Ruby
7 25 (7.33%) C#
8 19 (5.57%) Shell Script
9 16 (4.69%) Korn
10 9 (2.64%) R
11 8 (2.35%) PHP
11 8 (2.35%) XPath
12 5 (1.47%) C++
13 4 (1.17%) Clojure
13 4 (1.17%) ES6
14 3 (0.88%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.88%) Groovy
14 3 (0.88%) Haskell
14 3 (0.88%) MATLAB
14 3 (0.88%) ML
Qualifications
1 17 (4.99%) Degree
2 13 (3.81%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.17%) PhD
5 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.93%) FATCA
2 2 (0.59%) ISO20022
3 1 (0.29%) QA
System Software
1 59 (17.30%) Docker
2 28 (8.21%) Apache Flume
3 6 (1.76%) HDFS
4 2 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 19 (5.57%) Puppet
2 10 (2.93%) Kibana
2 10 (2.93%) Kubernetes
2 10 (2.93%) logstash
3 9 (2.64%) Ansible
4 8 (2.35%) Grafana
4 8 (2.35%) rkt
5 7 (2.05%) Hadoop YARN
5 7 (2.05%) Mesos
6 3 (0.88%) Terraform
7 2 (0.59%) Marathon
8 1 (0.29%) Graphite
8 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.29%) yum
Vendors
1 23 (6.74%) MuleSoft
2 20 (5.87%) Google
3 17 (4.99%) Solace
4 8 (2.35%) AppDynamics
4 8 (2.35%) Splunk
5 7 (2.05%) Hortonworks
6 6 (1.76%) Microsoft
6 6 (1.76%) VMware
7 5 (1.47%) Oracle
8 4 (1.17%) Adobe
9 3 (0.88%) IBM
9 3 (0.88%) Tableau
9 3 (0.88%) webMethods
10 2 (0.59%) SAP
11 1 (0.29%) Bloomberg
11 1 (0.29%) ION Trading
11 1 (0.29%) Reuters
11 1 (0.29%) SaltStack
11 1 (0.29%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.29%) WorldPay
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