Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 498 517 694
Rank change year-on-year +19 +177 +78
Contract jobs citing Akka 382 374 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.38% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.25% 1.24% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 305 151
England median daily rate £563 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £438 £425 £425
90th Percentile £675 £688 £694
UK median daily rate £563 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +7.14% -4.55% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 30572 30237 30265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.35% 30.73% 28.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 21764 21117 20991
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 348 502
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%
10th Percentile £18.65 £14.50 £15.04
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

Akka
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Akka as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +7 325 £575 +6.98% 22
South East +1 22 £438 -7.89%
North of England +61 20 £460 +2.22% 2
North West +34 17 £460 -3.16% 2
Midlands +29 10 £525 +10.53% 1
East Midlands +9 8 £525 - 1
Yorkshire +19 3 £420 -6.67%
East of England - 3 £400 - 1
West Midlands +17 2 £520 +9.47%
South West -6 2 £500 +42.86%
Akka
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 284 (74.35%) Scala
2 267 (69.90%) Agile Software Development
3 224 (58.64%) Java
4 191 (50.00%) TDD
5 162 (42.41%) Kafka
6 137 (35.86%) BDD
7 111 (29.06%) Microservices
7 111 (29.06%) Finance
8 109 (28.53%) Git (software)
9 107 (28.01%) NoSQL
10 106 (27.75%) Play Framework
11 102 (26.70%) RESTful
12 83 (21.73%) DevOps
13 82 (21.47%) Apache Spark
14 81 (21.20%) Apache Cassandra
14 81 (21.20%) Big Data
15 80 (20.94%) JavaScript
16 75 (19.63%) Pair Programming
17 70 (18.32%) Continuous Integration
18 69 (18.06%) Open Source
19 65 (17.02%) Scrum
20 62 (16.23%) Python
20 62 (16.23%) Spring
21 60 (15.71%) SQL
21 60 (15.71%) React
22 59 (15.45%) MongoDB
23 58 (15.18%) HTML
23 58 (15.18%) Linux
24 55 (14.40%) Hadoop
24 55 (14.40%) REST

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 82 (21.47%) Apache Spark
2 45 (11.78%) Elasticsearch
3 36 (9.42%) Apache
4 25 (6.54%) NServiceBus
5 8 (2.09%) Oracle Coherence
6 7 (1.83%) Confluence
7 5 (1.31%) Apache Pig
7 5 (1.31%) DataSynapse
8 4 (1.05%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.79%) JBoss
10 2 (0.52%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.52%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.26%) Apache Qpid
11 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.26%) Jetty
11 1 (0.26%) Jupyter
11 1 (0.26%) Lightstreamer
11 1 (0.26%) nginx
11 1 (0.26%) WebORB
Applications
1 1 (0.26%) HipChat
1 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 47 (12.30%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.19%) Amazon EMR
3 13 (3.40%) Amazon S3
4 8 (2.09%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.57%) GitHub
5 6 (1.57%) npm
5 6 (1.57%) Yarn
6 5 (1.31%) Amazon Glacier
7 4 (1.05%) SaaS
8 2 (0.52%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.52%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.52%) PaaS
9 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.26%) Serverless
9 1 (0.26%) Slack
9 1 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (9.16%) HTTP
2 5 (1.31%) Internet
3 3 (0.79%) Network Security
4 2 (0.52%) SSL
4 2 (0.52%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (28.01%) NoSQL
2 81 (21.20%) Apache Cassandra
2 81 (21.20%) Big Data
3 59 (15.45%) MongoDB
4 55 (14.40%) Hadoop
5 41 (10.73%) PostgreSQL
6 30 (7.85%) MySQL
7 21 (5.50%) Apache Hive
8 19 (4.97%) HBase
9 15 (3.93%) Redis
10 14 (3.66%) Couchbase
11 13 (3.40%) Flink
12 12 (3.14%) Amazon Redshift
12 12 (3.14%) Impala
13 11 (2.88%) Relational Database
14 10 (2.62%) Presto
15 9 (2.36%) CouchDB
16 7 (1.83%) Hazelcast
16 7 (1.83%) SQL Server
17 6 (1.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 109 (28.53%) Git (software)
2 38 (9.95%) Mockito
3 37 (9.69%) Jenkins
4 32 (8.38%) Subversion
5 31 (8.12%) TeamCity
6 30 (7.85%) Maven
7 25 (6.54%) JIRA
7 25 (6.54%) SpecFlow
8 23 (6.02%) Cucumber
9 13 (3.40%) JUnit
10 8 (2.09%) IntelliJ
11 7 (1.83%) WebDriver
12 6 (1.57%) Talend Open Studio
13 5 (1.31%) SonarQube
14 4 (1.05%) Selenium
15 3 (0.79%) Jasmine
16 2 (0.52%) Bitbucket
16 2 (0.52%) Gradle
16 2 (0.52%) Sonatype Nexus
16 2 (0.52%) Vagrant
General
1 111 (29.06%) Finance
2 41 (10.73%) Banking
3 31 (8.12%) Marketing
4 23 (6.02%) Electronics
4 23 (6.02%) Manufacturing
4 23 (6.02%) Telecoms
5 20 (5.24%) Front Office
6 12 (3.14%) Investment Banking
7 8 (2.09%) Retail
8 7 (1.83%) Games
9 3 (0.79%) Advertising
9 3 (0.79%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.52%) Back Office
10 2 (0.52%) Online Betting
10 2 (0.52%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.26%) French Language
11 1 (0.26%) Law
11 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 318 (83.25%) Developer
2 211 (55.24%) Scala Developer
3 99 (25.92%) Java Developer
4 47 (12.30%) Java Scala Developer
5 40 (10.47%) Senior Developer
6 31 (8.12%) Big Data Developer
7 27 (7.07%) Apache Spark Developer
8 25 (6.54%) Senior Scala Developer
9 24 (6.28%) Full Stack Developer
10 23 (6.02%) Agile Developer
11 22 (5.76%) C# Developer
12 20 (5.24%) Software Engineer
13 18 (4.71%) Lead Developer
14 15 (3.93%) Agile Java Developer
15 13 (3.40%) Lead C# Developer
16 12 (3.14%) Software Developer
17 11 (2.88%) Data Engineer
17 11 (2.88%) Java Software Developer
18 10 (2.62%) Java Engineer
18 10 (2.62%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (42.41%) Kafka
2 106 (27.75%) Play Framework
3 102 (26.70%) RESTful
4 62 (16.23%) Spring
5 60 (15.71%) React
6 58 (15.18%) HTML
7 55 (14.40%) REST
8 50 (13.09%) JSON
8 50 (13.09%) spray
9 46 (12.04%) RabbitMQ
10 38 (9.95%) AngularJS
11 37 (9.69%) Elastic Stack
12 35 (9.16%) CSS
13 33 (8.64%) Node.js
13 33 (8.64%) Redux
14 31 (8.12%) Spring Boot
15 30 (7.85%) .NET
16 28 (7.33%) Web Services
17 25 (6.54%) Angular 2
17 25 (6.54%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 49 (12.83%) Greenfield Project
2 25 (6.54%) Hedge funds
3 14 (3.66%) Data Structures
4 13 (3.40%) Algorithms
4 13 (3.40%) Fixed Income
5 12 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 12 (3.14%) User Experience
6 11 (2.88%) Fintech
6 11 (2.88%) Market Risk
7 10 (2.62%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.62%) Mobile App
8 8 (2.09%) Derivative
9 6 (1.57%) Clustering
9 6 (1.57%) Grid Computing
9 6 (1.57%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.31%) Credit Risk
10 5 (1.31%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 5 (1.31%) Linked Data
10 5 (1.31%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 58 (15.18%) Linux
2 39 (10.21%) Unix
3 2 (0.52%) Android
3 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (69.90%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (50.00%) TDD
3 137 (35.86%) BDD
4 111 (29.06%) Microservices
5 83 (21.73%) DevOps
6 75 (19.63%) Pair Programming
7 70 (18.32%) Continuous Integration
8 69 (18.06%) Open Source
9 65 (17.02%) Scrum
10 52 (13.61%) Kanban
11 46 (12.04%) High Availability
12 42 (10.99%) Domain-Driven Design
13 36 (9.42%) Software Engineering
13 36 (9.42%) Test Automation
14 34 (8.90%) Continuous Delivery
15 33 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
16 31 (8.12%) Multithreading
17 29 (7.59%) Functional Programming
18 28 (7.33%) Digital Marketing
19 27 (7.07%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 284 (74.35%) Scala
2 224 (58.64%) Java
3 80 (20.94%) JavaScript
4 62 (16.23%) Python
5 60 (15.71%) SQL
6 36 (9.42%) C#
7 27 (7.07%) Shell Script
8 23 (6.02%) Clojure
9 11 (2.88%) Bash Shell
10 10 (2.62%) Ruby
11 6 (1.57%) ES6
11 6 (1.57%) TypeScript
12 5 (1.31%) Erlang
12 5 (1.31%) SPARQL
13 3 (0.79%) Kotlin
14 2 (0.52%) C++
14 2 (0.52%) Groovy
14 2 (0.52%) Haskell
14 2 (0.52%) PHP
15 1 (0.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 29 (7.59%) Security Cleared
2 26 (6.81%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.62%) Degree
4 6 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.09%) QA
2 2 (0.52%) MiFID
2 2 (0.52%) PSD2
3 1 (0.26%) Basel III
3 1 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.26%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.26%) SEPA
System Software
1 51 (13.35%) Docker
2 14 (3.66%) HDFS
3 8 (2.09%) Apache Flume
4 6 (1.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (1.05%) Platform Symphony
6 2 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 39 (10.21%) Grafana
2 37 (9.69%) Kibana
2 37 (9.69%) logstash
3 16 (4.19%) Kubernetes
4 12 (3.14%) Ansible
5 7 (1.83%) Mesos
5 7 (1.83%) Puppet
6 6 (1.57%) Hadoop YARN
6 6 (1.57%) Oozie
7 5 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.26%) Rancher
8 1 (0.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 40 (10.47%) Splunk
2 37 (9.69%) AppDynamics
3 27 (7.07%) SAP
4 23 (6.02%) Microsoft
5 9 (2.36%) Oracle
5 9 (2.36%) Reuters
6 7 (1.83%) CA
6 7 (1.83%) FXall
6 7 (1.83%) IBM
7 6 (1.57%) Google
7 6 (1.57%) Informatica
7 6 (1.57%) Talend
8 3 (0.79%) VMware
9 2 (0.52%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.52%) Maxymiser
9 2 (0.52%) Optimizely
9 2 (0.52%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.26%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.26%) Databricks
10 1 (0.26%) Tableau