Period
to 22 October 2018

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 22 October 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
UK > England
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 647 515 528
Rank change year-on-year -132 +13 +179
Contract jobs citing Akka 204 348 363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.38% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.61% 1.17% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 272 310
England median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% -7.89%
10th Percentile £449 £435 £413
90th Percentile £675 £686 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
England median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 33,393 29,718 30,126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.37% 32.52% 30.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,756 21,017 21,097
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.82%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 303 355 358
England median hourly rate £41.77 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.41% +6.67% +1.24%
10th Percentile £16.40 £18.60 £13.50
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.50 £51.50
UK median hourly rate £41.61 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.03% +6.67% -

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 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Akka in England

Akka
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Akka in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 22 October 2018. 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 -118 155 £575 +1.10% 39
South East -10 30 £500 +17.65% 1
Midlands -32 9 £500 -4.76%
West Midlands -17 6 £463 -10.63%
North of England -37 4 £488 +5.98% 4
East Midlands +6 3 £525 -
East of England +9 2 £725 +81.25%
Yorkshire -16 2 £515 +22.62% 1
South West -21 2 £456 -8.75% 3
North West -24 2 £475 +3.26% 3
Akka
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 England region with a requirement for Akka.

1 143 (70.10%) Scala
2 97 (47.55%) Java
3 95 (46.57%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (39.71%) TDD
5 71 (34.80%) Kafka
6 70 (34.31%) NoSQL
7 65 (31.86%) Microservices
8 57 (27.94%) Play Framework
9 56 (27.45%) Spring
10 49 (24.02%) Amazon AWS
10 49 (24.02%) Kanban
11 45 (22.06%) Scrum
12 42 (20.59%) RESTful
12 42 (20.59%) BDD
13 40 (19.61%) Apache Cassandra
14 39 (19.12%) Finance
14 39 (19.12%) JavaScript
14 39 (19.12%) Functional Programming
15 38 (18.63%) SQL
16 36 (17.65%) Web Services
16 36 (17.65%) Docker
17 32 (15.69%) Big Data
18 31 (15.20%) Git (software)
18 31 (15.20%) Kubernetes
19 30 (14.71%) Banking
20 29 (14.22%) REST
21 28 (13.73%) DevOps
22 27 (13.24%) Software Engineering
22 27 (13.24%) Apache Spark
22 27 (13.24%) Spring Boot

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 27 (13.24%) Apache Spark
2 14 (6.86%) Apache
3 6 (2.94%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.98%) Confluence
5 2 (0.98%) Mule
6 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (1.47%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 49 (24.02%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.43%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.94%) npm
4 5 (2.45%) Amazon S3
4 5 (2.45%) Yarn
5 4 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.47%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (1.47%) SaaS
6 3 (1.47%) Serverless
7 2 (0.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.98%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.98%) PaaS
8 1 (0.49%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.49%) Apigee
8 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.86%) HTTP
2 5 (2.45%) BIG-IP
3 4 (1.96%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (34.31%) NoSQL
2 40 (19.61%) Apache Cassandra
3 32 (15.69%) Big Data
4 24 (11.76%) MongoDB
5 19 (9.31%) Hadoop
6 17 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (3.92%) Couchbase
7 8 (3.92%) NewSQL
8 7 (3.43%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.94%) Cloud Spanner
9 6 (2.94%) MySQL
10 5 (2.45%) Apache Hive
10 5 (2.45%) KDB
10 5 (2.45%) Oracle Database
10 5 (2.45%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (2.45%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (2.45%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.45%) SQL Server
10 5 (2.45%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (1.96%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 31 (15.20%) Git (software)
2 25 (12.25%) Jenkins
3 18 (8.82%) JUnit
4 14 (6.86%) Maven
5 13 (6.37%) JIRA
6 8 (3.92%) TeamCity
7 6 (2.94%) Cucumber
8 5 (2.45%) Gradle
8 5 (2.45%) jMock
8 5 (2.45%) SoapUI
8 5 (2.45%) Subversion
9 4 (1.96%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.47%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.98%) git-flow
11 2 (0.98%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.98%) Mocha
11 2 (0.98%) Mockito
11 2 (0.98%) Selenium
11 2 (0.98%) Spock
12 1 (0.49%) DbUnit
General
1 39 (19.12%) Finance
2 30 (14.71%) Banking
3 26 (12.75%) Front Office
4 13 (6.37%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.94%) Retail
6 4 (1.96%) Wholesale Banking
7 3 (1.47%) Games
8 1 (0.49%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 165 (80.88%) Developer
2 107 (52.45%) Scala Developer
3 45 (22.06%) Java Developer
4 15 (7.35%) Senior Developer
5 13 (6.37%) Front Office Developer
6 11 (5.39%) C# Developer
7 10 (4.90%) Java Scala Developer
8 8 (3.92%) E-Commerce Developer
8 8 (3.92%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (3.43%) Data Engineer
10 6 (2.94%) Lead Developer
11 5 (2.45%) Architect
11 5 (2.45%) AWS Developer
11 5 (2.45%) Full Stack Developer
12 4 (1.96%) Apache Spark Developer
12 4 (1.96%) Big Data Developer
12 4 (1.96%) Senior Scala Developer
13 3 (1.47%) DevOps Engineer
13 3 (1.47%) Java Engineer
13 3 (1.47%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (34.80%) Kafka
2 57 (27.94%) Play Framework
3 56 (27.45%) Spring
4 42 (20.59%) RESTful
5 36 (17.65%) Web Services
6 29 (14.22%) REST
7 27 (13.24%) Spring Boot
8 20 (9.80%) Hibernate
9 19 (9.31%) AngularJS
9 19 (9.31%) HTML
9 19 (9.31%) Node.js
10 18 (8.82%) .NET
11 16 (7.84%) React
12 15 (7.35%) spray
13 13 (6.37%) CSS
14 12 (5.88%) JSON
15 10 (4.90%) Apache Avro
15 10 (4.90%) Spring MVC
15 10 (4.90%) Vert.x
16 9 (4.41%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.82%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (5.39%) Hedge funds
3 10 (4.90%) Data Structures
4 7 (3.43%) Derivative
4 7 (3.43%) Equity Derivative
4 7 (3.43%) Fintech
5 5 (2.45%) Algorithms
5 5 (2.45%) Equities
6 4 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.96%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.47%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.47%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.98%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.98%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.49%) iPad
9 1 (0.49%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.49%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.29%) Linux
2 8 (3.92%) Unix
3 4 (1.96%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.47%) Android
5 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (46.57%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (39.71%) TDD
3 65 (31.86%) Microservices
4 49 (24.02%) Kanban
5 45 (22.06%) Scrum
6 42 (20.59%) BDD
7 39 (19.12%) Functional Programming
8 28 (13.73%) DevOps
9 27 (13.24%) Software Engineering
10 25 (12.25%) E-Commerce
10 25 (12.25%) Open Source
11 22 (10.78%) Machine Learning
12 21 (10.29%) Continuous Delivery
12 21 (10.29%) OO
13 19 (9.31%) Continuous Improvement
13 19 (9.31%) Pair Programming
13 19 (9.31%) Test Automation
14 17 (8.33%) API Design
14 17 (8.33%) OOP
15 15 (7.35%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 143 (70.10%) Scala
2 97 (47.55%) Java
3 39 (19.12%) JavaScript
4 38 (18.63%) SQL
5 27 (13.24%) Java 8
6 25 (12.25%) C#
7 21 (10.29%) Python
8 7 (3.43%) ES6
9 5 (2.45%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.47%) Ruby
10 3 (1.47%) VBA
11 2 (0.98%) Clojure
11 2 (0.98%) Korn
11 2 (0.98%) R
11 2 (0.98%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.98%) XPath
12 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.49%) C++
12 1 (0.49%) Go
12 1 (0.49%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (2.45%) Degree
2 1 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.47%) ISO 20022
2 2 (0.98%) QA
3 1 (0.49%) PSD2
System Software
1 36 (17.65%) Docker
2 5 (2.45%) Apache Flume
3 4 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.49%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 31 (15.20%) Kubernetes
2 16 (7.84%) Ansible
3 14 (6.86%) Mesos
4 6 (2.94%) Puppet
5 5 (2.45%) Control-M
5 5 (2.45%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.49%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.49%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (6.37%) MapR
2 8 (3.92%) MuleSoft
3 5 (2.45%) F5
3 5 (2.45%) Oracle
3 5 (2.45%) Solace
4 4 (1.96%) VMware
5 2 (0.98%) Reuters
5 2 (0.98%) SAP
6 1 (0.49%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.49%) FXall
6 1 (0.49%) Google
6 1 (0.49%) WorldPay