Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 672 509 581
Rank change year-on-year -163 +72 +162
Contract jobs citing Akka 189 323 304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.37% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.58% 1.14% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 248 240
England median daily rate £600 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £463 £425 £418
90th Percentile £688 £690 £650
UK median daily rate £600 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 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 32,424 28,442 29,665
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.43% 32.46% 29.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,052 19,720 20,939
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £319 £308 £295
90th Percentile £631 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 353 365 376
England median hourly rate £41.77 £40.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +8.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £16.25 £15.45 £12.63
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.75 £51.50
UK median hourly rate £41.53 £40.26 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.15% +7.36% +2.74%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -137 155 £600 +4.35% 36
South East -11 19 £488 -6.25% 11
Midlands -26 6 £463 -8.42%
West Midlands -29 6 £463 -8.42%
North of England -18 5 £800 +57.64% 2
Yorkshire -18 4 £800 +90.48%
East of England - 4 £450 - 4
North West -28 1 - - 1
Akka
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 124 (65.61%) Scala
2 100 (52.91%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (52.91%) Java
3 85 (44.97%) Kafka
4 83 (43.92%) TDD
5 64 (33.86%) Microservices
6 60 (31.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 60 (31.75%) NoSQL
7 56 (29.63%) Finance
7 56 (29.63%) Apache Spark
8 54 (28.57%) Kanban
9 51 (26.98%) Big Data
9 51 (26.98%) Play Framework
10 47 (24.87%) Git (software)
10 47 (24.87%) JavaScript
11 45 (23.81%) Docker
12 44 (23.28%) Banking
13 43 (22.75%) REST
14 40 (21.16%) BDD
14 40 (21.16%) Scrum
15 38 (20.11%) Machine Learning
16 37 (19.58%) Amazon AWS
17 35 (18.52%) Pair Programming
17 35 (18.52%) Spring
17 35 (18.52%) SQL
18 34 (17.99%) Hadoop
18 34 (17.99%) MongoDB
19 31 (16.40%) Test Automation
19 31 (16.40%) C#
20 30 (15.87%) Apache

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 56 (29.63%) Apache Spark
2 30 (15.87%) Apache
3 19 (10.05%) Tomcat
4 11 (5.82%) JBoss
5 9 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (3.70%) Apache Solr
7 5 (2.65%) SAS
8 4 (2.12%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.53%) Confluence
9 1 (0.53%) Mongoose
9 1 (0.53%) nginx
9 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.59%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 37 (19.58%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.29%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (3.17%) Yarn
4 5 (2.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (2.65%) npm
4 5 (2.65%) Serverless
5 3 (1.59%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.53%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.53%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.53%) Office 365
7 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.05%) HTTP
2 11 (5.82%) SMS
3 6 (3.17%) BIG-IP
4 2 (1.06%) Internet
5 1 (0.53%) AMQP
5 1 (0.53%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.53%) SAN
5 1 (0.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (31.75%) Apache Cassandra
1 60 (31.75%) NoSQL
2 51 (26.98%) Big Data
3 34 (17.99%) Hadoop
3 34 (17.99%) MongoDB
4 17 (8.99%) Apache Hive
5 11 (5.82%) HBase
6 10 (5.29%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (4.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 8 (4.23%) MySQL
7 8 (4.23%) SQL Server
8 7 (3.70%) Cloud Spanner
8 7 (3.70%) NewSQL
8 7 (3.70%) RDBMS
8 7 (3.70%) Relational Database
9 6 (3.17%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (2.65%) Impala
10 5 (2.65%) Oracle Database
10 5 (2.65%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 47 (24.87%) Git (software)
2 29 (15.34%) Jenkins
3 21 (11.11%) Maven
4 17 (8.99%) JIRA
5 13 (6.88%) JUnit
6 10 (5.29%) TeamCity
7 6 (3.17%) Mockito
8 5 (2.65%) Cucumber
8 5 (2.65%) Selenium
8 5 (2.65%) SoapUI
8 5 (2.65%) Subversion
8 5 (2.65%) WebDriver
9 4 (2.12%) DbUnit
9 4 (2.12%) Eclipse
9 4 (2.12%) Gradle
9 4 (2.12%) HttpUnit
9 4 (2.12%) JMeter
9 4 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (2.12%) XMLUnit
10 3 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 56 (29.63%) Finance
2 44 (23.28%) Banking
3 30 (15.87%) Front Office
4 23 (12.17%) Investment Banking
5 11 (5.82%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.12%) Retail
7 2 (1.06%) Advertising
7 2 (1.06%) Games
7 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.06%) Marketing
8 1 (0.53%) German Language
8 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 149 (78.84%) Developer
2 92 (48.68%) Scala Developer
3 35 (18.52%) Java Developer
4 22 (11.64%) Senior Developer
5 19 (10.05%) Front Office Developer
6 18 (9.52%) C# Developer
7 11 (5.82%) Big Data Developer
7 11 (5.82%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 11 (5.82%) Java Scala Developer
8 9 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
8 9 (4.76%) Senior Scala Developer
9 7 (3.70%) Apache Spark Developer
9 7 (3.70%) Architect
10 6 (3.17%) Principal Engineer
11 5 (2.65%) AWS Developer
11 5 (2.65%) Data Scientist
11 5 (2.65%) Lead Developer
12 4 (2.12%) Consultant
12 4 (2.12%) Java Consultant
12 4 (2.12%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (44.97%) Kafka
2 51 (26.98%) Play Framework
3 43 (22.75%) REST
4 35 (18.52%) Spring
5 30 (15.87%) RESTful
6 28 (14.81%) HTML
7 23 (12.17%) .NET
7 23 (12.17%) Node.js
8 22 (11.64%) AngularJS
9 21 (11.11%) CSS
9 21 (11.11%) spray
10 20 (10.58%) Spring Boot
11 19 (10.05%) Web Services
12 18 (9.52%) JSON
13 16 (8.47%) HTML5
13 16 (8.47%) React
14 15 (7.94%) Spark Streaming
15 14 (7.41%) Hibernate
16 12 (6.35%) Redux
17 10 (5.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.99%) Fintech
1 17 (8.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 16 (8.47%) Hedge funds
3 13 (6.88%) Equities
4 11 (5.82%) Hybrid Cloud
5 10 (5.29%) Algorithms
5 10 (5.29%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (4.76%) Computer Science
7 8 (4.23%) Derivative
7 8 (4.23%) Equity Derivative
8 7 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.12%) Client/Server
9 4 (2.12%) Replication
10 3 (1.59%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.59%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.06%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.06%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 2 (1.06%) Public Cloud
11 2 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
12 1 (0.53%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.64%) Linux
2 6 (3.17%) Android
2 6 (3.17%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.65%) Unix
4 4 (2.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (52.91%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (43.92%) TDD
3 64 (33.86%) Microservices
4 54 (28.57%) Kanban
5 40 (21.16%) BDD
5 40 (21.16%) Scrum
6 38 (20.11%) Machine Learning
7 35 (18.52%) Pair Programming
8 31 (16.40%) Test Automation
9 29 (15.34%) Functional Programming
10 28 (14.81%) DevOps
11 24 (12.70%) OO
12 21 (11.11%) Low Latency
13 20 (10.58%) OOP
14 16 (8.47%) Coaching
14 16 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (8.47%) Electronic Trading
15 14 (7.41%) Software Engineering
16 12 (6.35%) E-Commerce
17 11 (5.82%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 124 (65.61%) Scala
2 100 (52.91%) Java
3 47 (24.87%) JavaScript
4 35 (18.52%) SQL
5 31 (16.40%) C#
6 27 (14.29%) Python
7 22 (11.64%) Java 8
8 13 (6.88%) ES6
9 7 (3.70%) R
10 6 (3.17%) Ruby
10 6 (3.17%) TypeScript
11 4 (2.12%) C++
11 4 (2.12%) Clojure
12 3 (1.59%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.59%) VBA
13 2 (1.06%) Korn
13 2 (1.06%) PHP
13 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.06%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (2.65%) PhD
2 4 (2.12%) Degree
2 4 (2.12%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.59%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.53%) PMP
5 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.23%) QA
System Software
1 45 (23.81%) Docker
2 8 (4.23%) Apache Flume
3 4 (2.12%) HDFS
4 3 (1.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.53%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 23 (12.17%) Mesos
2 17 (8.99%) Kubernetes
3 8 (4.23%) Ansible
4 5 (2.65%) Control-M
4 5 (2.65%) ITRS Geneos
4 5 (2.65%) Terraform
5 2 (1.06%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (1.06%) Puppet
6 1 (0.53%) Grafana
6 1 (0.53%) Kibana
6 1 (0.53%) logstash
6 1 (0.53%) Marathon
6 1 (0.53%) Oozie
6 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (11.11%) MapR
2 16 (8.47%) Reuters
3 11 (5.82%) Bloomberg
3 11 (5.82%) Capita
4 6 (3.17%) F5
5 5 (2.65%) Cloudera
5 5 (2.65%) FXall
5 5 (2.65%) Hortonworks
5 5 (2.65%) Oracle
5 5 (2.65%) Solace
6 2 (1.06%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.53%) Adobe
7 1 (0.53%) Apigee
7 1 (0.53%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.53%) Caplin
7 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.53%) SAP
7 1 (0.53%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.53%) Splunk
7 1 (0.53%) WorldPay