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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 415 481 572
Rank change year-on-year +66 +91  
Contract jobs citing Akka 167 151 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.39% 0.31% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.22% 1.05% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 123 37
Median daily rate £550 £518 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.28% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £425 £468
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £600 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 13677 14326 14175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.21% 29.02% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9502 10197 9645
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 167 191
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -3.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 £18.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +29 134 £576 +9.61% 32
South East +32 16 £466 -1.84% 1
East Midlands -2 8 £525 +23.52%
West Midlands +29 5 £510 +7.36%
Yorkshire +14 2 £385 -14.44%
North East +69 1 £550 +4.76%
North West +19 1 - - 2
Akka
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 277 (82.69%) Scala
2 224 (66.87%) Agile Software Development
3 209 (62.39%) Java
4 150 (44.78%) TDD
5 149 (44.48%) Play Framework
6 110 (32.84%) Kafka
7 102 (30.45%) Git (software)
8 96 (28.66%) Spring
9 91 (27.16%) REST
10 85 (25.37%) Apache Spark
11 84 (25.07%) Microservices
11 84 (25.07%) BDD
12 78 (23.28%) Continuous Integration
13 72 (21.49%) Test Automation
14 70 (20.90%) HTTP
15 64 (19.10%) Hadoop
16 61 (18.21%) JSON
17 60 (17.91%) MongoDB
18 58 (17.31%) Pair Programming
18 58 (17.31%) Finance
19 56 (16.72%) Banking
19 56 (16.72%) Open Source
19 56 (16.72%) Big Data
20 55 (16.42%) spray
21 54 (16.12%) DevOps
22 53 (15.82%) Jenkins
22 53 (15.82%) NoSQL
23 52 (15.52%) Scrum
24 51 (15.22%) HTML
24 51 (15.22%) Apache Cassandra

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 85 (25.37%) Apache Spark
2 39 (11.64%) Apache
3 31 (9.25%) Confluence
4 23 (6.87%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (4.18%) NServiceBus
6 9 (2.69%) WebLogic
7 7 (2.09%) DataSynapse
7 7 (2.09%) JBoss
8 6 (1.79%) Apache Pig
8 6 (1.79%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.49%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (0.90%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.60%) Apache Qpid
11 2 (0.60%) Lightstreamer
11 2 (0.60%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.60%) WebORB
12 1 (0.30%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.30%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.19%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 38 (11.34%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.69%) GitHub
3 8 (2.39%) SaaS
4 5 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.49%) PaaS
5 4 (1.19%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.60%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (0.60%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 70 (20.90%) HTTP
2 18 (5.37%) Internet
3 8 (2.39%) SSL
3 8 (2.39%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.60%) Firewall
4 2 (0.60%) SMTP
5 1 (0.30%) DSL
5 1 (0.30%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (19.10%) Hadoop
2 60 (17.91%) MongoDB
3 56 (16.72%) Big Data
4 53 (15.82%) NoSQL
5 51 (15.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 30 (8.96%) Relational Database
7 24 (7.16%) Apache Hive
8 15 (4.48%) MySQL
9 13 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (3.58%) HBase
10 12 (3.58%) Redis
11 9 (2.69%) Couchbase
12 8 (2.39%) CouchDB
13 6 (1.79%) Hazelcast
14 5 (1.49%) Amazon Redshift
15 4 (1.19%) Infinispan
15 4 (1.19%) SQL Server
16 3 (0.90%) Apache Zeppelin
16 3 (0.90%) Sqoop
17 2 (0.60%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 102 (30.45%) Git (software)
2 53 (15.82%) Jenkins
3 46 (13.73%) Subversion
4 38 (11.34%) JUnit
5 36 (10.75%) JIRA
6 17 (5.07%) Maven
6 17 (5.07%) Mockito
7 14 (4.18%) SpecFlow
7 14 (4.18%) TeamCity
7 14 (4.18%) WebDriver
8 11 (3.28%) Vagrant
9 8 (2.39%) Eclipse
10 7 (2.09%) IntelliJ
10 7 (2.09%) Selenium
11 6 (1.79%) Jasmine
12 5 (1.49%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.90%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.90%) TestNG
14 2 (0.60%) Gradle
14 2 (0.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 58 (17.31%) Finance
2 56 (16.72%) Banking
3 35 (10.45%) Investment Banking
4 24 (7.16%) Front Office
5 4 (1.19%) Games
6 3 (0.90%) Advertising
6 3 (0.90%) Electronics
6 3 (0.90%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.90%) Marketing
6 3 (0.90%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.60%) Back Office
7 2 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.30%) International Banking
8 1 (0.30%) Publishing
8 1 (0.30%) Retail
8 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 294 (87.76%) Developer
2 209 (62.39%) Scala Developer
3 98 (29.25%) Java Developer
4 50 (14.93%) Senior Developer
5 44 (13.13%) Java Scala Developer
6 33 (9.85%) Big Data Developer
7 30 (8.96%) Senior Scala Developer
8 19 (5.67%) Agile Developer
9 16 (4.78%) Full Stack Developer
10 14 (4.18%) Senior Java Developer
11 9 (2.69%) Agile Java Developer
11 9 (2.69%) C# Developer
11 9 (2.69%) Hadoop Developer
12 7 (2.09%) Technical Leader
13 6 (1.79%) Lead Developer
14 5 (1.49%) AWS Engineer
14 5 (1.49%) Digital Developer
14 5 (1.49%) Scala Software Engineer
14 5 (1.49%) Software Engineer
14 5 (1.49%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (44.48%) Play Framework
2 110 (32.84%) Kafka
3 96 (28.66%) Spring
4 91 (27.16%) REST
5 61 (18.21%) JSON
6 55 (16.42%) spray
7 51 (15.22%) HTML
8 45 (13.43%) CSS
9 44 (13.13%) Hibernate
10 41 (12.24%) RESTful
11 40 (11.94%) HTML5
12 36 (10.75%) Ajax
13 31 (9.25%) CSS3
14 29 (8.66%) Django
14 29 (8.66%) Ruby on Rails
15 28 (8.36%) AngularJS
15 28 (8.36%) Guice
16 25 (7.46%) Web Services
17 24 (7.16%) Apache Avro
17 24 (7.16%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.85%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (4.78%) Fixed Income
2 16 (4.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 13 (3.88%) Hedge funds
4 10 (2.99%) Derivative
5 9 (2.69%) Fintech
5 9 (2.69%) Grid Computing
5 9 (2.69%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.39%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.49%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.49%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.49%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.19%) Clustering
9 4 (1.19%) User Experience
10 3 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.90%) Equities
10 3 (0.90%) Life Science
11 2 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.60%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 45 (13.43%) Linux
2 19 (5.67%) Unix
3 8 (2.39%) Android
4 4 (1.19%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.19%) Mac OS X
5 3 (0.90%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.30%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (66.87%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (44.78%) TDD
3 84 (25.07%) BDD
3 84 (25.07%) Microservices
4 78 (23.28%) Continuous Integration
5 72 (21.49%) Test Automation
6 58 (17.31%) Pair Programming
7 56 (16.72%) Open Source
8 54 (16.12%) DevOps
9 52 (15.52%) Scrum
10 36 (10.75%) CQRS
11 35 (10.45%) Software Engineering
12 31 (9.25%) Functional Programming
13 29 (8.66%) Kanban
13 29 (8.66%) Responsive Web Design
13 29 (8.66%) Web Design
14 28 (8.36%) Domain-Driven Design
14 28 (8.36%) OWASP
15 27 (8.06%) Continuous Deployment
15 27 (8.06%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 277 (82.69%) Scala
2 209 (62.39%) Java
3 50 (14.93%) Python
4 48 (14.33%) JavaScript
5 45 (13.43%) C#
6 37 (11.04%) Ruby
7 35 (10.45%) SQL
8 10 (2.99%) Clojure
9 7 (2.09%) PHP
9 7 (2.09%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.79%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.79%) C++
11 5 (1.49%) Erlang
11 5 (1.49%) ES6
11 5 (1.49%) Haskell
12 4 (1.19%) Groovy
12 4 (1.19%) ML
12 4 (1.19%) R
13 3 (0.90%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.60%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (2.69%) Security Cleared
2 5 (1.49%) Degree
2 5 (1.49%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.30%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.19%) MiFID
2 2 (0.60%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 34 (10.15%) Docker
2 28 (8.36%) Apache Flume
3 5 (1.49%) HDFS
4 4 (1.19%) Platform Symphony
4 4 (1.19%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 19 (5.67%) Puppet
2 10 (2.99%) Kubernetes
3 9 (2.69%) Grafana
3 9 (2.69%) Kibana
3 9 (2.69%) logstash
4 7 (2.09%) Ansible
5 3 (0.90%) Terraform
6 2 (0.60%) Graphite
6 2 (0.60%) Marathon
7 1 (0.30%) Mesos
7 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.30%) rkt
Vendors
1 28 (8.36%) Google
2 11 (3.28%) Microsoft
3 9 (2.69%) AppDynamics
3 9 (2.69%) Splunk
4 6 (1.79%) Adobe
4 6 (1.79%) Oracle
4 6 (1.79%) Reuters
4 6 (1.79%) webMethods
5 5 (1.49%) VMware
6 4 (1.19%) FXall
7 3 (0.90%) CA
7 3 (0.90%) IBM
7 3 (0.90%) SAP
8 2 (0.60%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.60%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.30%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.30%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.30%) Solace
9 1 (0.30%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.30%) WSO2
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