Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 484 495 673
Rank change year-on-year +11 +178 +92
Contract jobs citing Akka 387 364 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.42% 0.40% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.30% 1.29% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 299 148
England median daily rate £575 £538 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.98% -2.27% -
10th Percentile £463 £425 £425
90th Percentile £675 £688 £688
UK median daily rate £575 £538 £550
% change year-on-year +6.98% -2.27% -
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 29,813 28,271 28,386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.27% 31.26% 29.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,462 19,638 19,764
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 312 511
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.50 £15.25 £15.04
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.25 £55.55
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £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 January 2018.

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 January 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 -22 326 £588 +6.82% 38
South East -12 25 £500 +3.09% 5
North of England +61 22 £575 +27.78% 6
North West +29 15 £460 -5.64% 5
Midlands +12 9 £525 +16.67% 1
East Midlands +11 9 £525 -
Yorkshire +20 7 £800 +77.78% 1
East of England - 4 £425 - 3
South West +5 3 £500 - 2
Akka
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 271 (70.03%) Agile Software Development
2 264 (68.22%) Scala
3 225 (58.14%) Java
4 192 (49.61%) TDD
5 162 (41.86%) Kafka
6 148 (38.24%) BDD
7 118 (30.49%) Finance
8 110 (28.42%) Git (software)
9 105 (27.13%) NoSQL
10 102 (26.36%) Microservices
11 99 (25.58%) RESTful
12 93 (24.03%) JavaScript
13 92 (23.77%) DevOps
14 87 (22.48%) Play Framework
15 79 (20.41%) Spring
16 76 (19.64%) Apache Cassandra
17 74 (19.12%) Big Data
18 72 (18.60%) Apache Spark
19 69 (17.83%) React
20 67 (17.31%) HTML
20 67 (17.31%) SQL
21 65 (16.80%) Scrum
22 64 (16.54%) MongoDB
23 62 (16.02%) Pair Programming
24 60 (15.50%) Continuous Integration
25 58 (14.99%) Open Source
26 56 (14.47%) High Availability
27 53 (13.70%) Amazon AWS
28 51 (13.18%) Docker
29 50 (12.92%) Hadoop

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 72 (18.60%) Apache Spark
2 46 (11.89%) Elasticsearch
3 27 (6.98%) Apache
4 26 (6.72%) NServiceBus
5 4 (1.03%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.78%) Apache Pig
6 3 (0.78%) MQSeries
6 3 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (0.52%) Jetty
7 2 (0.52%) nginx
8 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.26%) JBoss
8 1 (0.26%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.26%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 5 (1.29%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 53 (13.70%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (4.91%) Amazon EMR
3 13 (3.36%) Amazon S3
4 8 (2.07%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (2.07%) npm
4 8 (2.07%) Yarn
5 6 (1.55%) GitHub
5 6 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (1.29%) Amazon Glacier
6 5 (1.29%) OpenShift
6 5 (1.29%) SaaS
7 4 (1.03%) PaaS
8 2 (0.52%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.52%) AWS CloudTrail
8 2 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.52%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.52%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.52%) Route 53
8 2 (0.52%) Serverless
8 2 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.46%) HTTP
2 5 (1.29%) SMS
3 3 (0.78%) Internet
3 3 (0.78%) Network Security
4 2 (0.52%) IKE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (27.13%) NoSQL
2 76 (19.64%) Apache Cassandra
3 74 (19.12%) Big Data
4 64 (16.54%) MongoDB
5 50 (12.92%) Hadoop
6 46 (11.89%) PostgreSQL
7 36 (9.30%) MySQL
8 20 (5.17%) Apache Hive
8 20 (5.17%) HBase
9 14 (3.62%) Amazon Redshift
9 14 (3.62%) Couchbase
9 14 (3.62%) Flink
9 14 (3.62%) Redis
10 12 (3.10%) Impala
10 12 (3.10%) SQL Server
11 10 (2.58%) CouchDB
12 9 (2.33%) Presto
13 8 (2.07%) SQL Server 2014
14 6 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 6 (1.55%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 110 (28.42%) Git (software)
2 46 (11.89%) Jenkins
3 39 (10.08%) Mockito
4 34 (8.79%) Maven
5 31 (8.01%) Subversion
6 26 (6.72%) Cucumber
6 26 (6.72%) SpecFlow
6 26 (6.72%) TeamCity
7 12 (3.10%) JIRA
7 12 (3.10%) JUnit
8 9 (2.33%) IntelliJ
9 8 (2.07%) WebDriver
10 4 (1.03%) SonarQube
11 3 (0.78%) git-flow
11 3 (0.78%) Gradle
12 2 (0.52%) Babel
12 2 (0.52%) CircleCI
12 2 (0.52%) Grunt
12 2 (0.52%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (0.52%) Travis CI
General
1 118 (30.49%) Finance
2 39 (10.08%) Banking
3 34 (8.79%) Marketing
4 21 (5.43%) Electronics
4 21 (5.43%) Front Office
4 21 (5.43%) Manufacturing
4 21 (5.43%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.62%) Retail
6 12 (3.10%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.03%) Advertising
8 3 (0.78%) Back Office
8 3 (0.78%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.78%) Games
8 3 (0.78%) Publishing
9 2 (0.52%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 321 (82.95%) Developer
2 205 (52.97%) Scala Developer
3 104 (26.87%) Java Developer
4 44 (11.37%) Java Scala Developer
5 37 (9.56%) Senior Developer
6 32 (8.27%) C# Developer
7 27 (6.98%) Senior Scala Developer
8 26 (6.72%) Apache Spark Developer
8 26 (6.72%) Big Data Developer
9 21 (5.43%) Full Stack Developer
10 19 (4.91%) Software Engineer
11 18 (4.65%) Agile Developer
11 18 (4.65%) Java Engineer
12 17 (4.39%) Data Engineer
13 16 (4.13%) Lead Developer
14 14 (3.62%) Agile Java Developer
15 13 (3.36%) Software Developer
16 12 (3.10%) Big Data Engineer
16 12 (3.10%) Java Software Developer
17 11 (2.84%) Lead C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (41.86%) Kafka
2 99 (25.58%) RESTful
3 87 (22.48%) Play Framework
4 79 (20.41%) Spring
5 69 (17.83%) React
6 67 (17.31%) HTML
7 49 (12.66%) AngularJS
7 49 (12.66%) spray
8 48 (12.40%) REST
9 47 (12.14%) RabbitMQ
10 45 (11.63%) CSS
10 45 (11.63%) Spring Boot
11 44 (11.37%) JSON
12 43 (11.11%) .NET
13 37 (9.56%) Elastic Stack
14 36 (9.30%) Node.js
15 35 (9.04%) Redux
16 34 (8.79%) Web Services
17 31 (8.01%) Angular 2
17 31 (8.01%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 48 (12.40%) Greenfield Project
2 27 (6.98%) Hedge funds
3 16 (4.13%) Algorithms
4 15 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (3.62%) Clustering
5 14 (3.62%) Data Structures
5 14 (3.62%) Fintech
6 12 (3.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 12 (3.10%) Market Risk
6 12 (3.10%) User Experience
7 11 (2.84%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.33%) Mobile App
9 8 (2.07%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.29%) Credit Risk
10 5 (1.29%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.29%) Linked Data
10 5 (1.29%) Semantic Web
11 4 (1.03%) Derivative
11 4 (1.03%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 4 (1.03%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 49 (12.66%) Linux
2 40 (10.34%) Unix
3 7 (1.81%) Android
3 7 (1.81%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (70.03%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (49.61%) TDD
3 148 (38.24%) BDD
4 102 (26.36%) Microservices
5 92 (23.77%) DevOps
6 65 (16.80%) Scrum
7 62 (16.02%) Pair Programming
8 60 (15.50%) Continuous Integration
9 58 (14.99%) Open Source
10 56 (14.47%) High Availability
11 50 (12.92%) Kanban
12 42 (10.85%) Test Automation
13 41 (10.59%) Domain-Driven Design
14 40 (10.34%) Software Engineering
15 32 (8.27%) Continuous Delivery
16 30 (7.75%) Digital Marketing
17 29 (7.49%) OO
18 27 (6.98%) Complex Event Processing
18 27 (6.98%) CQRS
18 27 (6.98%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 264 (68.22%) Scala
2 225 (58.14%) Java
3 93 (24.03%) JavaScript
4 67 (17.31%) SQL
5 50 (12.92%) Python
6 43 (11.11%) C#
7 18 (4.65%) Shell Script
8 15 (3.88%) Clojure
9 13 (3.36%) ES6
10 8 (2.07%) TypeScript
11 6 (1.55%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.29%) SPARQL
13 4 (1.03%) Kotlin
14 3 (0.78%) R
14 3 (0.78%) Ruby
15 2 (0.52%) Perl
16 1 (0.26%) GraphQL
16 1 (0.26%) Haskell
16 1 (0.26%) PHP
16 1 (0.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 27 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 26 (6.72%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.07%) Degree
4 6 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.36%) QA
2 3 (0.78%) PSD2
3 1 (0.26%) Basel III
3 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.26%) MiFID
3 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.26%) SEPA
System Software
1 51 (13.18%) Docker
2 14 (3.62%) HDFS
3 9 (2.33%) Apache Flume
4 5 (1.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 39 (10.08%) Grafana
2 37 (9.56%) Kibana
2 37 (9.56%) logstash
3 17 (4.39%) Ansible
3 17 (4.39%) Kubernetes
4 6 (1.55%) Hadoop YARN
4 6 (1.55%) Mesos
4 6 (1.55%) Oozie
4 6 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.29%) Puppet
6 2 (0.52%) Terraform
7 1 (0.26%) Rancher
Vendors
1 40 (10.34%) Splunk
2 37 (9.56%) AppDynamics
3 26 (6.72%) SAP
4 25 (6.46%) Microsoft
5 15 (3.88%) IBM
6 8 (2.07%) CA
6 8 (2.07%) FXall
6 8 (2.07%) Reuters
7 7 (1.81%) Informatica
7 7 (1.81%) Oracle
8 6 (1.55%) Talend
9 3 (0.78%) MapR
10 2 (0.52%) Databricks
10 2 (0.52%) Maxymiser
10 2 (0.52%) Optimizely
10 2 (0.52%) VMware
11 1 (0.26%) Facebook
11 1 (0.26%) Google
11 1 (0.26%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.26%) Tableau