Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 14 November 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
England > London
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 482 349 348
Rank change year-on-year -133 -1 +127
Contract jobs citing Akka 154 309 309
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.33% 0.66% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.85% 1.77% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 252 255
London median daily rate £575 £575 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.98% -6.52%
10th Percentile £470 £463 £438
90th Percentile £684 £699 £688
England median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 18,215 17,443 15,682
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.17% 37.14% 34.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,732 13,318 11,699
London median daily rate £525 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £370 £350 £315
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 105 70
London median hourly rate £42.27 £30.75 £41.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.45% -25.23% +15.03%
10th Percentile £19.25 £19.00 £19.21
90th Percentile £67.06 £49.50 £68.75
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.83% +6.67% -

Akka
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Akka in London

Akka
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Akka in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Akka in London

Akka
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Akka in London over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Akka in London

Akka
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Akka within the London region over the 6 months to 14 November 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
Central London -52 34 £600 - 12
West London -17 10 £600 +9.09% 14
South London -16 8 £575 +4.55%
East London -23 1 £650 -13.33% 4
Akka
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 London region with a requirement for Akka.

1 105 (68.18%) Scala
2 75 (48.70%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (42.21%) Java
3 65 (42.21%) Kafka
3 65 (42.21%) Microservices
4 62 (40.26%) TDD
5 43 (27.92%) NoSQL
6 38 (24.68%) Spring
7 37 (24.03%) Play Framework
8 36 (23.38%) Finance
9 35 (22.73%) BDD
10 31 (20.13%) RESTful
11 30 (19.48%) Amazon AWS
11 30 (19.48%) Docker
12 29 (18.83%) Functional Programming
12 29 (18.83%) Apache Cassandra
13 28 (18.18%) Banking
13 28 (18.18%) SQL
14 26 (16.88%) Apache Spark
15 25 (16.23%) DevOps
15 25 (16.23%) JavaScript
15 25 (16.23%) Scrum
16 24 (15.58%) Web Services
16 24 (15.58%) E-Commerce
16 24 (15.58%) Spring Boot
17 22 (14.29%) Software Engineering
17 22 (14.29%) Kanban
18 21 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
18 21 (13.64%) Kubernetes
19 20 (12.99%) Java 8

Akka
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 26 (16.88%) Apache Spark
2 8 (5.19%) Apache
3 5 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.30%) Confluence
4 2 (1.30%) Mule
5 1 (0.65%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (1.95%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 30 (19.48%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.60%) Amazon S3
2 4 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.60%) npm
3 3 (1.95%) Yarn
4 2 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.30%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (1.30%) PaaS
4 2 (1.30%) SaaS
5 1 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.65%) Apigee
5 1 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.65%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.65%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.44%) HTTP
2 1 (0.65%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (27.92%) NoSQL
2 29 (18.83%) Apache Cassandra
3 19 (12.34%) Big Data
3 19 (12.34%) MongoDB
4 18 (11.69%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (10.39%) Hadoop
6 10 (6.49%) Hazelcast
7 9 (5.84%) Relational Database
8 8 (5.19%) MySQL
8 8 (5.19%) NewSQL
9 6 (3.90%) Cloud Spanner
10 5 (3.25%) Apache Hive
10 5 (3.25%) Couchbase
10 5 (3.25%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.95%) Blockchain
11 3 (1.95%) SQL Server
11 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 16 (10.39%) Git (software)
2 13 (8.44%) JUnit
3 11 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.90%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.25%) jMock
5 5 (3.25%) TeamCity
6 4 (2.60%) Gradle
6 4 (2.60%) JIRA
6 4 (2.60%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.95%) Maven
7 3 (1.95%) Subversion
8 2 (1.30%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.65%) Gatling
9 1 (0.65%) Mocha
9 1 (0.65%) Selenium
General
1 36 (23.38%) Finance
2 28 (18.18%) Banking
3 17 (11.04%) Front Office
4 10 (6.49%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.90%) Retail
6 4 (2.60%) Wholesale Banking
7 2 (1.30%) Games
7 2 (1.30%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 123 (79.87%) Developer
2 84 (54.55%) Scala Developer
3 34 (22.08%) Java Developer
4 15 (9.74%) Senior Developer
5 9 (5.84%) E-Commerce Developer
6 8 (5.19%) Front Office Developer
6 8 (5.19%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (4.55%) C# Developer
7 7 (4.55%) Data Engineer
7 7 (4.55%) Senior Scala Developer
8 6 (3.90%) Java Scala Developer
9 5 (3.25%) Apache Spark Developer
10 4 (2.60%) Architect
10 4 (2.60%) Cloud Developer
10 4 (2.60%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (2.60%) React Developer
11 3 (1.95%) DevOps Developer
11 3 (1.95%) Java Architect
11 3 (1.95%) Lead Architect
11 3 (1.95%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (42.21%) Kafka
2 38 (24.68%) Spring
3 37 (24.03%) Play Framework
4 31 (20.13%) RESTful
5 24 (15.58%) Spring Boot
5 24 (15.58%) Web Services
6 18 (11.69%) React
7 16 (10.39%) Node.js
8 15 (9.74%) REST
9 14 (9.09%) AngularJS
10 12 (7.79%) .NET
11 10 (6.49%) Hibernate
11 10 (6.49%) HTML
11 10 (6.49%) Vert.x
12 9 (5.84%) Apache Avro
12 9 (5.84%) spray
12 9 (5.84%) Spring MVC
13 6 (3.90%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (3.90%) CSS
13 6 (3.90%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.04%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (5.19%) Data Structures
3 7 (4.55%) Fintech
3 7 (4.55%) Hedge funds
4 6 (3.90%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.60%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.95%) Equities
6 3 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.30%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.30%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.65%) Derivative
8 1 (0.65%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.65%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.65%) iPad
8 1 (0.65%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.65%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.49%) Linux
2 5 (3.25%) Unix
3 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (48.70%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (42.21%) Microservices
3 62 (40.26%) TDD
4 35 (22.73%) BDD
5 29 (18.83%) Functional Programming
6 25 (16.23%) DevOps
6 25 (16.23%) Scrum
7 24 (15.58%) E-Commerce
8 22 (14.29%) Kanban
8 22 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 21 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
10 18 (11.69%) API Design
11 17 (11.04%) OOP
12 16 (10.39%) Domain-Driven Design
13 14 (9.09%) OO
14 12 (7.79%) Test Automation
15 11 (7.14%) Machine Learning
15 11 (7.14%) Open Source
16 9 (5.84%) Low Latency
17 8 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 105 (68.18%) Scala
2 65 (42.21%) Java
3 28 (18.18%) SQL
4 25 (16.23%) JavaScript
5 20 (12.99%) Java 8
6 15 (9.74%) C#
7 12 (7.79%) Python
8 3 (1.95%) ES6
8 3 (1.95%) Haskell
8 3 (1.95%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.65%) ES7
9 1 (0.65%) R
9 1 (0.65%) Ruby
9 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (1.30%) Degree
2 1 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.95%) ISO 20022
2 2 (1.30%) PSD2
3 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 30 (19.48%) Docker
2 5 (3.25%) Apache Flume
3 4 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.65%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 21 (13.64%) Kubernetes
2 11 (7.14%) Ansible
3 6 (3.90%) Puppet
4 4 (2.60%) Mesos
5 3 (1.95%) Terraform
6 2 (1.30%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.65%) Grafana
7 1 (0.65%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.65%) Kibana
7 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (5.84%) MapR
2 6 (3.90%) MuleSoft
3 5 (3.25%) VMware
4 2 (1.30%) Oracle
5 1 (0.65%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.65%) Google
5 1 (0.65%) Reuters
5 1 (0.65%) WorldPay