Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 482 355 368
Rank change year-on-year -127 +13 +123
Contract jobs citing Akka 144 269 260
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.32% 0.63% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.82% 1.72% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 216 220
London median daily rate £600 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% -4.55%
10th Percentile £500 £444 £425
90th Percentile £688 £713 £663
England median daily rate £575 £550 £518
% change year-on-year +4.55% +6.28% -5.91%
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 17,656 15,631 15,034
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.78% 36.57% 33.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,395 11,612 11,347
London median daily rate £513 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £364 £350 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 100 55
London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.75% - +11.89%
10th Percentile £20.42 £18.95 £19.00
90th Percentile £77.00 £52.55 £56.88
England median hourly rate £41.57 £40.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year +3.93% +8.84% -0.68%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -53 23 £600 -4.00% 13
West London -37 13 £600 +17.07% 5
South London -33 5 £563 +2.27% 1
East London -22 1 £650 -3.35% 1
Akka
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 97 (67.36%) Scala
2 64 (44.44%) Java
3 60 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (40.97%) TDD
5 58 (40.28%) Kafka
6 51 (35.42%) Microservices
7 45 (31.25%) Finance
8 44 (30.56%) Docker
9 41 (28.47%) Play Framework
9 41 (28.47%) NoSQL
10 40 (27.78%) Apache Cassandra
11 38 (26.39%) Apache Spark
12 32 (22.22%) Big Data
12 32 (22.22%) Git (software)
13 31 (21.53%) BDD
14 30 (20.83%) Banking
15 27 (18.75%) Front Office
15 27 (18.75%) MongoDB
16 25 (17.36%) Spring
16 25 (17.36%) JavaScript
16 25 (17.36%) C#
17 24 (16.67%) RESTful
17 24 (16.67%) Functional Programming
18 23 (15.97%) Jenkins
19 22 (15.28%) Kanban
19 22 (15.28%) REST
20 21 (14.58%) Apache
20 21 (14.58%) Pair Programming
21 20 (13.89%) Investment Banking
21 20 (13.89%) OO

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 38 (26.39%) Apache Spark
2 21 (14.58%) Apache
3 12 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 8 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.78%) JBoss
6 3 (2.08%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.39%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.69%) Confluence
8 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.69%) SAS
8 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.69%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (3.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (2.78%) npm
4 4 (2.78%) Yarn
5 3 (2.08%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.39%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.39%) SaaS
6 2 (1.39%) Serverless
7 1 (0.69%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.42%) HTTP
2 8 (5.56%) SMS
3 5 (3.47%) BIG-IP
4 2 (1.39%) Internet
5 1 (0.69%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (28.47%) NoSQL
2 40 (27.78%) Apache Cassandra
3 32 (22.22%) Big Data
4 27 (18.75%) MongoDB
5 19 (13.19%) Hadoop
6 10 (6.94%) Apache Hive
7 7 (4.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 7 (4.86%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (3.47%) Couchbase
8 5 (3.47%) KDB
8 5 (3.47%) Oracle Database
8 5 (3.47%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (3.47%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (3.47%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.78%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.78%) SQL Server
9 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (2.08%) HBase
10 3 (2.08%) MySQL
10 3 (2.08%) NewSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 23 (15.97%) Jenkins
3 14 (9.72%) JIRA
4 12 (8.33%) Maven
5 11 (7.64%) JUnit
6 7 (4.86%) TeamCity
7 6 (4.17%) Cucumber
8 5 (3.47%) Mockito
8 5 (3.47%) SoapUI
8 5 (3.47%) WebDriver
9 3 (2.08%) Gradle
9 3 (2.08%) jMock
9 3 (2.08%) TestNG
9 3 (2.08%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.39%) Spock
10 2 (1.39%) Subversion
11 1 (0.69%) BitKeeper
11 1 (0.69%) CircleCI
11 1 (0.69%) Mocha
11 1 (0.69%) SonarQube
General
1 45 (31.25%) Finance
2 30 (20.83%) Banking
3 27 (18.75%) Front Office
4 20 (13.89%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.78%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.78%) Retail
6 2 (1.39%) Advertising
6 2 (1.39%) Games
7 1 (0.69%) German Language
7 1 (0.69%) Marketing
7 1 (0.69%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 113 (78.47%) Developer
2 73 (50.69%) Scala Developer
3 20 (13.89%) Java Developer
4 17 (11.81%) Senior Developer
5 16 (11.11%) Front Office Developer
6 15 (10.42%) C# Developer
7 10 (6.94%) Big Data Developer
8 7 (4.86%) Apache Spark Developer
8 7 (4.86%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (4.86%) Senior Scala Developer
9 6 (4.17%) Architect
10 5 (3.47%) Consultant
10 5 (3.47%) Java Consultant
10 5 (3.47%) Java Scala Developer
11 4 (2.78%) Data Architect
11 4 (2.78%) Electronic Trading Developer
12 3 (2.08%) Data Engineer
12 3 (2.08%) E-Commerce Developer
12 3 (2.08%) Principal Engineer
13 2 (1.39%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (40.28%) Kafka
2 41 (28.47%) Play Framework
3 25 (17.36%) Spring
4 24 (16.67%) RESTful
5 22 (15.28%) REST
6 19 (13.19%) spray
7 18 (12.50%) .NET
8 15 (10.42%) AngularJS
9 14 (9.72%) HTML
10 13 (9.03%) Node.js
10 13 (9.03%) Spring Boot
11 12 (8.33%) Hibernate
11 12 (8.33%) JSON
12 11 (7.64%) React
12 11 (7.64%) Spark Streaming
13 10 (6.94%) J2EE
14 9 (6.25%) CSS
14 9 (6.25%) Redux
15 8 (5.56%) FIX Protocol
15 8 (5.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.42%) Hedge funds
2 10 (6.94%) Fintech
3 9 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (4.86%) Algorithms
5 7 (4.86%) Derivative
5 7 (4.86%) Equity Derivative
6 6 (4.17%) Equities
7 5 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.78%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (2.08%) Data Structures
9 3 (2.08%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.69%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 1 (0.69%) Market Risk
11 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.69%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.69%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.03%) Linux
2 5 (3.47%) Unix
3 3 (2.08%) Android
3 3 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (40.97%) TDD
3 51 (35.42%) Microservices
4 31 (21.53%) BDD
5 24 (16.67%) Functional Programming
6 22 (15.28%) Kanban
7 21 (14.58%) Pair Programming
8 20 (13.89%) Machine Learning
8 20 (13.89%) OO
9 19 (13.19%) Scrum
10 18 (12.50%) DevOps
11 17 (11.81%) Software Engineering
12 14 (9.72%) Low Latency
12 14 (9.72%) Test Automation
13 12 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
13 12 (8.33%) OOP
14 11 (7.64%) Coaching
14 11 (7.64%) Continuous Delivery
14 11 (7.64%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 97 (67.36%) Scala
2 64 (44.44%) Java
3 25 (17.36%) C#
3 25 (17.36%) JavaScript
4 18 (12.50%) Python
4 18 (12.50%) SQL
5 15 (10.42%) Java 8
6 7 (4.86%) ES6
7 5 (3.47%) Ruby
8 4 (2.78%) Clojure
8 4 (2.78%) TypeScript
9 3 (2.08%) R
9 3 (2.08%) VBA
10 2 (1.39%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.39%) Korn
10 2 (1.39%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.39%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.69%) PhD
2 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.69%) PMP
2 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.08%) QA
2 2 (1.39%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.69%) GCP
System Software
1 44 (30.56%) Docker
2 5 (3.47%) Apache Flume
3 3 (2.08%) HDFS
4 2 (1.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 14 (9.72%) Kubernetes
2 13 (9.03%) Mesos
3 7 (4.86%) Ansible
4 5 (3.47%) Control-M
4 5 (3.47%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (1.39%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (1.39%) Terraform
6 1 (0.69%) Grafana
6 1 (0.69%) Kibana
6 1 (0.69%) logstash
6 1 (0.69%) Marathon
6 1 (0.69%) Oozie
6 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (11.11%) MapR
2 7 (4.86%) Reuters
3 5 (3.47%) F5
3 5 (3.47%) MuleSoft
3 5 (3.47%) Oracle
3 5 (3.47%) Solace
4 4 (2.78%) Bloomberg
4 4 (2.78%) Capita
5 3 (2.08%) FXall
6 1 (0.69%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.69%) Caplin
6 1 (0.69%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.69%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.69%) SAP
6 1 (0.69%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.69%) Splunk
6 1 (0.69%) Tableau