Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 357 314 448
Rank change year-on-year -43 +134 +68
Contract jobs citing Akka 282 313 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.60% 0.76% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.68% 2.13% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 252 129
London median daily rate £594 £550 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.95% -4.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £500 £451 £475
90th Percentile £675 £688 £688
England median daily rate £585 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +6.36% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 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 16,834 14,685 14,228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 35.86% 35.54% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,055 11,024 10,686
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £356 £325 £310
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £475 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 75 87
London median hourly rate £33.77 £45.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.96% +28.57% -1.41%
10th Percentile £20.75 £20.60 £15.65
90th Percentile £50.50 £80.45 £58.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -58 46 £588 -2.08% 11
West London -27 19 £585 +17.00% 9
South London -42 10 £550 +10.00%
Akka
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 206 (73.05%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (68.09%) Scala
3 175 (62.06%) Java
4 158 (56.03%) TDD
5 137 (48.58%) Kafka
6 115 (40.78%) BDD
7 102 (36.17%) Microservices
8 84 (29.79%) DevOps
9 81 (28.72%) Git (software)
10 77 (27.30%) Finance
11 76 (26.95%) RESTful
11 76 (26.95%) NoSQL
12 68 (24.11%) Apache Cassandra
13 64 (22.70%) JavaScript
14 63 (22.34%) Spring
15 61 (21.63%) SQL
16 59 (20.92%) High Availability
17 58 (20.57%) Kanban
18 56 (19.86%) Play Framework
19 55 (19.50%) Pair Programming
20 54 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
21 53 (18.79%) MongoDB
22 52 (18.44%) Apache Spark
23 48 (17.02%) Big Data
24 47 (16.67%) Jenkins
25 45 (15.96%) Docker
26 43 (15.25%) Elasticsearch
26 43 (15.25%) Scrum
27 41 (14.54%) Domain-Driven Design
27 41 (14.54%) Test Automation

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 52 (18.44%) Apache Spark
2 43 (15.25%) Elasticsearch
3 21 (7.45%) Apache
4 18 (6.38%) NServiceBus
5 14 (4.96%) Tomcat
6 10 (3.55%) JBoss
7 4 (1.42%) Apache Pig
8 3 (1.06%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.06%) MQSeries
8 3 (1.06%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (0.71%) Jetty
9 2 (0.71%) nginx
9 2 (0.71%) SAS
10 1 (0.35%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.35%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 34 (12.06%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.26%) Amazon EMR
3 9 (3.19%) Yarn
4 8 (2.84%) npm
5 6 (2.13%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.42%) GitHub
6 4 (1.42%) SaaS
7 3 (1.06%) Amazon Kinesis
7 3 (1.06%) Serverless
8 2 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.71%) AWS CloudTrail
8 2 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.71%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.71%) Route 53
8 2 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.35%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.87%) HTTP
2 4 (1.42%) Internet
3 3 (1.06%) Network Security
4 2 (0.71%) SMS
5 1 (0.35%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (26.95%) NoSQL
2 68 (24.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 53 (18.79%) MongoDB
4 48 (17.02%) Big Data
5 40 (14.18%) Hadoop
6 24 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (7.80%) MySQL
8 18 (6.38%) HBase
9 16 (5.67%) Apache Hive
9 16 (5.67%) SQL Server
10 10 (3.55%) Amazon Redshift
11 9 (3.19%) SQL Server 2014
12 8 (2.84%) Flink
12 8 (2.84%) Redis
13 7 (2.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (1.77%) Couchbase
14 5 (1.77%) Impala
15 4 (1.42%) Hazelcast
15 4 (1.42%) RDBMS
15 4 (1.42%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 81 (28.72%) Git (software)
2 47 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 40 (14.18%) Mockito
4 39 (13.83%) Maven
5 19 (6.74%) Cucumber
5 19 (6.74%) Subversion
6 18 (6.38%) SpecFlow
7 15 (5.32%) TeamCity
8 13 (4.61%) JUnit
9 9 (3.19%) IntelliJ
10 7 (2.48%) WebDriver
11 4 (1.42%) SonarQube
12 3 (1.06%) Gradle
12 3 (1.06%) TestNG
13 2 (0.71%) Babel
13 2 (0.71%) Bower
13 2 (0.71%) CircleCI
13 2 (0.71%) Grunt
13 2 (0.71%) Mocha
13 2 (0.71%) Selenium
General
1 77 (27.30%) Finance
2 38 (13.48%) Banking
3 25 (8.87%) Front Office
4 16 (5.67%) Investment Banking
5 13 (4.61%) Marketing
6 11 (3.90%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.48%) Retail
8 4 (1.42%) Advertising
8 4 (1.42%) Back Office
8 4 (1.42%) Publishing
9 1 (0.35%) Electronics
9 1 (0.35%) Games
9 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 233 (82.62%) Developer
2 141 (50.00%) Scala Developer
3 71 (25.18%) Java Developer
4 31 (10.99%) Senior Developer
5 29 (10.28%) C# Developer
5 29 (10.28%) Java Scala Developer
6 18 (6.38%) Senior Scala Developer
7 15 (5.32%) Agile Developer
7 15 (5.32%) Big Data Developer
7 15 (5.32%) Software Engineer
8 14 (4.96%) Agile Java Developer
9 13 (4.61%) Java Engineer
10 11 (3.90%) Electronic Trading Developer
11 9 (3.19%) Data Engineer
11 9 (3.19%) Front Office Developer
11 9 (3.19%) Java Software Engineer
12 7 (2.48%) JavaScript Developer
12 7 (2.48%) Lead Developer
12 7 (2.48%) SQL Developer
13 6 (2.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (48.58%) Kafka
2 76 (26.95%) RESTful
3 63 (22.34%) Spring
4 56 (19.86%) Play Framework
5 41 (14.54%) React
6 39 (13.83%) REST
7 37 (13.12%) Elastic Stack
8 34 (12.06%) .NET
9 32 (11.35%) HTML
10 31 (10.99%) AngularJS
10 31 (10.99%) Spring Boot
11 30 (10.64%) RabbitMQ
12 28 (9.93%) Redux
13 27 (9.57%) spray
14 24 (8.51%) JSON
15 23 (8.16%) Web Services
16 21 (7.45%) Node.js
17 20 (7.09%) Angular 2
17 20 (7.09%) HTML5
17 20 (7.09%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.70%) Greenfield Project
2 23 (8.16%) Fintech
3 22 (7.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 20 (7.09%) Hedge funds
5 18 (6.38%) Algorithms
6 15 (5.32%) Clustering
7 9 (3.19%) Equities
7 9 (3.19%) Hybrid Cloud
8 8 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (2.84%) Market Risk
9 7 (2.48%) Computer Science
9 7 (2.48%) Data Structures
10 6 (2.13%) Fixed Income
11 5 (1.77%) Derivative
12 4 (1.42%) Credit Risk
12 4 (1.42%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 3 (1.06%) Reference Data
13 3 (1.06%) Virtual Team
14 2 (0.71%) Grid Computing
14 2 (0.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 37 (13.12%) Unix
2 30 (10.64%) Linux
3 2 (0.71%) Android
3 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (73.05%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (56.03%) TDD
3 115 (40.78%) BDD
4 102 (36.17%) Microservices
5 84 (29.79%) DevOps
6 59 (20.92%) High Availability
7 58 (20.57%) Kanban
8 55 (19.50%) Pair Programming
9 54 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
10 43 (15.25%) Scrum
11 41 (14.54%) Domain-Driven Design
11 41 (14.54%) Test Automation
12 38 (13.48%) OO
13 32 (11.35%) Open Source
14 31 (10.99%) Software Engineering
15 23 (8.16%) E-Commerce
16 20 (7.09%) Electronic Trading
16 20 (7.09%) Machine Learning
17 18 (6.38%) Complex Event Processing
17 18 (6.38%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 192 (68.09%) Scala
2 175 (62.06%) Java
3 64 (22.70%) JavaScript
4 61 (21.63%) SQL
5 39 (13.83%) C#
6 29 (10.28%) Python
7 11 (3.90%) ES6
8 9 (3.19%) TypeScript
9 6 (2.13%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.77%) R
11 4 (1.42%) Kotlin
12 3 (1.06%) Ruby
13 2 (0.71%) Clojure
13 2 (0.71%) Perl
13 2 (0.71%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (3.90%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.55%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.71%) Degree
3 2 (0.71%) PhD
4 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.13%) QA
2 4 (1.42%) PSD2
3 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.35%) SEPA
System Software
1 45 (15.96%) Docker
2 10 (3.55%) HDFS
3 8 (2.84%) Apache Flume
4 6 (2.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 37 (13.12%) Grafana
1 37 (13.12%) Kibana
1 37 (13.12%) logstash
2 18 (6.38%) Ansible
3 15 (5.32%) Kubernetes
4 8 (2.84%) Mesos
5 4 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.42%) Puppet
5 4 (1.42%) Terraform
6 1 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.35%) Oozie
6 1 (0.35%) Rancher
Vendors
1 38 (13.48%) Splunk
2 37 (13.12%) AppDynamics
3 18 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 18 (6.38%) Reuters
4 16 (5.67%) IBM
5 9 (3.19%) Bloomberg
5 9 (3.19%) Capita
5 9 (3.19%) FXall
6 6 (2.13%) MapR
7 5 (1.77%) Oracle
8 3 (1.06%) SAP
9 2 (0.71%) CA
9 2 (0.71%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.71%) Databricks
9 2 (0.71%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.35%) Facebook
10 1 (0.35%) Google
10 1 (0.35%) Informatica
10 1 (0.35%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.35%) Tableau