Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 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
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 507 378 449
Rank change year-on-year -129 +71 +29
Contract jobs citing Akka 76 33 65
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 0.51% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 24 56
10th Percentile £475 £500 £518
25th Percentile £525 £531 £570
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £639 £588 £625
Median % change year-on-year +8.72% -6.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £675 £656 £650
90th Percentile £725 £696 £700
England median daily rate £635 £588 £613
% change year-on-year +8.09% -4.08% +6.52%

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 12,185 6,523 10,780
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 32.40% 36.24% 35.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,389 4,876 8,081
10th Percentile £413 £358 £375
25th Percentile £500 £425 £440
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
75th Percentile £695 £613 £613
90th Percentile £775 £700 £700
England median daily rate £550 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +12.82% -2.50% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 28 52
10th Percentile £20.89 £23.88 £25.68
25th Percentile £35.00 £32.03 £36.70
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £48.34
Median % change year-on-year +22.22% -6.91% +20.85%
75th Percentile £70.78 £54.25 £53.83
90th Percentile £80.50 £62.65 £78.75
England median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £46.95
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.15% +11.99%

Akka
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Akka in London

Akka
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Akka in London.

Daily rate trend for Akka in London

Akka
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Akka in London over the 6 months to 28 January 2022.

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 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
West London -10 17 £660 +14.78% 2
Central London -46 11 £663 +23.26% 11
Akka
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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 72 (94.74%) Scala
2 50 (65.79%) Kafka
3 47 (61.84%) Kubernetes
4 45 (59.21%) Docker
5 38 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (50.00%) TDD
6 35 (46.05%) HTTP
7 28 (36.84%) AWS
8 27 (35.53%) BDD
9 26 (34.21%) Microservices
10 25 (32.89%) Play Framework
10 25 (32.89%) Grafana
10 25 (32.89%) CI/CD
11 24 (31.58%) RESTful
12 23 (30.26%) Java
12 23 (30.26%) Pair Programming
13 22 (28.95%) Web Services
13 22 (28.95%) Unit Testing
13 22 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (28.95%) Software Delivery
14 21 (27.63%) Prometheus
14 21 (27.63%) High Availability
15 20 (26.32%) Redis
15 20 (26.32%) Git (software)
15 20 (26.32%) DevOps
16 19 (25.00%) Architectural Design
17 18 (23.68%) Apache Spark
18 16 (21.05%) Acceptance Criteria
18 16 (21.05%) SQL
18 16 (21.05%) Release Management

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 18 (23.68%) Apache Spark
2 4 (5.26%) OpenStack
3 3 (3.95%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (1.32%) Confluence
4 1 (1.32%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 28 (36.84%) AWS
2 14 (18.42%) GCP
3 9 (11.84%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (3.95%) Amazon Kinesis
4 3 (3.95%) Amazon S3
4 3 (3.95%) Azure
4 3 (3.95%) dbt
4 3 (3.95%) OpenShift
4 3 (3.95%) Snowflake
5 2 (2.63%) Fivetran
5 2 (2.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 35 (46.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (26.32%) Redis
2 14 (18.42%) Apache Cassandra
3 13 (17.11%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (11.84%) NoSQL
5 6 (7.89%) Big Data
6 5 (6.58%) Hadoop
6 5 (6.58%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.95%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (3.95%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (3.95%) Data Lake
8 2 (2.63%) Hazelcast
9 1 (1.32%) MySQL
9 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.32%) Spark SQL
9 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 14 (18.42%) Gatling
3 11 (14.47%) Jenkins
3 11 (14.47%) Mockito
4 9 (11.84%) CircleCI
4 9 (11.84%) GoCD
5 7 (9.21%) JUnit
6 6 (7.89%) Gradle
6 6 (7.89%) Hudson
6 6 (7.89%) JMeter
7 4 (5.26%) WebDriver
8 3 (3.95%) Spinnaker
9 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.32%) JIRA
10 1 (1.32%) Moq
10 1 (1.32%) NUnit
10 1 (1.32%) Phabricator
10 1 (1.32%) Selenium
10 1 (1.32%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.32%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (17.11%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Marketing
3 4 (5.26%) Games
4 3 (3.95%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.63%) Banking
5 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.32%) Front Office
6 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.32%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.32%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 56 (73.68%) Developer
2 49 (64.47%) Scala Developer
3 20 (26.32%) Senior Developer
4 19 (25.00%) Senior Scala Developer
5 10 (13.16%) Scala Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Java Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Senior Scala Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Developer in Test
7 5 (6.58%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) AWS Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) Platform Engineer
10 1 (1.32%) Cloud Developer
10 1 (1.32%) Data Engineer
10 1 (1.32%) Development Engineer
10 1 (1.32%) E-Commerce Developer
10 1 (1.32%) Java E-Commerce Developer
10 1 (1.32%) Java Engineer
10 1 (1.32%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (65.79%) Kafka
2 25 (32.89%) Play Framework
3 24 (31.58%) RESTful
4 22 (28.95%) Web Services
5 13 (17.11%) Scalaz
6 11 (14.47%) Apache Avro
6 11 (14.47%) spray
7 9 (11.84%) Spring
8 8 (10.53%) OpenAPI
8 8 (10.53%) Spring MVC
8 8 (10.53%) Swagger
9 7 (9.21%) Protocol Buffers
10 6 (7.89%) Elastic Stack
10 6 (7.89%) Hibernate
10 6 (7.89%) JPA
11 5 (6.58%) Memcached
11 5 (6.58%) REST
12 4 (5.26%) RESTEasy
12 4 (5.26%) WireMock
13 3 (3.95%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (6.58%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.26%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.95%) Legacy Applications
5 2 (2.63%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.63%) Legacy Systems
6 1 (1.32%) Clustering
6 1 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.32%) Derivative
6 1 (1.32%) Equities
6 1 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.32%) Legacy Code
6 1 (1.32%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.32%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.74%) Linux
2 7 (9.21%) Unix
3 1 (1.32%) Debian
3 1 (1.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 38 (50.00%) TDD
2 27 (35.53%) BDD
3 26 (34.21%) Microservices
4 25 (32.89%) CI/CD
5 23 (30.26%) Pair Programming
6 22 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (28.95%) Software Delivery
6 22 (28.95%) Unit Testing
7 21 (27.63%) High Availability
8 20 (26.32%) DevOps
9 19 (25.00%) Architectural Design
10 16 (21.05%) Acceptance Criteria
10 16 (21.05%) Release Management
11 12 (15.79%) Artificial Intelligence
12 10 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (11.84%) Non-Functional Testing
14 8 (10.53%) E-Commerce
14 8 (10.53%) MVC
14 8 (10.53%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 72 (94.74%) Scala
2 23 (30.26%) Java
3 16 (21.05%) SQL
4 14 (18.42%) Python
5 8 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 6 (7.89%) Java 11
7 3 (3.95%) Haskell
7 3 (3.95%) R
8 2 (2.63%) Java 8
9 1 (1.32%) C#
9 1 (1.32%) Go
9 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) QA
System Software
1 45 (59.21%) Docker
Systems Management
1 47 (61.84%) Kubernetes
2 25 (32.89%) Grafana
3 21 (27.63%) Prometheus
4 14 (18.42%) Terraform
5 3 (3.95%) Kubeflow
Vendors
1 4 (5.26%) Google
2 2 (2.63%) Twitter
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle