Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 336 323 470
Rank change year-on-year -13 +147 +88
Contract jobs citing Akka 329 318 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.69% 0.71% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.87% 2.07% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 263 129
London median daily rate £585 £538 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.84% -6.52% +4.55%
10th Percentile £476 £438 £460
90th Percentile £675 £688 £695
England median daily rate £575 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% -
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 17547 15373 14942
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 36.89% 34.41% 32.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13441 11492 11163
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £323 £308
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £470 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +10.59% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 70 93
London median hourly rate £29.31 £41.13 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.73% +12.67% +1.39%
10th Percentile £19.00 £19.21 £14.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £58.50 £54.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £39.60 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60% +7.14%

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017. 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 -44 62 £588 -6.00% 11
West London -1 21 £585 +15.84% 5
South London -26 9 £550 +20.55%
Akka
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for Akka.

1 248 (75.38%) Scala
2 233 (70.82%) Agile Software Development
3 193 (58.66%) Java
4 160 (48.63%) TDD
5 155 (47.11%) Kafka
6 120 (36.47%) BDD
7 100 (30.40%) Finance
8 99 (30.09%) NoSQL
9 98 (29.79%) Microservices
10 92 (27.96%) Git (software)
11 91 (27.66%) RESTful
12 84 (25.53%) Play Framework
13 80 (24.32%) DevOps
14 71 (21.58%) Pair Programming
14 71 (21.58%) JavaScript
14 71 (21.58%) Apache Cassandra
15 69 (20.97%) Apache Spark
16 65 (19.76%) Big Data
17 60 (18.24%) MongoDB
17 60 (18.24%) SQL
18 58 (17.63%) React
19 55 (16.72%) Continuous Integration
20 54 (16.41%) Spring
21 50 (15.20%) RabbitMQ
21 50 (15.20%) High Availability
22 49 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
22 49 (14.89%) Greenfield Project
23 48 (14.59%) spray
23 48 (14.59%) Open Source
24 44 (13.37%) Python

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 69 (20.97%) Apache Spark
2 44 (13.37%) Elasticsearch
3 28 (8.51%) Apache
4 27 (8.21%) NServiceBus
5 4 (1.22%) MQSeries
5 4 (1.22%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.91%) Apache Pig
6 3 (0.91%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (0.61%) Confluence
7 2 (0.61%) Jetty
7 2 (0.61%) nginx
8 1 (0.30%) Apache Qpid
8 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.30%) JBoss
8 1 (0.30%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.30%) Lightstreamer
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.30%) SAS
8 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.30%) WebORB
Applications
1 1 (0.30%) HipChat
1 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 49 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (5.47%) Amazon EMR
3 14 (4.26%) Amazon S3
4 9 (2.74%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.82%) npm
5 6 (1.82%) Yarn
6 5 (1.52%) Amazon Glacier
6 5 (1.52%) GitHub
7 4 (1.22%) SaaS
8 3 (0.91%) Amazon Kinesis
8 3 (0.91%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.61%) AWS CloudTrail
9 2 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (0.61%) Route 53
9 2 (0.61%) Serverless
9 2 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.30%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.90%) HTTP
2 3 (0.91%) Internet
2 3 (0.91%) Network Security
3 1 (0.30%) Firewall
3 1 (0.30%) SSL
3 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (30.09%) NoSQL
2 71 (21.58%) Apache Cassandra
3 65 (19.76%) Big Data
4 60 (18.24%) MongoDB
5 43 (13.07%) Hadoop
6 39 (11.85%) PostgreSQL
7 31 (9.42%) MySQL
8 21 (6.38%) HBase
9 20 (6.08%) Apache Hive
10 14 (4.26%) Amazon Redshift
11 13 (3.95%) Flink
11 13 (3.95%) Redis
12 12 (3.65%) Impala
13 10 (3.04%) Presto
14 7 (2.13%) SQL Server
15 6 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 6 (1.82%) Blockchain
15 6 (1.82%) RDBMS
15 6 (1.82%) Relational Database
15 6 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 92 (27.96%) Git (software)
2 37 (11.25%) Mockito
3 36 (10.94%) Jenkins
4 32 (9.73%) Maven
5 28 (8.51%) Subversion
6 27 (8.21%) SpecFlow
7 16 (4.86%) TeamCity
8 11 (3.34%) Cucumber
9 10 (3.04%) JUnit
10 7 (2.13%) IntelliJ
10 7 (2.13%) WebDriver
11 6 (1.82%) Talend Open Studio
12 5 (1.52%) SonarQube
13 4 (1.22%) JIRA
14 3 (0.91%) Gradle
15 2 (0.61%) Bitbucket
15 2 (0.61%) Bower
15 2 (0.61%) Grunt
15 2 (0.61%) Travis CI
15 2 (0.61%) Vagrant
General
1 100 (30.40%) Finance
2 31 (9.42%) Banking
3 20 (6.08%) Marketing
4 16 (4.86%) Front Office
5 11 (3.34%) Investment Banking
6 10 (3.04%) Electronics
6 10 (3.04%) Manufacturing
6 10 (3.04%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.43%) Retail
8 3 (0.91%) Advertising
8 3 (0.91%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.91%) Games
9 2 (0.61%) Back Office
9 2 (0.61%) Publishing
10 1 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 268 (81.46%) Developer
2 169 (51.37%) Scala Developer
3 83 (25.23%) Java Developer
4 38 (11.55%) Senior Developer
5 35 (10.64%) Java Scala Developer
6 27 (8.21%) Big Data Developer
7 26 (7.90%) C# Developer
8 24 (7.29%) Senior Scala Developer
9 19 (5.78%) Agile Developer
9 19 (5.78%) Lead Developer
10 17 (5.17%) Apache Spark Developer
10 17 (5.17%) Full Stack Developer
10 17 (5.17%) Software Engineer
11 15 (4.56%) Agile Java Developer
11 15 (4.56%) Data Engineer
12 13 (3.95%) Lead C# Developer
13 12 (3.65%) Java Engineer
14 11 (3.34%) Big Data Engineer
14 11 (3.34%) Evangelist
14 11 (3.34%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (47.11%) Kafka
2 91 (27.66%) RESTful
3 84 (25.53%) Play Framework
4 58 (17.63%) React
5 54 (16.41%) Spring
6 50 (15.20%) RabbitMQ
7 48 (14.59%) spray
8 43 (13.07%) JSON
9 42 (12.77%) REST
10 41 (12.46%) HTML
11 37 (11.25%) AngularJS
12 36 (10.94%) Elastic Stack
13 34 (10.33%) .NET
13 34 (10.33%) Redux
14 30 (9.12%) Web Services
15 29 (8.81%) Spring Boot
16 28 (8.51%) Node.js
17 27 (8.21%) Reactive Extensions
17 27 (8.21%) SignalR
17 27 (8.21%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 49 (14.89%) Greenfield Project
2 27 (8.21%) Hedge funds
3 15 (4.56%) Fintech
4 13 (3.95%) Data Structures
5 12 (3.65%) Algorithms
5 12 (3.65%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.65%) Market Risk
6 11 (3.34%) Clustering
7 10 (3.04%) User Experience
8 8 (2.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.52%) Credit Risk
9 5 (1.52%) Fixed Income
9 5 (1.52%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 5 (1.52%) Linked Data
9 5 (1.52%) Semantic Web
10 4 (1.22%) Derivative
10 4 (1.22%) Reference Data
10 4 (1.22%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.61%) Grid Computing
11 2 (0.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 37 (11.25%) Unix
2 36 (10.94%) Linux
3 2 (0.61%) Android
3 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (70.82%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (48.63%) TDD
3 120 (36.47%) BDD
4 98 (29.79%) Microservices
5 80 (24.32%) DevOps
6 71 (21.58%) Pair Programming
7 55 (16.72%) Continuous Integration
8 50 (15.20%) High Availability
9 48 (14.59%) Open Source
10 43 (13.07%) Kanban
11 40 (12.16%) Scrum
12 38 (11.55%) Domain-Driven Design
13 34 (10.33%) Software Engineering
14 28 (8.51%) Complex Event Processing
15 27 (8.21%) CQRS
15 27 (8.21%) Machine Learning
16 26 (7.90%) Functional Programming
17 25 (7.60%) Test Automation
18 24 (7.29%) E-Commerce
19 23 (6.99%) OO
Programming Languages
1 248 (75.38%) Scala
2 193 (58.66%) Java
3 71 (21.58%) JavaScript
4 60 (18.24%) SQL
5 44 (13.37%) Python
6 39 (11.85%) C#
7 11 (3.34%) Shell Script
8 9 (2.74%) Bash Shell
8 9 (2.74%) Clojure
9 6 (1.82%) ES6
9 6 (1.82%) TypeScript
10 5 (1.52%) Kotlin
10 5 (1.52%) SPARQL
11 3 (0.91%) R
11 3 (0.91%) Ruby
12 2 (0.61%) C++
12 2 (0.61%) Erlang
12 2 (0.61%) Perl
12 2 (0.61%) PHP
13 1 (0.30%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 27 (8.21%) Security Cleared
2 26 (7.90%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.04%) Degree
4 6 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.43%) QA
2 2 (0.61%) PSD2
3 1 (0.30%) Basel III
3 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.30%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.30%) MiFID
3 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.30%) SEPA
System Software
1 39 (11.85%) Docker
2 15 (4.56%) HDFS
3 9 (2.74%) Apache Flume
4 6 (1.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 36 (10.94%) Grafana
1 36 (10.94%) Kibana
1 36 (10.94%) logstash
2 18 (5.47%) Kubernetes
3 15 (4.56%) Ansible
4 7 (2.13%) Puppet
5 6 (1.82%) Hadoop YARN
5 6 (1.82%) Mesos
5 6 (1.82%) Oozie
6 5 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.61%) Terraform
8 1 (0.30%) Rancher
Vendors
1 37 (11.25%) Splunk
2 36 (10.94%) AppDynamics
3 25 (7.60%) Microsoft
4 12 (3.65%) IBM
4 12 (3.65%) SAP
5 7 (2.13%) Informatica
5 7 (2.13%) Oracle
5 7 (2.13%) Reuters
6 6 (1.82%) FXall
6 6 (1.82%) Talend
7 3 (0.91%) VMware
8 2 (0.61%) CA
8 2 (0.61%) Databricks
8 2 (0.61%) Google
8 2 (0.61%) MapR
9 1 (0.30%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.30%) Facebook
9 1 (0.30%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.30%) Tableau
9 1 (0.30%) TIBCO