Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 442 334 398
Rank change year-on-year -108 +64 +113
Contract jobs citing Akka 190 264 197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.42% 0.67% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.14% 1.89% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 217 164
London median daily rate £600 £550 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +2.33% -10.42%
10th Percentile £513 £450 £463
90th Percentile £688 £688 £650
England median daily rate £600 £538 £525
% change year-on-year +11.63% +2.38% -12.50%
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 16,724 13,942 13,979
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 36.67% 35.34% 32.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,793 10,399 10,544
London median daily rate £500 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +4.00%
10th Percentile £363 £330 £313
90th Percentile £656 £638 £634
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 88 65
London median hourly rate £43.25 £43.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.14% +2.94% +55.28%
10th Percentile £21.00 £19.25 £18.51
90th Percentile £67.75 £57.50 £84.00
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +4.36% +5.19% +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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -71 24 £625 +11.11% 12
West London -39 14 £600 +20.00% 5
South London -48 3 £575 +9.52%
Akka
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 115 (60.53%) Scala
2 108 (56.84%) Java
2 108 (56.84%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (47.89%) TDD
4 80 (42.11%) Kafka
5 59 (31.05%) Microservices
5 59 (31.05%) Finance
6 54 (28.42%) Git (software)
7 51 (26.84%) Docker
8 50 (26.32%) Apache Cassandra
8 50 (26.32%) Banking
9 49 (25.79%) Apache Spark
10 45 (23.68%) DevOps
10 45 (23.68%) JavaScript
11 44 (23.16%) BDD
12 43 (22.63%) Big Data
13 40 (21.05%) Spring
14 39 (20.53%) Play Framework
14 39 (20.53%) NoSQL
15 38 (20.00%) REST
15 38 (20.00%) C#
16 37 (19.47%) MongoDB
17 36 (18.95%) Pair Programming
18 35 (18.42%) Kanban
18 35 (18.42%) Jenkins
18 35 (18.42%) Java 8
19 34 (17.89%) Test Automation
19 34 (17.89%) OO
20 33 (17.37%) Front Office
21 29 (15.26%) Hadoop

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 49 (25.79%) Apache Spark
2 27 (14.21%) Apache
3 21 (11.05%) Tomcat
4 16 (8.42%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (6.84%) JBoss
6 6 (3.16%) Apache Pig
7 4 (2.11%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.58%) SAS
9 2 (1.05%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.68%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (3.68%) Yarn
3 6 (3.16%) npm
4 5 (2.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (1.58%) Serverless
6 2 (1.05%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (1.05%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.05%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.05%) SaaS
7 1 (0.53%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.11%) HTTP
2 10 (5.26%) SMS
3 5 (2.63%) BIG-IP
3 5 (2.63%) Internet
4 1 (0.53%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (26.32%) Apache Cassandra
2 43 (22.63%) Big Data
3 39 (20.53%) NoSQL
4 37 (19.47%) MongoDB
5 29 (15.26%) Hadoop
6 15 (7.89%) Apache Hive
7 14 (7.37%) SQL Server
8 11 (5.79%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (4.74%) HBase
10 8 (4.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 8 (4.21%) MySQL
11 7 (3.68%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (2.63%) Cloud Spanner
12 5 (2.63%) KDB
12 5 (2.63%) NewSQL
12 5 (2.63%) Oracle Database
12 5 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (2.11%) Redis
14 3 (1.58%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 54 (28.42%) Git (software)
2 35 (18.42%) Jenkins
3 27 (14.21%) Maven
4 14 (7.37%) Mockito
5 12 (6.32%) Cucumber
5 12 (6.32%) JIRA
5 12 (6.32%) JUnit
6 10 (5.26%) TeamCity
7 6 (3.16%) TestNG
7 6 (3.16%) WebDriver
8 5 (2.63%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.58%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.05%) Gradle
10 2 (1.05%) IntelliJ
10 2 (1.05%) SonarQube
10 2 (1.05%) Spock
11 1 (0.53%) BitKeeper
11 1 (0.53%) CircleCI
11 1 (0.53%) git-flow
11 1 (0.53%) Mercurial
General
1 59 (31.05%) Finance
2 50 (26.32%) Banking
3 33 (17.37%) Front Office
4 27 (14.21%) Investment Banking
5 13 (6.84%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.11%) Marketing
7 3 (1.58%) Advertising
7 3 (1.58%) Retail
8 2 (1.05%) Back Office
8 2 (1.05%) Publishing
9 1 (0.53%) German Language
Job Titles
1 148 (77.89%) Developer
2 82 (43.16%) Scala Developer
3 30 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 24 (12.63%) C# Developer
4 24 (12.63%) Senior Developer
5 22 (11.58%) Front Office Developer
6 15 (7.89%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 11 (5.79%) Big Data Developer
7 11 (5.79%) Senior Scala Developer
8 7 (3.68%) Architect
8 7 (3.68%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (3.68%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (3.16%) Apache Spark Developer
9 6 (3.16%) Data Engineer
10 5 (2.63%) Consultant
10 5 (2.63%) HTML Developer
10 5 (2.63%) Java Engineer
10 5 (2.63%) Java Scala Developer
10 5 (2.63%) Principal Engineer
11 4 (2.11%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (42.11%) Kafka
2 40 (21.05%) Spring
3 39 (20.53%) Play Framework
4 38 (20.00%) REST
5 29 (15.26%) RESTful
6 28 (14.74%) .NET
7 24 (12.63%) HTML
7 24 (12.63%) spray
8 22 (11.58%) Spring Boot
9 21 (11.05%) Node.js
10 19 (10.00%) AngularJS
10 19 (10.00%) CSS
10 19 (10.00%) HTML5
11 15 (7.89%) CSS3
11 15 (7.89%) React
12 14 (7.37%) Hibernate
12 14 (7.37%) JSON
12 14 (7.37%) Spark Streaming
13 13 (6.84%) Redux
13 13 (6.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.11%) Fintech
1 23 (12.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 17 (8.95%) Algorithms
3 15 (7.89%) Hedge funds
4 14 (7.37%) Equities
5 13 (6.84%) Hybrid Cloud
6 11 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.68%) Clustering
7 7 (3.68%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.68%) Derivative
7 7 (3.68%) Equity Derivative
7 7 (3.68%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (2.11%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.05%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.05%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 2 (1.05%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.05%) Linux
2 9 (4.74%) Unix
3 4 (2.11%) Android
3 4 (2.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (56.84%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (47.89%) TDD
3 59 (31.05%) Microservices
4 45 (23.68%) DevOps
5 44 (23.16%) BDD
6 36 (18.95%) Pair Programming
7 35 (18.42%) Kanban
8 34 (17.89%) OO
8 34 (17.89%) Test Automation
9 27 (14.21%) Machine Learning
10 24 (12.63%) OOP
10 24 (12.63%) Scrum
11 23 (12.11%) Low Latency
12 22 (11.58%) Electronic Trading
13 19 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (10.00%) High Availability
14 15 (7.89%) Domain-Driven Design
15 14 (7.37%) Coaching
16 13 (6.84%) Functional Programming
16 13 (6.84%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 115 (60.53%) Scala
2 108 (56.84%) Java
3 45 (23.68%) JavaScript
4 38 (20.00%) C#
5 35 (18.42%) Java 8
6 28 (14.74%) Python
7 27 (14.21%) SQL
8 12 (6.32%) ES6
9 7 (3.68%) TypeScript
10 6 (3.16%) R
10 6 (3.16%) Ruby
11 4 (2.11%) Clojure
12 3 (1.58%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.58%) VBA
13 2 (1.05%) Korn
13 2 (1.05%) Kotlin
13 2 (1.05%) Perl
13 2 (1.05%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.05%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (2.11%) Degree
2 3 (1.58%) PhD
3 2 (1.05%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.05%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.53%) PMP
4 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.16%) QA
2 2 (1.05%) PSD2
3 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 51 (26.84%) Docker
2 6 (3.16%) Apache Flume
3 4 (2.11%) HDFS
4 3 (1.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 15 (7.89%) Mesos
2 12 (6.32%) Ansible
3 11 (5.79%) Kubernetes
4 8 (4.21%) Grafana
4 8 (4.21%) Kibana
4 8 (4.21%) logstash
5 5 (2.63%) Control-M
5 5 (2.63%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (1.58%) Terraform
7 2 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.05%) Puppet
8 1 (0.53%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.53%) Marathon
8 1 (0.53%) Oozie
Vendors
1 20 (10.53%) MapR
1 20 (10.53%) Reuters
2 13 (6.84%) Bloomberg
2 13 (6.84%) Capita
3 8 (4.21%) AppDynamics
3 8 (4.21%) Splunk
4 7 (3.68%) FXall
4 7 (3.68%) IBM
5 5 (2.63%) F5
5 5 (2.63%) Oracle
5 5 (2.63%) Solace
6 3 (1.58%) Cloudera
6 3 (1.58%) Hortonworks
7 2 (1.05%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.53%) Facebook
8 1 (0.53%) Google
8 1 (0.53%) Informatica
8 1 (0.53%) SAP
8 1 (0.53%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.53%) Tableau