Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Erlang skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Erlang over the 6 months to 22 January 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.

Erlang
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 851 837 822
Rank change year-on-year -14 -15 +26
Contract jobs citing Erlang 27 19 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.020% 0.054%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.064% 0.049% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 34
UK median daily rate £475 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - +20.48%
10th Percentile £322 £375 £333
90th Percentile £595 £600 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £386
% change year-on-year -10.00% +29.53% +31.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
UK median hourly rate - - £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £46.25

Erlang is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 41,982 38,927 41,546
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.15% 40.84% 38.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,596 26,729 28,223
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £308 £288 £275
90th Percentile £638 £600 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 757 857 1,075
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £16.45 £14.75 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.00 £51.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

Erlang
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Erlang as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Erlang in the UK

Erlang
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Erlang.

Contractor daily rate trend for Erlang in the UK

Erlang
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Erlang over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Erlang in the UK

Erlang
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Erlang within the UK over the 6 months to 22 January 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
England +8 27 £475 -5.00% 33
London -39 14 £500 +2.56% 16
UK excluding London +22 12 £450 -10.00% 17
Midlands - 6 £450 - 2
West Midlands - 6 £450 - 1
North of England - 4 £450 - 2
Yorkshire - 3 £425 -
East of England -21 1 £475 -5.00% 4
North West - 1 £475 - 2
South West - 1 - - 6

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Erlang also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Erlang.

1 12 (44.44%) Ruby
1 12 (44.44%) DevOps
2 11 (40.74%) Scala
2 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
2 11 (40.74%) Elixir
3 10 (37.04%) .NET
3 10 (37.04%) HTML
4 9 (33.33%) Java
4 9 (33.33%) Go
5 8 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (29.63%) NoSQL
5 8 (29.63%) Node.js
5 8 (29.63%) CSS
5 8 (29.63%) Linux
5 8 (29.63%) Python
5 8 (29.63%) TDD
5 8 (29.63%) Scrum
5 8 (29.63%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (25.93%) Google
6 7 (25.93%) Puppet
6 7 (25.93%) Haskell
6 7 (25.93%) Functional Programming
7 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
7 6 (22.22%) Open Source
7 6 (22.22%) Clojure
7 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (22.22%) JIRA
7 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (22.22%) Groovy

Erlang
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
1 3 (11.11%) Ethereum
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (3.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (11.11%) GitHub
3 3 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (7.41%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) NoSQL
2 5 (18.52%) MongoDB
3 3 (11.11%) MySQL
3 3 (11.11%) Neo4j
4 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (7.41%) Redis
5 1 (3.70%) Big Data
5 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 6 (22.22%) JIRA
2 3 (11.11%) AccuRev
2 3 (11.11%) GitLab
2 3 (11.11%) VersionOne
3 2 (7.41%) Grunt
3 2 (7.41%) gulp
3 2 (7.41%) Subversion
4 1 (3.70%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (7.41%) Publishing
2 1 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Programmer
7 2 (7.41%) Salesforce Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Salesforce Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Angular Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Big Data Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Cloud Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) F# Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
8 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) .NET
1 10 (37.04%) HTML
2 8 (29.63%) CSS
2 8 (29.63%) Node.js
3 5 (18.52%) CSS3
3 5 (18.52%) HTML5
3 5 (18.52%) jQuery
3 5 (18.52%) RESTful
4 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 3 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (11.11%) REST
4 3 (11.11%) Web Services
5 2 (7.41%) Ajax
5 2 (7.41%) Angular 2
5 2 (7.41%) LAMP
5 2 (7.41%) Redux
5 2 (7.41%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (7.41%) Sass
5 2 (7.41%) Visualforce
5 2 (7.41%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (11.11%) Bitcoin
3 2 (7.41%) Hedge funds
3 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) DevOps
2 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (29.63%) Scrum
3 8 (29.63%) TDD
4 7 (25.93%) Functional Programming
5 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (22.22%) OO
5 6 (22.22%) Open Source
6 5 (18.52%) MVC
6 5 (18.52%) Pair Programming
7 4 (14.81%) Microservices
8 3 (11.11%) API Development
8 3 (11.11%) BDD
8 3 (11.11%) Cryptocurrency
8 3 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
8 3 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 3 (11.11%) Software Delivery
8 3 (11.11%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) Ruby
2 11 (40.74%) Elixir
2 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
2 11 (40.74%) Scala
3 9 (33.33%) Go
3 9 (33.33%) Java
4 8 (29.63%) Python
5 7 (25.93%) Haskell
6 6 (22.22%) Clojure
6 6 (22.22%) F#
6 6 (22.22%) Groovy
7 5 (18.52%) PHP
7 5 (18.52%) SQL
8 4 (14.81%) C#
9 3 (11.11%) Objective-C
9 3 (11.11%) TypeScript
10 2 (7.41%) Apex Code
10 2 (7.41%) Rust
11 1 (3.70%) Dart
11 1 (3.70%) Kotlin
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Docker
2 4 (14.81%) vSphere
3 3 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Puppet
2 5 (18.52%) Ansible
3 4 (14.81%) Consul
4 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (7.41%) Kubernetes
6 1 (3.70%) Packer
6 1 (3.70%) Terraform
6 1 (3.70%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Google
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.81%) VMware
4 3 (11.11%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (7.41%) Zend
6 1 (3.70%) Sun