Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 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.

Erlang
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 843 864 842
Rank change year-on-year +21 -22 -5
Contract jobs citing Erlang 18 23 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.022% 0.044%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.043% 0.054% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 31
UK median daily rate £425 £475 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% -20.83% +50.00%
10th Percentile £350 £438 £380
90th Percentile £575 £625 £738
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £500 £410
% change year-on-year -25.00% +21.95% +53.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
UK median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50

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 41633 42750 43158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.90% 40.13% 38.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 28899 29383 29187
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £306 £280 £264
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 784 915 976
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +12.31%
10th Percentile £16.08 £14.13 £15.00
90th Percentile £53.00 £53.75 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +8.00% +1.35% +13.85%

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 18 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Erlang in the UK

Erlang
Top 9 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 18 October 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
England +34 18 £425 -10.53% 28
UK excluding London +38 10 £375 -25.00% 12
London -12 8 £500 +5.26% 16
Yorkshire - 5 £423 -
North of England - 5 £423 - 7
Midlands - 3 £350 -
West Midlands - 3 £350 -
East of England -14 1 £400 -20.00% 2
South West - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, 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 10 (55.56%) Scala
1 10 (55.56%) Elixir
2 8 (44.44%) Ruby
3 7 (38.89%) Microservices
4 6 (33.33%) Go
4 6 (33.33%) Puppet
4 6 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 6 (33.33%) Functional Programming
4 6 (33.33%) TDD
5 5 (27.78%) VMware
5 5 (27.78%) vSphere
5 5 (27.78%) Java
5 5 (27.78%) Linux
5 5 (27.78%) Akka
6 4 (22.22%) TypeScript
6 4 (22.22%) Clojure
6 4 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 4 (22.22%) HTML
6 4 (22.22%) .NET
6 4 (22.22%) CSS
6 4 (22.22%) MVC
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (22.22%) jQuery
6 4 (22.22%) Haskell
6 4 (22.22%) JIRA
7 3 (16.67%) AccuRev
7 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (16.67%) Dependency Injection

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 3 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 2 (11.11%) Big Data
3 2 (11.11%) Couchbase
4 1 (5.56%) CouchDB
4 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) JIRA
2 3 (16.67%) AccuRev
3 1 (5.56%) CircleCI
3 1 (5.56%) VersionOne
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Linux Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) AWS Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) NoSQL Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Polyglot Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Akka
2 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) CSS
2 4 (22.22%) HTML
2 4 (22.22%) jQuery
3 3 (16.67%) REST
4 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 2 (11.11%) Polymer
4 2 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (11.11%) Spring
5 1 (5.56%) HATEOAS
5 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.56%) JSON
5 1 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (5.56%) Spring MVC
5 1 (5.56%) Velocity
5 1 (5.56%) Web Services
5 1 (5.56%) XML
5 1 (5.56%) XML Schema
5 1 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (16.67%) Fintech
3 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.56%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Microservices
2 6 (33.33%) Functional Programming
2 6 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) MVC
4 3 (16.67%) API Development
4 3 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (16.67%) SOLID
5 2 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.56%) OO
6 1 (5.56%) OOP
6 1 (5.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Elixir
1 10 (55.56%) Scala
2 8 (44.44%) Ruby
3 6 (33.33%) Go
4 5 (27.78%) Java
5 4 (22.22%) Clojure
5 4 (22.22%) Haskell
5 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 4 (22.22%) TypeScript
6 3 (16.67%) C#
6 3 (16.67%) Python
6 3 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (11.11%) Kotlin
7 2 (11.11%) Objective-C
8 1 (5.56%) C++
8 1 (5.56%) Dart
8 1 (5.56%) ES6
8 1 (5.56%) F#
8 1 (5.56%) Groovy
8 1 (5.56%) Rust
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) vSphere
2 2 (11.11%) Docker
2 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (11.11%) vCenter Server
3 1 (5.56%) Ansible
3 1 (5.56%) Consul
3 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) VMware
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Google
4 1 (5.56%) CA Agile Central