Period
to 22 May 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 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.

Erlang
UK
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 842 817 846
Rank change year-on-year -25 +29 -4
Contract jobs citing Erlang 41 9 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.010% 0.051%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.095% 0.024% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 5 44
UK median daily rate £450 £575 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.74% +15.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £319 £393 £355
90th Percentile £625 £610 £634
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 - £625
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00

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 43,342 37,287 40,486
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.04% 41.37% 38.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 30,289 25,582 27,687
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.87% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 777 806 956
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £41.38 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.32% +7.47% +10.00%
10th Percentile £16.73 £16.50 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £56.75 £52.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year -2.44% +6.49% +10.00%

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 May 2018.

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 22 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
England -38 39 £450 -21.74% 26
London -38 23 £525 -8.70% 9
UK excluding London - 16 £379 - 18
North of England - 12 £375 - 7
North West - 11 £375 - 7
West Midlands - 3 £475 - 2
Midlands - 3 £475 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £155 -
East of England - 1 £475 - 2

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Erlang 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 with a requirement for Erlang.

1 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (39.02%) .NET
3 15 (36.59%) Java
3 15 (36.59%) Go
4 13 (31.71%) DevOps
4 13 (31.71%) Scala
5 12 (29.27%) Ruby
5 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
6 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
6 11 (26.83%) Clojure
6 11 (26.83%) Node.js
7 10 (24.39%) E-Commerce
7 10 (24.39%) JIRA
8 9 (21.95%) TDD
8 9 (21.95%) F#
8 9 (21.95%) Python
8 9 (21.95%) SQL
8 9 (21.95%) Scrum
8 9 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (19.51%) Waterfall
9 8 (19.51%) MongoDB
9 8 (19.51%) NoSQL
9 8 (19.51%) Microservices
9 8 (19.51%) HTML
10 7 (17.07%) PHP
10 7 (17.07%) Project Management
10 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (17.07%) Haskell
10 7 (17.07%) Git (software)
10 7 (17.07%) Google

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 (7.32%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (4.88%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.44%) CMS
3 1 (2.44%) Ethereum
3 1 (2.44%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (2.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (17.07%) GitHub
3 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (7.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (4.88%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Firewall
1 2 (4.88%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.51%) MongoDB
2 8 (19.51%) NoSQL
3 6 (14.63%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (12.20%) Riak
5 4 (9.76%) MySQL
5 4 (9.76%) Redis
6 3 (7.32%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (7.32%) Neo4j
7 2 (4.88%) Apache Hive
7 2 (4.88%) Blockchain
7 2 (4.88%) Couchbase
7 2 (4.88%) Hadoop
7 2 (4.88%) HBase
7 2 (4.88%) Impala
7 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
7 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (4.88%) SAP HANA
8 1 (2.44%) CouchDB
8 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (24.39%) JIRA
2 7 (17.07%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.32%) GitLab
4 2 (4.88%) Grunt
4 2 (4.88%) gulp
4 2 (4.88%) Metasploit
4 2 (4.88%) Subversion
4 2 (4.88%) VersionOne
5 1 (2.44%) CircleCI
5 1 (2.44%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.44%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.44%) Mocha
General
1 3 (7.32%) Publishing
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Developer
2 8 (19.51%) Full Stack Developer
2 8 (19.51%) Project Manager
3 7 (17.07%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Senior Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Software Project Manager
5 5 (12.20%) Development Manager
5 5 (12.20%) Development Project Manager
5 5 (12.20%) Software Development Manager
5 5 (12.20%) Software Development Project Manager
6 4 (9.76%) .NET Project Manager
6 4 (9.76%) Architect
6 4 (9.76%) Backend Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Java Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Contracts Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Applications Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Chief Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (39.02%) .NET
2 11 (26.83%) Node.js
3 8 (19.51%) HTML
4 6 (14.63%) RESTful
4 6 (14.63%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (12.20%) CSS
5 5 (12.20%) CSS3
5 5 (12.20%) HTML5
5 5 (12.20%) Redux
6 4 (9.76%) AngularJS
6 4 (9.76%) Middleware
6 4 (9.76%) REST
7 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
7 2 (4.88%) jQuery
7 2 (4.88%) Kafka
7 2 (4.88%) LAMP
7 2 (4.88%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (4.88%) Sass
7 2 (4.88%) Visualforce
7 2 (4.88%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Fintech
1 5 (12.20%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (7.32%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) State Machine
3 2 (4.88%) User Experience
4 1 (2.44%) Bitcoin
4 1 (2.44%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Linux
1 6 (14.63%) Unix
2 2 (4.88%) CentOS
2 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Scientific Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Solaris
2 2 (4.88%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (31.71%) DevOps
3 10 (24.39%) E-Commerce
4 9 (21.95%) Scrum
4 9 (21.95%) TDD
5 8 (19.51%) Microservices
5 8 (19.51%) Waterfall
6 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (17.07%) Open Source
6 7 (17.07%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (17.07%) Project Management
7 6 (14.63%) Functional Programming
7 6 (14.63%) OO
7 6 (14.63%) Pair Programming
7 6 (14.63%) Software Delivery
8 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
9 4 (9.76%) Domain-Driven Design
9 4 (9.76%) Process Improvement
9 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
10 3 (7.32%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (36.59%) Go
1 15 (36.59%) Java
2 13 (31.71%) Scala
3 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
3 12 (29.27%) Ruby
4 11 (26.83%) Clojure
5 9 (21.95%) F#
5 9 (21.95%) Python
5 9 (21.95%) SQL
6 7 (17.07%) Elixir
6 7 (17.07%) Haskell
6 7 (17.07%) PHP
7 6 (14.63%) C
8 5 (12.20%) C#
8 5 (12.20%) Groovy
9 4 (9.76%) Objective-C
9 4 (9.76%) VB
10 3 (7.32%) C++
11 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
11 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (14.63%) Docker
3 2 (4.88%) Apache Flume
3 2 (4.88%) iptables
3 2 (4.88%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) Ansible
2 4 (9.76%) Kubernetes
2 4 (9.76%) Puppet
3 3 (7.32%) Consul
3 3 (7.32%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.88%) OSSEC
4 2 (4.88%) SELinux
4 2 (4.88%) yum
5 1 (2.44%) Packer
5 1 (2.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Google
2 4 (9.76%) Atlassian
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.88%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.88%) SAP
3 2 (4.88%) Splunk
3 2 (4.88%) Zend
4 1 (2.44%) Sun