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 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 595 626 644
Rank change year-on-year +31 +18  
Contract jobs citing Erlang 5 29 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.052% 0.014%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.026% 0.14% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 24 5
Median daily rate £575 £563 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £415 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate - £625 £500
% change year-on-year - +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Erlang is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 19307 21341 20787
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.54% 38.21% 37.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13282 14661 13481
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 472 438
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.74 £13.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

Erlang
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Erlang as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Erlang in the UK

Erlang
Top 2 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 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +27 5 £575 +2.22% 27
London 0 5 £575 +15.00% 25

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 7 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) Python
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Ruby
2 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (35.71%) Open Source
2 5 (35.71%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (35.71%) Node.js
2 5 (35.71%) Go
3 4 (28.57%) Docker
3 4 (28.57%) Microservices
3 4 (28.57%) Algorithms
3 4 (28.57%) Elixir
3 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 4 (28.57%) PaaS
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
3 4 (28.57%) SOA
3 4 (28.57%) SOAP
3 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 3 (21.43%) C#
4 3 (21.43%) PHP
4 3 (21.43%) Extreme Programming
4 3 (21.43%) Spring
4 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
4 3 (21.43%) Java EE
4 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
4 3 (21.43%) Scala

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 (21.43%) Cloud Foundry
1 3 (21.43%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) PaaS
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
3 1 (7.14%) AWS OpsWorks
3 1 (7.14%) GitHub
3 1 (7.14%) Slack
3 1 (7.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 3 (21.43%) AMQP
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 2 (14.29%) Blockchain
2 2 (14.29%) Redis
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) Big Data
3 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.14%) Neo4j
3 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) Riak
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Geb
2 1 (7.14%) Gradle
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) JUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Spock
2 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
2 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
2 1 (7.14%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Cloud Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Architect
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Erlang Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Scala Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Python Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Search Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Platform Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
1 5 (35.71%) Node.js
1 5 (35.71%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 4 (28.57%) SOAP
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
3 3 (21.43%) Hystrix
3 3 (21.43%) Java EE
3 3 (21.43%) RESTful
3 3 (21.43%) Spring
3 3 (21.43%) Spring Boot
4 2 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.14%) JRuby
5 1 (7.14%) Middleware
5 1 (7.14%) React
5 1 (7.14%) REST
5 1 (7.14%) RxJava
5 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Algorithms
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (14.29%) Bitcoin
3 2 (14.29%) Cloud Native
3 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
3 2 (14.29%) Taxonomies
4 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk
4 1 (7.14%) Fintech
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
4 1 (7.14%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (7.14%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (35.71%) Open Source
2 4 (28.57%) Microservices
2 4 (28.57%) SOA
2 4 (28.57%) TDD
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (21.43%) DevOps
3 3 (21.43%) Distributed Algorithms
3 3 (21.43%) Domain-Driven Design
3 3 (21.43%) Extreme Programming
3 3 (21.43%) Functional Programming
3 3 (21.43%) Software Architecture
3 3 (21.43%) The Twelve-Factor App
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) High Availability
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) BDD
5 1 (7.14%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) Go
2 5 (35.71%) Python
2 5 (35.71%) Ruby
3 4 (28.57%) Elixir
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
4 3 (21.43%) C#
4 3 (21.43%) PHP
4 3 (21.43%) Scala
5 2 (14.29%) Clojure
5 2 (14.29%) Haskell
5 2 (14.29%) Kotlin
6 1 (7.14%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (7.14%) Groovy
6 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.14%) Jython
6 1 (7.14%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
1 1 (7.14%) Consul
1 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
1 1 (7.14%) Mesos
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) Packer
1 1 (7.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Sun
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago