Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 825 869 850
Rank change year-on-year +44 -19 -13
Contract jobs citing Erlang 16 33 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.030% 0.034%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.040% 0.078% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 27 28
UK median daily rate £500 £576 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.12% -17.79% +60.00%
10th Percentile £375 £440 £388
90th Percentile £625 £638 £741
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £625 £488
% change year-on-year -34.40% +28.21% +82.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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 40253 42547 42828
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.02% 39.23% 37.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 27660 29240 28495
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £263
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 767 911 914
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +4.48%
10th Percentile £16.00 £13.50 £15.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.33% +4.17% +5.88%

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 21 August 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Erlang in the UK

Erlang
Top 7 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 21 August 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 +28 16 £500 -13.12% 17
London +7 10 £550 +2.33% 11
UK excluding London +62 6 £410 -34.40% 6
North of England +67 4 £420 -32.80% 6
Yorkshire +34 4 £420 -32.80%
East of England -10 1 £400 -
South West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (62.50%) Scala
2 7 (43.75%) Microservices
3 6 (37.50%) Elixir
3 6 (37.50%) TDD
3 6 (37.50%) Ruby
4 5 (31.25%) Linux
4 5 (31.25%) Java
4 5 (31.25%) Akka
4 5 (31.25%) Haskell
4 5 (31.25%) Clojure
5 4 (25.00%) Puppet
5 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (25.00%) vSphere
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (25.00%) VMware
5 4 (25.00%) Fintech
5 4 (25.00%) Functional Programming
6 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 3 (18.75%) C#
6 3 (18.75%) Python
6 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
6 3 (18.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (18.75%) Big Data
6 3 (18.75%) REST
6 3 (18.75%) Go
6 3 (18.75%) Docker
6 3 (18.75%) Kotlin

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 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (18.75%) Big Data
1 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
1 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
2 2 (12.50%) Couchbase
3 1 (6.25%) Blockchain
3 1 (6.25%) CouchDB
3 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) CircleCI
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
2 1 (6.25%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Linux Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) AWS Developer
5 1 (6.25%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Blockchain Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Scala Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) NoSQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Polyglot Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Scala Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Akka
2 3 (18.75%) REST
3 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 2 (12.50%) Polymer
3 2 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (12.50%) Spring
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
4 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
4 1 (6.25%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) JSON
4 1 (6.25%) JSON Schema
4 1 (6.25%) Middleware
4 1 (6.25%) RequireJS
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (6.25%) Spring MVC
4 1 (6.25%) Swagger
4 1 (6.25%) Velocity
4 1 (6.25%) Vue.js
4 1 (6.25%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Fintech
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Bitcoin
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk
3 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
3 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (6.25%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Microservices
2 6 (37.50%) TDD
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Functional Programming
4 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) DevOps
5 2 (12.50%) Open Source
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (6.25%) Pair Programming
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) Static Code Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Scala
2 6 (37.50%) Elixir
2 6 (37.50%) Ruby
3 5 (31.25%) Clojure
3 5 (31.25%) Haskell
3 5 (31.25%) Java
4 3 (18.75%) C#
4 3 (18.75%) Go
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) Kotlin
4 3 (18.75%) Python
5 2 (12.50%) Objective-C
6 1 (6.25%) C
6 1 (6.25%) C++
6 1 (6.25%) Dart
6 1 (6.25%) ES6
6 1 (6.25%) F#
6 1 (6.25%) PHP
6 1 (6.25%) Rust
6 1 (6.25%) TypeScript
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) vSphere
2 3 (18.75%) Docker
3 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Puppet
2 2 (12.50%) Terraform
2 2 (12.50%) vCenter Server
3 1 (6.25%) Ansible
3 1 (6.25%) Consul
3 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
3 1 (6.25%) Mesos
3 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.25%) Packer
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) Google
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Sun