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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 604 623 612
Rank change year-on-year +19 -11  
Contract jobs citing Erlang 11 22 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.041% 0.055%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.056% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 22
Median daily rate £525 £500 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £455 £478
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £625 £723
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £625 £488
% change year-on-year -34.40% +28.20%  
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 19697 20912 21353
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.02% 38.78% 37.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 13450 14393 14265
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 449 441
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +5.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £14.95 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.55 £48.50 £50.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

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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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Erlang over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Erlang in the UK

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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 3 months to 22 June 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 +36 11 £525 +5.00% 24
London +9 9 £550 +15.78% 19
Yorkshire +21 1 £420 -32.80% 1
City of London 0 1 £650 +36.84% 5
East of England - 1 £400 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £420 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £400 - 1
Leeds - 1 £420 -
Cambridge - 1 £400 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 9 (64.29%) Scala
1 9 (64.29%) Microservices
2 8 (57.14%) TDD
3 5 (35.71%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) Python
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Akka
4 4 (28.57%) Functional Programming
4 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (28.57%) Haskell
4 4 (28.57%) Open Source
4 4 (28.57%) Clojure
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (28.57%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (21.43%) Ruby
5 3 (21.43%) Google
5 3 (21.43%) Big Data
5 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
5 3 (21.43%) Node.js
5 3 (21.43%) REST
5 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
5 3 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
5 3 (21.43%) DevOps
5 3 (21.43%) Elixir
5 3 (21.43%) Go
5 3 (21.43%) Docker
5 3 (21.43%) Fintech

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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 1 (7.14%) Apache Solr
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (7.14%) GitHub
2 1 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) PaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Slack
2 1 (7.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) AMQP
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (21.43%) Big Data
1 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
1 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
2 2 (14.29%) Couchbase
3 1 (7.14%) Blockchain
3 1 (7.14%) CouchDB
3 1 (7.14%) Neo4j
3 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.14%) Redis
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) Riak
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) CircleCI
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
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 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Architect
2 1 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (7.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Developer
2 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Erlang Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Integration Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Java Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Java Scala Software Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Python Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Scala Software Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Akka
2 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
2 3 (21.43%) Node.js
2 3 (21.43%) REST
3 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) Polymer
3 2 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (14.29%) React
3 2 (14.29%) RESTful
3 2 (14.29%) Spring
3 2 (14.29%) Spring Boot
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) Browserify
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) Hystrix
4 1 (7.14%) JSON Schema
4 1 (7.14%) RequireJS
4 1 (7.14%) Swagger
4 1 (7.14%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Fintech
2 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Bitcoin
3 1 (7.14%) Cloud Native
3 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (7.14%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Microservices
2 8 (57.14%) TDD
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (28.57%) Functional Programming
4 4 (28.57%) Open Source
5 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (21.43%) DevOps
6 2 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (14.29%) SOA
6 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 2 (14.29%) The Twelve-Factor App
7 1 (7.14%) Code Optimisation
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.14%) Prototyping
7 1 (7.14%) Single Customer View
7 1 (7.14%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Scala
2 5 (35.71%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) Python
3 4 (28.57%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) Clojure
3 4 (28.57%) Haskell
4 3 (21.43%) Elixir
4 3 (21.43%) Go
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) Ruby
5 2 (14.29%) Kotlin
5 2 (14.29%) Objective-C
5 2 (14.29%) PHP
6 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 1 (7.14%) C
6 1 (7.14%) C++
6 1 (7.14%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (7.14%) Dart
6 1 (7.14%) F#
6 1 (7.14%) TypeScript
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Terraform
2 1 (7.14%) Ansible
2 1 (7.14%) Consul
2 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
2 1 (7.14%) Mesos
2 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) Packer
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Google
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Sun