Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Akka skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Akka over the 6 months to 19 August 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.

Akka
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 163 208
Rank change year-on-year -25 +45 -
Contract jobs citing Akka 6 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.18% 0.099%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% 0.76% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 11
West Midlands median daily rate £463 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £313 £475 £438
90th Percentile £575 £539 £513
England median daily rate £575 £550 £518
% change year-on-year +4.55% +6.28% -5.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 - -

Akka is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,505 1,055 1,519
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.73% 24.20% 25.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 938 719 939
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £245
90th Percentile £570 £563 £516
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 19
West Midlands median hourly rate £28.75 £31.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.26% +29.17% -18.21%
10th Percentile £11.18 £21.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.65 £39.50
England median hourly rate £41.57 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +3.93% +9.59% -1.35%

Akka
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Akka as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Akka in the West Midlands

Akka
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Akka in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Akka in the West Midlands

Akka
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Akka in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Akka in the West Midlands

Akka
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Akka within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 August 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
Shropshire -29 4 £513 +2.50% 1
Coventry - 2 £325 -
Akka
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Akka 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Akka.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) Scala
2 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (83.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (83.33%) NoSQL
2 5 (83.33%) Big Data
2 5 (83.33%) Play Framework
3 4 (66.67%) Kafka
3 4 (66.67%) Kanban
4 3 (50.00%) Pair Programming
4 3 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) Machine Learning
4 3 (50.00%) Mesos
4 3 (50.00%) Apache Spark
4 3 (50.00%) REST
5 2 (33.33%) MapReduce
5 2 (33.33%) HBase
5 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
5 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (33.33%) Functional Programming
5 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (33.33%) Kubernetes
6 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (16.67%) Spring
6 1 (16.67%) Apache

Akka
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (83.33%) Big Data
1 5 (83.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 2 (33.33%) HBase
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Scala Developer
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Play Framework
2 4 (66.67%) Kafka
3 3 (50.00%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Kanban
3 3 (50.00%) Machine Learning
3 3 (50.00%) Pair Programming
4 2 (33.33%) Functional Programming
4 2 (33.33%) MapReduce
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Scala
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Mesos
2 2 (33.33%) Kubernetes