The table below looks at the statistics for Scala skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scala over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scala
Rank 102 177 267
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +90
Contract jobs citing Scala 1042 700 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.26% 1.38% 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.56% 3.56% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 760 565 342
Median daily rate £525 £575 £511
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +12.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £673
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £100.00 £65.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £65.00 -
Scala
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18740 19663 19411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.71% 38.90% 37.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12972 13512 13422
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 £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 501 395
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.00 £15.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

Scala
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Scala as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Scala Jobs Demand Trend in England

Scala
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scala across the England region.

Scala Daily Rate Trend in England

Scala
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scala across the England region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Scala Daily Rate Histogram in England

Scala
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scala across the England region.

Scala Hourly Rate Trend in England

Scala
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the England region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
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statistics and trends)
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
London +20 693 £550 -8.33% 163
South East +84 92 £500 +11.11% 20
Yorkshire +46 81 £450 -10.00% 3
North East -4 46 £438 +4.16% 4
North West +20 40 £450 +2.85% 14
West Midlands +23 39 £425 -7.10% 6
South West +28 23 £450 -10.66% 8
East of England +10 15 £525 +2.43% 5
East Midlands -1 9 £565 -5.83% 1
Midlands - 2 £600 -
Scala
UK

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Scala also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Scala.

1 1436 (70.32%) Java
2 1327 (64.99%) Agile Software Development
3 818 (40.06%) TDD
4 628 (30.75%) Apache Spark
4 628 (30.75%) Scrum
5 624 (30.56%) Hadoop
6 620 (30.36%) Python
7 594 (29.09%) Big Data
8 476 (23.31%) BDD
9 425 (20.81%) Git (software)
10 421 (20.62%) JavaScript
11 418 (20.47%) HTML
12 388 (19.00%) Play Framework
13 387 (18.95%) Continuous Integration
14 386 (18.90%) MongoDB
15 381 (18.66%) NoSQL
16 355 (17.38%) REST
16 355 (17.38%) Open Source
17 354 (17.34%) Ruby
18 346 (16.94%) Linux
19 345 (16.90%) Spring
20 342 (16.75%) CSS
21 332 (16.26%) DevOps
22 330 (16.16%) Akka
23 325 (15.92%) SQL
23 325 (15.92%) Kanban
24 313 (15.33%) Jenkins
25 296 (14.50%) Amazon AWS
25 296 (14.50%) HTML5
26 294 (14.40%) JSON

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 628 (30.75%) Apache Spark
2 183 (8.96%) Elasticsearch
3 181 (8.86%) Apache
4 105 (5.14%) Confluence
5 69 (3.38%) Apache Pig
6 63 (3.09%) Tomcat
7 38 (1.86%) Apache Solr
8 30 (1.47%) nginx
9 17 (0.83%) JBoss
10 15 (0.73%) WebLogic
11 14 (0.69%) Jetty
12 12 (0.59%) Cloud Foundry
13 10 (0.49%) Oracle Coherence
14 7 (0.34%) Alfresco
14 7 (0.34%) CMS
14 7 (0.34%) Jupyter
14 7 (0.34%) Liferay
15 6 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 6 (0.29%) SAS
16 5 (0.24%) Mule
Applications
1 19 (0.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.098%) SPSS
2 2 (0.098%) Stata
3 1 (0.049%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
1 7 (0.34%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 296 (14.50%) Amazon AWS
2 156 (7.64%) GitHub
3 86 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 70 (3.43%) Amazon EC2
5 56 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
6 54 (2.64%) PaaS
7 50 (2.45%) Amazon Kinesis
8 45 (2.20%) Amazon S3
9 27 (1.32%) Amazon EMR
10 23 (1.13%) SaaS
11 20 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
12 18 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
13 15 (0.73%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 15 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
14 8 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
14 8 (0.39%) Route 53
14 8 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 5 (0.24%) Azure Machine Learning
15 5 (0.24%) Heroku
15 5 (0.24%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 123 (6.02%) HTTP
2 36 (1.76%) LDAP
3 26 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 25 (1.22%) Kerberos
5 24 (1.18%) Internet
6 16 (0.78%) SSL
7 12 (0.59%) DNS
7 12 (0.59%) Firewall
8 11 (0.54%) Network Security
9 9 (0.44%) DSL
10 7 (0.34%) FCAPS
11 4 (0.20%) DHCP
12 3 (0.15%) IPv4
12 3 (0.15%) IPv6
13 1 (0.049%) AMQP
13 1 (0.049%) Broadband
13 1 (0.049%) Intranet
13 1 (0.049%) SNA
13 1 (0.049%) SSH
13 1 (0.049%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 624 (30.56%) Hadoop
2 594 (29.09%) Big Data
3 386 (18.90%) MongoDB
4 381 (18.66%) NoSQL
5 281 (13.76%) Apache Hive
6 258 (12.63%) Apache Cassandra
7 221 (10.82%) Relational Database
8 205 (10.04%) PostgreSQL
9 185 (9.06%) MySQL
10 155 (7.59%) HBase
11 95 (4.65%) SQL Server
12 65 (3.18%) RDBMS
12 65 (3.18%) Sqoop
13 63 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
14 61 (2.99%) Impala
15 50 (2.45%) Neo4j
16 44 (2.15%) Data Lake
16 44 (2.15%) QlikView
17 42 (2.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 41 (2.01%) Redis
Development Applications
1 425 (20.81%) Git (software)
2 313 (15.33%) Jenkins
3 189 (9.26%) Selenium
4 183 (8.96%) JIRA
5 150 (7.35%) JUnit
6 125 (6.12%) Cucumber
7 118 (5.78%) Subversion
8 109 (5.34%) WebDriver
9 102 (5.00%) Maven
10 79 (3.87%) Gradle
11 76 (3.72%) IntelliJ
12 47 (2.30%) TeamCity
13 46 (2.25%) Mockito
14 44 (2.15%) Vagrant
15 42 (2.06%) RSpec
16 39 (1.91%) Mercurial
17 35 (1.71%) Eclipse
18 26 (1.27%) SoapUI
19 24 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 22 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 280 (13.71%) Finance
2 229 (11.21%) Banking
3 118 (5.78%) Investment Banking
4 75 (3.67%) Front Office
5 66 (3.23%) Retail
6 61 (2.99%) Games
7 49 (2.40%) Marketing
8 23 (1.13%) Publishing
9 16 (0.78%) Telecoms
10 12 (0.59%) Corporate Banking
10 12 (0.59%) Retail Banking
11 11 (0.54%) Advertising
12 6 (0.29%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.20%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.15%) Back Office
14 3 (0.15%) Legal
15 2 (0.098%) Music Industry
16 1 (0.049%) Law
16 1 (0.049%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1317 (64.50%) Developer
2 693 (33.94%) Scala Developer
3 577 (28.26%) Java Developer
4 248 (12.14%) Java Scala Developer
5 236 (11.56%) Senior Developer
6 186 (9.11%) Data Engineer
7 153 (7.49%) Agile Developer
8 143 (7.00%) Senior Java Developer
9 141 (6.90%) Big Data Engineer
10 132 (6.46%) Architect
11 127 (6.22%) Agile Java Developer
12 126 (6.17%) Senior Scala Developer
13 119 (5.83%) Big Data Developer
14 86 (4.21%) Hadoop Developer
15 79 (3.87%) Software Engineer
16 78 (3.82%) Apache Spark Developer
17 74 (3.62%) Hadoop Engineer
18 73 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
19 68 (3.33%) Java Engineer
19 68 (3.33%) Senior Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 418 (20.47%) HTML
2 388 (19.00%) Play Framework
3 355 (17.38%) REST
4 345 (16.90%) Spring
5 342 (16.75%) CSS
6 330 (16.16%) Akka
7 296 (14.50%) HTML5
8 294 (14.40%) JSON
9 278 (13.61%) RESTful
10 273 (13.37%) Kafka
11 249 (12.19%) Web Services
12 217 (10.63%) AngularJS
13 182 (8.91%) Node.js
14 177 (8.67%) CSS3
15 135 (6.61%) Django
16 125 (6.12%) XML
17 122 (5.97%) Hibernate
18 114 (5.58%) Ajax
19 100 (4.90%) Ruby on Rails
20 98 (4.80%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 105 (5.14%) User Experience
2 93 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 86 (4.21%) Algorithms
4 85 (4.16%) Statistics
5 81 (3.97%) Computer Science
6 76 (3.72%) Visualisation
7 55 (2.69%) Mathematics
8 44 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
9 38 (1.86%) Derivative
10 32 (1.57%) Data Structures
11 26 (1.27%) Credit Risk
11 26 (1.27%) Management Information System
12 24 (1.18%) Equities
12 24 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 23 (1.13%) Blog
13 23 (1.13%) Fixed Income
14 22 (1.08%) Public Cloud
15 20 (0.98%) Grid Computing
15 20 (0.98%) Market Risk
16 19 (0.93%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 346 (16.94%) Linux
2 165 (8.08%) Unix
3 62 (3.04%) Windows
4 36 (1.76%) Mac OS X
5 22 (1.08%) Android
6 17 (0.83%) Apple iOS
7 10 (0.49%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.39%) Mesosphere
8 8 (0.39%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.24%) Solaris
10 4 (0.20%) CentOS
11 3 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.049%) Debian
12 1 (0.049%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1327 (64.99%) Agile Software Development
2 818 (40.06%) TDD
3 628 (30.75%) Scrum
4 476 (23.31%) BDD
5 387 (18.95%) Continuous Integration
6 355 (17.38%) Open Source
7 332 (16.26%) DevOps
8 325 (15.92%) Kanban
9 278 (13.61%) Pair Programming
10 261 (12.78%) Microservices
11 245 (12.00%) Software Engineering
12 174 (8.52%) Automated Testing
13 169 (8.28%) Analytics
14 147 (7.20%) Configuration Management
15 144 (7.05%) Continuous Delivery
16 135 (6.61%) Web Development
17 130 (6.37%) OO
18 127 (6.22%) E-Commerce
18 127 (6.22%) Machine Learning
19 124 (6.07%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1436 (70.32%) Java
2 620 (30.36%) Python
3 421 (20.62%) JavaScript
4 354 (17.34%) Ruby
5 325 (15.92%) SQL
6 169 (8.28%) R
7 158 (7.74%) Groovy
8 136 (6.66%) Clojure
9 121 (5.93%) C#
10 71 (3.48%) Bash Shell
11 65 (3.18%) C++
12 57 (2.79%) Go
13 47 (2.30%) Perl
14 33 (1.62%) Shell Script
15 32 (1.57%) Haskell
15 32 (1.57%) T-SQL
16 30 (1.47%) PHP
17 29 (1.42%) C
18 20 (0.98%) TypeScript
19 19 (0.93%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 97 (4.75%) Security Cleared
2 96 (4.70%) Degree
3 73 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 42 (2.06%) PhD
5 25 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
6 12 (0.59%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.20%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.098%) ISEB
8 2 (0.098%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.098%) RHCE
8 2 (0.098%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 155 (7.59%) QA
2 29 (1.42%) WCAG
3 18 (0.88%) SDET
4 13 (0.64%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.44%) GCP
6 7 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.049%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.049%) MiFID
7 1 (0.049%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.049%) WAI
System Software
1 278 (13.61%) Docker
2 93 (4.55%) HDFS
3 63 (3.09%) Apache Flume
4 36 (1.76%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (0.64%) KVM
6 9 (0.44%) LXC
7 8 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 8 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (0.29%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.24%) Xen
10 2 (0.098%) etcd
10 2 (0.098%) flannel
10 2 (0.098%) Varnish
11 1 (0.049%) Gluster
11 1 (0.049%) GlusterFS
11 1 (0.049%) Platform Symphony
11 1 (0.049%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.049%) vCloud
11 1 (0.049%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 183 (8.96%) Puppet
2 128 (6.27%) Opscode Chef
3 79 (3.87%) Ansible
4 46 (2.25%) Kubernetes
5 40 (1.96%) Hadoop YARN
6 34 (1.67%) Mesos
7 28 (1.37%) Kibana
8 27 (1.32%) Oozie
9 25 (1.22%) logstash
10 16 (0.78%) Grafana
10 16 (0.78%) Terraform
11 11 (0.54%) Ambari
12 9 (0.44%) Rsyslog
13 8 (0.39%) Salt
14 7 (0.34%) Nagios
14 7 (0.34%) rkt
15 6 (0.29%) Control-M
15 6 (0.29%) Graphite
15 6 (0.29%) StatsD
16 5 (0.24%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 96 (4.70%) Cloudera
2 90 (4.41%) Oracle
3 65 (3.18%) Hortonworks
4 52 (2.55%) Google
5 48 (2.35%) Microsoft
6 32 (1.57%) Tableau
7 31 (1.52%) Atlassian
8 30 (1.47%) VMware
9 28 (1.37%) Teradata
10 25 (1.22%) IBM
10 25 (1.22%) Splunk
11 15 (0.73%) MapR
12 14 (0.69%) New Relic
13 12 (0.59%) ForgeRock
14 11 (0.54%) hybris
14 11 (0.54%) Twitter
14 11 (0.54%) webMethods
15 10 (0.49%) AppDynamics
16 9 (0.44%) Talend
17 8 (0.39%) MuleSoft
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