The table below looks at the statistics for Scala skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scala over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scala
England / South East
Rank 146 230 245
Rank change year-on-year
+84 +15
Contract jobs citing Scala 92 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.27% 0.27% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.85% 0.77% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 12 6
Median daily rate £525 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £428 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £425 £500
% change year-on-year
+14.70% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2391 2848 3174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.94% 34.33% 34.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1439 1798 1791
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 124 108
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.81 £16.06 £15.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.40 £47.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

Scala
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Scala Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Scala
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Scala Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Scala
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scala across the South East region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Scala Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Scala
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Scala Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Scala
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 January 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
West Sussex +23 41 £525 +2.43% 5
Berkshire +31 18 £600 +50.00% 2
Buckinghamshire - 13 £350 -
Hampshire - 13 £475 - 1
Surrey +14 1 £525 +16.66% 3
Scala
England

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for Scala.

1 161 (78.16%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (70.39%) Java
3 76 (36.89%) Scrum
4 68 (33.01%) TDD
5 63 (30.58%) HTML
5 63 (30.58%) Python
6 62 (30.10%) Git (software)
7 59 (28.64%) Open Source
8 55 (26.70%) Hadoop
8 55 (26.70%) CSS
9 54 (26.21%) Linux
9 54 (26.21%) MongoDB
9 54 (26.21%) Big Data
10 53 (25.73%) Continuous Integration
11 49 (23.79%) Apache Spark
12 48 (23.30%) Subversion
12 48 (23.30%) JavaScript
13 45 (21.84%) NoSQL
14 43 (20.87%) Spring
14 43 (20.87%) Play Framework
15 40 (19.42%) Ruby
16 39 (18.93%) JSON
17 38 (18.45%) JIRA
17 38 (18.45%) Selenium
17 38 (18.45%) RESTful
18 37 (17.96%) Automated Testing
19 36 (17.48%) Software Engineering
20 35 (16.99%) Apache Hive
20 35 (16.99%) Relational Database
20 35 (16.99%) Jenkins

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 49 (23.79%) Apache Spark
2 27 (13.11%) Apache
2 27 (13.11%) Tomcat
3 25 (12.14%) Confluence
4 21 (10.19%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (7.28%) nginx
6 9 (4.37%) Jetty
7 8 (3.88%) Apache Solr
8 5 (2.43%) Alfresco
8 5 (2.43%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (2.43%) Liferay
9 4 (1.94%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.46%) Apache Pig
10 3 (1.46%) JBoss
11 1 (0.49%) GemFire
11 1 (0.49%) Jupyter
11 1 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.28%) GitHub
1 15 (7.28%) PaaS
2 6 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (2.91%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (13.59%) HTTP
2 6 (2.91%) SSL
2 6 (2.91%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.94%) DHCP
3 4 (1.94%) DNS
4 3 (1.46%) Internet
4 3 (1.46%) IPv4
4 3 (1.46%) IPv6
5 2 (0.97%) Network Security
6 1 (0.49%) Broadband
6 1 (0.49%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (26.70%) Hadoop
2 54 (26.21%) Big Data
2 54 (26.21%) MongoDB
3 45 (21.84%) NoSQL
4 35 (16.99%) Apache Hive
4 35 (16.99%) Relational Database
5 30 (14.56%) HBase
6 22 (10.68%) Impala
7 14 (6.80%) MySQL
7 14 (6.80%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (5.83%) Sqoop
9 10 (4.85%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (4.37%) Data Lake
10 9 (4.37%) RDBMS
11 8 (3.88%) DB2
12 5 (2.43%) Apache Accumulo
12 5 (2.43%) Neo4j
13 4 (1.94%) SQL Server
14 3 (1.46%) Hazelcast
14 3 (1.46%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 62 (30.10%) Git (software)
2 48 (23.30%) Subversion
3 38 (18.45%) JIRA
3 38 (18.45%) Selenium
4 35 (16.99%) Jenkins
5 26 (12.62%) Gradle
6 20 (9.71%) IntelliJ
7 18 (8.74%) JUnit
8 14 (6.80%) Cucumber
8 14 (6.80%) Maven
9 11 (5.34%) SoapUI
9 11 (5.34%) WebDriver
10 8 (3.88%) Eclipse
11 6 (2.91%) Ant
11 6 (2.91%) Gatling
11 6 (2.91%) Grunt
11 6 (2.91%) gulp
11 6 (2.91%) Karma Test Runner
11 6 (2.91%) RSpec
11 6 (2.91%) Sublime Text
General
1 18 (8.74%) Finance
2 10 (4.85%) Banking
3 8 (3.88%) Games
4 6 (2.91%) Publishing
5 4 (1.94%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.46%) Marketing
7 2 (0.97%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.97%) Retail
8 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 137 (66.50%) Developer
2 80 (38.83%) Scala Developer
3 54 (26.21%) Java Developer
4 22 (10.68%) Agile Developer
5 16 (7.77%) Java Scala Developer
6 15 (7.28%) Hadoop Developer
6 15 (7.28%) Senior Developer
7 14 (6.80%) Java Engineer
8 13 (6.31%) Agile Java Developer
8 13 (6.31%) Big Data Developer
8 13 (6.31%) Software Engineer
9 12 (5.83%) Senior Scala Developer
9 12 (5.83%) Technical Leader
10 10 (4.85%) Apache Spark Developer
10 10 (4.85%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 10 (4.85%) MongoDB Developer
11 9 (4.37%) Big Data Engineer
11 9 (4.37%) Consultant
11 9 (4.37%) Hadoop Consultant
11 9 (4.37%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (30.58%) HTML
2 55 (26.70%) CSS
3 43 (20.87%) Play Framework
3 43 (20.87%) Spring
4 39 (18.93%) JSON
5 38 (18.45%) RESTful
6 30 (14.56%) HTML5
6 30 (14.56%) REST
7 29 (14.08%) Web Services
8 28 (13.59%) XML
9 23 (11.17%) J2EE
10 19 (9.22%) Akka
10 19 (9.22%) Gherkin
11 18 (8.74%) .NET
12 16 (7.77%) AngularJS
13 15 (7.28%) Django
14 14 (6.80%) CSS3
14 14 (6.80%) Node.js
14 14 (6.80%) Servlets
15 13 (6.31%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.28%) Visualisation
2 7 (3.40%) User Experience
3 3 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.46%) Credit Risk
3 3 (1.46%) Cyber Defence
3 3 (1.46%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.46%) Wiki
4 2 (0.97%) Algorithms
4 2 (0.97%) Computer Science
4 2 (0.97%) Cryptography
4 2 (0.97%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (0.97%) Mathematics
4 2 (0.97%) Neural Network
4 2 (0.97%) Physics
4 2 (0.97%) Replication
4 2 (0.97%) Social Network
4 2 (0.97%) Statistics
5 1 (0.49%) Blog
5 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.49%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 54 (26.21%) Linux
2 22 (10.68%) Unix
3 12 (5.83%) Mac OS X
4 8 (3.88%) Windows
5 7 (3.40%) Android
6 6 (2.91%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.43%) Solaris
8 4 (1.94%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (78.16%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (36.89%) Scrum
3 68 (33.01%) TDD
4 59 (28.64%) Open Source
5 53 (25.73%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (17.96%) Automated Testing
7 36 (17.48%) Software Engineering
8 31 (15.05%) BDD
8 31 (15.05%) Microservices
8 31 (15.05%) Web Development
9 30 (14.56%) Kanban
10 27 (13.11%) Continuous Delivery
11 26 (12.62%) Test Automation
11 26 (12.62%) User Stories
12 25 (12.14%) Configuration Management
13 22 (10.68%) Responsive Web Design
13 22 (10.68%) Web Design
14 21 (10.19%) DevOps
15 18 (8.74%) Continuous Deployment
15 18 (8.74%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 145 (70.39%) Java
2 63 (30.58%) Python
3 48 (23.30%) JavaScript
4 40 (19.42%) Ruby
5 33 (16.02%) Groovy
6 20 (9.71%) C++
7 16 (7.77%) C#
7 16 (7.77%) SQL
8 12 (5.83%) Perl
9 9 (4.37%) Bash Shell
10 7 (3.40%) R
11 6 (2.91%) C
11 6 (2.91%) Haskell
12 5 (2.43%) Go
13 4 (1.94%) Rust
14 2 (0.97%) VB
15 1 (0.49%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.49%) SPARQL
15 1 (0.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (4.37%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.40%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.91%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.94%) Degree
5 2 (0.97%) PhD
6 1 (0.49%) ISEB
6 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (14.08%) QA
2 6 (2.91%) WCAG
3 2 (0.97%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.49%) SDET
System Software
1 26 (12.62%) Docker
2 17 (8.25%) HDFS
3 3 (1.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.49%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (7.77%) Puppet
2 15 (7.28%) Oozie
3 6 (2.91%) Grafana
3 6 (2.91%) Kibana
4 3 (1.46%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (1.46%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.97%) Ansible
6 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (9.22%) Cloudera
2 18 (8.74%) Google
3 11 (5.34%) Atlassian
3 11 (5.34%) MicroStrategy
4 10 (4.85%) Hortonworks
5 7 (3.40%) Ab Initio
6 5 (2.43%) GigaSpaces
7 2 (0.97%) Splunk
7 2 (0.97%) webMethods
8 1 (0.49%) Adobe
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle
8 1 (0.49%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.49%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.49%) Tableau
8 1 (0.49%) Talend
8 1 (0.49%) VMware