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 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scala
Rank 151 224 248
Rank change year-on-year
+73 +24
Contract jobs citing Scala 95 43 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.24% 0.45% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.68% 1.32% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 23 12
Median daily rate £488 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.50% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £430 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £493
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £65.00 -
Scala
England

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
2585 3268 3254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.84% 34.34% 32.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1523 2000 1907
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 £290 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £516 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 147 105
Median hourly rate £40.50 £38.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.19% -2.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.35 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £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 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 4 December 2016.

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 4 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
(Click see detailed
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
West Sussex +22 34 £525 +9.09% 1
Hampshire +51 27 £485 - 2
Berkshire - 12 £320 - 4
Oxfordshire +1 7 £508 +6.94% 3
Surrey +12 3 £538 +19.44% 2
East Sussex +6 3 £525 -4.54%
Buckinghamshire +14 1 - -
Middlesex -1 1 £375 -
Kent - 1 £700 -
Scala
England

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 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 South East region with a requirement for Scala.

1 162 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (75.85%) Java
3 78 (37.68%) Scrum
3 78 (37.68%) TDD
4 73 (35.27%) Python
5 67 (32.37%) HTML
6 55 (26.57%) Continuous Integration
7 52 (25.12%) Big Data
8 51 (24.64%) Git (software)
8 51 (24.64%) Open Source
8 51 (24.64%) JavaScript
9 50 (24.15%) MongoDB
10 49 (23.67%) Hadoop
11 48 (23.19%) CSS
12 47 (22.71%) Spring
13 44 (21.26%) Subversion
13 44 (21.26%) Play Framework
13 44 (21.26%) Apache Spark
14 43 (20.77%) JSON
15 42 (20.29%) Linux
16 41 (19.81%) Ruby
17 40 (19.32%) Kanban
17 40 (19.32%) BDD
18 38 (18.36%) HTML5
18 38 (18.36%) Continuous Delivery
19 37 (17.87%) HBase
20 35 (16.91%) RESTful
20 35 (16.91%) Software Engineering
21 34 (16.43%) Microservices
22 33 (15.94%) Relational Database

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 44 (21.26%) Apache Spark
2 25 (12.08%) Apache
3 22 (10.63%) Tomcat
4 19 (9.18%) Confluence
4 19 (9.18%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (4.83%) nginx
6 9 (4.35%) Jetty
7 8 (3.86%) Apache Solr
8 5 (2.42%) Alfresco
8 5 (2.42%) Apache Pig
8 5 (2.42%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (2.42%) Liferay
9 2 (0.97%) JBoss
9 2 (0.97%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.48%) GemFire
10 1 (0.48%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.11%) PaaS
2 14 (6.76%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (4.83%) GitHub
4 4 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.48%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.66%) HTTP
2 4 (1.93%) DHCP
2 4 (1.93%) DNS
3 3 (1.45%) Internet
3 3 (1.45%) IPv4
3 3 (1.45%) IPv6
4 2 (0.97%) Network Security
5 1 (0.48%) Broadband
5 1 (0.48%) DSL
5 1 (0.48%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.48%) SSL
5 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (25.12%) Big Data
2 50 (24.15%) MongoDB
3 49 (23.67%) Hadoop
4 37 (17.87%) HBase
5 33 (15.94%) Relational Database
6 30 (14.49%) NoSQL
7 27 (13.04%) Apache Hive
8 18 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
8 18 (8.70%) MySQL
9 17 (8.21%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (5.31%) Impala
10 11 (5.31%) RDBMS
11 7 (3.38%) Cloudera CDH
11 7 (3.38%) Sqoop
12 6 (2.90%) SQL Server
13 4 (1.93%) Data Lake
13 4 (1.93%) PowerCenter
14 3 (1.45%) Neo4j
15 2 (0.97%) Apache Accumulo
15 2 (0.97%) BigTable
Development Applications
1 51 (24.64%) Git (software)
2 44 (21.26%) Subversion
3 30 (14.49%) Gradle
3 30 (14.49%) JIRA
4 29 (14.01%) Jenkins
5 28 (13.53%) Selenium
6 19 (9.18%) JUnit
7 12 (5.80%) IntelliJ
7 12 (5.80%) TeamCity
8 11 (5.31%) Maven
9 10 (4.83%) SoapUI
10 7 (3.38%) Eclipse
10 7 (3.38%) WebDriver
11 5 (2.42%) Cucumber
12 4 (1.93%) RSpec
13 3 (1.45%) GitLab
14 1 (0.48%) Gatling
14 1 (0.48%) Grunt
14 1 (0.48%) gulp
14 1 (0.48%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 20 (9.66%) Finance
2 7 (3.38%) Banking
3 6 (2.90%) Games
3 6 (2.90%) Publishing
4 4 (1.93%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.97%) Retail
6 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 150 (72.46%) Developer
2 67 (32.37%) Java Developer
2 67 (32.37%) Scala Developer
3 25 (12.08%) Agile Developer
4 21 (10.14%) Agile Java Developer
5 19 (9.18%) Big Data Developer
5 19 (9.18%) Senior Developer
6 14 (6.76%) Apache Spark Developer
6 14 (6.76%) Web Developer
7 11 (5.31%) Java Engineer
7 11 (5.31%) Software Engineer
7 11 (5.31%) Technical Leader
8 10 (4.83%) Applications Developer
8 10 (4.83%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 10 (4.83%) Programmer
8 10 (4.83%) Senior Scala Developer
9 9 (4.35%) Java Scala Developer
9 9 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
10 8 (3.86%) Python Developer
10 8 (3.86%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (32.37%) HTML
2 48 (23.19%) CSS
3 47 (22.71%) Spring
4 44 (21.26%) Play Framework
5 43 (20.77%) JSON
6 38 (18.36%) HTML5
7 35 (16.91%) RESTful
8 32 (15.46%) XML
9 31 (14.98%) J2EE
9 31 (14.98%) REST
10 27 (13.04%) Web Services
11 23 (11.11%) Akka
12 22 (10.63%) AngularJS
13 19 (9.18%) XSLT
14 17 (8.21%) .NET
15 16 (7.73%) Django
16 15 (7.25%) CSS3
17 14 (6.76%) Ajax
18 13 (6.28%) Gherkin
18 13 (6.28%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.83%) Visualisation
2 6 (2.90%) User Experience
3 5 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (0.97%) Algorithms
4 2 (0.97%) Computer Science
4 2 (0.97%) Cryptography
4 2 (0.97%) Mathematics
4 2 (0.97%) Mobile App
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 (0.48%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.48%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 42 (20.29%) Linux
2 19 (9.18%) Unix
3 8 (3.86%) Mac OS X
4 5 (2.42%) Android
4 5 (2.42%) Solaris
5 4 (1.93%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.45%) Windows
7 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (37.68%) Scrum
2 78 (37.68%) TDD
3 55 (26.57%) Continuous Integration
4 51 (24.64%) Open Source
5 40 (19.32%) BDD
5 40 (19.32%) Kanban
6 38 (18.36%) Continuous Delivery
7 35 (16.91%) Software Engineering
8 34 (16.43%) Microservices
9 31 (14.98%) Automated Testing
10 29 (14.01%) Web Development
11 28 (13.53%) Test Automation
12 24 (11.59%) Web Application Development
13 23 (11.11%) User Stories
14 22 (10.63%) Pair Programming
15 18 (8.70%) Configuration Management
16 17 (8.21%) Continuous Deployment
17 16 (7.73%) DevOps
17 16 (7.73%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 157 (75.85%) Java
2 73 (35.27%) Python
3 51 (24.64%) JavaScript
4 41 (19.81%) Ruby
5 25 (12.08%) Groovy
6 20 (9.66%) C++
7 17 (8.21%) SQL
8 12 (5.80%) C#
9 11 (5.31%) Perl
10 9 (4.35%) Bash Shell
11 7 (3.38%) R
12 5 (2.42%) C
12 5 (2.42%) Go
13 4 (1.93%) Rust
14 2 (0.97%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.97%) VB
15 1 (0.48%) Haskell
15 1 (0.48%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.48%) SPARQL
15 1 (0.48%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (4.83%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.42%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.93%) Degree
5 2 (0.97%) PhD
6 1 (0.48%) ISEB
6 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (11.59%) QA
2 4 (1.93%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.93%) WCAG
System Software
1 28 (13.53%) Docker
2 12 (5.80%) HDFS
3 6 (2.90%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (5.80%) Puppet
2 5 (2.42%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (1.45%) Control-M
3 3 (1.45%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.97%) Ansible
5 1 (0.48%) Grafana
5 1 (0.48%) Kibana
5 1 (0.48%) Oozie
5 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (10.14%) Cloudera
2 14 (6.76%) Google
3 10 (4.83%) Atlassian
4 5 (2.42%) GigaSpaces
4 5 (2.42%) Hortonworks
5 3 (1.45%) Oracle
6 2 (0.97%) Splunk
7 1 (0.48%) Adobe
7 1 (0.48%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.48%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.48%) Tableau
7 1 (0.48%) Talend
7 1 (0.48%) VMware
7 1 (0.48%) webMethods