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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scala
Rank 158 254 248
Rank change year-on-year
+96 -6
Contract jobs citing Scala 129 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.34% 0.17% 0.053%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.91% 0.52% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 6 2
Median daily rate £475 £463 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -7.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
3298 3292 3032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.17% 33.07% 32.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2126 1976 1723
Median daily rate £400 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 114 106
Median hourly rate £38.00 £39.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £20.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.45
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.23%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +46 101 £475 - 4
East Sussex - 8 £500 - 1
Surrey -1 6 £431 - 3
Berkshire +4 5 £388 -
Hampshire - 5 £500 - 4
Buckinghamshire +15 3 - -
Sussex - 1 - -
Scala
England

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 124 (84.35%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (81.63%) Java
3 97 (65.99%) CSS
3 97 (65.99%) Scrum
4 94 (63.95%) HTML
5 89 (60.54%) REST
6 88 (59.86%) Open Source
7 87 (59.18%) Python
8 86 (58.50%) Ruby
8 86 (58.50%) Git (software)
9 84 (57.14%) HTTP
10 82 (55.78%) Subversion
11 81 (55.10%) JSON
11 81 (55.10%) HTML5
12 80 (54.42%) CSS3
12 80 (54.42%) Ajax
13 77 (52.38%) Automated Testing
13 77 (52.38%) Play Framework
14 75 (51.02%) Continuous Integration
15 73 (49.66%) Spring
15 73 (49.66%) Jenkins
16 72 (48.98%) JUnit
17 71 (48.30%) Django
18 70 (47.62%) Web Design
18 70 (47.62%) Responsive Web Design
19 69 (46.94%) Google
19 69 (46.94%) Ruby on Rails
20 67 (45.58%) Guice
21 57 (38.78%) C#
22 52 (35.37%) JIRA

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 50 (34.01%) Confluence
2 7 (4.76%) Node.js
3 6 (4.08%) Apache Spark
4 5 (3.40%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.68%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.68%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.68%) CMS
5 1 (0.68%) SAS
5 1 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.72%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.40%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.68%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.68%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (0.68%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 84 (57.14%) HTTP
2 4 (2.72%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.68%) Firewall
3 1 (0.68%) Internet
3 1 (0.68%) Intranet
3 1 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (29.93%) Relational Database
2 14 (9.52%) Big Data
3 12 (8.16%) Hadoop
4 11 (7.48%) NoSQL
5 9 (6.12%) MongoDB
6 8 (5.44%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (4.76%) MySQL
8 6 (4.08%) SQL Server
9 5 (3.40%) Apache Hive
9 5 (3.40%) Datazen
9 5 (3.40%) HBase
9 5 (3.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (2.72%) Impala
10 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (2.72%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.68%) DB2
12 1 (0.68%) GIS
12 1 (0.68%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 86 (58.50%) Git (software)
2 82 (55.78%) Subversion
3 73 (49.66%) Jenkins
4 72 (48.98%) JUnit
5 52 (35.37%) JIRA
6 32 (21.77%) Selenium
7 6 (4.08%) Cucumber
8 5 (3.40%) Gatling
9 1 (0.68%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.68%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.68%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (1.36%) Finance
2 1 (0.68%) Electronics
2 1 (0.68%) Law
Job Titles
1 124 (84.35%) Developer
2 86 (58.50%) Scala Developer
3 49 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 38 (25.85%) Java Scala Developer
5 26 (17.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 19 (12.93%) Lead Developer
7 15 (10.20%) Agile Developer
7 15 (10.20%) Software Developer
8 12 (8.16%) C# Developer
9 11 (7.48%) Senior Developer
10 9 (6.12%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
10 9 (6.12%) HTML Developer
11 8 (5.44%) Agile Java Developer
11 8 (5.44%) HTML CSS Developer
11 8 (5.44%) Senior Scala Developer
12 6 (4.08%) Lead Java Developer
13 5 (3.40%) Architect
14 4 (2.72%) Senior Java Developer
14 4 (2.72%) SQL Developer
14 4 (2.72%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (65.99%) CSS
2 94 (63.95%) HTML
3 89 (60.54%) REST
4 81 (55.10%) HTML5
4 81 (55.10%) JSON
5 80 (54.42%) Ajax
5 80 (54.42%) CSS3
6 77 (52.38%) Play Framework
7 73 (49.66%) Spring
8 71 (48.30%) Django
9 69 (46.94%) Ruby on Rails
10 67 (45.58%) Guice
11 52 (35.37%) RESTful
12 35 (23.81%) Spring MVC
13 11 (7.48%) Web Services
13 11 (7.48%) XML
14 8 (5.44%) Hibernate
15 6 (4.08%) .NET
16 5 (3.40%) ODBC
16 5 (3.40%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 29 (19.73%) User Experience
2 10 (6.80%) Visualisation
3 8 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.40%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (2.72%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.68%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.68%) Economics
6 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.68%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 48 (32.65%) Linux
2 15 (10.20%) Unix
3 11 (7.48%) Windows
4 6 (4.08%) Mac OS X
5 4 (2.72%) Android
5 4 (2.72%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (84.35%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (65.99%) Scrum
3 88 (59.86%) Open Source
4 77 (52.38%) Automated Testing
5 75 (51.02%) Continuous Integration
6 70 (47.62%) Responsive Web Design
6 70 (47.62%) Web Design
7 47 (31.97%) Web Development
8 45 (30.61%) Configuration Management
8 45 (30.61%) OWASP
9 42 (28.57%) Mentoring
10 35 (23.81%) MVC
11 26 (17.69%) Front End Development
12 24 (16.33%) Service Design
13 23 (15.65%) Line Management
14 22 (14.97%) Continuous Improvement
15 21 (14.29%) TDD
16 11 (7.48%) Kanban
17 8 (5.44%) BDD
17 8 (5.44%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 120 (81.63%) Java
2 87 (59.18%) Python
3 86 (58.50%) Ruby
4 57 (38.78%) C#
5 18 (12.24%) JavaScript
6 17 (11.56%) SQL
7 7 (4.76%) C++
7 7 (4.76%) R
8 6 (4.08%) C
9 5 (3.40%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.40%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.80%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.40%) Degree
3 5 (3.40%) ISEB
3 5 (3.40%) ISTQB
3 5 (3.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.72%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.04%) MCSD
5 3 (2.04%) MCSE
5 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.72%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.36%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.72%) Puppet
2 1 (0.68%) Ganglia
2 1 (0.68%) Nagios
2 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 69 (46.94%) Google
2 11 (7.48%) Oracle
3 8 (5.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.72%) Cloudera
5 3 (2.04%) Remedy
6 2 (1.36%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.68%) HP
7 1 (0.68%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.68%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.68%) Tableau
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