The table below looks at the statistics for Scala skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scala over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scala
UK
Rank 123 184 324
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +140
Contract jobs citing Scala 919 680 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.05% 1.31% 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.04% 3.42% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 499 264
Median daily rate £525 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £353 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.82 - -
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 across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18246 19878 19756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.76% 38.23% 37.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 12585 13505 12981
Median daily rate £430 £416 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.48% +3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 483 423
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.77 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £50.39 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

Scala
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Scala Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Scala
Daily Rate Trend

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

Scala Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Scala
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scala within the UK over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Scala Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Scala
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Scala Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Scala
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the UK over the 3 months to 25 February 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
England +70 880 £525 +2.94% 226
London +41 539 £550 - 178
South East +81 97 £488 +8.33% 11
City of London +43 92 £575 - 42
North East +30 82 £350 -17.64% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne +29 82 £350 -17.64% 4
Tyne and Wear +27 82 £350 -17.64% 4
West Midlands +29 53 £460 -3.15% 4
Yorkshire +38 51 £525 +5.00% 3
West Yorkshire +34 47 £531 +6.25% 1
Leeds +26 45 £525 - 1
West Sussex +4 35 £488 +8.33% 3
North West +1 30 £450 +5.88% 10
Shropshire +25 22 £460 -3.15%
Berkshire +28 21 £600 +50.00% 1
Worthing -6 21 £516 +14.61%
Reading +30 19 £600 +50.00%
Buckinghamshire +18 19 £350 -
Manchester -20 17 £500 +17.64% 7
Telford +29 16 £460 +41.53%
Scotland +27 13 £375 - 12
Moray - 12 £338 -
Oxfordshire +8 11 £475 +5.55% 4
South West -4 11 £413 +17.85% 8
Milton Keynes +4 10 £350 -
Croydon +9 9 £475 +16.92%
Birmingham +8 7 £450 +16.12% 3
South Wales -3 7 £500 +33.33% 1
Wales -10 7 £500 +33.33% 1
Westminster +6 6 £563 +36.36%

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 with a requirement for Scala.

1 1400 (68.83%) Java
2 1311 (64.45%) Agile Software Development
3 741 (36.43%) TDD
4 714 (35.10%) Python
5 647 (31.81%) Apache Spark
6 641 (31.51%) Big Data
7 619 (30.43%) Hadoop
8 565 (27.78%) Scrum
9 440 (21.63%) BDD
10 411 (20.21%) Play Framework
11 410 (20.16%) Git (software)
12 402 (19.76%) HTML
13 397 (19.52%) Linux
14 390 (19.17%) NoSQL
15 383 (18.83%) JavaScript
16 381 (18.73%) Ruby
17 362 (17.80%) REST
18 359 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
18 359 (17.65%) CSS
19 355 (17.45%) MongoDB
20 344 (16.91%) Open Source
21 331 (16.27%) Jenkins
22 326 (16.03%) SQL
23 324 (15.93%) Spring
24 315 (15.49%) DevOps
25 314 (15.44%) Apache Hive
25 314 (15.44%) JSON
26 306 (15.04%) Akka
27 300 (14.75%) RESTful
28 297 (14.60%) Kanban

Scala
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 647 (31.81%) Apache Spark
2 187 (9.19%) Apache
3 145 (7.13%) Elasticsearch
4 114 (5.60%) Confluence
5 95 (4.67%) Apache Pig
6 57 (2.80%) Tomcat
7 33 (1.62%) Apache Solr
8 25 (1.23%) JBoss
9 24 (1.18%) nginx
10 18 (0.88%) SAS
11 15 (0.74%) Jupyter
12 14 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
12 14 (0.69%) WebLogic
13 11 (0.54%) Oracle Coherence
14 10 (0.49%) DataSynapse
14 10 (0.49%) Jetty
14 10 (0.49%) OpenStack
14 10 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 6 (0.29%) WebSphere
16 5 (0.25%) Alfresco
Applications
1 22 (1.08%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.49%) SPSS
3 2 (0.098%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.098%) Stata
4 1 (0.049%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.15%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 291 (14.31%) Amazon AWS
2 114 (5.60%) GitHub
3 74 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 64 (3.15%) Amazon EC2
5 50 (2.46%) Amazon Kinesis
6 46 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
7 40 (1.97%) Amazon S3
8 36 (1.77%) Amazon EMR
9 34 (1.67%) PaaS
10 27 (1.33%) SaaS
11 17 (0.84%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 16 (0.79%) Google Analytics
12 16 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
13 13 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
14 10 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
14 10 (0.49%) Route 53
14 10 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 8 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
15 8 (0.39%) Azure Machine Learning
16 6 (0.29%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 191 (9.39%) HTTP
2 33 (1.62%) TCP/IP
3 28 (1.38%) Kerberos
4 22 (1.08%) Internet
5 21 (1.03%) LDAP
5 21 (1.03%) SSL
6 14 (0.69%) Firewall
7 8 (0.39%) SSH
8 4 (0.20%) Network Security
9 3 (0.15%) SNA
10 2 (0.098%) DNS
10 2 (0.098%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.098%) SMTP
11 1 (0.049%) DSL
11 1 (0.049%) FCAPS
11 1 (0.049%) Intranet
11 1 (0.049%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 641 (31.51%) Big Data
2 619 (30.43%) Hadoop
3 390 (19.17%) NoSQL
4 355 (17.45%) MongoDB
5 314 (15.44%) Apache Hive
6 258 (12.68%) Apache Cassandra
7 251 (12.34%) Relational Database
8 193 (9.49%) PostgreSQL
9 148 (7.28%) MySQL
10 134 (6.59%) HBase
11 77 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
12 76 (3.74%) SQL Server
13 73 (3.59%) Impala
14 69 (3.39%) Sqoop
15 64 (3.15%) RDBMS
16 50 (2.46%) Data Lake
17 44 (2.16%) Neo4j
17 44 (2.16%) QlikView
18 30 (1.47%) Parquet
19 29 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 410 (20.16%) Git (software)
2 331 (16.27%) Jenkins
3 221 (10.87%) JIRA
4 204 (10.03%) Selenium
5 184 (9.05%) Cucumber
6 152 (7.47%) JUnit
7 128 (6.29%) Subversion
8 106 (5.21%) WebDriver
9 86 (4.23%) Maven
10 78 (3.83%) IntelliJ
11 54 (2.65%) RSpec
12 47 (2.31%) Mockito
13 36 (1.77%) Gradle
14 33 (1.62%) Eclipse
15 31 (1.52%) SoapUI
16 28 (1.38%) Vagrant
17 26 (1.28%) Grunt
17 26 (1.28%) Karma Test Runner
18 23 (1.13%) gulp
19 21 (1.03%) TeamCity
General
1 283 (13.91%) Finance
2 224 (11.01%) Banking
3 110 (5.41%) Investment Banking
4 75 (3.69%) Front Office
5 65 (3.20%) Games
6 52 (2.56%) Marketing
7 48 (2.36%) Retail
8 18 (0.88%) Publishing
8 18 (0.88%) Telecoms
9 15 (0.74%) Retail Banking
10 14 (0.69%) Corporate Banking
11 7 (0.34%) Advertising
12 6 (0.29%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.25%) Back Office
13 5 (0.25%) Law
14 4 (0.20%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.098%) German Language
16 1 (0.049%) Online Betting
16 1 (0.049%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1257 (61.80%) Developer
2 693 (34.07%) Scala Developer
3 513 (25.22%) Java Developer
4 234 (11.50%) Java Scala Developer
5 216 (10.62%) Senior Developer
6 205 (10.08%) Data Engineer
7 153 (7.52%) Big Data Engineer
8 129 (6.34%) Architect
9 124 (6.10%) Big Data Developer
10 112 (5.51%) Senior Java Developer
11 109 (5.36%) Agile Developer
12 100 (4.92%) Senior Scala Developer
13 80 (3.93%) Hadoop Developer
14 77 (3.79%) Agile Java Developer
15 70 (3.44%) Hadoop Engineer
16 69 (3.39%) Apache Spark Developer
16 69 (3.39%) Data Scientist
17 68 (3.34%) Software Engineer
18 65 (3.20%) Technical Architect
19 64 (3.15%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 411 (20.21%) Play Framework
2 402 (19.76%) HTML
3 362 (17.80%) REST
4 359 (17.65%) CSS
5 324 (15.93%) Spring
6 314 (15.44%) JSON
7 306 (15.04%) Akka
8 300 (14.75%) RESTful
9 287 (14.11%) Kafka
10 284 (13.96%) Web Services
11 249 (12.24%) HTML5
12 179 (8.80%) AngularJS
13 162 (7.96%) CSS3
14 151 (7.42%) Django
15 145 (7.13%) Node.js
16 129 (6.34%) Ruby on Rails
17 127 (6.24%) Ajax
18 113 (5.56%) XML
19 99 (4.87%) Hibernate
20 82 (4.03%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 121 (5.95%) Algorithms
2 108 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
3 85 (4.18%) User Experience
4 82 (4.03%) Computer Science
5 50 (2.46%) Derivative
6 39 (1.92%) Fixed Income
7 38 (1.87%) Fintech
8 36 (1.77%) Credit Risk
9 31 (1.52%) Data Structures
10 26 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 24 (1.18%) Management Information System
12 23 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
12 23 (1.13%) Equities
13 22 (1.08%) Grid Computing
14 21 (1.03%) Market Risk
15 18 (0.88%) Blog
15 18 (0.88%) Mobile App
16 17 (0.84%) Social Media
17 13 (0.64%) Public Cloud
18 12 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 397 (19.52%) Linux
2 171 (8.41%) Unix
3 66 (3.24%) Windows
4 43 (2.11%) Mac OS X
5 27 (1.33%) Android
6 20 (0.98%) Ubuntu
7 17 (0.84%) Apple iOS
8 14 (0.69%) Mac OS
9 7 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.29%) CentOS
10 6 (0.29%) Windows Server
11 4 (0.20%) Solaris
12 2 (0.098%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.049%) Debian
13 1 (0.049%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 1311 (64.45%) Agile Software Development
2 741 (36.43%) TDD
3 565 (27.78%) Scrum
4 440 (21.63%) BDD
5 359 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 344 (16.91%) Open Source
7 315 (15.49%) DevOps
8 297 (14.60%) Kanban
9 268 (13.18%) Microservices
10 256 (12.59%) Software Engineering
11 216 (10.62%) Automated Testing
12 200 (9.83%) Pair Programming
13 199 (9.78%) Analytics
14 178 (8.75%) Machine Learning
15 150 (7.37%) Configuration Management
16 140 (6.88%) Web Development
17 137 (6.74%) Continuous Delivery
18 123 (6.05%) User Stories
19 122 (6.00%) Test Automation
20 120 (5.90%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 1400 (68.83%) Java
2 714 (35.10%) Python
3 383 (18.83%) JavaScript
4 381 (18.73%) Ruby
5 326 (16.03%) SQL
6 197 (9.69%) R
7 172 (8.46%) C#
8 130 (6.39%) Groovy
9 70 (3.44%) Clojure
10 68 (3.34%) C++
11 63 (3.10%) Perl
12 59 (2.90%) Go
13 57 (2.80%) Bash Shell
14 40 (1.97%) Haskell
15 39 (1.92%) Shell Script
16 23 (1.13%) T-SQL
17 22 (1.08%) C
17 22 (1.08%) PHP
18 13 (0.64%) MATLAB
19 12 (0.59%) F#
Qualifications
1 102 (5.01%) Degree
2 65 (3.20%) Security Cleared
3 44 (2.16%) PhD
4 38 (1.87%) SC Cleared
5 21 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (0.25%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.15%) BC Cleared
7 3 (0.15%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.098%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.098%) ISEB
8 2 (0.098%) RHCE
8 2 (0.098%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.049%) CISA
9 1 (0.049%) CISM
9 1 (0.049%) CISSP
9 1 (0.049%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.049%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (7.23%) QA
2 31 (1.52%) WCAG
3 13 (0.64%) SDET
4 7 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.098%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.098%) ISO20022
6 2 (0.098%) MiFID
6 2 (0.098%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.049%) GCP
7 1 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 251 (12.34%) Docker
2 112 (5.51%) HDFS
3 66 (3.24%) Apache Flume
4 12 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 12 (0.59%) LXC
5 9 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.098%) KVM
8 1 (0.049%) Platform Symphony
8 1 (0.049%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.049%) Varnish
8 1 (0.049%) vCloud
8 1 (0.049%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.049%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 177 (8.70%) Puppet
2 135 (6.64%) Opscode Chef
3 102 (5.01%) Ansible
4 74 (3.64%) Hadoop YARN
5 43 (2.11%) Oozie
6 39 (1.92%) Kubernetes
7 34 (1.67%) Mesos
8 31 (1.52%) Kibana
9 27 (1.33%) Grafana
10 16 (0.79%) Terraform
11 15 (0.74%) logstash
12 12 (0.59%) Nagios
13 11 (0.54%) Ambari
14 9 (0.44%) Rsyslog
14 9 (0.44%) Salt
15 8 (0.39%) rkt
16 6 (0.29%) ZABBIX
17 5 (0.25%) Marathon
18 4 (0.20%) Packer
19 3 (0.15%) Control-M
Vendors
1 103 (5.06%) Cloudera
2 85 (4.18%) Google
3 75 (3.69%) Oracle
4 71 (3.49%) Microsoft
5 66 (3.24%) Hortonworks
6 35 (1.72%) Atlassian
7 33 (1.62%) Tableau
8 27 (1.33%) Splunk
9 25 (1.23%) Teradata
10 19 (0.93%) VMware
11 17 (0.84%) IBM
12 16 (0.79%) MicroStrategy
13 15 (0.74%) MapR
13 15 (0.74%) Red Hat
14 10 (0.49%) hybris
14 10 (0.49%) New Relic
15 9 (0.44%) Ab Initio
15 9 (0.44%) Sybase
15 9 (0.44%) Talend
16 8 (0.39%) Cognos
North West
Rullion
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Client Server
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £350 - £400
Posted: Yesterday
London
Orgtel
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Interact Consulting
Rate: 600-700pd
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent Analytix
Rate: From £650 to £800 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £485 - £510 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stott & May
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Icore Tech
Rate: £400 - £401 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £535 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle, County Down
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago