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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scala
Rank 135 218 296
Rank change year-on-year
+83 +78
Contract jobs citing Scala 982 639 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.82% 1.09% 0.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.55% 2.86% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 744 507 291
Median daily rate £508 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.63% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £407 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £400
% change year-on-year
- +18.75%
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 across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
21567 22340 20718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.92% 38.12% 37.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14783 15024 13118
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 463 504 414
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £63.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 31 August 2016.

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 31 August 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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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 +72 959 £508 -7.63% 189
London +27 623 £538 -6.52% 147
South East +109 116 £475 -5.00% 13
Yorkshire +87 110 £450 +5.88% 2
City of London +3 110 £550 -8.33% 28
West Yorkshire +77 97 £468 +8.72% 2
Leeds +74 93 £475 +10.46% 2
Manchester +18 34 £500 +5.26% 6
North West +17 34 £500 +5.26% 6
West Midlands -1 34 £475 +17.28% 5
West Sussex +23 31 £475 -1.29% 1
Oxfordshire +24 30 £425 -5.55%
Shropshire +4 30 £475 +15.85%
Telford +1 29 £475 +15.85%
South West +42 26 £450 +20.00% 6
Worthing +10 24 £475 +2.70% 1
Buckinghamshire +32 21 £463 -11.90%
Westminster - 20 £413 -
Oxford +12 19 £390 -13.33%
North East -46 14 £450 -5.26% 3
South Yorkshire +3 13 £450 +5.88%
Sheffield -1 13 £450 +5.88%
Bristol +6 12 £463 +23.33% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -49 10 £450 -5.26% 3
Tyne and Wear -53 10 £450 -5.26% 3
East Sussex - 10 £538 - 1
Wiltshire - 10 £350 -
Swindon - 10 £350 -
Brighton - 10 £538 -
Scotland +21 9 £456 +25.00%

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 with a requirement for Scala.

1 1384 (76.68%) Java
2 1233 (68.31%) Agile Software Development
3 756 (41.88%) TDD
4 661 (36.62%) Scrum
5 456 (25.26%) Python
6 454 (25.15%) Play Framework
7 444 (24.60%) Hadoop
8 441 (24.43%) HTML
9 440 (24.38%) Spring
10 434 (24.04%) Apache Spark
11 420 (23.27%) JavaScript
12 403 (22.33%) BDD
13 394 (21.83%) Git (software)
14 393 (21.77%) CSS
14 393 (21.77%) Open Source
15 388 (21.50%) Continuous Integration
16 387 (21.44%) REST
17 386 (21.39%) Big Data
18 379 (21.00%) MongoDB
19 376 (20.83%) Ruby
20 336 (18.61%) HTML5
21 333 (18.45%) NoSQL
22 327 (18.12%) Pair Programming
23 322 (17.84%) Linux
24 315 (17.45%) Akka
25 291 (16.12%) Jenkins
26 290 (16.07%) DevOps
27 280 (15.51%) Kanban
28 266 (14.74%) JSON
29 265 (14.68%) Microservices

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
1 434 (24.04%) Apache Spark
2 133 (7.37%) Elasticsearch
3 122 (6.76%) Apache
4 110 (6.09%) Confluence
5 57 (3.16%) Apache Pig
6 47 (2.60%) Tomcat
7 29 (1.61%) nginx
7 29 (1.61%) WebLogic
8 24 (1.33%) JBoss
9 13 (0.72%) Apache Solr
9 13 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
10 12 (0.66%) OpenStack
10 12 (0.66%) SAS
10 12 (0.66%) WebLogic Portal
11 9 (0.50%) CMS
11 9 (0.50%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.39%) Jetty
13 5 (0.28%) SharePoint
14 4 (0.22%) Alfresco
14 4 (0.22%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 3 (0.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.22%) Unica
3 1 (0.055%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 210 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
2 150 (8.31%) GitHub
3 69 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 55 (3.05%) Amazon EC2
5 37 (2.05%) PaaS
6 30 (1.66%) Amazon S3
7 28 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
8 23 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
9 19 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
10 15 (0.83%) Amazon EMR
11 11 (0.61%) IaaS
12 10 (0.55%) Google App Engine
13 8 (0.44%) SaaS
14 6 (0.33%) Amazon Kinesis
15 5 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
15 5 (0.28%) CloudFront
16 4 (0.22%) AdWords
16 4 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
17 3 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 3 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 175 (9.70%) HTTP
2 35 (1.94%) Internet
3 20 (1.11%) Network Security
3 20 (1.11%) SSL
4 18 (1.00%) LDAP
4 18 (1.00%) TCP/IP
5 12 (0.66%) DNS
6 8 (0.44%) DSL
7 6 (0.33%) FCAPS
8 5 (0.28%) AMQP
9 4 (0.22%) DHCP
10 3 (0.17%) IPv4
10 3 (0.17%) IPv6
10 3 (0.17%) Kerberos
10 3 (0.17%) OpenVPN
11 1 (0.055%) Firewall
11 1 (0.055%) Intranet
11 1 (0.055%) Skype
11 1 (0.055%) SNA
11 1 (0.055%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 444 (24.60%) Hadoop
2 386 (21.39%) Big Data
3 379 (21.00%) MongoDB
4 333 (18.45%) NoSQL
5 243 (13.46%) Apache Cassandra
6 177 (9.81%) MySQL
7 175 (9.70%) Apache Hive
8 171 (9.47%) Relational Database
9 129 (7.15%) HBase
10 123 (6.81%) PostgreSQL
11 65 (3.60%) Neo4j
11 65 (3.60%) SQL Server
12 50 (2.77%) RDBMS
13 45 (2.49%) Impala
14 39 (2.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 34 (1.88%) Redis
16 28 (1.55%) Sqoop
17 25 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
18 24 (1.33%) OrientDB
18 24 (1.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 394 (21.83%) Git (software)
2 291 (16.12%) Jenkins
3 169 (9.36%) JUnit
4 152 (8.42%) Subversion
5 137 (7.59%) Selenium
6 129 (7.15%) JIRA
7 110 (6.09%) Cucumber
8 100 (5.54%) Maven
9 92 (5.10%) Gradle
10 76 (4.21%) WebDriver
11 65 (3.60%) IntelliJ
12 55 (3.05%) Mercurial
13 41 (2.27%) TeamCity
13 41 (2.27%) Vagrant
14 33 (1.83%) Hudson
15 26 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 25 (1.39%) Eclipse
17 23 (1.27%) Mockito
17 23 (1.27%) TestNG
18 21 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 186 (10.30%) Finance
2 132 (7.31%) Banking
3 63 (3.49%) Investment Banking
4 50 (2.77%) Retail
5 40 (2.22%) Front Office
6 19 (1.05%) Marketing
7 17 (0.94%) Publishing
8 14 (0.78%) Games
9 13 (0.72%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.55%) Advertising
11 5 (0.28%) Back Office
12 3 (0.17%) Legal
12 3 (0.17%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.11%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.11%) Law
13 2 (0.11%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.055%) Electronics
14 1 (0.055%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1303 (72.19%) Developer
2 711 (39.39%) Scala Developer
3 656 (36.34%) Java Developer
4 306 (16.95%) Java Scala Developer
5 248 (13.74%) Senior Developer
6 173 (9.58%) Agile Developer
6 173 (9.58%) Senior Java Developer
7 138 (7.65%) Agile Java Developer
8 131 (7.26%) Senior Scala Developer
9 128 (7.09%) Architect
10 104 (5.76%) Data Engineer
11 101 (5.60%) Big Data Developer
12 90 (4.99%) Software Engineer
13 84 (4.65%) Senior Java Scala Developer
14 83 (4.60%) Hadoop Developer
15 68 (3.77%) Apache Spark Developer
16 66 (3.66%) Hadoop Engineer
17 62 (3.43%) Big Data Engineer
17 62 (3.43%) Java Engineer
17 62 (3.43%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 454 (25.15%) Play Framework
2 441 (24.43%) HTML
3 440 (24.38%) Spring
4 393 (21.77%) CSS
5 387 (21.44%) REST
6 336 (18.61%) HTML5
7 315 (17.45%) Akka
8 266 (14.74%) JSON
9 258 (14.29%) RESTful
10 241 (13.35%) Node.js
11 233 (12.91%) CSS3
12 172 (9.53%) AngularJS
13 168 (9.31%) Hibernate
14 167 (9.25%) Kafka
15 161 (8.92%) Web Services
16 150 (8.31%) Ajax
17 135 (7.48%) Django
18 129 (7.15%) Ruby on Rails
19 123 (6.81%) J2EE
20 92 (5.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 103 (5.71%) User Experience
2 65 (3.60%) Computer Science
3 62 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
5 53 (2.94%) Algorithms
6 43 (2.38%) Statistics
7 41 (2.27%) Visualisation
8 29 (1.61%) Mathematics
9 22 (1.22%) Derivative
10 21 (1.16%) Blog
10 21 (1.16%) Data Structures
10 21 (1.16%) Public Cloud
11 19 (1.05%) Equities
12 16 (0.89%) Wiki
13 14 (0.78%) Applied Mathematics
13 14 (0.78%) Mobile App
13 14 (0.78%) Social Media
14 13 (0.72%) Cyberthreat
15 12 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 11 (0.61%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 322 (17.84%) Linux
2 131 (7.26%) Unix
3 42 (2.33%) Mac OS X
4 40 (2.22%) Windows
5 22 (1.22%) Android
6 18 (1.00%) Apple iOS
7 15 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.39%) Mesosphere
9 6 (0.33%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.17%) Fedora
10 3 (0.17%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.055%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.055%) Solaris
11 1 (0.055%) VMS
11 1 (0.055%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1233 (68.31%) Agile Software Development
2 756 (41.88%) TDD
3 661 (36.62%) Scrum
4 403 (22.33%) BDD
5 393 (21.77%) Open Source
6 388 (21.50%) Continuous Integration
7 327 (18.12%) Pair Programming
8 290 (16.07%) DevOps
9 280 (15.51%) Kanban
10 265 (14.68%) Microservices
11 202 (11.19%) Software Engineering
12 189 (10.47%) Automated Testing
13 158 (8.75%) Continuous Delivery
14 145 (8.03%) Configuration Management
15 144 (7.98%) E-Commerce
15 144 (7.98%) Web Development
16 141 (7.81%) OO
17 129 (7.15%) MVC
18 124 (6.87%) Mentoring
19 114 (6.32%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1384 (76.68%) Java
2 456 (25.26%) Python
3 420 (23.27%) JavaScript
4 376 (20.83%) Ruby
5 238 (13.19%) SQL
6 157 (8.70%) Clojure
7 136 (7.53%) Groovy
8 135 (7.48%) C#
9 53 (2.94%) R
10 45 (2.49%) C++
10 45 (2.49%) Go
11 38 (2.11%) Perl
12 36 (1.99%) Bash Shell
13 35 (1.94%) PHP
14 33 (1.83%) PL/SQL
15 28 (1.55%) C
15 28 (1.55%) Haskell
16 24 (1.33%) Jython
17 20 (1.11%) Shell Script
18 19 (1.05%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 128 (7.09%) Security Cleared
2 90 (4.99%) SC Cleared
3 64 (3.55%) Degree
4 28 (1.55%) PhD
5 22 (1.22%) DV Cleared
6 15 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (0.33%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.055%) ACCA
8 1 (0.055%) ISEB
8 1 (0.055%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (4.99%) QA
2 17 (0.94%) SDET
3 14 (0.78%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.44%) GCP
5 4 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.22%) WCAG
6 1 (0.055%) WAI
System Software
1 245 (13.57%) Docker
2 74 (4.10%) HDFS
3 55 (3.05%) Virtual Machines
4 53 (2.94%) Apache Flume
5 18 (1.00%) KVM
6 12 (0.66%) Xen
7 7 (0.39%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 6 (0.33%) etcd
9 2 (0.11%) flannel
9 2 (0.11%) Squid
9 2 (0.11%) Varnish
9 2 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.055%) Gluster
10 1 (0.055%) GlusterFS
10 1 (0.055%) LXC
10 1 (0.055%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 191 (10.58%) Puppet
2 85 (4.71%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (2.44%) Ansible
4 40 (2.22%) Kubernetes
5 17 (0.94%) Hadoop YARN
6 16 (0.89%) Terraform
7 15 (0.83%) Kibana
7 15 (0.83%) Mesos
8 14 (0.78%) logstash
8 14 (0.78%) Oozie
9 12 (0.66%) Graphite
9 12 (0.66%) StatsD
10 11 (0.61%) Ganglia
11 9 (0.50%) Ambari
12 6 (0.33%) Consul
12 6 (0.33%) Salt
13 5 (0.28%) Control-M
14 4 (0.22%) Grafana
15 3 (0.17%) Nagios
15 3 (0.17%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 102 (5.65%) Google
2 98 (5.43%) Oracle
3 68 (3.77%) Cloudera
4 31 (1.72%) Hortonworks
5 25 (1.39%) IBM
6 24 (1.33%) Tableau
6 24 (1.33%) webMethods
7 23 (1.27%) Atlassian
8 22 (1.22%) VMware
9 20 (1.11%) New Relic
10 16 (0.89%) Adobe
11 13 (0.72%) Microsoft
11 13 (0.72%) Red Hat
12 12 (0.66%) Twitter
13 11 (0.61%) AppDynamics
14 9 (0.50%) ForgeRock
14 9 (0.50%) Sybase
15 7 (0.39%) SaltStack
16 6 (0.33%) Nokia
17 5 (0.28%) Teradata
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