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 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scala
UK
Rank 122 202 262
Rank change year-on-year
+80 +60
Contract jobs citing Scala 926 600 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.07% 1.20% 0.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.10% 3.11% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 673 474 320
Median daily rate £525 £525 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £425 £495
% change year-on-year
+14.70% -14.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 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
18145 19265 18965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.53% 38.61% 38.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 12413 13009 12745
Median daily rate £438 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 510 408
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.50 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £50.00 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 17 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scala within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Scala Hourly Rate Histogram 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 17 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
England +82 895 £525 -2.09% 232
London +26 572 £550 -1.34% 172
City of London +34 116 £550 -12.00% 40
South East +83 91 £525 +16.66% 19
Tyne and Wear +17 56 £350 -17.64% 2
North East +16 56 £350 -17.64% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne +10 56 £350 -17.64% 2
Yorkshire +31 53 £475 -5.00% 3
West Yorkshire +31 45 £500 - 2
Leeds +18 44 £500 - 2
West Sussex +22 40 £525 +2.43% 4
West Midlands +20 36 £450 -7.69% 5
North West +8 36 £465 +9.41% 10
Worthing +6 33 £525 +2.43%
Manchester +1 27 £465 +9.41% 7
South West +22 21 £500 +42.85% 8
Berkshire +21 17 £600 +50.00% 2
Shropshire - 16 £453 - 1
Reading +21 14 £650 +62.50% 1
Hampshire - 14 £475 - 1
East of England +10 13 £525 +2.43% 11
Buckinghamshire - 13 £350 -
Bristol +8 11 £469 +33.92% 5
Wales -16 11 £513 +36.66% 3
Telford - 11 £453 - 1
Canary Wharf +7 10 £600 +2.12%
Westminster 0 10 £493 +9.44%
South Wales 0 10 £494 +31.66% 2
Sheffield +1 8 £450 +12.50% 1
South Yorkshire -4 8 £450 +12.50% 1

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 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 with a requirement for Scala.

1 1430 (69.12%) Java
2 1351 (65.30%) Agile Software Development
3 824 (39.83%) TDD
4 660 (31.90%) Python
5 627 (30.30%) Scrum
6 623 (30.11%) Apache Spark
7 618 (29.87%) Big Data
8 611 (29.53%) Hadoop
9 490 (23.68%) BDD
10 414 (20.01%) Git (software)
11 404 (19.53%) JavaScript
12 402 (19.43%) NoSQL
13 395 (19.09%) HTML
14 385 (18.61%) Continuous Integration
15 382 (18.46%) Play Framework
16 371 (17.93%) MongoDB
17 366 (17.69%) Linux
18 357 (17.25%) Ruby
19 350 (16.92%) REST
20 335 (16.19%) Spring
21 334 (16.14%) CSS
21 334 (16.14%) Open Source
22 330 (15.95%) Jenkins
23 327 (15.80%) Akka
23 327 (15.80%) DevOps
24 326 (15.76%) Kanban
25 311 (15.03%) SQL
26 304 (14.69%) Apache Hive
27 303 (14.64%) RESTful
28 296 (14.31%) JSON

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
1 623 (30.11%) Apache Spark
2 172 (8.31%) Elasticsearch
3 167 (8.07%) Apache
4 104 (5.03%) Confluence
5 78 (3.77%) Apache Pig
6 71 (3.43%) Tomcat
7 38 (1.84%) Apache Solr
8 32 (1.55%) nginx
9 16 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
10 14 (0.68%) Jetty
11 13 (0.63%) JBoss
12 10 (0.48%) Jupyter
12 10 (0.48%) Oracle Coherence
13 8 (0.39%) OpenStack
13 8 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 8 (0.39%) SAS
13 8 (0.39%) WebLogic
14 7 (0.34%) Liferay
15 6 (0.29%) Alfresco
16 5 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (0.87%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.097%) SPSS
2 2 (0.097%) Stata
3 1 (0.048%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (0.34%) Unica
2 4 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 279 (13.48%) Amazon AWS
2 145 (7.01%) GitHub
3 71 (3.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 65 (3.14%) Amazon EC2
5 50 (2.42%) PaaS
6 49 (2.37%) Amazon Kinesis
7 47 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
8 43 (2.08%) Amazon S3
9 34 (1.64%) Amazon EMR
10 24 (1.16%) SaaS
11 16 (0.77%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 15 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
13 13 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
14 12 (0.58%) Google Analytics
15 11 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
16 9 (0.43%) Route 53
17 8 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
17 8 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 7 (0.34%) Azure Machine Learning
19 5 (0.24%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 144 (6.96%) HTTP
2 30 (1.45%) LDAP
2 30 (1.45%) TCP/IP
3 28 (1.35%) Kerberos
4 21 (1.01%) Internet
5 17 (0.82%) SSL
6 12 (0.58%) Firewall
7 8 (0.39%) DNS
8 7 (0.34%) Network Security
9 6 (0.29%) SSH
10 4 (0.19%) DHCP
11 3 (0.14%) DSL
11 3 (0.14%) FCAPS
11 3 (0.14%) IPv4
11 3 (0.14%) IPv6
12 2 (0.097%) SNA
13 1 (0.048%) Broadband
13 1 (0.048%) Intranet
13 1 (0.048%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 618 (29.87%) Big Data
2 611 (29.53%) Hadoop
3 402 (19.43%) NoSQL
4 371 (17.93%) MongoDB
5 304 (14.69%) Apache Hive
6 254 (12.28%) Apache Cassandra
7 241 (11.65%) Relational Database
8 203 (9.81%) PostgreSQL
9 176 (8.51%) MySQL
10 140 (6.77%) HBase
11 76 (3.67%) SQL Server
12 73 (3.53%) RDBMS
13 71 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
14 69 (3.33%) Sqoop
15 67 (3.24%) Impala
16 48 (2.32%) Data Lake
17 45 (2.17%) Neo4j
18 44 (2.13%) QlikView
19 34 (1.64%) Redis
20 32 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 414 (20.01%) Git (software)
2 330 (15.95%) Jenkins
3 199 (9.62%) Selenium
4 188 (9.09%) JIRA
5 155 (7.49%) Cucumber
6 145 (7.01%) JUnit
7 122 (5.90%) Subversion
8 116 (5.61%) WebDriver
9 97 (4.69%) Maven
10 71 (3.43%) IntelliJ
11 55 (2.66%) Gradle
12 53 (2.56%) RSpec
13 44 (2.13%) Mockito
14 36 (1.74%) Vagrant
15 31 (1.50%) TeamCity
16 28 (1.35%) Eclipse
16 28 (1.35%) SoapUI
17 26 (1.26%) Mercurial
18 23 (1.11%) Grunt
19 21 (1.01%) gulp
General
1 283 (13.68%) Finance
2 243 (11.74%) Banking
3 120 (5.80%) Investment Banking
4 82 (3.96%) Front Office
5 65 (3.14%) Games
6 59 (2.85%) Retail
7 50 (2.42%) Marketing
8 18 (0.87%) Publishing
8 18 (0.87%) Telecoms
9 13 (0.63%) Retail Banking
10 12 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
11 11 (0.53%) Advertising
12 4 (0.19%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.19%) Back Office
13 3 (0.14%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.14%) Law
14 1 (0.048%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.048%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.048%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1326 (64.09%) Developer
2 730 (35.28%) Scala Developer
3 549 (26.53%) Java Developer
4 242 (11.70%) Java Scala Developer
4 242 (11.70%) Senior Developer
5 186 (8.99%) Data Engineer
6 142 (6.86%) Big Data Engineer
7 138 (6.67%) Architect
8 134 (6.48%) Agile Developer
8 134 (6.48%) Senior Java Developer
9 132 (6.38%) Senior Scala Developer
10 114 (5.51%) Big Data Developer
11 103 (4.98%) Agile Java Developer
12 78 (3.77%) Hadoop Developer
13 77 (3.72%) Software Engineer
14 72 (3.48%) Apache Spark Developer
15 67 (3.24%) Java Engineer
16 66 (3.19%) Hadoop Engineer
17 65 (3.14%) Senior Java Scala Developer
17 65 (3.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 395 (19.09%) HTML
2 382 (18.46%) Play Framework
3 350 (16.92%) REST
4 335 (16.19%) Spring
5 334 (16.14%) CSS
6 327 (15.80%) Akka
7 303 (14.64%) RESTful
8 296 (14.31%) JSON
9 285 (13.77%) Kafka
10 269 (13.00%) Web Services
11 258 (12.47%) HTML5
12 190 (9.18%) AngularJS
13 173 (8.36%) Node.js
14 154 (7.44%) CSS3
15 134 (6.48%) Django
16 116 (5.61%) Hibernate
17 112 (5.41%) XML
18 106 (5.12%) Ajax
19 102 (4.93%) Ruby on Rails
20 93 (4.49%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 102 (4.93%) Algorithms
1 102 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
2 89 (4.30%) Computer Science
3 88 (4.25%) Statistics
3 88 (4.25%) Visualisation
4 85 (4.11%) User Experience
5 64 (3.09%) Mathematics
6 51 (2.46%) Derivative
7 34 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
8 33 (1.59%) Data Structures
8 33 (1.59%) Fixed Income
9 30 (1.45%) Credit Risk
10 28 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 27 (1.30%) Equities
12 24 (1.16%) Fintech
13 23 (1.11%) Grid Computing
14 21 (1.01%) Market Risk
15 19 (0.92%) Applied Mathematics
15 19 (0.92%) Management Information System
16 18 (0.87%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 366 (17.69%) Linux
2 166 (8.02%) Unix
3 65 (3.14%) Windows
4 38 (1.84%) Mac OS X
5 24 (1.16%) Android
6 19 (0.92%) Apple iOS
7 16 (0.77%) Ubuntu
8 10 (0.48%) Windows Server
9 7 (0.34%) Mac OS
10 6 (0.29%) CentOS
11 5 (0.24%) Solaris
12 4 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.14%) Mesosphere
14 1 (0.048%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.048%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1351 (65.30%) Agile Software Development
2 824 (39.83%) TDD
3 627 (30.30%) Scrum
4 490 (23.68%) BDD
5 385 (18.61%) Continuous Integration
6 334 (16.14%) Open Source
7 327 (15.80%) DevOps
8 326 (15.76%) Kanban
9 267 (12.90%) Microservices
10 258 (12.47%) Software Engineering
11 245 (11.84%) Pair Programming
12 197 (9.52%) Automated Testing
13 171 (8.26%) Analytics
14 153 (7.39%) Machine Learning
15 145 (7.01%) Configuration Management
16 142 (6.86%) Continuous Delivery
16 142 (6.86%) Web Development
17 126 (6.09%) Continuous Deployment
17 126 (6.09%) E-Commerce
17 126 (6.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1430 (69.12%) Java
2 660 (31.90%) Python
3 404 (19.53%) JavaScript
4 357 (17.25%) Ruby
5 311 (15.03%) SQL
6 187 (9.04%) R
7 139 (6.72%) Groovy
8 136 (6.57%) C#
9 109 (5.27%) Clojure
10 68 (3.29%) C++
11 67 (3.24%) Bash Shell
12 64 (3.09%) Perl
13 56 (2.71%) Go
14 39 (1.88%) Haskell
15 33 (1.59%) Shell Script
16 28 (1.35%) C
17 26 (1.26%) T-SQL
18 23 (1.11%) PHP
19 16 (0.77%) MATLAB
20 11 (0.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 104 (5.03%) Degree
2 92 (4.45%) Security Cleared
3 63 (3.04%) SC Cleared
4 47 (2.27%) PhD
5 28 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
6 14 (0.68%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.19%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.14%) ISEB
8 3 (0.14%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.097%) RHCE
9 2 (0.097%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.048%) CISA
10 1 (0.048%) CISM
10 1 (0.048%) CISSP
10 1 (0.048%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 155 (7.49%) QA
2 34 (1.64%) WCAG
3 15 (0.72%) SDET
4 9 (0.43%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.097%) GCP
7 2 (0.097%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.048%) MiFID
System Software
1 262 (12.66%) Docker
2 106 (5.12%) HDFS
3 60 (2.90%) Apache Flume
4 23 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 10 (0.48%) LXC
7 5 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (0.19%) KVM
9 1 (0.048%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.048%) Platform Symphony
9 1 (0.048%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.048%) Varnish
9 1 (0.048%) vCloud
9 1 (0.048%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.048%) vSphere
9 1 (0.048%) Xen
Systems Management
1 180 (8.70%) Puppet
2 131 (6.33%) Opscode Chef
3 88 (4.25%) Ansible
4 62 (3.00%) Hadoop YARN
5 41 (1.98%) Kubernetes
6 36 (1.74%) Kibana
6 36 (1.74%) Oozie
7 31 (1.50%) Mesos
8 25 (1.21%) logstash
9 24 (1.16%) Grafana
10 18 (0.87%) Terraform
11 11 (0.53%) Ambari
12 9 (0.43%) Nagios
12 9 (0.43%) Rsyslog
13 8 (0.39%) rkt
14 7 (0.34%) Salt
15 5 (0.24%) Marathon
16 4 (0.19%) Control-M
17 3 (0.14%) ZABBIX
18 2 (0.097%) Graphite
Vendors
1 100 (4.83%) Cloudera
2 83 (4.01%) Oracle
3 61 (2.95%) Hortonworks
4 59 (2.85%) Google
5 51 (2.46%) Microsoft
6 32 (1.55%) Tableau
7 31 (1.50%) Atlassian
8 25 (1.21%) Splunk
8 25 (1.21%) Teradata
8 25 (1.21%) VMware
9 19 (0.92%) IBM
10 15 (0.72%) MapR
11 14 (0.68%) New Relic
11 14 (0.68%) Sybase
12 12 (0.58%) ForgeRock
13 11 (0.53%) hybris
13 11 (0.53%) MicroStrategy
14 10 (0.48%) AppDynamics
15 9 (0.43%) Talend
15 9 (0.43%) Twitter
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