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 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scala
Rank 112 185 264
Rank change year-on-year
+73 +79
Contract jobs citing Scala 1086 730 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.19% 1.33% 0.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.38% 3.44% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 795 589 389
Median daily rate £525 £563 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £100.00 £65.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £65.00 -

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
20189 21206 21210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.73% 38.56% 37.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13844 14473 14427
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £589 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 540 419
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.25 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 10 December 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 10 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
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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
England +70 1037 £525 -8.69% 212
London +20 688 £550 -8.33% 144
City of London +5 138 £550 -15.38% 25
South East +68 93 £500 +11.11% 25
Yorkshire +50 79 £450 -14.28% 6
West Yorkshire +36 60 £475 -19.14% 5
Leeds +35 59 £475 -17.39% 5
North East +2 48 £438 +4.16% 2
Tyne and Wear -1 48 £438 +4.16% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 48 £438 +4.16% 2
North West +6 40 £450 +5.88% 13
West Midlands +15 39 £425 -7.10% 8
West Sussex +18 34 £525 +9.09% 1
Wales +7 28 £513 +32.25% 1
Manchester -3 27 £465 +9.41% 9
South Wales +12 26 £513 +32.25% 1
Worthing +1 25 £525 +9.09% 1
Hampshire +41 23 £488 - 4
South West +18 23 £450 +5.88% 8
Shropshire - 22 £450 - 3
Telford - 20 £450 - 3
Sheffield +2 17 £450 +12.50% 1
South Yorkshire -2 17 £450 +12.50% 1
Newport - 17 £519 -
East of England +9 15 £525 +2.43% 5
Berkshire - 15 £320 - 5
Bristol +15 12 £438 +25.00% 3
East Midlands +8 9 £565 -5.83% 1
Canary Wharf +8 9 £575 -2.12%
Westminster +2 9 £475 +5.55%

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 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 with a requirement for Scala.

1 1488 (70.45%) Java
2 1389 (65.77%) Agile Software Development
3 859 (40.67%) TDD
4 648 (30.68%) Scrum
5 641 (30.35%) Python
5 641 (30.35%) Apache Spark
6 632 (29.92%) Hadoop
7 610 (28.88%) Big Data
8 509 (24.10%) BDD
9 432 (20.45%) JavaScript
10 431 (20.41%) Git (software)
11 428 (20.27%) HTML
12 398 (18.84%) Play Framework
13 396 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
14 392 (18.56%) MongoDB
14 392 (18.56%) NoSQL
15 373 (17.66%) Open Source
16 368 (17.42%) Spring
17 366 (17.33%) Linux
17 366 (17.33%) REST
18 358 (16.95%) Ruby
19 347 (16.43%) CSS
20 342 (16.19%) Kanban
20 342 (16.19%) Akka
21 341 (16.15%) DevOps
22 335 (15.86%) SQL
23 319 (15.10%) Jenkins
24 303 (14.35%) RESTful
25 300 (14.20%) JSON
26 299 (14.16%) Amazon AWS

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
1 641 (30.35%) Apache Spark
2 195 (9.23%) Elasticsearch
3 180 (8.52%) Apache
4 108 (5.11%) Confluence
5 73 (3.46%) Apache Pig
6 63 (2.98%) Tomcat
7 38 (1.80%) Apache Solr
8 29 (1.37%) nginx
9 18 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
10 17 (0.80%) JBoss
11 15 (0.71%) WebLogic
12 14 (0.66%) Jetty
13 10 (0.47%) Oracle Coherence
14 7 (0.33%) Alfresco
14 7 (0.33%) CMS
14 7 (0.33%) Jupyter
14 7 (0.33%) Liferay
14 7 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 6 (0.28%) SAS
16 5 (0.24%) Mule
Applications
1 19 (0.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.095%) SPSS
2 2 (0.095%) Stata
3 1 (0.047%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
1 7 (0.33%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 299 (14.16%) Amazon AWS
2 151 (7.15%) GitHub
3 84 (3.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 68 (3.22%) Amazon EC2
5 60 (2.84%) PaaS
6 59 (2.79%) Cloud Computing
7 50 (2.37%) Amazon Kinesis
8 44 (2.08%) Amazon S3
9 27 (1.28%) Amazon EMR
10 23 (1.09%) SaaS
11 20 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
12 18 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
13 15 (0.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 15 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
14 8 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
14 8 (0.38%) Route 53
14 8 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 5 (0.24%) Azure Machine Learning
15 5 (0.24%) Heroku
16 4 (0.19%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 126 (5.97%) HTTP
2 36 (1.70%) LDAP
3 27 (1.28%) Kerberos
4 26 (1.23%) TCP/IP
5 25 (1.18%) Internet
6 15 (0.71%) SSL
7 12 (0.57%) DNS
7 12 (0.57%) Firewall
8 10 (0.47%) Network Security
9 9 (0.43%) DSL
10 7 (0.33%) FCAPS
11 4 (0.19%) DHCP
12 3 (0.14%) IPv4
12 3 (0.14%) IPv6
13 1 (0.047%) AMQP
13 1 (0.047%) Broadband
13 1 (0.047%) Intranet
13 1 (0.047%) SNA
13 1 (0.047%) SSH
13 1 (0.047%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 632 (29.92%) Hadoop
2 610 (28.88%) Big Data
3 392 (18.56%) MongoDB
3 392 (18.56%) NoSQL
4 285 (13.49%) Apache Hive
5 264 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 239 (11.32%) Relational Database
7 204 (9.66%) PostgreSQL
8 184 (8.71%) MySQL
9 159 (7.53%) HBase
10 94 (4.45%) SQL Server
11 73 (3.46%) RDBMS
12 69 (3.27%) Sqoop
13 63 (2.98%) Impala
14 62 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
15 54 (2.56%) Neo4j
16 45 (2.13%) QlikView
17 44 (2.08%) Data Lake
18 42 (1.99%) Redis
19 39 (1.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 431 (20.41%) Git (software)
2 319 (15.10%) Jenkins
3 190 (9.00%) Selenium
4 187 (8.85%) JIRA
5 157 (7.43%) JUnit
6 128 (6.06%) Cucumber
7 120 (5.68%) Subversion
8 110 (5.21%) WebDriver
9 102 (4.83%) Maven
10 79 (3.74%) Gradle
11 75 (3.55%) IntelliJ
12 47 (2.23%) Mockito
13 44 (2.08%) TeamCity
14 43 (2.04%) RSpec
14 43 (2.04%) Vagrant
15 39 (1.85%) Mercurial
16 36 (1.70%) Eclipse
17 26 (1.23%) SoapUI
18 25 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 20 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 281 (13.30%) Finance
2 234 (11.08%) Banking
3 117 (5.54%) Investment Banking
4 76 (3.60%) Front Office
5 65 (3.08%) Retail
6 61 (2.89%) Games
7 48 (2.27%) Marketing
8 23 (1.09%) Publishing
9 16 (0.76%) Telecoms
10 12 (0.57%) Advertising
10 12 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
10 12 (0.57%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.28%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.19%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.14%) Back Office
13 3 (0.14%) Legal
14 2 (0.095%) Music Industry
15 1 (0.047%) Law
15 1 (0.047%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1375 (65.10%) Developer
2 722 (34.19%) Scala Developer
3 602 (28.50%) Java Developer
4 254 (12.03%) Java Scala Developer
5 249 (11.79%) Senior Developer
6 188 (8.90%) Data Engineer
7 157 (7.43%) Agile Developer
8 151 (7.15%) Senior Java Developer
9 143 (6.77%) Big Data Engineer
10 137 (6.49%) Architect
11 133 (6.30%) Senior Scala Developer
12 128 (6.06%) Agile Java Developer
13 124 (5.87%) Big Data Developer
14 89 (4.21%) Hadoop Developer
15 86 (4.07%) Software Engineer
16 78 (3.69%) Apache Spark Developer
17 75 (3.55%) Hadoop Engineer
18 72 (3.41%) DevOps Engineer
18 72 (3.41%) Java Engineer
19 71 (3.36%) Senior Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 428 (20.27%) HTML
2 398 (18.84%) Play Framework
3 368 (17.42%) Spring
4 366 (17.33%) REST
5 347 (16.43%) CSS
6 342 (16.19%) Akka
7 303 (14.35%) RESTful
8 300 (14.20%) JSON
9 298 (14.11%) HTML5
10 276 (13.07%) Kafka
11 256 (12.12%) Web Services
12 220 (10.42%) AngularJS
13 190 (9.00%) Node.js
14 176 (8.33%) CSS3
15 137 (6.49%) Hibernate
16 134 (6.34%) Django
17 126 (5.97%) XML
18 112 (5.30%) Ajax
19 100 (4.73%) J2EE
20 98 (4.64%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 101 (4.78%) User Experience
2 98 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
3 87 (4.12%) Algorithms
3 87 (4.12%) Statistics
4 83 (3.93%) Computer Science
5 77 (3.65%) Visualisation
6 58 (2.75%) Mathematics
7 45 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
8 38 (1.80%) Derivative
9 32 (1.52%) Data Structures
10 26 (1.23%) Credit Risk
10 26 (1.23%) Management Information System
11 24 (1.14%) Equities
12 23 (1.09%) Fixed Income
12 23 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 21 (0.99%) Blog
14 20 (0.95%) Grid Computing
14 20 (0.95%) Public Cloud
15 19 (0.90%) Applied Mathematics
15 19 (0.90%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 366 (17.33%) Linux
2 175 (8.29%) Unix
3 63 (2.98%) Windows
4 37 (1.75%) Mac OS X
5 23 (1.09%) Android
6 18 (0.85%) Apple iOS
7 10 (0.47%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.38%) Mesosphere
8 8 (0.38%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.24%) Solaris
10 4 (0.19%) CentOS
11 3 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.095%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.047%) Debian
13 1 (0.047%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1389 (65.77%) Agile Software Development
2 859 (40.67%) TDD
3 648 (30.68%) Scrum
4 509 (24.10%) BDD
5 396 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
6 373 (17.66%) Open Source
7 342 (16.19%) Kanban
8 341 (16.15%) DevOps
9 278 (13.16%) Pair Programming
10 262 (12.41%) Microservices
11 261 (12.36%) Software Engineering
12 176 (8.33%) Automated Testing
13 170 (8.05%) Analytics
14 151 (7.15%) Continuous Delivery
15 146 (6.91%) Configuration Management
16 135 (6.39%) OO
17 134 (6.34%) Web Development
18 131 (6.20%) E-Commerce
19 130 (6.16%) Machine Learning
20 128 (6.06%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1488 (70.45%) Java
2 641 (30.35%) Python
3 432 (20.45%) JavaScript
4 358 (16.95%) Ruby
5 335 (15.86%) SQL
6 173 (8.19%) R
7 156 (7.39%) Groovy
8 137 (6.49%) Clojure
9 118 (5.59%) C#
10 71 (3.36%) Bash Shell
11 65 (3.08%) C++
12 60 (2.84%) Go
13 52 (2.46%) Perl
14 37 (1.75%) Shell Script
15 32 (1.52%) Haskell
15 32 (1.52%) T-SQL
16 29 (1.37%) C
16 29 (1.37%) PHP
17 20 (0.95%) TypeScript
18 19 (0.90%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 104 (4.92%) Security Cleared
2 96 (4.55%) Degree
3 79 (3.74%) SC Cleared
4 42 (1.99%) PhD
5 25 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
6 16 (0.76%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.19%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.095%) ISEB
8 2 (0.095%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.095%) RHCE
8 2 (0.095%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 155 (7.34%) QA
2 29 (1.37%) WCAG
3 18 (0.85%) SDET
4 13 (0.62%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.43%) GCP
6 6 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.047%) MiFID
7 1 (0.047%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.047%) WAI
System Software
1 284 (13.45%) Docker
2 96 (4.55%) HDFS
3 65 (3.08%) Apache Flume
4 36 (1.70%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (0.57%) KVM
6 9 (0.43%) LXC
7 8 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 8 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (0.28%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.19%) Xen
10 2 (0.095%) etcd
10 2 (0.095%) flannel
10 2 (0.095%) Varnish
11 1 (0.047%) Gluster
11 1 (0.047%) GlusterFS
11 1 (0.047%) Platform Symphony
11 1 (0.047%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.047%) vCloud
11 1 (0.047%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 183 (8.66%) Puppet
2 127 (6.01%) Opscode Chef
3 82 (3.88%) Ansible
4 47 (2.23%) Kubernetes
5 42 (1.99%) Hadoop YARN
6 34 (1.61%) Mesos
7 30 (1.42%) Oozie
8 28 (1.33%) Kibana
9 25 (1.18%) logstash
10 16 (0.76%) Grafana
10 16 (0.76%) Terraform
11 12 (0.57%) Ambari
12 9 (0.43%) Rsyslog
13 8 (0.38%) Nagios
13 8 (0.38%) Salt
14 7 (0.33%) rkt
15 6 (0.28%) Control-M
16 5 (0.24%) Graphite
16 5 (0.24%) Marathon
16 5 (0.24%) StatsD
Vendors
1 105 (4.97%) Cloudera
2 92 (4.36%) Oracle
3 66 (3.13%) Hortonworks
4 51 (2.41%) Google
5 48 (2.27%) Microsoft
6 33 (1.56%) Atlassian
6 33 (1.56%) Tableau
7 31 (1.47%) VMware
8 28 (1.33%) Teradata
9 26 (1.23%) Splunk
10 24 (1.14%) IBM
11 15 (0.71%) MapR
11 15 (0.71%) Sybase
12 14 (0.66%) New Relic
13 12 (0.57%) ForgeRock
14 11 (0.52%) hybris
14 11 (0.52%) Twitter
14 11 (0.52%) webMethods
15 10 (0.47%) AppDynamics
16 9 (0.43%) MuleSoft
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