The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Scala skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Scala over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Scala
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 120 140
Rank change year-on-year +35 +20  
Contract jobs citing Scala 14 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.77% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.15% 0.69% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Median daily rate £600 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +5.55% -10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Scala is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 444 580 811
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 24.28% 23.37% 27.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 369 475
Median daily rate £415 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.09% +7.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 22
Median hourly rate £27.50 £14.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.42% -61.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.55 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Scala as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Scala in Berkshire

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scala in Berkshire

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scala in Berkshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scala in Berkshire

Scala
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Reading +24 12 £600 +60.00% 1
Scala
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Scala.

1 30 (88.24%) Java
2 21 (61.76%) Big Data
3 20 (58.82%) Hadoop
3 20 (58.82%) Apache Spark
4 19 (55.88%) NoSQL
5 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (52.94%) TDD
6 17 (50.00%) Apache Hive
6 17 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (50.00%) MapReduce
6 17 (50.00%) HBase
7 14 (41.18%) MongoDB
8 13 (38.24%) Open Source
8 13 (38.24%) Sqoop
8 13 (38.24%) Impala
9 12 (35.29%) Oozie
9 12 (35.29%) HDFS
9 12 (35.29%) JIRA
9 12 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (32.35%) ETL
10 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
11 10 (29.41%) J2EE
11 10 (29.41%) DB2
11 10 (29.41%) MicroStrategy
11 10 (29.41%) Pair Programming
11 10 (29.41%) Jenkins
12 9 (26.47%) Hortonworks
12 9 (26.47%) Groovy
12 9 (26.47%) Ab Initio
12 9 (26.47%) Finance

Scala
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 20 (58.82%) Apache Spark
2 9 (26.47%) Apache
3 6 (17.65%) Tomcat
4 3 (8.82%) Alfresco
4 3 (8.82%) Apache Pig
4 3 (8.82%) Confluence
4 3 (8.82%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (8.82%) Liferay
5 2 (5.88%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) GitHub
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (61.76%) Big Data
2 20 (58.82%) Hadoop
3 19 (55.88%) NoSQL
4 17 (50.00%) Apache Hive
4 17 (50.00%) HBase
5 14 (41.18%) MongoDB
6 13 (38.24%) Impala
6 13 (38.24%) Sqoop
7 10 (29.41%) DB2
8 3 (8.82%) Apache Accumulo
8 3 (8.82%) Neo4j
8 3 (8.82%) OrientDB
9 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 12 (35.29%) JIRA
2 10 (29.41%) Jenkins
3 7 (20.59%) Gradle
4 6 (17.65%) Subversion
5 3 (8.82%) Cucumber
5 3 (8.82%) Eclipse
5 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
5 3 (8.82%) IntelliJ
5 3 (8.82%) Maven
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
3 4 (11.76%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Developer
2 12 (35.29%) Java Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Consultant
3 7 (20.59%) Hadoop Consultant
4 6 (17.65%) Big Data Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Data Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Agile Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Hadoop Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Big Data Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Cloud Consultant
7 3 (8.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (8.82%) Java Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Scala Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Data Architect
8 2 (5.88%) Hadoop Architect
8 2 (5.88%) Hadoop Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Java Hadoop Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) J2EE
2 9 (26.47%) HTML
3 8 (23.53%) Spring
4 6 (17.65%) REST
4 6 (17.65%) Servlets
4 6 (17.65%) Velocity
4 6 (17.65%) XML
5 4 (11.76%) CSS
6 3 (8.82%) Gherkin
6 3 (8.82%) JSR 168
6 3 (8.82%) Kafka
6 3 (8.82%) Play Framework
6 3 (8.82%) SOAP
6 3 (8.82%) Struts
6 3 (8.82%) XHTML
6 3 (8.82%) XSLT
7 2 (5.88%) Apache CXF
7 2 (5.88%) Ehcache
7 2 (5.88%) Java EE
7 2 (5.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Credit Risk
2 3 (8.82%) Cyber Defence
2 3 (8.82%) Wiki
3 2 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
1 3 (8.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (52.94%) TDD
2 17 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (50.00%) MapReduce
3 13 (38.24%) Open Source
4 12 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (32.35%) ETL
6 10 (29.41%) Pair Programming
7 8 (23.53%) Scrum
8 7 (20.59%) E-Commerce
8 7 (20.59%) IT Strategy
9 6 (17.65%) Extreme Programming
9 6 (17.65%) MVC
9 6 (17.65%) Web Application Development
10 5 (14.71%) Functional Testing
10 5 (14.71%) Microservices
10 5 (14.71%) Quality Management
11 4 (11.76%) Analytics
11 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
11 4 (11.76%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 30 (88.24%) Java
2 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
3 9 (26.47%) Groovy
4 7 (20.59%) Python
5 6 (17.65%) SQL
6 1 (2.94%) C
6 1 (2.94%) PHP
6 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) HDFS
2 3 (8.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 12 (35.29%) Oozie
2 3 (8.82%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) MicroStrategy
2 9 (26.47%) Ab Initio
2 9 (26.47%) Hortonworks
3 7 (20.59%) Cloudera
4 3 (8.82%) GigaSpaces
5 1 (2.94%) Red Hat