Period
to 19 November 2018

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 6 months to 19 November 2018 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 130 153
Rank change year-on-year -10 +23 +19
Contract jobs citing Scala 35 33 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.85% 0.82% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.66% 2.86% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 9
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £525 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +65.09% -34.77%
10th Percentile £393 £376 £293
90th Percentile £688 £588 £331
South East median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £22.25 - -

Scala is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,316 1,152 1,195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 32.12% 28.46% 28.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 798 687 689
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 36
Berkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.21% +6.45% -16.22%
10th Percentile £17.50 £10.75 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £49.13
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Scala as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 19 November 2018.

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 6 months to 19 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +8 15 £410 -23.72%
Maidenhead +10 7 £488 +62.50% 1
Slough -9 4 £675 +145.45%
Windsor - 1 £475 -
Scala
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Scala also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Scala.

1 24 (68.57%) Java
2 13 (37.14%) Python
2 13 (37.14%) Big Data
2 13 (37.14%) Microservices
3 12 (34.29%) Test Automation
3 12 (34.29%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (34.29%) C++
4 10 (28.57%) SQL
4 10 (28.57%) .NET
4 10 (28.57%) JUnit
4 10 (28.57%) Web Services
4 10 (28.57%) XML
4 10 (28.57%) EDI
4 10 (28.57%) JSON
4 10 (28.57%) Selenium
4 10 (28.57%) Groovy
4 10 (28.57%) Cucumber
4 10 (28.57%) Procedural Programming
4 10 (28.57%) Geb
4 10 (28.57%) Gatling
5 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (25.71%) CRM
6 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
6 8 (22.86%) Apache Spark
6 8 (22.86%) Hadoop
6 8 (22.86%) Analytics
7 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
7 6 (17.14%) TDD
8 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 5 (14.29%) Akka

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 8 (22.86%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 12 (34.29%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.43%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.71%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) Big Data
2 8 (22.86%) Hadoop
3 3 (8.57%) Data Lake
4 2 (5.71%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (5.71%) Cosmos DB
4 2 (5.71%) HDInsight
4 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.86%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.86%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.86%) DataStage
5 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Cucumber
1 10 (28.57%) Gatling
1 10 (28.57%) Geb
1 10 (28.57%) JUnit
1 10 (28.57%) Selenium
2 1 (2.86%) Mocha
General
1 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Developer
1 10 (28.57%) Senior Tester
1 10 (28.57%) Tester
2 8 (22.86%) Big Data Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Performance Tester
2 8 (22.86%) Senior Performance Tester
3 7 (20.00%) Data Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Scala Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Python Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Technical Leader
6 3 (8.57%) Manual Tester
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Manual Tester
7 2 (5.71%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Data Analytics Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Java Scala Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Real Time Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Java Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) .NET
1 10 (28.57%) EDI
1 10 (28.57%) JSON
1 10 (28.57%) Web Services
1 10 (28.57%) XML
2 5 (14.29%) Akka
2 5 (14.29%) Play Framework
3 4 (11.43%) scikit-learn
3 4 (11.43%) Spring
4 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.71%) Kafka
5 1 (2.86%) CSS
5 1 (2.86%) JMS
5 1 (2.86%) Node.js
5 1 (2.86%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.57%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.86%) Blog
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Microservices
2 12 (34.29%) Test Automation
3 10 (28.57%) Procedural Programming
4 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (25.71%) CRM
5 8 (22.86%) Analytics
6 6 (17.14%) TDD
7 5 (14.29%) Machine Learning
7 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 4 (11.43%) Data Science
8 4 (11.43%) Scrum
9 3 (8.57%) API Development
9 3 (8.57%) Artificial Intelligence
9 3 (8.57%) DevOps
9 3 (8.57%) Functional Testing
10 2 (5.71%) Data Analytics
10 2 (5.71%) Data Security
10 2 (5.71%) Kanban
10 2 (5.71%) Open Source
10 2 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 24 (68.57%) Java
2 13 (37.14%) Python
3 12 (34.29%) C++
4 10 (28.57%) Groovy
4 10 (28.57%) SQL
5 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
6 4 (11.43%) C#
6 4 (11.43%) MATLAB
7 3 (8.57%) R
8 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
8 2 (5.71%) Go
8 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.86%) Java 8
9 1 (2.86%) Lua
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) CEH
1 1 (2.86%) CISM
1 1 (2.86%) CISSP
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Docker
2 2 (5.71%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Ansible
1 2 (5.71%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (2.86%) Ab Initio
1 1 (2.86%) Informatica
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.86%) Netezza
1 1 (2.86%) Teradata