Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 140 168
Rank change year-on-year +3 +28 +6
Contract jobs citing Scala 27 28 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.71% 0.70% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.23% 2.64% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 2
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £513 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.32% +6.11% -0.92%
10th Percentile £363 £370 £347
90th Percentile £598 £588 £640
South East median daily rate £505 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +3.06% +3.16% -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 1,211 1,061 1,254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 31.93% 26.57% 27.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 725 642 729
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £275
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 40
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £19.66 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.59% +42.98% -61.27%
10th Percentile £8.00 £10.75 £12.15
90th Percentile £51.25 £53.00 £48.83
South East median hourly rate £44.75 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -0.56% +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 23 September 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 23 September 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
Maidenhead +8 12 £470 +56.67% 4
Slough +2 5 £525 +90.91% 1
Reading -4 4 £475 -11.63% 1
Windsor - 4 £475 -
Scala
South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 22 (81.48%) Java
2 15 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (51.85%) Big Data
3 14 (51.85%) Microservices
4 11 (40.74%) Python
4 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
4 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
6 9 (33.33%) Scrum
7 8 (29.63%) Play Framework
8 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (22.22%) Machine Learning
9 5 (18.52%) Akka
9 5 (18.52%) TDD
9 5 (18.52%) JMS
10 4 (14.81%) C#
10 4 (14.81%) Project Management
10 4 (14.81%) Lua
10 4 (14.81%) Artificial Intelligence
10 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (14.81%) Deep Learning
11 3 (11.11%) Functional Testing
11 3 (11.11%) Analytics
11 3 (11.11%) API Development
11 3 (11.11%) Data Science
11 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
11 3 (11.11%) Kanban
11 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
11 3 (11.11%) Spring
11 3 (11.11%) C++

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 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 15 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.41%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) Big Data
2 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 2 (7.41%) Cosmos DB
3 2 (7.41%) Data Lake
3 2 (7.41%) HDInsight
3 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
3 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) Couchbase
4 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
1 2 (7.41%) Selenium
2 1 (3.70%) Gatling
2 1 (3.70%) Geb
2 1 (3.70%) JUnit
2 1 (3.70%) Mocha
General
1 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) Scala Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Java Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Java Scala Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Big Data Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Data Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Leader
6 2 (7.41%) Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Manual Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Security Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) Play Framework
2 5 (18.52%) Akka
2 5 (18.52%) JMS
3 3 (11.11%) Spring
4 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.70%) .NET
5 1 (3.70%) CSS
5 1 (3.70%) EDI
5 1 (3.70%) JSON
5 1 (3.70%) Node.js
5 1 (3.70%) scikit-learn
5 1 (3.70%) Web Services
5 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.70%) Blog
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Microservices
2 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
4 9 (33.33%) Scrum
5 6 (22.22%) Machine Learning
6 5 (18.52%) TDD
7 4 (14.81%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (14.81%) Deep Learning
7 4 (14.81%) Project Management
8 3 (11.11%) Analytics
8 3 (11.11%) API Development
8 3 (11.11%) Data Science
8 3 (11.11%) Functional Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Kanban
9 2 (7.41%) Data Security
9 2 (7.41%) DevOps
9 2 (7.41%) Open Source
9 2 (7.41%) SDLC
9 2 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) Java
2 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
2 11 (40.74%) Python
3 4 (14.81%) C#
3 4 (14.81%) Lua
4 3 (11.11%) C++
5 2 (7.41%) Go
5 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.41%) R
6 1 (3.70%) Groovy
6 1 (3.70%) Java 8
6 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) CEH
2 1 (3.70%) CISM
2 1 (3.70%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) GDPR
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft