Period
to 19 November 2017

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 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 152 172
Rank change year-on-year +23 +20 -11
Contract jobs citing Scala 33 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.82% 0.45% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.86% 1.59% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 5
Berkshire median daily rate £525 £318 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +65.09% -34.77% +46.40%
10th Percentile £376 £293 £428
90th Percentile £588 £331 £574
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £488
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.56% +47.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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 1152 1195 1218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 28.46% 28.07% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 689 749
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £288 £275 £250
90th Percentile £538 £538 £501
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 36 43
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -16.22% +13.85%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.25 £16.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.13 £54.74
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%

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 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Newbury - 10 £500 - 2
Reading +8 3 £538 - 1
Bracknell - 3 £469 -
Slough 0 2 £275 -13.25%
Maidenhead - 1 £300 - 1
Ascot - 1 £525 -
Scala
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 24 (72.73%) Hadoop
1 24 (72.73%) Big Data
1 24 (72.73%) Analytics
1 24 (72.73%) Apache Spark
2 23 (69.70%) Apache Hive
3 20 (60.61%) Java
3 20 (60.61%) Google
4 15 (45.45%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (45.45%) RESTful
4 15 (45.45%) Web Services
5 13 (39.39%) HBase
6 12 (36.36%) HDFS
6 12 (36.36%) Impala
6 12 (36.36%) Cloudera
6 12 (36.36%) Kafka
6 12 (36.36%) Apache Flume
6 12 (36.36%) Sqoop
6 12 (36.36%) Oozie
6 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 12 (36.36%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (36.36%) SOAP
6 12 (36.36%) Data Strategy
6 12 (36.36%) Data Lake
7 11 (33.33%) Google Analytics
7 11 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
9 9 (27.27%) Python
9 9 (27.27%) Hortonworks
10 8 (24.24%) Google Cloud Platform

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 24 (72.73%) Apache Spark
2 2 (6.06%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
3 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.03%) GeoServer
3 1 (3.03%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 11 (33.33%) Google Analytics
2 8 (24.24%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (6.06%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (6.06%) Serverless
5 1 (3.03%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (3.03%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (72.73%) Big Data
1 24 (72.73%) Hadoop
2 23 (69.70%) Apache Hive
3 13 (39.39%) HBase
4 12 (36.36%) Data Lake
4 12 (36.36%) Impala
4 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 12 (36.36%) Sqoop
5 11 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (24.24%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.03%) HDInsight
7 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.09%) JUnit
2 3 (9.09%) Maven
2 3 (9.09%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (6.06%) JIRA
3 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.03%) IntelliJ
4 1 (3.03%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.03%) Mockito
4 1 (3.03%) Selenium
4 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.03%) WebStorm
General
1 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
2 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Big Data Engineer
1 17 (51.52%) Data Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Hadoop Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Java Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Full Stack Web Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Scala Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Scala Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Telecoms Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Tester
6 1 (3.03%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) RESTful
1 15 (45.45%) Web Services
2 12 (36.36%) Kafka
2 12 (36.36%) SOAP
3 8 (24.24%) Apache Tez
4 5 (15.15%) Spring
5 2 (6.06%) Akka
5 2 (6.06%) Hibernate
5 2 (6.06%) HTML
5 2 (6.06%) Java EE
5 2 (6.06%) Node.js
5 2 (6.06%) React
5 2 (6.06%) Servlets
6 1 (3.03%) CSS
6 1 (3.03%) Ehcache
6 1 (3.03%) GeoTools
6 1 (3.03%) HTML5
6 1 (3.03%) OSGi
6 1 (3.03%) Play Framework
6 1 (3.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (45.45%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Unix
2 1 (3.03%) CentOS
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) Analytics
2 12 (36.36%) Data Strategy
3 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
4 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (24.24%) Data Engineering
4 8 (24.24%) Data Modelling
4 8 (24.24%) ETL
5 5 (15.15%) BDD
5 5 (15.15%) Microservices
5 5 (15.15%) TDD
6 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.09%) Big Data Analytics
7 3 (9.09%) Data Analytics
7 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.09%) Open Source
7 3 (9.09%) Scrum
7 3 (9.09%) SOA
8 2 (6.06%) Data Architecture
8 2 (6.06%) MapReduce
8 2 (6.06%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) Java
2 9 (27.27%) Python
3 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.03%) Groovy
4 1 (3.03%) SQL
System Software
1 12 (36.36%) Apache Flume
1 12 (36.36%) HDFS
2 2 (6.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (36.36%) Oozie
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Google
2 12 (36.36%) Cloudera
2 12 (36.36%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (27.27%) Hortonworks
4 3 (9.09%) Tableau
4 3 (9.09%) Talend
5 1 (3.03%) MapR
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.03%) Tealium