Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 20 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 97 89
Rank change year-on-year +1 -8 +44
Contract jobs citing Scala 16 45 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.93% 1.90% 1.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.36% 4.93% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 4
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £500 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -8.11% -11.90%
10th Percentile £410 £346 £373
90th Percentile £513 £600 £500
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
Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 679 913 565
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 39.32% 38.60% 32.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 400 282
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.10% +6.16% +4.29%
10th Percentile £299 £290 £263
90th Percentile £556 £525 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 20
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% +66.67%
10th Percentile £21.58 £18.50 £14.65
90th Percentile £46.75 £77.50 £62.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Scala in Buckinghamshire

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scala in Buckinghamshire

Scala
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 20 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
Milton Keynes +5 14 £500 +17.65% 3
Scala
South East

For the 6 months to 20 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Scala.

1 14 (87.50%) Big Data
1 14 (87.50%) Apache Spark
2 12 (75.00%) Kafka
3 9 (56.25%) Apache
4 6 (37.50%) Analytics
5 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 5 (31.25%) Java
5 5 (31.25%) Hadoop
6 4 (25.00%) Spring
6 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (18.75%) Cloudera
7 3 (18.75%) Apache Hive
7 3 (18.75%) HDFS
8 2 (12.50%) Impala
8 2 (12.50%) Spring Boot
8 2 (12.50%) Spark Streaming
8 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
8 2 (12.50%) MapReduce
8 2 (12.50%) Use Case
8 2 (12.50%) Banking
8 2 (12.50%) Data Ingestion
9 1 (6.25%) Data Lake
9 1 (6.25%) Analytical Thinking
9 1 (6.25%) Java 8
9 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
9 1 (6.25%) Data Acquisition
9 1 (6.25%) TDD
9 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
9 1 (6.25%) Perl

Scala
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 14 (87.50%) Apache Spark
2 9 (56.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Pig
3 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
1 1 (6.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (87.50%) Big Data
2 5 (31.25%) Hadoop
3 3 (18.75%) Apache Hive
4 2 (12.50%) Impala
4 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (6.25%) Data Lake
5 1 (6.25%) HBase
5 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 1 (6.25%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) git-flow
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Big Data Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Data Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Big Data Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Big Data Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Big Data Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Data Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Data Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Lead Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Lead Data Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Leader
6 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Java Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) Kafka
2 4 (25.00%) Spring
3 2 (12.50%) Spark Streaming
3 2 (12.50%) Spring Boot
4 1 (6.25%) Akka
4 1 (6.25%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Analytics
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Data Ingestion
3 2 (12.50%) MapReduce
3 2 (12.50%) Use Case
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Thinking
4 1 (6.25%) Coaching
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Data Governance
4 1 (6.25%) Data Transformation
4 1 (6.25%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
4 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) Java 8
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) HDFS
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (6.25%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Cloudera
2 1 (6.25%) Hortonworks