Period
to 15 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 15 October 2021 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 92 59 104
Rank change year-on-year -33 +45 +21
Contract jobs citing Scala 7 3 13
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.49% 0.50% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.70% 1.42% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 9
10th Percentile " " £450
25th Percentile £500 " £513
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £378 £525
Median % change year-on-year +38.89% -28.00% +31.25%
75th Percentile £556 " £544
90th Percentile £568 " £598
England median daily rate £600 £520 £575
% change year-on-year +15.38% -9.57% +4.55%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 411 212 721
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 28.48% 35.51% 38.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 147 463
10th Percentile £274 £247 £269
25th Percentile £320 £307 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £403 £360 £400
Median % change year-on-year +11.81% -10.00% -
75th Percentile £500 £434 £481
90th Percentile £550 £497 £550
England median daily rate £525 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 16
10th Percentile £17.10 £22.20 £25.71
25th Percentile £17.50 £36.00 £40.31
Median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year -49.41% -5.56% +8.43%
75th Percentile £45.00 £43.75 £48.75
90th Percentile £49.00 £46.75 "
England median hourly rate £45.48 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +21.27% -16.67% +6.47%

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Scala as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Scala in the East Midlands

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Scala in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Scala in the East Midlands

Scala
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 October 2021. 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
Northamptonshire -5 3 £500 +32.28%
Nottinghamshire -24 2 £525 - 1
Leicestershire - 1 £550 -
Lincolnshire - 1 - - 2
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2021, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Scala.

1 5 (71.43%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) ETL
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) BDD
2 4 (57.14%) Data Governance
2 4 (57.14%) Data Quality
2 4 (57.14%) Big Data
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) Apache Spark
2 4 (57.14%) Spark SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Data Lake
3 3 (42.86%) HDFS
3 3 (42.86%) ETL Development
3 3 (42.86%) Task Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Deployment Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (42.86%) Impala
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (42.86%) Play Framework
3 3 (42.86%) Data Reconciliation
3 3 (42.86%) Metadata
3 3 (42.86%) Metadata Repository
3 3 (42.86%) Cloudera
3 3 (42.86%) Kafka
3 3 (42.86%) HBase

Scala
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 4 (57.14%) Apache Spark
2 2 (28.57%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Heroku
2 1 (14.29%) Azure
2 1 (14.29%) GitHub
2 1 (14.29%) IaaS
2 1 (14.29%) PaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Power Platform
2 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Big Data
1 4 (57.14%) Data Lake
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
1 4 (57.14%) Spark SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Apache Hive
2 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
2 3 (42.86%) HBase
2 3 (42.86%) Impala
2 3 (42.86%) Metadata
2 3 (42.86%) Metadata Repository
2 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
2 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
3 2 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (14.29%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) Power BI
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) Postman
General
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Military
2 1 (14.29%) Police
2 1 (14.29%) Public Sector
2 1 (14.29%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Ab Initio Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Scala Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Data Architect
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) NoSQL Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Scala Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Kafka
1 3 (42.86%) Play Framework
2 2 (28.57%) Akka
2 2 (28.57%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) Node.js
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) BDD
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (57.14%) Data Governance
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps
1 4 (57.14%) ETL
2 3 (42.86%) Data Management
2 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
2 3 (42.86%) Data Reconciliation
2 3 (42.86%) Deployment Automation
2 3 (42.86%) ETL Development
2 3 (42.86%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Task Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) DataOps
3 2 (28.57%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (28.57%) Physical Data Model
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (14.29%) Go
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) R
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) Data Quality
2 3 (42.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (14.29%) Accessibility
3 1 (14.29%) GDPR
3 1 (14.29%) QA
3 1 (14.29%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 3 (42.86%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Ab Initio
2 3 (42.86%) Cloudera
2 3 (42.86%) Teradata
3 1 (14.29%) Databricks
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft