Period
to 19 May 2019

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 19 May 2019 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
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 100 98 130
Rank change year-on-year -2 +32 -9
Contract jobs citing Scala 27 44 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.29% 1.49% 0.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.30% 3.60% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 9
East Midlands median daily rate £318 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.40% -4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £303 £433 £510
90th Percentile £761 £713 £593
England median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £72.50 £29.82
% change year-on-year - +143.17% -

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 819 1,221 1,206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 39.28% 41.35% 40.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 769 751
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.84% +13.08%
10th Percentile £284 £263 £248
90th Percentile £550 £525 £500
England median daily rate £485 £475 £440
% change year-on-year +2.11% +7.95% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 22
East Midlands median hourly rate £35.50 £42.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.47% +8.28% +16.30%
10th Percentile £15.24 £14.73 £17.83
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £66.00
England median hourly rate £43.00 £41.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +4.88% -1.20% +7.10%

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Scala as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scala in the East Midlands

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scala in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 19 May 2019. 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
Lincolnshire - 8 £733 -
Northamptonshire - 8 £318 - 1
Leicestershire +10 6 £550 -18.52%
Nottinghamshire -10 3 - - 3
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, 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 18 (66.67%) Python
2 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (48.15%) Scrum
3 13 (48.15%) C++
4 10 (37.04%) SQL
4 10 (37.04%) Java
4 10 (37.04%) Unit Testing
4 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (33.33%) Ruby
5 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 9 (33.33%) CSS
5 9 (33.33%) ETL
5 9 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (33.33%) HTML
5 9 (33.33%) TDD
5 9 (33.33%) Spark SQL
5 9 (33.33%) Databricks
6 8 (29.63%) Kotlin
6 8 (29.63%) Front End Development
6 8 (29.63%) Gradle
6 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
6 8 (29.63%) Android Development
6 8 (29.63%) Continuous Deployment
6 8 (29.63%) C
6 8 (29.63%) Android
6 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
6 8 (29.63%) BDD
7 7 (25.93%) Apple iOS
7 7 (25.93%) Xcode
7 7 (25.93%) Objective-C

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 2 (7.41%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Pig
2 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (14.81%) Power Platform
3 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) Spark SQL
2 6 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 6 (22.22%) NoSQL
3 5 (18.52%) Couchbase
4 4 (14.81%) Power BI
5 3 (11.11%) Big Data
5 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
6 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.70%) Apache Hive
7 1 (3.70%) Cloudera CDH
7 1 (3.70%) Data Lake
7 1 (3.70%) Impala
7 1 (3.70%) MySQL
7 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (3.70%) Redis
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
7 1 (3.70%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
1 8 (29.63%) Gradle
1 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
2 7 (25.93%) Xcode
3 1 (3.70%) Capybara
3 1 (3.70%) RSpec
3 1 (3.70%) Selenium
General
1 1 (3.70%) Banking
1 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Android Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Middleware Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Scala Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Technical Leader
3 4 (14.81%) iOS Developer
4 2 (7.41%) ETL Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Ab Initio Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Hadoop Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) iOS Android Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Software Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) CSS
1 9 (33.33%) HTML
2 6 (22.22%) Akka
2 6 (22.22%) Apache Camel
3 5 (18.52%) Middleware
3 5 (18.52%) RESTful
3 5 (18.52%) spray
4 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.70%) CSS3
4 1 (3.70%) Ext JS
4 1 (3.70%) HTML5
4 1 (3.70%) Node.js
4 1 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Linux Command Line
1 5 (18.52%) Smart Meter
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Android
2 7 (25.93%) Apple iOS
3 6 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) Scrum
3 10 (37.04%) Unit Testing
4 9 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (33.33%) ETL
4 9 (33.33%) TDD
5 8 (29.63%) Android Development
5 8 (29.63%) BDD
5 8 (29.63%) Continuous Deployment
5 8 (29.63%) Front End Development
6 7 (25.93%) iOS Development
7 5 (18.52%) DevOps
7 5 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (11.11%) Analytics
9 2 (7.41%) Data Analytics
9 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
10 1 (3.70%) Performance Improvement
10 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy
10 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) Python
2 13 (48.15%) C++
3 10 (37.04%) Java
3 10 (37.04%) SQL
4 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 9 (33.33%) Ruby
5 8 (29.63%) C
5 8 (29.63%) Kotlin
6 7 (25.93%) Apple Swift
6 7 (25.93%) Objective-C
7 2 (7.41%) C#
7 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.70%) Go
8 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
1 1 (3.70%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Oozie
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Databricks
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Ab Initio
3 1 (3.70%) Cloudera
3 1 (3.70%) InterSystems
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle