Period
to 5 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 5 December 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 of England
6 months to
5 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 124 82 171
Rank change year-on-year -42 +89 +6
Contract jobs citing Scala 21 9 3
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.82% 0.68% 0.078%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.38% 1.67% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 1
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £325 £400
Median % change year-on-year +61.54% -18.75% -17.95%
England median daily rate £600 £540 £570
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +3.64%

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 of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 882 539 1,375
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 34.64% 40.53% 35.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 339 839
10th Percentile £283 £259 £300
25th Percentile £363 £318 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £463 £425 £425
Median % change year-on-year +8.82% - -2.58%
75th Percentile £550 £525 £500
90th Percentile £625 £575 £588
England median daily rate £538 £488 £488
% change year-on-year +10.26% - +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 35 63
10th Percentile £15.78 £21.20 £20.50
25th Percentile £26.98 £36.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate £48.50 £45.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +7.78% - +4.65%
75th Percentile £55.00 £50.00 £49.00
90th Percentile £58.75 £52.75 £51.00
England median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% -3.41% +4.76%

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Scala in the East of England

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Daily rate trend for Scala in the East of England

Scala
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Scala in the East of England over the 6 months to 5 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Scala in the East of England

Scala
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 5 December 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
Essex - 8 £625 - 1
Suffolk -13 6 £342 +6.88%
Cambridgeshire - 6 £525 - 2
Hertfordshire -30 1 - - 2
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 of England region with a requirement for Scala.

1 21 (100.00%) Java
1 21 (100.00%) Python
2 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 13 (61.90%) Analytics
4 8 (38.10%) Degree
4 8 (38.10%) Computer Science
5 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (33.33%) Azure
5 7 (33.33%) AWS
6 6 (28.57%) REST
6 6 (28.57%) GCP
6 6 (28.57%) DevOps
6 6 (28.57%) User Experience
6 6 (28.57%) React
6 6 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 6 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 6 (28.57%) Perl
7 5 (23.81%) Web Services
7 5 (23.81%) XML
7 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
7 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (23.81%) WSDL
7 5 (23.81%) Linux
7 5 (23.81%) JSON
7 5 (23.81%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 5 (23.81%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (23.81%) Blue-Green Deployment

Scala
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (14.29%) Confluence
1 3 (14.29%) SAS
2 2 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Solr
3 1 (4.76%) CMS
3 1 (4.76%) CoreMedia CMS
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) AWS
1 7 (33.33%) Azure
2 6 (28.57%) GCP
3 1 (4.76%) Akamai
3 1 (4.76%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Big Data
2 3 (14.29%) Apache Hive
2 3 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 3 (14.29%) HBase
2 3 (14.29%) MySQL
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 3 (14.29%) Pentaho
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (14.29%) Bitbucket
2 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 3 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) Maven
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Public Sector
3 1 (4.76%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Software Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Software Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Performance Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) CMS Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Java Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Java Technical Architect
7 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) React Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) React
1 6 (28.57%) REST
2 5 (23.81%) JSON
2 5 (23.81%) Web Services
2 5 (23.81%) WSDL
2 5 (23.81%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) OAuth
3 1 (4.76%) RESTful
3 1 (4.76%) Spring
3 1 (4.76%) Spring MVC
3 1 (4.76%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Unix
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 13 (61.90%) Analytics
3 8 (38.10%) Computer Science
4 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (28.57%) DevOps
5 6 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Blue-Green Deployment
6 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
6 5 (23.81%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (23.81%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (23.81%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 4 (19.05%) Cyber Intelligence
8 3 (14.29%) Data Analytics
8 3 (14.29%) Data Extraction
8 3 (14.29%) Data Virtualisation
8 3 (14.29%) ETL
9 2 (9.52%) Process Improvement
9 2 (9.52%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
1 21 (100.00%) Python
2 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (28.57%) Perl
4 4 (19.05%) Go
5 3 (14.29%) C#
5 3 (14.29%) HiveQL
5 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 3 (14.29%) R
5 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 3 (14.29%) SQL
5 3 (14.29%) VBA
6 1 (4.76%) Groovy
6 1 (4.76%) Java 11
6 1 (4.76%) Java 8
6 1 (4.76%) Kotlin
6 1 (4.76%) Ruby
6 1 (4.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Degree
2 6 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Docker
1 3 (14.29%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Ansible
1 3 (14.29%) Kubernetes
1 3 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Cloudera
2 3 (14.29%) Informatica
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) Talend
3 2 (9.52%) BT
3 2 (9.52%) Google
4 1 (4.76%) IBM