Period
to 27 July 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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 106 113 174
Rank change year-on-year +7 +61 -18
Contract jobs citing Scala 24 4 20
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.09% 0.23% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.26% 0.61% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 9
10th Percentile £321 £460 £381
25th Percentile £495 £531 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £650 £550
Median % change year-on-year -19.23% +18.18% +10.00%
75th Percentile £638 " £688
90th Percentile £670 " £763
England median daily rate £590 £550 £575
% change year-on-year +7.27% -4.35% +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 of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 737 651 1,673
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 33.45% 37.20% 38.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 426 982
10th Percentile £231 £313 £313
25th Percentile £350 £388 £364
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £450 £450
75th Percentile £545 £525 £525
90th Percentile £625 £584 £588
England median daily rate £513 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +2.60% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 24 61
10th Percentile £12.71 £11.60 £18.25
25th Percentile £26.08 £21.57 £41.25
Median hourly rate £37.25 £45.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year -17.22% - +12.50%
75th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £50.00
90th Percentile £56.53 £56.38 £52.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +8.67%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +14 8 £625 +47.06%
Hertfordshire -15 6 £600 - 3
Suffolk - 6 £335 -
Cambridgeshire -4 2 £525 -19.23% 1
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 23 (95.83%) Java
2 16 (66.67%) Python
2 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 12 (50.00%) DevOps
4 9 (37.50%) GCP
5 8 (33.33%) Docker
5 8 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (33.33%) Azure
5 8 (33.33%) REST
6 7 (29.17%) JSON
6 7 (29.17%) Analytics
6 7 (29.17%) Spring
6 7 (29.17%) XML
6 7 (29.17%) Kubernetes
7 6 (25.00%) Social Skills
7 6 (25.00%) Kafka
7 6 (25.00%) Microservices
7 6 (25.00%) Puppet
7 6 (25.00%) AWS
8 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
8 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
8 5 (20.83%) Apache Spark
8 5 (20.83%) Go
8 5 (20.83%) Big Data
8 5 (20.83%) Cloudera
8 5 (20.83%) Google
8 5 (20.83%) TDD
8 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
8 5 (20.83%) SQL

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 5 (20.83%) Apache Spark
2 4 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (12.50%) Apache
3 3 (12.50%) Apache Airflow
3 3 (12.50%) JBoss
3 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
4 2 (8.33%) IBM Domino
5 1 (4.17%) Apache Solr
5 1 (4.17%) CMS
5 1 (4.17%) CoreMedia CMS
5 1 (4.17%) Luigi
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) GCP
2 8 (33.33%) Azure
3 6 (25.00%) AWS
4 3 (12.50%) Serverless
5 1 (4.17%) Akamai
5 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (4.17%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (4.17%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (4.17%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 1 (4.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Big Data
2 4 (16.67%) Apache Hive
2 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.33%) HBase
3 2 (8.33%) Impala
3 2 (8.33%) Parquet
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon Athena
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.17%) BigQuery
4 1 (4.17%) Data Lake
4 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.17%) HDInsight
4 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
1 5 (20.83%) JUnit
2 3 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 3 (12.50%) IntelliJ
2 3 (12.50%) Maven
2 3 (12.50%) Selenium
3 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (8.33%) git-flow
3 2 (8.33%) GitLab
3 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 6 (25.00%) Social Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Influencing Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.17%) Public Sector
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Data Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Scala Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Azure Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Big Data Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Java Scala Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Scala Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) REST
2 7 (29.17%) JSON
2 7 (29.17%) Spring
2 7 (29.17%) XML
3 6 (25.00%) Kafka
4 4 (16.67%) CSS
4 4 (16.67%) HTML
4 4 (16.67%) Web Services
4 4 (16.67%) WSDL
5 3 (12.50%) EJB
5 3 (12.50%) Hibernate
5 3 (12.50%) HTML5
5 3 (12.50%) J2EE
5 3 (12.50%) J2SE
5 3 (12.50%) Play Framework
5 3 (12.50%) RESTful
5 3 (12.50%) SOAP
6 2 (8.33%) Akka
6 2 (8.33%) Apache Avro
6 2 (8.33%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Public Cloud
2 2 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Mindset
2 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.33%) iPad
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
1 3 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) DevOps
2 12 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (29.17%) Analytics
5 6 (25.00%) Microservices
6 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
6 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
6 5 (20.83%) Software Delivery
6 5 (20.83%) TDD
7 4 (16.67%) Blue-Green Deployment
7 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (16.67%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Cyber Intelligence
8 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Content Management
8 3 (12.50%) Open Source
8 3 (12.50%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) Java
2 16 (66.67%) Python
3 5 (20.83%) Go
3 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.83%) SQL
4 3 (12.50%) Groovy
4 3 (12.50%) Kotlin
4 3 (12.50%) Ruby
4 3 (12.50%) TypeScript
5 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (8.33%) C#
5 2 (8.33%) Perl
6 1 (4.17%) C++
6 1 (4.17%) Java 11
6 1 (4.17%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (4.17%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) Kubernetes
2 6 (25.00%) Puppet
3 2 (8.33%) Kibana
3 2 (8.33%) Oozie
4 1 (4.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Cloudera
1 5 (20.83%) Google
2 3 (12.50%) Adobe
2 3 (12.50%) BT
2 3 (12.50%) webMethods
3 2 (8.33%) Confluent
3 2 (8.33%) Xerox
4 1 (4.17%) Databricks
4 1 (4.17%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle