Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 171 197
Rank change year-on-year -10 +26 -
Contract jobs citing Scala 18 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.35% 0.55% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.90% 1.40% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 14
East of England median daily rate £400 £525 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.81% +13.51% -
10th Percentile £340 £402 £331
90th Percentile £548 £565 £607
England median daily rate £538 £525 £575
% change year-on-year +2.38% -8.70% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
East of England median hourly rate - - £65.00
England median hourly rate - £100.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year - +53.85% -

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 1992 1927 2255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 38.60% 39.51% 38.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1098 1140 1313
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.74%
10th Percentile £288 £237 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £501
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 142 168
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £15.92 £27.66 £20.70
90th Percentile £53.25 £52.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +21.79%

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Scala as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scala in the East of England

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scala in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor 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 24 November 2017. 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
Hertfordshire -13 8 £469 -10.71% 10
Cambridgeshire -20 8 £364 -23.42% 9
Suffolk +11 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £375 -
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Scala also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Scala.

1 14 (77.78%) Java
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) TDD
3 8 (44.44%) SQL
4 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 6 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 6 (33.33%) Spring
5 6 (33.33%) Maven
5 6 (33.33%) JSON
5 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 6 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (27.78%) BDD
6 5 (27.78%) Apache Spark
7 4 (22.22%) REST
7 4 (22.22%) Kafka
7 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
7 4 (22.22%) Groovy
7 4 (22.22%) Hadoop
7 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (22.22%) HTML
7 4 (22.22%) Kotlin
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle
8 3 (16.67%) JUnit
8 3 (16.67%) XML
8 3 (16.67%) MVC
8 3 (16.67%) Finance
8 3 (16.67%) XML Schema
8 3 (16.67%) OO
8 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis

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 (27.78%) Apache Spark
2 2 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Solr
3 1 (5.56%) Confluence
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Hadoop
1 4 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (16.67%) Big Data
2 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 2 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Hive
4 1 (5.56%) DB2
4 1 (5.56%) HBase
4 1 (5.56%) MySQL
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 6 (33.33%) Maven
2 3 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (16.67%) JUnit
2 3 (16.67%) Mockito
3 2 (11.11%) IntelliJ
3 2 (11.11%) Mercurial
3 2 (11.11%) WebStorm
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (5.56%) Bitbucket
4 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.56%) EasyMock
4 1 (5.56%) Gradle
4 1 (5.56%) JBehave
4 1 (5.56%) JIRA
4 1 (5.56%) Moq
4 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Developer
4 3 (16.67%) AWS Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Big Data Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Scala Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Big Data Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) ETL Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) ETL Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Hadoop Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Java Scala Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Data Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 6 (33.33%) JSON
1 6 (33.33%) Spring
2 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 4 (22.22%) HTML
2 4 (22.22%) Kafka
2 4 (22.22%) REST
3 3 (16.67%) Akka
3 3 (16.67%) Play Framework
3 3 (16.67%) XML
3 3 (16.67%) XML Schema
4 2 (11.11%) CSS
4 2 (11.11%) HTML5
4 2 (11.11%) JPA
4 2 (11.11%) jQuery
4 2 (11.11%) RESTful
4 2 (11.11%) Spring Boot
5 1 (5.56%) JSON Schema
5 1 (5.56%) React
5 1 (5.56%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Solaris
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) TDD
3 5 (27.78%) BDD
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
5 3 (16.67%) MVC
5 3 (16.67%) OO
5 3 (16.67%) Open Source
6 2 (11.11%) ATDD
6 2 (11.11%) BPMN
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) Data Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) ETL
6 2 (11.11%) Information Security
6 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Kanban
6 2 (11.11%) Microservices
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum
7 1 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 4 (22.22%) Groovy
4 4 (22.22%) Kotlin
5 2 (11.11%) C#
5 2 (11.11%) Python
6 1 (5.56%) C
6 1 (5.56%) C++
6 1 (5.56%) Clojure
6 1 (5.56%) Dart
6 1 (5.56%) Elixir
6 1 (5.56%) Erlang
6 1 (5.56%) ES6
6 1 (5.56%) Haskell
6 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
6 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.56%) Rust
6 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.56%) Cloudera
2 1 (5.56%) Sonatype