Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 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 of England
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 168 163 156
Rank change year-on-year -5 -7 +28
Contract jobs citing Scala 26 36 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.58% 0.75% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.55% 1.94% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 30 28
East of England median daily rate £488 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% -9.52% +45.83%
10th Percentile £423 £356 £481
90th Percentile £603 £588 £575
England median daily rate £550 £543 £525
% change year-on-year +1.38% +3.33% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £122.84 £82.50 £29.82
% change year-on-year +48.89% +176.71% -54.13%

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 1,681 1,852 1,795
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 37.34% 38.69% 39.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 998 1,069 1,050
East of England median daily rate £435 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.45% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £303 £295 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £538
England median daily rate £480 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +1.05% +11.76% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 116 134
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.25 £42.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.80% -4.96% +8.59%
10th Percentile £17.25 £16.75 £30.58
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.13 £52.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 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
Essex -4 11 £508 -7.73%
Cambridgeshire +8 5 £459 +25.68% 3
Bedfordshire +19 3 £550 +46.67%
Suffolk -2 3 £558 - 2
Hertfordshire -16 2 £475 -9.52% 7
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 of England region with a requirement for Scala.

1 24 (92.31%) Java
2 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (46.15%) SQL
3 12 (46.15%) RESTful
3 12 (46.15%) NoSQL
3 12 (46.15%) Big Data
4 11 (42.31%) Microservices
4 11 (42.31%) Apache Spark
4 11 (42.31%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
5 10 (38.46%) Linux
6 9 (34.62%) Web Services
6 9 (34.62%) Hadoop
7 8 (30.77%) Groovy
7 8 (30.77%) JIRA
7 8 (30.77%) Node.js
7 8 (30.77%) Confluence
7 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
7 8 (30.77%) Scrum
7 8 (30.77%) Spring
7 8 (30.77%) Python
8 7 (26.92%) Docker
8 7 (26.92%) DevOps
8 7 (26.92%) HTML
8 7 (26.92%) CSS
8 7 (26.92%) HTML5
9 6 (23.08%) TDD
9 6 (23.08%) Functional Programming
10 5 (19.23%) Java 8
10 5 (19.23%) Apache

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 11 (42.31%) Apache Spark
2 8 (30.77%) Confluence
3 5 (19.23%) Apache
4 2 (7.69%) JBoss
4 2 (7.69%) nginx
4 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.85%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (3.85%) Luigi
5 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) GitHub
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon Kinesis
3 2 (7.69%) Google Analytics
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) HTTP
1 2 (7.69%) SSL
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) Big Data
1 12 (46.15%) NoSQL
2 9 (34.62%) Hadoop
3 4 (15.38%) Impala
3 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
4 3 (11.54%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (7.69%) Apache Hive
5 2 (7.69%) HBase
5 2 (7.69%) Neo4j
5 2 (7.69%) Presto
5 2 (7.69%) Redis
6 1 (3.85%) Amazon Athena
6 1 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (3.85%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (3.85%) Flink
6 1 (3.85%) JanusGraph
6 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.85%) Scylla
6 1 (3.85%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 8 (30.77%) JIRA
3 5 (19.23%) Selenium
4 4 (15.38%) gulp
5 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
5 3 (11.54%) Mercurial
5 3 (11.54%) SoapUI
5 3 (11.54%) Vagrant
6 2 (7.69%) Ant
6 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
6 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
6 2 (7.69%) Gatling
6 2 (7.69%) Grunt
6 2 (7.69%) IntelliJ
6 2 (7.69%) JUnit
6 2 (7.69%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (7.69%) Sublime Text
7 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 8 (30.77%) Scala Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Java Scala Developer
4 3 (11.54%) QA Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) QA Test Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Apache Spark Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Backend Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Big Data Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Hadoop Developer
6 1 (3.85%) React Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) RESTful
2 9 (34.62%) Web Services
3 8 (30.77%) Node.js
3 8 (30.77%) Spring
4 7 (26.92%) CSS
4 7 (26.92%) HTML
4 7 (26.92%) HTML5
5 5 (19.23%) CSS3
5 5 (19.23%) Gherkin
5 5 (19.23%) Kafka
6 4 (15.38%) Play Framework
7 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
7 3 (11.54%) JSON
7 3 (11.54%) XML
8 2 (7.69%) EJB
8 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
8 2 (7.69%) J2EE
8 2 (7.69%) J2SE
8 2 (7.69%) Servlets
8 2 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
2 2 (7.69%) Unix
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) Microservices
2 11 (42.31%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (30.77%) Scrum
4 7 (26.92%) DevOps
5 6 (23.08%) Functional Programming
5 6 (23.08%) TDD
6 5 (19.23%) Analytics
6 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (19.23%) Open Source
6 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
7 4 (15.38%) Data Science
7 4 (15.38%) OO
7 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
8 3 (11.54%) OOP
8 3 (11.54%) Pair Programming
8 3 (11.54%) Performance Testing
8 3 (11.54%) SOA
8 3 (11.54%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) Java
2 12 (46.15%) SQL
3 8 (30.77%) Groovy
3 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 8 (30.77%) Python
4 5 (19.23%) Haskell
4 5 (19.23%) Java 8
5 4 (15.38%) Ruby
6 3 (11.54%) C#
6 3 (11.54%) Clojure
6 3 (11.54%) Erlang
6 3 (11.54%) F#
6 3 (11.54%) Go
6 3 (11.54%) Perl
7 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.85%) C++
8 1 (3.85%) Rust
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Docker
2 3 (11.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Grafana
1 2 (7.69%) Kibana
1 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.69%) Puppet
2 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.85%) Mesos
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Atlassian
2 2 (7.69%) Adobe
2 2 (7.69%) Google
2 2 (7.69%) Hortonworks
2 2 (7.69%) webMethods
3 1 (3.85%) Cloudera
3 1 (3.85%) MapR
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Tableau