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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 123 134
Rank change year-on-year +1 +11  
Contract jobs citing Scala 11 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.48% 0.24% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.18% 0.68% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 7
Median daily rate £550 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.93% -13.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £378 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £398 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Scala is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 930 882 1057
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 40.43% 34.81% 34.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 522 623
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 64 59
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.10% -1.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.70 £27.00 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.78 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Scala as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire 0 5 £400 +3.22% 8
Essex - 3 £550 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £575 - 2
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 19 (86.36%) Java
2 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (63.64%) TDD
4 11 (50.00%) Spring
5 10 (45.45%) Hibernate
5 10 (45.45%) BDD
6 9 (40.91%) MongoDB
6 9 (40.91%) Open Source
7 8 (36.36%) Groovy
7 8 (36.36%) OO
8 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
8 7 (31.82%) SQL
8 7 (31.82%) XML
8 7 (31.82%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (31.82%) XML Schema
8 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (31.82%) Domain-Driven Design
8 7 (31.82%) JSON
8 7 (31.82%) REST
8 7 (31.82%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (27.27%) Apache Spark
9 6 (27.27%) Payment Gateway
9 6 (27.27%) NoSQL
9 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
9 6 (27.27%) WebStorm
9 6 (27.27%) Maven
9 6 (27.27%) jQuery
9 6 (27.27%) HTML5
9 6 (27.27%) Mockito

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 6 (27.27%) Apache Spark
2 3 (13.64%) Apache Pig
2 3 (13.64%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (9.09%) Confluence
4 1 (4.55%) Apache Solr
4 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
4 1 (4.55%) SAS
Business Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) MongoDB
2 7 (31.82%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (27.27%) Hadoop
3 6 (27.27%) NoSQL
4 5 (22.73%) Big Data
5 4 (18.18%) Apache Hive
5 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (13.64%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (13.64%) HBase
6 3 (13.64%) Sqoop
7 2 (9.09%) Apache Zeppelin
7 2 (9.09%) Data Mining
8 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
8 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 6 (27.27%) IntelliJ
1 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
1 6 (27.27%) JUnit
1 6 (27.27%) Maven
1 6 (27.27%) Mercurial
1 6 (27.27%) Mockito
1 6 (27.27%) WebStorm
2 2 (9.09%) JIRA
2 2 (9.09%) JIRA Agile
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Big Data Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Data Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Hadoop Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Coach
5 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Java E-Commerce Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) AWS Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Big Data Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Data Scientist
6 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Data Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) Spring
2 10 (45.45%) Hibernate
3 7 (31.82%) JSON
3 7 (31.82%) REST
3 7 (31.82%) XML
3 7 (31.82%) XML Schema
4 6 (27.27%) HTML
4 6 (27.27%) HTML5
4 6 (27.27%) JPA
4 6 (27.27%) jQuery
5 5 (22.73%) Kafka
5 5 (22.73%) RESTful
6 4 (18.18%) Spark Streaming
6 4 (18.18%) Web Services
7 2 (9.09%) RxJava
8 1 (4.55%) HATEOAS
8 1 (4.55%) Play Framework
8 1 (4.55%) Spring Boot
8 1 (4.55%) Swagger
8 1 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.09%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (63.64%) TDD
3 10 (45.45%) BDD
4 9 (40.91%) Open Source
5 8 (36.36%) OO
6 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (31.82%) Domain-Driven Design
7 6 (27.27%) BPMN
7 6 (27.27%) Information Security
7 6 (27.27%) Kanban
7 6 (27.27%) MVC
7 6 (27.27%) Scrum
8 5 (22.73%) Analytics
9 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (18.18%) ETL
9 4 (18.18%) MapReduce
10 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
10 3 (13.64%) Machine Learning
10 3 (13.64%) Microservices
10 3 (13.64%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) Java
2 8 (36.36%) Groovy
3 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 7 (31.82%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) Python
4 2 (9.09%) R
5 1 (4.55%) C
5 1 (4.55%) C#
5 1 (4.55%) C++
5 1 (4.55%) Clojure
5 1 (4.55%) Dart
5 1 (4.55%) Elixir
5 1 (4.55%) Erlang
5 1 (4.55%) ES6
5 1 (4.55%) Haskell
5 1 (4.55%) Kotlin
5 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.55%) Rust
5 1 (4.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Apache Flume
2 1 (4.55%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (4.55%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Cognos
1 1 (4.55%) Jaspersoft
1 1 (4.55%) Vertica
1 1 (4.55%) WSO2
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