Period
to 17 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 17 October 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
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 179 158 135
Rank change year-on-year -21 -23 0
Contract jobs citing Scala 1,204 1,653 1,793
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.55% 1.75% 1.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.66% 3.90% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 930 1,125 1,333
England median daily rate £575 £550 £529
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.07% +3.12%
10th Percentile £425 £416 £410
90th Percentile £720 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £575 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 0
England median hourly rate £25.50 £69.17 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.13% - -
UK median hourly rate £25.50 £46.33 -
% change year-on-year -44.96% - -

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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 32,917 42,360 38,297
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.34% 44.92% 41.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,089 30,013 26,805
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £309
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 608 655 743
England median hourly rate £44.51 £42.27 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.30% +5.66% +6.67%
10th Percentile £20.07 £17.35 £16.28
90th Percentile £55.15 £52.50 £53.00
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +6.67%

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Scala as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Scala in England

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scala in England

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scala in England over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scala in England

Scala
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scala in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scala in England

Scala
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scala in England over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Scala in England

Scala
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 17 October 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
London +16 924 £593 +3.04% 236
South East -77 106 £475 -7.32% 28
North of England -9 89 £473 +2.16% 37
South West +11 46 £575 +15.00% 15
Yorkshire -14 37 £450 -2.70% 18
North West +14 33 £525 +13.51% 14
Midlands -20 23 £525 +17.98% 7
North East +33 19 £381 -8.13% 5
East of England +6 14 £475 -5.00% 14
East Midlands +25 12 £525 +31.25% 5
West Midlands -23 11 £481 +6.94% 2
Scala
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 England region with a requirement for Scala.

1 686 (56.98%) Java
2 596 (49.50%) Agile Software Development
3 575 (47.76%) Python
4 401 (33.31%) Apache Spark
5 371 (30.81%) AWS
6 366 (30.40%) SQL
7 353 (29.32%) Big Data
8 327 (27.16%) TDD
9 307 (25.50%) Hadoop
10 302 (25.08%) Kafka
11 279 (23.17%) DevOps
12 252 (20.93%) Docker
13 194 (16.11%) Finance
14 190 (15.78%) Git (software)
15 189 (15.70%) Continuous Integration
16 186 (15.45%) Jenkins
17 185 (15.37%) GCP
17 185 (15.37%) NoSQL
18 180 (14.95%) Microservices
19 174 (14.45%) JavaScript
20 172 (14.29%) Azure
21 168 (13.95%) Analytics
22 164 (13.62%) Kubernetes
23 163 (13.54%) Banking
24 162 (13.46%) Linux
25 160 (13.29%) Data Science
26 157 (13.04%) Apache Hive
27 156 (12.96%) Scrum
28 149 (12.38%) Google
29 143 (11.88%) Test Automation

Scala
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 401 (33.31%) Apache Spark
2 113 (9.39%) Apache
3 55 (4.57%) Elasticsearch
4 36 (2.99%) Apache Airflow
5 35 (2.91%) Confluence
6 32 (2.66%) WebLogic
7 19 (1.58%) Apache Solr
8 17 (1.41%) Tomcat
9 16 (1.33%) JBoss
10 13 (1.08%) Apache Pig
10 13 (1.08%) nginx
11 12 (1.00%) Jupyter
11 12 (1.00%) SAS
12 11 (0.91%) Jetty
13 9 (0.75%) Oracle Coherence
14 6 (0.50%) Luigi
14 6 (0.50%) Oracle Self-Service HR
15 4 (0.33%) ColdFusion
16 3 (0.25%) CMS
16 3 (0.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.083%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (0.75%) Distributed Ledger
2 4 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.083%) Raiser's Edge
3 1 (0.083%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 371 (30.81%) AWS
2 185 (15.37%) GCP
3 172 (14.29%) Azure
4 84 (6.98%) Amazon S3
5 80 (6.64%) Serverless
6 59 (4.90%) Amazon Kinesis
7 58 (4.82%) Amazon EMR
8 54 (4.49%) AWS Lambda
9 50 (4.15%) GitHub
10 36 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
11 33 (2.74%) Power Platform
12 31 (2.57%) Azure Data Factory
13 27 (2.24%) Amazon SQS
14 25 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
15 24 (1.99%) Google Analytics
16 21 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
17 16 (1.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 15 (1.25%) Amazon SageMaker
19 11 (0.91%) Amazon EKS
20 10 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 66 (5.48%) HTTP
2 25 (2.08%) TCP/IP
3 24 (1.99%) SSL
4 15 (1.25%) Internet
5 11 (0.91%) Firewall
6 6 (0.50%) SSH
7 4 (0.33%) DNS
7 4 (0.33%) FTP
8 3 (0.25%) DSL
8 3 (0.25%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.17%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.17%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.083%) LAN
10 1 (0.083%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.083%) Software-Defined Networking
10 1 (0.083%) VPN
10 1 (0.083%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 353 (29.32%) Big Data
2 307 (25.50%) Hadoop
3 185 (15.37%) NoSQL
4 157 (13.04%) Apache Hive
5 112 (9.30%) PostgreSQL
6 105 (8.72%) MongoDB
7 90 (7.48%) Data Warehouse
8 85 (7.06%) Amazon Redshift
9 84 (6.98%) Apache Cassandra
10 78 (6.48%) Data Lake
11 77 (6.40%) Relational Database
12 70 (5.81%) MySQL
13 66 (5.48%) Impala
14 65 (5.40%) HBase
15 43 (3.57%) SQL Server
16 39 (3.24%) Amazon Athena
17 38 (3.16%) BigQuery
18 35 (2.91%) Spark SQL
19 33 (2.74%) Power BI
20 29 (2.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 190 (15.78%) Git (software)
2 186 (15.45%) Jenkins
3 72 (5.98%) Cucumber
4 59 (4.90%) JIRA
4 59 (4.90%) Selenium
5 47 (3.90%) Gradle
6 43 (3.57%) JUnit
7 41 (3.41%) Maven
8 38 (3.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 33 (2.74%) Gatling
10 29 (2.41%) IntelliJ
11 23 (1.91%) Hudson
11 23 (1.91%) TeamCity
12 22 (1.83%) CircleCI
13 21 (1.74%) Ant
13 21 (1.74%) Bitbucket
14 20 (1.66%) Subversion
15 18 (1.50%) Mockito
16 17 (1.41%) Artifactory
16 17 (1.41%) Eclipse
General
1 194 (16.11%) Finance
2 163 (13.54%) Banking
3 78 (6.48%) Investment Banking
4 62 (5.15%) Front Office
5 33 (2.74%) Public Sector
6 32 (2.66%) Retail
7 26 (2.16%) Legal
8 23 (1.91%) Retail Banking
9 21 (1.74%) Games
10 16 (1.33%) Marketing
11 13 (1.08%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.75%) Publishing
13 8 (0.66%) Advertising
14 4 (0.33%) Back Office
15 3 (0.25%) Telecoms
16 2 (0.17%) Automotive
16 2 (0.17%) Law
16 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
17 1 (0.083%) Aerospace
17 1 (0.083%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 607 (50.42%) Developer
2 323 (26.83%) Scala Developer
3 281 (23.34%) Data Engineer
4 161 (13.37%) Java Developer
5 92 (7.64%) Senior Developer
6 67 (5.56%) Architect
7 64 (5.32%) Python Engineer
8 62 (5.15%) Big Data Engineer
9 61 (5.07%) AWS Engineer
10 49 (4.07%) Java Scala Developer
10 49 (4.07%) Python Developer
11 48 (3.99%) Big Data Developer
11 48 (3.99%) Senior Scala Developer
12 43 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
13 40 (3.32%) Agile Developer
14 37 (3.07%) Senior Data Engineer
15 33 (2.74%) Data Scientist
16 31 (2.57%) Data Architect
16 31 (2.57%) React Developer
17 30 (2.49%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 302 (25.08%) Kafka
2 142 (11.79%) Spring
3 135 (11.21%) Play Framework
3 135 (11.21%) RESTful
4 121 (10.05%) HTML
5 114 (9.47%) CSS
6 103 (8.55%) Akka
7 101 (8.39%) REST
8 98 (8.14%) Node.js
9 92 (7.64%) React
10 86 (7.14%) JSON
10 86 (7.14%) Web Services
11 79 (6.56%) HTML5
12 58 (4.82%) AngularJS
13 57 (4.73%) XML
14 56 (4.65%) PySpark
15 54 (4.49%) Spring Boot
16 46 (3.82%) Gherkin
17 44 (3.65%) CSS3
18 40 (3.32%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 89 (7.39%) Greenfield Project
2 62 (5.15%) User Experience
3 61 (5.07%) Algorithms
3 61 (5.07%) Data Structures
4 35 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (2.91%) Derivative
5 27 (2.24%) Linux Command Line
6 17 (1.41%) Public Cloud
7 16 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 15 (1.25%) Reference Data
9 13 (1.08%) Market Risk
9 13 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
10 12 (1.00%) Equity Derivative
10 12 (1.00%) Mobile App
11 10 (0.83%) Fixed Income
11 10 (0.83%) Management Information System
11 10 (0.83%) Mobile Banking
12 9 (0.75%) Equities
12 9 (0.75%) Grid Computing
13 8 (0.66%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 162 (13.46%) Linux
2 87 (7.23%) Unix
3 50 (4.15%) Windows
4 22 (1.83%) Ubuntu
5 19 (1.58%) Mac OS X
6 15 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (1.16%) Apple iOS
8 10 (0.83%) Android
9 6 (0.50%) CentOS
9 6 (0.50%) Debian
10 3 (0.25%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.17%) VMS
12 1 (0.083%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 596 (49.50%) Agile Software Development
2 327 (27.16%) TDD
3 279 (23.17%) DevOps
4 189 (15.70%) Continuous Integration
5 180 (14.95%) Microservices
6 168 (13.95%) Analytics
7 160 (13.29%) Data Science
8 156 (12.96%) Scrum
9 143 (11.88%) Test Automation
10 139 (11.54%) BDD
11 135 (11.21%) Machine Learning
12 133 (11.05%) Data Modelling
13 130 (10.80%) Pair Programming
14 129 (10.71%) ETL
15 122 (10.13%) Data Engineering
16 121 (10.05%) Continuous Delivery
17 113 (9.39%) Software Engineering
18 106 (8.80%) Open Source
19 100 (8.31%) Functional Programming
20 95 (7.89%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 686 (56.98%) Java
2 575 (47.76%) Python
3 366 (30.40%) SQL
4 174 (14.45%) JavaScript
5 109 (9.05%) Ruby
6 83 (6.89%) Groovy
7 75 (6.23%) R
8 74 (6.15%) Go
9 63 (5.23%) C#
10 54 (4.49%) Kotlin
11 52 (4.32%) Java 8
12 47 (3.90%) Bash Shell
13 38 (3.16%) Clojure
13 38 (3.16%) TypeScript
14 34 (2.82%) Perl
15 32 (2.66%) C++
16 29 (2.41%) PL/SQL
17 22 (1.83%) Haskell
18 15 (1.25%) T-SQL
19 14 (1.16%) ES6
Qualifications
1 90 (7.48%) Degree
2 33 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (2.66%) Security Cleared
4 26 (2.16%) SC Cleared
5 24 (1.99%) PhD
6 15 (1.25%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.33%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.17%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.083%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (2.82%) QA
2 12 (1.00%) WCAG
3 8 (0.66%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.33%) SLA
5 3 (0.25%) MiFID
6 2 (0.17%) EMIR
6 2 (0.17%) GxP
7 1 (0.083%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.083%) GDPR
7 1 (0.083%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.083%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 252 (20.93%) Docker
2 55 (4.57%) HDFS
3 9 (0.75%) VirtualBox
4 6 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.33%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 164 (13.62%) Kubernetes
2 92 (7.64%) Terraform
3 62 (5.15%) Ansible
4 51 (4.24%) Hadoop YARN
5 50 (4.15%) Puppet
6 35 (2.91%) Kibana
7 30 (2.49%) Grafana
8 15 (1.25%) Salt
9 14 (1.16%) Mesos
10 13 (1.08%) Marathon
10 13 (1.08%) Oozie
10 13 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (0.75%) Docker Swarm
12 8 (0.66%) Prometheus
13 7 (0.58%) logstash
14 6 (0.50%) Istio
14 6 (0.50%) linkerd
15 4 (0.33%) Graphite
15 4 (0.33%) Nagios
15 4 (0.33%) StatsD
Vendors
1 149 (12.38%) Google
2 85 (7.06%) Oracle
3 54 (4.49%) Cloudera
4 44 (3.65%) Databricks
5 43 (3.57%) Hortonworks
6 36 (2.99%) Microsoft
7 30 (2.49%) Tableau
8 27 (2.24%) Atlassian
9 26 (2.16%) Red Hat
10 24 (1.99%) webMethods
11 20 (1.66%) Talend
11 20 (1.66%) Teradata
12 16 (1.33%) Palantir
13 14 (1.16%) BEA
13 14 (1.16%) Informatica
14 12 (1.00%) Adobe
14 12 (1.00%) Sybase
15 9 (0.75%) Datactics
15 9 (0.75%) hybris
15 9 (0.75%) IBM