Period
to 7 August 2020

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 7 August 2020 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
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 196 187 160
Rank change year-on-year -9 -27 -42
Contract jobs citing Scala 416 1,229 1,661
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.33% 1.48% 1.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.20% 3.46% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 930 1,174
Median daily rate £550 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £413 £425 £423
90th Percentile £699 £713 £675
UK median daily rate £538 £563 £550
% change year-on-year -4.44% +2.27% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -22.22% -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -22.22% -

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 13,020 35,509 41,637
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.67% 42.73% 44.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,746 24,821 29,450
Median daily rate £500 £480 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £495 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +4.21% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 325 621 698
Median hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.78% +8.43% +1.22%
10th Percentile £17.75 £20.89 £17.50
90th Percentile £57.50 £55.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate £35.25 £44.00 £40.63
% change year-on-year -19.89% +8.31% +0.31%

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Scala in England

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Scala in England.

Daily rate trend for Scala in England

Scala
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Scala in England over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Scala in England

Scala
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Scala in England.

Hourly rate trend for Scala in England

Scala
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Scala in England over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

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 7 August 2020. 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 -10 305 £573 -4.58% 78
South East +151 50 £475 - 13
North of England +27 27 £475 - 8
South West +62 25 £550 -4.35%
Yorkshire +32 16 £475 - 1
North West +42 6 £475 -13.64% 6
Midlands +55 4 £475 +5.56% 13
North East +23 4 £425 +25.93% 1
East of England +65 3 £650 -1.89% 5
West Midlands +61 2 £475 +7.95% 6
East Midlands +27 2 - - 7
Scala
UK

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, 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.

1 249 (59.86%) Java
2 186 (44.71%) Apache Spark
3 178 (42.79%) Agile Software Development
4 176 (42.31%) Python
5 133 (31.97%) Kafka
6 126 (30.29%) Big Data
7 119 (28.61%) AWS
8 116 (27.88%) SQL
9 101 (24.28%) Software Engineering
10 100 (24.04%) Azure
11 93 (22.36%) Hadoop
12 90 (21.63%) Microservices
13 86 (20.67%) NoSQL
14 83 (19.95%) DevOps
15 82 (19.71%) GCP
16 81 (19.47%) TDD
17 79 (18.99%) Docker
18 78 (18.75%) Kubernetes
19 77 (18.51%) Kotlin
20 63 (15.14%) JavaScript
21 62 (14.90%) Continuous Integration
22 58 (13.94%) Test Automation
23 57 (13.70%) Git (software)
23 57 (13.70%) Scrum
24 56 (13.46%) Jenkins
25 54 (12.98%) Akka
25 54 (12.98%) Machine Learning
25 54 (12.98%) PySpark
26 53 (12.74%) Analytics
26 53 (12.74%) Banking

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
1 186 (44.71%) Apache Spark
2 32 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
3 31 (7.45%) Apache
4 22 (5.29%) Confluence
5 11 (2.64%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.68%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.44%) Jetty
7 6 (1.44%) Jupyter
7 6 (1.44%) SAS
8 5 (1.20%) JBoss
8 5 (1.20%) MQSeries
8 5 (1.20%) Oracle Self-Service HR
8 5 (1.20%) Red Hat Fuse
8 5 (1.20%) Tornado
9 3 (0.72%) nginx
10 2 (0.48%) Apache Airflow
10 2 (0.48%) Luigi
10 2 (0.48%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.24%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.24%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.96%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.72%) InVision
3 3 (0.72%) Sketch
4 1 (0.24%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (0.48%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.24%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 119 (28.61%) AWS
2 100 (24.04%) Azure
3 82 (19.71%) GCP
4 26 (6.25%) Serverless
5 22 (5.29%) AWS Lambda
6 17 (4.09%) Amazon S3
7 11 (2.64%) GitHub
7 11 (2.64%) SaaS
8 10 (2.40%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (2.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 8 (1.92%) Power Platform
11 7 (1.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 7 (1.68%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (1.68%) AWS CloudTrail
11 7 (1.68%) PaaS
12 6 (1.44%) AWS CodeBuild
12 6 (1.44%) AWS CodePipeline
12 6 (1.44%) Azure Data Factory
12 6 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.96%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.73%) SSL
2 21 (5.05%) HTTPS
3 12 (2.88%) HTTP
4 7 (1.68%) Firewall
5 6 (1.44%) Internet
6 5 (1.20%) SSH
7 4 (0.96%) DSL
7 4 (0.96%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.72%) 5G
9 2 (0.48%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.24%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.24%) VoIP
10 1 (0.24%) WebEx
10 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (30.29%) Big Data
2 93 (22.36%) Hadoop
3 86 (20.67%) NoSQL
4 50 (12.02%) Apache Hive
5 28 (6.73%) Relational Database
6 26 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
7 22 (5.29%) Impala
7 22 (5.29%) MongoDB
8 20 (4.81%) Data Lake
9 18 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (4.09%) HBase
10 17 (4.09%) PostgreSQL
10 17 (4.09%) SQL Server
11 16 (3.85%) BigQuery
12 11 (2.64%) MySQL
12 11 (2.64%) Sqoop
13 10 (2.40%) Redis
14 9 (2.16%) RDBMS
15 8 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
15 8 (1.92%) Presto
Development Applications
1 57 (13.70%) Git (software)
2 56 (13.46%) Jenkins
3 33 (7.93%) JIRA
4 25 (6.01%) Selenium
5 21 (5.05%) GitLab
6 14 (3.37%) Cucumber
7 13 (3.13%) Gatling
8 12 (2.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 11 (2.64%) Hudson
9 11 (2.64%) JUnit
9 11 (2.64%) Maven
10 8 (1.92%) Artifactory
10 8 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
11 7 (1.68%) Gradle
11 7 (1.68%) TeamCity
12 6 (1.44%) Bitbucket
12 6 (1.44%) IntelliJ
12 6 (1.44%) JMeter
12 6 (1.44%) Postman
12 6 (1.44%) Spinnaker
General
1 53 (12.74%) Banking
1 53 (12.74%) Finance
2 26 (6.25%) Front Office
3 24 (5.77%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.85%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.64%) Public Sector
6 8 (1.92%) Retail
7 6 (1.44%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.20%) Electronics
8 5 (1.20%) Marketing
9 4 (0.96%) Games
9 4 (0.96%) Publishing
10 3 (0.72%) Advertising
11 2 (0.48%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.24%) Automotive
12 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.24%) Law
12 1 (0.24%) Legal
12 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 191 (45.91%) Developer
2 103 (24.76%) Data Engineer
3 100 (24.04%) Scala Developer
4 68 (16.35%) Java Developer
5 50 (12.02%) Senior Developer
6 42 (10.10%) Senior Scala Developer
7 34 (8.17%) Big Data Engineer
8 28 (6.73%) Python Engineer
9 19 (4.57%) Architect
9 19 (4.57%) DevOps Engineer
9 19 (4.57%) Software Engineer
10 18 (4.33%) Cloud Engineer
11 16 (3.85%) Data Scientist
12 14 (3.37%) Agile Developer
12 14 (3.37%) Java Scala Developer
13 13 (3.13%) Azure Engineer
13 13 (3.13%) Machine Learning Engineer
14 12 (2.88%) AWS Engineer
15 11 (2.64%) Big Data Developer
16 10 (2.40%) Hadoop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (31.97%) Kafka
2 54 (12.98%) Akka
2 54 (12.98%) PySpark
3 44 (10.58%) Spring
4 37 (8.89%) TensorFlow
5 34 (8.17%) RESTful
6 32 (7.69%) Node.js
7 29 (6.97%) HTML
8 26 (6.25%) Play Framework
9 25 (6.01%) CSS
10 24 (5.77%) HTML5
11 23 (5.53%) REST
12 22 (5.29%) H2O
12 22 (5.29%) JSON
12 22 (5.29%) React
13 21 (5.05%) Guice
13 21 (5.05%) JAAS
13 21 (5.05%) Spring Security
14 19 (4.57%) AngularJS
14 19 (4.57%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 41 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 18 (4.33%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (3.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (3.13%) Derivative
6 11 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.64%) Virtual Team
7 10 (2.40%) Data Structures
8 9 (2.16%) User Experience
9 8 (1.92%) Fixed Income
9 8 (1.92%) PMI
10 6 (1.44%) Hedge funds
11 5 (1.20%) Credit Risk
11 5 (1.20%) Reference Data
11 5 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (0.96%) Equities
12 4 (0.96%) Equity Derivative
13 3 (0.72%) Cloud Native
13 3 (0.72%) Internet of Things
13 3 (0.72%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 43 (10.34%) Linux
2 16 (3.85%) Unix
3 11 (2.64%) Apple iOS
4 10 (2.40%) Android
4 10 (2.40%) Debian
4 10 (2.40%) Windows
5 6 (1.44%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.20%) CentOS
6 5 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.20%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.24%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.24%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (42.79%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (24.28%) Software Engineering
3 90 (21.63%) Microservices
4 83 (19.95%) DevOps
5 81 (19.47%) TDD
6 62 (14.90%) Continuous Integration
7 58 (13.94%) Test Automation
8 57 (13.70%) Scrum
9 54 (12.98%) Machine Learning
10 53 (12.74%) Analytics
11 49 (11.78%) Data Modelling
12 48 (11.54%) Data Science
13 46 (11.06%) Computer Science
14 45 (10.82%) Continuous Delivery
15 41 (9.86%) OO
16 40 (9.62%) BDD
16 40 (9.62%) ETL
17 31 (7.45%) Data Engineering
17 31 (7.45%) Fintech
18 30 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 249 (59.86%) Java
2 176 (42.31%) Python
3 116 (27.88%) SQL
4 77 (18.51%) Kotlin
5 63 (15.14%) JavaScript
6 44 (10.58%) Java 8
7 39 (9.38%) Ruby
8 30 (7.21%) Go
9 24 (5.77%) C#
10 21 (5.05%) Groovy
11 17 (4.09%) C++
12 14 (3.37%) PL/SQL
13 11 (2.64%) Clojure
14 10 (2.40%) Bash Shell
14 10 (2.40%) Haskell
15 9 (2.16%) Shell Script
15 9 (2.16%) T-SQL
16 7 (1.68%) R
17 6 (1.44%) Perl
17 6 (1.44%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 27 (6.49%) Degree
2 17 (4.09%) Computer Science Degree
2 17 (4.09%) SC Cleared
2 17 (4.09%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.92%) PMI Certification
4 6 (1.44%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (0.96%) AWS Certification
5 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.96%) SANS
6 3 (0.72%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.72%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.48%) PhD
8 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.40%) QA
2 7 (1.68%) MiFID
3 6 (1.44%) WCAG
4 2 (0.48%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.24%) GDPR
5 1 (0.24%) IFRS
System Software
1 79 (18.99%) Docker
2 19 (4.57%) HDFS
3 3 (0.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.48%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 78 (18.75%) Kubernetes
2 37 (8.89%) Terraform
3 27 (6.49%) Prometheus
4 21 (5.05%) Ansible
5 20 (4.81%) Zipkin
6 12 (2.88%) Hadoop YARN
7 8 (1.92%) Kibana
7 8 (1.92%) Oozie
7 8 (1.92%) Puppet
8 6 (1.44%) Grafana
8 6 (1.44%) Packer
9 5 (1.20%) Salt
10 3 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.48%) Marathon
11 2 (0.48%) Mesos
12 1 (0.24%) Ambari
12 1 (0.24%) Apache Brooklyn
12 1 (0.24%) Istio
Vendors
1 43 (10.34%) Databricks
2 38 (9.13%) Cloudera
3 33 (7.93%) Google
4 23 (5.53%) Oracle
5 22 (5.29%) Hortonworks
6 14 (3.37%) Microsoft
7 8 (1.92%) Splunk
8 7 (1.68%) MapR
9 6 (1.44%) StreamSets
9 6 (1.44%) Tableau
10 5 (1.20%) Axway
10 5 (1.20%) BEA
10 5 (1.20%) Informatica
10 5 (1.20%) MuleSoft
10 5 (1.20%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.20%) Sparx
10 5 (1.20%) Sybase
10 5 (1.20%) webMethods
11 2 (0.48%) HP
11 2 (0.48%) IBM