Period
to 29 November 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 29 November 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
29 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 170 186 169
Rank change year-on-year +16 -17 -32
Contract jobs citing Scala 488 1,089 1,605
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.59% 1.46% 1.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.74% 3.51% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 838 1,085
Median daily rate £538 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.52% +4.55% +2.33%
10th Percentile £375 £425 £414
90th Percentile £670 £725 £700
UK median daily rate £534 £565 £550
% change year-on-year -5.57% +2.73% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £52.50 £25.50 £122.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +105.88% -79.24% -
10th Percentile £37.75 £16.00 £77.30
90th Percentile £73.25 £48.13 £166.28
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £25.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +37.25% -27.14% -

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 13,038 31,037 42,745
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.56% 41.60% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,646 21,618 30,483
Median daily rate £488 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.63% +2.70%
10th Percentile £310 £325 £320
90th Percentile £688 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 619 621
Median hourly rate £37.00 £43.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.94% +3.57% +5.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £17.24 £17.00
90th Percentile £58.73 £55.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.85
% change year-on-year -17.65% +1.57% +4.61%

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 29 November 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 29 November 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 29 November 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 -5 350 £550 -7.37% 102
Midlands +91 33 £495 -5.71% 7
South East +75 32 £500 +5.26% 12
North of England +65 31 £450 -5.26% 22
South West +91 27 £525 -10.64% 2
West Midlands +76 27 £495 -1.00% 4
North East +35 14 £445 +12.66% 5
Yorkshire +33 13 £450 -5.26% 9
East of England +90 8 £323 -19.38% 8
North West +57 5 £520 -0.48% 8
East Midlands +38 4 £338 -35.71% 3
Scala
UK

For the 6 months to 29 November 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.

1 329 (67.42%) Java
2 236 (48.36%) Agile Software Development
3 218 (44.67%) Python
4 149 (30.53%) Apache Spark
5 133 (27.25%) SQL
6 131 (26.84%) AWS
7 122 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 119 (24.39%) TDD
9 115 (23.57%) Microservices
10 108 (22.13%) JavaScript
11 106 (21.72%) Big Data
12 103 (21.11%) Finance
13 95 (19.47%) Kubernetes
13 95 (19.47%) DevOps
14 90 (18.44%) Kotlin
15 84 (17.21%) Kafka
16 81 (16.60%) Hadoop
16 81 (16.60%) Front Office
17 80 (16.39%) Azure
18 76 (15.57%) Banking
19 70 (14.34%) Linux
19 70 (14.34%) Docker
20 69 (14.14%) Test Automation
21 67 (13.73%) Git (software)
21 67 (13.73%) Scrum
22 66 (13.52%) React
23 64 (13.11%) Terraform
24 63 (12.91%) Continuous Integration
25 60 (12.30%) Apache
25 60 (12.30%) NoSQL

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
1 149 (30.53%) Apache Spark
2 60 (12.30%) Apache
3 41 (8.40%) Elasticsearch
4 29 (5.94%) Confluence
5 20 (4.10%) WebLogic
6 11 (2.25%) Apache Airflow
7 7 (1.43%) JBoss
7 7 (1.43%) SAS
8 5 (1.02%) Jetty
8 5 (1.02%) MQSeries
8 5 (1.02%) Oracle Self-Service HR
8 5 (1.02%) Red Hat Fuse
8 5 (1.02%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.82%) ArcGIS
9 4 (0.82%) Tornado
10 3 (0.61%) Luigi
10 3 (0.61%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (0.41%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.20%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.20%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 8 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.02%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.20%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 131 (26.84%) AWS
2 80 (16.39%) Azure
3 48 (9.84%) GCP
4 45 (9.22%) Serverless
5 38 (7.79%) Amazon S3
6 34 (6.97%) AWS Lambda
7 32 (6.56%) GitHub
8 26 (5.33%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (2.87%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 13 (2.66%) Amazon EMR
11 12 (2.46%) Azure Data Factory
11 12 (2.46%) PaaS
12 9 (1.84%) SaaS
13 8 (1.64%) Office 365
14 7 (1.43%) AWS CodePipeline
14 7 (1.43%) Google Analytics
14 7 (1.43%) npm
14 7 (1.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 7 (1.43%) Yarn
15 6 (1.23%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.84%) HTTP
1 9 (1.84%) SSL
2 7 (1.43%) DSL
3 6 (1.23%) Firewall
3 6 (1.23%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.02%) SSH
5 1 (0.20%) Internet
5 1 (0.20%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.20%) Network Security
5 1 (0.20%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (21.72%) Big Data
2 81 (16.60%) Hadoop
3 60 (12.30%) NoSQL
4 42 (8.61%) Apache Hive
5 36 (7.38%) Apache Ignite
5 36 (7.38%) PostgreSQL
6 33 (6.76%) Relational Database
7 27 (5.53%) MongoDB
8 25 (5.12%) Impala
9 23 (4.71%) Amazon RDS
10 20 (4.10%) Apache Cassandra
11 19 (3.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 17 (3.48%) Blockchain
13 14 (2.87%) BigQuery
14 13 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (2.66%) MySQL
14 13 (2.66%) Redis
15 11 (2.25%) HBase
16 10 (2.05%) Data Lake
17 8 (1.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 67 (13.73%) Git (software)
2 56 (11.48%) Jenkins
3 36 (7.38%) JIRA
4 26 (5.33%) Selenium
5 17 (3.48%) Cucumber
5 17 (3.48%) GitLab
6 15 (3.07%) Bitbucket
6 15 (3.07%) Gatling
7 11 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (2.25%) JUnit
8 10 (2.05%) Subversion
9 9 (1.84%) Hudson
10 7 (1.43%) Eclipse
10 7 (1.43%) IntelliJ
10 7 (1.43%) Maven
10 7 (1.43%) webpack
11 6 (1.23%) Gradle
11 6 (1.23%) Spinnaker
11 6 (1.23%) WebDriver
12 5 (1.02%) Leiningen
General
1 103 (21.11%) Finance
2 81 (16.60%) Front Office
3 76 (15.57%) Banking
4 34 (6.97%) Investment Banking
5 32 (6.56%) Public Sector
6 5 (1.02%) Advertising
6 5 (1.02%) Electronics
6 5 (1.02%) Marketing
7 3 (0.61%) Retail
7 3 (0.61%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.61%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.41%) Games
9 1 (0.20%) Automotive
9 1 (0.20%) Law
9 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 276 (56.56%) Developer
2 114 (23.36%) Scala Developer
3 87 (17.83%) Java Developer
4 80 (16.39%) Data Engineer
5 63 (12.91%) Senior Developer
6 49 (10.04%) Software Engineer
7 37 (7.58%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 33 (6.76%) Senior Scala Developer
9 32 (6.56%) Java Engineer
10 26 (5.33%) Java Scala Developer
11 24 (4.92%) Python Engineer
11 24 (4.92%) Software Developer
12 22 (4.51%) Architect
12 22 (4.51%) DevOps Engineer
13 20 (4.10%) Big Data Engineer
13 20 (4.10%) Python Developer
13 20 (4.10%) Senior Java Developer
14 14 (2.87%) Agile Developer
14 14 (2.87%) Azure Engineer
14 14 (2.87%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (17.21%) Kafka
2 66 (13.52%) React
3 58 (11.89%) Web Services
4 53 (10.86%) Spring
5 51 (10.45%) Node.js
6 40 (8.20%) CSS
7 38 (7.79%) HTML
7 38 (7.79%) RESTful
8 37 (7.58%) JSON
9 35 (7.17%) Play Framework
10 34 (6.97%) AngularJS
11 32 (6.56%) Spring Boot
12 31 (6.35%) Akka
13 27 (5.53%) HTML5
14 25 (5.12%) REST
14 25 (5.12%) XML
15 20 (4.10%) PySpark
15 20 (4.10%) Vue.js
16 18 (3.69%) gRPC
16 18 (3.69%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 55 (11.27%) Derivative
2 40 (8.20%) Equities
3 39 (7.99%) Fixed Income
4 34 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (6.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 23 (4.71%) Hedge funds
7 21 (4.30%) Algorithms
8 18 (3.69%) Data Structures
9 16 (3.28%) Bitcoin
10 12 (2.46%) Greenfield Project
10 12 (2.46%) User Experience
11 10 (2.05%) Credit Risk
11 10 (2.05%) Market Risk
12 7 (1.43%) Lidar
13 6 (1.23%) Cloud Native
14 5 (1.02%) Mainframe
14 5 (1.02%) Management Information System
14 5 (1.02%) NHS
14 5 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
15 4 (0.82%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 70 (14.34%) Linux
2 25 (5.12%) Unix
3 15 (3.07%) Windows
4 11 (2.25%) Android
5 8 (1.64%) Debian
6 7 (1.43%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.02%) CentOS
7 5 (1.02%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.02%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (48.36%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 119 (24.39%) TDD
4 115 (23.57%) Microservices
5 95 (19.47%) DevOps
6 69 (14.14%) Test Automation
7 67 (13.73%) Scrum
8 63 (12.91%) Continuous Integration
9 58 (11.89%) Analytics
10 54 (11.07%) BDD
11 49 (10.04%) OO
12 47 (9.63%) Data Modelling
13 46 (9.43%) Continuous Delivery
14 45 (9.22%) Data Science
15 44 (9.02%) Data Engineering
16 40 (8.20%) Asset Management
16 40 (8.20%) Problem-Solving
17 39 (7.99%) ETL
17 39 (7.99%) Open Source
18 34 (6.97%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 329 (67.42%) Java
2 218 (44.67%) Python
3 133 (27.25%) SQL
4 108 (22.13%) JavaScript
5 90 (18.44%) Kotlin
6 58 (11.89%) Go
7 52 (10.66%) C++
8 49 (10.04%) C#
9 43 (8.81%) Ruby
10 36 (7.38%) Java 8
11 35 (7.17%) TypeScript
12 27 (5.53%) Clojure
13 23 (4.71%) R
14 22 (4.51%) PL/SQL
15 21 (4.30%) Shell Script
16 20 (4.10%) Groovy
17 14 (2.87%) Bash Shell
18 9 (1.84%) Haskell
18 9 (1.84%) Perl
19 8 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (7.99%) Degree
2 35 (7.17%) Security Cleared
3 27 (5.53%) SC Cleared
4 15 (3.07%) Numerate Degree
5 11 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (1.43%) Master's Degree
7 6 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.82%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.61%) PhD
10 1 (0.20%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.30%) QA
2 7 (1.43%) MiFID
3 6 (1.23%) WCAG
4 4 (0.82%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 70 (14.34%) Docker
2 27 (5.53%) HDFS
3 3 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.20%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 95 (19.47%) Kubernetes
2 64 (13.11%) Terraform
3 20 (4.10%) Ansible
4 17 (3.48%) Puppet
5 15 (3.07%) Prometheus
6 14 (2.87%) Kibana
7 10 (2.05%) Grafana
8 8 (1.64%) Packer
9 5 (1.02%) Salt
10 4 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.82%) Zipkin
11 3 (0.61%) Hadoop YARN
12 2 (0.41%) Istio
13 1 (0.20%) Oozie
Vendors
1 35 (7.17%) Databricks
2 34 (6.97%) Cloudera
3 28 (5.74%) Oracle
4 26 (5.33%) Google
5 18 (3.69%) Bloomberg
6 15 (3.07%) webMethods
7 14 (2.87%) Hortonworks
8 13 (2.66%) BEA
9 10 (2.05%) Microsoft
10 9 (1.84%) Atlassian
10 9 (1.84%) Splunk
11 8 (1.64%) Red Hat
12 7 (1.43%) Cognizant
13 6 (1.23%) MuleSoft
13 6 (1.23%) Talend
14 5 (1.02%) Axway
14 5 (1.02%) BT
14 5 (1.02%) Informatica
14 5 (1.02%) Sparx
14 5 (1.02%) Sybase