Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 2018 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 136 118
Rank change year-on-year -30 -18 +83
Contract jobs citing Scala 1,624 1,854 2,065
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.69% 1.95% 2.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.74% 4.61% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,086 1,418 1,554
England median daily rate £550 £538 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% +2.38% -4.55%
10th Percentile £419 £413 £400
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £538 £525
% change year-on-year +2.33% +2.38% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
England median hourly rate £122.84 £82.50 £100.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.89% -17.50% +53.85%
10th Percentile £77.30 £73.75 £90.00
90th Percentile £166.28 £91.25 £110.00
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £82.50 £100.00
% change year-on-year -57.58% -17.50% +53.85%

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 43,422 40,197 38,920
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 45.08% 42.27% 40.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30,926 28,459 26,940
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
10th Percentile £323 £310 £288
90th Percentile £650 £638 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 623 732 800
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £38.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.66% +3.56% +3.00%
10th Percentile £17.17 £16.26 £14.55
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.23 £51.66
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.23
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.98% +4.60%

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 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 2018. 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 -34 1,023 £588 +6.82% 250
South East 0 266 £513 +2.50% 34
North of England -29 150 £475 -4.04% 40
Midlands +1 97 £440 -9.28% 12
Yorkshire -29 80 £475 - 25
West Midlands -10 67 £440 -2.22% 9
North West +9 49 £475 -7.32% 12
South West -7 47 £525 +10.53% 11
East of England -4 31 £480 +16.36% 17
East Midlands +16 30 £425 -22.73% 3
North East -30 21 £490 +8.89% 3
Scala
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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 1,104 (67.98%) Java
2 878 (54.06%) Agile Software Development
3 611 (37.62%) Python
4 515 (31.71%) TDD
5 465 (28.63%) Apache Spark
6 443 (27.28%) Docker
7 426 (26.23%) Big Data
8 422 (25.99%) Hadoop
9 406 (25.00%) Microservices
10 392 (24.14%) Git (software)
11 388 (23.89%) Jenkins
12 362 (22.29%) Kafka
13 355 (21.86%) NoSQL
13 355 (21.86%) Amazon AWS
14 351 (21.61%) SQL
15 344 (21.18%) Play Framework
16 340 (20.94%) JavaScript
17 335 (20.63%) Spring
18 328 (20.20%) Scrum
19 322 (19.83%) RESTful
20 316 (19.46%) DevOps
21 303 (18.66%) Continuous Integration
22 302 (18.60%) Open Source
23 296 (18.23%) BDD
23 296 (18.23%) REST
24 289 (17.80%) Finance
25 288 (17.73%) MongoDB
26 287 (17.67%) Test Automation
27 280 (17.24%) Linux
28 248 (15.27%) Web Services

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
1 465 (28.63%) Apache Spark
2 162 (9.98%) Apache
3 122 (7.51%) Confluence
4 111 (6.83%) Elasticsearch
5 66 (4.06%) MQSeries
6 44 (2.71%) Apache Solr
7 43 (2.65%) nginx
8 42 (2.59%) JBoss
8 42 (2.59%) Tomcat
9 39 (2.40%) WebLogic
10 34 (2.09%) SAS
11 33 (2.03%) Apache Pig
12 20 (1.23%) Oracle Coherence
13 18 (1.11%) Apache Airflow
14 17 (1.05%) SharePoint
15 8 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 3 (0.18%) CMS
16 3 (0.18%) Luigi
16 3 (0.18%) Mule
17 2 (0.12%) Appian
Applications
1 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (0.86%) Distributed Ledger
2 9 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.12%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.12%) PolarLake
4 1 (0.062%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 355 (21.86%) Amazon AWS
2 121 (7.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 93 (5.73%) Google Cloud Platform
4 80 (4.93%) GitHub
5 67 (4.13%) Amazon S3
6 61 (3.76%) Amazon EMR
7 56 (3.45%) Google Analytics
8 45 (2.77%) Amazon EC2
9 38 (2.34%) Amazon Kinesis
10 35 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
10 35 (2.16%) Serverless
11 28 (1.72%) AWS Lambda
12 15 (0.92%) PaaS
13 14 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
14 11 (0.68%) SaaS
15 10 (0.62%) Slack
16 9 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
17 6 (0.37%) Datadog
18 5 (0.31%) Apigee
18 5 (0.31%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 126 (7.76%) HTTP
2 53 (3.26%) TCP/IP
3 47 (2.89%) SSL
4 11 (0.68%) Internet
5 10 (0.62%) Skype
6 9 (0.55%) Kerberos
7 8 (0.49%) VPN
8 7 (0.43%) DNS
8 7 (0.43%) Firewall
9 4 (0.25%) LAN
9 4 (0.25%) SNA
10 3 (0.18%) ICMP
11 1 (0.062%) Network Security
11 1 (0.062%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 426 (26.23%) Big Data
2 422 (25.99%) Hadoop
3 355 (21.86%) NoSQL
4 288 (17.73%) MongoDB
5 220 (13.55%) Apache Hive
6 219 (13.49%) Apache Cassandra
7 192 (11.82%) Relational Database
8 131 (8.07%) HBase
9 80 (4.93%) SQL Server
10 77 (4.74%) Couchbase
11 75 (4.62%) Impala
12 68 (4.19%) PostgreSQL
13 62 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
14 59 (3.63%) RDBMS
15 54 (3.33%) Amazon Redshift
15 54 (3.33%) Data Lake
16 45 (2.77%) Sqoop
17 43 (2.65%) MySQL
18 39 (2.40%) Power BI
19 29 (1.79%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 392 (24.14%) Git (software)
2 388 (23.89%) Jenkins
3 166 (10.22%) JIRA
4 151 (9.30%) JUnit
5 148 (9.11%) Selenium
6 123 (7.57%) Maven
7 117 (7.20%) Cucumber
8 92 (5.67%) Gatling
9 87 (5.36%) IntelliJ
10 72 (4.43%) Subversion
11 65 (4.00%) Hudson
12 64 (3.94%) Gradle
13 55 (3.39%) Eclipse
13 55 (3.39%) gulp
14 47 (2.89%) Sublime Text
15 44 (2.71%) Ant
16 34 (2.09%) Grunt
16 34 (2.09%) Karma Test Runner
17 32 (1.97%) WebDriver
18 24 (1.48%) SoapUI
General
1 289 (17.80%) Finance
2 145 (8.93%) Banking
3 68 (4.19%) Front Office
4 61 (3.76%) Games
5 38 (2.34%) Retail
6 36 (2.22%) Investment Banking
7 22 (1.35%) Marketing
8 19 (1.17%) Legal
8 19 (1.17%) Publishing
8 19 (1.17%) Telecoms
9 18 (1.11%) Advertising
10 16 (0.99%) Back Office
11 13 (0.80%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.25%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.12%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.062%) Automotive
14 1 (0.062%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.062%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.062%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 951 (58.56%) Developer
2 470 (28.94%) Scala Developer
3 331 (20.38%) Java Developer
4 244 (15.02%) Data Engineer
5 143 (8.81%) Senior Developer
6 124 (7.64%) Big Data Engineer
7 85 (5.23%) Java Scala Developer
8 82 (5.05%) Senior Scala Developer
9 76 (4.68%) DevOps Engineer
10 69 (4.25%) Agile Developer
11 65 (4.00%) Architect
11 65 (4.00%) Big Data Developer
12 60 (3.69%) Data Scientist
13 58 (3.57%) Java Engineer
14 54 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
15 51 (3.14%) AWS Developer
16 44 (2.71%) Lead Developer
17 41 (2.52%) Software Engineer
18 39 (2.40%) Hadoop Developer
19 37 (2.28%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 362 (22.29%) Kafka
2 344 (21.18%) Play Framework
3 335 (20.63%) Spring
4 322 (19.83%) RESTful
5 296 (18.23%) REST
6 248 (15.27%) Web Services
7 223 (13.73%) HTML
8 205 (12.62%) CSS
9 187 (11.51%) JSON
10 186 (11.45%) Node.js
11 161 (9.91%) HTML5
12 151 (9.30%) Spring MVC
13 146 (8.99%) Akka
14 142 (8.74%) Hibernate
15 140 (8.62%) Spring Boot
16 123 (7.57%) AngularJS
17 91 (5.60%) XML
18 89 (5.48%) Django
19 88 (5.42%) Gherkin
20 85 (5.23%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 176 (10.84%) Greenfield Project
2 133 (8.19%) Algorithms
3 67 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
4 66 (4.06%) Data Structures
5 46 (2.83%) Fintech
6 41 (2.52%) Derivative
7 33 (2.03%) User Experience
8 28 (1.72%) Mobile App
9 25 (1.54%) Equities
9 25 (1.54%) Fixed Income
10 23 (1.42%) Market Risk
11 22 (1.35%) Public Cloud
12 20 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 20 (1.23%) iPad
13 18 (1.11%) Hedge funds
14 14 (0.86%) Data Centre
14 14 (0.86%) Grid Computing
15 13 (0.80%) HoloLens
16 12 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
17 9 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 280 (17.24%) Linux
2 134 (8.25%) Unix
3 53 (3.26%) Windows
4 46 (2.83%) Ubuntu
5 15 (0.92%) Mac OS X
6 13 (0.80%) Android
6 13 (0.80%) Apple iOS
7 10 (0.62%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.25%) Mesosphere
9 2 (0.12%) CentOS
9 2 (0.12%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 878 (54.06%) Agile Software Development
2 515 (31.71%) TDD
3 406 (25.00%) Microservices
4 328 (20.20%) Scrum
5 316 (19.46%) DevOps
6 303 (18.66%) Continuous Integration
7 302 (18.60%) Open Source
8 296 (18.23%) BDD
9 287 (17.67%) Test Automation
10 224 (13.79%) Analytics
11 212 (13.05%) Problem-Solving
12 192 (11.82%) Data Science
12 192 (11.82%) Kanban
13 175 (10.78%) Software Engineering
14 174 (10.71%) Pair Programming
15 166 (10.22%) Functional Programming
16 163 (10.04%) MVC
17 161 (9.91%) Configuration Management
18 152 (9.36%) Continuous Delivery
19 138 (8.50%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1,104 (67.98%) Java
2 611 (37.62%) Python
3 351 (21.61%) SQL
4 340 (20.94%) JavaScript
5 213 (13.12%) Ruby
6 175 (10.78%) Java 8
7 162 (9.98%) Groovy
8 143 (8.81%) C#
9 76 (4.68%) Haskell
10 69 (4.25%) C++
11 68 (4.19%) R
12 66 (4.06%) Java 9
13 62 (3.82%) Bash Shell
14 60 (3.69%) Clojure
15 59 (3.63%) Go
16 58 (3.57%) Perl
17 40 (2.46%) Kotlin
17 40 (2.46%) MATLAB
18 25 (1.54%) C
19 24 (1.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 84 (5.17%) Degree
2 70 (4.31%) BPSS Clearance
3 28 (1.72%) Master's Degree
4 27 (1.66%) Security Cleared
5 26 (1.60%) PhD
6 22 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
7 20 (1.23%) SC Cleared
8 7 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.18%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.12%) MBA
10 2 (0.12%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.062%) APMP
11 1 (0.062%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.062%) CREST Certified
11 1 (0.062%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.062%) ISEB
11 1 (0.062%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.062%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (4.19%) QA
2 17 (1.05%) Data Quality
3 15 (0.92%) GDPR
4 10 (0.62%) WCAG
5 4 (0.25%) EMIR
5 4 (0.25%) MiFID
6 2 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.12%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.062%) HL7
7 1 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 443 (27.28%) Docker
2 63 (3.88%) HDFS
3 44 (2.71%) Apache Flume
4 23 (1.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 13 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (0.18%) LXC
9 1 (0.062%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.062%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 230 (14.16%) Kubernetes
2 95 (5.85%) Ansible
3 89 (5.48%) Puppet
4 80 (4.93%) Kibana
5 75 (4.62%) Terraform
6 67 (4.13%) Grafana
7 50 (3.08%) Hadoop YARN
8 27 (1.66%) Oozie
9 26 (1.60%) Mesos
10 23 (1.42%) Prometheus
11 21 (1.29%) logstash
11 21 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
12 16 (0.99%) Graphite
13 11 (0.68%) Control-M
14 8 (0.49%) Packer
15 7 (0.43%) Ambari
15 7 (0.43%) Consul
15 7 (0.43%) Marathon
16 6 (0.37%) ITRS Geneos
16 6 (0.37%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 209 (12.87%) Google
2 100 (6.16%) Oracle
3 82 (5.05%) Cloudera
4 54 (3.33%) Hortonworks
5 42 (2.59%) Tableau
6 39 (2.40%) Microsoft
7 36 (2.22%) Adobe
8 34 (2.09%) webMethods
9 33 (2.03%) Splunk
10 28 (1.72%) Informatica
11 25 (1.54%) MapR
12 22 (1.35%) Atlassian
13 21 (1.29%) Teradata
14 20 (1.23%) Databricks
15 18 (1.11%) Bloomberg
16 16 (0.99%) Alteryx
16 16 (0.99%) Reuters
16 16 (0.99%) SOASTA, Inc
17 15 (0.92%) AppDynamics
17 15 (0.92%) Talend