Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 106 197
Rank change year-on-year -31 +91 +109
Contract jobs citing Scala 1,794 1,969 1,302
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.92% 2.21% 1.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.54% 5.45% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,399 1,466 1,014
England median daily rate £540 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £419 £394 £364
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £538 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +2.38% -4.55% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
England median hourly rate £82.50 £29.82 £65.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +176.71% -54.13% -
10th Percentile £73.75 £27.65 £42.63
90th Percentile £91.25 £94.40 £72.50
UK median hourly rate £82.50 £29.82 £65.00
% change year-on-year +176.71% -54.13% -

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 39,499 36,148 38,228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.34% 40.62% 38.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,983 25,042 26,279
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £295 £275
90th Percentile £638 £608 £600
UK median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 722 796 977
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.94%
10th Percentile £17.43 £15.38 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.44 £52.34
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +13.64%

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 22 February 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
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 22 February 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 -11 1,197 £550 - 332
South East +28 266 £500 +2.56% 58
North of England -60 165 £495 +10.00% 43
Yorkshire -34 95 £495 +10.00% 14
Midlands -10 86 £495 +7.61% 17
West Midlands -34 47 £475 +5.56% 9
South West +16 41 £475 +11.76% 13
East Midlands +25 39 £525 -7.08% 8
North East -17 38 £400 +3.23% 3
East of England +2 36 £475 -9.52% 13
North West -28 35 £450 - 26
South Coast 0 1 - -
Scala
UK

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 1,187 (66.16%) Java
2 1,039 (57.92%) Agile Software Development
3 607 (33.84%) TDD
4 598 (33.33%) Python
5 597 (33.28%) Apache Spark
6 557 (31.05%) Big Data
7 516 (28.76%) Hadoop
8 410 (22.85%) Scrum
9 384 (21.40%) Linux
10 366 (20.40%) NoSQL
11 360 (20.07%) Microservices
12 350 (19.51%) SQL
13 336 (18.73%) Docker
14 333 (18.56%) Kafka
15 332 (18.51%) MongoDB
16 330 (18.39%) JavaScript
17 327 (18.23%) BDD
18 326 (18.17%) Open Source
19 318 (17.73%) Spring
20 313 (17.45%) DevOps
21 311 (17.34%) Amazon AWS
22 285 (15.89%) Git (software)
23 283 (15.77%) RESTful
24 269 (14.99%) Continuous Integration
24 269 (14.99%) CSS
25 268 (14.94%) HTML
25 268 (14.94%) REST
26 257 (14.33%) Play Framework
27 250 (13.94%) Kanban
28 244 (13.60%) Software Engineering

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
1 597 (33.28%) Apache Spark
2 201 (11.20%) Apache
3 99 (5.52%) Elasticsearch
4 75 (4.18%) Apache Pig
5 49 (2.73%) Confluence
5 49 (2.73%) Tomcat
6 45 (2.51%) WebLogic
7 33 (1.84%) Jupyter
8 32 (1.78%) JBoss
9 25 (1.39%) SAS
10 23 (1.28%) Apache Solr
11 21 (1.17%) Cloud Foundry
12 20 (1.11%) nginx
13 19 (1.06%) Mule
14 18 (1.00%) MQSeries
15 15 (0.84%) OpenStack
15 15 (0.84%) WebSphere
16 12 (0.67%) Jetty
17 11 (0.61%) Oracle Coherence
18 10 (0.56%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (0.39%) SPSS
2 5 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.056%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.056%) HipChat
3 1 (0.056%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.056%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.056%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.056%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.056%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 311 (17.34%) Amazon AWS
2 117 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (3.51%) GitHub
4 51 (2.84%) Google Cloud Platform
5 45 (2.51%) Amazon S3
6 30 (1.67%) Heroku
7 29 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
8 27 (1.51%) Serverless
9 23 (1.28%) Amazon EMR
9 23 (1.28%) AWS Lambda
9 23 (1.28%) PaaS
10 21 (1.17%) Google Analytics
10 21 (1.17%) Google Tag Manager
11 19 (1.06%) SaaS
12 18 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
13 16 (0.89%) Amazon Kinesis
14 13 (0.72%) npm
15 10 (0.56%) Amazon Glacier
16 9 (0.50%) Azure Data Factory
16 9 (0.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 130 (7.25%) HTTP
2 56 (3.12%) SSL
3 55 (3.07%) TCP/IP
4 20 (1.11%) DNS
5 17 (0.95%) FTP
6 15 (0.84%) Internet
7 7 (0.39%) Kerberos
8 4 (0.22%) DSL
9 3 (0.17%) VPN
10 2 (0.11%) ICMP
10 2 (0.11%) IKE
11 1 (0.056%) FIX Connectivity
11 1 (0.056%) GSM
11 1 (0.056%) LAN
11 1 (0.056%) SMS
11 1 (0.056%) SSH
11 1 (0.056%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 557 (31.05%) Big Data
2 516 (28.76%) Hadoop
3 366 (20.40%) NoSQL
4 332 (18.51%) MongoDB
5 233 (12.99%) Apache Hive
6 228 (12.71%) Apache Cassandra
7 165 (9.20%) Relational Database
8 162 (9.03%) PostgreSQL
9 151 (8.42%) HBase
10 131 (7.30%) MySQL
11 88 (4.91%) Impala
12 83 (4.63%) SQL Server
13 78 (4.35%) Sqoop
14 56 (3.12%) Data Lake
14 56 (3.12%) RDBMS
15 49 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
16 39 (2.17%) Redis
17 31 (1.73%) Amazon Redshift
17 31 (1.73%) Couchbase
18 28 (1.56%) Flink
Development Applications
1 285 (15.89%) Git (software)
2 237 (13.21%) Jenkins
3 116 (6.47%) JUnit
4 101 (5.63%) Selenium
5 97 (5.41%) Cucumber
5 97 (5.41%) JIRA
6 91 (5.07%) Maven
7 71 (3.96%) IntelliJ
8 66 (3.68%) Mockito
9 65 (3.62%) Gradle
10 45 (2.51%) WebDriver
11 43 (2.40%) GitLab
12 42 (2.34%) TeamCity
13 39 (2.17%) Gatling
13 39 (2.17%) Subversion
14 34 (1.90%) Eclipse
15 33 (1.84%) gulp
16 22 (1.23%) SoapUI
17 19 (1.06%) Grunt
18 17 (0.95%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 237 (13.21%) Finance
2 184 (10.26%) Banking
3 86 (4.79%) Games
4 85 (4.74%) Investment Banking
5 64 (3.57%) Retail
6 52 (2.90%) Front Office
7 41 (2.29%) Marketing
8 39 (2.17%) Publishing
9 20 (1.11%) Advertising
10 12 (0.67%) Telecoms
11 8 (0.45%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.33%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.28%) Automotive
13 5 (0.28%) Law
13 5 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.22%) Back Office
14 4 (0.22%) Private Banking
15 3 (0.17%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.11%) Digital Economy
16 2 (0.11%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1,074 (59.87%) Developer
2 558 (31.10%) Scala Developer
3 419 (23.36%) Java Developer
4 234 (13.04%) Data Engineer
5 173 (9.64%) Senior Developer
6 159 (8.86%) Big Data Engineer
7 138 (7.69%) Big Data Developer
8 129 (7.19%) Java Scala Developer
9 105 (5.85%) Architect
10 93 (5.18%) Data Scientist
10 93 (5.18%) Senior Java Developer
11 87 (4.85%) Agile Developer
12 79 (4.40%) Senior Scala Developer
13 66 (3.68%) Agile Java Developer
14 53 (2.95%) Software Engineer
15 52 (2.90%) Apache Spark Developer
15 52 (2.90%) Java Engineer
16 51 (2.84%) Hadoop Engineer
17 49 (2.73%) Tester
18 48 (2.68%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 333 (18.56%) Kafka
2 318 (17.73%) Spring
3 283 (15.77%) RESTful
4 269 (14.99%) CSS
5 268 (14.94%) HTML
5 268 (14.94%) REST
6 257 (14.33%) Play Framework
7 220 (12.26%) Akka
8 210 (11.71%) Web Services
9 188 (10.48%) JSON
10 187 (10.42%) HTML5
11 183 (10.20%) Node.js
12 146 (8.14%) Hibernate
13 140 (7.80%) AngularJS
14 137 (7.64%) SOAP
15 114 (6.35%) Spring Boot
16 109 (6.08%) XML
17 106 (5.91%) React
18 102 (5.69%) CSS3
19 73 (4.07%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 147 (8.19%) Greenfield Project
2 120 (6.69%) Algorithms
3 70 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
4 59 (3.29%) Computer Science
5 57 (3.18%) User Experience
6 53 (2.95%) Derivative
7 52 (2.90%) Data Structures
8 45 (2.51%) Fintech
9 28 (1.56%) Fixed Income
10 27 (1.51%) Online Games
11 25 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 23 (1.28%) Equities
13 19 (1.06%) Equity Derivative
14 17 (0.95%) Market Risk
15 16 (0.89%) Grid Computing
16 12 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
17 11 (0.61%) Mobile App
18 10 (0.56%) Replication
19 9 (0.50%) Public Cloud
19 9 (0.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 384 (21.40%) Linux
2 186 (10.37%) Unix
3 44 (2.45%) Mac OS X
4 43 (2.40%) Windows
5 33 (1.84%) CentOS
6 17 (0.95%) Ubuntu
7 16 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.28%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.22%) Android
9 4 (0.22%) CoreOS
10 3 (0.17%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.11%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.056%) Debian
12 1 (0.056%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.056%) Solaris
12 1 (0.056%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,039 (57.92%) Agile Software Development
2 607 (33.84%) TDD
3 410 (22.85%) Scrum
4 360 (20.07%) Microservices
5 327 (18.23%) BDD
6 326 (18.17%) Open Source
7 313 (17.45%) DevOps
8 269 (14.99%) Continuous Integration
9 250 (13.94%) Kanban
10 244 (13.60%) Software Engineering
11 236 (13.15%) Analytics
12 231 (12.88%) Test Automation
13 211 (11.76%) Pair Programming
14 195 (10.87%) Data Science
15 190 (10.59%) Machine Learning
16 176 (9.81%) Continuous Delivery
17 123 (6.86%) Mentoring
18 115 (6.41%) MVC
19 110 (6.13%) High Availability
20 105 (5.85%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1,187 (66.16%) Java
2 598 (33.33%) Python
3 350 (19.51%) SQL
4 330 (18.39%) JavaScript
5 175 (9.75%) Ruby
6 157 (8.75%) Groovy
7 123 (6.86%) R
8 103 (5.74%) C#
9 99 (5.52%) Bash Shell
10 61 (3.40%) Go
11 57 (3.18%) Kotlin
11 57 (3.18%) Shell Script
12 53 (2.95%) C++
13 43 (2.40%) Clojure
14 35 (1.95%) Perl
15 31 (1.73%) Haskell
16 29 (1.62%) TypeScript
17 28 (1.56%) PHP
18 21 (1.17%) ES6
19 20 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 110 (6.13%) Degree
2 70 (3.90%) Security Cleared
3 60 (3.34%) SC Cleared
4 25 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 24 (1.34%) Master's Degree
6 18 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 15 (0.84%) PhD
8 10 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
9 9 (0.50%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.22%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.17%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.11%) AWS Certification
13 1 (0.056%) ACCA
13 1 (0.056%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.056%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (5.13%) QA
2 18 (1.00%) GDPR
3 16 (0.89%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.56%) WCAG
5 8 (0.45%) GCP
6 7 (0.39%) MiFID
7 4 (0.22%) GAAP
8 3 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.056%) FATCA
10 1 (0.056%) IFRS
10 1 (0.056%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 336 (18.73%) Docker
2 91 (5.07%) HDFS
3 81 (4.52%) Apache Flume
4 25 (1.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 8 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.22%) LXC
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.056%) Oracle Clusterware
8 1 (0.056%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.056%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 143 (7.97%) Puppet
2 92 (5.13%) Grafana
3 88 (4.91%) Kibana
4 78 (4.35%) Ansible
5 71 (3.96%) Kubernetes
6 56 (3.12%) Oozie
7 55 (3.07%) logstash
8 46 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
9 44 (2.45%) Terraform
10 40 (2.23%) Mesos
11 38 (2.12%) Hadoop YARN
12 17 (0.95%) Docker Swarm
13 12 (0.67%) StatsD
14 11 (0.61%) Packer
14 11 (0.61%) Prometheus
15 10 (0.56%) Ambari
16 6 (0.33%) Consul
17 5 (0.28%) Marathon
18 4 (0.22%) Rancher
18 4 (0.22%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 128 (7.13%) Google
2 125 (6.97%) Cloudera
3 94 (5.24%) Oracle
4 88 (4.91%) Hortonworks
5 86 (4.79%) Splunk
6 58 (3.23%) AppDynamics
6 58 (3.23%) MapR
7 51 (2.84%) Microsoft
8 44 (2.45%) Talend
9 34 (1.90%) Tableau
10 31 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
11 26 (1.45%) webMethods
12 23 (1.28%) Atlassian
13 21 (1.17%) Tealium
14 8 (0.45%) Alteryx
14 8 (0.45%) hybris
14 8 (0.45%) Red Hat
15 6 (0.33%) IBM
15 6 (0.33%) Informatica
15 6 (0.33%) Sybase