Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 128 140
Rank change year-on-year -27 +12 +84
Contract jobs citing Scala 1,633 1,781 1,842
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.77% 1.98% 1.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.94% 4.73% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,125 1,295 1,392
England median daily rate £550 £525 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +1.45% -5.91%
10th Percentile £418 £406 £400
90th Percentile £688 £682 £668
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £518
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.45% -5.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
England median hourly rate £45.84 - -
UK median hourly rate £45.84 - -

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 41,449 37,687 39,839
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 44.85% 41.85% 40.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,411 26,231 27,708
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £318 £306 £285
90th Percentile £638 £625 £594
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 653 727 845
England median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £17.55 £15.92 £14.46
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.75 £51.56
UK median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.83% +6.67% +3.59%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -26 1,079 £575 +4.55% 230
South East +23 247 £505 +3.06% 28
North of England -50 137 £463 -2.63% 41
Midlands -16 85 £450 -5.26% 16
Yorkshire -47 81 £475 - 24
West Midlands -31 64 £450 - 6
East of England +33 52 £480 +6.67% 10
North West +27 49 £463 -19.57% 16
South West -1 29 £525 +16.67% 19
East Midlands +4 21 £413 -21.43% 10
North East -53 7 £415 -12.63% 1
Scala
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 1,155 (70.73%) Java
2 863 (52.85%) Agile Software Development
3 580 (35.52%) Python
4 498 (30.50%) TDD
5 487 (29.82%) Apache Spark
6 463 (28.35%) Big Data
7 421 (25.78%) Hadoop
8 398 (24.37%) NoSQL
9 392 (24.00%) Docker
10 383 (23.45%) Amazon AWS
11 373 (22.84%) SQL
12 363 (22.23%) Microservices
13 356 (21.80%) Git (software)
14 354 (21.68%) Kafka
15 337 (20.64%) Scrum
16 335 (20.51%) Jenkins
17 329 (20.15%) JavaScript
18 307 (18.80%) BDD
19 304 (18.62%) Continuous Integration
20 299 (18.31%) RESTful
21 297 (18.19%) DevOps
22 296 (18.13%) Linux
23 292 (17.88%) Open Source
24 284 (17.39%) Spring
25 271 (16.60%) Finance
26 264 (16.17%) MongoDB
27 253 (15.49%) Play Framework
28 252 (15.43%) Test Automation
29 239 (14.64%) Analytics
30 226 (13.84%) 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
1 487 (29.82%) Apache Spark
2 187 (11.45%) Apache
3 123 (7.53%) Elasticsearch
4 94 (5.76%) Confluence
5 48 (2.94%) Tomcat
6 44 (2.69%) MQSeries
7 40 (2.45%) Apache Pig
7 40 (2.45%) Apache Solr
8 33 (2.02%) nginx
9 25 (1.53%) SAS
10 24 (1.47%) JBoss
11 21 (1.29%) Apache Airflow
11 21 (1.29%) WebLogic
12 9 (0.55%) Luigi
13 8 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
14 7 (0.43%) SharePoint
14 7 (0.43%) WebSphere
15 5 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
15 5 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
16 4 (0.24%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 5 (0.31%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (0.98%) Distributed Ledger
2 7 (0.43%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.12%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.12%) PolarLake
4 1 (0.061%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 383 (23.45%) Amazon AWS
2 116 (7.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 80 (4.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 71 (4.35%) Amazon S3
5 70 (4.29%) GitHub
6 69 (4.23%) Amazon EMR
7 60 (3.67%) Amazon EC2
8 47 (2.88%) Google Analytics
9 45 (2.76%) Amazon Kinesis
10 32 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
11 19 (1.16%) Serverless
12 18 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
13 11 (0.67%) PaaS
14 7 (0.43%) npm
14 7 (0.43%) Slack
15 6 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 6 (0.37%) Azure Data Factory
15 6 (0.37%) Datadog
15 6 (0.37%) SaaS
15 6 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 101 (6.18%) HTTP
2 48 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 47 (2.88%) SSL
4 16 (0.98%) Kerberos
5 10 (0.61%) Firewall
5 10 (0.61%) Internet
6 9 (0.55%) DNS
7 7 (0.43%) Skype
8 6 (0.37%) VPN
9 5 (0.31%) BIG-IP
9 5 (0.31%) SNA
10 4 (0.24%) LAN
11 3 (0.18%) SMS
12 1 (0.061%) DSL
12 1 (0.061%) ICMP
12 1 (0.061%) Multicast
12 1 (0.061%) Network Security
12 1 (0.061%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 463 (28.35%) Big Data
2 421 (25.78%) Hadoop
3 398 (24.37%) NoSQL
4 264 (16.17%) MongoDB
5 210 (12.86%) Apache Cassandra
6 209 (12.80%) Apache Hive
7 170 (10.41%) Relational Database
8 139 (8.51%) HBase
9 104 (6.37%) PostgreSQL
10 96 (5.88%) Amazon Redshift
11 90 (5.51%) SQL Server
12 76 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
13 64 (3.92%) MySQL
14 61 (3.74%) Couchbase
15 59 (3.61%) RDBMS
16 57 (3.49%) Impala
17 49 (3.00%) Data Lake
18 36 (2.20%) Power BI
19 35 (2.14%) Amazon RDS
20 32 (1.96%) Presto
Development Applications
1 356 (21.80%) Git (software)
2 335 (20.51%) Jenkins
3 156 (9.55%) JIRA
4 139 (8.51%) Selenium
5 128 (7.84%) Maven
6 105 (6.43%) JUnit
7 94 (5.76%) Cucumber
8 75 (4.59%) IntelliJ
9 70 (4.29%) Gatling
10 55 (3.37%) Subversion
11 45 (2.76%) Gradle
11 45 (2.76%) SoapUI
12 41 (2.51%) JMeter
13 40 (2.45%) Eclipse
14 39 (2.39%) Hudson
15 38 (2.33%) Ant
16 37 (2.27%) gulp
17 32 (1.96%) Sublime Text
18 28 (1.71%) Visual Studio Team System
19 26 (1.59%) Mercurial
General
1 271 (16.60%) Finance
2 116 (7.10%) Banking
3 65 (3.98%) Games
4 63 (3.86%) Front Office
5 52 (3.18%) Retail
6 38 (2.33%) Investment Banking
7 26 (1.59%) Publishing
8 22 (1.35%) Telecoms
9 16 (0.98%) Advertising
9 16 (0.98%) Financial Institution
10 14 (0.86%) Legal
11 13 (0.80%) Marketing
12 12 (0.73%) Back Office
13 6 (0.37%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.12%) Law
14 2 (0.12%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.12%) Wholesale Banking
15 1 (0.061%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 932 (57.07%) Developer
2 419 (25.66%) Scala Developer
3 362 (22.17%) Java Developer
4 267 (16.35%) Data Engineer
5 146 (8.94%) Big Data Engineer
6 118 (7.23%) Senior Developer
7 100 (6.12%) Java Scala Developer
8 71 (4.35%) Big Data Developer
9 67 (4.10%) Architect
10 61 (3.74%) DevOps Engineer
10 61 (3.74%) Software Engineer
11 58 (3.55%) Java Engineer
12 57 (3.49%) AWS Engineer
13 56 (3.43%) Senior Data Engineer
14 55 (3.37%) Data Scientist
15 53 (3.25%) Senior Scala Developer
16 49 (3.00%) Senior Java Developer
17 46 (2.82%) Agile Developer
18 44 (2.69%) Hadoop Engineer
19 43 (2.63%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 354 (21.68%) Kafka
2 299 (18.31%) RESTful
3 284 (17.39%) Spring
4 253 (15.49%) Play Framework
5 226 (13.84%) Web Services
6 221 (13.53%) REST
7 205 (12.55%) HTML
8 174 (10.66%) CSS
9 171 (10.47%) Node.js
10 152 (9.31%) HTML5
10 152 (9.31%) JSON
11 134 (8.21%) Akka
12 130 (7.96%) Hibernate
13 129 (7.90%) AngularJS
14 103 (6.31%) Spring Boot
15 101 (6.18%) Spring MVC
16 99 (6.06%) React
17 82 (5.02%) XML
18 79 (4.84%) CSS3
18 79 (4.84%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 138 (8.45%) Greenfield Project
2 128 (7.84%) Algorithms
3 80 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
4 73 (4.47%) Computer Science
5 67 (4.10%) Data Structures
6 57 (3.49%) Derivative
7 47 (2.88%) Fintech
8 41 (2.51%) User Experience
9 34 (2.08%) Fixed Income
10 33 (2.02%) Public Cloud
11 22 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
12 21 (1.29%) Equities
12 21 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 20 (1.22%) Equity Derivative
14 19 (1.16%) HoloLens
14 19 (1.16%) Mobile App
15 16 (0.98%) Market Risk
16 14 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
17 13 (0.80%) Self-Motivation
18 12 (0.73%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 296 (18.13%) Linux
2 142 (8.70%) Unix
3 54 (3.31%) Windows
4 48 (2.94%) Ubuntu
5 13 (0.80%) Android
6 11 (0.67%) Apple iOS
7 9 (0.55%) CentOS
7 9 (0.55%) Mac OS
8 6 (0.37%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.18%) Mesosphere
10 1 (0.061%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.061%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 863 (52.85%) Agile Software Development
2 498 (30.50%) TDD
3 363 (22.23%) Microservices
4 337 (20.64%) Scrum
5 307 (18.80%) BDD
6 304 (18.62%) Continuous Integration
7 297 (18.19%) DevOps
8 292 (17.88%) Open Source
9 252 (15.43%) Test Automation
10 239 (14.64%) Analytics
11 218 (13.35%) Software Engineering
12 212 (12.98%) Kanban
13 210 (12.86%) Data Science
14 200 (12.25%) Problem-Solving
15 164 (10.04%) Pair Programming
16 149 (9.12%) Machine Learning
17 148 (9.06%) ETL
18 143 (8.76%) Continuous Delivery
19 135 (8.27%) OO
20 128 (7.84%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1,155 (70.73%) Java
2 580 (35.52%) Python
3 373 (22.84%) SQL
4 329 (20.15%) JavaScript
5 179 (10.96%) Ruby
6 177 (10.84%) Groovy
7 155 (9.49%) Java 8
8 146 (8.94%) C#
9 110 (6.74%) C++
10 77 (4.72%) R
11 67 (4.10%) Bash Shell
12 66 (4.04%) Clojure
13 62 (3.80%) Go
14 60 (3.67%) Perl
15 51 (3.12%) Haskell
16 46 (2.82%) Shell Script
17 44 (2.69%) Java 9
18 30 (1.84%) Kotlin
19 28 (1.71%) C
20 19 (1.16%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 66 (4.04%) Degree
2 44 (2.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 27 (1.65%) Security Cleared
4 26 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (1.10%) Master's Degree
5 18 (1.10%) SC Cleared
6 17 (1.04%) PhD
7 4 (0.24%) A+ Certification
7 4 (0.24%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.12%) MBA
8 2 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.12%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.061%) APMP
9 1 (0.061%) CEH
9 1 (0.061%) CISM
9 1 (0.061%) CISSP
9 1 (0.061%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.061%) ISEB
9 1 (0.061%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.061%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (4.59%) QA
2 25 (1.53%) Data Quality
3 17 (1.04%) GDPR
4 6 (0.37%) MiFID
5 5 (0.31%) EMIR
6 4 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.24%) HIPAA
6 4 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.061%) HL7
7 1 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.061%) PMO
7 1 (0.061%) WCAG
System Software
1 392 (24.00%) Docker
2 84 (5.14%) HDFS
3 33 (2.02%) Apache Flume
4 25 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (0.98%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (0.37%) LXC
7 3 (0.18%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.12%) Ceph
9 1 (0.061%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 208 (12.74%) Kubernetes
2 104 (6.37%) Ansible
3 97 (5.94%) Puppet
4 80 (4.90%) Kibana
5 61 (3.74%) Terraform
6 60 (3.67%) Grafana
7 39 (2.39%) Hadoop YARN
7 39 (2.39%) Mesos
8 36 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
9 25 (1.53%) logstash
10 21 (1.29%) Oozie
11 18 (1.10%) Prometheus
12 16 (0.98%) Salt
13 12 (0.73%) Graphite
13 12 (0.73%) Packer
14 9 (0.55%) Docker Swarm
15 8 (0.49%) Control-M
16 7 (0.43%) Nagios
17 5 (0.31%) Marathon
17 5 (0.31%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 156 (9.55%) Google
2 99 (6.06%) Oracle
3 55 (3.37%) Cloudera
4 46 (2.82%) Hortonworks
5 44 (2.69%) Splunk
5 44 (2.69%) Tableau
6 29 (1.78%) Atlassian
7 28 (1.71%) MapR
7 28 (1.71%) Microsoft
8 27 (1.65%) Informatica
9 26 (1.59%) Adobe
10 23 (1.41%) AppDynamics
10 23 (1.41%) SaltStack
11 19 (1.16%) webMethods
12 18 (1.10%) SOASTA, Inc
13 17 (1.04%) Talend
14 15 (0.92%) Teradata
15 14 (0.86%) Alteryx
15 14 (0.86%) Databricks
16 11 (0.67%) Bloomberg