Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 122 199
Rank change year-on-year -10 +77 +99
Contract jobs citing Scala 1841 2017 1312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.94% 2.07% 1.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.61% 5.10% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1411 1528 1051
England median daily rate £538 £525 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% -8.70% +15.00%
10th Percentile £410 £400 £413
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
UK median daily rate £529 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +0.67% -4.55% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
England median hourly rate - £100.00 £65.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +53.85% -
UK median hourly rate - £100.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year - +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 39942 39529 40557
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.13% 40.53% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 28155 27378 27763
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £275
90th Percentile £638 £594 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 747 822 957
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +21.79%
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.56 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.25 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +20.81%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -4 1300 £550 +0.92% 203
South East +19 232 £500 +5.26% 12
North of England -31 164 £475 +4.40% 28
Yorkshire -33 93 £470 +4.44% 8
Midlands +35 91 £475 +0.74% 10
West Midlands +20 70 £450 -2.33% 3
North East +54 53 £400 -11.11% 1
South West -21 30 £475 +5.56% 14
East Midlands +6 21 £525 +16.67% 6
North West -22 21 £525 +5.00% 19
East of England -10 18 £400 -23.81% 24
Scala
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Scala also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Scala.

1 1213 (65.89%) Java
2 1161 (63.06%) Agile Software Development
3 616 (33.46%) TDD
4 552 (29.98%) Apache Spark
5 549 (29.82%) Python
6 503 (27.32%) Big Data
7 475 (25.80%) Hadoop
8 459 (24.93%) Scrum
9 387 (21.02%) NoSQL
10 375 (20.37%) Microservices
11 365 (19.83%) Open Source
12 353 (19.17%) Linux
13 352 (19.12%) SQL
14 350 (19.01%) Continuous Integration
15 347 (18.85%) Amazon AWS
16 341 (18.52%) Kafka
17 337 (18.31%) Docker
18 335 (18.20%) JavaScript
19 328 (17.82%) CSS
20 323 (17.54%) DevOps
21 321 (17.44%) MongoDB
22 319 (17.33%) Spring
23 318 (17.27%) Play Framework
24 307 (16.68%) BDD
24 307 (16.68%) HTML
25 304 (16.51%) RESTful
26 296 (16.08%) REST
27 294 (15.97%) Git (software)
28 284 (15.43%) Akka
29 274 (14.88%) JSON

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
1 552 (29.98%) Apache Spark
2 156 (8.47%) Apache
3 116 (6.30%) Elasticsearch
4 69 (3.75%) Confluence
5 54 (2.93%) Tomcat
6 47 (2.55%) Apache Solr
7 45 (2.44%) JBoss
8 40 (2.17%) Apache Pig
9 39 (2.12%) WebLogic
10 19 (1.03%) OpenStack
10 19 (1.03%) WildFly
11 18 (0.98%) nginx
12 17 (0.92%) Jupyter
13 14 (0.76%) Oracle Coherence
13 14 (0.76%) SAS
14 13 (0.71%) WebSphere
15 12 (0.65%) Jetty
15 12 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 10 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
16 10 (0.54%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (0.22%) SPSS
2 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.054%) HipChat
3 1 (0.054%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (0.11%) R3 Corda
2 1 (0.054%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.054%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.054%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 347 (18.85%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (3.37%) GitHub
4 51 (2.77%) Google Cloud Platform
5 41 (2.23%) Amazon EC2
6 39 (2.12%) Amazon S3
7 32 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
8 26 (1.41%) Amazon EMR
9 21 (1.14%) Serverless
10 19 (1.03%) Google Analytics
11 18 (0.98%) PaaS
12 16 (0.87%) Heroku
13 14 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
14 11 (0.60%) Amazon Kinesis
14 11 (0.60%) npm
15 10 (0.54%) Amazon Glacier
15 10 (0.54%) SaaS
16 7 (0.38%) Route 53
16 7 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 6 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 157 (8.53%) HTTP
2 40 (2.17%) SSL
3 36 (1.96%) TCP/IP
4 18 (0.98%) Internet
5 13 (0.71%) Kerberos
6 4 (0.22%) DNS
7 3 (0.16%) FTP
7 3 (0.16%) SMS
8 2 (0.11%) Network Security
8 2 (0.11%) SNA
9 1 (0.054%) Firewall
9 1 (0.054%) FIX Connectivity
9 1 (0.054%) GSM
9 1 (0.054%) LAN
9 1 (0.054%) LDAP
9 1 (0.054%) SSH
9 1 (0.054%) VPN
9 1 (0.054%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 503 (27.32%) Big Data
2 475 (25.80%) Hadoop
3 387 (21.02%) NoSQL
4 321 (17.44%) MongoDB
5 249 (13.53%) Apache Cassandra
6 174 (9.45%) Apache Hive
7 168 (9.13%) Relational Database
8 160 (8.69%) PostgreSQL
9 156 (8.47%) MySQL
10 143 (7.77%) HBase
11 74 (4.02%) Impala
12 53 (2.88%) SQL Server
13 47 (2.55%) Sqoop
14 45 (2.44%) RDBMS
15 40 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
16 35 (1.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 35 (1.90%) Redis
17 31 (1.68%) Amazon Redshift
17 31 (1.68%) Flink
18 27 (1.47%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 294 (15.97%) Git (software)
2 251 (13.63%) Jenkins
3 142 (7.71%) JUnit
4 126 (6.84%) JIRA
5 109 (5.92%) Selenium
6 103 (5.59%) IntelliJ
7 101 (5.49%) Cucumber
8 85 (4.62%) Maven
9 73 (3.97%) Mockito
10 72 (3.91%) Subversion
11 50 (2.72%) WebDriver
12 42 (2.28%) Gradle
13 31 (1.68%) TeamCity
14 27 (1.47%) Eclipse
15 24 (1.30%) Grunt
15 24 (1.30%) gulp
16 23 (1.25%) GitLab
17 22 (1.20%) Talend Open Studio
18 20 (1.09%) Gatling
19 19 (1.03%) Vagrant
General
1 244 (13.25%) Finance
2 207 (11.24%) Banking
3 94 (5.11%) Investment Banking
4 80 (4.35%) Games
5 72 (3.91%) Front Office
6 55 (2.99%) Retail
7 32 (1.74%) Publishing
8 29 (1.58%) Marketing
9 15 (0.81%) Financial Institution
10 13 (0.71%) Advertising
11 8 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (0.43%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.27%) Back Office
13 4 (0.22%) Law
14 2 (0.11%) Automotive
14 2 (0.11%) Music Industry
14 2 (0.11%) Online Betting
14 2 (0.11%) Wholesale Banking
15 1 (0.054%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.054%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1185 (64.37%) Developer
2 707 (38.40%) Scala Developer
3 411 (22.32%) Java Developer
4 213 (11.57%) Senior Developer
5 196 (10.65%) Data Engineer
6 188 (10.21%) Java Scala Developer
7 148 (8.04%) Big Data Developer
8 141 (7.66%) Big Data Engineer
9 107 (5.81%) Agile Developer
10 104 (5.65%) Senior Scala Developer
11 99 (5.38%) Architect
12 86 (4.67%) Senior Java Developer
13 75 (4.07%) Agile Java Developer
14 73 (3.97%) Data Scientist
15 67 (3.64%) Apache Spark Developer
15 67 (3.64%) Java Engineer
16 59 (3.20%) Software Engineer
17 57 (3.10%) Python Developer
18 51 (2.77%) AWS Developer
19 47 (2.55%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 341 (18.52%) Kafka
2 328 (17.82%) CSS
3 319 (17.33%) Spring
4 318 (17.27%) Play Framework
5 307 (16.68%) HTML
6 304 (16.51%) RESTful
7 296 (16.08%) REST
8 284 (15.43%) Akka
9 274 (14.88%) JSON
10 226 (12.28%) Web Services
11 209 (11.35%) HTML5
12 189 (10.27%) Node.js
13 156 (8.47%) AngularJS
14 131 (7.12%) CSS3
14 131 (7.12%) React
15 125 (6.79%) Hibernate
16 121 (6.57%) XML
17 110 (5.98%) Spring Boot
18 91 (4.94%) SOAP
19 83 (4.51%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 129 (7.01%) Greenfield Project
2 112 (6.08%) Algorithms
3 103 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
4 71 (3.86%) User Experience
5 63 (3.42%) Data Structures
6 62 (3.37%) Derivative
7 48 (2.61%) Fintech
8 47 (2.55%) Computer Science
9 43 (2.34%) Fixed Income
10 37 (2.01%) Market Risk
11 34 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 27 (1.47%) Grid Computing
13 23 (1.25%) Mobile App
14 21 (1.14%) Equities
14 21 (1.14%) Online Games
15 19 (1.03%) Blog
16 16 (0.87%) Management Information System
16 16 (0.87%) Semantic Web
17 14 (0.76%) Replication
18 13 (0.71%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 353 (19.17%) Linux
2 208 (11.30%) Unix
3 47 (2.55%) Windows
4 37 (2.01%) Mac OS X
5 29 (1.58%) Android
6 21 (1.14%) Mac OS
7 20 (1.09%) Apple iOS
8 17 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (0.87%) CentOS
10 12 (0.65%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.27%) CoreOS
12 3 (0.16%) AIX
13 2 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.054%) Solaris
14 1 (0.054%) Windows Server
14 1 (0.054%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1161 (63.06%) Agile Software Development
2 616 (33.46%) TDD
3 459 (24.93%) Scrum
4 375 (20.37%) Microservices
5 365 (19.83%) Open Source
6 350 (19.01%) Continuous Integration
7 323 (17.54%) DevOps
8 307 (16.68%) BDD
9 262 (14.23%) Kanban
10 254 (13.80%) Test Automation
11 240 (13.04%) Software Engineering
12 230 (12.49%) Pair Programming
13 178 (9.67%) Machine Learning
14 173 (9.40%) Analytics
15 152 (8.26%) Continuous Delivery
16 128 (6.95%) Mentoring
17 108 (5.87%) High Availability
18 107 (5.81%) ETL
18 107 (5.81%) Functional Programming
19 103 (5.59%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1213 (65.89%) Java
2 549 (29.82%) Python
3 352 (19.12%) SQL
4 335 (18.20%) JavaScript
5 193 (10.48%) Ruby
6 129 (7.01%) C#
7 112 (6.08%) Groovy
8 96 (5.21%) R
9 84 (4.56%) Go
10 68 (3.69%) Bash Shell
11 63 (3.42%) Shell Script
12 53 (2.88%) C++
13 50 (2.72%) Clojure
14 35 (1.90%) Kotlin
15 28 (1.52%) PHP
16 25 (1.36%) Perl
17 23 (1.25%) Haskell
18 17 (0.92%) SPARQL
19 16 (0.87%) TypeScript
20 15 (0.81%) C
Qualifications
1 108 (5.87%) Security Cleared
2 90 (4.89%) SC Cleared
3 88 (4.78%) Degree
4 27 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (0.87%) PhD
6 13 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (0.43%) DBS Check
7 8 (0.43%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (0.22%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.22%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.054%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.054%) AAT
11 1 (0.054%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.054%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (5.65%) QA
2 18 (0.98%) Data Quality
3 16 (0.87%) WCAG
4 12 (0.65%) MiFID
5 7 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.27%) GCP
7 1 (0.054%) Basel III
7 1 (0.054%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.054%) FATCA
7 1 (0.054%) GDPR
7 1 (0.054%) IFRS
7 1 (0.054%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.054%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.054%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 337 (18.31%) Docker
2 103 (5.59%) HDFS
3 63 (3.42%) Apache Flume
4 27 (1.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 9 (0.49%) LXC
6 3 (0.16%) Platform Symphony
6 3 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.11%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.11%) Varnish
7 2 (0.11%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.054%) Oracle Clusterware
8 1 (0.054%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 166 (9.02%) Puppet
2 102 (5.54%) Ansible
3 86 (4.67%) Kibana
4 84 (4.56%) Grafana
5 78 (4.24%) Kubernetes
6 64 (3.48%) logstash
7 61 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
8 45 (2.44%) Hadoop YARN
9 41 (2.23%) Mesos
10 39 (2.12%) Terraform
11 35 (1.90%) Oozie
12 14 (0.76%) Prometheus
13 13 (0.71%) Sysdig
14 9 (0.49%) Ambari
15 8 (0.43%) Packer
15 8 (0.43%) StatsD
15 8 (0.43%) ZABBIX
16 5 (0.27%) Nagios
17 4 (0.22%) Control-M
17 4 (0.22%) Rancher
Vendors
1 128 (6.95%) Google
2 116 (6.30%) Oracle
3 84 (4.56%) Splunk
4 78 (4.24%) Hortonworks
5 77 (4.18%) Cloudera
6 60 (3.26%) AppDynamics
7 35 (1.90%) Tableau
8 26 (1.41%) Microsoft
9 22 (1.20%) Talend
9 22 (1.20%) webMethods
10 17 (0.92%) Atlassian
10 17 (0.92%) Informatica
10 17 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
11 12 (0.65%) New Relic
12 11 (0.60%) MapR
13 8 (0.43%) Sybase
14 7 (0.38%) SaltStack
15 6 (0.33%) hybris
15 6 (0.33%) IBM
16 5 (0.27%) Red Hat