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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 176 308
Rank change year-on-year +74 +132  
Contract jobs citing Scala 937 713 333
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.23% 1.43% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.42% 3.72% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 493 250
Median daily rate £520 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.95% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £389 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +5.55% -10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £29.82 - £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Scala is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 17294 19174 18321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.19% 38.38% 37.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11938 13284 12035
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 432 390
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +12.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Scala as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +31 592 £543 -1.36% 177
North East +44 92 £350 -12.50% 4
South East +30 85 £488 +2.63% 11
Yorkshire +52 59 £513 +5.12% 8
West Midlands +27 49 £500 -1.96% 5
North West +28 22 £425 -5.55% 9
South West -6 13 £425 +17.24% 9
East of England +3 9 £513 +7.89% 8
East Midlands -11 4 £560 +17.89% 7
Midlands +10 2 - -
South Coast - 1 £550 -
Scala
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 1296 (68.10%) Java
2 1201 (63.11%) Agile Software Development
3 661 (34.73%) Python
4 617 (32.42%) TDD
5 596 (31.32%) Apache Spark
6 586 (30.79%) Big Data
7 572 (30.06%) Hadoop
8 506 (26.59%) Scrum
9 382 (20.07%) Git (software)
10 369 (19.39%) Play Framework
11 359 (18.86%) Linux
11 359 (18.86%) HTML
12 355 (18.65%) JavaScript
13 350 (18.39%) NoSQL
14 345 (18.13%) BDD
14 345 (18.13%) CSS
15 344 (18.08%) Ruby
16 343 (18.02%) Continuous Integration
17 334 (17.55%) REST
18 329 (17.29%) MongoDB
19 327 (17.18%) Open Source
20 321 (16.87%) Jenkins
21 318 (16.71%) DevOps
22 309 (16.24%) Spring
23 308 (16.18%) SQL
24 302 (15.87%) Amazon AWS
25 299 (15.71%) Apache Hive
26 294 (15.45%) JSON
27 280 (14.71%) Akka
28 273 (14.35%) Finance

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
1 596 (31.32%) Apache Spark
2 153 (8.04%) Apache
3 116 (6.10%) Elasticsearch
4 108 (5.68%) Confluence
5 95 (4.99%) Apache Pig
6 44 (2.31%) Tomcat
7 25 (1.31%) Apache Solr
8 23 (1.21%) SAS
9 19 (1.00%) WebLogic
10 18 (0.95%) JBoss
10 18 (0.95%) Jupyter
11 16 (0.84%) nginx
11 16 (0.84%) OpenStack
12 11 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 9 (0.47%) DataSynapse
14 6 (0.32%) Oracle Coherence
14 6 (0.32%) WebSphere
15 5 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
16 4 (0.21%) Liferay
17 3 (0.16%) Alfresco
Applications
1 22 (1.16%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.53%) SPSS
3 2 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.053%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.053%) Stata
Business Applications
1 6 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 302 (15.87%) Amazon AWS
2 97 (5.10%) GitHub
3 82 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 71 (3.73%) Amazon EC2
5 41 (2.15%) Amazon S3
6 39 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
7 38 (2.00%) Amazon Kinesis
8 35 (1.84%) Amazon EMR
9 25 (1.31%) PaaS
10 21 (1.10%) SaaS
11 17 (0.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 15 (0.79%) Google Analytics
12 15 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
13 11 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
13 11 (0.58%) Route 53
14 10 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
14 10 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
14 10 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 8 (0.42%) Azure Machine Learning
16 6 (0.32%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 200 (10.51%) HTTP
2 26 (1.37%) Kerberos
3 25 (1.31%) Internet
4 24 (1.26%) TCP/IP
5 21 (1.10%) SSL
6 16 (0.84%) LDAP
7 8 (0.42%) SSH
8 4 (0.21%) Firewall
8 4 (0.21%) SNA
9 3 (0.16%) DSL
9 3 (0.16%) Intranet
10 2 (0.11%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.11%) SMTP
11 1 (0.053%) DNS
11 1 (0.053%) Network Security
11 1 (0.053%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 586 (30.79%) Big Data
2 572 (30.06%) Hadoop
3 350 (18.39%) NoSQL
4 329 (17.29%) MongoDB
5 299 (15.71%) Apache Hive
6 235 (12.35%) Relational Database
7 216 (11.35%) Apache Cassandra
8 175 (9.20%) PostgreSQL
9 124 (6.52%) HBase
10 121 (6.36%) MySQL
11 87 (4.57%) SQL Server
12 73 (3.84%) Impala
13 72 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
14 63 (3.31%) RDBMS
15 55 (2.89%) Sqoop
16 46 (2.42%) QlikView
17 42 (2.21%) Data Lake
18 41 (2.15%) Neo4j
19 32 (1.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 32 (1.68%) Redis
Development Applications
1 382 (20.07%) Git (software)
2 321 (16.87%) Jenkins
3 199 (10.46%) JIRA
4 173 (9.09%) Selenium
5 169 (8.88%) Cucumber
6 158 (8.30%) JUnit
7 124 (6.52%) Subversion
8 92 (4.83%) IntelliJ
9 90 (4.73%) WebDriver
10 65 (3.42%) Maven
11 50 (2.63%) RSpec
12 45 (2.36%) Mockito
13 34 (1.79%) SoapUI
14 32 (1.68%) Eclipse
14 32 (1.68%) Vagrant
15 28 (1.47%) TeamCity
16 26 (1.37%) Grunt
17 24 (1.26%) Gradle
18 22 (1.16%) Gatling
19 21 (1.10%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 273 (14.35%) Finance
2 218 (11.46%) Banking
3 104 (5.47%) Investment Banking
4 70 (3.68%) Front Office
5 59 (3.10%) Games
6 47 (2.47%) Marketing
7 43 (2.26%) Retail
8 24 (1.26%) Telecoms
9 15 (0.79%) Publishing
9 15 (0.79%) Retail Banking
10 14 (0.74%) Corporate Banking
11 7 (0.37%) Advertising
11 7 (0.37%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.32%) Law
13 5 (0.26%) Back Office
14 3 (0.16%) German Language
15 1 (0.053%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.053%) Online Betting
15 1 (0.053%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1189 (62.48%) Developer
2 672 (35.31%) Scala Developer
3 464 (24.38%) Java Developer
4 217 (11.40%) Java Scala Developer
5 197 (10.35%) Senior Developer
6 175 (9.20%) Data Engineer
7 142 (7.46%) Big Data Engineer
8 128 (6.73%) Big Data Developer
9 110 (5.78%) Architect
10 91 (4.78%) Agile Developer
11 88 (4.62%) Senior Java Developer
12 86 (4.52%) Senior Scala Developer
13 75 (3.94%) Hadoop Developer
14 74 (3.89%) DevOps Engineer
15 67 (3.52%) Data Scientist
16 65 (3.42%) Hadoop Engineer
17 63 (3.31%) Tester
18 60 (3.15%) Agile Java Developer
19 57 (3.00%) Apache Spark Developer
20 54 (2.84%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 369 (19.39%) Play Framework
2 359 (18.86%) HTML
3 345 (18.13%) CSS
4 334 (17.55%) REST
5 309 (16.24%) Spring
6 294 (15.45%) JSON
7 280 (14.71%) Akka
8 257 (13.50%) Web Services
9 254 (13.35%) RESTful
10 252 (13.24%) Kafka
11 221 (11.61%) HTML5
12 163 (8.57%) AngularJS
13 144 (7.57%) CSS3
14 138 (7.25%) Node.js
15 134 (7.04%) Django
16 129 (6.78%) XML
17 123 (6.46%) Ruby on Rails
18 121 (6.36%) Ajax
19 108 (5.68%) Hibernate
20 82 (4.31%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 117 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
2 114 (5.99%) Algorithms
3 92 (4.83%) User Experience
4 79 (4.15%) Computer Science
5 59 (3.10%) Derivative
6 43 (2.26%) Fintech
6 43 (2.26%) Fixed Income
7 36 (1.89%) Equities
8 32 (1.68%) Credit Risk
9 31 (1.63%) Data Structures
10 29 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 25 (1.31%) Grid Computing
12 22 (1.16%) Blog
12 22 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
13 21 (1.10%) Public Cloud
14 20 (1.05%) Market Risk
15 18 (0.95%) Management Information System
16 16 (0.84%) Mobile App
17 15 (0.79%) Smartphone
18 14 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 359 (18.86%) Linux
2 178 (9.35%) Unix
3 59 (3.10%) Windows
4 51 (2.68%) Mac OS X
5 26 (1.37%) Android
6 20 (1.05%) Ubuntu
7 16 (0.84%) Apple iOS
8 12 (0.63%) Mac OS
9 10 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.37%) CentOS
11 3 (0.16%) Solaris
12 2 (0.11%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.053%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1201 (63.11%) Agile Software Development
2 617 (32.42%) TDD
3 506 (26.59%) Scrum
4 345 (18.13%) BDD
5 343 (18.02%) Continuous Integration
6 327 (17.18%) Open Source
7 318 (16.71%) DevOps
8 271 (14.24%) Microservices
9 268 (14.08%) Kanban
10 241 (12.66%) Software Engineering
11 223 (11.72%) Automated Testing
12 191 (10.04%) Analytics
13 172 (9.04%) Pair Programming
14 161 (8.46%) Machine Learning
15 157 (8.25%) Configuration Management
16 148 (7.78%) Web Development
17 122 (6.41%) Continuous Delivery
18 121 (6.36%) Continuous Deployment
18 121 (6.36%) Responsive Web Design
19 119 (6.25%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1296 (68.10%) Java
2 661 (34.73%) Python
3 355 (18.65%) JavaScript
4 344 (18.08%) Ruby
5 308 (16.18%) SQL
6 185 (9.72%) C#
7 179 (9.41%) R
8 128 (6.73%) Groovy
9 65 (3.42%) C++
10 58 (3.05%) Perl
11 54 (2.84%) Go
12 47 (2.47%) Clojure
13 46 (2.42%) Bash Shell
14 40 (2.10%) Haskell
15 39 (2.05%) Shell Script
16 22 (1.16%) PHP
17 19 (1.00%) C
18 14 (0.74%) T-SQL
19 12 (0.63%) MATLAB
20 9 (0.47%) F#
Qualifications
1 103 (5.41%) Degree
2 51 (2.68%) Security Cleared
3 40 (2.10%) PhD
4 27 (1.42%) SC Cleared
5 21 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.16%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.16%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.11%) CISA
7 2 (0.11%) CISM
7 2 (0.11%) CISSP
7 2 (0.11%) ISEB
7 2 (0.11%) RHCE
7 2 (0.11%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.053%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.053%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.053%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.053%) GSEC
8 1 (0.053%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (7.99%) QA
2 28 (1.47%) WCAG
3 8 (0.42%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.37%) SDET
5 6 (0.32%) MiFID
6 2 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.11%) ISO20022
6 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.053%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.053%) EMIR
7 1 (0.053%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 256 (13.45%) Docker
2 102 (5.36%) HDFS
3 47 (2.47%) Apache Flume
4 13 (0.68%) LXC
5 7 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (0.16%) KVM
9 2 (0.11%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.053%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.053%) Varnish
10 1 (0.053%) vSphere
10 1 (0.053%) Xen
Systems Management
1 183 (9.62%) Puppet
2 142 (7.46%) Opscode Chef
3 96 (5.04%) Ansible
4 81 (4.26%) Hadoop YARN
5 42 (2.21%) Oozie
6 39 (2.05%) Kubernetes
7 28 (1.47%) Kibana
8 27 (1.42%) Mesos
9 25 (1.31%) Grafana
10 21 (1.10%) Terraform
11 16 (0.84%) Nagios
12 12 (0.63%) logstash
13 11 (0.58%) Ambari
14 8 (0.42%) rkt
15 6 (0.32%) Salt
15 6 (0.32%) ZABBIX
16 5 (0.26%) Packer
17 3 (0.16%) Control-M
18 1 (0.053%) OpenAM
18 1 (0.053%) yum
Vendors
1 96 (5.04%) Cloudera
2 91 (4.78%) Google
3 72 (3.78%) Microsoft
3 72 (3.78%) Oracle
4 68 (3.57%) Hortonworks
5 35 (1.84%) Atlassian
6 31 (1.63%) Tableau
7 22 (1.16%) Teradata
8 18 (0.95%) Splunk
8 18 (0.95%) VMware
9 16 (0.84%) MicroStrategy
10 13 (0.68%) IBM
11 12 (0.63%) webMethods
12 10 (0.53%) AppDynamics
12 10 (0.53%) Red Hat
13 9 (0.47%) Ab Initio
13 9 (0.47%) MapR
13 9 (0.47%) New Relic
13 9 (0.47%) RapidMiner
14 8 (0.42%) hybris
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South West London
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Experis Ltd
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London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £475 - £550 per day + 6 Month Contract
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
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Central London / West End
Intelletec
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Shipley, West Yorkshire
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City, London
TEKsystems
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London
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
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London
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London
Hydrogen Group
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Venturi
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London
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West Midlands
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West London
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