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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 159 253
Rank change year-on-year +45 +94  
Contract jobs citing Scala 917 801 456
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.12% 1.62% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.08% 4.14% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 673 620 333
Median daily rate £525 £518 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.44% -5.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £383 £411
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £650 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 18068 19331 19324
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.80% 39.09% 38.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 24306 27144 25112
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 £310 £288 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 751 817 831
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £15.75 £18.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £53.75 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 +30 608 £550 +4.76% 173
North of England +63 121 £475 -5.00% 18
South East +3 102 £488 +0.67% 18
Yorkshire +31 77 £500 +8.69% 12
Midlands +5 49 £500 +6.38% 12
West Midlands +1 36 £482 +2.47% 6
North East +90 35 £335 -25.55% 2
East Midlands +2 14 £525 - 6
East of England +4 12 £550 +41.93% 13
South West -5 11 £450 +24.13% 6
North West -4 9 £575 +15.00% 4
Scala
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 1235 (67.01%) Java
2 1197 (64.95%) Agile Software Development
3 592 (32.12%) Python
4 575 (31.20%) TDD
5 512 (27.78%) Hadoop
6 506 (27.46%) Apache Spark
7 489 (26.53%) Scrum
8 468 (25.39%) Big Data
9 424 (23.01%) Play Framework
10 405 (21.98%) CSS
11 404 (21.92%) Git (software)
12 389 (21.11%) HTML
13 379 (20.56%) Linux
14 362 (19.64%) Test Automation
15 359 (19.48%) Open Source
16 355 (19.26%) Ruby
17 352 (19.10%) JavaScript
18 343 (18.61%) MongoDB
19 337 (18.29%) JSON
20 336 (18.23%) DevOps
21 333 (18.07%) NoSQL
22 331 (17.96%) Jenkins
22 331 (17.96%) Continuous Integration
23 322 (17.47%) Microservices
24 317 (17.20%) REST
25 310 (16.82%) Spring
26 303 (16.44%) SQL
27 280 (15.19%) Amazon AWS
28 278 (15.08%) Akka
29 272 (14.76%) BDD

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
1 506 (27.46%) Apache Spark
2 167 (9.06%) Apache
3 135 (7.33%) Confluence
4 97 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
5 65 (3.53%) Apache Pig
6 46 (2.50%) Tomcat
7 44 (2.39%) JBoss
8 36 (1.95%) WebLogic
9 32 (1.74%) nginx
10 25 (1.36%) SAS
11 22 (1.19%) OpenStack
12 15 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 12 (0.65%) Apache Solr
14 11 (0.60%) DataSynapse
14 11 (0.60%) Jupyter
14 11 (0.60%) Oracle Coherence
15 8 (0.43%) WebSphere
16 5 (0.27%) CMS
16 5 (0.27%) GlassFish
16 5 (0.27%) WildFly
Applications
1 9 (0.49%) SPSS
2 7 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.054%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.054%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 280 (15.19%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (3.36%) GitHub
4 54 (2.93%) Amazon EC2
5 32 (1.74%) Amazon S3
6 23 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
7 22 (1.19%) Amazon EMR
7 22 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
8 17 (0.92%) Google Analytics
9 13 (0.71%) PaaS
10 11 (0.60%) SaaS
11 8 (0.43%) Amazon Kinesis
12 6 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
13 5 (0.27%) Datadog
13 5 (0.27%) IaaS
13 5 (0.27%) Route 53
13 5 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 4 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 211 (11.45%) HTTP
2 33 (1.79%) SSL
2 33 (1.79%) TCP/IP
3 27 (1.47%) Internet
4 9 (0.49%) Firewall
5 7 (0.38%) DNS
6 6 (0.33%) SSH
7 4 (0.22%) Skype
8 3 (0.16%) DSL
8 3 (0.16%) LDAP
8 3 (0.16%) SNA
9 2 (0.11%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.11%) Intranet
9 2 (0.11%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.11%) Network Security
9 2 (0.11%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 512 (27.78%) Hadoop
2 468 (25.39%) Big Data
3 343 (18.61%) MongoDB
4 333 (18.07%) NoSQL
5 216 (11.72%) Apache Cassandra
6 208 (11.29%) Relational Database
7 206 (11.18%) Apache Hive
8 126 (6.84%) MySQL
8 126 (6.84%) PostgreSQL
9 111 (6.02%) HBase
10 76 (4.12%) SQL Server
11 63 (3.42%) Impala
12 62 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
13 45 (2.44%) RDBMS
14 42 (2.28%) Sqoop
15 40 (2.17%) Neo4j
16 39 (2.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 30 (1.63%) CouchDB
17 30 (1.63%) Hazelcast
18 22 (1.19%) Redis
Development Applications
1 404 (21.92%) Git (software)
2 331 (17.96%) Jenkins
3 205 (11.12%) JIRA
4 177 (9.60%) JUnit
5 148 (8.03%) Selenium
6 144 (7.81%) Subversion
7 133 (7.22%) IntelliJ
8 128 (6.95%) Cucumber
9 71 (3.85%) WebDriver
10 50 (2.71%) Maven
11 46 (2.50%) Vagrant
12 45 (2.44%) Mockito
13 41 (2.22%) Grunt
14 38 (2.06%) gulp
15 34 (1.84%) Eclipse
15 34 (1.84%) TeamCity
16 30 (1.63%) RSpec
17 29 (1.57%) Gatling
18 28 (1.52%) SoapUI
19 25 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 253 (13.73%) Finance
2 211 (11.45%) Banking
3 107 (5.81%) Investment Banking
4 103 (5.59%) Front Office
5 42 (2.28%) Games
6 28 (1.52%) Retail
7 23 (1.25%) Marketing
8 17 (0.92%) Telecoms
9 10 (0.54%) Financial Institution
10 9 (0.49%) Back Office
10 9 (0.49%) Publishing
11 6 (0.33%) Law
12 5 (0.27%) Advertising
13 3 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.16%) German Language
13 3 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.16%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.054%) French Language
14 1 (0.054%) Legal
14 1 (0.054%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1230 (66.74%) Developer
2 745 (40.42%) Scala Developer
3 449 (24.36%) Java Developer
4 229 (12.43%) Java Scala Developer
5 207 (11.23%) Senior Developer
6 159 (8.63%) Big Data Developer
7 123 (6.67%) Data Engineer
8 98 (5.32%) Senior Scala Developer
9 97 (5.26%) Big Data Engineer
10 89 (4.83%) Agile Developer
10 89 (4.83%) Architect
11 76 (4.12%) Senior Java Developer
12 69 (3.74%) Tester
13 65 (3.53%) Hadoop Developer
14 59 (3.20%) Apache Spark Developer
15 58 (3.15%) Programmer
16 56 (3.04%) Python Developer
17 53 (2.88%) Data Scientist
17 53 (2.88%) DevOps Engineer
18 52 (2.82%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 424 (23.01%) Play Framework
2 405 (21.98%) CSS
3 389 (21.11%) HTML
4 337 (18.29%) JSON
5 317 (17.20%) REST
6 310 (16.82%) Spring
7 278 (15.08%) Akka
8 260 (14.11%) HTML5
9 257 (13.94%) RESTful
10 219 (11.88%) Kafka
11 198 (10.74%) Web Services
12 182 (9.88%) Node.js
13 176 (9.55%) AngularJS
13 176 (9.55%) CSS3
14 151 (8.19%) XML
15 149 (8.08%) Ajax
16 135 (7.33%) Django
17 128 (6.95%) Ruby on Rails
18 111 (6.02%) Hibernate
19 99 (5.37%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 112 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (4.67%) Greenfield Project
3 85 (4.61%) Algorithms
4 84 (4.56%) User Experience
5 65 (3.53%) Derivative
6 62 (3.36%) Fixed Income
7 54 (2.93%) Computer Science
8 46 (2.50%) Data Structures
9 39 (2.12%) Equities
9 39 (2.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 34 (1.84%) Fintech
11 31 (1.68%) Public Cloud
12 30 (1.63%) Market Risk
13 28 (1.52%) Blog
14 21 (1.14%) Grid Computing
15 19 (1.03%) Mobile App
16 17 (0.92%) Credit Risk
16 17 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
17 14 (0.76%) Smartphone
18 13 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 379 (20.56%) Linux
2 170 (9.22%) Unix
3 53 (2.88%) Windows
4 38 (2.06%) Mac OS X
5 25 (1.36%) Android
6 18 (0.98%) Ubuntu
7 17 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (0.76%) Apple iOS
9 7 (0.38%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.27%) CentOS
11 2 (0.11%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1197 (64.95%) Agile Software Development
2 575 (31.20%) TDD
3 489 (26.53%) Scrum
4 362 (19.64%) Test Automation
5 359 (19.48%) Open Source
6 336 (18.23%) DevOps
7 331 (17.96%) Continuous Integration
8 322 (17.47%) Microservices
9 272 (14.76%) BDD
10 226 (12.26%) Kanban
11 212 (11.50%) Software Engineering
12 170 (9.22%) Configuration Management
13 167 (9.06%) Analytics
14 156 (8.46%) MVC
15 152 (8.25%) Pair Programming
16 147 (7.98%) Web Development
17 146 (7.92%) Responsive Web Design
18 129 (7.00%) Machine Learning
19 128 (6.95%) Web Design
20 123 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1235 (67.01%) Java
2 592 (32.12%) Python
3 355 (19.26%) Ruby
4 352 (19.10%) JavaScript
5 303 (16.44%) SQL
6 216 (11.72%) C#
7 119 (6.46%) Groovy
8 89 (4.83%) R
9 66 (3.58%) C++
10 58 (3.15%) Shell Script
11 52 (2.82%) Perl
12 50 (2.71%) Bash Shell
13 45 (2.44%) Go
14 41 (2.22%) Clojure
15 40 (2.17%) Haskell
16 30 (1.63%) PHP
17 24 (1.30%) C
18 14 (0.76%) Kotlin
19 13 (0.71%) ES6
19 13 (0.71%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 74 (4.02%) Degree
2 60 (3.26%) Security Cleared
3 37 (2.01%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (1.03%) PhD
6 16 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
7 14 (0.76%) Numerate Degree
8 7 (0.38%) Master's Degree
9 5 (0.27%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.16%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.11%) CISA
12 2 (0.11%) CISM
12 2 (0.11%) CISSP
12 2 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.054%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.054%) AAT
13 1 (0.054%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.054%) GSEC
13 1 (0.054%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (7.27%) QA
2 20 (1.09%) Data Quality
3 19 (1.03%) WCAG
4 17 (0.92%) MiFID
5 2 (0.11%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.054%) EMIR
6 1 (0.054%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.054%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 261 (14.16%) Docker
2 90 (4.88%) HDFS
3 62 (3.36%) Apache Flume
4 14 (0.76%) LXC
5 11 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.22%) Platform Symphony
6 4 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.054%) KVM
8 1 (0.054%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.054%) Varnish
8 1 (0.054%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.054%) vSphere
8 1 (0.054%) Xen
Systems Management
1 222 (12.05%) Puppet
2 110 (5.97%) Opscode Chef
3 104 (5.64%) Ansible
4 55 (2.98%) Hadoop YARN
5 53 (2.88%) Kubernetes
6 43 (2.33%) Kibana
7 37 (2.01%) Grafana
7 37 (2.01%) Terraform
8 32 (1.74%) Oozie
9 23 (1.25%) logstash
10 18 (0.98%) Mesos
11 15 (0.81%) Packer
12 13 (0.71%) Nagios
13 7 (0.38%) Salt
14 6 (0.33%) HAProxy
14 6 (0.33%) Prometheus
14 6 (0.33%) ZABBIX
15 5 (0.27%) Graphite
16 3 (0.16%) HP SiteScope
17 2 (0.11%) Ambari
Vendors
1 121 (6.57%) Google
2 103 (5.59%) Oracle
3 83 (4.50%) Cloudera
4 48 (2.60%) Hortonworks
5 43 (2.33%) Microsoft
6 28 (1.52%) Atlassian
6 28 (1.52%) webMethods
7 22 (1.19%) Splunk
7 22 (1.19%) Tableau
8 16 (0.87%) AppDynamics
9 15 (0.81%) IBM
10 14 (0.76%) Adobe
10 14 (0.76%) Red Hat
11 13 (0.71%) New Relic
12 10 (0.54%) Ab Initio
12 10 (0.54%) Sybase
13 9 (0.49%) MicroStrategy
13 9 (0.49%) RapidMiner
14 8 (0.43%) IBM Sterling
14 8 (0.43%) VMware
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