Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 2019 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
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 180 131 110
Rank change year-on-year -49 -21 +76
Contract jobs citing Scala 1,380 1,837 1,905
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.56% 1.98% 2.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.56% 4.62% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 919 1,412 1,402
England median daily rate £550 £538 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% +2.38% -4.55%
10th Percentile £416 £419 £383
90th Percentile £695 £663 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £529 £525
% change year-on-year +4.07% +0.67% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
England median hourly rate £176.50 £63.75 £29.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +176.86% +113.82% -54.13%
10th Percentile £176.25 £47.43 £27.65
90th Percentile £176.75 £86.68 £94.40
UK median hourly rate £24.50 £63.75 £29.82
% change year-on-year -61.57% +113.82% -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 38,736 39,752 34,985
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 43.82% 42.85% 40.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,365 28,100 24,150
England median daily rate £484 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.89% +9.20% +2.35%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 595 735 757
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £18.00 £17.43 £17.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.65 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 2019. 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 -46 849 £600 +9.09% 254
South East -42 194 £500 - 47
North of England -22 170 £475 -4.04% 52
Yorkshire -16 81 £500 +1.01% 20
Midlands +1 77 £440 -12.00% 23
South West -2 67 £550 +15.79% 26
North West +8 48 £513 +13.89% 25
West Midlands -9 40 £440 -7.37% 10
North East 0 38 £438 +9.38% 7
East Midlands +17 37 £430 -14.00% 13
East of England -22 19 £488 -2.50% 29
Scala
UK

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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.

1 896 (64.93%) Java
2 745 (53.99%) Agile Software Development
3 598 (43.33%) Python
4 469 (33.99%) Apache Spark
5 452 (32.75%) TDD
6 406 (29.42%) Big Data
7 404 (29.28%) Hadoop
8 344 (24.93%) Kafka
9 340 (24.64%) SQL
10 338 (24.49%) Git (software)
11 322 (23.33%) Docker
12 321 (23.26%) Amazon AWS
13 313 (22.68%) Microservices
14 307 (22.25%) Jenkins
15 283 (20.51%) NoSQL
16 271 (19.64%) Play Framework
17 270 (19.57%) Linux
18 265 (19.20%) DevOps
19 264 (19.13%) Spring
20 261 (18.91%) REST
21 251 (18.19%) JavaScript
22 250 (18.12%) MongoDB
23 248 (17.97%) Scrum
24 243 (17.61%) Test Automation
25 240 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
26 233 (16.88%) RESTful
27 229 (16.59%) BDD
28 228 (16.52%) Open Source
29 212 (15.36%) Finance
29 212 (15.36%) Problem-Solving

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
1 469 (33.99%) Apache Spark
2 108 (7.83%) Confluence
3 105 (7.61%) Apache
4 80 (5.80%) Elasticsearch
5 37 (2.68%) WebLogic
6 34 (2.46%) JBoss
6 34 (2.46%) MQSeries
7 31 (2.25%) nginx
8 28 (2.03%) Apache Solr
8 28 (2.03%) Tomcat
9 26 (1.88%) Apache Airflow
9 26 (1.88%) Apache Pig
10 20 (1.45%) Oracle Coherence
11 18 (1.30%) SAS
12 13 (0.94%) Luigi
13 11 (0.80%) SharePoint
14 6 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 3 (0.22%) Mule
16 1 (0.072%) Jupyter
16 1 (0.072%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (0.36%) SPSS
1 5 (0.36%) Stata
Business Applications
1 16 (1.16%) Distributed Ledger
1 16 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.072%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 321 (23.26%) Amazon AWS
2 142 (10.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 94 (6.81%) Google Cloud Platform
4 60 (4.35%) Amazon S3
5 55 (3.99%) GitHub
6 45 (3.26%) Amazon EMR
7 42 (3.04%) Serverless
8 36 (2.61%) Amazon EC2
8 36 (2.61%) Amazon Kinesis
9 34 (2.46%) Google Analytics
10 30 (2.17%) AWS Lambda
11 29 (2.10%) AWS CloudFormation
12 20 (1.45%) PaaS
13 19 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
14 16 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
15 8 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
15 8 (0.58%) Datadog
15 8 (0.58%) SaaS
16 7 (0.51%) Heroku
17 6 (0.43%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 114 (8.26%) HTTP
2 37 (2.68%) TCP/IP
3 33 (2.39%) SSL
4 8 (0.58%) Kerberos
5 7 (0.51%) Internet
5 7 (0.51%) MQTT
5 7 (0.51%) VPN
6 5 (0.36%) DNS
6 5 (0.36%) Skype
7 3 (0.22%) ICMP
8 2 (0.14%) Firewall
8 2 (0.14%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.072%) 3GPP
9 1 (0.072%) DSL
9 1 (0.072%) Network Security
9 1 (0.072%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 406 (29.42%) Big Data
2 404 (29.28%) Hadoop
3 283 (20.51%) NoSQL
4 250 (18.12%) MongoDB
5 192 (13.91%) Apache Hive
6 172 (12.46%) Apache Cassandra
7 171 (12.39%) Relational Database
8 128 (9.28%) HBase
9 84 (6.09%) SQL Server
10 71 (5.14%) PostgreSQL
11 67 (4.86%) Data Warehouse
12 66 (4.78%) Impala
13 53 (3.84%) RDBMS
14 52 (3.77%) MySQL
15 50 (3.62%) Data Lake
16 42 (3.04%) Spark SQL
17 41 (2.97%) Sqoop
18 34 (2.46%) Couchbase
18 34 (2.46%) Power BI
19 33 (2.39%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 338 (24.49%) Git (software)
2 307 (22.25%) Jenkins
3 156 (11.30%) JUnit
4 130 (9.42%) Cucumber
5 119 (8.62%) JIRA
6 103 (7.46%) Selenium
7 85 (6.16%) Maven
8 71 (5.14%) IntelliJ
9 70 (5.07%) Subversion
10 61 (4.42%) Hudson
11 59 (4.28%) Gradle
12 57 (4.13%) Gatling
13 49 (3.55%) Eclipse
14 40 (2.90%) gulp
15 34 (2.46%) Ant
15 34 (2.46%) Sublime Text
16 30 (2.17%) Grunt
17 29 (2.10%) WebDriver
18 28 (2.03%) Karma Test Runner
19 23 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 212 (15.36%) Finance
2 130 (9.42%) Banking
3 62 (4.49%) Front Office
4 34 (2.46%) Investment Banking
4 34 (2.46%) Retail
5 30 (2.17%) Marketing
6 27 (1.96%) Advertising
7 26 (1.88%) Games
8 21 (1.52%) Legal
9 20 (1.45%) Telecoms
10 14 (1.01%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.65%) Back Office
11 9 (0.65%) Publishing
12 4 (0.29%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.22%) Automotive
13 3 (0.22%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.14%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.072%) Billing
15 1 (0.072%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.072%) Law
Job Titles
1 768 (55.65%) Developer
2 403 (29.20%) Scala Developer
3 206 (14.93%) Data Engineer
4 204 (14.78%) Java Developer
5 130 (9.42%) Senior Developer
6 101 (7.32%) Big Data Engineer
7 76 (5.51%) Agile Developer
7 76 (5.51%) Big Data Developer
7 76 (5.51%) Senior Scala Developer
8 73 (5.29%) Architect
9 55 (3.99%) DevOps Engineer
10 54 (3.91%) Java Engineer
11 53 (3.84%) AWS Developer
12 50 (3.62%) Java Scala Developer
13 49 (3.55%) Senior Java Developer
14 46 (3.33%) Hadoop Developer
14 46 (3.33%) Programmer
15 45 (3.26%) Apache Spark Developer
16 42 (3.04%) Software Engineer
17 40 (2.90%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 344 (24.93%) Kafka
2 271 (19.64%) Play Framework
3 264 (19.13%) Spring
4 261 (18.91%) REST
5 233 (16.88%) RESTful
6 175 (12.68%) JSON
7 171 (12.39%) HTML
8 165 (11.96%) CSS
9 154 (11.16%) Node.js
9 154 (11.16%) Web Services
10 119 (8.62%) Spring MVC
11 118 (8.55%) Akka
12 109 (7.90%) HTML5
13 89 (6.45%) Spring Boot
14 86 (6.23%) Hibernate
15 72 (5.22%) .NET
15 72 (5.22%) AngularJS
16 70 (5.07%) Django
17 68 (4.93%) XML
18 65 (4.71%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 132 (9.57%) Greenfield Project
2 100 (7.25%) Algorithms
3 59 (4.28%) Data Structures
4 50 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (2.97%) Fintech
6 31 (2.25%) User Experience
7 30 (2.17%) Derivative
8 26 (1.88%) Fixed Income
8 26 (1.88%) Market Risk
9 25 (1.81%) Mobile App
10 24 (1.74%) iPad
11 22 (1.59%) Public Cloud
12 20 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
13 12 (0.87%) Equities
13 12 (0.87%) Grid Computing
14 11 (0.80%) Hedge funds
14 11 (0.80%) HoloLens
15 9 (0.65%) Credit Risk
16 8 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 7 (0.51%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 270 (19.57%) Linux
2 95 (6.88%) Unix
3 52 (3.77%) Windows
4 31 (2.25%) Ubuntu
5 16 (1.16%) Apple iOS
6 13 (0.94%) Android
7 11 (0.80%) Mac OS
8 9 (0.65%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.072%) CentOS
9 1 (0.072%) DC/OS
9 1 (0.072%) Mesosphere
9 1 (0.072%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 745 (53.99%) Agile Software Development
2 452 (32.75%) TDD
3 313 (22.68%) Microservices
4 265 (19.20%) DevOps
5 248 (17.97%) Scrum
6 243 (17.61%) Test Automation
7 240 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
8 229 (16.59%) BDD
9 228 (16.52%) Open Source
10 212 (15.36%) Problem-Solving
11 182 (13.19%) Analytics
12 150 (10.87%) Pair Programming
13 147 (10.65%) Configuration Management
14 138 (10.00%) Data Science
14 138 (10.00%) Kanban
15 135 (9.78%) Functional Programming
16 131 (9.49%) MVC
17 128 (9.28%) Software Engineering
18 121 (8.77%) ETL
19 98 (7.10%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 896 (64.93%) Java
2 598 (43.33%) Python
3 340 (24.64%) SQL
4 251 (18.19%) JavaScript
5 190 (13.77%) Ruby
6 135 (9.78%) Groovy
7 116 (8.41%) C#
8 103 (7.46%) Java 8
9 72 (5.22%) Haskell
10 62 (4.49%) Kotlin
11 59 (4.28%) Go
12 58 (4.20%) C++
13 54 (3.91%) R
14 53 (3.84%) Bash Shell
14 53 (3.84%) Clojure
15 41 (2.97%) Perl
16 36 (2.61%) Java 9
17 29 (2.10%) Shell Script
18 27 (1.96%) MATLAB
19 21 (1.52%) C
Qualifications
1 80 (5.80%) Degree
2 65 (4.71%) BPSS Clearance
3 21 (1.52%) Security Cleared
4 18 (1.30%) SC Cleared
5 17 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (1.23%) PhD
6 14 (1.01%) Master's Degree
7 8 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.14%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.072%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.072%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.072%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.072%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (4.13%) QA
2 20 (1.45%) WCAG
3 16 (1.16%) GDPR
4 8 (0.58%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.14%) MiFID
6 1 (0.072%) EMIR
6 1 (0.072%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.072%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 322 (23.33%) Docker
2 59 (4.28%) HDFS
3 49 (3.55%) Apache Flume
4 17 (1.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 10 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (0.14%) etcd
9 1 (0.072%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.072%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 176 (12.75%) Kubernetes
2 71 (5.14%) Ansible
3 70 (5.07%) Terraform
4 65 (4.71%) Kibana
5 58 (4.20%) Puppet
6 53 (3.84%) Hadoop YARN
7 50 (3.62%) Grafana
8 34 (2.46%) Oozie
9 29 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
10 14 (1.01%) Prometheus
11 13 (0.94%) Mesos
12 12 (0.87%) logstash
13 8 (0.58%) Consul
13 8 (0.58%) Control-M
13 8 (0.58%) Marathon
14 6 (0.43%) Graphite
14 6 (0.43%) ITRS Geneos
14 6 (0.43%) Tivoli
15 5 (0.36%) Ambari
15 5 (0.36%) Rancher
Vendors
1 184 (13.33%) Google
2 105 (7.61%) Oracle
3 70 (5.07%) Cloudera
4 46 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 44 (3.19%) Databricks
5 44 (3.19%) Hortonworks
6 32 (2.32%) Tableau
7 30 (2.17%) webMethods
8 29 (2.10%) Splunk
9 24 (1.74%) Adobe
10 20 (1.45%) MapR
11 19 (1.38%) Informatica
12 18 (1.30%) SaltStack
13 14 (1.01%) Teradata
14 13 (0.94%) Atlassian
14 13 (0.94%) hybris
15 11 (0.80%) IBM
16 10 (0.72%) Netezza
17 9 (0.65%) Ab Initio
17 9 (0.65%) AppDynamics