Period
to 23 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 112 178
Rank change year-on-year -37 +66 +122
Contract jobs citing Scala 1,696 1,828 1,459
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.85% 2.17% 1.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.24% 5.22% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,215 1,351 1,057
England median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - -4.55%
10th Percentile £423 £375 £383
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -0.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
England median hourly rate £33.75 £29.82 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.20% - -
UK median hourly rate £33.75 £29.82 -
% change year-on-year +13.20% - -

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 39,980 35,037 38,024
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 43.69% 41.52% 38.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,083 24,135 26,363
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £280
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £460 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +5.14% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 722 755 858
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.79% +10.00%
10th Percentile £17.52 £17.60 £14.25
90th Percentile £53.63 £53.75 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £41.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year -1.20% +9.21% +8.57%

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 June 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 June 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 June 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 -12 1,188 £550 - 251
South East -18 196 £500 +2.56% 50
North of England -87 154 £488 +8.33% 45
Yorkshire -43 93 £500 - 19
Midlands -42 74 £475 -5.00% 17
North West +8 57 £463 +2.78% 20
East of England +31 52 £488 -7.14% 12
East Midlands +22 40 £475 -9.52% 2
West Midlands -60 34 £475 -3.87% 15
South West +9 27 £525 +23.53% 13
North East -84 4 - - 6
South Coast -1 2 - -
Scala
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 1,175 (69.28%) Java
2 873 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
3 632 (37.26%) Python
4 591 (34.85%) Apache Spark
5 587 (34.61%) Big Data
6 542 (31.96%) TDD
7 520 (30.66%) Hadoop
8 406 (23.94%) NoSQL
9 396 (23.35%) SQL
10 387 (22.82%) Amazon AWS
11 379 (22.35%) Linux
12 352 (20.75%) Docker
13 344 (20.28%) Kafka
14 342 (20.17%) Microservices
15 338 (19.93%) Git (software)
16 330 (19.46%) JavaScript
17 323 (19.04%) DevOps
18 308 (18.16%) Scrum
19 295 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
19 295 (17.39%) BDD
20 280 (16.51%) Open Source
21 279 (16.45%) Jenkins
22 278 (16.39%) Analytics
23 265 (15.63%) Apache Hive
24 264 (15.57%) MongoDB
25 252 (14.86%) Spring
26 246 (14.50%) Finance
27 241 (14.21%) RESTful
28 228 (13.44%) Data Science
29 222 (13.09%) Apache

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
1 591 (34.85%) Apache Spark
2 222 (13.09%) Apache
3 111 (6.54%) Elasticsearch
4 82 (4.83%) Apache Pig
5 64 (3.77%) Confluence
6 51 (3.01%) Tomcat
7 36 (2.12%) Apache Solr
8 28 (1.65%) SAS
9 26 (1.53%) Apache Airflow
10 25 (1.47%) WebLogic
11 22 (1.30%) nginx
12 21 (1.24%) WebSphere
13 20 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
14 17 (1.00%) JBoss
14 17 (1.00%) MQSeries
15 14 (0.83%) OpenStack
16 11 (0.65%) Jupyter
17 9 (0.53%) Luigi
18 8 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
19 7 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.35%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.059%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (0.83%) Distributed Ledger
2 7 (0.41%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.059%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.059%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.059%) PolarLake
3 1 (0.059%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 387 (22.82%) Amazon AWS
2 137 (8.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (3.66%) Google Cloud Platform
4 61 (3.60%) GitHub
5 54 (3.18%) Amazon S3
6 50 (2.95%) Amazon EC2
7 43 (2.54%) Amazon EMR
8 33 (1.95%) Amazon Kinesis
9 28 (1.65%) Google Analytics
10 23 (1.36%) PaaS
11 22 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
12 11 (0.65%) Google Tag Manager
12 11 (0.65%) Serverless
13 10 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
13 10 (0.59%) Heroku
14 9 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 9 (0.53%) SaaS
15 7 (0.41%) IaaS
16 6 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
17 5 (0.29%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 101 (5.96%) HTTP
2 40 (2.36%) TCP/IP
3 38 (2.24%) SSL
4 19 (1.12%) DNS
4 19 (1.12%) Kerberos
5 12 (0.71%) VPN
6 10 (0.59%) Internet
7 9 (0.53%) FTP
8 7 (0.41%) DSL
9 6 (0.35%) ICMP
9 6 (0.35%) SMS
10 5 (0.29%) BIG-IP
11 4 (0.24%) Firewall
12 3 (0.18%) SNA
12 3 (0.18%) SSH
13 2 (0.12%) Network Security
13 2 (0.12%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
14 1 (0.059%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 587 (34.61%) Big Data
2 520 (30.66%) Hadoop
3 406 (23.94%) NoSQL
4 265 (15.63%) Apache Hive
5 264 (15.57%) MongoDB
6 209 (12.32%) Apache Cassandra
7 175 (10.32%) Relational Database
8 160 (9.43%) PostgreSQL
9 149 (8.79%) HBase
10 107 (6.31%) SQL Server
11 101 (5.96%) MySQL
12 100 (5.90%) Impala
13 93 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
14 82 (4.83%) Amazon Redshift
15 77 (4.54%) Sqoop
16 63 (3.71%) RDBMS
17 56 (3.30%) Data Lake
18 34 (2.00%) Cloudera CDH
19 28 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
20 27 (1.59%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 338 (19.93%) Git (software)
2 279 (16.45%) Jenkins
3 132 (7.78%) JIRA
4 103 (6.07%) JUnit
5 95 (5.60%) Maven
6 86 (5.07%) Selenium
7 74 (4.36%) Cucumber
8 58 (3.42%) Subversion
9 57 (3.36%) IntelliJ
10 45 (2.65%) Gradle
11 43 (2.54%) Gatling
12 39 (2.30%) Mockito
13 34 (2.00%) GitLab
14 33 (1.95%) Hudson
14 33 (1.95%) SoapUI
15 30 (1.77%) TeamCity
16 28 (1.65%) Visual Studio Team System
17 27 (1.59%) Eclipse
17 27 (1.59%) Mercurial
18 26 (1.53%) JMeter
General
1 246 (14.50%) Finance
2 134 (7.90%) Banking
3 68 (4.01%) Retail
4 57 (3.36%) Front Office
5 56 (3.30%) Investment Banking
6 53 (3.13%) Games
7 37 (2.18%) Telecoms
8 28 (1.65%) Marketing
9 17 (1.00%) Advertising
10 14 (0.83%) Publishing
11 8 (0.47%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.35%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.35%) Private Banking
13 5 (0.29%) Back Office
13 5 (0.29%) Law
14 4 (0.24%) Legal
15 3 (0.18%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.18%) Wholesale Banking
16 1 (0.059%) International Banking
16 1 (0.059%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 971 (57.25%) Developer
2 408 (24.06%) Scala Developer
3 371 (21.88%) Java Developer
4 265 (15.63%) Data Engineer
5 164 (9.67%) Big Data Engineer
6 148 (8.73%) Senior Developer
7 129 (7.61%) Big Data Developer
8 98 (5.78%) Java Scala Developer
9 77 (4.54%) Senior Java Developer
10 70 (4.13%) Architect
11 69 (4.07%) Data Scientist
12 65 (3.83%) Software Engineer
13 64 (3.77%) AWS Engineer
14 61 (3.60%) Senior Scala Developer
15 57 (3.36%) Agile Developer
16 55 (3.24%) Hadoop Engineer
17 52 (3.07%) Apache Spark Developer
17 52 (3.07%) DevOps Engineer
18 51 (3.01%) Full Stack Developer
19 47 (2.77%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 344 (20.28%) Kafka
2 252 (14.86%) Spring
3 241 (14.21%) RESTful
4 205 (12.09%) REST
5 200 (11.79%) HTML
6 198 (11.67%) Play Framework
7 181 (10.67%) Node.js
8 162 (9.55%) CSS
8 162 (9.55%) Web Services
9 150 (8.84%) JSON
10 137 (8.08%) React
11 135 (7.96%) HTML5
12 125 (7.37%) AngularJS
13 117 (6.90%) Akka
14 106 (6.25%) Hibernate
15 100 (5.90%) XML
16 90 (5.31%) Spark Streaming
17 82 (4.83%) SOAP
18 81 (4.78%) Spring Boot
19 69 (4.07%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 121 (7.13%) Algorithms
2 106 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
3 75 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
4 70 (4.13%) Derivative
5 60 (3.54%) Computer Science
6 59 (3.48%) Fintech
7 55 (3.24%) Data Structures
8 45 (2.65%) User Experience
9 38 (2.24%) Equity Derivative
10 36 (2.12%) Public Cloud
11 35 (2.06%) Fixed Income
12 26 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 22 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
14 19 (1.12%) HoloLens
15 18 (1.06%) Equities
16 17 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
17 16 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
18 15 (0.88%) Mobile App
19 14 (0.83%) Market Risk
20 10 (0.59%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 379 (22.35%) Linux
2 144 (8.49%) Unix
3 47 (2.77%) Windows
4 31 (1.83%) Ubuntu
5 26 (1.53%) CentOS
6 23 (1.36%) Mac OS X
7 11 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (0.59%) Android
8 10 (0.59%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.29%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.24%) Debian
11 2 (0.12%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.12%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 873 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
2 542 (31.96%) TDD
3 342 (20.17%) Microservices
4 323 (19.04%) DevOps
5 308 (18.16%) Scrum
6 295 (17.39%) BDD
6 295 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
7 280 (16.51%) Open Source
8 278 (16.39%) Analytics
9 228 (13.44%) Data Science
10 216 (12.74%) Test Automation
11 206 (12.15%) Software Engineering
12 198 (11.67%) Machine Learning
13 185 (10.91%) Problem-Solving
14 179 (10.55%) Kanban
15 176 (10.38%) Pair Programming
16 154 (9.08%) Continuous Delivery
16 154 (9.08%) ETL
17 129 (7.61%) MVC
18 128 (7.55%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1,175 (69.28%) Java
2 632 (37.26%) Python
3 396 (23.35%) SQL
4 330 (19.46%) JavaScript
5 178 (10.50%) Java 8
6 171 (10.08%) Ruby
7 168 (9.91%) Groovy
8 111 (6.54%) C++
9 110 (6.49%) C#
10 105 (6.19%) R
11 86 (5.07%) Bash Shell
12 85 (5.01%) Shell Script
13 82 (4.83%) Go
14 64 (3.77%) Clojure
15 56 (3.30%) Kotlin
16 52 (3.07%) Perl
17 30 (1.77%) Haskell
18 26 (1.53%) C
19 21 (1.24%) PHP
20 19 (1.12%) ES6
Qualifications
1 84 (4.95%) Degree
2 45 (2.65%) Security Cleared
3 35 (2.06%) SC Cleared
4 33 (1.95%) BPSS Clearance
5 20 (1.18%) Master's Degree
6 17 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 15 (0.88%) PhD
8 7 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (0.29%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.24%) A+ Certification
11 3 (0.18%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.18%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.12%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.059%) CEH
13 1 (0.059%) CISM
13 1 (0.059%) CISSP
13 1 (0.059%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.059%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.059%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (3.95%) QA
2 27 (1.59%) Data Quality
2 27 (1.59%) GCP
3 26 (1.53%) GDPR
4 4 (0.24%) GAAP
4 4 (0.24%) HIPAA
4 4 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.18%) MiFID
5 3 (0.18%) WCAG
6 2 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.12%) EMIR
6 2 (0.12%) PMO
System Software
1 352 (20.75%) Docker
2 117 (6.90%) HDFS
3 73 (4.30%) Apache Flume
4 26 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
5 23 (1.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.18%) LXC
6 3 (0.18%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.12%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 156 (9.20%) Kubernetes
2 111 (6.54%) Puppet
3 106 (6.25%) Ansible
4 60 (3.54%) Oozie
5 53 (3.13%) Kibana
6 50 (2.95%) Hadoop YARN
7 47 (2.77%) Opscode Chef
7 47 (2.77%) Terraform
8 41 (2.42%) Grafana
9 33 (1.95%) Mesos
10 26 (1.53%) logstash
11 17 (1.00%) Docker Swarm
11 17 (1.00%) Salt
12 15 (0.88%) Packer
13 14 (0.83%) Prometheus
14 13 (0.77%) Ambari
15 10 (0.59%) Consul
16 6 (0.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 6 (0.35%) Marathon
16 6 (0.35%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 138 (8.14%) Google
2 119 (7.02%) Cloudera
2 119 (7.02%) Oracle
3 72 (4.25%) Hortonworks
4 55 (3.24%) MapR
5 53 (3.13%) Talend
6 51 (3.01%) Splunk
7 48 (2.83%) Microsoft
8 42 (2.48%) Tableau
9 31 (1.83%) AppDynamics
10 29 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
11 28 (1.65%) Atlassian
12 25 (1.47%) Informatica
13 18 (1.06%) SaltStack
14 12 (0.71%) Alteryx
15 11 (0.65%) Red Hat
15 11 (0.65%) SOASTA, Inc
15 11 (0.65%) Tealium
16 10 (0.59%) Adobe
16 10 (0.59%) Sybase