Period
to 1 August 2021

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 1 August 2021 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
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 148 196 189
Rank change year-on-year +48 -7 -29
Contract jobs citing Scala 1,053 430 1,245
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.84% 1.33% 1.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.53% 3.19% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 739 270 932
10th Percentile £445 £419 £425
25th Percentile £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £595 £550 £575
Median % change year-on-year +8.18% -4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £675 £638 £663
90th Percentile £733 £701 £712
UK median daily rate £584 £550 £563
% change year-on-year +6.18% -2.22% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £25.50 £57.50 -
Median % change year-on-year -55.65% - -
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £57.50 -
% change year-on-year -54.78% - -

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 23,234 13,467 35,692
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 40.58% 41.71% 42.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,672 9,617 25,196
10th Percentile £350 £325 £325
25th Percentile £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £520 £500 £480
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +1.05%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £575
90th Percentile £700 £688 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 245 583
10th Percentile £16.25 £16.20 £20.24
25th Percentile £24.75 £22.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year - -5.56% +9.76%
75th Percentile £54.88 £50.00 £51.25
90th Percentile £64.50 £60.00 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +11.11%

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Scala as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Scala in England

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Scala in England.

Daily rate trend for Scala in England

Scala
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Scala in England over the 6 months to 1 August 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Scala in England

Scala
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Scala in England.

Hourly rate trend for Scala in England

Scala
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Scala in England over the 6 months to 1 August 2021.

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 1 August 2021. 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 +22 709 £616 +7.60% 184
North of England +11 75 £500 +5.26% 39
South East -20 72 £516 +7.22% 19
Midlands +2 47 £495 +4.21% 12
Yorkshire +7 44 £475 - 22
West Midlands +5 42 £495 +4.21% 10
South West -4 37 £508 -7.73% 7
East of England -2 24 £525 -19.23% 5
North West -10 24 £550 +18.92% 13
North East -2 7 £586 +17.20% 4
East Midlands -18 2 £500 - 2
Scala
UK

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, 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.

1 562 (53.37%) Java
2 498 (47.29%) Agile Software Development
3 451 (42.83%) Python
4 363 (34.47%) SQL
5 318 (30.20%) Apache Spark
6 289 (27.45%) AWS
7 283 (26.88%) Azure
7 283 (26.88%) Finance
8 263 (24.98%) DevOps
9 254 (24.12%) TDD
10 237 (22.51%) Big Data
10 237 (22.51%) Kafka
11 235 (22.32%) Kubernetes
12 212 (20.13%) Docker
13 207 (19.66%) Hadoop
14 203 (19.28%) Analytics
15 200 (18.99%) Social Skills
15 200 (18.99%) Software Engineering
16 194 (18.42%) Microservices
17 191 (18.14%) GCP
18 185 (17.57%) Banking
19 178 (16.90%) Git (software)
20 163 (15.48%) Scrum
21 160 (15.19%) Apache Hive
22 148 (14.06%) Jenkins
23 143 (13.58%) Continuous Integration
24 134 (12.73%) Spring
25 132 (12.54%) Data Pipeline
26 131 (12.44%) BDD
27 129 (12.25%) Oracle

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
1 318 (30.20%) Apache Spark
2 100 (9.50%) Apache
3 65 (6.17%) Apache Airflow
4 55 (5.22%) Confluence
5 41 (3.89%) Elasticsearch
6 25 (2.37%) Luigi
7 22 (2.09%) Oracle Coherence
8 20 (1.90%) SAS
9 19 (1.80%) WebLogic
10 14 (1.33%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.76%) JBoss
12 7 (0.66%) Apache Pig
12 7 (0.66%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
14 5 (0.47%) IBM Domino
15 4 (0.38%) Apache Pulsar
15 4 (0.38%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.38%) Jupyter
15 4 (0.38%) Red Hat Fuse
16 2 (0.19%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.095%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.095%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 289 (27.45%) AWS
2 283 (26.88%) Azure
3 191 (18.14%) GCP
4 57 (5.41%) GitHub
5 56 (5.32%) Serverless
6 55 (5.22%) Azure Data Factory
7 49 (4.65%) Amazon S3
8 46 (4.37%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 30 (2.85%) Amazon EMR
9 30 (2.85%) Power Platform
10 25 (2.37%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 23 (2.18%) Azure Functions
12 22 (2.09%) Amazon EC2
12 22 (2.09%) AWS Lambda
13 17 (1.61%) Google Analytics
14 16 (1.52%) Snowflake
15 15 (1.42%) Azure Storage
16 12 (1.14%) Amazon Kinesis
17 11 (1.04%) Google Compute Engine
17 11 (1.04%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 39 (3.70%) SSL
2 34 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 32 (3.04%) HTTP
4 7 (0.66%) Kerberos
5 5 (0.47%) Internet
6 4 (0.38%) Firewall
7 2 (0.19%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.19%) Intranet
8 1 (0.095%) MQTT
8 1 (0.095%) Network Security
8 1 (0.095%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (22.51%) Big Data
2 207 (19.66%) Hadoop
3 160 (15.19%) Apache Hive
4 120 (11.40%) NoSQL
5 84 (7.98%) Apache Cassandra
6 80 (7.60%) Data Warehouse
7 77 (7.31%) Relational Database
8 76 (7.22%) Data Lake
9 73 (6.93%) PostgreSQL
10 70 (6.65%) BigQuery
11 69 (6.55%) HBase
11 69 (6.55%) MongoDB
12 55 (5.22%) Redis
13 40 (3.80%) Spark SQL
14 39 (3.70%) Metadata
15 35 (3.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 35 (3.32%) Impala
16 34 (3.23%) MySQL
17 31 (2.94%) Hazelcast
17 31 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 178 (16.90%) Git (software)
2 148 (14.06%) Jenkins
3 73 (6.93%) JIRA
4 58 (5.51%) Gatling
5 51 (4.84%) Maven
6 40 (3.80%) JUnit
7 32 (3.04%) Bitbucket
8 30 (2.85%) Cucumber
9 29 (2.75%) Mockito
9 29 (2.75%) Selenium
9 29 (2.75%) Sonatype Nexus
10 21 (1.99%) GitLab
11 17 (1.61%) Gradle
11 17 (1.61%) IntelliJ
12 15 (1.42%) Hudson
13 13 (1.23%) TeamCity
14 12 (1.14%) git-flow
15 11 (1.04%) Subversion
16 8 (0.76%) IBM UrbanCode
17 7 (0.66%) WebDriver
General
1 283 (26.88%) Finance
2 200 (18.99%) Social Skills
3 185 (17.57%) Banking
4 85 (8.07%) Front Office
5 84 (7.98%) Investment Banking
6 82 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
7 61 (5.79%) Public Sector
8 20 (1.90%) Presentation Skills
9 19 (1.80%) Retail
10 16 (1.52%) Marketing
11 12 (1.14%) Influencing Skills
11 12 (1.14%) Publishing
12 9 (0.85%) Documentation Skills
13 8 (0.76%) Law
13 8 (0.76%) Multimedia
13 8 (0.76%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.47%) Telecoms
15 4 (0.38%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 538 (51.09%) Developer
2 291 (27.64%) Scala Developer
3 257 (24.41%) Data Engineer
4 146 (13.87%) Java Developer
5 109 (10.35%) Senior Developer
6 83 (7.88%) Scala Engineer
7 61 (5.79%) Software Engineer
8 55 (5.22%) Senior Java Developer
9 52 (4.94%) Lead Developer
10 48 (4.56%) Big Data Engineer
11 45 (4.27%) Architect
12 42 (3.99%) Azure Engineer
12 42 (3.99%) Senior Scala Developer
13 33 (3.13%) AWS Engineer
14 32 (3.04%) Front Office Developer
15 30 (2.85%) Java Scala Developer
15 30 (2.85%) React Developer
16 28 (2.66%) DevOps Engineer
17 25 (2.37%) Apache Spark Developer
18 24 (2.28%) Investment Banking Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (22.51%) Kafka
2 134 (12.73%) Spring
3 121 (11.49%) Play Framework
4 108 (10.26%) RESTful
5 104 (9.88%) Akka
6 77 (7.31%) REST
7 75 (7.12%) Node.js
8 72 (6.84%) React
9 71 (6.74%) PySpark
10 70 (6.65%) Spring Boot
11 63 (5.98%) Web Services
12 54 (5.13%) JSON
13 44 (4.18%) CSS
14 41 (3.89%) GraphQL
15 38 (3.61%) Spark Streaming
16 37 (3.51%) Memcached
17 36 (3.42%) HTML
18 32 (3.04%) .NET
19 25 (2.37%) AngularJS
19 25 (2.37%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 111 (10.54%) Data Structures
2 89 (8.45%) Algorithms
3 72 (6.84%) Derivative
4 67 (6.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 45 (4.27%) Fixed Income
6 44 (4.18%) Data Protection Act
7 35 (3.32%) Equities
8 33 (3.13%) Management Information System
9 32 (3.04%) Hedge funds
10 30 (2.85%) Credit Risk
11 26 (2.47%) User Experience
12 24 (2.28%) Greenfield Project
13 20 (1.90%) iPad
14 15 (1.42%) Public Cloud
15 13 (1.23%) Data Centre
15 13 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
16 12 (1.14%) Cloud Native
17 11 (1.04%) Analytical Mindset
18 10 (0.95%) Equity Derivative
19 9 (0.85%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 125 (11.87%) Linux
2 71 (6.74%) Unix
3 27 (2.56%) Windows
4 6 (0.57%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.47%) Android
5 5 (0.47%) Debian
5 5 (0.47%) VMS
6 1 (0.095%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.095%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 498 (47.29%) Agile Software Development
2 263 (24.98%) DevOps
3 254 (24.12%) TDD
4 203 (19.28%) Analytics
5 200 (18.99%) Software Engineering
6 194 (18.42%) Microservices
7 163 (15.48%) Scrum
8 143 (13.58%) Continuous Integration
9 132 (12.54%) Data Pipeline
10 131 (12.44%) BDD
11 127 (12.06%) Test Automation
12 119 (11.30%) Data Engineering
13 114 (10.83%) Data Modelling
14 102 (9.69%) ETL
15 84 (7.98%) Computer Science
16 83 (7.88%) Business Intelligence
17 82 (7.79%) Multithreading
18 81 (7.69%) OO
19 80 (7.60%) Data Science
20 76 (7.22%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 562 (53.37%) Java
2 451 (42.83%) Python
3 363 (34.47%) SQL
4 117 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 94 (8.93%) Kotlin
6 88 (8.36%) PL/SQL
7 80 (7.60%) C#
8 75 (7.12%) Java 8
9 66 (6.27%) C++
10 61 (5.79%) Go
11 52 (4.94%) TypeScript
12 49 (4.65%) R
13 44 (4.18%) Ruby
14 35 (3.32%) Haskell
15 24 (2.28%) Shell Script
16 19 (1.80%) HiveQL
17 18 (1.71%) Perl
18 17 (1.61%) Groovy
19 16 (1.52%) T-SQL
20 15 (1.42%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 56 (5.32%) Degree
2 54 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 42 (3.99%) SC Cleared
4 29 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (0.66%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.47%) AWS Certification
6 5 (0.47%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.28%) PhD
8 3 (0.28%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.19%) ISEB
10 1 (0.095%) CISSP
10 1 (0.095%) CREST Certified
10 1 (0.095%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.32%) QA
2 27 (2.56%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.23%) Accessibility
4 8 (0.76%) IFRS
5 7 (0.66%) WCAG
6 3 (0.28%) GDPR
7 2 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.19%) Dublin Core
7 2 (0.19%) MiFID
7 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.095%) SLA
System Software
1 212 (20.13%) Docker
2 53 (5.03%) HDFS
3 6 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (0.47%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.095%) Xen
Systems Management
1 235 (22.32%) Kubernetes
2 57 (5.41%) Grafana
3 52 (4.94%) Terraform
4 39 (3.70%) Prometheus
5 38 (3.61%) Oozie
6 36 (3.42%) Ansible
7 28 (2.66%) Kibana
8 19 (1.80%) Hadoop YARN
9 13 (1.23%) Puppet
10 12 (1.14%) Istio
11 10 (0.95%) Single Sign-On
12 7 (0.66%) logstash
13 6 (0.57%) Docker Swarm
13 6 (0.57%) Zipkin
14 5 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
15 3 (0.28%) Packer
15 3 (0.28%) Rancher
16 2 (0.19%) Active Directory Federation Services
16 2 (0.19%) Kubeflow
16 2 (0.19%) linkerd
Vendors
1 129 (12.25%) Oracle
2 107 (10.16%) Databricks
3 99 (9.40%) Google
4 53 (5.03%) Cloudera
5 42 (3.99%) Informatica
6 28 (2.66%) Microsoft
7 20 (1.90%) Atlassian
8 18 (1.71%) Hortonworks
9 17 (1.61%) Confluent
9 17 (1.61%) Talend
9 17 (1.61%) webMethods
10 15 (1.42%) BEA
11 10 (0.95%) IBM
12 9 (0.85%) Alteryx
12 9 (0.85%) Splunk
13 7 (0.66%) Solace
13 7 (0.66%) StreamSets
14 5 (0.47%) Adobe
14 5 (0.47%) hybris
14 5 (0.47%) Xerox