Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 192 148 114
Rank change year-on-year -44 -34 +51
Contract jobs citing Scala 1,268 1,722 1,877
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.50% 1.82% 2.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.50% 4.14% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 932 1,231 1,366
England median daily rate £575 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £417 £419 £381
90th Percentile £713 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £561 £550 £520
% change year-on-year +2.05% +5.77% -0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £33.75 -
% change year-on-year +3.70% - -

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 36,194 41,614 36,364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.87% 44.08% 41.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,313 29,364 25,046
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £440
% change year-on-year +3.18% +4.63% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 647 742 754
England median hourly rate £43.50 £41.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.82% - +10.67%
10th Percentile £20.28 £17.50 £16.60
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £41.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +4.88% - +9.33%

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 -21 916 £600 +9.09% 245
North of England +19 145 £455 -8.08% 39
South East -88 80 £488 +2.63% 13
Yorkshire -10 64 £475 -5.00% 19
South West +21 55 £550 - 16
North West +3 52 £550 +18.92% 11
Midlands -7 52 £445 -8.72% 8
East Midlands +19 32 £450 -10.00% 4
North East +44 26 £310 - 9
West Midlands -12 20 £440 -7.37% 4
East of England -19 20 £600 +26.32% 18
Scala
UK

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 758 (59.78%) Java
2 656 (51.74%) Python
3 652 (51.42%) Agile Software Development
4 493 (38.88%) Apache Spark
5 414 (32.65%) Big Data
6 393 (30.99%) TDD
7 377 (29.73%) Amazon AWS
8 370 (29.18%) Hadoop
9 366 (28.86%) SQL
10 364 (28.71%) Kafka
11 274 (21.61%) DevOps
12 265 (20.90%) Docker
13 248 (19.56%) Git (software)
14 240 (18.93%) NoSQL
15 221 (17.43%) Jenkins
16 216 (17.03%) Linux
17 204 (16.09%) BDD
18 201 (15.85%) Scrum
19 190 (14.98%) Finance
19 190 (14.98%) Apache Hive
19 190 (14.98%) Continuous Integration
20 189 (14.91%) JavaScript
21 187 (14.75%) Microservices
22 174 (13.72%) Spring
23 172 (13.56%) Analytics
24 169 (13.33%) Kubernetes
25 167 (13.17%) Google Cloud Platform
25 167 (13.17%) Data Science
26 165 (13.01%) Microsoft Azure
27 160 (12.62%) MongoDB

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
1 493 (38.88%) Apache Spark
2 100 (7.89%) Apache
3 79 (6.23%) Elasticsearch
4 49 (3.86%) Confluence
5 48 (3.79%) Apache Airflow
6 26 (2.05%) Apache Solr
7 25 (1.97%) Apache Pig
8 22 (1.74%) Luigi
9 15 (1.18%) Oracle Coherence
10 13 (1.03%) WebLogic
11 10 (0.79%) JBoss
12 9 (0.71%) Jetty
12 9 (0.71%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.55%) nginx
13 7 (0.55%) SAS
14 4 (0.32%) ColdFusion
14 4 (0.32%) Oracle Self-Service HR
15 3 (0.24%) CMS
15 3 (0.24%) Jupyter
16 2 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (0.47%) SPSS
1 6 (0.47%) Stata
2 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (1.10%) Distributed Ledger
2 10 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.079%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 377 (29.73%) Amazon AWS
2 167 (13.17%) Google Cloud Platform
3 165 (13.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 104 (8.20%) Amazon S3
5 79 (6.23%) Serverless
6 71 (5.60%) Amazon EMR
7 66 (5.21%) AWS Lambda
8 57 (4.50%) Amazon Kinesis
9 52 (4.10%) Amazon EC2
10 29 (2.29%) Amazon SQS
10 29 (2.29%) GitHub
11 26 (2.05%) AWS CloudFormation
12 20 (1.58%) PaaS
13 19 (1.50%) Power Platform
14 17 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
15 15 (1.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 15 (1.18%) Amazon SageMaker
15 15 (1.18%) Azure Data Factory
16 12 (0.95%) Datadog
16 12 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 64 (5.05%) HTTP
2 20 (1.58%) Internet
3 11 (0.87%) Firewall
3 11 (0.87%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.79%) MQTT
5 7 (0.55%) SSL
6 6 (0.47%) DNS
7 4 (0.32%) FTP
7 4 (0.32%) Kerberos
7 4 (0.32%) SSH
8 2 (0.16%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (0.16%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.16%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.079%) 3GPP
9 1 (0.079%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.079%) LAN
9 1 (0.079%) Network Security
9 1 (0.079%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (0.079%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 414 (32.65%) Big Data
2 370 (29.18%) Hadoop
3 240 (18.93%) NoSQL
4 190 (14.98%) Apache Hive
5 160 (12.62%) MongoDB
6 121 (9.54%) PostgreSQL
7 115 (9.07%) Apache Cassandra
8 104 (8.20%) Relational Database
9 103 (8.12%) HBase
10 102 (8.04%) Data Warehouse
11 87 (6.86%) Amazon Redshift
12 79 (6.23%) MySQL
13 64 (5.05%) Data Lake
14 63 (4.97%) Impala
15 55 (4.34%) Amazon Athena
16 51 (4.02%) SQL Server
17 38 (3.00%) RDBMS
18 36 (2.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 32 (2.52%) Amazon RDS
20 28 (2.21%) Redis
Development Applications
1 248 (19.56%) Git (software)
2 221 (17.43%) Jenkins
3 83 (6.55%) JIRA
4 78 (6.15%) Cucumber
5 75 (5.91%) JUnit
6 57 (4.50%) Maven
7 56 (4.42%) Selenium
8 49 (3.86%) Gradle
9 34 (2.68%) Subversion
10 30 (2.37%) IntelliJ
11 28 (2.21%) Hudson
12 26 (2.05%) CircleCI
13 23 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 22 (1.74%) Mockito
15 20 (1.58%) Eclipse
15 20 (1.58%) Sonatype Nexus
16 17 (1.34%) Gatling
16 17 (1.34%) GitLab
16 17 (1.34%) Travis CI
17 16 (1.26%) TestNG
General
1 190 (14.98%) Finance
2 128 (10.09%) Banking
3 62 (4.89%) Front Office
4 59 (4.65%) Investment Banking
5 40 (3.15%) Retail
6 25 (1.97%) Financial Institution
7 24 (1.89%) Games
8 23 (1.81%) Retail Banking
9 21 (1.66%) Legal
10 20 (1.58%) Marketing
11 14 (1.10%) Advertising
12 10 (0.79%) Publishing
13 6 (0.47%) Telecoms
14 5 (0.39%) Automotive
15 4 (0.32%) Back Office
15 4 (0.32%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.24%) Aerospace
17 2 (0.16%) Law
18 1 (0.079%) Billing
18 1 (0.079%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 600 (47.32%) Developer
2 296 (23.34%) Data Engineer
3 288 (22.71%) Scala Developer
4 170 (13.41%) Java Developer
5 100 (7.89%) Senior Developer
6 88 (6.94%) Big Data Engineer
7 71 (5.60%) Architect
8 64 (5.05%) AWS Engineer
9 60 (4.73%) Big Data Developer
9 60 (4.73%) DevOps Engineer
10 55 (4.34%) Python Engineer
11 53 (4.18%) Python Developer
12 52 (4.10%) Senior Scala Developer
13 46 (3.63%) Java Scala Developer
14 45 (3.55%) Hadoop Developer
15 37 (2.92%) Software Engineer
16 36 (2.84%) Cloud Engineer
17 35 (2.76%) Agile Developer
17 35 (2.76%) Java Engineer
18 34 (2.68%) Hadoop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 364 (28.71%) Kafka
2 174 (13.72%) Spring
3 148 (11.67%) RESTful
4 125 (9.86%) Play Framework
5 115 (9.07%) REST
6 111 (8.75%) HTML
7 104 (8.20%) Akka
8 101 (7.97%) Node.js
8 101 (7.97%) Web Services
9 98 (7.73%) CSS
10 79 (6.23%) JSON
11 72 (5.68%) React
12 59 (4.65%) HTML5
13 58 (4.57%) Spark Streaming
14 57 (4.50%) Spring Boot
15 44 (3.47%) AngularJS
16 42 (3.31%) RabbitMQ
17 39 (3.08%) PySpark
18 38 (3.00%) .NET
19 36 (2.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 99 (7.81%) Greenfield Project
2 86 (6.78%) Algorithms
3 76 (5.99%) Data Structures
4 47 (3.71%) User Experience
5 41 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (2.29%) Derivative
7 27 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
8 26 (2.05%) Linux Command Line
9 20 (1.58%) Data Protection Act
10 19 (1.50%) Market Risk
11 18 (1.42%) Public Cloud
12 14 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 13 (1.03%) Fixed Income
13 13 (1.03%) Grid Computing
14 11 (0.87%) Hedge funds
14 11 (0.87%) Mobile App
15 9 (0.71%) Equity Derivative
16 8 (0.63%) Equities
16 8 (0.63%) Reference Data
17 7 (0.55%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 216 (17.03%) Linux
2 95 (7.49%) Unix
3 52 (4.10%) Windows
4 21 (1.66%) Mac OS X
5 18 (1.42%) Android
6 17 (1.34%) Apple iOS
7 13 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (0.79%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.39%) CentOS
9 5 (0.39%) Mac OS
9 5 (0.39%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.32%) Debian
11 1 (0.079%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 652 (51.42%) Agile Software Development
2 393 (30.99%) TDD
3 274 (21.61%) DevOps
4 204 (16.09%) BDD
5 201 (15.85%) Scrum
6 190 (14.98%) Continuous Integration
7 187 (14.75%) Microservices
8 172 (13.56%) Analytics
9 167 (13.17%) Data Science
10 141 (11.12%) Test Automation
11 138 (10.88%) Machine Learning
12 137 (10.80%) Software Engineering
13 120 (9.46%) Open Source
14 116 (9.15%) Pair Programming
15 114 (8.99%) Data Modelling
16 110 (8.68%) Continuous Delivery
16 110 (8.68%) Functional Programming
17 104 (8.20%) Problem-Solving
18 103 (8.12%) Kanban
19 102 (8.04%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 758 (59.78%) Java
2 656 (51.74%) Python
3 366 (28.86%) SQL
4 189 (14.91%) JavaScript
5 143 (11.28%) Ruby
6 88 (6.94%) R
7 86 (6.78%) Groovy
8 79 (6.23%) C#
9 73 (5.76%) Go
10 71 (5.60%) Java 8
11 62 (4.89%) Kotlin
12 58 (4.57%) Bash Shell
13 57 (4.50%) C++
14 41 (3.23%) Clojure
15 33 (2.60%) TypeScript
16 31 (2.44%) Perl
17 29 (2.29%) Shell Script
18 24 (1.89%) Haskell
18 24 (1.89%) PL/SQL
19 20 (1.58%) PHP
Qualifications
1 89 (7.02%) Degree
2 35 (2.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (2.21%) Security Cleared
4 27 (2.13%) PhD
5 23 (1.81%) SC Cleared
6 19 (1.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 13 (1.03%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.39%) AWS Certification
8 5 (0.39%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.079%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.39%) QA
2 7 (0.55%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.47%) WCAG
4 4 (0.32%) GDPR
4 4 (0.32%) SLA
5 3 (0.24%) IFRS
5 3 (0.24%) MiFID
6 2 (0.16%) EMIR
6 2 (0.16%) GxP
7 1 (0.079%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.079%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.079%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 265 (20.90%) Docker
2 45 (3.55%) HDFS
3 30 (2.37%) Apache Flume
4 10 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.16%) etcd
Systems Management
1 169 (13.33%) Kubernetes
2 81 (6.39%) Terraform
3 71 (5.60%) Ansible
4 47 (3.71%) Hadoop YARN
5 42 (3.31%) Puppet
6 31 (2.44%) Kibana
7 27 (2.13%) Oozie
8 25 (1.97%) Mesos
9 24 (1.89%) Marathon
10 21 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
11 18 (1.42%) Grafana
12 14 (1.10%) logstash
13 13 (1.03%) Salt
14 11 (0.87%) Prometheus
15 7 (0.55%) Rancher
16 4 (0.32%) Graphite
16 4 (0.32%) Nagios
16 4 (0.32%) StatsD
17 3 (0.24%) Ambari
17 3 (0.24%) Control-M
Vendors
1 141 (11.12%) Google
2 86 (6.78%) Oracle
3 41 (3.23%) Databricks
4 33 (2.60%) Tableau
5 32 (2.52%) Cloudera
6 31 (2.44%) Microsoft
7 22 (1.74%) Red Hat
8 21 (1.66%) Atlassian
9 20 (1.58%) Hortonworks
10 15 (1.18%) hybris
11 14 (1.10%) Sybase
12 12 (0.95%) Ab Initio
13 11 (0.87%) Splunk
14 9 (0.71%) IBM
14 9 (0.71%) Informatica
14 9 (0.71%) Teradata
15 8 (0.63%) MapR
15 8 (0.63%) Talend
15 8 (0.63%) webMethods
16 6 (0.47%) New Relic