Period
to 11 May 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 11 May 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
11 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 146 190 189
Rank change year-on-year +44 -1 -47
Contract jobs citing Scala 823 643 1,328
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.85% 1.39% 1.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.51% 3.40% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 446 930
10th Percentile £438 £413 £425
25th Percentile £500 £463 £488
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £538 £550
Median % change year-on-year +6.98% -2.27% -
75th Percentile £650 £625 £638
90th Percentile £725 £678 £700
UK median daily rate £570 £530 £550
% change year-on-year +7.55% -3.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £23.75 £38.10 -
Median % change year-on-year -37.66% - -
UK median hourly rate £24.25 £19.18 £18.87
% change year-on-year +26.43% +1.64% -73.97%

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 18,237 18,888 36,726
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.04% 40.89% 43.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,012 13,443 26,127
10th Percentile £325 £325 £325
25th Percentile £406 £406 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £488
Median % change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
75th Percentile £600 £588 £575
90th Percentile £688 £670 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 369 323 572
10th Percentile £18.21 £17.30 £18.00
25th Percentile £25.00 £21.57 £31.25
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £44.00
Median % change year-on-year -1.16% -2.27% +10.00%
75th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £57.90 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year - -1.16% +7.50%

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 11 May 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 11 May 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 11 May 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 +32 549 £600 +9.09% 144
South East +9 62 £522 +7.08% 21
North of England +41 59 £553 +16.32% 23
South West +56 56 £500 -9.09% 6
North West +36 27 £550 +5.26% 13
East of England +43 21 £597 +25.74% 10
Midlands +22 21 £469 -0.79% 18
Yorkshire +20 20 £555 +16.84% 8
North East +27 13 £500 +16.28% 2
West Midlands -3 13 £465 -1.85% 16
East Midlands +16 1 £338 -25.00% 2
Scala
UK

For the 6 months to 11 May 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.

1 446 (54.19%) Java
2 369 (44.84%) Agile Software Development
3 330 (40.10%) Python
4 287 (34.87%) Apache Spark
5 252 (30.62%) AWS
6 238 (28.92%) Finance
7 236 (28.68%) DevOps
8 225 (27.34%) SQL
9 224 (27.22%) TDD
10 192 (23.33%) Big Data
10 192 (23.33%) Hadoop
11 191 (23.21%) Azure
12 187 (22.72%) Kafka
13 179 (21.75%) Kubernetes
14 175 (21.26%) Software Engineering
15 162 (19.68%) Microservices
16 157 (19.08%) Docker
17 148 (17.98%) Banking
17 148 (17.98%) GCP
18 128 (15.55%) Social Skills
19 125 (15.19%) Apache Hive
20 124 (15.07%) BDD
20 124 (15.07%) Scrum
21 118 (14.34%) Git (software)
22 112 (13.61%) Apache
23 111 (13.49%) Analytics
24 106 (12.88%) Jenkins
24 106 (12.88%) Data Pipeline
25 100 (12.15%) Front Office
26 93 (11.30%) Test Automation

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
1 287 (34.87%) Apache Spark
2 112 (13.61%) Apache
3 51 (6.20%) Confluence
4 47 (5.71%) Apache Airflow
5 24 (2.92%) Oracle Coherence
6 22 (2.67%) WebLogic
7 16 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (0.85%) Luigi
8 7 (0.85%) SAS
9 5 (0.61%) JBoss
10 4 (0.49%) Apache Pulsar
10 4 (0.49%) IBM Domino
10 4 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.36%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.36%) ArcGIS
11 3 (0.36%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.24%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.24%) Jupyter
13 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.36%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 252 (30.62%) AWS
2 191 (23.21%) Azure
3 148 (17.98%) GCP
4 43 (5.22%) Amazon S3
4 43 (5.22%) Serverless
5 36 (4.37%) AWS Lambda
6 35 (4.25%) GitHub
7 27 (3.28%) Power Platform
8 25 (3.04%) Amazon EMR
9 19 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
10 15 (1.82%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 14 (1.70%) Azure Data Factory
12 13 (1.58%) Amazon Kinesis
13 9 (1.09%) Google Compute Engine
13 9 (1.09%) IaaS
13 9 (1.09%) OpenShift
13 9 (1.09%) PaaS
14 7 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
14 7 (0.85%) Azure Synapse Analytics
14 7 (0.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.31%) HTTP
2 13 (1.58%) Kerberos
2 13 (1.58%) SSL
3 9 (1.09%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.36%) Firewall
5 2 (0.24%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.12%) MQTT
6 1 (0.12%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (23.33%) Big Data
1 192 (23.33%) Hadoop
2 125 (15.19%) Apache Hive
3 88 (10.69%) NoSQL
4 63 (7.65%) HBase
5 59 (7.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 55 (6.68%) Data Warehouse
7 54 (6.56%) Data Lake
8 51 (6.20%) BigQuery
9 47 (5.71%) MongoDB
10 45 (5.47%) Impala
11 42 (5.10%) Relational Database
12 41 (4.98%) PostgreSQL
13 35 (4.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 30 (3.65%) Redis
15 23 (2.79%) Power BI
16 21 (2.55%) Spark SQL
17 19 (2.31%) Amazon Redshift
17 19 (2.31%) Tableau
18 18 (2.19%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 118 (14.34%) Git (software)
2 106 (12.88%) Jenkins
3 61 (7.41%) JIRA
4 40 (4.86%) Maven
5 33 (4.01%) Sonatype Nexus
6 32 (3.89%) JUnit
7 25 (3.04%) Cucumber
8 24 (2.92%) GitLab
9 23 (2.79%) Bitbucket
9 23 (2.79%) Gatling
9 23 (2.79%) Mockito
10 20 (2.43%) Gradle
11 18 (2.19%) Selenium
12 14 (1.70%) git-flow
12 14 (1.70%) IBM UrbanCode
12 14 (1.70%) TeamCity
13 10 (1.22%) IntelliJ
14 5 (0.61%) Eclipse
14 5 (0.61%) ERwin
14 5 (0.61%) JBehave
General
1 238 (28.92%) Finance
2 148 (17.98%) Banking
3 128 (15.55%) Social Skills
4 100 (12.15%) Front Office
5 90 (10.94%) Investment Banking
6 60 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
7 43 (5.22%) Public Sector
8 15 (1.82%) Retail
9 12 (1.46%) Documentation Skills
9 12 (1.46%) Marketing
10 10 (1.22%) Presentation Skills
11 9 (1.09%) Influencing Skills
11 9 (1.09%) Retail Banking
12 8 (0.97%) Multimedia
13 6 (0.73%) Publishing
14 4 (0.49%) Advertising
15 3 (0.36%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.24%) Telecoms
17 1 (0.12%) Law
Job Titles
1 441 (53.58%) Developer
2 249 (30.26%) Scala Developer
3 188 (22.84%) Data Engineer
4 115 (13.97%) Java Developer
5 89 (10.81%) Senior Developer
6 86 (10.45%) Scala Engineer
7 61 (7.41%) Software Engineer
8 48 (5.83%) Senior Scala Developer
9 36 (4.37%) Big Data Engineer
10 32 (3.89%) Apache Spark Developer
10 32 (3.89%) AWS Engineer
10 32 (3.89%) Hadoop Developer
11 30 (3.65%) Java Scala Developer
12 28 (3.40%) Architect
12 28 (3.40%) Scala Software Engineer
12 28 (3.40%) Senior Java Developer
13 25 (3.04%) Java Engineer
14 22 (2.67%) Front Office Developer
14 22 (2.67%) Lead Developer
15 21 (2.55%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (22.72%) Kafka
2 90 (10.94%) Spring
3 73 (8.87%) RESTful
4 63 (7.65%) Play Framework
5 61 (7.41%) Akka
6 59 (7.17%) React
7 57 (6.93%) PySpark
8 50 (6.08%) Node.js
8 50 (6.08%) Web Services
9 38 (4.62%) REST
10 37 (4.50%) Spark Streaming
10 37 (4.50%) Spring Boot
11 32 (3.89%) GraphQL
12 29 (3.52%) J2EE
12 29 (3.52%) JSON
13 24 (2.92%) AngularJS
14 21 (2.55%) .NET
15 17 (2.07%) CSS
15 17 (2.07%) HTML
16 16 (1.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 59 (7.17%) Data Structures
2 57 (6.93%) Derivative
3 50 (6.08%) Algorithms
4 44 (5.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 40 (4.86%) Equities
6 33 (4.01%) Fixed Income
7 25 (3.04%) Hedge funds
8 21 (2.55%) Linux Command Line
9 20 (2.43%) Greenfield Project
10 18 (2.19%) Credit Risk
11 17 (2.07%) Management Information System
12 16 (1.94%) iPad
13 12 (1.46%) User Experience
14 11 (1.34%) Analytical Mindset
15 10 (1.22%) Market Risk
15 10 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
16 9 (1.09%) Grid Computing
17 7 (0.85%) Equity Derivative
17 7 (0.85%) Virtual Team
18 6 (0.73%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 81 (9.84%) Linux
2 38 (4.62%) Unix
3 16 (1.94%) Windows
4 10 (1.22%) Android
5 3 (0.36%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.24%) Debian
6 2 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (44.84%) Agile Software Development
2 236 (28.68%) DevOps
3 224 (27.22%) TDD
4 175 (21.26%) Software Engineering
5 162 (19.68%) Microservices
6 124 (15.07%) BDD
6 124 (15.07%) Scrum
7 111 (13.49%) Analytics
8 106 (12.88%) Data Pipeline
9 93 (11.30%) Test Automation
10 88 (10.69%) Data Engineering
11 86 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
12 82 (9.96%) Data Modelling
13 80 (9.72%) ETL
14 65 (7.90%) Computer Science
14 65 (7.90%) Data Ingestion
15 63 (7.65%) Business Intelligence
15 63 (7.65%) Data Science
16 55 (6.68%) E-Commerce
17 54 (6.56%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 446 (54.19%) Java
2 330 (40.10%) Python
3 225 (27.34%) SQL
4 90 (10.94%) JavaScript
5 79 (9.60%) Kotlin
6 69 (8.38%) Go
7 57 (6.93%) C#
8 55 (6.68%) C++
9 50 (6.08%) Ruby
10 44 (5.35%) Java 8
11 43 (5.22%) TypeScript
12 41 (4.98%) PL/SQL
13 36 (4.37%) R
14 28 (3.40%) Haskell
15 22 (2.67%) Shell Script
16 11 (1.34%) Bash Shell
16 11 (1.34%) Groovy
16 11 (1.34%) Rust
17 10 (1.22%) C
17 10 (1.22%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 50 (6.08%) Degree
2 38 (4.62%) Security Cleared
3 34 (4.13%) SC Cleared
4 21 (2.55%) Numerate Degree
5 15 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (0.73%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.73%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.36%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.36%) PhD
9 1 (0.12%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.55%) QA
2 11 (1.34%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.24%) MiFID
3 2 (0.24%) WCAG
4 1 (0.12%) Dublin Core
4 1 (0.12%) GDPR
System Software
1 157 (19.08%) Docker
2 58 (7.05%) HDFS
3 11 (1.34%) Apache Flume
4 6 (0.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 179 (21.75%) Kubernetes
2 43 (5.22%) Terraform
3 36 (4.37%) Oozie
4 31 (3.77%) Ansible
5 27 (3.28%) Grafana
6 22 (2.67%) Prometheus
7 18 (2.19%) Puppet
8 15 (1.82%) Hadoop YARN
9 13 (1.58%) Kibana
10 7 (0.85%) Istio
10 7 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (0.85%) Zipkin
11 4 (0.49%) PingFederate
11 4 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.36%) Packer
13 2 (0.24%) linkerd
13 2 (0.24%) Rancher
14 1 (0.12%) Kubeflow
Vendors
1 76 (9.23%) Oracle
2 67 (8.14%) Google
3 49 (5.95%) Databricks
4 42 (5.10%) Cloudera
5 28 (3.40%) Atlassian
6 23 (2.79%) Microsoft
7 21 (2.55%) webMethods
8 17 (2.07%) BEA
9 15 (1.82%) Informatica
10 14 (1.70%) Confluent
11 13 (1.58%) Hortonworks
12 10 (1.22%) Solace
13 9 (1.09%) Splunk
14 8 (0.97%) Alteryx
14 8 (0.97%) IBM
14 8 (0.97%) StreamSets
15 6 (0.73%) Bloomberg
15 6 (0.73%) Talend
16 4 (0.49%) MapR
16 4 (0.49%) Salesforce.com