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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 17 May 2022 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
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 226 148 196
Rank change year-on-year -78 +48 -1
Contract jobs citing Scala 877 839 619
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.25% 1.85% 1.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.35% 4.52% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 577 436
10th Percentile £450 £438 £413
25th Percentile £513 £500 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £613 £575 £538
Median % change year-on-year +6.52% +6.98% -2.27%
75th Percentile £725 £650 £625
90th Percentile £850 £725 £678
UK median daily rate £600 £563 £530
% change year-on-year +6.67% +6.13% -3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
10th Percentile £47.75 £16.80 £22.21
25th Percentile £66.88 £20.63 £27.46
Median hourly rate £79.38 £23.75 £38.10
Median % change year-on-year +234.21% -37.66% -
75th Percentile £82.94 £37.75 £50.61
90th Percentile £83.73 £61.60 £57.00
UK median hourly rate £78.75 £24.25 £19.18
% change year-on-year +224.74% +26.43% +1.64%

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 26,191 18,569 18,430
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 37.26% 40.99% 41.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,316 13,257 13,164
10th Percentile £381 £325 £325
25th Percentile £456 £406 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.56%
75th Percentile £675 £600 £588
90th Percentile £775 £688 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 479 370 310
10th Percentile £20.20 £17.24 £17.50
25th Percentile £35.00 £24.35 £21.59
Median hourly rate £50.20 £41.31 £43.00
Median % change year-on-year +21.52% -3.93% -1.15%
75th Percentile £62.38 £52.50 £50.00
90th Percentile £75.00 £62.00 £57.50
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £41.15 £42.50
% change year-on-year +21.51% -3.18% -1.16%

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 17 May 2022.

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 17 May 2022.

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 17 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London -59 621 £650 +8.33% 118
South East -18 78 £540 +3.45% 8
Midlands -10 51 £500 +6.67% 5
West Midlands -5 48 £498 +6.99% 4
North of England -76 31 £550 -0.90% 12
Yorkshire -38 18 £550 -0.90% 2
East of England -37 14 £525 -12.10% 16
North West -58 12 £550 - 8
South West -72 12 £600 +20.00% 3
East Midlands -12 3 £675 +100.00% 1
North East -19 1 £400 -25.93% 3
Scala
UK

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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.

1 440 (50.17%) Java
2 411 (46.86%) Python
3 383 (43.67%) Agile
4 309 (35.23%) AWS
5 279 (31.81%) Apache Spark
6 254 (28.96%) Azure
7 244 (27.82%) SQL
8 231 (26.34%) CI/CD
9 225 (25.66%) DevOps
10 218 (24.86%) Kafka
11 209 (23.83%) Big Data
12 192 (21.89%) Kubernetes
13 180 (20.52%) Analytics
13 180 (20.52%) Finance
14 175 (19.95%) TDD
15 156 (17.79%) Jenkins
15 156 (17.79%) Microservices
16 155 (17.67%) Git (software)
17 153 (17.45%) Hadoop
18 150 (17.10%) GCP
19 144 (16.42%) Data Engineering
20 142 (16.19%) Software Engineering
21 140 (15.96%) Banking
22 139 (15.85%) Docker
23 131 (14.94%) Databricks
23 131 (14.94%) Data Modelling
24 128 (14.60%) ETL
25 122 (13.91%) Social Skills
26 120 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
27 117 (13.34%) Data Pipeline

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
1 279 (31.81%) Apache Spark
2 92 (10.49%) Apache
3 46 (5.25%) Apache Airflow
4 35 (3.99%) Confluence
5 20 (2.28%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (1.60%) SAS
7 12 (1.37%) Luigi
8 11 (1.25%) Apache Pulsar
9 10 (1.14%) nginx
10 9 (1.03%) WebLogic
11 8 (0.91%) Apache Solr
12 7 (0.80%) Oracle Coherence
13 5 (0.57%) Apache Pig
13 5 (0.57%) JBoss
13 5 (0.57%) SharePoint
13 5 (0.57%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.57%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.34%) OpenStack
15 2 (0.23%) FileNet
15 2 (0.23%) Jupyter
Applications
1 15 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.46%) Oracle AML
2 1 (0.11%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 309 (35.23%) AWS
2 254 (28.96%) Azure
3 150 (17.10%) GCP
4 66 (7.53%) Serverless
5 58 (6.61%) GitHub
6 52 (5.93%) AWS Lambda
7 48 (5.47%) Amazon S3
8 45 (5.13%) Azure Data Factory
9 42 (4.79%) Amazon EMR
10 34 (3.88%) AWS CloudFormation
11 24 (2.74%) Amazon EC2
12 22 (2.51%) Power Platform
13 21 (2.39%) Snowflake
14 20 (2.28%) Amazon Kinesis
15 17 (1.94%) Azure Synapse Analytics
15 17 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
16 15 (1.71%) Amazon EKS
16 15 (1.71%) AWS Step Functions
16 15 (1.71%) Azure Cosmos DB
16 15 (1.71%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.74%) HTTP
2 4 (0.46%) SSH
3 3 (0.34%) Cisco IPT
3 3 (0.34%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.23%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.23%) Firewall
4 2 (0.23%) Internet
4 2 (0.23%) Wireless
5 1 (0.11%) AMQP
5 1 (0.11%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.11%) Modbus
5 1 (0.11%) MQTT
5 1 (0.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (23.83%) Big Data
2 153 (17.45%) Hadoop
3 115 (13.11%) NoSQL
4 68 (7.75%) MongoDB
5 64 (7.30%) Apache Hive
6 61 (6.96%) HBase
7 56 (6.39%) Data Warehouse
8 54 (6.16%) Amazon Redshift
9 52 (5.93%) Apache Cassandra
10 44 (5.02%) Data Lake
10 44 (5.02%) MySQL
11 43 (4.90%) Delta Lake
12 37 (4.22%) SQL Server
13 36 (4.10%) BigQuery
13 36 (4.10%) PostgreSQL
14 27 (3.08%) Relational Database
15 22 (2.51%) Pentaho
15 22 (2.51%) Power BI
16 17 (1.94%) Flink
17 16 (1.82%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 156 (17.79%) Jenkins
2 155 (17.67%) Git (software)
3 63 (7.18%) Maven
4 61 (6.96%) JIRA
5 50 (5.70%) Gradle
6 42 (4.79%) TeamCity
7 26 (2.96%) GitLab
8 23 (2.62%) Bitbucket
8 23 (2.62%) Gatling
9 22 (2.51%) Selenium
10 20 (2.28%) Cucumber
11 17 (1.94%) CircleCI
11 17 (1.94%) REST Assured
12 12 (1.37%) Postman
13 11 (1.25%) JUnit
14 9 (1.03%) MLflow
15 8 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 8 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
16 7 (0.80%) Gerrit
16 7 (0.80%) JMeter
General
1 180 (20.52%) Finance
2 140 (15.96%) Banking
3 122 (13.91%) Social Skills
4 72 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
5 60 (6.84%) Investment Banking
6 47 (5.36%) Public Sector
7 31 (3.53%) Financial Institution
8 29 (3.31%) Legal
9 20 (2.28%) Retail
10 16 (1.82%) Publishing
11 14 (1.60%) Presentation Skills
12 11 (1.25%) Marketing
13 8 (0.91%) Military
13 8 (0.91%) Police
14 7 (0.80%) Front Office
14 7 (0.80%) Law
15 6 (0.68%) Games
16 5 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.46%) German Language
17 4 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 321 (36.60%) Developer
2 256 (29.19%) Data Engineer
3 189 (21.55%) Scala Developer
4 68 (7.75%) Architect
5 67 (7.64%) Scala Engineer
6 64 (7.30%) Java Developer
7 55 (6.27%) Software Engineer
8 41 (4.68%) DevOps Engineer
9 40 (4.56%) Senior Developer
10 39 (4.45%) AWS Engineer
10 39 (4.45%) Big Data Engineer
11 36 (4.10%) Data Architect
12 35 (3.99%) Java Engineer
13 28 (3.19%) Senior Data Engineer
14 25 (2.85%) Python Engineer
15 24 (2.74%) Senior Scala Developer
16 20 (2.28%) Azure Engineer
16 20 (2.28%) Big Data Developer
17 19 (2.17%) Agile Developer
17 19 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (24.86%) Kafka
2 82 (9.35%) Play Framework
3 60 (6.84%) RESTful
4 58 (6.61%) PySpark
5 54 (6.16%) Web Services
6 50 (5.70%) Spring
7 46 (5.25%) React
8 40 (4.56%) Node.js
9 36 (4.10%) Akka
9 36 (4.10%) HTML
9 36 (4.10%) REST
10 34 (3.88%) CSS
11 29 (3.31%) Apache NiFi
12 26 (2.96%) .NET
13 25 (2.85%) JSON
14 20 (2.28%) Apache Beam
15 19 (2.17%) AngularJS
15 19 (2.17%) Spark Streaming
16 16 (1.82%) GraphQL
16 16 (1.82%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 59 (6.73%) Algorithms
2 36 (4.10%) Data Structures
3 33 (3.76%) Public Cloud
4 28 (3.19%) Hedge funds
4 28 (3.19%) iPad
5 27 (3.08%) Data Protection Act
6 20 (2.28%) Greenfield Project
7 19 (2.17%) Cloud Native
8 14 (1.60%) Linux Command Line
8 14 (1.60%) Management Information System
9 12 (1.37%) Derivative
10 11 (1.25%) Equities
10 11 (1.25%) Virtual Team
11 10 (1.14%) Market Risk
11 10 (1.14%) User Experience
12 7 (0.80%) Data Centre
13 6 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.68%) Mobile App
13 6 (0.68%) Replication
14 5 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 112 (12.77%) Linux
2 66 (7.53%) Unix
3 26 (2.96%) Windows
4 5 (0.57%) Android
5 2 (0.23%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 383 (43.67%) Agile
2 231 (26.34%) CI/CD
3 225 (25.66%) DevOps
4 180 (20.52%) Analytics
5 175 (19.95%) TDD
6 156 (17.79%) Microservices
7 144 (16.42%) Data Engineering
8 142 (16.19%) Software Engineering
9 131 (14.94%) Data Modelling
10 128 (14.60%) ETL
11 120 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
12 117 (13.34%) Data Pipeline
13 115 (13.11%) Scrum
14 99 (11.29%) Data Science
15 94 (10.72%) Test Automation
16 84 (9.58%) BDD
17 83 (9.46%) Computer Science
18 82 (9.35%) OO
19 74 (8.44%) Problem-Solving
20 68 (7.75%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 440 (50.17%) Java
2 411 (46.86%) Python
3 244 (27.82%) SQL
4 80 (9.12%) JavaScript
5 61 (6.96%) R
6 45 (5.13%) C#
7 43 (4.90%) Shell Script
8 41 (4.68%) Go
9 33 (3.76%) PL/SQL
10 29 (3.31%) Bash
11 26 (2.96%) C++
11 26 (2.96%) Groovy
12 25 (2.85%) Perl
12 25 (2.85%) Ruby
13 24 (2.74%) TypeScript
14 20 (2.28%) VBA
15 19 (2.17%) HiveQL
16 16 (1.82%) Kotlin
16 16 (1.82%) PowerShell
17 10 (1.14%) C
Qualifications
1 100 (11.40%) Security Cleared
2 94 (10.72%) SC Cleared
3 71 (8.10%) Degree
4 53 (6.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (1.82%) AWS Certification
6 15 (1.71%) PhD
7 12 (1.37%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.57%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.46%) CCA
10 3 (0.34%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 3 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.34%) CISSP
11 2 (0.23%) TOGAF Certification
12 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (8.32%) QA
2 31 (3.53%) Accessibility
3 27 (3.08%) GDPR
4 25 (2.85%) Data Quality
5 10 (1.14%) WCAG
6 3 (0.34%) Dublin Core
6 3 (0.34%) IFRS
6 3 (0.34%) IFRS 17
7 1 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 139 (15.85%) Docker
2 49 (5.59%) HDFS
3 3 (0.34%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 192 (21.89%) Kubernetes
2 107 (12.20%) Terraform
3 30 (3.42%) Ansible
4 28 (3.19%) Prometheus
5 24 (2.74%) Grafana
6 12 (1.37%) Packer
7 11 (1.25%) Kibana
7 11 (1.25%) Puppet
8 9 (1.03%) Hadoop YARN
8 9 (1.03%) Kubeflow
9 7 (0.80%) Oozie
10 6 (0.68%) Argo
11 3 (0.34%) logstash
12 2 (0.23%) Ambari
12 2 (0.23%) Istio
13 1 (0.11%) Mesos
13 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 131 (14.94%) Databricks
2 64 (7.30%) Oracle
3 50 (5.70%) Microsoft
4 37 (4.22%) Google
5 30 (3.42%) Talend
6 28 (3.19%) Cloudera
7 23 (2.62%) Hortonworks
8 21 (2.39%) Informatica
9 12 (1.37%) Teradata
9 12 (1.37%) VMware
10 11 (1.25%) StreamSets
11 9 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (1.03%) Splunk
12 6 (0.68%) BEA
12 6 (0.68%) webMethods
13 5 (0.57%) Atlassian
13 5 (0.57%) IBM
14 4 (0.46%) Dynatrace
14 4 (0.46%) GUPTA
15 3 (0.34%) Netezza