The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for Scala skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Scala over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 - 60
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Scala 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.70% - 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.36% - 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £550 - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Scala is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 221 177 208
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 51.76% 36.88% 32.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 86 120
Median daily rate £450 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 31 14
Median hourly rate £41.50 £32.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.69% -22.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.00 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £40.33 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing Scala as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Scala in Essex

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Scala in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Scala in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Scala also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Scala.

1 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (60.00%) ETL
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Data Security
1 3 (60.00%) Workflow
1 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (60.00%) MapReduce
1 3 (60.00%) HBase
1 3 (60.00%) Big Data
1 3 (60.00%) Kafka
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Flume
1 3 (60.00%) Analytics
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Pig
1 3 (60.00%) Sqoop
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Spark
1 3 (60.00%) Spark Streaming
2 2 (40.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Zeppelin
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA Agile
2 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) User Stories
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (40.00%) Confluence
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum

Scala
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 3 (60.00%) Apache Pig
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (40.00%) Confluence
2 2 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (60.00%) Big Data
1 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (60.00%) HBase
1 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (60.00%) Sqoop
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Zeppelin
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA Agile
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Big Data Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Data Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Coach
2 2 (40.00%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Hadoop Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Kafka
1 3 (60.00%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Analytics
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Data Security
1 3 (60.00%) ETL
1 3 (60.00%) MapReduce
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
1 3 (60.00%) Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Process Management
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) WSO2