Period
to 20 January 2019

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 6 months to 20 January 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
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 87 87 84
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 -5
Contract jobs citing Scala 11 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.12% 0.15% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.35% 0.33% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Essex median daily rate £508 £550 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.73% +8.91% -8.18%
10th Percentile £456 £525 £446
90th Percentile £662 £575 £537
East of England median daily rate £488 £475 £525
% change year-on-year +2.63% -9.52% +45.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 Essex with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 468 299 287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 47.66% 43.97% 35.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 222 190
Essex median daily rate £500 £513 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +46.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £344 £325 £250
90th Percentile £592 £600 £541
East of England median daily rate £435 £415 £375
% change year-on-year +4.82% +10.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 39
Essex median hourly rate £23.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.50% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £9.63 £26.13 £30.95
90th Percentile £52.50 £63.75 £46.00
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £42.20
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.03% +8.21%

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Scala as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

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

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scala in Essex over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scala in Essex

Scala
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the Essex region over the 6 months to 20 January 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
Southend-on-Sea - 8 £505 -
Colchester - 1 £700 -
Scala
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Essex region with a requirement for Scala.

1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (72.73%) Scrum
3 8 (72.73%) Groovy
3 8 (72.73%) Microservices
4 7 (63.64%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (63.64%) RESTful
4 7 (63.64%) HTML5
4 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
4 7 (63.64%) HTML
4 7 (63.64%) CSS
5 6 (54.55%) Node.js
6 5 (45.45%) NoSQL
6 5 (45.45%) CSS3
6 5 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (45.45%) Gherkin
6 5 (45.45%) GitHub
6 5 (45.45%) Open Source
6 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
6 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
6 5 (45.45%) DevOps
6 5 (45.45%) Selenium
6 5 (45.45%) Haskell
6 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (36.36%) Ruby
7 4 (36.36%) Python
7 4 (36.36%) TDD
7 4 (36.36%) Web Services
7 4 (36.36%) Play Framework
7 4 (36.36%) gulp

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 (27.27%) Confluence
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
2 2 (18.18%) JBoss
2 2 (18.18%) nginx
2 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) GitHub
2 2 (18.18%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
1 2 (18.18%) SSL
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) NoSQL
2 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
3 2 (18.18%) Neo4j
4 1 (9.09%) Big Data
4 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
4 1 (9.09%) HBase
4 1 (9.09%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
1 5 (45.45%) Selenium
2 4 (36.36%) gulp
3 3 (27.27%) JIRA
3 3 (27.27%) Mercurial
3 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
4 2 (18.18%) Ant
4 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
4 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
4 2 (18.18%) Gatling
4 2 (18.18%) Grunt
4 2 (18.18%) IntelliJ
4 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
4 2 (18.18%) JUnit
4 2 (18.18%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (18.18%) Sublime Text
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) Java Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Java Scala Developer
3 3 (27.27%) QA Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) QA Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Scala Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Backend Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Hadoop Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Hadoop Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) React Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior QA Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior QA Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) CSS
1 7 (63.64%) HTML
1 7 (63.64%) HTML5
1 7 (63.64%) RESTful
2 6 (54.55%) Node.js
3 5 (45.45%) CSS3
3 5 (45.45%) Gherkin
4 4 (36.36%) Play Framework
4 4 (36.36%) Web Services
5 3 (27.27%) JSON
5 3 (27.27%) XML
6 2 (18.18%) EJB
6 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
6 2 (18.18%) J2EE
6 2 (18.18%) J2SE
6 2 (18.18%) jQuery
6 2 (18.18%) REST
6 2 (18.18%) Servlets
6 2 (18.18%) SOAP
6 2 (18.18%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Microservices
2 8 (72.73%) Scrum
3 7 (63.64%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (45.45%) DevOps
4 5 (45.45%) Open Source
4 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
5 4 (36.36%) TDD
6 3 (27.27%) Analytics
6 3 (27.27%) Kanban
6 3 (27.27%) OO
6 3 (27.27%) OOP
6 3 (27.27%) Pair Programming
6 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Security Testing
6 3 (27.27%) SOA
6 3 (27.27%) Usability Testing
6 3 (27.27%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) Groovy
3 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
4 5 (45.45%) Haskell
5 4 (36.36%) Python
5 4 (36.36%) Ruby
6 3 (27.27%) Clojure
6 3 (27.27%) Erlang
6 3 (27.27%) F#
7 2 (18.18%) C#
7 2 (18.18%) Perl
7 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (18.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Grafana
1 2 (18.18%) Kibana
1 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Atlassian
2 2 (18.18%) Adobe
2 2 (18.18%) Google
2 2 (18.18%) webMethods
3 1 (9.09%) Cloudera
3 1 (9.09%) Hortonworks
3 1 (9.09%) MapR