Period
to 17 October 2018

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 17 October 2018 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 101 75
Rank change year-on-year +1 -26 +6
Contract jobs citing Scala 10 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.97% 0.36% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.07% 0.76% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Essex median daily rate £538 £550 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.27% +8.91% -13.30%
10th Percentile £501 £470 £446
90th Percentile £725 £550 £537
East of England median daily rate £500 £425 £525
% change year-on-year +17.65% -19.05% +16.67%
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 483 397 284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 46.71% 47.43% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 260 177
Essex median daily rate £500 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +42.86% -6.67%
10th Percentile £349 £313 £230
90th Percentile £600 £600 £525
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 35 44
Essex median hourly rate £35.29 £39.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.22% +13.57% -4.11%
10th Percentile £23.15 £27.86 £25.38
90th Percentile £52.13 £63.75 £44.40
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%

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 17 October 2018.

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 17 October 2018. 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 - 6 £508 -
Colchester - 2 £700 -
Scala
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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 10 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Microservices
4 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (50.00%) Gherkin
4 5 (50.00%) Selenium
4 5 (50.00%) Groovy
4 5 (50.00%) Scrum
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (40.00%) HTML
5 4 (40.00%) CSS
5 4 (40.00%) Web Services
5 4 (40.00%) RESTful
5 4 (40.00%) Open Source
5 4 (40.00%) HTML5
5 4 (40.00%) Node.js
5 4 (40.00%) gulp
5 4 (40.00%) Play Framework
5 4 (40.00%) DevOps
5 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (30.00%) Acceptance Criteria
6 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (30.00%) Docker
6 3 (30.00%) User Stories
6 3 (30.00%) API Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Exploratory Testing
6 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
6 3 (30.00%) NoSQL

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 (30.00%) Apache
1 3 (30.00%) Confluence
2 2 (20.00%) JBoss
2 2 (20.00%) nginx
2 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) GitHub
2 2 (20.00%) Google Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) HTTP
1 3 (30.00%) SSL
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (20.00%) Big Data
2 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (20.00%) HBase
3 1 (10.00%) JanusGraph
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (10.00%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (40.00%) gulp
3 3 (30.00%) Ant
3 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (30.00%) JIRA
3 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (20.00%) Gatling
4 2 (20.00%) Grunt
4 2 (20.00%) IntelliJ
4 2 (20.00%) JUnit
4 2 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (20.00%) Sublime Text
5 1 (10.00%) Mercurial
5 1 (10.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Scala Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) Java Scala Developer
4 3 (30.00%) QA Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Backend Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Big Data Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Hadoop Developer
5 2 (20.00%) React Developer
6 1 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Big Data Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Data Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Hadoop Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Java Hadoop Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) HTML5
2 4 (40.00%) Node.js
2 4 (40.00%) Play Framework
2 4 (40.00%) RESTful
2 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) JSON
3 3 (30.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) CSS3
4 2 (20.00%) EJB
4 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (20.00%) J2EE
4 2 (20.00%) J2SE
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) REST
4 2 (20.00%) Servlets
4 2 (20.00%) SOAP
4 2 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (10.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Microservices
3 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (40.00%) DevOps
4 4 (40.00%) Open Source
4 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (30.00%) Acceptance Criteria
5 3 (30.00%) Analytics
5 3 (30.00%) API Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (30.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Kanban
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Security Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Usability Testing
5 3 (30.00%) User Stories
6 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) Groovy
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) Python
4 3 (30.00%) Ruby
5 2 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (20.00%) Haskell
5 2 (20.00%) Perl
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) Go
6 1 (10.00%) Gremlin
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Docker
2 1 (10.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (20.00%) Grafana
2 2 (20.00%) Kibana
2 2 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (10.00%) Ansible
3 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (10.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (20.00%) Adobe
2 2 (20.00%) Google
2 2 (20.00%) Hortonworks
2 2 (20.00%) webMethods
3 1 (10.00%) Cloudera
3 1 (10.00%) MapR