Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 102 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 - +76
Contract jobs citing Scala 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.50% 0.57% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.04% 1.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Essex median daily rate £585 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.00% - -
East of England median daily rate £475 £500 £525
% change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
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 481 443 313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 48.34% 50.57% 35.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 297 173
Essex median daily rate £500 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +46.15% -13.33%
10th Percentile £357 £300 £230
90th Percentile £600 £600 £475
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 28 47
Essex median hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +8.70% -8.00%
10th Percentile £27.08 £26.31 £25.75
90th Percentile £70.78 £63.75 £45.30
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £37.75 £39.50
% change year-on-year +12.58% -4.43% +5.33%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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
Colchester - 2 £700 -
Southend-on-Sea +1 1 £585 +30.00%
Scala
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Open Source
3 3 (60.00%) GitHub
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) Go
4 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (40.00%) Hortonworks
4 2 (40.00%) High Availability
4 2 (40.00%) HBase
4 2 (40.00%) Big Data
4 2 (40.00%) Ansible
4 2 (40.00%) Docker
4 2 (40.00%) DevOps
4 2 (40.00%) Salt
4 2 (40.00%) Microservices
4 2 (40.00%) PaaS
4 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (40.00%) Mercurial
4 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) Subversion
4 2 (40.00%) Ruby
4 2 (40.00%) JSON
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL

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 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) GitHub
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (40.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
1 2 (40.00%) SSL
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data
1 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (40.00%) HBase
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (20.00%) JanusGraph
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) Mercurial
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Ant
2 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (20.00%) IntelliJ
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Scala Developer
2 2 (40.00%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Big Data Developer
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Hadoop Developer
2 2 (40.00%) React Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Data Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Hadoop Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Hadoop Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) gRPC
2 1 (20.00%) Play Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Redux
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) TinkerPop
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (20.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) High Availability
2 2 (40.00%) Microservices
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Go
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Gremlin
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
2 1 (20.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Ansible
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (40.00%) Salt
2 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Hortonworks
2 1 (20.00%) Cloudera
2 1 (20.00%) MapR