Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 14 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 88 86
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 +26
Contract jobs citing Scala 12 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.77% 0.31% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.31% 0.82% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 2
Hertfordshire median daily rate £500 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +23.53%
10th Percentile £463 £513 £513
90th Percentile £594 £588 £538
East of England median daily rate £478 £450 £463
% change year-on-year +6.11% -2.70% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 520 487 437
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 33.33% 37.78% 30.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 272 243
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £411 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.74% +9.67% -
10th Percentile £236 £266 £231
90th Percentile £556 £586 £501
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 22
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.64 £31.50 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.84% -33.33% +45.38%
10th Percentile £11.50 £15.00 £16.58
90th Percentile £53.25 £52.50 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% -5.06% +5.33%

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Scala in Hertfordshire

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scala in Hertfordshire

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scala in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scala in Hertfordshire

Scala
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 14 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
Welwyn Garden City -9 4 £525 - 1
St Albans - 4 £475 - 1
Watford - 4 £475 -
Hatfield - 1 £525 - 2
Scala
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Scala.

1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (58.33%) Hadoop
3 7 (58.33%) Python
3 7 (58.33%) Big Data
3 7 (58.33%) Apache Spark
3 7 (58.33%) Data Science
4 5 (41.67%) Java 8
4 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) TDD
4 5 (41.67%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (33.33%) Amazon Athena
5 4 (33.33%) Pair Programming
5 4 (33.33%) Retail
5 4 (33.33%) Spring
5 4 (33.33%) ETL
5 4 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 4 (33.33%) Scrum
5 4 (33.33%) J2EE
5 4 (33.33%) OOP
5 4 (33.33%) OO
5 4 (33.33%) Apache
5 4 (33.33%) Amazon S3
5 4 (33.33%) BDD
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (33.33%) Kanban
5 4 (33.33%) C++
5 4 (33.33%) Amazon Kinesis

Scala
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 7 (58.33%) Apache Spark
2 4 (33.33%) Apache
3 3 (25.00%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (33.33%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (33.33%) Amazon Kinesis
2 4 (33.33%) Amazon S3
2 4 (33.33%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) Big Data
1 7 (58.33%) Hadoop
2 4 (33.33%) Amazon Athena
2 4 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (25.00%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Data Scientist
2 4 (33.33%) AWS Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Big Data Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Data Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Cloud Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Data Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 4 (33.33%) J2EE
1 4 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (8.33%) Deeplearning4j
2 1 (8.33%) Kafka
2 1 (8.33%) MXNet
2 1 (8.33%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (8.33%) RxJava
2 1 (8.33%) TensorFlow
2 1 (8.33%) Theano
2 1 (8.33%) Vert.x
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Data Science
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
2 5 (41.67%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) BDD
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (33.33%) DevOps
3 4 (33.33%) ETL
3 4 (33.33%) Kanban
3 4 (33.33%) OO
3 4 (33.33%) OOP
3 4 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) Machine Learning
4 3 (25.00%) MapReduce
4 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (25.00%) Open Source
4 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
5 2 (16.67%) Mathematical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) Python
3 5 (41.67%) Java 8
4 4 (33.33%) C++
5 3 (25.00%) R
6 1 (8.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality