The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 25 April 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Scala 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.81% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.88% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70%  
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 Oxford with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 164 120 139
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 57.54% 47.43% 37.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 92 116
Median daily rate £410 £420 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +4.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £534 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 3
Median hourly rate £54.50 £11.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +395.45% -63.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scala in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Scala.

1 5 (62.50%) Python
1 5 (62.50%) TDD
1 5 (62.50%) Hadoop
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (62.50%) Big Data
1 5 (62.50%) Docker
1 5 (62.50%) Apache Spark
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (50.00%) Mesos
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Kanban
2 4 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Publishing
4 2 (25.00%) Semantic Web
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) Atlassian
4 2 (25.00%) Confluence
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) JSON
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (12.50%) R
5 1 (12.50%) REST
5 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing

Scala
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 5 (62.50%) Apache Spark
2 2 (25.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Big Data
1 5 (62.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (37.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Scala Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Data Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Apache Spark Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Hadoop Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Hadoop Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Data Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Big Data Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Scala Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Hadoop Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Scala Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (50.00%) Kanban
2 4 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Informatics
4 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Mesos
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Atlassian