Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 22 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 69 73
Rank change year-on-year -11 +4 +31
Contract jobs citing Scala 16 31 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.31% 2.57% 3.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.64% 5.00% 5.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 28 22
Oxfordshire median daily rate £433 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.50% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £371 £455 £390
90th Percentile £688 £603 £508
South East median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £22.25 - -

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 605 620 711
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 49.39% 51.45% 56.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 487 530
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £302
90th Percentile £553 £580 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 15
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +21.53% -14.29%
10th Percentile £40.73 £23.00 £16.40
90th Percentile £52.50 £77.50 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Scala in Oxfordshire

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scala in Oxfordshire

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scala in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scala in Oxfordshire

Scala
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 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
Oxford +5 6 £431 -13.75% 1
Kidlington -2 3 £413 -15.38%
Scala
South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Scala.

1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (68.75%) Microservices
3 10 (62.50%) Software Engineering
3 10 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (50.00%) C#
4 8 (50.00%) Linux
5 7 (43.75%) Python
5 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (43.75%) Docker
6 6 (37.50%) C++
6 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
7 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (31.25%) GDPR
8 4 (25.00%) Kubernetes
8 4 (25.00%) SDLC
8 4 (25.00%) Node.js
8 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
8 4 (25.00%) Google
9 3 (18.75%) Windows
9 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (18.75%) Ant
9 3 (18.75%) Kerberos
9 3 (18.75%) Maven
9 3 (18.75%) TDD
9 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
9 3 (18.75%) Groovy
9 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (18.75%) Go
9 3 (18.75%) PaaS
10 2 (12.50%) Puppet

Scala
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 10 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (18.75%) PaaS
3 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Ant
1 3 (18.75%) Maven
2 2 (12.50%) Gradle
2 2 (12.50%) JUnit
2 2 (12.50%) Mockito
2 2 (12.50%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Backend Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Python Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Python Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Web Applications Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Principal Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (25.00%) Node.js
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) HTML5
2 2 (12.50%) Java EE
2 2 (12.50%) JSON
2 2 (12.50%) LDAP
2 2 (12.50%) OAuth
2 2 (12.50%) OAuth2
2 2 (12.50%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) XSLT
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) React
3 1 (6.25%) RESTful
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Public Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Microservices
2 10 (62.50%) Software Engineering
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (25.00%) SDLC
6 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (18.75%) TDD
6 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
7 2 (12.50%) Change Management
7 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 2 (12.50%) Data Security
7 2 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (12.50%) Identity Management
7 2 (12.50%) Information Security
7 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
7 2 (12.50%) Scrum
7 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (12.50%) Time Management
7 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) C#
3 7 (43.75%) Python
4 6 (37.50%) C++
4 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) Go
5 3 (18.75%) Groovy
6 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
6 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (6.25%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) GDPR
2 2 (12.50%) HIPAA
2 2 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (12.50%) Ansible
2 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Google