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 3 months to 24 June 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 61 71
Rank change year-on-year +9 +10  
Contract jobs citing Scala 20 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.19% 0.68% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.87% 1.44% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 1
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 341 277 307
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 54.39% 46.79% 40.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 216 228
Median daily rate £430 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.40% +3.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £35.00 £36.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +3 9 £575 +27.77% 4
Kidlington - 2 - -
Scala
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Scala.

1 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (64.52%) Apache Spark
3 19 (61.29%) TDD
4 17 (54.84%) Hadoop
4 17 (54.84%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (51.61%) Big Data
5 16 (51.61%) Python
6 14 (45.16%) Pair Programming
6 14 (45.16%) Scrum
6 14 (45.16%) Kanban
7 12 (38.71%) Java
7 12 (38.71%) Docker
8 10 (32.26%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (29.03%) Mesos
10 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
10 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
10 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
11 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
11 7 (22.58%) Machine Learning
11 7 (22.58%) Web Services
11 7 (22.58%) Apache
12 5 (16.13%) Publishing
12 5 (16.13%) BDD
12 5 (16.13%) QA
12 5 (16.13%) Kafka
13 4 (12.90%) Dropwizard
13 4 (12.90%) Hystrix
13 4 (12.90%) React
13 4 (12.90%) SOLID

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:

Application Platforms
1 20 (64.52%) Apache Spark
2 7 (22.58%) Apache
3 4 (12.90%) Confluence
4 2 (6.45%) Apache Solr
4 2 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (6.45%) nginx
4 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 17 (54.84%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (54.84%) Hadoop
2 16 (51.61%) Big Data
3 4 (12.90%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.45%) Apache Accumulo
4 2 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (6.45%) Bigtable
4 2 (6.45%) HBase
4 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.90%) Grunt
2 4 (12.90%) gulp
2 4 (12.90%) IntelliJ
2 4 (12.90%) JIRA
3 2 (6.45%) Gradle
3 2 (6.45%) Selenium
3 2 (6.45%) Subversion
4 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (16.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Scala Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Development Manager
4 5 (16.13%) Data Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) .NET Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Apache Spark Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Hadoop Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (12.90%) JIRA Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Software Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Technical Leader
6 3 (9.68%) Big Data Developer
7 2 (6.45%) AWS Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Big Data Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Big Data Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Hadoop Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Scala Software Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Data Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) Web Services
2 5 (16.13%) Kafka
3 4 (12.90%) .NET
3 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
3 4 (12.90%) CSS
3 4 (12.90%) Dropwizard
3 4 (12.90%) HTML
3 4 (12.90%) HTML5
3 4 (12.90%) Hystrix
3 4 (12.90%) Play Framework
3 4 (12.90%) React
3 4 (12.90%) Scalatra
4 2 (6.45%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (3.23%) JSON
5 1 (3.23%) REST
5 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Linked Data
1 2 (6.45%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Android
1 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (61.29%) TDD
3 14 (45.16%) Kanban
3 14 (45.16%) Pair Programming
3 14 (45.16%) Scrum
4 10 (32.26%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
6 7 (22.58%) Machine Learning
6 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
7 5 (16.13%) BDD
8 4 (12.90%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (12.90%) Front End Development
8 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
8 4 (12.90%) MVC
8 4 (12.90%) Refactoring
8 4 (12.90%) SOA
8 4 (12.90%) SOLID
8 4 (12.90%) Web Application Development
8 4 (12.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) Python
2 12 (38.71%) Java
3 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.90%) Groovy
5 1 (3.23%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) Docker
2 2 (6.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) Mesos
2 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Atlassian
1 4 (12.90%) New Relic
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