Period
to 20 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 20 September 2019 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 104 91 87
Rank change year-on-year -13 -4 +15
Contract jobs citing Scala 4 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.28% 0.27% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.82% 0.81% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Reading median daily rate £450 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -9.52% +40.00%
10th Percentile £425 £419 £380
90th Percentile £555 £525 £588
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £475 £513
% change year-on-year -10.53% -7.32% +36.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire 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 Reading with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 486 496 372
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 33.45% 34.09% 29.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 320 238
Reading median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £325 £313 £305
90th Percentile £585 £550 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 5 16
Reading median hourly rate £70.00 £30.00 £19.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.33% +52.59% -37.09%
10th Percentile £42.00 £14.90 £10.75
90th Percentile £82.50 £60.25 £50.63
Berkshire median hourly rate £70.00 £34.25 £18.83
% change year-on-year +104.38% +81.89% +50.64%

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Scala in Reading

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scala in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 September 2019, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Scala.

1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Docker
2 2 (50.00%) Appium
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) SDET
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Usability Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) PaaS
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (25.00%) IaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Akka
3 1 (25.00%) OAuth
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows

Scala
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (25.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (25.00%) Hyperledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Azure
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
1 1 (25.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (25.00%) Blockchain
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Appium
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Development Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Software Development Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Test Development Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Azure Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Akka
2 1 (25.00%) OAuth
2 1 (25.00%) Pandas
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) SAML
2 1 (25.00%) scikit-learn
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Spring Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) SDET
2 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Usability Testing
3 1 (25.00%) API Development
3 1 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (25.00%) Data Science
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat