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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scala
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 50 77 -
Rank change year-on-year +27 -  
Contract jobs citing Scala 12 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.82% 0.40% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.35% 1.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Median daily rate £600 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +5.55% -10.00%  
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 Reading with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 189 288 325
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 28.68% 28.54% 32.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 189 212
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £338 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £9.00 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.55% -83.82%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scala in Reading over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scala in Reading

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Reading region with a requirement for Scala.

1 20 (90.91%) Java
1 20 (90.91%) Big Data
2 19 (86.36%) Hadoop
2 19 (86.36%) Apache Spark
3 18 (81.82%) NoSQL
4 16 (72.73%) MapReduce
4 16 (72.73%) HBase
4 16 (72.73%) Apache Hive
5 12 (54.55%) Sqoop
5 12 (54.55%) Impala
6 11 (50.00%) HDFS
6 11 (50.00%) Oozie
6 11 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (45.45%) ETL
7 10 (45.45%) TDD
8 9 (40.91%) Finance
8 9 (40.91%) MicroStrategy
8 9 (40.91%) DB2
8 9 (40.91%) Hortonworks
8 9 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (36.36%) Ab Initio
9 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (31.82%) Python
10 7 (31.82%) Cloudera
11 5 (22.73%) MongoDB
11 5 (22.73%) SQL
11 5 (22.73%) Scrum
12 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
12 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
12 4 (18.18%) Web Analytics

Scala
Top Related 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 19 (86.36%) Apache Spark
2 4 (18.18%) Apache
3 3 (13.64%) Apache Pig
3 3 (13.64%) Confluence
3 3 (13.64%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.55%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (90.91%) Big Data
2 19 (86.36%) Hadoop
3 18 (81.82%) NoSQL
4 16 (72.73%) Apache Hive
4 16 (72.73%) HBase
5 12 (54.55%) Impala
5 12 (54.55%) Sqoop
6 9 (40.91%) DB2
7 5 (22.73%) MongoDB
8 3 (13.64%) Apache Accumulo
8 3 (13.64%) Neo4j
8 3 (13.64%) OrientDB
9 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) Maven
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Marketing
2 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Consultant
1 7 (31.82%) Hadoop Consultant
2 6 (27.27%) Big Data Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Data Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Cloud Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Hadoop Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Java Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Big Data Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Big Data Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Data Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Hadoop Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Hadoop Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Java Hadoop Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Java Scala Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Scala Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Kafka
2 2 (9.09%) CSS
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Camel
3 1 (4.55%) Apache CXF
3 1 (4.55%) Ehcache
3 1 (4.55%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.55%) J2EE
3 1 (4.55%) JDBC
3 1 (4.55%) JMS
3 1 (4.55%) OSGi
3 1 (4.55%) Play Framework
3 1 (4.55%) REST
3 1 (4.55%) RESTful
3 1 (4.55%) SAML
3 1 (4.55%) SOAP
3 1 (4.55%) Spring
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Credit Risk
2 3 (13.64%) Cyber Defence
2 3 (13.64%) Wiki
3 2 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) MapReduce
2 11 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (45.45%) ETL
3 10 (45.45%) TDD
4 9 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (22.73%) Scrum
7 4 (18.18%) Analytics
7 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 4 (18.18%) Web Analytics
8 3 (13.64%) OO
8 3 (13.64%) OOD
8 3 (13.64%) Open Source
8 3 (13.64%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (4.55%) Data Architecture
9 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
9 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
9 1 (4.55%) Kanban
9 1 (4.55%) MVC
9 1 (4.55%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) Python
3 5 (22.73%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) C
5 1 (4.55%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) HDFS
2 3 (13.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) Oozie
2 3 (13.64%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Hortonworks
1 9 (40.91%) MicroStrategy
2 8 (36.36%) Ab Initio
3 7 (31.82%) Cloudera
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat