Period
to 15 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Scala Developer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Java Developer
England > South East
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 350 357 387
Rank change year-on-year +7 +30 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Java Scala Developer 25 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.061% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.065% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 7 6
South East median daily rate £575 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +16.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £463 £468 £425
90th Percentile £613 £625 £475
England median daily rate £539 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +2.62% -4.55% +7.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15912 15294 18320
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.34% 93.78% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9494 9069 10839
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £240 £225 £233
90th Percentile £575 £555 £531
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 623 776 935
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £18.96 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.08% +6.71% +11.06%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.29 £10.00
90th Percentile £49.22 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Java Scala Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Java Scala Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Java Scala Developer in the South East

Java Scala Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java Scala Developer in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Scala Developer in the South East

Java Scala Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Scala Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Scala Developer in the South East

Java Scala Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Scala Developer within the South East region over the 6 months to 15 December 2017. 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
East Sussex +14 11 £600 +14.29%
West Sussex +3 7 £600 +4.35%
Thames Valley -12 6 £600 +20.00%
Buckinghamshire -32 5 £600 +20.00%
Berkshire -2 1 £390 -
Surrey - 1 £475 -
Sussex - 1 - -
Java Scala Developer
England

Java Scala Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, Java Scala Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Java Scala Developer in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) Java
1 25 (100.00%) Scala
2 24 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (88.00%) Spring
4 20 (80.00%) CSS
5 19 (76.00%) JavaScript
5 19 (76.00%) HTML
6 17 (68.00%) Hibernate
7 16 (64.00%) HTTP
7 16 (64.00%) HTML5
7 16 (64.00%) Docker
8 15 (60.00%) Play Framework
8 15 (60.00%) DevOps
8 15 (60.00%) Microservices
8 15 (60.00%) Apache
9 14 (56.00%) XML
9 14 (56.00%) Linux
9 14 (56.00%) J2EE
9 14 (56.00%) JBoss
9 14 (56.00%) IntelliJ
9 14 (56.00%) Puppet
9 14 (56.00%) MongoDB
9 14 (56.00%) JSON
9 14 (56.00%) Git (software)
10 13 (52.00%) Selenium
10 13 (52.00%) Eclipse
10 13 (52.00%) TCP/IP
10 13 (52.00%) SSL
10 13 (52.00%) webMethods
10 13 (52.00%) JUnit

Java Scala Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 15 (60.00%) Apache
2 14 (56.00%) JBoss
3 13 (52.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (64.00%) HTTP
2 13 (52.00%) SSL
2 13 (52.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (56.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.00%) Big Data
3 1 (4.00%) DataStax
3 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.00%) Hazelcast
3 1 (4.00%) HBase
3 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (56.00%) Git (software)
1 14 (56.00%) IntelliJ
2 13 (52.00%) Eclipse
2 13 (52.00%) JUnit
2 13 (52.00%) Selenium
3 3 (12.00%) git-flow
3 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.00%) JIRA
5 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (4.00%) Banking
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (88.00%) Spring
2 20 (80.00%) CSS
3 19 (76.00%) HTML
4 17 (68.00%) Hibernate
5 16 (64.00%) HTML5
6 15 (60.00%) Play Framework
7 14 (56.00%) J2EE
7 14 (56.00%) JSON
7 14 (56.00%) XML
8 13 (52.00%) EJB
8 13 (52.00%) J2SE
8 13 (52.00%) REST
8 13 (52.00%) SOAP
9 4 (16.00%) Spring Boot
10 3 (12.00%) Kafka
11 2 (8.00%) Akka
12 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
12 1 (4.00%) Grails
12 1 (4.00%) OSGi
12 1 (4.00%) TinkerPop
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Linux
2 13 (52.00%) Unix
3 1 (4.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (60.00%) DevOps
2 15 (60.00%) Microservices
3 6 (24.00%) TDD
4 5 (20.00%) BDD
4 5 (20.00%) Kanban
4 5 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.00%) Concurrent Programming
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.00%) Data Ingestion
6 1 (4.00%) MVC
6 1 (4.00%) OO
6 1 (4.00%) OOD
6 1 (4.00%) Open Source
6 1 (4.00%) Pair Programming
6 1 (4.00%) SOA
6 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Java
1 25 (100.00%) Scala
2 19 (76.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (52.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 16 (64.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (56.00%) Puppet
2 13 (52.00%) Grafana
2 13 (52.00%) Kibana
3 1 (4.00%) Ansible
3 1 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) webMethods
2 1 (4.00%) Hortonworks