Period
to 4 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 4 July 2020 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
England > South East
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 144 268 195
Rank change year-on-year +124 -73 -13
Contract jobs citing Scala 69 100 211
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.13% 0.66% 1.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.47% 1.78% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 58 106
Median daily rate £490 £488 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.51% - -
10th Percentile £413 £396 £395
90th Percentile £548 £611 £588
England median daily rate £550 £573 £550
% change year-on-year -3.93% +4.09% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £22.25
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year - +3.70% +13.20%

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 the South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,989 5,609 6,651
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.51% 37.11% 38.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,255 3,521 4,026
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £311 £313 £308
90th Percentile £600 £588 £563
England median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 175 203
Median hourly rate £43.50 £47.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.45% +10.59% -
10th Percentile £25.63 £23.20 £18.15
90th Percentile £54.59 £57.50 £53.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year -18.60% +3.61% +0.30%

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Scala as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Scala in the South East

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Scala in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Scala in the South East

Scala
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Scala in the South East over the 6 months to 4 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Scala in the South East

Scala
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Scala in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Scala in the South East

Scala
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Scala in the South East over the 6 months to 4 July 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Scala in the South East

Scala
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 Scala within the South East region over the 6 months to 4 July 2020. 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
West Sussex +27 24 £502 +5.68% 1
Hampshire +87 21 £500 -31.03%
Thames Valley +86 13 £475 -5.00% 6
Surrey +70 11 £488 +14.71%
Berkshire +70 9 £475 +11.76% 1
Buckinghamshire +36 3 £413 -
Oxfordshire +32 1 - - 5
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for Scala.

1 39 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (53.62%) Python
3 33 (47.83%) SQL
4 31 (44.93%) Java
5 29 (42.03%) DevOps
6 27 (39.13%) Apache Spark
7 24 (34.78%) Data Modelling
8 22 (31.88%) AWS
9 20 (28.99%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (27.54%) Azure
11 17 (24.64%) Big Data
12 15 (21.74%) Confluence
12 15 (21.74%) TDD
12 15 (21.74%) JIRA
13 14 (20.29%) Software Engineering
13 14 (20.29%) Hadoop
13 14 (20.29%) Test Automation
13 14 (20.29%) Oracle
14 13 (18.84%) Elasticsearch
15 12 (17.39%) Process Improvement
15 12 (17.39%) Databricks
15 12 (17.39%) Data Science
16 11 (15.94%) Data Engineering
16 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
17 10 (14.49%) AWS Lambda
17 10 (14.49%) Terraform
17 10 (14.49%) Node.js
17 10 (14.49%) Apache Hive
17 10 (14.49%) Impala
17 10 (14.49%) Relational Database

Scala
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 27 (39.13%) Apache Spark
2 15 (21.74%) Confluence
3 13 (18.84%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (13.04%) WebLogic
5 8 (11.59%) Apache
6 4 (5.80%) Apache Airflow
7 2 (2.90%) Jetty
7 2 (2.90%) Jupyter
7 2 (2.90%) SAS
7 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.45%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 22 (31.88%) AWS
2 19 (27.54%) Azure
3 10 (14.49%) AWS Lambda
3 10 (14.49%) Serverless
4 8 (11.59%) Amazon S3
4 8 (11.59%) GitHub
5 7 (10.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (10.14%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (10.14%) AWS CloudTrail
6 6 (8.70%) Amazon SQS
6 6 (8.70%) AWS CodePipeline
6 6 (8.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (7.25%) AWS CodeBuild
8 4 (5.80%) Power Platform
9 3 (4.35%) Amazon Glacier
9 3 (4.35%) AWS CodeDeploy
9 3 (4.35%) Route 53
10 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (2.90%) GCP
11 1 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) DSL
1 1 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.64%) Big Data
2 14 (20.29%) Hadoop
3 10 (14.49%) Apache Hive
3 10 (14.49%) Impala
3 10 (14.49%) Relational Database
4 9 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (11.59%) Data Lake
6 7 (10.14%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (8.70%) Amazon Redshift
7 6 (8.70%) SQL Server
8 5 (7.25%) Amazon Athena
8 5 (7.25%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 5 (7.25%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (7.25%) MongoDB
8 5 (7.25%) NoSQL
9 4 (5.80%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (5.80%) Power BI
10 3 (4.35%) Data Mining
10 3 (4.35%) QlikView
11 2 (2.90%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 15 (21.74%) JIRA
2 10 (14.49%) Git (software)
3 9 (13.04%) Bitbucket
3 9 (13.04%) Jenkins
4 6 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (8.70%) Spinnaker
5 4 (5.80%) Gatling
6 3 (4.35%) ERwin
6 3 (4.35%) JMeter
6 3 (4.35%) Locust
6 3 (4.35%) Selenium
6 3 (4.35%) SpecFlow
6 3 (4.35%) Travis CI
6 3 (4.35%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.90%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.90%) Maven
7 2 (2.90%) PyCharm
8 1 (1.45%) Fiddler
8 1 (1.45%) Postman
8 1 (1.45%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (14.49%) Public Sector
2 1 (1.45%) Banking
2 1 (1.45%) Marketing
2 1 (1.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (30.43%) Developer
2 18 (26.09%) Scala Developer
3 15 (21.74%) Data Engineer
4 10 (14.49%) Analyst
5 8 (11.59%) Data Analyst
6 7 (10.14%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (8.70%) Agile Developer
7 6 (8.70%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) Architect
8 5 (7.25%) Python Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Big Data Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Data Architect
9 4 (5.80%) Java Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Machine Learning Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Software Engineer
10 3 (4.35%) Hadoop Engineer
10 3 (4.35%) Test Engineer
11 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Architect
11 2 (2.90%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.49%) Node.js
2 9 (13.04%) J2EE
3 7 (10.14%) RESTful
4 6 (8.70%) Web Services
5 4 (5.80%) NumPy
5 4 (5.80%) Pandas
5 4 (5.80%) Play Framework
6 3 (4.35%) Apache NiFi
6 3 (4.35%) Kafka
6 3 (4.35%) scikit-learn
6 3 (4.35%) Spring
6 3 (4.35%) Spring Boot
6 3 (4.35%) Swagger
7 2 (2.90%) pytest
7 2 (2.90%) React
7 2 (2.90%) SciPy
8 1 (1.45%) HTML5
8 1 (1.45%) REST
8 1 (1.45%) Samza
8 1 (1.45%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.14%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.35%) Cloud Native
3 3 (4.35%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.90%) Clustering
4 2 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.90%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.45%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.49%) Linux
2 6 (8.70%) Unix
3 3 (4.35%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (42.03%) DevOps
3 24 (34.78%) Data Modelling
4 20 (28.99%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (21.74%) TDD
6 14 (20.29%) Software Engineering
6 14 (20.29%) Test Automation
7 12 (17.39%) Data Science
7 12 (17.39%) Process Improvement
8 11 (15.94%) Data Engineering
9 10 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (14.49%) ETL
10 9 (13.04%) BDD
10 9 (13.04%) Configuration Management
10 9 (13.04%) Data Ingestion
10 9 (13.04%) Machine Learning
10 9 (13.04%) Problem Management
11 8 (11.59%) ETL Development
11 8 (11.59%) Microservices
11 8 (11.59%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 37 (53.62%) Python
2 33 (47.83%) SQL
3 31 (44.93%) Java
4 10 (14.49%) Ruby
5 9 (13.04%) PL/SQL
6 8 (11.59%) Go
6 8 (11.59%) JavaScript
7 7 (10.14%) Java 8
8 6 (8.70%) C#
9 3 (4.35%) Groovy
9 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.90%) C
10 2 (2.90%) Korn
10 2 (2.90%) R
11 1 (1.45%) C++
11 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (11.59%) SC Cleared
1 8 (11.59%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.70%) Degree
3 5 (7.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (4.35%) AWS Certification
5 2 (2.90%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.45%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.45%) GDPR
2 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.14%) HDFS
2 6 (8.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (14.49%) Terraform
2 6 (8.70%) Kibana
2 6 (8.70%) Kubernetes
3 5 (7.25%) Packer
4 3 (4.35%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.45%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (1.45%) Oozie
Vendors
1 14 (20.29%) Oracle
2 12 (17.39%) Databricks
3 9 (13.04%) BEA
3 9 (13.04%) webMethods
4 5 (7.25%) Cloudera
4 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.35%) Informatica
5 3 (4.35%) Tableau
6 2 (2.90%) Cognos
6 2 (2.90%) Talend
7 1 (1.45%) Google
7 1 (1.45%) Samsung
7 1 (1.45%) Splunk