Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 178 169 154
Rank change year-on-year -9 -15 +21
Contract jobs citing Scala 144 245 257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.23% 1.54% 1.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.52% 3.78% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 131 144
South East median daily rate £500 £513 £503
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +1.99% +4.42%
10th Percentile £413 £405 £425
90th Percentile £585 £588 £596
England median daily rate £550 £550 £548
% change year-on-year - +0.36% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
South East median hourly rate £16.00 - -
England median hourly rate £17.35 £122.84 £82.50
% change year-on-year -85.88% +48.89% +176.71%

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 4,090 6,490 5,794
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 34.97% 40.92% 35.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,560 4,168 3,559
South East median daily rate £450 £440 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +6.67% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £590 £575 £569
England median daily rate £485 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +1.04% +1.05% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 157 148
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +9.76%
10th Percentile £18.05 £24.34 £19.24
90th Percentile £73.75 £51.25 £52.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Scala as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scala in the South East

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scala in the South East over the 6 months to 21 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scala in the South East

Scala
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scala in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 21 January 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 0 66 £530 +14.41% 4
Thames Valley +28 30 £425 -15.00% 22
Hampshire +12 24 £500 -2.44% 16
Berkshire -4 22 £425 -19.05% 14
Surrey +29 13 £500 -4.76% 15
East Sussex +12 11 £475 -13.64%
Buckinghamshire +24 8 - - 1
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 97 (67.36%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (50.00%) Python
3 69 (47.92%) Test Automation
4 68 (47.22%) SQL
5 58 (40.28%) Java
6 57 (39.58%) DevOps
7 46 (31.94%) Problem-Solving
8 41 (28.47%) Business Intelligence
9 39 (27.08%) Web Development
10 34 (23.61%) ETL
11 33 (22.92%) Configuration Management
12 32 (22.22%) Data Modelling
12 32 (22.22%) CSS
13 31 (21.53%) HTML
13 31 (21.53%) Continuous Integration
14 30 (20.83%) Azure
14 30 (20.83%) J2EE
14 30 (20.83%) WebLogic
14 30 (20.83%) webMethods
14 30 (20.83%) JSON
14 30 (20.83%) Ruby
15 29 (20.14%) TDD
15 29 (20.14%) HTTP
15 29 (20.14%) Confluence
15 29 (20.14%) JIRA
16 28 (19.44%) Big Data
17 27 (18.75%) Hadoop
17 27 (18.75%) Scrum
17 27 (18.75%) Spring
17 27 (18.75%) Play Framework

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 30 (20.83%) WebLogic
2 29 (20.14%) Confluence
3 20 (13.89%) Apache Spark
4 12 (8.33%) Apache
5 8 (5.56%) Apache Airflow
5 8 (5.56%) JBoss
5 8 (5.56%) nginx
5 8 (5.56%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.39%) SAS
7 1 (0.69%) Luigi
Applications
1 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 30 (20.83%) Azure
2 16 (11.11%) GitHub
3 14 (9.72%) AWS
4 13 (9.03%) Power Platform
5 12 (8.33%) Google Analytics
6 5 (3.47%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (2.78%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (2.08%) Amazon S3
8 3 (2.08%) TestFlight
9 2 (1.39%) Amazon ECS
9 2 (1.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (1.39%) OpenShift
9 2 (1.39%) PaaS
9 2 (1.39%) Route 53
10 1 (0.69%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.69%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 29 (20.14%) HTTP
2 12 (8.33%) SSL
2 12 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (19.44%) Big Data
2 27 (18.75%) Hadoop
3 23 (15.97%) Data Lake
4 22 (15.28%) MongoDB
4 22 (15.28%) NoSQL
5 19 (13.19%) Relational Database
6 16 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (9.72%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (9.03%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (9.03%) Power BI
9 12 (8.33%) Apache Hive
9 12 (8.33%) HDInsight
10 9 (6.25%) HBase
11 8 (5.56%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 8 (5.56%) Impala
11 8 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (4.86%) SQL Server
13 6 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (4.17%) MySQL
14 4 (2.78%) Biml
Development Applications
1 29 (20.14%) JIRA
2 26 (18.06%) Cucumber
3 25 (17.36%) Jenkins
4 24 (16.67%) Bitbucket
5 23 (15.97%) Selenium
6 18 (12.50%) Git (software)
7 14 (9.72%) JUnit
7 14 (9.72%) Visual Studio
8 13 (9.03%) Gatling
9 12 (8.33%) IntelliJ
9 12 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
10 8 (5.56%) Ant
10 8 (5.56%) Eclipse
10 8 (5.56%) Grunt
10 8 (5.56%) gulp
10 8 (5.56%) Karma Test Runner
10 8 (5.56%) Sublime Text
11 7 (4.86%) REST Assured
11 7 (4.86%) TeamCity
12 6 (4.17%) Maven
General
1 13 (9.03%) Public Sector
2 8 (5.56%) Finance
3 5 (3.47%) Banking
4 2 (1.39%) Legal
5 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (46.53%) Developer
2 46 (31.94%) Scala Developer
3 30 (20.83%) Data Engineer
4 12 (8.33%) Analyst
4 12 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (7.64%) Agile Developer
6 8 (5.56%) Test Engineer
7 7 (4.86%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (4.86%) Programmer
8 5 (3.47%) Azure Engineer
8 5 (3.47%) Big Data Developer
8 5 (3.47%) Big Data Engineer
8 5 (3.47%) Data Analyst
8 5 (3.47%) Test Analyst
9 4 (2.78%) Architect
9 4 (2.78%) Data Architect
9 4 (2.78%) Data Scientist
9 4 (2.78%) Data Warehouse Architect
9 4 (2.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (2.78%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (22.22%) CSS
2 31 (21.53%) HTML
3 30 (20.83%) J2EE
3 30 (20.83%) JSON
4 27 (18.75%) Play Framework
4 27 (18.75%) Spring
5 26 (18.06%) HTML5
5 26 (18.06%) REST
6 23 (15.97%) Gherkin
7 22 (15.28%) RESTful
8 18 (12.50%) CSS3
9 16 (11.11%) XML
10 15 (10.42%) Node.js
11 14 (9.72%) Ajax
11 14 (9.72%) Django
11 14 (9.72%) Guice
11 14 (9.72%) Ruby on Rails
12 13 (9.03%) Spring MVC
13 11 (7.64%) Kafka
14 10 (6.94%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.78%) Data Structures
2 4 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (2.08%) User Experience
4 2 (1.39%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.39%) Animation
4 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.69%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.33%) Linux
1 12 (8.33%) Unix
2 9 (6.25%) Windows
3 8 (5.56%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.08%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.39%) Android
6 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (67.36%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (47.92%) Test Automation
3 57 (39.58%) DevOps
4 46 (31.94%) Problem-Solving
5 41 (28.47%) Business Intelligence
6 39 (27.08%) Web Development
7 34 (23.61%) ETL
8 33 (22.92%) Configuration Management
9 32 (22.22%) Data Modelling
10 31 (21.53%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (20.14%) TDD
12 27 (18.75%) Analytics
12 27 (18.75%) Scrum
13 26 (18.06%) Process Improvement
14 22 (15.28%) Problem Management
14 22 (15.28%) Test Strategy
15 20 (13.89%) Open Source
16 16 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
16 16 (11.11%) Microservices
16 16 (11.11%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (50.00%) Python
2 68 (47.22%) SQL
3 58 (40.28%) Java
4 30 (20.83%) Ruby
5 22 (15.28%) PL/SQL
6 20 (13.89%) JavaScript
7 18 (12.50%) C#
7 18 (12.50%) Groovy
8 16 (11.11%) R
9 9 (6.25%) Haskell
10 8 (5.56%) Perl
11 7 (4.86%) Bash Shell
12 5 (3.47%) C
13 4 (2.78%) T-SQL
14 3 (2.08%) Apple Swift
14 3 (2.08%) C++
14 3 (2.08%) Objective-C
14 3 (2.08%) PHP
14 3 (2.08%) PowerShell
15 2 (1.39%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 11 (7.64%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.08%) Degree
5 1 (0.69%) CISA
5 1 (0.69%) CISM
5 1 (0.69%) CISSP
5 1 (0.69%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.17%) QA
2 4 (2.78%) WCAG
3 2 (1.39%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (16.67%) Docker
2 9 (6.25%) HDFS
3 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (9.72%) Kibana
2 12 (8.33%) Grafana
3 10 (6.94%) Puppet
4 9 (6.25%) Terraform
5 8 (5.56%) Ansible
6 5 (3.47%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (20.83%) webMethods
2 26 (18.06%) Google
3 25 (17.36%) Oracle
4 22 (15.28%) BEA
5 20 (13.89%) Microsoft
6 13 (9.03%) Databricks
7 10 (6.94%) Cloudera
8 8 (5.56%) Adobe
9 6 (4.17%) Atlassian
10 3 (2.08%) Black Duck
10 3 (2.08%) Coverity
10 3 (2.08%) Talend
11 1 (0.69%) Tableau