Period
to 21 January 2018

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 2018 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 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 171 347
Rank change year-on-year +18 +176 +2
Contract jobs citing Scala 257 202 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.58% 1.32% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.44% 3.85% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 108 29
South East median daily rate £503 £481 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.42% +6.94% +20.00%
10th Percentile £425 £325 £398
90th Percentile £596 £650 £613
England median daily rate £548 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +4.38% -4.55% +7.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £82.50 £29.82 £65.00
% change year-on-year +176.71% -54.13% -

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 5,791 5,250 6,240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.67% 34.42% 34.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,556 3,191 3,904
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.07%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £569 £538 £515
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 188 258
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +6.49% +14.07%
10th Percentile £19.24 £15.00 £14.09
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £52.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

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 2018.

Contractor daily 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 21 January 2018. 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
Thames Valley +23 122 £575 +27.78% 31
West Sussex +10 87 £500 +2.49% 6
Buckinghamshire +20 64 £550 +57.14% 5
Berkshire +2 43 £575 +76.92% 15
East Sussex +19 25 £525 +16.67% 3
Oxfordshire -15 15 £500 - 11
Surrey -23 5 £475 -11.63% 4
Sussex - 4 £525 -
Hampshire -24 3 £500 +1.01% 4
Middlesex +1 1 £550 +46.67%
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for Scala.

1 162 (63.04%) Java
2 152 (59.14%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (42.41%) Apache Spark
4 102 (39.69%) Hadoop
5 93 (36.19%) Big Data
6 90 (35.02%) Linux
7 82 (31.91%) CSS
8 76 (29.57%) JSON
9 75 (29.18%) HTML
10 74 (28.79%) Play Framework
11 73 (28.40%) Scrum
12 64 (24.90%) MongoDB
13 63 (24.51%) HTML5
13 63 (24.51%) Python
14 60 (23.35%) REST
14 60 (23.35%) Microservices
15 59 (22.96%) RESTful
15 59 (22.96%) Google
16 58 (22.57%) Apache Hive
16 58 (22.57%) Kafka
17 57 (22.18%) Open Source
17 57 (22.18%) Docker
18 55 (21.40%) Spring
19 54 (21.01%) Git (software)
19 54 (21.01%) Test Automation
20 53 (20.62%) Cloudera
21 52 (20.23%) SOAP
22 48 (18.68%) Analytics
23 47 (18.29%) Puppet
23 47 (18.29%) NoSQL

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
1 109 (42.41%) Apache Spark
2 39 (15.18%) Apache
3 28 (10.89%) WebLogic
4 25 (9.73%) JBoss
5 18 (7.00%) Confluence
6 11 (4.28%) nginx
7 9 (3.50%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.95%) Apache Pig
8 5 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.95%) Jupyter
9 2 (0.78%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.78%) Documentum
10 1 (0.39%) GeoServer
Cloud Services
1 31 (12.06%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (7.39%) Google Analytics
3 17 (6.61%) Google Tag Manager
4 11 (4.28%) Amazon S3
4 11 (4.28%) AWS Lambda
4 11 (4.28%) Serverless
5 9 (3.50%) Amazon Glacier
5 9 (3.50%) GitHub
5 9 (3.50%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.56%) PaaS
7 3 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.39%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.39%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 45 (17.51%) HTTP
2 27 (10.51%) SSL
2 27 (10.51%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.78%) IKE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (39.69%) Hadoop
2 93 (36.19%) Big Data
3 64 (24.90%) MongoDB
4 58 (22.57%) Apache Hive
5 47 (18.29%) NoSQL
6 44 (17.12%) Impala
7 39 (15.18%) HBase
8 37 (14.40%) Sqoop
9 34 (13.23%) Data Lake
10 29 (11.28%) PostgreSQL
10 29 (11.28%) SQL Server
11 18 (7.00%) Relational Database
12 12 (4.67%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (4.67%) MySQL
13 10 (3.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 10 (3.89%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (3.89%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (1.95%) Mahout
16 3 (1.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 54 (21.01%) Git (software)
2 46 (17.90%) Selenium
3 42 (16.34%) IntelliJ
4 41 (15.95%) JUnit
5 39 (15.18%) JIRA
6 38 (14.79%) Jenkins
7 29 (11.28%) Eclipse
8 18 (7.00%) Subversion
9 16 (6.23%) Cucumber
10 11 (4.28%) Gatling
10 11 (4.28%) SoapUI
11 9 (3.50%) Ant
11 9 (3.50%) Grunt
11 9 (3.50%) gulp
11 9 (3.50%) Karma Test Runner
11 9 (3.50%) Sublime Text
12 5 (1.95%) Maven
13 4 (1.56%) TeamCity
14 3 (1.17%) git-flow
14 3 (1.17%) Gradle
General
1 30 (11.67%) Banking
2 26 (10.12%) Finance
3 9 (3.50%) Publishing
4 2 (0.78%) Retail
4 2 (0.78%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.39%) Marketing
5 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.39%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 146 (56.81%) Developer
2 102 (39.69%) Scala Developer
3 39 (15.18%) Data Engineer
4 38 (14.79%) Big Data Engineer
4 38 (14.79%) Java Developer
5 27 (10.51%) Java Scala Developer
6 24 (9.34%) Architect
7 21 (8.17%) Apache Spark Developer
7 21 (8.17%) Big Data Developer
8 20 (7.78%) AWS Developer
9 17 (6.61%) Hadoop Engineer
10 15 (5.84%) Hadoop Developer
11 12 (4.67%) HTML Developer
11 12 (4.67%) JavaScript Developer
12 9 (3.50%) Digital Architect
13 8 (3.11%) AWS Engineer
13 8 (3.11%) Data Architect
13 8 (3.11%) Data Scientist
13 8 (3.11%) Senior Developer
13 8 (3.11%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (31.91%) CSS
2 76 (29.57%) JSON
3 75 (29.18%) HTML
4 74 (28.79%) Play Framework
5 63 (24.51%) HTML5
6 60 (23.35%) REST
7 59 (22.96%) RESTful
8 58 (22.57%) Kafka
9 55 (21.40%) Spring
10 52 (20.23%) SOAP
11 45 (17.51%) XML
12 43 (16.73%) Web Services
13 32 (12.45%) Ajax
13 32 (12.45%) CSS3
13 32 (12.45%) J2EE
14 30 (11.67%) Hibernate
15 27 (10.51%) Django
16 26 (10.12%) Ruby on Rails
17 24 (9.34%) EJB
17 24 (9.34%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 42 (16.34%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (3.89%) User Experience
3 6 (2.33%) Semantic Web
4 4 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.56%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.17%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.78%) Life Science
7 1 (0.39%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.39%) Fintech
7 1 (0.39%) IPTV
7 1 (0.39%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 90 (35.02%) Linux
2 33 (12.84%) Unix
3 17 (6.61%) CentOS
4 12 (4.67%) Ubuntu
5 11 (4.28%) Windows
6 4 (1.56%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (59.14%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (28.40%) Scrum
3 60 (23.35%) Microservices
4 57 (22.18%) Open Source
5 54 (21.01%) Test Automation
6 48 (18.68%) Analytics
7 42 (16.34%) DevOps
8 41 (15.95%) Continuous Integration
8 41 (15.95%) Kanban
8 41 (15.95%) TDD
9 37 (14.40%) Software Engineering
10 31 (12.06%) Continuous Delivery
11 27 (10.51%) Data Strategy
12 26 (10.12%) Configuration Management
13 20 (7.78%) Mentoring
13 20 (7.78%) Web Development
14 19 (7.39%) User Stories
15 18 (7.00%) Responsive Web Design
15 18 (7.00%) Web Design
16 17 (6.61%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 162 (63.04%) Java
2 63 (24.51%) Python
3 44 (17.12%) JavaScript
4 42 (16.34%) Ruby
4 42 (16.34%) SQL
5 23 (8.95%) Groovy
6 20 (7.78%) Bash Shell
7 18 (7.00%) C#
8 9 (3.50%) Haskell
8 9 (3.50%) Perl
9 5 (1.95%) C++
9 5 (1.95%) R
10 3 (1.17%) Go
11 2 (0.78%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.39%) Gremlin
12 1 (0.39%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (6.61%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.84%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.28%) QA
2 4 (1.56%) GDPR
3 2 (0.78%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.39%) FATCA
System Software
1 57 (22.18%) Docker
2 37 (14.40%) Apache Flume
3 32 (12.45%) HDFS
4 4 (1.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 47 (18.29%) Puppet
2 37 (14.40%) Oozie
3 29 (11.28%) Kibana
4 26 (10.12%) Grafana
5 11 (4.28%) Terraform
6 10 (3.89%) Mesos
7 4 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.17%) Ansible
9 2 (0.78%) Galera Cluster
10 1 (0.39%) Control-M
Vendors
1 59 (22.96%) Google
2 53 (20.62%) Cloudera
3 35 (13.62%) Hortonworks
4 27 (10.51%) Salesforce.com
5 24 (9.34%) webMethods
6 19 (7.39%) MapR
6 19 (7.39%) Talend
7 17 (6.61%) Tealium
8 8 (3.11%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.17%) Oracle
10 2 (0.78%) Adobe
10 2 (0.78%) New Relic
11 1 (0.39%) Microsoft
11 1 (0.39%) Tableau