Period
to 9 April 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 9 April 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
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 171 206 162
Rank change year-on-year +35 -44 +36
Contract jobs citing Scala 101 190 256
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.07% 1.21% 1.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.21% 3.08% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 96 140
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £413 £398 £425
90th Percentile £573 £638 £600
England median daily rate £550 £550 £540
% change year-on-year - +1.85% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 - -
England median hourly rate £18.70 - £63.75

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 3,151 6,178 6,199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.23% 39.32% 37.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,953 3,948 3,765
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £599 £588 £575
England median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 155 157
Median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £18.25 £21.25 £18.75
90th Percentile £54.88 £55.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -

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 9 April 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
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 9 April 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 -8 46 £530 +11.58% 3
Thames Valley +46 28 £425 -22.73% 4
Berkshire +33 23 £431 -21.59% 2
Hampshire +68 16 £525 -6.67% 7
Surrey +57 9 £494 -5.95% 1
Buckinghamshire +19 4 £413 -
East Sussex +2 3 £475 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 2
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 9 April 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 66 (65.35%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (56.44%) SQL
3 51 (50.50%) Python
4 42 (41.58%) Business Intelligence
4 42 (41.58%) Test Automation
5 41 (40.59%) Java
6 38 (37.62%) DevOps
7 36 (35.64%) Data Modelling
8 28 (27.72%) Oracle
9 27 (26.73%) Web Development
10 26 (25.74%) Configuration Management
11 25 (24.75%) Azure
11 25 (24.75%) Process Improvement
12 24 (23.76%) Confluence
12 24 (23.76%) JIRA
13 23 (22.77%) J2EE
13 23 (22.77%) WebLogic
13 23 (22.77%) webMethods
14 22 (21.78%) PL/SQL
14 22 (21.78%) BEA
14 22 (21.78%) ETL
14 22 (21.78%) Problem Management
14 22 (21.78%) Bitbucket
15 21 (20.79%) Test Strategy
16 20 (19.80%) Problem-Solving
17 19 (18.81%) TDD
18 18 (17.82%) Apache Spark
19 17 (16.83%) HTML
19 17 (16.83%) CSS
19 17 (16.83%) Analytics

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 24 (23.76%) Confluence
2 23 (22.77%) WebLogic
3 18 (17.82%) Apache Spark
4 5 (4.95%) Apache Airflow
5 3 (2.97%) Apache
5 3 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.97%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.98%) Jetty
6 2 (1.98%) Jupyter
6 2 (1.98%) nginx
6 2 (1.98%) SAS
7 1 (0.99%) JBoss
7 1 (0.99%) Luigi
Applications
1 3 (2.97%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 25 (24.75%) Azure
2 14 (13.86%) AWS
3 13 (12.87%) Power Platform
4 8 (7.92%) GitHub
5 5 (4.95%) Google Analytics
6 4 (3.96%) Amazon S3
6 4 (3.96%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (3.96%) Serverless
7 3 (2.97%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.98%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.99%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (0.99%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.99%) Amazon GuardDuty
9 1 (0.99%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.99%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.99%) GCP
9 1 (0.99%) PaaS
9 1 (0.99%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.86%) HTTP
2 5 (4.95%) SSL
2 5 (4.95%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.99%) DSL
3 1 (0.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.84%) Data Lake
2 15 (14.85%) Big Data
2 15 (14.85%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (13.86%) NoSQL
4 13 (12.87%) MongoDB
4 13 (12.87%) Power BI
5 12 (11.88%) Hadoop
6 11 (10.89%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (10.89%) Relational Database
7 9 (8.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (7.92%) HDInsight
9 7 (6.93%) Amazon Redshift
9 7 (6.93%) Apache Hive
9 7 (6.93%) SQL Server
10 6 (5.94%) Impala
11 5 (4.95%) Amazon Athena
11 5 (4.95%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 5 (4.95%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (3.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 3 (2.97%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 24 (23.76%) JIRA
2 22 (21.78%) Bitbucket
3 10 (9.90%) Visual Studio
4 9 (8.91%) Git (software)
4 9 (8.91%) Jenkins
5 8 (7.92%) Cucumber
5 8 (7.92%) Selenium
5 8 (7.92%) Visual Studio Team System
6 6 (5.94%) JUnit
7 5 (4.95%) Gatling
8 3 (2.97%) ERwin
8 3 (2.97%) Maven
9 2 (1.98%) JMeter
9 2 (1.98%) PyCharm
9 2 (1.98%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.99%) Gradle
10 1 (0.99%) Grunt
10 1 (0.99%) gulp
10 1 (0.99%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.99%) REST Assured
General
1 13 (12.87%) Public Sector
2 4 (3.96%) Finance
3 2 (1.98%) Banking
4 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (52.48%) Developer
2 38 (37.62%) Scala Developer
3 16 (15.84%) Data Engineer
4 11 (10.89%) Analyst
5 8 (7.92%) Agile Developer
5 8 (7.92%) Data Analyst
5 8 (7.92%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (6.93%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (6.93%) Programmer
7 5 (4.95%) Architect
7 5 (4.95%) Test Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) Data Architect
8 4 (3.96%) ETL Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (2.97%) Big Data Engineer
10 2 (1.98%) Azure Engineer
10 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Data Architect
10 2 (1.98%) Hadoop Engineer
10 2 (1.98%) HTML CSS Developer
10 2 (1.98%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (22.77%) J2EE
2 17 (16.83%) CSS
2 17 (16.83%) HTML
3 13 (12.87%) JSON
3 13 (12.87%) Play Framework
4 12 (11.88%) HTML5
4 12 (11.88%) REST
5 11 (10.89%) CSS3
6 10 (9.90%) Spring
7 9 (8.91%) Node.js
8 8 (7.92%) RESTful
8 8 (7.92%) XML
9 7 (6.93%) Ajax
10 6 (5.94%) Django
10 6 (5.94%) Gherkin
10 6 (5.94%) Guice
10 6 (5.94%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (4.95%) Kafka
11 5 (4.95%) Spring MVC
12 4 (3.96%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.93%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.97%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.98%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.98%) Clustering
4 2 (1.98%) User Experience
5 1 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.99%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.98%) Linux
1 2 (1.98%) Windows
2 1 (0.99%) Ubuntu
2 1 (0.99%) Unix
2 1 (0.99%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (65.35%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (41.58%) Business Intelligence
2 42 (41.58%) Test Automation
3 38 (37.62%) DevOps
4 36 (35.64%) Data Modelling
5 27 (26.73%) Web Development
6 26 (25.74%) Configuration Management
7 25 (24.75%) Process Improvement
8 22 (21.78%) ETL
8 22 (21.78%) Problem Management
9 21 (20.79%) Test Strategy
10 20 (19.80%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (18.81%) TDD
12 17 (16.83%) Analytics
13 14 (13.86%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (12.87%) Continuous Deployment
15 12 (11.88%) Data Management
16 11 (10.89%) Data Science
17 10 (9.90%) Data Ingestion
17 10 (9.90%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 57 (56.44%) SQL
2 51 (50.50%) Python
3 41 (40.59%) Java
4 22 (21.78%) PL/SQL
5 16 (15.84%) Ruby
6 13 (12.87%) JavaScript
7 11 (10.89%) C#
7 11 (10.89%) R
8 6 (5.94%) Groovy
9 4 (3.96%) C
10 3 (2.97%) C++
10 3 (2.97%) PHP
10 3 (2.97%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.98%) Go
11 2 (1.98%) Java 8
11 2 (1.98%) Korn
12 1 (0.99%) Perl
12 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.99%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (4.95%) Degree
2 4 (3.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.97%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.97%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.99%) CISA
4 1 (0.99%) CISM
4 1 (0.99%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) WCAG
2 3 (2.97%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.99%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (6.93%) HDFS
2 1 (0.99%) Docker
2 1 (0.99%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (7.92%) Kibana
2 5 (4.95%) Grafana
3 1 (0.99%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.99%) Oozie
3 1 (0.99%) Puppet
3 1 (0.99%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (27.72%) Oracle
2 23 (22.77%) webMethods
3 22 (21.78%) BEA
4 14 (13.86%) Microsoft
5 12 (11.88%) Databricks
5 12 (11.88%) Google
6 5 (4.95%) Cloudera
7 4 (3.96%) Tableau
8 3 (2.97%) Black Duck
8 3 (2.97%) Coverity
8 3 (2.97%) Informatica
8 3 (2.97%) Talend
9 2 (1.98%) Cognos
10 1 (0.99%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.99%) Splunk