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 3 months to 28 April 2017 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 170 255
Rank change year-on-year -10 +85  
Contract jobs citing Scala 77 112 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.93% 1.15% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.70% 3.35% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 37 3
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Scala is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2856 3339 3243
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 34.50% 34.24% 32.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1663 2196 1935
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 115 115
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +1.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £11.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Scala as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex -15 40 £488 +2.78% 4
Buckinghamshire +2 13 £400 - 2
Oxfordshire - 12 £475 - 4
Berkshire +22 7 £575 +48.38%
Hampshire +13 4 £525 +5.00% 1
Sussex +4 1 - -
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, 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.

1 142 (81.14%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (69.71%) Java
3 73 (41.71%) CSS
4 63 (36.00%) Play Framework
5 62 (35.43%) Git (software)
6 61 (34.86%) Hadoop
7 60 (34.29%) NoSQL
8 59 (33.71%) Open Source
8 59 (33.71%) Big Data
9 56 (32.00%) Apache Spark
10 55 (31.43%) Linux
10 55 (31.43%) JSON
11 52 (29.71%) HTML
11 52 (29.71%) MongoDB
12 51 (29.14%) Scrum
13 50 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
14 47 (26.86%) Python
15 45 (25.71%) Docker
16 44 (25.14%) HTTP
17 42 (24.00%) Spring
18 41 (23.43%) Apache Hive
19 39 (22.29%) Relational Database
20 38 (21.71%) REST
20 38 (21.71%) JavaScript
20 38 (21.71%) Microservices
21 37 (21.14%) IntelliJ
22 36 (20.57%) Automated Testing
23 34 (19.43%) Web Design
23 34 (19.43%) TDD
23 34 (19.43%) Puppet

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 56 (32.00%) Apache Spark
2 31 (17.71%) Apache
3 23 (13.14%) Confluence
4 15 (8.57%) JBoss
4 15 (8.57%) WebLogic
5 14 (8.00%) Tomcat
6 12 (6.86%) nginx
7 8 (4.57%) Apache Pig
8 5 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.57%) Jupyter
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.86%) GitHub
2 11 (6.29%) Google Analytics
3 9 (5.14%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (25.14%) HTTP
2 11 (6.29%) SSL
2 11 (6.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.14%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (34.86%) Hadoop
2 60 (34.29%) NoSQL
3 59 (33.71%) Big Data
4 52 (29.71%) MongoDB
5 41 (23.43%) Apache Hive
6 39 (22.29%) Relational Database
7 34 (19.43%) Impala
8 27 (15.43%) HBase
9 19 (10.86%) Sqoop
10 11 (6.29%) Data Lake
11 10 (5.71%) DB2
12 9 (5.14%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (4.00%) RDBMS
14 5 (2.86%) Apache Accumulo
15 3 (1.71%) Hazelcast
15 3 (1.71%) MySQL
15 3 (1.71%) Neo4j
15 3 (1.71%) OrientDB
16 2 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 62 (35.43%) Git (software)
2 37 (21.14%) IntelliJ
3 33 (18.86%) Jenkins
4 31 (17.71%) JIRA
5 30 (17.14%) Subversion
6 29 (16.57%) JUnit
7 28 (16.00%) Selenium
8 20 (11.43%) Cucumber
9 13 (7.43%) Eclipse
10 11 (6.29%) Ant
10 11 (6.29%) Gatling
10 11 (6.29%) Grunt
10 11 (6.29%) gulp
10 11 (6.29%) Karma Test Runner
10 11 (6.29%) Sublime Text
11 9 (5.14%) Maven
12 7 (4.00%) WebDriver
13 4 (2.29%) RSpec
14 3 (1.71%) SoapUI
15 2 (1.14%) Gradle
General
1 19 (10.86%) Finance
2 12 (6.86%) Banking
3 5 (2.86%) Games
4 4 (2.29%) Publishing
5 3 (1.71%) Marketing
5 3 (1.71%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.14%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 130 (74.29%) Developer
2 95 (54.29%) Scala Developer
3 46 (26.29%) Java Developer
4 25 (14.29%) Java Scala Developer
5 21 (12.00%) Hadoop Developer
6 18 (10.29%) Big Data Developer
7 16 (9.14%) Senior Developer
8 15 (8.57%) Agile Developer
9 14 (8.00%) Programmer
10 12 (6.86%) Senior Scala Developer
11 11 (6.29%) Apache Spark Developer
11 11 (6.29%) Data Engineer
12 10 (5.71%) Consultant
12 10 (5.71%) Java Programmer
12 10 (5.71%) Software Engineer
13 9 (5.14%) Big Data Engineer
13 9 (5.14%) Hadoop Consultant
13 9 (5.14%) Open Source Developer
14 8 (4.57%) Linux Developer
14 8 (4.57%) MongoDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (41.71%) CSS
2 63 (36.00%) Play Framework
3 55 (31.43%) JSON
4 52 (29.71%) HTML
5 42 (24.00%) Spring
6 38 (21.71%) REST
7 33 (18.86%) XML
8 31 (17.71%) HTML5
9 21 (12.00%) Akka
10 20 (11.43%) Hibernate
10 20 (11.43%) RESTful
11 19 (10.86%) J2EE
11 19 (10.86%) Node.js
12 18 (10.29%) Django
12 18 (10.29%) Gherkin
13 17 (9.71%) CSS3
13 17 (9.71%) SOAP
14 16 (9.14%) Ajax
15 15 (8.57%) Guice
15 15 (8.57%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.29%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (2.29%) Mobile App
2 3 (1.71%) Credit Risk
2 3 (1.71%) Cyber Defence
2 3 (1.71%) Wiki
3 2 (1.14%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (1.14%) Semantic Web
3 2 (1.14%) User Experience
4 1 (0.57%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.57%) Blog
4 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 55 (31.43%) Linux
2 24 (13.71%) Unix
3 12 (6.86%) Windows
4 11 (6.29%) Mac OS X
4 11 (6.29%) Ubuntu
5 5 (2.86%) Android
6 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (81.14%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (33.71%) Open Source
3 51 (29.14%) Scrum
4 50 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (21.71%) Microservices
6 36 (20.57%) Automated Testing
7 34 (19.43%) Responsive Web Design
7 34 (19.43%) TDD
7 34 (19.43%) Web Design
8 31 (17.71%) Configuration Management
9 28 (16.00%) DevOps
10 27 (15.43%) Web Development
11 24 (13.71%) MapReduce
12 18 (10.29%) Software Engineering
13 17 (9.71%) ETL
14 16 (9.14%) Analytics
14 16 (9.14%) Data Visualisation
14 16 (9.14%) Pair Programming
14 16 (9.14%) Visualisation
15 15 (8.57%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 122 (69.71%) Java
2 47 (26.86%) Python
3 38 (21.71%) JavaScript
4 29 (16.57%) Ruby
5 23 (13.14%) C#
5 23 (13.14%) SQL
6 18 (10.29%) Groovy
7 17 (9.71%) Perl
8 11 (6.29%) Haskell
9 8 (4.57%) R
10 3 (1.71%) PHP
11 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.57%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.57%) C
12 1 (0.57%) ES6
12 1 (0.57%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (3.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.14%) Degree
4 1 (0.57%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.00%) QA
2 4 (2.29%) WCAG
3 1 (0.57%) SDET
System Software
1 45 (25.71%) Docker
2 21 (12.00%) HDFS
3 5 (2.86%) Apache Flume
4 3 (1.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 34 (19.43%) Puppet
2 20 (11.43%) Oozie
3 11 (6.29%) Grafana
3 11 (6.29%) Kibana
4 7 (4.00%) Hadoop YARN
5 5 (2.86%) Mesos
6 2 (1.14%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 26 (14.86%) Google
2 22 (12.57%) Cloudera
3 15 (8.57%) MicroStrategy
4 13 (7.43%) webMethods
5 11 (6.29%) Hortonworks
6 9 (5.14%) Ab Initio
7 5 (2.86%) Adobe
7 5 (2.86%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.14%) Splunk
8 2 (1.14%) VMware
9 1 (0.57%) Mapbox
9 1 (0.57%) Oracle
9 1 (0.57%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.57%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.57%) Talend
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Posted: 23 hours ago
West Sussex
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Rullion
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £465 - £511.50 per day
Posted: 2 days ago