Period
to 13 October 2019

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 13 October 2019 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
13 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 243 173 188
Rank change year-on-year -70 +15 -20
Contract jobs citing Scala 104 244 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.75% 1.49% 1.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.07% 3.72% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 141 129
South East median daily rate £475 £513 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.32% +4.59% +3.16%
10th Percentile £388 £408 £411
90th Percentile £588 £575 £588
England median daily rate £575 £550 £538
% change year-on-year +4.55% +2.33% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £22.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.09% - -
England median hourly rate £25.50 £69.17 -
% change year-on-year -63.13% - -

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 5,027 6,567 5,741
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 36.34% 40.20% 35.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,094 4,176 3,561
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £290
90th Percentile £588 £575 £544
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 194 175
South East median hourly rate £45.50 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £21.73 £21.33 £17.00
90th Percentile £71.50 £52.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £44.00 £42.27 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.11% +5.66% +6.67%

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 13 October 2019.

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 13 October 2019. 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 -16 41 £475 - 5
Thames Valley -15 32 £450 -5.26% 10
Berkshire -19 16 £423 -11.05% 5
Surrey +33 12 £463 -11.90% 4
Buckinghamshire +8 10 - -
Hampshire -39 9 £500 -2.44% 2
East Sussex +2 8 - - 1
Oxfordshire +17 6 £538 +19.44% 5
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 13 October 2019, 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 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (43.27%) Python
2 45 (43.27%) Java
3 43 (41.35%) SQL
4 38 (36.54%) DevOps
5 37 (35.58%) Test Automation
6 31 (29.81%) Docker
7 28 (26.92%) Problem-Solving
8 27 (25.96%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (25.96%) TDD
9 26 (25.00%) AWS
9 26 (25.00%) Jenkins
10 25 (24.04%) Hadoop
10 25 (24.04%) Scrum
10 25 (24.04%) Spring
11 22 (21.15%) Big Data
12 21 (20.19%) Cucumber
12 21 (20.19%) Ruby
12 21 (20.19%) HTML
12 21 (20.19%) HTTP
13 20 (19.23%) Apache Spark
14 19 (18.27%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (18.27%) Web Development
14 19 (18.27%) JSON
15 18 (17.31%) Git (software)
16 17 (16.35%) RESTful
16 17 (16.35%) Selenium
16 17 (16.35%) Gherkin
16 17 (16.35%) Play Framework
16 17 (16.35%) Google

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 20 (19.23%) Apache Spark
2 16 (15.38%) WebLogic
3 15 (14.42%) Apache
3 15 (14.42%) Confluence
4 7 (6.73%) JBoss
4 7 (6.73%) nginx
4 7 (6.73%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.81%) Jetty
6 4 (3.85%) ColdFusion
7 3 (2.88%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.96%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 26 (25.00%) AWS
2 12 (11.54%) Azure
3 11 (10.58%) GitHub
4 10 (9.62%) Amazon S3
5 7 (6.73%) Google Analytics
6 4 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (3.85%) Azure Data Factory
6 4 (3.85%) Datadog
6 4 (3.85%) GCP
6 4 (3.85%) Power Platform
7 3 (2.88%) TestFlight
8 2 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.92%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.92%) PaaS
8 2 (1.92%) Serverless
9 1 (0.96%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (0.96%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.96%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.96%) IaaS
9 1 (0.96%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 21 (20.19%) HTTP
2 7 (6.73%) SSL
2 7 (6.73%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.85%) DNS
3 4 (3.85%) FTP
4 2 (1.92%) Internet
5 1 (0.96%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (24.04%) Hadoop
2 22 (21.15%) Big Data
3 16 (15.38%) NoSQL
4 14 (13.46%) MongoDB
5 12 (11.54%) Data Lake
6 11 (10.58%) MySQL
6 11 (10.58%) Relational Database
7 8 (7.69%) Amazon Athena
7 8 (7.69%) Amazon Redshift
7 8 (7.69%) Apache Hive
7 8 (7.69%) HBase
7 8 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (5.77%) SQL Server
9 5 (4.81%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (3.85%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 4 (3.85%) HDInsight
10 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (3.85%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 26 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 21 (20.19%) Cucumber
3 18 (17.31%) Git (software)
4 17 (16.35%) Selenium
5 15 (14.42%) IntelliJ
5 15 (14.42%) JIRA
6 12 (11.54%) Bitbucket
6 12 (11.54%) TeamCity
7 10 (9.62%) Gradle
7 10 (9.62%) Maven
8 9 (8.65%) JUnit
9 8 (7.69%) Gatling
10 7 (6.73%) Ant
10 7 (6.73%) Eclipse
10 7 (6.73%) Grunt
10 7 (6.73%) gulp
10 7 (6.73%) Karma Test Runner
10 7 (6.73%) Sublime Text
11 5 (4.81%) GoCD
12 4 (3.85%) tSQLt
General
1 7 (6.73%) Banking
2 5 (4.81%) Public Sector
3 4 (3.85%) Finance
4 3 (2.88%) Marketing
5 2 (1.92%) Legal
6 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (50.00%) Developer
2 34 (32.69%) Scala Developer
3 15 (14.42%) Data Engineer
4 10 (9.62%) Agile Developer
5 8 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 7 (6.73%) Big Data Developer
7 6 (5.77%) Designer
7 6 (5.77%) SQL Developer
8 5 (4.81%) Analyst
8 5 (4.81%) Architect
8 5 (4.81%) AWS Developer
8 5 (4.81%) Azure Architect
8 5 (4.81%) Data Scientist
8 5 (4.81%) Java Scala Developer
8 5 (4.81%) Test Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) Apache Spark Developer
9 4 (3.85%) Data Architect
9 4 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) Hadoop Architect
9 4 (3.85%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (24.04%) Spring
2 21 (20.19%) HTML
3 19 (18.27%) JSON
4 17 (16.35%) CSS
4 17 (16.35%) Gherkin
4 17 (16.35%) Play Framework
4 17 (16.35%) RESTful
5 16 (15.38%) HTML5
5 16 (15.38%) J2EE
5 16 (15.38%) REST
6 13 (12.50%) Kafka
7 9 (8.65%) Ajax
7 9 (8.65%) CSS3
7 9 (8.65%) Django
7 9 (8.65%) Guice
7 9 (8.65%) Ruby on Rails
8 8 (7.69%) Hibernate
8 8 (7.69%) Node.js
8 8 (7.69%) Spring MVC
8 8 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
1 4 (3.85%) Replication
2 3 (2.88%) User Experience
3 2 (1.92%) Algorithms
3 2 (1.92%) Animation
4 1 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.96%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.96%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.35%) Linux
2 12 (11.54%) Unix
2 12 (11.54%) Windows
3 7 (6.73%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.88%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.92%) Android
5 2 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (36.54%) DevOps
3 37 (35.58%) Test Automation
4 28 (26.92%) Problem-Solving
5 27 (25.96%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (25.96%) TDD
6 25 (24.04%) Scrum
7 19 (18.27%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (18.27%) Web Development
8 16 (15.38%) Analytics
8 16 (15.38%) Configuration Management
8 16 (15.38%) Open Source
9 14 (13.46%) ETL
9 14 (13.46%) Unit Testing
10 13 (12.50%) BDD
10 13 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
10 13 (12.50%) Pair Programming
11 11 (10.58%) Continuous Deployment
11 11 (10.58%) Data Modelling
11 11 (10.58%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 45 (43.27%) Java
1 45 (43.27%) Python
2 43 (41.35%) SQL
3 21 (20.19%) Ruby
4 15 (14.42%) Groovy
5 13 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 11 (10.58%) Perl
7 9 (8.65%) C#
7 9 (8.65%) PL/SQL
8 8 (7.69%) Haskell
9 7 (6.73%) Bash Shell
9 7 (6.73%) Kotlin
9 7 (6.73%) R
10 4 (3.85%) Java 9
10 4 (3.85%) PHP
10 4 (3.85%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.88%) Apple Swift
11 3 (2.88%) Objective-C
11 3 (2.88%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (9.62%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.88%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (2.88%) PhD
4 1 (0.96%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) Data Quality
System Software
1 31 (29.81%) Docker
2 2 (1.92%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (12.50%) Terraform
2 11 (10.58%) Kibana
3 9 (8.65%) Puppet
4 8 (7.69%) Ansible
5 7 (6.73%) Grafana
6 6 (5.77%) Kubernetes
7 4 (3.85%) Graphite
7 4 (3.85%) logstash
7 4 (3.85%) Nagios
7 4 (3.85%) StatsD
8 3 (2.88%) Control-M
9 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (16.35%) Google
2 16 (15.38%) webMethods
3 14 (13.46%) Oracle
4 9 (8.65%) BEA
5 8 (7.69%) Adobe
5 8 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 8 (7.69%) Tableau
6 5 (4.81%) Atlassian
6 5 (4.81%) Cloudera
7 4 (3.85%) Databricks
7 4 (3.85%) New Relic
8 1 (0.96%) Red Hat