Period
to 21 July 2017

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 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 182 344
Rank change year-on-year +1 +162 +5
Contract jobs citing Scala 195 238 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.20% 1.28% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.49% 3.67% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 98 17
South East median daily rate £488 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% -2.56% +21.88%
10th Percentile £401 £390 £365
90th Percentile £588 £562 £590
England median daily rate £525 £525 £550
% change year-on-year - -4.55% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £92.50

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 5583 6482 6620
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 34.49% 34.76% 33.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3405 4138 4037
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £290 £274 £256
90th Percentile £538 £538 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 241 208
South East median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £16.25 £12.25 £17.22
90th Percentile £61.77 £53.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +10.67% +7.14% -

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 July 2017.

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 July 2017. 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 95 £488 +2.63% 1
Oxfordshire +12 36 £500 +28.21% 1
Buckinghamshire -10 29 £388 +10.71%
Berkshire +36 20 £525 +35.48% 1
Sussex +7 9 £463 -
Hampshire +16 4 £525 +5.00% 4
Surrey -6 1 £550 +15.79% 3
East Sussex -14 1 £600 +14.29%
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 163 (83.59%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (65.13%) Java
3 105 (53.85%) CSS
4 97 (49.74%) Play Framework
5 85 (43.59%) Open Source
6 83 (42.56%) Git (software)
6 83 (42.56%) JSON
7 73 (37.44%) Docker
8 69 (35.38%) HTML
9 68 (34.87%) MongoDB
10 66 (33.85%) Linux
11 61 (31.28%) Scrum
12 59 (30.26%) Continuous Integration
12 59 (30.26%) Microservices
13 56 (28.72%) Python
13 56 (28.72%) IntelliJ
14 55 (28.21%) NoSQL
14 55 (28.21%) Apache Spark
15 53 (27.18%) REST
16 52 (26.67%) Hadoop
16 52 (26.67%) Spring
17 51 (26.15%) XML
17 51 (26.15%) HTML5
17 51 (26.15%) Puppet
17 51 (26.15%) Test Automation
18 50 (25.64%) Big Data
19 47 (24.10%) HTTP
20 42 (21.54%) Subversion
21 41 (21.03%) Web Design
21 41 (21.03%) Responsive Web Design

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 55 (28.21%) Apache Spark
2 39 (20.00%) Apache
3 27 (13.85%) Confluence
4 19 (9.74%) JBoss
5 16 (8.21%) WebLogic
6 12 (6.15%) Tomcat
7 11 (5.64%) nginx
8 8 (4.10%) Apache Pig
9 3 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.03%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.31%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.62%) GitHub
2 9 (4.62%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.03%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (24.10%) HTTP
2 8 (4.10%) SSL
2 8 (4.10%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.51%) Firewall
3 1 (0.51%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (34.87%) MongoDB
2 55 (28.21%) NoSQL
3 52 (26.67%) Hadoop
4 50 (25.64%) Big Data
5 33 (16.92%) Relational Database
6 25 (12.82%) Apache Hive
7 20 (10.26%) Impala
8 14 (7.18%) HBase
9 13 (6.67%) Sqoop
10 10 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (3.08%) Data Lake
12 4 (2.05%) Hazelcast
13 3 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (1.03%) Apache Accumulo
14 2 (1.03%) Bigtable
14 2 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (1.03%) DB2
15 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
15 1 (0.51%) SQL Server
15 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 83 (42.56%) Git (software)
2 56 (28.72%) IntelliJ
3 42 (21.54%) Subversion
4 36 (18.46%) Jenkins
5 34 (17.44%) JIRA
5 34 (17.44%) JUnit
6 26 (13.33%) Selenium
7 16 (8.21%) Eclipse
8 13 (6.67%) Grunt
8 13 (6.67%) gulp
9 12 (6.15%) Cucumber
10 8 (4.10%) Ant
10 8 (4.10%) Gatling
10 8 (4.10%) Karma Test Runner
10 8 (4.10%) Maven
10 8 (4.10%) Sublime Text
11 3 (1.54%) Gradle
12 2 (1.03%) git-flow
13 1 (0.51%) Babel
13 1 (0.51%) Travis CI
General
1 14 (7.18%) Finance
2 7 (3.59%) Banking
3 5 (2.56%) Publishing
4 2 (1.03%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.51%) Games
5 1 (0.51%) Legal
5 1 (0.51%) Marketing
5 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 146 (74.87%) Developer
2 103 (52.82%) Scala Developer
3 40 (20.51%) Java Developer
4 23 (11.79%) Java Scala Developer
5 20 (10.26%) Big Data Developer
6 17 (8.72%) Programmer
7 16 (8.21%) Apache Spark Developer
8 14 (7.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 14 (7.18%) Hadoop Developer
9 13 (6.67%) Agile Developer
9 13 (6.67%) Java Programmer
10 11 (5.64%) Senior Developer
11 10 (5.13%) Software Engineer
12 9 (4.62%) Data Engineer
13 7 (3.59%) Development Manager
13 7 (3.59%) Digital Developer
13 7 (3.59%) JavaScript Developer
13 7 (3.59%) Scala Software Engineer
13 7 (3.59%) Senior Scala Developer
14 6 (3.08%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (53.85%) CSS
2 97 (49.74%) Play Framework
3 83 (42.56%) JSON
4 69 (35.38%) HTML
5 53 (27.18%) REST
6 52 (26.67%) Spring
7 51 (26.15%) HTML5
7 51 (26.15%) XML
8 29 (14.87%) Ajax
8 29 (14.87%) CSS3
9 27 (13.85%) Django
9 27 (13.85%) Guice
9 27 (13.85%) Ruby on Rails
10 24 (12.31%) Akka
10 24 (12.31%) RESTful
11 20 (10.26%) J2EE
11 20 (10.26%) SOAP
12 19 (9.74%) Hibernate
13 18 (9.23%) Node.js
14 16 (8.21%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (2.05%) User Experience
2 3 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.03%) Algorithms
3 2 (1.03%) Linked Data
3 2 (1.03%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.03%) Semantic Web
4 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.51%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.51%) iPad
4 1 (0.51%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 66 (33.85%) Linux
2 24 (12.31%) Unix
3 8 (4.10%) Ubuntu
3 8 (4.10%) Windows
4 7 (3.59%) Android
5 5 (2.56%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (83.59%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (43.59%) Open Source
3 61 (31.28%) Scrum
4 59 (30.26%) Continuous Integration
4 59 (30.26%) Microservices
5 51 (26.15%) Test Automation
6 41 (21.03%) Responsive Web Design
6 41 (21.03%) Web Design
7 35 (17.95%) Web Development
8 31 (15.90%) Configuration Management
8 31 (15.90%) TDD
9 26 (13.33%) Pair Programming
10 24 (12.31%) Kanban
11 23 (11.79%) MVC
12 22 (11.28%) DevOps
12 22 (11.28%) OWASP
13 18 (9.23%) Continuous Delivery
13 18 (9.23%) Front End Development
13 18 (9.23%) MapReduce
13 18 (9.23%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 127 (65.13%) Java
2 56 (28.72%) Python
3 37 (18.97%) JavaScript
4 36 (18.46%) Ruby
5 28 (14.36%) SQL
6 23 (11.79%) C#
7 15 (7.69%) Groovy
8 14 (7.18%) Perl
9 8 (4.10%) Haskell
10 3 (1.54%) PHP
10 3 (1.54%) R
11 2 (1.03%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.51%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.51%) ES6
12 1 (0.51%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.51%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (1.54%) SC Cleared
1 3 (1.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.03%) Degree
3 1 (0.51%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.62%) QA
System Software
1 73 (37.44%) Docker
2 12 (6.15%) HDFS
3 8 (4.10%) Apache Flume
4 2 (1.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 51 (26.15%) Puppet
2 13 (6.67%) Mesos
3 10 (5.13%) Oozie
4 8 (4.10%) Grafana
4 8 (4.10%) Kibana
5 7 (3.59%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (1.54%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 36 (18.46%) Google
2 16 (8.21%) webMethods
3 13 (6.67%) Cloudera
4 7 (3.59%) Adobe
5 5 (2.56%) Atlassian
5 5 (2.56%) New Relic
6 4 (2.05%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (1.54%) Hortonworks
7 3 (1.54%) Oracle
7 3 (1.54%) Tableau
8 2 (1.03%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.51%) Mapbox
9 1 (0.51%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.51%) VMware
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