Period
to 14 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Scala Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the UK excluding London during the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 474 427 418
Rank change year-on-year -47 -9 +176
Contract jobs requiring a Scala Developer 199 231 271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.36% 0.43% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.45% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 154 211
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +2.56% +8.33%
10th Percentile £413 £413 £383
90th Percentile £544 £588 £550
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies in the UK excluding London with a recognized job title 52,844 51,186 55,281
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 95.05% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 32,468 31,270 34,022
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £225
90th Percentile £575 £553 £545
UK median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,422 2,313 2,679
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.77 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.52% +1.54% -
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.63 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £45.80
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% +3.89% -

Scala Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings that featured Scala Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Scala Developer in the UK excluding London

Scala Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Scala Developer in the UK excluding London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Scala Developer in the UK excluding London

Scala Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scala Developer in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scala Developer in the UK excluding London

Scala Developer
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scala Developer within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 14 November 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
South East -32 76 £500 - 2
Midlands +10 43 £450 -13.46% 1
North of England -47 38 £450 -9.09% 7
West Midlands -12 32 £450 -10.89% 1
Yorkshire -28 30 £450 -9.09% 3
South West -26 12 £475 -
East Midlands +16 11 £450 -18.18%
Northern Ireland - 11 £495 - 1
East of England +21 10 £508 -7.73%
North East -3 8 £500 -4.76% 3
Scotland -20 6 £500 +25.00% 2
Wales -20 4 £463 +2.78%
Scala Developer
UK

Scala Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, Scala Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the UK excluding London region featuring Scala Developer in the job title.

1 194 (97.49%) Scala
2 147 (73.87%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (69.35%) Java
4 116 (58.29%) Play Framework
5 99 (49.75%) Scrum
6 84 (42.21%) REST
7 80 (40.20%) JavaScript
8 76 (38.19%) TDD
8 76 (38.19%) Continuous Integration
9 72 (36.18%) Test Automation
10 71 (35.68%) Microservices
11 69 (34.67%) Git (software)
11 69 (34.67%) Linux
12 68 (34.17%) Ruby
12 68 (34.17%) Jenkins
13 66 (33.17%) JSON
13 66 (33.17%) Open Source
14 64 (32.16%) Google
15 63 (31.66%) Spring
16 61 (30.65%) CSS
17 59 (29.65%) RESTful
18 58 (29.15%) JIRA
19 57 (28.64%) DevOps
20 55 (27.64%) HTTP
21 53 (26.63%) Pair Programming
22 52 (26.13%) Confluence
23 51 (25.63%) Configuration Management
23 51 (25.63%) HTML
24 50 (25.13%) MongoDB
25 48 (24.12%) Kanban

Scala Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 52 (26.13%) Confluence
2 22 (11.06%) Tomcat
3 17 (8.54%) nginx
4 16 (8.04%) Apache Spark
5 12 (6.03%) Apache
6 10 (5.03%) JBoss
6 10 (5.03%) WebSphere
7 9 (4.52%) WebLogic
8 4 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.51%) CMS
10 1 (0.50%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 29 (14.57%) Google Analytics
2 20 (10.05%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (9.05%) GitHub
4 9 (4.52%) Slack
5 2 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 55 (27.64%) HTTP
2 21 (10.55%) SSL
2 21 (10.55%) TCP/IP
3 9 (4.52%) Skype
4 5 (2.51%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (25.13%) MongoDB
2 45 (22.61%) NoSQL
3 39 (19.60%) Relational Database
4 25 (12.56%) Big Data
5 19 (9.55%) Hadoop
6 9 (4.52%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (4.52%) HBase
7 7 (3.52%) Couchbase
8 6 (3.02%) MySQL
9 5 (2.51%) Apache Hive
9 5 (2.51%) CouchDB
9 5 (2.51%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.01%) Impala
11 1 (0.50%) JanusGraph
11 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.50%) Spark SQL
11 1 (0.50%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.50%) Sqoop
11 1 (0.50%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 69 (34.67%) Git (software)
2 68 (34.17%) Jenkins
3 58 (29.15%) JIRA
4 44 (22.11%) JUnit
5 36 (18.09%) IntelliJ
6 35 (17.59%) Selenium
7 34 (17.09%) Cucumber
7 34 (17.09%) Subversion
8 29 (14.57%) Gatling
9 26 (13.07%) Hudson
10 25 (12.56%) gulp
11 18 (9.05%) Ant
11 18 (9.05%) Sublime Text
12 12 (6.03%) Artifactory
12 12 (6.03%) Visual Studio Code
12 12 (6.03%) WebDriver
13 7 (3.52%) Eclipse
14 6 (3.02%) Grunt
14 6 (3.02%) Karma Test Runner
15 3 (1.51%) Gradle
General
1 2 (1.01%) Retail
2 1 (0.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (58.29%) Play Framework
2 84 (42.21%) REST
3 66 (33.17%) JSON
4 63 (31.66%) Spring
5 61 (30.65%) CSS
6 59 (29.65%) RESTful
7 51 (25.63%) HTML
8 41 (20.60%) HTML5
9 37 (18.59%) Node.js
10 35 (17.59%) Django
11 34 (17.09%) Gherkin
11 34 (17.09%) Guice
11 34 (17.09%) Ruby on Rails
11 34 (17.09%) Spring MVC
12 32 (16.08%) Akka
13 27 (13.57%) XML
14 22 (11.06%) Kafka
15 20 (10.05%) EJB
16 19 (9.55%) LESS
16 19 (9.55%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.53%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (4.52%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.51%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.01%) Clustering
5 2 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.01%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.50%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.50%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 69 (34.67%) Linux
2 18 (9.05%) Windows
3 17 (8.54%) Ubuntu
4 9 (4.52%) Mac OS
4 9 (4.52%) Unix
5 3 (1.51%) Android
6 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (73.87%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (49.75%) Scrum
3 76 (38.19%) Continuous Integration
3 76 (38.19%) TDD
4 72 (36.18%) Test Automation
5 71 (35.68%) Microservices
6 66 (33.17%) Open Source
7 57 (28.64%) DevOps
8 53 (26.63%) Pair Programming
9 51 (25.63%) Configuration Management
10 48 (24.12%) Kanban
11 44 (22.11%) Problem-Solving
12 41 (20.60%) Functional Programming
13 40 (20.10%) BDD
14 35 (17.59%) MVC
15 34 (17.09%) Responsive Web Design
15 34 (17.09%) Web Design
16 33 (16.58%) OWASP
17 31 (15.58%) Analytics
18 29 (14.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 194 (97.49%) Scala
2 138 (69.35%) Java
3 80 (40.20%) JavaScript
4 68 (34.17%) Ruby
5 40 (20.10%) SQL
6 37 (18.59%) Groovy
7 31 (15.58%) Python
8 27 (13.57%) C#
9 17 (8.54%) Haskell
9 17 (8.54%) Perl
10 10 (5.03%) PL/SQL
11 9 (4.52%) Bash Shell
12 8 (4.02%) Java 8
13 6 (3.02%) C++
14 2 (1.01%) Go
15 1 (0.50%) C
15 1 (0.50%) Gremlin
Qualifications
1 28 (14.07%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.01%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.50%) Degree
3 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.03%) QA
2 2 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.01%) GDPR
System Software
1 37 (18.59%) Docker
2 2 (1.01%) HDFS
3 1 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 31 (15.58%) Kibana
2 30 (15.08%) Grafana
3 23 (11.56%) Puppet
4 12 (6.03%) Graphite
5 7 (3.52%) Mesos
6 6 (3.02%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.50%) Ansible
7 1 (0.50%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.50%) Oozie
Vendors
1 64 (32.16%) Google
2 18 (9.05%) Splunk
3 15 (7.54%) Adobe
4 6 (3.02%) webMethods
5 4 (2.01%) MapR
5 4 (2.01%) Oracle
6 3 (1.51%) Hortonworks
7 2 (1.01%) SAP
8 1 (0.50%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.50%) Twitter