Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019.

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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 456 418 388
Rank change year-on-year -38 -30 +167
Contract jobs requiring a Scala Developer 194 222 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.37% 0.43% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.45% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 149 186
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £425 £425 £403
90th Percentile £540 £588 £588
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 50,144 49,245 50,226
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 95.01% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,070 30,307 30,941
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £220
90th Percentile £575 £570 £550
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,210 2,164 2,608
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £45.75
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.08% +2.78% -2.76%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 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
South East -35 70 £500 - 6
Midlands +7 39 £445 -19.09% 3
North of England -51 39 £485 -2.02% 7
West Midlands +17 34 £440 -15.38% 3
South West -22 25 £518 +8.95% 1
Yorkshire -33 21 £463 -6.57% 5
North East 0 17 £490 -6.67% 1
East of England +9 8 £505 +12.22% 1
Northern Ireland - 7 £475 -
East Midlands -9 5 £525 -4.55%
Wales -12 4 £463 +2.78%
Scotland -15 3 £475 +18.75% 1
North West -27 1 £463 -11.90% 1
Scala Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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.

1 190 (97.94%) Scala
2 139 (71.65%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (69.59%) Play Framework
4 115 (59.28%) REST
5 114 (58.76%) Java
6 91 (46.91%) Scrum
7 86 (44.33%) Microservices
8 85 (43.81%) TDD
8 85 (43.81%) Git (software)
9 84 (43.30%) Test Automation
10 80 (41.24%) Continuous Integration
11 78 (40.21%) Jenkins
12 77 (39.69%) JavaScript
13 76 (39.18%) Ruby
14 74 (38.14%) JSON
15 71 (36.60%) Google
16 69 (35.57%) Linux
17 66 (34.02%) RESTful
18 65 (33.51%) JIRA
19 64 (32.99%) Spring
19 64 (32.99%) Confluence
19 64 (32.99%) CSS
20 62 (31.96%) Open Source
21 61 (31.44%) HTML
22 60 (30.93%) Problem-Solving
23 59 (30.41%) Relational Database
24 58 (29.90%) Configuration Management
24 58 (29.90%) HTTP
24 58 (29.90%) MongoDB
25 52 (26.80%) HTML5

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 64 (32.99%) Confluence
2 13 (6.70%) JBoss
3 12 (6.19%) Apache Spark
3 12 (6.19%) nginx
3 12 (6.19%) Tomcat
3 12 (6.19%) WebLogic
4 9 (4.64%) Apache
5 6 (3.09%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.55%) CMS
7 2 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.52%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 26 (13.40%) Google Analytics
2 23 (11.86%) GitHub
3 11 (5.67%) Slack
4 8 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.52%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 58 (29.90%) HTTP
2 14 (7.22%) SSL
2 14 (7.22%) TCP/IP
3 11 (5.67%) Skype
4 1 (0.52%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (30.41%) Relational Database
2 58 (29.90%) MongoDB
3 29 (14.95%) NoSQL
4 16 (8.25%) Hadoop
5 14 (7.22%) Big Data
6 8 (4.12%) RDBMS
7 7 (3.61%) HBase
8 6 (3.09%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.03%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.52%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.52%) MySQL
10 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.52%) Spark SQL
10 1 (0.52%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.52%) Sqoop
10 1 (0.52%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 85 (43.81%) Git (software)
2 78 (40.21%) Jenkins
3 65 (33.51%) JIRA
4 52 (26.80%) JUnit
5 44 (22.68%) Subversion
6 35 (18.04%) Hudson
7 32 (16.49%) Cucumber
8 31 (15.98%) gulp
8 31 (15.98%) IntelliJ
8 31 (15.98%) Selenium
9 27 (13.92%) Gatling
10 23 (11.86%) Sublime Text
11 15 (7.73%) WebDriver
12 14 (7.22%) Artifactory
12 14 (7.22%) Visual Studio Code
13 12 (6.19%) Ant
14 10 (5.15%) Eclipse
15 9 (4.64%) Grunt
15 9 (4.64%) Karma Test Runner
16 3 (1.55%) Gradle
General
1 2 (1.03%) Retail
2 1 (0.52%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (69.59%) Play Framework
2 115 (59.28%) REST
3 74 (38.14%) JSON
4 66 (34.02%) RESTful
5 64 (32.99%) CSS
5 64 (32.99%) Spring
6 61 (31.44%) HTML
7 52 (26.80%) HTML5
8 45 (23.20%) Django
9 44 (22.68%) Guice
9 44 (22.68%) Ruby on Rails
9 44 (22.68%) Spring MVC
10 34 (17.53%) Node.js
11 32 (16.49%) Gherkin
12 23 (11.86%) CSS3
13 22 (11.34%) LESS
13 22 (11.34%) Sass
13 22 (11.34%) XML
14 20 (10.31%) Ajax
15 19 (9.79%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.73%) Mobile App
2 8 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.06%) Clustering
4 3 (1.55%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.03%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.52%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.52%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 69 (35.57%) Linux
2 13 (6.70%) Windows
3 12 (6.19%) Ubuntu
4 11 (5.67%) Mac OS
4 11 (5.67%) Unix
5 3 (1.55%) Android
6 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (71.65%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (46.91%) Scrum
3 86 (44.33%) Microservices
4 85 (43.81%) TDD
5 84 (43.30%) Test Automation
6 80 (41.24%) Continuous Integration
7 62 (31.96%) Open Source
8 60 (30.93%) Problem-Solving
9 58 (29.90%) Configuration Management
10 52 (26.80%) DevOps
11 49 (25.26%) Pair Programming
12 47 (24.23%) Responsive Web Design
12 47 (24.23%) Web Design
13 46 (23.71%) Functional Programming
14 45 (23.20%) MVC
15 43 (22.16%) OWASP
16 41 (21.13%) Kanban
17 39 (20.10%) Service Delivery
18 37 (19.07%) BDD
19 35 (18.04%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 190 (97.94%) Scala
2 114 (58.76%) Java
3 77 (39.69%) JavaScript
4 76 (39.18%) Ruby
5 30 (15.46%) Groovy
6 28 (14.43%) SQL
7 24 (12.37%) Python
8 19 (9.79%) C#
9 12 (6.19%) Haskell
9 12 (6.19%) Perl
10 11 (5.67%) Bash Shell
11 7 (3.61%) Java 8
12 6 (3.09%) PL/SQL
13 5 (2.58%) C++
14 1 (0.52%) C
14 1 (0.52%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 37 (19.07%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.03%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.19%) QA
2 2 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 38 (19.59%) Docker
2 1 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.52%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 32 (16.49%) Kibana
2 27 (13.92%) Grafana
3 16 (8.25%) Puppet
4 14 (7.22%) Graphite
5 1 (0.52%) Ansible
5 1 (0.52%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.52%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.52%) Mesos
5 1 (0.52%) Oozie
Vendors
1 71 (36.60%) Google
2 16 (8.25%) Splunk
3 12 (6.19%) Adobe
4 5 (2.58%) MapR
4 5 (2.58%) webMethods
5 4 (2.06%) Oracle
6 2 (1.03%) Hortonworks
6 2 (1.03%) SAP
7 1 (0.52%) Cloudera