Period
to 17 October 2019

The median contractor rate for a Scala Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in the UK excluding London during the 6 months to 17 October 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
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 479 494 405
Rank change year-on-year +15 -89 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Scala Developer 114 175 247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.25% 0.32% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.34% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 100 161
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +1.01%
10th Percentile £425 £413 £413
90th Percentile £588 £553 £550
UK median daily rate £575 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 43,400 52,058 49,592
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.40% 94.88% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,759 31,727 30,192
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +2.56%
10th Percentile £213 £243 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +2.78% +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,225 2,461 2,259
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -2.78% +1.41%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £48.09
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.74% +1.08%

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 17 October 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 17 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
South East 0 35 £538 +7.50% 8
North of England +33 29 £511 +13.61% 5
Scotland +42 24 £505 +6.32% 3
Yorkshire +20 20 £450 - 4
Midlands +18 11 £525 +16.67%
South West -2 9 £550 +15.79%
North West - 9 £525 - 1
East Midlands +34 7 £525 +31.25%
Northern Ireland -1 5 £513 +3.02%
West Midlands +7 4 £520 +15.56%
Wales - 1 £500 -
Scala Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 110 (96.49%) Scala
2 56 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (46.49%) Java
4 42 (36.84%) Apache Spark
5 41 (35.96%) Kafka
6 40 (35.09%) Big Data
7 38 (33.33%) Hadoop
8 35 (30.70%) TDD
9 34 (29.82%) Test Automation
10 32 (28.07%) SQL
11 31 (27.19%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (24.56%) Microservices
13 27 (23.68%) Problem-Solving
13 27 (23.68%) Linux
14 26 (22.81%) Apache Hive
15 25 (21.93%) Git (software)
15 25 (21.93%) HBase
15 25 (21.93%) Play Framework
15 25 (21.93%) DevOps
15 25 (21.93%) HTML
16 24 (21.05%) CSS
16 24 (21.05%) Impala
16 24 (21.05%) Jenkins
16 24 (21.05%) RESTful
17 23 (20.18%) NoSQL
18 22 (19.30%) REST
18 22 (19.30%) HTTP
18 22 (19.30%) JSON
18 22 (19.30%) Scrum
18 22 (19.30%) Ruby

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 42 (36.84%) Apache Spark
2 16 (14.04%) Apache
3 10 (8.77%) WebLogic
4 7 (6.14%) nginx
4 7 (6.14%) Tomcat
5 6 (5.26%) JBoss
6 5 (4.39%) Confluence
7 4 (3.51%) ColdFusion
7 4 (3.51%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.14%) AWS
1 7 (6.14%) GitHub
1 7 (6.14%) Google Analytics
2 5 (4.39%) GCP
3 4 (3.51%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 22 (19.30%) HTTP
2 8 (7.02%) SSL
2 8 (7.02%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.51%) DNS
3 4 (3.51%) FTP
4 3 (2.63%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (35.09%) Big Data
2 38 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 26 (22.81%) Apache Hive
4 25 (21.93%) HBase
5 24 (21.05%) Impala
6 23 (20.18%) NoSQL
7 19 (16.67%) Spark SQL
8 18 (15.79%) Relational Database
9 15 (13.16%) MongoDB
10 5 (4.39%) BigQuery
11 4 (3.51%) MySQL
11 4 (3.51%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.88%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (21.93%) Git (software)
2 24 (21.05%) Jenkins
3 13 (11.40%) IntelliJ
4 10 (8.77%) Cucumber
5 9 (7.89%) Gradle
6 8 (7.02%) Ant
6 8 (7.02%) Selenium
7 7 (6.14%) Gatling
7 7 (6.14%) JUnit
7 7 (6.14%) Sublime Text
8 6 (5.26%) Eclipse
8 6 (5.26%) Grunt
8 6 (5.26%) gulp
8 6 (5.26%) Karma Test Runner
9 5 (4.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (4.39%) GitLab
9 5 (4.39%) JIRA
10 4 (3.51%) Bitbucket
10 4 (3.51%) GoCD
10 4 (3.51%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (16.67%) Banking
2 13 (11.40%) Investment Banking
3 10 (8.77%) Finance
4 6 (5.26%) Marketing
5 4 (3.51%) Public Sector
6 3 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.88%) Electronics
8 1 (0.88%) Games
8 1 (0.88%) International Banking
8 1 (0.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (35.96%) Kafka
2 25 (21.93%) HTML
2 25 (21.93%) Play Framework
3 24 (21.05%) CSS
3 24 (21.05%) RESTful
4 22 (19.30%) JSON
4 22 (19.30%) REST
5 20 (17.54%) HTML5
6 19 (16.67%) Spring
7 14 (12.28%) CSS3
8 12 (10.53%) Ajax
8 12 (10.53%) Akka
9 10 (8.77%) J2EE
10 9 (7.89%) Django
10 9 (7.89%) Guice
10 9 (7.89%) Ruby on Rails
10 9 (7.89%) XML
11 8 (7.02%) SOAP
11 8 (7.02%) Spring MVC
12 7 (6.14%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.39%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (3.51%) Clustering
3 4 (3.51%) Replication
4 3 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.88%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (23.68%) Linux
2 12 (10.53%) Unix
2 12 (10.53%) Windows
3 7 (6.14%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (30.70%) TDD
3 34 (29.82%) Test Automation
4 31 (27.19%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (24.56%) Microservices
6 27 (23.68%) Problem-Solving
7 25 (21.93%) DevOps
8 22 (19.30%) Scrum
9 20 (17.54%) Web Development
10 18 (15.79%) Data Development
11 16 (14.04%) BDD
11 16 (14.04%) Pair Programming
12 15 (13.16%) OOP
13 14 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (12.28%) Software Engineering
14 13 (11.40%) Continuous Delivery
14 13 (11.40%) Domain-Driven Design
15 12 (10.53%) Configuration Management
16 10 (8.77%) Functional Programming
16 10 (8.77%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 110 (96.49%) Scala
2 53 (46.49%) Java
3 32 (28.07%) SQL
4 22 (19.30%) Ruby
5 16 (14.04%) JavaScript
6 15 (13.16%) Python
7 12 (10.53%) Groovy
7 12 (10.53%) Perl
8 8 (7.02%) C#
9 7 (6.14%) Haskell
10 6 (5.26%) Kotlin
11 5 (4.39%) Java 8
12 4 (3.51%) Java 9
12 4 (3.51%) PHP
12 4 (3.51%) PL/SQL
13 3 (2.63%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.75%) C++
14 2 (1.75%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 8 (7.02%) Degree
2 2 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (15.79%) HDFS
2 17 (14.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (13.16%) Kibana
1 15 (13.16%) Puppet
2 8 (7.02%) Grafana
3 5 (4.39%) Oozie
4 4 (3.51%) Graphite
4 4 (3.51%) logstash
4 4 (3.51%) Nagios
4 4 (3.51%) StatsD
4 4 (3.51%) Terraform
5 3 (2.63%) Control-M
6 2 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.88%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (18.42%) Google
2 10 (8.77%) webMethods
3 9 (7.89%) Oracle
4 8 (7.02%) Adobe
5 4 (3.51%) BEA
5 4 (3.51%) New Relic
6 3 (2.63%) Splunk
7 1 (0.88%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.88%) SAP