The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Scala skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Scala over the 3 months to 23 June 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
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 171 253
Rank change year-on-year +54 +82  
Contract jobs citing Scala 971 794 513
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.07% 1.48% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.94% 3.81% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 695 591 373
Median daily rate £525 £518 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.44% -1.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £408 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 19649 20853 21330
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.97% 38.75% 37.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 13427 14322 14249
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 450 435
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.43 £15.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Scala as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Scala in the UK

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scala in the UK

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scala over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scala in the UK

Scala
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scala.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scala in the UK

Scala
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the UK over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +56 922 £525 +1.44% 239
London +31 615 £550 +4.76% 173
South East -13 102 £488 -2.35% 19
City of London +17 88 £625 +19.04% 33
Yorkshire +44 78 £500 +11.11% 10
West Yorkshire +38 64 £500 +2.56% 8
Leeds +19 49 £500 - 7
West Sussex -7 48 £488 +2.78% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne +99 36 £350 -22.22% 2
Tyne and Wear +96 36 £350 -22.22% 2
North East +83 36 £350 -22.22% 2
West Midlands -8 33 £482 +7.02% 6
Worthing -2 27 £500 +5.26% 1
Oxfordshire +6 20 £500 +11.11% 5
Shropshire -8 16 £500 +11.11%
Scotland +50 14 £425 +30.76% 9
East Midlands +6 14 £513 - 5
Buckinghamshire -9 14 £375 +7.14% 4
Telford -9 13 £500 +11.11%
Leicester +8 12 £500 - 4
South West +5 12 £444 +22.41% 7
Leicestershire +2 12 £500 - 4
Glasgow +15 11 £413 +26.92% 3
East of England 0 11 £550 +46.66% 11
Milton Keynes -7 11 £375 +7.14% 3
Berkshire +28 10 £413 -36.53% 4
Bristol +2 10 £444 +22.41% 4
Sheffield +13 9 £400 +1.58% 1
South Yorkshire +9 9 £400 +1.58% 1
Oxford +5 9 £575 +27.77% 4

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 with a requirement for Scala.

1 1277 (66.82%) Java
2 1258 (65.83%) Agile Software Development
3 609 (31.87%) Python
4 590 (30.87%) TDD
5 520 (27.21%) Scrum
6 509 (26.64%) Hadoop
7 508 (26.58%) Apache Spark
8 472 (24.70%) Play Framework
9 469 (24.54%) Big Data
10 445 (23.29%) CSS
11 435 (22.76%) Git (software)
12 423 (22.14%) HTML
13 414 (21.66%) Linux
14 388 (20.30%) Test Automation
15 384 (20.09%) Open Source
16 375 (19.62%) Ruby
17 368 (19.26%) JavaScript
18 365 (19.10%) JSON
19 357 (18.68%) Jenkins
20 352 (18.42%) MongoDB
21 345 (18.05%) Microservices
22 344 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
23 342 (17.90%) REST
24 339 (17.74%) NoSQL
25 331 (17.32%) DevOps
26 330 (17.27%) Spring
27 322 (16.85%) SQL
28 286 (14.97%) Akka
29 285 (14.91%) BDD
30 276 (14.44%) HTML5

Scala
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 508 (26.58%) Apache Spark
2 182 (9.52%) Apache
3 149 (7.80%) Confluence
4 95 (4.97%) Elasticsearch
5 64 (3.35%) Apache Pig
6 57 (2.98%) JBoss
7 47 (2.46%) Tomcat
8 38 (1.99%) WebLogic
9 33 (1.73%) nginx
10 25 (1.31%) SAS
11 22 (1.15%) OpenStack
12 13 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 12 (0.63%) Apache Solr
14 11 (0.58%) DataSynapse
14 11 (0.58%) Jupyter
15 10 (0.52%) Oracle Coherence
16 8 (0.42%) WebSphere
17 5 (0.26%) CMS
18 4 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
19 3 (0.16%) WildFly
Applications
1 9 (0.47%) SPSS
2 7 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.052%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.052%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 275 (14.39%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (3.14%) GitHub
4 53 (2.77%) Amazon EC2
5 33 (1.73%) Amazon S3
6 21 (1.10%) Amazon EMR
6 21 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
7 20 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
8 18 (0.94%) Google Analytics
9 14 (0.73%) PaaS
10 11 (0.58%) SaaS
11 7 (0.37%) Amazon Kinesis
12 6 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
13 5 (0.26%) Datadog
13 5 (0.26%) IaaS
13 5 (0.26%) Route 53
13 5 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 4 (0.21%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 226 (11.83%) HTTP
2 34 (1.78%) TCP/IP
3 33 (1.73%) SSL
4 26 (1.36%) Internet
5 9 (0.47%) Firewall
6 7 (0.37%) DNS
7 6 (0.31%) SSH
8 4 (0.21%) Skype
9 3 (0.16%) DSL
9 3 (0.16%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.16%) LDAP
9 3 (0.16%) SNA
10 2 (0.10%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.10%) Intranet
10 2 (0.10%) SMTP
11 1 (0.052%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 509 (26.64%) Hadoop
2 469 (24.54%) Big Data
3 352 (18.42%) MongoDB
4 339 (17.74%) NoSQL
5 228 (11.93%) Relational Database
6 212 (11.09%) Apache Cassandra
7 210 (10.99%) Apache Hive
8 126 (6.59%) MySQL
9 125 (6.54%) PostgreSQL
10 110 (5.76%) HBase
11 75 (3.92%) SQL Server
12 68 (3.56%) Impala
13 65 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
14 48 (2.51%) RDBMS
15 42 (2.20%) Sqoop
16 38 (1.99%) Neo4j
17 36 (1.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 31 (1.62%) Hazelcast
19 28 (1.47%) CouchDB
20 27 (1.41%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 435 (22.76%) Git (software)
2 357 (18.68%) Jenkins
3 233 (12.19%) JIRA
4 190 (9.94%) JUnit
5 167 (8.74%) Selenium
6 155 (8.11%) Subversion
7 149 (7.80%) Cucumber
8 142 (7.43%) IntelliJ
9 74 (3.87%) WebDriver
10 58 (3.04%) Maven
11 45 (2.35%) Vagrant
12 43 (2.25%) Mockito
13 42 (2.20%) Grunt
14 39 (2.04%) gulp
15 36 (1.88%) Eclipse
16 32 (1.67%) RSpec
16 32 (1.67%) SoapUI
16 32 (1.67%) TeamCity
17 30 (1.57%) Gatling
18 24 (1.26%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 257 (13.45%) Finance
2 213 (11.15%) Banking
3 106 (5.55%) Investment Banking
4 99 (5.18%) Front Office
5 43 (2.25%) Games
6 30 (1.57%) Retail
7 23 (1.20%) Marketing
8 17 (0.89%) Telecoms
9 9 (0.47%) Back Office
9 9 (0.47%) Financial Institution
9 9 (0.47%) Publishing
10 6 (0.31%) Law
11 5 (0.26%) Advertising
12 4 (0.21%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.16%) German Language
13 3 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.052%) French Language
14 1 (0.052%) Legal
14 1 (0.052%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1277 (66.82%) Developer
2 772 (40.40%) Scala Developer
3 467 (24.44%) Java Developer
4 238 (12.45%) Java Scala Developer
5 208 (10.88%) Senior Developer
6 158 (8.27%) Big Data Developer
7 123 (6.44%) Data Engineer
8 100 (5.23%) Senior Scala Developer
9 97 (5.08%) Big Data Engineer
10 95 (4.97%) Architect
11 91 (4.76%) Agile Developer
12 79 (4.13%) Senior Java Developer
13 72 (3.77%) Tester
14 67 (3.51%) Hadoop Developer
15 66 (3.45%) Programmer
16 59 (3.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 58 (3.04%) Apache Spark Developer
18 55 (2.88%) Python Developer
19 52 (2.72%) Automation Tester
19 52 (2.72%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 472 (24.70%) Play Framework
2 445 (23.29%) CSS
3 423 (22.14%) HTML
4 365 (19.10%) JSON
5 342 (17.90%) REST
6 330 (17.27%) Spring
7 286 (14.97%) Akka
8 276 (14.44%) HTML5
9 272 (14.23%) RESTful
10 216 (11.30%) Kafka
11 205 (10.73%) Web Services
12 187 (9.79%) CSS3
13 181 (9.47%) Node.js
14 175 (9.16%) AngularJS
15 165 (8.63%) Ajax
16 160 (8.37%) XML
17 150 (7.85%) Django
18 141 (7.38%) Ruby on Rails
19 113 (5.91%) Hibernate
20 108 (5.65%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 109 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (4.55%) User Experience
3 84 (4.40%) Algorithms
4 82 (4.29%) Greenfield Project
5 61 (3.19%) Derivative
5 61 (3.19%) Fixed Income
6 56 (2.93%) Computer Science
7 42 (2.20%) Data Structures
8 41 (2.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 37 (1.94%) Equities
9 37 (1.94%) Fintech
10 30 (1.57%) Public Cloud
11 26 (1.36%) Blog
11 26 (1.36%) Market Risk
12 20 (1.05%) Grid Computing
13 17 (0.89%) Credit Risk
13 17 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
13 17 (0.89%) Mobile App
14 15 (0.78%) Smartphone
15 13 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 414 (21.66%) Linux
2 174 (9.11%) Unix
3 53 (2.77%) Windows
4 37 (1.94%) Mac OS X
5 24 (1.26%) Android
6 19 (0.99%) Ubuntu
7 17 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (0.58%) Apple iOS
9 7 (0.37%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.26%) CentOS
11 2 (0.10%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1258 (65.83%) Agile Software Development
2 590 (30.87%) TDD
3 520 (27.21%) Scrum
4 388 (20.30%) Test Automation
5 384 (20.09%) Open Source
6 345 (18.05%) Microservices
7 344 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
8 331 (17.32%) DevOps
9 285 (14.91%) BDD
10 230 (12.04%) Kanban
11 217 (11.36%) Software Engineering
12 179 (9.37%) Configuration Management
12 179 (9.37%) MVC
13 172 (9.00%) Responsive Web Design
14 171 (8.95%) Pair Programming
15 167 (8.74%) Analytics
16 156 (8.16%) Web Development
17 154 (8.06%) Web Design
18 127 (6.65%) Continuous Delivery
19 124 (6.49%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 1277 (66.82%) Java
2 609 (31.87%) Python
3 375 (19.62%) Ruby
4 368 (19.26%) JavaScript
5 322 (16.85%) SQL
6 235 (12.30%) C#
7 122 (6.38%) Groovy
8 91 (4.76%) R
9 66 (3.45%) C++
10 57 (2.98%) Shell Script
11 56 (2.93%) Perl
12 48 (2.51%) Bash Shell
13 45 (2.35%) Go
14 42 (2.20%) Haskell
15 41 (2.15%) Clojure
16 31 (1.62%) PHP
17 24 (1.26%) C
18 13 (0.68%) Kotlin
18 13 (0.68%) TypeScript
19 12 (0.63%) ES6
Qualifications
1 74 (3.87%) Degree
2 63 (3.30%) Security Cleared
3 38 (1.99%) SC Cleared
4 23 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
5 20 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (1.05%) PhD
6 14 (0.73%) Numerate Degree
7 7 (0.37%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.26%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.16%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.10%) CISA
11 2 (0.10%) CISM
11 2 (0.10%) CISSP
11 2 (0.10%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.052%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.052%) AAT
12 1 (0.052%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.052%) GSEC
12 1 (0.052%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (7.22%) QA
2 20 (1.05%) Data Quality
2 20 (1.05%) WCAG
3 16 (0.84%) MiFID
4 2 (0.10%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.052%) EMIR
5 1 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.052%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 262 (13.71%) Docker
2 90 (4.71%) HDFS
3 64 (3.35%) Apache Flume
4 14 (0.73%) LXC
5 10 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.21%) Platform Symphony
6 4 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.052%) KVM
8 1 (0.052%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.052%) Varnish
8 1 (0.052%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.052%) vSphere
8 1 (0.052%) Xen
Systems Management
1 234 (12.24%) Puppet
2 112 (5.86%) Opscode Chef
3 98 (5.13%) Ansible
4 57 (2.98%) Hadoop YARN
5 49 (2.56%) Kubernetes
6 43 (2.25%) Kibana
7 38 (1.99%) Grafana
8 34 (1.78%) Terraform
9 33 (1.73%) Oozie
10 22 (1.15%) logstash
11 17 (0.89%) Mesos
12 15 (0.78%) Packer
13 13 (0.68%) Nagios
14 7 (0.37%) Salt
15 6 (0.31%) HAProxy
15 6 (0.31%) ZABBIX
16 5 (0.26%) Graphite
16 5 (0.26%) Prometheus
17 3 (0.16%) Ambari
17 3 (0.16%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 134 (7.01%) Google
2 98 (5.13%) Oracle
3 88 (4.60%) Cloudera
4 44 (2.30%) Hortonworks
5 43 (2.25%) Microsoft
6 30 (1.57%) Atlassian
6 30 (1.57%) webMethods
7 22 (1.15%) Tableau
8 21 (1.10%) Splunk
9 18 (0.94%) Red Hat
10 15 (0.78%) AppDynamics
10 15 (0.78%) IBM
11 14 (0.73%) Adobe
11 14 (0.73%) New Relic
12 11 (0.58%) Sybase
13 10 (0.52%) Ab Initio
14 9 (0.47%) MicroStrategy
14 9 (0.47%) RapidMiner
15 8 (0.42%) IBM Sterling
15 8 (0.42%) VMware
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